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Common Animals Morphed Into Terrifying New Species

Biological Species

Start baking Thanksgiving pies early! Make Magnolia's pumpkin praline, apple and more

As the "chief baking officer" of New York's famous Magnolia Bakery, Bobbie Lloyd knows a few things about making pies and other pastries — and she's letting us in on some of her secrets! Lloyd shared recipes for the bakery's pumpkin praline pie, caramel apple lattice pie, cranberry-pear pecan …

Candid Camera

Before there was Instagram, there were Polaroids, and the ones that Robert Rich took were seen only on the walls of his office. Robert was the manager of the Marc Jacobs store on Mercer Street in New York, and I spent what felt like a good part of the late ’90s and early 2000s there in his basement …

30 Happy Animal Facts That Will Make You Smile

It’s hard to say what it is about animals that we love the most – their cute or beautiful looks, their natural innocence or the emotional reactions …

Puppies

10 Must-Makes for a Dia de los Muertos Celebration

As you may have gathered, this week at Brit + Co. has been all about Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. And you guessed it! We’re wrapping up the week with a festive fiesta filled with sugar skulls in just about every shape and size. Here’s how to make your own DIY Dia de los Muertos …

Dia de los Muertos

Sugar Skull Cake Balls

What do you love more about Dia de Los Muertos than all of the beautifully designed sugar skulls? Nothing?! Us, too. But since it can be kind of difficult to find sugar skulls, we came up with our own <i>Delicious Dish</i> for some not so <i>Schweddy Balls</i>. We think you and Pete Schweddy will agree that our …

Dessert

DIY Paper Flower Centerpieces (from the book Paper to Petal!)

We're so excited to share a DIY from the beautiful new book Paper To Petal! Design duo and blogger Rebecca Thuss and Patrick Farrell have crafted an …

This Crazy 'Carrie' Prank Is FRIGHTENING

What if telekinesis was real and you just so happened to stumble upon it while picking up your morning latte? Welcome to the 2013 world of <i>Carrie</i>, a remake of 1976's original adaption of Stephen King's seriously spooky novel. In it, bad-ass 16-year-old Chloë Grace Moretz plays a shy, bullied high …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Stanford University

24 Iconic Celebrities Photographed During The 1970's

In the 1970's there was certainly a lot of new trends in fashion emerging, but when we look back on patterns, shirts, flares and haircuts some 40 …

21 Kids Who Dress WAY Better Than Us

Without HR to contend with, dress codes to deal with, and that pestering uncertainty about whether your pizza tee will be well received (since not …

Kids