Melanie Ronoh

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'A Very Old and Terrible Lie': Lone Survivor and Morality in a War Zone

“A true war story is never moral,” wrote author Tim O’Brien in his award-winning 1990 story collection <i>The Things They Carried</i>, based on his …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Fragrance Gifts: Find The Right Scent for Her, Him, or You!

Americans spend $4.2 billion on fragrance each year. Much of that spending will be happening soon, with the holidays right around the corner. And …

Do-Gooder Gift Guide: Beauty Products That Give Back

In October, Lancôme announced the return of its National Génefique Day, a company-wide initiative that donates $7 for every bottle of Génefique …

Fair Trade

The Perfect Workout Playlist in 6 Steps

Music and fitness go hand in hand like chocolate and peanut butter. Although they can, and do, exist separately, when you put them together, it’s a …

Fitness

Taylor Swift Hangs With Prince William At Winter Whites Gala (PHOTOS)

Taylor Swift may have spent a lot of time rubbing shoulders with America's "royalty" (aka the Kennedys), but she's now progressed to hanging with actual princes.<p>The singer joined Prince William and a slew of other stars at tonight's Winter Whites Gala held at Kensington Palace, where she's slated …

The Superfoods Facial: Why You Need It And How To Make It

Jack-O-Lantern carving season has come and gone, but the perks of the pumpkin extend far beyond Halloween. At the Joanna Vargas spa in NYC, pumpkin …

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Building Your Kit Part 16: All About Powders!

Whether pressed, loose, translucent, talc, mineral, or silica, powder can be powerful. You can use it to set foundation, remove distracting shine, …

Makeup

15 Breathtaking Images Of Cities Viewed From High Above

Whenever you visit a city anywhere in the world, some of the hardest shots to take are those sprawling images of the city beneath you.<p>Unless you’re …

Illuminating Powders 101: Tips, Tricks, and Picks

It seems that illuminating powders—a long-time professional artist staple—are suddenly everywhere. They’re essentially glow-ifiers, not unlike …

Snap, Crackle, Pop! 5 Quick Static-Fighting Solutions

Ah, winter. That magical time of year when breath turns to misty clouds that float away into the slate-grey sky. The season in which frost winks like …

5 Cruelty-Free Makeup Lines We Love

Don’t be jealous, but I have a pet rabbit. His name is Timothy Maxwell Thumperton, and he looks like this:<p>Timmy is an urban bunny—he’s litterbox …

23 Beauty Buys For $5, $10, and $15 (Or Less!)

Even if you have just a little cash burning a hole in your pocket, it’s easy these days to brighten up your beauty routine with some new goodies. …

Sleep It Off! Facial Masks You Wear Overnight

Here’s the ultimate in lazy skin care: masks that work overnight while you get your Z’s. While you sleep, your complexion works overtime to repair …

Skin Care

Anatomy of a Beauty Product: Lipsticks

Lipstick is like the toothpaste of beauty products: most of us use it every day. But unlike foundation, powder, and mascara, we change up our …

Makeup

8 Amazing Sandwiches You've Probably Never Heard Of

Don't get us wrong — a PB&J and a perfectly prepared grilled cheese are some of life's greatest pleasures.<p>But delicious sandwich options span the globe — and you may not have even heard of some of them.<p>In honor of National Sandwich Day Nov. 3, here are eight amazing sandwiches that are different, …

This Map Shows The Best Sandwich From Every State

There's nothing more satisfying than a delicious sandwich.<p>In honor of National Sandwich Day on November 3, we decided to round up the best sammie from every state, be it a beloved local delicacy or part of the state's history.<p>From a classic grilled cheese to something called a "horseshoe," these …

Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak

Sliding into a bathtub after a long day is one of life’s little luxuries, but there’s nothing quite like the restorative buzz garnered by a dip in a proper thermal pool. From Iceland’s idyllic Blue Lagoon to Switzerland’s most chic spa, here’s a rundown of some of Europe’s best hot springs.<p><b>Blue</b> …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

25 Halloween Looks: The Best Of 2013

Today is the day we have anxiously been waiting for: Halloween! Besides having an excuse to eat a ton of candy, our favorite part of the holiday is, …

Decorations

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Home Tours

Articles about home office design inspiration on Dwell.com - Dwell

What’s the future of office design? We investigate how start-up culture is influencing everything from corporate campuses to...<p>With more and more people beginning to telecommute and work remotely from home, the home office is getting more attention than...<p>Corporate offices don’t have to be all work …

Home Offices

Animal Earth: New Photos Exploring the Diversity of the World’s Most Obscure Species | Colossal

<p>We’ve all grown up learning about familiar animals like fish, tigers, elephants and bears, but this new book from Ross Piper takes the opposite …

10 Abandoned Cities You Wouldn’t Want to Visit Alone (Photos)

There are some towns around the world where life suddenly stopped in its tracks. See the places preserved in the exact moment that they were …

23 Celebs Who Prove That Black Don't Crack

Maybe they were born with it? Maybe it's Maybelline? Nah, they were totally born with it.

Morgan Freeman

17 Celebrity Instagrams You Need To See This Week

Beyonce went skydiving, Jimmy Fallon showed of his baby, and more!

Jamie Dornan Will Play Christian Grey In 'Fifty Shades Of Grey'

Jamie Dornan is your new Christian Grey.<p>Variety reports that the 31-year-old actor, who currently stars on ABC's "Once Upon a Time," will take over for Charlie Hunnam in the buzzy role.<p>Dornan was among the actors shortlisted for the part after Hunnam bowed out almost two weeks ago, with some …