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The Art of Observation and Why Genius Lies in the Selection of What Is Worth Observing

<i>“In the field of observation,”</i> legendary disease prevention pioneer <b>Louis Pasteur</b> famously proclaimed in 1854, <i>“chance favors only the prepared mind.”</i> <i>“Knowledge comes from noticing resemblances and recurrences in the events that happen around us,”</i> neuroscience godfather <b>Wilfred Trotter</b> asserted. That …

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How-To: Crocheted Bike Seat Cover

Dress up your bike in colorful DIY finery with this crocheted bike seat cover pattern that Emma from How to Crochet a Heart shared on And Sew We Craft!<p><b>More:</b><p>Sew a Drawstring Bike Seat Cover<br>• HOW TO – Make a Waterproof Bicycle Seat Cover

Roundup: 8 Geek-Tastic Doctor Who Crafts

In celebration of this weekend’s return of Doctor Who, I put together a roundup of 8 of my favorite Doctor Who-inspired CRAFT posts and projects! (Full disclosure: I made some of them.)<p>While you’re settling in to watch the new episode, why not get started on your own Whovian DIY? Here are some …

Mango, Avocado, and Banana Smoothie

It all started with a silly T.V. commercial for a dinner special at Chili's. We were mesmerized by a close-up of a bright, perfectly chopped …

Quick Budget-Friendly Recipes

Your taste buds and wallet will achieve perfect harmony with our selection of quick meals, including stovetop mac and cheese, braised pork chops, meatballs, and roasted chicken tacos.

Simple Springtime Dishes

Spumoni Mousse Cake

Okay. Calling this <i>cake</i> is a bit of a misnomer. Yes, it's cake-shaped with stacked layers made for slicing and it's even frosted, but there's nary a …

Raspberry Lemon Cream Cheese Cupcakes

How to Remove Common Clothing Stains | The Art of Manliness

<i>Plop.</i><p>That’s the sound of BBQ sauce landing on your brand new blazer coat as you’re chowing down on some mouthwatering ribs.<p>Dadgummit. You need to …

Homemade Mustard

1K<p>33<p>8<p>Shares 1K<p>A few years ago, The Art of Living According to Joe Beef – which calls itself “A Cookbook of Sorts” – landed in my kitchen. I wasn’t …

Kale Frittata

77<p>20<p>3<p>Shares 100<p>Every so often I get requests for “healthy” recipes, or I see things online posted as “healthy” – and I’m not quite sure what the heck …

Daily Dinner Idea: Chicken & Spinach Stuffed Shells

Recipes<p>Winter Vegetables and Gnocchi<p>Recipes<p>3 of Our Favorite Recipes from Martha Stewart's "Newlywed Kitchen"<p>Recipes<p>Gingerbread Sweet Potato …

Gallery: April 2013's Hottest Gadgets

DIY Paper Rose Wedding Bouquet | Lia Griffith

Learn how to create a stunning rose bouquet with a fantastic tutorial from <i>Lia Griffith</i>! The tutorial is packed with step-by-step photos that make the …

Awkward Celebrity Hugs Caught On Camera (PHOTOS)

Hugging is an awkward thing to do, especially when it's just a way to greet "hello." You know the feeling -- should you stretch out your hand or lean in for a hug? Would a pat on the back suffice, or is a kiss on the cheek expected?<p>When you're a celebrity and cameras follow you around everywhere, …

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel Face Swap Is Just What You Need To Cap Off The Week (PHOTO)

There's a new trick kids these days play around with -- you might have seen it on Twitter and Facebook -- called Face Swap. Essentially, it's taking people's faces and replacing them with others. Unlike Photoshop (so 2010), Face Swap is meant as a joke, is obviously fake and is pretty silly. But …

Missives from Muggings: The Audacious Requests Mark Twain Received from His Fans and His Wry Responses

Earlier this week, a new book gave us a glimpse of the heart-warming fan mail Mark Twain received over the course of his career. But for every person who showered Twain with genuine and unconditional gratitude, there seemed to be a dozen demanding a range of outrageous things — the curse that comes …

Susan Sontag’s Radical Vision for Remixing Education

<i>“Our whole theory of education,”</i> Henry Miller famously lamented, <i>“is based on the absurd notion that we must learn to swim on land before tackling the water.”</i> With its factory schooling model, its biologically unsound schedules, and its failure to account for different types of intelligence, the …

Why Birds Sing

In <i>How Music Works</i>, David Byrne cites some scientifically controversial theories suggesting that music is a spontaneous rather than adaptive phenomenon and birds sing simply because they enjoy singing. At the front lines of the joy theory of bird song is new-age philosopher and jazz musician David …

Touring the city for a cocktail classic

click to enlarge<p>The Old-Fashioned is classic enough to have a glass named in its honor. Yet writing of the venerable drink’s history, Ted Haigh, aka …

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