Athena Saridakis

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Amazon Patents “Anticipatory” Shipping — To Start Sending Stuff Before You’ve Bought It

Amazon’s plans for autonomous flying delivery drones are so last year. The ecommerce juggernaut is purportedly working on something far more dystopian: pre-shipment.<p>Amazon has filed a patent for a shipping system designed to cut delivery times by predicting what buyers are going to buy before they …

Baked Banana Cake

Gingery Coconut Stew With Brussels & Rutabaga | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~I like coconut oil in here for obvious reasons, but any neutral flavored oil will do!<p>~I’ve been really digging those little 5.5 oz cans of …

Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup

<i>You can make this creamy, ridiculously easy, vegan broccoli soup two ways, curry spiced or savory.</i><p>For someone who has such definite opinions about …

Banana Eggnog Pancakes | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

~ Don’t use an electric mixer for the batter. Overmixed pancakes tend to result in a dense pancake. I use a dinner fork to get everything mixed.<p>~ You …

Vegan Mushroom Gravy Recipe

My family celebrated Thanksgiving two days late this year. On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, my parents arrived early in the day to watch their …

Coconut 'Nog

Black-eyed Pea Chili with Quinoa and Corn

Happy New Year!<p>In my newsletter this week, I asked my subscribers what they would rather have, a new semi-healthy dessert recipe or a new black-eyed …

Homemade Tomato Soup

Once you’ve discovered how easy it is to make a great tomato soup, you’ll wonder why you ever bought canned. For party flair, use mini cutters to cut …

Recipes

Nutrition IQ: Foods to Boost Energy

Working as a health coach in NYC, I've found that many of my clients come to me for help to boost their energy levels. There comes a time when …

Wellness

Gingery Carrot and Tomato Soup

Last week my husband came home with a 5-pound bag of organic carrots. “Kroger was out of the smaller bags,” he said. “So I thought you could make …

Pretty cool, but... wouldn't you freak out just a little if you saw this?? (via @discoversharks on IG)

Digital Music Sales Decline for First Time Since Opening of iTunes Music Store

For the first time since the opening of the iTunes Music Store in 2003, digital music sales have decreased year-over-year, reports <i>Billboard</i>.<p>In 2013, sales of individual digital tracks declined 5.7% from 1.34 billion units to 1.26 billion units, while digital album sales fell to 117.6 million units …

Zynga begins testing Bitcoin payments for some online games

Zynga has begun accepting virtual currency Bitcoin as payment for virtual goods in some of its games.<p>The social-gaming company has partnered with Bitcoin payment processor BitPay to test the cryptocurrency in a handful of its Web-based games, Zynga announced late Friday in a Reddit post. Players of …

The Truth About Keratin

Once touted as a miracle hair treatment, could the recent ring of drastic celebrity chops reveal that the pro strand-smoother might have a not-so-pretty side after all?<p>When Jennifer Aniston attributed her chin-length cut to damage incurred by a Brazilian (aka keratin) straightening treatment, even …

These Cheap Celeb Finds Are Giving Us A Reason To Go Shopping This Weekend

The holidays may be over, but that doesn't mean it's time to stop shopping. In fact, you can find some of the best deals in January -- just ask Hollywood.<p>This week many of our favorite stars were spotted out in about in really affordable pieces that convinced us to make room in our closets. Beyoncé …

Malaika Firth: Model Talk at Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Week | FashionTV

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10 songs to add to your playlist in 2014

Chan Marshall released an uncharacteristically happy record last year called “Sun.” After struggling with alcoholism and personal problems, the …

"When you get stoked for the first time surfing—say standing up on your first wave—there is a sense that you’ve suddenly entered, or been propelled into, a new realm, a kind of foundry or training ground that you couldn’t access before, something you’re intimidated by, something totally inaccessible in fact, without sacrifice." Photo by Scott Sporleder: http://bit.ly/1ddxSgh

The streets may be dark, but they’re full of people. It’s "Sunday night, summertime, and the way Brazilians party goes a like this: No time to start or finish, anywhere, with anyone." Read more here ➤ http://bit.ly/1ddzqXL

Marble Cave Chile Chico, Chile. Photo by Dejah

Awesome view of Rio from above! (Source: newwonderfulphotos.blogspot.com)

Would you ever let your camera get this dirty?

Have you read about the cat cafes in London or Japan? 9 essential destinations for cat lovers: http://bit.ly/1dh5uKk

6 reasons planning a trip is (almost) better than going on one

Up until the moment you click “buy” on those airplane tickets, you could go anywhere. Sure you have a budget and places you want to go, but still, …

Grand Canyon

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Partying Around the World eBook: Matador Network, David S. Miller: Kindle Store

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