Cara Parker

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Are 'Treescrapers' the Future of Dense Urban Living?

A vertical garden tower just won a significant award for architecture. Is it time to start taking these designs seriously?<p>Passive House designers are the Fremen of the architectural world. They look at buildings the same way that <i>Dune</i>’s noble desert tribe thinks about water. For the Fremen, the …

Architecture

Crispy-Chewy Salted White Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Having good quality white chocolate is key for these cookies. Good white chocolate will have coco butter high up in the ingredients, so-so white …

Photos: Artists turned an entire Mexican neighborhood into a colorful mural

A neighborhood in the Mexican city of Pachuca has become the a giant colorful canvas for a collective of urban artists.<p>More than 200 houses in the hilly neighborhood of Palmitas, one of the most depressed areas of the capital city of Hidalgo, located in the center of the country, have abandoned …

Mexico

When He Lined A Pan With Bacon, I Started Drooling. Then He Flipped It Over And I Lost My Mind.

Some people say that the bacon craze is over, that all the recipes have been discovered and devoured, and that we should move on to something new. I …

Upfest 2015: Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival – in pictures

Three-day event draws more than 250 artists from 25 countries to paint live on 30,000 sq ft of surfaces in Bedminster and Southville areas of Bristol

Streetwear

Watch This Watermelon Become A Terrifying Dragon

In this amazing carving, Valeriano Fatica, a sculptor in Italy, has turned a simple watermelon into the head of a terrifying dragon. What’s even …

Chocolate Brownie Cookies

Makes 2 dozen<p>If a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups gluten-free powdered sugar<p>¾ cup unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 large egg whites<p>1 large egg<p>4 oz. bittersweet chocolate, chopped<p>3 …

Dessert

Frozen Samoa Pie to Devour Immediately

Frozen Samoa Pie is pretty much a chocolate-caramel-coconut lover's dream. Layers upon layers of those delectable flavors, in one frozen treat!<p>Oh, friends. Do I have a treat for you today! Anyone who knows me knows that I can get down on some Samoas. I mean, chocolate. Caramel. Shortbread. And …

Banana-Oat Snack Cake

12 Servings<p>Loaded with oats and bananas, this is a great treat to have on hand after soccer or baseball practice.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½” pieces, melted, plus more for baking dish<p>1½ cups old-fashioned oats<p>1 cup all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

This farm 115 feet below London's streets could change the future of food

Just off a major road, the surface entrance of the farm is a small warehouse—the size of a corner grocery store—that gives no hint of the experiment beneath. Founding a farm here is more than just a clever use of agricultural technology. It has created a literal secret garden.<p>When I visited on …

England

Here Is The Giant Oreo Cookie Cake Recipe You've Been Searching For

Get in my belly now.

Graffiti Artist’s Unique BMW X6 Paint Job Reveals Images of Marvel’s Hulk When Hot Water Is Poured on It

German graffiti artist Rene Turrek recently applied a unique paint job on a BMX X6 “sports activity coupe” that reveals images of Marvel‘s Hulk when …

Super Mario Maker Will Let You Build Your Own Mario Levels This September

Nintendo is letting players take control of its Mario platform game building tools with Super Mario Maker, and now we know when it’ll be available: September 11, 2015. The “game” allows people to create their own levels in either Super Mario Bros 8-bit graphics, or more modern 3D style (albeit with …