Karolina Jablonska

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Poland's Mysterious "Crooked Forest" Populated with 400 Bent Pine Trees

Located just outside of Nowe Czarnowo, West Pomerania, Poland, there lies a pine grove known as the "Crooked Forest." It is one of the most unusual forests in Central Europe. What makes this grove of approximately 400 trees so bizarre is that instead of growing naturally, each tree is bent at 90 …

Long Distance Couple Stays Connected through Split Portraits of Parallel Experiences

Korean couple Danbi Shin and Seok Li are two halves of the same whole—even if they're 6,863 miles apart. Since Danbi currently lives in New York and Seok Li is based in Seoul, the couple bridges the distance by collaborating on their <i>Half&Half</i> photo project. While they're on video calls, Danbi and …

Husband Honors Hardworking Nurse Wife with Touching Story

To show the world that his wife is a true hero, Bobby Wesson posted an incredibly touching story on Facebook. Beneath a photo of his partner Rayena and young son Deacon, Wesson writes,<p>"This is my wife taking a nap. In an hour she will wake up, put on her scrubs and get ready for work.The tools and …

Adorable Photos of a Toddler Napping with His Puppy

34-year-old mother of three Jessica Shyba, aka mommasgonecity, has potentially captured the most adorable naptime series ever! After adopting a boxer/shepherd/lab mix from the Santa Cruz SPCA that fondly goes by the name Theo, Shyba began to notice the little pup's attachment to each family member, …

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10 Great Pleasure Hikes in the U.S.A.

Hiking is one outdoor activity that just about anyone old enough to walk can enjoy. Some trails, however, are more challenging than others.<p>If you’re new to the world of hiking—or are a seasoned pro hoping to introduce the younger generation to the joys of walking in the woods—here are ten great …

7 Dangerously Delicious Desserts

It's National Dessert Day, but we don't need an excuse to try a chocolate-peanut butter pretzel layer cake (or any of these six other indulgences).<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Desserts You Cannot Screw Up<p>Like | Follow

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The Mind-Blowing Reason Why You Should Never Cut a Round Cake in Triangles

Everything's a lie.<p>You know when everyone is standing around you, shouting at you to cut into your birthday cake and you say "Ah, I don't know how to cut a cake!" and then you proceed to cut a triangle? Well, you truly do not know how to cut and have been doing it wrong for all these years. At …

6 Simple Soups Perfect for Autumn

The fall days are getting shorter and cooler. Warm up with these simple and delicious soups, all ready in 50 minutes -- or less!<p><b>1. Indian Spiced Red Lentil & Chicken Soup</b><p>Made with a rotisserie chicken and canned coconut milk, this easy version of Mulligatawny soup is a one-pot supper that you can …

7 Morning Habits to Increase Your Productivity For the Day

There is a lot of advice online about being more productive and time management apps are popping up by the day. This is because more people than ever …

A couple has been road tripping across the US for 3 years and took these incredible pictures

They soon fell in love with the lifestyle and decided to make their Volkswagen bus — Sunshine — their permanent home.<p>The couple carries everything they own in the van; they have nothing in storage, and they like it that way.<p>"I think that there's an extreme freedom in having nothing to lose," Rachel …

5 Places to See the Best Fall Foliage in the U.S.

<i>by Allison Williams and Marisa LaScala, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy of NHDTTD/George Murphy<p>While we all love summer and its days filled with sunshine and ice cream, we can't be sad for long--fall is on its way with all its usual bright colors and beautiful views. Here's where to find the best</b> …

Required Reading: Private Gardens of Paris

Care to stroll through the hidden gardens of Paris without leaving your home? <i>Private Gardens of Paris</i> by Alexandra D’Arnoux, Bruno De Laubadére, and …

Marry Me: 10 Tips to Plan a Simple Outdoor Wedding

Coming up on three years ago, my husband James and I celebrated our wedding at Barberry Hill Farm, down the street from where I grew up in …

