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Homemade Lip Balm: Burt's Bees Copycat - A Golden Afternoon: Simplified Home Living

You asked how my new recipe went last week so here are the results…LOVE IT!<p>Burt’s Bees. Some of us have used it since high school or even before. It …

DualShockers

Final Fantasy XIV is (not) getting a companion app that will let you explore the world, make real friends, get a healthy complexion, and dodge angry …

Nintendo Switch

London for Chocolate Lovers

Please note this blog is no longer active. This post was last updated 4 years, 3 months ago and may contain out of date prices, opening times, links …

The best coffee shops in London

Farmgirl<p>Daily Goods<p>Algerian Coffee Store<p>HR Higgins (Coffee-man) Ltd.<p>Fuckoffee<p>The Fleet Street Press<p>Tina, We Salute You<p>St David's Coffee House<p>Taylor …

Coffee

40 DIY Tricks To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible

The 10 Best Design Books Of 2013

No matter how convenient Kindles are, they will never do justice to beautifully printed, full-color art and design books. (And reading them often doubles as a workout–the big ones require serious biceps to even lift.)<p>See more of the year’s best design: <br>Branding <br>Houses <br>Interfaces <br>Apps <br>Photo Essays …

Books

Fulfilled by Amazon: How to get rid of old stuff immediately, sell it for more, and use Amazon as a cheap storage facility

Most people don't know that you can ship stuff to <b>Amazon's</b> warehouse and have them simultaneously store it and offer it up for sale to their …

Argue Well By Losing

I love a good argument. No really! Even ones online.<p>The problem is, so few of them are any good. They tend to go nowhere and offer nothing of value. …

Elite: Dangerous dev diary walks us through a capital-ship duel

A new dev diary for <i>Elite: Dangerous</i> has series co-creator David Braben walking the viewer through a previous trailer featuring a titanic battle between two massive spaceships.<p>Braben dispels worries that the trailer had been pre-rendered, saying it had been created in the game's engine. However, he …

The ‘implied fiction’ and gun bazaars behind Destiny's weapons

The weapons in <i>Destiny</i>, Halo developer Bungie's upcoming open-world shooter, share a common ancestry with Star Wars lightsabers and Kill Bill's Hattori Hanzō — even if that connection is only implied.<p>When creating <i>Destiny</i>'s weapons, designers wanted them to convey the feeling that they were crafted, …

I am not Here

1974 McLaren M16C Indy Race Car

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Cars<br>• Engineering<br>• Formula 1<br>• Racing<br>• Rare<br>• Vintage<p>The 1974 McLaren M16C Indy Car was an Offenhauser-powered open-wheeled racer …

Motorsport

The 2013 Songs of the Summer

<b>This is the second year</b> I've compiled a Songs of the Summer package, but let's be clear: I'm not any closer to believing the entire "Song of the Summer" concept is anything more than a bullshit media construct. Like I said last year, Major League Baseball is seasonal. Music shouldn't be. Yes, there …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

Corgan's long legacy of architectural innovation extends to its present-day workflow.<p>This gastronomic masterpiece sets "a stage for cuisine that ignites the senses.”<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May 25th!<p>Delta Millworks guides us through the art of shou sugi ban.<p>Taking …

Architecture

Double Exposure Portraits

The Bulgarian photographer Aneta Ivanova suggests a delicate softness in its clichés using the technique of double exposure. Female bodies and …

Destiny trailer introduces the Law of the Jungle, teases gameplay reveal at Sony's E3 press conference

A live-action trailer released today for <i>Destiny</i>, Halo developer Bungie's upcoming sci-fi shooter, introduces viewers to the Law of the Jungle and promises a gameplay reveal at E3 next month.<p>Check out the trailer above, in which the narrator reads from Rudyard Kipling's <i>The Second Jungle Book</i> amid a …

Hands-on with the Xbox One controller

Microsoft announced a new controller at its Xbox One unveiling today. Unlike Nintendo and Sony's latest offerings, Microsoft's controller is a direct evolution of what it did last time around, with no touch screen, share button, near-field communication, biometric sensors or anything else that …

Microsoft shows its Xbox One controller testing lab

Following today's reveal of the Xbox One, Microsoft invited press into its controller testing lab on the company's Redmond, Wash. campus to show how it's aiming to create a reliable game pad for the new console.<p>The tour began with a look at a video showing a prototype of the new controller being …

Rwanda genocide 20 years on: 'We live with those who killed our families. We are told they're sorry, but are they?'

Lucie Niyigena's seven-year-old mind was a jumble of panic and confusion as she stepped over the brutalised, bleeding corpse of her grandfather and …

Clever Negative Space Animals

Negative space designs are very hard to create, but designer George Bokhua is a specialist in negative space. He designed this minimalist serie of …

UI Design

Anti-Abuse Ad Uses Lenticular Printing to Show Alternate Photo to Kids

Last week we shared some photos from an awareness campaign by the Mexican organization Save the Children, which showed the “cycle of abuse” through …

Break through 2 months of Antarctic sea ice in 5 minutes

Love, love, love, love this video. Marine scientist Cassandra Brooks strapped a camera to the front of NSF’s icebreaker the Nathaniel B. Palmer as it …

Opinion: Battlefield 4 totally eclipses the heart

Total eclipse of the heart. That's the phrase I was left with following last night's demo of <i>Battlefield 4</i> — a game in which the player shoots hundreds of faceless people — that developers are labeling "more human."<p>The decadent presentation took place in a downtown San Francisco movie theater, a …