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When A Natural Pool Forms On A Beach In Hawaii, Ridiculously Fun Things Happen (VIDEO)

If you needed any extra motivation to finally book a flight to Hawaii for your summer vacation, this is probably it.<p>After weeks of big surf and rain, a small puddle turned into a massive natural pool at Ehukai Beach Park on Oahu's North Shore. Naturally, Hawaii locals did what they do best and …

Crispy Kale Salad with Lime Dressing

6 Servings<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 tablespoons (packed) palm sugar or light brown sugar<p>1/4 cup fresh lime juice<p>3 tablespoons fish sauce (such as nam pla or nuoc nam)<p>1 teaspoon minced garlic<p>1/2 red Thai chile or 1/4 red jalapeño, seeded, thinly sliced<p>24 small Tuscan kale leaves (about 5 …

Profile Pic Makeover!

In all my avatars (you know, the little profile pics we have on Twitter, Facebook, etc.) I always rock a natural, glowy makeup look. My goal was …

Best of 2013

How to Fly Like a Pro

Three frequent flier pros reveal their air rituals–and share some secrets:<p><b>> Best Flying Tip</b><p><b>Heather</b> <b>Poole</b>, <b></b>flight attendant and best selling author of <i>Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet</i>: I wear headphones in case I end up sitting next to someone who …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

New Elle Fanning Film about Body Image Is Hard to Watch—But You Should Do It Anyway

It used to be taboo to discuss eating disorders, but at this point barely a week goes by without a celebrity opening up about his or her struggle with anorexia or bulimia. Though it's always upsetting to read about these struggles, I confess to becoming somewhat inured to the eating disorder …

13 Staircases Worth the Climb (Photos)

Winding History<p>Looking at any major city today, it's hard to imagine a time without staircases. A new book takes a look at the winding history of …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Cooking

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Hypnotic GIFs of Anthony Howe's Kinetic Wind Sculptures

Artist Anthony Howe's 3D kinetic sculptures are massive, moving pieces that utilize the united visual power of wind, metal, and mirrors. We first discovered his spectacular work earlier this year and now, thanks to VICE's <i>The Creators Project</i>, a series of equally hypnotic gifs (created by Jordan …

Sifted: The Sweet Taste of Fall

• As the weather starts to cool, stay warm and cozy with these fun <b>fall baking projects</b>.<br>• Make <b>doughnuts</b> a part of this weekend's itinerary.

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

Sweet Potatoes

8 Stylish Rugs Under $500

None of these sacrifice style or break the bank<p>The right 5' x 8' rug can make a statement in any room — and none of these sacrifice style or break the bank.

Home Decorating

Building safe and resilient cities - | GE Look ahead | The Economist

Africa, which has succeeded in joining certain global value chains, remains, nevertheless, a...<p>By 2030, some 19m people per day—or 7bn per year—will …

Personal Trainer Exposes 'Before & After' Secrets on Instagram

A personal trainer whose blog is dedicated to "droppin' truth bombs" on the lies told by the fitness industry has uploaded a rather remarkable …

How to Make Perfect Coffee

The science of what makes coffee great<p><i>Coffee has become recognized as a human necessity. It is no longer a luxury or an indulgence; it is a corollary of human energy and human efficiency.</i><p><i>-</i> William H. Ukers, <i>All About Coffee</i> (1922)<p>It was November 23, 2010. We were in Surf City, North Carolina, …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

6 Must-Have Pet Gadgets

We’d do almost anything for our pets, but we’re also always looking for ways to make life a bit easier. Luckily there’s a whole slew of new pet gadgets designed to do just that. From a feeder that allows you to give Fido his dinner remotely, to a light-up collar that makes sure your outdoor cat is …

Stylish Names for Stylish Families

Baby on the way? Need a little name inspiration? We've scoured our nursery tours and kids' rooms posts to make this list of what could very well be …

Ginger Marinated Heirloom Tomato with Watermelon, Burrata, and Arugula

Executive chef Laurent Tourondel, of Brasserie Ruhlmann, reveals the recipe for this delicious summertime salad.<p><b>Serves 6</b><p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 6-inch piece of ginger, peeled<p>½ cup + 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil<p>2 tbsp aged sherry vinegar<p>24 baby heirloom or multi-colored vine ripe tomatoes, cut into 2-inch …

Recipes

10 Colorful, Happy Home Decor Finds

Bring a burst of cheer to a boring space.<p>In bright hues of raspberry, turquoise, and lime, these shopping finds and home products add a burst of cheer to a boring space.

5 DIY Photography Projects to Save You Money

Professionals and hobbyists alike realize that photography equipment is expensive. The high costs of gear and accessories is a fact of life for pros …

Photography Accessories

Boring Sex, Begone!

Is your sex life lacking? These simple moves will seriously ratchet up the heat of your carnal couplings<p>It happens: Sex sessions go on autopilot, and before you know it your bedroom routine is as stale as week-old bread. But you're not going down like that, sister! To shake things up, you don't …

15 Secrets to Cleaning Your Home in Half the Time

No need to block off a full day for cleaning.<p>No need to block off a full day for cleaning.

Cleaning

How To Turn A Match Into A Tiny Rocket [VIDEO]

Blast off!<p>The swift strike of a match on July 4 typically precedes sky-high spectacles. But matches themselves can be fireworks. When ignited, the bulb of fuel on a match's tip combusts into space-hogging gases. By containing the gas in aluminum foil and directing it downward, you can create a …

How to Adjust Black Levels in Lightroom to Create More Balanced Photographs

This video with Mark Wallace teaches you about innovative photography techniques, particularly with black and white levels. He uses an X-Rite …

Tutorials