Emily Li

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Best Bokeh on a Budget: 16 Lenses Under $350

When you’re looking for great bokeh, you don’t always need to spend lots of money on lenses. Sure, higher end lenses can end up having better bokeh, …

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

Apps

The Trick Photography eBook at 50% Off

If you want to learn some amazing photography tricks this weekend you may want to take a look at this sale. The 2nd edition includes 100 new in-depth …

Creamy Mushroom Pasta

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: A simple pasta dish that gives you everything you deserve after a long</i> …

Italian Food

The War on Islamic State

To prevail, the West must settle on military tactics, cut off oil money, counter propaganda, strategists say<p>The Paris attacks and the downing of a Russian airliner have heightened determination in Moscow, Paris and Washington to defeat Islamic State, a challenge easier said than done.<p>Many …

Mallomar Pie Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> A slightly elevated version of the classic cookie, this pie contains a shortbread crust, a layer of dark chocolate ganache, silky-smooth marshmallow, and a deep, dark chocolate glaze. —Erin McDowell<p><b>Makes: one 10-inch pie or tart</b><p><b>For the crust:</b><p>10 tablespoons unsalted butter, room …

Baking

5 Ways I Finally Learned to Love Myself

<b>Daily practices for self-love:</b><p>I spent a large portion of my life caring what other people thought. Much of my childhood was spent trying to fit in, which is probably normal.<p>But then, suddenly, I didn't want to fit in.<p>More than rebelling against feeling unaccepted, after trying so hard to be like …

Photographer Chris Burkard's Favorite Places to Photograph

Chris Burkard has traveled the world, shooting in some of the planet's most beautiful locations. In his own words, Burkard tells us about his favorite places to visit—and photograph.

Travel Photography

Best Party Appetizer Recipes

Start your party off right with these party food ideas and easy appetizer recipes for dips, spreads, finger foods, and appetizers.<p>Start the party off …

It's Vanilla Cupcake Day, so here's your recipe for the perfect vanilla cupcake

The holiday season is rapidly approaching, so naturally, the logical thing to do is to prepare our minds and bellies with a day dedicated to food. …

Dessert

The 10 Best Bakeries in America

<i>By: Kristin Hunt</i><p><i>Credit: Sean Cooley/Thrillist</i><p>You've heard the phrase "like a kid in a candy store," but what's the grown-up equivalent? Like a dude in a short DMV line? Like a lady who doesn't get picked for jury duty?? Those are pretty bleak, so let's go with another culinary comparison: like an …

Three Strategies For Bringing More Kindness Into Your Life

Countless studies link kindness and generosity to greater life satisfaction.<p><i>This article first appeared on Greater Good, the online magazine of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley. In November, GGSC is hosting a summit on Mindfulness and Well-Being at Work; find out more here.</i><p>One of the …

4 Places in South America to Visit Right Now

<i>Bruce Tuten/ Flickr</i><p>With so many alluring destinations across South America, it's hard to pick where to travel next. From the rugged beauty of Patagonia to the striking architecture of Colombia, this part of the world offers romance, charm and a myriad of cultural attractions. Whether you want to …

The 10 Countries You Absolutely HAVE To Visit In 2016

Pack your bags.<p>Most of us are lucky if we can escape our desks long enough to visit one country per year... but it never hurts to have a list of 10 dazzlingly perfect options.<p>Today, Lonely Planet announced its Top 10 Countries for 2016, employing expert analysis to make travel recommendations for …

15 Indulgent Desserts That Won't Kill Your Diet

It's often one of the first things to go when someone embarks on a diet, so it's no surprise that desserts have a bit of a bad rep when it comes to healthy eating.<p>But Cheat Day and dessert have become a bit synonymous, meaning it's only right to celebrate the best part of a meal. Even certified …

Turnip Fries

1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Line a baking sheet with a piece of aluminum foil and lightly grease.<p>2. Peel the turnips, and cut …

French Fries

This Dim Sum Is Super Cute Until It Poops All Over You

It seems Sanrio can do no wrong.<p>To follow up the announcement that its most popular character, Hello Kitty, isn't even a cat at all, Sanrio collaborated with Hong Kong's Izumi Curry to create a restaurant around a new character, Gudetama, a lazy egg that wallows around in an Eeyore-like …

The top 10 Hong Kong restaurants on TripAdvisor include some unexpected gems, so do you agree with the crowd's favourites?

Spanish chef Martin Berasategui’s Lascarte in northern Spain has topped the 2015 list of the world’s best restaurants based on reviews on travel …

Bun Cha Vietnamese Cafe & Restaurant:Best Pho in Hong Kong ?

有一段時間,沒有在香港吃過越南牛肉粉了,自從在巴黎吃過出色的牛肉粉之後,香港的完全比下去,就算半年前,在倫敦吃過的一碗牛肉粉,雖然其水準不及巴黎,但絕不遜於香港。<br>連我最愛的<b>越旺</b>,水準沒有以前的好,大坑的火車頭,聽說其牛肉粉亦較以前遜色,想吃一碗美味的牛肉粉,還可以在那裡尋?<br>友人C小姐,早前在Face …

How to Make Salted Caramel Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Maker

<i>Photo by Grace Bodkin</i><p>You might be attempting a healthy summer diet right now, and if you are, I'm sorry because this ice cream will change that. This no-churn salted caramel ice cream is heavenly - plus it only takes 15 minutes to prepare. Oh, hell yes.<p><i>Photo by Grace Bodkin</i><p><b>No-Churn Salted Caramel</b> …

Healthier Comfort Food Recipes

Dig in.<p>When it’s cold outside and we feel the chill in our bones, or when something traumatic happens in the news, all we want to do is warm our body and soul with warm, hearty, cheese-filled comfort food recipes. Give us the mac and cheese, the ziti and the lasagna. Two servings of them if we can. …

Best Backpacking Gear: Best Products on the Market for Your Comfort

Backpacking has been having a resurgence of sorts in our present culture as more and more people are now heading for the outdoors to explore and …

4 Success Secrets of Millionaire Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

While a bit of luck and maybe some prayer to the deity of your choice can't hurt, the most successful entrepreneurs have common traits that separate them from the wannabes.<p>There's no microwave-ready recipe for success, so these aren't five-minute fixes. But if you take this advice, you'll be …

12 Mini Habits of Insanely Successful People

“Mini habits” are daily routines that take just a few minutes to perform, but have huge returns in the overall quality of your life as a result of …