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9 Italian Art Terms You Should Know

These Toolkits For Artists Teach How To Build Community Through Art

Not only was the Minneapolis program successful, but community supported art packages–where participants would buy into shares of commissioned work …

Museums

The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever Recipe

Packed with crushed potato chips, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and two different sauces, this juicy, drippy, delicious grilled chicken sandwich is not only surprisingly quick and easy, it'll also rival any burger out there.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>By alternating layers of mayonnaise, crushed potato chips, …

Chinese/Asian-Style Glazed Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Asian Slaw

Last week, our part of California got hit with a heatwave. For us, that's temps in the 90's to low 100's. I would wilt in parts of the country where …

Masterbath {Turning a Dresser into a Vanity}

I wanted to show you the progress we’ve made in our masterbath. We are converting an antique dresser into our vanity.<p>Do you remember the antique …

Put A Bulb In It: 24 upcycled pendant lights made from thrifty vintage treasures

Put a Bird on it? Sure. But let’s throw a big net over another design mega trend today — one with classic vintage-upcycling roots: <b>Put A Bulb In It.</b> A …

Pallet benches

I pulled two truck loads of pallets out of the dumpsters (I’m that guy who crawls around in dumpsters to see if there is anything good in there). …

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New York City's 10 Craziest Sandwiches

<b>Tranca Pecho</b> — The name means "chest clogger," and it’s considered the national sandwich of Bolivia. (Shouldn’t every country have a national sandwich?) Mounted on a hero roll, the sandwich is layered with a breaded beef cutlet, fried egg, purple onions, tomatoes, and here’s the kicker: diced beets …

Sandwiches

Haroshi's Sculptures Turn Broken Skateboards into Art

The skateboarder-turned-self-taught artist's repurposed pieces take over Jonathan LeVine Gallery.<p>Japanese artist Haroshi has stepped off his board and into the studio once again for his new series of repurposed skate deck sculptures. <i>Still Pushing Despite The Odds</i>, his third solo exhibition at …

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How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense

How do I become … a painting conservator

It’s a job that requires you to be a scientist as much as an artist, says Julia Nagle, but there’s always something new to discover<p>Of the many ways to damage a painting, blasting it with a rifle seems particularly original. “The owner’s father shot it,” says Julia Nagle, carefully lifting a small …

Quick Drill Storage Solution

Quick and Cheap Drill Storage Solution<p>The holiday season is definitely upon us now. If your schedule is anything like mine shop time is a little hard …

Woodworking

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There a million different ways to age a piece a furniture. I have used probably a dozen different techniques and products to achieve my desired …

Ana White | Large Custom Mudroom Organizer with Cubbies and Hooks - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: swari<p>Handmade by: …

Weekend DIY Project: Rustic Wood Patio Table

One of the many things I didn’t anticipate about buying a huge old farmhouse was how many outdoor spaces I would feel compelled to fill with …

10 Healthy Two-Ingredient Avocado Recipes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, make dessert, smoothies, milkshakes, and more in five minutes flat.<p>The world's most perfect berry — yes, avocados are classified as berries — doesn't need much to taste delicious. A little salt is all you really need. But when you're feeling a little fancier, …

Amazing coffee art from Costa Barista of the Year competition - Telegraph

The Vagina Exhibition, Say What?

Exhibitions<p>Gustave Courbet's Origin of the World is one of many.<p>,<p>Auguste Rodin, Albrecht Dürer, Louise Bourgeois – the vagina has inspired artists of …

How To Make Your Own Charcoal (a.k.a. lump charcoal)

featured on DIYNetwork.com<p>Lump charcoal, which is made by burning pieces of wood until all the impurities are gone and only the coal remains, is an …

Dr. BBQ’s Smoked Flat-Cut Brisket with Coffee

Dr. BBQ's recipe for brisket includes coffee and Barbecue Rub #67 Click HereThe post Dr. BBQ’s Smoked Flat-Cut Brisket with Coffee appeared first on …

Cooking

The Food Lab: My Favorite Grilling Recipes

I'm a creature of the cold. I like my beaches rocky, gray, and overcast, and my mountains snow-covered. I'd take the Pacific Northwest over the Mediterranean any day of the year (except that rare day when it's sunny in Seattle), and if I had my way, summer would last at <i>most</i> a week in New York.<p>Why …

The Best Juicy Grilled Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts Recipe

Grilled skinless chicken breasts are all too often more like pieces of cardboard than food you'd actually want to eat. With a little know-how, however, you no longer have to stand for this injustice. The key to juicy grilled chicken breasts is to brine them first, then cook them over a two-zone …

5 Great Steaks to Remember for Killer Grilling! Plus, a Caveman T-Bone Recipe You'll Never Forget

S T E A K. Five simple letters that spell a world of carnivorous pleasure. A well-grilled steak (like this Caveman T-Bone recipe!) stimulates all your senses: the sight of the dark crust, the scent of smoke, the sizzle of the meat on the grill, the meaty chew, and, of course, the inimitable flavor: …

BBQ

Grilling: Porterhouse Steak with Blue Cheese Butter Recipe

Going through the list of All-American grilling items for Fourth of July, I was coming up short with ground not already covered. Ribs, chicken, sausage, and, to a lesser extent, hamburgers have all had their day in the sun. So if it wasn't going to be something different, it was going to be …