Laura Bruneau

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5 Best West Coast Road Trips

There’s something about warm weather that makes us want to hop in the car and drive into the sunset (preferably in a red convertible). While …

Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

In the summer of 2011, I chanced upon a lovely Italian edition of a little-known, playful short story young Mark Twain had written in 1865 at age of 30, with Victorian-scrapbook-inspired artwork by celebrated Russian-born children’s book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky, mischievously encouraging …

Beautiful Houses: Bird House

This week we will show you the breathtaking Bird House in Mallorca, Spain, a project by Alberto Rubio. I couldn't find details about the project at …

The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements

Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we need supplements. Fortunately, many excellent studies have now resolved the issue.<p>On October 10, 2011, …

Comic-Con 2013: this year's best costumes - in pictures

Simple Springtime Dishes

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

Prohibition Bakery Reveals Its Secret Boozy-Cupcake Recipes

The Prohibition Era was full of genius, discreet ways of transporting and imbibing alcohol: Any complicated, but beautiful entrance into a New York …

Myths And Facts About Weight Loss

<i>By Tamara Duker Freuman for U.S. News</i><p>Collectively, my patients have shed thousands of pounds through our work together. I've worked with preteens through octogenarians; men and women; healthy folks and others struggling with chronic diseases. While each patient's weight-loss journey is unique, …

Awesome Supercut Alert: Every Movie Reference in The Simpsons

Our friends at NextMovie just sent over this supercut, a compilation of every movie reference from The Simpsons seasons 1 through 5. Early Simpsons being my most treasured of pop-culture references, I pre-assumed that it’d be post worthy. But why only seasons 1-5? Then I turned on the supercut, <i>and</i> …

HP to try a $99 tablet again?

It's not exactly impossible for Hewlett-Packard to do a $99 tablet, as Digitimes reported. The HP Slate 7 is very close already.<p>Hewlett-Packard unintentionally pioneered the ultra-cheap tablet when it fire-sold the TouchPad for $99 back in the summer of 2011. HP may be ready to do it again.<p>HP will …

What Does Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor Say About You?

Baskin Robbins recently published a survey after partnering with Dr. Alan Hirsch, a smell and taste expert and founder of the Smell & Taste Treatment …

Unmasked: Writers of Negative Online Reviews

Who's writing all those nasty online reviews—the ones denouncing everything from defective pants to soggy veal piccata? You'd never guess, say two …

YouTube video claims to show rumored, low-cost plastic iPhone

Apple has been rumored to be working on a plastic, low-cost<p>iPhone<p>for quite some time now, so it was only a matter of time before a video claiming to show the device hit YouTube.<p>The 6.5-minute video called "New Low-Cost Plastic Apple iPhone: Sneak Peek" gives users an extended look at and …

Rare Italian-born Baby Zonkey in Good Health

One part zebra, one part donkey, all parts fuzzy and adorable. Ippo, the foal of a male zebra and a female donkey, was reported to be in good health, …

Hobbit blogging from Middle Earth as trilogy filming ends

Peter Jackson is live-blogging the final day’s filming of The Hobbit trilogy, which is wrapping up in Wellington after more than two years of …

Amanda Bynes Judge Extends Psych Hold

TMZ has learned ... the judge just GRANTED the request to extend Amanda's psychiatric hold for another 2 weeks. <b></b>So even if the judge denies the …