Kaitlyn Ulmer

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6 Adorable 'Dos for Frizzy-Hair Weather

You don't have to run for cover when humidity hits.<p>Ah, summer—on the one hand, you’re elated to break out your favorite brightly colored sundresses and open-toe sandals now that warmer temps are here. But humidity is kind of your hair’s mortal enemy—especially if your natural texture happens to be …

Infographic: How Technology has Affected Education Over the Years

Innovating in the education realm is no easy task. In fact, it’s one of the most difficult industries to disrupt because of its traditional …

The True Identity of Andy's Mom In 'Toy Story' May Blow Your Mind

It all started with a hat.<p>Several months ago, one of my anonymous Pixar Theory Interns (that’s a thing on a resume) came to me with a crazy …

Mastermind Behind BuzzFeed's Quizzes Explains How They Work And Why They're So Crazy Viral

Do you drink gin and tonic? Like to eat rice and beans? Can't live without Shakira's "Hips Don't Lie"?<p>Then BuzzFeed knows you definitely should be living in Rio de Janeiro.<p>If you're on Facebook, it's been hard to miss the rise of BuzzFeed's enigmatic personality quizzes. Its most popular quiz "What …

'Try Not Having Kids' Parody Shows How Many Perks There Are To Being Childfree

"Are you beginning to feel pressure from others to have children of your own? Do you find you are not yet ready to obliterate any chance you have left to enjoy life to its fullest? Then try Not Having Kids!"<p>A hilarious parody of prescription drug commercials gives people a groundbreaking …

Kid Crawls On Million-Dollar Artwork, Internet Lets Out Collective WTF?

This is why we can't have nice things.<p>A precocious child recently mistook London's Tate Modern museum for a really awesome playground. Right before his parents' aunt and uncle's eyes, he climbed onto a Donald Judd sculpture -- an artwork likely worth millions of dollars. The entire scene was caught …

As artificial intelligence grows, so do ethical concerns

Now that Google is delving even deeper into artificial intelligence, the minds behind "Don't be evil" might face real questions of right and wrong.<p>This week the Mountain View search titan snatched up DeepMind, which develops artificial intelligence software. The price tag and the specifics of the …

This is What Happens When You Teach Machines the Power of Natural Selection

Psychopathic machines? Lethal AI? These are the concepts we should be thinking about when we talk about the benefits of self-improving software. An …

How to win followers and thinkfluence people

For many, Twitter has become a useful tool for increasing the scope and impact of their work. For others, it can be something of a mystery, with users feeling clueless as to how they might transition from one of the followers to one of the followed. Here are tips on how to maximize your Twitter …

Dell's New Research Lab Is Working On Mood-Sensing Computers Like The One In The Movie 'Her'

As a newly private company, Dell didn't reveal how big this unit would be in dollar amount or number of employees. But we recently talked with Jai Menon, the head of the new R&D unit, who spent most of his career working for IBM's famous research group.<p>And he outlined some of the cool new tech Dell …

Scentee's smelly smartphone notifications are now available worldwide

If you were crestfallen when you heard that Scentee's fragrance-emitting smartphone add-on would be hard to get outside of Japan, you can relax -- it's now available worldwide through the company's site. The perfume plug-in sells for $35 by itself (plus a whopping $30 in shipping), while scent …

Super Bowl’s ‘Nipplegate’ Fiasco 10 Years Later: The Pop Diva, the Boob, and the Outrage

Ten years ago today, Janet Jackson’s boob was unleashed on an unsuspecting public during the Super Bowl halftime show. The world’s most popular …

Leaked Samsung app aims to catalog everything you do on your smartphone

Samsung could become the latest company to jump aboard the lifelogging bandwagon with its new "Life Times" app. Judging by leaked screenshots shared with <i>SamMobile,</i> Samsung wants to automatically log phone and app usage on Galaxy smartphones, cataloging photos, emails, location, music, messages and …

Barneys Is Counting on 17 Transgender Models for Its Spring Campaign

In a departure from its traditional spring marketing, luxury retailer Barneys is launching a campaign to raise awareness about transgender …

We're Here to Start Something

We're Here to Start Something added a new photo — with Bethanie McIntosh.

You Probably Shouldn't Call Your App Intercourse

In December, an Australian team launched an app that was meant to allow people to get anonymous feedback from their audience during a pitch or presentation.<p>Unfortunately, it was released with a name that just made people’s minds wander elsewhere: Intercourse.<p>“Since then we’ve seen a lot of feedback …

If You've Never Used These English Idioms, You're Probably Not a Native English Speaker

Idioms that English speakers are accustomed to may be difficult for ESL students to understand. Here are 20 of the most common ones, and what they …

20 "Forgotten" Words That Should Be Brought Back

Languages are living things that shift and evolve over time. If you look at the history of the English language, from Anglo Saxon through the Great …

Self Control

What’s the best movie set in your state? This map will tell you.

By Chris Cillizza<p>, Reporter<p>Ever heard of "Hachi: A Dog's Tale"? Me neither. According to the Internet Movie Database, it's "a drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home" and stars Richard Gere and Joan Allen. It's also the top-rated …

10 Things Successful People Do Differently To Reach Their Dreams

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

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How 10 Colors Got Their Names

<b>By Onna Nelson, University of California, Santa Barbara</b><p>1. English red<p>The Proto-Indo-European (PIE) word for red, <i>reudh</i>, remained largely unchanged for …

15 Great Pieces Of Life Advice That Never Get Old

The most effective people learn from their own mistakes, and make a significant effort to learn from other people's errors as well.<p>A recent Quora thread asked users for the best advice they've ever gotten.<p>Here are a few of the greatest excerpts, lightly edited for clarity:<p>"A very smart woman I …

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The 9 Worst Body Language Mistakes You Could Make In An Interview

In a job interview, your body language is especially important, since your behavioral habits communicate certain messages to hiring managers.<p>In a survey released by job site CareerBuilder on Thursday, 48% of hiring managers said they know within the first five minutes of an interview if a candidate …

Google embarks on smart contact lenses for diabetics

Google has been working on smart contact lenses embedded with sensors "so small they look like bits of glitter" and an antenna "thinner than a human hair."<p>But these lenses aren't being developed to give people super-human sight or cast the Internet over their field of view -- rather, they could …

Bigger HTC One likely due in late March 2014

The follow-up to last year's HTC One is slated to arrive in late March, according to a recent Bloomberg report.<p>Rumored specs for the handset include a display of 5 inches or larger plus a Snapdragon 800 or Snapdragon 805 processor running the show. The flagship device is also said to employ a …

Guinness Versus Tech Overuse In New Ad

Let's face it, these days, you can't go anywhere without at least one smartphone being present. Especially if you're enjoying a night out on the town. It's getting so that your favorite happy hour might just feature one or two sad faces, upset that they can't get Wi-Fi access.<p>Or you may be one of …