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Kickstarter of Note: The Pad and Quill Micro Field Bag for iPhone

We are big fans of everything Pad and Quill here at MacTrast, so we wanted to make sure you knew about a Kickstarter project they’re offering up. The …

Delicious Baked Eggplant Parmesan

Urvashee blogs about delectable desserts on her blog, Dessarts. Lucky for us, she's sharing her delectable vegetarian dishes too as a Vegetarian Fanatic.<p>I've been noticing panko more on my grocery trips and seeing it pop up in recipes. Since I had never used it before, I wasn't quite sure what it …

Italian Food

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

<b>Split the vanilla beans:</b> Split each vanilla bean in half lengthwise. If you like, you can leave an inch connected at the end of the bean for an …

Extracted

Christmas Cookies, Ranked In Order From Worst To Best

We're grateful for any gift we receive -- especially when it's edible. Come the holidays, that happens more and more and it is grand (because it almost always means COOKIES).<p>While most Christmas cookies are 100 percent awesome, they aren't all created equal. Some are better than others. And …

National Geographic Travel

36 Clever Gifts For Food Lovers That You'll Want To Keep For Yourself

Give me a ceramic Chihuahua to hold my tacos or give me death.

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

35 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

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 of …

How to Travel the World for Free

Our list of temporary "homes" have included a brownstone in Manhattan, a villa in southern Spain, a 10th century manor in rural Ireland, and more. We've lived a quick walk from a Caribbean beach, on the edge of a lake in the midwest, and are soon off to experience the Highlands of Scotland.<p>And for …

Pets

Muku Shuttr is the World’s First Wireless Shutter Release for iOS and Android

In Japanese, “Muku” means “clean” and “simple,” and that’s what Muku Labs has done its best to create with its first product, the Muku Shuttr. A …

The 40 Most Creative DIY Planters

If you haven’t already noticed, spring is in full swing here at Brit HQ. We’re rounding up gorgeous tablescapes, chowing down on the most colorful cookies ever, and swooning over neon spring style. And you know what spring means? Pretty plants! And what’s a super awesome succulent without the …

Chemicals

Take A Tour Of The World's Most Luxurious Hotel

With 202 luxurious duplex suites, four swimming pools, a private beach club, personalized butler service, and airport transfers in a Rolls Royce, Mercedes, or helicopter, it stands out in almost every way for its over-the-top luxury.<p>They even recently unveiled solid 24-carat gold iPads, which serve …

Hospitality

8 Apps We're Using Right Now

Maybe your grandmother didn't need apps to cook, but they just might make your life a little easier. Between putting virtually any recipe at your fingertips and creating digital shopping lists, apps may be the most helpful cooking technology since the dishwasher. There are a lot of apps out there, …

Barbecue Potato Chips Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Barbecue potato chips are one of those things everyone indulges in but no one talks about. Which is just wrong because these are</i> …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web, found our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>This week, we saw a lot of fruit making its way into breakfasts, cocktails, and desserts. (And pizza!) We think we'll stock up and add some of these …

How to Make Homemade Yogurt

305<p>5<p>6<p>Shares 316<p>I was goofing around on social media the other night, conversing with someone and recollecting our fondness for our Salton yogurt …

Portobello Mushroom, Green Onion and Broccolini Stir-fry

Portobello mushrooms have a meaty quality that makes them a healthy stand-in for the steak that you might expect to find in this kind of …

7 Beginner Tips For Sharper Photos

Scott Kelby, the author of many digital photography books says, <i>“If your photos aren’t sharp then the rest doesn’t matter.”</i> Key to any image is its …

How To Take Professional Quality Portrait Photography

Portraiture can be one of the most satisfying forms of photography for an enthusiastic amateur. The tips below can be of use whether you are using a …

Photography

Gwyneth Paltrow Bikini Wax Requires Cameron Diaz

In case you hadn't heard enough about Gwyneth Paltrow's bikini line, the actress has spilled a few more details. Gwyn sat down for a casual, alcohol-fueled interview with Aussie radio hosts Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O, during which she was told by Kyle, "I don't like that you're bringing back the …

Make your old iPhone run like new

Want to rejuvenate a sluggish iPhone 4? Here are some easy tips.<p>My friend is convinced that the slowing of his iPhone 4S is part of a vast Apple conspiracy. I'm not completely persuaded.<p>I mean, sure Apple has sent out updates to iOS that are arguably a step in the wrong direction, like that whole …

Apps

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Put an end to gas and diarrhea once and for all.<p>4 simple tips for people avoiding alcohol this weekend<p>Pick up a set of these adjustable dumbbells to jump-start your home gym.<p>Bourdain's been flexing his influence for nearly two decades.<p>We got an early look at the fitness app's new interactive home …

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Ask for on a Plane

From shrinking seats to ever-dwindling in-flight amenities, the airline industry really earns its tightfisted reputation. But if you know what to ask for, you'll find that in-flight offerings are not quite as stingy as they seem. We asked author and former flight attendant Beth Blair for her tips …

Long Haul

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the 10 Best National Geographic Photos of 2009

National Geographic photographers snapped over 1 million images over the course of 2009. Only about 1000 of those photos were selected and published …

Tips for Flower Photography

You see them everywhere: flowers in full bloom. They are colorful and so easy to photograph. You can use them as art prints, backgrounds for images, …

Landscape Photography

Photos of the Food and Drink Requested by Famous Musicians Backstage

When musicians sign contracts to perform in major concerts, their documents often contain <i>riders</i> (more commonly known as addendums). These are a …