Tabitha Hughes

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8 Better Ways to Display Art in Every Room of Your Home

It's time to create an Instagram-worthy wall.<p>In her new book <i>Habitat: The Field Guide to Decorating</i>, designer Lauren Liess shares her favorite, not-always-conventional ideas for livening up any space with art.

The Rise (And Fall) Of Decor's Most Beloved Motifs

Remember when everyone was obsessed with peacock?<p>Every year, it seems there's a new animal or fruit or other motif making its way into our homes and hearts. Remember that obsession you had with owls a few years back? We took a little trip down memory lane, with help from Google, and found out …

12 Color Meanings — And How To Use Them In Your Home

Whether you want to add energy to a dull room or calm a hectic one, these are the colors for you.<p>Whether you want to add energy to a dull room or calm a hectic one, this guide will help you pick the color that suits you best.

Students in Switzerland built a wheelchair that knows how to climb stairs

<i>(By Jim Drury, Reuters) –</i> An electric wheelchair that can climb most stairs, including spiral staircases, has been developed by Zurich-based students.<p>The Scalevo Wheelchair can mount one stair per second and was designed by 10 students at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) and …

Are Those Really Alien Megastructures? How Astronomers Plan To Investigate

There's something weird happening around a faraway star.<p>Skywatchers have noticed something "bizarre" in the data from the planet-hunting Kepler telescope. Located 1,480 light-years away, a star named KIC 8462852 has something big circling around it, and it's not a planet.<p>Usually when a planet …

6 Things Working Women Should Never Write in Email

By now, you’ve likely heard about the essay Jennifer Lawrence wrote for the <i>Lenny</i> newsletter discussing the gender pay gap earlier this week. If not, here’s a quick synopsis: JLaw explained that after the Sony hack—which leaked emails showing she took home a lot less money than her <i>American Hustle</i> …

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7 High-Heel Hacks Every Woman Should Know

Fact: We love fancy footwear. Fiction: Cute shoes are worth the pain. (In plain terms, heels that pinch + sweat + walking = ouch.) Here, seven clever ways to pre-treat your feet so you can focus on fashion...not limping.<p>Fact: We love fancy footwear. Fiction: Cute shoes are worth the pain. (In plain …

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Ancient DNA sheds light on how language, cultures evolved in Bronze Age Europe

It's tricky studying the history of a time when no one wrote things down. Archaeology pieces together how people lived in the past by studying artifacts they left behind; linguistics by analyzing newer languages to reconstruct the old.<p>This week, another branch of science -- genetics -- gave the …

How to solve the maths GCSE question about Hannah's sweets that went viral

Students flooded social media this week to ridicule this tricky maths teaser about a teenage girl and her struggle with a sugary diet. Here’s how to solve it.<p>Earlier this week this question was in the Edexcel Maths GCSE paper:<p><i>There are n sweets in a bag. 6 of the sweets are orange. The rest of the</i> …

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50 stylish summer dresses for 2015 – in pictures

The summer sun is finally out. From floaty to crisp, sleeved to sleeveless, understated to OTT, here are best dresses on the high street now

Banning legal highs: the biggest obstacle is the human brain | Dean Burnett

Science,Legal highs,Drugs policy,Society,Politics,Neuroscience,Psychology,UK news,Drugs,Drugs,Theresa May,Nitrous oxide (laughing gas)<p>There has been considerable confusion and concern around new government plans to ban legal highs. Scientifically, the only solution is to ban the human brain<p>New …

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night review – exhilarating vampire girl power

Ana Lily Amirpour’s feature debut is a bloody triumph…<p>Iranian-American writer-director Ana Lily Amirpour describes her weirdly exhilarating feature debut, which premiered at Sundance last year, as the Iranian love-child of Sergio Leone and David Lynch, with Nosferatu as a babysitter. It is set in …

Wrong Turn Leads to Discovery of Oldest Stone Tools

3.3-million-year-old artifacts reveal that our ancestors were shaping rocks into tools far earlier than thought.<p>On July 9, 2011, Sonia Harmand took a left turn instead of a right among the dry riverbeds that substitute for roads on the western shore of Kenya’s Lake Turkana, and promptly got lost.<p>“I …

6 Places You're Probably Forgetting To Put Sunscreen

Applying sunscreen is a no-brainer. That is, until you realize that the sun's harmful UV rays hit more areas than just your face, arms and legs.<p>Below are six places Debra Jaliman, a New York City-based dermatologist, Rebecca Baxt, a board-certified dermatologist at Baxt CosMedical, and Adam J. …

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A Medical Lab In A Music Box

