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The Ready Player One backlash, explained

The Ready Player One book used to be considered a fun romp. Then Gamergate happened.<p>Steven Spielberg’s <i>Ready Player One</i>, an adaptation of the 2011 novel of the same name by Ernest Cline, is about to debut. And the internet is ready and waiting to tell him why that’s a terrible idea.<p>“<i>Ready Player One</i> …

All About Leavening for Baking and Cooking

Leaveners are used in baked goods to improve texture and visual appearance. They create air pockets within a dough or batter to give the final …

How to: Make a Simple Wooden Smartphone Speaker

Happy Monday, ManMakers! Today, I'm super excited to share an exclusive project with you. It's an excerpt from the new book <b>Build Stuff with Wood</b>, …

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More often than not, tipsters, readers, friends, and family of Eater have one question: <i>Where should I eat right now?</i> Restaurant obsessives want to know what's new, what's hot, which favorite chef just launched a sophomore effort. And while the Eater 38 is a crucial resource covering old standbys …

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Wellcome Prize won by 'heart-breaking' transplant novel

<b>Mend the Living, a "heart-breaking" novel about 24 hours in the life of a heart that is transplanted, has won the Wellcome Book Prize.</b><p>Maylis de Kerangal is the first French author to win the £30,000 award, which honours books of any genre that has a central theme of health or medicine.<p>It is the …

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How to Build a Better Sandwich: The Experts Weigh In

For many of us, a sandwich was the first meal we learned to make for ourselves. And we delight in eating them for the rest of our lives, sometimes at an astonishing rate—roughly 50% of Americans consume a sandwich every day. It is, after all, one of the most versatile, simple, and universally …

What's Behind the Relentless Pursuit of Excellence?

For many athletes, passion is the driving force behind their relentless pursuit of excellence. Michael Gervais, PhD, sport psychologist and counselor to some of the world’s best athletes, puts it simply: “Sustained passion is a hallmark of mastery.” Many groundbreaking athletes (as well artists and …

Step-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Make the Best Pie Crust<p>I've written rather extensively about the science of pie dough, as well as on common pie crust myths that need to go away, so I won't bore you with another 5,000 words on the subject. Instead, I'll give you the short version of the story, followed …

This Synchronized Juggling Routine is Awesome

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

25 Stir-Fry Recipes to Rock Out With Your Wok Out

Every cook has <i>that</i> piece of cookware—the one they keep coming back to day after day. That could be a stainless steel sauté pan, a cast iron skillet, or an enameled cast iron Dutch oven, but for me it's unquestionably my wok. I've been using the same cheap carbon steel wok for years, and it's one of …

Germany’s Golden Age of Book Cover Design

The 1920s were, by far, the most rip-roaring decade for graphic design. Art Deco was jazzing up the whole world. The folk in Russia turned …

Vintage Menus Show What It's Like 'To Live and Dine in L.A.'

A new anthology proves L.A.’s historic menus are also delicious cultural artifacts.<p>L.A.’s food scene today is hailed for an unmatched blending of international eats: Seekers of Korean beef tacos and horchata lattes need look no further.<p>But it wasn’t always that way. Since its big-city beginnings in …

Huntington Library buys Marquez collection of early L.A. photos

The Huntington Library has purchased the extensive photographic trove of Ernest Marquez, a descendant of Mexican land grantees who owned what became Santa Monica and Rustic canyons and parts of Pacific Palisades and Santa Monica.<p>Amassed over a 50-year period, the 4,600-image compilation includes …

Beef Short Ribs with Chile Rub Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Valerie Aikman-Smith | Smoke & Spice | Ryland Peters & Small, 2013<p>I discovered on a recent trip to the Southwest that …

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Lemon and Oregano

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 30 min<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemon<p>4 large or 8 small skin-on, boneless chicken thighs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 teaspoons olive oil, divided<p>3 sprigs oregano<p>1 tablespoon minced shallot<p>1/2 garlic clove, minced<p>1/8 teaspoon crushed red …

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Thom Yorke: Spotify Is "the Last Desperate Fart of a Dying Corpse"

Thom Yorke has already made his feelings on music streaming services known: he doesn't like them. But now he's spoken at length about Spotify and the …

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How 3-D Printing Body Parts Will Revolutionize Medicine

Welcome to the age of bioprinting, where the machines we've built are building bits and pieces of us.<p>A device the size of an espresso machine quietly whirs to life. The contraption isn't filled with fresh, pungent grounds but, instead, spoonfuls of opaque, sterile goo. Its robotic arm moves …

Jamaican Beef Stew With Rice Recipe

This stew tastes even better the next day. Just cool it down before placing it, covered, in the refrigerator. When you're ready to serve, gently reheat the stew on the stove top, garnish it with green onions, and serve it with rice that's made the day-of.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 tablespoon …

Crockpot Short Rib Tacos with Salted Lime Cabbage and Queso Fresco

Crockpot Short Rib Tacos with Salted Lime Cabbage and Queso Fresco.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 29, 2013 108<p>Newsflash! I have a new obsession.<p>Short ribs.<p>Lots …

Grilled Ribeye Steak with Onion-Blue Cheese Sauce

Good grief.<p>Help me.<p>Help me now.<p>This was delicious.<p>Good steaks do not need sauce. But they’re every bit as delicious with a good sauce as they are on …

Cinnamon Rolls 101

Hey! I have a great idea. Why not start a holiday tradition of delivering these delicious cinnamon rolls to your friends and cohorts?<p>Growing up, my …

BBQ School | Cook Up Crispy Barbecued Chicken

Make the best chicken you've ever tasted<p>Talk shop with any BBQ expert, and you’ll eventually hear them say the phrase, “low and slow.” It’s the secret to great barbecue, they’ll say—and they’re right. Low temperatures and long cook times render just about any cut of meat so tender proteins nearly …

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Sloppy Joes Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Comfort Me with: Rustic Chicken Stew with Tomatoes, Olives, and Red Wine

Welcome to our new column, dubbed "Comfort Me with..." In case you can't tell from the title, the purpose of this space is to share with you the warming, stick-to-your-ribs fare that graces my kitchen table. I'm a vocal advocate for eating hearty food composed of real ingredients, so you'll find a …