Diane Mceveety

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NASA will blast colorful clouds into the sky Monday night — here’s how to watch

Get ready for a show. NASA’s launching a rocket Monday night that will leave a trail of colorful, fake clouds looming over the East Coast.<p>The clouds, …

Disney’s most advanced animatronic ever is the highlight of the Avatar river ride

In an attraction full of new-school technology, the old-school still wins<p>When Disney aired an Oscars commercial promoting Pandora: The World of <i>Avatar</i> earlier this year, attention turned toward the Na’vi that appeared at the end of the spot. I originally assumed it was a bit of uncanny valley …

Scientists Actually Prove That Psychedelic Drugs Create An ‘Elevated Level Of Consciousness’

British scientists use brain scans to officially prove for the first time ever that drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms truly do open the mind.<p>Brain …

40 billion trillion reasons why aliens probably exist

It’s the question at the heart of humanity itself, the key to everything we know about ourselves, about our world and even of our gods: Are we alone …

The Worst Qualities You Possess, As Explained By Your Zodiac Sign

The stars seem to know everything about us, even more than our families and the government. Your zodiac sign can help you determine what kind of skin …

18 Women Share What They Love About Being Sexually Dominated

<b>1.</b> “Listen, I’m a boss bitch in my everyday life. I work full time, I go to school full time and I support myself through all of it. So at the end of …

9 Crazy Good Clean-Eating Snacks You Can Make Ahead and Eat All Week

<b>No-Bake Carrot Energy Bites</b><p>carrot-cake-energy-bites_running-with-spoons_0.jpg<p>Photograph courtesy of running with spoons<p>Unlike faux-healthy carrot …

Love Beer And Coffee? You Might Be A Psychopath

A new study associates taste preferences with personality traits<p>Humans have a unique affinity for bitter food, like dark chocolate, coffee, and broccoli. Most other animals interpret a bitter taste as a warning to stay away from a non-edible material, but some humans can’t get enough of it, though …

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9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

<b>They Make Great Styling Products</b><br>Leave-in conditioners can do a lot for your hair inside and out of the shower. If you're looking for quick beach waves, spray a small amount of leave-in conditioner to damp hair, comb through, and braid. You'll have thick waves in no time.<p><b>Conditioners Hydrate Your</b> …

Practice Meditation, Then Repeat Daily

Let's talk about the stuff you might do every day: brush your teeth? Change your underpants. Make the bed. Eat. Brush your hair. Wash dishes. Most daily routines are of necessity, it seems. But are they really? In our human history, there existed periods of time in which a person might have only …

Calculate What You Should Spend on a Hotel Abroad with the Big Mac Index

When you travel abroad, things can be a lot cheaper than they are here—including hotels. If you’re not sure what you should be spending per night in …

How to Avoid the Most Common Grilling Mistakes

With barbecue season upon us, it’s time to get proficient with your grill. But just as important as knowing what to do is knowing what not to do. …

Make Your Own Noise-Isolating Earbuds from Silicone and Old Earplugs

The best earbuds offer some noise isolation, but if the ones you have are awful or keep falling out of your ears, Instructables user NightHawkinLight …

Create a Warm, Low Light Workspace to Boost Creativity

It’s no secret that your environment can affect your creativity. If you’re sitting at your brightly lit desk in a chilly office, listening to loud …

Bob Marley: The Stories Behind 17 Rare and Unseen Images

British photographer Dennis Morris was a high school student in London when he first met Bob Marley. "I was into Jamaican music, and I read that he …

Bob Marley

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4 Smart and Easy Braiding Tricks from Stylists

<b>Get Dirty</b><br>Instead of braiding your hair right after you shower, wait until the next day, once your hair has built up some dirt. "When your hair is clean, it's a little more silky, so it's harder for the braid to stay," says Pierre Michel style director Jerome Lordet. Bonus: You now have a solution …

After Four Decades As The 'Next Big Thing', The Smart Home Finally Arrives

For some time, there’s been a trusty saw which says the smart home industry is always one or two years away from being the next big thing, but every year some other ‘next-big-thing’ cuts in front of it in line.<p>After 30 or 40 years, that’s a lot of other next-big-things.<p>To use another old saying, …

How to Get Better Sleep (and Need Less Every Night)

Many of us struggle to get enough sleep every night, but is the sleep we get any good? While it’s important to get enough sleep, <i>better sleep</i> is a …

Sleep

Classic Kevyn Aucoin Makeup Lesson #1: Contouring

Gwyneth Paltrow as Faye Dunaway in <i>Bonnie and Clyde</i> (from <i>Face Forward</i>, 2000, Little, Brown and Company)<p><b>In this exclusive series, we're celebrating the</b> …

The Secret To Getting More Volume in Your Ponytail

When you want to give your ponytail a boost, sometimes it takes more than just teasing. Whether your hair is too long and heavy or so fine that it …

Classic Kevyn Aucoin Makeup Lesson #2: Shaping Lips

Lisa Marie Presley as Marilyn Monroe (from Making Faces, 1997, Little, Brown and Company)<p><i>In this exclusive series, we’re celebrating the work and</i> …

Makeup

Make Your Locks Look Thicker with This Easy Hair Tutorial

When we came across <i>Braids, Buns, and Twists!</i>, a new book filled (seriously, there are 82 tutorials) with ideas and clear step-by-steps for each, we …

Building Your Kit Part 20: Winter Weather Essentials

Maybe you’re based somewhere with harsh winters, or maybe you’re lucky enough to live in a milder climate. Wherever you are, fluctuations in …

Skin Care

Makeup Artist Anastasiya Shpagina, Master of Transformation

What can we say about Anastasiya Shpagina? To label her as simply a “human doll” would be a vast understatement. At age 19, this Ukrainian teenager …

Miley Cyrus

3 Tricks For Tousled Waves That Make A Huge Difference

In theory, a beachy wave is one of the world’s easiest, most fuss-free styles. But in reality, it takes a little finessing to get the tousled look …

Hair

Building Your Kit Part 21: Post-Hangover Helpers

In this profession, you’ll inevitably have to deal with a client who’s coming from a wild night. Someone will plop down in your chair—model, …

Makeup

Classic Kevyn Aucoin Makeup Lesson #3: Smoky Eyes

Shinya Mori (from <i>Making Faces</i>, 1997, Little, Brown and Company)<p><i>In this exclusive series, we’re celebrating the work and life of one of the most</i> …