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Women’s Everyday Problems Illustrated By Romanian Artist

Life can get real tough when a Youtube “smokey eyes” make-up tutorial turns you into a raccoon instead of a dazzling beauty. Or when you wake up in …

Romania

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. A bombshell report from The Wall Street Journal reveals that two former employees of the blood-testing startup Theranos are accusing the company of deleting the quality-control data of its proprietary machines.</b> The blood-testing company known for its finger-prick testing technology came under …

Wall Street

The 11 best tech products of 2015, according to Product Hunt users

Here's how it works.<p>A new tech product gets added, and then people vote on whether they like it or not. In this way, the site functions a bit like Reddit, though there is a heavy element of curation by Product Hunt's team, which decides what gets featured on various pages.<p>This year, Product Hunt …

Product Hunt

Huawei's flagship P8 smartphone is all about the fancy camera

Huawei's come a long way since it shook its ODM label and started making devices for consumers, too. It's now the fourth biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world, and in the past year, we've seen the company unveil new phones big and small, as well as new wearables including an Android Wear …

Michael Jordan's $27 million free-agent signing blew up in his face

The Hornets, considered a borderline contender before the season, finished well out of the playoffs in the dismal Eastern Conference.<p>Stephenson, who signed a three-year, $27 million deal last summer, had the worst season of his career. In fact, he had arguably the worst season any NBA player had in …

NBA

Pinterest Hires New M&A Executive: Greycroft's Kamran Ansari

Pinterest may be looking to spend some money on acquisitions.<p>Pinterest has hired Kamran Ansari, a principal at Greycroft Partners, to work on corporate development, according to a Greycroft spokesperson.<p>A Pinterest* spokesperson confirmed the new hire to <b>Re/code</b>, but declined to share specifics of …

Business Development

ISIS and the Foreign-Fighter Phenomenon

Why do people travel abroad to take part in somebody else’s violent conflict?<p>In August 2014, ISIS marked Eid al-Fitr, the end of Ramadan, with a 20-minute, high-definition video offering its greetings to the Muslim world.<p>Gauzy images of smiling worshippers embracing at a mosque cut to children …

Teen Burglar Devin Gesell Tasted Dead Man's Stolen Ashes, Thought They Were Cocaine: Cops

And now for a story that's utterly tasteless.<p>Back in November 2014, a trio of accused teenaged burglars in St. Peters, Missouri, happened upon a wooden box while they were pilfering jewelry, Xbox consoles and prescription medication at a home, The Smoking Gun reports. The two teens who broke into …

Man Arrested After Failed Attempt To Steal Airplane: Police

A Florida man accused of attempting to steal a $2.5 million airplane told police he needed to "go to Chicago," authorities say.<p>Juan Pablo Ceron, 23, was arrested at Ocala International Airport on February 25 after reports of a man attempting to get into an an airplane hangar, MyNews13 …

Marion County

Handy Tools Software Developers Love and Why They Love Them

Talk to software developers and these are the tools they'll tell you they love.<p>Technology and software development continue to be among the fastest growing industries in the world right now. As outspoken venture capitalist Marc Andreessen has said time and time again, "Software is eating the world."<p>…

Neelam Gill Never Sleeps with Makeup On

The British model Neelam Gill is having a busy fashion month. In addition to walking for Burberry and Kanye West x Adidas, she also appeared in <i>W</i>’s Insta fashion story “The London Look,” wearing clothes from the Fall 2015 collections. Here, Gill explains how she maintains her natural beauty even …

Three Days With the Truth-Telling, Hip-Shaking, Record-Breaking, World-Beating Katy Perry

Hear her roar...<p><b>This article appears in the March 2015 issue of ELLE magazine.</b><p>Katy Perry is the single most followed person on Twitter (she has 63.2 million followers). She has more followers than Obama (52.7 million). More than Oprah (26.3 million). More than Kim, Kanye, and the Dalai Lama …

10 things you need to know today

<b>Warren Buffett published the 50th annual letter to Berkshire shareholders.</b> The conglomerate announced earnings of $2,412 per Class A share, missing analyst expectations of $2,702. The company has returned 1,826,163% since Buffett first began the letter in 1965.<p><b>There was a lot of stuff in Buffett's</b> …

Markets

Ikea Releases Furniture That Wirelessly Charges Your Phone

Want a world without wires? Ikea wants to make that dream come true, too.<p>Ikea is adding wireless charging to its furniture, with a new line of lamps, bedside tables, and desks.<p>Now, unless you’re a tech geek, you might not even realize that we have the technology to charge a phone simply by placing …

