Susan Elkington

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The 10 most famous cars sold at auction

Classic Cars

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Crust

Skillet Blueberry Cobbler with a Cheddar Biscuit Crust.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> August 14, 2013 103<p>Sooooo I have a thing for fruit and cheese.<p>I just LOVE it. …

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 …

10 Apps That Will Help You To Organize In The Smartphone Age

Staying organized requires hard work but, luckily, technology has brought make improvements on this chapter as well. Nowadays we basically have an …

Apps

A tale of two Lambos

Veneno, meet your elder, the one and only 350 GTV.<p>Exactly 50 years ago, Lamborghini debuted its first-ever prototype at the 1963 Turin Auto Show. The car was called the 350 GTV, and aside from the fact that Lamborghini's genesis was on display in Turin that year, its auto-show debut is probably …

Sports Cars

Articles about 5 great lakeside homes around world on Dwell.com - Dwell

After rescuing an aging structure, a mid-century home’s views are reborn.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>Forget gilded dragons, lazy Susans, and too much red—these creative Asian restaurants not only feature modern …

Prefab Homes

Sleep Like a Monkey: Nine Highflying Tree House Hotels (Photos)

Check into one of these hotels to fulfill your childhood fantasies but with grown-up, luxury accommodations.

10 Heartbreaking Photos That Might Reduce You To Tears

They say a photo speaks a thousand words, so with the greatest respect to these heartbreaking moments from our history & the photographers that have …

The 17 Greatest Wedding Photobombers Of All Time

Done by the masters of the photobomb: animals, of course.

Weddings

Top Gear’s worst cars in the world

Top Gear

The Prince Who Blew Through Billions

When two British lawyers, Faith Zaman and Thomas Derbyshire, signed on in 2004 to manage the affairs of Prince Jefri Bolkiah, notorious playboy brother of the Sultan of Brunei, they entered a world of orgiastic wealth: 250 companies, 2,000 cars, luxury hotels, planeloads of women and polo ponies, …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

BBQ

Boy, 12, unearths 5.16-carat diamond at Arkansas state park

A 12-year-old North Carolina boy has unearthed a 5.16 carat diamond while on vacation with his family at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park.<p>Park officials said Saturday that Michael Dettlaff found the honey brown diamond on July 31 after searching for less than 10 minutes. He named it God's …

Wisconsin teen gets life in prison for killing great-grandmother

A Wisconsin 14-year-old was sentenced to life in prison Monday for his role in the killing of his 78-year-old great-grandmother.<p>Antonio Barbeau, of Sheboygan Falls, received the sentence as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors in which Barbeau agreed to plead no contest to a charge of …

Myths about olive oil

Many people know surprisingly little about olive oil, a commodity that so often makes the news — at times the subject of public esteem (as when a study is released about new health benefits), and at other times, scandal (as when more fraud is uncovered).<p>Part of the lack of general knowledge is a …

Video captures Florida sinkhole destroying building

Recently released video captures the moment when a 100-foot sinkhole that sinks 15 feet opened up and ingests a Florida villa in the Summer Bay Resort in Clermont, which is west of Orlando.<p>"I was in the tub when the 'boom' went off and the tub literally popped up and came down," Debbie Ward told …

Senator: Asylum request ‘abuses’ should put brakes on immigration bill

Accounts that U.S. border officials are facing a surge of Mexican immigrants claiming asylum by using a few key words prompted a top Republican senator to call for the pending immigration bill to be put on hold "until these abuses are ended."<p>Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., one of the most vocal critics …

Father of teen charged in Florida school bus beating says son is 'sorry'

The father of one of three Florida teens charged in a vicious school bus attack said his son is “sorry” for taking part in the July beating that made national headlines.<p>As the trio headed to court on Tuesday, Julian McKnight said his son Julian, 15, has also suffered in the aftermath of the July 9 …

Alabama businessman kills self with poison after child sex conviction

An Alabama businessman convicted on a child sex charge died after he apparently swallowed poison following the reading of the verdict, a medical official said Tuesday.<p>William Thomas Moore Jr., 42, was being booked into jail in Tuscaloosa on Monday when he told officers he had swallowed a cyanide …

Gunman who took hostages at Louisiana bank posted chilling Facebook messages

The gunman who took three hostages at a Louisiana bank Tuesday -- killing one of them before being shot and killed by police -- recently posted chilling messages on Facebook, including a cartoon strip about hostages.<p>In a post on Sunday, 20-year-old Fuaed Abdo Ahmed displays a cartoon strip that …

101 more must-have tech toys

101 more must-have tech toys<p>Earlier this year, we brought you 100 of the greatest gizmos. But for those who love gadgets as much as we do, too much is never enough. So we've compiled this collection of the latest must-have gadgets. From powerboats to smartphones, here's the best of the best. And …

Police: Florida businessman tried to hire hit man to kill wife, baby

A Florida businessman reportedly tried to hire a hit man from El Salvador to kill his wife, mother-in-law, brother-in-law and 9-month-old son, officials said.<p>Jason Dennis Simione, 39, was arrested Monday and charged with three counts of solicitation to commit first-degree murder. He was also …

Trove of pristine shipwrecks may be buried around Antarctica

The oceans surrounding Antarctica may be littered with buried shipwrecks in pristine condition, new research suggests.<p>Researchers came to that conclusion, detailed Aug. 13 in the journal <i>Proceedings of the Royal Society B,</i> after burying wood and bone at the depths of the Antarctic oceans and …

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. sentenced to 30 months in prison

Former Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Wednesday for illegally spending $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items, the judge scolding the son of the famed civil rights leader for using the money as a "piggy bank" and sentencing his wife to a year as well.<p>However, …

Off the North Carolina coast, pirate treasure of a different sort

Sunken treasure lies 25 feet beneath the sea off North Carolina, where archaeologists are probing the wreck of the Queen Anne’s Revenge -- the flagship in the dread pirate Blackbeard’s flotilla.<p>But this treasure won’t sparkle and gleam, and it definitely isn’t locked in a dead man’s chest.<p>“The …

Spoon in underwear saving youths from forced marriage

As Britain puts airport staff on alert to spot potential victims of forced marriage, one campaigning group says the trick of putting a spoon in their underwear has saved some youngsters from a forced union in their South Asian ancestral homelands.<p>The concealed spoon sets off the metal detector at …

“Duck Dynasty” recap: Phil and Miss Kay make it official, 50 years later

It’s not exactly what you’d call a shotgun wedding, as it was it was almost 50 years overdue.<p>Miss Kay, the matriarch of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” clan, finally got the ceremony she had always dreamed of when she tied the knot with Phil in a very <i>au courant</i> DIY affair on their expansive rural Louisiana …

Debate over tipping at restaurants heats up

Should restaurants scrap the practice of tipping?<p>There is a growing chorus of those in the food world to end it.<p>Creating buzz this week is a restaurant owner who said that he scrapped tips and ultimately got better service from his staff.<p>Writing in Slate, Jay Porter, the owner of a San Diego …