There are some foods out there that make the world a better place — think chocolate lava cake, pizza, and ice cream. As good as those dishes are, however, mac and cheese is a cut above the rest. And we’re not talking instant mac and cheese that comes out of a package. To experience true culinary nirvana, you need to use the good stuff. If you have cheese, pasta, and a slow cooker, you can take your mac and cheese game to a whole new level. The best part? You don’t even have to boil the pasta beforehand. There you [More]
Candy bars, butter, ice cream…nowadays, you can deep-fry just about anything. But what about water? We’re not talking frying up an ice cube…that’d be cheating. Using a water sphere made with a calcium alginate membrane, YouTuber Jonathan Marcus wanted to try to make the idea of deep-frying water into a reality. After he covered the droplet in flour, egg, and panko bread crumbs…well, you just have to see this to believe it! Even though Marcus said it doesn’t taste particularly good, I still really want to try this. I imagine it’s only a matter of time before we start seeing [More]
An iron is good for one thing, right? Ironing. Yeah…that’s what we thought, too. Then we saw this video on all the things the household appliance is good for. From laminating important documents to fixing dents in wood floors, you can do so many cool things with your iron. So stop putting off all that ironing and play around with these hacks instead! You may never get to those collared shirts, but that egg will be perfectly fried come brunch time! Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/iron-uses/
When buying new furniture, it’s easy to be dissuaded by a big price tag. Instead of being frightened away by the price and not having cool furniture at all, you can instead just make cool furniture with cheaper components! Chelsea Mason wanted a lofted bed frame for her bedroom, but didn’t want to shell out thousands of dollars. So, she bought a few shelves from IKEA and, with some elbow grease and creativity, built her own! This is how you get creative with IKEA furniture! Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/ikea-shelf-hack/
Instead of going to Wal-Mart, buying a bike and schlepping it back to your house… just build your own bike! Bamboobee can help you out. Assembling the frame on the frame jig. Bamboobee “But how?” you ask, “I don’t know the first thing about building bikes.” That’s okay. You don’t have to, thanks to this Singapore-based company that provides you with all the materials and instructions on how to put together your own bike made from lightweight and sustainable material. Bamboobee packages everything you need to make your own bike into a nifty little kit called the “BIY” (build-it-yourself) Bike. Bamboo was chosen [More]
If you thought ice cream bread sounded delicious, prepare your taste buds for leopard-print milk bread! If you ask hilarious South African YouTuber SuzelleDIY, she’ll tell you that in her humble opinion, there is no such thing as too much leopard print. She’s even gone so far as to immortalize her favorite pattern in dough with this super-sexy leopard bread (if bread could ever be such a thing). googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); It’s relatively simple to make, tasty, and best of all, it will amaze your friends to no end when you slice into it! Want to try this for [More]
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); I could eat buffalo chicken wings all day, every day! It may have taken my taste buds a few years to mature, but now anything buffalo flavored is A-OK in my book. With that being said, I don’t often order the spicy wings when going out to dinner because although delicious, these bite-sized edibles are equally as messy (and let’s be honest, I’m already a bit of a slob, so I don’t need any help in that department). But what if I told you that you could enjoy all the taste and flavor of buffalo wings [More]
googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTAT_ATF’); }); In a deliciously ironic twist, we spend all our time flipping out about looking our best during a season that hinges around food. I mean, what do you think of when you hear “summer”? Cookouts? Trips to the beach? European vacations? All of those activities have one thing in common: They’re food-fests. Screw you, beach bod. If you can’t get enough of your favorite summer snacks, you have to see these amazing little tricks! You best believe I’m making those cookie bowls this weekend. Which ones will you try? Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/simple-summer-life-hacks/
At this point, you might think you’ve read all the life hacks this world has to offer… There are the general, genius ones, the hacks specifically for the kitchen, the clever cleaning tricks…we could go on for days. But even we were pretty impressed by how simple these ten tips were when we came across them…how did we not know about these? Whether you’re looking for an easy way to fall asleep fast or an all-natural remedy to reducing acne, read on to find some answers to life’s little annoyances. 1. Blink fast for a minute to make your eyes [More]
The greatest examples from history of human ingenuity and invention have come from some kind of need. This need provided the incentive that inspired true creativity. Every Halloween, a new need arises. People cry out, “What are we to do with this abundance of candy we have recently received!?” One man, a Redditor named Deric Peace, has answered the people’s cry.  What he did makes him a hero and a genius. Halloween = costumes + a whole bunch of delicious candy. Sarah_Ackerman As exciting as having a copious amount of Halloween candy is, it is also daunting (some might say “haunting.” Bad [More]