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New York's newest viral food looks like a big drop of water

Fresh water may soon be in high demand on the West Coast, but in New York, good old H2O is making waves as the latest social media food trend. Among …

Here's where to slurp boozy snow cones tonight

A photo posted by The Lively (@thelivelyspot) on Apr 15, 2016 at 2:01pm PDT<p>Is it 5pm yet? You’re probably in the midst of planning where to go to …

Live Music

Amazon is building indoor tree houses for its employees in downtown Seattle

Amazon is building a greenhouse in downtown Seattle that's meant to be a refuge for office employees. The greenhouse, constructed as a trio of spheres, will house more than 3,000 species of plants, many of which are endangered, <i>The New York Times</i> reports.<p>In addition to the plants, the spheres will …

26 Foods You Should Learn To Cook In Your Twenties

And the recipes to use to learn the best versions.<p>This is the most common way restaurants cook vegetables; it can be done to nearly any vegetable. Do not be scared by this. It is easy and awesome. To blanch means to put a vegetable in rapidly boiling salted water until it's <i>just</i> cooked, usually only …

Here's how much extra buyers are willing to pay to have 'penthouse' in their address

We all know that New York City's real estate prices are staggering. The average rent for a studio apartment in Manhattan recently hit a record high— and the city's most expensive penthouse recently sold for a record-breaking $100 million.<p>Despite sky-high prices, there are still people willing to …

'Ultra-Luxury Treehouse' Outside Nashville Asks $3.5M

<b>Location:</b> Nashville, Tennessee<b><br>Price:</b> $3,500,000<br>This 8,120-square-foot modern mansion with a cantilevered prow was built to the specifications of the late Marvin Runyon, a Tennessee business exec who served as U.S. Postmaster General from 1992 to 1998, and according to a short item in Luxury …

Home of the Day: Sittin' on the dock of the bay -- in luxury

If you've ever wished for classy contemporary digs that would allow an unobstructed view of your 60-foot yacht docked outside, this newly renovated estate fits the bill.<p>Designed by Carlton Graham and developed by American Coastal Properties, this open-concept home in gated Linda Isle blends indoor …

150 Stunning Celebrity Homes Photos

The lavish penthouses, lofts, mansions, and vacation homes of the world’s top stars feature amenities that top the charts in opulence. Whether it’s an indoor basketball court, fully equipped home gym, indoor swimming pool, or private barbershop, there’s no doubt that these celebrity homes taken …

Fancy life in an eco-village? Welcome to the hi-tech off-grid communities

Residents in an eco-village project piloted in the Netherlands will produce solar and biogas power, grow their food and recycle waste into fertiliser<p>“If you look at any long lasting eco-village, it has usually been about religion, polyamory or drugs,” says James Ehrlich, president of …

Sustainability

Brexit’s Gloomy Implications for the Spanish Property Market

Costa del Sol expected to be hardest hit<p>Long a favored destination for British property buyers, Spain is bracing for serious implication to its …

Trademark Grind: Fresh Coffee For Midtown Manhattan

Trademark Grind, a new coffee shop in the Executive Hotel Le Soleil located just off the Herald Square subway station, is a breath of fresh air for …

Flipping Out for the Perfect Spanish Tortilla (Tortilla Española)

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Here's a challenge for you: Name one dish that can be eaten as a snack, an appetizer, and a main course; that's equally delicious both hot and cold; that almost anyone would be happy to eat at any time of day or night; that …

Recipes

A Brooklyn startup that's armed with $40 million is growing real leather in a lab without hurting a single animal

But the process — from the time it takes to farm an animal, ship it to a slaughter facility, prepare and then tan the hide — can take years.<p>In Brooklyn, a team of 35 people have found a way to create real leather in about two weeks. And their process doesn't harm any animals.<p>For the past four …

10 Ways to Use Snapchat for Business

Wondering how to use Snapchat for your business? Want to create deeper connections with your followers? Snapchat can help you build an engaged …