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7 Celebrities Wasted on Live TV

Celebrities: They're just like us. They put their pants on one leg at a time, get interviewed regularly on live TV and sometimes get so drunk they fight Christmas trees. OK, maybe they aren't <i>just</i> like us.<p>From the hilarious to the sort of sad, read on for 7 can't-miss celebrity drunk moments from …

5 Sugar Alternatives to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

5 tips to help satisfy your sweet tooth without adding to your waistline<p>Excess sugar is one of the three primary drivers behind weight gain and a number of common health issues (processed foods and "bad" fats are the two others). Throughout our lives most of us have been programmed to believe a few …

Nutrition

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Charred Beef Tenderloin With Cacio e Pepe Toasted Barley and Watercress Pesto

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Beef tenderloin may look like the star in this recipe, but it's the barley that absolutely stole my heart. It's flavored in the manner of the traditional Roman pasta dish <i>cacio e pepe</i>—cheese and black …

WHEN THE ZOMBIES COME - Short Mockumentary

Celebrity portraits by Terry O'Neill – in pictures

Terry O'Neill is one of the greatest celebrity photographers of the 20th century, and a key member of the group of portrait-takers that defined the 1960s. An exhibition at The Little Black Gallery features some of his most famous images. It can be seen at 13A Park Walk, London SW10 from 14 January …

Utah avalanche was largest in modern history

The avalanche near Salt Lake City last year that carried enough rock, dirt and debris to bury New York's Central Park under 66 feet of rubble was North America's largest such disaster in modern history, according to University of Utah scientists.<p>The April 2013 rockslide sent 165 million tons of …

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Cunningham: The Passion, The Cars, The Legacy

Briggs Cunningham is the most important American racer and sportsman you have never heard of. Not only is he responsible for racing stripes on cars, but he also owned the first Ferrari (166SC) ever raced and sold in the USA. Cunningham—who was tremendously rich—would be seen sweeping his garages at …

Talented French Photogs Create Miniature Worlds Using Figurines and Food

Sorry, Mom, but playing with your food rocks. Especially if you do it with the imagination and exacting detail that French photographers Akiko Ida …

Celebrities Pose with Younger Versions of Themselves

<b>Drew Barrymore</b><p>Fact: Keanu Reeves does not age. Now that we've gotten that out of the way, let's take a look at some fun photos of celebrities posing next to the younger versions of themselves. Sure, the Photoshop work here is a bit shoddy but, of course, that's not the point. More than the average …

Norman Bel Geddes, prophetic designer and unsung hero

His vision was eccentric and, in some ways, remarkably accurate.<p>Tragic as it may be, many of the world's most prodigious minds fail to see their visions of the future vindicated. Hell, Nikola Tesla laid the groundwork for X-rays, radar, and the first great electric sports car, yet died he penniless …

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Star Wars Imperial Forces Invade Thomas Kinkade’s Precious Paintings

Stormtroopers set cutesy cottages aflame in a genius new mashup called “Wars on Kinkade.”<p>Some genius named Jeff Bennett has unleashed the full force of the Dark Side on the Painter of Light’s treacly, bucolic world in a new series called “Wars on Kinkade.”<p>At the time of his death in 2012, Thomas …

Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

Clever Illustrations Show the Origin of Superheroes and Villains

Las Vegas illustration team Ninjabot has created some fantastic illustrations that show the origin of some of our favorite superheroes and villains. The series of art prints will ask you to take a trip down memory lane as you remember how your childhood heroes all came to be.<p>As Ninjabot states, …

Vivid Illustrations Blend Nature with Ornamental Patterns

Graphic designer Polly Forbes-Gower, aka Polkip, creates incredibly vivid illustrations that blend her eye for detail with her love for patterns. The UK-based illustrator produces stark, flat backgrounds that make way for a variety of animals covered in playfully ornamental designs.<p>Polkip's …

Fall's Ultimate Comfort Food: Pumpkin-Parmesan Risotto

Photo: Courtesy of Erin Phraner.<p>Dinner can skew super lush on a chilly fall night without any hassle or hard work on your part — promise! Our …

12 Amazing Photos of Animals Congregating

<b>Stingrays</b><p>While we'll always be big fans of wildlife photography in general, there's nothing quite like seeing hundreds, thousands and even millions of animals congregating like this. Whether these photographers have captured animal migrations, where major animal groups travel long distances in …

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

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1932 gold prospecting in San Gabriel Canyon

<i>Sep. 1932: Prospector holds small gold nuggets found in the East Fork of the San Gabriel River.</i><p>In a Sep. 25, 1932 Los Angeles Times front page story Jean Bosquet reported:<p>If you can imagine such a thing as a leisurely gold rush, then you can go out along the noisy banks of the East Fork of the San …

Star Wars droid R2D2 spotted in Star Trek Into Darkness

It could be the last straw for hardcore fans angry at the long-running sci-fi saga's shift into space opera territory: R2D2, the diminutive robot star of the Star Wars films, has been spotted in a second Star Trek movie.<p>C-3PO's canny little friend was first seen briefly in 2009's Star Trek, which …

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #14

It has been a while since the last post… Come again and explore the wilderness with us. We are rediscovering that only through sharing will we save this magnificent planet. Social media gives us the ability to share photographs, thoughts, ideas, and knowledge almost instantaneously with powerful …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

What Good Memoir Can Teach You About Good Copywriting - Copyblogger

What does David Sedaris know about writing that most of us don’t?<p>What can Anne Lamott do that your traditional copywriter can’t?<p>How about entertain …

The Spirit of Winter

A series of Winter photos, all taken 2012 and 2013 in Finland.