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25 Books Every Book Lover Should Read

Books have the power to inspire our imagination, transport us to faraway worlds, and make us think and feel deeply. Luckily, bibliophiles of all ages …

“Stranger Things” Season 2 Return Date, Trailer Revealed: Watch

A new trailer has been released for the second season of Netflix’s hit series “Stranger Things.” It’s also been revealed that the show will return on Halloween. Watch it below. The trailer follows a brief teaser released in August. The first season was nominated for multiple Golden Globe awards, …

Stranger Things

William Eggleston: The Father of Modern Color Photography

The acclaimed pioneer in color photography has been teaching us how to see the world his way for decades, and once you fall under his spell, it’s for …

Street Photography

Caribbean Storm Cocktail Recipe: An Amped-Up Dark 'n' Stormy

For a two-ingredient drink, the Dark ’n’ Stormy is surprisingly easy to botch: 4 ounces of ginger beer, followed by 2 oz. of Gosling’s Black Seal …

Cocktails

How to cook the perfect onion rings

The least celebrated of the classic fast food side orders, an optional extra where chips are the mandatory pairing, onion rings rarely get the love they deserve. This may be because they are so often done badly, with greasy, flabby batter that releases its filling in one soggy chunk, or it may be …

Onions

The Most Popular Book the Year You Were Born

How many have you read? (#7 is a good place to start...)<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got …

Literature

Supermarket Tulips Transformed: A Ten Dollar Bouquet

There are benefits to supermarket flowers, the first being that they make grocery shopping feel less onerous and the second being that they’re on the …

Cinematic Color Grading With Lightroom

We have posted a few really awesome cinematic color grading tutorials lately – but they all use Photoshop.<p>Instead of jumping over to Photoshop, I …

The Secret to Making Soft Crushed Ice, Sonic-Style

In high school, I frequented the local Sonic Drive-In for good reason: Two of my best friends worked there, the outdoor patio serves as a decent hang-out spot in a pinch, and their <b>soft crushed ice</b>. Sonic's ice, which is famous in places where Sonic is common (i.e., the South and the Midwest) is …

The Cocktail Formula That You Need to Memorize Now

One easy formula, 9 cocktails.<p>There’s a simple structure behind all sours, from margaritas to mojitos. We tapped <b>Audrey Saunders</b> of NYC’s Pegu Club to come up with these ten classics, but consider this just your starting point. Once you memorize the (super-simple) formula, you can use it to mix up …

Juice

7 Vegetarian Versions of Classic Sandwiches

Meat-free recipes for your favorite sandwiches.<p>It's not hard to eat a delicious, satisfying vegetarian diet, but many non-meat-eaters might, from …

Cooking

Empty Britain: portrait of a nation without any people – in pictures

From rentakit housing estates to industrial wastelands and deserted roads, photographer Polly Tootal goes beyond picture postcards to capture less celebrated corners of Britain. Look closely – there’s not a tourist in sight

Photography

53 Cool Cucumber Recipes That Are Shockingly Easy

Cucumbers add freshness and crunch to our favorite summer recipes, from Japanese-style pickles to popsicles.<p><b>We love a good cucumber, especially in summer</b> when the cukes are plentiful. But there's a whole world of cucumber goodness out there, and we're here to help you explore it all. From popsicles …

Healthy Eating

A Long Love Affair With the Scottish Isles, in Pictures

For photographer Jim Richardson the remote islands of northwest Scotland have become like home.<p>From the deck of the boat, the cloud-raked island of Boreray beckoned me, flanked by fanged stacks rising out of the sea. Odd, perhaps, that I should find this welcoming. But I do.<p>Boreray is part of the …

It’s Cherry Blossom Season: Pictures

Tokyo

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and kids at heart) …

Photographer turns old food scraps into new pieces of art

Lauren Purnell has a real talent for playing with food.<p>On her blog Culinary Canvas, Purnell turns leftover food scraps into small collages.<p>Purnell …

Kitchens

From Ansel Adams to Stephen Shore: famous photographers shoot their favourite food

After 40 years, a cookbook by some of America’s best-loved photographers is being published for the first time<p>Perhaps the salient thing about food, from a photographer’s point of view, is that it doesn’t last. Even the most gorgeous, curvaceous pepper – those shot by Edward Weston in 1930 are among …

Eggs

19 Coffee Cocktails That Will Be the Star of Your Brunch

Whether hot or iced, what could be better than caffeine with a kick?<p>What could be better than caffeine with a kick?

Glyndebourne's Gardens

<i>Discover the magic of Glyndebourne at a special pre-opera event hosted by House & Garden experts</i><p>Sam Stephenson<p>Join <i>House & Garden</i> and Glyndebourne at …

Photographer snaps epic South Pole journey aboard ship from 1911

The Dutch photographer left modernity behind when he embarked on his journey with the vessel, armed only with his camera.<p><i>“Thoughts of frozen ships</i> …

Aglow in the City of Light

BrightSide — Inspiration. Creativity. Wonder.

Creativity

13 Moments From Kitten Bowl III That Are Purrfection

Kitten Bowl III kicks off Sunday, February 7, at 12 p.m. EST on the Hallmark Channel — and we're so ready for the feline footballing.<p>Well before the …

Hallmark Channel

We Want To Showcase The Best Damn Car Builds You've Ever Seen

Were you the kind of awesome child that loved LEGOs and now you’re getting tetanus shots every week because you’re reliving it through rebuilding …

Selling

The Animal Soul project – in pictures

Photographer Robert Bahou has created a series of portraits he says provide a glimpse into the souls of cats and dogs. He tells of his inspiration and how working with animals is different from photographing humans

Cute Animals

This Roving Robot Makes Its Own Martian Landing Pad

Robots will soon be heading into space before us in order to feel things out, prepare living spaces, and set up booze delivery services. But first we have to land on the planet in question which is where PISCES Helelani shines.<p>This rover is designed to land on a planet and prepare a surface for …

Robotics

47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

Cooking

For The First Time In History, Classic Albums Are Outselling New Releases

Remember when Adele released her album <i>25</i> and it made a ton of money from selling a ton of copies and everybody was happy because new music was selling again. Well, despite the 7.4 million copies Adele’s album sold in 2015, for the first time ever old albums outsold new albums.<p>That is to say, new …