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8 Breakthrough Face Masks That Brighten, Hydrate, and Fill

Whether as a supplement to an unexpected snow-day beauty staycation or a part of your everyday skin-care routine, face masks—in their many forms—are beauty’s proverbial cherry on top. And a new generation of products is designed to offer targeted, seriously unique skin solutions. Dark spots and …

24 Hacks to Make 2016 Your Best Hair Year Ever

The struggle may be real—but, at least this year, the hair struggle doesn't have to be.<p>The Chinese zodiac may say 2016 is the year of the monkey, but …

Hair

3 Magical Ghibli Hikes

Hayao Miyazaki’s animation has touched the hearts of old and young time and time again. The films produced by his incomparable Studio Ghibli often …

Hiking

Everyone Keeps Asking Me About Eye Creams So These Are The Ones I Can't Live Without

People ask me a lot of the same beauty questions over and over (which is great! I’m happy to help). At least once a week, I hear “You need to find me a foundation.”<p>No, <i>you</i> need to find you a foundation. There’s a ton of work that goes into finding the perfect base, a lot of which has to be done by …

Skin Care

This Korean Beauty Trend is the Latest Winter Beauty Crazy for Good Reason

It’s no secret that Korean beauty always seems to be<p>one several steps ahead of what we have here in the states, constantly coming up with new and innovate skincare trends. That’s why whenever we hear about the latest K-beauty trend, we definitely stop and take note. One of the latest must-haves to …

Skin Care

The Best Concealers That Haven't Failed Us Yet

There's no denying the power of concealer. This makeup-bag staple helps to cover up dark under-eye circles and acne spots, gets lipstick to last longer and adds volume to eyelashes.<p>In addition to understanding the many ways to use this product, its important to know which brands and formulas have …

Makeup

A Wearable Video-Graffiti Blaster that Straps to Your Wrist

Project the planet with VIDEOBLΛST_R, the "wearable graphic beamgun,” from underground cyberpunk artist R▲.<p>Ever felt the itch to tag the streets with some projection-mapped audiovisual art while out for a stroll, making people jump back in surprise in the process? Now you can with VIDEOBLΛST_R, a …

Wearable Tech

Angela Merkel biography

German Chancellor Angela Merkel stands in front of her election-campaign tour bus before a meeting in Berlin on September 16, 2013.Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters<p>The world's most powerful woman earned her Ph.D. in quantum physics, presides over the richest economy in Europe, and was the central broker in a …

Europe

Instructions

Your walls could talk<p>Wearable technology does a fine job of keeping tabs on your personal fitness. But to measure the health of the place where you live, you need a different tool. This device monitors the temperature, humidity, noise, and light level for any room. It can even track the number of …

The 15 Most Epic Lipstick Hacks, Revealed

The number of things you can do with lipstick—much like our love for the stuff—is endless. Throughout our long relationship with the makeup-bag …

Language Learning

Why Toner Should Be an Essential Part of Your Skin Care Routine

Of all the skin care products out there, toner might be the most mysterious. Do you <i>really</i> need to you use one? What does it actually do? If these …

Skin Care

How to Survive The Collapse of Civilization: The Survivalist Guide

There is never a shortage of news about social collapse, chaos and all other uncertainties, so you can’t help but ask of ways on how to survive the …

Best Sites to Learn How to Code for Free

There are a ton of resources out there to learn coding, most of which are free!!! So why you enroll in expensive training classes.<p>Here are the best …

Programming

How To Accomplish Anything From A to Z

Abraham Maslow listed self actualization on top of the hierarchy of human needs because he understood man’s innate desire to succeed and achieve …

The discovery of “buckyballs” in space solves a 100-year-old mystery

Today we can genetically engineer life and stitch atoms together to create new chemicals. Yet, we still don’t know how life started a few billion years ago on Earth. One hint is that it got help from outer space, where some molecules seeded life on Earth.<p>One such molecule implicated in the …

Chemistry

Tynker- A Wonderful App for Teaching Students Coding and Programming Skills

July 16 , 2015<br>Tynker is an excellent website for teaching students coding. Students will get to learn the fundamentals of coding and programming …

Learn Japanese the smarter way – Japan Info

For those who are interested in Japanese culture the decision to learn the language is an easy one.<br>However, putting this into actual practice might …

6 Useful Skills and 7 Items for Bartering after SHTF - All Self-Sustained

Bartering after SHTF<p>There’s no way of telling quite how different life after a major disaster or serious collapse of society could be, but humans are …

You Can Now Download Pixar’s Rendering Software—For Free!

Aspiring animators, rejoice! Pixar’s coveted rendering software, RenderMan, can be all yours—for free.<p>Available for download on any non-commercial …

12 Must-Read Books on Education for 2015

Few things are more satisfying than finally getting your hands on a book you’ve been meaning to read. In 2015, you’re going to want to make room in …

Pedagogy

The Best Morning Skin-Care Routine

While most of us know that we should at least slap some SPF on our skin before heading out into the day, fewer of us are keyed into the idea that other airborne nanoparticles—like smog, cigarette smoke, soot, pollen, water droplets, and pollutants—contribute to aging skin. Research has shown that …

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

<b>1. Balancing Mask</b><br>Both salt and honey have anti-inflammatory properties to soothe skin and calm breakouts and irritation. They also help to balance oil production and retain hydration in the layers of skin where it's needed most.<p><b>Try it:</b> Mix two teaspoons sea salt (preferably finely ground) with four …

Skin Care

The 6 Top Languages Global-Minded CEOs Should Know

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session earlier this year, Microsoft founder and prolific philanthropist Bill Gates said his biggest regret in life is that he speaks only English.<p>Not exactly what one would expect to hear from the …

Language

This Kit Lets You Build A Functioning Laptop Out Of A Raspberry Pi

The list of cool stuff you can do with a Raspberry Pi is pretty much endless (no seriously — Wi-Fi controlled pottery kiln!), but most of the …

23 Genius Tricks That Will Save You Money On Beauty Products

Here's how you can spend less cash and still get what you want.

FluentU for Language Learning

If you are a language teacher you’ll want to check out FluentU. FluentU helps you teach a language with music videos, movie trailers, news, and …

11 Seriously Wonderful Self-Massage Tips That Will Make You Feel Amazing

Go ahead, rub one out.<p>BuzzFeed Life spoke to Sulyn Silbar, ACSM-certified personal trainer and founder of Body + Mind NYC, and Luke Bongiorno, physical therapy director of NY SportsMed & Physical Therapy, who recommended these simple self-massages. You can do some with your hands only, while others …