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Blue Pond

This mesmerizingly colorful pond looks like a scene straight out of a fairytale.<p>A quick walk through the forest near Biei, Japan, leads to a …

Apple Pay Cash proves Apple hasn’t lost its attention to detail

After several years of boring iPhone upgrades, buggy software updates, and design travesties like the Mac Pro and Magic Mouse, some might say Apple lost its attention to detail. But the mesmerizing design of Apple Pay Cash proves it is still alive and well in Cupertino.<p>Following its introduction at …

Apple Pay

iPhone 4 as iPhone X? Some people will believe anything.

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel featured the iPhone X on Tuesday night’s edition of <i>Lie Witness News</i>, asking people on the streets of Hollywood to hold the handset and give their impressions of Apple’s $1,000 smartphone.<p>Few realized they in fact held an iPhone 4 from 2010.<p>The gag segment …

Fake News

The new MacBook keyboard is ruining my life

It’s so bad<p>I was in the Grand Central Station Apple Store for a third time in a year, watching a progress bar slowly creep across my computer's black …

MacBook Pro

Why McDonald’s Coca-Cola tastes so good

The fast food giant is hailed for bringing a lot of great things into our lives: mouth-watering milkshakes, drive-thru dining, unapologetically …

Here’s What Queen Elizabeth Eats In A Day

No surprises here: Queen Elizabeth eats like a queen. Darren McGrady, a former chef in the royal kitchens, gave <i>The Telegraph</i> a rundown of the Queen’s …

This Checkerboard Cake Will Make You Feel Things

So beautiful<p>1 prepared chocolate cake, 9 inches<p>1 prepared yellow cake, 9 inches<p>Chocolate frosting<p>1. Slice the top of both cakes to create a flat surface.<p>2. Cut both cakes in half widthwise to create four cakes.<p>3. Place a small plate on top of the cake and cut around to create a smaller circle.<p>4. …

Jony Ive shares new details about Apple Park in WSJ interview, design team moves to new offices in the fall

In a new interview with the Wall Street Journal, Apple’s design chief Jony Ive details various elements of Apple Park including a few tidbits we haven’t heard before. Ive’s interview will be the cover story on the WSJ Magazine’s August issue.<p>Although the piece does not say when Apple Park will be …

The Internet is Going Nuts for This Landscape Photographer's Creative Images

Have you heard of the desert lake in Australia with extremely high concentration of salt? Well, it is the Lake Eyre and Murray Fredericks, an …

Apple's Autoscanning iTunes Card Promo Codes Work via Hidden Font, Can be Replicated by Devs

When you purchase an iTunes gift card and redeem it in the App Store, the camera on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac can scan the code on the card to recognize it automatically, saving you the time of typing the numbers in manually.<p>Equinux, the company behind Mail Designer Pro 3, dug into how Apple's …

App Store

Apple: A Jony Ive Q&A I’d never seen before (21 min. video)

“What haunts me most are the ideas we’ve missed.” —Jony Ive<p>From an interview conducted June 9, 2017, two weeks after Sir Jony was named chancellor of …

Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

Baking

These Blueberry Lemon Yogurt Muffins Will Bring Your Breakfast Game To The Next Level

Bluebs or bust.<p>Cooking spray<p>3 large eggs<p>⅓ cup sugar<p>½ cup plain Greek yogurt<p>¼ cup unsweetened applesauce<p>2 tablespoons honey<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>2 tablespoons lemon zest<p>¼ cup lemon juice<p>1½ cups whole wheat flour<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>½ teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>1 cup of blueberries<p>1. …

Scott Forstall finally weighs in on the flat versus skeuomorphic design debate

Last night’s Computer History Museum interview with Scott Forstall was loaded with rich storytelling and candid anecdotes, and the whole thing is absolutely worth watching if you haven’t yet. Museum historian John Markoff even asked the question that was on everyone’s mind before the interview …

5 Easy Summer Puddings Your Kids Will Love To Make

Simple puddings you and your children can enjoy cooking and eating together.<p>Blend Images - JGI/Jamie Grill via Getty Images<p>Children love cooking with …

6 fudge recipes to make at home

These blocks of sweet, homemade fudge are hard to resist. Package up a box of these sweet treats for any special occasion and try a variety of …

Dessert

Here's 7 Pancakes From Around The World That Will Change The Way You Think About Pancakes

Which one would you eat?

