Denise Alexis

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25 Brilliant Beauty Products With A Cult Following On Amazon

Who wants to gamble on new beauty products? While it's obviously a lot of fun to experiment with new lotions, potions, creams, and serums — you're, …

Skin Care

The Most Beautiful Place to Visit in Every Country in Southeast Asia

The two months I spent in Southeast Asia while backpacking were a little overwhelming, because there was just so much to look at, all the time. When …

South-east Asia

7 Standing Sex Positions You Need To Add To Your Repertoire Stat

Sometimes you just can't make it to a bed...<p>Standing sex positions can come in handy for all sorts of situations. You want to change things up in the bedroom; that gotta-have-you-now feeling strikes, but all you have to work with is a public bathroom; or you just want to get it on while prepping …

FaceTime

Onion masala sauce recipe

First prepare the ginger garlic paste. Blend the ginger and garlic with a teaspoon of water in a blender. Store any you don’t use for this recipe in the fridge.<p>To make the masala sauce, heat the oil in a large frying pan. Add the whole spices (black cardamom, peppercorns, cloves, green cardamom, …

Recipes

Use this Harvard Law checklist to prepare for any negotiation

When it comes to workplace conflict, many of us sabotage ourselves. Instead of preparing for difficult conversations—which requires dealing with uncomfortable emotions and complex strategies—we avoid the issue until we’re forced to confront it, face-to-face. Emotions like anger and fear then get …

Management

8 Gorgeous Greek Islands You Haven’t Heard of Yet

With 6,000 different islands sprinkled across the Aegean and Ionion Seas, Greece is the perfect vacation spot if you’re searching for photogenic …

European Travel

Savion House

Connected by a 13-foot passage, the Savion House keeps private and public areas completely separate. The front cube contains a communal living room, …

Architecture

This Lash Growth Product Works SO Fast It’s Selling Out At Sephora

Longer, fuller lashes are something that we all strive for, which explains why we’re always applying layers and layers of mascara in the morning. …

Makeup

Los Altos Residence / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Located in an established Los Altos neighborhood, this single-family residence is a modernist …

Living Rooms

10 Simple Living Room Ideas That Will Transform Your Space in Minutes

The living room is arguably one of the most important spaces in your home. It's probably where your family gathers at night, where you wind down on a …

How To Create Your Leadership User's Manual

I’ve long been captivated by the idea of creating a leadership “user’s manual.”<p>The basic idea is that managers should create a short guide to their personality, work style and, yes, even quirks, so that their direct reports would know how to best work with them. I also suspected that this kind of …

Self-awareness

Winnie raises $4 million to make parents’ lives easier

An app that has the needs of modern-day parents in mind, Winnie, has now raised $4 million in additional seed funding in a round led by Reach Capital. Other investors in the new round include Rethink Impact, Homebrew, Ludlow Ventures, Afore Capital, and BBG Ventures, among others. With the new …

João Vieira de Campos completes minimal concrete house in Porto

This monolithic concrete house in an affluent area of Porto presents a largely closed and robust facade to the street, but opens up on its side …

Incredible Building with Cascading Terraces and Arches

Penda just unveiled images of his Tel Aviv skyscraper, with brick arches and cascading terraces influenced by the Bauhaus era of the city and the …

Bjarke Ingels Designed This 182 Square Foot Tiny Cabin

When the thought of a wooden retreat comes to mind, it immediately accompanies images of solitude and a discrete place that blends in with its …

This Crazy Fan Will Keep Your House Cool All Summer Long

It will cost you a mere fraction of what your air conditioner is costing you!<p>When the summer heat finally arrives, it seems like the only solution to …

Author who studies millionaires: 240 minutes a day separates the rich from everyone else

There are 1,440 minutes in each day. That is the one common denominator we all share. With respect to time, we are all on equal footing. And most …

Self-improvement

The Dinesen Family House: A Historic Renovation for Danish Design Royalty

Thomas Dinesen doesn’t shy from tradition. He’s the fourth-generation owner of Dinesen, a Danish company that has been specializing in custom wood …

You’d Never Guess This Chickpea Cookie Dough Is Healthy

Where has this 'bean' all our lives?<p>We’ve heard about dessert hummus and edible, egg-free cookie dough. And thanks to one blogger, these two examples …

Dessert

Solar-powered cube home in Australia hovers over the landscape

Optical illusions go hand-in-hand with architecture, but this tiny cube structure by Matt Thitchener Architect truly hovers over the landscape — with …

Architecture

5 things a trainer wishes you knew about getting abs

Aside from getting stronger, fitter and healthier, a lot of people have aesthetic goals too when they hit the gym - like getting sculpted abs.<p>But there's a lot of bad advice floating around on the internet about how to actually 'get' abs by working out - so Shannon Jewell, personal trainer, fitness …

15 Foil-Packet Dinner Recipes That Make Cleanup a Breeze

We’re all about a cooking technique that will help us get dinner on the table quickly with no dishes. Turns out, you’ve had the answer in your …

Cooking

L.L. Bean Created a Fully-Functional Outdoor Office and Is Taking It On Tour Around the US

If you could work outside on a sunny day instead of being cooped up inside the office, you probably would.<p>A new campaign from L.L. Bean and agency …

Here Are All the States That Have Legalized Weed in the U.S.

Hint: It's not many.<p>Canada just officially legalized weed throughout the entire damn country. Aren't they just so damn lucky.<p>Here in the U.S., marijuana legalization is slowly eking out victories on a state-by-state basis. In the 2016 election, which was bad for most reasons but good for this one, …

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

This Floating House Has An Underwater Wine Cellar And You're Going To Want It

How can I get a $3.6M loan?<p>When I first saw the Fairview Landing Floating Home it was love at first sight. Then I laid eyes on its underwater wine cellar and I'm not going to lie, I immediately considered getting a quick $3.6 million loan and moving across the country. (Disclaimer: both of these …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Pascal

Dachshund Geoffrey Barkington’s Silhouette Immortalized in a Stone Bench | Colossal

<p>As part of the London Festival of Architecture, a little dog gets a big memorial in the form of a one-ton stone bench. Designed by Patrick McEvoy in …

Buffalo Cauliflower Steaks [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Systems to Incorporate Natural Lighting in Your Projects

There is nothing more rational than taking advantage of natural lighting as a guarantee to improve the spatial quality of buildings, as well as …