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11 Recipes You’ll Never Know Are Full of Vegetables

Getting your kids to eat anything at all can be battle enough, but getting them to eat vegetables can be downright impossible at times. What if you could get your kids to eat vegetables without knowing it and without any complaining, whining or a single tantrum? Sound too good to be true? It’s not! …

Healthy Eating

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

DSLR Short Documentary Canon Rebel T3i 600D "Portrait of a local barber"

Intelligent Details

Four stars for Boyhood: An experimental film that evokes recognition, melancholy and joy

Richard Linklater's <i>Boyhood</i>, both a fictional drama about growing up and a wonder-rousing cinema experiment, deserves all the accolades it has been receiving since its appearances at the Sundance and Berlin film festivals earlier this year. Presented in 143 scenes shot in 39 days over a dozen years …

Filmmaking

Galaxy S5 video capabilities showcased in impressive short film

Samsung wants to convince you that you too can shot great video on your smartphone, especially if said smartphone happens to be a Galaxy S5.<p>A new short film titled “Sunrise to Sunset” is showcasing the Galaxy S5’s video shooting capabilities, including HDR and Full HD video, and we have to say …

Phones

The best camera settings for sunset photography

Sunset photography is a favourite subject any time of the year. The rich colors, dramatic lighting and strong shapes they offer can produce stunning …

Tuscany poppies

Incredible Landscape Photos Taken On An iPhone Impress Us All

Photographer Julian Calverley is putting all us mortal iPhone users to shame with his latest collection of snapshots and we just had to share.<p>A landscape and advertising photographer, Calverley makes it look like these photos had to be taken with a very expensive, very bulky professional camera. …

The iPhone Photography Awards Are Here! And Yes, These Were Taken With A Smart Phone

It's official. That little camera lens on the back of your smart phone can capture way more than your Vegas trip or Saturday brunch. The results of this year's iPhone Photography Awards (IPPAWARDS) are in and, as usual, they're absolutely mesmerizing.<p>Julio Lucas, Bradenton, FL United States 1st …

Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

Photography

After 63 years, it's the end of the road for the VW camper

VW has closed down the Kombi production line in Brazil, bringing to an end one of motoring's greatest stories - for now<p>João Gonçalves de Oliveira wipes a tear from his eye. This morning, like so many mornings over the past 34 years, the Brazilian had pulled on his blue VW jacket and set to work …

São Paulo

How Garlic May Save the World

<b>Writer and gardener John Evelyn—who, in 1699, wrote an entire book on salads (Acetaria: A Discourse of Sallets)— was not a fan of garlic.</b><p>Spaniards and Italians, he noted snidely, ate the stuff with almost everything, but its “intolerable Rankness” made it a no-no for the respectable British veggie …

Ian Fleming

Top 48 Photographers To Follow On 500px

Even the best photographers need inspiration. 500px is a beautiful playground for some of the best photographers in the industry, and also one of the …

Social Media

10 Reasons Why You Should Use Manual Focus

Years ago, photographers would observe a scene through their viewfinder and turn the focusing ring slowly to bring the scene into focus. Much has …

Why You Should Be Sketching (Even if You Can’t Draw)

Who Should be Sketching<p>Everyone involved in the design process of anything, printed or digital. From newspapers to books to business cards to …

Sketching

Smashing Book #4: Behind The Scenes

<b>I’m very keen on the traditional way of drawing</b> — by hand, using paper, pencil, watercolors and so on. Of course, I’m not against using computers …

Graphics

diy photo backdrop. . . : LBG STUIO

I worked on a super quick and easy project last week! I've been using white foam core board for multiple purposes when taking photos. I like it best …

DIY

michelle patterns | $5 Friday . . . : LBG STUIO

*This post contains affiliate links*<p>Michelle Patterns has a another great offer up for grabs this weekend! The Basic Wallet pattern is being retired …

Sewing

Healthy Fish Guide: How To Pick And Eat The Healthiest, Greenest Types

We all know that fish can be a great source of heart-healthy lean protein. In fact, according to the Mayo Clinic, swapping in one or two servings of fish as your protein each week can lower heart attack risk by up to one-third. That's thanks to heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, which help to …

Send Content to Friends Within Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 14, 2014<p>We know the excitement of seeing an article that’s so interesting or funny or cool that you feel compelled to share …

Strawberry brunch bruschettas

2 slices good-quality fruit & nut bread<p>50g unsalted butter<p>200g ripe strawberry, halved<p>straw-bare-ee<p>Once available in Britain for just a brief period …

Recipes

Thousands of Bluebells bloom in a forest near Halle, south of #Brussels. #photooftheday (Image: AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

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Beginning another hike

Your Favorite Hiking Trails?<p>What is the best hike you’ve ever done? I’m not exactly some kind of a super-hiker, but I think now the best one was last …

These 5 Foods Will Be Harder to Grow in a Warmer World

Farmers will need to take increasingly drastic and expensive measures to cope with droughts, frosts, and ever-changing growing seasons, says IPCC's new report.<p>The reality of climate change has already hit farms, ranches, and orchards around the globe, according to the latest report from the UN's …

Climate Change

30 Desktop Wallpapers with Beautiful Typography

When you add beautiful typography to wallpapers, it seems to bring a certain level of sophistication and elegance to your desktop.<p>These beautifully …