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Apple has a secret team working to make the iPhone's camera a portal to augmented reality

The effort, which involves teams from several acquired startups, reflects Apple's near-term desire to put augmented reality technology into consumers' hands even as it develops special glasses that could eventually change the way people perceive their surroundings.<p>Apple also recently hired an …

Augmented Reality

5 Easy Ways to Get Rid of Blackheads for Good

Dermatologists break it down.<p>Dr. Pimple Popper may have turned acne into entertainment, but when the blemishes are on your own face, treatment is decidedly less amusing. Blackheads, in particular, are practically begging to be squeezed, though dermatologists agree that digging up unsightly clogged …

Figures Show No Mass Shootings In Australia Since Gun Control Laws Were Introduced 20 Years Ago

With the blue touchpaper regarding gun control well and truly lit in the US, scientists are now turning their attention to other countries that have …

Guns

The 2016 Toyota Prius is the most fuel-efficient car Consumer Reports has ever tested

The 2016 Toyota Prius has better fuel economy than any car <i>Consumer Reports</i> has tested, besting the 16-year-old Honda Insight by a single mile per gallon. <i>CR</i> found the new Prius scored an average of 52 mpg, handily beating the 44 mpg made by the 2015 Prius.<p>That's because the new Prius is more …

Birth of baby 'dragons’ in ancient cave in Slovenia

Scientists in Slovenia have captured a cave olm, also known as a 'dragon,' giving birth on camera.<p>Dragons are still the stuff of legend. But in …

Nature

19 Of The World's Most Amazing Hotel Pools

Dive in.<p>Vacation doesn't truly feel like vacation until you're sitting poolside sipping a cocktail. But we're not the types to settle for any old swimming hole. Here, we've gathered some of the most breathtaking hotel pools in the world, from an indoor pool in the Himalayas lined with gold tiles to …

6 Weekend Makeup Essentials Under $15

Another weekend is upon us! With June right around the corner, let’s all bid farewell to the month of May by fully embracing summer beauty. Here are six weekend makeup essentials that each cost $15 or less.<p>YOUR DESK-TO-DINNER LOOK<p>Kick off Friday night by ditching the office and heading to dinner …

Makeup

Top 10 women's events in North America

While there is a slew of incredible, all-inclusive LGBT events confettied across the calendar — Prides, film festivals and cruises galore — there is …

Eiffel Tower

5 Creative Alternatives to Hotels While Traveling

Calling all wanderers, free spirits and boho babes: The open road is beckoning, and adventure is the only true destination. Maybe it’s just summer excitement and #vanlife that’s got us obsessively looking at Instagram vacays, but these overnight travel options have got us breaking all of our …

Travel

I Shave My 6-Year-Old Daughter's Legs — Here's Why

My daughter petted her knee. "Too hairy," she said.<p>When my 6-year-old daughter asked if she could shave her legs, my answer was an enthusiastic yes.<p>I shaved Margot's legs for her that very night, at the end of her Sunday night bath. "It tickles," she said, and turned her ankle so I could be …

Parenting

Photographer Captures Mom Expecting Five Babies In Ethereal Photo Shoot

Beautiful.<p>The odds were one in 60 million.<p>Kim Tucci and her husband already had two daughters, but wanted to try for one more child. The Australian couple got the surprise of a lifetime when Tucci found out she was pregnant with <i>five</i> babies<p>.<p>Tucci shared her story on her Facebook page, Surprised By …

Bowie in Berlin: 'He drove round the car park at 70mph screaming that he wanted to end it all'

David Bowie moved to Berlin in the mid-70s in the grip of a cocaine addiction. But the city purged his demons and pushed him to new creative heights. Rory MacLean remembers their nights in his Hauptstraße flat – and one wild night out with Iggy<p>It’s Christmas Day in Berlin in 1977. Seated at the …

The Single Item That Your Home Decor Might Be Missing the Most

What do you think your home decor might be missing the most? We’ve been thinking a lot about this and most often than not this one item comes to …

Interior Design

Professional Cuddlers Embrace More Clients

The Snuggling Industry Takes Off, but Clothes Stay On; Spooning or Tickling Sessions for a Fee<p>Kimberly Kilbride is a professional cuddler.<p>For $80 an hour, or up to $400 for an overnight gig, the 33-year-old mother of three dons flannel pajama bottoms, puts away her family pictures and two pit bull …

Lifestyle

The Summer Shoe Staple That May Be Worse for Your Feet Than High Heels!

Where do you stand in the conversation of fashion vs. function — and now vs. flip-flops!? Could it be that the summer shoe staple may be worse for your feet than high heels? We all know that wearing high heels too often can be bad for your back and feet. (Sarah Jessica Parker recently took her …