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Chocolate Blackout Cake

First off, sorry for the lack of posts, but foodgawker has been "eating" up all of our time. We hope to get back on a more frequent schedule soon. …

Giraffes may be headed for extinction | Salon.com

Although several organizations have committed work toward protecting giraffes, conservation efforts, as a whole, have lagged behind. Even the GCF, which works throughout the species’s range, did not have any full-time employees until this year. Now they have exactly one, its executive director, …

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The 20 Most Incredible Houses in Movies

Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films.<p>Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films—if only there was an Oscar for Best Supporting House! <i>Via</i> …

Why a Photographer Needs a Blog And How to Create a Successful One (4 Practical Tips)

Blogging isn't anything new. It has been a big part of social media for quite some time, even though it is not really the same as social media. While …

Been there. Done that. What's Next? 8 Epic Travel Adventures for 2015

Snowmobiled to the <i>aurora borealis</i>; snorkeled the Galapagos. <i>Been there.</i><p>Blackwater rafted New Zealand's glow-worm caves; communed with orangutans in Borneo. <i>Done that</i>.<p>Took Rio's <i>favela</i> tour; and sick of sand in every orifice after Burning Man. <i>What's next?</i><p>Been there. Done that. What's Next? Indeed, …

NICE: Weight loss ops 'good for obesity-linked diabetes'

<b>People diagnosed with diabetes linked to obesity should be quickly assessed for weight loss surgery, according to finalised NHS guidelines.</b><p>The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), which advises the NHS in England, said obesity was an "immense problem".<p>Charity Diabetes UK said …

Bette Midler, sexy-mermaid feminist? That's what Ariana Grande thought

Over the course of her career, Bette Midler has proven to be bawdy. She's admitted to being tacky. She supports same-sex marriage. But a feminist, as defined on current-day social media?<p>Seems that's what Ariana Grande always thought.<p>The 21-year-old singer called out her elder on Tuesday after the …

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Open book

Full question<p>I have often made your Old Fashioned Chocolate Cake from Feast (p269) for family birthdays, and am wondering wether the recipe would …

The key to our successful marriage: Separate houses

<b>(majeczka via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>For 33 years, Norma and I have voluntarily lived apart. This small act of freedom is what allowed us to stay close<p>Edward Morris<p>November 27, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>My wife Norma and I never imagined we would spend the last 33 years of our 55-year marriage living apart …

The 5 Elements You'll Find in Great Photographs

What makes a great photograph? Is it the subject? Is it composition and framing? Exposure? What about the location and setting? Certainly each one of …

Star Trek-like shield found above Earth

Star Trek-like shield found thousands of kilometres above the Earth<p>Cheryl Santa Maria<b><br>Digital Reporter</b><p>Wednesday, November 26, 2014, 6:24 PM - …

14 Things Girls Who Work Out Do But Will Never Admit To

Raise your hands if you've done these. It's okay, we can't see you.<p>You might think it's only you. But trust us, it's not. Pretty much ever girl who works out has done these 14 things—they just don't want to 'fess up.<p><b>1. Sniff-Checking Your Pits</b>During lat pulldowns, downdog, you name it.<p><b>2.</b> …

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26 Thanksgiving Cocktails That Are Perfect for the Holiday

If you're on bartender duty this year, these festive drinks will make you look like a pro.<p>Keep guests happy while you're putting the finishing touches on the Thanksgiving spread. A kitted-out bar with a few specialty sips should do the trick.

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David Drake on Fantasy, History, and 'Monsters of the Earth' - Unbound Worlds

Over the course of a decades-long career, Drake has written dozens of award-winning novels, among them the <i>Hammer’s Slammers</i> science fiction series, …

14 Sexy Tricks to Boost Your Libido

These tricks will boost your mojo even more than flowers and chocolate<p>Going through a desire dry spell? It's easier than you think to get revved back up again. Skip the so-called aphrodisiacs and <b>try these simple libido boosters</b>. They'll amp up your sex drive and leave you feeling sexier all day …

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Pillow Tweets

@MertAlas & @MacPiggott gather a few (insta) celebrity friends and their legions of followers for some serious social networking.

Director Jean-Marc Vallee is on a 'Wild' ride in Hollywood

While filming "Wild," director Jean-Marc Vallée set some de-glamorizing ground rules for his lead actress, Reese Witherspoon: She couldn't wear makeup, had to cover the mirrors in her trailer and wasn't allowed to lighten the load in the comically massive backpack worn by her character, Cheryl …

If Gas Is Cheap, Why Are Airfares So Expensive?

If fuel prices are so low, why are air fares so high? And will prices ever return to Earth?<p>They're simple questions with complicated answers. But Jake Oakman, for one, would like to know. So would many holiday travelers.<p>Oakman, who works for the state of Indiana, usually spends between $350 and …

7 Things You Never Knew About Body Odor

There's a lot more to that musky smell than you think.<p>Brace yourself, we're about to get really <i>real</i> about BO. It's gross (we know), but hey, it can happen to anyone. And with the temperature heating up, you're more likely to stink up your favorite sundress or workout gear. So take some time now to …

Artist Spends Over a Decade Carving Out Elaborate Caverns By Hand

Artist Ra Paulette has hand-carved elaborate and awe-inspiring caves deep into the rock faces of New Mexico for more than a decade. Making a daily trek into the sandstone mesas of New Mexico, Paulette crafts these magnificent caverns completely on his own with only simple hand tools. To adorn the …

What Your Wine Choice Says About You

An unscientific analysis of your personality type based on your favorite vino.<p><b>Champagne:</b> You have a closet full of cashmere sweaters and Manolo Carolynes, your favorite place in the world is Paris and all your Instagram photos (of macarons, pretty stationery and flowers) have a dreamy pink filter. …

Which Expensive Countries Are Getting More Affordable?

Good news for travelers: The U.S. dollar has increased in value over the last year, rising nearly 10 percent against the euro since January. More good news (at least for Americans): Currencies in many typically expensive places are getting weaker.<p>While currencies always fluctuate, the drop in the …

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11 Must-Know Oral Sex Tips from Real Women

Hats off to you super-skilled ladies.<p>Many women have their go-to oral sex moves that they know will work every. Single. Time. But why keep all of that great intel to themselves? We asked around to get real women's best tips for amazing oral. The goal: To make it great for you and pretty damn …

Do dreams occur in slow motion?

When we dream, does time pass at a different pace? David Robson investigates.<p>When my alarm wakes me up, I’ll often hit the snooze button before returning to the warmth and safety of my duvet for another quick doze. But although what follows can seem like a short dream – perhaps a single …

11 One-Hour DIYs For Your Bedroom

Bedroom looking a little bland? These 11 snazzy projects take less than an hour<p><b>1. Wooden Tray</b><p><i>Learning Creative Living</i><p>A wooden tray is a must-have for in-bed snackers. Load it up with snacks, coffee, and books, and it's a handy way to bring your morning essentials into the bedroom with you. All you …