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Martin Scorsese’s Favorite Movies and Where to Stream Them

<i>Martin Scorsese has filled out both a Sight & Sound ballot and a list of his 10 favorite movies from the Criterion Collection, with a great deal of</i> …

The 10 best ever podcasts

Ten years since Apple launched a version of iTunes with a new format called podcasting, Pete Naughton selects 10 of the best<p>In June 2005, Apple launched a version of its iTunes software with a new feature which Steve Jobs confidently termed “the next generation of radio”. The technology in question …

6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Holistic Medicine

6 Home & Design Links to Love This Week

<i>Today: Inspired by our food-focused Links We Love, today's roundup is a selection of inspiring—and helpful—home, art, design, and DIY posts from around the internet this week.</i><p>Food cubes, inspiring documentaries, and how to put a twinkle in anyone's eyes: our favorite latest moments in home and …

When 1 + 0 = 2, or DIY Butter

<i>We originally ran this post in 2015, but we brought it back because we had a hankering for butter and toast.</i><p><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:</i> <i>Make your own butter in a one-step</i> …

9 Mexican & Caribbean Recipes to Spice Up Dinner

<i>Inspired by the cruise routes taken by Carnival to Mexico and the Caribbean, we're sharing nine dishes with roots in these tropical regions to make at home.</i><p>We're always looking for an excuse to head out of town, take a breather, and eat delicious food by some body of water. There's something about …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for 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>May is always such a mix—busy weekends, slow weekends, days that feel like March, days that feel like July. Check out the links below for recipes that …

13 Eggs Benedict Recipes Bound to Cure Boring Breakfasts

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Eggs Benedict. One of those dishes that we all love but are a little too intimidated to make at home. Poaching the perfect eggs and …

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

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Five Common Mistakes That Make Retouched Skin Look Unnatural

Retouching skin is about detail and patience. It can be a real time consuming and can require a high level of precision to keep the natural aspect of …

This is a Real Photo of Food Cut Into Perfect Cubes

This is a real, non-manipulated photo of 98 different foods cut into perfectly little 2.5cm cubes. It was created by Netherlands-based design studio …

Microsoft Launches Hyperlapse to Turn First-Person Videos Into Stabilized Time-Lapses

Back in August 2014, we reported that Microsoft was working on some game-changing software that would magically transform first-person videos into …

How To Use Lightroom Filters For Better Editing

At some point in your journey into learning post-production, you are almost certainly going to come across the filter options in Adobe Lightroom. …

Hacking a Vintage 1950s Lens for a Modern Mirrorless Camera

Photographer Mario Nagano has a new camera lens that will undoubtedly draw quite a few looks from fellow photographers: it’s an old lens from a 1950s …

The First 21 Days of a Bee’s Life Seen in 60 Seconds

Here’s a fantastic 6-minute TED Talk by photographer Anand Varma, who recently became involved in the preservation of bees after being asked by …

How to Turn a Photo Into a Painting with Photoshop

I recently had the absolute pleasure of meeting and shooting with Mackenzie Johnson! Today I’m going to share how I turned my portrait of her into a …