Sharon Combs

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15 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Buy Once And Regrow Forever

We all know about the normal ways to grow plants – from seeds. But, did you know that there are many plants that you can grow from leftovers and …

Gardening

Banana Bread Lava Cake

Ice cream bars (really!) are the secret ingredient in this gooey cake. Buried in the center of a traditional banana bread batter, they melt as the …

Dessert

5-Minute Raffaello Cream - Italian Dessert

Raffaello chocolates are popular Italian cookies that have a smooth coconut and almond cream taste. They are so delicious! This Italian Raffaello …

Dessert

You Won't Believe This Is a Backyard Wedding — but It Is!

If you're planning a destination wedding in our northern neighbor — or if you're Canadian and planning a hometown big day — get ready for some luscious lakeside inspiration. Tessa and Tyrell met as staff members at Camp Firwood in Bellingham, WA, and they tried unsuccessfully to keep the …

Weddings

10 Ideas to Steal from the World’s Biggest Botanical Garden

As the world’s most famous botanical garden, Kew is an awe-inspiring place to visit with vast glasshouses (the newly restored Temperate House which …

Landscaping

5 Easy Pasta Sauces to Know by Heart

Go to just about any Italian restaurant and you'll see a handful of staple pasta dishes like Bolognese and Alfredo. Those essentials please just …

Italian Food

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

Barcelona

10 Architects You Should be Following on Instagram

There's no shortage of awesome architects to follow on Instagram. The hashtag #architectureporn alone produces more than 5 million posts, many of …

Architecture

Palantir Knows Everything About You

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Silicon Valley

These Healthy Sweet Potato Brownies Are Magical

You can thank Ella Mills for the recipe.<p>Here’s a common baking conundrum: You want to bake brownies, but you dread the temptation of eating the entire batch. Oh, and one other thing: You don’t want to share.<p>We’ve found a healthy compromise.<p>In case you didn’t know, Ella Mills is the queen of healthy …

Dessert

Klimt and Schiele: The artists who shocked Europe

Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele were two titans of Viennese art who shared a firm friendship and an artistic free will that scandalised many, writes Cath Pound.<p>At first glance there is little to suggest a connection between Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele. Klimt was the archetypical sensualist who …

Art

17 Children's Fantasy Series You May Have Missed As A Kid — But Should Read Now

I've spent a lifetime reading fantasy novels, but there are <i>so many</i> novels and series that I didn't have the chance to read when I was younger and …

100 % Seeds Germination tricks | For Fruit and Vegetable seeds

On February 12, 2018 by admin<p>Starting trees from seed can be one of the most rewarding gardening activities, but tree seeds often require a little …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

The First 6 Pages of Bill Gates's Favorite Book Will Change Your Life (and the Next 500 Pages Aren't Bad Either) | Inc.com

If you're pessimistic about the state of world today, Bill Gates and Harvard psychology professor Steven Pinker have a message for you: "This bleak assessment of the state of the world is wrong. And not just a little wrong--wrong wrong, flat-earth wrong, couldn't-<i>be</i>-more-wrong."<p>The quote appears on …

Bill Gates

Where Vintage Style Bloggers Get Their Clothes

The very best places to shop for outfits inspired by the 1920s through the 1960s.<p>While interest in true vintage clothing is growing, it can be difficult to find authentic items from the ’40s, ’50s, and ’60s, and much tougher from times earlier than those eras. If you can find something, the size …

Clothing

Patterns In Black And White Photo Contest Winner

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their photos with patterns in B&W in the Patterns In Black And White Photo contest with chances to win …

Black & White Photography

Before and After: We Can't Believe This is the Same House

As nice as it is to see Before & After projects that seem totally approachable—$15 under-cabinet lighting, a refreshed bathroom—aspirational …

Dining Rooms

The Life and Art of John Singer Sargent

John Singer Sargent (January 12, 1856 - April 14, 1925) was the leading portrait painter of his era, known for representing the elegance and …

The Extraordinary Life of Nikola Tesla

Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts:<p>Spoke …

Engineering

15 Self-Watering Planters That Make Your Everyday Life Easier

It’s in our nature to look for things designed to make our lives easier, to help us save time and effort and to basically simplify our everyday …

Meet the 34-Year-Old Founder of Stitch Fix, Who Just Became One of America's Richest Self-Made Women

From teen raver to youngest-ever female startup IPO.<p>Katrina Lake founded Stitch Fix, the online personal shopping service, out of her apartment on …

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Get your own corner of the Web for less! Register a new .COM for just $9.99 for the first year and get everything you need to make your mark online — …

Plants are capable of complex decision-making

They might not have brains, but that doesn't mean they're dim-witted.<p>Have you ever had the distinct feeling that your houseplants know more than …

growgreenworld.com

All you need, sort of

This week my sketching kit is quite minimal and in yesterday’s post I promised a photo of my beach setup.Today I remembered to snap an image before I …

Sketching

Celebrating cuccidati, the Sicilian Christmas cookie that merits its own festival

On a recent cold and gray December Sunday, dozens of Italian families gathered to celebrate a Sicilian Christmas cookie at Casa Italia, the Italian cultural center in west suburban Stone Park. Little known outside Italian-American communities, the fig-stuffed treats, called cuccidati, are loved …

Where to get your holiday tamales this year

Have you ever plowed through a plate of hot <i>uchepos</i>? Not unless you've spent time in Michoacán, I'm guessing, or at least visited Birrieria Apatzingan up in Pacoima. <i>Uchepos</i> are like tamales caressed by an angel, clouds of sweet, fresh corn steamed in corn husks, tasting like nothing but themselves. …

Mexico