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This week marked the annual CMJ Music Marathon in NYC—where seemingly every venue in the city is booked with bands from around the US and the world. Though the number of participants are in the thousands, we highlighted a few promising acts (who performed in both official and unofficial CMJ events) …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Airbnb Is Building a New Mobile Travel Inspiration Engine

With $500 million in new funding, Airbnb is on the hook for bringing in more revenue. Now it’s got one more way to do so.<p>The home-rental company has …

The way to bring shrimp and grits to the next level? Put an egg yolk on it, @hseanbrock style

LOT-EK Proposes Resilient DUNE CO-HABITAT to Defend Against Flooding in the Rockaways

Award-winning architecture firm LOT-EK is best known for their innovative shipping container structures but they took a different approach for their …

Architecture

Phyllo-Less Spanakopita + Butter Pecan Ice Cream

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Break all of the rules of weeknight cooking with a few simple shortcuts.</i><p>Here are two (fairly obvious) cardinal rules of weeknight …

The 7 Best Ways to Cook with Green Spring Produce

From salad and soup to gnocchi and lamb, 7 recipes that incorporate the season's best greens—like bright asparagus, peppery watercress, and ramps<p>The markets are bursting (finally!) with our favorite produce, like bright asparagus, peppery watercress, and still-trendy ramps. Pair the season’s best …

11 Glorious Pizza Recipes That Are Calling Your Name

Pizza is always the answer. Always.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow us at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out our new kitchen and home shop, Provisions!

The Betty Crocker The Big Book of Cupcakes

• <b>Author:</b> Betty Crocker<p><b>Spectacular cupcake recipes made from scratch or with a mix</b><br>Get ready for adorably decorated and deliciously flavored cupcakes made easy! <i>Betty Crocker The Big Book of Cupcakes</i> features 175 delightful cupcakes, all using new and fun decorating ideas anyone can master and simple …

The Microscopic Future of Surgical Robotics

Chances are, you aren’t, and never will be, an astronaut. So the recent revelation that NASA is funding the development of a somewhat gruesome-sounding surgical bot—a fist-size contraption that would enter a patient’s gas-engorged abdomen to staunch bleeding or remove a ruptured appendix—isn’t …

Lessons from Stephen King and “Valley of the Dolls”: Reading 100 years of bestsellers

<b>Stephen King (AP/Francois Mori)</b><p>What the most popular books of the past century taught one writer about America’s strange taste in fiction<p>Laura Miller<p>April 2, 2014 11:52pm (UTC)<p>When Matthew Kahn, a creative writing student at California State University at Northridge, learned from one of his …

7 Quick Dinners To Make This Week

Fast, fresh, and easy PEAS-y.

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Genius Korean-Style Chicken Wings

<i>Every week, Food52"s Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A genius trick for oven-crisped chicken wings that might be even better than fried (plus a magic dipping sauce you're going to use on lots more than wings).</i><p>A supply of great snacks is …

Eggs

What Makes Duzan's Foul Madammas So Damn Good?

Palestinian sandwich shop <b>Duzan</b> makes some of the city's best shawarma, but these days I'm all about their <b>Foul Madammas</b> ($5.95), so much so that I'll sometimes order it, some pita, and pickles and call it a day. So what's going on here?<p>Foul (pronounced "fool") is the fava bean's funkier, more richly …

This slow-cooked kale with smashed garlic & red onions is the perfect thing to eat on a winter night atop polenta or beside a piece of meat. RECIPE: http://thekitc.hn/1eBdryc

Watch The Kills Rock Out During an Epic Live Show in Paris (Exclusive Video!)

Photo: Getty Images<p>The Kills deliver one of the most ferocious live shows in the rock world right now. The group's lead singer, Alison Mosshart, whips her hair back and forth while growling bluesy riffs, and her bandmate Jamie Hince slashes away on his guitar. It's one of those blissful experiences …

Cashmere Cat (New band of the day No 1,671)

<b>Hometown</b>: Halden, Norway.<p><b>The lineup</b>: Magnus August Høiberg (music, production).<p><b>The background</b>: Cashmere Cat is a Norwegian DJ, producer and artist who, we read, has been making music for the best part of a decade. But we're not going to concern ourselves with the stuff he did as Magnus August …

Stream: Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks’ new album, Wig Out at Jagbags

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks’ sixth studio album, <i>Wig Out at Jagbags</i>, is streaming in full one week ahead of its release date (January 7th via …

Some skills are essential for good cooking, and some are just really really handy to know. 15 skills every cook should know: http://thekitc.hn/1ciZ9ge

The Secrets of Being Married to a Chef

"That's like, my dream." This is what I hear when I say what my husband does. His job invokes images of dinner parties with friends and late night croissant making. This idea has been cultivated by TV shows and movies that show chefs doing sexy chef things like seducing partners in empty restaurant …

The Chinese village with the secret to long life

Her T-shirted charges trailing behind her, the young guide swept into Huang Puxin's home and flicked her tour flag towards the centenarian, who was waiting on the sofa beneath a giant bas-relief inscribed with the word "longevity". "The old man is 113," she mumbled into her headset, turning …

Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

Mars One invites school pupils to design first mission

<b>The first private spacecraft to land on Mars will carry experiments designed by students and school pupils, the firm behind the project has said.</b><p>Mars One plans to send a robot lander similar to Nasa's Phoenix to test water purification and solar power modules.<p>The Dutch-led firm hopes to establish a …

Mars

Uruguay becomes first country to legalise marijuana trade

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) - Uruguay became the first country to legalise the growing, sale and smoking of marijuana on Tuesday, a pioneering social experiment that will be closely watched by other nations debating drug liberalisation.<p>People participate in the so-called "Last demonstration with illegal …

Abandoned mine could yield clues to stopping global warming

An abandoned mine in California is providing scientists with important data that could lead to a possible new weapon to fight global warming.<p>Massive amounts of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide vacuumed from smokestacks or the air could be permanently locked up in a type of tight, magnesium-rich …

Carbon Dioxide

Best of the Week: Drones, Illustrations, Paintings and more

It's time for our best news of this week. We have a lot of graphic and web design, a bit of architecture, ads, tech news, awesome reads and other …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …

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