Stephanie Rincon

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If You're Looking For Something Crazy To Do In Europe, Here's Your Ultimate Plan

Not to sound ungrateful to the gods of culture, but once you've seen one museum, you sometimes feel like you've seen them all.<p>Looking for something extra crazy to do on your EuroTrip? Allow us to highlight the wacko-ist spots in each city on your map.<p><b>LONDON</b><p><b>You could</b> sip tea with the queen.<p><b>You …

Middle Earth comes to life in epic Chrome experiment

We're go out on a limb here and say that the Venn diagram of Engadget fans and Tolkien fans looks something like this. So, we figure you'll probably want to hear about a brand new Chrome experiment that brings various parts of Middle Earth to life, including the Trollshaw and Dol Guldur. It starts …

5 Different Heel Heights, 1 Ridiculously Clever Shoe

Every so often we stumble across something online that makes us scratch our heads and say, “why didn’t we think of that?” Today we’re reveling in the genius of a pair of shoes. That’s right. Shoes! What looks like a couple pairs of basic black heels is actually one shoe with five different heel …

Shoes

Watching the World Go By: a Scenic Rhine and Moselle River Cruise

I hate cruises. I only go by ship if there is no other way to get to a place -- like traveling around Antarctica or the Amazon Rain Forest. But here I was, snuggled next to my man on the sundeck of the Scenic Diamond river cruiser, watching the world go by. We were sailing alongside fairytale …

Romantic Getaway: Long Weekend in Annecy, France

Paris may have dibs on big city romance, but when it comes to the ultimate romantic French weekend getaway, few towns can surpass Annecy. This …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Dessert

Give It 100: Create a 100-Day Video Time-Lapse of the Journey Towards Your Goals

Back in July, we shared a viral “Dance-Lapse” video put together by former Microsoft exec Karen Cheng that showed the amazing progress she made …

Homemade Natural Facial Cleansers for Dry, Oily, & Normal Skin

UPDATE: This post originally ran on November 8 but we love these natural facial cleansers so much we wanted to share it again!<p>Every morning and …

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

Brick-And-Mortar Bookstores Play The Print Card Against Amazon

When it comes to book publishing, all we ever seem to hear about is online sales, the growth of e-books and the latest version of a digital book reader. But the fact is, only 20 percent of the book market is e-books; it's still dominated by print. And a recent standoff in the book business shows …

Chocolate Caramel Tart Recipe

Katie and I have been pretty excited about our first post for the Holiday Recipe Exchange. After months of organizing while enjoying some of my No …

7 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin and Hobbes

Though we can’t pick your friends, we strongly encourage you to ostracize anyone who expresses disinterest or disdain for <i>Calvin and Hobbes,</i> the …

Literature

Chocolate Cupcakes with Fromage Blanc Swirls | Williams-Sonoma Taste

These light, ethereal cupcakes are easy to make and not too sweet. The <i>fromage blanc</i> adds a wonderful creaminess to the batter, and a savory tang and visual intrigue to the finished cupcake. Get the kids involved, too — they’ll love swirling the batter.<p><b>Chocolate Cupcakes with Fromage Blanc Swirls</b><p>For …

5 Minute Chocolate Fudge S'mores Mug Cake.

5 Minute Chocolate Fudge S’mores Mug Cake.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> February 10, 2012 371<p>Oh hi!<p>Just sharing a s’mores mug cake today. That can be made in 5 …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Basmati and Wild Rice with Chickpeas, Currants and Herbs

My son-in-law got a new cookbook early this year and he hadn't had an opportunity to make anything from it. My daughter and I decided to surprise him …

9 Outdoor Hotel Tubs You Need To Soak In

A room with a view is great... but what about a <i>hot tub</i> with a view?<p>If you've yet to experience the bliss of soaking in a hot tub under the stars with a stunning view of nature, you haven't lived.<p>Whether it's a dip in your skivvies or a private soak <i>au natural</i>, these tubs are a recipe for utter …

How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and the perfect caramel ratio, you can make</i> …

The book that made me quit my job

A couple years ago, I sat on a plane. I was returning home to DC after visiting my family in Utah, and the prospect of going back to work made me …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

12 Fall Nail Art Trends to Start Wearing Now

When temperatures started to rise, we shared our favorite summer nail art tutorials. And now that we’re headed into fall, we’re gushing over trends for the upcoming season that you have to check out. While the colors are getting predictably richer in tone, the designs are as creative as ever. So …

Nail Art

Car yoga: 8 seated yoga positions for your next road trip

A recent road trip with my truck driver dad took me from Ontario, Canada, to Pennsylvania, Illinois, New York, Indiana, and back over six days. I got …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …

This Man Told The Funniest Joke This Year. Seriously.

Know any good jokes? Well, actually we do, thanks to comedian Rob Auton, who has just won the award for funniest joke at this year's Edinburgh fringe …

Colorful Photos of the Aguitagueda Art Festival in Portugal

Many of you perhaps remember the beautiful canopy of floating umbrellas that engulfed the streets in Agueda, Portugal last year. Realizing that it …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

In Praise of Older Men

Alex Mar finds that with her own generation stuck in extended adolescence, she much prefers the company of older men. Until she doesn't…<p>I was fighting off the flu, but I'd wrapped myself in a dress, cinched the waist tight, and now sat, flushed and underfed, sipping down a hot toddy (my cold …

Literature

Jane Austen Chosen for £10 Note