Amy Anand

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How to Experience Tokyo Like a Local

Looking to unwind in the bustling city of Tokyo or find some good local grub? Take these tips from Matador Network to turn your journey from “tourist …

Japan

How to Tell Hotel It's Your Honeymoon, and More Ways to Get Honeymoon Upgrades

<i>After all the planning, your whirlwind wedding day, and that morning-after brunch that feels way earlier than 10am, heading off on your honeymoon is a welcome break from the madness, whether you're up for a big adventure or can't wait to lounge on the beach. It's even better because of the extra</i> …

Weddings

The Onion Omega2 is a tiny little computer that only costs $5

The product follows the Raspberry Pi’s naming scheme of Produce + Greek<p>The Onion Omega2 is the latest tiny computer continuing in the tradition of the Raspberry Pi. The Omega2 is the successor to last year’s Omega, a hackable, expandable, and affordable computer that was one-fourth the size of the …

Do you want to write video games?

An industry veteran explains the difficulty in getting the position everyone wants.<p>Do you want to write video games? Do you? Do you really? Be honest with me.<p>I mean, I don’t want to shoot down your dream. There are lots of people who’ve done the research, who know exactly what they’re getting into …

15 Small New England Towns You Need to Visit ASAP

Sit back, relax and watch the boats drift on by.<p>New England basically invented the idea of the charming all-American town. Visit these 15 to learn more about our country's history, explore the local hotspots and fall in love with the landscapes of small-town America.

New England

A 10-Day Bridal Detox That Won’t Leave You Hangry

When it comes to your wedding day, you probably want to look and feel like your very best self. So, why not try a bridal detox that will make your skin glow and your energy levels soar?<p>We talked to nutrition expert, Kara Stout, who’s sharing the best detox plan for your big day. It’s like a reset …

Detox

Thai Shrimp Noodles

• 1 pound medium shrimp, peeled and deveined<br>• 1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste<br>• 1 pound linguine<br>• 2 carrots, …

Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

Articles about map it out turn any place world poster on Dwell.com - Dwell

Much like the realms of interior design and architecture, the art world can be an intimidating place.<p>Though it's not typical, building a home underground can offer an alternative way of living that may fit with the lifestyle...<p>A map is most often understood as a directional devise to help you …

The Surprising Secret Ingredient That Makes Chocolate Cakes Irresistible

This oil substitute is your shortcut to one decadent dessert.<p>A Kansas City chef believes he's found the key to what he calls "chocolate nirvana." Hint: It involves a condiment usually reserved for sandwiches.<p>In a recent column for the <i>Kansas City Star</i>, Jasper J. Mirabile, Jr., the second-generation …

Kansas City

These Stunning Mermaid Beauties Are Fighting Ocean Pollution

Did you ever dream of being a mermaid as a kid? Now that dream is being brought to life thanks to the ladies behind the Mermaid Project. They're …

Funniest Memes of the Moment: Justin Bieber, and Presidential Face-Offs

Thanks to the diligence of the Internet, any news story, weather pattern, and expressive animal can find new life as a meme. And this week was no exception. Here, we tip our hat to the very best memes of the week.<p><b>The Bieb’s Part-Time Job</b><br>A lot of wild things happened at this year’s Grammy Awards, …

“Deadpool” gets cancer right: Debunking the “hero” survivor myth, one smart-aleck joke at a time

<b>Ryan Reynolds in "Deadpool" (Twentieth Century Fox)</b><p>Cancer didn’t make me a hero, it just made me angry, sad and sick—and now I feel like an undeserving survivor, too<p>Sara Beth Lowe<p>February 21, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>There’s not a moment of my day where I don’t feel like a failed superhero. Unlike your …

13 Free Things on the Internet You Should Be Using

Why pay when you can get it for …

Ingenious Designer Decorating Secrets That Won't Break the Bank

Interior designers are masters at solving decorating dilemmas, coming up with solutions that address aesthetics and function all within a specified budget. Decorist, an online interior design service, offers virtual creative direction at a fraction of what a traditional designer typically charges, …

Home Offices

Proof Bakery's chocolate espresso layer cake

5 (105)<p>A great chocolate cake goes like this: Start with a layer of devil's food cake, nearly obsidian dark from Valrhona cocoa powder. Then add a thick strata of buttercream, another of chocolate crémeux, more cream, more Valrhona. Then more of ... Read more<p>Total time: About 2 hours, plus cooling …

This 1 Trick Will Ensure You Never Wear the Wrong Lipstick Again

Great things can come from experimenting with beauty (like rainbow hair, for instance), but playing with makeup doesn't always yield flattering results. Even if you and your best friend are both porcelain-complected, that doesn't mean you can share the same red lipstick — her favorite orangey hue …

Lips

The Kitchn's Lofty Buttermilk Pancakes

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>"My theory is that the original maker of this recipe was supposed to beat the egg white but either forgot or decided to skip the step. And, to be honest, laziness was the reason I thought I would try it, too," Dana Velden, who's been making this recipe for over 15 years, told me. "I …

Recipes

These Buffalo Chicken Potstickers Are Dope AF And So Easy To Make

...So, make them!<p>* 1 Rotisserie Chicken /shredded (about 3 cups worth)<p>* 1/2 cup Celery /finely chopped<p>* 1/2 cup Carrots /finely chopped<p>* 4 ounces Cream Cheese /softened<p>* 1/2 cup Hot Buffalo Sauce<p>* 1/3 cup water<p>* Round wonton/gyoza wrappers<p>* Ranch or Blue Cheese Dressing for dipping (optional)<p>In a …

Blue Cheese

10 Classic PC Games You Can Play Right in Your Browser

The Top Video Games Of 2015

It’s very difficult to pick a top 10 list for upcoming video games.<p>2015 is filled with interesting and exciting titles, from PC and new-gen exclusives, to cross-platform entries, and from sequels to brand-new IPs.<p>In this post we’ll take a look at a bunch of these, and we’ll do so in alphabetical …

10 Rooms You Never Knew You Needed