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This Cool Interactive Art Program Lets Everyone Become A Talented Artist

Growing up with two older brothers was hard enough, but having to deal with them being incredibly artistically inclined was arguably more frustrating. You see, I can’t draw a stick figure to save my life. Meanwhile, they were busting out beautiful self-portraits, complex abstract paintings, and striking still lifes like it was nothing. That’s why you can probably understand that any tool that makes me seem like a talented artist might appeal to me…enter Silk. The “interactive generative art” allows users to play with their cursor to […]

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24 Delicious French Fry Recipes To Get You Through The Week

If there were ever a single unifier, the almighty french fry might just be it. The only downside to eating too many french fries is that eating that many carbs should probably be illegal, but given how this week is going, I will eat all the damn fries I want. No matter if you’re a potato wedge lover or a shoestring fried addict, there’s at least one side of fried potato goodness that melts your troubles away. Now if I’m being completely honest, I’m a classic ketchup-and-fries […]

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In 1986, A City Released Millions Of Balloons As A Publicity Stunt With Fatal Results

When the city of Cleveland, Ohio, put on a fundraiser for charity in 1986, they really brought it in terms of fanfare. In addition to raising money for United Way, the city also aimed to break the world record for most balloons ever launched. Thousands of volunteers gathered to make this a reality, and they filled balloons with helium together for hours. googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); When all was said and done, over a million balloons were released in downtown Cleveland. Although it was an incredible sight […]

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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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