Eleni Gadanidis

40 Flips | 21 Magazines | 37 Likes | @EleniOfSmantza | An artist in every sense. Free spirit, Lover of Life & Love. Gatherer of knowledge via life lessons/listening. God gave us 2 ears/1 mouth for a reason

This Trick Will Save You From Endless Hours Of Peeling Potatoes

Peeling potatoes can be dull and tough, especially if you're preparing a meal that requires a lot of them. Sure, there are certain methods that promise to save time -- like this power drill trick -- but they often seem to do more harm than good. But thanks to ultimate lifehacker Dave Hax, we just …

‘Don’t tell on me’: 10-year-old sounded scared but excited when he talked about killing boy, inquest told

While a frantic search was going on for missing six-year-old Lee Allan Bonneau, another boy went to his buddies with a chilling story about …

New analysis may explain why the Earth and the moon are so chemically similar

It's a lunar mystery that has lingered for decades: If the moon is made of material from another planetary body that crashed into Earth, why is its chemical fingerprint so similar to that of our planet?<p>Nobody is 100% sure how the moon was created, but the giant-impact model is the most widely …

Why One Man Has Devoted His Life To Harvesting Rainbow-Colored Vegetables

Chefs know the power of aesthetics when it comes to selling a plate of food. Just take a look at the world's most beautiful restaurant dishes -- you'll want to eat them, but you'll also want to stop and stare.<p>To enjoy food is not just to satisfy a hungry belly, but to excite all five senses -- …

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The Reason This Woman Started a Big T-Shirt Ban Is the Most Empowering Thing You'll Read Today

"We don't have to literally hide every part of our bodies that are not 'perfect' while we're trying to get to a better, healthier place."<p>After Kelly Clarkson shut down a fat-shaming troll earlier this month, blogger Leslie Gray Streeter, 44, and her twin sister decided they were not going to hide …

Hug Your Nearest and Dearest, The First Trailer for the New Amy Winehouse Documentary Has Just Been Released

Christ alive, it's a tough watch.<p>Grab a box of tissues and a family-sized bar of chocolate, because the first trailer for the new Amy Winehouse documentary has just been released, and christ alive, it's a tough watch.<p>Among the tabloid fodder, Heat Magazine cut-outs, and strangely mice-ridden …

The Most Shocking Sex Scene I've Ever Walked In On

Chloe sees more than she wanted.<p>Read Chloe's previous post here.<p>Next time I suspect Clarke may be stopping by the set to surprise Nicole, I should probably give her a heads up. Especially if she is mid-coitus. I think I'll add that piece of obvious advice to my <i>How to Be the Best Assistant Ever</i> …

Camera Shootout: iPhone 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. HTC One M9

Apple’s latest iPhone ads have been used to show off the iPhone 6’s great camera abilities. CNET put the Apple iPhone 6 up against two other top …

Greece’s fate hangs on a personality power struggle

Greece is insolvent, and almost illiquid as well. Over €25-billion ($34-billion) in deposits have fled its banks since early December, and €450-million is due to the International Monetary Fund by April 9. Its government's main source of short-term funding, €2.4-billion in Treasury bills, mature in …

The Month In Plagues: Parasitic Worm Sex, Lemony Malaria, And More

Your monthly roundup of infestations, contagions, and controls from around the web:<p><i>In outbreak news</i><p>The Ebola outbreak continues in West Africa. Liberia was reportedly Ebola-free earlier this month, but has since had a new patient. The severity of the outbreak in Sierra Leone prompted a three-day …

Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 delayed because of Johnny Depp’s finger

Disney’s fifth <i>Pirates Of The Caribbean</i> film has already seen two years’ worth of delays due to script issues, sobering, post-<i>Lone Ranger</i> moments of …

From Beyoncé and Pharrell to Cara and Kendall, the Best Instagrams from Chanel’s Paris-Salzburg Show in New York

No, your eyes are not deceiving you—that Chanel show that toured the Park Avenue Armory tonight was a reprisal of the house's Métiers d'Art collection, which bowed in Austria late last year. But <i>who cares</i> if we've already seen the clothes? We're looking at the celebrities who were out in full …

‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ trailer: Tom Hardy on the run | Hero Complex – movies, comics, pop culture – Los Angeles Times

The new trailer for George Miller’s “Mad Max: Fury Road” is out, and it finds Tom Hardy in a bind.<p>“In this wasteland, I’m the one who runs from both the living and the dead” opens the voiceover as Hardy’s Mad Max Rockatansky is doing just that. “A man reduced to a single instinct: survive.”<p>“Fury …

Ring, Ring! Dial Up to Get Flipboard Delivered to Your Ear

With Flipboard already on mobile, the Web and (soon) the Watch, what’s next? Today, we’re excited to reveal the final frontier: the FlipPhone. Now you can call 1-248-206-FLIP to get your personal magazine read to you over the phone.<p>Finally, there’s a safe way to use Flipboard while you’re driving …

