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By Chad Tehini | Some Of My Finds - A collection of articles, funny videos and all round randomness found on the interwebs

The best kitchen gadgets for terrible home cooks

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>For some people, cooking comes naturally. One little taste of a broth and they know exactly which spices to add to make the soup …

World's priciest whisky bought by Chinese millionaire revealed to be fake

When Chinese millionaire, Zhang Wei, splashed out £7,600 on the world’s most expensive whisky shot in a Swiss bar, he boasted to his fans that it was the same age as his great, great grandmother would have been – 139 years old.<p>Unfortunately for the martial arts fantasy writer, the headlines …

The Seabreacher, A Semi-Submersible Watercraft Available In the Shape of a Shark, Dolphin, or Whale

The Seabreacher is a custom built two seat semi-submersible watercraft, designed and developed by Innespace Productions, that is available as a …

Fish

Artist Fits Homeless People with GPS Tracking Devices, Sells Them as ‘Real-Life Pokemon’

Danish avante-garde artist Kristian von Hornsleth recently drew criticism for his latest project, which involves turning London homeless people into …

14 Healthy Date Night Dinners That Will Impress Anyone

Let's set the scene: You and your boo have decided on a night in. Obviously, you're going to need some drinks to start (maybe a bottle of rosé?) and …

Cooking

This Is the Most Ingenious Way to Cut a Cake for a Crowd

Triangular slices are so overrated.<p>If you asked 100 people to cut a cake, 99 of them would likely slice the cake into even triangles. It's an all-too-common practice, and as math has proven, it's not always the most efficient way to go about it (particularly if you plan on having leftovers). But …

Singapore's jaw-dropping new airport has the world's largest indoor waterfall

Air travel is usually a nightmare, but Singapore’s new Jewel Changi Airport extension is taking the sting out of the experience with a lush jungle …

Houseplants

Pork chops stuffed with spinach, goat’s cheese and sun-dried tomatoes - delicious. magazine

• Olive oil<br>• 1 very finely chopped shallot<br>• 1 crushed garlic clove<br>• 40g spinach, blanched in boiling water and excess liquid squeezed out<br>• 30g roughly chopped …

Recipes

6 truths about money that are tripping you up

<i>— John D. Rockefeller</i><p>The irony of a strong financial life is that you don't really want it. You want what a strong financial life <i>represents</i>: options.<p>the ability to fail and try again someday<br>• more time, to be spent in personally meaningful ways<br>• stronger choices for our loved ones, e.g. schools and …

How to Give Strawberries the Gift of Immortality

Combine the butter, honey, orange zest, and salt in a food processor fitted with the blade attachment. Process for about 20 seconds, scraping down …

Recipes

11 Baking Ratios Every Pro Should Memorize

You’ve heard it said before that baking is a science — and it’s true. Ratios are the backbone of our favorite recipes for cookies, cakes and more. …

This Treehouse in Cape Town, South Africa Is a Sight to Behold

Wait until you see the gorgeous rooftop.<p>Even though this South African home isn't <i>technically</i> a treehouse, it might as well be. A local firm named Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design was tasked with creating a modern, cabin-like abode on a tree-rich property. The results: This home, which …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

Ikea’s Crazy New Cookbook Literally Cooks You Dinner

It turns out that while Ikea’s assembly instructions can be infuriating, they’re actually great for cooking.<p>Ikea may not be known for having the clearest of instructions regarding its furniture, but the company can teach me how to make dinner anytime. Because The Ikea Recipe Series is the …

Kitchens

Get Lost in These Real-World Fairy Tale Landscapes

18 magical places on Earth that seem straight out of a fantasy world.<p>Characters and plot are crucial to any story, but key to the appeal of most …

A Roman Empire Subway Map of their 250,000 Mile Road Network

Map Created by Sasha Trubetskoy Self-proclaimed geography and data nerd Sasha Trubetskoy recently created a subway-style map of the major Roman …

Luxurious solar home wraps around a sloped green roof

Architecture and landscape unite in the MeMo House, a solar-powered home in Buenos Aires built to maximize green space. Located between infill …

Architecture

Elegant Australian home shows the beauty and toughness of rammed earth

Rammed earth may be an ancient building material, but the modern homes that use compact earth are anything but old-fashioned. One such example is …

Design

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This mind-blowing home's undulating courtyard lifts up to form sheltered spaces

Beijing-based Arch Studio has revamped a traditional hutong into a beautiful complex wrapped in a winding grey and white walkway that seamlessly …

Architecture

Spiraling treetop walkway gives visitors a bird’s eye view of a Danish forest

A stunning new adventure park in Denmark is taking visitors to new heights—literally. Architecture studio EFFEKT designed the Camp Adventure Treetop …

This Make-Ahead Baked French Toast Recipe Is a Game Changer

<b>Up next, keep reading for The Kitchy Kitchen's easy frozen cocktail recipe that will keep you cool throughout the summer.</b>

Street Artist Turns Abandoned Building Into A Giant Skull

Abandoned buildings are the rotting corpses of the concrete jungle- they're left to rot and picked clean until just a skeleton remains, and only the …

Abandoned Buildings

Here Are the 12 Most Well-Designed Apps of 2017, According to Apple

For two decades now, Apple has hand-picked apps each year that it feels are the best for a particular platform and giving out awards that honor …

Apps

Incredible Architecture of Messner Museum Kronplatz

The Australian photographer, originally from Melbourne Tom Blachford has just unveiled a new series. Entitled <i>Messner Museum Kronplatz</i>, the latter is …

Architecture

These Roasted Chickpea Recipes Are A Dream Come True

Make these roasted chickpeas 4 ways for a tasty, high-protein snack<p>View this post on Facebook

The Kitchen Smell Killer

In Swedish, “Belyse” means “to enlighten” and the Belyse Air Solution aims to do just that in your kitchen and other living spaces. This minimalist …

Kitchens

Lavish Upper East Side mansion on ‘Bankers’ Colony’ returns for $59M

The humble seven-story townhouse was most recently asking a whopping $72 million<p>A true old-school manor/ideal murder mystery setting, the Otto Dommerich Mansion is no ordinary mansion, but in fact “one of the most significant mansions on the Upper East Side.” Alas, that hasn’t helped the place …

Manhattan

The World's First Private Moon Landing Is Gearing Up for An End-of-2017 Launch

Moon Express and Rocket Lab are poised to make history.<p>Down by the hard-packed beaches at the edge of the country, the rumble of rocket launches has defined Florida's Space Coast for more than half a century. But the end of 2017 could mark the beginning of a new era in solar system exploration. For …