Shannon Tolefree-Jackson

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Janelle Monae Boogies While the World Burns in ‘Dance Apocalyptic’ Video

When last we saw Janelle Monáe, she and Erykah Badu were shattering their space-shackles while smashing stereotypes in the futuristic video for …

Janelle Monáe

The Lipstick Color That Works On Everybody!

Who wants to go bare? Beige lips are it for summer beauty and no kit is complete without a great neutral shade to pair with a dramatic eye or, for a …

Makeup

What fruits can whiten teeth, help get rid of acne acne, and fix split ends? Get our natural beauty tricks.

Fruit stands may stick around only for the summer, but beauty is always in season! The next time you head to the farmer’s market, keep in mind that …

White Haute! How to Rock Makeup and Nails in Summer’s Hottest Shade

Ever since seeing Rag & Bone’s spring 2013 show, in particular, this look, we’ve had white on our minds. In theory, a monochromatic white on white …

Makeup

RiRi Hearts MAC: MAC's New Collection Has Us Talking That Makeup Talk

Barbados-inspired beauty for summer created by who else—Rihanna. MAC collabs have become a must for R&B singers as of late, and this music sensation …

Makeup

Trade Up! How to Host Your Own Beauty Swap Party

From time to time, we all make mistakes when we buy makeup. Like that blood orange lipstick that you bought. You hoped it would turn you into a …

Makeup

Lashes In Every Color! We Love It!

Reading all about colored mascaras in James Vincent's last Building Your Kit story got us thinking more about super-bright lashes. Blues, greens, …

Beauty

How To #Unplug In 6 Steps

An interactive guide to disconnecting, brought to you by Baratunde Thurston, who recently went offline for 25 days. Click through the guide for tips on unplugging:<p>[<i>Image: Flickr user Rachel Titiriga</i>]BT

3 Ways To Really Put The “Vacate” Into Vacation

If your body goes “on vacation” but your mind never leaves your inbox, you’re missing the real productivity-boosting bonuses of a work break.<p>While we were talking with Phil Libin, the Evernote CEO told us that in its quest to become a hundred-year startup, they’re constantly pruning away any …

Tracey Emin on her life and work at 50

Tracey Emin, once an ‘enfant terrible’ of British art, turns 50 on 3 July. Take a look at her interviews with the BBC over the years.<p>“People who love my work, love it,” Tracey Emin told BBC News in 2005. “People who don’t like my work think it’s sentimental and crass”.<p>It’s a neat summary of the …

Art

Writer Aminatta Forna and the exploration of silence

Countries in conflict are her theme. Aminatta Forna discusses her work and how literature can ask moral questions.<p>Aminatta Forna, of Sierra Leonean and Scottish heritage, is an award-winning author whose books explore the topics of betrayal, shared silence, love and loss.<p>Forna’s first work, The …

War

White House Down: Is there depth?

http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20130627-tearing-the-white-house-down?ocid=global_culture_rss<p>The White House is attacked; the president and the country are saved. But is there any more depth in this action extravaganza? Tom Brook investigates.<p>White House Down follows in the footsteps of another …

The White House

GoldieBlox, The Toy That Aims To Get Girls Hooked On Engineering, Is Coming To A Toys ‘R’ Us Near You

Move over, Barbie — there’s a new toy in town now.<p>GoldieBlox, the San Francisco Bay Area startup that has created an engineering-focused toy aimed specifically at little girls, has inked its first nationwide distribution deal with retailing giant Toys ‘R’ Us. The company’s flagship toy, the …

'50 Shades of Grey' At Comic-Con: EL James Denies The Cast Will Be Announced

"50 Shades of Grey" fans won't be getting their Christian Grey anytime soon.<p>Rumors started swirling last week that the cast of the upcoming "50 Shades" film adaptation would be announced at this year's Comic-Con. As the film has yet to name its Mr. Grey or the young woman playing Anastasia Steele, …

Horoscopes, Tarot, Psychic Readings

Astrology.com is your portal to the stars, unlocking the mysteries of the universe with horoscopes, tarot, and psychic readings.<p>Whether you're a …

Flowers in Bloom in Central Park

The Best Homemade Caramel Popcorn

5 Reasons Why Peru Is a Country With Much to Envy

BY CHRISTA RUSSO<p>Peru is one of those places that make iconically beautiful countries like South Africa and Thailand feel a hint of jealousy. The nation's thriving melting pot of cultures reflect a vibrant, diverse community, many with roots as far back to the Incas and other sophisticated …

What do frequent flyers want from airports? Cinemas, sleeping pods and libraries

An international survey has revealed 10 complimentary features that travellers want to see at a dream airport, with a cinema, sleeping pods and a …

Hungry Girl to the Max!

• <b>Author:</b> Lisa Lillien<p><b>Go TO THE MAX with the most massive and complete Hungry Girl cookbook ever---</b><b>650 recipes from the guru of guilt-free eating!</b><p>Consider this your <b>HUNGRY GIRL BIBLE</b>. In <i>Hungry Girl to the Max!</i>, Lisa Lillien has created a book that is a must-have for anyone who craves insanely …

Community Picks -- Road Trip Snacks

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Best Road Trip Snack contest!<p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read …

Snacks

Behind the Scenes: Giuliana Rancic Cover - Women's Running

What does it mean when you shed happy tears while crossing a finish line? A behavioral analyst weighs in.<p>Longtime runner Ellie Kemper charms our …

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Perfect Timing

When to train, eat, stretch, and do everything to run your best.<p>Runners live by the clock. Whether measuring minutes in a mile or months in a marathon-training season, we're constantly thinking about where the time goes. We not only have to plan when to run, but also all the other things we might …

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Sun High, Consider Yourself Blessed

0<p>SHARES<p><i>by Diane Booth Gilliam</i><p>Prepare yourself, something wonderful is about to happen: The luckiest day of the year is afoot and what’s more, this …

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22 Annoying Facebook Statuses About Summer

22 Facebook Statuses You Don't Need to See This Summer<p>1. The "Legs While Tanning" Pic<p>2. The "Constantly at the Beach" Update<p>3. The Clichéd Coffee …

Here's What A Barbie Doll Would Look Like If She Had A Real Woman's Measurements

After comparing a Barbie's measurements with those of an average American 19-year-old woman (as determined by the CDC), artist Nickolay Lamm of MyDeals.com decided to take two months to create a real-life rendering of the Barbie doll.<p>"I want to show that average is beautiful," Lamm told Business …

Twitter will tailor ads based on your browsing — but you can opt out

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: GigaOM<p>Here come the targeted tweets: Twitter is officially joining Facebook(s fb), Google(s goog) and others who use …