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How To Choose The Perfect Backpack For Comfort, Organisation And Style

I’m a backpack addict, and trust me: The wrong backpack means you’re stuck with an uncomfortable, awkward bag, all day. A few simple choices will make sure you choose the best in comfort, style and convenience. I’ve found some common ground through my many, many backpacks that can help you choose yours.


Ten Facts You Need To Know About The Chicken And Eggs On Your Table

When I am asked by friends what I do for living, I tend to raise eyebrows because my job is somewhat odd to many city people. That’s because I’m a poultry nutritionist.

Typically, the conversation turns into a friendly debate on the myths around eating chicken. Do we feed chicken hormones? Are any chickens genetically engineered? Do free range chickens taste better? And so on.

So to save everyone some time, here are some of the most common questions I get asked, and the answers I give.


Skewer Food, Not Your Hands, With The Help Of An Onion

There’s something primaly satisfying about eating grilled meat (or veggies, I guess) off of a stick, but skewering lamb meat can quickly turn into skewering hand meat if you’re not careful. Luckily, Serious Eats has come up with a faster, safer way to kebab cubes of food, and all you need is half an onion.


Usher In A Chore-Free Weekend With This 70-Minute Friday Cleaning Routine

If you’re looking to have a relaxing weekend that’s free of housework, this Friday cleaning routine is thorough enough to get things straightened, but fast enough to get you out for happy hour.


Taste Test: New Original Pringles

As you’ve probably heard by now, Pringles has changed the shape and recipe of its popular potato chips and the internet is not happy. The “new and improved” version are smaller and fattier than before. Most controversially of all, you can no longer fit your hand inside the narrower tin. But how do they taste? We compare the new to the old.


Quickly Pickle A Batch Of Onions With A Red Wine Vinegar Bath

Pickled onions are a great condiment for sandwiches, salads and anything else that needs a tangy, flavorful topper. Here’s an incredibly easy way to whip up a batch in only 15 minutes.


Transform Leftover Fried Chicken Into A Super Flavourful Salad

Poached chicken is usually the star of the chicken salad, but Lucky Peach has a recipe that uses cold, leftover fried chicken to make a super simple, tasty salad. (Extra credit if that chicken is KFC; all that MSG means umami-packed goodness.)


Top 10 Seemingly Risky Things You Can Totally Do Yourself

Some things in life — such as fixing your own car or DIY home improvements — might appear dangerous or risky, especially if you’ve never done them before or you tend to err on the side of caution. They also might be more doable than they look. Here are ten daunting things you probably likely can handle on your own.


An Easy Way To Make Oats In The Microwave Without It Exploding

I like to microwave oats for a quick meal, but I used to get so frustrated when my microwave made my oats overflow like a Year 3 science experiment. Then I discovered a life-changing way to prevent a mushy mess in the microwave: All I had to do was switch the power setting.


Five Fun Science Experiments You Can Do At Home With Your Kids

The weekend is coming up, it’s too cold to do anything outside and the kids are restless. It’s the perfect time for at-home science experiments. These five experiments are fun even if you don’t have kids, but if you do, there’s even more reason to spend an afternoon exploring science.


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