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Students Rename School House After Banksy, Banksy Shows Up | Colossal

<p>Elementary students at Bridge Farm Primary School in Bristol arrived this morning to discover an eye-opening new mural by Banksy that appeared …

Banksy

GPS Tracking Reveals The Daily Adventures of Your Wandering Pet Cat – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

A survey carried out by The Central Tablelands LLS at Lithgow, New South Wales, used GPS to track pet cats movements, with results revealing some …

GPS Tracking

Incredible Floating Walkway Being Constructed Across Italian Lake – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

“The Floating Piers” is a giant floating dock system nearing completion on Lake Iseo in Italy. 220,000 high-density poly-ethylene cubes will be …

Architecture

Milk Toast Recipe on Food52

• 2 thick slices of firm, hearty bread (like white or sourdough)<br>• 2 cups creamy whole milk<br>• Butter, for toast<br>• Cinnamon and sugar or brown sugar, to taste<p>Warm two bowls.<br>• Toast the bread well and butter slices generously.<br>• Cut the toast into cubes and divide evenly between the two bowls.<br>• Meanwhile, warm the …

Vanessa Thorpe speaks to three couples about the exhaustion of being modern parents – and expert Tony Crabbe offers his suggestions<p>It was tough finding time to write this piece, what with the children, the emails, the laundry, the meetings, the phone calls. Want to know more about my struggle? No, …

Maternity Allowance

<b>If you can’t get Statutory Maternity Pay</b><b>, you may be entitled to another benefit called Maternity Allowance.</b><p><b>What is Maternity Allowance?</b><p>Maternity …

The Surprising Things No One Tells You About Childbirth

As much as you might prepare for the birth of your child, chances are something unexpected will happen. Some moms have had glorious orgasms giving …

Baby Boot Camp: The Skills Every New Parent Needs to Learn

For such a small thing, babies can be downright intimidating, especially when you’re a first-time parent. Infants don’t come with instruction …

Breathtaking Images of 50-100ft High Waves by Photographer Luke Shadbolt – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt captures the power and violence of the ocean in his series <i>Maelstrom.</i> Check out more images <i></i>below or on display …

Photography

5 Ways to Declutter a Kitchen Without Losing Any of the Good Charm

<i>Welcome to Spring Clean Your Life, your one-stop shop for gotta-try-those tips & bookmark-me inspiration to spruce up your kitchen and home this season—and well beyond.</i><p>Call me crazy, but I always get excited when the time for spring kitchen cleaning rolls around. Figuring out what to toss, what to …

8 DIY Beauty Products to Sneak Into Your Morning Routine

The world of beauty products is so incomprehensibly vast, so full of reaching claims and supposedly miraculous fixes, that it's tempting to just back away slowly rather than do all the necessary research before making a purchase. And then there's the whole problem of scary ingredients; I recently …

Mexico holidays,Travel photography,North and Central America holidays,Travel,Mexican food and drink,Food & drink,Food and drink<p>Following their foodie passion, bloggers Lou and Dave savour street food in Valladolid and a Cuban cantina in Mérida

Listen to Snoop Dogg's New Song "Late Nights," Produced by Mike WiLL Made-It

Snoop Dogg has shared a new song, "Late Nights," produced by Mike WiLL Made-It. He posted the track on Twitter with the note, "#happy420 roll up lite up press play !!" Also today, Snoop was interviewed by Nardwuar, who gives Snoop records from Sheep Doggy Dogg ("the female answer to Snoop Doggy …

Snoop Dogg

Photos of Monumental Waves Crashing in Australia by Warren Keelan | Colossal

<p>Trying to capture a medium that’s in a constant state of flux would seem stressful in any situation, but photographer Warren Keelan works …

Wales

Why Enameled Cast Iron Discolors (& How to Fix It)

I treat my Staub better than I treat my cat. I treat both well—don't worry—but my Staub lets me cradle it and wash it and fuss over it in a way that my cat does not tolerate.<p>That's why I was alarmed (ashamed, even) to find discoloration—brownish, coppery mottling—on the sides and bottom of my …

Olive Oil Tortas You Can Make at Home & Flavor However You'd Like

The first time I tried Ines Rosales Olive Oil Tortas wasn’t a holiday, but it felt like one.<p>Allow me to explain. Each olive oil torta (or <i>tortas de aceite</i>) arrives in its own wrapping: a crinkly sheet of wax paper stamped with simple font in bright blue (or orange, green, turquoise, depending on …

