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Art & Painting

Artist : Anna Orlowska Watercolor http://www.cuded.com/2013/02/watercolor-paintings-by-anna-orlowska/ Posted by Lara

Grimm brothers’ fairytales have blood and horror restored in new translation

‘It is time for parents and publishers to stop dumbing down the tales for children,’ says editor of uncut edition<p>Rapunzel is impregnated by her prince, the evil queen in Snow White is the princess’s biological mother, plotting to murder her own child, and a hungry mother in another story is so …

Is this the unhealthiest burger ever?

The Double Donut burger - described as a 'heart attack in a bun' - contains 2,000 calories and 53g of saturated fat<p>British pub chain Hungry Horse has a heart-stopping dish on its menu: the Double Donut burger, which consists of two beef burgers topped with cheese, four bacon rashers and BBQ sauce, …

Food

Savory Spring Vegetable and Goat Cheese Tart

8 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 2 min<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 store-bought pie crust<p>All-purpose flour (for surface)<p>2 bunches asparagus (about 1 1/4 pounds total), trimmed, peeled if thick<p>5 spring onions or 12 scallions<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Onions

In Autumn’s Shadowy Days

In Autumn’s Shadowy Days<p>by John Smart<p>Date painted: 1898<p>Collection: South Ayrshire Council

How to Make $10,000 a Month Writing Erotica Books

Meet Marla. Marla was a struggling independent author who wrote mostly fiction books in the Horror genre. Then one day Marla said to herself, "If I want to make a living at writing maybe I should write more of what people want to read?"<p>Smut!<p>So in August of 2012 Marla decided to spend the next year …

Writers and Their Libraries: What Books Did David Foster Wallace, James Joyce, and Evelyn Waugh Own? (PHOTOS)

The Harry Ransom Center shares some of the titles in the libraries of David Foster Wallace, James Joyce, Nancy Cunard, and other writers. Plus, …

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

Art

4 Essential Ingredients for Great Landscape Photographs

When you are out in the field and you’re not sure if your the image you are making is any good, go through this quick mental checklist to see if your …

Digital Photography

How to Capture Authentic Emotion in Portrait Photography

If you shoot portraits on a regular basis, I’m sure you have an informal checklist of sorts that you consult — at least mentally — both before and …

Tips for Using Contrast in Photography

Good photography depends far more on skill than it does gear. Good cameras don’t guarantee great photographs, and several professional photographers …

Tutorials

What the Numbers on your Lens Mean

I've run into this a few times with students that feel embarrassed to ask what all the numbers on the lens mean. There's no reason to feel …

Photo Series Visits Abandoned Star Wars Film Sets in the Tunisian Desert

In September 2010, visual artist and filmmaker Rä di Martino set out on a quest to photograph and document old abandoned film sets in the North …

What the Mona Lisa Can Teach You About Taking Great Portraits

When it comes to famous images the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the most recognized in the world. When I visited the Lourve in Paris a …

Leonardo Da Vinci

High Speed Photo Series of Liquids and ‘Stuff’ Flying Through the Air

You don’t have to be high-brow to put together a creative photo series; you don’t even need to travel the deserts of Tunisia. Sometimes, all you need …

Photography Tips on Shooting in Parks – The Vantage Points

Parks are one of the major places where a photographer can find many interesting subjects and challenges. But many of us shoot in parks in the same …

Landscape Photography

Portraits of Angelina Jolie Captured by Brad Pitt

It is a little known fact that Brad Pitt can hold his own behind a camera. Not just any camera, mind you, but an old school film model. A November …

Tips for Using Shadows in Photography

Photographers tend to pay a lot of attention to light. In fact, we often think of light as one of the most important aspects of photography. On the …

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Petra: secrets of Jordan’s lost city

Vast stacks of sandstone loom over the arid valley of Wadi Musa like giant handfuls of sun-baked clay. But even in this parched landscape, there are places where the sun casts no light. Walls 200m high keep the Siq permanently cast in shadow – it’s as though the long, narrow canyon passes through …

Historical Figures for the 21st Century - Telegraph

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Sheffield pork sandwich recipe

To make this hog-roast-in-a-bun, don't forget to dip your bread roll in the juices before devouring it.<p>Sandor Béres left Budapest in 1956 and set up a butcher's shop in Sheffield, little realising that his family's recipe for roast-pork sandwiches would remain a favourite in the city more than 50 …

6 Photography Rules You Shouldn't Feel Guilty About Breaking

Whenever we first set out to learn something we usually are forced to learn the rules of that particular activity before we’re allowed to fully …