Brandi Patterson

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DIY: How to Make Fall's Must-Have Blanket Coat

Laveer's Kate Ciepluch takes you step-by-step to two chic ponchos.<p>Kate Ciepluch launched her brand Laveer on the premise that a great jacket is the basis of every great wardrobe. She's since extended her covetable collection into a full ready-to-wear line, but those toppers reign supreme season …

Homemade Frappuccino!

Guess what? I have something to tell you! It’s very important. Are you ready? Here goes.<p>Today is National Coffee Day!<p>No really. It is. And while …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Addicted to Sugar? Here’s How to Kick the Habit

Sugar addict? Resetting your palate and eradicating cravings isn't easy, but it is possible. We went over five phases to pinch pounds with Women's …

DIY Jewelry Basics: Make a Color Block Necklace

It doesn’t get more basic that this, folks! Mandy from Fabric Paper Glue shows budding DIYers just how to turn a wooden block into a trendy color block pendant necklace.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>1″ Wooden Craft Block<br>• Painter’s Tape<br>• Craft Paint<br>• Paint Brush<br>• drill<br>• pliers<br>• Chain<br>• Head Pin<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out …

Scientists are getting closer to a quantum computer — here's why it matters

Over the past few decades, scientists around the world have been working to develop an ambitious new type of device called a quantum computer. And, this week, they took a step closer to that goal.<p>Compared to normal computers, these quantum computers — first theorized in the 1980s, and still in …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

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The Fermi Paradox

<i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline viewing. Buy it here. (Or see a preview.)</i><p>Everyone feels something when they’re in a …

The Style Has Spoken: See the Top Trends

See the prevailing looks captured by Diego Zuko.<p>Like a well-preserved eco-system, the world of fashion can work like a machine. See a stellar trend on the runway one season and watch it come to life outside the shows the next. See which catwalk styles were embraced by the finest on the street and …

Single Girl's Guide: How to Meditate for a Month

Whitney Joiner found that looking inward is about strength, not self-indulgence. Single Girl's Guide To: Flying Solo | Traveling the World | Building Your Own House | Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro | Driving Cross Country | Starting Over | Spending, Splurging, & Saving<p>I set off for my first monthlong …

8 Ways To Grow Your Savings In 2014

Photographed by Rockie Nolan.<p><i>Sure, we'd all like to be earning more. But, even if that bonus check is nothing but a dream, LearnVest is here to help</i> …

15 Instant Hair Upgrades for Your Holiday Bash

Talk about a cool party trick.<p>You’ve got your festive outfit set, shimmery makeup perfected, and holiday cookies baking in the oven. All that’s left is a party-perfect hairstyle. The good news is there are plenty of chic options out there, the better news is that we’ve done the work of rounding up …

The 65 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like Zara, without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive list of the …

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

10 Vintage Styles That Really Need To Come Back

We hate to admit it, but our grandmothers had way better style than we do.<p>Seriously. Between their decidedly dressed-up casual wear to their to-die-for accessories, it seems that we've lost a bit of the glamour that came so naturally back in the day. We happen to be of the belief, however, that …

Hottest Celebrity Photos 12.9.13

8 Party Dresses With Sleeves to Cover Your Arms (and Keep You Warm!) This Holiday Season

Just because it's the festive season doesn't mean my upper arms want to come out to play—personally, and holler if you feel me on this, I prefer to keep my bingo wings under wraps, especially when it's cold outside!<p>But what about dressing up cute for winter's holiday and new year's eve parties? …

Encounter of the first kind: Rosetta on track for historic comet landing

At precisely 10am GMT on 20 January next year, a tiny electronic chip inside Europe's Rosetta spacecraft will flicker into life. The robot probe will then be several hundred million miles from Earth, an orbit that will be bringing it closer and closer to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, a massive …

The 43 Most Jaw-Dropping Photos Of Space Taken In 2013

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The Benefits of Waking Up Early

I've been doing something lately that has totally shifted my life. It's simple, but it changes everything.<p>What is it? It's getting up early.<p>I know it sounds crazy, but I have learned to love it.<p>When I wake up early, I allow myself to really benefit from the day, the light and the sun. I allow …

25 Things To Stop Doing By The Time You're 25

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p><i>You've probably noticed by now that, in addition to being adorable, Zooey Deschanel is also really, really funny. So, it only</i> …

50 Pictures to teach you about decisive moment in bird photography

<b>Bird Photography</b> would be the purest form for any nature photographer. Hence forth, what would a bird photographer or a plain nature lover expect or …

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These Kids Let Their Dad Color their Drawings. This was the Result

Yesterday reddit user Tatsputin uploaded an album of drawings by his kids that he colored in while on business trips. Every month the father of two …

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16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

Histagrams Imagine How Historic Moments Might Have Been Shared on Instagram

The idea isn’t entirely new. At one point, photographer Allen Murabayashi experimented with re-imagining famous photos as if they had been taken with …

Nail Art How-To: Christmas Cheer

Accessories don't just mean bags, shoes, and jewels, we're talking about your nails, too! Here nail artist Alicia Torello shows us how to achieve this gorgeous christmas cheer manicure. With this on your tips, you'll definitely be bringing the holiday cheer!<p><b>1. Apply Your First Coat.</b> Before …

9 Outfits Miley Cyrus Wore This Year That Were Actually Pretty Great

Miley Cyrus' epic style shift has been cause for debate ever since she chopped off her hair, threw on a pair of Docs and left her Hannah Montana days for good. Her resulting in-your-face look has been polarizing, to say the least.<p>But don't toss her in with the attention-grabbing Lady Gagas and …