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20+ Funny Cartoons By Illustrator John Atkinson

You may remember a post we did a couple of months ago featuring illustrator John Atkinson's super-abridged versions of classic novels. Well now <b>Bored</b> …

4 of the Craziest Wedding Photo Trends Right Now

If you think your wedding day is just about getting married, you’re wrong.<p>You <i>must</i> accompany your big day with wedding photos so memorable that they …

Weddings

Here’s Why You Should Start Working Less

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

101 Greatest Quotes About Success and How to Achieve It | Inc.com

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

Motivation

Photographer Uses Fireworks and Long Exposures to Make Trees Drip Light

“Impermanent Sculptures” is a series of light-painting photos by Brazilian photographer Vitor Schietti. One of the interesting ideas found in the …

Instagram Photographers to Follow in All 50 States | TIME

From Maine to California and Florida to Alaska, more than 90 million Americans have joined Instagram since the photography site launched in 2010. …

10 Tips for Doing an Underwater Photo Shoot

My brain is officially underwater. Photographically, that is.<p>I see everything in terms of underwater. A friend shows me the gorgeous wedding dress …

Inspirational Quotes About Happiness From Dalai Lama

The current Dalai Lama is the principal monk of Tibetan Buddhism. He became the political leader of Tibet at the age of fifteen. The fourteenth Lama, …

Happiness

Pinup pioneers: the first underwater photoshoot – in pictures

When Bruce Mozert gazed into the waters of Silver Springs, Florida, in 1938, he saw nothing but possibilities. Here are his earliest underwater shots, with queens of the deep doing underwater archery, sipping cocktails, reading the paper – and even frying fish

Archery

The science behind the perfect chip

How – and where – should you fry the ultimate chips? Veronique Greenwood takes a piping-hot plunge into the secret ways to create fried potato perfection.<p>The very best chips combine a crisp crust with a piping-hot, snowy-white interior – a delicious combination that arises when potatoes descend …

Chemistry

Florida bobcat snatched a shark out of the ocean like it was nothing

Welcome to Florida, where the water is warm, news is weird and the animals are your living nightmare.<p>According to <i>First Coast News</i>, John Bailey, a …

5 Reasons Why Loving Someone Is Hard When You Have Anxiety

My junior year of college, I scheduled a life-altering doctor’s appointment. For over six months, beginning in May of my sophomore year, I found …

How To Steal Pizza From Your Friends (And Probably Lose Them)

Here's a little slice of larceny.<p>A new video tells you how to steal pizza from friends by secretly cutting out the middle.<p>The pie pilfering primer, posted Jan. 9 by DaveHax, has attracted hundreds of thousands of views in just a few days.<p>Doesn't anyone want to properly share anymore?<p>H/T Laughing …

The Experimental Cookie: Teaching Kids Science Through Baking

If you spend any time around cooks, you might hear some version of this comment: “Cooking is an art. But baking… ooh, that’s science.”<p>What people mean, usually, is that baking requires precision and relies on chemistry. Neglect kneading your bread dough, and you’ll forego the development of the …

Dessert

Where Do Sesame Seeds Come From, Anyway?

"What the f*ck is a sesame? It's a street...it's a way to open sh*t!" Mitch Hedberg famously said. Hedberg was on to something. We see sesame seeds everywhere: On hamburger buns and bagels, in za'atar, if you're up on your Middle Eastern condiments, and on the sesame chicken you order from your …

Around the World in Hot Sauce: An Illustrated Tour of 18 Varieties

If there's one constant in global cuisine, it's that people all over the world like spicy food. And food cultures across the world have come up with countless ways to dry, crush, smoke, pickle, brine, and confit chilies into condiments, developing hot sauces that give dishes extra dimension and …

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The Quickest Way To Peel A Kiwi, Mango Or Avocado

Some fruits are utter mysteries to us, especially when it comes to peeling and eating them the proper way. We are thinking about kiwi and mango, as …

Mango

10 popular dishes from across Africa

As many of us celebrate winter holidays and festivals in the next few weeks, we’ll probably be cooking traditional meals to mark the</b> …

Reigniting Innovation and Creativity

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘You cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” — Vincent Van Gogh<p>Here’s an …

How Old Is Too Old to Start a Business? The Answer May Surprise You. (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yes, Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook at 19. But Charles Flint launched IBM at 61.<p>While Hollywood may love the story of the college kid who starts a billion-dollar business out of his dorm room, that’s only one story. For many, life as an …

Driftwood Branches in Acrylic Side Table by Michael Dawkins

Rare Gems Surprisingly Employed in Home Decorating: Precioustone Line by Antolini

While some only use rare gems for observing, there are those who employ them at a large scale for home decorating. <b>Antolini</b> is increasing the …

#iamcreative: 10 Quotes About Creativity

Sometimes it’s really hard to find inspiration. You want to make something, you think you have a vision and then it just doesn’t turn out exactly like you planned. On the other hand, sometimes you just freestyle the whole project and end up with something beautiful and unexpected.<p>We teamed up with …

50 B&W Photographs which will tell you light is everything in photography

<b>Light</b> cannot be kept outside the equation when speaking about pure photography. Obviously Photography as we all know is about capturing light. Having …

15 Project Ideas to Spark Your Creativity

Photography has never been as popular as it is today. People of all ages learn photography in various schools and online universities, and lots of …

You’ve Gotta Check Out These Hilarious New Moto 360 Ads

Motorola has released four new Moto 360 ads, promoting the company’s Android Wear device with a sprinkle of class and a dash of humor. The spots …

5 Dishes You Could Make with the $1 Million Truffle

Weighing in at 4.16 pounds, the world's largest white truffle was recently discovered in Italy.<p>Weighing in at 4.16 pounds, the world's largest white …