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17 Ways To Eat Protein For Dessert

Who needs protein bars when you can eat peanut butter cups?


Forget Snail Mail. Meet Pigeon Post.

I have always been fascinated by homing pigeons. Long before smart phones and Wi-Fi, carrier pigeons were used to transmit crucial messages. One …

U.S. Army

Crafting with Nature: Branch Weaving

Whether you are walking the beach, hiking through the woods, or playing in the fields this summer, consider bringing home some of the natural …


Sweet Corn Gelato

<b>Ingredients</b><p>3 ears sweet corn, preferably white, husked<br>• 3 1/2 cups milk, plus more if needed<br>• 1 cup heavy cream<br>• 1 1/2 cups sugar<br>• 8 large egg yolks<br>• 1 …


Sunshine Sour Pickles

<b>Ingredients</b><p>About 2 lbs. cucumbers<br>• 3 cups water<br>• 1 1/2 cups white vinegar<br>• 1/4 cup kosher salt<br>• 1/4 tsp. tumeric<br>• 1/2 tsp. mustard seed<br>• 4-6 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 …

Lattice-Top Peach and Blueberry Pie with Rye Crust

<i>Every other Friday, we'll be sharing dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because weekends are the sweetest part of the week.</i><p>Today: Yossy teaches us to make a beautiful lattice-top pie, filled with the summer's ripest fruits.<p>Most people associate pie with the winter …

DIY Cherry Pie Filling

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Erin McDowell (a.k.a. apartmentcooker) redeems cherry pie filling from its gloopy, canned past. Grab your pitters, everyone.</i><p>I just spent a …

10 Retro DIY Projects To Do Before Summer Ends

Including a backyard trampoline, a playhouse built from window blinds, a flying saucer that doubles as a water ski, and more<p>Summer is almost over SIGH. If you're eager to squeeze in some last-minute leisure, check out these retro do-it-yourself projects, culled from the <i>Popular Science</i> archives. …

Cookie Dough Cake


lavender shortbread squares dusted with lemon sugar

I have a real weakness for the shortbread cookie. It could be because of my Scottish roots or that it is a tiny little bomb of butter and sugar and …

Plum and Blackberry Pie with Almond Crumble

The other night, I attended a pie making demo where Shery Yard baked up a beautiful looking plum and blackberry pie. Plums and blackberries are both …

Puri Desalinating Water Bottle Could Save Your Life at Sea

The Puri is unlike any other water bottle out there – it could save your life. Designed by Younsun Kim, Kangkyung Lee, Byungsoo Kim and Minji Kim, …


onEarth Stories

HOW TO: Make Organic Homemade Lemon Ice Cream Sandwiches

Frozen ice cream cookie sandwiches in the summertime (or anytime!) can't be beat. There's just something magical about grabbing an ice cream sandwich …

97-Year-Old Legally Blind WW2 Veteran Creates Incredible Pixel Art With MS Paint

It’s never too late to learn. 97-year-old World War II veteran Hal Lasko, who is now legally blind, proves this by creating a series of stunningly …

Digital Art

Photos of Toddlers Tasting Lemon For the First Time

Sadly, most of us can’t remember our reactions to most of the new things when we tried them for the very first time. In order to capture some of …


Learn The History Of Physics In 4 Minutes

Aristotle was wrong. He claimed that heavier items fell faster than lighter items. Had he actually tested the theory, using a high-tech tool as sophisticated as a ladder, a ledge, or a cliff, he’d have immediately realized that it couldn’t possibly be true. Because Galileo did test the theory, and …


Billowing Colorful Clouds of Smoke Redefine Ordinary Landscapes

<i>Pop!</i> is a visually exciting series by Texas-based photographer Irby Pace that reinterprets the look of oft-seen open fields, long roads, vast bodies of water, shrouded alleyways, and various desolate landscapes. Pace's refreshing take on landscape photography incorporates the use of artificial …

Landscape Photography

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Crust

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Biscuit Crust.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 14, 2013 103<p>Sooooo I have a thing for fruit and cheese.<p>I just LOVE it. …

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland (by Michael Breitung)

<b>Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland</b> (by Michael Breitung)

How to Turn a Smartphone Panorama Into a ‘Tiny Planet’ Photo

Ever since Google released the Photosphere feature for their Nexus devices, I have been obsessed with making tiny planets. The photosphere feature …

Paper Airplane Mobile

How-To: Paper Flower Chandelier

Make a pretty paper flower chandelier with this tutorial and printable template from Lindsey at Hello Hydrangea. It’d be perfect for a summertime party or cheerful home decor!


CRAFT Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

Here are some cool things we saw in the CRAFT Flickr Pool this week:<p>miniature origami ball earrings, by mohu mohu<p>pom happy, by jessica wilson {jek in the box}<p>Custom Robot Wedding Cake Topper: Red and Black Geekery, by HerArtSheLoves<p>See Emily Play, by oschene<p>caterpillar, by jacqueline.p

Knitted Penguin Books Scarf

Flickr user Katie Marcus shared this fantastic scarf that she knitted for her sister based on Penguin Books.<p>[via My Alterknits]

How-To: Simple Scalloped Hem

Transform any basic garment into something eye-catching and special with this simple scalloped hem tutorial from The Coletterie!<p>Ready to give it a try? Head over to The Coletterie to see the full how-to.

Giant Paper Peonies

I just discovered a sweet new spot, Corner Blog. Poppytalk posted their gorgeously over-sized Giant Paper Peonies in a DIY project round-up and now am dying to have HUGE flowers hanging from my ceiling. Aren’t you?