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35 Simple Ways Spray Paint Can Make Your Home Look More Expensive

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Google's New Tool Turns Your Face Into An Emoji

If you're a Google Allo user, you now have a new way to make your messages extra expressive. A new feature rolled out on Thursday, May 11 lets users …

Machine Learning

3 Perfect Color Combinations We Don't See Nearly Enough

Black and white. Blue and yellow. Gray and...just about everything. In the world of color palettes, there exists many safe bet, go-to combinations. …

10 apps everyone should have on their computer

Mobile apps are far more popular than their desktop counterparts, but most people still rely on laptop or desktop computers, either for work or just browsing the web at home.<p>Whether you've invested in Apple's Mac line or a Windows PC, there are absolutely some worthwhile desktop apps out there to …

Design Plagiarism Is A Serious Problem–This Startup’s AI Could Help

It’s an omnipresent fear for companies and designers alike. Deep learning might hold the solution.<p>There are two competing nightmare scenarios for any company unveiling a new brand or logo. The first is that the internet will rise up in righteous indignation about how awful it is or what part of …

Graphic Design

The new year total-body reconstruction plan

<b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 6-8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>So you're on the resolution wagon and looking for a jump start program? You've come to the right place. The …

What to eat before, during and after a workout

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scientists have long known that what you eat before, during and after you exercise can make or break a workout and possibly affect your fitness results.<p>So what do nutritionists recommend to munch on? It turns out that quality carbohydrates are important pre-workout and lean proteins …

Nutrition

10 NYC documentaries to watch over the holiday break

Get ready for some Netflix and … well, you know the drill<p>New York is a constant source of material for filmmakers, and there are hundreds of movies about the five boroughs—both fiction and non—that are worth your time. And what better time than a holiday weekend to hunker down, avoid your family, …

The Origins Behind 8 Star Wars Character and Species Names

Much of the success of the <i>Star Wars</i> franchise has to do with the fact that while it features plenty of spaceships and laser swords, the themes and …

You Can Now Delete Yourself From the Internet, and Here's How

Mass email unsubscribe incoming.<p>What with all the intrusive web surveillance measures going through Parliament, it's enough to question whether the internet life is really worth it. Thankfully, if you want to tap out, there's now a solution.<p>Developers in Sweden have created a website that can help …

The 77 best free iPhone apps: Fantastic iOS apps that don't cost a thing

Which are the best free iPhone apps?<p>Looking for the best free iPhone apps? We're here to help, with our guide to the best free apps for iPhone, …

“The world is watching”: Why conservatives need to oppose a Trump presidency

I’m not a liberal. I’m not a safe space social crusader. I’m not a sore loser who can’t get over the fact that Hillary Clinton wasn’t elected president. The fact that I had to put what lukewarm support I could muster behind her was a source of great frustration for me.<p>I am, at my very core, someone …

Hillary Clinton

The 15 smartest sci-fi movies of all time

Viewers are praising the film's stunning cinematography, the commanding performance of Amy Adams, and off-the-charts entertainment value, but mostly, they are praising the film's intelligence.<p>What's funny about most of the praise for the movie's smarts is that it's usually accompanied by just a …

One nation, under no god: Atheists, more than any religion, have been excluded from the election

<b>(YamabikaY via Shutterstock)</b><p>Religious affiliation remains a litmus test, and the idea of an atheist in office gets religious zealots up in arms<p>Thor Benson<p>October 30, 2016 3:00pm (UTC)<p>I am an atheist. I do not advertise this fact often or shame those who are religious. Occasionally I may poke fun at …

Religion

The amazing cloud cities we could build on Venus

Space scientists are pouring much time and effort into colonising Mars. But could we also live in the atmosphere of Venus? BBC Future investigates.<p>It’s hot enough to melt lead, the acid rain will scorch the flesh from your bones – and it’s the perfect place to raise a family. Venus, not Mars, might …

WATCH THIS: Every iPhone model benchmarked

Video shows 15 iPhones competing against each other on speed, sound and camera<p>After a year of living with a smartphone, you might find yourself no …

Phones

How science fiction has imagined colonizing our Solar System and beyond

Next week, Elon Musk is slated to make a big announcement about SpaceX’s most ambitious goal to date: the colonization of Mars. Musk has never shied away from the science fictional aspects of his ventures, and it’s a very safe assumption that genre works have played some role in his outlook on the …

40 Creative Accent Wall Ideas & Inspirations

The accent wall is a familiar concept, but creative minds continually find fresh ways to update the trend.<p>It’s not just about making a loud design …

Home Decorating

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

Home walls design ideas for modern style

Sprucing up a place involves so much more than laying down a nice rug or dusting off those side tables. A lot of the time we focus so much on the …

Home Decorating

Face the Nation’s John Dickerson is a huge campaign history nerd. Here’s how he sees Trump.

We might think of elections past as sepia-toned and staid, but American politics has been wild and raucous from the beginning.<p>John Dickerson, a political columnist at Slate and the host of CBS’s <i>Face the Nation</i>, makes that point over and over again in his podcast, <i>Whistlestop</i>, which explores turning …

Donald Trump

How To Check For Pegasus iOS Spyware On Your iPhone Or iPad

Here's how to check if your iOS device (iPhone or iPad) is infected with Pegasus spyware that Apple patched in iOS 9.3.5 firmware.<br>[ Continue reading …

Interview Questions You Should Know By Heart

I get so nervous before job interviews — sweaty palms, dry mouth, butterflies in my stomach. It’s really not fun. But once I’m sitting down with the …

The Trump campaign just admitted one of the scariest things about its candidate

What does Donald Trump believe? Whatever the last person to talk to him does, apparently.<p>This throwaway line in a Washington Post article by Robert Costa about the latest split within the Donald Trump campaign over whether to flip-flop on immigration is one of the more terrifying things I’ve ever …

Donald Trump

How Much Protein Do You Really Need for Strength Training?

It’s well established that consuming protein after weightlifting helps repair and build muscle. But how much do you need in order to maximize …

Wolfowitz, a neocon and strong supporter of Iraq war, says he'll vote for Clinton

The former deputy defense secretary said that he has "serious reservations" about Clinton, but that Trump is too reckless. He joins a growing chorus …

Government