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Top 12 Most Amazing Sculptures in 2014

Let's look back on the year and check out some of the most amazing sculptures in 2014. Who “wow-ed” us with their ingenuity? What sculptures made us do a double-take? Today, we present to you twelve sculptures that stood out because of the materials the artists used, the way the sculptures …

The App That Makes It Incredibly Easy For Hackers To Break Into Your iPhone Just Got Even Scarier

The update allows users to break into iCloud accounts that have two-factor authentication enabled, the company announced on Thursday (via Engadget).<p>Two-factor authentication is a security system you can set up with iCloud, Gmail, and other online services.<p>It requires that you type in a one-time …

How Renewed U.S.-Cuba Relations Could Be A Seismic Shift For Major League Baseball

When the news hit Wednesday morning that after 50 years, the United States would restore relations with Cuba, it sent shockwaves around the globe. Done in secret for 18 months, and finalized with a 45 minute call between President Obama and Raúl Castro, it was something deemed too difficult—too …

10 Parts Of Cuba We Cannot WAIT To See

Cuba is a place unlike any other -- there aren't many places where you'll find old plantations, lush valleys, rich history and literary relics, all with the backdrop of a stunning Caribbean island. Soon American travelers will be able to hop a flight to the incredible country, and for cheap!<p>JetBlue …

Mens' Facial Hair Gets Festive in "12 Beards of Christmas"

Each year, we don festive sweaters to show off our Christmas spirit, so why not spread the cheer to beards, too? Photographer Stephanie Jarstad captured some men whose delightful decorations aren't limited to their clothing or home decor. Instead, lighting, holly, berries, tiny stockings, and much …

Cigars, Rum and Credit Cards: What Is in U.S.-Cuba Agreement?

From credit cards to cigars and rum, here is what is covered by the new Cuba deal announced by the White House Wednesday.

Five Industries Set To Benefit From The U.S.-Cuba Thaw

For two generations, Cuba has been tantalizingly out of reach of American investment. U.S. companies have watched their European, Latin American and Asian competitors establish beachheads on an island that used to be dominated by American interests.<p>Now, with full diplomatic relations in the works, …

Sweden's IceHotel Is Real, But It Looks Like A Disney Fantasy

Most people try to get out of the cold on winter vacations, but if you're headed to Sweden's Icehotel this year (which is, as you might have guessed, a hotel made out of ice), then you obviously have a thing for chilly temperatures. In this case you're lucky, because while the hotel may be frigid, …

22 Eyeliner Hacks To Transform Your Beauty Routine

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, never let your winged liner make you late for work again.<p><b>1) Make your eye makeup last longer by setting your eyeliner with a matching eye shadow.</b><p>First, line your eyes with a pencil liner, and then lightly dust eye shadow in the same shade on top to hold the …

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Articles about stocking stuffer homes small mighty and under 1000 square feet on Dwell.com - Dwell

Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>We all know it can be hard to find modern, sophisticated, and fun gifts to fill holiday stockings.<p>A pragmatic Hong Kong-based design studio finds solutions to the challenges that come with …

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How To Take A Selfie Like a Supermodel

Nothing garners more followers than a great selfiewe studied the masters (supermodels!) and came up with 9 easy tips for taking a great photo of yourself.<p>Nothing garners more followers than a great selfie—we studied the masters (supermodels!) and came up with 9 easy tips for taking a great photo of …

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The Captivating Beauty of Libraries Around the World

New York-based, French photographer Franck Bohbot documents the breathtaking beauty of libraries in his ongoing series <i>House of Books</i>. Traveling to cities like Paris, Rome, and Boston, the photographer creates a visual record of the bastions of knowledge and learning that have been the pillars of …

8 Ways To Rev Up Your Metabolism

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, provides 8 tips to tune up your metabolism.<p>Let's start with the most basic definintion of metabolism—the chemical processes by which a plant or an animal uses food and water to grow, heal and to …

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The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

6 Common Mistakes To Avoid When Earning And Redeeming Miles

<i>Daz /No longer Swan man / Flickr</i><p>In my early days of collecting points and miles, there were many things I was clueless about. Since wising up, I've talked to countless travelers who made some of the same mistakes. Without knowing the basics of earning and redeeming travel rewards, you may end up …

Dr. Dre Inspires Amazing Hanukkah Gift: The Dr. Dreidel

2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Sometimes, for no apparent reason, two unlikely words collide. Take for instance Hanukkah and rap music. Thanks to Hannah Rothstein, the Dr. Dreidel, a wooden dreidel with a picture of Andre Young -- known as the rapper and …

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Why Democrats Lost Big in the 2014 Midterm Elections

Until the last few weeks it appeared the Democratic Party might hold onto the U.S. Senate. This was the case even taking the midterm election jinx for the President's party into account. Democratic Party identifiers outnumbered their GOP counterparts, the stock market was surging, and a brightening …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

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Hydrofoiling 'sports car for the water' promises legendary ride

Most powered personal watercraft use gas motors, which tend to be pretty noisy. That old technology is about to get a challenge from a new breed of watercraft. The Quadrofoil is a hydrofoiling personal craft that runs on electric power. It's not only very quiet, it also doesn't produce emissions. …

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When A Ripoff Report Strikes Your Business, Follow These Steps

As contributor Eric Schiffer has noted, there are few experiences with greater power to ruin the life of an entrepreneur than an online reputation disaster: “I can’t walk into a banker meeting right now. They’ll Google me and see [insert here].” Regardless of whether the issue is true or false, and …

5 Tips to Survive a Long Flight

<i>Jonathan Scott Chinn / Flickr</i><p>We all love to travel, but not many of us enjoy the exhausting process of getting to our chosen destination. Spending half the day in a metal tube with more than 300 strangers isn't ideal, especially coupled with the fact that it can be uncomfortable and flat-out boring.<p>…

The World's Best Sommelier Shares His Tips for Drinking Wine

From the editors of Esquire.com, consider this your ultimate tip sheet.<p><i>Aldo Sohm, the aptly named wine director of Le Bernardin, was the 2008 winner of the "Best Sommelier in the World" award given by the World Sommelier Association. He is the man. We talked to Aldo to ask for some basic tips for</i> …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

The 25 Best Restaurants In The World, According To Travelers

It's how you discover that a restaurant in Montreal will give you cigars upon arrival, that a place in Copenhagen will shower you in champagne, or that the best restaurant in Beijing is actually hidden inside a restored Temple.<p>So when TripAdvisor wanted to compile a list of the best restaurants …

Prepaying student loans may mean less money in retirement | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rising student loan debt may be hampering young people’s ability to buy homes or even move out of their parents’ basements. But that does not mean student loan borrowers always should be in a hurry to pay off this debt.<p>Occupy Wall Street demonstrators participating in a …

10 stupidest money mistakes

For many Americans, money is a constant source of stress.<p>According to <i>Money</i> magazine, 70% of married couples argue about finances – and more than half the fights stem from what one spouse saw as a "frivolous" purchase.<p>Even teenagers who haven't left the nest stress about their finances. A study from …