Understanding the Human Eye and How To Retouch it Naturally

I can assure you that this isn't another boring tutorial on how not to overdo eyes with Photoshop. Searching for the perfect method has come to an …

Delhi Gang-Rape Convict Blames Victim for Brutal Attack

One of the group of men convicted for raping and murdering a 23-year-old medical student on a bus in New Delhi in late 2012 has suggested that the …

ISIS Issues Death Threats to Twitter Co-founder Jack Dorsey

ISIS supporters have threatened Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey as well as company employees because the terrorist organization’s accounts are frequently deleted from the social network, reports Buzzfeed.<p>The post was uploaded to JustPaste, a site frequently used to disseminate ISIS propaganda, …

You Guys Realize The Apple Watch Is Going To Flop, Right?

I’m just saying what a lot of people are thinking.<p>Few analysts or writers will outright say it, but I will: the Apple Watch is going to flop. And I bet a lot of other people are thinking the same thing for many good reasons.<p>Apple has become a perennial hit maker, the company other companies copy. …

Eco-Friendly Burial Pods Will Turn Your Loved Ones into Trees

Instead of the typical coffin burial, Italian designers Anna Citelli and Raoul Bretzel developed an eco-friendly alternative. It's called <i>Capsula Mundi</i>, and it uses egg-shaped pods that hold a deceased human body for burial. Each capsule will turn into nutrients for a tree that will grow out of the …

Prenatal Development

Apple officially wants to be recognized as a car maker

Whether Apple is actually building a car, or it’s just a controlled leak to show that the company has more planned after the Apple Watch, isn’t known yet. What is sure, though, is that Apple is now legally covered if it wants to slap its name and logo onto an automobile.<p>Using its regular law firm …

Indian smartphone maker is serious about banning iPhone brand name

After China, India is the next big frontier for Apple: with a massive 1.2 billion citizens, and an impressively growing smartphone market that is far from saturated.<p>So far Apple has had great success in the country, as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus have sold roughly twice the volume of previous …

Investing

Apple Pay: a new frontier for scammers

Apple’s mobile payment system has provided a method for US criminals to make fraudulent transactions – and banks are rushing to stem the tide<p>Criminals in the US are using the new Apple Pay mobile payment system to buy high-value goods – often from Apple Stores – with stolen identities and credit …

Best Looks: Lily James

The 'Mamma Mia 2' star is no stranger to looking regal in gowns.<p>Lily James, star of <i>Mamma Mia! 2</i> and <i>Cinderella</i>, is no stranger to looking regal in gowns. Whether she's in a pale pink number or a gray column dress, the actress has worn princess-worthy looks for years—and has looked gorgeous in every …

Qualcomm's new fingerprint sensor should be better than Touch ID

Sensor uses ultrasonic waves to scan a 3D image of your finger<p>Ever since the iPhone 5S came out in 2013, Apple has had one feature no one could match: Touch ID. Samsung has just caught up with its new Galaxy S6, but in a few months a new technology from Qualcomm will likely best both of …

Incredible Body Painting Turns Torsos into Mind-Bending Optical Illusions

Amazingly, these mind-bending optical illusions aren't made with the help of projections or Photoshop. Artist Natalie Fletcher painted them directly on human skin! The Oregon-based body painter created this impressive series completely freehanded with an airbrush. She calls it <i>Just an Illusion</i>, and …

Art

MH370: Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight Mystery 'Solved' By British Boeing 777 Pilot Simon Hardy

A senior British pilot claims he may have solved the mystery of what happened to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.<p>Boeing 777 captain Simon Hardy also …

The Latest in Celebrity Hair Transformations

Hello, lob!<p>When it comes to heel height, hemlines, legroom, and, um, <i>other</i> things, every inch makes a difference—and that's especially true for hair. Here, the latest celebrity hair length transformations.

The Eiffel Tower has new wind turbines, and they're beautiful

"A visual statement"<p>"This installation is definitely more symbolic," Gromadzki says. "But it is still significant because the merchant spaces on the first floor do consume energy, and being able to offset that consumption is something people can really assimilate and understand."<p>The curved, …

Apple Would Like You To Know People Think The iPhone’s Camera Is Awesome

BART Train toward San Francisco<br>Klodjana Dervishi<p>1 of 15<p>Apple is turning the spotlight on its users in a new international ad campaign that will see …