Matthew Graffeo

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Public Lab’s Crowdfunded Infragram Cameras Let People See Plants In A Different Light

This embed is invalid<p>There’s no shortage of novel Kickstarter projects that aim to change how we think about the environment, but here’s one that could literally change how we look at it. Infragram, created by the civic science-minded folks at Public Lab puts low-cost infrared cameras into people’s …

Google said to deploy Wi-Fi blimps in Africa and Asia

The Web giant is reportedly creating airborne wireless networks to bring Internet access to some of the world's hard-to-reach regions.<p>How can the Internet be brought to areas that have no infrastructure for high-speed wireless? Beam the Wi-Fi networks down from flying objects, of course.<p>Google is …

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'OscarPRGirl' Erika Bearman Shows Us What's Inside Her Travel Beauty Bag (VIDEO)

We covet just about everything that is hanging inside Erika Bearman's closet. As the face behind Oscar de la Renta's Twitter account, @OscarPRGirl, and the brand's senior vice president of global communications, Bearman has access to the most stunning gowns, dresses and high heels. (So why wouldn't …

Shapewear: How To Go From Frumpy to Fabulous!

As a fashion and beauty expert, I have spent the last twenty years helping women look and feel their best. From style icons to soccer moms, I have dressed women of all shapes and sizes for both the red carpet and look-their-best moments in real life. So what do all these women have in common? They …

The Big Test: 2013/2014 Full-Size Sedans

Chevrolet Impala LTZ vs. Chrysler 300S vs. Ford Taurus SEL vs. Kia Cadenza vs. Toyota Avalon Ltd<p>Is there a more peculiar automotive segment than that of the entry-level, full-size sedan? Loved by comfort-seeking retirees, client-shuttling businessmen, and family-hauling parents alike, the full-size …

2014 Audi R8 Spyder First Test

The Star Car<p>We’ve had many a kind word for the Audi R8, which has dazzled us with accessible performance and showstopping looks. We even went so far as to name the supercar our Best Handling Car (now Best Driver’s Car) a few years back. Underlying all that praise, though, was an angry caveat: The …

2014 Toyota Corolla First Look

Now Less Bland, With Standard LED Headlights<p>Despite criticism for being plain and appliance-like basic, the Toyota Corolla continues to sell in extraordinary volumes, always landing at or near the top of its class in monthly sales. The current generation is hardly distinguishable from the model …

Sunday Sweets: Here There Be MONSTERS

It has come to my attention that many people are afraid of monsters.<p>But why?<p>No, really.<p><i>Why?</i><p>Monsters aren't scary -- they're adorable! In fact, I …

There's a Perfect Blond Shade Out There for Everyone—Here's a Quick Guide to Finding Yours

I've long wondered if there was any truth to the age-old adage that "blonds have more fun"—but since I have a darker complexion, I've always been a little too timid to try to find out for myself. And then I saw my celebrity doppelganger sporting a fierce flaxen shade—now I'm seriously thinking …

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Personal Finance

Get expert advice for all your financial questions, from spending , saving and investing smartly; to tackling taxes; to buying a home; to getting the …

How to Detox

Detoxification, or detox, is the process of removing toxic substances from the body. Diets that claim to achieve a full detox in a matter of days …

Beautiful HDR Photographs of an Airplane Cockpit by a Pilot Photographer

Karim Nafatni has a view of the world that most other photography enthusiasts don’t have. When he’s not scouring the Dubai landscape for sweeping …