Audrey Pratt

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The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

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I’m Sorry, Too, Mr. President

I’m sorry, too, Mr. Pres­id­ent.<p>I’m sorry you couldn’t fin­esse a single Re­pub­lic­an vote for health in­sur­ance re­form in 2010.<p>I’m sorry …

Republicans Lost the Shutdown Battle, but They’re Winning the Fiscal War

If there’s one thing just about every­one can agree on, it’s that the Re­pub­lic­ans lost this fight — and badly. They sur­rendered on every point, …

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Letting Happiness Find You

I’ve placed a lot of emphasis throughout my life on the idea of “doing the right thing.” I’m not talking about <i>actually</i> doing my laundry before I run …

The Tea Party Makes Sense Of The Shutdown

The Affordable Care Act has been at the center of the budget debate that has shut down the government.<p>Tea Party Republicans in the House have led the charge to try to repeal or delay Obamacare in exchange for funding the government.<p>They were cheered for taking on the health law by Tea Party …

Prss: A Powerful New Way to Create Professional iPad Magazines

Frustrated with the tools currently on the market for publishing magazines for the iPad, Dutch company Prss has today revealed its solution – a powerful, browser-based, low-cost, collaborative tool for anyone who wants to put their own magazine on Apple’s Newsstand.<p>Back in December 2010, we ran a …

This is the first interesting search engine since Google

It’s hard to build a really new search engine. Microsoft has spent enormous resources trying to convince people that Bing’s search results are just as good as Google’s. Bing has won market share, but not at Google’s expense. Other Google alternatives like DuckDuckGo are growing rapidly because they …

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The 10 Chicest Ponytails for Fall 2013

Get inspired by these sexier, more polished ponytails.<p>Typical ponytails—tossed-up and never thought of again—are perfect if you're lacing up your sneakers and heading to the gym. Otherwise, they can be a bit undone. These imaginative versions are sexier, more polished, and just right for all sorts …

Hairstyling

This Practice May Boost Intelligence And Lower Stress By Re-Wiring Your Brain

Meditation and mindfulness aren't just buzz words. A growing body of scientific research shows that the simple act of sitting still in thought confers long-term health benefits -- and even changes in brain function.<p>What exactly have scientists discovered? Here are eight scientifically backed …

A Home Depot Marriage Proposal, Joking Bad & More Viral Videos

From Joking Bad to an all-out Home Depot marriage proposal, WATCH our countdown of the best and buzziest.<p><b>10. A National Treasure</b><p>Never has eight …

The Best And Worst Beauty Looks From New York Fashion Week (PHOTOS)

Spring beauty trends are usually predictable. We can always expect to see barely there foundation, beachy waves and bare nails on the runway. However, this New York Fashion Week, some designers threw us for a loop with bold yet beautiful hair and makeup looks. Then there were those designers whose …

5 Office-Perfect Outfit Ideas From Michael Kors' Spring 2014 Show

Michael Kors delivered an irresistible spring collection of neutral pieces that you'll want to add to your work wardrobe, stat! All five of these looks are absolutely perfect for spring, but add a pair of tights and a few of these pieces can easily transition into the colder months as well.<p>The best …

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

False eyelashes: six of the best beauty products

I was recently invited to a dressy work party an hour before kick-off, with no time to go home to change. Stuck in town and wholly unable to justify a new frock, I popped to the Illamasqua counter at Selfridges and bought some false eyelashes, which the saleswoman expertly applied. I felt …

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<i>Have your eye on a fashion trend you’d like to make your own? Fashion columnist and blogger Jenni Radosevich of I Spy DIY Style has your back. Her new book encourages you to find fashion you love and make it yourself. With this DIY spirit, we’ll learn how to create wrapped hemp hoop earrings in</i> …

Trailer For Leslie Iwerks’ Documentary About Walt Disney Imagineering – /Film

You may remember Academy Award and Emmy nominated director <b>Leslie Iwerks</b> from her fantastic documentaries on cinema: <b>A Pixar Story</b> and <i>Industrial Light</i> …

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Style: Fashion Trends, Beauty Tips, Hairstyles & Celebrity Style News

Batman would be more efficient if he ditched his ridiculous utility belt and rocked some cargo...<p>Hey procrastinators: Mother's Day is in less than …

Fall Preview: Ankle Boots

Make this winter your most stylish yet with a pair of ankle boots that are practical and chic.<p>Make this winter your most stylish yet with a pair of <b>ankle boots</b> that are practical and chic.

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Get It While It's Hot: The Coolest Opening Ceremony Top, Made Exclusively for Us

This is it! A September issue special you won't want to miss.<p>$99 exclusively at openingceremony.us<p>After the runaway success of our very first collaboration with cult label Opening Ceremony a year ago (Remember? It was a cat sweater, and it was awesome), it seemed only fitting that we celebrate our …

World Champion Surfer (and Roxy Model) Stephanie Gilmore Shares Her Style Tips With Us (Spoiler Alert: She's Obsessed With Rihanna Too!)

Last night, I had an amazing time sitting down to dinner at SoHo hot spot La Esquina with a trio of pro surfers—who also happen to be Roxy spokesmodels—Stephanie Gilmore, Kelia Moniz, and Monyca Byrne-Wickey. The three were in town to show off their wave-riding skills at the Roxy Classic surf …

Hair Hacks: 3 Foolproof Ways to Make Waves

For our next bit of hair trickery, we turn to romantic, bohemian, beachy waves. The task of nailing down how exactly to make the perfect wave is a tall order, and one that can easily result in accidental crimping, Shirley Temple-esque ringlets, or simply a big old mess. Lucky for you, we’ve got a …

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Dramatic Black and White Photos of Surfers in Oahu, Hawaii

Oahu along with the other Hawaiian Islands is one of the surfing capitals of the world. The island is also home to some of the best and most famous …