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Apple, Microsoft tussle with feds over access to user data

Apple and Microsoft are at odds with the US government's attempt to obtain customer data when that data isn't easily obtainable.<p>In one investigation that involved guns and drugs, the Justice Department got a court order over the summer requesting that Apple hand over text messages between suspects …

Kendall Jenner Serves Up a Lesson in Sneaker Chic

Well, it appears that model-of-the-moment <b>Kendall Jenner</b> is a bit of a rule breaker. Spotted out yesterday evening with sister <b>Kim Kardashian West</b>, the latest face of Estée Lauder stepped out in an all-cream ensemble, eschewing the tired rule of not wearing white after Labor Day. What’s more, she …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

How Scott Disick May Have Blown a Second Chance with Kourtney Kardashian

Scott Disick has made plenty of mistakes on and off the camera, but after the <i>Keeping Up with the Kardashians</i> star was photographed kissing a blonde …

10 Little Things Your Guests Will LOVE at Your Wedding

Wedding 101<p>Kristin Doherty ·<p>Even though everybody keeps telling you that your wedding day is all about you and your spouse-to-be, that’s only <i>mostly</i> true. It’s also about the people who show up to celebrate you — after all, what’s a wedding without any guests? To show them how much you appreciate …

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Cue the Confetti! 6 Alternatives to the Rice Toss

Ideas<p>Kellee Khalil ·<p>Throwing rice on the newlyweds as they depart their ceremony or reception has been a wedding tradition for centuries, symbolizing prosperity and fertility. As weddings become more personalized, we’re seeing a huge shift toward non-traditional send-offs. Here are a few of our …

Etiquette Guru Lizzie Post Answers Tough Budget Questions

Wedding 101<p>Loverly ·<p><i>The Emily Post Institute is the foremost authority on all things etiquette, and when we get a chance to have our questions answered by one of the Posts, we don’t hold back. I recently spoke to Lizzie Post, great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, about tough budget- and</i> …

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10 People You Should Take Off Your Wedding Guest List

When you’re making your guest list, it’s tempting to want to invite everyone you’ve ever met. But before you send your kindergarten teacher that save the date, consider that maybe not everyone needs to make the cut. And some people just <i>definitely</i> shouldn’t be invited. Here are the ten worst wedding …

When Exactly Will You Get Married? This Infographic May Have the Answer

Wedding 101<p>Natasha Burton ·<p>Does it seem like all of your friends are getting hitched—leaving you wondering when it’s going to your turn to show off that engagement bling?<p>Well, the answer to when you’ll wed might actually be easier than you think, if you look at the question from a probability …

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5 of Gretta Monahan's Go-To Tips for Finding Your 'Wedding Style Spirit' – Loverly

Fashion<p>5 of Gretta Monahan’s Go-To Tips for Finding Your ‘Wedding Style Spirit’<p>Loverly ·<p>When it comes to wedding gown shopping, the bride usually gets a free pass to pick the dress of her dreams… unless that <i>dream</i> dress starts treading into <i>nightmare</i> territory. Whether she has her mind made up about …

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How to Plan a Wedding in 3 Months or Less

Whether you’re newly engaged and eager to say “I do,” long-engaged and way behind on wedding planning, or somewhere in between, it’s totally possible to plan a wedding in three months or less. You probably won’t be planning a black-tie affair at the Plaza that quickly, but a beautiful fete for your …

11 Popular Love Songs That Actually Have Terribly Unromantic Lyrics

Ideas<p>Kellee Khalil ·<p>You’ve swayed and grooved to these tunes at proms, dances, and weddings — but did you know that many of our culture’s most cherished love songs have decidedly unromantic lyrics?<p>From the creepy undertones of “Every Breath You Take” by The Police, to the “Oops, we made a drunken …

14 Thoughts Every Couple Has While Planning Their Wedding Menu

Ideas<p>Loverly ·<p>From dreaming up dish ideas to attending all those tastings, deciding what snacks and cocktails to serve up at your wedding <i>can</i> be a blast. But between managing your catering budget and trying to please everyone’s sometimes picky palettes, menu planning can also be a bit …

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8 Beauty Habits to Consider Starting Well Before the Big Day

Hey, bridal beauty starts long before the wedding day! To look and feel your best when you walk down the aisle, it’s smart to start a routine up to six months before your wedding. Here are eight habits to incorporate into your routine on the reg.<p>Photo by: Sarah Katherine Davis Photography on The …

Skin Care

How to Save Some Serious Money on Your Wedding Dessert

How-to<p>Kimberly Watson ·<p>Cake has long been a wedding reception staple, but with many guests opting to continue the dance party instead of sitting down for a slice and more and more couples choosing to skip cake-cutting all together, is it worth working that three-tiered beauty into your budget? …

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4 Foods to SKIP at Summer Weddings (And 4 to Serve!)

