Anita Walser

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Hailee Steinfeld: 'I still consider myself very much a beginner'

The last time we saw Hailee Steinfeld, she had fallen down a hole and was being menaced by rattlesnakes. By that climactic point in the Coen Brothers' 2010 version of <i>True Grit</i>, she had so stolen the show as a debutante actor in the daunting company of Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon and Josh Brolin that …

80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

While portrait photographer Jordan Matter may best be known for his uplifting series <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, a collection of photographs of dancers leaping on city streets, it's his portraits of over 80 bare-breasted women that will have you talking today. Over the course of six years, Matter asked women …

Awaring Concept Device for Hearing Impaired People

When having conversations with many participants, hearing impaired people might have trouble in following the topic and get left behind even though …

5 Hacks For When Your Hair Tie Goes Missing

Sometimes, in the middle of a very tough, very strenuous day, you just need to get your hair out of your face. Like, ASAP. Since you never know when the urge to updo will strike, many women wear an elastic around their wrists in case of emergency.<p>But what if your go-to hair tie breaks? Or gets …

NASA Shutdown Unleashes Beautiful Astronaut Photos on Twitter

<b>Despite the two-week old government shutdown and NASA’s official online presence going completely dark, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have still been tweeting away and sharing some pretty spectacular snapshots.</b><p>During the shutdown, NASA has kept Mission Control lights on at …

Bond Trader Turned Top Street Portrait Photographer

We often talk about portrait techniques in terms of the technical: how to achieve a masterfully-crafted composition of someone’s facial features. But …

Oyster's Netflix-like ebook subscription service now available for all iPad and iPhone users

Oyster, a startup offering all-you-can-read ebook subscriptions, launched earlier this month as an invite-only service — but it's now available for all iPad and iPhone users, <i>GigaOm</i> reports. For $9.95 a month, subscribers receive unlimited access to a library of more than 100,000 book titles. While …

8 Dermatologist Tips for Healthier Hair

Bad news for modern women: Many of today's common hair care practices are not great for hair follicles. "The types of alopecia we're seeing are different than what we were seeing 20 years ago because of the different types of processing that people are doing now," says Roopal V. Kundu, MD, …

Samsung's Smart Bulb edges closer to launch as it gains US approval

Philips may be at the forefront of connected lighting with its Hue range, but could soon have a competitor in Samsung's "Smart Bulb," which has just popped up at the FCC. The Korean outfit first revealed plans for a wireless bulb earlier in the year, and expected to launch a three-piece kit during …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Dog Walks on Water

Everyone thinks their pet is the smartest, the cutest, the cleverest. But photographer Ken Watson‘s German shepherd may have a bit of an advantage — …

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Samsung says Galaxy S4 battery woes 'limited', offers free batteries

Is your Galaxy S4 losing charge like a decelerating rhino? Fear not, smart phone fans, as Samsung has offered to swap your dodgy battery for a shiny …

Mobile

Why Leaves Change Color

Charles Rennie Mackintosh observed that, “Art is the flower, Life is the Green Leaf,” but I would very humbly add that after the green leaf dies, all those red, orange, and yellow leaves become nature’s most magnificent work of art.<p>For the past two weeks I’ve enjoyed autumn’s splendor, from the …

An army of robot baristas could mean the end of Starbucks as we know it

Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’ orders. There’s never a line for its perfectly turned-out drinks.<p>It doesn’t require health …

Coffee

DIY: Moroccan Preserved Lemons

I am a firm believer in the idea that when life gives you lemons, you should preserve them. If you don’t have an indoor lemon tree, head to the …

Video: Clone Herbs in Your Kitchen

Sometimes you can make the most serendipitous gardening discoveries indoors—in my case, in the kitchen. I keep herb cuttings in water, and one day I …

Houseplant Help: Is It OK to Reuse Potting Soil?

When repotting a houseplant or transplanting seedlings to a window box, the urban gardener has to answer a basic container-gardening question: Is it …

Pendant Barn Lamp

Inspired by historical barns and industrial warehouse fixtures from the early to mid 1900s, our Pendant Barn Lamp offers a modern turn with rugged, …

DIY: An Easy Way to Grow Celery from Its Root

Only recently have I begun to appreciate the celery stalk—adding it to soups and grinding it down into a salt—as my new kitchen secret for adding …

The Secret Ingredient to Make Windows Shine Bright Like a Diamond

When it comes to cleaning my home, I like to take as natural an approach as possible. In my ideal world, the process of making my own cleaning …

Risky Business: Oven Canning Jam

If you mention the topic of oven canning, prepare to get an earful of advice against trying the technique. Warnings include: Your jars will blow up! …

Bee’s Wrap: Just like Plastic Wrap, Minus the Plastic

In my kitchen–and in my home in general–I try my best to avoid plastic of any kind. In fact, this past winter I purchased my very first roll of …

DIY: Rustic Gate Clasp

A project for beachcombers: stones collected from the shore, strung together to form a simple gate clasp.<p>Above: A set of five hand-drilled stones …