Laura McEwen

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8 Lipstick Shades That Actually Look Good On Every Skin Tone

Lipstick is a beauty essential. It’s the perfect way to make a statement and always becomes the final touch that ties your look together. Despite its …

Makeup

How to Think for Yourself When Algorithms Control What You Read

With the flick of a switch, a handful of tech giants can change the nature and extent of mankind’s ingestion of information. In 2013, Google took a step towards understanding the intent of their users with the Hummingbird algorithm. Twitter replaced most-recent with most-important tweets when they …

Fake News

Flipboard CEO: There's a responsibility that comes with technology ingrained into our lives

Mike McCue, Flipboard CEO & co-founder, discusses the challenges that the technology space faces with regards to "fake news" and how his company is …

Fake News

As Facebook retreats from publishers, Snapchat is rolling out a publisher charm offensive

Publishers still reeling from the Facebook news feed-pocalypse might find comfort in Snapchat. The disappearing messages app is stepping up efforts …

Advertising Industry

Weeknight Lemon Chicken Skillet Dinner

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°.<p>Step 2<p>Place potatoes in a medium saucepan; cover with water. Bring to a boil, and simmer 12 minutes or until …

Country Lifestyle

Where will people go for news without Facebook?

Mark Zuckerberg did what everyone in the news industry feared and many anticipated. Facebook announced Thursday that from now on, users would see more posts from their friends and family rather than from publishers and brands.<p>Zuckerberg said the change was spurred by feedback from users, who felt …

Candy and Kale: How Our Media Diet Is Making Us Sick

Every year, in November, three hundred of the most influential leaders in media, technology and advertising arrive in Ojai California for the annual WPP Stream “Unconference” for three days of discussion around the issues that face the world and media today. Stream is not your average industry …

Selling

How Often Should You Work Out? The Perfect Weekly Workout Routine

We all go into workouts with our own set of goals and expectations. Maybe you run for the mental health benefits. Maybe you lift for the <i>gainz</i>. Maybe …

Exercise

Meet “Better Self,” a New Web Destination for Anyone Who’s Into Self-Improvement

It’s that time of year when we vow to reassess: What did we do well in 2017? What could we do differently in 2018? How can our lives be happier and healthier, or shall we finally say we’re good enough?<p>Wherever you are on your personal journey, Better Self will be right beside you. With its …

Bestsellers

9 Rules For Emailing From Google Exec Eric Schmidt

Communication in the Internet Century usually means using email, and email, despite being remarkably useful and powerful, often inspires momentous …

Productivity

12 Hip Stretches Your Body Really Needs

Everyone seems to have tight hips these days. It makes sense—spending a lot of time sitting keeps the hip flexors in a shortened position more than …

Yoga

Earth - The secret of how diamonds are made

<i>Join over six million BBC Earth fans by liking us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.</i><p><i>If you liked this story, sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter called "If You Only Read 5 Things This Week". A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Earth, Culture, Capital</i> …

Diamonds

Diamond Fun Facts

April’s birthstone. The hardest natural substance on Earth. More than a billion years old.<p>There’s a wealth of history and knowledge surrounding …

Snapchat’s epic strategy flip-flop

It takes courage to say you were wrong about almost everything. But that’s what Snap Inc. CEO Evan Spiegel did this week, and that’s what it will take to save Snapchat.<p>From algorithmic feeds to partnerships to target markets to recruiting adults, Snap is planning a 180-degree turn across the …

Social Media

An Email From Elon Musk Reveals Why Managers Are Always a Bad idea | Inc.com

Survey.com's annual "Wasting Time at Work" report revealed that if you eliminate managers completely, you remove 75 percent of the reasons someone will leave your company. There is a simple reason for that. They're in the way, literally. Elon Musk knows that, and isn't alone.<p>Before Elon Musk, There …

