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The Best Looks From New York Fashion Week: Spring 2015

See the standouts from New York Fashion Week Spring 2015.<p>New York Fashion Week has arrived, to break down the best of the best, BAZAAR is selecting the top 5 looks from the best Spring 2015 collections. Consider it your definitive guide to the runways. Plus, see more spring 2015 runway …

Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

Do You Want To Look Young? Stop Doing These 8 Things To Save Your Skin

Some of the most beautiful women I know are over 40 and all seem to have one thing in common: Dr. David Colbert!<p>Renowned dermatologist Dr. Colbert is known for taking care of some of Hollywood's most beautiful faces, like stunning over-40 beauties Angelina Jolie, Naomi Watts, and Rachel Weisz. I …

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Net neutrality is dead – welcome to the age of digital discrimination

A US appeal court ruling that undermines the principle of net neutrality could spell the end for the ideal of an open internet<p>Want to know if someone is internet-savvy? Just ask them why anyone should care about net neutrality. If they understand the technology, stand by for a lecture on why it is …

From Destiny to Guacamelee: five interesting games to try this weekend

It's sunny and beautiful outside, but you can't spend the <i>whole</i> weekend lolling about in the garden wondering if you should light up the barbecue, thereby angering the rain gods into immediate action. No, at some point you should go inside and play video games. It's okay, it's healthy. They help …

Comic-Con 2014 Photos: Fans Dressed Up in All Your Favorite Cosplay

Comic-Con 2014 is here, and the fans are bringing the cosplay fervor.<p>Over the next few days, Hollywood and the tech world collide in San Diego, where they'll be showcasing the latest that movies, television, and gaming has to offer. In addition to unveiling the future from all things entertainment, …

Square's Cash Advance Program Is Funding 10,000 Merchants

Square spokesperson Faryl Ury told Business Insider that 10,000 merchants have tapped into the program since it was first announced in May.<p>Here's how it works: Square will provide its select merchants with set amount of money, and that money will then be repaid (and then some) by Square taking a …

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Watch Skrillex Teach Ron Howard How to DJ at Made in America Fest

An exclusive clip from the doc 'Made in America' goes backstage with EDM's most recognizable face<p>Over the past two years, Jay Z's Made in America …

How to build your own Game Boy with a Raspberry Pi and a hot glue gun

Buying a Game Boy from Goodwill is something of a risky proposition. It's not so much the $5 it might cost you, but the unknown condition of the 25-year-old handheld.<p>That didn't stop a blogger who goes by "microbyter," who overcame the damage caused by an exploded battery in a secondhand Nintendo …

17 Life-Changing Cooking Tricks

From the editors at Cosmo.com, these kitchen tricks will make cooking so much easier.<p><b>1. Use two plates to safely cut a lot of little tomatoes at once.</b><p>Lay the tomatoes you wish to slice in half on a small plate. Place another plate on top and then run a very sharp knife through the gap between the …

Extremely toxic League of Legends players threatened with instant and permanent bans

Riot Games is taking more severe measures in an effort to reduce "extreme" player toxicity in <i>League of Legends</i>, handing out instant 14-day or permanent bans to players who exhibit the worst behavior in its game.<p>Starting today, Riot began testing a new approach that attempts to curb racist and …

6 Ways To Stay Hydrated Without Water

Here, the best hydration hacks to get your H2O on without all the guzzling<p>With a daily recommended intake of 2.2 liters a day, it's safe to say that many of us don't make the hydration cut, falling short of the amount of H2O our bodies really need. So what's the busy girl's solution? Find …

Why You Should Avoid Washing Your Jeans

From the editors of Esquire.com, when it comes to upkeep, consider the "Less is More" approach.<p>As you may recall, in a recent talk about his company's commitment to sustainability, Levi's president and CEO Chip Bergh revealed—in front of a crowd, no less—that he was wearing a pair of jeans that …

Clothing

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …

'Areal' Kickstarter Finally Gets Some Gameplay Footage

There’s an expression: <i>Better late than never.</i><p>But it’s not always true. It’s not always better to be late. There are times when you should simply not show up at all. There’s a time when you should just pack up your things and go home. Maybe reschedule. Take a rain check.<p>After seeing the first …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

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Nvidia plans hybrid Android, PC gaming device, report says

Nvidia's next gaming device will reportedly feature a separate controller and run both mobile games and PC games.<p>Graphics processor maker Nvidia appears to be working on its next Android-based gaming device.<p>Nvidia is working on a "new gaming device" that will play Android games as well as high-end …

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10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

Get ready for TV gaming to move up a gear

Android set top boxes and smart TVs will bring the familiar smartphone interface to the humble television<p>Interactive television, with its nineties graphics and seedy digital bingo hall, is about to get a hi-tech makeover. The advent of Android set top boxes and smart TVs, hitting stores this year, …

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Another 5 Reasons Video Games Are Actually Good For You

Several more ways video games are making us better.<p>It’s been a while since we’ve touched on the benefits of video games on our health and well-being. …

Why 2014 could be the year we lose the Internet

Net neutrality is dying, Uber is waging a war on regulations, and Amazon grows stronger by the day<p>Halfway through 2014, and the influence of technology and Silicon Valley on culture, politics and the economy is arguably bigger than ever -- and certainly more hotly debated. Here are Salon's choices …

Harry Potter park expands as Universal adds Diagon Alley – in pictures

Diagon Alley officially opens to the public on Tuesday, an addition to Universal Orlando Resort's already popular Wizarding World of Harry Potter. It joins Hogsmeade Village and as real-life versions of the locations made popular in the Harry Potter books and films – well, as real as you can get in …

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This little Sony will pump up the sound of your headphones

The Audiophiliac oohs and aahs over Sony's portable PHA-2 digital converter and headphone amplifier.<p>I have to hand it to Sony -- the PHA-2 is far and away the best-looking portable headphone amplifier/digital converter I've seen.<p>Its sleek extruded metal casework feels like it can take a beating, …

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British film enters a new golden age as studios struggle to meet demand

In the black-and-white era after the second world war when Alec Guinness was starring in Ealing comedies and Richard Attenborough played Pinkie in an acclaimed 1947 film of <i>Brighton Rock</i>, it was clear that British films had the brightest of futures. In the following decades, film studios such as …

This Natural, DIY Ingrown Hair Fix Actually Works

There's <i>no</i> way to make pesky ingrown hairs glamorous. They just are what they are. Ingrown hairs form when hair follicles curl around and grown back …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

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