One of ten brilliant innovations from our 2015 Invention Awards<p>2015 Invention Award Winner<p>Category: Health<p><b>Inventors:</b><p>Manu Prakash and George Korir<p><b>Company:</b><p>Stanford University<p><b>Invention:</b><p>Punchcard Programmable Microfluidics<p><b>Development Cost To Date:</b><p>$50,000<p><b>Maturity:</b><p>4/5<p>One night in 2011, as Manu Prakash …

A Collection Of Gadgets, Carved Out Of Carrara Marble

What if your gadget accessories were as timeless as Michelangelo’s David?<p>Hewn out of the mountains of Northern Tuscany, Carrara marble has been used for everything from the Trajan Column to Michalengelo’s <i>David</i>. It’s one of the most timeless materials around. Comparatively, there’s nothing timeless …

7 Blow-Drying Mistakes You're Probably Making

No matter how often you blow-dry your own locks at home, it's likely that it never looks as perfect as a salon blowout. You may have already tried every round brush, ionic hair dryer and shine serum in hopes of getting it right, but don't give up.<p>We turned to the pros -- Sally Hershberger Downtown …

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How to Wear Flared Jeans

<i>Welcome to Denim Week! Over the next seven days, we'll be highlighting the season's biggest trends, hundreds of amazing outfit ideas, and expert tips on how to choose the best jeans for your shape. Keep checking back for more denim ideas!</i><p>Amal Clooney, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Heidi Klum sporting …

How To Tie A Silk Scarf

One of the most versatile accessories of the season isn't "new," per se—it's a silk scarf. Yep, the colorful staple formerly associated with grandmothers has gotten a completely fresh spin with new styling ideas from fashion bloggers and street-style mavens alike. (Plus, it's an affordable way to …

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14 Eco-Conscious Fashion Brands You Need to Know

H&M Conscious Collection aside, you might still picture eco-friendly fashion as being something for granola types. And true, eco-conscious duds might not have the most stylish history, but thanks to growing interest in sustainability and the rise of a “slow fashion” movement, more and more …

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The strangest sounds in the world

Do you hear the same things as me? Probably not. As these weird audio illusions show, people have radically different opinions about what reaches their ears, says David Robson.<p>“You know you were told to be nice and not to heckle?” Sophie Meekings asks her audience in the dingy cellar of the North …

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Finally, All Your Closet Questions Answered by an Organizing Pro

You no longer have an excuse for a cluttered closet.<p>In case you missed it, our #dearclosetguru, Lisa Adams of LA Closet Design, took over our Instagram this past weekend and posted gorgeous closet inspiration and expert advice. Below, we've rounded up all the questions asked by readers along with …

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Are men and women hardwired for different skills?

Grandmaster Nigel Short has suggested women's brains aren't suited to chess. Is it true, or just another case of neurosexism?<p>For a top-ranked chess player with an enviable ability to think strategically, it was an uncharacteristically rash move. Nigel Short <b>just claimed that men and women had</b> …

Replace Your Eyeballs With Synthetic Ones

Vision would no longer have to be #nofilter<p>Our eyes are such elegant, complex, specialized organs that their existence seems almost hard to believe--Darwin himself called their evolution “absurd.” But that doesn’t mean they’re perfect; eyes sometimes don’t focus correctly, they break down over …

Children with ADHD 'should be allowed to fidget'

Riding an exercise bike while doing schoolwork and tests could help children with ADHD perform better - according to scientists<p>Jittery and jumpy children with ADHD have for years been scolded in the classroom for failing to sit still and concentrate.<p>But up to 5 per cent of British youngsters who …

Chemistry set pencils can turn life-saving tests into child’s play

<i>This piece was first published on The Conversation</i><p>If you’ve ever sat opposite a doctor and wondered what she was scribbling on her notepad, the answer may soon not only be medical notes on your condition, but real-time chemical preparations for an instant diagnostic test.<p>Thanks to the work of a …

Add Stylish Storage to a Tiny Kitchen with This Easy Project

Save space and show off your favorite pieces with this how-to from One Kings Lane.<p>Making good use of space in a tiny apartment kitchen is a must, so I decided to add a little storage (and style) by installing a metal rod under the upper cabinets to hang coffee cups and other pretty items. Thinking …

10 Weird and Wacky Beauty Facts

Some of the crazy things people have done in the name of beauty throughout history.<p>We recently got our hands on <i>100,000 Years of Beauty</i>, a collection of five books commissioned by L'Oréal in honor of its 100th birthday, and unlike your high school history textbooks, these reads won't put you to …