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Forget Standing Desks: Are You Ready to Lie Down and Work?

Have you ever worked from home? Sure you have. You might start the day sitting at your desk, then move to a standing position at some point. You try …

Mom Creates Dreamlike Art Using Just Her iPhone And Kids

These images will transport you to a world somewhere between magic and reality.<p>Don't ever say an iPhone can't be used for good things.<p>Ali Jardine, a mother of two, photographs her children with an iPhone and uses editing apps to create breathtaking pieces of art. The pictures are a powerful …

Fairy Tales

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Emmy Awards Jewelry: An Inside Close Look at the Gems Celebs Wear on the Red Carpet

From the Emmy red carpet to the ring finger of nearly every Bachelorette ever, Neil Lane is the diamond go-to for celebs. The jeweler, who's been busy helping Emmy nominees select the perfect jewels for Sunday night's awards, took some time out of his busy schedule to open his vault and show us …

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It's Time to Banish These 6 Cooking Myths from Your Kitchen

In anticipation of his incredibly comprehensive new cookbook, The Food Lab's J. Kenji López-Alt debunked the most common cooking myths for us.<p><b>J. Kenji López-Alt</b> is not messing around when he says he's cooked over 1,000 steaks and baked more than 1,500 chocolate chip cookies. His recipes, which find …

15 Beautiful Sapphire Engagement Rings to Make You Say Bye to Diamonds

If you’ve browsed Pinterest or Etsy lately, you’ve probably noticed that sapphire engagement rings are crazy popular — and not just in blue. These days, you can find sapphire colors you didn’t even know existed, from frosty pink to tea green. “Light peach has been a big success for the last few …

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A former Apple executive is selling his incredible $35 million California smart home

He started designing the contemporary home with a bevy of automated features in 2005, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>But by the time it was completed — just a few weeks ago — he no longer needed the 10,000-square-foot mansion, as his kids are all grown up.<p>Located in Santa Barbara, California, …

Smart Homes

Grimes: Weird Science

<i>We partnered with Genius to create this annotated version of our Grimes autumn/winter 2015 cover story. Click the yellow highlights for new insights from Grimes and her collaborators</i><p>The last time Grimes saw me, I was dressed as a chicken gimp. I’d responded to her Twitter call-out for fans to dance …

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Game of Thrones: Kit Harington Finally Changes His Tune About Jon Snow

We’ve heard <i>Game of Thrones</i> Season 6 rumors, reports of on-set sightings, and even some hints from fellow cast members, but now there’s finally word from <b>Kit Harington</b> himself that throws fuel on the “Jon Snow Lives“ fire. While the potential and probable return of Jon Snow is turning out to be the …

How to Build a Chicken Coop

If you’ve taken the plunge and are brooding baby chicks, the only thing that stands between you and a supply of fresh eggs is a permanent place for …

No Sew Roman Shade

When I moved into my studio, one of the first projects I completed was a no sew Roman shade for the window on the door. When you look through the …

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12 Things Women with Great Hair Do Every Day

Watch and learn.<p>If you're constantly coveting an Olivia Palermo-level mane (and seriously who isn't), we're here to tell you that the answer is not pricey salon treatments. It's actually just good old-fashioned daily habits that make or break—literally—your hair.<p>Here, top stylists tell us what a …

24 Movies You Should Watch This Season

If spring is the season of slim pickings at the movies, and summer the time for celluloid junk food, then autumn—the season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, as John Keats once called it—is when the cinematic chefs serve up their most ambitious fare. Every single week you’ll find movies that, even …

10 Things You Should Consider Before Investing in a New Pair of Heels

Dr. Taryn Rose knows a good deal about shoes. She is not only an orthopedic surgeon, but she is also the founder of two extremely cool lines of shoes, the eponymous Taryn Rose brand and the new Dresr, which features sky-high Italian leather stilettos that are still *gasp* totally wearable. She’s …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Everyone on the planet seems to be using Apple headphones and that's a mistake

It's time to face the cold, hard truth, everyone.<p>Apple's standard headphones — also known as "EarPods," which everyone seems to use on a daily basis — are just not that good.<p>Sure, they do lots of fancy things, and Apple puts those two buttons on the cord to great use . But when it comes to actual …

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Voice-over actors are talking up the apps that help them get work

Beau Stephenson gets gigs as a voice-over actor in much the same way people order a car on Uber or find a date on Tinder.<p>The 27-year-old Pasadena resident flips on his computer and logs on to an online marketplace that connects voice actors to clients who need them. Profiles are searchable, have …

Scientists Share Their Most Adorable Animal Photos With #Cuteoff

If there’s anything Twitter hashtags are good for it’s sharing cute animal pictures. Over a week ago, the scientists of Twitter started an informal …

11 DIY Beauty Remedies Your Abuela Always Talked About That Actually Work

Every abuela has one: that wild concoction she whips up from ingredients in her kitchen and swears by every time you have a pimple, dry skin, unruly hair — you name it. As kids, most of us rolled our eyes and went along with it, but we've done a little digging, and it turns out maybe Grandma wasn't …

Pocket-Sized Computers : Pocket-Sized Computer

This pocket-sized computer is complete with Windows and about the size of a USB stick. This PC lets you take the full desktop experience and bring it …

The latest beauty tips, product reviews, makeup trends and hair inspiration

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Canon has an insane 250 megapixel sensor that can read lettering on a plane flying 11 miles away

Whoever Canon has working long hours in their R&D labs deserves a raise. Just about a month after the company introduced a video camera that can …