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10 Drink Recipes Every Cocktail Drinker Should Master

As long as you have a well-stocked liquor cabinet, there’s no reason you can’t bring happy hour to your house. Anyone can be a master mixologist as …

Abandoned Castles, Chᅢᄁteaux And City Halls Showcase The Beauty Of Emptiness

Photographer Matt Emmett has traveled all around the world capturing beautiful buildings for his work, Forgotten Heritage Photography. He has devoted his life to shedding light on what he calls "ruins and abandonment," turning old, dilapidated buildings into beautiful imagery.<p>"These places that …

Mining

Here's How To Reflect, Meditate And Sustain Positivity

<i>Dulce Ruby is an explorer and an artist of written, visual and audio formats. Her GPS Guide below will teach you about meditation, reflection and how to sustain positivity.</i><p>Morning meditations are magical, and my favorite way to power up for the day. Starting your day with relaxation, reflection and …

World Peace

Landscape on a Budget: 10 Quick Fixes to Add Personality to the Average Garden

Giving the average garden the full treatment is a serious commitment, requiring time, adrenal stress, and a sturdy dip into the finances. Instead, …

The Best Flower Crowns of All Time, From Frida Kahlo to Jennifer Lawrence

Few accessories have aroused such commentary, for and against, than the flower crown, so trendy of late among the neo-hippie festival crowd. Despite detractors, these decorative headpieces, whose history in mythology and art can be traced back to ancient civilizations, show no signs of fading from …

Lana Del Rey

Winehouse documentary reveals 'inflammatory' relationship with her father, drugs and fame

An explosive documentary has laid bare the intimate details of Amy Winehouse's rise and fall, with an inflammatory investigation into her relationship with her father, drugs and fame.<p>The film, entitled Amy, has premiered at Cannes Film Festival despite criticism from the singer's father, and left …

Mad Men's Patrick Fischler Remembers Jimmy Barrett, the Show's Unsung Hero

The comedian/Utz spokesman pushed Don Draper's buttons, and moved the drama forward in essential ways.<p>Of the more than 800 actors who have popped up on <i>Mad Men</i> over its seven-season run, there are background players you'd need a magnifying glass to notice, and then there are the indelible …

Wolfe Von Lenkiewicz Channels Picasso In Upper East Side Exhibition

The large-scale paintings of British artist Wolfe von Lenkiewicz made their U.S. debut this week in New York’s Upper East Side. Set against the backdrop of the magnificent Academy Mansion on East 63rd Street, Von Lenkiewicz’s paintings make the perfect pairing to the home William Ziegler Jr. built …

David Lynch Will Direct the New Twin Peaks Series, After All

Contract disputes reversed, the cult show's co-creator is shacking back up with the Log Lady.<p>The <i>Twin Peaks</i> reboot/sequel you actually want is back on.<p>After announcing a new version of the cult '90s series in late 2014, Showtime watched its ambitious plans collapse. In March, series creator David …

See Photos From Yoko Ono's MoMA Exhibit

Yoko Ono stands next to Standing Woman, 1932, by Gaston Lachaise at The Museum of Modern Art Sculpture Garden in New Yor<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Courtesy Lenono …

The (Definitive) #List of the 20 Greatest Day Drinks

An opinionated ranking prepared with much care, for fodder—or inspiration.<p>The mere fact we need to distinguish daytime drinking from regular drinking let's you know it's a little bit naughty. But there's nothing wrong with canceling everything and just deciding to start boozing at noon. (Or, even …

These Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies Will Put All Your Other Desserts to Shame

They're extremely easy to make and will be a unique addition to your baking repertoire.<p>While Valentine's Day has come and gone, we at <b>Spoon</b> appreciate a good dessert anytime of the year. These red velvet cheesecake brownies are a hybrid of three of your favorite sweets: red velvet cake, cheesecake …

