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14 Fashion Rules That Were Meant To Be Broken

It's hard enough getting dressed in the morning without even thinking about so-called "fashion rules". But throw those in and it's damn near impossible.<p>So what's a girl to do? Here's an idea: Instead of blindly following all the dated sayings like "don't wear white about Labor Day" and "never pair …

Creatively Surreal Portraits by 21-Year-Old Audrey Simper

The creative photography of 21-year-old Audrey Simper is an inspiring collection of conceptual portraits that blend real with surreal. Based in Chicago, the self-taught artist brings her imagination alive in subtle and not-so-subtle digital manipulations. Whether there's a third hand reaching out …

Art

The Secret To Delicious Coleslaw | Men's Health

The crunch of the cabbage, the creaminess of the dressing, the bite of green apple—paired with their fat-veined brisket, Fette Sau’s coleslaw had me feeling like I was sitting on a lawn in my backyard, Dale’s Pale Ale in hand, head tilted up toward the summer sun.<p>If you need a break from the …

Balsamic Vinegar

5 Things You Never Knew About Fortune Cookies

There are some foods that we rarely, if ever, give any thought to, and they tend to be the ones that are given to us for free after meals: after-dinner mints, for example, or that ubiquitous cellophane-wrapped "dessert" known as the fortune cookie. So let's take a few minutes and finally answer the …

Food

6 Milk Punch Recipes for Mardi Gras (or Any Tuesday)

Milk punches are perfect project cocktails that offer a sweet reward at the end.<p>When you first see milk punch, you may think it's a misnomer. Though the 18th-century cocktail is made with milk, it's as transparent as water (okay, more like translucent), which is why contemporary bartenders are as …

Mardi Gras

Sifted: Hot Cocoa Cookies, Chocolate-Guinness Waffles + More

<b>5 Hot Links We're Loving:</b><p>1. Turn your favorite mug of hot chocolate into a batch of Sweet Pea's Kitchen's soft, chewy <b>hot cocoa cookies</b>, each …

Yelp's Best 100 Places To Eat Is Wonderfully Democratic

People have bucket lists for different things: travel, activities, movies, etc, but here, we keep a bucket list for where to eat. Thankfully, Yelp.com just made it a whole lot more interesting.<p>Using something called the "Wilson Score" that we won't even try to fully understand, the data-mining …

10 Facts That'll Make You Want Pizza Even More (VIDEO)

If you like pizza as much as we do, you want to learn everything you can about the incredible combination of dough, tomatoes and cheese. We recently found out, for example, that pepperoni is the most popular pizza topping, a pizza vending machine exists, and Americans eat a lot of pizza (okay we …

Sweetened Yogurt with Saffron and Pistachios (Shrikhand)

Cut 3 layers of cheesecloth into a 12" x 24" square. Put yogurt in middle of cheesecloth, bring up ends, and tie with kitchen twine. Tie …

The Kitchn

Macaroni and Cheese From Scratch: The Non-Boxed, Still Cheap Alternative

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i></i><p>In this week's installment of <i>Unsavory Confessions of a Food</i> …

How Bartenders Are Modernizing the Irish Coffee: 6 Recipes

The classic Irish coffee is refreshed and modernized by bartenders across the country and beyond.<p>Every bar has coffee, whiskey, and cream—and combining them with a touch of brown sugar results in a mighty fine cocktail. The classic Irish coffee was invented in the 1940s on a cold winter's night in …

Coffee

No avocados? No problem! Try these tips to make guacamole with a twist

False alarm, burrito lovers—the guacpocalypse has been called off. It was widely reported yesterday that Chipotle might give guacamole the boot off its menu in the face of rising prices, but that’s not the case, as TODAY.com reported earlier.<p>But that doesn’t mean it’s any less painful doling out an …

Food

Dominique Ansel to Debut Milk & Cookie Shots at SXSW

Soon after announcing that he'd be bringing his mania-inducing <b>Cronuts</b> to Austin's <b>SXSW</b>, the NYC pastry chef has revealed via Instagram his latest dessert creation which he'll debut at the festival: <b>Chocolate Chip Cookie Milk Shots</b>. Reps from <b>Dominique Ansel Bakery</b> tell Eater about the inspiration for …

