Chikibrainstorm

98 Added | 5 Magazines | 83 Likes | 8 Following | 5 Followers | @Chikibrainstorm | Keep up with Chikibrainstorm on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Chikibrainstorm”

Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

Wrinkle Travel Spray “My biggest...

knitchick1979 reblogged this from strawberrypatty and added:<p>Oooh I might need to try this. But with a different essential oil, because I’m allergic …

Modern Architecture

Spring Carrot, Radish and Quinoa Salad with Herbed Avocado

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Cook Time: 15 mins<br>• Total Time: 35 minutes<br>• Yield: 2<br>• Category: Salad<p>★★★★★<p>5 from 5 reviews<p>This fresh and filling …

Found: The Perfect DIY Pop Of Color For Your Pad

<i>It's pretty obvious that Jeanne Chan, curator of ShopSweetThings, has a keen eye for cool. But, when she's not searching out new, must-know shops in</i> …

A modern spin on a classic film: Beauty and the Beast closes the Berlinale

The Berlinale film festival was rounded off with a particularly glamorous screening of a new Franco-German remake of Beauty and the Beast.<p>French actress Léea Seydoux plays the lead role of Belle, while Vincent Cassel – who did not attend the festival – takes on the role of the mysterious Beast.<p>The …

comments

Rolled fondant makes a beautiful, satin-smooth cake covering, and it’s especially well-loved on wedding cakes. Aside from its porcelain finish, it can be endlessly manipulated to create fancy decorative confectionery embellishments. Even though this icing sounds like a cake lover’s dream come true, …

13 Comfort Foods for a Long Winter

The idea that we look to a groundhog for meteorological predictions is endearingly naïve -- as is the fact that, at the tip-top of February, we would expect anything less than 6 more dark, chilly weeks. One of the great mistakes of the Western world: vesting a rodent with such power, never once …

Build & Organize A Corner Shelving System

Hi, it's Mandi from Making Nice in the Midwest. When my husband and I first moved into our ranch home two years ago, we weren't quite sure how to …

30 Perfect Picks From Home-Design Pros

After being cooped up all winter long, we're suffering from a <i>serious</i> case of cabin fever. We love our apartments, sure, but everything seems gray and …

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your healthy, self-loving boundary setting list: "That doesn't work for me." If others don't understand your boundaries, so what? You are not creating them for …

Home Invasion

Terrifying ‘Orchid Mantis’ is Camouflaged to Look Exactly Like a Pink Orchid Flower | Colossal

<p>In an unparalleled feat of natural selection the Orchid Mantis (<i>Hymenopus coronatus</i>) from Southeast Asia has evolved to look almost exactly like an …

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

DIY Perfume Balm

Mix almond oil, beeswax, and essential oils to make tins of perfume balm. If you’re not up for experimenting to create your own signature scent, follow this recipe for a soothing blend of with lemon, lavender, and sandalwood.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>sterilized tins, jars or lip balm tubes ( Two 15 …

Beauty

gingerbread snacking cake

I have a few things to tell you about this cake today, and none of them at the outset sound terribly upbeat, but bear with me, cheer is nigh.<p>The …

30 Recipes You Should Know How To Cook By The Time You're 30

There are some basic, fundamental recipes that every cook should have in his or her tool belt. As cooks, we learn some of these in college, on a tight budget with limited time. As we get a little older, we start to find our favorite tweaks, substitutions and improvements. Ideally, by the time we …

33 Delicious No-Cook Dishes To Bring To A Holiday Party

'Tis the season to be incredibly short on time. Doesn't make it OK to show up empty-handed (and wine isn't actually a food).

Food

50 Kick Ass Funny T-Shirts Every Geek Should Have

Tis but a Scratch by Naolito<p>Who says that geeks don't have great fashion sense? They'd look totally cool with these funny and geeky T-shirts from the …

Watch the ‘House of Cards’ Season Two Trailer

Binge watch favorite <i>House of Cards</i> has debuted a season two trailer. The series returns to Netflix on February 14, and Kevin Spacey’s Frank Underwood …

Dr. Weil - Integrative Medicine, Healthy Lifestyles & Happiness

"As a practitioner and teacher of integrative medicine for the last thirty years, it has been my personal mission to drive research, education, and …

Integrative Medicine

The Self-Cleaning Silic Shirt Protects Against Spills

Doing laundry sucks. Wouldn’t it be nice if your clothes somehow magically self-cleaned? Well that’s exactly what you get with the Silic shirt! The …

Scallion Pancakes

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Mandy from Lady and Pups replicates a Taiwanese street snack at home: crispy scallion pancakes, with plenty of layers.</i><p>I can't tell you how many …

Learning How to Eat Like a Victoria's Secret Model

<i>Over the course of a month, an ELLE editor learns that being professional-grade skinny is harder than it looks—way harder.</i><p><b>Step one: The consultation</b><p>"I think you should buy a scale." Those were the hard-hitting words of nutritionist-to-the-svelte Dr. Charles Passler, a New York-based professional, …

Okkervil River Launch Kickstarter For Down Down The Deep River Film

Okkervil River released their seventh full-length album <i>The Silver Gymnasium</i> back in August, and in celebration, we ranked their albums from worst to …

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Home Decorating

16 Holiday Gift Toppers You Can DIY

If you’re gunning to win best gift wrapper this Christmas, there’s one other thing to consider besides beautiful gift wrap, and that’s awesome gift toppers! Let’s just say, it’s the equivalent of a cherry on top of a scoop of ice cream—it’s a simple addition that makes the moment feel instantly …

Chemicals

British Curry Awards: the five best curry recipes

Tonight the annual British Curry Awards, or "Curry Oscars", take place in London. Celebrate by cooking one of the five top curry recipes by Telegraph chefs and writers<p><b>Simple Goan fish curry recipe</b><p>Our food writer Diana Henry has adapted many of her curry recipes to suit those occasions when “I have …