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Photographing the Matterhorn

It’s approaching 8pm and I’m sitting at the Chez Vrony, with the Matterhorn in front, waiting for someone to ask me if I’d like to have a drink. …

10 Ugly Realities of Being a Photography Addict

Photography is the most wonderful hobby imaginable with so much scope for creativity and problem solving, not to mention travel and gear lust. But it …

DIY Backpacks Made from Junk Food are Trending in South Korea

<b>South Korean</b> school girls are reinventing the term "snack pack" by crafting backpacks made out of snacks. According to Kotaku, there is a growing number of teenage girls making over-the-top <b>backpack creations</b> out of junk food items like cookies, potato chips, cheese puffs, and even drinkable yogurt. …

A Mexican Drug Cartel Used Fake Watermelons to Smuggle Weed

A Mexican drug cartel apparently spent a little too much time on Pinterest because they decided that painting <b>millions of dollars</b> worth of marijuana to look like watermelons would be the best way to smuggle the drugs across the boarder into America. The cartel <b>almost got away with it</b>, until the …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking

Who Was General Tso and Why Are We Eating His Chicken?

This very real general had absolutely nothing to do with the battered and sauced chicken that now bears his name.<p><i>by Kimberly Kohatsu, Managing Editor for the Menuism Restaurant Blog</i><p>First and foremost, General Tso was a real guy. Tso Tsungtang was a war hero who served with brilliant distinction …

Mao Zedong

Gluten-Free Chick-Fil-A Nuggets You Can Make at Home!

As soon as I went gluten free I had that sudden realization that I could no longer pick up a box of my favorite nuggets.<p>I will admit I am a Chick-fil-a nugget junky. Of course, worse than the nuggets, I am addicted to those amazing waffle fries. Seriously, I go there too often and lately I have …

Gluten-Free

This Is The Only Way To Butter Your Popcorn

The movie theater popcorn game just changed forever.<p>From now on, let it be known that this is the ONLY way you should be buttering your movie theater popcorn. Life hacks Tumblr List of Life Hacks posted this genius trick, and we're so glad it did. We'll never butter our popcorn the same way again.<p>A …

12 ways to look thinner in your swimsuit

This week in New York City the meteorologists are predicting highs of 70s and 80s, and we're excitedly pulling out our sundresses, having dreams of …

Swimwear

#TheLIST: The World's Best Concealers

The best picks at every price point to cover anything you've got.<p>We couldn't live without concealer. Okay, maybe that's a bit hyperbolic, but we'd sooner have bare lashes and lips than face the world without our skin-perfecting armor. A good concealer can fake a night's sleep, give the illusion of …

The 7 Best Products In Target's Premium Skincare Aisle

No matter how many skincare samples I have lying around my desk here at HuffPost or occupying prime real estate in my bathroom at home, I find myself lurking around Target's beauty department fairly often. Who can resist such a selection with so many different price points? Plus, the skincare …

There She Blows

Some people can venture off to the beach, sans hair dryer, sans worry, and go straight to dinner with perfect beach waves. I am not one of those people. I rely on a strong blow dryer to maintain my frizz—and dignity—at home and on the go. This one by Harry Josh is not only small and lightweight …

The Bride Wore Balenciaga

See Elin Kling's stunning wedding gown.<p>The Swedish blogger Elin Kling wed fellow Scandi Karl Lindman in Stockholm over the weekend. The bride wore a simple, elegant strapless Balenciaga gown with draped detail on the bodice that hit at the ankle—complete with long train—paired with Jimmy Choo …

The Queen Visits 'Game of Thrones' set, Fails to Sit on Iron Throne

Photo: Getty Images<p>The Queen has paid a visit to the <i>Game of Thrones</i> set—but frustrated avid fans of the show by failing to sit on the famed Iron Throne.<p>Her Majesty took a tour of the Belfast set as part of a tour of Northern Ireland, and set Twitter ablaze as she approached the most famous seat in …

Game of Thrones

Kanye West is Doing His Community Service At Fashion School

No litter picking for Yeezus<p>When Kanye West was sentenced to complete 250 hours of community service, most people expected him to crop up in a jumpsuit, picking up litter. But not Yeezy.<p>The man who art directs every aspect of his life (he spent four days editing an Instagram picture of him and wife …

Kanye West Talks Apple/Beats Deal, the Internet at Cannes: Watch

Last week at Cannes, Kanye West was part of an interview panel alongside Steve Stoute and Ben Horowitz where he talked about a number of subjects. He shared some thoughts on Apple's acquisition of Beats, talked about why Steve Jobs is his biggest influence, and called the world and internet "ugly". …