Alex Ho

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Knife Skills: How to Cut a Pineapple Like a Badass

I remember the first time I saw one of the Salvadoran prep cooks at a restaurant where I worked slice up a pineapple for us to eat as a cool snack on a particularly hot night. The pineapple was great, but the truly awesome part was the way in which she prepared it. Up until then, I was of the <i>just</i> …

Why psychopaths are more successful

Andy McNab and Oxford psychology professor Kevin Dutton reveal how acting like psychopaths could help us in work, life and love<p>Behaving like a psychopath could help you in your career and love life. It’s counterintuitive – who, after all, would hire Hannibal Lecter or want to date Norman Bates – …

DIY Straw Lampshade

How to Get Rid of Kitchen Smells with Natural Remedies

How Bon Appétit staffers get rid of bad kitchen smells with natural ingredients like lemons, baking soda, incense, and vinegar<p>We're not too proud to admit that sometimes our kitchens can get a little...funky. From blackberry caramel sauce to soy-glazed chicken thighs to homemade ramen, sometimes …

Cleaning

Turn a Cardboard Box into a Photo Light Box

Light boxes are the key to making magazine-like photos of objects. If you want to take beautiful photos that put your object front and center, all …

Dimple adds four physical buttons to your Android device

I like tactile buttons, the kind that give me a bit of response when I push them and can be found in the dark. (Example: If I want to activate Siri in the car while my phone is in my coat pocket, I can find the iPhone's Home button just by touch.)<p>However, most Android phones (a notable exception …

Is the Best Way to Make Easy-to-Peel Eggs in the Pressure Cooker?

Last week I took a look at whether or not adding baking soda to the boiling water makes hard-boiled eggs easier to peel and found that, …

Knife Skills: How to Cut Citrus Fruit Into Wedges, Slices, and Suprèmes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>This week, we're gonna show you how to cut citrus fruits into slices (rounds), wedges, and <i>suprèmes</i> (a.k.a. fancy-pants segments). Seems like simple stuff, right? And it is, but doing it right can make a world of difference in how your finished dishes look <i>and</i> taste.<p>…

A Dress Shirt You Can Play Rough With

Mizzen+Main uses performance fabrics on the traditional button-up to make an incredibly durable riff on the classic.<p>Using performance fabrics for casual apparel is nothing new. Moisture-wicking, quick-drying, perspiration-fighting materials have been hallmarks of tennis-friendly polo shirts and …

Men's Fashion

First Synthetic Yeast Chromosome Paves Way for Designer Genomes

A chunk of the genetic blueprint for yeast has been created and pieced together from scratch, paving the way for "designer" organisms that could …