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Couple converts garage into mortgage-free 480 sq. ft. modern industrial home (Video)

Increasing numbers of people are finding more meaningful alternatives to the 9 to 5 cubicled existence, the fetters of a mortgage, or the burden of …

More Than 200 Tourists Trapped on Indonesian Volcano

The volcano erupted without warning.<p>A volcano in Indonesia erupted without warning on Tuesday, trapping more than 200 tourists.<p>Indonesia’s Mount …

Natural Disasters

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Innovative Notebook Features Magnetic Spine for Seamless Paper Removal

Tearing the pages of a journal can be messy and ruin your brilliant thoughts or beautiful drawings. The sleek Rekonect Notebook saves you from this potential distress with an innovative magnetic spine. Each sheet also has a magnetic edge to it, which allows for the easy removal and reattachment of …

Magnetism

15 apps every foodie must have on their phone

There's more to being a foodie than simply snapping beautiful photographs of your dinner.<p>In fact, one could argue being a foodie is a life-long …

Do as the Brits Do: Eat This When the Weather Starts to Turn

<i>A vegetable soup that's British pub fare done right.</i><p>As an American living in England, there are many things that I find romantic: the deep history of the island, the ancient castles, the royal family, the tiny streets, the marvelous monuments, and the venerable museums.<p>Last week, on a trip to the …

This Motivating Workout Playlist Will Keep You Going for an Entire Hour

You know those yoga classes you go to where you feel super relaxed aftward—but you don't necessarily feel like you got a great workout? Lyons Den isn't one of those. "We practice power vinyasa in the Baptiste Yoga method, which is a vigorous style of yoga practiced in a hot room," says Katie …

The Craft Your Own Bitters Kit

The CYOB kit brings the satisfaction of making fine tinctures and extracts into the home of cocktail lovers and foodies everywhere. We've curated a …

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Shop W&P Design for barware, cookbooks, kitchen tools and gifts, including the Carry On Cocktail Kit, Pineapple Co, Peak Ice Works, Dovetail and …

Dead-Cinch Thrillers: 4 Books To Get Your Heart Pounding

I've just spent much of the past two weeks on my couch, reading suspense fiction. The result of all that heavy lifting is this list of recommendations — four thrillers, very different in style and MO, but all deadly accurate in their aim to entertain.<p>Innocence; Or, Murder On Steep Street<p>Second …

Books

DIY Furniture with a Few SNAPs

Spanish designers Maria Roca and Erika Biarnes of new company Be-elastic have come up with a creative way to help furniture keep up with our increasing mobile, space-conscious and environmentally-sensitive lives. Their first design, SNAP, is a steel loop leg that clamps on and off—making it …

Furniture

5 Great Books To Read In June

A roundup of recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

Books

Johanna Basford Creates Enchanting Adult Coloring Books

Mesmerizing adult coloring books by Johanna Basford invite grown-ups to pull out a box of Crayolas and return to the time-tested childhood method of unleashing creative energy. Basford, a commercial illustrator and textile designer by trade, has been recognized by her characteristic black-and-white …

Books

How to Live Like a Victorian

Historian Ruth Goodman wants us to learn about history from the men and women who lived it, not just the kings and queens we fetishize.<p>Arranging the …

35 Books That Will Teach You A Damn Thing About Your Food

Spoiler Alert: No cookbooks.

Books

Egloo Candle Powered Heater Is A Cheap Way to Create Warm Environment

Stop wasting money on your heater, use <b>Egloo</b> to reduce waste of electricity while still creating warm environment. Egloo is a candle-powered heater, …

Industrial Design

Meet Your Makers: Pie Mavens Adrienne Blumthal & Kacie Potts

<i>We think every merchant we work with for Provisions is special -- but when we find one with a great story, we'll be featuring them here. Because we want to tell the world about our favorite makers.</i><p><i>Today: A look behind the scenes as our merchants craft two clever pie tools: the PieBox and</i> …

Luxury Eyewear from David Kind

The eyewear world changed dramatically when Warby Parker launched in 2010. The days of spending rent on a pair of glasses are (thankfully) behind us. The quality of lenses and frames offered by many affordable eyewear brands sometimes don't stand up to daily wear and tear. As an alternative, …

Customer Service

Ratatouille + White Bean Dip

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Breads and spreads.</i><p>What do ratatouille and white bean dip have in common? Lots of olive oil, a little Provençal <i>je ne sais quoi</i>, and …

Summer Bounty Frittata

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a. fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Keep September simple by tossing all your favorite summer vegetables into a dish that works at any time</i> …

How to Make a Classic Mai Tai

<i>When he's not busy running the cocktail program at New York City's Maialino, Erik Lombardo is giving us the rundown on all things spirits -- and showing us the best ways to drink them.</i><p><i>Today: The history of the mai tai, and how to bring a little tiki to your home bar, tonight.</i><p>The craft cocktail …

Get Strong and Sexy in Six Weeks

<b>Prepare for Liftoff</b><br>For each workout, do three sets of each move in order, performing all reps and sets before going to the next exercise. When you see two exercises next to the number, do them as a superset: Alternate between them (no rest!) to complete the sets. Lifting twice a week is sufficient, …

Hearst Corporation

Scallion Pancakes

<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: Mandy from Lady and Pups replicates a Taiwanese street snack at home: crispy scallion pancakes, with plenty of layers.</i><p>I can't tell you how many …

10 Uncommon Gifts For Someone Who Has Everything

We already gushed about how much we love UncommonGoods’s unique art collection, but now that it’s gift-giving season, we can’t help but also …

Open a Bottle of Red—It's Pear Pie Time

Pour a glass for this pie and—why not?—a glass for yourself<p><i>It’s hump day. Why not celebrate with something sweet? Welcome to Baking Wednesday.</i><p>It doesn’t take much of an imagination to grasp the joys of baking with wine. Picture this: you’re hard at work in the kitchen, spattered in flour, your …

Baking

37 Buttermilk Recipes for Every Meal From Breakfast to Dessert

Buttermilk is a magical ingredient. These recipes are proof.<p><b>Buttermilk is a magical ingredient.</b> It transforms meats into melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces and baked goods into springy, moist confections. It gives tang and texture to dressings, ice creams, and custards. And, of course, it's the …

Cooking

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

Cooking