Elaine Burns

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The day I left my son in the car

<b>(IS_ImageSource via iStock)</b><p>I made a split-second decision to run into the store. I had no idea it would consume the next years of my life<p>Kim Brooks<p>June 3, 2014 11:00pm (UTC)<p>The day it happened was no different from most; I was worried, and I was running late. I was worried because in a few hours’ …

Surreal Portraits Blended Into Landscape Photos

Spanish artist Antonio Mora specializes in creating dream-like self-portraits blended with landscapes and other imagery. The results are similar to …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

Banksy's Street Art Reimagined in LEGO

What would it look like if Banksy's most famous street art pieces were reimagined in LEGO? What would the balloon girl look like and how would the rat on the wire appear? These are the questions photographer Jeff Friesen asked himself when he created his original series <i>Bricksy</i>. As he tells …

Say Hello to the Bad Guy

The life and times of Hollywood heavy Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, better known as Deebo<p>Even when he isn’t making a movie, Tiny Lister usually plays the bad …

'Hunger Games' exhibit in the works, theme park still a possibility

It may be a while before anyone gets the chance to test their archery skills at a <i>Hunger Games</i>-inspired theme park, but by next summer, fans will have …

Mindy Kaling Gives the Best Speech to Harvard Law School Students

Photo: Getty Images<p>Mindy Kaling spoke at Harvard Law School's Class Day ceremony yesterday. Her advice to the students, which came after 10-plus minutes of comedy gold? Don't listen to her; don't listen to any celebrities:<p>"Celebrities give too much advice. And people listen to it too much. In …

Harvard Law School

3 Chic New Ways to Take Your Manicure

The pros behind the new NYC nail studio, Paintbox, give a step by step how to recreate the top looks for tips of the season, straight from their new look book.<p>The pros behind the new NYC nail studio, Paintbox, give a step by step how to recreate the top looks for tips of the season, straight from …

Got Barre Fatigue? A Girls Star Shares Her Favorite Moves

Photographed By Aliya Naumoff.<p>Trendy barre workouts are here to stay; devotees swear by the targeted, pulsating motions to build a toned physique. …

11 easy tricks to simplify your makeup routine

Try these 11 quick, easy tips to simplify your makeup routine -- and don't worry, these are things you can <i>actually</i> do:<p>Ace your concealer …

Should This Image of Eva Green Really Be Banned?

Photo: Dimension Films<p>Scout Willis (or "Scout Areola Willis"), I found something that could direct your attention away from your mission to"#FreeTheNipple" on Instagram and toward another boob-shaming agency instead. Last night, <i>The New York Post</i> reported that the MPAA—you know, those people who …

Alicia Keys

Laverne Cox Lands a Much-Deserved Cover

Photo: Time Magazine<p>Remember when Laverne Cox didn't make <i>TIME</i>'s 100 Most Influential People in the World list and people were rightfully mad? (She'd placed fifth in the online poll.) This is better news: Cox is now the magazine's cover girl. (The cover is not a response to the backlash, though, a</i> …

Laverne Cox

Chic Summer Hair

Stressing over your hair is the last thing you need once the warm weather hits. Here are the go-to styles that are as effortless as the season itself.<p><b>Sky High Pony</b><p>"When the sun comes up usually one's hair follows—and for those with especially long and/or thick hair, the best way to stay cool this …

The Feminist Guide To Fiction: A Primer

Ah, yes, that tricky "F" word. The one at the start of some of the great academic discourse happening today.<p>We are talking, of course, about fiction. …

Feminism

10 Drugstore Must-Haves from Emma Stone's Makeup Artist

Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.<p>Los Angeles makeup artist Rachel Goodwin, whose clients include Emma Stone and January Jones, shares the cheap and cheerful products she swears by.

Check Yourself: How Being A Gossip Hurts You

Photo: Courtesy of Eyla.<p>Lately, there has been a lot of gossip swirling around, and it seems to be affecting a lot of people I know. It got me to …

Self-help

Instagram's Ongoing Saga of Fashion Imagery, Nudity + Rihanna

When fashion and nudity are so intertwined, can the social site maintain its stringent rules?<p>In 1964, the Supreme Court ruled that pornography can be determined subjectively—or, as the ruling justice said, "I know it when I see it." Instagram isn't so gray on the matter—instead the social media …

Social Media

Should The Term "Plus-Size" Be Obsolete?

Designed by Isabelle Rancier.<p>Let's say you're a model who, at age 22, finds her career at a standstill. Despite dieting and giving up tennis (because …

Smashbox x Santigold

BEAUTY BUZZ OF THE DAY<p><b>Adding her personal touch to the Smashbox collection, Santigold has designed a unique mini make-up line.</b>

Eye Makeup

The 71 Best Celebrity #NoMakeup Selfies

Charting the best no makeup snaps from celebs.<p>There is something already pretty personal about celebrities sharing selfies with their fans on Instagram, but how about when they snap themselves sans makeup and hit the upload button? These celebrities and models took to Instagram without the help of …

Kylie Jenner

Bill Murray crashes bachelor party, gives marriage advice

No matter how married life turns out for E.J. Rumpke, he'll always remember his bachelor party – thanks to Bill Murray.<p>The beloved comic actor made an unscheduled appearance at Rumpke's sendoff from single life last weekend in Charleston, S.C., according to Deadspin's The Concourse, which published …

Write Wedding: Billy Idol Chronicles Punk, Sex and MTV in New Memoir

Punk rebel, New Wave hitmaker, MTV megastar – Billy Idol's singular career is the stuff of rock legend. And now the iconic frontman is telling the …

Music

Summer premiere dates: 'Big Brother,' 'True Blood,' and more return

Summer is here! Here’s the lowdown on when you can expect your favorite shows to return (or your soon-to-be favorite shows to premiere) this year. …

Paul Walker's Daughter to Live with Mother and Nanny

Paul Walker’s daughter will live with a nanny and her mother, an attorney told a court commissioner who dismissed guardianship proceedings over the …

Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock testifies: 'We like sports'

NEW YORK (AP) — Beastie Boys rapper Adam "Ad-Rock" Horovitz had an easy answer Wednesday for a lawyer asking why the hip-hop group refuses to endorse …

See the Awesome Cover of Amy Poehler's Upcoming Book

We were glowing with delight and anticipation when we first found out that Amy Poehler was working on a book, but back then it all seemed so hazy and …

Top 9 at 9: Hayden Panettiere pregnant with first child, plus more style news

We've got the top 9 things you need to know this a.m. - from the latest fashion sightings, to style news, to must-have products - our daily style fix …

Gisele Got Naked for the Same Magazine That Ended Rihanna's Instagram Career

All the cool kids are doing it.<p>Supermodel Gisele Bündchen got naked for the new cover of <i>Lui</i> magazine, which you may also remember as the one that published those racy pictures of Rihanna and caused the Instagram overlords to get their panties in a wad. Gisele's shoot is slightly less NSFW, given …

Kirk Cameron Changes His Tune on Same-Sex Marriage

The teen-idol-turned-Christian-entrepreneur now says the church should look within. Okay, conservatives: Show us that your way is better.<p>Yet another …