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A-List Nail Art: 20 Oscar-Worthy Gold Manicures

Sure, we do our fair share of obsessing over red carpet gowns during the Oscars, but what really makes us geek out is the promise of super chic nail art. And as we start planning the ultimate viewing party, we can’t help but think about how we’re going to trick out our nails to celebrate …

12 Ways Lemons Can Make You More Beautiful

You know what to do if life gives you lemons… make DIY beauty and skincare products! Okay, so the phrase might not be as catchy, but it’s way true: lemons are natural toners and cleansers, making them the go-to for everything from brightening your hair to banishing oily skin. Plus, they’re …

Photographer Captures Extreme Weather Conditions in Stunning Detail

You are going to come up with nothing less than spectacular with your camera, if you happen to be a storm chaser. That is a given fact. Storm …

The Beatles' last public performance - a picture from the past

First published on Thu 30 Jan 2014 12.25 EST

Jaw-Dropping Selfies Taken In The Canadian Wilderness

Paul Zizka photographs himself in front of the Aurora Borealis, under starry night skies, and in the mountains of Canada in this gorgeous series.<p>The ubiquitous “selfie” has gotten a bad reputation for driving epidemic narcissism and the reign of duck lips. But Alberta-based photographer Paul …

How to tell you are a good liar in five seconds

A clever trick for testing the truthfulness of your nearest and dearest<p>Ever wondered if you friends, family or work colleagues are telling you little white lies?<p>Here's a handy way to test them. All you need is five seconds and a bit of hand-eye coordination - you can even try it out on …

'Smart' Windows Lighten And Darken On Cue

A Wi-Fi-connected window accessory will make your pane listen to your commands<p>Call it the curse of the picture window. Big panes may light up a home, but they also let in enough heat to drive up the temperature by several degrees, raising cooling costs. Self-tinting windows solve the problem, …

Home Automation

Frowning In Bright Sunlight Can Make You Angry

A study on an Italian beach turns up interesting results<p>Way back in 1872, Charles Darwin noted that when people look into bright sunshine they often frown, assuming a facial expression similar to that of anger. And indeed, when people look into bright light without sunglasses, they contract many of …

Emotions

After Genetic Tweaks, Fruit Flies Glow When They Sense Cancer

The genetically engineered _Drosophila melanogaster _can even signal for different types of breast cancer cells.<p>Fruit flies are able to distinguish breast cancer cells from healthy mammary tissue, according to a new study. The humble fly joins dogs and honeybees as members of the animal kingdom …

Cancer Cells

Antioxidant Supplements Worsen Lung Tumors, Study Finds

Doctors have long known that taking antioxidant supplements may actually increase the risk for cancer in some people. One new mouse study offers an explanation why.<p>You see them advertised everywhere, blasted from vitamin-pill packaging and wrinkle cream jars. In theory, antioxidants are supposed to …

Sun meets Taj Mahal

In 1631, emperor Shah Jahan, was grief-stricken when his third wife, Mumtaz Mahal, died in childbirth. He built the Taj Mahal in memory of her.<p>On …

Arctic blanket over U.S. on January 28

As frigid Arctic air surged into the U.S. this week, the GOES-East satellite captured this image of what looks like a blanket over the Arctic.<p>NOAA’s …

Space Travel

Will the Black Death reemerge?

Scientists have analyzed the genomes of two of the world’s most devastating plagues – each killed about half the people in Europe. The findings …

All About the Bean

Yes, I still love cupcakes.<p>Yes, I’ve been thinking about oatmeal cookies all week.<p>Yes, I think pancakes should have a daily requirement like fruits …

Slow Cooker Ratatouille {Summer Vegetable Stew}

A couple of weeks ago my family was on vacation in sunny southern California. Several friends commented on my instagram photos that it was unusually …

Slow Cooker Turkey Green Chili Chowder • Simple Nourished Living

Wow! This slow cooker turkey green chili chowder recipe is a real keeper.<p>Slow Cooker Turkey Green Chili Chowder<p>It’s creamy, delicious, light and …

10 Slow-Cooked Recipes for a Cozy Weekend Indoors

As cooks, I feel that we have an inherent understanding of "coziness." It's a cold winter day and a pot in the oven, it's the aromas of roasted meats …

10 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

The Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes on Yummly | Slow Cooker Chicken With Apricots And Dates, Cajun Chicken Breasts, Chicken White Wine Slow Cooker …

Slow Cooker Recipes: 20 Warming Soups for a Frosty Day

Ah, winter. It's bliss-sparkling ice-covered trees abound, making us long for warm places to curl up inside, and sip on warm liquids. It's time to grab your slow cooker and pour in the ingredients to craft a steamy slow cooked concoction that will warm up your dinner table tonight. Try one of our …

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Slow Cooker Chicken With 40 Cloves of Garlic and Fingerling Potatoes

Garlic, when cooked low and slow, turns buttery and mild, melding into a deeply flavorful sauce that's then spooned atop tender chicken thighs and fingerling potatoes. While you can use regular, old spuds, the problem is they won't hold their shape—for this recipe, look for something waxy. Small …

Alice in Wonderland - a picture from the past

First published on Mon 27 Jan 2014 07.40 EST

UK Newspaper Chain Follows in Sun Times Footsteps, Shutters All Photographer Jobs

Britons tend to take their newspapers a bit more seriously than Yanks, but that hasn’t stopped a newspaper chain there from Chicago Sun-Timesing …

Shopping To Be Happy? Study Finds It Can Actually Reduce Sadness

Does shopping make us happier or sadder? There is much anecdotal evidence to support both sides (in fact, we often conduct our own research on the matter on weekends). But the latest academic study to tackle the question comes down on the side of happiness.<p>In a paper entitled "The Benefits Of …

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The movies' greatest quotes – in graphics

From 'I love the smell of Napalm in the morning' to 'I'll get you my pretty', statistician and blogger Nathan Yau has transformed the American Film Institute's list of 100 most ­memorable movie quotes into charts and graphics. See the full selection at flowingdata.com

Pixar's TOY STORY Is Getting a Christmas Special

Jonah Hill Talks About THE WOLF OF WALL STREET and His Failed Mile High Endeavor

The 10 Best Movie Scenes That Were Never In The Script

Most of the time, a film's script is a story plan. It'll get passed through a whole line of professionals from screenwriters and producers to directors and studio executives to make sure that everyone's on the same page. But some of the most memorable moments in cinematic history were actually …

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'Gravity,' '12 Years a Slave' share Hollywood producers' top prize

BEVERLY HILLS, California (Reuters) - Hollywood producers injected drama into the race for Oscars on Sunday by choosing not one but two movies as their best films of the year, the space thriller “Gravity” and the slavery drama “12 Years a Slave”.<p>It is the first time the Producers Guild of America …