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Google Glass Got It Backwards

Now that the Google Glass prototype has been withdrawn from the market, the company has reportedly moved it from research into product development. Consumer fashion and retailing experts have been tasked with refining a look that some in the market labeled “Glasshole” and, according to critics of …

Google Glass

Wendy's Bringing Back Bacon And Blue Burger

Five years ago Wendy's was the first national chain to add a blue-cheese-topped burger when it introduced the Bacon and Blue. Now it updates the idea with the Bacon and Blue on Brioche burger, which joins its menu this week.<p>Five years ago Wendy's was the first national chain to add a …

Blue Cheese

11 Easy Tips For Creating A Calm and Peaceful Home

Simple solutions to transform your home into a relaxing retreat.<p>How do you feel when you walk into your home? Happy? Calm? Overwhelmed by your 'to do' list? In today's hectic world, stress is always present, but your home shouldn't contribute to it. "Your home either nurtures and supports you or it …

The 10 Best Beauty Instagrams of the Week: Selena Gomez, Emily DiDonato, and More

It takes confidence to look directly into the camera, and this week on Instagram was one of powerful eye contact. Perhaps it was a bounty of exceptionally good hair: <b>Caroline Trentini</b> gazed through reflective sunglasses while showing off an effortlessly undone side braid, while <b>Selena Gomez</b> peered …

A Massive Social Experiment On You Is Under Way, And You Will Love It

Monica Rogati had already created one of the most intelligent job-networking systems in the world, the code that sifted through LinkedIn profiles and magically recommended “People You May Know,” when she got a recruitment call in 2013 from a company known for its portable speakers, Bluetooth …

Mad Men

Do You Need to Have a Go-To Look?

Celebrities have their signature beauty styles. Could one help you at work?<p>What do Lauren Conrad and Kim Kardashian West have in common? Both have been building their brands using their ambition, charisma, and one very subtle strategy: a signature beauty look. Don't think of it as just hair and …

MH17 Crash: Six Months of Pain Provides Few Answers for Victim's Dad

World<p>LONDON — Six months ago, Hans de Borst was begging for anything — even a sock — from his daughter’s body. All he ever got was her passport and boarding pass.<p>The last keepsakes of 17-year-old Elsemiek are the very items that allowed her to board Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 — the journey that …

Woman Takes Her Dying Dog on a Heartbreaking and Inspiring Bucket-List Journey

All of the tears. All of them.<p>Six months ago, Lauren Fern Watt found out that her dog, Gizelle, had bone cancer and only had months to live. Starting that day, Watt took Gizelle on a series of bucket list adventures — from lazing on the beach to eating pints of premium ice cream. This dog truly …

The Best Beauty Looks at the 2015 SAG Awards

SAG Awards

5 Biggest Mistakes You Make When You Dust

It may feel like a losing battle, but there are a few tricks to keep that dust from coming back so quickly.<p>Dusting is one of my least favorite chores. It's such a thankless, neverending task. Whisk it away one weekend and, before the next weekend rolls around, your furniture is dust-covered once …

The Top Red Carpet Trends from the 2015 SAG Awards

With awards season entering its final stretch—the Academy Awards are less than a month away!—the fight for the right dress is heating up on the red carpet. At tonight's Screen Actors Guild Awards, actresses weren't afraid to take some last-minute risks with a major focus on glamour, color, and …

Red Carpet

Confessions of a Celebrity Assistant

She thought what she wanted was fame. Then someone famous taught her what she really wanted.<p>Who You Are<p>This is about me, but it could be about anyone. You move to New York from the Midwest with nothing but an art degree and a sense of possibility. You couldn't say who you are definitively — a …

Human Ancestors May Have Used Tools Half-Million Years Earlier Than Thought

Fossil hand bones show evidence of tool use more than three million years ago.<p>Who swung the first hammer stone? Early human ancestors may have hefted tools more than three million years ago, ancient hand bones suggest. That’s roughly half a million years earlier than the oldest stone tools yet …

Stop Snapping Secret Photos of Kristen Wiig, Everybody

Two years ago, <b>Kristen Wiig</b> arrived at the Toronto Film Festival with a more dramatic role than most of her fans were used to. She co-starred in <b>Hateship, Loveship</b>, <b>Liza Johnson’s</b> adaptation of an <b>Alice Munro</b> short story in which Wiig played a somewhat sheltered housekeeper who is hoodwinked into …

Shots Fired Inside NYC Home Depot, 2 Dead

<b>UPDATE 4:00 p.m.:</b> DCPI has confirmed with the Huffington Post that two people are dead following a shooting at a New York City Home Depot.<p>The suspect was an employee at the store and fatally shot his manager before turning the gun on himself, a spokesperson for the NYPD confirmed.<p>A witness at the …

Home Depot

Science Says Doing These Things Will Make You Seem Smarter

Finding yourself caught in the middle of a conversation about a book you haven't read, do you: (A) listen quietly, (B) leave the area, or (C) say something about the book anyway, in an effort to seem smart?<p>When 2,000 Britons were polled last year about tactics they'd used to try to appear more …

What's in a Dream?

Not all dreaming is the same. There are several different types of dream classifications, including nightmares, recurring dreams and lucid dreams. Let's look briefly in detail at some distinct forms of dreaming.<p>Not all dreaming is the same. Dreaming runs the gamut of human experience (and sometimes …

Sleep Disorders

Incredible street art tours

13 Words That Knocked Out Spelling Bee Finalists

The 87th Annual Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a draw! Sriram Hathwar (right) and Ansun Sujoe are the first co-champions since 1962. If this …

The Secret History of the 2nd Amendment

“Public sentiment is everything. With public sentiment, nothing can fail; without it, nothing can succeed.”<p>In his tart, concise <i>The Second Amendment:</i> …

‘Girls’ Shows Us the Real OCD With Hannah’s Brutal Q-Tip Scene

The über-hip HBO drama <i>Girls</i> has taken a step away from irony and entered the bright lights of dim reality. Just when we all figured that Hannah (Lena …

Somaly Mam, This Is What a Real Trafficking Victim Says

The windowless room where she and her infant son were held had no lights other than a small TV by whose glow she could see huge rats that bit her and …

Artifact Trove at Egyptian Tomb Illuminates Life Before Pharaohs

Archaeologist uncovers human sacrifices and evidence of strife.<p>A recently discovered tomb at a key Egyptian settlement has yielded the largest trove of artifacts ever found in a tomb there—including a young man's burned and scattered bones—and is shedding new light on the ancestors of the …

Proof That Designers Are Still Crazy For Collage Walls

Interior designers are still madly in love with jam-packed, art-clustered walls.<p>Interior designer and blogger Paloma Contreras snaps a captivating corner.<p>Fabric designer Madeline Weinrib starts her collage wall on the floor.<p>At New York City's Kips Bay Show House, interior designer Alessandra Branca …

This Edible Popcorn Bowl Just Changed Movie Night Forever

Why didn't we think of this?<p>Popcorn is one of those snacks that always sounds a little boring before you start eating it; but once you start, it becomes totally addictive. Whether it's slathered in butter and salt or coated in caramel, popcorn quickly becomes an unstoppable snack. Popcorn is …