Alece Woosley

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This Giant Tree Protects Urban Wildlife By Keeping It Floating Away From Dangerous People

City waterways could provide more space for new habitats in which urban nature can flourish.<p>As cities sprawl and get more crowded, most don’t have much space left for urban wildlife–at least not on land. A Dutch architect plans to begin using city waterways to build floating habitats for …

Papercraft Castle Is More Gorgeous and Intricate Than Most Real Castles

This unbelievable papercraft project, by Japanese art student Wataru Itou, took over 4 years to create and features lights and a moving train. It's …

BEFORE & AFTER: A Disaster Zone Goes Glam

An iconic American farmhouse gets an elegant restoration.<p>An iconic American farmhouse gets an elegant restoration. This piece originally appeared on countryliving.com

5 Mansions With Major Dream House Potential

They might not be the prettiest homes on the block, but they're certainly affordable.<p>For anyone who gets weak in the knees over the idea of a fixer-upper, this is for you: All these five mansions, featured on Zillow, need are a little love and care to transform them back to their former glory. With …

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

Table for Two: Serious Eats Joins Flipboard

Before becoming the “missionary of delicious,” foodie Ed Levine had two great passions: baseball and jazz. After throwing one too many curveballs, …

Artist Uses Sharpie to Cover Husband's Skyline GTR with Stunningly Intricate Designs

As we've seen before, Sharpie doodles on a car can make for an extraordinary paint job. Thanks to the passion and creativity of his wife, dozens of Sharpies, and roughly 100 hours of hard work, one auto enthusiast managed to transform his ordinary 1995 Nissan Skyline GTR into an amazing work of art.<p>…

‘The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records’ is the Ultimate Cabinet of Wonder for Vinyl Fanatics - The Fox Is Black

Earlier this year Rolling Stone described Jack White as “Rock & Roll’s Willy Wonka” and it’s clear to see why. His label, Third Man Records, is …

London Art Exhibit Made Out of Lego

The Entrancing Cinemagraph Creations of Julien Douvier

The cinemagraph genre is one of the most exciting to follow because, unlike almost every other type of “photography” (in quotes since you they aren’t …

The Tastes You'll Crave...

2013 has been a year full of cupcakes, sriracha, and pretzel buns. What's coming next? Forecasts from the National Restaurant Association, restaurant trade magazines, and restaurant-research firms map the food trends that will have diners salivating in 2014.

Cupcakes

Fall Is in the Air

It's my favorite time of year once again - yesterday was the autumnal equinox, marking the end of summer and the start of fall across the Northern Hemisphere. And 2014 appears to be the year we reach peak pumpkin spice. Autumn is the season of harvests, festivals, migrations, winter preparations, …

Easy recipes with corn

Sweetcorn is best served fresh. Really fresh. There’s a farmer I know who, on mild evenings at this time of year, likes to stroll down to his cornfield with a stool, a portable gas stove, a pan full of water, some salt and a little butter. He sets himself up in the field and as the sun sets, boils …

What I Learned About Creativity from Pixar's Ed Catmull

<i>Lee Bob Black</i> <i>is a staff writer and editor for the</i> <i>SkilledUp Learning Hub</i><i>. Connect with him on</i> <i>LinkedIn</i> <i>and</i> <i>Google Plus</i><i>.</i><p>In business, what factors foster creativity and engender success? Conversely, what factors stifle creativity and endanger success?<p>Ed Catmull, the president of Pixar and Disney …

Scientists Have Found A Crystal That Can Let You Breathe Underwater

It’s a great scientific irony that water is full of oxygen yet none of it is breathable to humans. But that might be about to change, thanks to a research team in Denmark and a bizarre crystal they’ve discovered.<p>Carrying the catchy label of [{(bpbp)Co2II(NO3)}2(NH2bdc)](NO3)2 * 2H2O, and what we’re …

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21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

Back off, dieters – afternoon tea should never be 'skinny'

Our fetishisation of healthy food has gone too far – don’t let low-calorie obsessions taint our great tradition of high tea<p>Afternoon tea is more than just a meal. Those warm scones and clotted cream have nothing to do with sustenance or daily diet, and no commuter ever wolfed down cucumber and …

Spaghetti alle vongole is a perfect weeknight supper, says @alasully. Grab the recipe on our profile (and P.S., super fresh clams make for a briny, straight-outta-the-sea sauce).

25 Ready-in-30-Minutes Super Bowl Snacks

Running low on Super Bowl snacks? DVR that halftime show and whip up one of these ready-in-30-minutes snacks.<p>If you're running low on food by the time the Super Bowl Halftime Show comes on, fear not. DVR that baby, get in the kitchen, and whip up one of these treats. Hopefully your team won't cut …

Cooking

30 Recipes for *Intentionally* Burnt or Charred Foods

Burnt or charred food can be a great thing when you do it right—it adds a whole new layer of flavor.<p>Uhhh, we meant to do that?

Cooking

Little Apricot Cakes

12 Servings<p>Prep Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>As summer progresses and apricots go out of season, try these desserts with ripe plums instead.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>6 tablespoons (3/4 stick) …

Dessert

Sambal Chicken Skewers

4 Servings<p>Kebabs get a bad rap. (Decades of alternating zucchini coins and cherry tomatoes can do that.) But this Asian take, with a spicy, sticky glaze, makes for a very convincing comeback.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (packed) light brown sugar<p>1/2 cup unseasoned rice vinegar<p>1/3 cup hot chili …

Little appetite for fight on food fraud

There is ample evidence of criminal acitivity behind the horsemeat scandal but no progress towards a successful prosecution<p>Hard as it may be to swallow, our dinner tables are the latest target of organised crime. And, as a devastating new report spells out, supermarket food price wars, lax controls …

Artist:Natalia Rudzina https://www.facebook.com/rudsina Posted by Lara

Why Dyson's robot vacuum took 16 years, and why it's headed to Japan first

Dyson almost launched a robot vacuum. Back in 2001, after three years in development. Its first effort, shown to the British public in London looked nothing (and we mean nothing) like the eventual 360 Eye unveiled today. Sixteen years is a long time in tech. The DC06, as it was called, never made …

Artist: Ester Roi https://esterroi.com/ Posted by Nicoletta

Behold, the 9.4 Million-Calorie Bathroom

You can buy an edible bathtub, bidet, toilet, and sink made of chocolate. We're not joking.<p>Now here's a bathroom Willy Wonka would approve of: It's made entirely of chocolate. UK-based companies Bathrooms.com and Choccywoccydoodah have teamed up to offer bathroom fixtures made entirely of …

Is The 4-Day Workweek About To Become A Reality?

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>Can taking time off make us more productive? Is Sweden a magical place with all the answers? Clearly, yes. And, it looks like …