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How to Use Scotch Tape to Perfect Your Liquid Eyeliner

Luckily, sketching on exotic cat eyes just got a whole lot easier thanks to this one sticky trick.<p>Let's face it: Unless you have a degree in geometry, the steady hands of a surgeon, or an inclination for art, mastering the technique of liquid eyeliner is just plain hard. Luckily, sketching on …

Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

Eskisehir, Turkey: The Perfect Slice Of Venice You'd Never Expect

We've seen a good number of fake Venices on our travels, tucked sneakily into all sorts of non-Italian places from Vegas to China to a theme park in South Korea. Humankind just seems to have a fascination with cute canals (and cute men rowing in cute scarves upon said cute canals).<p>But even we were …

The Greek Islands Are Calling You. Here's Where To Go.

So you want to take a trip to the good ole Greek islands, and we can't fault you. But there are nearly 6,000 of them scattered around so finding what's right for you can be tricky.<p>But hark! We've done some organizing for you to help whittle down the choices based on the type of vacation you're …

15 Top Tips in Aix-en-Provence

Visiting Aix-en-Provence, France, for a few days? A few weeks? Longer?<p>My wife, Kathy, and I have spent the first five months of 2014 in the city, trying our hand at slow lane travel before we leave on a month-long journey around eastern France. Here are our favorite places in Aix, by category:<p><b>Best</b> …

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Gallery of Fame: 'Look at Me!' Art Work

This painting of the R&B singer looms over the upstairs loft of his Atlanta-area home.<p>MACY GRAY<p>Artist Noriyoshi Kudo created this outdoor fountain …

Emma Stone Dazzles in Her First Woody Allen Movie

Photo: Sony Pictures Classics<p>The last time I saw a movie trailer and felt magical tingly happy feelings about the fashions in it, it was <i>Grace of Monaco</i>, the still unreleased Nicole Kidman flick. Then, today, Sony Pictures Classics released this: two glorious minutes of a <i>Magic in the Moonlight</i> …