Dani Snyder

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The Not-Too-Boring, Not-Too-Rich Chocolate Cake

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: What makes one chocolate cake better than another? Chocolate chips and chocolate frosting.</i><p>I’m a sigher. I sigh a lot, and I sigh …

The Soul of Skiing in the Great White North

Winter in Northern British Columbia is long and it is also deep, and the distances up here vast, and if you want to see any real bit of this country, you spend a lot of time staring through the windshield of a speeding automobile while you contemplate life and violent death and also road sand. The …

11 Ways to Train for Your Next Ski Trip Without a Slope

At first glance, city life wouldn’t seem to offer many opportunities to prepare for your next skiing expedition. Think again. With these 11 …

National Parks

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes

Creativity is developed, not a birthright.<p>Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any …

Creativity

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

How to Deal with Grief, Loss of Loved One | The Art of Manliness

Source: Life<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Brian Burnham. Mr. Burhham holds a Masters of Education in Counseling from the College of</i> …

How to Make Kefir at Home

<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: It's easy to make kefir -- a thick and tangy drink that's full of probiotics -- at home.</i> <i>Emma Galloway from My Darling Lemon Thyme</i> <i>shows us …

6 Awesome Podcasts To Listen To During Your Commute So You Don't Die Of Boredom On The Subway

I’m so bad at writing this week – I’ve been slacking off so hard since Tuesday. I barely slept Monday night after I read about numbers stations you can sometimes hear on ham radio. Have you ever heard about those? It’s a monotone voice, sometimes a woman or child, rambling off random numbers for no …

Stay Inspired With These 30 Links to Beautiful Photography and Cool Tutorials

It's been another wonderful week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching all corners of the internet in an effort …

10 Steps for Capturing and Creating Quality Videos

It’s not unusual for still photographers to dabble in videography at some point in their career. With almost every high-end camera on the market …

What Are the Best Growlers for the Outdoors?

<i>A:</i><p>Craft beer and outdoor pursuits complement each other perfectly. But just as we battle the elements to summit a mountain, we also battle the elements to keep good beer cold when we take it outside.<p>So while sun and warm weather are great reasons to crack open a cold one, they’re also a great …

Your Facebook Friends Were Right: This Axe IS Amazing

Leave it to the Finns to update something as unimprovable as the axe. Finland is a nation populated entirely by (as far as I can tell) woodland elves …

Woodworking

Internal Landscapes: Sweeping Abstract Oceans by Samantha Keely Smith | Colossal

<p>Artist Samantha Keely Smith paints abstract oceanic landscapes that are at once menacing and serene, a clash of light and color that she refers to …

This’ll Make Tiger Mom’s Head Explode: A Radical Way To Parent Black Children

Validation is for Parking.<p>Word. That quote is full of Radical Self-Expression mojo, and offers the perfect segue into my current life design as an unschooling parent. The quote came from Austin Kleon’s book, Steal Like An Artist – <i>10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative</i>. It’s a #radicalselfie …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

Just 1 Bottle: 15 Cocktails to Make With Gin and a Trip to the Grocery Store

There are a number of ways to stock a bar: you can go out and buy one of everything (not really recommended), you can go out and buy what you need for your one or two favorite cocktails (better), or you can wait and hope that a well stocked bar magically appears in your living room (and actually …

From Prep Work to Post-Processing: An In-Depth Star Photography Tutorial

As a photographer, there is nothing more intriguing to me than the unknown. What’s out there and where will it lead me on my next adventure under the …

Tutorial: Quickly Remove Bags Under Eyes Using Curves in Photoshop

There are a few different ways to address bags under the eyes when you’re editing a portrait in Photoshop, but the video above shows one that is both …

20 Essential Dishes to Get You Through the Winter

We see you there, huddled under your blanket on your couch, with fuzzy socks on and a gigantic sweater. We know it feels too cold to move, to even sneak your arm out from underneath the covers and grab the television remote. But we've got twenty new blankets for you right here: twenty dishes to …

Lunches That Pack in 5 Minutes (or Less)

<i>We're republishing this post, originally written in 2014, because back-to-school, return-to-reality season is upon us.</i><p><i>Think you don't have time to plan ahead? Here are ten lunches you can pack in less than five minutes.</i><p>This one goes out to all you busy bees who claim you don't have time to pack …

30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: This article is NOT a sponsored post. We received absolutely nothing from Evernote in exchange for this post and have never communicated with</i> …

The Secret to Crafting Stunningly Sharp Images and Preserving It Across Media

You probably know that getting your uploads to look sharp on screen, in print and on social media goes beyond resizing. Now, resizing is incredibly …

Semisweet Potato Mash with Caramelized Onions

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Phoebe Lapine of Feed Me Phoebe shares a variation on mashed potatoes that trumped a childhood sweet tooth.</i><p><i></i><p>My mom was an early adopter of the organic movement. Long …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: My Shrink Had to Tell Me I'd Been Raped

I never had considered myself a rape victim. A heavy drinker? Maybe. A risk-taker? Sure. A third-wave feminist whose bohemian aphorisms excused her fraught relationship with promiscuity? You’ve got me there.<p>I had mentally blocked what I simply considered a Very Bad Night for 10 years. It came back …

From Janet To BEYONCÉ: Why It Matters When Black Women Sing About Sexuality

Alittle over three weeks since "BEYONCÉ" took the Internet hostage in the middle of the night, the buzz for the artist’s self-titled release has not waned, and she seems unlikely to release any hostages. I can still expect to see “SURFBOARD” (who knew you could spell that so many ways?) as the …

Our Guide to Freezer-Friendly Foods

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Let's revisit last year's guide to freezer-friendly foods -- because we know you're stocking up for winter, yet again.</i><p>Much like attics, freezers are …

20 Essential Dishes Every Cook Should Know

If you were going to ever commit any sort of recipes to your memory -- if you were going to ever cook things so often that they become second nature -- you should look to these twenty. (Or, if they won't all fit in your brain, at least have them at the ready). Because while we're all into big …

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