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5 Things to Try This November 2014

The Winter Beauty Survival Guide: 6 On-the-Go Products You Can’t Live Without

From the latest multitasking face balm the perfect miniature hand cream, here are the six miracle products that belong in your bag or carry-on.

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food

These quick and easy fixes can make a big difference in your health.<p><b>1) You're peeling kiwis.</b> Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, and DNA-repairing antioxidants, but if you're still peeling the skin off, you're missing out on a lot of the nutrition value. Recent studies …

The Latest Ways to Anti-Age Your Eyes

The newest in-office procedures and products.<p>Concealer can hide only so much. Want to actually turn back the clock? Read on for the latest options.<p><b>MINIMIZE DARK SHADOWS</b><p>If you suffer from dark circles caused by hollowness under your eyes, ask your doctor about Belotero, a hyaluronic acid injectable …

Fall’s New Power Tools: Makeup Brushes Worth Giving (and Getting) This Season

Most artists would agree that their work is only as good as the tools used to create it. The same rule applies to your face; there are makeup brushes, and there are <i>makeup brushes.</i> While a full set of the latter can add up to a beauty splurge that’s roughly equivalent to a pair of Miu Miu suede …

How to carve the perfect Halloween pumpkin

We’ve all been there. Halloween is nearing, and you decide that it’d be fun to create a jack-o’-lantern with your children/flatmates/on your own with a bottle of wine. After all, how hard can it be?<p>An hour later, your hands are cut and bleeding, the floor is covered in seeds, there's a pile of …

The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

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28 Fall Weeknight Meals You Can Make in an Hour or Less

From roasted chicken to winter squash pasta, here are 33 quick weeknight meals for fall.<p><b>Pasta, winter squash, roast chicken—fall is the best time for weeknight cooking</b>. Plan your entire week's worth of dinners with these 33 meals, each of which can be made in an hour or less.

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How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

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3D printing creates film without film

Artist Julien Maire has combined an age-old film technique with modern technology to create something beautiful and new.<p>As our technologies increasingly move towards digitisation, perhaps the old techniques are becoming lost to younger generations. Take film. Although we still refer to motion …

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The Art of the Umbrella Movement

HONG KONG -- Born of political frustrations, Hong Kong's Umbrella Movement has blossomed into a vibrant exhibition of the artistry and inventiveness of the city's youth. Pro-democracy demonstrators are transforming a major swath of the city into a canvas, with much of the imagery focused on the …

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

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Halloween 2014: The best pumpkins and costumes of the spooky season - Telegraph

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27 Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas Inspired By TV & Movie Characters

TV and film character costume ideas that you can shop your own closet for.<p>When it's down to the proverbial wire and the Halloween shop has a line longer than the Whitney during the Jeff Koons exhibit, these TV and film characters provide apt inspiration to shop your closet for the perfect costume.

This London Bar’s Cocktail Menu Is A Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

A good cocktail isn’t just about the taste, or the alcohol content. It’s the peacock tail of drinks: it’s all about the look and the flair. That’s why a description or even a picture can’t do a well-designed cocktail justice. To properly get a feel for it, you’ve got to see it in 3-D.<p>That’s what’s …

Mind-boggling photos that defy perspective

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

China Fashion Week: A Photo Gallery

10 gory and gruesome cakes for Halloween

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From Network to Nightcrawler: why has Hollywood got it in for TV news?

Here are the headlines: the TV industry is solely concerned with ratings; it puts garish entertainment over principled journalism; corporate interests trump public interest; and news networks are largely populated by vain airheads, borderline sociopaths and ambitious screw-ups with no lives outside …

Google fined for 'disrespectful' Street View photos of woman's cleavage

Google has been fined 2,250 Canadian dollars for an image on Street View that captured images of a Canadian woman’s cleavage.<p>A Canadian court judge ruled that despite being in public, sitting on the steps of her private property, Maria Pia Grillo’s privacy had been disrespected and that her …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

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Great grape recipes, sweet and savoury

A bunch of succulent, sweet grapes will pep up everything from casseroles to puddings<p>As a student I often made pilgrimages to Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons. Not to dine, you understand, but to stand in the dark outside reading the menu. When I got my first job I booked a table for dinner. It was one …

Introducing the Samsung Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5, Samsung's slimmest phones to date

Samsung has announced two new devices, the Galaxy A3 and the Galaxy A5, that will satisfy your mid-range device needs in an extremely thin, metal constructed frame. The new devices are designed with social networking in mind and will be promoted for the younger crowd.<p>Both the Galaxy A3 and the …

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The New GoPro Cameras: Everything You Need to Know

Three ways of looking at the newer GoPro action cameras.<p>Last month GoPro, the best-known maker of “Look at me!” action cameras, introduced a new lineup of products. This includes two new top-of-the-line GoPros and the company’s first entry-level camera.<p>Your <b>Re/code</b> reviews team has been testing all …

Psycho: the film that frightened me most

I saw Psycho when I was 21, and it had a permanently disruptive effect on my psyche. It terrified me in part because it is a weird, unconventional horror film that mixes reassuring touchstones of American life – motels, state troopers, the lure of the open road – with the grotesque in a new and …

25 Simple Weight-Loss Tips You Shouldn't Overlook

We all know that weight loss is only sustainable with a lifestyle change. Try to incorporate these tips into your daily habits, and watch the pounds …

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