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12 Halloween Makeup Looks That Won’t Give You Nightmares

Go ahead. Do a Pinterest search for Halloween makeup. Yikes, right? There are some incredibly talented makeup artists out there that we have to give spooky scary props to, but we’re not always looking for maximum creeps in the makeup department. What follows are a dozen makeup ideas that are …

Comic Books

Awesome High-Speed Photos of Flowers Exploding

Martin Klimas is no stranger to capturing things as they’re in the process of being smashed to bits. You might remember his series of photos showing …

Lemongrass Body Oil by S.W. Basics

If you glance over the label on any skincare product sitting on your shelves, you'll most likely find a long list of chemical or synthetic ingredients. Resolutely taking the opposite approach is Brooklyn-based S.W. Basics. To simply label them "all natural" seems inaccurate, since the phrase is …

Normann Copenhagen Tea

Best known for their smart, minimal home furnishings, Denmark's Normann Copenhagen recently took a step into the drinkable design category with the introduction of a line of 12 teas. Contained in colorful, reusable tins with graphics by designer Anne Lehmann, the loose-leaf teas are a fun addition …

Hawt Sauce by Holloway Kitchen

Made from just 10 ingredients, Hawt Sauce is the result of a year's experimentation and is the very first product to emerge from Adam Brooks' start-up culinary enterprise, Holloway Kitchen. “It's unusual in that it's very thick, almost like a salsa," he says. "The idea is that it's more versatile …

Upslope Brewing Company

Cracking open a cold one in the great outdoors shouldn't mean lowering your standards. While many favorite brews are bottle-bound, the crew at Upslope Brewing Company of Boulder, Colorado knows good things can come in cans. CH tested three of Upslope's libations for freshness, palate and …

Cannatest

On a recent trip to Seattle, CH spent some time exploring the flourishing cannabis culture in the city, beginning with the NW Cannabis Market. While that gave us a unique perspective on the distribution of medical marijuana, we also wanted to learn about some of the new services and technologies …

Link About It: This Week's Picks

Laptops, mobile phones, tablets, cameras and more can all be hooked up to the internet, and now researchers at the University of Washington have connected their own brains to the network. The experiment, titled "Direct Brain-to-Brain Communication in Humans," allowed one researcher to control the …

Meow Brow by Casey Weldon

Spoke Art's freshly opened space at 804 Sutter Street in San Francisco is set to be christened this weekend by artist Casey Weldon. "Meow Brow" showcases new work that takes on the familiar cliché of the adorable kitten, a trope that Weldon has perverted by adding extra sets of eyes to give viewers …

A Skull Made Of Cocaine And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Paintings by Kevin Sloan

Paintings by Kevin Sloan<p>Allegorical paintings infused with meaning that speaks of the beauty of nature but also maintains a balance with contemporary …

Seattle's 'Hempfest' will feature munchies courtesy of the cops

A marijuana-centric festival in Washington state this weekend will have a heavy police presence, but the cops will be a little friendlier than one might expect.<p>Instead of handing out summonses at Hempfest 2013, Seattle police have announced plans to hand out bags of snacks— with a message.<p>Seattle …

DIY: Lunch Like a Catalonian

“I’m very classic and I like traditional food–nothing too fussy or complicated,” chef Meritxell Sabate explained the other morning as she wandered …

20 Historic Black and White Photos Colorized

One of the greatest facets of reddit are the thriving subreddits, niche communities of people who share a passion for a specific topic. One of the …

Archaeologists puzzled over immaculate, 5,000-year-old board game pieces

Intricately carved tokens from a nearly 5,000-year old board game have been unearthed in southeast Turkey, reports <i>Discovery News</i>. The 49 found pieces may be the oldest gaming tokens ever recovered, and they should help to back the current theory that board games originated in the Middle East over …

Oldest Rock Carvings in North America Found in Nevada (+Photos)

