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Photo Booth for Dogs Reveals the Playful and Compassionate Nature of All Breeds

Photographer Lynn Terry designed a dog-friendly photo booth that's allowed her to show the world just how loving pit bulls can be. For a local animal rescue, the artist created a calendar featuring photogenic pits who were adorably posing within her unique construction. Since the resulting images …

6 Timeless Quotes on Creativity From Pablo Picasso

Despite his rocky beginning, Picasso, whose birthday is Oct. 25, became one of the most influential artists of the early 20th century, and has a lasting legacy that pushes our creative boundaries today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This column originally published on</i> …

The New Victoria’s Secret Bombshell Code

Backstage at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, selfies are being shuttered on instant cameras, lip gloss is being reapplied and patted off, curls are being pinned to heads to set, and fresh juices are being sipped. The 47 models dressed in matching pink silk robes including Elsa Hosk, Lily …

Beautiful Portraits of Old Shelter Dogs Who Have a Lot of Love Left to Give

Photographer and animal lover Stacey Gammon's landlord wouldn't allow her to adopt a pit bull, so she found the perfect solution to satiate her yearning for a pet: she began volunteering at local animal shelters. Gammon also offered to take portraits of the animals to help more dogs get adopted. …

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Tips for Traveling Outside Your Comfort Zone

Vacations are wonderful opportunities to stretch out of your comfort zone with new experiences.<p><b>Family vacations allow us to:</b><p>throw caution to the wind;<br>• become a temporary local;<br>• make the most of opportunities;<br>• bond with family over shared experiences.<p><b>Sure, you can, but should you?</b><p>The scientists in all …

20 Scrumptious Stuffing Recipes That Go Beyond the Box

With the return of chillier days, red cups at Starbucks (!!) and holiday shopping guides, we’ve got many a family feast to prep for. Tradition aside, there are lots of fantastic ways to cook up some seriously delicious dishes. What to tackle first? Let’s start with stuffing recipes that are …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1. Millions of people voted on Sunday in Myanmar's freest national election</b> after 50 years under military rule, though the final results might not be known for days.<p><b>2</b><b>. A World Bank report says climate-change-related events</b>, such as crop losses and an increased risk of disease, could push more than …

Garden House in Romania Becomes Stylish Vacation Rental

<b>Onci Olimpia</b> and <b>Damian Alexandru</b> designed and developed Garden Studio Timisoara in Romania. The project consisted of a renovation (and partial …

17 Monogrammed Gift Ideas That Show You Went the Extra Mile

For those of you already gearing up to buy your holiday gifts, we applaud you. With all this extra time, why not take advantage and give your friends and family something a bit...<p>Leather Pouch<p>Tassel Keychain<p>Gold Bracelet<p>Pajama Set<p>Canvas Tote<p>Ring<p>Scarf<p>Leather Tote<p>iPhone Case<p>Letter Necklace<p>Date …

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12 Military Coats for Fall

From navy blue and frogging at Gucci, to silk braid and tassel details at Lanvin and Valentino's dramatic black cape with epaulettes and leather …

Bittersweet Wedding Photo Pays Tribute to 8-Year-Old Son Who Lost Battle with Leukemia

Before her wedding on October 9th, Anna Bozman Thompson knew it would be a day filled with both beautiful and heartbreaking memories. These conflicted emotions came about because Anna and her husband Travis lost their 8-year-old son Lake back in May. Since 2012, the young boy had been battling …

Adorable Baby Cow Thinks He's a Dog Like His Great Dane Best Friend

An adorable calf named Goliath seems to have learned a thing or two from his Great Dane friend Leonidas. When he was born, young Goliath was extremely sick and wasn't even strong enough to drink from a milk bottle. To give him the care he needed, Shaylee Hubbs adopted him and worked hard to nurse …

