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Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Swimming

Homemade Baby Wipes

When I had Zander this past winter, a friend brought over some homemade baby wipes.<p>I loved them!<p>How did I NOT know about homemade baby wipes before …

Mini Fabric Lamps - TaylorMade

One of the very first things I ever “pinned” were these “Lamp Shades on a String” from Rebeccas DIY. They have been on my to-make list for months. …

Homemade Laundry Detergent

Something I’ve seen on the internet and wanted to try is homemade laundry soap. There are lots of ‘recipes’ for this online, but I wanted a powder …

The Secret To Perfect Pizza Dough - Wine & Glue

The Secret to Perfect Pizza Dough! Easy to follow step by step photos that will give you the perfect pizza dough!<p>I’ve been wanting to write this post …

Don't Prepare for a Rainy Day, Prepare for Fun

A few weeks ago, I got a call to give a presentation on preparedness. My approach was not to focus on preparing for a rainy day, but to get out and …

BBQ

How to wear pigtails without a partline (and hide any regrowth)

<b>When you think of pigtails, you immediately think of a childish hairstyle that has no business being on an adult.</b><p>To some extent that’s true. …

Shark Pallet Art

Shark sighting!!! Jaws is lurking around the kids’ playroom. He may not be a Great White, but he’s a ferocious black tip that dwells in the waters …

The 7 Most Common Ways to Screw Up Your Chocolate Chip Cookies

It might seem impossible to mess up chocolate chip cookies, but people do. Here are the 7 mistakes you should avoid when baking them.<p>Chocolate chip cookies might be the first thing you ever baked—scoops from a tub of cookie dough, dropped straight onto your baking sheet. Though those drop-and-bake …

Dessert

Valley Summer Camps

Popsicle Stick Harmonica

Homemade Musical Instruments ~ Popsicle Stick Harmonica<p>Your kids will love making music with this simple DIY Popsicle Stick Harmonica. They are so …

Chemicals

A Chat With Ladies & Gentlemen Studio

<i>This is the third and final feature in this series focuses on another design duo and members of Drake General Store’s Modern Makers, Ladies &</i> …

Anointing the King of Breakfast Sandwiches

Including the embarrassment known as the Egg McMuffin and our own delicious invention.<p><b>There are days</b>—and I'm sure you have them, too—on which I wake up hungry but indecisive. I know I want something, and I know that something is a breakfast sandwich. But which one? My refrigerator is filled with …

Breakfast

20 Must-Haves for Your Game of Thrones Premiere Party

Winter is<p>coming <i>finally</i> over, and <i>Game of Thrones</i> is finally back! The premiere is April 6th, and we can’t wait. It’s time to celebrate, and no one knows how to celebrate like the characters on <i>Game of Thrones.</i> Kick off Season Four with a feast that would make all seven kingdoms of Westeros proud. We …

TV Series

See A Classic “Painting” That’s Actually A Spellbinding CGI Masterpiece

Hungarian digital artist Zsolt Ekho Farkas has recreated a 19th-century painting with CGI, and it’s an 8-million-polygon, 3-D tour de force.<p>While a digital gallery could never fully replicate the experience of walking through an art museum, some computer-generated art has the same capacity to …

Understanding Umami

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Which ingredients carry that fifth taste -- and the best ways to cook with them.</i><p>A long, long time ago, only four tastes ruled the culinary world: sweet, …

Your Next Go-To Meatball Recipe

Maybe you didn't get the memo, but March 9th is National Meatball Day.<p>Meatballs appear in most of the world's food cultures. Swedes call them <i>köttbullar</i> and flavor them nutmeg, allspice, and gingersnap cookie crumbs as a binder (served with potatoes and a side of lingonberry jam). In Shanghai, …

Cooking

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Attack On Twitch Streamer Shuts Down Riot And EA Servers, Attracts Police

It started as a game of League of Legends, and ended with a swarm of cops pointing guns at the player and accusing him of having hostages held against their will in his home.<p>Welcome to the world of online video game harassment.<p>Professional League of Legends streamer James “Phantoml0rd” Varga spent …

The Wool Eater Blanket pattern by Sarah London

Craft<p>Crochet<p>Published<p>November 2007<p>Suggested yarn<p>Yarn weight<p>DK (11 wpi)<p>Hook size<p>4.0 mm (G)<p>Crochet terminology<p>UK

Elsword: Dev Reveal - Ara Haan

DIY Rope Bowl | A Pair & A Spare

If you’ve been tuning in over the last few months you may have guessed that I’ve got a bit of an addiction to rope. There’s just something so perfect …

These Are the 16 Best Burgers of 2013

Twinkie, ramen, and Cronut buns. Pockets of deep-fried PBR. More bacon than Louie Anderson eats for second breakfast. 2013 was more than a slightly ridiculous year in the burger creation game, and we were there to greasily chronicle it all. While it was a torturous task, we picked out the 16 finest …

Deep Frying

How Idiotic Instagram Selfies Earned a 19-Year-Old Criminal 142 Felony Counts

This was NOT a good week for moronic criminals with access to Instagram. After posting a bunch of ill-advised selfies on the photo sharing site, a …

Trip Hawkins’ new game helps kids learn about their feelings

If Trip Hawkins’ new game takes off, it would be a more satisfying outcome for the founder of Electronic Arts than creating Madden NFL football, designing the 3DO game console, or creating mobile games with Digital Chocolate. That’s because the emotional stakes are high with his startup, called If …

James Bond's Drinking Would Have Made Him the Worst Spy Ever, Say British Researchers

AP Photo/Sony Pictures, Francois Duhamel, File<p>It turns out you can't down martinis 24/7 and live to tell the tale -- not even if you're James Bond.<p>A group of spoilsports British researchers proved that point recently when they took a look at 007's hard-partying lifestyle as depicted in Ian …