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Buttermilk Pound Cake I Recipe

"Buttermilk gives this recipe for a moist pound cake a nice bit of tanginess to complement the lemon extract."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup shortening<p>2 cups white …

Dessert

Hit the Road With the World's Lightest Aluminum Travel Trailer

The Bowlus Road Chief aims to give classic Airstreams a run for their money.<p>547<p>SHARES<p>While tasteful Hollywood stars like Matthew McConaughey pour …

How Far Would You Go For Wine? New Zealand, Where One Day Lasts 42 Hours

How far would you go for wine?<p>Few places on the planet define “destination” better than New Zealand, especially for travelers from the continental U.S. You have to <i>want</i> to get there, enduring mega long flights, immigration hassles, and time zone upheavals along the way. (My travel day on a recent …

New Zealand

This guy used a frequent-flyer loophole to take a $60,000 trip in a first-class suite on Emirates — here's what it was like

If you're looking to fly in style, it doesn't get much better than a first-class suite aboard the iconic Emirates airline.<p>Travel blogger Sam Huang …

Sadiq Khan

10 of Italy's most beautiful seaside towns

From the Italian Riviera to the farthest reaches of Sicily, there are plenty of seaside villages to please travelers in search of pristine beaches, ancient ruins, art, culture, and delicious cuisine. So why not do as the Romans do and head to the sea?

Italy

These Incredible Hotel Bathrooms Will Leave You With Serious Wanderlust

If beautiful bathrooms are right up your street, you're about to be served a serious dose of wanderlust and envy.<p>There's nothing better than taking …

Sri Lanka

Battery Powered Lawn Mower and Other Cordless Yard Tools: What You Need to Know

Do they make the cut?<p>($275 to $800). Walk-behind cordless lawn mowers can directly replace a gas mower for use on many urban or suburban lawns. …

Woodworking

This Is the #1 Renovation You Should Make Before Selling Your Home

Scott McGillivray's tips for updating the most important room in your house—on a budget!—are pretty genius.<p>After buying and selling hundreds of …

DIY: How to Tile a Bathroom Floor

After buying a fixer-upper 17 months ago, gutting it, building a 2-story addition, taking the old roof off and replacing it with a new one -- as well as raising the chimney -- I can comfortably say that laying new floor tile is within the scope of some DIYers.<p>There are a few prerequisites for a …

Home Improvement

Articles about compact prefab vacation home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in …

Prefab Homes

Articles about grid prefab combines open plan living rugged durability on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.<p>Two families live large and comfortably in this beautiful, self-sufficient prefab in rural Australia.<p>A prefabricated off-the-grid vacation home in eastern Washington is one with the land.<p>French …

Prefab Homes

It’s a concept that represents salvation for those of us who have sweated through a humid urban summer —and perhaps an idea ripe for feature placement in a beer commercial. Perched on a rooftop in Buenos Aires’ hip Recoleta cultural district, the Refugio de Camping, a prefab bar built by a trio of …

Architecture

Changing the colour of single photons in a diamond quantum memory

Researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) have, for the …

Quantum Mechanics

A Scientist Developed A Way To Lose Those Final Pounds

Dr. Wayne B. Hayes is a NASA scientist and professor who used studies surrounding cold exposure and calorie burn to develop a vest that fights …

Supermassive Black Holes May Be More Common Than Anyone Imagined

Scientists have discovered a supermassive black hole that may be the biggest ever spotted — and its location in a ho-hum group of galaxies suggests that cosmic monsters like this one might be more common than astronomers previously thought.<p>The newly discovered black hole is about 17 billion times …

Universe

The Science of Memory: How to Effortlessly Boost Your Retention and Recall

There's an easy way to improve your memory, but don't take my word for it - here's the research.<p>Have you ever had trouble remembering names? I know I have. There's nothing more embarrassing than having someone who "knows you" start a conversation while you're running through your mental Rolodex and …

Sleep

Tesla Model 3 interior: what our video showed isn't actually real?

At the Tesla Model 3 launch event in California this week, Green Car Reports got a quick ride in a prototype of the $35,000, 215-mile electric …

Tesla

The Elon Musk Leadership Model: 3 Key Steps To Building Radical Brand Evangelism

Last week, Elon Musk unveiled the much-anticipated Tesla Model 3, which is set for release in 2017 at a starting price of $35,000. Much has been written about the car itself, encompassing everything from its affordable price point to its standard autopilot feature. Yet perhaps the most impressive …

Tesla

Toyota's Setsuna is an amazing wooden concept car designed to last generations

Debuting at Milan Design Week next Monday, Toyota's Setsuna is probably the most unique concept car to debut from a major automaker this year. If it's not obvious from looking at it, this adorable little roadster is made almost entirely of wood — Japanese cedar and birch, to be specific — and was …

Roadsters

The world's least visited countries – have you been to any of them?

Feel like you're at the movies with this cardboard home theater

You may have seen photos of people making a ‘home theater’ for their tablets and smart phones out of old boxes, but these Japanese designers have …

Home Theater

Jason Bourne Returns in Super Bowl 50 Trailer

Bourne is finally back.<p>Fans of the the action series got their first look at the fifth film—which marks Matt Damon’s return to the franchise after …

Movies

This is the Vacation You Need Based On Your Zodiac Sign

<i>By Caithlin Pena for YourTango.com</i>.<p><b>Bonus: Win a cool Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 instant camera!</b><p>We all need some time off of our computers, away from the stress of work and family and everything else in life to just reconnect with ourselves and the people we love —in person! And what's better than a …

Travel

Zurich city guide: what to see, plus the best restaurants, bars and hotels

Yes, it’s big on banking and watches but don’t imagine the Swiss city is entirely straitlaced – this year it’s going gaga over Dada for starters<p>Although it’s routinely placed at the top of lifestyle rankings, Zurich is rarely, if ever, rated as one of Europe’s cultural capitals. There’s a …

European Travel

Here's What to Do if You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel

Or have a giant wedding, or any other majorly expensive goal!<p>We make a ton of small financial decisions every day. Do you buy a $10 salad for lunch or brown-bag it? Should you move out on your own or get a roommate? Your little decisions will be smarter (and stress you out less) if you set some …

Black Tap Milkshakes Are New York's Latest Line-Inducing Novelty Sweets

Congratulations to the proprietors of 10-month-old comfort food restaurant Black Tap Burgers & Beer, because they've single-handedly launched New York's latest dessert craze. The people in this photo are lining up for the restaurant's elaborately garnished milkshakes. The menu has 12 varieties, …

Cotton Candy

English Country Inns

The country-house hotel is a product of postwar England, yet it evokes the aristocratic past, conjuring the image of ancient dowager duchesses …

Edward Hopper

5 Romantic Meals You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

Less time spent cooking in the kitchen means more time heating up the boudoir.<p>Make Valentine's Day dinner less hectic, but still impressive, with the …

Cooking