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How to Make a Better Homemade Pizza With Mario Batali

How to make a better homemade pizza, from a man who knows his pie: This video shows you how with tips from Chef Mario Batali.<p>You don't have to be an Italian to cook like one. That's what chef <b>Mario Batali</b> says, and as the owner of such gems like Del Posto, Babbo, and Lupa, he's a man who knows …

Italian Food

How to Grow an Orange Tree

Orange trees are now grown all over the world for their delicious and nutritious fruit, and can be grown indoors or in a greenhouse if you don't live …

Houseplants

Photo Series 'Amazing Worlds within Our World' Featuring Everyday Objects

Macro photography always has the power to open-up new worlds to us. Photographer Pyanek did exactly this as he shot photographs of everyday, mundane …

Macro Photography

3 Essential Tips for Cooking Pasta

After spending a week in Rome last December, star chef Andrew Zimmern got reattached to classic Roman dishes. Here, his tips for perfect pasta.<p><i>After</i> …

Italian Food

7 Things We Can Turn Off and On in the Brain

As much as we’d like to think we’re always in control of our own actions, a lot of human behavior, mood, and habit can be traced to involuntary …

21 DIY Lamps & Chandeliers You Can Create From Everyday Objects

There’s something really satisfying about creating a useful object with your own two hands, especially if you make it with recycled materials. If …

Furniture

How to Make Mint Lip Balm in the Microwave

Lip balm is very soothing for dry, chapped lips, or simply to add some extra shine and a pleasant aroma to your lips. Mint is a great flavor for lip …

Makeup

Fairytales Come To Life In Papercut Light Boxes by Hari & Deepti

Deepti Nair and Harikrishnan Panicker, two artists collectively known as Hari & Deepti, create beautiful and detailed dioramas out of paper that look …

Fairy Tales

How-To: Mother-Daughter Spring Skirts

Susan Beal shares her tips and tricks for making customized mother and daughter spring skirts over on the Coats & Clark Sewing Secrets blog!<p>You can also check out Susan’s super-fast kids skirt tutorial over on her blog, West Coast Crafty.

Coats

24 Chic DIY Clutches

What season is <i>not</i> the perfect time to rock a clutch? For cocktail parties, wedding weekends, and the like, every stylish gal needs her go-to clutch. But maybe you’re up for a weekend project that doesn’t involve going to 10 boutiques all over the city to find the right one. Maybe you want to make …

Clothing

DIY Projects & Crafts

the cammy pack tutorial

MAKE IT / 23

our last DIY…pretty simple, right? this one is a little more work but definitely worth it. i really do feel like there is a shortage of good looking …

How to make your own deodorant

My weekend of celebrating with the folks was excellent. And sure enough, my mom (known to many of you as Grandma G) embarked on a DIY deodorant …

Animated Photo Collages by Qi Wei Fong Shimmer to Life as Time Passes | Colossal

<p>Several months ago we featured a photographic series called Time is a Dimension by artist Qi Wei Fong that depicted layered collages of landscapes …

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

17 of Your Favorite Movie Quotes, Done as Infographics

Unquestionably, the most famous line in <i>Forrest Gump</i> is when he compares life to a box of chocolates. Is it cheesy? Totally. Have you caught yourself …

These Psychedelic Soap Bubbles Simulate Deadly Weather

A vortex is a vortex, whether that vortex is a storm on Jupiter, a hurricane in Florida, or the swirl on a soap bubble’s surface. Yet for as standardized as a vortex may appear, its underlying physics is still poorly understood.<p>That’s why University of Bordeaux physicist Hamid Kellay and his team …

Psychedelia

13 Apps to Inspire Creativity

If you haven’t fallen off the resolutions wagon yet… congrats. If as soon as week one ended, so did your good intentions, we totally hear you. But one resolution that’s always worth keeping is continually trying to bring creativity to your life every day. In our obsession with doing just that, …

Creativity

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Creative Commons Attribution

Playfully Adorable Illustrations That Will Make You Smile

Kuala Lampur, Malaysia-based artist Lim Heng Swee loves to doodle. With a bright attitude towards life, he creates adorable illustrations that are playfully paired with funny phrases and word puns. He brings ordinary objects like sheets of paper, pieces of fruit, and pairs of pants alive with …

Cute

Dramatic Wyoming Weather & Landscape Time-Lapse Complete with Meteor Shower

I don’t think we’ve referred to a time-lapse as “dramatic” before, but when it comes to photographer Nicolaus Wegner‘s most recent time-lapse …

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Austria

'I'm Not A Lookalike' Project Showcases Strangers Who Look Like Twins (PHOTOS)

Think you're special and unique?<p>So did these folks, until they met Francois Brunelle.<p>The 62-year-old Montreal-based photographer has spent the last 12 years scouring the world for complete strangers who look alarmingly similar, according to Rex USA.<p>"I was inspired by 2 things," Brunelle told Rex …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …