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How Well Do You Know Venus?

Similar in structure and size to Earth, Venus’ thick, toxic atmosphere traps heat in a runaway greenhouse effect. A permanent layer of clouds traps heat, creating surface temperatures hot enough to melt lead.<p><b>How did Venus get its name?</b> It is named for the ancient Roman goddess of love and beauty. It is believed that Venus was named for the most beautiful of the ancient gods because it shone the brightest of the five planets known to ancient astronomers.<p><b>Here are a few fun facts that you might</b> …

Earthrise from the moon, captured by JAXA Kaguya Spacecraft

Earthrise from the moon, captured by JAXA Kaguya Spacecraft. Watch the video on The Kid Should See This: http://ift.tt/2eN3nY5

How to build a traditional Swedish snölykta (snow lantern):This winter I was in sweden again, and built a traditional swedish “snölykta“…

How to build a traditional Swedish <i>snölykta</i> (snow lantern):<p>This winter I was in sweden again, and built a traditional swedish “<i>snölykta</i>“ (snow lantern) together with my father, trying to build a larger one than we did when I was a child. And we actually managed! (Since usually they’re much smaller.)<p>When I then told our neighbour in sweden, that in other parts of the world people have never seen a snow lantern, he said: “Well, that’s strange. I mean here in sweden, building a snow lantern is …

Espresso Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

<i>These espresso chocolate chunk cookies are just like Tollhouse but with the amp turned up. Way up. Basically a more mature version of a household</i> …

12 Cookie Dough Recipes to Make Ahead and Freeze

Whipping up delicious, eye-pleasing, creative cookie recipes is fun, but sometimes those cravings come on HARD. When you’re jonesing for a treat, you just want something sweet and doughy as <i>quickly</i> as possible. Luckily, cookie dough recipes have you covered on that front. These 12 options can be …

Mast-o-Khiar Yogurt Dip Recipe

I've been posting a sprinkling of recipes to QUITOKEETO, and this is one from a few months back. It is the prettiest dip in my repertoire, one I've …

Yogurt

Relax Before Bedtime with This 20-Minute Yoga Routine

Yoga as a bedtime routine can help you relax, fall asleep quicker, and get more rest so you wake feeling refreshed. If you don’t have a routine that …

11 Habits of Happy People That Anyone Can Adopt

When we think of happiness, we typically think of things that bring us immediate pleasure — a decadent meal, a favorite book or a relaxing day on the …

Holiday Decorating Starts Now! With DIY Snowflake Ornaments

When crafting wizard Laura Kaesshaefer sent me a bag of clothespin crafts last year, I was surprised at how artful—not to mention unrecognizable—they were. <b>"The humble clothespin takes on a new life when disassembled!"</b> she wrote, an action accomplished by just twisting the two halves until the metal …

Antiques

Recipes for biscotti and more Italian-American bakery cookies

In the spirit of holiday entertaining, I present to you cookie recipes fashioned after classic offerings from Italian-American bakeries. Get baking …

Dessert

Can I eat rice if I have diabetes?

Diet plays an important role in staying healthy, especially for people with diabetes. Many people wonder whether high-carbohydrate foods such as rice …

How to Make the Coolest Snow Globe Cake for Your Holiday Festivities

December is right around the corner, which means the holiday season is finally in sight! If you’re opting for a unique approach to a holiday cake this year, you’re in the right place. I’ve taken some of my favorite luxury pool floats and combined them with a snow globe to create this cake that is …

Five Christmas bakes from the inventor of the Cronut

Dominique Ansel, named the world’s top patissier, shares his yuletide recipes for snowflake beignets, chocolate tres leches cake and champagne morning rolls<p>Christmas has always been exciting for Dominique Ansel. Growing up in the small city of Beauvais, an hour north of Paris, he experienced it as …

Dessert

Diabetes Meal Planning

Now that you've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes you are probably aware that carbohydrates are the macronutrient that impact blood sugars the …

19 Gifts For People Who Can't Stop Crafting

Can't stop, won't stop.

The Prettiest Hair and Makeup Cakes on Instagram

If there's one thing that gets us excited besides new beauty products, it's dessert. Lately it seems like the most amazing hair and makeup cakes have appeared on our Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook feeds, combining both of our favorite things. We decided to round up a handful of the jaw-dropping …

Dessert

45 Amazingly Creative Repurposed Cereal Box Projects - DIY & Crafts

1. Make your own business cards.<p>Okay, so this one uses a pasta box, but a cereal box would work fine as well. The idea here is to make your own …

18 Ingenious Food Storage Hacks to Save Your Food *and* Your Money

You grocery shop with all the best intentions to stock up for a week of healthy meals *and* make the most of your food budget… only to find yourself tossing a whole lot at the end of the week. What gives? Getting the most for your money can totally depend on how well you store food — both fresh …

ICYMI: If You're Smart, Thank Your Mom

Sorry, dads—research says kids' IQ comes from their mamas.<p>Hey, moms! Your kid just aced her science test? Go ahead and pat yourself on the back. Because according to a recent post on <i>Psychology Spot,</i> kids' smarts come from their mamas.<p>That's right. While we've always known intelligence is …

Parenting

This Challah Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Julia Kramer's mom makes this challah by the dozen, and soon you will be, too.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior editor Julia</i> …

Culinary Institute: Macarons

“The perfect macaron consists of two shells that are slightly crisp on the outside, and soft and chewy on the inside, with a rich and decadent …

The Do's (and Serious Don't's) of Freezing a Slice of Cake

No, cake doesn't last forever in the freezer. There are rules.<p>Wedding cake (hopefully unlike marriage!) does not last forever. This means that if you've spent the last 10 years staring at a royal wedding slice you bought at an auction in your freezer, now is the time to throw that slice out. It's …

Cookies that look like mini donuts! Cookie decorating artist Amber Spiegel demonstrates how to make these bite-size desserts look like…

Cookies that look like mini donuts! Cookie decorating artist Amber Spiegel demonstrates how to make these bite-size desserts look like donuts, crullers, cinnamon buns, and more…

Fruit & Yogurt Breakfast Popsicles - From the Test Kitchen

How does the team at the award-winning bakery Milk Bar make their delicious cake truffles? Milk Bar founder Christina Tosi demonstrates how you can …

Breakfast

Nut-Free Energy Bars

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oven to 350°F. Line a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with parchment.<p>Step 2<p>Pour ¼ cup boiling water over the dates in a small bowl …

Breakfast

Granola (Yes, Granola) Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A little TLC (and a few wildcard ingredients) make this the greatest granola recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior</i> …

18 Tiny Wedding Favors You Can Totally DIY

Your big day is almost here! As you’ve figured out by now, weddings are all about the little details — and your wedding favors are no exception. The best way to thank your guests for helping to toast you on your big day is by putting your DIY skills to use. Thank your loved ones for making the trek …

Weddings

How To Style Up Your Home – 50 Washi Tape Ideas

I think washi tape is one of the most versatile things you can use if you want to style up your home without breaking the bank. You can pretty much …

Seashell Candle Holder

Last month I teased you with this Instagram picture of the clam shells left over from lunch.<p>Now they are eye candy in our home. A bag of clams to …

20 Easy DIY Gutter Garden Ideas

Do you admire the Hanging gardens of Babylon which is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world? Maybe we cannot replicate the same put you still …