Elizabeth Jaques

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Mother of Pearl Shell Skull Carvings by Gregory Halili | Colossal

<p>Born and raised in the Philippines, New Jersey-based artist Gregory Halili is deeply influenced by the vegetation and wildlife he experienced as a …

Breathtaking Photos of Odle, in the Dolomites Mountain Range of Italy

High in the Italian alps, within the famous mountain range called the Dolomites, separating the Funes valley from the Gardena valley, sit the breathtaking Odle mountains. The Dolomites were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in August 2009, and have been called some of the most beautiful …

Architectural Columns Constructed from Suspended Charcoal by Seon Ghi Bahk | Colossal

<p>Currently on view at Zadok Gallery in Miami, Fiction of the Fabricated Image is the latest body of work from Seoul-based artist Seon Ghi Bahk. Of …

10 of the Maddest Scientists Who Ever Lived

From guzzling bacteria to dueling for mathematics, these scientists pulled some of the craziest stunts in the history of the profession.<p>What would you do for science? These scientists gave everything you had to achieve some of the most important advances we know today. From guzzling bacteria to …

Asparagus and Egg Tart with Goat Cheese

Allow the eggs and frozen puff pastry to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes.<p>Preheat the oven to 400ºF and line a baking sheet with parchment …

23 Guys Reveal The “Never Again Girl” From Their Past Relationships

Wow, these guys have been really unfortunate. Have you dated anyone like these? Found on r/AskMen.<p>It’s more of a type than a specific girl, but I’ll …

5 Tricks to Making a Really Excellent Burger

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching you 5 simple</i> …

25 Surprising Foods You Can Grill, from Apple Pie to Ziti

YES! You can grill apple pie, macaroni and cheese, and guacamole—plus a whole lot more.<p><i>The brightest, best cooks know: Don't ever be boxed in by expectations and conventional wisdom. Don't ever let anyone stamp out your creativity. And never, ever let anyone tell you, "No, you can't grill a piece</i> …

This Japanese Water Cake Looks and Tastes Unlike Any Sweet You’ve Tried Before

It looks like a large drop of water, but it’s actually a cake. This Japanese invention is as delicate as it looks and sounds, but it needs to be …

4 Ways to Boost Your Confidence and Create Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Each us deserves to be comfortable in our own skin and have the confidence to pursue our dreams. Confidence does not mean seeing yourself as …

Homemade Maple-Espresso Cured Bacon

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This homemade bacon is made with pork belly and cured with maple syrup, espresso, brown sugar, and black pepper. It’s then smoked</i> …

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Roasted Strawberry-Buttermilk Sherbet

6 Servings<p>For the record: Sherbets may contain some dairy, unlike sorbets, which do not.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 cups strawberries (about 1 pound), hulled, halved or quartered if large<p>1 cup sugar<p>1/2 vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>1 1/2 cups buttermilk<p>1/3 cup sour cream<p>Pinch of kosher salt<p>Special …

8 Grilling Safety Common Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

Before you start chillin', make sure you're not making any of these grilling safety common mistakes.<p>Grilling is a breeze—light up the grill, crack open a cold one, slap some meat on the grates, then just wait for the magic to happen… Right? Not right! Just because you're not in a kitchen doesn't …

15 Non-Kitchen Tools to Use in the Kitchen

Dental floss just may be our new favorite kitchen tool—here are our favorite surprising and useful kitchen hacks.<p>In the midst of cooking, have you ever realized you were missing the necessary tools for the job? Hey, it's happened to the best of us. If you're scrappy, you've no doubt hacked a …

Why Failing Is Good | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Fear. It’s a common denominator in all that we do. Or rather, it is a stop-gap measure in all that we want to do. Too often, we let our fears get the …

Grilled Pineapple Pork Sandwiches

A few weeks before Afton was born, I bought a…<p>Hey my sweet, sweet friends! I’m talking to the coconut…<p>This recipe is sponsored by Land O’Lakes® …

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Doctors Baffled by Indonesian Woman Who Claims to Have Given Birth to Gecko Lizard

Debi Nubatonis, a woman from Oenunto village, Indonesia, has baffled doctors and scientists with her claim – she says that she went through a …

Darkest Chocolate Cake with Red Wine Glaze

10 Servings<p>“The great thing about this cake? It's not fussy. You can just pour the glaze over and it sets. Done.” —Rick Mast<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for pan<p>⅓ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for pan<p>8 oz. bittersweet chocolate (at …

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10 Simple Things to Make You Happier At Home

Our homes are an extension of who we are: what we do within the walls of our abodes shapes our mood, affects our productivity, and influences our …

Wood-aged cheese: How science slices the debate over bacteria

So what's the big stink over wood-aged cheese anyway? Is it deadly or just delicious?<p>Artisanal cheese-makers raised a fuss recently when an FDA official suggested that wooden cheese shelves posed a public health risk because they were not "adequately cleanable," and could therefore harbor dangerous …

Science Shows Why Peeing In The Pool Is Even Yuckier Than You Thought

In the summertime, when the weather is fine, you may have swimming on your mind. A swimming pool dip can cool you off. But some other bodily functions may produce unhealthy chemical reactions. Urinating in a chlorinated pool can lead to small amounts of chemicals that might irritate your lungs, …

How Do I Strike the Balance Between Confidence and Arrogance?

• <b>Arrogance is not something you should strive for – even partially.</b> It stems from insecurity and lack of effective feedback. Arrogance attracts weak …

Self-improvement

Nobu's Secret Ingredient; A Super Banana Is Coming

· Nobu's Secret Ingredient [RocketNews24]<br>· A Super Banana Is Coming [Yahoo]<br>· As American As Hotdogs With Bacon And Pesto [NPR]<br>· Summer Camp For Adults Includes Cocktails [PUNCH]<br>· Salmon Migrate By Truck During California Drought [ABC]<br>· What It's Like to Work at a Hot Dog Cart [SE]<br>· Chef Michael …

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This Little-Known iOS Feature Will Change the Way We Connect

A new iOS app called FireChat is blowing up in the App Store. But it's not the app itself that's causing such a stir, it's the underlying networking …

Here's Proof That Nobody Eats And Drinks Better Than Wisconsin

By now, news has probably reached your corner of the nation. Whether you're in the Northeast or the Southwest, or living outside the contiguous United States altogether, you've gotten word: People in Wisconsin know how to eat, and they know how to drink. Basically, this state is awesome, and it's …

5 Things That Aren’t So Great About Sex

It can be mind blowing, life altering, and definitely much needed, but let’s #realtalk right now – it can also straight up suck and here’s why. (Dad …

5 Places Where You Can Really Get Away From It All

<i>Dave Proffer</i><p>1. MOUNT ATHOS, GREECE<p>Eastern Orthodox monks have lived on the remote Greek peninsula since the 4th century. It’s accessible only by …

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