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59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Relationships

How to Know if a Mascara Is Perfect for You Without Trying It On

Wouldn't it be amazing if you could walk into a drugstore and test out the different types of mascara? Unfortunately, all of those affordable …

Makeup

Traditional Technique Meets Modern Minimalism at Veranda on a Roof

Great design and architecture come from understanding the world around us, responding to specific needs and allowing local traditions, culture and …

Interior Design

London areas

See more London with our guides to London’s local neighbourhoods and areas. Experience the capital just like a Londoner, with hidden gems, favourite …

The Best Way to Make Every Kind of Chocolate Chip Cookie

If you’re going to treat yourself to homemade chocolate chip cookies, they’d better be damn good. But trying a new chocolate chip cookie recipe can …

Dessert

Pastry Cream

Once you make my Pineapple Buns, you’ll probably want to fill them with pastry cream. I’ve got you covered. In 2009 Francisco Migoya popularized an …

Praise Be Alessandro Michele, Gucci’s Main Man

Just two years ago, Alessandro Michele was an unknown: a back-of-the-house veteran at Gucci—no one’s idea of a revolutionary. But that’s exactly what he’s become, thanks to a blur of colorful, floridly embroidered, eminently wearable clothing. Sometimes it takes decades to become an overnight …

Michelle Obama

The 10 Best Cities to Live In Around the World (2016)

The 10 Best Cities to Live In (2016)<p>In establishing our 2016 ranking of most livable cities, we focused on the concerns at Metropolis’s core—housing, …

Hi-Tech Pen Can Draw in Over 16 Million Colors, Scanned From Real Life

The new Cronzy pen takes a tried and true drawing utensil and matches it with modern technology to realize every illustrator’s dream tool. The pen can create over 16 million CMYK ink colors in seconds, with each shade either selected through its Bluetooth-synced smartphone app or scanned from …

Batteries

The Strange Case Of Thomas Poulton, An Erotic Artist In The 1940s (NSFW)

<b>Warning: This article contains nudity and other explicit imagery and may not be suitable for work environments.</b><p>We don’t know much about Thomas Leycester Poulton. We know he was born Feb. 3, 1897, in the United Kingdom. He won a scholarship to the Slade School of Fine Art, where he trained under …

The Extravagant, Overlooked Design Of Fashion Show Sets

In a new book, the over-the-top backdrops of haute couture fashion runways get a chance to star.<p>In 2007, Fendi hosted a fashion show on the Great Wall of China, transforming part of the 2,000-year-old, 4,500-mile-long structure into the world’s oldest and most historically significant catwalk. Five …

Fashion Shows

Idris Elba returns for another murder case as 'Luther'

NEW YORK (AP) — Idris Elba has many reasons for why he keeps coming back to "Luther."<p>"It's unfinished business, it's fertile ground," he explains. "The character continues to challenge me."<p>Detective Chief Inspector John Luther also challenges his fans, who are sure to greet him warmly for this, his …

Star Trek

Summer Kit: Accessories and Gadgets

With high-tech sports, a wave of gadgets and miniature beauty products in a flood of color, we edit the accessories kit you need this Summer.

Gear & Gadgets

How to Support Greece: Our Favorite Exports for Your Closet and Your Kitchen

As Greece teeters on the brink of financial ruin, much of the world has been gripped with a feeling of helplessness. One sweet attempt at a solution came out of London, when <b>Thom Feeney,</b> a 29-year-old former shoe shop worker, began a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for the country’s bailout. In …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

10 DIY Kits for the Hands-On Chef

For the person who always wants to know how things work, consider a hands-on holiday gift. These kits for making everything from kimchi to kefir and …

Spices

Top 10 films of 2014: complete US chart

The complete list of the Guardian’s top 10 films of the year, as determined by US release date<p>• Read the UK cut<p>10. The Lego Movie<p>What we say: Everything is awesome. And forever compromised. The Lego Movie is a $60m (£38m) advert that’s clever, smart and extremely funny. It’s marketing as art, art …

20 Most Overlooked Movies of 2014

From The Immigrant, boasting an Oscar-worthy turn by Marion Cotillard, to a post-apocalyptic take on class warfare in Snowpiercer, all the movies you …

The Face-Mask Craze Has Gone Next-Level

If there's one thing our deep dive into Korean beauty rituals has taught us over the years, it's this: Whatever your skin needs, there’s a sheet mask …

Skin Care

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

Best Drugstore Makeup - Cheap Beauty, Hair, Skin Products

Could This App Create A Free, Secret Web?

Facebook is doing it with drones, Google is doing it with balloons that occasionally crash into power lines. Bringing free Internet access to the unconnected millions in developing countries is complicated and expensive. What if there was an easier way?<p>A startup called Open Garden thinks the answer …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

How to Make Potato Chips in the Microwave

<b>Thinly Slice the Potato:</b> Cut the potato in half. Slice one half on a mandoline, aiming for slices 1/8 to 1/16-inch thick. Immediately put the slices …

Spices

Kitchen Splash Back Areas That Offer Something More

Once you have fitted the upper kitchen cabinets and the counter tops in your kitchen, it is time to think about how to decorate the wall space …

6 Designers at the Vanguard of Luxury Footwear

At the forefront of luxury footwear, six designers making beautiful, covetable shoes have gained traction with consumers, established accounts with …

Incredible Shadow Drawings Appear Through Mangled Wires

New York-based artist Larry Kagan creates abstract wire sculptures that transform into recognizable figures when exposed to light from a precise angle. Similar to the likes of Diet Wiegman, Tim Noble and Sue Webster, Kagan's sculptures cast figurative shadows that draw the eye in amazement. Rather …

Sculpture