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How To Stretch Out Your Shoes Using Only A Plastic Baggie And Water

<i>By Caitlin E. Harrington, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>It might be a little cliché, but really, what woman doesn't love a pair of heels? They elongate your legs, dress up even your most casual outfit, and add just a touch of sexiness. In every woman's closet you will find that there are two types of …

Numb

A New Documentary Reveals the Brilliant, Contradictory Imagination of Nina Simone

Even if it is possible to be both frank and enigmatic, raw and refined, Nina Simone, who rose to prominence a half a century ago, spent most of her career trapped beyond the limits of her art. She did not take to imitation. Yet she sought to join with every sort of music she could find. Simone …

10 Resume Tweaks to Help You Get a Job Now | Inc.com

Time moves in a different dimension when you're job hunting. Managers say they will make a decision "soon," and you don't hear from them for three weeks. Recruiters say they'll get back to you "tomorrow," and they never, ever contact you again. It's a weird and frustrating position to be in. …

Employment

Turn Any Stupid Piece Of Fruit Into A Smart Button

Got a banana? OK, now it’s your spacebar.<p>Do you still hit the spacebar when you type? So lame. Nobody hits the spacebar anymore. Instead, all the kids stick their thumbs in a piece of coconut cream pie instead. Sure, it’s messy, but just be glad they didn’t choose blueberry.<p>This zany premise is the …

Inventions

Audi TT Augmented Reality Brochure Brings a Virtual Cockpit to Life

I’ve got a soft spot for the Audi TT. It was the first car I followed from concept renders to production line availability, and also the first car I …

Augmented Reality

Architecture Students Build A Suit That Simulates Sleeping In Zero Gravity

Sleeping in space seems great–you have an incredible view of the stars, for one thing, plus without gravity pulling you down, you probably won’t wake up up with a sore back. Architecture students at AA Visiting School Slovenia figured out a way to simulate the feeling of sleeping in space: by …

Space Station

The Phree Lets You Write Off-Screen, Beams Your Marks On-Screen

This mobile input device lets you get out of your own way, so to speak<p>Using a stylus to write on a smartphone is not a very ergonomic experience. …

Coco Chanel

L'Oreal partners with bioprinting company to print human skin

The cosmetics company wants to increase lab-based skin production<p>L'Oreal already grows thousands of human skin samples per year in its labs in Lyon, France — but it wants more. So the cosmetics company is partnering with Organovo, a startup that uses bioprinting technology to create human tissue …

Makeup