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Victorian Christmas: 3 recipes to try at home

For many of us, food is at the heart of the modern day Christmas. But what did people in the Victorian period eat during the festive season? Here, …

Another Musical Souvenir of Walt Disney World

I'm pleased to announce the availability of the shiny, new-and-improved Another Musical Souvenir of Walt Disney World. Today marks the end of a 3.5 …

Scarlet Jewels: Recipes for Thanksgiving Cranberries

Why is it that fresh cranberries are rarely seen beyond Thanksgiving? Their gorgeous color and wonderfully tart flavor are always welcome on my …

You Can Buy or Rent This "Gingerbread House"

Fairy-tale living in Brooklyn.<p>Here's your chance to live "Happily Ever After." In Brooklyn, New York (yes, you read that right), a house nicknamed the "Gingerbread House" is on the market at $26,000/month to rent and $10.5 million to buy. According to the <i>New York Daily News</i>, the 1917 Arts and …

V.F. Portrait: Salman Khan

Ten years ago, a financial analyst between jobs made a few videos to help a young cousin with her homework. Today, Salman Khan’s YouTube channel has hit 400 million views, and his Khan Academy is changing the way kids learn—for free. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan assesses the impact of one …

11 Sexting Acronyms From the 1930s

Sexting didn’t start with smartphones.<p>Abbreviating conversational phrases with acronyms isn’t unique to this decade or even this millennium. Friends …

Armed Robbery

Microsoft finally killed cloud storage. What’s next?

Just over six months ago, I made an early prediction that cloud storage would reach $0 over the next 12-18 months. Well, it hasn’t become “free” just yet, but it is now unlimited thanks to Microsoft. This week, Microsoft set a precedent by making storage unlimited to all users — business and …

20 Fun Facts About Our Mysterious Feline Friends

1. They can be allergic to you.<p>Does your cat cough frequently? You might be to blame. According to a 2005 study, feline asthma—which affects one in …

Start baking Thanksgiving pies early! Make Magnolia's pumpkin praline, apple and more

As the "chief baking officer" of New York's famous Magnolia Bakery, Bobbie Lloyd knows a few things about making pies and other pastries — and she's letting us in on some of her secrets! Lloyd shared recipes for the bakery's pumpkin praline pie, caramel apple lattice pie, cranberry-pear pecan …

Baking

Happy Birthday, Sliced Bread! The 'Greatest Thing' Turns 85 This Week

Good thinking, Otto Frederick Rohwedder.<p>On July 7, 1928, Missouri's Chillicothe Baking Company made history by selling the first wrapped package of sliced bread in history.<p>What took so long?<p>It starts with the whole wrapping-the-loaf thing. Sliced bread goes stale remarkably quickly, as anybody …

Articles about london and new york double exposure project on Dwell.com - Dwell

"Most architecture in any age is crap, and today’s crap isn’t as bad as yesterday’s." That's a juicy pull-quote from "The Glass...<p>Moooi crosses the ocean and lands in New York to open its first Showroom and Brand Store in the US, introducing a 'brand' new...<p>While in New York City last month, I …

17-Year-Old Daydreamer's Surreal Escape

Belgium-based photographer Ian Komac captures and creates surreal scenes both in nature and indoors. The 17-year-old photo enthusiast has been honing his craft from a young age, continually growing his skill set in photography and photo manipulation. Following the completion of his final school …

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Lamborghini Countach 5000S

Life in the whips-and-chains lane.<p>From the December 1983 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>You shouldn't have this car. Nobody should have this car. That's obvious from what happens to people when they are exposed to it. On the freeway, fellow motor­ists tuck into your blind spot, watching from where they …

The 10 best worst horror movies

<b>Damien Lewis in "Dreamcatcher"</b><p>As we sift through “Sharknado’s” wreckage, a look back at some of the most amusingly awful flicks in the genre<p>TOM GUALTIERI<p>July 14, 2013 5:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Weeklings.<p>WHEN EXTREME SITUATIONS are taken beyond their limits, when the real …

August 2013

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

Time Management

The 15 Greatest Masterpieces At The Louvre

The grand art museum houses 35,000 masterpieces, from prehistory to contemporary works. But with over 600,000 square feet of exhibition space, navigating the enormous museum can be overwhelming if you don't know what to look out for.<p>Christine Kuan, the chief curator at Artsy, selected 15 must-see …

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<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

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