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Weekend Recipe: Peanut Butter Protein Balls That'll Help Fuel Your Workouts

These delicious protein balls take about five minutes to make and are the perfect portable breakfast or healthy snack on the run. I often make a …

Breakfast

The Six Best Science Fiction Novels Of 2018 (According To The Hugo Awards)

Image: Tor Books<p>Over the weekend, the premiere award in science fiction and fantasy writing - the Hugo Awards - announced their six finalists for …

Science Fiction

Have We Been Poaching Eggs All Wrong?

I’ve been poaching eggs at least once, if not four or five times, a week for decades. That’s how I know there’s way too much overthinking, and just plain silly thinking, around poaching eggs. They are the easiest (and best) eggs you can make!<p>An old boyfriend taught me to make poached eggs. Rather, …

Eggs

Here's How This Tiny Cabin Functions Completely Off the Grid — Dwell

In the modern world, there are a lot of things we take for granted—like electrical and plumbing systems. You turn the tap, water comes out. You flip …

Columbia University

The best wine bars in Chicago

Handcrafted cocktails and local beers are big draws for Chicago bars, but that doesn't mean we don't have a soft spot for great wine. The city's top …

Calvin Evans at Zanies: You're looking for the next hot comic? Here he is.

“I wanna leave y’all with a good joke, but it’s hard for me to choose,” says comedian Calvin Evans as he closes out a 45-minute set Tuesday night at Zanies. “Because all of my jokes are good.”<p>He’s not lying.<p>A Chicago native, Evans has been doing stand-up for more than a decade. He’s opened for …

Comedy

Step Aside, White Kitchens—Why Wood Finishes Are Becoming a Design Favorite

Bright white kitchens have long been a décor favorite—they're streamlined, understated, and demonstrate the beauty of clean design. However, we're …

How to Install Crown Molding

Are you looking for ways to add ambiance and value to your home for little work at moderate cost? Then consider installing crown molding. After all, …

Steve Areen's incredible DIY wagon home built with mostly recycled materials

Steve Areen is one of those people who turns everything into gold. And by gold, I mean magic. I mean soul. We saw it with his lovely dome home in …

The Best Sci-Fi On Netflix Streaming

Being able to press a button and get a movie instantly sent to your TV is sort of the stuff of science fiction anyways, so it’s not surprising that …

Trent Reznor curates soothing playlist ‘intended for listening in solitude’

Listen to 'Better Alone' right here.<p>Trent Reznor has curated a soothing playlist called ‘Better Alone’, which is a selection of tracks “intended for …

The ultimate guide to making cafe-style coffee in your own home

From pour-over brews to quality lattes at the touch of a button.<p>To brew a delicious cup of coffee, there are certain variables you need to master: the ratio of coffee to water, brew time, water temperature, and the grind size of your beans. All of these factors have to come together to create a …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

This Fan Edit Gives Justice League's Superman An Even More Stirring Return

A lot of people considered Superman’s journey in <i>Justice League</i> to be the highlight of the film. Here is a more idealistic, hopeful Superman, in …

Under-$40 IKEA Finds That'll Double Your Bathroom Storage

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes, and unfortunately, sometimes, with little to no storage space. While carving out extra room in a small …

The 19 Most Incredible Small Spaces on Pinterest

Big ideas for small spaces—no matter how tiny.<p>These days, folks can’t get enough of the tiny home trend. Homeowners are getting more creative—and …

Country Lifestyle

19 Netflix original shows that both critics and audiences agree are amazing

Recent Netflix original series "The End of the F***ing World" is one such program.<p>Acclaimed by both critics and fans, the British dark comedy recently won an enthusiastic endorsement from Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, who called it the "most engaging addictive original" in a long time.<p>To figure out …

Netflix Original

10 Australian Scifi Movies You Need to Watch

When someone says “Australian science fiction movie,” thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i>—if not George Miller’s insanely influential …

Science Fiction

Wood and Glass Boxes Define Contemporary Retreat in Norway

Architecture Studio Snorre Stinessen completed the design of <b>Malangen Retreat</b>, a cluster of accommodation units located in Tromsø, Norway. The cabins …

Architecture

No Game of Thrones This Year: 11 Shows to Watch While You Wait

Isaac Hempstead Wright (Credit: Helen Sloan/HBO)<p>The wait for a new season of <i>Game of Thrones</i> felt especially long last year. Instead of our usual …

TV Series

Comedian Wyatt Cenac visits Elgin to film new HBO documentary series

Elgin's Police Department — and the city of Elgin — is poised to make its debut on a very national stage this spring.<p>A film crew from HBO Documentaries and comedian Wyatt Cenac — formerly of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" — were in town this month interviewing residents and command staff from …

Crime

Now This Is How to Decorate a Small Bathroom

Small bathrooms are both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it can make it challenging to navigate and organize—but on the other, with just a …

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Horror

This trick will save you hours of debating what to watch on Netflix

Have you ever logged into Netflix and gone through the recommended categories looking for something new to watch only to find nothing catching your eye? Despite having gone on a Disney movie binge, maybe I want to look through something other than "Feel-good Animation" or "Children & Family …

Entertainment

3 Online Furniture Stores You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

(Image credit: Lamps Plus)<p>When shopping online for furniture, do you ever find yourself going round and round, stumbling upon the same pieces store …

Furniture

Los Palmos

San Francisco, California<p>SVK Interior Design is an interiors firm based in San Francisco led by principal designer Senalee Kapelevich.<p>The homeowners hired Senalee to help them reconfigure and design their cramped kitchen. The couple have 2 boys and wanted something bright, cheerful and more …

Turn Your Bedroom Into a Luxury Hotel With This Five-star Bedding

Sleep like you're on vacation every night.<p>One of the highlights of any luxury hotel stay is that moment when you slip between the crisp, white sheets …

Hospitality

Kitchen of the Week: A Closeup of Jess Thomas’s Crowd-Pleasing Brooklyn Kitchen

As we try to fathom the fact that it’s already November, we’re revisiting our most popular post of last month, architect Jess Thomas and …

Kitchens

Free things to do in Chicago in October

October is an incredible month to be in Chicago. There are countless things to do and see, the foliage is full force, Halloween is in the air and …

Here are the best free drawing software programs you can install right now

If you’re a struggling artist, “renting” Adobe Photoshop and/or Illustrator can make a huge impact on your wallet. Photoshop alone costs $240 per …

Software