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Man creates unique Porsche lookalike out of duct tape and plastic pipe - and it's hiding a bizarre secret

FOR many, owning and driving a supercar is at the very top of their wish list.<p>But given the cost of owning a luxury motor, it remains a dream for …

Supercars

5 Whiskey Cocktails That Will Never Let You Down

Much like with fashion, or tech, trends in cocktail culture come and go. But some drinks never change. From the Old Fashioned to the mint julep, here …

Made in America

Bill Zacharkiw: Top red wines within reach for under $15

I regularly get email from readers asking for a list of my favourite inexpensive wines. So as the holiday season is over, I figured this is a great …

The 10 most beautiful bicycles of 2016

The year's most interesting vehicles have pedals, not pistons.<p><b>Beauty comes in many forms.</b> Engineering and craftsmanship can be beautiful. So can user-friendliness, performance, even social significance — and, of course, forms and colours can be beautiful too. In this highly subjective annual list …

Comic Books

The difference between design and product management

Yesterday I was asked how a designer differs from a product manager. I found the answer surprisingly hard to give. Everyone designs, but not everyone …

5 must-knows when designing a garden

We asked Lyndall Keating of Garden Society the best way to start designing your outdoor area.<p>"I recommend starting your garden design process by …

LEGO Technic Porsche 911 GT3 RS Review

Over the past week we’ve been building the LEGO Porsche 911 GT3 RS, a masterpiece in top-level building-blocks construction. This set is 2,704 pieces …

Is bacon dangerous? The science behind food trends

Nutrition,Nutrition,Food science,Diets and dieting,Health & wellbeing,Food & drink,Life and style,Science<p>Is fat really bad for you? Should we consume less salt? And what’s wrong with gluten, anyway? A science writer and a consultant cardiologist separate fact from fiction<p>Have you ever wondered why …

Holistic Medicine

25 Summer Essential Recipes You Should Master

Summer foods shouldn't be complicated—they don't need to be when so much is in season—it should just be good. We've gathered up 25 classic recipes to take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day.<p><b>Summer, man. It's back.</b> And with it comes long, warm days and nights that should be spent next to the grill, …

Cooking

18 Recipes Everyone Will Actually Want to Eat on Passover

Why is this menu different from all other seder menus? Because we've honed in on our best (and chametz-free) recipes for Passover.<p><b>Why is this menu different from all other seder menus?</b> Because we've honed in on our best (and chametz-free) recipes for Passover. Matzo ball soup, brisket, short ribs, …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

25 Easy Desserts for Those Last-Minute Sugar Cravings

When you want something sweet and you want it now, look no further than quick-fix treats.<p><b>We love making weekend projects</b> out of elaborate cake, pastry, and pie recipes. But when we get hit by a sudden, unstoppable sugar craving, we turn to these no-fuss desserts. From the easiest cookies to the …

7 Secrets Top Athletes Can Teach You About Being the Best at Anything

We’d all like to be better at what is most important to us.<p>Top athletes know the secrets to constant improvement but most of us don’t hang out with …

Mediterranean diet: 7 easy ways to do it right

The Mediterranean Diet is an amazing eating plan, according to loads of scientific evidence. It's recommended for longevity, weight loss, stopping heart disease and diabetes, and more — the message is clear about the real-life benefits of going Mediterranean in your diet.<p>But what exactly is it?<p>The …

Nutrition

How to Pick the Best Meats for a Charcuterie Board

From paté to sopressata, here's how to build the perfect charcuterie board for any party.<p>When it comes to entertaining, a cheese plate is often the top choice for easy, crowd-pleasing <i>hors d'oeuvres</i>. But equally tasty and just as low-maintenance is the charcuterie board. A curated selection of cured …

Rosemary and Toasted-Caraway Shortbread

Makes 1½ to 2 dozen<p>Though always delicious in its simple, unadulterated state, shortbread is also ripe for innovation, like this slightly savory version with rosemary and toasted-caraway.<p>December 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon caraway seeds<p>1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, cut into ½” pieces<p>…