Miriam Mena

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3 New Ways to Style a Button-Down Shirt This Fall

Are you aware that you've been wearing your button-down shirts all wrong? Okay, not really; we all know the classic tucked-in look is as timeless as a quilted Chanel bag. But these...

Candy Floss Ice Cream Clouds Are Our New Food Obsession (And Now Yours Too)

Addicted to sugar? Us? Never.<p>Forget chouxnuts, our new food obsession is candy floss ice cream clouds.<p>Yes you read that correctly.<p>This sugar porn …

3 Mistakes That Make Your Eyes Look Smaller

If you're into the beady-eyed look, then do all of the things below. If you're not, don't say we didn't warn you. These three techniques can all make your eyes look smaller.<p><b>1. Waterlining.</b> "Making a tight black line just above your lower lashes can have a shrinking effect," says makeup artist Pati …

Quentin Tarantino tells 'black critics' his race is irrelevant

Pulp Fiction director, frequently criticised for using the N-word in his scripts, says he’s being made out to be a ‘supervillain’<p>Quentin Tarantino has hit out at “critics in black culture” who have repeatedly taken him to task over the course of his career ahead of the release of his new film, The …

THE SELECTS: The Splendor of Arizona

THE SHOT: A Once in a Lifetime Moment

I had been chasing this storm for about two hours when I got this shot. And what an amazing feeling it was. It happened so fast that I actually only saw the flash out of the corner of my eye.<p>The picture was taken on August 8 in Marana, Arizona, a suburb of Tucson. I checked it on the camera LCD and …

Nikon D-series

THE SELECTS: The Rise and Fall of the Silkworm

THE SHOT: The Silkworm’s Circle of Life

I was searching for a story that could illustrate, in a simple way, the fluctuating world economy. I wanted to use pictures to stir up curiosity about something that often can be very technical and boring for most people.<p>Worms, moths and branches turned out to be the ingredients to tell this …

If You Sit at a Computer All Day This Mobility Exercise Will Change Your Life in 30 Seconds

Add this mobility exercise into your work day and you'll immediately feel the benefit in your hips, shoulders and back. The first time I did it, I cracked my own back and immediately felt my posture improve.<p>If you're like me, you probably spend a lot of time in front of a computer screen.<p>In fact, …

Hips

Age of the Universe

One of the most obvious perceived contradictions between Torah and science is the age of the universe. Is it billions of years old, like scientific …

Sleeping Posture Linked To Brain Disease

Why Is This Important?<p>Because it’s another reason to stop sleeping like a serial killer.<p>Long Story Short<p>Researchers have discovered that sleeping on your side may help reduce the chances of developing Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurological diseases.<p>Long Story<p>Sleeping in the lateral, or …

Neuroscience

5 spicy, healthy recipes that might help you live longer

Looking in your medicine cabinet for the secret to living longer? The answer may actually be in your kitchen. In a newly published study, researchers examined half a million people in 10 areas in China for seven years looking for a connection between hotter, spicier diets and the death rate. Their …

The best dessert in 25 countries around the world

That's true around the world, but desserts differ from country to country.<p>Some are light and fruity, and some are rich and chocolaty.<p>From Japan's mochi to Poland's poppy seed rolls, read on to see what people use to satisfy their sweet tooth in 25 different countries.

Dessert

Photographer wants to find the women in these dreamy vintage photos

There's a photography mystery to be solved here.<p>While thrift store shopping in Richmond, Virginia, photographer Meagan Abell spotted some old film …

Photography

Almond Kamut Granola + The Easy Vegetarian Kitchen

I’m about a day late to my own party, but when one is pushing 9 months pregnant, I think anything is allowed. Yesterday was the official launch date …

Spicy & Vegetarian Ma Po Tofu

<i>For those nights when you get home hungry, stressed, and impatient, Hangry is here to help. Each Monday, Kendra Vaculin will share quick, exciting meals to rescue anyone who might be anxiously eyeing a box of minute rice.</i><p><i>Today: Get over your fear of spicy foods—we promise this ma po tofu will</i> not</i> …

Mushrooms

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UFO Sighting In Damascus Syria Caught On Camera By Airplane Passenger

A passenger onboard a flight heading over Damascus, Syria has released a recording of what could be a UFO.<p>The footage captures a vague silver object …

UFOs

7 Natural Foods That Help Cleanse the Body of Mucus

Just the simple term mucus grosses most of us out, right? Oddly enough, it’s actually a simple result of our body trying to protect itself. Sound …

Pictures of the Week 7.16.15

Have you ever tried astrophotography? If so, what is your choice of telescope to shoot with?

THE SHOT: Lunar Eclipse of the Space Station

Calsky.com is one of a few websites that will calculate interesting astronomical events you can see from your GPS coordinates. I have several alerts setup including ISS transits across the sun and the moon. The alert detail will tell you, to the second, when it will cross and knowing this I was …

Space

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Sweet Star

Miles of sand beach, lush forests, clear inland lakes, unique flora and fauna make up the natural world of #SleepingBearDunes #NationalLakeshore in #Michigan. Towering dunes provide spectacular views of #LakeMichigan. Photo of a stormy #sunset from @sleepingbearnps by Steve Perry (www.sharetheexperience.org).

Sunrise over Lake Michigan another of Wisconsin's Great Places. #wisconsin #sunrise #lakemichigan #greatlakes #sunrise #landscape

Find the Heart and the Whale in New Horizons Probe's Picture of Pluto

Space<p>Pluto looks especially welcoming in a new photo by NASA's approaching New Horizons probe.<p>The image, which New Horizons took on Tuesday when it was less than 5 million miles (8 million kilometers) from Pluto, shows a large, heart-shaped feature on the dwarf planet's surface.<p>The bright "heart" …

Solar System