Farah Alli-Shaw

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31 Insanely Clever Remodeling Ideas For Your New Home

Can you get through this post without calling your contractor?

Living Rooms

Alison Brie Gets Real About Community, Talks On-Set Drama

Photo: Courtesy of NBC.<p>The fifth season of <i>Community</i> premiered on NBC last night, and to the shock of absolutely no one, it didn't go so well. The 1.3 …

January purse pick: cornered

<i>By: AllyCog</i><p>This isn't the first time I've obsessed over a navy blue bag as a monthly Purse Pick. I just really feel like navy is having a moment, you …

Forever 21 Released a Collection of Leather Shoes, Hillary Clinton Got Bangs, and More

1. Kick off the new year with Forever 21's premium leather shoe collection starting at $49. [Fashionista]<p>2. Hillary Clinton debuted a fresh hair cut …

Guess Which Beloved Sitcom Inspired The How I Met Your Mother Series Finale?

Photo: Courtesy of CBS<p><i>HIMYM</i> fans, listen up!<p>While we're relieved that we can at least say we know <i>who</i> the mother is in this nine-season journey, we're …

The Sporty Fashion Trend That Will Motivate You to Hit the Gym (Just in Time for Your New Year's Resolution)

Cliche, isn't it? My New Year's resolutions always tend to go back to the age-old goal of hitting the gym—but fashionably, of course! And the new spring 2014 sport trend is not a bad way to motivate you to hit the gym! The beauty of my new workout M.O. is that the exercise in question is pretty …

The Best Spring Nail Trends to Try Now

All-white nails with precise details, crisp stripes, sexy metallics, unexpected pastels, and over-the-top artwe tip off springs top nail trends.<p>All-white nails with precise details, crisp stripes, sexy metallics, unexpected pastels, and over-the-top art—we tip off spring's top nail trends.<p>Courtesy …

Spring 2014 Fashion Trends: Fresh Stylish Color Combinations to Test-Drive Now!

Sick of your winter wardrobe? Ready to try some new spring 2014 fashion trends? Us too! Which is why I've gone ahead and sussed out four fresh color combinations I think we should inject into our outfits as soon as possible.<p><b>Pastel pink and silver</b>: Spotted at runway shows such as Prabal Gurung and …

Beat the Blizzard With These 15 Snow Boots

With snowstorms sweeping across the country—including one that dropped up to 18 inches of snow around my hometown of Chicago—we here in 66-degrees-and-sunny San Francisco are wholeheartedly feelin’ for those bruised by the blizzard. On top of sending warm vibes across the States, we’ve rounded up …

12 Cool Winter Accessories to Help You Brave the Cold

Sweater weather, here we come.<p>Warm knits, buttery leather, and colorful faux-fur toppers all round out our winter wish list as the weather gets cooler. Ahead, the most fashionable accessories to keep yourself warm in the brisk weeks ahead.

In your country, what should I eat?

In search of some mouth-watering fare, we dove into more than 200 responses to compile a list of locally recommended, must-try dishes from around the world.<p>When it comes to what to eat in a new country, no one knows better than the people that live there. In search of some mouth-watering local …

The Week in Review: Winter is Coming...No, It's Here

The Week in Review: Winter is Coming…No, It’s Here<p>Inside Flipboard / January 4, 2014<p>The new year is here and so is the snow. Winter Storm Hercules, …

Just four months until we can understand dogs! Dog-to-English translator to become a reality

Anxious to know what your dog is thinking? The wait could soon be over as a ‘dog-to-English’ translator is set to become a reality in just four …

Teen marijuana use linked with schizophrenia - Futurity

Heavy marijuana use as a teenager may cause changes in brain structure that resemble schizophrenia, new research shows.

Schizophrenia

Kids are stronger if mom got more vitamin D - Futurity

Children are likely to have stronger muscles if their mothers had a higher level of vitamin D in their body during pregnancy, new research shows.

Vitamin D

Why bacteria with identical genes don't act alike - Futurity

When a bacteria cell splits in two, the distribution of organelles can influence the behavior of the "daughters," even though they're genetically …

Light skin mutation stems from one ancestor - Futurity

All instances of a gene mutation that contributes to light skin color in Europeans came from the same chromosome of one person, report researchers.

The Impressive Aftermath of the East Coast Blizzard Seen From Space

The blizzard that has been pummeling the East Coast since yesterday has dumped a thick, white blanket over a huge swath of land. Today, NASA's Terra …

Your Guide To Eco-Friendly Birth Control

So you’re having safe sex. Good for you! But is your contraceptive safe for the environment? Here is some information about the environmental impacts of a few of the most popular non-permanent forms of birth control in the U.S. Note that sterilization is not included because it is permanent (but …

Arctic Blast: The Northern Air Mass Bringing Record-Breaking Cold to the U.S.

How cold is much of the U.S. going to be in the days to come? Cold enough to discourage hardy fans of the Green Bay Packers—who have sold out 319 …

From Untold Billions To None: How Passenger Pigeons Went Extinct

Their population plummeted with the advent of the railroad and logging in the late 1800s.<p>It's hard to fathom how many passenger pigeons there once were, but writer Joel Greenberg tries to paint a picture in his book, <i>A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction</i>, as …

Birds

Glass Viruses And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Flaming Lips

Scientists discover a naturally occurring hormone that blocks marijuana buzz

A group of scientists from the French Institute of Health and Medical Research may have discovered the buzzkill in hormone form. It's called Pregnenolone, and a new study suggests it may be released as a natural response to counteract the mental effects of marijuana. Researchers discovered the …

The Best Things We Ate in 2013

Outrageous breads, Tasmanian oysters, and Arroz con Pollo are just some of our favorite foods from this year.<p>I've had the delicious opportunity to …

Dining Rooms

The 12 Best Easy Recipes of 2013

From a 15-minute broiled black cod recipe that will blow your guests' minds, to a comforting bowl of green chicken chile macaroni and cheese, to a revolutionary no-stretch pan pizza recipe that'll change the way you make your pies, these are 12 of our favorite, best, and most popular recipes easy …

Bon Appétit on Twitter: "30+ cozy soups for a chilly night http://t.co/LmBK2tewso http://t.co/izJL7kY6t9"

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10 Foods That Will Bring You Good Luck in the New Year

From pork to bagels to cakes hiding secret coins, here are 10 foods to bring you good luck in the New Year<p>As with final exams and the big game, the start of a new year has a tendency to turn even non-believers a tad superstitious. All around the world, 1/1 is a day rife with tradition and symbolic …

Food & Dining

Fast Food Wire

Wait, what? Apparently the photos that appear on <b>fast food menus</b> don't match up to the actual burgers and sandwiches you're served. <i>Consumer Reports</i> compares fast-food photography with the real deal, discovering that "the results for the most part were disappointing." The worst offender: <b>Subway</b>, whose …

Bon Appétit on Twitter: "15 whiskey recipes for the happiest happy hour http://t.co/K73A42jUz3 http://t.co/MJFHwZmdcB"

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