Breakfast Fried Rice

Get the original recipe here! * Text and image from Ingredients: 5 slices of bacon 1 tablespoon sesame oil 3 green onions, thinly sliced (set one of three aside for garnish) 3 cups day-old cooked rice, at room temperature 1/3 cup light soy sauce 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, toasted 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 eggs sriracha, for serving (optional)

Key Lime Gooey Bars

Check out the original recipe here! * Text and image from Ingredients 1 15.25 oz box Key Lime Cake Mix (I used PIllsbury) 1 stick unsalted butter, softened 1 egg, room temperature 1 lime, zested and juiced 2/3 cup white chocolate chips 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk lemon and lime zest for top of bars, if desired

Sony Digital Paper

In a world overwhelmed with paper, Sony introduces a revolutionary new way to work. Digital Paper from Sony, in conjunction with a document management solution, gives you the power to annotate, share, and save your documents – all from a handy device that’s light enough to carry anywhere! Check it out here! * Text and image from

Hello/Goodbye: Moss Graffiti Installation

Special moss graffiti art installation by Toronto based artist Jennifer Ilett, in collaboration with Sprout Guerrilla, and curated by Vandana Taxali. Artwork entitled “Hello/Goodbye” combines technical and digital techniques and imagery with the natural media of living plantlife. Read the rest of the original article here! * Text and image from

This Cool Pad And Pen Lets You Sketch In 3D Using Augmented Reality

Gravity is a pen and pad that allows to sketch in 3D space using augmented reality. The cool patent-pending system hardware and software system has gone through several working prototypes and now they are looking to start manufacturing. Check out the video — it’s pretty cool. Read the rest of the original article here! *Text and and image from

Apple’s Trying To Make iOS Emojis More Racially Diverse

After Miley Cyrus quite rightly grumbled about the lack of racial diversity in iOS emojis a long time ago, MTV Act decided to ask Apple what it had done about it. Surprisingly, it turns out, it’s pushing for change! Read the rest of the original article here! * Text and image from

Google Naps Shows You Best Places to Snooze

In need of a mid-afternoon snooze? There’s an app for that. Well, sort of. Dutch-based creative agencies Kakhiel, Venour and Biko created Google Naps as a parody of Google’s popular mapping application. To avoid any legal scandal, the creators also left a good-natured message to any Google employees on the site. Read the rest of the original article here! * Text and image from

Field Notes

We all know that paper is made from wood. Our 22nd FIELD NOTES COLORS seasonal release is made OF wood. The “Shelterwood” edition features covers made from actual American Cherry wood, sliced ever-so-thin and bonded to a substrate of kraft paper for durability. We believe we’re the first notebook company to manufacture such a product at such a scale. Check them out here! * Text and image from

Lemon Soaked Poppy Cakes

Get the rest of the original recipe here! * Text and image from Ingredients FOR THE CAKE: 1 3/4 C. Flour 2 t. Baking powder 2/3 C. Whole milk 1 t. Vanilla 2 T. Lemon Juice 4 egg whites, room temperature 6 T. Butter, softened 1/2 C. Sugar 1/4 C. Sour cream 15 drops Lemon Oil or 2 t. Lemon Extract Zest of 1 Lemon 1 T. Poppy Seeds a few drops of yellow food color(optional) FOR THE LEMON SIMPLE SYRUP: Juice of 1 Lemon 2 T. Water 1/2 C. Sugar FOR THE CREAM CHEESE FROSTING: 6 oz. Butter, softened 6 oz. Cream Cheese, softened 3 C. Powdered Sugar 1-3 T. Heavy Cream Mint leaves, for garnish(optional)

The Untold History Of Ugliness

We’ve all had that moment while perusing a flea market or junk store when you stumble across an item and have to yelp, “Good lord, that is ugly!” So ugly, in fact, you have to marvel that it even got made in the first place. But what is it exactly that makes an object ugly? Picture a Rococo room, with every inch covered in scrolling gold ornamentation, crammed with chubby cherubs and vaguely erotic irregular shapes. Do you feel horrified or fascinated? Compare that with the spare, clean lines of Shaker room with simple, elegant wooden furniture. Is it the picture of blissful peace or painful boredom? Does folk art make you cringe, or do you see rough-hewn beauty in its imperfections? Does iridescent carnival glass make you jump for joy or avert your eyes? Read the rest of the original article here! * Text and image from