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Man Builds Home for $11,000 Using Local Found Materials

Kayaking instructor and boatbuilder Brian Schulz embarked on an ambitious construction project that took him about a year and a half to complete. The end result is a beautiful home in the woods that cost only $11,000! Inspired by Japanese architecture, the <i>Japanese Forest House</i> (as Schulz aptly …

Rustic

5 Ways to Create Detail Photos - Digital Photography School

Photography

Temari spheres embroidered by a 92-year old grandmother

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Art

HD - Combination Square Tricks - Carpenter Tools

50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Trending on TwistedSifter<p>This Amateur Video of the Falcon Heavy Landing is Amazing and the Sound is Unreal<p>75 Years Ago, One of the Best Dance …

40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World

Back in January the Sifter posted <i>50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World</i>. The post went on the be one of the most shared articles in the history of the …

Follow Your Nose: Five Small-Batch Colognes to Try Now

From the factory to the olfactory.<p>Look on your bookshelf, in your armoire, wherever you stash your toiletries. We’d bet a shiny buffalo nickel you’ve …

Mike Stilkey’s Painted Books

Los Angeles-based artist Mike Stilkey likes to experiment with the canvases he chooses for his whimsical paintings, including vintage paper, record covers, book pages, and most interestingly on hardcover books themselves. In a previous interview, Stilkey says:<p>I was painting on book pages for …

Cookin' Canuck - Sautéed Shrimp, Snap Peas & Pistachios w/Basil Recipe

Shares 5.1K<p>There are times when random ingredients in my kitchen play nicely with each other to produce a healthy recipe that is nothing short of …

The Meat Lover's Ratatouille • The Healthy Foodie

I’ve always been a HUGE fan of ratatouille, and I do mean HUGE!<p>There’s just something about this trio made of zucchini, tomato and aubergine that I …

Homemade Lara Bars: Coconut Cream Pie | Vintage Mixer

Over the last couple of years I’ve made my share of homemade Lara Bars or little energy bites filled with nuts sweet medjool dates and other flavor …

Trippy Video Shows How a Person’s Face Changes Depending on the Lighting

Want to see how much of an effect the direction and color of your lighting has on your portrait subject’s face? Check out this trippy video by Nacho …

Keng Lye creates these 3D hyper-realistic paintings through layering resin and acrylic paints.. the result is breathtaking

Keng Lye creates these 3D hyper-realistic paintings through layering resin and acrylic paints.. the result is breathtaking.

Gear Patrol

Fried Cucumbers with Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

serves 8-12<p>For the Dipping Sauce<p>1 cup sour cream<p>2 tbsp. milk<p>1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice<p>1 tbsp. minced chives<p>1 tbsp. minced parsley<p>1 tbsp. minced …

Sour Cream

Guest Post: Carrot Cake with Peanut Butter Cream Cheese Icing | Crumb: A Food Blog

Good morning friends! I’m over on the Peanut Butter and Co All-Star Recipe Blog today, with a recipe for a seriously spectacular triple-layer carrot …

spinach and smashed egg toast

What do you make yourself for lunch, if nobody else is around? I bet you’re hoping I’m going to say something ambitious, like “a gently poached …

April Bloomfield's English Porridge

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Porridge, just right.</i><p>"This is a breakfast game-changer," Food52er Frank Ball wrote to me. He was talking about oatmeal.<p>More specifically, he was talking about …

Skillet Shrimp with Orzo, Feta and Asparagus Recipe

This light, refreshing, simple dish combines some of my favorite ingredients: shrimp, feta and asparagus. (Anyone else love asparagus?) While I went with whole-wheat orzo, feel free to use regular orzo. Also, you can add grape tomatoes to make it a little saucier. Season the shrimp with dried …

Springtime Crockpot Minestrone

Easy Springtime Crockpot Minestrone.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 10, 2013 199<p>I have a few bones to pick with the universe.<p>And by the universe, I mostly mean …

Crispy Baked Avocado Tacos with Purple Cabbage Slaw

**Join us May 14th from 4-6pm at Central BBQ (downtown) for our book release party** <br>After diving into this dish for lunch today, we immediately …

How-To: Nautical Bracelet with Tassel

Ships ahoy! This nautical bracelet with tassel from Inspiration and Realisation works for both Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.

DIY Spring Sneakers

The creative girls at A Beautiful Mess have a bright and fun way to bring fresh color to your kicks this spring. If you use an old pair of shoes that you already have then the project is free!

Roasted Vegetable Sandwiches with Zesty White Bean Spread

1. To make Roasted Vegetables: Preheat oven to 375°F. Stir together cumin, coriander, salt, and pepper in small bowl. Set aside.<p>2. Toss together …

Rice Noodle Salad With Grapefruit-Sriracha Vinaigrette | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~I used super firm tofu, because it doesn’t need to be pressed or anything, and it browns up in cast iron quickly and beautifully. You can buy …

Sichuan Spicy Cauliflower - Recipe

<i>Sichuan Spicy Cauliflower</i><p>So, this happened: for reasons too tedious to explore, we ate dinner at a California Pizza Kitchen the other night. First …

TO FEED AND BE FED.

STRAWBERRY GRAPEFRUIT SMASH // Serves 8<p>I can't think of a better combination for the change of seasons. It was perfect to make for a group. I am also …

5 Reasons to Eat More Goji Berries

19<p>SHARES<p>PHOTOGRAPHY: Hayley White<p>For a tiny berry, gojis are loaded with impressive disease-fighting compounds. Deemed a healing food in traditional …

Nutrition

Old-fashioned vegetables - in pictures

The vegetables of the past are making a comeback - Sally Nex picks six of the best to grow in your garden