Elon Musk

The Best Concealer I've Ever Used Isn't Even a Concealer

Not too long ago, a makeup artist introduced me to a product that would change my daily routine forever. While I have normal-to-combination skin, my eyelids would consistently get oily, causing any eye shadow (no matter how pricey) to cake up in the crease of my lids. I got so used to this that I …

Makeup

Kaia Gerber Puts On a Femme Fatale Transformation for a Night Out

By now, we've come to know Kaia Gerber for her youthfully rebellious style--the model has often been spotted in her signature combat boots and cargo pants, for example. But a true supermodel's power lies in her versatility, and Gerber showed us exactly that during a night out in New York.<p>Though the …

Twitter’s New Service Cranks Out 6-Second Videos for Advertisers

Even Twitter wants in on the six-second ad craze and it’s creating a new arm of its brand-strategy services to produce those short spots as well as …

Advertising

Steve Jobs and Jeff Bezos' mentor used a simple test to figure out who is a true leader

You can have the most impressive title in the world and still not be a leader.<p>According to the late Bill Campbell, who established a reputation as the "coach" of Silicon Valley, only one thing determines whether or not you're a leader: the opinions of those you're supposed to be leading.<p>A former …

Leadership

Elon Musk's Response to Puerto Rico Is Pure Marketing Genius (and Should Be Required Reading) | Inc.com

"When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world."<p>Elon Musk may have said those words decades ago, but perhaps never in his storied career has he proved them truer than with his recent tweet about rebuilding Puerto Rico's electrical grid.<p><b>Here's the back …

Puerto Rico

TIME Health on Flipboard

10 Magazines | 11,152 Followers | @timeinchealth | Cut through the chaos and get trustworthy health news, fitness videos, healthy recipes and more, …

Huma Abedin and Amal Clooney Both Sign Off on This Cool Mom Jean

Huma Abedin is more often seen in sleek sheath dresses, punchy printed frocks, or tonal separates, but earlier today in New York City, Abedin took her off-duty wardrobe cues from another female power player, Amal Clooney. The unifying item? Retro-inspired flares by Alice + Olivia, which were first …

Kaia Gerber Has a Jaw-Dropping Legs Moment on the Saint Laurent Runway

Tonight, the house of Saint Laurent staged a larger-than-life show along the fountains of the Trocadero—the Eiffel Tower, in all its glittering, light show glory, serving as its backdrop. But even the iconic Parisian fixture couldn't deflect attention from designer Anthony Vaccarello's latest …

Tired of Constant Makeup Touch-Ups? Try Our 3-Step Trick

Getting makeup to last through the workday is <i>one</i> thing, but getting it to last through after-work drinks, dinner, and beyond is a whole other story. …

How to Shop Innisfree, Korea’s Biggest Beauty Brand

The beloved brand just opened its first US store and website.<p>There’s a lot of K-beauty in the US now, including at mainstream retailers, but no one brand has really broken free and made a name for itself outside of the pack. Innisfree could be the brand that finally does it.<p>Innisfree’s first US …

Skin Care

No Lie: 171 Million People Shop on This Cult Site

Online shopping is a tough sport to play. As customers, we chase every major sale, set email alerts for when sold-out items are restocked, and always …

eCommerce

Vogue’s Virginia Smith Chooses the Top 10 Looks From New York Fashion Week

More than 185 shows and three cities to go—New York Fashion Week is a wrap, and we’re reflecting on the highlights before they become distant memories. From Tom Ford’s return to New York to Fenty x Puma’s motocross stunts, not to mention shows that had us zigzagging from Tribeca to Bushwick, there …

28 Cool Nail Looks From the Spring 2018 Runways

Listen, we love Ballet Slippers and Topless & Barefoot as much as anyone else, but there's only so much pale pink you put on your nails until it feels repetitive. So come spring, it's prime time to break out the runway inspo we saw at the spring 2018 shows. We got hundreds of new nail ideas to …

Oscar de la Renta