Emma Stone's Style Evolution Has Been Anything But Dull

And we love her for it.<p>Emma Stone's style has been as versatile as her performances on screen. From quirky denim getups to glamorous full-length gowns, the now 27-year-old actress always keeps us on the edge of our seats.<p>As she's transitioned from her wacky "Easy A" and "Superbad" days to take on …

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Try These Ingenious Coffee Hacks To Get Your Buzz On

How to clean coffee stains with rice and make a cappuccino in a mason jar.<p>America's Test Kitchen is like a 2,500-square-foot gift from Boston to the world. And it just keeps giving.<p>But rather than six-course dinners, their chefs produce "Cook's Illustrated" and "Cook's Country" magazines (as well …

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10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

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10 Places You Have to See to Believe

Are you ready for your daily dose of wanderlust (and then some)? These wonders around the world—from Seussian flower fields to seas that shine like stars—simply must been seen to be believed.

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The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

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Is It Harmful to Use Music as a Coping Mechanism?

Putting on headphones to regulate emotions may not always be beneficial.<p>Listening to music is aform of emotional self-care that many of us turn to every day, without much conscious thought. The streaming service Spotify, well aware of this, offers a collection of “Mood” playlists, from “Anthems of …

Facebook's 3-step plan to take over the rest of the world

Facebook has its eyes set on global domination, and it's quickly executing on its plan to get there.<p>Earlier this week, the company rolled out a new kind of ad format meant to bring a video experience to low-bandwidth emerging markets.<p>Throughout the launch event, the main refrain was how Facebook …

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Interview: Help Photographer Andrew Knapp Find His Hiding Border Collie Momo

Photographer Andrew Knapp loves dogs, so much so that he has created a series of books based on his loyal friend and faithful muse, the hiding border collie Momo. With his gentle patience and huge personality, you can't help but share the love for this heartwarming dog. Often traveling in a yellow …

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25 Of The Most Beautiful Staircases That Have Ever Existed

What is it about stairs that draws us to photograph them? People have always had a fascination with steps not only because they are functionally necessary to our daily lives, but also for the unintelligible draw they have on our psyche.<p>Songs like "Stairway To Heaven" by Led Zeppelin have been …

20 Things Women with Amazing Abs Do Every Day

Make their tricks yours and flat abs should — in theory — follow.<p>Amazing abs are much easier to envy than to come by — and it's no secret that perfect abs take a whole lot of work. To get the core you want, just follow the daily practices of women with the strongest, flattest abs:<p>Carmel Rodriguez, …

19-Year-Old Artist Uses Flowers and Food to Complete Her Colorful Drawings

Kristina Webb is a 19-year-old New Zealander whose vibrant drawings are complemented by her creative use of 3D objects. Using colored pencils as a base, the artist produces realistic-style portraits and then completes them with unexpected elements: spaghetti becomes a woman's long locks; faux …

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The 'poetic mystery' of the world's leading dancers - CNN Style

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Droponic Features Hydroponic Technology to Grow Your Plants

<b>Droponic</b> allows you to plant your own greens regardless the space available in your home, apartment, or condo. You can grow fresh greens smart way …

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12 Leisurely Sunday Brunch Recipes

Skip the lines and make brunch at home -- these recipes are all easy like Sunday morning.<p><b>1. Glazed Oatmeal-Maple Scones</b><p>These comforting breakfast treats are like a cross between scones and oatmeal cookies: buttery and tender on the inside, crisp and craggy on the outside, and chockfull of oats, …

15 Chefs on the Places They Can’t Believe They Haven’t Visited

“I haven’t been to Noma. I know, right? As a modern, new chef, how have I not been to Noma?”<p>—Richard Blais, author, <i>Try This at Home</i>

4 Impossibly Cute Dresses You Can Make Out of Your Boyfriend's Shirts

Walk of shame? Try walk of shameless! No sewing required.<p>Everyone loves the <i>idea</i> of a woman wearing her boyfriend's shirt, but the boxy, shape-obliterating reality is often a far cry from the sexy ideal laid out in movies and magazines. Well, not anymore! These four dresses are figure-flattering, …