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11 Non-Foundation Foundations You Need Now

They're not foundation, but they play one in your beauty regimen.<p>Major key alert! If you hate the way base makeup feels on your skin, these 11 hybrid foundation alternatives are the answer to your flawless complexion woes.<p>1. Bareminerals Complexion Rescue Tinted Hydrating Gel Cream, $30<p><b>What it</b> …

Skin Care

Scientist Has Chill Run-in With Puppy-Sized Spider

Our eventual cession of global dominance to giant spiders came one step closer this month when a scientist detailed his encounter with a spider that …

A Century Later, Relics Emerge From a War Frozen in Time

Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I.<p><i>Greetings from Cercen Pass. It is storming and snow covers the highest peaks. We wait for peace, but the bad weather, the high altitudes ... Peace can only come with our death.</i><p>—from the May 28, 1916, diary of C.D., a …

How My 98-Year-Old Grandfather Embraced The Internet

And what I've learned as a result.<p>That was the email I received on the afternoon of Sept. 14 from my grandfather. He was forwarding a message he'd gotten from Twitter, where he has an account that he doesn't often use. But he wasn't content to let the email sit there filed away. He demanded to …

Vegan Oreo Pancakes

Oreo Cookie Pancakes<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>5 mins<p>Total time<p>15 mins<p>Oreo Cookie Pancakes that are entirely vegan. A fluffy chocolate batter makes a …

Oreo Cookie Pancakes: Redefine Your Short Stacks

<b>By Sam Dean, Bon Appétit</b><p>As any parent knows, pancake creation is one of America's leading fields for at-home culinary artistry. For the budding pancakeur, there's the "Mickey Mouse head" and the "snowman with no face;" for those with some experience, there's the "heart shape" and the "blobby star;" …

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<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: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

Kitchens

12 Frozen Fruit Desserts

Let’s set aside the soul-revealing debate of chocolate versus vanilla ice cream for a moment and turn to fruit instead. And what better way to enjoy summer fruit than by creating a delicious frozen treat out of it? Sure, pies, crumbles, and everything in between are great for showcasing sweet …

Life Lessons From Sharper Image Catalogs

If you're wondering what happened to The Sharper Image, America's one-stop shop for overpriced junk, this sad tête-à-tête from their website sums it …

International Development’s Appalling Human Rights Record

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, which encompasses some of the most expansive, perplexing and fateful questions and absorbs a vast amount of resources — …

Human Rights

10 Smoothie Recipes That Won’t Pack On the Pounds

We love smoothies, but if you expect us to be all “strawberries-and-kale this” and “blueberries-and-bananas that,” stop expecting. Instead, ready your blender and grab a bendy straw. From mojitos to Almond Joys, we’re taking you on a nutritious tour of smoothies that we swear are actually good for …

Breakfast

Poetry Foundation

Recent Issues<p>Podcasts<p>Featured Biographies<p>author<p>Poet Mary Oliver is an “indefatigable guide to the natural world,” wrote Maxine Kumin in the <i>Women’s</i> …

Easy-Bake Seed Crackers (Gluten Free!)

These healthy, multi-seed crackers might be the easiest snacks to make. They’d make a perfect companion to holiday butters and jams!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>sunflower seeds ( 1/2 cup )<br>• Sesame Seeds ( 1/2 cup )<br>• flax seeds, ground ( 1/3 cup )<br>• hemp seeds ( 1/2 cup )<br>• amaranth flour (or quinoa flour or …

A New Way to Boil Whole Potatoes

We’re intrigued by this new way to boil potatoes that switches out a deep pot for a shallow pan. But there’s also another twist: add lots of salt. Like, more salt than you’d ever think to add! Don’t be intimidated though, we think a waxy potato can handle it.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>evenly sized …

Our Mega Guide to Art Basel Miami 2013: Part 5 - PAPER

It's is only a couple of weeks away, so here's part 5 (and here are parts 1, 2, 3 and 4) of our on-going Mega Guide to Art Basel Miami Beach 2013:<p><b>The Wolfsonian-FIU Museum</b> (1001 Washington Avenue, South Beach) celebrates their current exhibition "<b>The Birth of Rome</b>," with a party called "Rebirth of …

How To Make Pie Pops - Celebrations at Home

See <b>how to make pie pops</b> at home. It’s so easy to make these diy hand pies on a stick!<p>Serving mini pies on a stick {aka <b>Pie Pops</b>} is one of my favorite …

Meta Given's Pumpkin Pie Recipe on Food52

Baking

23 Gorgeous Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Desserts

Some are vegan, some are not. All are highly likely to make people happy.

Paris Review - Writers, Quotes, Biography, Interviews, Artists

Roasted Pear and Chocolate Chunk Scones

Doesn’t this sound like the absolute perfect morning treat? Huge chunks of roasted pears and bittersweet chocolate make each bite of scone so fresh and so sweet.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>pears ( 3 )<br>• all-purpose flour ( 1 1/2 cups )<br>• granulated sugar ( 1/4 cup )<br>• granulated sugar for sprinkling ( 1 1/2 …

Bourbon Bacon Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Brown Butter and Crispy Sage

Whipped Bourbon Bacon Sweet Potatoes.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> November 13, 2013 141<p>I present to you… the trashiest of the sweet potatoes.<p>It’s like every single …

Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread: Making Fall Fun

This gluten free pumpkin bread uses an incredibly generous amount of spices. There are, believe it or not, ten teaspoons of fall spices for only 1 …

lavender & lemon "cheesecake"

<i>Oh my. This is raw, vegan, and absolutely divine.</i><p>I know the flavours are rather summery, and yet it's January. But I thought "what the heck"... I …

14 Warm Drinks Guaranteed to Keep You Fired Up

When the weather gets chilly, there’s nothing more comforting than curling up under a blanket with a warm drink. Doesn’t the thought of that sounds <i>so</i> insanely good? Before you dart off to do just that, take a look at these 14 warm drinks that are sure to keep you chill-free. You can bet that these …

à la mode | hot for chocolate

lavender hot chocolate<p><i>Since lavender is quite fragrant, adjust amount according to preference. For a creamier hot chocolate, a 1 to 1 ratio of dark</i> …

Light Nutella Eggnog | The Realistic Nutritionist

11.29.12<p>Yes, it’s real. Eggnog and Nutella. Together. Intimately. Sharing the same bed. Kissing all the time. Yep. These two saucy little lovers are …

HOT VANILLA MILK

• 8<br>• Total: 37<p>It may look just like a regular cup of milk but this is quite different. It is so easy to make and yet worth the small extra step to get …

The Best Gastropubs In NYC

Bars are as bountiful as Starbucks in New York City, but there are a few that raise their drinks — and their dishes — to an art form. So don’t just …

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