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9 TEDx presentations that completely changed my life

I'm a big fan of TED. I've walked away with a better understanding of the human psyche, a better business acumen, and some truly astounding takeaways about the future of science and technology.<p>But just as impressive are the independently organized TEDx presentations, which, while following TED's …

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Tree Shaping is an Art of Turning Trees into Living Works of Art

Tree shaping uses living trees and other woody plants as the medium to create structures and art. There are a few different methods used by the …

25 Twentysomething Women Reveal the Best Thing Guys Have Ever Done in Bed

"Lifted me up. Put those muscles to work."<p>In a perfect world, women would orgasm every. Single. Time. So, what things do guys do that really get women off? Cosmopolitan.com asked 25 twentysomething straight women about the best sex they've ever had.<p><b>1.</b> "He pushed me against the door, held me up, and …

The Sex That Women Want When It's Costing Them $400 an Hour

8 surprising things you can learn from male escorts<p>When a woman is paying for an orgasm, there’s really no faking it.<p>Forget your preconceptions and moral biases for or against prostitution. We’re talking simple supply and demand. If a girl is handing a male escort an envelope full of $100 bills, …

Recipes: 2013 New Year’s Eve Cocktail Ideas

While it’s already January 1st in some parts of the world, we’re still awaiting the stroke of midnight in our part of the world. Here are a few last …

Google Play is giving away 'Yeezus' and top singles from 2013

Google's making it easy to catch up on some of the best music of the year. As part of what it's calling Play Picks 2013, it's offering Kanye West's <i>Yeezus</i> and Chvrches' <i>The Bones of What You Believe</i> free for a limited time — it's also giving them the superlatives album and breakout-artist of the …

The 12 Best Easy Recipes of 2013

From a 15-minute broiled black cod recipe that will blow your guests' minds, to a comforting bowl of green chicken chile macaroni and cheese, to a revolutionary no-stretch pan pizza recipe that'll change the way you make your pies, these are 12 of our favorite, best, and most popular recipes easy …

17 Red Lobster Recipes In Case The Seafood Chain Goes Away Forever

The dying seafood chain is being abandoned by its parent company. Time to drown your sorrows in homemade Cheddar Bay Biscuits and move on to ethically raised seafood.<p>Red Lobster isn't making enough money, and its parent company, Darden, which also owns Olive Garden and other chains, all but rang a …

AirplantFrame by Airplantman

For those who want to green up their homes without the hassle of repotting and getting soil everywhere or simply don't have the extra space in an already cramped apartment, air plants (or tillandsia) are an excellent option. Just as the name suggests, these small, alien-like plants only require …

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8 Roasts to Ring in the Holidays

Centerpieces are key to any holiday feast. No, not the tree in your living room or some mistletoe overhead -- the centerpiece we're referring to is in your oven.<p>Roasts are made for the holidays. They're warm, succulent and satisfying enough to feed a crowd of two or twenty, and still provide you …

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Lists of Best Apps for 2013

It's that time of year: when tech websites post their lists of best apps for the year. Here are some of the lists of best apps for 2013 that you may want to check out. It's a great way to quickly find those that best suit your needs.<p><i>InformationWeek</i> — I like well curated short lists rather than long …

Watch out: This book is addictively brilliant!

Ian Tregillis' <i>Something More Than Night</i> is one of those books that manages to be both clever and exciting — you want to pause to admire all the …

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Indestructible Vinyl Bags & Gear from Holly Aiken Bags

Holly Aiken, of Holly Aiken Bags, has been cranking out her indestructible bags and gear since its launch back in 2004 and the line has evolved from …

Eggnog Martinis Recipe

<b>Serves 12</b><p>Ingredients<p>3 cups eggnog (store-bought, or see separate recipe)<br>• 1 1/2 cups hazelnut liqueur, such as Frangelico<br>• 1 1/2 cups vodka<br>• Freshly grated …

Watch Part 4 of Eminem’s Interview with BBC Radio 1′s Zane Lowe

Following the release of the first few episodes of Eminem’s hour-long interview with Zane Lowe, BBC Radio 1 has released the fourth and final part of …

Hamilton Park Swizzle

Jersey City isn’t exactly a tropical paradise, but that didn’t stop Jersey native Natalie Jacob from finding inspiration in the city’s historic …

Laka’s Nectar

“This cocktail pays tribute to Laka, the Hawaiian goddess of song and dance—patroness of hula dancers,” says Susan Eggett of Forbidden Island in San …

Recipes for National Punch Day

September 20th marks National Punch Day. Soon calendars will be filled with so many different alcohol-based, marketing-invented holidays that …

Bitter Mai Tai

“I love a good Mai Tai,” says Brooklyn bartender Jeremy Oertel of this modern twist. “So I thought it would be fun to take the classic recipe and see …

Wicked Wahine

Say “aloha” to this taste of paradise from Hawaiian barkeep Brice Ginardi. “When my wife and I came to Hawaii, we thought we’d find the kind of …

The 10 Best Murals in Dallas

Tough. Start your own blog.<p>By Richard Ross<p>Deep Ellum's urban mural entryway painted on the support beams of the overpass works to set the tone for …

Risa Fukui's large-scale paper cutouts... Image gallery: http://bit.ly/1dqGea7

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The Secret to Perfectly Roasted Green Beans – Recipe

<i>Perfect Roasted Green Beans</i>The problem with roasted green beans, whether you do them in the oven or in a hot skillet, is to get those <b>beautiful,</b> …

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Frambuesa Colada

I have mixed my share of earnest, grown up, serious cocktails. But once in awhile it is fun to be a little frivolous.<p>I'm not talking about cutting …

You Asked, We Answered: How To Tackle A Shiny Nose

Nothing aggravates oily skin more than summer’s heat and humidity. As a girl who is constantly feeling like she needs to powder her nose every hour, …