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Three Refreshing Summer Gin Cocktails

It's full blown summer and I think I may be going a bit bananas. Every week I am driving off to yet another day camp. From surf camps to music camps to capoeira camps, I will be amazed if I make it through the summer without a phone call telling me I've dropped my child off at the wrong camp. Oh …

9 Easy Italian Recipes Your Family Will Love

Everyone loves Italian. From homemade pasta sauces to homemade bread, these recipes are serious family pleasers.<p><b>1. Homemade Tomato Sauce with Basil</b><p>Jarred tomato sauce is fine in a pinch, but if you've got a little extra time, this homemade sauce is totally worth it. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Parmesan Crusted</b> …

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London’s 249ft-Tall Slide Set to Become World’s Tallest and Longest

The ArcelorMittal Orbit, a 376-foot tall sculpture and observation tower designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond for the 2012 London Summer Olympics, is set to become the world's longest and tallest slide with the construction of a 591-foot long tube stretching from the tower's viewpoint all the …

Scientists think they’ve found the reason you’re overeating

Do you ever realize that you’re full, but finish that burger and fries anyway? There may be a scientific reason for that: too little of a hormone called GLP-1, which is thought to play a role in obesity (paywall).<p>Researchers from Rutgers University have found that when GLP-1 is released in the …

Practical Pointers for Getting Your Photos Noticed on Flickr and 500px

You have just composed your photographic masterpiece. After hours of planning, precise composition, and utilizing your technical knowledge, you have …

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Nutritionists Pick the Healthiest Fast Food Orders

For times when there's nothing but McDonald's for the next 100 miles.<p>You're on a road trip across middle America with friends—cramped up, tired of hearing 'Bad Blood' for the 23rd time and craving real food in a sea of chain restaurant pit stops. The bad news: We can't help you locate a Sweet Green …

5 Steps to Making a Magical Animal-Filled Forest with Photoshop

Before I get into the nitty gritty details of how this piece came together, I would just like you all to take a minute to appreciate how very …

Review: Palette’s Modular Photo Editing Controls Are Pricey but Powerful

In a world saturated by digital controls and on-screen buttons, the team at Palette is looking to create a more tactile future. Originally launched …

36 Blueberry Recipes We’re Completely Obsessed With

From cobbler to pancakes to pies, here are our favorite blueberry recipes.<p><b>We're not saying we have a favorite berry</b> or anything, but we'll gladly admit that blueberries are one of the best. Try out these blueberry recipes now (now!), especially when blueberries are in season.

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Smell test helps detect autism in children

Youngsters' reactions to different smells may help test for autism, according to new research<p>Testing a child's reaction to smells may provide an effective new way of diagnosing autism at young ages, research has shown.<p>People with autism fail to adjust their "sniff response" in the normal way when …

Frozen Fruit Fly Sex Is As Freaky As It Looks

But it could reveal more about how life is made<p>Male fruit flies are quite the Casanovas of the insect world. As he courts a female fly, the male dances and sings with his wing vibrations to woo her over in hopes of mating with her. If all goes well, she can lay up to 500 eggs at one time.<p>But the …

Photographing 4th of July Fireworks

This week, Americans celebrate a holiday in a manner befitting the importance of the day. Of course, I am referring to the 4th of July and …

Landscape Photography

Lab-grown blood, artificial organs – the science transforming our health

After the news that scientists have developed blood that can be grown in a laboratory, here are more discoveries that are redefining medicine<p>The news that scientists have developed blood that can be grown in the laboratory raised hope last week that a powerful weapon had been created to tackle …

Kanye West Says Being 'Fresh' Is More Important Than Money

Sacha Jenkins' new documentary 'Fresh Dressed' tells the hip hop story of staying stylish against all odds.<p>In the late 1970s, poverty, gang violence, and arson blighted the South Bronx. But from the rubble of a scorched borough rose a new form of music, culture, and expression: hip hop. <i>Fresh …

10 Photographers Share Their Favorite Pictures Shot with a Leica M Rangefinder

To mark the 60th anniversary of its M line of rangefinder cameras, Leica recently interviewed 10 well known photographers about their experience with …

8 Passover Desserts for a Sweet Seder

All of these desserts are perfect for Passover and most of them are gluten-free. But you don't need a holiday to enjoy these sweet treats: they are delicious any day, any time.<p><b>1. Double Chocolate Pavlova with Mascarpone Cream & Raspberries</b><p>A pavlova is a cake-shaped meringue with a marshmallowy …

Four 2015 Energy Ideas 'Back to the Future' Got (Almost) Right

Hoverboards, flying cars, and auto-fueling are closer than you think, and garbage energy is here.<p>Energy is so cheap and easy in 2015 that we all have flying cars and robot gas attendants. That's not the reality as of New Year's Day, of course, but rather the "future" depicted in the hit 1989 movie</i> …

Living Room Corner Decorating Ideas, Tips, Space-Conscious Solutions

Decorating a corner space can be a tricky affair and often a task that leaves even the best designers perplexed. It is not so much the fact that the …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com