James Hoffmann, a coffee YouTuber, has a new series about espresso. In each episode, he discusses one of the variables involved in making espresso. The first episode covered "dose," or the amount of ground coffee used in making a cup. The most recent episode is about the water/coffee ratio, which should be measured by weight not volume.
I've been cutting peppers in a way that closely resembles the chef's method. It's a great way to neatly cut the pepper into strips and not have to deal with the mess of getting seeds stuck to the Pepper. As Chef Kelly Scott says in her comments you can still use the top and bottom… READ THE REST
Nomadico is a new weekly newsletter with tips for working travelers. (It's published by Cool Tools Lab, which I run with Kevin Kelly). In the latest issue, editor Tim Leffler recommends a Twitter account called Secret Flying: For "mistake fares" and airfare clearance sales, follow @secretflying on Twitter. Recent round-trip deals — which you have… READ THE REST
Claudia Dawson says "How to say no is a collection of email templates that you can use to decline social events, meetings, dates, phone chats and other work-related requests you might get. Some of these are examples given by notable productivity experts like James Clear and Tim Ferris. You can even download these canned templates and… READ THE REST
Let's be honest. Macs are fantastic, and they have been for quite some time. Apple has always done a great job of making sleek, stylish, fun, and downright practical pieces of technology for your everyday use. But with all of the wonderful features that make a Mac so great, there are probably a couple of features that… READ THE REST
Having a pair of reliable headphones has become as essential as having your phone, wallet, and keys when leaving the house. However, not all wireless headphones are created equal. Some don't have the goods to deliver high-quality audio, and others can end up costing you hundreds of dollars. Fortunately, there is a perfect solution that bridges this… READ THE REST
At this point, most people have no problem with a grown adult enjoying cannabis. It's 2022, not 1992. That being said, if you're a grown adult enjoying cannabis in 2022, it's probably time to ditch the goofy bongs that make you look like a cliché. If you're ready for something more grown-up and sophisticated, you… READ THE REST