The DIY Wedding: An LA Designer’s Boathouse Nuptials

Faye McAuliffe, LA interior designer, blogger, and co-owner with her sister of Bread & Water Catering, planned her Inverness, California, wedding the …

Landscape on a Budget: 10 Ideas for Mown Grass Paths

If you have a small space, a grass path is green enough to telegraph the idea of a rolling lawn. And in a large garden, a mown walkway is a low-cost …

Maple-Ginger Cider Switchel

4 Servings<p>Stir well before each serving. It’s natural for the ginger to settle to the bottom.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 5"-piece fresh ginger (about 6 ounces)<p>½ cup apple cider vinegar<p>3 tablespoons pure maple syrup<p>1 tablespoon fresh lime or lemon juice<p>4 cups water or club soda<p>Mint sprigs (for serving)<p>Recipe …

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Outdoor Geometric Structure is the World's First Hanging Zome

Using mathematical formulas and patterns, structural engineer Richie Duncan invented the Kodama Zome, which is the world's first hanging zome. A <i>zome</i> is a building or structure that features unusual geometric properties, combining aspects of a dome with the shapes of a polygon known as a zonohedron. …

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One woman’s fight to preserve her native language

THERE ARE UP TO 7,000 LANGUAGES spoken around the world, but one quarter of them are only spoken by fewer than a 1,000 people and 46 languages have …

Our 10 best cream cheese recipes

Stuffed French toast<p>A contemporary take on a 17th-century fave – poor knights of Windsor – this is strawberry eggy bread with rosewater, sugar and butter. Rosewater complements strawberries perfectly – just be careful not to use too much or your breakfast will taste like a scented candle.<p>Serves</b> …

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Cadbury Mini Eggs Cake with Mascarpone

Cadbury Mini Eggs Cake with Mascarpone Whipped Cream Frosting<p>Layers of white cake married with Mascarpone Whipped Cream Frosting mixed w/crushed …

Sunday Brunch Recipes: How To Make Eggs Benedict

Eggs benedict is a Sunday brunch staple, but rather than head out to a cafe, this video featuring chef Gee Charman will walk you through some of the …

The Best Energy-Boosting Yoga Poses

In a day and age when the most extreme and intense exercise styles are constantly touted as "the best," therapeutic workouts like yoga are often overlooked for their energy-boosting benefits.<p>Of course, depending on what type of class you take or practice you follow, yoga is often easy-going, …

7 Things to Remember When You Feel Discouraged and Defeated

<i>The worst enemy to productivity and creativity is self-pity.</i><p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of exhaustion from a …

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10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

Raw Chocolate Mousse - Healthy Recipe, Ellary's Greens in NYC

I've had all sorts of "healthy" chocolate mousse, and they're not all created equal. Coconut-oil-based recipes are delicious but have way too much saturated fat for my liking. Avocado-based recipes (while satisfyingly creamy) often tasted way too much of avocado and not enough of chocolate. But …

Gluten-Free Cookie Recipes So Good, You'll Never Notice The Difference

Going gluten-free is hard. But giving up cookies, that's near impossible. What's a life without chocolate chip, peanut butter or plain ol' sugar cookies? Not a delicious one, that's for sure. Luckily, just like with cakes, there are so many great cookies that can be made without flour. Some of them …

The One Exercise That Just Might Change Your Running Forever

What if all it took to improve your running immeasurably was a few minutes marching in place?<p>In a 2011 New York Times Magazine feature, Christopher McDougall, author of <i>Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen</i> experimented with just that.<p>"I was …

I Tried the Beyoncé Diet

And it changed my foodie life.<p>I've been a foodie so long I object to being called a foodie. I've achieved "regular" status at more than one trendy New York City restaurant; I was once publicly outed on a work e-mail thread by someone who recognized my name from my many, many #eeeeeats Instagram …

The 9 Most Romantic Cities In The South

If you're in the mood for a romantic getaway with your significant other but don't quite know where you want to go, then we've got you covered.<p>From a quiet Tennessee town to the mountains of North Carolina, we've picked the nine most romantic cities in the South. Take a look, book a trip, and take …