Erin Sacco

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12 Dinner-Worthy Salads Without Lettuce

Let's be honest: No one ever eats a salad for the lettuce. And that's why we're sharing these recipes, all of which skip the greens all together. Now that's a salad.<p><b>Fish Taco Salad</b><p>Tangy cabbage slaw topped with sautéed tilapia fillets is totally dinner-worthy. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chilled Cucumber Salad</b> …

Healthy Eating

8 Fatty Foods With Health Benefits

Quit depriving yourself and start eating these eight fatty foods—no guilt necessary<p>For years you’ve heard that eating saturated fat is like pouring superglue into your arteries. But the fact is, this forbidden fat actually increases your HDL (good) cholesterol, which helps remove plaque from your …

Colorful New ‘Dwarf Dragons’ Found in South America

The newfound wood lizards live in Ecuador and Peru—and chances are, there are more yet to be discovered, scientists say.<p>Attention <i>Game of Thrones</i>: Three new species of "dwarf dragon" have been discovered in Peru and Ecuador, a new study says.<p>Due to political unrest in Ecuador, it took nearly a …

Ultimate Summer Road Trip: San Francisco to Los Angeles

Cruise along the Pacific Coast Highway<p>The 450-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway between San Francisco and Los Angeles is one of America's most iconic road trips. And for good reasons: vast beaches, towering mountains and uninterrupted views of the Pacific guide you down the California …

The 3 Best Yoga Poses For Stress Relief

Feel calm and relaxed in 15 minutes or less.<p>First, warm up with two to four sun salutations. Then do these poses, which were chosen by YogaWorks instructor Keisa Parrish to help anyone chill, de-stress, and breathe.

How to Make the Best Egg Sandwich Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: The Eastman Egg Company gives us the insider tips on putting together an egg sandwich so good, you'll look</i> …

8 Ways to Zap Your Fear of Flying Forever

<i>by Nina Kokotas Hahn</i><p>Writer Nina Hahn was once on a plane that was struck by lightning mid-flight -- but instead of letting that incident curtail her ability to fly, she regained control over her fear of flying. Here's how.<p>Dennis Hallinan / Alamy<p>We were still ascending when it happened. It was …

Frank Lloyd Wright Finally Gets The Web Presence He Deserves

Eight and a Half gives the architect’s foundation a 21st-century update that reflects the Frank Lloyd Wright design ethos.<p>For years, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s web presence has been minimal. Though the foundation has been the steward of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural legacy since he …

Architecture

My Depressing Day With A Famous Climate Skeptic

On Sunday, <i>The New York Times</i> ran a damning story about Wei-Hock "Willie" Soon, a scientist who's played an outsized role in the public debate over climate change.<p>Soon is a scientist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) and a prominent climate skeptic often cited by folks hoping …

Read Bill Murray’s Heartbreaking Account Of The Last Time He Ever Saw Gilda Radner

With <i>SNL 40</i> in our rearview mirror now, there’s still at least one more <i>SNL</i> story that needs to be told. You may have read it before, but it doesn’t matter. It’s timeless. This is an excerpt from Bill Carter’s terrific <i>Live from New York: An Uncensored History of Saturday Night Live</i>, which you should …

This Toy Company Will Make A Stuffed Animal Replica Of Your Pet

So you never have to leave your pet's side.<p>"She couldn't buy anything off the shelf that would look like him," Greene said. "We found there really was a need from this and no one really was fulfilling it out there."<p>"I've lost a pet before," Greene said. "You at least know someone if you haven't. It …

What One Nutritionist Ate for an Entire Week (in Pictures)

Spoiler alert: Yes, lots of veggies are involved—but so are some doughnuts and potato chips.<p>As a dietician, I find that many people are curious about what I eat on a day-to-day basis. People often assume I follow a strict no-fun diet that consists of kale, quinoa, and a ton of salads. Honestly, I …

New Stonehenge Discovery Hailed As 'Most Important In 60 Years'

