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20 fascinating facts that make you think twice

Luckily, the folks over at Reddit have a collection of true facts about life, and we've combed through them to find our favorites.<p>From a creature that can survive the harsh vacuum of space to the odd state sport of Maryland, you're bound to learn something that makes you think twice.<p><i>Note: A shorter</i> …

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JPEG Compression Test: Google Photos vs. JPEGmini

In this article I will take a look at Google Photos’ new photo compression performance. I’ve been using a program called JPEGmini for a couple years …

Battle of the Nifty Fifties: Canon’s 50mm f/1.8 Lenses

This year, the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, also called the “Nifty Fifty” celebrates its 25th birthday. Yes, that’s right: this lens was released back in …

What The? Sony is Selling the a7R for $200 Instead of $1,900

Heads up: for some reason the Sony a7R full frame mirrorless camera is currently listed on the Sony Store for $199.99 instead of its regular price of …

11 Ways to Become a Little More French

<i>Today: Live</i> la vie en rose <i>with our new French totes and these recipes and tips fit for any Francophile.</i><p>In the broad category of things we like, France holds a special place in our hearts. It's the land of cheese and wine, of salted butter and fleur de sel<i>.</i> It boasts an enviable landscape—stunning …

Start Your Day With This Breakfast Parfait and Make Every Morning Better

Start your mornings with macerated fruit, the nuttiest granola, and creamy yogurt. C'est parfait.<p>The <b>granola parfait</b> at The Line Hotel in Los Angeles is not your average hotel breakfast. “We push our parfait even further,” pastry chef <b>Marian Mar</b> says. “Acid, creaminess, sweetness, crunch—it’s all in …

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Best of the Hotline: Foods that Fly Well

<i>Some questions on the</i> <b>Hotline</b> <i>have staying power, and for good reason—they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The best foods for a long flight.</i><p>With airplane food, you're lucky if your meal includes a salvageable roll, butter, …

12 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes for New Moms

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>When you’re already exhausted, a crock-pot can be a new mom’s best friend. Simply throw the ingredients in, hit the on/off button, …

10 Recipes You Loved in May

From Yotam Ottolenghi's Vacation-by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella to the ultimate breakfast sandwich, these were the 10 recipes you loved most this month.<p><b>From Yotam Ottolenghi's Vacation-by-the-Sea-Inspired Paella</b> to the ultimate breakfast sandwich, these were the 10 recipes you loved most this month.

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Adobe says goodbye to its Photoshop Touch app, hello to Project Rigel

Adobe's been keen on new mobile apps as of late, but today it announced the end of the road for one of its more popular pieces of software. As of next week, Photoshop Touch will no longer be available in iTunes, Google Play and other app libraries and the creative software company will not push new …

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Photographing the Milky Way with a Smartphone and the Future of Photography

Some believe that smartphones will never replace “real cameras” like DSLRs or mirrorless cameras. This article is about providing evidence to the …

Kick your smartphone snaps up a notch

These days you don’t need to throw big money at a fancy camera to take great photos. In fact, most of us only use our smartphones. Every year it seems

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Anna recently moved into a small 527 sq ft apartment in Oak Park, IL and entered her fabulous new pad in the Apartment Therapy Small Cool 2015 …

15 Kitchen Pantry Ideas With Form And Function

By definition, a pantry is “a small room or closet in which food, dishes, and utensils are kept.” While the definition (or, frankly, the very idea) …

18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.

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Montreal architecture firm _naturehumaine is at it again. These guys are unstoppable, and my favourite Canadian architects right now. Here is the …

Scientist Sits on a Whale Carcass to Photograph Great White Sharks Up Close

How far would you go for the perfect wildlife photo? Would you sit on a rotting whale carcass in the midst of great white shark feeding frenzy? Well, …

Richard Prince Victim Responds by Selling His $90,000 Artwork for $90

Richard Prince has caused quite a commotion over the past week after it came to light that he has been selling other people’s Instagram photos for …

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Iconic images by documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, who has died at 75

Photo: Mary Ellen Mark.<p>Mary Ellen Mark: March 20, 1940 - May 25, 2015.<p>The documentary photographer who is best known for her haunting portraits of …

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Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

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Photographer Creates Stunning Symmetric Images with Light and Reflection

<b>All Photographs (c) Ferdinand Choffray, Courtesy of Ferdinand Choffray</b><p>Could symmetrical composition be part of defining beauty? Symmetry makes it attractive. This is what we've been told. When applied to photography, the binomial equilibrium and proportion can create striking images.<p>The shots of</b> …

From Audrey Hepburn to Marilyn Monroe: The On-Screen and Real-Life Wedding Dresses of 13 Movie Stars

The princess bride is largely a creation of the cinema, that filmic realm where OTT weddings are the norm (if sometimes the result of wacky plots, i.e. <i>How to Marry a Millionaire</i>), and fantasy dresses are designed to have maximum impact. And, just as it can be difficult to separate an actress from …

The Perfect DIY Host Gift: Spicy Chocolate-Covered Tortilla Chips

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Jessica Murnane of One Part Plant shows us how to make the perfect host gift for any occasion with spicy chocolate-covered tortilla chips.</i><p>I’m not …

10 Spring Pastas

Seeing the vibrant splashes of green on our plates and in our bowls each year is more than just a small joy — it's a chance to embrace the season's bounty in any way we can. Here, we're revisiting 10 pasta dishes that make way for the bright and the green. Pasta: Shed your wintry bologneses and …

Lettuce Show You How Versatile Tender Greens Can Be With These 38 Recipes

Tender and crisp greens never looked so good as in these fresh and healthy recipes.<p>There is little better than a fresh, crunchy salad. From Caesar salad to grilled romaine, these are 38 of our favorite ways to eat greens.

How to Make a Whole Roasted Fish

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>If you’ve ever been to a restaurant and been brave enough to order a whole fish, complete with head and tail, you know that you are …

31 Arugula Recipes So You Can Eat It All the Time

Sssspicy! Here are 31 recipes to cook with arugula, everyone's favorite peppery green.<p>Arugula, or rocket, is spicy, peppery, and just the green you need to turn up the volume on your salads, sandwiches, pasta, and even sauces. Here are our favorite recipes to cook with it.

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