Kelly Witchen

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WHOA-BOTS Blocks

<i>Whoa-Bots</i> is a wonderful set of eight stackable and balancing wooden blocks for kids and adults. Design by <b>Tree Hopper Toys.</b><p>Advertisements

Bacon-Sweet Potato Tots with Maple Mustard Dip

<i>Bacon-Sweet Potato Tots with Maple Mustard Dip is a fun side dish to serve. Aside from the fun, you’ll love their big flavor, too! They’re so good, I</i> …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

uListen Plays Just YouTube Audio in the Background While You Multitask

Android: Whether it's intended to or not, YouTube is a go-to destination for music and audio. Now, you don't have to waste as much battery life and …

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The Best Restaurants For Wine In The US

OpenTable.com recently came out with its list of the Top 100 Restaurants With the Most Notable Wine Lists, based on reviews by more than 5 million diners on OpenTable.com.<p>Under the guidance of top sommeliers, these 100 restaurants tout incredible, curated wine lists that feature top wines from …

Make Apple Jam—It's Better Than Apple Sauce

Why apple jam is better than apple sauce (and pretty much everything else you make with apples in the fall) and how to make it<p><i>Fresh fruits and vegetables are the joys of spring and summer, but they don’t last forever. Unless, that is, you know the tricks to keeping them around. And you can learn</i> …

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Rick Steves: The Original Hipster

Last month, the New York Times ran an article about hipster fashion trends that claimed sarcastically that "the Rick Steves look is next." While I'm honored to be mentioned in any article discussing pop culture, I must respectfully disagree with the author. The Rick Steves look isn't the NEXT …

Nine unusual places to stay

From a windmill in Greece to a converted fishing boat in France, spend the weekend somewhere out of the ordinary.<p>These unconventional travel destinations are a far cry from the standard beach holiday. From a treehouse swaying in the canopy in Spain to a converted fishing boat in France, spend the …

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Themer will make your Android phone look amazing

One of the benefits of Android is its customisability, but that process isn't always easy for average users. An app called Themer is trying to change …

Fall Recipes: Making Summer's End A Little Bit Easier (PHOTOS)

We're always sad when summer comes to an end. We all know it's going to happen, but it still manages to sneak up on us with shorter days and cooler nights making us wish the hot months of summer could just last forever. One way we manage to cope with this inevitable season change is with the best …

An Ode to The Charleston, a Neighborhood Bar in Chicago's Bucktown

Two dogs walk into a bar. They pad right past me and my bar stool, all wagging tongues and smiles, as their ownerless leashes hurry alongside. Late summer's long yawn of twilight still has its hold on the bar's front entrance, picking out every tortured fiber of the scuffed wooden floor—an artifact …

Hidden Paintings Revealed on the Fore-Edge of Old Books

<b>Autumn</b><p>Special Collections Librarian Colleen Theisen recently uncovered a fore-edge painting found on a scientific book from the early 19th century. The book is from a set of four volumes about the seasons by Robert Mudie that were donated to the Special Collections & University Archives at the …

Cacoon Hanging Chair

Looking for a cozy spot to lounge in the great outdoors? The Cacoon Hanging Chair was made just for that. Hang it from a tree in your yard or take it …

Forget Twitter. In St. Louis, Bare Your Soul Via Typewriter

Typically, 21st century writers fall into two technical categories: Mac or PC. But poet Henry Goldkamp would much rather use a typewriter. He's the sole owner of a mobile poetry business, and for the past three years, he's spent his weekends traveling St. Louis, banging out short poems, on the …

Oyster Launches Netflix For Books

More and more we are transforming into a society of subscribers. Netflix gives us endless, on demand movies and TV. Spotify does the same trick for music. And even though libraries have done this for books, for free, for more than a century, so far there hasn’t been a digital, all you can eat …

Austin's 10 Most Anticipated Fall Openings

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Minimals, a series of modular toys by Sebastian Burga - The Fox Is Black

Peruvian designer Sebastián Burga has created a playful set of toys called Minimals, which are sort of like LEGO-inspired figures. Made up of …

More Cleverly Placed Street Art by OakOak

If you're looking for a little something to brighten up your day, come check out the cleverly placed street art by OakOak. The French street artist sees the city as his playground as he finds everything from stair rails and street lights to random markings on a wall to become a part of his clever …

Man Proposes to Girlfriend with Custom-Made Children's Book

In an age of digital media and flash mobs, one hopeful husband-to-be opted to propose to his girlfriend through a custom-made children's book. Paul Phillips, aka ppaul9, planned weeks in advance to propose to his girlfriend Erika Ramos in a romantically creative way. He scoured the web for an …

Origami-Style Street Art Brings Color to Nepal

Japan-based American artist Daas is one of 60 artists who came from all over the world to give Nepal an artistic facelift. They were invited to paint 75 site-specific murals on Nepal's walls as part of an art project called Kolor Kathmandu, which began in January and will end on Thursday. Director …

A Notebook Made for your Whole Brain

Some people, like myself, like to believe we’re equal parts right brain (for creativity) and left brain (for rationality), because not everyone is …

How To Make Flavored Butter

This is extremely satisfying and useful.

Kimchi pancakes are crispy, a bit chewy, and full of the umami goodness of Korean-style fermented cabbage. Here's how to make 'em - http://thekitc.hn/16bidgL

grain editTell a Story

Portuguese advertising agency MSTF Partners firmly believes that there’s no better way to remember a journey than a book and that nothing makes one …

An Artist is Making a Map of Manhattan Using Only Handwritten Directions From Strangers | Colossal

<p>Think about it, when was the last time you asked for directions? Or even used a paper map? Armed with smart phones and fancy GPS apps that map the …

The Only French Toast Recipe You'll Ever Need

We're firm believers that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but not for the reasons that usually inspire this saying. No, breakfast is the most important meal simply because it's the best. Think about it, breakfast is the time when pancakes, bacon, cinnamon rolls, sausage, eggs and …

Resource Furniture and Clei's New Transforming Micro-Apartment

Our first Resource Furniture video, displaying some of the coolest space-saving furniture currently available, is still our highest-rated vid of all …

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Clever Minimal Bookshelf Uses Books as Bookends

While at first glance this looks like an ordinary, old bookshelf, look a little bit closer and you'll notice something quite clever. The Minimal Bookshelf by Chan Hwee Chong has thoughtfully placed gaps at both ends that will hold single books upright. “By removing a part of the shelf,” Hwee Chong …

Boundless textbooks get paid study guides, iOS apps

Free-textbook service Boundless is delving into paid services this week, all designed to more fiercely compete with textbooks from major publishers.<p>On Tuesday the Boston-based company rolled out what it considers the second phase of its service: textbooks that can very nearly mirror the titles …

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