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This Zero-Energy Home Is Run By Machines And Costs A Lot Less Than A Regular House

By Adele Peters3 minute Read<p>A net-zero house–one that creates as much energy as it uses–is usually a pricey custom design. The cost is one reason …

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

Stephen Colbert Hosted a Public Access Talk Show in Michigan and Eminem Showed Up

The future Late Show host honed his interviewing skills on local television.<p>Stephen Colbert just took the <i>Between Two Ferns</i> joke to the next level. As lead-up to his September 8 kickoff of <i>The Late Show</i>, Colbert trekked to Monroe, Michigan to take over the city's public access talk show <i>Only in …

Union Wine in a Can

What began as a promotional product for Portland’s Feast 2013 food and wine festival, Union Wine Company's wine in 12oz cans will actually be making its way to shelves. Its initial limited edition release drew rave reviews, for both its pretenseless "pinkies down" philosophy and the quality of the …

Balmain DIY Sailboat Kit

If you're in the market for a rewarding summer weekend project, then check out the Balmain DIY Sailboat Kit ($2,590) — it has everything you need to …

St Alban’s House / Rory Brooks Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A small home overlooking a picturesque valley in the Hawksbury region just outside of Sydney that has …

Midcentury bargain: 1950s Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired three-bedroom property in Battle Creek, Missouri, USA

Now I’m no expert in regional house prices in the US, but I do know what your money gets you (more or less) in the different areas of the UK. With …

Grill’d (Chatswood)

I get cravings, just like any other normal person. While most people who read my blog and follow my food photos will think that my cravings will be …

Foolproof 2-Minute Hollandaise Recipe

Check here for a full video walkthrough of the process.<p><b>Read more: Video: The Food Lab's Foolproof Hollandaise in 2 Minutes</b><p>Ingredients1 egg yolk (about 35 grams)1 teaspoon water (about 5 grams)1 teaspoon lemon juice from 1 lemon (about 5 grams)Kosher salt1 stick butter (8 tablespoons, about 112 …