Shannon Robinson

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Who Are the Yazidi, and Why Is ISIS Targeting Them?

Most of the 40,000 refugees stranded this week atop Mount Sinjar near Mosul, Iraq, are women and children who are Christians and members of a small religious sect called the Yazidi. Who are the Yazidi, why have Iraq's militant rebels threatened them with execution if they don't convert to Islam, …

Here Are 30 Commonly Mispronounced Food Words (and a Guide to Saying Them Correctly) [updated] | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

Here are 30 Commonly Mispronounced Food Words (And A Guide to Saying Them Correctly) [UPDATED]<p>by Alessandra Bulow<p>We can understand that people …

Okonomiyaki: The Japanese pancake you will want at 4 a.m.

Mention okonomiyaki to anyone who has spent time in Japan and watch their eyes light up. The word literally means “as you like it.” It’s a Japanese …

Dr. Andrew Weil on milk options: Only soy has comparable protein

Cows are not happy. Why? Because milk coming from everything but them has taken off. For ages the soybean filled in for Bossy, and almond milk was a …

Churro Ice Cream Sandwiches Should Have Happened Sooner

There are great churros in pretty much every neighborhood in L.A.—the city absolutely loves the hot, fried pastry rolled in cinnamon-sugar.<p><b>Now,</b> …

DxOMark Reveals Which Lenses Perform Best on Nikon’s D800E

It’s fairly well-known that, when it comes to capturing images, more important than almost any camera body is the glass being put in front of it. …

Simple Science of Food and Wine Pairing

<i>See the theory of food and wine pairing in action with this easy to use chart. Then, understand the simple science behind food and wine pairing based</i> …

Concept liquor system makes drinking more fun

French spirits maker Pernod Ricard has unveiled Project Gutenberg, a web-connected cocktail-making concept that blends together alcohol, apps, and an unusual design. The distillery behind Absolut Vodka, Beefeater gin, and Malibu is experimenting with the cocktail maker as part of a focus on …

Photographer takes voyeuristic peek inside refrigerators

Would you let someone come into your house and photograph your refrigerator? Weird, right? But also pretty engaging. I mean, talk about feeling like …

The Last Meals Of Death Row Inmates Documented By Henry Hargreaves

In the series <i>No Seconds</i>, photographer Henry Hargreaves recreates and records the last meals of Death Row inmates. He captures not only what they ate, …

The Best Tips for Grilling Skirt Steak

There are times when you splurge for big-ticket steak, like porterhouse or filet mignon. And there are also times when you crave the sanguine satisfaction of beef—without straining your credit card. You've got a craving; I have your fix; and it comes from the steer's underbelly. I speak, of course, …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

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Miggo: Camera Strap That Morphs Into a Camera Case

Here at Fstoppers we featured many types and brands of camera straps and camera bags in the past. Now it's time to feature a product named Miggo that …

Some iStock Photographers Told That They Were Overpaid, Will Have to Pay Getty Back

iStock, which is owned by Getty Images, is in the process of notifying some nine thousand users that they owe Getty money because an error with the …

Nikon Solving Dust/Oil Issues Once and for All, Will Fix D600s Regardless of Warranty

Following on the heels of the news that no less than four law firms were going after or planning to go after Nikon over the D600 dust/oil spot …

Stunning Underwater Photography of Sea Creatures

From a huge 40 foot whale-shark to a two inch seahorse this vibrant series of Earth’s sea life captures the enigmatic beauty of the deep. …

This week's featured #natgeotravelpic comes from @khd_uae. Khalid took this stunning shot of the Abu Dhabi skyline emerging from a thick layer of clouds, and captured the scale of these towers beautifully. Congrats @khd_uae. Tag your best travel photographs with #natgeotravelpic on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our feed each Wednesday! http://bit.ly/1k9ZpYv

diy project: vintage book travel-tech organizer

As you may have figured out from my My Life Scoop posts, I’m a bit of a nut for tech accessories, especially pocket-sized ones. I can’t get over how …

HugeDomains.com - CraftedNiche.com is for sale (Crafted Niche)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Dictionary "Art"

Not sure what it is about an old dictionary but there is something beautiful about letter after letter spanning the onion skin pages. They aren't …

Fake old library

<b>Materials:</b> Billy, Benno, Lack<p><b>Description:</b> We wanted to create an old style library, with CD storage …<p>To create this kind of library, we used :<br>2 …

DIY STORAGE~ HOW TO STORE YOUR STUFF

These DIY storage shelves are a really simple solution for storing your stuff easily and without breaking the bank. <br>We all have things we need to …

Try This: Fabric Lined Built-In Shelves

You know those projects that you keep meaning to do, but they end up staying on the to-do list for a near eternity? This project was just that for …

Photo Magnetism: Super Simple Photo Magnets

Extra photos for bloggers: 1, 2, 3<p>Simple is the name of the game with these photo magnets.<p>Using only a few ingredients you can turn small photos into …

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How To Build Faux Dresser Murphy Bed DIY

<b>Submitted By Joy2Journey</b><p>M … is for Murphy Bed and it is finally finished and installed! Can I get a Woo Hoo?!<p>I have been asked quite a few times if I …

Faux Stained Glass Mosaic Luminary

I’ve always been in love with luminaries. They are very easy to create and the results are so visually stunning that I could stare at them for hours. …

Bowled Over

Speed your recovery after a cold winter run with healthy—and delicious—soups.<p>After a chilly run, few meals are more satisfying than soup. Warm and comforting, "soup provides a big bang for your buck," says sports nutritionist Lisa Dorfman, R.D. "You can get lots of protein, fiber, and carbs for not …

4 Tips For Making Your Dog Your Go-To Running Buddy

Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.com<p><i>Make your favorite furry friend your go-to running buddy!</i><p>Pounding the pavement with your puppy can do more than put …