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Pantone's Marsala making you hungry? Here's how to eat the Color of the Year

When Pantone announced their official Color of the Year for 2015, fashionistas responded with a common reaction: hunger.<p>That's because Marsala, the earthy red hue of the moment, is named after the wine most popularly used in an Italian chicken dish. So if the recent announcement has sparked a …

7 Best Marsala Dishes to Celebrate the 2015 Pantone Color of the Year

Marsala, a robust and earthy red, is Pantone's Color of the Year 2015. From savory to sweet, here are seven delicious dishes to make with the color's …

Veal Croquettes with Marsala

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a bowl, combine the veal, apple, walnuts, cheese, egg, bread crumbs and sage. Season with salt and white pepper and mix with …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Today is National Grilled Cheese Day! Obviously you need to make this for dinner: http://thekitc.hn/1oF9Kcl

The Pisco Sour and Beyond

The historic grape-based white spirit, Pisco, is the basis for the national drink of both Peru and Chile. With production commencing at the turn of the 17th century, the tipple is as historic as it is representative of the cocktail cultures within its origin nations. Pisco is a descendant of …

Mark Twain

DIY Drink Umbrellas

<i>Every other week, Anna Hezel talks about the innovations, decorations, and other quiet touches that make a party memorable.</i><p><i>Today: Bring the spirit of Spring Break to your next party with DIY drink umbrellas.</i><p>Whether or not you’ve managed to fit a raucous sunny vacation into your year so far, you …

Crafting

How countries calculate their GDP

WHEN unveiling Britain's annual budget on March 19th George Osborne, the chancellor of the exchequer, crowed that the British economy was forecast to …

Economics

Review: My Paris Kitchen

The Accidental Locavore has long been a fan of David Lebowitz. If you're not familiar with him, David is an American chef and food writer living in Paris. His blog is a great source of info on food, restaurants and the day-to-day quirkiness of living in Paris (and points beyond). Up until this …

Recipes

How to Take Better Pictures with Your Smartphone's Camera

Camera phones have come a long way in the past few years, but they don't always take point-and-shoot quality pictures on the first try (let alone …

The Science of Memory (and 4 Uncommon Ways to Enhance It)

<i>This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I have a pretty bad memory, it seems. I know people say that all the time, but here’s why I think it actually applies to me:<p>In pretty much all of my childhood memories, I’m around 10 years old, as if nothing ever happened before that.<br>• My poor …

How To Control Which Apps Listen In on What You Say on Your iPhone

It seems more and more apps can listen in on what you’re saying via your iOS device’s built-in microphone. While most of this is probably harmless, …

Become An Email Ninja With This Gmail Course [Deals]

Email is a controlling beast sometimes. Don’t swim upstream against the ridiculous flow of important emails.<p>With this email course you will learn to effectively manage your email to increase productivity and get hours of your life back. No more wading through a flood of emails. And Cult of Mac …

How To Book Your Next Plane Ticket To Get The Best Deal

You already know that you should be booking your plane ticket 54 days before take-off (if all else fails, you should usually book between 104 to 29 days pre-trip).<p>And while that's all fine and good, there are various nitty-gritty details you should be paying attention to when buying that ticket -- …

Duchess of Cambridge in New Zealand – stylewatch

A horse guards red frock coat? An air hostess hat? Let's be honest: this is not the Duchess's most chic moment ever. And yet it is kind of joyous, at the same time. She looks cheerful and Sloaney; as though she doesn't give a stuff about those best-dressed lists. Even better, with those buttons and …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

Week in Review | Generic Consumer Culture, Italian Fashion, Artist-Born Brands, Software, The Elder Statesman

BoF editor-in-chief Imran Amed recaps the week in the business of fashion.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> We live in an age when anything seems possible. We …

The Best Gelato in Rome

In Italy, a land of such strict culinary customs that sprinkling Parmesan on your pizza is practically a crime, only one food is excepted from the no-eating-while-walking rule: gelato.<p>On warm evenings, Rome’s locals stroll the cobblestoned streets, cones and cups in hand.<p>However you eat it, gelato …

Italy

4 Champagne Cocktails To Serve At Your Next Brunch

Hosting a springtime brunch? These champagne cocktails are sure to get your guests buzzing.<p>Hosting a springtime brunch? These champagne cocktails are sure to get your guests buzzing. <i>Via TownandCountrymag.com</i><p>Mango Mimosa<p>Apricot Fizz<p>Classic Champagne Cocktail<p>Pomegranate Royale

As she models Kate Moss's new Topshop collection in the May issue of Vogue, step inside Freja Beha Erichsen's Vogue archive: http://po.st/freja

Iceland's Most Famous Waterfall Is Big Enough To Stand Inside, Which Is Pretty Incredible

This is Seljalandsfoss, arguably Iceland's most famous waterfall. In a boundless green field, the cascade drops a whopping 200 feet from rocks above into a serene little pool below.<p>The most insane part of Seljalandsfoss, though, is that you can hike through the back of the falls and view them from …

Do we need transparent texting to avoid a mobile accident?

With mobile phones, it's understandable we walk directly into inanimate objects.<p>But now Apple has declared the problem solved, having secured the …

Mobile

Unforgettable Pictures By The Award-Winning Photographer Killed In Afghanistan

Anja Niedringhaus, a critically acclaimed photographer for the Associated Press, was fatally shot in Afghanistan. She had covered everything from war to sporting events.

This Just In

Inside Flipboard / March 31, 2014<p>The Associated Press has always worked at the intersection of tech and journalism. It started as a pony express …

The Hottest Makeup Trends For Fall 2014

From hints of metallic to splashes of electric hues and nothing but radiant skin, you'll want to wear every one of the season's must-have makeup trends.<p>From hints of metallic to splashes of electric hues and nothing but radiant skin, you'll want to wear every one of the season's must-have makeup …

#theLIST: The Must-Have Hair Colors

Take a cue from these on-trend A-listers for the hues that youand your hairwill be all about this year.<p>Take a cue from these on-trend A-listers for the hues that you—and your hair—will be all about this year. Plus, the best red, brown, and blonde hair colors.<p>1) The Trend: Platinum<p>2) Michelle …

Hairstyling

16 Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmo.com, quirky beauty hacks to make getting ready easier.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder to apply line), under the flame for …