Jen Chandler

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25 Amazing Examples Of Food Travel Photography

The only thing worse than not being able to go on vacation, is having to hear all about the great vacation your friends just went on. Even worse than hearing about it, is having to sit through all the pictures. Not only are they a detailed reminder of the great sights you didn't get to see, but …

Lessons from Stephen King and “Valley of the Dolls”: Reading 100 years of bestsellers

<b>Stephen King (AP/Francois Mori)</b><p>What the most popular books of the past century taught one writer about America’s strange taste in fiction<p>Laura Miller<p>April 2, 2014 11:52pm (UTC)<p>When Matthew Kahn, a creative writing student at California State University at Northridge, learned from one of his …

Some Thoughts on French Cuisine

1<p>3<p>9<p>Shares 13<p>French cuisine is, once again, a popular topic of discussion these days. Actually, anything controversial about France seems to foster a …

How To Set Up A Work Space That Actually Inspires You

These days, it's rare to meet someone whose profession doesn't involve sitting in front of a computer for eight (or more) hours straight. And, …

Women in Suits: Ladies Who Got It Right

Because gowns aren't the only look on the red carpet.<p>Here, our favorite examples of women borrowing from the boys, stepping out in suits made from a range of fabrics (cobalt silks, muted tweeds) and cut in a handful of silhouettes (flowy and '70s-ish, skinny and cropped). No matter what they …

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Abba: a 40-year Scandi sensation

A new book charts Abba’s progress from camp Seventies novelty act to enduring musical phenomemon. Anna Tyzack met Björn Ulvaeus<p>Anyone who buys into Scandi-cool – the current obsession with Scandinavian interiors, Nordic cuisine and Nordic noir in fiction and in TV shows such as The Bridge and The …

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When authors get into character – in pictures

Neil Gaiman, Malorie Blackman, Benjamin Zephaniah, Michael Rosen and a galaxy of Britain’s best-loved writers and storytellers have transformed themselves into the characters they most loved as children for an interactive photographic installation at Oxford’s Story Museum. A badger, a trickster and …

Kerry Washington, Neil Patrick Harris, and Channing Tatum Steal Kisses in the Vanity Fair Photo Booth

There's something about a photo booth that brings out the performer in all of us—and that goes double for folks who make their living as entertainers. So it’s no surprise that everyone from Kerry Washington, Channing Tatum, and Amy Adams to Pink, Neil Patrick Harris, and Rick Rubin crowded into the …

Angelina Jolie Found Her Latest Film Subject Close to Home – in Her Own Neighborhood

She travels the world as a humanitarian and actress, but Angelina Jolie‘s latest project is inspired by someone very close to home.<p>Jolie, 38, pitched …

DIY Idea: Upcycler Turns Old 35mm Slides Into Colorful Curtains

Got a couple of boxes of old transparencies and a bare window? Then designer/upcycler Scott Sherwood has come up with a great idea that will put …

Why your grandparents didn't have food allergies...but you do

Did your grandparents have food allergies? Mine sure didn’t. A stark comparison to the growing epidemic of food allergies, worsening with every …

Books of the year 2013

Last winter, as 2012 settled into its long sleep, I resolved for the new year to read less stuff on the internet and to devote the time won back to reading books. The list below, presented in the order in which they were read, are the ones that I managed to get through this past twelvemonth. As you …

20 Adorable Animals Who Are in the Holiday Spirit

Christmas is now only a few days away! If you haven't quite gotten into the holiday spirit, do we have something for you. Today, we've put together some of the most hilarious and heartwarming photos of animals who are happily celebrating this wonderful time of the year. Whether they're donning …

Ephemeral Rays: Hundreds of Suspended Light Bulbs in a UK Dockyard | Colossal

<p>Installed earlier this summer at the Chatham Historic Dockyard, Ephemeral Rays is a new work by artist Charlotte Smith. The piece consists of …

Electric Light Bulb Christmas Tree and Gold Reindeer in Paris

Jeff Leatham, artistic director of the Four Seasons Hotel George V Paris, has really outdone himself this year with the hotel's holiday decorations. Leatham created a unique Christmas tree out of thousands of hanging electric light bulbs! Surrounded by 40 live Christmas trees, the beautiful …

Pottery Meets Experimental Animation in this Spinning Ceramic Phonotrope | Colossal

<p>Created as part of a collaboration between animator Jim Le Fevre (previously) and artists Al Johnstone and Roops from RAMP Ceramics, this whirling …

Reinold Lim – Brand Identity Design by Oddds

The Arcane – Brand Design.<p>The Singapore based creative studio Oddds was asked to develop this minimalist and modern brand identity for Reinold Lim. …

Steel Sculptures Made of More Than 20,000 Chinese Characters

Composed of more than 20,000 Chinese characters, these intricate sculptures by Zheng Lu are soft and seamless in appearance despite their stainless steel makeup. The characters used are all chosen from Chinese texts and poems. For example, the sculpture that looks like a splash of water is …

Vintage Stencil Style in Photoshop

Last week we posted a tutorial showing how to create simple artwork in Illustrator and then in Photoshop we added a few effects to make it look old …

The Serious Eats Cheese and Wine Pairing Cheat Sheet

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>It's New Year's Eve, and your guests are about to come tumbling in. You set out bowls of salty snacks and a grand platter of cheeses. There's creamy white chèvre, a Stilton, some Brie, nutty aged Gruyère, tangy …

BBC Radio 4 Extra - Neil Gaiman - Neverwhere - Episode guide

18 Weird Things That Authors Do

Authors are a unique breed, unlike the rest of humanity. Lydia Kang, author of CONTROL, offers a few qualities that sets them apart from the rest.

Nepali Adventurers Who Climbed Everest, Paraglided Down, Kayaked to Sea Revisited

Last night ABC News’s Nightline featured the story of Sano Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa, our 2012 People’s Choice Adventurers of the Year. The two Nepali friends completed The Ultimate Descent by climbing Everest, paragliding down, and kayaking to the Indian Ocean. It was a source-to-sea …

Cinnamon Ice Cream

346<p>35<p>2<p>Shares 383<p>My favorite thing that I bought this year is this old battered gelato dish, which was my score at a street market in Palermo. It was …

Thor The Dark World Mew-Mew-Mjolnir Kitty

Our #DeliciousDiscovery of the Day: This #Pumpkin Play Dough is a great way to keep the #kids busy while the #Thanksgiving feast is cooking! http://www.pinterest.com/pin/5629568257702004/ Click thru the link above to view on Pinterest...click again to get the #recipe from Childhood Beckons!

Believe In The Magic of Christmas

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