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Toni Ko's next fortune could be made in shades

<b>The gig:</b> Los Angeles entrepreneur Toni Ko, 43, was just 25 when she founded NYX Cosmetics. She started out small, with makeup pencils, but still had sales of $2 million in her first year. Ko sold the brand to L'Oreal in 2014, reportedly for nearly $500 million. Ko's latest venture is called …

Selling

With meditation and massage, shared workspaces get into the wellness game

At 12:15 p.m. on a recent Wednesday, about 20 people settled into reclined positions on their yoga mats, leaning against bolsters. With their knees open, the soles of their feet pressed together and their hands resting on their stomachs, the group took some deep breaths before moving into poses …

Yoga

Feel Me

What the new science of touch says about ourselves.<p>On a bitter, soul-shivering, damp, biting gray February day in Cleveland—that is to say, on a February day in Cleveland—a handless man is handling a nonexistent ball. Igor Spetic lost his right hand when his forearm was pulped in an industrial …

Here's What Donuts Look Like All Around The World

Photo Credit: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez via Getty Images<p>Let's be honest: Is there anything better than biting into a warm, airy, fresh donut?<p>Though it's tough to get most countries to agree on anything, the need for fried dough seems to be universal -- but <i>how</i> it's prepared is another story. …

Architizer

10 Insanely Gorgeous, Under-The-Radar European Destinations

The value of the dollar against the euro is the highest it has been in years, making now the perfect time to take that trip you've been meaning to plan. But instead of the usual suspects (lookin' at you, London and Paris), why not try one of these under-the-radar spots that are far less crowded but …

A Brewing Problem

What's the healthiest way to keep everyone caffeinated?<p>“I don't have one. They're kind of expensive to use,” John Sylvan told me frankly, of Keurig K-Cups, the single-serve brewing pods that have fundamentally changed the coffee experience in recent years. “Plus it’s not like drip coffee is tough …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

South Bend News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

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Sinclair Broadcast Group

Sexy Symbols Found at Ancient Cult Sites in Israel

One hundred prehistoric "cult sites," complete with penis stone structures and artifacts with vulva shapes cut into them, have been discovered in the Eilat Mountains, an extremely arid area of the Negev Desert in Israel.<p>At the sites, which date back around 8,000 years, archaeologists discovered a …

Archaeology

Muslim rule and compass: the magic of Islamic geometric design

To paraphrase Monty Python, what has Islam ever done for us? You know, apart from the algebra, the trigonometry, the optics, the astronomy and the many other scientific advances and inventions of the Islamic Golden Age.<p>Well, if you like art and interiors, there’s always the stunning patterns that …

Mathematics

Rose-Lynn Fisher /Topography of Tears

The Topography of Tears<p>The Topography of Tears is a study of tears photographed through an optical microscope. I started this project in 2008, during …

10 Underrated National Parks In America

<i>By Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><b>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington</b><p>© Terry Donnelly / Alamy<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate …

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

9 Reasons Not to Visit or Move to Greenville, South Carolina in 2015

I'm sure you've seen the news and read the headlines. Seems like every time I get online, some travel or food writer is gushing over my adopted town of Greenville, South Carolina. There's ten reasons why Greenville should be on your radar, or your vacation plans, or your retirement plans, or your …

Man who cut off his fingers builds 'Robohand'

<i>Vital Signs</i> is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world.<p><b>Gauteng, South Africa (CNN) —</b> "I was in a position to see exactly what happens in the human hand. I got the basics of what it's all about and thought yeah, I'll make my own."<p>Richard van As is recalling the moment …

Self-Tracking Gadgets That Play Doctor Abound At CES

When your kid's ear is throbbing at 2 a.m., you might want to grab the car keys and head to the emergency room. But now you can pick up your iPhone instead.<p>A startup called CellScope has built a little ear probe that you clip on top of your iPhone camera. The footage streams into an app where you …

Gear & Gadgets

18 Perfect Gifts For The World Traveler

Getting patted down at security, dealing with flight delays, waiting in endless lines, and fighting over power outlets — sometimes it can be a bit too much to handle.<p>Whether traveling for business or pleasure, these fun gifts are sure to make any trip a bit nicer.<p>From NASA-designed products made to …

12 Last-Minute Holiday Gift Wrap Hacks

People, it’s almost the 25th. And you STILL have shopping to do and tons of gifts to wrap. Lucky for you, we happen to know a thing or two about last-minute holiday everything.<p>To wrap up (pun completely and totally intended) our Most Gifted Wrapper campaign with Scotch® Brand, not only are we …

Last-Minute Gift Guide: 13 Non-Boring Gift Cards + Subscriptions

It’s time to wrap it up, people. Your holiday shopping, that is. Maybe (like us) you had <i>all</i> the time in the world, but you left it to the last minute… again. To help you finish making your list and checking it twice, we’ve found 13 of the easiest last-minute gifts that are sure to please — glorious …

Slow-Cooker Pear and Apple Butter

Place this spread in decorative jars for gifts, but save some for yourself -- it's great on toast or pancakes.

Slow Cookers

New arthritis implant hailed as ‘magic’

A new treatment for arthritis sufferers has been hailed as “magic” by a woman who had a pioneering electronic implant fitted.<p>Monique Robroek, who took part in a study at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam, told Sky News she had seen a major improvement in her condition, having previously …

The real story behind Santa Claus

<b>(CNN) —</b> Don't tell the kids, but we've got Santa Claus all wrong.<p>Countless Christmas songs tell us that Santa is basically the Judge Judy of juveniles. He decides who's been naughty or nice, and doles out presents or punishments accordingly.<p>But historians say Kris Kringle was originally created to …

The Cocos Islands Are Our Top Destination For 2015

There are many places we're itching to visit in 2015, but just a warning: when we stop by this one, we may never leave.<p>The Cocos Keeling Islands are total paradise -- the oasis of 27 coral islands (not to be confused with Costa Rica's Cocos Island) floats between Australia and Sri Lanka in the …

Best Space Pictures of 2014: A Year's Delights Courtesy of Starry Nights

Of the 350 breathtaking space photos we published in 2014, here are our picks for the 12 best of the year.

The 12 European Christmas Markets We Love To Love Every Year

Every year our little faces light up when we start seeing Christmas markets pop up across Europe. We just love them, we really do.<p>There are the regular haunts we know and love (see below), such as 440-year-old market in Strasbourg, France or the famous markets of Frankfurt and Nuremberg, Germany. …

9 Totally Weird Holiday Traditions Around the World

There are hundreds of holiday traditions around the globe, many of which you've probably never heard of -- the giant goat made of hay (Sweden), the witch that brings candy (Italy), the burning pile of dirt (Guatemala). But these are the top nine most unexpected, random, weird, awesome holiday …