Lisa Sydes

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10 of the latest surprising and revealing studies on social media

I love to see new stats and research about how to best share to social media.<p>If it’s research-backed or numbers-driven, sign me up. These actionable tips are what drive a lot of our experiments at Buffer as we’re keen to see if the best advice from these studies meshes with our experience, …

Camp Champ puts an entire kitchen in a beautiful little box

There's a lot to learn from the camping world about living in small spaces, and we have shown a lot of portable kitchens that are full of ideas that …

Alarm Clock Dark Wood

Richie Rich was that perfect kid who had everything. Go-carts, a giant four-poster bed, a butler named Herbert and lights that turned on with a flap of his clammy, rich-kid hands. Man, did we envy him! Luckily, our time has finally wound around. Kikkerland has made a dream come true: now even we’re …

Pizzeria Pronto Outdoor Pizza Oven

Summary<p>Make your own pizzeria-quality pizzas in the backyard or on the go with this portable, propane-fueled pizza oven. The Pizzeria Pronto safely replicates the superhigh temperatures of a wood-fired pizza oven, baking flawless pizzas with bubbly toppings and a crisp crust in just five minutes. …

Bread

The Official Dictionary of Sarcasm

• <b>Author:</b> James Napoli<p>Why tolerate ignorance? James Napoli, the executive vice president of the National Sarcasm Society, has provided an A-Z guide to turn to whenever you need to set someone straight. From advertisements to e-mail, from materialism to remote controls, there's a witty answer for …

Summer Picnic Essentials

It's not officially summer until you've brought the party outdoors, but a really memorable picnic is more than paper plates and snacks. From games to speakers, bowls to coolers, we've selected some of the best new products to make your al fresco adventure easy, entertaining and a little bit …

17 Toasts with the Most

<i>We're the kind of people who have to eat every three hours, and Pure Leaf Iced Tea is here to help with that.</i><p><i>Today: Snacks that prove bread is best.</i><p>Dear Toast,<br>We love you.<br>Sincerely,<br>Food52<p>And we mean it—we even named our podcast after our favorite snack. Whether it's under a blanket of bubbly …

Breakfast

The Dos and Don'ts of Successful Summer Celebrations

There are a lot of things to celebrate in the summer. Whether you're throwing (or attending) Fourth of July celebrations later this weekend or you …

Best of: Repurposed Pallets for Your Outdoor Space

(Image credit: Design Sponge)<p>Repurposing pallets isn't exactly a brand-new idea, but their versatility means that the repurposing possibilities are</i> …

Camp Crafts: Remember These Classic DIYs?

You might be stuck working inside this summer but you can still relive one of your favorite camp pastimes: the crafts! We're feeling pretty nostalgic …

11 Summer Hangover Cures

Yesterday was the Fourth of July, a.k.a. the day you spent drinking fruity cocktails and cold beers in the hot sun for approximately eight hours. So …

6 Guacamole Additions That Are Better than Peas

Yesterday, President Barack Obama participated in a Twitter Q&A in which he fielded questions primarily about health care. But he also answered a few …

7 Best Watermelon Salads

On a hot summer day, watermelon makes for a particularly refreshing, stand-out salad ingredient. Plus it's easier than ever to cut into cubes thanks …

Crispy Chickpeas Make Everything Better

One of the best ways to transform canned chickpeas is to turn them into crunchy little nuggets for snacking or topping salads.<p>One of the best ways to …

The Next-Level Way To Eat Avocados

<i>The creamy texture and deep green color of avocados makes them perfect in a better-for-you key lime pie, as Sarah Britton discovered while developing</i> …

Breakfast

7 need-to-know terms from Silicon Valley's urban dictionary

A new website offers an exhaustive list of definitions of words commonly thrown around in the tech world.<p>In Silicon Valley, even the dictionary is a site for innovation. If you're finding that the OED isn't keeping up on the latest tech words, a new site called Silicon Valley Dictionary can get you …

Silicon Valley

32 Productivity Tips From The World’s Top Designers

Designers from Google, Argo, Work & Co., ustwo, Sagmeister+Walsh, OKFocus, and more tell us how they stay focused and keep innovating.<p>Even if you’re working your dream job, staying productive can be tough. That’s why designers are such productivity experts: time after time, they overcome the …

Productivity

7 Toys That Foster Creative Play

Want to turn your kid into the next Ray Eames or Errol Morris? MoMA Design Store—that wondrous place brimming with all things sleek, modern, and covetable—has you covered. Here are seven tools for engendering the sort of creative play that does wonders for a growing mind.<p>3Doodler 2.0<p><b>3Doodler 2.0,</b> …

Travel guides

More Information<p><b>Readers share their tips for travel savings:</b><p>"My family used a JetBlue American Express card to book our trip to Disney and earned …

Travel Guides

The world's 50 best honeymoon hotels and destinations

This is one of the most anticipated and indulgent holidays you’ll ever take, so naturally expectations are high. Once-in-a-lifetime experiences such as champagne picnics on uninhabited islands, diving with whale sharks and staying in over-water villas with their own chef tend have long lured happy …

14 Places to Swim Before You Die

One of the best things about a warm-weather getaway is the thrill of throwing on a bathing suit and going for a swim. For some folks, a great swim means floating in a pool and catching some much-needed rays. Others enjoy the prospect of jumping into an ocean (or natural swimming hole) and taking in …

DCILY’S COFFEE LOVER GIFT GUIDE 2014

With one week until Hanukkah begins and two weeks before Santa arrives, there’s still time to get the perfect gift for the coffee lover in your life. …

America’s Best Summer Weekend Adventures

Great adventures are all around us—and summer is the ideal time to seek them. To give you some ideas and inspiration, every weekday we will be sharing a different U.S. summer weekend adventure, state-by-state.

The 10 best national parks in the US

The US is home to 58 national parks, all filled with breathtaking landscapes and rampant wildlife...so narrowing this list down to 10 was difficult.<p>After considering location, accessibility, and scenery, we picked the 10 parks that must make your must-visit list — whether it be for a week-long …

40 Genius Hacks For Camping

Ready to go camping? You’ve been waiting for this opportunity for the past months and you’re finally going to embark on that adventure with your …