PYRAMID LAKE, Nev.—Ancient rock etchings along a dried-up lake bed in Nevada have been confirmed to be the oldest recorded petroglyphs in North …

Scientists Achieve On-Demand Quantum Teleportation For The First Time

Quantum teleportation, more reliable than ever before, at greater distances than ever before.<p>Quantum teleportation has taken another step forward, thanks to two complimentary experiments, one from ETH Zurich and one from the University of Tokyo. The researchers have demonstrated the most reliable …

7 Awesome Photos Of The 2013 Perseid Meteor Shower

Stargaze without leaving your laptop.<p>Missed the peak of the Perseid meteor shower last night, or just want to compare shots? Check out these lovely photos, shared by folks in several places throughout the Northern Hemisphere.<p>The Perseids occur annually from July to August, peaking one night in …

One of the coolest GIFs we've ever seen: a rotating, 3D nebula

Things that GIFs are good for, in no particular order:<br>1. Cats. This one, specifically.<br>2. IWDRM<br>3. Absolutely jaw-dropping 3D renderings of …

Starwatch: The Perseids meteor shower

The Perseids meteor shower is now in full flow as meteoroid particles from Comet Swift-Tuttle rain into the Earth's upper atmosphere at 59 km per second. Although they are following parallel paths, perspective causes them to diverge from a radiant point in Perseus which climbs from about 30° high …

A Cloud Room And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Blueberry Dumplings The Star Of Lasting Summer Memories

When blueberries are in season, you don't need to turn on the oven to make a delicious dessert. Valerie Erwin says it takes just 15 minutes to make one of her favorite summer dishes, Blueberry Dumplings. She shared the recipe for <i>All Things Considered</i>'s Found Recipes series.<p>Erwin is the chef and …

The Loveliest Short Story You Will Read Today Was Published on Craigslist

"Missed Connection" stays with you.<p>Lucas Jackson/Reuters, Chris Heller<p>Craigslist: that scourge of the newspaper industry, that den of lust, that middleman responsible for an untold number of bedbug crises.<p>Or, Craigslist: the Internet's simplest and most ingenious disruptor, a digital equivalent of …

Where is she now? Barbara Mullen, the misfit model of the 1950s

I first read Barbara Mullen's name last September, in an interview with photographer William Klein. His description – "She was a tough Irish-American living in Brooklyn and she had a foul mouth, she was not at all [well-bred]" – didn't square with the poised, sophisticated world I imagined 1950s …

Newly Discovered Pink Exoplanet on the Lighter Side

Researchers imaged this planet around a sun-like star, but its origins remain a mystery.<p><b>There is a pink exoplanet circling a star very much like our own, 57 light-years away from Earth. But its origins are a mystery.</b><p>In a new study announcing the magenta gas giant, researchers were able to directly …

Lattice-Top Peach and Blueberry Pie with Rye Crust

<i>Every other Friday, we'll be sharing dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because weekends are the sweetest part of the week.</i><p>Today: Yossy teaches us to make a beautiful lattice-top pie, filled with the summer's ripest fruits.<p>Most people associate pie with the winter …

Recipes

15 Ways To Make Raw Vegetables Taste Amazing

Oh yes, it CAN be done.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow it at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out its new shop, Provisions.

Recipes

Green onions: The unheralded, phytonutrient-rich super food

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away. That depends on the type of apple -- some varieties are better for you than others.<p>Jo Robinson, author …

Are Japanese Animal Doughnuts the New Cronut?

Grid View<p>Japanese animal doughnuts<p>These are <b>Japanese animal doughnuts</b>, which according to Kotaku are called "doubutsu doonatsu" (????????) in Japanese. They are simultaneously adorable and absolutely insane, so here, without comment, the facts about animal doughnuts: animal doughnuts are the …

Will cotton candy-flavored grapes compete with classic varieties for a seat at the table?

Table grapes are seedless and convenient, but they don't have a lot of flavor. Some producers are hoping to change that with Cotton Candy, the grape …