Ivis Marinello

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Study suggests people with these personality types are happiest in marriage

When my fiancé and I got engaged last December, I could feel my daily happiness level rise. For weeks after I said <i>yes,</i> I felt like I was hopscotching …

Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

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The Amazing 2 Ingredient Pizza Hack We All Need In Our Lives

Anyone who has fallen victim to a Pinterest fail or two is well aware that some of the Internet's craziest food and life hacks don't always end up working out so well. Remember when we tried the hashtag smokey eye that turned out to be a total flop? But when we were scrolling through the deep dark …

How to Attract Good Luck: 4 Secrets Backed by Research

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don’t mean …

Here's What The Costa Concordia Looks Like Today

A photographer's new images of the doomed cruise ship are haunting.<p>This month marks the four year anniversary of the Costa Concordia disaster, in which the Italian cruise ship capsized and sank after striking rocks off the coast of Tuscany. The crash killed 32 passengers and the boat's captain, …

Dementia test shows five-year risk just using medical records

An algorithm which uses details already held by GPs could give NHS patients if they are at risk of dementia<p>NHS patients could be told their chance of developing dementia within five years based solely on information already in their medical records.<p>University College London has come up with an …

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How to Make A Perfect White Background Within Minutes Using Photoshop

If you’re a commercial or fashion photographer, eventually you’ll run into a client who will ask to have their product, model, etc. to be placed on a …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

British Columbia

DIY like Ariel With These 11 Sea Glass Projects

For collectors and beachcombers alike, sea glass is a prized commodity. It’s super exciting to find that smooth piece of colored glass in the sand, rubbed shiny by the tossing and turning of the surf. And with all the variety of colors, it’s just not right to shut it away in a drawer, or even …

How to Turn Your Favorite Selfies Into Giftable Coasters

And you thought a selfie book was clever! Your move, Kim.<p><i>Welcome to ELLE.com's HoliDIYs, the more festive (and slightly chillier) version of our Summer FriDIYs. For the next six weeks, check back every Friday for tutorials on creating homemade gifts that you'll actually want to give (no macaroni</i> …

Giveaway: Win a Canon 7D Mark II and a 18-135mm Lens

It’s that time again: time to give something to one of our lucky readers for free! And what better camera to give away than one of the most highly …

The 10 Lightroom Tools That Are A Landscape Photographer's Dream

As we know, Lightroom has become a very powerful tool not only for image management but also for post production. Amongst the tools available are …

Dubai Police Will Start Using Google Glass and Facial Recognition to Automatically Sniff Out Bad Guys

Identifying wanted criminals is about to get a whole lot easier for Dubai police thanks to the camera built into Google Glass and some custom-built …

Netflix Looking to Pay Three Instagram Allstars to Travel To Movie Sets and Take Pictures

If you’re confident in your Instagram photography, enjoy traveling and are looking to like your pockets with an extra $4,000, Netflix has a job …

Satirical Facebook Post Sparks Outrage at Stephen Spielberg for Hunting Triceratops

There are times when you lose all hope in humankind. We may be the most intelligent of all creatures, but just because our brains are the most …

Why Are All the Cartoon Mothers Dead?

The dead-mother plot is a classic of children’s fiction, but animated movies have supplied a new twist: the fun father has taken her place.<p>Bambi’s mother, shot. Nemo’s mother, eaten by a barracuda. Lilo’s mother, killed in a car crash. Koda’s mother in <i>Brother Bear</i>, speared. Po’s mother in <i>Kung Fu</i> …

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Phare du Petit Minou

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some …

8 Things You Should Always Keep in Your Camera Bag

There are a few things every photographer should keep in his or her camera bag. Check our list to make sure you’re not forgetting something …

Batteries

US forced to acknowledge secret tapes of Guantánamo force-feedings

• Judge says Abu Wa'el Dhiab's lawyers can view secret footage • 'Pretend it's 1955 – that's where the technology is' – lawyer<p>A federal court has forced the US government to reveal that it has secretly recorded dozens of force-feedings of just one Guantánamo Bay detainee, raising the prospect that …

China launches terrorism crackdown after Xinjiang region attack - CNN.com

<b>Hong Kong (CNN)</b> -- China has launched a terrorism crackdown one day after a series of explosions in an open-air market killed dozens in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, the country's state news agency, Xinhua said Friday.<p>Without any details, the report said authorities had undertaken a …

Pfizer And Toyota: Corporate Villains Or Inspirations For Middle Market Deals?

Pfizer continues to be browbeaten by politicians and the press on both sides of the Atlantic for its proposed domicile relocation in connection with its announced $120 billion takeover offer of British drug maker, AstraZeneca. At the same time, Toyota Motor Corp. has announced that it is moving its …

One Day You’ll Google the Physical World With a Scanner Like This

Ever wondered how to search for something on the Internet without knowing the name of the object? How many times have you thought, <i>What in the heck is THAT? I wish I could snap a picture or scan it and Google what I’m seeing!</i><p>A new scanner — designed to identify the molecular structure of objects — …

Florida Hospital Workers Who Treated MERS Patient Also Ill

Two of the health care workers who treated a MERS patient in Florida have come down with respiratory symptoms, and are being tested to see if they may have caught the mysterious virus from him, hospital officials say.<p>In at least one of the cases it’s almost certain not to be MERS — the staffer …

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#Love: When Mothers Text

<i>Editor’s Note: Fara Warner is the editorial director of Aol Tech, overseeing editorial teams on TechCrunch, Engadget, Joystiq and TUAW. She also heads up editorial for Aol’s newest platform This Built America. (www.thisbuiltamerica.com). She has worked at the Wall Street Journal and Fast Company,</i> …