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M2 August 2018 - LATEST ISSUE!<p>July 27, 2018<p>Digital transformation and automation are currently extremely hot terms in the business world. However, …

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13 Places the Royals Like to Vacation

From a castle in Scotland to the coast of Greece...<p>From a castle in Scotland to the coast of Greece, the royals know a thing or two about luxe vacationing. Here, their favorite places to vacation to inspire your summer getaway.

9 Lipsticks Celebs Actually Wear On The Red Carpet

I'm that friend who somehow always has what you need in my bag. A piece of gum, a Band-Aid, a nail file? Check, check, check. But most importantly, …

Play Me a Love Song: 20 Songs for V-Day

Here's a soundtrack for your special night in, or to get you in the mood for an evening out on the town.<p>"Really Love" — D'Angelo<p>"The Place" — inc.<p>"True Love" — Coldplay<p>"Her" — Majid Jordan<p>"Stay Ready (What a Life)" — Jhene Aiko<p>"Drunk in Love" — Beyonce<p>"Hold On, We're Going Home" — Drake<p>"Love Me …

All Hail Queen B: Beyoncé’s Best Grammy Performances

<b>Beyoncé</b> has a long and storied history with the Grammys. Not only has she been performing on the awards’ stage since her Destiny’s Child days, she’s also won a total of seventeen awards throughout her career. With six nominations this year, Bey could very well increase that number. Here, a look …

A 24-Hour Drink Menu for the Prettiest Skin of Your Life

You are what you sip.<p>Being as skin-obsessed as I am, I slather on all the products I can fit in my medicine cabinet daily. But I know full well I could be doing more as every Hollywood star with seemingly perfect skin takes an <i>inside-out</i> approach to beauty—i.e. it's not simply what you put on your …

Best Wedding Flowers: 13 Gorgeous Bridal Bouquets in Every Color of the Rainbow

Maybe I'm wrong, but I feel like a bridal bouquet is one wedding element that should be easy to copycat. Not every bride can hire Washington, D.C.-based event designer and florist Holly Heider Chapple, but with her breathtaking bridal bouquets as inspiration, I bet you could achieve something …

The Product That Kim Kardashian Uses to Make Her Hair So Shiny

Kim Kardashian showed up to the BET Honors show with her hair so shiny, you basically need sunglasses to look at it. And her hairstylist, Michael Silva, spilled what he used to get it.<p>The product: Bumble and Bumble shine spray, which I'm assuming he meant as Bumble and Bumble Shine On (And On), …

Now You Can Turn Your Instagrams Into Temp Tats

Wear your latte and cat pics on your sleeve.<p>Have you ever looked at a really nice Instagram photo and thought, <i>Wow, I wish I could get that tattooed on myself?</i> If you answered no, then maybe you're just not following the right people. But if you answered yes, then good news, because now Instagram …

10 Inspiring Quotes About Women's Rights from Pinterest and Instagram

It's been a bit of a tough week for women's rights. On Thursday, the GOP-controlled house passed a bill that would limit women's access to an abortion—a right that is supposed to be protected by the <i>Roe v. Wade decision</i> that took place 42 flipping years ago. And in case the news out of Washington is …

13 Perfectly Honest Valentine's Day Cards

Even if your Valentine's Day is anything but perfect.<p>Whether you're telling someone you want to hook up with them, you don't like their outfit, or you love them more than kittens, sometimes it's better to just get to the point. Emily McDowell's greeting cards prove that there are charming ways to …

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Inspiring Quotes and Famous Speeches on MLK Day

Today, four days after what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s 86th birthday if he were still alive, we honor the civil rights activist for preaching equality and change through nonviolent measures. Although King's legacy is one we celebrate every year, perhaps this year, more than any …

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Better than Balm: Shop Our 6 Favorite Lip Oils

Oils have been incorporated into beauty regimens since ancient times, yet, if the shelves at Sephora are any indication, they’ve seen a resurgence as …

Sophia Loren, peeking out from behind a newspaper, 1964. See 19 photos of Loren shot by her good friend, LIFE photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt: http://ti.me/1C9AdXF (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

20 Songs That Should Totally Be on the 'Fifty Shades' Soundtrack but Aren't

If we were calling the shots.<p>Earlier this week, we waxed poetic about the <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> soundtrack, which we all know is super sexy and amazing.<p>But being the music freaks that we are, we couldn't help but want to curate our own version. There are just so many hot jams out there that deserve a …

Why don't we... bake with bright frosting colors • A Subtle Revelry

Is anyone else struggling to get back into the groove this week? We had such a busy holiday season and a wonderful break. This week it’s been a …

Our Favorite Cakes From Maggie Austin Cake!

