Dean Tran

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Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

2 1⁄2 cups plus 2 tbsp. (12 oz.) all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting<p>All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory …

How To Make The Best Homemade Ice Cream

Discover how easy it is to make delicious homemade ice cream that rivals what you'd stand in line for at the best ice cream shops. Once you learn the …

How to Make a 6-Pack of Homemade Fermented Drinks

<i>Today: Don't be scared of the SCOBY—embrace it.</i><p>Many folks have jumped on the kombucha bandwagon, and it's clear why—that vinegary, effervescent kick (with a bonus of probiotics) is a welcome thrill in the world of "before 5 o’clock" drinks. And the best part is that kombucha is just the beginning: …

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Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Microsoft's HoloLens just showed me the future of luxury car buying

The wood-paneled showroom was nearly empty, like a museum with the exhibits removed. There was no sign of the Volvo S90 -- a never-before-seen luxury vehicle -- except a few sketches hanging from the walls. But as soon as I put a Microsoft Ho​loLens on my head, I could see the car. An entire …

Augmented Reality

Hi-Tech Indoor Garden Uses Aquaponics to Grow a Salad a Day

In recent years, indoor gardening has become more accessible and easier to cultivate, even if you lack a green thumb. Smart designers are finding clever and useful new ways to bring gardening indoors. Unlike most other indoor gardens, however, the Grove Ecosystem–the world's first intelligent, …

Roast. Chicken. The secret: Start the bird at 475*F for 10 minutes and then lower to 400*F to finish. Crispy skin. Juicy meat. Pure heaven.

14 of the Best Cookie Recipes Ever... Seriously

Do we need a reason?<p>Do we need a reason?<p><b>Nutella Sandwich Cookies</b><p>Because everything is better with a little chocolate-hazelnut spread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Gingerbread Lattice Cookies</b><p>Weave dough instead of decorating it. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Whoopie Pies</b><p>Little red velvet cakes sandwiched together with …

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Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Striking Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair’s Oscar Party 2015

Hollywood's elite came out to play last night at Vanity Fair's Oscar party. Just like last year, famed photographer Mark Seliger was on hand, working with Instagram in capturing intimate portraits of A-list celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Lady Gaga. This year, Vanity Fair even gave us a …

Daily Inspiration #2007

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Marshmallow Science

In honor of my official addiction to City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival this month, I set out on a culinary quest: to make the ideal, healthy, homemade marshmallow.<p>In honor of my official addiction to City Bakery's Hot Chocolate Festival this month, I set out on a culinary quest: to make the …

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Why All Typefaces Are Optical Illusions

Tobias Frere-Jones explains why every typeface designer needs to be a bit of a magician.<p>Take a CLOSE LOOK at this sentence. The capital letters look like they’re the same height, and the the lower case letters look like they’re the same height. But zoom in and you’ll see that’s an optical illusion. …

Pictures of the Week 2.12.15

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6 Easy Hacks for the Best Homemade Fries

Homemade fries are worth the effort. Make 'em even better with these DIY fry hacks.<p>If it's comfort food you're after, there's nothing quite like a pile of hot, fresh, salty French fries. It also happens to be just the sort of cooking project we love: Easier than it looks, and more satisfying than …

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Hand Lettering by Joao Neves

Joao Neves is an illustrator from Lisbon, Portugal. He specializes in hand made lettering. Check out his style of lettering and some of his best …

The Truth About That White Stuff Oozing Out Of Your Salmon, And How To Avoid It

Let's talk about important matters. Like fish goo.<p>We hate to be the ones to tell you this, but the white stuff oozing out of your salmon is your fault. It happens to everyone, and it looks gross. The good news is that it doesn't have to be that way and we're going to tell you how to fix it.<p>First, …

22 Food Reasons Seattle Is Winning At Life

How about them apples?<p><i>Are you a Seahawks fan? Send this to your friends who are rooting for the Patriots, and then read about how New England food could give Seattle food a run for its money.</i><p>If you think Starbucks is the best that Seattle food-and-drink has to offer, we've got 22 reasons why you're …

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Delightful Recipe Makes Bread Hippos That Peek out of Soup

A hot bowl of soup pairs perfectly with the winter temperatures outside. What makes the meal even better are when hippos are included. Yes, you read that right – hippos in your soup! Sandra Denneler created a recipe for this adorable <i>Healthy Hungry Hippo Soup</i>. She crafted the creatures with bread …

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Beautiful Design Composition

I can't get tired looking at beautiful and simple compositions. More and more the web is bringing back the classic principles of good graphic design …

UI/UX Works by Tubik Studio

Today we are featuring an interactive cool bunch of people over the Tubik Studio based in Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine. They are specializing in UI/UX, …

Typography Mania #272

Typography Mania is a weekly post series that comes around once a week with the best of Typography design submitted by our users at …

Scientists Develop Hydrophobic Metal That Causes Water to Bounce | Colossal

<p>Researchers at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics led by professor Chunlei Guo have developed a new type of hydrophobic surface that …