Becky Anderson Barlow

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7 hidden Instagram editing tips and tricks

You can do much more than simply slap a filter on a photo and post it to Instagram. Here are seven ways to improve the look of your photos with Instagram's filters and editing tools.<p>1. Tap to compare filter to original<p>Better or worse? Think eye tests where Doc keeps flipping lenses over your face …

Mobile Photography

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.<p>Tricking the eye with illustration isn't difficult—it's a simple matter of looking up the techniques on YouTube. But doing it well, with imagination, charm, and panache, is another matter entirely. See the works of Ramon Bruin for inspiration on nailing the genre. Whether he's …

Between the Puppy Bowl and these five ads, dogs won the Super Bowl

“Put a puppy in it” is a well-worn advertising trope — but we fall for it every time. Here are the five most memorable — for better and worse — Super Bowl commercials featuring dogs this year.<p><b>Heinz</b><p>There’s nothing like a slow-motion hot-dog-costumed wiener dog race.<p><b>Subaru</b><p>Not only is this golden …

Here Are All The Super Bowl Commercials People Will Be Talking About

Amy Schumer and Seth Rogen campaign for Bud Light, Drake blings for T-Mobile, Steven Tyler sings for Skittles — plus, constipation AND diarrhea!<p>For that much, you could get 384,000 beers at Levi's Stadium!<p>And most of these commercials aren't even premiering during the game: They've been available …

Super Bowl ads: the very best and the very worst

From a mysterious Intuit ad to a Zack Ryder promoting Doritos, the Super Bowl ads this year were high-concept, often ridiculous, and packed with celebrities

Super Bowl Ads

Hands On: Samsung Galaxy Tab S2

Samsung's new line of tablets are thinner, lighter, host a whole bunch of new features, and are focused on the home.<p>PCMag reviews products …

Gear & Gadgets

Russell Crowe Says Michael Jackson Used to Play Weird Pranks on Him

Russell Crowe — a man who once threw a phone at a hotel concierge for showing too much “attitude” — is not a person most people would want to …

Michael Jackson

The 5 Most Outrageous Jokes from Comedy Central's Justin Bieber Roast

As part of his 2015 public apology tour, <b>Justin Bieber</b> got in on the joke and agreed to be the target of Comedy Central’s latest celebrity roast. Hosted by <b>Kevin Hart,</b> celebrities like <b>Hannibal Buress</b> and <b>Pete Davidson, Snoop Dogg, Shaquille O’Neal,</b> even <b>Martha Stewart</b> showed up to give the 21-year-old …

Everything You Need To Know About 2015's Weirdest And Wackiest Health Trends

A few years ago, if you told your friends that you were drinking charcoal, going to 7 a.m. raves and drinking bone broth, they probably would have looked at you like you were crazy. There's no doubt that these activities still seem a little strange, but they're also considered healthy (at least by …

To improve schools, let teachers take over

Walk through a typical public school, and you see students, sitting in rows of identical desks, listening to teachers talk.<p>Unless the teacher is particularly inspiring, half of the students are zoning out. This isn't just a problem for teachers, half of whom leave the profession within their first …

Happy New Year! From Sydney to NYC

Best of the Best in Photos 2014, Part 1

Best of the Best in Photos 2014: Part 2

Calvin and Hobbes were even more destructive than you think

Childhood distorts your memories in strange ways — everything seems bigger, more extensive, more dramatic. Take the seminal comic strip, <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>, for example. Much of its 1985 - 1995 run lined up with my own childhood; I eagerly waited for the newspaper (yes, comics in the newspaper!) …

Pictures of the Week 10.9.14

Best towns for fall colors | CNN Travel

Everything You Need To Know About Beef Cuts In One Chart

Beef cuts don't have to be intimidating.<p>Whether it's chuck, brisket, rib, loin, round, plate, or flank, the most important thing you need to know is how to cook it.<p>The experts at the Cattlemen's Beef Board and National Cattlemen's Beef Association created a chart of all the different kinds of beef …

Pictures of the Week 10.2.14

10 Totally Unexpected Ways to Cook with Pumpkin

Put down the pie and pick up the waffles: This nutritional powerhouse and quintessential fall and winter ingredient can be a star at breakfast, …

Trial by Twitter

Deep in the digital diaries of three lovely girls, a fatal disconnect occurred. What their followers had not seen between the lines was the vanishing of morality, reality, and then, Skylar Neese.<p>July 4, 2012, was a scorcher in Star City, West Virginia—a prelude to what would become the hottest …

Sex and the City

Here Are the 27 Best Celebrity ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

Love it or hate it, everyone from high school math teachers to Justin Timberlake has been dumping buckets of ice water over their heads to raise …

Bill Gates

Yahoo!

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Brad Paisley Leaks ‘Limes’ Through Humorous Lyric Video

If the song wasn’t about margaritas, you might think Brad Paisley made his latest lyric video for his kids.<p>“Limes” is the latest <i>Moonshine in the …

Music

Google+ Photos Adds Auto Awesome Effects And Support For Adjusting Previous Edits

Google is kind (or maybe bold) enough to back up all your photos as you take them. Google+ Photos has some solid editing tools to go along with that …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

The Decorating Mistakes That Can Hurt Your Home's Value

The unexpected little details that could cost you big time.<p>Thinking of selling your home...even one day? Real estate experts weigh in on the unexpected little details that could cost you big time in the long run.

Home Improvement

Why We Smile And How To Spot A Fake One

Flickr/Nana B Agyei<p><b>BI Answers: Why do we smile?</b><p>Studies have shown that smiling can help us cope, make us feel good, and even increase our longevity.<p>Some say we even smile in the womb and can understand the social significance of those toothy grins very early on. "At just 10 months, for instance, an …