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20 Slow Cooker Meals to Cozy Up to This Fall

Crock pot cooking is the busy bee’s secret weapon for weeknight meals and cooking for a crowd. Although it’s a handy tool year-round, it’s particularly useful when temperatures drop and we start dreaming about comfort foods. Not only does it manage the cooking for you, but it keeps meals warm and …

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Adorable Hedgehog Continues His Reign of Cuteness on Twitter

Marutaro the pygmy hedgehog lives a life that can be described in one word: adorable. When we first discovered this cute little guy, he was bringing us joy with his paper disguises, and he hasn't lost that charm since becoming a family “man” with his wife Okomesan and daughter Kinoko. What has …

Our Best Seafood Pasta Recipes with Crab, Anchovy, Lobster and More

Place a bowl of pasta + seafood in front of us, and it's almost guaranteed we'll want seconds. Here are our best seafood pasta recipes.<p><b>Fact: Pasta makes everything better.</b> This is especially true with seafood—we love that briny, fishy-in-the-best-way taste paired with some kind of noodle. Here are …

Lex Pott's True Colours vases contrast oxidised and polished finishes

Dutch designer Lex Pott has created a collection of cylindrical vases from oxidised metals for his first collaboration with Danish design brand …

DIY Lace Bralette Tutorial

Paper Fortune Cookies

Shares 0<p>Make easy and fun paper fortune cookies. They’re great for Chinese New Year, Valentine’s Day or any time.<p>Shares 0<p>Get the instructions for ––> …

51 Ways to Cook Root Veggies

Architects design cat shelters for animal charity fundraiser

A series of cat houses designed by Los Angeles-based architects were created for Architects for Animals "Giving Shelter" fundraiser this month (+ …

Arcueil ZAC du Coteau / ECDM

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The idea was to extend the surface of the apartments by balconies representing a minima 50% of the …

Villa by the Lake / Alexander Diem

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Fence, garden, wooden facade, exterior wall, social rooms, private rooms— the farther one gets into the …

Şışhane Park / SANALarc

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Sishane Park is a bold shift in urban public space in central Istanbul. Located between the southwestern …

Bottoms Up! Irish Cream Hot Fudge Cupcakes

Whenever dessert can be interactive, that's a plus in my book. I love dishing up sweets that will make people feel special, and for me, that doesn't …

San Stae / Project Meganom

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project of the pavilion was designed by "Project Meganom" in cooperation with the architect and …

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Check out the historic forts of NYC this Memorial Day weekend! http://untappedcities.com/2012/08/06/military-new-york-city/

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …