Cynthia L

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13 Tricks That'll Make Applying Eyeliner So Much Easier

You might have 99 problems, but your liner won't be one.<p>When explaining the art of eyeliner application, I'll liken it to a relationship. Hear me out: Both require a ton of patience and persistence to make it work and can be super frustrating at times. However, once you put in the proper time and …

There's a crazy true story about NASA mentioned in 'The Martian'

In the new sci-fi blockbuster movie "The Martian," there's a critical scene involving rocket fuel and an explosive fireball.<p>The blast happens when astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) tries burning rocket fuel to make water, which he then uses to grow food on Mars. Shortly before the fateful scene, …

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The hardest scene to write in 'The Martian' involved a 'Lord of the Rings' joke

Forget the giant, rotating spaceships or gargantuan red mountains of Mars. The hardest scene to write in Ridley Scott's "The Martian" was set inside a conference room, on Earth.<p>Screenwriter Drew Goddard ("Daredevil," "Cabin in the Woods") who adapted this movie from Andy Weir's novel, had an eye …

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6 amazing plot twists that are missing from 'The Martian' movie

1/<p>The film adaptation of "The Martian" keeps the bulk of the beloved science-heavy plot intact.<p>20th Century Fox<p>2/<p>But it does skip some important …

What real scientists and astronauts think of 'The Martian'

1/<p>"The Martian" looks a lot like a real mission to Mars will probably look.<p>Aidan Monaghan<p>As NASA's planetary science director, Jim Green knows a …

Talking To The Martians

A conversation with NASA and the creators of The Martian<p>Hollywood rarely makes movies like <i>The Martian</i>. It’s a big-budget science-fiction film that’s set in space but doesn’t feature aliens, robots, or warp drives. The only villain is Mars itself, and the character who gets stranded there is a …

Pancake Recipes For All Your Breakfast Needs

YUM.<p>There are a few foods that make us swoon, but pancakes are definitely one of them. Despite their simplicity -- they're made with nothing more than common items we have stored in our pantry -- they bring us happiness like only the most perfect of foods can (such as chocolatey brownies and …

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes In The U.S.

Read the full list on Greatist.<p>Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for hiking and camping in spots that don't attract millions of tourists every year. If you like the feel of going where …

6 Amazing Beauty Benefits of Drinking Enough Water

Need a beauty boost? Grab a glass of water. We all know that water is important for our health—but did you know all of the amazing things it could do …

10 Ways to Treat Your Skin Like a Derm Would

Want gorgeous skin? It’s time to start thinking like a dermatologist. While you can’t see your skin doc for every bump and blemish, you can impress …

6 Korean Beauty Products That Will Change Your Beauty Routine Forever

Hint: There are blackhead strips that get rid of all of your blackheads in minutes.<p>Chances are you have your favorite staple beauty products that you buy stateside at your local drugstore and Sephora, but what you <i>really</i> need in your life are some Korean beauty products from abroad. "The Koreans are …

Relive The 'Blood Moon' With These Dazzling Lunar Eclipse Photos

Skywatchers were treated to the second -- and final -- "blood moon" of the year early Wednesday, Oct. 8, and it was quite a show (scroll down for some dazzling photos).<p>A "blood moon" occurs when the reddish hue from a sunset or sunrise reflects onto the moon's surface during a full lunar eclipse, …

The Tempescope shows you tomorrow's weather by physically creating it

Another very cool item hidden within CEATEC, Japan's biggest tech show, was the Tempescope. The team behind it call it "an ambient physical display that visualizes the weather, inside your living room" -- it's an elaborate lit-up box that shows you tomorrow's weather in a very classy, oddly …

Top 20: Toddler Quilts, Comforters & Duvet Covers

Nights are getting chilly all over the country and parents are starting to think about warm-weather bedding for their kids. If your toddler has …

The Science Behind Baking Your Ideal Chocolate Chip Cookie

You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a way to bake chocolate chip cookies to please everyone.<p>There is! And, no, it's not Martha Stewart's way. It's science.<p>We've taken our cues from a few spots: a bioengineering grad student named Kendra Nyberg, who co-taught a …

10 Bad Beauty Habits And How To Break Them

"Stop squinting!"… "Can't you learn to stand up straight?"… "Try to keep your hands away from your face." The next time somebody nags you like this, listen. It's worth it. If you are going to acquire a habit, make it a good one. And whatever you do about your looks, do it right. From our June 1976 …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

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From the 'You Can Draw With Anything' Department: Seung Mo Park's Gorgeous Steel Mesh Portraits

While Chuck Close's tool of choice was the pencil, artist Seung Mo Park makes his marks with a very different medium: Stainless steel mesh.<p>By …