With all the recipes and cooking videos available on the internet and the rise of bacon flavored everything, finding out how to make yours back at home takes some research. The good news is that it can be done, and it isn't terribly difficult. Free to Cook shows you how to make the best cut of pork in the comfort of your own kitchen.
From Snowpiercer director Bong Joon Ho comes a different kind of monster movie. Unlike the traditional destructive creatures, crushing buildings and creating mass hysteria, this animal is more of a gentle giant. He's being kept safe by a young girl in South Korea's Gangwon Province, but one corporation will stop at nothing to get it. Directed by Bong Joon-ho, Okja stars Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Paul Dano. The film comes to Netflix June 28, 2017.
If it weren't for the all the films made in basements and on kitchen tables by LEGO fans, The LEGO Movie as we know it wouldn't exist. The look, feel, and "is it stop-motion or CGI?" all came from passion projects of amateur LEGO films. Vox looks at the history of LEGO fan films and how Animal Logic, the studio behind The LEGO Movie, used them for inspiration.
Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre. Two disparate ends of the music spectrum came together in the early 90s and built a hip-hop empire that is still a force over 25 years later. The Defiant Ones features interviews with rapper and entrepreneur Dre and legendary producer Iovine, along with the likes of Eminem, Gwen Stefani, Trent Reznor, and Bruce Springsteen. The four-part series premieres on HBO July 9, 2017.
Neo Magazin Royale is a German satirical late night talk show hosted by Jan Böhmermann, and has one of the biggest bands in late night TV. The 15-piece orchestra is headed by rapper Dendemann, and features a rotating cast of musicians. This amazing cover of Daft Punk's "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" wasn't even for the live TV show — it was a band warm up in front of the live audience.
It was the first shot in a war that could undermine the most highly prized value in the United States Constitution: Freedom of speech. When Gawker leaked the Hulk Hogan sex tape, billionaire Silicon Valley entrepreneur Peter Thiel saw his chance to get back at the publication for a slight against nine years prior. Thiel financially backed the Hogan in the lawsuit and crushed Nick Denton's Gawker into bankruptcy. Nobody Speak looks at the super rich and efforts among them to stifle speech by buying the press.
If you wear contact lenses, you know they're essential — and likely know the feeling of panic when you realize you're on your last pair and haven't reordered. With a subscription service and direct business model, Hubble delivers high-quality disposable lenses right to your door every month, so you don't have to remember when it's time to re-up. The lenses are made from a high-grade hydrogel material for all-day comfort, by an FDA-approved factory that's been making contacts for over two decades. The first box is free, the monthly charge is roughly half what you'd pay for competing dailies, and if you need a prescription, Hubble will even set you up with an optometrist for an eye exam before you place an order.
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You could run all over town looking for the best men's accessories around for Dad this Father's Day, or you could just go with a subscription to SprezzaBox. They simplify the shopping experience by shipping you a new box each month with around six new items that help put the finishing touches on a great look and all at a price that won't break the bank. A personal stylist tests out and hand-picks the items like ties, wallets, sunglasses, socks, and watches every month and subscriptions start at just $28 for over $100 in retail value. Quality, professional items are hand selected by an in-house stylist each month and shipped right to your door.
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Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg reunite for the Daddy's Home sequel you really, really didn't know you needed. Part two brings in double the dads with a visit from the dads' dads Mel Gibson and John Lithgow during the holidays. The film is slated for release November 10, 2017.
There's nothing in the world like your mom's cooking. Childhood memories of family gathered around the dinner table, everyone happy to be together — OK, that sounds more like an Andy Griffith episode. While it probably wasn't like that all the time, we all have our childhood favorites. Matty Matheson shows you how to make one of his, trout almondine with finger potatoes and green beans.
Intoxicating. Surprising. Controversial. These have all been used to describe the art of Jeff Koons. His work has had such an impact, the Museum of Contemporary Art held a gala to honor the artist, featuring this Scarlett Johansson-narrated documentary. With commentary from George Condo, Pharrell, Frank Gehry, Larry Gagosian, and Dakis Joannou., the eight-minute film takes a look back childhood and his early days as an artist, while also taking a closer look at what went into some of his most recognizable pieces.
Neill Blomkamp has dropped the first film in his experimental sci-fi series Oats Studios. Starring Sigourney Weaver, the short takes place in a dystopian Texas in the not too distance future where lizard-like aliens have taken over Earth and our minds. If you like what you see, you can donate to the project and possibly help get these shorts made into feature films.
It's widely considered to be one of the worst films of all time. It's also become a strange phenomenon, inspiring public screenings complete with costumes, crowds shouting dialogue, and references to inside jokes in the film. If it's so bad, why do people love The Room? Vox asked author Tom Bissell what makes people so drawn to terrible movies, and what that indicates to others in our social lives.
Someone straddles the handrail during a grind, faceplants during a parkour run, or bites it on a mountain bike. We love to watch people fail. But why do we get so much enjoyment out of other's failures? The answer is Schadenfreude. It's a German term for taking pleasure our of someone else's misfortune. The term even applies to politics. In this video, Evan Puschak explains the reason we take so much pleasure out of other people's pain.
Based on the true story of Yossi Ghinsberg, Daniel Radcliffe will attempt to survive the Bolivian rainforest after an adventure turns into a nightmare. The script was adapted from Ghinsberg's memoir Jungle: A Harrowing True Story of Survival which details his three-week journey through an uncharted area of the Amazon jungle with a Swiss teacher, an American photographer, and a supposed Austrian geologist. The film is scheduled to premiere on opening night at the Melbourne Internation Film Festival on August 3, 2017.
