Emily Lottes

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Lifelike ‘Succulent Cakes’ Turn Prickly Plants into Delicious Desserts

Just last month, we developed a sweet tooth for the spring-themed buttercream creations of Instagram’s best bakers, like Jakarta-based Ivenoven. In addition to her floral treats, Ivenoeven also celebrates nature with her lush and lifelike succulent cakes.<p>Much like her flower cakes, Ivenoven’s …

Artist Superimposes Subjects of Classical Paintings into Modern Day Kiev

Ukrainian artist and art director Alexey Kondakov creates surreal digital collages that fuse history with modern life. He superimposes subjects from classic paintings by artists like Hayez, Caravaggio, and Bourguereau, placing them in subway stations and bars located in his hometown of Kiev. The …

Art

Master Adobe shortcuts with new interactive tool

Adobe applications feature keyboard shortcuts for just about every task imaginable. Unfortunately, very few designers realise just powerful these …

Tutorials

Artist with Synesthesia Paints Music as Gorgeous Splashes of Color

Missouri-based artist Melissa McCracken paints music. As a synesthete, the sounds that she hears every day—whether it's someone's name or a song on the radio—are translated into vibrant, beautiful colors that carry the cadence of melodies. McCracken's vivid paintings stem from her desire to capture …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

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Hiking

“Why are you a Buddhist?”

People ask me once in a while why I’m a Buddhist.<p>Sometimes they ask because it seems weird and foreign to them. Sometimes they ask because they think …

Meditation

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

Make Thin Mint Cookies at Home (They're Vegan, Gluten-Free, and Awesome)

Out of Girl Scout cookies? Don't sweat it. You can make them at home... Plus, this version is vegan and gluten-free.<p>What’s a vegan, gluten-free shockingly great bakery? It’s Erin McKenna's Bakery NYC (formerly known as BabyCakes), and it’s located in the heart of Manhattan’s Lower East Side. And …

Dessert

Rare Kaleidoscopic Glass Sculptures by Jack Storms

Being told that his unusual vision was impossible did not prevent Jack Storms from becoming an innovative artist. Instead, he was motivated to take on a rare, physically intense form of art, which gave him the opportunity to thrive as a world-renowned glass sculptor. Using lead crystal and …

Art

Dreamy Chocolate Cheesecake (Vegan)

I’ve been thinking a lot about veganism recently. Although I’m not sure it’s a realistic option for a baking obsessive, and I don’t know if I could …

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Cast Iron Skillet

Mind-Bending 3D Tattoo Appears to Turn Man's Arm into a Machine

Tony Booth, a tattoo artist and owner of Dabs Tattoo in Southport, England, has successfully made a man appear as if he's an android. On his arm, at least. This incredible tattoo looks as though it's carved from the skin, and what's beneath it is another layer of hex geometric patterning. It's …

Tattoos

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

Meditation

Lemon and Fig Tarts [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Coconut

Double Chocolate Banana Bread That Vegans and Omnivores Alike Will Adore

<i>The following post was originally featured on Always Order Dessert and written by Alejandra Ramos, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>I'll be honest: vegan baking is usually not my go-to. I love baking with butter. I love baking with eggs. I love baking with milk (or cream!). I use them liberally …

HOW TO: Make a scrumptious homemade vegan Nutella-like spread

Just because a food is vegan, it doesn’t mean it’s not sweet and decadent! The combination of cocoa and hazelnut is a classic pairing that often …

9 Vegan Food Hacks That Are The Height Of Inventiveness

Vegans are smart. Their inventiveness knows no bounds. With a little brainpower and without using animal products, these herbivores have found a way to enjoy the same foods as everyone else. They aren't excluded from indulging in the delicious; they have their cake and eat it too, they just make …

How To Make Vegan Parmesan | Only 5 Ingredients

Check out the printable recipe here: http://vegetarianbaker.com/vegan-parmesanParmesan is enjoyed on pizza, garlic bread, pasta, and many of your …

Slow Cookers

3 (More) Great Vegan Ice Creams With 1 Easy Master Recipe

If vegan dessert has an Everest, it's ice cream. None of this "instant soft serve, just freeze a banana and purée it" nonsense popularized by so many Pinterest-happy blogs. Nor icy mixes made with soy milk and a tiny squeeze of agave. I mean real ice cream, plush, rich, and free of ice crystals, …

Hearty Vegan Polenta and Kale Soup With Miso and Toasted Sesame Oil Recipe

This easy one-pot polenta and kale soup hails from Italy, but we give it a distinctly Japanese twist: In place of the Parmesan called for in a traditional recipe, we finish ours up with the addition of miso paste, soy sauce, and scallions. It's savory, rich, and 100% vegan.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A …

The New Veganism: New Year Winter Salads

‘Tis the day (or two) after Christmas. You’ve put away the fancy linens, scrubbed the kitchen, and packed up your leftovers. You’ve wined, dined, …

Food

The New Veganism: Lentil Walnut Tacos with Cabbage Lime Slaw

Before we head into the weekend, I thought I’d leave you with an easy, no heat recipe for game day. These are unconventional tacos, made with a …

Food

15 vegan recipes for a very green 2015

Winter is an unexpectedly wonderful time of year to explore a plant-based diet, and see where small changes take you.<p>In my experience, it's easiest …

New Beautifully Dream-Like Photos by Katharina Jung

When we first introduced the work of 20-year-old German photographer Katharina Jung, she was in the midst of a year-long project where she produced an image each week during 2014. Luckily for us, the year has come and gone, and we're pleased to share some of the other fantastic photos that she …

Photography

Shampooed Hair Presented as Abstract Art in Photo Series

In his recent magazine piece, photographer Lo Cheuk Lun turns the common salon scene of shampooed hair into swirling designs of abstract art. Lun snapped pictures of sudsy heads from above, showing off bubbly hair that is swirled and teased in a variety of patterns. Barely recognizable as part of …

Art

U.S. approves first biotech apple that resists browning | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday approved what would be the first commercialized biotech apple, rejecting efforts by the organic industry and other GMO critics to block the new fruit.<p>The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) approved two …

Agriculture

The 9 types of wine you should really be drinking

Any wine expert will tell you that as Americans, we rely far too much on the same kinds of wine.<p>We know what to expect from a Pinot Grigio, Merlot, or Malbec, but what about Vermentino, Nebbiolo, or Côtes du Rhône?<p>We spoke with Jeremy Block, owner of Some Good Wine in New York, about alternatives …

Beyond Meat’s High-Protein Veggie Burger Is the Best Thing to Ever Happen to Vegans

No more worrying about where to get your protein and vitamins—the Beast Burger has your back<p>A burger that packs more protein and iron than beef, more …