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The Spring 2014 Hair Trend Report

The season's most relevant hair trendsedited for us all.<p>Feathered headdresses. Spray-painted ponytails. Gold-flecked updos. If you're the type that yearns for the artistic and the bold this season delivered. But if you look to the runway for real life inspiration, there were plenty of chic ideas …

In the Fold: Shop 10 Pleated Skirts

One of spring's top trends is moving the midi-skirt to textural places.<p>One of spring's top trends is moving the midi-skirt to textural places. From the runways of Michael Kors, Céline, Proenza Schouler and beyond, the inherent femininity and swish of the pleated skirt holds major appeal—whether …

Would you share your wardrobe?

Clothes-sharing initiatives like Rentez-Vous might seem counter-intuitive, but there are good fashion – and economic – reasons to give 'friendrobes' a try<p>Rentez-Vous, a new clothes-sharing initiative that straddles Paris and London, is one of many new schemes that provide temporary access to other …

The Cutting Board Gets An Op-Art Makeover

Being pretty isn’t usually the prerogative of the humble cutting board, which spends most of its time getting hacked at, covered in a mess of food. But with Shape Boards, Brooklyn-based design firm Bower gives cutting boards a stunning makeover, turning them into playful pieces of op-art.<p>Designed …

Woodworking

Designing for Knife Storage, Part 1: Blocks and Wall Racks

When I work with clients to organize their kitchens, knife storage is one of the issues we tackle. Everyone has different needs and constraints—but …

Knives

Artistic Photography by Alexandra Benetel

Alexandra Benetel Photography.<p>Check out the mystical and artistic photographs by Alexandra Benetel, a young photographer from from Sydney, Australia. …

Man Spends $35,000 to Transform Home into Cat Playground

With the help of construction company Trillium Enterprises, one Californian man upgraded his home into an oasis for his eighteen cats. Located in Goleta, California, the $35,000 renovation transformed the ordinary abode by adding colorful, complementing ledges (or “catwalks”) all around the house. …

Cats

New in the Shop: Elegant Portraits of Siamese Fighting Fish

Bangkok, Thailand-based photographer Visarute Angkatavanich captures the stunning movements of siamese fighting fish as they dance in the water. The photographer manages to snap brilliant shots of their quick, elegant movements as their bodies and flowing fins take action. Each portrait celebrates …

Fish

Mid-Century Modern Objects Illustrations

Mid-Century modern is an architectural, interior, product and graphic design that generally describes mid-20th century developments in modern design, …

Design

Flat roofs may be the answer to managing urban floods

Using gravity to store rainwater on flat roofs could be a sustainable way to mitigate flooding, writes Jonathan Ward<p>All sorts of causes are being blamed for the current flooding in the UK: lack of dredging, poor management of catchment areas, construction on flood plains and paving over front …

Sustainability

Banking Startup Simple Acquired For $117M, Will Continue To Operate Separately

Banking startup Simple has been acquired, the company announced today. The acquiring company, BBVA, is a 150-year old financial services corporation that operates in a number of markets, and a leading player in the Spanish market, as well as one of the top 15 banks in the U.S. and a strategic …

LG G Flex Coming to Canada on Rogers

LG has announced the LG G Flex, a smartphone with a curved display, will hit the Canadian shores very soon, and will be exclusively available from …

Gear & Gadgets

LG G Pro 2 Launches in Korea With An Expensive Price Tag Attached

Recently, LG unveiled it’s LG G Pro 2 in Korea, which is now available from all the major Korean carriers, including SK Telekom, KT (olleh), and LG …

Steve Jobs Is Getting A Postage Stamp

There are few canvases harder to find yourself portrayed upon than the US postage stamp. Unless you’re a state bird, a beautiful wild flower, or a historic/cultural icon, it’s pretty unlikely that your mug will ever act as proof-of-payment on a piece of mail.<p>Joining the ranks in 2015: the late …

Huawei's Media Pad X1 leaks with calling capabilities and smart cover

A few cats have escaped from Huawei's bag ahead of Mobile World Conference, namely images of its 7-inch MediaPad X1 and mid-range Ascend G6 handset. A Chinese Weibo site nabbed live pics of the MediaPad X1, and thanks to a previous visit through China's FAA, we know its specs: quad-core 1.6GHz …

Lovefilm Instant becomes Amazon Prime Instant Video in the UK

Lovefilm Instant subscribers, prepare yourself for a welcome change. After three years flying under its own flag, the European movie streaming service will become part of Amazon's Prime subscription in both the UK and Germany on February 26th, rebranding as Prime Instant Video in the process. That …

Mark Zuckerberg: the face of Facebook

The philanthropist, the mercenary businessman, the softly spoken prodigy. Who is the real Mark Zuckerberg<p>The first time I met Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder was wearing his trademark hooded sweatshirt, as he visited London’s Barbican Centre to try to convince a specially gathered group of …

CloudLock Launches A Fully Cloud-Based Selective Encryption Product

Cloud security startup CloudLock will launch new encryption product to make it easier for software-as-a-service and cloud platforms to protect sensitive data. Called CloudLock Selective Encryption, the product’s launch comes a few weeks after CloudLock announced that it had raised $16.5 million in …

Pebble 2.0 Android Beta Gets An update

The folks at Pebble have pushed another beta for Pebble 2.0 for Android, and introduced a whole lots of improvements.<p>This is the 10th beta for Pebble …

U.S. Cellular Android 4.4 KitKat Roll Out for Galaxy S4 and Note 3 To Begin Today

Earlier this week, some leaked documents surfaced suggesting that Samsung Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 tied to U.S. Cellular will get the chocolaty …

Unpaid Thai farmers call off airport tractor protest | Reuters

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai farmers, angry at not being paid under a rice subsidy scheme, called off a protest tractor drive to Bangkok’s main airport on Friday after an assurance they would get their money, some welcome news for Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.<p>Farmers drive their tractors and …

With WhatsApp deal, Sequoia Capital burnishes reputation | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Shortly after moving to Silicon Valley in 2004, the young Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg pulled a prank on Sequoia Capital by making an investment pitch in his pyjamas.<p>Jim Goetz of Sequoia Capital speaks on stage during TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2012 at the San Francisco …

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For WhatsApp, keeping things simple is both a draw and a handicap | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In recent years, a bevy of messaging apps has fought for global domination, with many boasting a lucrative combination of communications features, online shopping and games.<p>A woman holds a tablet displaying WhatsApp's logo in front of the screen with the Facebook logo in …

'Get more women into sport through cheerleading – it's feminine', says sports minister Helen Grant

Tory MP Helen Grant has come under fire for suggesting British women should be encouraged to take up 'feminine' sports like cheerleading and ballet<p>The nation’s female Olympians have more than proved themselves at Sochi, winning all of Britain’s medals so far.<p>So there was less than universal acclaim …

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