Cassandra Kirkroian

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The Annual Life Ball in Vienna: Pictures

Carmela Orefice

Balsamic-Glazed Mushrooms

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup balsamic vinegar, plus 2 tablespoons if needed<br>• 1 large shallot, peeled<br>• 1/2 cup olive oil, or as needed<br>• 2 pounds cremini mushrooms (also called baby Portobello; or white button mushrooms), caps wiped clean with damp paper towels and stems trimmed at the base and discarded<br>• 1½ teaspoons …

Recipes

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Fighting meerkats, a posing leopard and rescued turtles are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Turtles

10 Totally Unintentional 'Pokémon Go' Effects on Society

Dead bodies, nudes, live battlefields, and armed robbery have made their way into Pokémon, thanks to the real world.<p>Dead bodies, armed robbery, extreme homophobia, and militarized police forces weren't commonplace in the cheery world of Pokémon, but when Nintendo and mixed reality game developers …

Top 10 Books of 2016

Fiction<p>Commonwealth<p>By Ann Patchett<p>An illicit kiss at a christening wrecks two marriages in Los Angeles but blends the six children from different families. As we follow them over the next half century, their stories come into focus the way our own family legends cohere — from scraps of information …

San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Your Complete Guide

In 1971, the 300-or-so people pawing through cardboard boxes of dusty comic books couldn’t have possibly imagined that they were standing in what …

16 Cold Noodle Recipes to Eat on Warm Days

Rising temperatures directly correlate to your rising lack of patience in the kitchen. It’s science (maybe)! But before you know it, those long summer months when it’s too hot to even think about stirring up a one-pot vegan sriracha chili will be here — and then what will you eat? Don’t let …

Here's the recipe for rice with roasted cauliflower from Ad Hoc

Every once in a while you learn a new kitchen trick. Maybe it's how to peel ginger using a spoon, or flouring pans with cocoa powder when baking a chocolate cake. With this recipe for rice with roasted cauliflower, the magic is in how you cook the rice.<p>Basically, you boil the rice just like you …

Recipes

Fishermen Rescue Abandoned Kittens that Swam to Their Boat

When two fishermen, Jason Frost and Brandon Key, were out fishing Saturday morning on the Warrior River in Alabama, they saw not one but two kittens …

8 top acrylic painting tips for artists

If you're working on your painting techniques and fancy trying your hand at acrylic painting, we've got everything you need here to get you started. …

Digital Art

19 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

~Spring~ into reading a new book!

This Maple Belgian Waffle Cake Lets You Have Dessert for Breakfast

May we suggest eating this with a side of fried chicken?<p>The day has arrived: It's officially okay to eat cake for breakfast!<p>Blogger Heather Baird, of Sprinkle Bakes, created this Maple Belgian Waffle Cake and made all of your brunch dreams come true. The cake is a combination of fluffy Belgium …

Scientists Slowly Reintroducing Small Group Of Normal, Well-Adjusted Humans Into Society

ITHACA, NY—In an ambitious attempt to revive a population long considered to be on the brink of extinction, scientists announced Friday they have …

Photographer turns old food scraps into new pieces of art

Lauren Purnell has a real talent for playing with food.<p>On her blog Culinary Canvas, Purnell turns leftover food scraps into small collages.<p>Purnell …

New Miniature Architectural Structures Carved Into Raw Stone by Matthew Simmonds | Colossal

<p>Matthew Simmonds (previously) sculpts miniature architectural structures from raw stone. Part of his interest in producing these pieces is centered …

Art

Quiche Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner

Spring has sprung, and with the holidays behind us, we want to relax the pace a bit. We turn our gastronomic attention to delicious and satisfying meals that can work for either breakfast, lunch or dinner. Quiche certainly fills the bill. The beauty of quiche is how little prep time it takes to …

15 Ways to Take Store-Bought Cakes From Plain to Super-Pretty

A few easy adds transformed these basic desserts.<p>Whether you bake it or buy it, a plain white cake is the canvas for some much creative experimentation.

Adult Swim Is Making a Sequel to FLCL, the Coolest Anime Ever

Actually, they’re not just making one sequel, but two. The late-night incarnation of Cartoon Network announced that it was helping create two more …

21 Show-Stopping Wedding Cakes That Have Some Serious 'Wow' Factor

Give me some sugar! 🍰<p>When it comes to weddings, you <i>can</i> have your cake and eat it too.<p>Below, we’ve rounded up 21 exquisite wedding confections that look and taste like a slice of heaven. <i>(Check out even more beautiful desserts ― including the on-trend drip cake ― here.)</i>

Weddings

19 Things Everyone Who Fucking Loves Cats Needs In Their Life

Because if cats could talk they wouldn't give two fucks about swearing.

28 Bridal Designers You've Probably Never Heard Of...Until Now

Introducing: Bridal's New Guard.<p>Bridal has its mainstays, and you've undoubtedly heard their names before–multiple times. That voluminous textured ball gown with a corseted bodice is most likely a Vera Wang creation, and your dear friend's silk faille A-line gown adorned with hand-cut lace, or …

Weddings

The 15 best poetry books of all time

Funny Pictures – March 19, 2016

There’s a pig hiding in this picture. <br>viaSign in a shop window in Ireland, the day after St. Patrick’s day. <br>viaPoster on the wall in the White House …

Tweed

15 Moms Who Are Too Damn Funny

Moms are awesome because they care so much that it gets to the point where it's comical and they're usually unintentionally funny. It's as though …

Weekend Recipe: North Carolina Lemon Pie

Photo: Courtesy of Cook's Country<p>A unique crust made with saltine crackers, melted butter, and light corn syrup sets this pie apart from the …

Baking

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

How Many Squares Are in This Image? The Answer Is Surprisingly Tricky

If you like brain teasers, we've got a doozy for you. In this TED-Ed lesson, Alex Gendler walks us through the "prisoner hat riddle," a classic …

Rotten Tomatoes

18 Easy Desserts That Only Look Impossible