Rich Scott

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Shivering in Tolkien's shadow

<b>JRR Tolkien’s drawing of a dragon. © JRR Tolkien</b><p>There’s a drawing of a smug-faced dragon on the front cover of JRR Tolkien’s newly-published …

Incredible photo by American photographer Octavio Aburto http://t.co/odPBl7Xsz8

Two Years Ago: Cappuccino Pancakes with Mocha Syrup. I wish I could start every morning with these. http://www.pastryaffair.com/blog/2012/2/12/cappuccino-pancakes-with-mocha-syrup.html

A Lesson in Resilience

One of my brothers still lives on Cape Cod, the place where my 5 siblings and I grew up. This is noteworthy for two reasons – first, he is a scenic …

Snowstorms

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Cooking

30-Foot Hand-Stitched Tapestry Tells the Story of Star Wars

Just when we thought everything possible had been turned into a tribute to <i>Star Wars</i>, London-based designer and illustrator Aled Lewis revealed this amazing piece, entitled <i>The Coruscant Tapestry</i>. Created in the style of the Bayeux Tapestry, the massive piece was hand-stitched by the artist, along …

Los Angeles

Logo Design: Gradients

We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you …

Batman in Black and White (and Gray)

BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE #5, PAGE 1. 2013.<br>Ink(ed by Joe Rivera) on bristol board, 11 × 17″.<p>When I was first invited to contribute to Muddy Colors, part …

Daily paintings | Bottles | Postcard from Provence

10 Things...Evaluate Your Painting

I used to put my head down and plow through a piece, waiting for it to turn up some magic. Wanting it to be exactly like the picture in my head. The …

7 Marvelous Hotels You'll Definitely Want To Stay In

Before you book that next holiday, you might want to consider heading over to the likes of Finland, Paris, the Maldives or Switzerland. If you do, …

Adults Compare Themselves To Their Awkward Teenage Years

We've all experienced that terrible awkward period during our adolescence.<p>It might have been our fashion sense (or lack thereof), the hair cut our …

Going through Hell: Belief in a punitive afterlife linked to lower well-being, study finds

Those who believe some people face eternal torment in the afterlife tend to be less satisfied with their current life and less happy, according to a …

How to Create the Perfect Online Dating Profile, in 25 Infographics

Every day, millions of singles crawl dating sites and apps, flipping through photos and profiles of potential matches. He’s got nice hair! She’s a …

These Spas Will Make You Wanna...

...book a couple's massage! Although not all of us can afford to run off to Europe and splurge on an all-day couple's spa treatment, these heavenly hotels will sure get you in the mood. Hotel search trivago has put together a collection of 10 stunning properties that house even more impressive …

Sublime Illustrations by Christopher Balaskas

For an illustration aficionado like me it's just amazing to find a gorgeous set of fresh artworks like these by American artist Christopher Balaskas. …

MILK: Liquid Illustrations by Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz

Jaroslav Wieczorkiewicz has published three incredible projects on his Behance page showing some photo-manipulations of models with dresses made of …

Useful PSD for Designers

Today I selected a few really awesome resources to step up your design game. In this list you find psd files for iphone, chrome, ebook, book and …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

Crow Solves Puzzle That Would Stump Most Small Children

It's a good job they don't have hands or they'd swiftly become our overlords - crows are frighteningly clever.<p>In a test that would stump a small …

These Cartoonists Are Killing It: Our 20 Favorite Illustrators (Photos)

The saying "a picture is worth a thousand words" is particularly appropriate when looking at the unmistakable style and inspiration of the best …

I Don't Agree With the Thesis in Malcolm Gladwell's Latest Book

I've had read and enjoyed all of Malcolm Gladwell's books, so I was really looking forward to his newest one, <i>David and Goliath</i>. After reading it, however, I am forced to disagree with his main thesis that advantages often turn out to be disadvantages, and vice versa.<p><b>"Advantageous" events can't turn</b> …

Self-improvement

The Best and Easiest Chocolate Truffles to Serve with Red Wine

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich will be going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Alice shares her ever-evolving truffle recipe -- and promises that you won't find a better one in a store.</i><p>I started my career making and selling bite-sized, hand-rolled, …

Dessert

Ginger and How to Enjoy it at Every Meal

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: We're escaping winter and taking a tropical staycation in our kitchen. Join us and get to know ginger.</i><p>The next time someone mentions ginger root, casually mention that ginger is …

Ginger

14 Chocolate Cakes

Forget the jewelry. Forget the flowers. Forget the fancy dinners, the oysters, the caviar, the steak. Let's be real here: chocolate cake is the best part of Valentine's Day.<p>Chocolate cakes aren't moody, aren't choosy. They're gorgeous. They can be consumed wherever you desire: at a candlelit table, …

Dessert