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The Ice Cream Recipe You Definitely Need to Know

Just in time for summer.<p>There are few better ways to cool off than with this recipe found in the <i>Coolhaus Ice Cream Book</i> (Brian Leatart, Natasha Case, Freya Estreller with Kathleen Squires, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). It was inspired by Natasha's summers on Martha's Vineyard. Her family would wait …

Baking

12 Zesty Ways to Enjoy Lemonade

Prepare to be refreshed.<p>That someone could taste a lemon and say, "I'm going to make a sweet, refreshing drink out of this," is a testament to human ingenuity. Honor that pioneer's visionary spirit by enjoying the refreshing power of lemonade in all its forms: on its own, as a mixer, and as part of …

Breakfast in Berlin at Aunt Benny

When I moved to Berlin, I hoped to find the perfect brownie – like the ones I used to have and love at <i>Baked & Wired</i> in Washington, DC, where I spent …

Four Light Packable Down Jackets

Big, bulky down jackets are reassuringly hefty in the harshest winter weather. But they all have one critical design flaw: It's less less likely that you would bring such a jacket along on a camping or climbing expedition if it doesn't fit in your backpack—and the warmest jacket in the world can’t …

Backpacking

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

Cooking

12 Ways You'll Actually Enjoy Eating More Greens In 2014

With a spoonful of pancetta, the medicine goes down.

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

18 Fun Examples of How Balloons Can Make Any Image Stand Out

What is it about balloons that such simple objects can add so much to our experience? Is it something to do with the nature of balloons themselves — …

Winter Photography: 12 Examples of How to Photograph the Cold Season

Winter is here! I am not talking about the motto of House Stark from Game of Thrones, but a reality. Days are shorter, nights are longer. …

Photography

Accenting Light in Photos with Topaz Star Effects

Star Effects from Topaz is designed to help you bring out the best of any light sources in your photograph. With a variety of options for modifying …

Tutorials

5 Cool-Girl Puffer Outfits That Are Actually Flattering

We're convinced there's little worse than looking like a human marshmallow on your morning commute. In fact, even though we're not entirely sure what …

How to Photograph Kids

TravelTraveler Magazine<p><b>Reader Question</b> (this time, from <i>Traveler</i> Associate Editor Amy Alipio): How do you best photograph kids on location? I find it impossible to get all my children in the shot, in focus, and not making goofy faces.<p><b>My Answer</b>: Getting really great photos of your kids — especially …

My Favorite Things About Mexico

After I returned from Mexico, I met a good friend for lunch and she asked me how my trip had been. “It was a game changer,” I replied. “It reminded me why I love traveling so much.”<p>I meant what I said. Mexico wowed me in so many big ways, from the level of sophistication I saw in hotels and …

Listen: Andrew Bird: "Pulaski at Night", From New EP

On November 12 in the U.S. (and November 19 internationally), Andrew Bird will follow up last year's <i>Break It Yourself</i> and <i>Hands of Glory</i> with a new EP called <i>I Want to See Pulaski at Night</i>. It features the title track, below, along with six new instrumental tracks.<p>Andrew Bird also has a string of …

3 Ways to Guarantee Good Exposures

There is no excuse for coming home from a photo shoot to discover that your images are over or under exposed. Your camera’s light meter will guide …

Top 10 Tips on How to Take a Great Photo

1) Start with a clear view. This first tip might sound very obvious, but it is key to make sure your camera lens is clean and if you are using a …

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Amazing Photos of Places You Need To Visit

You've thought of Paris, the Great Wall of China and the Amazon rainforest. We've thought of the not-so-typical yet completely remarkable places to …

Rocky Mountains

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Pearl Farming

A family business in Polynesia shows how raising pearls can benefit marine life.<p>When Josh Humbert inspects his farm, he dives into the clear blue waters of a lagoon, on a picture-perfect island that is fringed with palm trees. Humbert is the manager and owner of Kamoka Pearl, a boutique family …

Before the Beatles crossed Abbey Road.

The Only Chocolate Cake Recipe You'll Ever Need

There are a lot of options when it comes to chocolate cake. Between molten lava cake, German chocolate, and devil's food cake, we seriously have an array of choices when we want cake that's rich with chocolate. But just like with everything else in life, not all chocolate cakes are created equal -- …

The Snowden Effect, Cont'd

<i>The Los Angeles Times</i> printed an interesting column over the weekend by a former CIA official in regards to Edward Snowden, International Man Of Luggage. In it, the author argues, essentially, that we should all trust the people running the surveillance state because they are all good people, …

13 Timeless Style Lessons From John F. Kennedy

When we think of stylish presidents, the first one that comes to mind is always John F. Kennedy -- we'd like to think he was the first "cool" president. Though we mostly saw him in suits, Kennedy always looked amazingly put-together (not to mention <i>handsome</i>). The man even wore sophisticated outfits …

'How to Not Get Sick in India,' and Six Other Lessons From a Trip Around the World

Three-hundred-and-sixty-five days, twenty-four time zones, ten countries, five world religions, two passports, and one remarkable circumnavigation later... it feels good to be home.<p>In my year abroad I taught environmental science to children living in Mumbai's slums, heard rocket sirens go off in …

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Articles about 10 ways deck out wooden beach house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural light...<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to …

Architecture

Sony packs entire camera into snap-on smartphone lens

<b>Sony's rumoured snap-on lenses for Android and iPhone will pack in an entirely separate image sensor, according to Sony Alpha Rumors.</b><p>Two rumoured …

Cameras

Interesting Daily Photo: Dust & Helicopters in the Desert, the Kopp-Etchells Effect

Dust accumulating on helicopter blades doesn’t often yield any interesting imagery, but in certain situations the tiny particles atop helicopters in …

Particles

Logo Design Guidelines

Design a logo and a visual identity goes way beyond the free form and artistic side of what most people think. There is all the rational part …