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Gorgeous Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Skiing

As a devotee of winter sports, both as a lifelong practitioner and an Olympic spectator, and lover of vintage graphic design, especially mid-century travel posters, I was delighted to chance upon <b>The Art of Skiing: Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport</b> (<i>public library</i>) — a remarkable …

The Elegant Secrets Of Flying Snakes

Flying snakes are mysterious. How do they soar? Without wings or other helpful appendages, how do they glide from tree to tree?<p>A team of American scientists, including Lorena Barba of George Washington University and Jake Socha of Virginia Tech, has been studying the small flying snake – about a …

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

How your brain works – video

The size of a small cauliflower, the human brain is the most complex organ in your body. It squeezes out 70,000 thoughts a day. But where does it store information? And how does it generate flights of fancy? Explore the inner workings of your personal ideas factory Continue reading...

Cranberry Orange Scones

1. Adjust oven rack to lower-middle position and preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>2. In a medium bowl, combine …

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How to Cook Lobster Mexican-Style, According to Chef Shannon Bard

Chef Shannon Bard from Zapoteca in Portland, ME, brings together Mexico and Maine in lobster tacos.<p>We never say no to lobster, pretty much as a rule, but when we heard about <b>Chef Shannon Bard</b> from Zapoteca restaurant in Portland, Maine, and her <b>chipotle chile lobster tacos</b>, the combination gave us …

Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …

6 Gorgeous Graphic Tiles

When talking tile, geometric patterns are all the rage. Here, are a few of our favorite designs snapped by some of our favorite tastemakers to follow on Instagram.<p><b>Idea #1:</b> Seeking something classic but cool? Traditional marble goes modern with a unique circle slash half moon pattern.<p><b>Idea #2:</b> Try a …

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Ina's Deconstructed Strawberry Shortcake

Whip up this special Valentine's Day dessert for your special someone.<p>STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, DECONSTRUCTED<p><b>Serves 6</b><p>FOR THE SHORTCAKE<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>2 tablespoons sugar, plus extra for sprinkling<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>12 tablespoons (1½ sticks) cold unsalted butter, …