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Orchid Care | shopswell

The orchid family has over 22,000 species. These epiphytes, which means that they do not grow in dirt but rather by hanging on to the bark of trees, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Artist Dawn Ng X Hermès

‘How to Disappear into a Rainbow’ is a new installation by Singapore artist Dawn Ng, commissioned by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès. It is on show …

The Lush Art Of Azuma Makoto, Who Launched Flowers Into Space

The Japanese florist and experimental artist creates art out of nature.<p>Azuma Makoto is a florist and botanical artist, known for incorporating nature into his fantastical and often surreal work. Two years ago, he made headlines for launching a bouquet of flowers and a bonsai tree into space. Now, …

Art

How To Lose Thigh Fat In 2 Weeks

Ways to efficiently lose thigh fat and to keep it from coming back: maintain a healthy diet and do the right exercises. Keeping this kind of approach …

Mixed Baby Beet Salad with Blood Oranges, Shaved Fennel, and Chevrot Cheese

This recipe comes courtesy of Vincent Nargi, executive chef at Cafe Cluny and the Odeon, both in New York City.

Roasted Tomato Basil Soup Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> A beautiful version of a classic comfort food <br>—VeggiesByCandlelight<p><b>Serves 3-4</b><p>1 1/2 …

17 Pot Pie Recipes to Protect You from the Cold

If there was ever a hibernation food for humans, it would surely be pot pie. Warm, creamy and starchy, these little pockets of pie goodness will give you the sustenance you need to get through the holiday season. Whip up one of these delicious comfort food recipes the next time you’re in need of …

Cooking

Power plants: how scientists could harness energy from flowers

Researchers at Linköping University have shown it was possible to create an electric circuit within a plant<p>Scientists have woven electronics into the vascular system of living plants for the first time in a breakthrough which could allow them to convert photosynthesis into power.<p>A team at Linköping …

This Moroccan City Is Completely Covered in Ethereal Blue Paint

Chefchaouen is the stuff of dreams — but it's real.<p>As people who love color, we're always looking out for rooms that employ vibrant decor. But entire cities that embrace our love of saturated hues? Now you've got us excited.<p>Chefchaouen is a town in northwest Morocco that is best known for its …

15th century

Make-Ahead Slow Cooker Beef Stew Recipe

"Served with fresh bread and a salad, this hearty beef stew is a family favorite. It can be made fresh, browning the meat then tossing all the …

Cooking

How to Make Apple Cake

Learn to make supertasty apple cakes of all sorts, including warm apple cider cake with pumpkin seed brittle and classic maple apple upside down cake.

Apple Cake

What Desert Flowers Tell Us About Astronomy

The Atacama desert is often compared to the surface of Mars. It’s barren landscape is eerily similar to the alien world, and as one of the driest regions on the planet it has very little in the way of plant life. When I visited the region this past June, the comparison was obvious. But this past …

Astronomy

3 Beautiful “Apartments” That Are Actually Stores (And We Want to Buy Everything in Them)

In the age of e-commerce proliferation, when online shopping has never been more prevalent or embraced, a new brick-and-mortar buying venture is beginning to trend: the apartment-style store. This concept, in which a lifestyle shop is disguised as an actual home (albeit your coolest friend’s …

This abandoned house was filled with thousands of flowers

Detroit’s Flower House installation temporarily transformed an abandoned building.<p>Detroit’s Flower House installation temporarily transformed an abandoned building.<p>DETROIT — A timeworn house overlooking a Detroit freeway seemed to hike itself up on its aged studs and stand a bit straighter for a …

Ann Arbor

Advertising company Publicis Groupe said a 'surprising' number of clients have been canceling ad campaigns — now its stock is tumbling

Organic growth in the three months to September was just 0.7%, below the company's expectations set out in the previous quarter. The company says its full-year organic sales are now only likely to grow 1%, below its previous target of 2.5%. Overall, Publicis' revenue (taking account of …

Advertising

Florals for Fall: Dried Flowers are Beauty's Prettiest Trend

It’s no secret that keeping flowers around will significantly improve one’s mood, particularly when winter sets in, but for a new crop of oils, salts, and steams, packed with dried flowers, their healing boost is as much about their inherent beauty benefits as their added aesthetic allure. From …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Kimchi and Ginger Recipe

Brussels sprouts offer tons of flavor on their own when charred properly, but their layered leaves also make them great for picking up other flavors. In this recipe, we pack the flavors in with kimchi, honey, and fish sauce.<p>Why It Works<p>Roasting at very high heat caramelizes and chars the edges of …

PERFECT FLUFFY CRIPSY POTATOES

So I found something amazing and wonderful and now I've put my own spin on it. Last week I was having my breakfast before I went to the gym and while …

Spices
Plants

Nissa Kinzhalina's Gentle Hint chairs resemble incomplete line drawings

Kazakh designer Nissa Kinzhalina has created a pair of chairs that look like unfinished sketches when viewed from the side.<p>The two Gentle Hint chairs …

Furniture

‘Call Me On My Cellphone’: The Best Rap Ringtones Of All-Time

Lil Skies Has The Stage Presence Of A Seasoned Rap Veteran Already<p>Aaron Williams 03.22.18 21 hours ago 3 Comments<p>A-Trak Explains How His Team Pulled Off The 'Impossible' Young Thug Video<p>Aaron Williams 03.20.18 3 days ago<p>The Enduring Link Between Rock And Hip-Hop<p>A conversation with Daryl McDaniels …

Rap & Hip-Hop

30 Photos of Vladimir Putin Living His Extravagant Life

Classic Vlad.<p>As the Churchill saying goes, "Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma." There is no better proof of this fact than in the leader of the country himself, President Vladimir Putin, who turns 63 today. But age doesn't keep him back from enjoying a range of extreme, …

Russia

Shrimp and Chive Potsticker Dumplings

This year seems to be a banner year for cookbooks and there are so many that I’ve leafed through and bookmarked, that even though it’s early in the …

New Ballpoints by Minimalux

A series of new Ballpoints have been released by London-based brand Minimalux. The latest update of their classic desk pen features precision …

Rose Gold

How to Cook a Way Better Chicken Breast (Start By Banishing the Word "Skinless")

This chef is convinced that chicken breast is the best part of the bird—it's all in how he cooks it. Steal his secrets here.<p>Quick, how to make a chicken breast, a.k.a. one of the most common staples in quick and easy weeknight cooking, better? "Add a little butter if you're feeling sassy," says …

Cooking

Spring radish and tomato salad

This fresh, simple radish and tomato salad with yoghurt is a perfect summer recipe<p>My mum would start making this salad in April–May when the first cucumbers would come out. Prickly, gnarled, filling the air with an intense aroma, the smell of Ukrainian cucumbers freshly picked from our allotment …

Gallery Fumi's Design Miami/Basel 2015 exhibition includes metal furniture by Max Lamb

<b>Design Miami/Basel 2015:</b> London's Gallery Fumi presents metal-tube furniture by Max Lamb and patinated bronze tables by Glithero as part of its …

Furniture

How to Make Très Flawless French Onion Soup

Oui, you should be making classic French onion soup at home, with all the gooey cheese your heart desires. Let Petit Trois chef Ludo Lefebvre show you how.<p>Petit Trois (our no. 3 best new restaurant in America) chef <b>Ludo Lefebvre</b> would be the first to tell you: It's not easy to make perfect French …

Cooking