Alyssa Patterson

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13 Important Things Famous Women Have Said About Sex

Recently, actress Elizabeth Banks (EFFIE TRINKET!!!) took a break from being one of the best thing about <i>The Hunger Games</i> movies to speak out against …

Polaroid photographer Kathy Rankin

We asked the talented Polaroid photographer Kathy Rankin to tell us a little bit about herself and her photography.<p><b>Kathy Rankin</b>: I’m an instant photographer and teacher currently living in Seoul, Korea. I began shooting Polaroid about 6 or 7 years ago.To me, there’s something extraordinary about shooting instant film. The colors, the softness, the blur, the unpredictability of it all, the fact that you can hold something tangible in your hands~ these are just some of the qualities that make …

10 kinds of firsts dates- from the ones you can't forget to those that make you want to quit dating for good. http://bit.ly/1oiOsQU

Artists, Assume the World Is Waiting for You

Fifty years ago this week, I was twenty and I showed the mini dress in Paris Couture with my best friend Mia.<p>How and why did two American girls have the COURAGE to cross the Atlantic in May 1964 on an ocean-liner and think France was waiting for their new look, The Mini ?<p>At Parson's School of …

How To Make Your Own Yogurt + Use It In 12 Recipes

Yogurt is the unsung hero of the fridge. It's a cool balance to spicy cuisines, a reliable on-the-go breakfast, and home to all sorts of healthy bacteria. Greek, spiced, whipped, or frozen, yogurt is a dairy product of many talents -- a Renaissance ingredient.<p>Sadly, poor yogurt gets the processed …

Mysterious Faces Blended Into Clouds Of Ink In Water

Remember we showed you what happens when you mix soap, oil and ink together?<p>Well today, replace the soap and oil with mysterious faces and ghostly …

Coffee and Doughnuts Ice Cream

Home > Recipes by Category > Ice Cream/Frozen Desserts > Coffee and Doughnuts Ice Cream<p>July 22, 2014 // 28 <i>Comments »</i><p>It took me quite a bit of time to …

Jalapeño Cheddar Scones

I was shooting a new episode of my Food Network episode on Saturday, and I made a batch of Lemon Rosemary Scones. If you haven’t made them yet, …

Poem (sort of) for the day #poems #words

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The Best Way to Eat Avocados: Avocado Pasta

Quick and easy avocado pasta recipe is great for date night, girlfriend night, or any weeknight at all.<p>There is at least one night a week in which I need a fast, hearty dinner. We do a lot of activities and events after work, and sometimes I have an hour from the time I walk in the door to when we …

Food

Chocolate-Cinnamon Coffee Cake

12 Servings<p>If you like, serve this chocolate-cinnamon recipe with whipped cream or an extra dollop of yogurt—or, of course, a cup of coffee.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for pan<p>½ cup blanched hazelnuts, chopped<p>2 ounces bittersweet …

The 10 best films of 2014 (so far)

Film,Culture,The Lego Movie,The Grand Budapest Hotel,Under The Skin,Calvary,X-Men: Days of Future Past,Blue Ruin,Edge of Tomorrow,The Double,The Fault in Our Stars,Starred Up<p>Here are the films that have most impressed readers over the last few months. What would be top of your list?

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>What to do when your summer white sneakers aren't so white anymore.<p>By Megan Gustashaw23 hours agoView More<p>The GQ Guide to Working Out …

Her House of Cards

How did a 26-year-old cocktail waitress end up running a private weekly poker game for some of Hollywood’s highest rollers, including the likes of Leo, Ben, and Tobey? In an adaptation from her new memoir, Molly Bloom, who has since gained notoriety as “the Poker Princess,” recalls her lucky break, …

Illustrations by Leonardo Santamaria

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“Motherland Chronicles” Conceptual Art by Tobias Kwan

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Mixed Media Photography by Aliza Razell

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New Pieces by Tran Nguyen

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Aava Resort Spa - Thailand Set on the pristine...

<b>Aava Resort & Spa - Thailand</b><p>Set on the pristine Nadan Beach in Khanom, Southeastern Thailand, Aava Resort & Spa is a tranquil oceanfront retreat with …

20 New Ways to Use Bobby Pins

Innovative ideas from our friends at Cosmo.com<p><b>1. For better grip, flip the bobby pin over so that the wavy side is against your head.</b> If you have a hard time keeping your bobby pins in place, try flipping the pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the wavy, more textured …

The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …

This is the Easiest, Tastiest Summer Drink Ever

Andrew Zimmerman of Chicago's Sepia is a major proponent of a proper daiquiri.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap</i> …