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Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

Databases

Where to Find the Best Regional Indian Cooking in NY and NJ

What could be better than Punjabi food in winter? Chunks of meat in thick spicy gravies, and plenty of vegetables, too. But over the last few years our complement of regional Indian cooking has expanded tenfold, so that now you can choose instead a colorful biryani from Hyderabad, a prix fixe meal …

South India

Sundance Film Review: ‘Generation Wealth’

1 hour 47 minutes<p>Lauren Greenfield is on to something. The sociographic photo-essayist best known to moviegoers for her documentary portraits “Thin” …

Bangkok’s Only Michelin-Starred Street Food Vendor Wants to Give Back Star

People passing by Maha Chai Road, almost on the corner of Soi Samran Rat in the Phra Nakhon area of Bangkok, might be startled by the crowd snaking down the footpath around an impromptu assembly of plastic tables. As they wait in line, crowd members take out their cell phones to snap pictures of …

Dying Japanese businessman throws 'end of life' party at Tokyo hotel

A Japanese businessman with terminal cancer organised his own 'funeral' party at a Tokyo hotel and invited his closest friends and business associates along.<p>Satoru Anzaki was diagnosed with gall bladder cancer in October but decided against chemotherapy due to the side effects.<p>The 80-year-old took …

I've lived in New York City my entire life — here are the best places to actually eat

As a kid growing up in New York City, I never ate Happy Meals.<p>Why would I when I could get a great bagel or slice of pizza for the same price?<p>New York has some of the best food in the world. Even neighborhood takeout spots are top-notch eateries that people come from all over to try. So over my …

London to Edinburgh in 50 minutes: Sir Richard Branson to build 'revolutionary' Hyperloop train

Sir Richard Branson has invested in the futuristic transportation technology Hyperloop, promising to build the "world's most revolutionary train service".<p>Sir Richard led a $85m (£65m) investment in Hyperloop One, a California-based company that is the first to successfully test the high-speed …

High-speed Rail

Five Common Wine Myths, Debunked

The sommeliers of the New York restaurants in Daniel Boulud’s Dinex Group recently put on a dinner to debunk some commonly held wine myths.<p>Given the number of erroneous beliefs about wine that persist, this could have been an epic feast lasting for weeks. But Daniel Johnnes, Dinex’s wine director, …

Sonoma County

The Best Tacos in Every US State, Mapped

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or drunk at 3 am, tacos are considered by many as one of mankind's greatest inventions. They're so great, in fact, that …

Dear Donald Trump: This is why you should resign

An open letter to the president<p>This article originally appeared on The Globalist.<p>I find it extremely hard to call you “President Trump” because sadly for America, you neither act like a president nor speak like one. You neither have the moral authority that a president needs to project, nor the …

Meet the 84-year-old who’s been running New York City’s only 24-hour ice cream shop for decades

<i>This week, Out of Office is celebrating</i> <i>all things ice cream</i><i>. Follow along as we explore the sweet history and unexpected influences of America’s</i> …

If you check out street views of the island of Jukdo, you're likely to spot this friendly dog everywhere

If you’re heading to the tiny South Korean island of Jukdo and decide to check out the street views online, don’t be surprised if a friendly golden retriever dog pops up in every frame.<p>The remote idyllic island is three quarters of a kilometre long and half a kilometre wide, and it only has two …

10 Slimming (Yet Totally Satisfying) Recipes For Swimsuit Season

Warm weather is upon us and, like it or not, swimsuit season is here. But that doesn’t mean you have to give up good eating. Summer meals can be lighter and less caloric, but still delicious. From soups to salads to entrees, all of these recipes are light, full of flavor, and totally satisfying.<p>1. …

This Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Grilled Cheese

It sounds pretty obvious: adding more cheese to grilled cheese will make it better. But it turns out that <i>where</i> you put the cheese might have more of an impact than how much cheese you add. I learned this trick recently when I got a demo of the Cinder, the world's first precision grill. If you're …

One of these 10 quick sauces can rescue a boring plate

A quick sauce is a good thing to have in your back pocket — you can turn something blah into something more flavorful, give leftovers a new life, or add moisture to, say, an over-cooked rotisserie chicken. Here are 10 ideas from the Recipe Finder, plus pairing suggestions, to get you started.<p><i>[Dear</i> …

Latkes

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.

