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9 Genius Lipstick Tricks

You can kiss flaky lips and smudges goodbye.<p><b>How To Choose The Right Lipstick For Your Skin Tone</b><p><b>Lady Gaga's Lip-Plumping Secret</b><p><b>How to Whiten Your Teeth (Without Expensive Gels)</b><p><b>The 10 Commandments of Lipstick</b><p><b>The Secret To Removing Stubborn Lipstick</b><p><b>The 10 Most Unbelievably Long-Wearing Lip Colors</b><p><b>The</b> …


River cruises in Europe: the 10 best for spring

Ski Val d'Isère: resort guide

More Britons get their winter sports fix in Val d'Isère every year than anywhere else in the world – and with good reason. Both terrain and town add up to what is essentially the ideal ski resort. Linked to neighbouring Tignes to form a ski area of 300km of pistes and 78 lifts Val offers high …


Balloon activist sends 'thousands of copies' of The Interview to North Korea

Lee Min-bok says he has carried out four cross-border balloon launches bearing copies of Seth Rogen comedy since January<p>A South Korean activist said on Wednesday he had launched thousands of copies of the Hollywood film The Interview into North Korea by balloon, ignoring dire threats of reprisals …

North Korea


She may look beautiful, but Earth is in danger. To truly appreciate what's at stake as global temperatures rise, it's necessary to view the wonders of the planet — from #volcanoes to the mysteries of the deep #sea. Here we see the #northernlights over #KhibinyMountains, Murmansk region, #Russia. Click the link in our profile to see a photographic journey of planet Earth. #ExploreEverything (Image: Corbis)

Hunger games: when movie stars work for peanuts

Miles Teller was only paid $8,000 for starring in the Oscar-nominated Whiplash. But what’s the motivation for big names like Jennifer Lawrence and Cameron Diaz to work for low salaries (by Hollywood standards)?<p>While it might feel as though we’re still bombarded with a few too many enviable …


The film that makes me cry: Up

None can stand before Pixar’s pinnacle of animated tear-jerking, which starts with a deathbed scene and ends with you in a blubbering mess<p>I first saw Up when I was 40,000 feet high in the sky. Unlike the lead character of the animation, however, who travels the world by helium-balloon-powered …

Cannes Film Festival

What will Marvel hatch next for Spider-Man?

With Cabin in the Woods’ Drew Goddard directing the first post-Garfield Spider-Man film, it’s time to hack our way through the web of blogosphere rumours regarding the superhero’s future<p>The internet has been abuzz this week with rumours about the fresh direction being taken by Sony and new partner …


Fifty Shades of payday: film is highest-earning 18-certificate ever

Tight grip maintained on UK box office as Sam Taylor-Johnson’s S&M tale whips past The Wolf of Wall Street to claim record – and there’s good news for Tinker Bell and the Legend of the Never Beast<p><b>The winner</b><p>Despite a hefty fall of 66% from its opening frame, Fifty Shades of Grey led the field by a …

Shades of Grey

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …


Just A Bit Of DNA Helps Explain Humans' Big Brains

Scientists studying the difference between human and chimpanzee DNA have found one stretch of human DNA that can make the brains of mice grow significantly bigger.<p>"It's likely to be one of many DNA regions that's critical for controlling how the human brain develops," says Debra Silver, a …


Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

For an Insider’s View of NY Fashion Week, Just Download Snapchat

Models clad in indigo fur-collared jackets, sequin-emblazoned dresses and feather-lined skirts make their way down the runway. And fashion fans don’t …

Fashion Week

Until bioprinters are reality, 3D printing can still save lives

Image copyright Getty Images.A two-year-old girl born with a hole in her heart had a life-saving operation in London last month thanks to a 3D …

3D Printing

Hundreds Of Unseen NASA Photographs Reveal The Vintage Beauty Of Outer Space

On October 24, 1946, the world was introduced to the first photograph from space, a shot of our tiny planet taken 65 miles above Earth. The artist behind this iconic image was a V-2 rocket, programmed to capture a frame every 1.5 seconds before delivering a steel cassette of film back to the ground …

Space Science

Harun Mehmedinović • Jan 12, 2015 at 4:49pm UTC

Ulla Johnson Loves Romantic Jewelry, Shopping Abroad

Fashion designer Ulla Johnson may have been born and bred in Manhattan, but she has always been inspired by her far-flung travels. Here, she shares her favorite shopping destinations both locally and abroad, best recent discoveries, and go-to daily uniform.<p><b>Define your style in three words:</b><br>Easy, …

Mexico City