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Just like clockwork, in the final countdown to Halloween, nearly every supermarket has run low on candy, leaving you with the one variety kids these …
It's my favorite time of year once again - yesterday was the autumnal equinox, marking the end of summer and the start of fall across the Northern Hemisphere. And 2014 appears to be the year we reach peak pumpkin spice. Autumn is the season of harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, …
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The genius mad scientist behind the SLITTENS Tumblr has managed to tap into an artery of bizarre Internet cuteness that we never even knew existed. …Facelifts
Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …Santa Cruz
TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.
Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …
Photographer Lara Jo Regan‘s photo series/book/calendar <i>Dogs in Cars</i> is a fun, tongues-out survey of the euphoria dogs experience on car rides.<p>We …
The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …
Here’s a cute little video that shows what happened when As Goprod set up a camera next to the next of an owl family. After the mother flies away, …
Give plain white cotton dish towels a colorful upgrade, making them pretty enough to use as napkins. Crafts editor Silke Stoddard uses iDye pellets to dye batches of them in a washing machine, then tosses them in the dryer: “The whole process is as easy as running a load of laundry.”<p><i>iDye pellets,</i> …
Make keepsakes out of memorable photos with our frames, album, and family-tree clip art and templates.<p>Create family trees, collages, and arrangements with diamond-shaped black-and-white family photos.<p>Print the Diamond Template
Let young crafters take inspiration from their natural surroundings. With a little imagination, flowers, leaves, twigs, and shells can be transformed into works of art.<p>Kids will love creating these one-of-a-kind seashell koalas out of scallop and clam shells.
A little craft paint is all it takes to step up your sneakers. Use masking tape to block off sections you'd like to leave white, and paint the exposed areas, letting the seams serve as a guide. A detail brush works best on shoelace tips and narrow spaces.
With the proper tools and techniques, you can master the assembly of a gorgeous layer cake. Read on for our full set of instructions.<p>Seen here: Tender Lemon Cake and Swiss Meringue ButtercreamDessert
From classic and elegant to whimsical and fun, these 30 stunning beauties convey the message that this is indeed a special occasion.
Topping cheesecake with shimmering fruit is nothing new, but we spun this one in a fresh direction by swapping out the expected cherries for ruby-red rhubarb-raspberry gelee.
Lemon adds a welcome brightness to lemon chiffon cake, glazed lemon pound cake, layer cake with lemon curd filling, and many more varieties of lemon cake recipes. Whether you like your lemon in the frosting, in the filling, or right in the cake itself, we have a lemon cake recipe for you.Dessert
Serious home bakers will want to master these crowd-pleasing recipes for cheesecake, chocolate cake, carrot cake, and more.<p>First up: What could make traditional red velvet cake even better? Chocolate, of course!Dessert
Just try not to lick the spoon when you make this basic frosting that pairs perfectly with our Versatile Vanilla Cake, , and Lemon Cake.
All cakes are wonderful, but when piped with stars, hearts, or friendly faces, they're truly something to celebrate. Read on to learn how to use a pastry bag and pastry tips to create a unique masterpiece. It's so easy that even kids can do it!Pastry
How do professional cake bakers produce such wondrous creations -- and make it look easy in the process? Part of their secret is having all the right tools at their disposal.<p>Martha recommends keeping these essential tools handy to help you bake impressive cakes with less effort.<p>Cake Pans<br>Cake pans …Dessert