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Set-It-and-Forget-It Roast Pork Shoulder

8 servings<p>Scoring the skin isn’t just for looks; it helps the fat render and makes the roast easy to slice.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup black peppercorns<p>3 tablespoons juniper berries<p>1 tablespoon coriander seeds<p>½ cup Diamond Crystal or ¼ cup plus 1½ teaspoons Morton kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons …

Exploring the world with your smartphone - 9 extremely useful apps for the savvy traveller

We live in a digital age where we explore the world with our smartphones. So it makes sense that instead of parting with cash to buy language dictionaries and tourist guide books, we would rather download a selection of helpful apps and save space in our suitcases before we go away on holiday. And …

Apps

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

14 Books That Inspired Elon Musk

When people ask Elon Musk how he learned to build rockets, he has a simple answer.<p>“I read books,” he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart …

Books

17 Books Everyone Should Read, According to Bill Gates

While Bill Gates has a schedule that’s planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a …

Books

A Writer’s Haunting Trip Through the Horrors of Indonesian History

“When you’re reading a novel like mine,” Eka Kurniawan said last month, over coffee, you’re reading “a joke about history.” We were at a hotel in Melbourne. Kurniawan was in town for the Melbourne Writers Festival, his first stop on a global publicity tour for his novels “Man Tiger” and “Beauty Is …

Books

39 Books to Help You Make Decisions in Life

At Re:Think Decision Making in February, I asked participants to offer up some books on decision making. <i>(If you’d like to be one of the first to know</i> …

Self-improvement

Book This Cape Town Restaurant Before You Book Your Flight

Cape Town boasts a staggering amount of incredible restaurants, some in higher demand than others. A table at The Test Kitchen may take several months to score, but it's more than worth the wait.<p>Chef and restaurateur Luke Dale-Roberts opened his Cape Town eatery The Test Kitchen in 2010, and in the …

The Perfect Weekend in Cape Town

When time is short, spend it well in Cape Town—here are a few tips for planning the perfect weekend in South Africa's buzziest city.<p>You may be familiar with Cape Town’s majestic Table Mountain and breathtaking beaches—a little less so with her ever-emerging culinary and cultural scene. Having been …

Great Cape Town vineyards with food as good as the wine | CNN Travel

7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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Smartwatches

35 Books Everyone Should Read in Their Lifetime

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Books

What Are the Top 5 Books You Must Read?

I post about a *lot* of books. Most people don’t have the time to read them all but a number of readers have requested a post where I break down my …

Self-improvement

The A-Z of Superfood Recipes

Even if you don't totally believe in the health benefits of superfoods, it's hard to dispute that they taste damn good with these 26 delicious recipes jam packed with them.<p><b>Avocado Spaghetti Sauce</b><p><b>Beet & Goat Cheese Tart</b><p><b>Chia Pudding</b><p><b>Date & Coconut Truffles</b><p><b>Eggs Wrapped In Bacon</b><p><b>Flaxseed & Banana Smoothie</b><p>…

7 Alternative Bucket List Goals you MUST Achieve before Dying

<i>‘This is your life and it’s ending one minute at a time.”</i><p>– Chuck Palahniuk<p><b>Sorry to bring up the issue of death!</b> I know most of us would rather ignore …

How to decide which vacation rental site to use

But with so many places to book a rental, it can be tough knowing where to look.<p>To make things easier, we've put together a list of some of the top vacation rental websites and broken down what you'll find in each one.<p>Airbnb<p>With over a million properties around the world, Airbnb.com is probably the …

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

Clean-Eating Recipes For People Who Have No Time To Cook

<i>Healthy, wholesome, unprocessed dishes you can make in as few as 15 minutes? Sign us up.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani

These Are the Top Six Books That Will Make You More Creative

If you read <i>What are the four principles that will lead you to breakthrough creativity?</i> and want more information, look no further.<p>Six of the best …

Creativity

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's super …

How to Drink All Night, in a Classy Way

The guests can bring the wine. It’s what you pour before and after the meal that they’ll really remember. Here, five ace strategies to keep the party going from start to finish.<p><i>The guests can bring the wine. It's what you pour before and after the meal that they'll really remember. Here, five ace</i> …

How to Throw the Ultimate Bagel Brunch

Throw the ultimate bagel brunch with these tips from Wise Sons Jewish Delicatessen. Remember: salmon breath is a sign of a good time<p>You can substitute whitefish or hot-smoked salmon for the trout.<p>2.[#image: /photos/57d8299a6520aa8f7013c974]||||||<p>Horseradish-Dill Schmear<p>Throw this spread together a …

The 12 Top Bucket List Restaurants in America

Here are a dozen of the best restaurants in the U.S. you absolutely, positively have to experience. You only live once, right?<p>Some tourists are always grabbing a quick bite while taking in the sights. And then there are the rest of us, who are apt to plan entire trips around what we're going to …

13 Problems Easily Solved With Tension Rods

Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, theyre super helpful around the house.<p>Thanks to their skinny, adjustable shape, they're super helpful around the house.

The Cinematic Look – How To Make Your Photographs Look Like Films

I recently noticed that a handful of photographers were producing images that had a look as if they were stills captured from films. A couple of the …

How To Get Strong Abs Without Doing A Single Sit-Up

You don't really want to do a hundredth sit-up, do you? They're one of those exercises you can do for ages -- often without dramatic results.<p>In fact, experts tend to agree that crunches and sit-ups are not only <b>not the fast-track to washboard abs</b>, they may even hurt the neck and back. And let's not …

How to Dress Any Salad Green, from Arugula to Watercress

Advice on pairing salad greens with dressings, from hearty endive and kale to tender summer mâche mixes<p>Anyone can make a decent salad, but it takes some skill and know-how to create a masterpiece in green. It's important, first, to brush up on the basics: Are you sufficiently drying your greens? …

Healthy Eating

One Simple Chart Shows 72 Uses For Common Household Products

People have been using common substances like citrus juices, oils and vinegars for cooking, as household cleaners and personal grooming products, for …