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Caramel praline sheet cake

This sheet cake is so easy and sweet it almost doesn't need frosting.<p>This is a great cake for the autumn season or, if you’re me, that can also be …

Cat, Who Thinks He’s Part Lamb, Leads Flock of Loyal Followers

A ginger feline named Steve is quite an extraordinary cat. He leads a flock of loyal followers that graze and bleat.<p>Meet Steve the cat and his …

Loneliness

Man makes tiny pancakes for his girlfriend's kitten while she is away

Chase Stout's girlfriend went away for a couple of days, and left him to feed the kitten.<p>She could not have anticipated the cuteness which ensued when it was time for breakfast.<p>He made their cat tiny, cat-friendly pancakes, and people all over social media swooned at how adorable the gesture was.<p>Mr …

Rexie the handicapped cat has a pink wheelchair and is best friends with a ferret

Rexie doesn't have the use of his two hind legs, and finds it impossible to move around without his special custom pink wheelchair.<p>However, he doesn't let that stop him from being a very happy cat - and he is helped by his best friend, a ferret.<p>Rexie has a broken backbone, which means his back legs …

Facebook Study Reveals What Sets Cat and Dog Owners Apart

Facebook is diving into the age-old divide between "cat people" and "dog lovers" to determine whether they share some personality traits with their beloved pets.<p>The research was shared today in honor of International Cat Day and, while the results may be in line with what one would expect, there …

International Cat Day: Six important facts about cats

Today is International Cat Day: a time to celebrate our feline friends. Despite the fact that cats come a close second to dogs for the position as “the most popular pet in the UK”, they remain poorly understood by their human companions (the term “owner” never seems appropriate for cats: unlike …

Behind the Story: Lucky Peach on the History of Pho

American cuisine isn’t an oxymoron. For centuries immigrants have introduced different culinary crowd-pleasers, crossover hits that mish and mash until they become indelibly American. Italians brought pizza, Mexicans the taco, the Chinese gave us steamed dumplings, and the Vietnamese introduced <i>pho</i> …

Vietnam

How to Build a Table from a Single Sheet of Plywood

Ah....the 4x8' sheet of birch plywood. A timeless DIY material, strong, dimensionally stable, and full of crisp lines and repeated grain patterns. …

Woodworking

We Created the Perfect Cupcake Recipe (And Yes, There’s Lots of Frosting)

From this day forth, you will need no other cupcake recipe.<p>Our resident baking savant and senior associate food editor <b>Claire Saffitz's</b> idea of a good time involves whipping up homemade bagels on the fly. There's no one else we trust more to develop the cupcake recipe of our dreams, and she came up …

21 Purrfect Photos of Tiny Kittens That Fit In Your Palm

We’ll always have a soft spot for photos of newborn animals. When we pounced upon these adorable photos of kittens so small they literally fit in the …

Cats

12 Reasons Cat Ladies Make the BEST Wives

Let's clear something up: yes, we are cat ladies. But that doesn't mean we're weirdos destined to be single for life. In fact, there are 12 reasons that being a "cat lady" actually means we make the BEST wives!<p><b>1. We have big hearts.</b><p>Whether we've gotten our cats by adopting or rescuing them, we love …

Pets

Young transgender women face mental health risks

MONDAY, March 21, 2016 -- More than 40 percent of young, low-income transgender women with a history of unsafe sexual behavior struggle with at least …

This Cat Is Stealing Men's Underwear for Her Own Weird Reasons

"Every morning we wake up to more."<p>A very bizarre New Zealand cat named Brigit is stealing men's underwear from god knows where and bringing them back to her owner's house, <i>New Zealand Herald</i> reports.<p>Brigit's owner Sarah Nathan posted a photo of "Brigit's haul from the last two months" on Facebook …

If You've Never Made Hummingbird Cake, You're Missing Out

This Southern classic is just what your Easter feast needs.<p>A Southern dessert staple, Hummingbird Cake takes its name from the fact that it tastes so good, you'll hum when you eat it. How can you resist that? Hummingbird Cake is a dense cinnamon-spiced dessert made with ripe bananas and crushed …

This Hot Chocolate French Silk Pie Is the Most Irresistible Thing on the Internet

Celebrate Pi Day with something seriously decadent.<p>Ever wanted to have hot chocolate in pie form? We're here for you. This Hot Chocolate French Silk Pie combines all the flavors you love in hot chocolate with this super decadent, classic French silk pie.<p>This version gets an update from an …

5 Major Beauty Trends That'll Be Everywhere Next Season

After seasons of no-makeup makeup and hair that "the models could have totally done themselves," we're finally seeing the return of strong hair and makeup looks on the runway. "It's a natural progression; it was bound to happen," said hairstylist Anthony Turner backstage at Missoni. Turner created …

Do white rappers benefit from 'white privilege'?

<b>If you're trying to get your head around the subtleties of racism in America in 2016, you might not look to a white rapper for words of wisdom. But the artist Macklemore has offered them all the same. Not surprisingly, he's divided opinion online quite sharply.</b><p>Criticism of white acts that find …

Here's How To Make The Only Birthday Cake You'll Ever Need

Which means yellow cake with chocolate frosting, obviously.<p>And yes, of COURSE we will give you the Funfetti variation.<p>1. Arrange the two racks in your oven so that one is in the top third of the oven and one is right in the middle: You'll need both to bake all three layers.<p>2. Get all your …

Woman plops wet hair onto a T-shirt, then lets it loose to unveil stunning results

For women with naturally curly hair who want "voluminous" curls without all the fuss, Donata White posted a YouTube video Feb. 12, 2015, that gets …

Do This Braid Before Bed and You’ll Have the Best Second-Day Hairstyle

Who doesn’t love scoring a two-for-one deal? Seriously, there’s nothing better than the satisfaction that comes with getting the most bang for your buck, and the same goes for hairstyles that we get a ton of life out of. This gorgeous braid I’m showing you how to DIY is my new favorite two-day …

Can States Protect LGBT Rights Without Compromising Religious Freedom?

Same-sex marriage has made it easier to discriminate against gay people in the U.S. In 2016, legislatures will take on this issue, but the fights may get nasty.<p>Twenty-eight. That’s the number of states where it’s not against the law to discriminate against a gay person who’s looking for an …

LGBTQI

Court Allows What’s Thought to Be China’s First Lawsuit Demanding Same-Sex Marriage Rights

A Chinese court on Tuesday said it would allow what is reported to be the first lawsuit seeking marriage rights for same-sex couples in the country. …

LGBTQI

Emma Watson is starting a feminist book club

Having played the role of notorious book lover Hermione Granger, Emma Watson is no stranger to the literary world. So it only makes sense that she …

Emma Watson

The Lesbian Vampire: A (Fairly) Brief Media Retrospective

There is an often misquoted historical myth that Queen Victoria did not believe in female homosexuality or lesbianism, because, “What could [two …

This Is What Breakfast Looks Like Around The World

From povitica and puri to crumpets and conch: you need to eat all of this.

The Easy Way To Make The Butter Mints Of Your Childhood

Even better than the ones at grandma's house.<p>The best part of going out to eat as a kid was the bowl of multi-colored mints that were so often offered walking out the door at the end of the meal. These mints were sweet, just a tad minty and seemed to melt in your mouth. Folks, we're talking about …

Vanilla Bean Pound Cake Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (7)<p>1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for coating the pan<br>• 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon fine salt<br>• 2 sticks (8 ounces) …

Dessert