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9 Minor Tweaks That Make Your Kitchen Feel Remodeled

When you can't afford a total gut job, focus on these specific changes instead.<p>Want a new kitchen but don't want to spend the money or time necessary on a major renovation? Forget the idea of the "right" kitchen and improve your space with some "right now" partial remodeling ideas. In her new …

Cate Blanchett Is the Reigning Queen of the Red Carpet

Charting the actress's best looks from her most recent press tour.<p>The idea that Cate Blanchett is anything less than a red carpet pro is blasphemy. She takes risks, wears true runway fashion with ease, and isn't against trying out a pair of brightly colored aviators. See Blanchett's most recent …

Major Adobe Flash security flaw discovered in Hacking Team leak

Spyware company Hacking Team was compromised earlier this week, leading to 400GB of internal files, source code, and emails being made available on torrent sites for anyone to download. While there’s some embarrassing communications contained within the leak, some serious software flaws have also …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

Information Systems

Plex app for Android updated to better embrace mobile

Plex is pushing out an update to their Android app that better embraces the fact that it is a mobile app, and not just a forgotten piece of an awesome media system.<p>Perhaps that was a little dramatic. The Plex app for Android is $4.99 in the Google Play Store and now offers a handy new large list of …

15-Year-Old Artist Creates Awesome 3D Notebook Drawings

Brazilian artist João Carvalho, a.k.a. J Desenhos, draws notebook pages, which might seem boring until you see how he manages to twist and turn these …

Drawing

Broiled Spaghetti Squash with Walnut-Miso Glaze

Heat oven to 350°. Brush insides of squash with oil, place cut-side-down on baking sheet and bake until almost tender, about 50 minutes. Let cool …

Plenty More

• <b>Author:</b> Yotam Ottolenghi<p><b>The hotly anticipated follow-up to London chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s bestselling and award-winning cookbook Plenty, featuring more than 150 vegetarian dishes organized by cooking method.</b><p>Yotam Ottolenghi is one of the world’s most beloved culinary talents. In this follow-up to …

Recipe: Plum and Green Olive Salad

Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad Bowl

261<p>23<p>Shares 284<p>One thing I love about traveling is that I get to read. As much as we all love to be connected, it’s nice to be somewhere – like 5000 …

Our Favorite Colors

From superneturals to deep hues, our editors' picks will provide you a rainbow of inspiration.<p><b>Favorites</b><p>Superneutrals<br>• Blue<br>• Pastels<br>• Green<br>• Deep Hues<br>• Red<br>• Pink<br>• Orange<br>• Brown<br>• Gray<br>• Yellow

15 best platformer games for Android

Platform games are one of the oldest genres in all of video games and it’s also one of the most popular. In fact, the Mario franchise is among the most successful franchises of all time in any genre. Thankfully, the controls translate fairly well to mobile. Thus, there are some decent mobile …

Meet Gander a Celebrity Amongst Dogs

Gander is a celebrity; everywhere he goes he's photographed, on Facebook he has over 250,000 Facebook likes. Gander is a service dog, one of several in America that help improve the quality of life for thousands of people with disabilities. Service dogs are used as guide dogs for the blind, for …

Realistic Animal Drawings Surrounded By The Tools Used To Create Them

Talented artist Karla Mialynne isn’t content with simply sharing her stunning hyper-realistic art with her 44,000 Instagram followers – she posts …

Mesmerizing Paper Art Made From Strips Of Colored Paper by Yulia Brodskaya

There are a million and one ways to make art of paper (as we proved in our paper art post), but there’s one artist who recently caught our eye …

Why We Love Bespoke Shoe Company Poppy Barley

Justine (left) wears Poppy Barley’s ruby-red Modern Mary Jane, and Kendall wears the limited-edition Classic Ankle Bootie in suede-like leather<p>It’s …

Track Down

Which Android manufacturer are you rooting for?

Back in May, we reported on a survey that claims 106% of the smartphone profit pie (not a typo) is eaten up by Apple and Samsung. It’s true that most consumers think of Sammy or Apple when it comes to smartphones, but there are a variety of different manufacturers out there, particularly in the …

Jessica Alba's Black Blazer, 3X1 Skinny Jeans, and Printed Clutch

Time to make the most out of the precious few summer weekends we have left—and that includes maximizing your outfit opportunities. But who wants to wear a buttoned-up, board-meeting-esque pantsuit on your off days? (Even if there <i>are</i> some pretty enticing tuxedo looks out there...) Never fear, …

Garden Tech: An App to Water Your Lawn

What can’t a smartphone do these days? It can buy you lattes, find out the baseball score, and measure how many steps you take in a day. It can check …

No, Really: This Woman's Musical Instrument Is Her Dog

We see a lot of videos of dogs playing piano and such, and even dogs who front grindcore bands, but rarely do we see someone picking up her dog, …

Nest and Samsung launch Thread, a wireless mesh standard for the smart home

Samsung, ARM, Nest and four other companies have gotten together to build a new radio standard for the smart home. Dubbed Thread, it is a low-power, …

Five presentation lessons from Apple’s new rising star

Since I wrote a book titled <i>The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs</i>, I've been searching for a presenter – at Apple or any other company – who comes close to sharing Jobs' presence on stage. It hasn't been easy. Jobs was charismatic, inspiring, humorous, dramatic, engaging and polished, and his …

15 Awesome Tables You’d Love In Your Own Home

If you are reading this, chances are you’re sitting at or near a table. But if you’re like me, there’s also a good chance that your table is plain …

Furniture

Stunning Hyper-Realistic Eyes Created Using Colored Pencils

Are the eyes really the windows to the soul? Looking at Redosking's hyper-realistic work will make you believe that it's true. The Texas-based graffiti artist mesmerizes us with his colored pencil eye drawings that beautifully capture light. Their extreme detail is deceptive, and his work looks …

Fascinating Paintings by Zhang Linhai

Contemporary Art.<p>Zhang Linhai (張林海) is a contemporary artist from China. He was born in Shanghai in 1963 and graduated in 1990 from the Tianjin …

Art

Optical Illusion Paintings Distort Ideas of Reality

In a continuation of his intriguing <i>Millenium</i> series, Armenian artist Tigran Tsitoghdzyan developed a number of oil paintings that will force your eyes to make sense of the distortions. The artist painted stunning portraits along the most unexpected surface, creating a surreal illusion of …

Digital Art

Glistening Underwater Oil Paintings by Samantha French

This series of beautiful oil paintings takes us on an underwater exploration of colors, textures, and unique perspectives. Created by artist Samantha French, each scene places the viewer underwater to observe what the world might look like from below the surface.<p>The artist captures the bright …

Ramon Bruin's New 3D Illustrations Spring to Life

Dutch artist Ramon Bruin, aka JJK Airbrush, continues to create optical illusion drawings that make animals and objects seem as though they're popping off the page. The illustrator's skilled visual effects transform flat surfaces into seemingly three-dimensional subjects. Bruin gives depth to the …

Art

Thought-Provoking Paintings of Out-of-Body Experiences

Soul Out is a series of oil paintings by Berlin-based artist Deenesh Ghyczy that presents surreal portraits of people having an out-of-body experience. The intriguing scenes feature an abstraction of realism, blurring the the boundaries between reality and figments of one's imagination. With each …