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Gung-Ho About Taiwanese Breakfast? Try Kung-Ho, Near Seattle

If you didn't know to ask, chances are you'd never see the breakfast menu at <b>Kung-Ho</b>, in Bellevue, WA. (Unless, of course, you happen to be Chinese and/or a regular.) It's a menu worth requesting, though once you have it, you'll have to hope the server has the time and patience to tell you what's on …

Here's A Horrifying Picture Of What Sleep Loss Will Do To You

If you <i>don't</i> snooze, you lose. Skimping on sleep can wreak havoc from head to toe. In fact, one study published last year showed that just one week of sleeping fewer than six hours a night resulted in changes to more than 700 genes. That's alarming news, considering nearly half of Americans don't …

21 Painfully Honest Cakes For Every Occasion

Just because it's made of sugar doesn't mean it has to be sweet.

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

Barcelona

27 Surreal Places To Visit Before You Die

This is when a savings account would really come in handy. All travel destinations were suggested by these answers on Quora.

These Disturbing Fast Food Truths Will Make You Reconsider Your Lunch

McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell -- which one are you craving today? It's pretty likely that you have a favorite fast food chain and that you love many of the tasty options offered at these restaurants. It's hard to miss them. As of 2012, there were 263,944 fast food restaurants in …

A Simple, Bright Persimmon Salad

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: When it all gets to be too much, sit down, pour some wine, and indulge in this bright, sweet</i> …

Pucker Up For Winter With DIY Sugar Lip Scrubs

It’s time to step up your beauty game for winter, so naturally, the first thing you should do to prep is…raid your pantry! No joke—pantry essentials like oils and sugar are key to natural exfoliating. We showed you how to use these ingredients to create face scrubs to suit your skin type, and now …

Skin Care

The New (Gentler) Victoria's Secret Model Workout

What do Doutzen, Lily, Lindsay and Erin have in common besides hitting the genetic jackpot? Religious Ballet Beautiful workouts leading up to their big reveal.<p>The annual, and much anticipated, Victoria's Secret show will be taping one week from today (and airing on Tuesday, December 10th 10/9 C on …

The History of the House of Chanel

Peruse highlights of the brand's storied legacy, from one style hit to the next.<p>Peruse highlights of the brand's storied legacy, from one style hit to the next.

Gisele Bundchen

Delicious Textiles Made From Licorice, Noodles, And Ham

Just like mother used to make?<p>Leather is comedically barbaric if you think about it: We kill an animal. We peel off its skin. We pluck out all the hair. Then we dump a bunch of tree bark or minerals on top to change the color. And with this varnished outer animal layer in-hand, an artisan (or …

artisanal

Slow-Cooker Pho With Eye of Round Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Soup:</b>2 1/2 pounds oxtails1/2 white onion3” piece fresh ginger, peeled2 cinnamon sticks2 teaspoons coriander seeds1 teaspoon fennel seeds5 whole star anise5 whole cloves1 whole cardamom pod9 cups of water1 1/2 tablespoons beef base, such as Better Than Bullion1 …

Surreal Photo Manipulations by Caras Ionut | Colossal

<p>Photo artist Caras Ionut lives in the world of Photoshop where he digitally assembles surreal landscapes and portraits using largely his own …

MUSHROOM BURGERS WITH ASIAN SLAW

Caroline,<p>I remember when I first got your email. It was the week after some negative comments had gotten the best of me, I mentioned it here and …

How to Make Game Day Roast Pork and Broccoli Rabe Sandwiches

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>Remember a couple of weeks ago when I mentioned that oven-roasted pulled pork is just about the easiest and most inexpensive way to feed a crowd of meat lovers? Let's add most versatile base products to that list. With a pulled …

Crazy Bio-Hacks: A Mouse Cloned From Elvis’s DNA And A Human-Born Dolphin

Grow Your Own, a new exhibition about synthetic biology, features mindblowing bio-hacked creations.<p>This just in from science: One far-off day, a human woman might be able to incubate and give birth to a dolphin. This isn’t a sea-world sequel to <i>Stuart Little</i>, but one of the subjects explored in …

Biotechnology

The Clever Dogs Who Won At Halloween

No matter how busy we are during the Halloween weekend, we always make a point of stopping by NYC's Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade, because, …