Marlee Albritton

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5 Awesome "Graffitrees": Graffiti with Actual Trees

Afro Taino by Gabriel Abreu in San Cristobal, Dominican Republic<p>Great graffiti happens when the artists don't get stumped. Instead, they go out on a …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

How 3D-printing 10 buildings in a day could help China clean up mountains of waste

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>Perhaps one of the reasons many think 3D printing is overhyped is that much of the attention has focused on printing things like human organs and guns. Meanwhile, the real innovation that will make manufacturing many orders of magnitude cheaper is a tad less sexy.<p>But a …

Engineering

15 Great Fourth of July Deals You Absolutely Must Check Out

This year, July 4 falls on a Friday. And given the sales we're seeing (entire stores at 40% or 50% off!), it's looking a lot like an early Black …

FDA Issues Health Warning For Anti-Acne Products

Illustrated by Us.<p>Admittedly, not a lot alarms us regarding beauty products. We get our hair colored and bleached with reckless abandon, we shrug at …

Beauty Fails and Fixes: Summer Edition

Shocking but true: Your usual beauty regimen could be making things worse.<p>We've got easy expert solutions for the complexion-ruddying, strand-frizzing hair, body, and skin blunders you didn't even know you were making.<p><b>HAIR</b><p><b>THE FIX:</b> When hair is tangled, drawing a comb from roots to ends is pretty …

Skin Care

How to Select the Right Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Once you have these basics down, you'll always pick styles that look great on you.<p><b>Wear: Square or rectangular shapes work the best.</b> Pick frame shapes that are wider and horizontal, or have soft angles.<p><b>Avoid: Oval shapes</b> (yes, oval-faced ladies, you don't want to pick the same shape sunglasses!). …

Street Style

15 Majors That Lead To The Highest-Paying Jobs After College

Need some help picking your college major? Here's a list of the highest-paying majors to help you with your decision!<p>Anyone heading to college knows the stress involved in picking a major. It can feel like so much hinges on your choice: Will I be able to handle the workload? Can I see myself doing …

How to Master the Perfect Fishtail Braid

It's a lot easier than it looks.<p>The tightly interwoven fishtail braid gets a bad rap for looking overly complicated to try at home, but it's really just a matter of practice. If you're tired of sweeping your hair back into yet another ponytail, perfecting the fishtail braid is a crucial hair hack …

Hair

Hair How-To: A French Twist

An elegant updo that's a staple for events or weddings, and it's so easy to create in just minutes for mornings where you need to be out the door in a flash.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Step 1.</b> Brush hair over to one side ensuring that everything is smoothed out.<p><b>Step 2 and 3.</b> Then, add several bobby pins to hold …

Hair

The Coolest Cycling Tech of 2015

Every June, about 30 bike industry manufacturers gather in Park City, Utah, to unveil their most compelling products for the upcoming model year. It’s a good time to get a sense of what’s trending and which new technologies to watch in 2015.<p>Some highlights: Following the damaging recall last …

Santa Fe

Lumia 635 for T-Mobile and MetroPCS: pricing, availability detailed

The Nokia Lumia 635 introduced this past spring was promised for both T-Mobile and MetroPCS, but neither pricing nor specific availability were …

Internet Connection Speeds Are Up Globally, Lag in the U.S.

Average Internet speeds have steadily increased internationally over the last few quarters — but the U.S. isn't keeping up with the growth, a new …

16 of the Best Android Apps From June

From ephemeral Facebook messaging apps, to ones that simply let you say ‘Yo!’ to your buddies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in June. So by way of a quick recap and to help you filter through the debris, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>MailWise<p>There’s already …

The 3 Beauty Rules Latina Actress Blanca Soto Lives By

<i>Glam Belleza Latina</i> contributing editor Kika Rocha chatted with telenovela actress and Garnier spokeswoman Blanca Soto. Her advice to you? Embrace life to the fullest!<p>While pageant titles (like Miss Mexico World) and wildly popular telenovelas (*El Talismán *and <i>Porque el Amor Manda</i> among them) …

Home Decor, Home Decorating Ideas: Easy Ways to Update Home Decor

You're already buying cute stuff for your home, so you might as well buy cute stuff that gives a little back. Enter Given Goods Co., an online marketplace for lovely things—housewares, artwork, stationery, accessories, and more—each of which is associated with a charitable initiative. Here are four …

16 Gladiator Sandals for Summer on #FlatsFriday

My gladiator-sandal addiction is becoming dangerously similar to my shirtdress obsession. And when I say that, what I really mean is if I could wear a crisp white shirtdress and gladiator sandals every day, I would. Though #FlatsFriday seems like the ideal excuse to discuss my favorite trend in …

Is this procedure the first step toward genetic engineering?

A new piece in <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> looks at the growing controversy surrounding three-parent fertilization. The procedure introduces a donor's cytoplasm into the mother's egg, potentially adding a third parent's genetic data to the child, but effectively treating mitochondrial disorders and …

Toyota's first hydrogen car is priced to go head-to-head with Tesla

Sure, Elon Musk is giving away Tesla patents, but don't be surprised if more established manufacturers politely decline his offer. Instead of batteries and electric charging stations, players like General Motors, Mercedes, Honda and Toyota are focusing their efforts on a very different sort of fuel …

How iOS8 extensions could help college students dump their laptops and rely on their iPads

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Losevsky Photo and Video<p>Every year around this time I start composing an article about how to get by …

The Dirty Secret To Gorgeous Hair

For more and more women, skipping the suds (or cutting down big-time) is the trick to lustrous locks.<p>It happens all the time: You tell your co-worker her hair looks amazing and she proudly reveals that her bouncy blowout is days old and she hasn't washed her perfectly tousled hair in a week—and …

Hair

The Prettiest Eye Palette

Resist—or at least partially resist—the all neutrals, all the time urge. Plus, see all of the past beauty must-haves.<p>Perhaps it was all the experimenting with colored shadow in middle school. (Esh.) Or maybe it's because tawny taupe and tan shadows require absolutely no expertise or technique to …

Makeup

5 Ways to Wear Roses (Only One Is as a Perfume)

There's a lot to celebrate in June. It's Turkey Lovers Month (nope, not November), National Accordion Awareness Month (seriously), and National Candy Month (all hail the Swedish fish). It's also National Rose Month, and in honor of the iconic bloom, I'm calling out some of the rose-infused products …

Red, White, and Blue: Get Your Holiday Color Fix

We can hardly believe the Fourth is only a week away (it’s almost July?!). By now, you probably already have your plans set and your BBQ best picked …

Makeup

Juicy Fruit: The Grapefruit Lipstick Review

Hot enough for you? If you could use a mouth-full of cool citrus right about now, we’re serving it up fresh in the form of grapefruit-hued lipsticks: …

Makeup