Elana Pildervaser

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These Ideas on Perspective Will Improve Your Photography Composition

Perspective. It’s a concept that has somewhat variable significance depending on the context in which it is being discussed — literature, geometry, …

15 Natural Beauty DIYs for Under $15

How much money have you shelled out on facial masks, bubble bath, trips to the spa, and “miracle skin rejuvenation” products? Too much? It’s okay, we’re here to curb that spending habit and help you ramp up your inner kitchen witch. We’ve rounded up collection of 15 natural beauty tutorials that …

Producer Spills Juicy New Details On Fifty Shades

Photo: REX USA/Tony Buckingham/Rex.<p>From Charlie Hunnam's early exit to the repeatedly pushed-back release, the <i>50 Shades of Grey</i> movie is having its …

How To Recruit A Great Designer For Your Startup

ff Venture Capital just invested in Tackk, a new platform which allows you to creatively share anything on the web with no barriers to creation. (Disclosure: I’m a Partner at ffVC.) The editing experience is amazingly simple. Despite the robust capabilities, users can effortlessly create and style …

Loving Husband Documents Every Stage of Wife’s Battle with Breast Cancer

<i>The Battle We Didn't Choose</i> is a powerful collection of images by photographer and loving husband Angelo Merendino, documenting his wife Jennifer's battle with breast cancer. Their story begins like your typical “boy meets girl” love story with Angelo mustering up the courage to reveal his feelings …

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'All the Pretty Horses' by Cormac McCarthy, Starring Penelope Cruz and Matt Damon

Cormac McCarthy's <i>The Counselor</i><i>,</i> hits theaters Friday, October 25. Though the release marks McCarthy's debut as a screenwriter, his novelist credits …

How to Make a Healthy Sandwich

5 tips from Biggest Loser host Alison Sweeney<p>You don't have to eat a salad every day for lunch to stay healthy! There are tons of great eat-right tips in <i>Shape Up Shortcuts</i>, the new book by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator. While working on the book, Jen got a chance to talk to Alison …

{No bake} raspberry lemonade cheesecake - COOL WHIP recipe

Combine graham cracker crumbs, butter and sugar in a medium sized bowl. Mix until well combined. Press crumbs in the bottom of 8 jars or a 9×9 pan.<p>In …

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DIY: Hanging Mason Jar Storage

To see all of Quimby's one-of-a-kind creations, check out this photo gallery that takes you through her kitchen full of recycled projects.<p>Step …

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7 Exercise Moves for Lean, Sexy Legs

Upgrade your leg workouts with these killer exercises for your hamstrings, quads, and calves<p>Tired of the same old squats and lunges in your leg workout? We totally get it. The next time you want to tone your lower half, try these 7 challenging moves from the Women's Health Big Book of Exercises. …

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

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Observing the Earth: Incredible Satellite Photos of Earth from the European Space Agency | Colossal

<p>Though I don’t have a homepage set, the first page in my daily rounds is always the Astronomy Picture of the Day (site currently down), a website …

Dogs Experience Emotions Just Like Humans, New Research Says

New research is telling the world something that dog owners have known all along -- that canines have emotions just like humans.<p>Gregory Berns, a professor of neuroeconomics at Emory University, has spent the past two years training dogs to go into an M.R.I. scanner "completely awake and …

10 Great Los Angeles Bars With Truly Excellent Food

El Carmen is a tequila bar serving stick-to-your-ribs Mexican fare. The tables are bar-sized; the lighting is dim-to-dark; and the menu, a thick …

25 Ways To Cut 250 Calories

<i>By Jessica Girdwain for Shape.com</i><p>Despite what marketers and diet sites may tell you, losing weight isn't easy -- if it were, we wouldn't be sucking in our muffin tops while zipping up our pencil skirts. But you can make weight loss easier with these clever bite-sized strategies to burn more …

The Best Candy for Weight Loss

Giving into your sweet tooth could help you lose weight—if you chew, suck, or bite on these lower-calorie candies<p>Candy is fine for the bras Katy Perry wears during performances. But for you, when you're trying to drop a few pounds? Sounds too sweet to be true. But a Nutrition Research study found …

Sculpt Sexy Legs in 15 Minutes

Hit every major muscle in your lower bod—and burn fat all over<p>Training your lower body is one of the fastest ways to get lean. That's because it's made up of bigger muscle groups (such as your glutes, quads, and hamstrings), so working those specific areas tends to create a greater metabolic …

Do You Need Anti-Aging Products in Your 20s and 30s?

The answer might surprise you<p><i>By Wendy Rodewald for Daily Makeover</i><p>Wrinkle creams used to be reserved for the over-40 set, but now more and more beauty companies are marketing anti-aging products to twenty- and thirty-somethings. So, do you really need potions to make you look younger when you’re …

11 Fashion Essentials Every 20-Something Should Own

Your twenties is a time when you're getting your life together. You are finishing school, moving out of your parents' house and really starting to stand on your own two feet. But a career and financial stability aren't the only things you're building -- you're also building your wardrobe. While it …

50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!

Our favorite food bloggers share their cooking secrets<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social networking have done way more for the world of food than merely allowing us to ogle one another's plates on …

Muscle-Sculpting Yoga

Build long, lean muscles with this yoga routine<p>Yoga Strong<p>"How did you get those arms? Do you lift weights?" Yogis hear these questions all the time and smile knowingly as they respond, "Nope. Just yoga." Yoga requires nothing but ourselves—no weights, no machines, just the ability to lift and hold …

Get the Look: 10 Key Pieces

The key pieces for your fall wardrobe.<p>Planning a fall wardrobe today also means shopping smart, here are the key pieces to invest in for the season.

Books To Read In 2013 Before They're Made Into Movies

Not only are novels an age-old inspiration for film, they're the best special feature available! Forget about DVD commentary and featurettes.<p>The best way to learn about your favorite film is to go to the source before you see it.

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Classic Peruvian-Style Fish Ceviche Recipe

<b>Note:</b> Ceviche is best when it's served within 5 to 30 minutes after marinating. Use the freshest fish available. Medium shrimp or scallops cut into 1/2-inch chunks can be substituted for fish.<p><b>Read more: The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Ceviche</b><p>Ingredients1 pound fresh ocean fish such as sea bass, …

Guest Post: Maple Peanut Butter Poutine | Crumb: A Food Blog

Hey kiddies. I’m baaaaaaaack.<p>I’m still working on getting back into the swing of things, but in the meantime, you can find me over on the Peanut …

Don't Be Scared, It's Just Pickling: How To Pickle Anything, Stress-Free

Confession time: I have been obsessed with pickles for my entire life. That's not the confession yet, I'll get to that. Some time around elementary school, my mother asked me what I'd like as my annual "big" Chanukah gift as we meandered up and down the aisles of Costco (undoubtedly gathering …

No-Bake S'mores Pie Recipe

4<p>4 / 5 ()<p><i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p>An easy no-bake recipe for a fabulous s’mores pie – graham …

A Different Sort of Egg Salad

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Sometimes, a girl's just gotta feel French.</i><p>It’s one of those facts of life – sometimes a girl’s just …

Tutorial: Embroidered rainbow neckline

Here’s a fun way to add a spot of color to the neckline. You can embroider a rainbow of color! Anje from Made In Pretoria shows how. She added the …