In 1953, the Lesney company of England began producing a miniature replica of the Queen's Coronation Coach. The success of the toy lead to a line of detailed miniature cars, sold under the Matchbox brand name — and the rest is history. This 1965 documentary shows how Matchbox cars were designed and manufactured with a painstaking attention to detail.
Bridging the gap between the stuff on store shelves and a trip to a custom tailor, INDOCHINO offers high-quality made to measure suits with amazing fit and feel. They take 14 measurements to create suits and shirts that fit and feel better than anything off the rack. And the fit isn't the only thing that will make you stand out, as INDOCHINO offers a great selection of fabrics and complimentary customization options — from lapels to linings and more — to personalize your look. The result is an investment-quality wardrobe that's far more attainable than traditional custom-tailored options and is much more affordable than just about any custom-fit suit on the market.
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Made 100% in the USA, Leesa mattresses have been drawing praise from customers and critics worldwide, racking up more than 10,000 five-star reviews to date. With a groundbreaking 3-layer foam design that provides the perfect combination of support, breathability and softness, it should come as no surprise that some of the world's greatest athletes turn to Leesa for a better night's sleep. Whether you are getting ready to make a move or simply want a better sleep this summer, you can try your Leesa mattress for 100 nights, commitment free. Order completely online and have your mattress delivered to your door for free compressed in a shockingly compact and convenient box. Skip the showroom this summer and start sleeping with Leesa. You won't regret it.
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In an instant, everything changes. An accident that kills a man's friend sends him to prison, where he becomes the shot caller for a gang. Upon his release, he's called on to perform a major crime against a rival gang on the streets of Southern California. Starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Lake Bell, Shot Caller comes to DirecTV Cinema on July 20, and a wider theatrical release August 18, 2017.
Unfortunately, this isn't a trailer for a Dodgeball sequel, but it's the next best thing. After 13 years, The Average Joe's and Globo Gym reunite for the charity dodgeball event of a lifetime and have gifted us with this four-minute face-off between Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughn. Proceeds from the event will go to The Stiller Foundation, aiming to help kids through educational opportunities.
The Teleguide. The Itera Bicycle. The Ford Edsel. You've probably never heard of these things because they were all flops. Samuel West celebrates these failures in a museum in Sweden. Although it sounds like a depressing place, the collection is meant to unsuccessful items are meant to help others learn from those who failed before them.
Brigsby Bear is a children's show with a very small audience of one person. Like all things, the show must end and does so without warning. James, the one person the show was created for, undertakes a quest to make a film to tell the rest of the story. Brigsby Bear stars Kyle Mooney, Claire Daines, Mark Hamil and comes to theaters July 28, 2017.
The world's most famous Italian plumber has worn a lot of hats over the years — princess-saving hero, go-kart driver, golfer, party entertainer — but he's never worn this many hats in one game. Super Mario Odyssey introduces a whole new mechanic to Nintendo's Mario Bros. franchise, allowing Mario to take control of enemies by making them wear his hat. Mario also gains new powers by wearing different hats, adding something truly new to his arsenal of tricks.
Carpentry is an ancient craft, and Nick Offerman is no master — but he has read a lot of books. Since you can't just call the woodworking hotline for questions about the best joint for drawers, Mr. Offerman and WIRED took to Twitter to answer some questions from fans.
Frank Underwood would step on a baby to keep his hands on the reigns of power. As good as Freddy's ribs were, they weren't good enough to keep him from getting screwed by Frank — but this recipe for ribs by the Babish might be an exception. Babish shows you how to smoke your own Freddy-style ribs, even if you live in an apartment in New York City.
What happens after we die? Five medical students start stopping their hearts in a secret experiment to find out — but the afterlife has a hard time letting go. A sequel to the 1990 cult classic, Flatliners stars Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev, James Norton, and Keifer Sutherland, who reprises his role from the original film. Flatliners comes to theaters September 29, 2017.
Remember all that time you spent playing a Call of Duty single player campaign?Of course not. The Call of Duty franchise made its name on its multiplayer experience, and multiplayer is the heart of the franchise. Here's the first look at CoD's human vs human gameplay from E3 2017.
Video games are all about immersing the player in the developer's world — whether that's an alien planet or a historically based first-person shooter. While graphics get the lion's share of attention, with no sound, there's not much game to play. WIRED looks at psychology and sound have combined to make living video game worlds, from the earliest days of the medium to the beginning of the graphical revolution in the late 90s.
No matter how big the budget or flashy the visual effects, poorly developed characters will make any movie feel like a dead, hollow shell. The Southern Gothic steeped first season of True Detective felt like a whole new addition to what was essentially a buddy cop murder mystery. While it didn't necessarily break new ground, True Detective felt remarkable because of the living, breathing world created by characters who seemed to be truly alive.
When you're the youngest superhero in the cinematic universe, sometimes you have to pick up the party supplies. Peter Parker gets an invite to Tony Stark's NBA Finals party and finds himself playing the intern. On his way to get some totally not fancy crackers for Tim Duncan, Peter has to stop a few criminals and deal with fans before he can get back to the game.
Owning a miniature Apple II could be as easy as rounding up your spare change. Using a $9 CHIP computer, game developer Chris Larkin has created a working replica of the vintage computer. All of the components are housed in a 3D printed model with a custom paint job to match the original hue and is completly self-contained thanks to a 12V drone battery. Larkin shows how he made his and shares the plans to build your own.
Whether it's an expensive cut of ribeye or a cheap hanger steak, there's no reason to be nervous about cooking it to perfection. While cooking a steak isn't difficult, there are a few lesser-known tips to get it just right — and like everything in life, the waiting is the hardest part.