Meet the 105-year-old doctor who is still hard at work

Dr Bill Frankland, who we caught up with around his 100th birthday five years ago, is a remarkable man.<p>He's been asked by Saddam Hussein for treatment, suffered as a prisoner of war and worked with Alexander Fleming, and is still going strong.<p>Born in Sussex, the doctor is known as the 'Grandfather …

Immune System

21 Quick Pasta Recipes for Simple Weeknight Meals

There's a recipe for every mood. Sure, sometimes I want to spend hours lingering over a perfect slow-cooked red sauce or hearty Lasagna Napoletana, but there are also those days when I get home late and just need to get a filling dinner on the table, fast. Pasta is a natural solution on those …

Bobby's Stuffed Red Peppers

For the salsa: Place the lime juice, cilantro, salt, tomatoes, jalapenos, onions and peppers in a food processor. Pulse to combine, then set …

Onions

The Miracle Cold Cure You've Never Heard of, According to a Sinus Doctor

Every year, without fail, I get the mother of all colds. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill, few-days-of-sniffles scenario—which is a pain in its own …

How One Consulting Firm Is Testing Its Models And Doubling The Yield Of Small Indian Farms

Imagine a consultant ditching the boardroom and fancy power points for shovels and irrigation equipment. At a time of rapidly changing technology and business models, wouldn’t it be great if the world’s best and brightest analysts actually had recent experience in the field?<p>When Parvathi Menon …

Farming

Taste Beyond The Tongue

17 On-the-Rise Designers You Should Know Now Photos

If there's one constant takeaway each year from <i>Architectural Digest</i>'s highly anticipated Design Show, it's that there's no shortage of great design. From the handcrafted furnishings in the Made section to innovative lighting, beautiful hardware, and cutting-edge appliances, there's also no shortage …

The Fascinating History of Porto’s, A Southern California Cuban Legend

If you thought the line at Howlin’ Rays was bad, you should try making it to any of Porto’s three area cafes on a weekend morning. The casual Cuban restaurant chain is an absolute staple for Southern California, drawing tens of thousands of diners per month eager to enjoy everything from sandwiches …

National Geographic Infographics – 128 years of "using art to explain"

Submit your work<p>Send us your latest projects, which we will review and consider to be featured on our website or in print.<p>Access our full archive<p>This …

Try this spicy Moroccan carrot salad recipe for Meatless Monday

This salad may look rather simple, but Yotam Ottolenghi's spicy Moroccan carrot salad is packed with bright and robust flavors. Tender but crunchy carrots are combined with caramelized onion, garlic, chile, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, paprika, cumin, preserved lemon and fresh cilantro leaves. …

Vegetarian

How America's "war on terror" was (unwittingly) designed to last forever

"We've created in the war on terror a perpetual motion machine." —Mark Danner, author of Spiral<p><i>“We cannot use force everywhere that a radical ideology takes root; and in the absence of a strategy that reduces the wellspring of extremism, a perpetual war</i> <i>—</i> <i>through drones or Special Forces or troop</i> …

The 11 Most Mesmerizing GIFs of 2016

Our favorite loops of the year are so hypnotic you might fall in.<p>Nothing calms the nerves like a perfectly looping GIF, except maybe a shot of good whiskey. You shouldn't drink 11 shots of whiskey in five minutes, but you can definitely get lost in these 11 GIFs. Hell, take 10 minutes. We read the …

How the World's Most Sought-After Champagne Is Made

In all of Champagne, only a few tiny parcels of land were mysteriously untouched by a phylloxera blight that ravaged European winemakers in 1863, …

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …