Heather Lloyd

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Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

Trends

The best photos from 2016's spectacular Perseid meteor shower

The night sky was alive with shooting stars on Thursday as people around the globe experienced one of the most active Perseid meteor showers in a …

Perseids

19 Instagrams You Should Follow If You're Slightly Obsessed With Pretty Handwriting

Say yes to penmanship porn.

Calligraphy

A quick travel guide to neighbourhoods in Mumbai

The immense, sprawling city of Mumbai is full of contrasts. Apart from the rich-poor example that the world is fond of emphasizing, there are several …

What to Do When Your Checked Bag Is Damaged

Louis Vuitton luggage may not get a full refund, but typically, you should get money back for severely damaged baggage.<p><b>Q: I flew South African Airways business class from Johannesburg to Abu Dhabi. Before checking my Rimowa suitcase, I had it wrapped in plastic for extra protection. Unfortunately,</b> …

Flying

28 Super Easy Yarn DIYs That Require Zero Knitting

Infin-knitly easier than knitting.

Crafting

20+ Creative DIY Yarn Decorations You Can Easily Make

Hey DIY lovers, are you looking for some new projects that you can do in your free time? If you are, then you are on the right place for that, …

Wall Art

CBT May Ease Social Anxiety by Remodeling, Reducing Brain Activity

A new Swedish study finds that after just nine weeks of Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy, the brains of patients suffering from social …

The Brain

These Stunning Vintage Photos of Betty White Will Blow You Away

Believe it or not, Betty White turns 94 years old today. (Happy birthday, Betty!) There are so many reasons to love this Golden Girl—and now we're adding these stunning vintage photos we dug up to the list. Take a look at this mega-babe in her younger years:<p><b>It's clear she loves animals (and posing</b> …

3 Mistakes That Make Your Eyes Look Smaller

If you're into the beady-eyed look, then do all of the things below. If you're not, don't say we didn't warn you. These three techniques can all make your eyes look smaller.<p><b>1. Waterlining.</b> "Making a tight black line just above your lower lashes can have a shrinking effect," says makeup artist Pati …

E-cigarettes win first approval as a 'medicine' opening way for prescription by the NHS

Medicines regulator approves brand of 'vaping' cigarette but GPs warn it could put pressure on surgeries<p>E-cigarettes have been granted a licence by Britain’s medicines regulator for the first time, opening the door for them to be prescribed on the NHS.<p>The Medicines and Healthcare Products …

Investigators can't make you give up your work phone's passcode

American law enforcement might have free rein to make you unlock a phone using your fingerprint, but personal passcodes? Nope. A Pennsylvania-based federal judge has ruled that the Securities and Exchange Commission can't make two former Capital One employees hand over the passcodes for their old …

Privacy

9 Game Day Snacks That Take 15 Minutes or Less

The next time you’re settling in for an evening, afternoon or entire day of football, don’t try to save time by ordering in. Instead, whip up a few …

Blue Cheese

Dreamify (Android) creates trippy images from your photos

A couple of months ago, Google created a visualization tool to understand how neural networks operate. It also open sourced the code for the Deep Dream project, allowing users to run images and video through it to get some interesting results.<p>With Dreamify for Android, you can do the same with …

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

15 Easy muffin tin recipes to convince you that mini breakfasts are the best

Making your breakfast in a muffin tin is a creative way to make individual servings in a flash. Try these recipes that will make your mornings even …

Coconut

14 Genius Hacks For A Quick Breakfast On-The-Go

Breakfast is not only the most important meal of the day, it's arguably the most delicious. Sadly, we often let breakfast fall by the wayside with insanely busy schedules.<p>But abandon breakfast no more. We've rounded up 14 hacks to ensure you get in your first meal of the day without wasting any …

Hacking

It’s official: Louisiana public schools are using the Book of Genesis in high school science classes

<b>(Daniilantiq via Shutterstock)</b><p>Louisianans can now get a 19th Century education to accompany their 19th century economy<p>Lamar White Jr. • Scott Eric Kaufman<p>June 11, 2015 8:15pm (UTC)<p>After years of sounding the alarm to politicians and the media, yesterday's official confirmation that teachers in at …

23 Mexican Breakfasts That'll Make Every Morning A Freakin' Fiesta

Lexi Bites, Boulder Locavore, Gimme Some Oven, A Duck's Oven, Kitchen Nostalgia, Gringalicious<p>Good news: You can eat Mexican food for every meal. Tacos, burritos and enchiladas are all viable breakfast options. Quite often, all it takes is throwing an egg on top.<p>But there <i>are</i> more advanced methods …

Recipes

Severe Depression Vanished In Four New Mothers After They Took This Drug. Is It For Real?

In the months after their children were born, all four women plunged into severe, debilitating sadness. Antidepressant treatments didn’t work. They were admitted to the hospital. The women’s average score on a questionnaire called the Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression was 26.5; severe depression …

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Easter Island mystery uncovered

A new series of photographs of the 2012 excavation has emerged that captures the moment archaeologists dug out the previously hidden stone bodies, …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

Workouts

Our Amazingly Plastic Brains

Mental and physical exercise can keep the brain fit and help it recover capacities lost to disease and trauma<p>Can the brain heal and preserve itself—or even improve its functioning—as we get older? For some time, many scientists have tended to think of our brains as machines, most commonly as …

Exercise

Forget taking notes, this Bluetooth headset captures your calls

Journalists everywhere will weep with joy if this Bluetooth recording device comes to fruition (at least this one will). We're talking about Bluewire, a headset that records both sides of a smartphone or VoIP conversation over Bluetooth. That means if you're a reporter, lawyer or anyone else who …

Gear & Gadgets

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft zooms in on Pluto

Pluto, get ready for your close-up.<p>After traveling nine years across more than 3 billion miles of space, a spacecraft the size of a grand piano is about to give humanity its first high-resolution view of the dwarf planet that's about two-thirds the size of our moon.<p>Nobody knows what the rendezvous …

How to Prevent Your Body from Aching During a Long Plane Flight

Please direct your attention to this article for an important fitness announcement.<p>Traveling can be a huge pain in the neck—and the back, legs, and, well, you know. What sucks even more about soreness caused by sitting in the upright position is that, unlike post-workout muscle soreness, it’s a …

Workouts

Scientists Slow Down The Speed Of Light As It Travels Through Air

"Faster than the speed of light” might be more of a relative statement now<p>Light passes through air at about 299,000,000 meters per second, an accepted constant that hasn’t been challenged—until now. By manipulating a single particle of light as it passed through free space, researchers have found a …

Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas unveils a water slide with a video game twist - Los Angeles Times

A novel yet simple idea combining a Guitar Hero-like video game with a water park slide transforms what was once a virtual reality into a real-world experience.<p>Built by Canada-based WhiteWater West, the first-of-its-kind Slideboard water slide coming in May to Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas will turn …

Las Vegas

Iran's Supreme Leader pens open letter to the young people of the West

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran's Supreme Leader has written a letter in English asking Western youths not to judge Islam based on the Charlie Hebdo terror attacks, in a message published on the cleric's website and Twitter account.<p>In the post, titled "To the Youth in Europe and North America," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei …

Middle East