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Harbin International Ice Festival 2015

We bring you these wonderful photos every year and they still don't bore me or you. Some amazing craftsmanship by the Chinese ice sculptors and light …

Festivals

17 Sauces for Chicken Wings

Whether you go the classic buttery hot-sauce route or the sticky fruit-glazed or Asian-sauced route, hot wings are the ultimate messy finger food. …

Cooking

This Guy Uses Makeup to Transform Himself into Famous Female Celebrities Like Katy Perry and Taylor Swift

<b>These pictures are so on the mark, you won’t believe that they are actually a man in makeup.</b> Filipino actor and TV host Paolo Ballesteros is a master …

Celebrity Gossip

Sauced, Souped, and Sandwiched: 17 Meatball Recipes We Love

There are few foods as comforting as a juicy, tender meatball. There are also few dishes as diversely represented around the world, which is why we've spent the last week paying tribute to meatball styles, stories, and recipes. From soups and sandwiches to sauce-doused entrées, here's how to make …

Meatballs

The Best Inexpensive Mandoline Slicers

There's a saying I've heard from photographers that goes, <i>the best camera is the one you have with you.</i> The idea is that you can have the fanciest camera kit in the world, but if it's so cumbersome that you never end up carrying it around, it'll do you less good than the camera built into the …

A Private Chef Spills The Secret Eating Habits Of The Rich And Famous

If you're rich and famous, nothing about your vacation is ordinary -- especially the food. Celebrities often have personal chefs practically chained to the kitchens of their amazing holiday rentals so that every whim, craving, and food fantasy can be met.<p>One A-list chef living on a tropical island …

How to Make the Best French Onion Soup

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>In my very first test for this French onion soup recipe, I had a realization: There's no good reason why so much bad French onion soup exists in the world. The thought arrived after I had caramelized a variety of onions in butter, then added some homemade chicken …

Controversial Portraits Of World Leaders 'Answering Nature's Call'

With all the public appearances, tightly scripted speeches, armies of bodyguards, staged photoshoots and hundreds of hours of footage focused on …

Barack Obama

The Best iPhone 6 Case Is Basically A Pair Of Nunchuks

Be careful! You’ll put your eye out!<p>Tragically enough for the 12-year-old inside all of us, there are all too few opportunities to whip around a pair of nunchuks in contemporary adult society. That’s something the Trick Cover for the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus is looking to change. It’s an iPhone …

Create Video Loops To Play On Your TV At Your Next Party

It seems web designers are finally catching on to the public’s desire to create their own GIFs: last month Youtube rolled out a GIF-making tool to a few of it’s creators, while the option to create video GIFs has been available on Tumblr for some time.<p>Now comes ScreenTexture, a new online app that …

Crab and Mango Cucumber Cones

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Secrets of the great steakhouses

There’s no fine dining experience quite like the one you’ll have in a great steakhouse. In a world where most high-end restaurants tend to skew toward the precious and intricate, having a big slab of perfectly seared beef placed before you can make for a much-appreciated change of pace. But how …

I Love Detroit MI | New Detroit Graffiti @ Vernor & Beaufait

The sick new wave of Detroit graffiti continues with this vast gallery of freshly painted pieces on the northeast corner of East Vernor Highway and …

Streetwear

These Are the Best TVs You Can Buy Under $500

Looking for a new TV but on a strict under-$500 budget? Want a large screen model that you don’t need to squint at from across the room?<p>There’s good …

The 5 Best iPhone Apps You Should Download This Week

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

The Best Smartphones You Can Buy Right Now

After Testing More Than 20 of the Current Phones, These Are the Only Ones You Should Consider<p>Right now is the single best time of the year to buy a smartphone.<p>It may sound like something you’d read in a weekly circular, but it’s true: All the smartphone makers have released their best wares in …

Mobile

Emojimo Translates Your Text Into Emoji in Real Time

There seems to be a never-ending river of interesting iOS keyboards lately, and Emojimo is yet another interesting new take on typing.<p>Emojimo is a free iOS keyboard that translates text you type in real-time to the relevant emoji. It’s like autocorrect for when you’d prefer emoji instead of …

30 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

Toca Nature, Sleep Better, Vainglory, World of Warriors, Molecules by Theodore Gray, snowbuddy and more<p>It’s time for this week’s roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games released on Apple’s App Store.<p>As ever, the prices provided in brackets are for the initial download only: when an …

Skype now lets you videocall while doing other things on Android

A call comes in on Skype from that old family friend who's now living in Sweden, but you're in the middle of a pretty amazing game of Threes, or finely honing a very important email that needs to be sent this hour. Take the call? Pretend you're not there? Well, you can now multitask on your Android …

Associated Press News

Shoyu Cabbage Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 50 min<p>Humble cabbage takes center stage in this vegetarian ramen-inspired cabbage soup.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>1 medium onion, thinly sliced<p>2 carrots, peeled, thinly sliced<p>2 celery stalks, thinly sliced<p>2 garlic cloves, chopped<p>1/2 …

Cabbage

Herb Salad with Pistachios, Fennel, and Horseradish

8 Servings<p>Vibrant greens, handfuls of fresh herbs, nuts for crunch, and horseradish for bite. Ingredients are suggestions; feel free to mix it up.<p>November 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons coarsely chopped pistachios<p>1 tablespoon fennel seeds<p>1 tablespoon plus ¼ cup olive oil<p>Kosher salt<p>1 small fennel …

Seafood

Sensational stuffing: 5 easy new recipes for this essential Thanksgiving side

Families have been known to battle about stuffing. Some prefer to keep it straightforward, with bread and herbs, butter and broth. Others like adding everything from oysters to sausage to dried cranberries. Then, there’s the other argument: Should the stuffing actually be stuffed inside the bird or …

Glow-In-The-Dark Bikes And Handlebar Hunting Trophies: The Best Cycling Gear Of 2014

A gift guide to six of the best bike products of 2014.<p>Cyclists, rejoice: Thanks to inventions like glow-in-the-dark bike frames and clip-on handlebar coffee holders, biking is safer, easier, and more stylish than ever. Here, six of the best products for design-snob cyclists that we came across in …

Samsung's 4K-ready NX1 camera finally comes to the US

The NX1, Samsung's first camera capable of shooting 4K video, was originally expected to be released last month here in the States. And even though this was clearly not the case, the company has been doing everything it can to hype up its new compact system in the meantime, including a partnership …

96 Golden Beach Drive by SDH Studio

SDH Studio designed a contemporary family home in Golden Beach, Florida.<p>Project description<p>Located on a 13,000 square foot lot in Golden Beach …

Football Stadium Arena Borisov by OFIS

OFIS have designed a football stadium in Borisov, Belarus.<p>From the architects<p>The concept takes into account the natural advantages of the location …