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Margaret Fox's Amazon Chocolate Cake

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Your new go-to birthday cake, bake sale cake, dinner party cake, late night snack cake -- for when the fridge is at its barest and you need chocolate cake now.</i> …

College Student's Speech Makes Him King of the Nerds

If the nerds of the world ever come together to elect a president for all geek-kind, this kid should definitely run.<p>The epic — yes, epic, there is no …

14 Favorite Fall Destinations

TravelDigital Nomad<p>The world turns and seasons change—summer has passed and led us into gentler autumn with its changing leaves and more rigid schedule. The kids are back in school, and work is revving back up again, but there is no such thing as a bad time to go wandering.<p>Next month, National …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

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Would You Dare to Leave Fresh Herbs on The Counter?

I picked up some herbs this past week from a new farmstand at my market. Always curious, I asked the person who took my change how <i>he</i> likes to store …

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

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22 Mouthwatering Desserts Improved By Bacon

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Cookie Monster: Crisp and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>I bake a lot, so it makes sense to buy chocolate by the block, not the bar. When I take home my hunk of raw material and stare at its craggy chocolatey form, it's probably similar to how Michelangelo felt as he stared into an uncut …

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Tequila Facts For National Tequila Day

In honor of National Tequila Day, check out some of the most enlightening (and impressive ... our country is nailing it on the tequila consumption) tequila facts.<p>Americans consume over 50 million liters of tequila yearly.<br>• There are a surprising number of tequila-related Guinness World Records, …

Mickey Mouse Is Walt Disney's Shadow in the 'Saving Mr. Banks' Movie Poster – /Film

Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures has released the first movie poster for <b>Saving Mr. Banks</b> starring <b>Emma Thompson</b> and <b>Tom Hanks</b>. The mouse house …

An Updated Look at the Movies of 2015: Sequel, Reboot and Adaptation Overload – /Film

33 of the movies (shown on the chart) are based on previous material, be it book adaptations, comic books, remakes, reboots, sequels, prequels, …

Robert Downey Jr tops Forbes list of highest earning actors with $75m

Robert Downey Jr has rocketed to the top of Forbes' annual list of the highest paid actors in the world thanks to the multi-billion dollar box office …

A Subway Map Of The Metabolism [Infographic]

Just take the Krebs Cycle train to the Carbon transfer!<p>We've seen metabolism maps before, but never one quite so simple to read as this one, designed by Richard Wheeler, an illustrator and Oxford postdoc who researches the cell biology of parasites.<p>Metabolism encompasses all the chemical reactions …

Theory: All Pixar Movies Exist in the Same Universe – /Film

For all the hate, garbage and stupidity the Internet brings us on a daily basis, every once in a while it provides a global platform for something …

Healthy Breakfast Ideas: Your Favorite Morning Quickies (PHOTOS, RECIPES)

Last week, we thought we were teaching you a thing or two about nutritious breakfasts -- the kind you can make in a matter of seconds (see: 6 Grab And Go Breakfasts That Redefine 'Grab-And-Go').<p>Little did we know, our Healthy Living readers are breakfast aficionados -- especially when it comes to …

Why You Should Still Make the Salad Dressing from Scratch

Making salad dressing from scratch is nearly as fast and easy as shaking up a store-bought bottle, and the taste is <i>exponentially</i> better than even the …

The Top 50 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter will highlight the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check …

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

10 Of The Most Popular iOS Apps Are Free This Week

For the App Store’s fifth anniversary, Apple is offering 10 top-tier apps as free downloads for a limited time.<p>Ten top-tier iOS apps, which normally retail for up to $19.99 in the case of the DJing app Traktor DJ, are free to download this week as part of a mini-fire sale to celebrate the fifth …

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