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Did Polaroid Screw Up The Real-Life Instagram Camera?

Polaroid copies Instagram copying Polaroid, poorly.<p>Polaroid’s story over the past decade or so has been an ironic one, to say the least. Buffeted on all sides by cheap digital cameras and smartphones, the instant camera maker opted to stop production of its iconic analog camera and instant film …

9 Awesome Margarita Recipes to Quench Your Thirst for Tequila

We'd never turn down one of these frosty margarita recipes.<p>Whether you prefer your 'ritas shaken up with triple sec and lime or blended up with an avocado (trust us—it works!), these 9 recipes will help you get your tequila fix, stat. Bottoms up!

Cocktails

My Dos & Don'ts, by Gabrielle Union

<b>A few Valentine's rules about love (and life) from the star of BET's addictive new show Being Mary Jane. As told to Laurie Sandell.</b><p>If you were to grade yourself on your relationships, how would you do? Gabrielle Union, 41, who plays a hotshot news anchor looking for Mr. Right on BET's new series</i> …

How To Be Happy—Right Now

It's the universal quest. And it might be way easier to embrace than you think.<p><b>1. Be nice to yourself.</b> "Sometimes the biggest bully you know is you," says Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>May Cause Miracles</i>. "Every thought is an affirmation either lifting you up or …

Cancer Survivor Runs a Marathon Everyday for a Whole Year

64-year-old Australian woman Janette Murray-Wakelin and her 68-year-old partner Alan Murray began 2013 with an ambitious project known as <i>Running Raw Around Australia</i> that would require the couple to run a marathon every single day of the year. Traveling around Australia on foot, the athletic pair …

Cancer

One Family's Aging Process Documented Across Two Decades

In 1991, photographer Zed Nelson asked his friend and his friend's pregnant wife if he could document the family in a portrait. The couple agreed and, since then, Nelson has continued to photograph the trio on the same day each year, in front of the same backdrop and with the same lighting in this …

Aging

Berlin Clinic Aims To Make Genital Cutting Survivors Feel Whole

<b>Listen · 7:50</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>At a recent sewing class held in Berlin at Mama Afrika, which helps immigrants adjust to life in Germany, most of the African and Middle Eastern students feign ignorance when founder Hadja Kaba asks them about female genital mutilation.<p>Turning to …

What Did Bride Kaley Cuoco Wear for Her Walk Down the Aisle? Hint: It Wasn't White!

Kaley Cuoco kicked off the new year with a sweet fairy-tale wedding! The <i>Big Bang Theory</i> actress said "I do" to her fiancé of three months, tennis …

Tech Trends for Southeast Asia in 2014

The New Year is here and, rather than spend time looking back on 2013 in Southeast Asia, I try to look forward.<p>Without wishing to repeat last year’s thoughts on Southeast Asia being the world’s most exciting place for tech (I still believe it and the argument is largely the same), here’s a look at …

Hovering Tree Illusion by Daniel Siering and Mario Shu in Potsdam, Germany | Colossal

<p>I’m really enjoying this rural intervention (?) created earlier this week by Daniel Siering and Mario Shu in Potsdam, Germany. The duo wrapped a …

Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

This Is How You Should Be Shampooing Your Hair

Shampooing your hair may seem like second nature to you after all these years, but you could be doing it all wrong.<p>While we'd like to blame all those luxurious shampoo commercials for teaching bad habits, there are hair washing mistakes that we need to own up to. PopSugar Beauty editor Maria Del …

These Scientists Studied Why Internet Stories Go Viral. You Won’t Believe What They Found

Science confirms what Buzzfeed and Upworthy already know: In the hierarchy of digital contagion, content that evokes powerful emotions floats mercilessly to the top.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>A few …

Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES

While Google works to bring a polished Glass device to market, wearables startup Innovega is taking head-mounted displays a step further: contact lenses that interact with full HD glasses.<p>Anyone who has ever dreamed up a sci-fi future in which neon interfaces float in front of us and information …

Augmented Reality

The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …

Bright Ideas: DIY Stage Lights From The 1930s And Today

Two projects reveal dazzling progress in portable DIY performance enhancement.<p>NOW<p>LED VIDEO WALL<p>When the electronica band Starf--ker needed a portable video display, it turned to Hans Lindauer and Alex Norman, two members of a Portland, Oregon–based hacking community called DorkbotPDX. The duo …

Skype social media platforms hacked by 'Syrian Electronic Army'

<b>The social media platforms of Skype have been hacked by a group claiming to be the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).</b><p>The group posted anti-surveillance messages, including a message telling people not to use email services of Microsoft, the owner of Skype.<p>It claimed "they are monitoring your accounts …

5 Smart Home Companies to Watch in 2014

If 2013 was the year smart home became sexy again, 2014 is the year it will go mass market.<p>And while service providers with managed home services are a big part of why smart home is reaching a wider audience, here are some other interesting companies helping to lead the charge in 2014.<p><b>Revolv</b><p>A few …

2014 Movies: The 44 Most Anticipated Blockbusters, Comedies, Dramas, & More

Marvel<p>2013 was, by almost everyone's account, a pretty stellar year for movies, which it didn't necessary look like it was going to be from the outset, what with the high number of sequels, spin-offs, and "shared universe" titles on the calendar. (You can read our own recap of our 50 favorites …

The Top 20 Street Style Moments 2013

From the off-beat style of Copenhagen to the reverence of Couture, sunny disposition of Art Basel and general showmanship of the main season shows, Diego Zuko captured a memorable year in street style.<p>From the off-beat style of Copenhagen to the reverence of Couture, sunny disposition of Art Basel …

Photographer's Girlfriend Continues to Lead Him Around the World

<b>Praktik Hotel – Madrid, Spain</b><p>Russian photographer Murad Osmann continues to be led around the world by his girlfriend Nataly Zakharova in his ongoing <i>Follow Me</i> project. With her back facing the camera, Zakharova eagerly holds the hand of her photographer boyfriend, guiding him through various …

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Best portraits of 2013 – in pictures

From artists to activists and politicians to personalities, a selection of the best portraits taken by Guardian photographers this year

The Definitive Guide To Shopping The Sales

Put down that rescue whistle. Step away from the pepper spray. This year, shopping the holiday sales will be a successful and altogether more joyous …

Beyoncé sings and dances with terminally ill child

On Christmas Eve, Beyoncé shared a video detailing the story of a terminally ill child named Taylon, whose Make-A-Wish was to dance with the pop …

Portraits Made Electric by Luminescent Neon Paint

Flecks of vivid neon paint glow brilliantly off faces and shoulders in this series of portraits by Portuguese photographer Hid Saib. At times, the glowing paint seems like the scattered embers of a fire or an explosive shower of sparks racing across the cheeks of the model. In other instances, the …

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