Recipes

Here’s Everything You Need to Know to Wallpaper Your Home

Spring cleaning is a pain in the butt. Yeah, it’s necessary and it <i>does</i> freshen up the place, but it sure ain’t fun. So why don’t we change gears for a little bit and talk about spring redecorating instead? It’s that glorious time of year when bright colors and patterns come out to play, making it …

Home Decorating

National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Travel<p>Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, …

National Parks

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Travel<p>Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, …

National Parks

Chili Colorado Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Chili Colorado is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. Recipe developer Rick Martinez's mom's chili Colorado, to be</i> …

Cooking

Turn Trash into Treasure With 18 Eco-Friendly DIYs

We love reducing, reusing and recycling everything we possibly can, including yoga mats and lunch bags. But when we can take it one step further and create a treasure out of would-be trash, that’s a resounding “Heck yeah.” We’ve put together 18 of our favorite eco-friendly DIYs that are perfect for …

Paper Craft

A Subway-Style Map of San Francisco's Historical Trains

It was created using a collection of 1937 railway timetables.<p>David Edmondson explores his passion for transportation through his blog and his Twitter account. In response to his online musings about how Bay Area trains ran in the 1920s and 1930s, one of his readers sent him a 1,500-page national …

Banksy's 'Spy Booth' Receives Grade II Property Status

A new ruling by the Cheltenham city council will ensure that people will be able to enjoy Banksy’s<p>A new ruling by the Cheltenham city council will …

Streetwear

Panorama Trail in Yosemite National Park

Panorama Trail is a nearly 10-mile long point-to-point hike from the top to the bottom of Yosemite Valley. Starting at <b>Glacier Point</b> and ending at …

Fake 8 Hours Of Sleep In 8 Minutes

No one will be able to tell the difference—promise!<p><i>This article was written by Gyan Yankovich and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>We've all been there: You've stayed up way too late working, partying, binge-watching—basically, anything other than sleeping—only to wake with a face that …

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Architecture

Two Striking Deserts Meet In This Popular Park

Travel<p>Arid low desert and vegetated high desert meet in Joshua Tree National Park, offering visitors stunning vistas and rewarding hikes.<p><b>Location:</b> California<b><br>Established:</b> October 31, 1994<b><br>Size:</b> 794,000 acres<p>Two desert systems, the Mojave and the Colorado, abut within Joshua Tree, dividing …

National Parks

Women's Make-Up Throughout History: What Will Be The Next Trend Revival?

Beauty trends are cyclical: In the 1980s Brooke Shields brought bold eyebrows into fashion; in the nineties Kate Moss set a trend for wearing them …

Make Thin Mint Cookies at Home (They're Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Awesome)

Out of Girl Scout cookies? Don't sweat it. You can make them at home... Plus, this version is vegan and gluten-free.<p>What’s a vegan, gluten-free shockingly great bakery? It’s Erin McKenna's Bakery NYC (formerly known as BabyCakes), and it’s located in the heart of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. And …

Dessert

7 Unbelievable Furniture Makeovers

Leslie Pritchard, owner of Dallas-based furniture shop Again & Again, revamps some vintage finds.<p>Leslie Pritchard, owner of Dallas-based furniture shop Again & Again, revamps some vintage finds.

Top 10 Ways to Get Your Dream Garden Ready This Year

Believe it or not, winter is ending soon, which means the time is ripe to get our plans in order for this year's garden, whether you're dreaming of a …

The Seven Easiest Vegetables to Grow for Beginner Gardeners

You don't need a green thumb to grow a bounty of fresh vegetables right in your backyard or balcony. Whether you're a gardening novice or just want …

Gardening

How to Convert a Recipe for Your Slow Cooker

We tweaked three of our popular recipes to be slow cooker-friendly.<p>Truth: You can cook a lot of stove-top stews or oven-braises in a slow cooker. But before you go to work, school, the gym, sleep, or whatever else you’d like to do for 8 hours, there are a few tips to keep in mind. We recently …

Cooking