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15 neat hidden features in iOS 11

After months and months of beta, iOS 11 is finally here — and it’s a huge update. In particular, Apple has tucked away many little features that you won’t see right away.<p>If you want to impress all your friends with your mad iOS skills, here is a list of some of these features. I also wrote a short …

Neat

How to enable iOS 11's hidden dark mode

iOS 11 introduces a display setting that inverts some but not all of the colors on your device. iOS has long had a setting to invert the colors on your device, but now it has a smarter invert option that leaves photos, videos and other elements alone. It's the closest thing you'll find to a dark …

How Microneedling Treatments Saved My Skin Before My Wedding

As soon as I got engaged, I started thinking about my skin. It was impossible not to. Everywhere I looked there was something making me focus on the spots and scars I'd accumulated on my face from years of having acne. Even in the photos from my proposal there was a huge pimple smack dab on my …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

iPhone's battery draining fast? Here's how to fix it

So you've carried out the tests and come to the conclusion that your iPhone suffers from a battery drain issue. What do you do next?<p>So you've carried …

Apps

These Roasted Chickpea Recipes Are A Dream Come True

Make these roasted chickpeas 4 ways for a tasty, high-protein snack<p>View this post on Facebook

What’s new in iOS 11? Hands-on with 100+ features and changes [Video]

We’ve been playing with iOS 11 for the last 12 hours or so, and have been able to experience a plethora of the new features offered by the release. As you might expect, iOS 11 is quite buggy at this stage, but it’s a truly promising release that’s littered with so many new features that it’s hard …

Affinity Photo Comes to iPad: The First Full-Powered Photo Editor on a Tablet

Affinity Photo,the photo editing and retouching program that has wooed many a photographer away from Adobe Photoshop, is now available on iPad. And …

Photo Editing

9 Acne-Scar Fading Products for the Best Complexion of Your Life

Having a blemish is difficult enough without having to contend with dreaded scars that they may leave in their wake. Luckily, there are some effective products out there, including serums, creams, and masks, that will help to reduce the appearance of acne marks quickly — revealing fresh, soft skin …

Michelle Phan Has A New Makeup Collection And I Tried Every Product To See If It Was Worth It

There's literally nothing Phan can't do!<p>* You really, really love cool new makeup.<p>* You're a packaging snob!!!<p>* You want some good quality eyeliner with fluid and precise application.<p>* You like matte lipsticks that don't dry out your lips.<p>* You're all about supporting dope woman-owned businesses.<p>* …

This $22 under-bed LED lighting system is our new favorite thing in the world

Remember when we first introduced you to LED backlighting for your TV? Remember how it blew your mind and completely changed your TV viewing …

LED Lighting

How I Earn $200,000+ a Year From Photography

Kind of a crazy thing– I think you can stay true to your roots, values, and ethics– and also get rich: I wanna tell you the secrets of how I earn …

I can't stop using this crazy eye massager - and my dark circles have never looked better

Under-eyes need deep-tissue love, too.<p>I have this theory that if women, nay, all mere mortals could eliminate one single sign of being human, it would be under-eye bags. While, yes, whether it's genetics or by nature of one's lifestyle, some have it worse than others, dark circles are universally …

8 Products for Brides Who Are Dying to Get Rid of Pesky Wrinkles

We’ll paint you a picture. You’ve just gotten engaged. You’re young, happy, in love—you know, all the good stuff. This morning, you woke up to a line you’ve never seen before, forming around the corner of your mouth. Good news? This sneaky little crease is presumably the result of ear-to-ear …

Skin Care

Our Vegan Twix Bar Really Satisfies

Three simple tastes come together in a Twix bar, and in our DIY vegan version of the iconic candy bar, the cookie, caramel, and chocolate are even tastier when combined. The dark chocolate highlights the sweetness of the caramel. The crunch of the cookie pleasantly contrasts the smooth caramel. If …

The 11 Best Healthy Packaged Snacks at Whole Foods

Shopping for snacks is hard—especially at Whole Foods, where everything looks healthy and delicious. When faced with so many different kinds of …

Healthy Eating

5 Super Easy Yet Useful Tricks for Mac

The Mac has a myriad of features available to make our computing lives easier and we cover them regularly, but here we will highlight five …

I Found the World's Coolest Nightlight For My Son

I knew it was inevitable, but it arrived one night without warning: My two-year-old son woke up crying, suddenly afraid of the dark.<p>As a tech …

Home Automation

How To Care For Orchids

Moth orchids (Phalaenopsis) flourish in centrally heated homes and bloom for a longer period of time. They are accessible in an extensive variety of …

Orchids

There's a New Kind of Moisturizer, and Sephora Can't Keep It in Stock

If I have little patience for marketing gimmicks, it's because as an editor, I'm plagued by <i>so</i> many on a regular basis. (Sorry, but I'm still not …

Here's what happened when I wore a super luxe Caviar sheet mask for a week

When I think of caviar, I imagine myself wearing an expensive kaftan in my (imaginary) Parisian vacation home where I leisurely eat salt-cured fish …

Watch the trailer for Netflix's new $90 million fantasy-thriller starring Will Smith

Netflix is betting big on its latest blockbuster, "Bright," starring Will Smith. It's a cop thriller set in an alternate universe where humans, orcs, elves and fairies co-exist. A routine patrol has Will Smith's character uncovering a "darkness" that will alter the future.<p>Netflix reportedly paid …

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Start Drinking Matcha

<i>Farah Fahad has an impressive resumé: She's got a master's in clinical psychology, is a licensed and registered dietitian, creator of the blog The</i> …

Meet the buzzy plant that calms the mind—and naturally boosts collagen production

What if there was a single plant that could help you concentrate at work, reduce post-workout joint pain, minimize varicose veins, <i>and</i> give you …

This Orzo Salad Will Become Your Go-To Lunch

It’s simple, fresh, and full of flavor<p>When you think of salad, you probably envision limp romaine lettuce, a couple of veggies, and a sad side of bottled ranch—and who the heck actually wants to eat that for lunch? You hear time and time again that salads are a great way to pack in filling fiber …

This River Makes a Rare Kind of Ice That Looks Like Diamonds

It's called "jewelry ice" by locals.<p>Every year after the mouth of the Tokachi River freezes over and breaks off into the sea, the frigid ocean returns polished chunks of ice to the shore that look like gigantic diamonds.<p>Known as Tokachi river ice, jewel ice and jewelry ice, this beautiful …

Japan

Pho Recipes That Think Outside the Bowl

You may know Vietnam’s national dish as a beefy noodle soup, but why stop there? With riffs on the recipe ranging from dumplings to burritos to cocktails, it’s time to expand your pho-rizons<p>THIRTY YEARS AGO, writing for a newspaper in the U.S., I would have had to provide a definition of “pho,” a …

Vietnam

8 unique green alternatives to cut flowers

<b>Say I love you with these lovely living gifts that go easy on the planet.</b><p>Oh how we love to give flowers to our beloved on holidays. It's estimated …

7 One-Pot Meals That Are Ridiculously Easy And Good

Because who likes doing the dishes?

Gardening 101: String of Pearls

String of Pearls: <i>Senecio rowleyanus</i><p>The succulent string of pearls, with its small green bubbles along a slender stem, recalls the plastic pop-apart …