Romina Acemyan

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How Locals Do Tapas in Spain (VIDEO)

Tapas and Spain go together like baguettes and France. And the southern Spanish region of Andalucia poses no exception to this rule. On a recent trip to Sevilla, Spain (an hour plane flight from Madrid) I got an inside look at tapas in one for the most thriving local neighborhoods in town.<p>Tapas and …

Bread

DIY Cardboard Furniture

<b>That doesn't look like it's made from cardboard!</b> We've had some great posts on cardboard furniture you can buy that doesn't LOOK like cardboard, but …

33 Genius Three-Ingredient Recipes

Yep, it really can be this easy.

Recipes

Ugandan paper accused of witch-hunt as it publishes list of '200 top homosexuals'

Outing of some Ugandans follows signing of harsh anti-gay bill by President Yoweri Museveni<p>A national newspaper in Uganda on Tuesday published a list of more than 60 people it said were homosexuals, raising fears of a witch-hunt the day after the country’s president signed into law a draconian new …

Gays in Uganda 'At Risk' After Tabloid Publishes List

Gay individuals and those who were said to be gay in a Uganda tabloid report today could be "at risk in their local community," according to a human …

Facebook bought WhatsApp for its global reach—except in the world’s biggest mobile market

Facebook just placed a $19 billion bet on the mobile messaging service WhatsApp, which has grown to a staggering 450 million monthly users in only a few years—many of them in fast-growing international markets like India, Brazil, and Mexico. But there’s one market where WhatsApp has failed to make …

Franz Kafka- The Video Game

(Video Link)<p>Now you can truly say “this video game is Kafka-esque” without sounding like a vapid hipster, because The Franz Kafka Video game is on …

best of 2013: movies

<i>A lot of really awesome things happened in 2013, so we're rounding up the best of the best right here. Check back everyday for our editors' favorite</i> …

Will the Real Santa Claus Please Stand Up?

The internet has been lit up with talk of the nature of Santa Claus, especially after Megyn Kelly of Fox News declared him to be white because he …

What The Sign Language Interpreter Was Actually Trying to Do

In case you haven't heard already: the sign language interpreter at the funeral for Nelson Mendela was a fake. He signed pure gibberish. If Thamsanqa …

Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

This Ain't California, Nebraska, Frozen: what to see at the cinema this week

This Ain't California (TBC)<br>(Marten Perseil, 2012, Ger) 90 mins<p>Just as its East German teen subjects took skateboarding behind the Iron Curtain, so this "documentary" smuggles faked footage into its true 1980s history. The result is a fascinating parallel pop-cultural history with a moving (but …

Sundance Film Fesival 2014 Midnight Movie Lineup

'The Square,' 'Inside Man' win top IDA documentary award honors

Jehane Noujaim's "The Square," Netflix's first major film acquisition that chronicles a group of Egyptian activists as they battle leaders and regimes, won the best feature award at the International Documentary Assn.'s 2013 IDA Awards on Friday evening at the DGA.<p>Josh Izenberg's "Slomo," which …

2013 Movie Trailer Mashup

(YouTube link)<p>Not just the best movies of 2013 -<i>all</i> of them! Sleepy Skunk used 258 movie trailers from 2013 to make this year-end trailer mashup. I …

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Designing for sustainability: what are the challenges behind green materials?

Learning to surf in California's frigid breakers, Todd Copeland, a design guru at the Patagonia clothing company, concluded that wet suits weren't cutting it. Sure, a traditional Neoprene suit could keep him warm, but the suit's material could be synthesised only from non-renewable, …

Sustainability

6 DIY Pallet Furniture Tutorials

It is estimated that 2 billion shipping pallets are in use every day in the U.S. alone, so it is inevitable that some lay abandoned.<p>Why not use them …

16 Holiday Gift Toppers You Can DIY

If you’re gunning to win best gift wrapper this Christmas, there’s one other thing to consider besides beautiful gift wrap, and that’s awesome gift toppers! Let’s just say, it’s the equivalent of a cherry on top of a scoop of ice cream—it’s a simple addition that makes the moment feel instantly …

Low-Cost House: Hybrid Home of Cheap Cargo Containers

A low budget and a rat infestation were just a few of the many stumbling blocks standing in the way of creating this low-cost home for a low-income …

Avant-garde

Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

National Parks

Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>1 minute ago<p>All the people …

Skatelamp

by Eva Glettner<p>Portland, Oregon's MapleXO rebirths old skateboards and skateboard scraps by turning them into everything from containers to bottle openers to earrings. Their most exciting object—the recently released Skatelamp—is a MapleXO collaboration with Paul Sykes of Sykes Wood Fenders, a …