9 Shel Silverstein Poems—& What They've Taught Us About Eating

If you were a child at any point in the last 50 years, you may be familiar with Shel Silverstein, the poet/cartoonist/genius. He wrote poems both silly and moving, light-hearted and dark—sometimes all at once. Silverstein captured hearts and imaginations by turning the everyday into the …

Ice Cream

14 Speedy Spring Dinners for When You Want to Be Outside

I'm not going to tell you that a newborn baby and the first truly perfect day of spring are the same. I'm not and they're not.<p>But I'm also not going to tell you that they're very different: Both are long-awaited. Both are beautiful. You <i>never know when they're going to arrive</i>. And you definitely …

Tiny Cloud Lamp

In his Brooklyn studio, designer Richard Clarkson makes fluffy clouds. The Smart Cloud can emulate a storm, with thunder and lightning, and the smaller Tiny Cloud also hides a Bluetooth speaker, flashing along to the music with color-changing lights. Best of all, this ambient lamp triggers feelings …

Meadow Rest

Combining two of their favorite designs (the Meadow Mat and Mayfly Chair), the team at Alite Designs has created a perfect outdoor seat, allowing you to recline chaise-lounge-style. Part picnic blanket, part chair, the Meadow Rest is waterproof and easy to set up and pack away. It's also …

Jean-Michel Jarre and Edward Snowden Team Up for New Song "Exit": Listen

Jean-Michel Jarre recently announced a star-studded new album, <i>Electronica 2: The Heart of Noise</i>, featuring Pet Shop Boys, Cyndi Lauper, Julia Holter, Primal Scream, Gary Numan, and many more. Today, he's unveiled the final collaborator: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. They teamed up for a track …

New Singles

Chaka Khan Goes House Music on FOMO's New Single "House of Love"

Chaka Khan, the legendary Queen of Funk, has a new house music track. She appears, alongside her siblings Taka Boom and Mark Stevens, on "House of Love," the debut single from FOMO, the duo of Shaboom Records co-founder Mark Bell (aka Blakkat) and producer Jamie Petrie (JP). "House of Love" will …

Chaka Khan

Hone Sweet Hone: How to Sharpen Your Knives, Any Which Way

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Treat your knives well, and they'll love you back. Here's how to sharpen your most essential tool, any which way.</i><p><i>.,</i><p>The world’s sharpest knives belong to …

The Four Rules of Refreezing

You decided to freeze the farm-raised chicken you got from the farmers market. Because you wanted to save it for a special occasion, so then you thawed it, but didn’t get around to cooking it. It’s nothing against the chicken. Life’s crazy sometimes, you know?<p>What are your options—chuck it, or can …

Storage Times for the Refrigerator and Freezer

These short time limits for home-refrigerated foods will help keep them from spoiling or becoming dangerous to eat. The guidelines for freezer …

Cooking

One man's trash: the filtered flotsam of artist Stuart Haygarth – in pictures

Stuart Haygarth walked from Kent to Land’s End, picking up the trash he found on beaches – and arranged it into collections that show us how weird the ordinary objects in our lives can be

Leather and Metal Together With the New Normal Wireless Headphones

New Normal describes their upcoming Bluetooth 4.0 headphones as audio gear designed for “executives, travelers, and exceptionally stylish humans”. …

Consumer Tech

My favourite Chinese restaurant: food bloggers reveal the restaurants they love

To welcome in the Year of the Fire Monkey, foodiehub writers share their top tips for Chinese restaurants in Asia and beyond<p>• <b>Tell us about your favourite Chinese restaurant whether it’s in Hull or Hawaii</b><p>Michelin-starred Yat Lok is a world-famous restaurant on Stanley Street and renowned for its …

How to Convert Whole Spices to Ground Measurements

Have you ever thrown a bunch of whole spices into the spice grinder, hoping you get close to the amount you need, and then you’re stuck with a whole lot of ground cardamom that you would rather not have sitting around, waiting for its next use? Let’s not do that anymore.<p><b>Here’s the guide to</b> …

Crazy Delicious Dairy-Free Chocolate Fudge Recipe

This is the time of year when Chris and I fight about Halloween candy. I want to buy Sour Patch Kids and Skittles for trick-or-treaters because I …

Dessert