Laurel Ann Gonsecki

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Blancanieves – review

Audiences are entitled to be suspicious of critics who start raving about another new silent film in black-and-white, so soon after the Oscar-winning …

Queue It Up: 19 of 2012’s Best Films Now Available on Netflix

Queue It Up: 19 of 2012's Best Films Now Available on Netflix<p>With so many new movies flooding the theaters every week, it’s understandable that a few …

Renoir's celebration of the flesh is beautiful to behold

It's good to see a film about the private life of an artist that is not judgmental about his need for sex and beauty.<p>Renoir, directed by Gilles …

Quirky Short with Michael Cera and Aubrey Plaza - FAILURE

Master These Five Lightroom Sliders and Your Photos Will Pop

Have you ever opened up Lightroom (or any other professional level editing program) and said, “Oh my – where do I start?” If so then this post is …

Why I Love the Upper East Side

I’ll just say it: I love the Upper East Side.<p>I’ve heard grumbles and witnessed eye-rolls from people who see it as the land of <i>Gossip Girl</i> and old-money families — and those who think the far East Side is for recent college grads sharing studio apartments.<p>While there’s truth to every stereotype, the …

5-Minute DIY: Wire Bow Ring

This wire bow ring is quick to make and you’ll end up wearing it almost every day.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Wire<br>• Jewelry Pliers<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how onI Spy DIY

Pan Bagnat With Grilled Peppers and Basil Vinaigrette

This classic Provençal sandwich, which means "soaked bread" in the ancient Nice dialect, is nothing more than a Salade Niçoise served between two pieces of bread. In the old days it was considered to be a humble food, made with ingredients that every household would have on hand.<p>But today Pan …

Summer in February – review

Sir Alfred Munnings, the celebrated equestrian painter, was the first artist I learned to despise courtesy of my sixth-form grammar school teachers, …

Krysten Ritter Joins the ‘Veronica Mars’ Movie

Another day, another former <i>Veronica Mars</i> cast member making the fans happy by joining the new film project. This time, Deadline reports that Krysten …

TV

How To Make A Nutella Martini

It's a good day for all you Nutella addicts out there. Not only can you bake with your favorite chocolate-hazelnut spread in more than 50 different ways, but you can also make a cocktail out of it. That's right, you can catch a buzz and get your Nutella fix all in one with the Nutella Martini.<p>Now, …

Quinoa Confetti Salad: A Lunchtime Standby

<i>Vegan lunches can -- and should -- be a lot more interesting than bare salads or carrot sticks and hummus. New Veganism columnist Gena Hamshaw will be sharing inspiration for midday meals that stave off both hunger and boredom.</i><p><i>Today: A formula for quinoa confetti salad that will carry you through</i> …

Food

Avocado and Grilled Onion Tartines With Roasted Coriander-Lime Vinaigrette

The ingredients that top these little tartines are humble enough: red onions and avocados. But drizzle them with a zingy vinaigrette of pungent roasted coriander, tangy lime juice, delicately flavored avocado oil and fiery cayenne... and watch these "common" ingredients come alive.<p>Add the wonderful …

Feel Better About Eating Dessert: 5 Whole Grain Recipes

Here are a few great recipes that feature whole grain flours (or even the grains themselves) to get you started. From cookies and cakes to ice cream …

Look! 2-Ingredient Maple Hazelnut Butter

If you're anything like me, summer breakfasts look a lot different than fall and winter breakfasts. I usually reach for something warm like oatmeal …

Zagat

Travel Lists Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-03-22T09:33:10+00:00 March 21st, 2018|<p>A collection of great rail journeys around the world: from the legendary Trans-Siberian …

Long Exposure Photographs of Fireflies in the Forests of Nagoya City by Yume Cyan | Colossal

<p>For the last month or so photographer Yume Cyan has been shooting some magical long exposure photographs of fireflies in a forested area around …

22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From One Another

Everyone knows Americans don't agree on pronunciations.<p>That's great, because regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting.<p>Joshua Katz, a Ph.D. student of statistics at North Carolina State University, published a group of awesome visualizations of professor Bert …

Black Bean, Corn, and Red Pepper Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

This is the ultimate summer salad, and it's perfect for entertaining. Not only is it festive and colorful, but you can make it ahead of time—in fact, you should, because it gets better and better the longer it sits.<p>Get The Recipe!<p><b>Black Bean, Corn, and Red Pepper Salad with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette</b> …

How to Blend Exposures to Enhance Your Composition

Exposure blending is a popular technique often used to create high dynamic range photography. This article is about using the same technique but for …

Tutorials

How Pink And Blue Became Gender-Specific

It actually wasn’t until the 1940s that the colors became set in stone.<p>Pink is for girls. Blue is for boys. Of course our society allows exceptions now and again, but imagine showing up to a boy’s baby shower with a pink bib and matching pink shoes. There would be whispers that either you’re nuts …

Sara Kate makes this salad whenever she travels by air; it's almost always the same formula but never the same salad twice. It's meant to clear the refrigerator, but also has nutrition and flavor in mind. GET THE RECIPE: Airplane Salad with Greens, Grains, and Seeds - http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-airplane-salad-recipes-from-the-kitchn-190533

John Merritt Can Carve Almost Anything Out of a Single Piece of Wood | Colossal

<p>This video has been around for a bit but it was new to me. Woodcarver John Merrit carves just about anything you can imagine out of a single piece …

Perfect Summer Road Trip: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Perched at the tip of Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Island is the jewel of Canada’s Atlantic coast. Its array of natural assets, the main draw. Massive …

LEAF : Jean Shorts Makeover 3 Ways

Photography Success: What Does it Take to Make it as a Photographer?

The Internet is saturated with how-to photography tutorials. So often, emphasis is placed on technical details. Rarely do we hear more about the …

Photography

What's The Oldest Tree in the World?

Joss Whedon: The Lack of Female Movie Superheroes 'Pisses Me Off'

Alamy<p>"The Avengers" writer/director Joss Whedon knows his butt-kicking babes. He is, after all, the creator of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," deadly Echo in "Dollhouse," and gun-toting Zoe of "Firefly."<p>But his strong, beautiful, capable female characters lived primarily on television. When it comes to …