Christina Anne

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NES Remix review: now and then

NES Remix is intelligent, well-designed Nintendo nostalgia.<p><i>NES Remix</i> is the most unapologetic nostalgia trip Nintendo has ever embarked upon.<p>It takes beloved NES classics like <i>Super Mario Bros.</i>, <i>Excitebike</i> and <i>Donkey Kong</i> and breaks them into bite-sized segments and remixes. These playful challenges …

Filet Fondue Sliders

Season the beef with the salt and pepper. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat and add the olive oil. Once it’s hot, add the filet and cover the …

Columbine

• <b>Author:</b> Dave Cullen<p><b>EXPANDED WITH A NEW EPILOGUE</b><p>"The tragedies keep coming. As we reel from the latest horror . . ."<p>So begins a new epilogue, illustrating how Columbine became the template for nearly two decades of "spectacle murders." It is a false script, seized upon by a generation of new …

The Many Deaths of Sean Bean

17 Of The Most Unforgettable Cover Versions Of 2013

Not saying these are BETTER than the originals, but maybe some of them are?

Popular Moments of 2013 Memorialized In Play-Doh Sculptures

2013 was a strange and beautiful year. What better way to memorialize some of its more popular moments than with sculptures made out of Play-Doh?<p>2013 …

92-Year-Old Grandma Shares 30 Years of Embroidered Temari Balls

Photograph by <b>NanaAkua</b> <br>Website | Facebook | Flickr<p>NanaAkua is a graphic designer and illustrator from Japan. Back in 2009 she uploaded an incredible …

New Looking Trailer: Jonathan Groff's Crush Gets 'Torpedoed,' Scott Bakula Makes His Move

HBO has unveiled the second full trailer for its upcoming gay dramedy <b>Looking</b>, and in it, <b>Jonathan Groff</b>‘s on-screen love life endures some twists and …

Elaborate Geometric Masks Made from a Single Sheet of Paper

These complex works of paper manipulation are the origami masterpieces of artist Joel Cooper. Each piece is designed and folded from a single sheet of paper without the use of cuts or glue. Cooper employs a specific style of origami called tessellation. Before he can even begin to design his …

Baked Sweet Potato-Apple Latkes with Brandied Apples

We love latkes! My grandmother used to make what she called "potato pancakes" for us all the time when my brothers and I were little. Hers were …

The Diary of a Young Girl

• <b>Author:</b> Anne Frank<p><b>The diary as Anne Frank wrote it.</b><p>At last, in a new translation, this definitive edition contains entries about Anne’s burgeoning sexuality and confrontations with her mother that were cut from previous editions. Anne Frank’s <i>The Diary of a Young Girl</i> is among the most enduring …

Dead Mountain

• <b>Author:</b> Donnie Eichar<p>In February 1959, a group of nine experienced hikers in the Russian Ural Mountains died mysteriously on an elevation known as Dead Mountain. Eerie aspects of the incident—unexplained violent injuries, signs that they cut open and fled the tent without proper clothing or shoes, …

11/22/63

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen King<p><b>One of the Ten Best Books of The New York Times Book Review<br>Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize<br>Soon to be a miniseries from Hulu starring James Franco</b><p>ON NOVEMBER 22, 1963, THREE SHOTS RANG OUT IN DALLAS, PRESIDENT KENNEDY DIED, AND THE WORLD CHANGED. WHAT IF YOU COULD …

Starwatch: The January night sky

Jupiter stands 630m km away at opposition on the 5th and dominates our January nights. Arcing from low in the NE at nightfall, it passes high in the S in the middle of the night and sinks into the NW by dawn. The giant planet is tracking westwards 10° SW of Castor and Pollux, and reaches mag -2.7, …

Shadow of the Hegemon

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>The War is over, won by Ender Wiggin and his team of brilliant child-warriors. The enemy is destroyed, the human race is saved. Ender himself refuses to return to the planet, but his crew has gone home to their families, scattered across the globe. The battle school is no …

Empress Dowager Cixi

• <b>Author:</b> Jung Chang<p><b>A New York Times Notable Book</b><p>Empress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age.<br>At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one …

The Language of Flowers

• <b>Author:</b> Vanessa Diffenbaugh<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b> <br>The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a …

Adult Hot Chocolate

We had our first big snow fall here in Ohio yesterday and even though it really wasn’t that much, I’m acting like it’s a full blown blizzard. I …

19 Stainless Steel Sculptures Featuring Nine Languages

Barcelona-born Jaume Plensa astounds once again with his new figurative installation inhabiting the Galerie Lelong in New York. Entitled <i>Talking Continents</i>, the 19 stainless steel elements are comprised of letters from nine international alphabets.<p>The collection of effigies stand to represent more …

Smithsonian Joins MoMA in Expanding Video Game Effort

As the Smithsonian American Art Museum continues to expand its video game collection (two acquisitions were announced today), so too does the …

Cinnamon Sugar Sourdough French Toast Bake with Whipped Greek Yogurt Cream

Cinnamon Sugar Sourdough French Toast Bake with Whipped Greek Yogurt Cream.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> December 17, 2013 79<p>It’s like French toast month on the …

The Man in the High Castle

• <b>Author:</b> Philip K. Dick<p>It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some 20 years earlier the United States lost a war—and is now occupied by Nazi Germany and …

Reconstructing Amelia

• <b>Author:</b> Kimberly McCreight<p>In Reconstructing Amelia, the stunning debut novel from Kimberly McCreight, Kate's in the middle of the biggest meeting of her career when she gets the telephone call from Grace Hall, her daughter’s exclusive private school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Amelia has been …

Easy Chicken Tikka Masala

The Sting Man

• <b>Author:</b> Robert W. Greene<p><b>The true story behind the film AMERICAN HUSTLE</b> <i><br>The Sting Man</i> is the amazing inside story of Mel Weinberg, one of the most fascinating fast-buck operators to ever live, and the incredible scandals he masterminded. Hustling his way from the streets of the Bronx to hawking bogus …

The Silmarillion

• <b>Author:</b> J. R. R. Tolkien<p>A number-one New York Times bestseller when it was originally published, THE SILMARILLION is the core of J.R.R. Tolkien's imaginative writing, a work whose origins stretch back to a time long before THE HOBBIT.<br>Tolkien considered THE SILMARILLION his most important work, and, …