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Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Start Baking Again

For many baked goods lovers like me fall and winter are pie season, a time to cook all those yummy pies we rarely get around to making in the spring …

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11 Gorgeous Wildlife Photos That Will Take Your Breath Away

These images are so amazing they almost look fake.<p>You've tried snapping artsy pictures on your iPhone, but even your best Instagrams fall short compared to these world-class shots. Out of 50,000 submissions from 95 countries, the "Wildlife Photographer of the Year" competition just announced its …

Film Director Gustav Deutsch Brings the World of Edward Hopper to Life

Austrian filmmaker, architect and experimental artist <b>Gustav Deutsch</b>’s first live-action film, "<b>Shirley: Visions of Reality</b>", is one of those rare …

Pet Fox Becomes Best Friends With A Dog

Remember Juniper, the famous pet fox, who confused a bed with snow? Turns out, she became best friends with a dog named Moose who was also rescued at …

10 Great Japanese Animated Movies That Use Unique Animation Styles

Japanese animation has a long and storied history. Decades of tradition in such aspects as narrative structure, technique , music and animated …

Portraits depict the 'quiet dignity' of India's third gender hijra community

Transgender, transsexual, third gender — for centuries in India, the many subtle distinctions of the trans community have fallen into one category: …

Inseparable Kitties Outgrow Their Bed Together in These Cute Photos

Meet Lili & Renley. The brother and sister pair love to cuddle and they are very loyal to this one particular napping spot - a bed on top of a cat …

Learn What Makes a Photograph 'Art' with The MoMA's New Photography Course

Don’t understand why Ansel Adam’s monochromatic landscapes are considered “art?” New York’s Museum of Modern Art ( MoMA) can get you up to speed. …

NASA finds cosmic dust speeding through our solar system

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA just discovered some special particles floating in our cosmic neighborhood.<p>The Cassini spacecraft, which has been orbiting Saturn since 2004, has detected alien dust that came from outside our solar system.<p>Scientists suspect that this dust is interstellar in origin because it moves …

24 Crunchy Desserts You Need In Your Life

Keepin' it crispy.

7 foods that can help fight seasonal allergies

Ah, glorious spring. Birds are happily chirping, plants are sprouting, and that mountain of snotty tissues by your desk is growing exponentially—at least if you have allergies. But before you restock your supply of allergy meds and tissues, try rethinking your diet instead. (Take back control of …

40 Absolutely Delicious Easter Desserts

The refreshing flavors of spring star in these impressive confections.<p>From extra-large, sugary cinnamon buns to Victoria sponge cake with limoncello and balsamic strawberries (try to say that three times fast), these Easter treats are fit for celebrating all day long.

13 Totally Chic Tuxedo Desserts

These are best served with champagne, of course.<p>Because your Oscars party spread should be totally award-worthy. And these would pair <i>perfectly</i> with one of our festive champagne cocktails.

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Cow glamour shots: Why Finnish cattle posed for pictures in 1899

Finnish cow portraits<p>Bovine beauties milk their time in the spotlight.<p>The 1900 Paris World’s Fair featured exhibits sent from all around the world, …

Most Interesting Facts About Hinduism You May Not Know

The world’s 3rd largest religion closely following Christianity and Islam is Hinduism. Hinduism is the world’s oldest known religion and originally …

Ian Thomas Miller's Paintings Capture the Spirit of Youth

In fragments of evocative imagery, these paintings show just what it's like to be a kid.<p>Capturing the spirit of youth in a natural, not trying-too-hard-to-be-cool way can be pretty tough, but painter Ian Thomas Miller pulls it off masterfully. His paintings conjure imagery of summers spent hanging …

How To Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets To Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

Futuristic 3D Love and the Museum of Virtual Art

Digital artists talk online identities, isolation and claustrophobia, and the MOVA project.<p>Online art is taking over your devices. From Instagram accounts revealed as performance to GIFs and digital animations, you consume it a lot more than you might realize. Many traditional artists, finding …

6 Condiments That Can Moonlight as Pasta Sauce

Why you should be putting harissa on your pasta—really!<p>Every home cook should have a handful (er, panful) of pasta sauces they know and love that they can whip up at a moment’s notice. Marinara, pesto, carbonara—you know those guys. But the beauty of pasta is that it can also come together in …

Lasagna Roll Ups Recipe

"This is a good freeze and eat later meal. It uses tofu, but you'd never know it! My cooking co-op loved this recipe! You can individually freeze the …

12 of the Most Delish Christmas Cookie Recipes of 2015

You can’t go to bed tonight without leaving out cookies and milk for Santa. No worries — we’ve got you. From hot cocoa cookies to cherry chocolate whoopie pies, check out these 12 Christmas cookie recipes from this year’s Snapguide cookie contest. With these, you’ll definitely be making Santa’s …

This One-Pan Dessert Recipe Combines 2 Amazing Sweets

Crunchy puff pastry and caramelized pears topped with soft vanilla cheesecake cream. Yeah, that happened this week in our kitchen (and our bellies). This one-pan recipe (pear recipes are <i>not</i> just for fall) combines the French classic, tarte tatin, with an American classic, vanilla cheesecake. Sounds …

The Top 20 All-Vegan, No-Bake Dessert Recipes of 2015

5 Minute Raw Chocolate Tart<p>This easy dessert takes all of five minutes to prepare, save the time that it takes to freeze. With a crust of almonds and …

These Adorable Illustrations Remind Us That Love Is In The Little Things

Romance is all around.<p>Artist Philippa Rice has drawn comics and illustrations based on her life with boyfriend Luke Pearson since 2011.<p>Rather than illustrating grand romantic gestures, the Bristol, UK-based artist focuses in on the small but sweet moments couples share -- like falling asleep on the …