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5 Ways to Stay Awake Using Your Face | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We’ve all pulled the infamous all-nighter. Whether staying up late studying for an exam or pulling together a presentation, time sometimes gets away …

The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

Robyn, Avicii, more are getting their own Swedish postage stamps

Sending letters is about to get much more exciting: Max Martin, First Aid Kit, Robyn, Avicii, and Seinabo Sey will be the new faces of Sweden’s …

The Sleeker Side of the Braid Trend: Joan Smalls Pulls off a Triple French Plait

Wind-whipped, waves and fuzzy fishtails may be a seasonal favorite, but fall’s gravitational pull toward a glossier kind of elegance—ushered in by the return of the flat iron—is turning up in a sleek new take on braids, too. Spotted at the CFDA/<i>Vogue</i> Fashion Fund Awards last night on the arm of …

Estée Lauder

How to Build Your Own Living Wall or Vertical Garden

Please click here to be redirected to my new site.<p>Liz, myself and the newly planted vertical garden.<p>A few years ago now, on a trip to Paris, quite by …

This Woman Found Her Anonymous Sperm Donor and Fell in Love With Him

"It's a very modern twist, isn't it?" Why yes, it is.<p>Aminah Hart, 42, thought it was important she know who the anonymous sperm donor and father of her child was. She didn't expect for the two of them to fall in love [via ABC.<p>Hart decided to use a sperm donor after losing two sons to a rare genetic …

Tim Burton Movie Head Portrait Series

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique

Workouts

9 Signs He's Only Interested in Sex

We asked the Women's Health Guy Next Door for some crucial intel.<p>Women, forgive us. When we men are horny, we have a tendency to behave like dogs— pawing, panting, and begging like you're wagging a bone in front of our faces.<p>But we're not always horny. So for the other 98 percent of the time, you …

Hairstyling

What Competing in An African Pageant Taught Me About Identity

It wasn't that I had a personal vendetta against pageants -- I didn't give passionate speeches about the conspiracies behind pageantry, waving my excited feminist arms in the air while I scrutinized Ms. Universe.<p>Actually, I hold conversations like that over other issues, like how it's a shame that …

12 Ways You Can Step It Up In Life To Rise Above Being Average | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

This is how I define being normal:<p>It is being the same as everyone else. This is a good thing as it means you’re a rational person who tries his best …

Top 10 Cities That Spook: Creepy Tours Around the World

Need a good scare this Halloween season? Indulge in your penchant for the paranormal with bone-chilling details of ghosts, torture and unexplained phenomena on a spooky city tour. Cheapflights.com's list rounds up the goriest, scariest and creepiest tours all around the world. Read on to see which …

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10 of Southeast Asia's Most Spectacular National Parks

Southeast Asia is home to a great many national parks covering a diverse range of landscape and wildlife, but we've chosen ten that stand out for their unique and incredible environment.<p><b>Southeast Asia is home to a great many national parks covering a diverse range of landscape and wildlife, but</b> …

National Parks

Richard Branson on Challenges: It's More Fun Being David Than Goliath

The audacious entrepreneur talks about Virgin's biggest challenges, and what he learned from both successes and failures.<p>Beyond being adventurous, fun and affordable, the Virgin brand is fearless when it comes to taking on giant challenges, Sir Richard Branson says.<p>"We take on organizations much …

The 9 Emotional Stages of Getting a Major Haircut

The good, the bad, and the freaking out<p>It seems like everyone is committing to the cut these days: Lauren Conrad, famous for her long, blonde locks, just chopped them in favor of an elongated bob—and Jessica Simpson also went under the scissors recently. Sometimes you need a change, but a major …

Hair

16 Things Movies Get SO Wrong About Sex

If only orgasms were really that easy to come by.<p>There are probably a lot of ways you wish your sex life was a bit more cinematic. Who wouldn't want the perfect score to play in the background while you're hooking up or to roll over and magically have flawless hair and makeup? But let's be honest: …

11 Stunning Portraits That Show Just How Beautiful Freckles Are

Don't cover them up!<p>If you have freckles, from a few to a face-full, you've probably felt self-conscious about them at some point and have maybe reached for an extra dab of concealer.<p>But that needs to stop. Now. Because freckles are pretty freaking gorgeous.<p>Have any doubts? Take a look through …

OREO IceCream Sandwiches - No Bake, 2 Ingredient Cookies & Cream Recipe

The Ralph Steadman Breaking Bad Blu-ray Covers Are Amazing

Perfection, of course<p><b>Ralph Steadman,</b> the gonzo illustrator who so perfectly brought Hunter S. Thompson's wild exploits to life all while etching in our brains his expansive, chaotic ink-blot splatter style, has teamed up with <i>Breaking Bad</i>'s Vince Gilligan to create the covers for forthcoming …

Striking Collages Replace Guns from Vintage Photos with Life-Size Flowers

A French creative who goes by the name Mister Blick fuses vintage black and white photographs with colorful illustrations of flowers. The monochromatic pictures depict men at war, and we see them among the trenches and fighter jets. But, instead of guns in their hands, Blick has seamlessly replaced …

Top 10 Online Resources for Self-improvement that we shouldn’t be Ignoring | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As humans, we are always trying to better ourselves and strive for success. However, without a little support, this can sometimes be …

Brush Mouse Provides Better Air Circulation for Sweaty Palm

Have you ever felt your computer mouse becoming sticky with sweat after long hours of use? Jang Wooseok, an industrial designer, has thought of a new …

Industrial Design

McDonald's McFlurry Letter Style by Luke Ritchie

Luke Ritchie worked with the Leo Burnett agency to create a very cool letter style for the McDonald's McFlurry campaign and shared a little bit of …

What to Buy (and Not Buy) at Target, According to Consumer Reports

Target's low prices will save you money, especially if you know markdown schedules. Consumer Reports tested several items at the retail giant and …

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5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …

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7 Foods That Clear Your Complexion

Read on—and eat up!—to get more gorgeous skin<p><i>By Natasha Burton for Beauty High</i><p>While topical solutions for pimples can keep your face acne-free, you can actually help your skin along the road to clarity through your diet. What you put in your body reflects how it looks on the outside, after all.<p>To …

Nutrition