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The World’s First Supermodel Led A Glamorous Life, But It Ended In Obscurity

Supermodels are among society’s most ubiquitous figures. You might not notice them at first, but if you start paying attention to commercials, magazine ads, and billboards, you’ll start to see the same faces over and over again. Supermodels, heralded as the world’s most beautiful people, sell everything from cheeseburgers to lingerie, and once you become familiar with them, their faces are almost impossible to ignore. And the stunning models of today are not without precedent. A woman by the name of Audrey Munson is known as the […]

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What This Designer Created Will Force You To See Your Favorite Books With Fresh Eyes

When we close the covers of our favorite books, we’re left reeling over the words — the words that cover the pages that fill the books that tell the stories that stick with us forever. Most lovers of literature make a cliched habit of reading between the lines, but how often do we dig into the minutiae of the works we hold close? Although no bibliophile would deny that the act of reading, both aloud and otherwise, is a rhythmic venture, we often lose sight of the […]

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What She Does With Pie Crust Will Have You Running To The Store

I love making pies…but there are some drawbacks. Let’s talk about prep time: I spend hours making the filling, the crust, waiting for it to bake, and cleaning up all the dishes! And after all that, it takes me so long to finish eating a whole pie that it goes bad before I get through it. It’s really a disaster. So what’s a girl to do when she wants to have her pie and eat it, too? Well, I’ve found the answer to all my problems — […]

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Impress Your Friends By Making Beer Cheese Fondue For The Game This Weekend

When football season rolls around, there’s nothing better than watching your favorite team surrounded by friends, beer, and cheesy snacks. So what if I told you that I had a delicious recipe that combines the latter two into one epic treat? It exists, and it’s so yummy that your friends might even forget that the game is happening. In between touchdowns, there’s plenty of time to indulge in beer cheese fondue. You can dip just about anything into this bowl of cheesy goodness, and the recipe will […]

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You Haven’t Had Pizza Until You’ve Tried It With Potatoes As The Crust

If the thought of biting into a savory slice of pizza makes your mouth water, I have a feeling we’d be great friends. I’m a thin crust girl, but that doesn’t mean I can’t get behind a deep-dish pie every now and then. Up until just a few days ago, though, I thought those were really the only two ways to enjoy a pizza…then I was introduced to this potato crust pizza. Get ready to seriously salivate. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); Here’s what you need to know […]

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You May Never Look At Cauliflower The Same Again When You See This Recipe

I’ve never been one for finding healthier versions of fatty, sugary, or just all-around unhealthy foods. I simply choose to exercise self-control — I’ll have a small order of french fries rather than going for the zucchini fry option. But when it comes to this recipe, I can’t really argue with the fact that the healthy version looks pretty darn tasty on its own. If you love pizza like most Americans do, but can’t restrain yourself from eating a whole pie in one sitting, this savory treat […]

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What They Created Using Just Magnets And Marbles Will Leave You Hypnotized

Videos like the one below make me wonder where people like Kaplamino get all their free time… But no matter how jealous I am of their creativity and patience, I’m more mesmerized than anything. As a kid, I played with LEGOs and dominoes, but this epic arrangement of blocks, magnets, and marbles takes that tinkering to a whole new level. Sit back and prepare to be seriously impressed… I can’t even begin to imagine how long it took him to make this, especially when you consider that […]

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This Guy Made An Awesome Wine Rack Out Of An Old Log — Here’s How

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); If you’re like me, you’re constantly looking for cool new ways to display your wine. Sure, you’re drinking it way more than you’re actually looking at it, but it’s nice to have a beautiful spot to keep it in — rather than shoving all your bottles into a boring old cabinet. Redditor MPSPhotography knows exactly what I mean, because he created a wine rack out of an old log from his dad’s wood pile. The result? It’s seriously beautiful! If you’re a wine […]

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20 Alternatives To Standard Pasta That You Will Absolutely Love To Cook And Eat

If there’s one thing we all love to eat, it’s pasta. But with all the carbs and heavy sauces, the experience always leaves us sitting in regret, staring at the empty bowl. Luckily for pasta lovers everywhere, there are healthy alternatives that are just as satisfying. They’re incredibly tasty, and your waistline will thank you. 1. Baked Spaghetti Squash with Mushrooms and Parmesan Cheese 2. Avocado Pasta 3. Spicy Carrot Peanut Noodles 4. Roasted Beet and Garlic Pasta 5. Zucchini Noodles with Turkey Meatballs 6. Zucchini Pasta […]

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These 11 Schemes Were Meant To Kill And Shame Fidel Castro, But They All Failed

Before Fidel Castro died of failing health on Friday, November 25, he survived an incredible 638 assassination attempts. The attempts were planned and executed during Castro’s reign as President of Cuba from 1975 to 2008. Ironically, it was the dictator’s own vices and failing health that led him to turn over power to his younger brother, Raúl Castro, in 2008. However, for 33 years, he managed to survive one attempt to kill and shame him after another. He once said, “If surviving assassination attempts were an Olympic […]

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