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Control a dSLR camera with your Android phone or tablet

That Android phone or tablet you've got? Consider it your dSLR's best new accessory. With the help of a little adapter and an innovative app, you can use it to augment your camera, opening doors to a range of new shooting options and flexibility.<p>It's all thanks to the ever-useful USB On-the-Go …

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How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

3 Extra-Crispy Ways To Eat Mac 'N' Cheese

Sometimes it needs to crunch, you know? (courtesy of Homeroom restaurant's The Mac + Cheese Cookbook)<p>SERVES 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 cup dried small elbow pasta<p>1/2 cup Mac Sauce (recipe below)<p>1 cup grated cheese 
(Cheddar is classic, but any other favorite cheese will also work)<p>1 large egg<p>1 cup panko …

The Age Of Obama: A Strong Government and a Weak America

The age of Obama, writes Lloyd Green, is mandated health care, crony capitalism, and first-family TV spots as a modern iteration of bread and …

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …

The 10 Cheapest Cities In The World

When I was in Nicaragua in 2011, I had a friend who was renting a room with her boyfriend in Managua.<p>They each paid $25 per month for rent. The bus ride to their job cost 10 American cents.<p>Point being: There are places in the world where your dollar can go a very long way.<p>This is important. If …

I Was Surprised By How Much I Loved Visiting Peru

The country is riddled with archaeological sites that tell the story of these civilizations, which left a legacy that still lives on in the art, customs and traditions found in modern-day Peru.<p>I journeyed to Peru with avid hopes of climbing Machu Picchu and sipping coca tea with locals donning …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

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50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.

Phil Jackson book: MJ over Kobe

Phil Jackson always has been hesitant to compare Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant. Until now.<p>In his new book, co-written with Hugh Delehanty and …

Marinade Recipes (PHOTOS)

If you're going to go through the trouble of firing up the grill, you may as well be sure that what you're throwing on that grill is as good as it can be. It's true that a simple brat hot off the barbecue or char-grilled vegetables seasoned with nothing more than a sprinkling of salt and oil can …

A Collaborative History with Daft Punk

By now it’s old news that Daft Punk tagged a motley crew of collaborators for their fourth studio album, <i>Random Access Memories</i>. Nile Rodgers, …

Bucket List Bars: 10 Must-Visit Bars In America (PHOTOS)

We've all thought about the places that are on our bucket list --those sometimes close-to-home and far-reaching spots around the globe that we want to set our sights on before we die.<p>But what about the more specific destinations on your list, like, say, a bar? Dr Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree have …

Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’: Our Impulsive Reviews

Yesterday afternoon, Daft Punk’s fourth album began streaming on iTunes a week in advance of its Friday release date. Here, seven SPIN editors give …

25 Spice Mixes From Around the World

From <i>ras el hanout</i> to <i>herbes de provence</i>, herb and spice mixes are essential to many cuisines around the world. Bringing these blends into your own …