Stunning Celebrity Portraits Taken at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party

<b>Lupita Nyong'o</b><p>Did you catch last night's Oscars? If not, here's a quick recap. Jareto Leto and Lupita Nyong'o gave two eloquent and moving acceptance speeches, Ellen (or rather Bradley Cooper) took a celebrity-filled selfie that broke Twitter, and Leonardo DiCaprio didn't win..again. Of course, the …

Paul Rudd

Gadgets 360 on Twitter: "Meet Satya Nadella, the new Microsoft CEO http://t.co/m29jiltwXe http://t.co/Dwt9MXRzkb"

Replying to @<b>Gadgets360</b><p>“@<b>NDTVGadgets</b>: Meet Satya Nadella, the new Microsoft CEO http://ndtv.in/1cQXcgn pic.twitter.com/acp5FwFhMD”RIP my xbox ! …

Solving the Body's Problems Through Eyewear, One Goofy Design at a Time

Google's new diabetes-regulating contact lens has been making the rounds online, but somehow we're not surprised—its futuristic functionality is a …

The Desktop Wallpaper featuring Mike Dornseif - The Fox Is Black

Chicago based illustrator and designer Mike Dornseif is a phenomenal talent, able to firmly stride between both mediums with relative ease. Mike got …

Roundup: 12 Modern Mugs

Popular In Home Furnishings<p>We check out the Architectural Digest Design Show to see what the world of interiors and design had to offer.<p>Studio Fabian …

Furniture

Surreal Atmospheric Photography by Martin Vlach | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying these conceptual photographs by Martin Vlach. The artist digitally merges his own photography with elements of nature to create …

15-Foot-Tall Crocheted Doilies Consume Gallery Walls

<i>Keeping Up Appearances</i> is an ongoing, site-specific installation project by Ashley V. Blalock in which she strings up huge crocheted, web-like doilies throughout different gallery spaces. The American artist uses bold red cotton and yarn to create forms that burst from corners and walls, and cover …

Art

Alluring Female Colored Pencil Portraits by Jennifer Healy

In these alluring drawings, American illustrator Jennifer Healy uses colored pencils to blur the lines between fantasy and realism. Her technically stunning approach blends delicate lines into gorgeously detailed feminine portraits that have a dreamlike quality to them. The young faces stare out …

Art

A Sculptural Lounge Chair Designed for Dreaming

Famed Japanese architect Tadao Ando partnered with Carl Hansen & Søn to design a sculptural lounge chair that pays tribute to Hans J. Wegner. The …

Congress will soon regret support to AAP, Arvind Kejriwal tells NDTV

In an exclusive interview with NDTV, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal says that he is closely studying the CWG files and action will be taken …

ClubMed Advertising

I love beautiful advertising, it's all about art direction, attention to details, story telling and of course a good amount of photo-manipulation …

Breathtaking Aerial Photographs of Colorful African Landscapes

Far surpassing common aerial photography, Brooklyn-based photographer Zack Seckler transforms southern Africa into living landscapes pulsing with …

Collection of Pictures Combined into Animated Visuals

Pardon the comment, but for just a moment, can we please have a brief respite from all the’ surreal’, ‘ethereal’, ‘other worldly’ and ‘dream-like’ …

Russian Mother Takes Magical Portraits of Her Two Boys and their Animal Friends

Russian photographer Elena Shumilova only got into photography in early 2012, when she acquired her first camera. But if you were to look through her …

Sport picture of the day: eyes on the shuttlecock

The lighting at the Malaysian Open Super Series badminton tournament and the perspective of this shot both help the viewer to focus on the determination on Lee Chong Wei's face. The vivid colour of the court is also striking

5 Essential Tips for Taking Beautiful Winter Photos

Maybe you got a brand new camera over the holidays and are itching to try it out or maybe you just want to try to capture some of the beauty of …