Yes, it's possible to have a gorgeous wedding cake without blowing your budget—and we've got the proof.

Matthew McConaughey’s Audition for Dazed and Confused Is Alright, Alright, Alright

Here it is, the moment when last year’s Best Actor, <b>Matthew McConaughey</b>, and this year’s presumptive Best Director, <b>Richard Linklater</b>, first made magic together. Last week, Linklater appeared on <b>Marc Maron’s</b> podcast to discuss, among other things, his film <i>Boyhood</i>. Among those other things was …

See the Surprising Way This Former Ballerina Lost 30 Pounds

"I'm my healthiest, strongest self than I've ever been in my life."<p>Rachel Piskin, 27, started dancing when she was 3. When she was 16, she joined the New York City Ballet company as an apprentice, attending high school in the morning and rehearsing from 10 a.m. to 5 or 6 p.m. before her evening …

The 14 Best Movie Meet-Cutes

"This was some meet-cute," retired screenwriter Arthur tells his new neighbor, Iris, as she offers him a ride in "The Holiday." Inspired by one of our favorite Christmas movies, we're chronicling the best of this classic film trope, described by Roger Ebert as, "a comic situation contrived entirely …

Dame Maggie Smith's Best One-Liners From Downton, As Told By Gifs

Happy birthday Dame Maggie Smith -- or should we say Lady Grantham? The Dowager Countess turns 80 on Sunday and though her "Harry Potter" days are over, we thank our lucky stars we can still get our weekly dose of her sharp wit and biting humor when "Downton Abbey" returns for its fifth season on …

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

12 Books You May Have Missed in 2014

To be sure to read over break…<p>When it's time to hibernate, either fireside or beachside, nothing completes the experience like a good book. See twelve standouts you may have missed in 2014—from smart novels to humorous memoirs and heart-wrenching bios.<p><b>1) Love Illuminatedby Daniel Jones</b>The editor of …

The Best Fashion Documentaries on Netflix

The best documentaries offering an inside look at the fashion industry—from the stylish streets of New York to backstage at the biggest runway shows.<p><b>1) Unzipped, 1995</b>Starring iconic '90s supers such as Naomi Campbell and Linda Evangelista, <i>Unzipped</i> offers a behind-the-scenes look into the fashion …

9 Beauty Fails That Mess With Your Skin (and How to Fix Them)

Stress, cocktails, skipping cardio … some sins can make your face go cray. Luckily, you don't have to live like a saint.<p><b>1.</b> Staying up past midnight.<p><b>What's the big deal?</b> Late-night partying — or just blowing through your Netflix queue — causes more than dark circles. A recent study noted …

9 Ways to Wake Up Prettier Than You Went to Sleep

We do love a good multi-task.<p>Beauty sleep gets a bad rap. Even on those few and far-between days we hit the sack early, looking in the mirror first-thing can still make us cringe. (Because really, who <i>actually</i> #wokeuplikethis?)<p>The thing is, beauty sleep isn't a myth, or a numbers game. Quantity is …

18 Life-Changing Hacks for Curly Hair

Define your waves, eliminate dry ends, prevent frizz, and basically work magic.<p><b>1. Cover the sink with plastic wrap before detangling your hair.</b> Never clog again.<p><b>2. When detangling your hair, use your fingers or a wide-tooth comb instead of a brush to prevent breakage and to preserve the shape of</b> …

Game Over: I Found Literally the Best Mascara Ever

Long, curled, thick perfection. Oh, and it doesn't flake.<p>You should know this about me: I am a big-time beauty girl. Where I come from (the South), you are never <i>not</i> wearing a fully made-up face, and the credo is "The higher the hair, the closer to God." Also, if you show up at your grandmother's …

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