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16 Beer Cocktails to Kick Off Happy Hour

Sure, there’s a time and place for sipping on straight-up beer, but sometimes you want more than just a plain old bottle of suds. For those occasions, go ahead and transform your favorite brew into one of these 16 refreshing beer cocktails . While you’re at it, whip up a batch of beer bread and one …

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5 Tragic Drink Fads From Decades Past

Drinking has been America's national pastime for centuries. Life going great? Have a drink! Rough times? Have a drink!<p>This long, boozy history doesn't mean there haven't been various drinking foibles. It seems like almost every decade of the past century has seen an unfortunate trend take hold, …

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Dublin on a hangover

It’s the morning after the night before, and you’ve survived a night on the tiles in Dublin. Thanks to the locals’ ebullient hospitality, not to mention their ability to hold a drink, you're feeling a little worse for wear. But this is no time to waste a day in bed nursing a fragile head and dining …

26 Classy Ways to Rock Strappy Dresses

Remember those badass cutout swimsuits we shared with you a while back? It’s time to take that look off the shore. Introducing one of the most flirtatious and unique fads of the summer — strappy detailing! Since swimwear styles can be a little too scandalous when worn away from the beach, we’ve …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Kick your favorite go-to exercises up a notch.<p><i>The article was written by Rachel Cosgrove and repurposed with permission from Men's Health.</i><p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most people make tiny (but key) technique errors on …

印象派的地位为什么那么高?(多图)

想要了解印象派为什么如今具有如此高的地位,那就要真的纵观整个艺术史了。<p>纵观美术史,印象派起着承前启后的关键作用。虽说文艺复兴是伟大的,但是文艺复兴更加侧重精神层面的“以人为本”,在绘画上多了很多人情味。但是对绘画的创作手法和风格来说,印象派我认为比文艺复兴要重要得多。如 邓世择写的 印象派出现之前的绘画是“记录客观世界”,而印象派强调“描绘主观印象”,又如 张佳玮 的答案 中写的,印象派之前,绘画技法已经很成熟了。我照着@张佳玮 的答案配上几幅图让大家直观地体会一下。<p>· 文艺复兴和巴洛克对人体的描摹和构图的严谨<p>Sandro Botticelli - The Birth of Venus, 14 …

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知天下 · 去德国的时候要注意

Die 不是死,是定冠词<p>城际火车里,ICE 最快,IC 其次,EC 次之,IRE 次之,RE 次之,RB 最慢。<br>城区火车里,S-Bahn 是短途火车,U-Bahn 是地铁,Straßenbahn / Tram 是有轨电车<p>即便中型城市也可能有几个火车站,如果你听到报站说出了你想去的城市,也不一定就是你该下的那站。主火车站一般叫做「Hauptbahnhof」,读作 / how-put-baan-hof / ,缩写 Hbf<p>几乎所有时刻表都区分为工作日、周六、周日和节假日三类,不要看错<p>公共汽车通常也有时刻表<p>德国各地有不同的交通联合会,联运大部分公交工具,售票的种类也不尽相同,有些地方有打点票、四人票、 …

Coffee House London - Visual Identity

Branding and visual identity design is one of the most amazing areas of work for a designer. The variety of medias that the designer has to take into …

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Top 10 reasons Belgium isn’t boring

Late British comic Bob Monkhouse used to joke ‘I went to Belgium once. It was closed.’ Little understood, riddled with Eurocrats, somehow <i>between</i> places – all these impressions have contributed to Belgium’s dull rep. But dig a bit and you’ll find that Belgium is actually fascinating. Here are 10 …

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Mini guide to architecture in Madrid

Monuments to rival Paris, Rome and Barcelona<p>From the heart of the old city to the showpiece architecture, Madrid can rival Paris, Rome and Barcelona for the breadth of its monuments. Start your tour in Paseo del Prado, a beautiful boulevard lined with museums and gardens.<p><b>Parque del Buen Retiro</b> <br>Laid …

European Travel

Explore Italy’s art masterpieces

Italy hosts such a rich variety of historical art pieces it is almost overwhelming to the novice art-appreciator.<p>You can see many of Italian art’s greatest hits in a single day if you want to shuffle along behind everyone else at the Vatican, but this is a recipe for Stendhal syndrome: an arguably …

Tour de dessert: Europe’s most delicious pastries, cakes and tarts

American cafe culture has come a long way in the last two decades: corporate coffee has spawned near two generations of independent cafes that offer more than the old standby of roadside diner joe and pie. But in Europe, grand salons with wrap-around pastry cases have more in common with jewellery …

Top 20 free things to do in Berlin

Berlin may be one of the best-value cities in Europe but, for visitors, those euros can start to add up after days of museum-hopping and nights of clubbing. Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to stretch your budget further by cashing in on some tip-top freebies.<p>Catch a ride to the Reichstag’s …

12 Fresh Homemade Pasta Recipes

We’re going to let you in on a little secret today—making homemade pasta is shockingly easy to make. It takes a little bit of time (get ready to love your rolling pin if you don’t have a pasta maker), but the result is completely worth the wait. Here are 12 of our favorite recipes—tell us which one …

10 Coolest Small Towns in Europe

Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by the editors of Budget Travel.<p>America hasn't cornered the market on <b>Coolest Small Towns</b>! Sure, we love London and Paris as much as the next traveler. But over the years, some of the most charming, delicious, historic, and, well, cool places in Europe that …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Just when we were entertaining thoughts of sweaters and pumpkin baked goods, Mother Nature decided to throw us a curve ball in the form of a little …

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20 Beautiful & Free Desktop Wallpapers For All Your Devices

To wrap up this week, we have a little Friday treat—as if The BritList wasn’t treat enough! We know you love having a creative desk setup, and that extends to your digital set up too. So we’re revisiting one of our favorite topics—desktop wallpapers! You can see the designs we’ve shared before …

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Weekend DIY Project: Chloe Lonsdale of MiH Jeans Shows Us How to Make the Perfect Cutoff Shorts for Fall (Yes, Fall!)

Don't even think about storing your cutoffs for fall because the spring and summer denim essential will easily transition into autumn. Really. Just make sure the length is a little longer (save the under-butt-baring styles for Coachella and Lolla), stick to a looser silhouette, and go a little …