Angela Alarcón

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Bill Nighy: ‘I’m greedy for beauty’

Bill Nighy has suggested we meet in Notting Hill, in a café run by an Italian family who really know their coffee. His ritual is to come here for an espresso on his way to his favourite Indian restaurant nearby, where he likes to sit and eat on his own while reading a book. But even if he wasn’t a …

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Starbucks Customer Draws Amazingly Detailed 'Lord of the Rings' Map on Cardboard Cup

Most people go to Starbucks to sip on brew and catch up on work. But one customer recently made his coffee cup his project, spending five hours at a Liverpool franchise penning a highly detailed map of Middle Earth on the cardboard cup. The artist, Liam Kenny, first stained the sides of the cup …

How to make your own bacon-wrapped hot dog cart

Bacon-wrapped hot dogs. They're the unofficial street food of Los Angeles. It's all but impossible to escape their seductive aroma after a sporting event, concert or night on the town. Piled high with caramelized onions, peppers and festive squiggles of colorful condiments, the best "danger dogs" …

Ramen Fried Chicken Is Here, And It's What We've Been Waiting For

Think you can't change the world of dining with ramen? David Chang already has. And now he's going to do it all over again.<p>Chang -- the man (and chef) behind upscale ramen eatery Momofuku-- has just blown our minds with a video tutorial on how to make Ramen Fried Chicken. In the Lucky Peach video …

Want Dark Walls? Here's How to Make Them Work

Everyone knows that dark and moody doesn't come easy (just think about your last high-drama relationship). But if your heart is set on going dark, we …

Wallpaper of the Week by El Grand Chamaco

The wallpaper of this week is an amazing image created by El Grand Chamaco, an illustrator, character designer and print designer from Los Ramones, …

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Before And After Photos Show How Much The Day Of Adoption Can Mean To A Shelter Pet

“Who saved who?!” Rescuing a shelter pet saves an animal and gives them a chance at a loving family life, but an adopted animal will improve your …

The Correct Way to Load Dishes for Every Major Dishwasher Brand, As Shown In Their Manuals

(Image credit: Joe Clark)<p>Do you have a dishwasher loading strategy? Well, I've got news for you: every dishwasher has its own best practices for …

Working Out While Snowed In: 6 Fitness Video Reviews

If I'm going to stay strong, healthy, and sane this winter, I'm going to have to find a way to work out without leaving the house...because sometimes …

Bite Back At Bad Cholesterol: Eat An Avocado A Day

New research finds that eating an avocado per day, as part of an overall diet rich in healthy fats, may help cut the bad kind cholesterol, known as LDL.<p>Researchers at Pennsylvania State University recruited 45 overweight participants who agreed to try three different types of cholesterol-lowering …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

Before and After: A Messy Closet Becomes a Crafting Nook

This formerly untidy space is completely unrecognizable now. This story originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.<p>"We wanted to turn a small 12'x12' bedroom into my craft/office room in our home," says Hometalk and Beneath My Heart blogger, Traci. "We started the process by turning the reach-in …

How To Make a Pajaki Chandelier

A recent search for an "elaborate, colorful chandelier" for our living room lead me down a fantastic pająki rabbit hole. The paper and straw …

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How-To: Lego Inspired Paper Snowflake

Looking for a winter craft to keep the kids busy? The Pink Stripey Socks blog has come up with these adorable Lego Minifigure snowflake designs. The figurine’s symmetrical shape works so well in snowflake form.<p>I am certain they will make your holiday decor that much more awesome! Get the full …

Deals: 23% Off Equil Smartpen 2, Converts Handwritten Notes to Digital

Featured today in the iPad Insight Deals section is the <b>Equil Smartpen 2</b> – which turns your notes and sketches into digital copies. It’s on offer at $129.99 – 23% off its standard price.<p>The Equil Smartpen 2 is compatible with iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows. Here are some of its standout</i> …

How to make embroidered notebooks

Use embroidery to add colour and personality to a plain, old notebook. Make a whole set of embroidered notebooks for all of your organisational needs!<p>…

How to cook your favorite video game meals in the real-world [correction]

If you've ever wondered what in-game food actually tastes like in the real-world, a new cook book of game-inspired recipes is now available featuring meals based on grub from <i>Skyrim</i>, <i>Fallout: New Vegas</i> and more.<p><i>Fry Scores: An Unofficial Guide to Video Game Grub</i> was written over a period of two years …

25 Genius DIY Storage Solutions Your Home Needs Now

Say goodbye to entryway chaos forever.<p>If your house is overwhelmed with clutter, it's time to bust out your tool set to wrangle the situation once and for all. These projects are designed to organize and streamline the messiest trouble spots in your home.

Azealia Banks vs Iggy Azalea: 'Privileged white people shouldn’t steal hip-hop'

Two of hip-hop's biggest female stars have come to public blows over race. Reni Eddo-Lodge explains why this hip-hop battle is so much bigger than these two women<p>Three years ago, rapper Azealia Banks had a viral hit with <i>212</i>, and this year she finally came out with her debut album. But she’s also …

Paper Bag Origami Wallet Tutorial

Looking for a quick custom wallet? Well, if you’ve got a paper bag lying around, then you can get started on your own paper bag origami wallet with this tutorial by Taiwanese digital advertising designer Mr. Zhou, as well as a detailed video tutorial by Youtube user thebigbluevan.<p>If you’re …

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Easy Stitching Ornaments for Kids

Do you remember making yarn and paper punched crafts in school? I certainly do, but mine didn’t look quite as fun and modern as these examples from Mr. Printables.<p>I love these because they look awesome, the materials are cheap, and it gives kids a chance to practice hand eye coordination and fine …

Why Europeans Don't Refrigerate Eggs But Americans Do

This is unlike the US, where eggs are found in the refrigerated dairy aisle with the butter, cheeses, and milk.<p>The difference is linked to the way that eggs are farmed and processed in the US compared with in the UK and other European nations.<p>In the US, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) requires …

Watch Prospective Home Buyers Attend Best Open House Ever

Realtors and home owners fall all over themselves to stage their properties to sell, coming up with eye-catching and clever ways to cast homes in the …