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16 prisons that have been transformed into luxury hotels

Some facilities have been so transformed as to be unrecognizable, while others preserve some of the original aesthetic.<p>From Boston's chic Liberty Hotel to the spooky iron-clad corridors of the Jail Hotel in Switzerland, here are some of the most drastic transformations from prison to hotel.<p><i>Talia</i> …

Hospitality

Healthy Breakfast Casserole (gluten-free, paleo)

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i> Leave a review »<p><b>Yield:</b> 1 casserole<p><b>Total Time:</b><p>1 hour 5 minutes<p><b>Prep Time:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook Time:</b><p>45 minutes<p>This breakfast …

Breakfast
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I tweeted earlier this week that I can’t get the PBS documentary Boy Interrupted out of my head, and that’s still true several days and a second …

200+ Posters From the Golden Age of Graphic Design Are Now Free to Download

Today, more and more cultural institutions have started to offer free art resources to the public through online archives. From high-quality reproductions of antique photographs to museum-approved art books, these complimentary materials promote and exhibit the endless possibilities of Internet …

Art

Adobe Just Built The Prettiest UI Ever

There is nothing quite like an artist’s palette. With this humble piece of paper or wood, the artist can mix infinite pigments, each of which can be dipped into again and again without a second thought.<p>FiftyThree’s Paper did an incredible job at streamlining the palette for iPad screens. And now, a …

Adobe

Here’s a Free Photoshop Course in 33 Videos

Want to learn Photoshop from the very beginning? Here’s a beginner’s guide by TastyTuts will let you jump-start your post production skills. It’s a …

Healthy Party-Food Ideas for Kids That Curb the Sugar Rush

As a parent of two young ones, we've got kids' parties, potlucks, holidays and celebrations scheduled almost every weekend (and sometimes more than …

Food

An Open Letter to the Parent of a Covertly Special Needs Child

The mom of a 6-year-old with epilepsy who doesn't "look like" he has special needs shares her wisdom for other parents in a similar situation.<p>The first time I noticed this unique parenting situation—having a child with special needs who doesn't <i>look</i> like they have special needs—I was 22 and married, …

The Future, Today

The library is in a constant state of evolution, not only in what it offers to patrons but also in its physical presence. Eight winners of the 2014 …

More To Come 265: Kids Graphic Novels Plus Manga and ALA 2017 Preview

In this week's podcast the More to Come Crew - Calvin Reid, Heidi "The Beat" MacDonald and Kate Fitzsimons – discuss Abe Reisman’s thoughtful …

Librarians in the 21st Century: We Need to Talk About Library Security

If I am writing about security in libraries, something is very wrong. I would much rather write about the importance of funding for teen services, …

Libraries

Millennials are the public library system’s biggest customers

Welcome to the weekly Vox book link roundup, a curated selection of the best online writing about books and related topics. Here’s the best the internet has to offer for the week of June 18, 2017.<p>Have you read Zadie Smith’s essay in Harper’s on <i>Get Out</i>, <i>Open Casket</i>, and the question of who owns black …

The Basil Recipes That'll Liven Up Your Summer Plate

Basil is summer’s defining herb. In many parts of the Western world, the blossoming of this herb coincides with many of the season’s other darlings, like tomatoes and peaches. Naturally, the herb ― which is a member of the mint family ― is a perfect complement and is paired together in many …

Spices

Rosé Sangria

This rosé sangria recipe with strawberries, mint, and a touch of lemon is the perfect spring and summer rosé wine cocktail. A virgin spritzer is …

Rosé

13 Courtroom Drawings That Captured History

When cameras are not permitted in courtrooms, illustrators take the lead. A new exhibition showcases drawings of landmark moments in legal history.<p>From the 1940s to the late ’70s, cameras and TV crews were largely prohibited from entering the courtroom. As a result, courtroom sketches are the only …

Michael Jackson

This App Makes Composing Sheet Music As Easy As Finger Painting

Musical notation is tough for beginners to decipher. Pitch, tempo, and rhythm are all denoted in a seemingly cryptic language of lines and symbols, and learning dense theory can be a snooze fest. Alexei Baboulevitch, a software developer in the Bay Area, has created an iPad app called Composer’s …

Sheet Music

The "Pitch Perfect 2" Super Bowl Spot Features Football Players Singing "Bootylicious"

May 15 can't get here soon enough.<p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Si9U9dMJ_WE<p>Well, I can stop caring about the Super Bowl commercials because clearly we have a winner. <i>Pitch Perfect 2</i>'s Super Bowl spot features Rebel Wilson talking about how she's the most talented one, Anna Kendrick singing Carrie …

Green Bay

This 4-Year-Old Makes Paper Dresses With Her Mom -- And They Keep Getting More Amazing

<i>By Ilana Wiles, Mommy Shorts</i><p>I started following @2sisters_angie a little over a year ago. Back then she was posting the typical stuff you see from moms on Instagram -- pics of her daughter at the park, pics of her daughter eating breakfast and lots of photos of her daughter playing dress-up.<p>You …

Connecting After School: The Questions You Should Be Asking

Shares 12<p><b>“How was your day?”</b> <b><br>“Good.”</b> <b><br>“Did you do anything fun?”</b> <b><br>“Ummmm… I don’t remember.”</b><p>Sound familiar? Talking to kids after school can often get you …

The Reckoning

The father of the Sandy Hook killer searches for answers.<p>In Peter Lanza’s new house, on a secluded private road in Fairfield County, Connecticut, is an attic room overflowing with shipping crates of what he calls “the stuff.” Since the day in December, 2012, when his son Adam killed his own mother, …

Mountain Pillows! | Hideous! Dreadful! Stinky!

| crafts in general, sewing, textiles |<p>When I saw MerMag‘s mountain pillow tutorial on Design*Sponge, I knew I needed some mountains on my couch. I …

Tag: Tips & Tools

Etsy Storage: Folding Ladders, Paint Splatters Included<p>by Michelle Slatalla<p>Tool Shed: Opinel Knives for the Garden<p>by Janet Hall<p>Your Garden’s Best …

4 Habits That Are Making You Unhappy

We develop habits in our younger years. When actions results in favorable, outcomes we will repeat that behavior; through frequent repetition and …

16 things I know are true but haven’t quite learned yet

There’s a difference between knowing something and living as if it were true. These truths are all lingering on that awkward threshold, for me anyway.<p>…