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7 brilliant bathroom tiling ideas for your home

Undoubtedly one of the most commonly used materials in the bathroom, tiles are a brilliant way to add character to your wash space. However, with so …

‘Aerial’ brings beautiful Apple TV video screensavers to your Mac

Apple has created a new screensaver for the fourth-gen Apple TV that consists of a collection of videos taken all over the world. While it’s possible to locate these screensaver videos online and download them from Apple’s website, there hasn’t been a way to set them as your Mac’s …

The Homeboy cam simplifies home surveillance with extended battery life and magnetic mounting

Unlike many of the currently available smart home security options out there, the new Homeboy camera offers a simplified take on home surveillance in a tiny all-in-one system. It is a completely wireless solution that requires no additional hardware, taps right into your home WiFi network and …

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …

Why Steve Jobs called Jony Ive ‘vain’

As someone who seems to care far more about the perfection of the beautiful objects he creates than about the trappings of celebrity, one word you’d be unlikely to associated with Apple’s design guru Jony Ive is “vain.”<p>According to a story told by Ive at yesterday’s Vanity Fair New Establishment …

Ambi Climate: The Smart Add-on For Your Air Conditioner

※日本語版ページはこちらをご覧ください。(Japanese version) *中文版請點閱這裡 (Chinese version)<p>Smart Air Conditioner Control<p>Ambi Climate is a small, sleek internet of things …

Scallops with Herbed Brown Butter

4 Servings<p>Ask for “dry” scallops at your fish market; they are free of preservatives and release very little liquid while cooking, which is key to getting a good crusty sear in this easy recipe.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lb. sea scallops, side muscle removed<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

How To Tell If Your Pillow Is Dead

If your pillows don't pass this test then it's time to throw them away.<p>Interior design by Miles Redd.<p>"Pillows are an important area of the sleep sanctuary," says Rebecca S. Robbins, a sleep researcher at Cornell University. "Our pillows, just like our mattresses, accumulate dust mites." Therefore, …

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How to Organize Your Fridge to Keep Food Fresh Longer

You’ll (almost) never have to worry about expiration dates.<p><i>This article was written by Maria Janowiak and repurposed with permission from Greatist.</i><p>Your fridge isn't just a closet for food—it’s a high-tech device that helps you store all of your favorite snacks, condiments, and meal-fixings in …

Apple Watch Hands-On: The Wristwatch Just Caught Up To The 21st Century

After some hands-on time with the Apple Watch, I've learned a few things. Perhaps the most important of which is that the majority of discussions …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

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Carrot Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette and Pistachios

4 Servings<p>Using your food processor’s shredding blade makes this simple bistro salad a very doable weeknight option.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup unsalted, shelled raw pistachios<p>¾ teaspoon coriander seeds<p>½ garlic clove, finely grated<p>3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>…

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Rosa’s Biscuits

Makes 24 Servings<p>Says Del Posto pastry chef Brooks Headley of these crisp, buttery-sweet biscuits, “Serving them hot is all that matters.”<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ cups all-purpose flour<p>¾ cup sugar<p>2½ teaspoons baking powder<p>1½ teaspoons kosher salt, plus more<p>1 cup (2 sticks) chilled unsalted …

iOS 8 Extensions and Widgets I’m Trying This Weekend – MacStories

A lot of new and updated apps have landed on the App Store since the launch of iOS 8 earlier this week. While we tried to be as prepared as possible by covering notable releases here at MacStories, we couldn’t possibly hope to always have articles for every single new app we like. Therefore, I’ve …

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Furtif Evercut Knives Only Need Sharpening Once Every 25 Years

Today the term “technology” is primarily defined by electronic devices. But there’s another aspect of technology which plays a significant role in …

Knives

Cedar & Stone Brand Identity by Ashley Flanagan

Brand identity design by Ashley Flanagan for Cedar & Stone, a company that provides high-quality tools for real craftsmen.<p>The company is proud of its …

Design Details: The NYT iPad Cooking App Really Zooms

Today, <i>NYT</i> is releasing their new cooking app for iPad. We were impressed by the experience on the desktop, but a small design detail in the iPad version has us smitten: Whenever you tap on a recipe tile, it zooms in seamlessly, as if the recipe were always waiting there on your …

The Nexa Rust Font System from Fontfabric

Nexa Rust, a multifaceted font system from Fontfabric.<p>The type designers Ani Petrova, Svetoslav Simov, and Vasil Stanev of the Fontfabric type …

Apple Alum Creates the Slickest App for Sharing Photo Stories

Remember the days of Facebook photo albums? Yeah, that was a long time ago. There was a time, before Instagram became our go-to photo sharing app, …

Screens VNC adds Touch ID, refreshed looks, and more

A major element of Screens' iOS 8 support is security. Screens now supports the 1Password extension, letting you easily call up the login information …

iOS 8 Changed How I Work on My iPhone and iPad – MacStories

When I reviewed iOS 7 last year, I took a different approach and tried to consider Apple's redesigned OS from the perspective of someone who uses iPhones and iPads for work and personal tasks on a daily basis. I noted that a new structure enabled developers to make more powerful apps, and I …

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Review: Fujitsu ScanSnap iX100, a wireless ultra-compact portable scanner

Moving to a paperless life three years ago was an immensely liberating experience. Not only did I free up space by getting rid of a filing cabinet, but I had fast, easy access to all my paperwork no matter where I happened to be. Documents I need access to on the move are stored on my iPhone and …

These 18 Culinary School Recipes Will Save You $40,000 in Tuition

Master these 18 classic culinary school recipes, from beef stock to roast chicken, and you'll save yourself $40,000 in tuition<p><b>Culinary school can do wonders</b> for those looking to break into the world of professional cooking—but with some programs costing upwards of $40,000, it's also <i>way</i> more …

Chouquettes with Warm Berries

8 Servings<p>The dough for these airy desserts is also the foundation for éclairs, cream puffs, and pâte à choux. Minus the ice cream and berries, they make a sweet little breakfast pastry.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chouquettes<p>8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter, cut into pieces<p>1 tablespoon …

The Face Exfoliator That Really, Really Works

We’ve all heard it before: regular exfoliation equals more radiant skin. I don’t know about you guys, but I’ve tried a handful of exfoliators over …

5 Health Benefits of Being an Early Riser

Set your alarm, then start reaping the rewards.<p>You know that saying about the early bird catching the worm? Well, there's science to back it up: A growing body of research demonstrates that early risers have advantages when it comes to their energy levels, moods, and workout habits. We lay out the …

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Barbecued Chicken

4 Servings<p>Avoid rookie mistakes when it comes to barbecuing chicken. If you apply the sauce too early, it will scorch. And most bottled sauces are too sweet, which is where this vinegary version comes in.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Barbecue Sauce<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup tomato paste<p>2 teaspoons …

9 Brilliant Decorating Ideas for Your Bookshelves

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