Ashita Prakash

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The Best Flat Irons You Can Buy, According To Celebrity Hairstylists

It's time you stop using that crappy hair straightener.<p>When was the last time you walked into a beauty supply store and bought a flat iron? If you can't recall, no worries. Neither can we. But after unraveling our cruddy hair straightener for the umpteenth time, we figured it was time to invest in …

13 of My Best Chicken Dinner Recipes

A quick and easy one-pot weeknight meal, features chicken and mushrooms in a creamy mustard and tarragon sauce. Uses any cut of chicken and grainy …

25 Delicious New Takes on Coffee Drinks

When you can make chocolate-almond coffee at home, who needs Starbucks?<p>When you can make chocolate almond milk coffee at home, who needs Starbucks?

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How to live like a local in Paris

"Come come," urges Jeanne, a pint-sized Frenchwoman nearing 70 but with the joie de vivre of someone half her age. She is waving her hands above her head, frantically trying to hurry us along. Jeanne strides on unperturbed, weaving in and out of the narrow Parisian streets, ducking and dodging …

TripAdvisor's 10 best beaches in 2016 | CNN Travel

14 Cocktails Every Gin Lover Should Know

Because a simple gin and tonic doesn't always cut it.<p>Because a simple gin and tonic doesn't always cut it.

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17 Breathtaking Beaches To Visit When You're Tired Of Boracay

Dem hipster beaches.

10 Other Magical Books 'Harry Potter' Fans Should Read

You could re-read "The Goblet of Fire" for the umpteenth time, or, you could try something new.<p>Inspired by J.K. Rowling’s occasional plot twists -- revealed on social media long after the series has satisfyingly concluded -- you’ve decided to re-read <i>Harry Potter</i>, swapping in a new pronunciation of …

31 Books That Will Help You Better Understand Mental Illness And Disorders

Whether you live with mental illness or know someone who does, these books might help you make sense of it.<p><i>Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis, treatment, or</i> …

21 Delicious Dips You Won't Believe Are Only Three Ingredients

Easy dipping for the holidays, football season, and study snacking.

These 17 Pastas Are Incredibly Creamy And Delicious

The pasta-bilities are endless.

20 Easy Comfort Food Recipes To Feed Your Soul

YASSS.<p>There is no season for comfort food -- we need it all the time. It's there for us on the hardest of days and to celebrate the happiest ones, too. But it's definitely during the fall that our craving for a big plate of comfort strikes most frequently. Maybe it's because we're sad that summer's …

These Pot Pie Recipes Go Above And Beyond

You can never go wrong with a flaky pastry crust.<p>We have great news for you: anything can be turned into a pot pie. Of course chicken is an obvious choice. Beef is classic. Even lentils get real cozy under a blanket of golden pastry. But, it gets even better. Like, lobster better.<p>Anything and …

Classic Chocolate Mousse

6 Servings<p>Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, …

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18 experiences to have in Paris before you die

<b>2. Stay up all night at Nuit Blanche and get tipsy on the streets of Paris as you explore this all night art fair.</b><p><b>3. Stand up and tell your story at</b> …

Artist Drills Coconuts into Lamps That Shine Gorgeous Patterns of Lights

Artist Vainius Kubilius carefully crafts lamps that project visually exciting and exotic patterns of light on adjacent walls. Unlike your typical light designer, Kubilius doesn't simply work with metals and manmade materials. Instead, this creative innovator incorporates coconuts into his products, …

Homemade Ice Cream, Sorbet, and Gelato Recipes

Your ice-cream maker will earn its keep when you churn up these creamy, icy treats.<p>Our sherbet upgrades erase all memories of cloyingly sweet, neon-hued orbs. They're luscious and balanced, with just a hint of dairy (the ingredient that distinguishes sherbet from sorbet).<p>Avocado Cilantro …

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

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11 you-need-these-right-now brownie recipes

For brownie lovers (everyone with a soul), the mere sight of a pan of brownies can cause hysteria. Don't even think about letting it cool for more than a couple of minutes. It's important to get just the right piece, and then grab five more.<p>And those corners? The ones you bite into to find they are …

How to Make Perfect Ice Cream

Ice cream is a summer staple but often it seems easier to buy it in the store than to make it ourselves. However according to the founders of Van Leeuwen Artisan Ice Cream, making it yourself can be simple and delicious.<p><b>For more food, drink, and travel videos, visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>In their new …

7 (Fairly) New Books Every Middle-Aged Person Should Read This Summer

Now that nearly everyone in the world has finished <i>The Goldfinch</i>, we need some other book recommendations to get us through the summer.<p>Huff/Post50 turned to its Facebook community<p>to find out what middle-aged readers have piled up on their bedside tables.<p>Here are seven books that come highly …

I Went Drinking at Dawn with London's Night Shift

I went to the places where builders, butchers, doctors, and other nocturnal laborers go after a hard night's work.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>St. John Street, Finsbury, 4:45 AM. Not first light. Maybe third. The crack of dawn, plus some thigh and midriff. It's not unlike me to be …

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23 Books That Everyone With Wanderlust Should Read

(Photo Credit: Getty Images)<p>Wanderlust is notoriously difficult to manage. Once you've tasted the adrenaline rush of travel, it can feel unbearable to sit at home, knowing that adventure is out there waiting to be had.<p>But if you can't <i>always</i> get out and explore, then it's best to let a book do it …

The 25 best restaurants in Paris

25 Tasty Cocktails With Three Ingredients Or Less

More drinks, less effort.<p>For more, <b>like Spoon University on Facebook</b> and <b>pin with them on Pinterest</b>.

The 10 best things you must do in Paris

GETTYSee Notre Dame Cathedral’s spectacular Gothic architecture<p>1. Treat yourself to dinner with a view at the Eiffel Tower’s Jules Verne …

The Encounter: How Young Vladimir Nabokov Met the Love of His Life and Won Her Over with a Poem

“Longing, and mystery, and delight…”<p>On May 8, 1923, a young woman appeared before a young man — an emerging poet — at an émigré charity ball in Berlin. Wearing a black Harlequin demi-mask she refused to lower, she proceeded to produce a verse from one of his poems, which she had clipped from the …