These Adorable Kids' Dance Moves Will Positively Blow Your Mind

You have got to see these kids dance.<p>Just when you think Ellen DeGeneres can't find more adorable kids to dance on her show, more pop up. A.C. and Lucky make up "Lucky Aces," a dancing duo with some truly epic moves.<p>On Tuesday's episode of <i>The Ellen DeGeneres Show,</i> Lucky and A.C. showed off their …

NASA takes its 'flying saucer' for a test spin

On Tuesday afternoon, just about lunch time, a "flying saucer" was undergoing a spin test in a clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.<p>The saucer is technically a 15-foot wide, 7,000-pound aerodynamic test vehicle. It is designed to help engineers try out new technologies for landing …

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Study finds no evidence violent video games make children aggressive

Playing violent video games is no more likely to be damaging to young children’s behaviour than those considered harmless, an Oxford University study suggests.<p>Research involving British primary schoolchildren found that the length of time young people spend playing games, rather than their content, …

World’s oldest person dies at 117

The world's oldest person, a Japanese woman, died Wednesday, a few weeks after celebrating her 117th birthday.<p>Misao Okawa died of heart failure and stopped breathing as relatives and nursing home workers stood by her side and praised her for achieving a long, healthy life, said Tomohiro Okada, an …

Repressed: How Independent Artists and Labels Are Getting Squeezed Out by the “Vinyl Revival”

Record sales have risen 900 percent over the last decade. So why is that bad?<p><i>Illustration by Joe Frontirre</i><p>Universal Music Group is set to release a 20th anniversary vinyl edition of the motion picture soundtrack to the 1995 Alicia Silverstone comedy <i>Clueless</i>. This is a pretty strange move …

You Need to Hear Hilary Duff's Empowering Message Right Now

Everyone should listen to her and follow her advice.<p><i>Younger</i> star Hilary Duff gave an interview to VH1 and you need to stop whatever you are doing at this very moment and listen to it. Seriously, unless you are conducting open-heart surgery right now, stop and let this truth bomb explode in your …

I Masturbate Regularly, Yet I Never Orgasm. What Am I Doing Wrong?

Sex Advice from Ian Kerner<p>I masturbate regularly, sometimes with a vibrator. I can find my clitoris, and I have a good time playing "solitaire," yet I never orgasm. What am I doing wrong?<p>Well, before we focus on what you may be doing wrong, let's talk about what you're doing right: Hey, you have an …

In India, exam cheating is just a symptom

It was the picture that gave rise to worldwide derision – an image of relatives and friends scaling the facade of a four-storey building in Bihar, India, to help the pupils inside cheat on their school-leaving exams.<p>The photograph went viral around the world. In India, there were jokes about …

Jay-Z Borrows From The Internet Activist Playbook to Launch His Music App Tidal

Change your profile picture to a turquoise-coloured square to support this important cause.<p>There are few people on Earth as beloved as Jay-Z, but the rapper-turned-entrepreneur is still capable of big, public screw-ups: whatever happened in that elevator with Solange, his lame verse on Kayne's …

Social Media

Blake Lively Pits Ryan Reynolds Against Burt Reynolds in Flawless Instagram

It's Reynolds vs. Reynolds.<p>Ryan Reynolds tweeted a photo of himself, Friday, wearing his full face-and-body <i>Deadpool</i> costume (from the upcoming <i>X-Men</i> spinoff), while reclining romantically on a bearskin rug in front of a roaring fireplace. And if you thought his pose looks an awful lot like that …

M&M Brownies Every Bunny Will Love!

M&M Brownies made adorable with festive Easter M&Ms. These are a treat every bunny will love!<p>Hello, Food Fanatic fans! I'm back with another easy chocolate recipe for you. I'm really digging being the resident chocolate addict. It's a pretty cool gig.<p>My family and friends always ask me why I'm …

Why The Breakfast Club Matters (Even If You Hated It)

A lot has been said about the cultural significance of John Hughes’s now-iconic 1985 film, <i>The Breakfast Club</i>, now being re-released in theaters and …

The Breakfast Club

Easy Breakfast Pizza to Kick Off the Weekend

Easy breakfast pizza you can make in minutes. How great is that?! Top with bacon, sausage, eggs, and ALL the cheese.<p>I have never been one to eat cold pizza. I just … can’t.<p>I want to preheat the oven and place my little leftover slices on the hot oven racks and let the crust return to its warm …

Anna Kendrick Says the Barden Bellas Group Text About The Bachelor

Pitch Perfect 2 opens in theaters on May 15.<p>We’ve watched the <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i> trailer. We’ve gotten a preview of the Barden Bellas’ <b>Beyoncé</b> number. We’ve glimpsed the newest member of the acappella group, played by <b>Hailee Steinfeld</b>. And now, less than two months before the <b>Elizabeth Banks</b>-directed …

11 Things You Should Never Do to a Penis

Think of this as an instruction manual.<p>In an ideal world, everyone's genitals would come with instruction manuals as thick as the ones that come in the glove compartment of your car. They'd be full of helpful diagrams and feature an entire chapter on the best way to give the owner an orgasm. But …