Ideas<p>Kristin Doherty ·<p>Do these rising temperatures have you dreaming about backyard BBQs and dripping ice cream cones? If you’re in the process of planning your summer wedding menu, you’re undoubtedly going to want to work some delicious seasonal snacks and drinks into the big day, but it’s …

Food

How to Deal When You and Your Partner Are Total Opposites

How-to<p>Loverly ·<p>We all know the phrase “opposites attract.” For some couples, however, opposites attract so much that they decide to spend the rest of their lives together.<p>While it can be a bit crazy-making sometimes to choose to forever bind yourself with someone who’s so different from you, being …

Hobbies

What to Eat and Drink on Your Wedding Day and What to Avoid

Every bride wants to look and feel her best on the big day! So, what should she eat to stay fueled and fabulous for her walk down the aisle and well into the night? Take a look at these four foods to seriously steer clear of once the wedding day rolls around, plus a couple of things to definitely …

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know Before Attending Your Tasting

Dress shopping is fun. Bachelor and bachelorette parties are fun. Spending all day adding gorgeous wedding photos to your bundles is fun…<p>But you know what enjoyable part of wedding planning is often overlooked? Tastings! Seriously, what could be better than sampling a ton of different kinds of …

20 Wedding Cakes That Failed So Hard They Won

Wedding 101<p>Loverly ·<p>We love looking at beautiful, inspiring wedding cakes, but there’s nothing like a good cake fail to make us laugh out loud…and then make us so grateful for the many, many talented bakers out there who would never let this happen to us. Read on for our top 20 most horrifying and …

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What to Put in Your Wedding Day-of Emergency Kit

Whether you’re a bridesmaid, the mother of the bride, or the bride herself, knowing there is a worst-case-scenario kit handy on the big day is a huge relief. If you’re putting together an emergency kit for a wedding, here are the easy-to-forget necessities you’ll definitely want to collect ahead of …

How to Transport Your Wedding Gown—No Matter How You’re Traveling

Travel<p>loverly ·<p>Now that you’ve picked out the perfect wedding dress, you’ve got to decide how to get it home and then to your wedding venue, and it’s not always as simple as you might think… From gowns covered in delicate embellishments to those made with fabric that wrinkles easily, to ones that …

How to Plan a Destination Bachelorette Party on a Budget

Travel<p>Kimberly Watson ·<p>Weddings ask a lot of bridesmaids, and they often hit especially hard in the wallet… To avoid putting your best friends in debt to celebrate your big day, it’s wise for you and anyone else involved in planning your bachelorette party to find ways to cut corners where you can. …

4 People You Should NOT Bring with You to Shop for Your Wedding Dress

Choosing your wedding dress is no doubt a moment that many of us have dreamed about—if not since we were little girls then at least since we saw a sparkly ring on that finger!<p>Of course, the actual experience of dress shopping might be a little different than what you had in mind: Maybe the dress …

What It Looks Like When Guys Try on Wedding Gowns

Fashion<p>Natasha Burton ·<p>There are a number of female rituals men just don’t understand. Like, going to the bathroom in groups. Or, still wanting to eat dessert even though we’re “so full” from dinner. And, when it comes to weddings, they certainly can’t relate to the allure of—and excitement …

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3 "I Do"-Worthy Dresses You Can Totally Wear Again – Loverly

Fashion<p>3 “I Do”-Worthy Dresses You Can Totally Wear Again<p>Loverly ·<p>Every bridesmaid has rolled her eyes after hearing those five words—”but you’ll wear it again”—as she drops serious dough on another dress. As a bride, you probably can’t imagine your gown making a repeat performance anytime in the …

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10 Conversations You NEED to Have with Your Wedding Photographer

Wedding photography will likely be one of the biggest expenses in your wedding budget, so it’s imperative that you know EXACTLY what you’re getting before signing on the dotted line. We recommend meeting with several different photographers to get a feel for different shooting styles and …

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Here's What Your Makeup Bag is Missing This Wedding Season – Loverly

Beauty<p>Here’s What Your Makeup Bag is Missing This Wedding Season<p>Loverly ·<p>Well, we’re pretty sure we just found the best way to beat the heat this wedding season…<p>It’s already been a brutal summer here in NYC, and our founder Kellee was having major trouble finding makeup that could keep up with her …

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