How to Make Ladyfingers the Fast, Easy Way

Ladyfingers are one of the simplest recipes in a pastry chef's toolkit. The piped sponge cakes are used as the scaffolding for creamy, layered desserts—most famously tiramisu and charlotte russe, but ladyfingers are killer in summer trifles and banana pudding, too.<p>Ostensibly these slender biscuits …

Airline food shows a growing divide between premium and coach class

Now there's a growing movement from US airlines to do better — for first class and business passengers, at least.<p>When American Airlines recently launched a 15-hour direct flight from Los Angeles to Sydney, Australia, it also debuted a new menu. Flight attendants offer first-class passengers …

21 Bright and Spring-y Easter Desserts

Easter offers no shortage of opportunities for eating sweets, between all the Cadbury eggs and chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and marshmallow Peeps. There's nothing wrong with store-bought candy—what kid doesn't love an Easter basket?—but a fancy holiday meal may call for a sweet ending that's a …

Dessert

Claire Ptak’s recipes for Easter chocolate desserts

It’s the season for chocolate guzzling, but don’t limit yourself to foil-wrapped treats ... Spike cookies, tiramisu cupcakes, brioche, macaroons and even simnel cake with the good stuff for one very happy Easter<p>Chocolate. Milk, dark, white, unsweetened, foil-wrapped eggs, candy-coated mini eggs, …

Dessert

The Cutest Easter Dessert Recipes

Bunnies, chicks, nests and so much icing.<p>Of all the holidays we bake for throughout the year, Easter offers the best opportunities to capitalize on cuteness. With bunnies, chicks and egg nests as the holidays imagery, how could it not?<p>If you’re planning on doing some baking this Easter ― and you …

Why every Hong Kong MTR station is a different colour – the reason may surprise you

Mong Kok is red, Admiralty is blue, and no one passing through Choi Hung MTR station can fail to spot the rainbow-streaked pillars at the platform. …

Oreo Reportedly Releasing Four New Flavors

Including a BREAKFAST flavor.<p>Oreo just loves to keep us on our toes. It seems like every few months, a new flavor hits the shelves, each more interesting than the last. Just last week, the cookie brand announced that it would be coming out with Peeps Oreos, AKA a vanilla cookie with (pink) …

Dessert

A Recipe for Chocolate Soup — Yes, Chocolate Soup

“That’s not how Gagnaire would have done it,” a pastry cook named Michael muttered under his breath in response to a chef’s instructions. It was 2006, and I was standing nearby in the kitchen at a restaurant in Paris’s 7th arrondissement, my head down, my fingers gently pressing tart dough into …

This Will Be Your Next Tattoo: Arabic Words Illustrated As Their Meanings

Alexandria-based graphic designer Mahmoud Tammam has taken 40 Arabic words and transformed them to match their meanings. The beautifully minimalistic project uses the arches, dots, and curves of the Arabic script to form foxes, whales, coffee pots, and more.<p>Follow Tammam’s work on Instagram or …

11 Homemade Frappuccinos Even Better Than Starbucks

Starbucks Frappuccinos are perfect for any time of day, and these homemade versions allow you to satisfy your cravings without leaving the house. Whether it's a classic Frappuccino or a little-known Frappuccino from the secret menu, these recipes might be even better than the original Starbucks …

Red Wine Brownies Exist (and They're Amazing)

You guys already know how we feel about the beautiful combination of red wine and chocolate here at Kitchn. And while red wine hot chocolate is …

A Guide to America’s Essential Chocolate Shops

It’s no longer difficult to find beautifully decorated chocolates, sea salted caramels, or delicately scented truffles: Almost every major city in the U.S. sports a shop that offers something special, whether it’s a collection of single-origin chocolate bars or bonbons filled with spiked ganache …

Dessert

I Made Pupcakes Because They’re Clearly Better Than Regular Cupcakes

My friend’s daughter wanted a “Party Animal” themed birthday party, and what better way to help her celebrate than with these fun dog cupcakes?<p>Dog …