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8 Celebrities Who Went Through a Seriously Awkward Phase

Joe Manganiello had an awkward phase. We have the photo proof.<p>Many “flawless” celebrities soldiered through an adolescence marked by lanky frames, …

Middle School

Stop coddling your dog—he’s 99.9% wolf

SANTA CLARITA, California—Cesar Millan crosses the road to meet me. Two pit bulls, a Chihuahua, and a Yorkshire terrier—named Junior, Taco, Alfie and Kaley Cuoko—follow. Off leash and at heel, the dogs are calm, almost languid. If Millan communicates with them, I do not notice.<p>For the past few …

Pets

A DIY Facial With... A Baby Diaper?

Our do-it-yourself facials typically fall into the unglamorous category. We wear a homemade mask made out of apple cider vinegar and Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay, wash it off with lukewarm water and pat our faces dry with whatever towel is hanging next to the bathroom sink.<p>While this simple …

If You’re Too Busy to Meditate, Read This

This morning, like every morning, I sat cross-legged on a cushion on the floor, rested my hands on my knees, closed my eyes, and did nothing but breathe for 20 minutes.<p>People say the hardest part about meditating is finding the time to meditate. This makes sense: who these days has time to do …

This Company Can Find Stolen Smartphones (If Only AT&T, Verizon And Sprint Will Let It)

When Lawrence Flynn’s smartphone was stolen in Atlanta in July, he assumed it was gone for good. Weeks went by. Police had no leads.<p>“I had given up hope,” he said.<p>But an investigator at Absolute Software had not given up. Four months after the theft, Flynn, 57, got a call from the company, which …

Instagram announces Instagram Direct for private photo, video, and text messaging

At an event in New York City today, Instagram announced Instagram Direct, a new messaging feature available today for iOS and Android that lets users send text, video, and photo messages to each other privately. "Communication is not about photography, necessarily," said CEO Kevin Systrom. "If we …

Snapchat raises $50 million in Series C funding round

Snapchat, the Venice start-up that recently turned down a $3-billion acquisition offer from Facebook, has raised $50 million in a Series C round.<p>The funding was provided by investment firm Coatue Management, which has offices in New York and Menlo Park, Calif.<p>A Snapchat spokeswoman confirmed the …

Startups

The Top Five Lessons We Learned From Mireille Guiliano's Latest Book, French Women Don’t Get Facelifts

Mireille Guiliano, author of the bestselling book <i>French Women Don’t Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure</i>, gives us the inside scoop on aging …

There's a new name in wireless charging: Rezence

Alliance for Wireless Power introduces a brand name for certified devices<p>It's anyone's guess who will win the war to wirelessly charge your gadgets, but one of the three competing standards bodies is just about ready to do battle. Today, the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) has announced that it …

Fisher-Price Releases A Bouncy Seat For Baby’s First iPad, And Parents Freak Out

Pediatricians think developing babies need lots of facetime. In their own twisted way, Fisher-Price agrees.<p>Fisher-Price’s latest product is a bouncy seat for babies that is designed to put an iPad a foot away from a newborn’s face. This has parents, doctors and child advocates hopping mad: An …

Eye-Fi's Windows desktop receiver means you can say goodbye to the SD-card reader

We've always been fans of Eye-Fi's wireless cards, but the fact that we still used an SD-card reader to pull the files to our desktops always rankled. Thankfully, the company is addressing that gripe with the Windows Desktop Receiver for the Eye-Fi Mobi, which launched earlier in the year. The new …

Here's the Secret to Olivia Wilde's Glowing Complexion

Olivia Wilde never fails to look radiant on and off the red carpet, and while her luminous complexion can be credited in part to the infamous …

Chocolate Buttercream Frosting

This recipe, from the How Sweet It Is bakery in New York City, is used to make delicious .

Vice Eats with John Besh; Mapping Nutella's Contents

· <i>Vice</i> Eats with John Besh [Vice]<br>· Mapping the Countries that Contribute to a Single Jar of Nutella [Quartz]<br>· Nigella Lawson's Assistant Denies Claim About Oprah Winfrey Pact [Variety]<br>· A Christmas Spent at the Bar Can Be Joyous, Too [NYT]<br>· UK Chip Shop Deep-Fries Christmas Treat Ferrero Rochers …

Jon Bonné's The New California Wine : Worthy Effort Despite Simplistic Polemics

Jon Bonné, wine editor for the <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i> since 2006, is one of my favorite wine journalists. He has a nose for intriguing stories, and possesses both a lively writing style and knack for delightful turns of phrase.<p>I therefore had high expectations for Jon's first book, which focuses on …

Wine

15 of the Coolest Holiday Makeup Ideas

Bring on the sexy, the sultry, and the smolder.<p>You know a holiday beauty look when you see it—maybe there's some glitter strewn about, or a pop of velvety red lipstick. And don't forget that this is the one time of year you get a pass on a little too much highlighter. Now that we're heading into …

Top 10 Photos of the Year 2013

We are very excited that PictureSocial, the photography network, is rapidly approaching the 1 million photos uploaded mark and our admins have been …

Photography

Recipe: The Ron Burgundy Scotch Cocktail in Honor of Anchorman 2 - Great Ideas : People.com

It’s time to take Ron Burgundy’s signature “stay classy” sign-off to heart. <br>Because pre-gaming the new <i>Anchorman</i> movie with a Scotch cocktail is so …