Marissa Nelson

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Chocolate Doughnut Cake

Things to be happy about:<p>1. <b>I am so happy because:</b> tomorrow I’m getting on a plane and flying to Rome. I’ve never been outside of the country (except …

Tuesday Things.

<i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 13, 2014 33<p>1. I made my mom these marshmallows for mother’s day because I did so last year and she loved them. Of course, trashed …

Gluten-Free Fresh Pasta Recipe

Homemade gluten-free pasta is often gummy, gritty, and disappointing. Not this version. Made with brown rice flour, tapioca starch, and xanthan gum, it results in beautiful, tender noodles once cooked. The dough calls for more eggs per cup than traditional wheat-based fresh pasta does: Don't omit …

Cinnamon-Raisin Puff Pastry Waffle Recipe

Cinnamon and raisin are a classic combination, and for good reason: They're delicious together. Here, we roll them into a puff-pastry spiral with sugar and cream cheese, then cook it in a waffle iron until crisp and flaky outside, hot and buttery within.<p>For step-by-step rolling instructions, please …

Crazy Brownies

There is absolutely no excuse for these brownies. No excuse at all. And you know what that means…<p>It means they’re gonna be <i>good</i>.<p>The name says it all! …

12 Dishes Best Served Cold, Like Revenge

Some dishes—like beef tartare, gazpacho, and revenge—are better served cold. Here are 12 to enjoy while crushing your enemies, etc., etc.<p><b>We've been told time and time again</b> <b>that it's important</b> to forgive those who've wronged us—it's better for our overall emotional and spiritual health. But hell, …

Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …

From MIT, An Interactive Book That Makes You Feel Characters’ Pain

Sensory Fiction, designed by students at MIT, lets you feel what’s happening to characters in a book.<p>Have you ever felt your pulse quicken when you read a book, or your skin go clammy during a horror story? A new student project out of MIT wants to deepen those sensations. They have created a …

The Surreal Collages of Joseba Elorza | Colossal

<p>Joseba Elorza is a sound technician who makes a living with his unique brand of digital collage and illustration. The Spain-based artist blends …

Want To Be More Empathetic? Skip Lunch.

Behind every great design is an important human trait: empathy. But how do you train someone to be empathetic? How can you coax out the fundamental viewpoint of caring for your fellow man, especially if you’re having a lousy day yourself?<p>A new study published in <i>Psychological Science</i>, by Assistant …

Famous Logos with Honest Slogans

Clifton Robert Dickens is a graphic designer from Nashville, USA and he’s also the creator of the Honest Slogans Project. A fun project where he …

Government to Pulverize Tons of Ivory to Deter Elephant Poaching — Vagabondish

This post may contain affiliate links. Read our disclosure.<p>It is intended to make a big statement to elephant poachers that ivory has no value. The …

This Is What First Snows Look Like Around The World

Yup, it's snowing. Many spots on the East Coast got a quick preview of winter today, as a November cold front from Canada brought Arctic air down to the States. Cities from Baltimore to Chicago to New York City reveled in the flurries, which should subside soon.<p>There are many places to visit, …

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6 Bizarre Dining Experiences Around The World

The experienced traveler does not fear trying new foods, however weird they may be. But when it comes to crazy dining experiences, even the most worldly eater will find these restaurants bizarre.<p>From dining high up in the sky to submerged below water, check out these six restaurants that offer …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

Sick of Sydney? Visit These Islands on the Great Barrier Reef (Photos)

Paradise<p>The big cities of Australia’s Gold Coast may be tempting, but they’re also crowded. Avoid the same old tourist destinations and try the …

How To Be An Outfit All-Star — In 10 Rad Looks!

It may be <i>bleeping</i> freezing outside, but that doesn’t mean your winter style has to suffer. Seriously. To prove it, we’re bringing you 10 rad resort …

How Bazaar: Navy is the New Black

The new go-to hue for the season. For more style inspiration and insider tips, visit the ShopBAZAAR Editor's Blog.<p>It's official. Navy is the new black—as decided by designers such as Calvin Klein, Jil Sander, Lanvin, Chloe, and Derek Lam, who showcased the color on the Fall 2013 runways. We saw …

20 Heels You Can Actually Walk In

Between photo shoots, red carpet events, and international Fashion Weeks, we've had our fair share of footwear disasters. But we've also got enough …

The BEST Pizza In NYC

When it comes to boring pizza, food writer Julia Turshen simply isn't having any. And, the dining scene in New York is good enough that you …

Street Chic: New York

Photo: Alyssa Greenberg<p>Feeling warm and fuzzy.<p><b>Sweater:</b> (Shop similar: Lord & Taylor)<p><b>Vest:</b> (Shop similar: Jocelyn)<p><b>Pants:</b> (Shop similar: Rag & Bone)<p><b>Sunglasses:</b> (Shop similar: Ray-Ban)<p><b>Shoes:</b> (Shop similar: Leighton)<p><b>Want to see more street style? Check out our Tumblr and Pinterest!</b>

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"Swing at the End of the World" is Located Off a Giant Cliff

Swing sets are typically used by children on a playground, but this makeshift contraption known as the <i>Swing at the End of the World</i> is only for the bravest adventurers willing to take the risk of falling off the edge of a cliff while swinging high in the air. Located in Baos, Ecuador at La Casa del …

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Learning to Love Rainy Day Photography

Rain too often gets a bad rap. Sure, it’s been known to ruin a few picnics and weddings; maybe it messed up your freshly washed car; baseball games …

Five Habits Photographers Should Learn

Photography is an art, similar to drawing or painting. There will always be those that are naturally gifted in one media or the other, and the rest …

Cornish wreck picture archive rescued

Dramatic and sometimes haunting images of Cornish shipwrecks and rescues that were gathered by four generations of a family over 125 years have been bought by the National Maritime Museum.<p>The museum acquired an archive amassed by the Gibsons of Scilly when it came up for sale at Sotheby's in London.<p>…

Nikon 1 AW1

Don't expect a lightweight camera when you pick up the AW1. It means business -- waterproof business.<p>That's right -- this is the first totally …

Skiing on icebergs in Antarctica – in pictures

Daredevil Chris Davenport climbed a 60ft iceberg in the Antarctic – and then skied down it, coming perilously close to taking a dip in the icy waters below. Photographer Greg Von Doersten captured the moment from a nearby zodiac. The team also took on giant peaks and mountains in the remote area