Mary Mitsdarfer Lenehan

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Photographer Spent 2,500 Hours Capturing Stunning Photos of Complex Snowflakes

Through his camera lens, Canadian photographer Don Komarechka explores a world which cannot been seen by the naked eye. Specifically interested in nature and macro photography, images by the young artist reveal a closer look at how the universe works. His recently unveiled piece, <i>The Snowflake</i>, …

Photography

National Dog Show: Charlie The Skye Terrier Wins Best In Show At Purina’s Thanksgiving Classic

Congratulations Charlie the Skye Terrier! The adorable pup was crowned champion of the 2015 National Dog Show on Nov. 26! Get more info about Charlie …

Pets

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Yoga

The Ultimate Fall Dessert: Apple-Cinnamon Layer Cake with Gooey Caramel Drizzle

<b>Directions:</b><p>Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Prepare two 8-inch round cake pans with baking spray or line with parchment.<p>Mix brown sugar and cinnamon …

Dessert

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Top 10

Skillet Brownie Recipes Prove That Life Is Beautiful

Cast iron and chocolate make a glorious union.<p>There's no denying the appeal of cast iron skillets. They are master cookers, and it turns out they're pretty good for baking, too. Not only can you use skillets for indoor s'mores, but they make the gooiest, smoothies, most chocolate-y brownies this …

Dessert

GoPro camera launched, lost in 2013 returns to reveal Grand Canyon from space

It took five friends a couple months of planning to record the perfect GoPro shot. It took two years to get the footage back.<p>Members of the group recounted the amazing journey that took a GoPro camera from the terrain of Tuba City, Ariz., to the edge of space and back in posts on YouTube and …

Grand Canyon

Chocolate brownie cookies Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Like what it says on the magazine, if a fudgy brownie and chewy chocolate chip cookie had a baby, it would be this decadent creation. —Oh Sweet Day!<p><b>Makes: 24</b><p>3 cups powdered sugar<br>• 3/4 cup cocoa powder<br>• 1 teaspoon salt<br>• 2 egg whites<br>• 1 egg<br>• 4 ounces dark chocolate, chopped<p>Preheat oven to 350F. …

Dessert

Happy New Year! From Sydney to NYC

How to Find Coupon Codes You Never Knew Existed

Almost every place you shop online has a "promotional code" box at checkout—but fewer than a quarter of shoppers use it. We asked the experts for …

Personal Finance

Yosemite HD II

Russian Photographer Takes Stunning Portraits With REAL Animals

What you’re about to see is not Photoshop – Moscow-based Russian photographer Katerina Plotnikova created these stunning images with the help of real …

Animals

The Top 100 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2013

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check out …

The Top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day’ of 2014

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic <i>Top 100</i> at the end of the year (check out …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …

Time Management

15 Famous Landmarks Zoomed Out To Show Their Surroundings

This collection of photographs of majestic landmarks around the world do a great job of just how important framing, perspective and lighting are to a …

Taj Mahal

Watch Seth Rogen's hilarious and heartfelt Senate testimony on Alzheimer's research

Even Seth Rogen acknowledges that most of us would expect his top political cause to be the legalization of marijuana. While giving testimony at a Senate hearing yesterday, Rogen took plenty of time to joke about his role in vulgar comedies and the perception of him as immature and lazy. But Rogen …

24 Science Experiments Your Kids Will Love

Every kid is for rainbows, explosions, or rainbow explosions.

Kids

Books to Inspire the Ultimate American Road Trip

Last May, the two of us set out on the road to work on “America by Night.” Funded in part by a National Geographic Young Explorers grant, the project aimed to explore and document what some Americans do while most others sleep.<p>At this point, we’ve spent more than 100 days and nights on the road, …

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …