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The 10 Best Mascaras Out There, Hands Down

Trust us.<p>As any lash fanatic knows, not all mascaras are created equal. Flaking, clumping, weighing down, raccoon eyes...some of them are just a nightmare. ("I shelled out HOW much for this tube of $%^#?!") Fear not! Below, the best in the game right now that are actually worth your hard earned …

5 Sugar Alternatives to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

5 tips to help satisfy your sweet tooth without adding to your waistline<p>Excess sugar is one of the three primary drivers behind weight gain and a number of common health issues (processed foods and "bad" fats are the two others). Throughout our lives most of us have been programmed to believe a few …

Hey, Four Eyes! We’ve Got Makeup Knowledge for YOU!

Oh hey there, four eyes! ;) Long gone are the days of glasses rendering you an instant nerd. In fact, now it’s actually kind of COOL to wear glasses — so cool that chicks who don’t even need ’em are rocking faux frames just for the style. Whether you’re faking it or legit need prescription lenses, …

8 Ways to Get Prettier in Your Sleep

Do the term "beauty sleep" justice by following these skin and hair tips from dermatologists.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," …

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Creative studio Nikolai Rose does it all: collaborations with Bill Blass, Assembly New York, and Rogan; art and design projects; and an eponymous accessories collection. The latter has yielded a riveted bracelet (available in both silver and gold), which is at the top of my wishlist.

Fabulous At Every Age: Colors & Prints Edition

How to look fabulous at every age in spring's hottest trends.<p>How to look fabulous at every age in spring's hottest trends.

In the Mood for Spring’s Return

Natural Sweetener: Shop Spring's Pastels

Brands as conceptually disparate as Burberry Prorsum, Jil Sander and Christian Dior united on one singular idea for Spring 2014: the sweet treats that are pastels.<p>Brands as conceptually disparate as Burberry Prorsum, Jil Sander and Christian Dior united on one singular idea for Spring 2014: the …

Mapping The Forced Removal Of Native Americans

The question of how Native American tribes might “fit in” to the newly-formed United States had been on the minds of US political leaders since its …

Native Americans

Mexican Drug Cartels Are Becoming Diversified 'Multinational Corporations'

The cartel counts illegal mining, logging and extortion as its biggest moneymakers, said Alfredo Castillo, the Mexican government's special envoy sent to restore the rule of law in Michoacan, the state controlled by the Knights Templar the last several years.<p>Iron ore "is their principle source of …

Cops Use Traffic Stops To Seize Millions From Drivers Never Charged With A Crime

License, registration—and your cash.<p>A deputy for the Humboldt County’s Sheriff Office in rural Nevada has been accused of confiscating over $60,000 from drivers who were never charged with a crime. These cash seizures are now the subject of two federal lawsuits and are the latest to spotlight a …

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Ireland’s Visually Stunning Giant’s Causeway

Resting against the coast of Northern Ireland’s County Antrim is a grove of 40,000 stone pillars known as the Giant’s Causeway. What’s most …

The Great Lakes’ Eerily Frozen Lighthouses

Evoking the timeless sentiment of isolation, these frozen lighthouses are a perfect symbol for the winter months.<p>Source: Digital Blind<p>There are few …

Say Hello To “The President”, The 3,200 Year Old Tree

Peeking out above the Sequoia National Park in the Sierra Nevada mountain range is a tree aptly called “The President”. The tree extends an …

National Parks

Event Designer and Decorator Ken Fulk’s House in San Francisco

Known for his exuberant style, the event designer and decorator embraces a handsome, rustic vibe at his Clarendon Heights home, where the stunning vistas steal the show<p>Event planner, interior designer, and bon vivant Ken Fulk is a master of maneuvering between the various spheres of San Francisco …

Before and After: A Cobble Hill Kitchen Makeover

Earlier this week we toured Mollie Cohen and Andrew Berman’s Brooklyn duplex masterfully remodeled by Oliver Freundlich of Oliver Freundlich Design. …

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Updated 12th February 2018

Articles about 10 cozy modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always …

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World's 15 most beautiful concert halls from Austria to Brazil | CNN Travel

The 20 Most Expensive Mansions For Sale In Los Angeles

Home prices in the county grew a whopping 16.75% between January 2013 and January 2014, according to real estate intelligence firm DataQuick.<p>Some Los Angeles houses, however, are in a league of their own. The experts at Point2 Homes helped us come up a list of the most expensive mansions for sale …

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Suspended In Beauty: The Free Spirit Spheres

Some extravagant resorts as ideal getaways. But for true “free spirits”, Canada's Free Spirit Spheres are just for you.<p>Source: Travelettes<p>In the …

Starbucks Brewing Pay-in-Advance Option

Soon you might be able to order your morning macchiato while still sitting in bed.<p>Starbucks announced that it is “actively working” on mobile ordering, which would let people order before stepping foot in a coffee shop or while waiting in line, chief digital officer Adam Brotman told Bloomberg on …

11 Awesome Starbucks Secret Menu Frappuccinos

The website Starbucks Secret Menu lists dozens of new combinations for the frozen favorite.<p>If you try this in stores, baristas recommend knowing which ingredients come in the Frappuccino when you order. Starbucks workers aren't briefed on the secret menu, and so instructions are a must.<p>Here are …

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Trend Alert: 10 Artful Coffee Drippers

The slow coffee movement is all about the handmade: roast by hand, drip by hand, syphon by hand. So why not ditch the factory made for handmade when …

Saint Patrick's Day: recipes using the very best Irish produce

Ireland enjoys a bounty of wonderful fresh produce that elevates even the simplest of recipes. For St Patrick's Day, you can't go wrong if you embrace some of the big-hitters: the grass-fed Irish beef, its famous cheese, smoked fish and, of course, that heart-melting soda bread.<p><b>STEAK WITH</b> …

5 Awesome Food Trends Worth Trying

Some food trends, like clean eating and the growth in organics, have been awesome, while others, like processed, fat-free, sugar free, diet foods, …

The Science Of Spiciness

Rose Eveleth explains the history and science behind spicy foods, and why Sriracha sauce is heaven for some and gustatory hell for others.