Anastasia Layman

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Moby's New Vegan Restaurant in Silver Lake Is Opening Next Week

Now, with the paper down and the interior visible from the street, we can see a small space that, thanks to interior designer Tatum Kendrick of …

Food

What $1,300 a Month Rents You in Los Angeles Right Now

<i>Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA 'hoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Our friends at Zumper have helped us out with five pet-friendly listings within $100 of today's price: $1,300.</i><p>1300 …

Real Estate

Jeff Buckley's You And I due out this spring

Jeff Buckley’s <i>You and I,</i> his first album of studio sessions for Columbia Records, is being released to the public for the first time this spring, the …

Soul Music

A Photographer’s Guide to Berlin

Berlin is a fascinating city of great history and an intriguing mixture of Western and Soviet architecture. For a capital and major European city, it …

7 incredible Japanese destinations that tourists haven’t discovered yet

Japan is often known by tourists for its most popular attractions, like Mount Fuji, the cities of Tokyo and Kyoto, and its amazing shrines and temples.<p>But there's a lot more to the island nation than that.<p>We took a look at a Quora thread that asked, "what are some of Japan's best kept secrets," and …

Top 10 Best Places To Visit In The World

10 images<p>Lonely Planet have named the 500 most amazing places in the world<p>Aya Sofya Turkey Credit: REX<p>Travellers of the world, listen up!<p>Lonely …

This startup uses photography to empower women around the world

Bonnie Chiu has used photography to express herself for as long as she can remember. But it was a chance encounter with a group of teenage girls in …

A Writer's Cheatsheet to Plot and Structure

Plot and structure are like gravity. You can work with them or you can fight against them, but either way they’re as real as a the keyboard at your …

How to conquer your fear of publishing and get your work out there

<b>The biggest hurdle to publishing isn’t cost, or distribution, or lack of an author platform. It’s FEAR.</b><p>How many people have that spark of inspiration …

Five Free “Must Use” Tech Tools for eBook Authors

Tracy is deep in the ebook preparation and formatting world, since he runs the operations at our e-commerce site, Book Design Templates where we sell …

Tutorials

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

SCHEDULE UPDATED

<b>Day 1 – Thursday, July 2<br>Exclusive Premiere of Rokka -Braves of the Six Flowers- Episodes 1 AND 2<br>Time: 12:45PM – 1:45PM<br>Room: LP3/408AB</b><p>CRUNCHYROLL …

Manga

Attack on Titan Official 1:1 3D Maneuver Gear Replica Will Breach Your Budget - Technabob

Last year we checked out a high quality fan-made replica of the Three Dimensional Maneuver Gear from <i>Attack on Titan</i>. But if you’re looking for …

Anime

Stunning Japanese Lollipops Are Realistic Animal Sculptures You Can Lick

These realistic animal artworks by Shinri Tezuka will fool you. At first glance, they might look like they're only sculptures, but they're much more than that. His creations are edible! Tezuka practices amezaiku, which is the Japanese craft of artistic lollipop-making, dating back to the 700s. Now, …

Tea Tuesdays: Tea-Drinking Tips For A Longer Life

As we reported earlier this month, a fascinating project called Blue Zones is documenting and disseminating the lifestyle secrets of the communities with the highest concentrations of centenarians in the world.<p>The people in these five regions in Europe, Latin America, Asia and the U.S. that live to …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

Beautifully Vivid Portraits from the Early Days of Color Photography in 1913

Electrical engineer Mervyn O'Gorman captured these beautifully vibrant photos of his daughter Christina at Lulworth Cove in Dorset, England in 1913. The century-old photos depict Christina wearing vivid red clothes, the saturated hues standing out in sharp contrast to the muted tones of the …

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Captain America actually says “shit.” You heard me. “Language,” scolds Iron Man, who can’t hide his glee at seeing the Cap, a flag-wearing Greatest …

Marvel Universe

12 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very …

South America

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Warning to those with vertigo: The Singapore hotel’s nearly 500-foot-long outdoor infinity-edged pool will leave you dizzy. One of the world’s largest infinity pools, the 57th-floor Sands SkyPark sits on top of Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Marina Bay Sands’ futuristic three towers. The …

31 Healthy Recipes That Require Zero Cooking

Making creative and healthy meals at home doesn’t have to mean slaving over a hot stove for hours—or even turning on the stove at all! With a handful …

Healthy Eating

Why Indian Cuisine Breaks All The Flavor Science Rules

Everything we Westerners thought we knew about flavor pairing was recently turned on its ear by a study of the delicious and contradictory jumble of sensation known as Indian cuisine.<p>But let’s step back a minute and look at how we decide what tastes good. Why do we choose certain flavor combos and …

Do You Believe In Ghosts? You Might After Reading This Book

Who doesn't love a good ghost story? The unseen hand moving a cup or the shadow climbing a staircase promises an existence beyond our mundane realities. Hannah Nordhaus' new book, <i>American Ghost,</i> is an offbeat mishmosh of memoir, cultural history, genealogical detective story and paranormal …

Books

Video: Copyright & Your Rights – Straight Talk on the Facts vs the Fiction

This week talked to photographer Jack Reznicki and IP attorney Ed Greenberg, who have been favorites in the industry for their no-bull, …

Why You Need To Start Making Your Own Bento Lunch

Japanese bento is like Lunchables for the gastronome — think teeny morsels Tetris’d together to create a portable collage of nourishment. And, …

30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

Dessert

How to Make Sweet Potato Caramel

An easy, one-ingredient sweet-potato caramel to put on chicken, meat, ice cream, brownies, and more<p>When <b>Brad Leone</b>, our test kitchen assistant, told us that his thick homemade caramel sauce had only one ingredient, we didn't believe him. Because, of course, he was LYING. It has two ingredients, <b>water</b> …

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

Cooking

Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins Sweetened Only With Honey + Bananas

Tradition tells us that chocolate and peanut butter go well together and that peanut butter and bananas go well together, but we rarely put them all …

Breakfast