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How Fake Is Food Styling?

Painting unripe strawberries with lipstick doesn’t happen anymore.<p>Decades ago, food styling was widely considered a form of visual trickery. A stylist’s job is to buy, cook, and arrange food for the camera, but the profession is better known for making food look unrealistically beautiful, and …

Hoard-Worthy Hair Products Your Strands Need Now

The products hairstylists, beauty editors, and tress obsessives swear by.<p>The no-fail products that hairstylists, beauty editors, and tress obsessives stock their kits with.

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

Turn a Thrift Store Dresser Into a Bathroom Vanity

One of the more popular posts here at AOC has been How To Turn a Dresser Into a Vanity. I had always wanted to take an old dresser and convert it …

How to Dye Easter Eggs with Silk Ties

I posted this tutorial a few years ago and it has become somewhat of a tradition to bring it back every year! One of our family Easter traditions is …

How to turn an old ladder into a cool patio chandelier with mason jar lights

How To Wear Pantone's Radiant Orchid And Not Look Like Barney

We'd been digging the fuchsia-purple hue, officially known as Radiant Orchid, long before it was announced as Pantone's color of 2014. Taking a cue from celebrities like Scarlett Johansson, Lupita Nyong'o and Rachel Bilson, we've sported the color on our eyes, lips and nails.<p>But if you're worried …

baked chicken meatballs

As it turns out, I’m a sucker for a good meatball. It’s a funny thing because ground meat has rarely done it for me; I’m certain I’m the lone …

Baked Banana French Toast

February 6, 2012<p>Who doesn’t like french toast? I never really eat it, but when I do, I always think why has it been so long. And then another three …

The Four-Minute Workout

<b>The News:</b> Recent research shows that three four-minute high-intensity workouts a week may be as beneficial as three low-to-moderate-intensity 45-minute sessions.<p><b>Dry Run:</b> I ask Brent Carter, an instructor at Focus Personal Training Institute in new York City, to take me through a sample workout. he …

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Latino Religion Survey Reveals Rise In Unaffiliated And Evangelical Hispanics

Hispanics living in the United States are now increasingly evangelical Protestants or religiously unaffiliated as the number of Catholics among them declines, according to a national survey conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute.<p>While Catholic affiliation has dropped by 16 percentage …

Nordic Pancake Cake From Josephine of A Tasty Love Story