Amanda Morrow

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Getting Hired: To Work at Smart Design, Be Organized, Show Your Passion—and Check Out These Four Illustrations

<i>This post is part of our Getting Hired interviews, in which we solicited job-seeking advice from key hiring personnel at LUNAR, IDEO, Philips, BMW</i> …

Employment

Why Sugar Makes Us Feel So Good

Last week, I reported that scientists are working their way toward a consensus that sugar is addictive. While some researchers are still hesitant to liken sweet stuff to drugs or alcohol, the evidence is accumulating to explain why some of us really struggle to resist or moderate our sugar intake. …

How To Be Productive (Even In Your PJs)

Photographed by Claire Pepper.<p><i>Full disclosure: sometimes, we're lazy girls. So, whether it's seven ways to simplify our morning routine or how to</i> …

22 States Curb Access To Abortion In 2013

The year 2013 marked the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion nationwide.<p>It also marked another year of success for those who would restrict or even outlaw the procedure.<p>While much national attention was focused on efforts to restrict abortion in …

What I learned from online makeup tutorials

<b>Can you give me some easy makeup advice for the party season?</b><i><br>Jane, by email</i><p>Ah, Jane, what a flatterer you are. For you to imagine I possess in-depth knowledge about makeup is very sweet indeed, especially as you have the evidence of my pasty-faced byline photo to suggest the contrary.<p>Of late, my …

Good Riddance: 9 Cars That Deservedly Got the Ax in 2013

Let's be blunt: Some cars deserve to die. And for these vehicles, the time is right nowthey're getting the ax as part of the 2013/14 model changeover. Want one of 'em anyway? Well, root around, pal, because somewhere there's a dealer who will kiss y<p>Let's be blunt: Some cars deserve to die. And for …

Acura

Articles about 8 rooms filled vintage finds on Dwell.com - Dwell

In southwest England, interior designer Kathryn Tyler built her home around her ever-expanding furniture collection.<p>We recently featured The Vintage Bazaar as the Design Finder in our October Made in the USA issue.<p>We want to hear all the great tales of hunting down that one piece you couldn't live …

Cookie-Baking Chemistry: How To Engineer Your Perfect Sweet Treat

In a time-lapse video, a baking cookie almost looks like a creature coming alive as it spreads out and then rises up. Credit: B.W.F/Vimeo.com<p>Baking cookies is almost magical. You put little balls of wet, white dough into the oven and out pop brown, crispy, tasty biscuits.<p>"In a time-lapse video, it …

Turning Fine Hair Fab: Easy Tips and Tricks for Addressing Fine Hair

"If I can't control my hair, how can I control my life?" This is a motto stitched on a pillow that sits in the waiting area of my studio where I help women restore their hair, and it rings true for so many! Throughout history and present day, hair is a woman's crowning glory, a symbol of beauty and …

National Geographic Photo Contest 2013, Part II

Time is running out to enter this year's National Geographic photo contest, the deadline for submissions is Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories, and the winning photographs will be published in National Geographic magazine. The overall …

Captivating Close-Up Portraits of Rare Bengal Tigers

As founder of The Institute of Greatly Endangered and Rare Species (T.I.G.E.R.S.), exotic animal trainer Dr. Bhagavan Antle has a unique opportunity to come face-to-face with a number of Bengal tigers on a daily basis. As a result of this direct contact, he has developed an extensive portrait …

Handmade Book Covertly Hidden Inside a Wooden Tree Trunk

While this may look like a photo of someone tearing a chunk of wood out of a rotting tree stump, it's actually an expertly crafted wood and paper piece that houses a little secret. Created by Chinese crafter and designer Pochiko Ho, the small sculpture features delicate paper-made mushrooms, …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …