Faisal Rahman

12 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | @faisalrahman17 | Love al things sun, sand and sea. Self-made entertainer and personal chef. Music mixer. Papparazzi.

Illustrator Creates Imaginatively Cute Portraits of Kids Based on Photos

Illustrator Maria Jose Da Luz creates adorable, playful portraits inspired by a single photograph. Her work focuses on children, and she digitally draws their likenesses in a sweet, cartoonish style. Round faces, rosy cheeks, and over-sized heads are all part of her illustrations' charm. You can't …

Cute

Visually Arresting New Sketchbook Spreads and Drawings by Pat Perry | Colossal

<p>Michigan-based artist Pat Perry (previously) spent most of 2014 living a transient life spread across the U.S. His travels took him backpacking, …

10 Coffee Shops That Will Explode in 2015

Since the dawn of the third wave coffee renaissance, aficionados have watched their neighborhoods grow with cafes and restaurants that treat coffee-making like a craft and coffee-drinking like a worthwhile hobby. Pour overs and flat whites have evolved from trendy to commonplace. Starbucks is now …

Marshmallow Science

In honor of my official addiction to City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival this month, I set out on a culinary quest: to make the ideal, healthy, homemade marshmallow. After all, the classic Jet-Puffed pack of white Styrofoam puffs just wouldn't do the trick for my daily fills of Vietnamese Cinnamon …

Dessert

Here Are GQ's 25 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2015

<i>GQ</i> restaurant critic <b>Alan Richman</b> named his <b>25 Most Outstanding Restaurants of 2015</b> in the March issue of the magazine. This year, Portland, Oregon is well represented on the list. Three of the city's restaurants — Langbaan, Kachka, and Ataula — all made the cut. Richman is quite fond of D.C.-area …

San Francisco

Dole Invents Edible Fitness Tracker Made From an Actual Banana

Forget the FitBit and the Apple Watch: Produce giant Dole is delving into the wearable tech game with a banana that functions as a wearable fitness tracker, reports The Verge. The strange new invention will be debuted at the 2015 Tokyo Marathon that takes place February 22.<p>According to the official …

Service Industry Workers Suffer From Too Few Hours Between Shifts

Anyone who's spent time in the service industry is probably familiar with the concept of "clopenings" — that is, working the closing shift at a store or restaurant only to have to come right back in the morning to open it back up. Today <i>The New York Times</i> examines the prevalence of such scheduling …

Famed Culinary School Le Cordon Bleu Endorses Eating Insects

Eating bugs is so hot right now, even famed culinary school Le Cordon Bleu is getting in on the insect action. Last week a team of chefs and food scientists teamed up to host a seminar on cooking and eating bugs at the Bangkok outpost of the Paris-born cooking institute, says the Associated Press. …

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions Created With Photo Manipulation

Erik Johansson is a Swedish photographer and retoucher based in Berlin who is well known on the Internet for his amazing surreal photo manipulations …

This is the Samsung Galaxy S6

<b>Update:</b> Read the Samsung Galaxy S6 review.<p>Our best look yet at Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, comes courtesy of T-Mobile. Late Sunday evening, CEO John Legere tweeted out news confirming that the Uncarrier will be offering Samsung's latest, but didn't provide any details beyond …

Gear & Gadgets

An in-depth look at the Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones

By now, you will have heard at least something about Windows 10, the next iteration of Microsoft's OS that aims to create a unified experience across all the devices it'll eventually inhabit: everything from PCs and laptops to tablets and phones. Microsoft already released several preview builds …