Anne Maureen

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25 Refreshing Slaw Recipes for Summer

A good slaw is a thing of beauty.<p>Whether you're a fan of creamy mayonnaise or bright, acidic vinegar, we can all agree that the best slaws are crunchy, refreshing, and light. These 25 slaw recipes fit the bill, making good use of cabbage, collard greens, kale, and more.

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Mexican Appetizers

From a zesty seafood cocktail to thick tortillas bathed in two types of salsa and garnished with shredded chicken, and more, these eight recipes for …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

15 Sweet & Savory Waffle Recipes

There’s nothing better than waffles for breakfast. Pancakes come close, but the pockets for syrup give waffles the lead. Once you’ve mastered the basics, try your hand at these sweet and savory upgraded versions. And if you’re making a big batch, use this tip to keep your waffles from getting soggy!<p>…

Incredible Oil Paintings of Dark and Foreboding Skies

The fourth edition of Beyond Eden, a multi-gallery event celebrating the new contemporary art scene, is starting tonight in Los Angeles and one of the exciting pieces being shown there will be the one you see above. Thinkspace Gallery will display artist Brian Mashburn's <i>Give Me a Home</i>, a stunning …

Realistic Oil Paintings by Alyssa Monks

The Art of Alyssa Monks.<p>Selected oil paintings by Alyssa Monks. The selection shows very realistic portrait paintings of bathing or showering women. …

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 …

Dubai's Futuristic Floating Building by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid Architects has designed a towering 21-story property for Dubai featuring the firm's signature futuristic style. The unique design scheme for the <i>Opus Office Tower</i> is essentially a cube with a large void in the center, splitting the building into two structures. They are connected by an …

The Legend of Giants: A New Mural by Natalia Rak | Colossal

<p>This is a great new mural by Polish artist and graphic designer Natalia Rak that was painted as part of the Folk on the Street art festival in …

NYFW Spring 2014 Trend Report: Sweatshirts Galore

Finally! The day has come when sweatshirts are as chic as they are comfortable, as evidenced by the sporty trend takeover on the runways at New York Fashion Week. See the 15 best looks that topped our list, right here.<p>Finally! The day has come when sweatshirts are as chic as they are comfortable, …

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Interview with Freak City

Freak City is a skillfull illustrator from Bordeaux, France borned in the mid 80's. With a great taste for punk rock and skateboard imagery, you …

More Hilarious GIFs to Help Newcomers Navigate NYC

Artist Nathan Pyle is back again with a new hilariously accurate set of gifs to help newcomers navigate through the Big Apple. With the wisdom he has gained from his 5 years of residence in the city that never sleeps, the artist saves visitors the embarrassment of naivet. From knowing how to steer …

Massive Stick Sculptures Resemble Castles, Nests and Coccoons

Using nothing more than locally gathered twigs and saplings, artist Patrick Dougherty creates monumental stick sculptures that resemble everything from huge palaces and castles to (seemingly) habitable nests and cocoons. Over a career that spans more than three decades, Dougherty has made over 200 …

Incredible Layered Resin Paintings of Women Underwater

Boston-based artist Jessica Dunegan creates surreal mixed media paintings of women who appear to be trapped underwater. Working with epoxy resin, poured in layers with acrylic paint, the artist's creations are almost sculptural works of art as the pigments are encased within different levels of the …

Artist Collaborates with her 4-Year-Old Daughter to Create Amazing Illustrations | Colossal

<p>In one of the best collaborations this blog has seen in ages, professional illustrator Mica Angela Hendricks has been collaborating with her …

Spectacular Geometric Forms Find Balance in Nature

In <i>Back to Nature</i>, artist Fesson Ludovic produces incredible sculptures that have the appearance of simplicity, but are actually quite complex. Each piece features basic lines, arcs, and geometric forms that are buried directly on land or placed in water. The artist relies on nature to intervene …

Stockholm Street Style Spring 2014

See the chic from the streets of Sweden.<p>Entire blogs are dedicated to the unique and stop-in-your-tracks chic that comes out of Stockholm — all of which just gets elevated for fashion week. See Diego Zuko's best shots from outside the Swedish runways.

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Elle Fanning's Adorable Miss Vogue Australia Makes Us Want To Be Teens Again

Is it weird to say that we want to be Elle Fanning when we grow up? That effortless blonde hair, those bold brows, the closet full of Prada and Rodarte...<p>We could go on and on. Instead, we'll just show you the latest cover of Miss Vogue Australia, a spinoff magazine of Vogue Australia. The …

Herb Spotlight: 10 Ways to Use Fresh Mint - Turntable Kitchen

I’ve been thinking about launching a new series here focused on ways to work fresh herbs into your cooking but before I get ahead of myself and call …

Are the Suburbs Where the American Dream Goes to Die?

New research shows upward mobility is higher in denser cities<p>Wikimedia Commons<p>Rumors of the American Dream's demise have been greatly exaggerated -- at least in parts of America.<p>That's the message of a new study that looks at the connection between geography and social mobility in the United …

Easy dinner recipes: Keep it simple with easy frittatas

When you're looking for a simple one-dish meal, it doesn't get much easier than a frittata. Combine a few ingredients from the store, or use leftovers from the fridge as inspiration for dinner tonight. This one-dish meal cooks up quickly, and works equally well served hot or cold.<p>A shrimp and basil …

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies

<i>Today, we're re-running one of our summertime references. A disclaimer: N</i><i>o fruit flies were harmed or killed in the writing of this post. (But we can't say we'd be sad if they had been.)</i><p>What's the only creature that loves fruit more than you do? Fruit flies. In the world of science, they're known …

Watch Photoshop Genius Bring Retro Snapshot Back To Life (VIDEO)

Now <i>this</i> is how you use photoshop.<p>Thanks to a redditor named TheHaterSalad we just spent the last seven odd minutes with our eyes glued to the computer screen. To be fair, our eyes are often glued to the computer screen, but the video above -- which shows how one might transform a vintage, …

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Z Vector Takes Live Kinect Feeds To Create Stunning Video Art

This is a bit of a niche product, but it’s still interesting nonetheless.<p>Artist Julius Tuomisto believes that VJs are the next DJs. Just in the same way that a DJ shepherds music lovers through a thoughtful selection of tracks, video artists can guide audiences through live visualizations that …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

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Seriously Stylish Wooden Framed Bicycles

With the increased popularity of bicycles for city residents as a means of transportation, many companies have popped up that create bikes out of different materials and with a wide range of customizable features. This is definitely the most stylish wooden framed one we've ever come across. …