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Manchester

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

All-White Kitchens on the Way Out? 7 Design Ideas to Make Yours Look Timeless

A debate has been raging in the design world: Is the trendy, all-white kitchen a stark and soulless space that's a nightmare to keep clean, or is it …

Kitchens

22 Things You Never Knew About 'The Princess Bride'

Inconceivable! It's inconceivable that it's been 30 years since the release of "The Princess Bride," on Sept. 25, 1987.<p>Rob Reiner's beloved and hilarious fairy tale wasn't a huge hit in theaters, but it did make stars out of Cary Elwes and Robin Wright, become a cult favorite, and generate about a …

John Paul II

Brilliant zero-energy air conditioner in India is beautiful and functional

New Delhi-based Ant Studio made a zero-electricity air conditioner to combat the brutally hot summers in India’s capital. Built for a DEKI …

India

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90 percent of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to …

Mindfulness

Mother's Day Prayers to Encourage and Uplift!

Mother’s Day can bring a mix of emotions for many women. There are those anticipating the birth of their first child, step-moms wondering what their …

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Never gonna give you up: The surprising resilience of the Rickroll, 10 years later

Against all odds, the Rickroll still hasn't turned around and deserted us.<p>The prank meme, ancient by internet standards, has had plenty of reasons to …

Republican National Convention

We used to have six more letters in the English alphabet

Along quaint New England streets, you’ll probably spot a sign or two declaring itself “Ye Olde Tavern” or “Ye Old Soda Shoppe.” But before you adopt a British accent and order a pint of ale inside, there’s a bit of history you should know.<p>Phrases like <i>ye olde</i> are actually just some of the late 19th …

Language

8 Insta-Worthy Color Trends Even Colorphobes Will Love

It's never been easier to add a little color to your space.<p>Now that we've finally settled into 2017, it's time to take stock of a few wow-worthy …

Home Decorating

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

10 Underrated Psychological Thrillers You Can Stream Now

<i>Is there any more terrifying terrain than the human mind?</i> That’s the sensibility that dominates the psychological thriller genre, and quite …

Video Shows Seahawks' Michael Bennett Gouging The Eyes Of Falcons Lineman During Loss

Ad<p>The Seattle Seahawks defense was frustrated all night trying to stop the best offense in the NFL against the Atlanta Falcons. Seahawks DE Michael …

The Fluffiest White Bread in the World

Whether you call it milk bread, pain de mie, or shokupan, this is the ultimate loaf<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the …

Baking

Kitchen Design Trends to Watch in 2017

We saw so many beautiful kitchen trends in 2016: tons of marble, rich blue and black cabinets, open shelving, and a mix of materials. While we don't …

Kitchens

Learn 10 Photoshop Tricks & Hidden Features in 20 Minutes with This Helpful Tutorial (VIDEO)

Photoshop is such a comprehensive tool that it offers a wide array of capabilities that are unfamiliar to many photographers. Thanks to this …

Tutorials

The best alternative Christmas ad campaigns from 2016

From high street window displays to international poster campaigns, five agency executives choose their favourite alternative Christmas advertisements.<p>1. Burberry’s The Tale of Thomas Burberry<p><i>Pick by Nick Baughan, UK chief executive, Maxus</i><p>“The Christmas season brings with it a wider emotional range …

Soundtracks

8 Kitchen Design Trends to Look Out for in 2017

2017 is promising to be an exciting year. From automation to new lighting solutions to an ever-increasing focus on functionality, check out what's in store for kitchen designs.<p>2017 is just around the corner. As you decorate your Christmas tree and make a mental note of all the things you want to …

Interior Design

7 Kitchen Decorating Ideas That Are Already Trending for 2017

It's time to get out of that stainless steel rut.<p>Leanne Ford's one of those designers who makes you go, "Ugh, really?!" As in, "<i>ugh, really</i>, you just swapped out these chairs and suddenly my stuck-in-the-'90s shabby chic kitchen looks Pinterest-worthy?!" Or, "<i>ugh</i>, <i>really</i>, all I needed was a matte …

Small Kitchen Storage Solution: Kitchen Rail Ideas & Sources

An interesting trend in kitchen design, as of late, is the movement towards kitchens with open shelving, or even little or no storage above the …

Kitchens

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

Make Crispier Roasted Potatoes by Roughing Them Up First

Boiling your potatoes with salt or vinegar before you roast them can help make your roasted potatoes come out crispier, but there’s an even better …

15 absurdly easy kitchen DIYs that only look expensive

Your kitchen is a space that can always benefit from a freshen up or even some simple upgrades that keep it looking modern and expensive. So how …

Espresso caramel shortbread bars

Last year I shared a recipe for these peppermint bark cookies which are, to this day, my very favorite christmas cookie. They are possibly the easiest concept to exist in cookie land but they are just <i>the</i> best. Since sharing the same cookie recipe over and over again probably wouldn't win me many …

Dessert

A beginner's guide to drinking espresso

Just like you’d scoff at a European for putting mayonnaise on a hot dog, Italians might disapprove of your espresso drinking, as they have their very …

Coffee

4 Genius Kitchen-Storage Ideas for Unwieldy Tools

A professional organizer weighs in on how to stash awkward utensils out of sight<p>Too often we feel as though our collection of cooking tools is taking over our kitchens, whether it’s spatulas and spoons that jam the drawers or bulky appliances that defy the cabinets’ confines. We enlisted the help …

How to build a drywall arch | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This step by step diy article is about <b>how to build a drywall arch</b>, on a metal or wooden frame. Building a <b>metal stud frame arch</b> is not as difficult as …