Archaeologists studying Stonehenge and its environs say they've unearthed the remnants of an untouched, ancient encampment that dates back 6,000 years--a find that could rewrite British prehistory.<p>“This is the most important discovery at Stonehenge in over 60 years,” Professor Tim Darvill, a …

Freshly Fallen Snowflakes Make for Stunning Close-Up Photos

Here's how photographer Alexey Kljatov captures his macro images of snow crystals.<p>We're all familiar with the idea that "no two snowflakes are alike," but, thanks to macro photography, their microscopic individuality comes full-frame. Since 2012, Moscow-based photographer Alexey Kljatov has been …

Photography

21 Pancakes That Will Make You Want Breakfast For Every Meal

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Jaguar's 'Ghost Car' Navigation System Is Straight Out Of Science Fiction

Jaguar just unveiled a proposed new navigation system that's unlike anything we've ever seen.<p>Most modern navigation systems instruct drivers using a series of arrows or at best a pictographic representation of a highway exit. However, Jaguar's new experimental system abandons the arrows and instead …

Magnetically Levitating Elevators Could Go Up, Down, And Sideways

Elevators: not just for elevating anymore<p>For more than a century, elevators have gone pretty much just up and down. Ever since the first elevator was introduced in 1854, a cable-based design has pulled the elevator car along a single shaft, using steel ropes connected to a counterweight.<p>But now, …

How To Really Let Go Of Stress On Vacation, From Someone Who Does It For A Living

Travel Channel personality Samantha Brown has made a career doing what most can only dream of: exploring the world and experiencing just about everything that travel has to offer. She has spent the last 14 years out of a suitcase in airports and hotels, taking viewers on journeys to discover the …

Poopy Cat, An Innovative UK Delivery Service Supplying Disposable, Biodegradable Cat Litter Boxes Via Subscription

Poopy Cat is a subscription service based out of the UK that supplies disposable biodegradable cat litter boxes and litter every four weeks in an …

Pets

Trials Motorcycle on a Roller Coaster - Red Bull Roller Coaster

"Pop-Up Op-Art: Vasarely" by Philippe UG

Victor Vasarely is widely recognized as the grandfather of Op-Art, the short-lived but highly impactful movement that brought optical illusion to the canvas and sculpture. Seemingly contemporary because of its computational element and use of high-contrast color, Vasarely arguably conceived of the …

Large Chrome Mural Gives the Illusion of a Three Dimensional Sculpture

Graffiti artist Bikismo (also known as Joshua Santos Rivera) has beautified the streets of Miami with this optically tantalizing mural of a chrome-coated dog. Gracing the walls of Jose De Diego Middle School, the Puerto Rican artist's piece is composed of painstakingly mapped patches of color, laid …

The Simple Secret to the Ultimate Pico de Gallo

For fresher-tasting salsa, shake in these ingredients<p>One of the saddest culinary sights to witness is watching premade salsa plop from a jar into a serving dish. The tomatoes, suffocating under a sodium-laden sauce, splat unceremoniously. You can smell the chemical tang in the air. The tortilla …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

Sense: A gadget to change the way we sleep

British entrepreneur James Proud, 23, presents a white sphere the size of a tennis ball covered in a criss-cross pattern. “It is beautiful,” he says, when asked to describe it. “It doesn’t look like a piece of technology. We wanted to make something people actually want to put on their bedside …

A Beginner’s Guide to Kink

Oh, yes, we're going there—and so should you.<p>We can't say for sure if chains and whips excite you (cue Rihanna's hit song "S&M"), but we do know that kinky sex can definitely be hot. Because even if you've already mastered each of these 36 positions, fantasies and experimentation can keep your sex …

RPGs

The Anti-Aging Products You Should Be Using in Your Twenties, Thirties, and Forties

Get beautiful skin at any and every age.<p>With the seemingly endless anti-aging options, how are you supposed to know what you should use—and when you should be using it? Where is the guiding light to show you what you should be doing to keep your skin looking great for the rest of your life? We …

Gorgeous Rammed Earth House generates all its own energy and captures all its own water in Australia

This simple, yet stunning Rammed Earth House by Steffen Welsh Architects generates all of its own energy and captures all of its own water. Located …