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Decade In Design: The Biggest Events Of 2008

The past decade has been marked by ferment and change–and design has played its part. Tell us what we missed at #designdecade<p><b>All Politics is Visual</b><p><i>Team Obama invents the future of political branding.</i><p>The Obama campaign was a design triumph. Bringing a Silicon Valley startup sensibility to politics, …

Katy Perry's Cover Girl Debut Doesn't Exactly 'Roar'

Welcome to the club, Katy Perry!<p>The musician has just officially been announced as the new easy, breezy, beautiful face of Cover Girl, joining an impressive roster of spokeswomen including Drew Barrymore, Sofia Vergara and Ellen DeGeneres. Come spring of 2014, you'll be seeing Perry gracing the …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Dog Walks on Water

Everyone thinks their pet is the smartest, the cutest, the cleverest. But photographer Ken Watson‘s German shepherd may have a bit of an advantage — …

8 Dermatologist Tips for Healthier Hair

Bad news for modern women: Many of today's common hair care practices are not great for hair follicles. "The types of alopecia we're seeing are different than what we were seeing 20 years ago because of the different types of processing that people are doing now," says Roopal V. Kundu, MD, …

Has the Death of the DSLR Been Greatly Exaggerated?

A few months ago, whilst researching my purchase of a Fuji X100s, I came across a video about that camera by renowned editorial and commercial …

The 15 Wittiest Things Oscar Wilde Ever Said

Or wrote. Maybe. (He said a lot of witty things).<p>Happy birthday, you quote machine, you!<p>All photos by Napoleon Sarony, via Oscar Wilde In America.

The Tony Blair 'selfie' Photo Op will have a place in history

Tony Blair grins for his photograph as he holds up his smartphone to take a selfie. He's delighted with himself and what he's done. Behind him, black smoke and hellish flames bloom over an arid landscape. To many people, this grotesquely comic moment says it all – only Blair would think that's a …

Xbox One Vs. PS4: The Top 12 Cross-Gen Video Games

<i>Talking ’bout next generation…</i><p>Recently, we discussed the top ten <i>next-gen only</i> video games headed to PS4 and Xbox One. But there’s a lot more <i>cross-gen</i> games coming out, landing on both next and current-gen systems.<p>Today we’ll look at video games slated for release on systems ranging from the Xbox …

That’s how you treat a bully!: Democrats win — and learn a huge lesson

<b>Harry Reid, Barack Obama (AP/Charles Dharapak)</b><p>GOP is finally surrendering. But it will try more extortion soon — and Democrats will have to stand just as strong<p>Joan Walsh<p>October 16, 2013 11:00pm (UTC)<p>The conventional wisdom seems to be that Democrats shouldn’t spike the football or dance in the end …

11 Recipes That Will Change How You Cook Forever

You might think you make these 11 basic recipes well, but we have some game-changing tips that will make them even better<p>We admit it: There are some things we still don't know how to make. But there are also things that people think they make well that they actually completely ruin. Like scrambled …

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Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 – in pictures

The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2013 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum. The overall winner is South African photographer Greg du Toit for his picture Essence of Elephants, a portrait of elephants in Botswana. Here is a selection of some of the …