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Why do honeybees love hexagons? - Zack Patterson and Andy Peterson

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Have Eczema, Psoriasis, or Sensitive Skin? Avoid These 5 Ingredients

In the first installment of our two-parter on dealing with psoriasis and eczema, we covered methods for soothing irritated skin. Now let’s talk about …

A Must-Have Effortless Spring Hair Style, Step by Step

Think back to when you were first learning how to do a standard braid. Remember how intimidating it seemed? But after sitting in front of a mirror …

3 rules to spark learning

It took a life-threatening condition to jolt chemistry teacher Ramsey Musallam out of ten years of "pseudo-teaching" to understand the true role of …

Love -- you're doing it wrong

In this delightful talk, philosopher Yann Dall'Aglio explores the universal search for tenderness and connection in a world that's ever more focused …

4 Ways Wine Improves Your Skin Believe it. Join...

Believe it. Join us as we raise a glass to our favorite new skincare ingredient. In vino, better skin!<p><i>Sign up for Birchbox today and get our February</i> …

Total Beauty

Total Beauty

No Barrette? Steal this Hairstyle Idea From Eva Longoria That Keeps Hair Back Without One

1. Tease your hair at the crown and smooth out the top layer by brushing it directly back.<p>2. Pull the left side of your hair as tightly against your head as possible, tucking Bobby pins in to hold it under the tail of the mohawk you created by brushing your hair back.<p>3. Repeat with the right …

Celebrity Trainers Share Their Favorite Fat-Burning Move

If "lose weight" is on your to-do list this year, then don't waste time with moves that won't make a difference. Top trainers shared their favorite workout moves to burn fat and...

Shake Up Your Sandwiches: Swap the Bread for These Green Alternatives

1. Dairy-Free Turkey Avocado Kale Wrap: Place 2 steamed kale leaves on a cleaned, flat surface and fill each with 2 slices of Applegate turkey, a handful of arugula, sliced avocado, 1 slice GO Veggie! Vegan Cheese, and 1/4 cup of cooked, salted quinoa. Wrap and enjoy.<p>2. Pesto Turkey Collard Wrap: …

Vinted’s mobile app turns your unwanted clothing into cash

Women have billions of dollars worth of unworn clothing in their closets.<p>Vinted is a mobile marketplace for secondhand clothes that puts those forsaken garments to use. Today, the startup announced it has raised $27 million in its second round of funding.<p>The money will support the …

Why massive open online courses (still) matter

2013 was a year of hype for MOOCs (massive open online courses). Great big numbers and great big hopes were followed by some disappointing first …

The Secret To Getting More Volume in Your Ponytail

When you want to give your ponytail a boost, sometimes it takes more than just teasing. Whether your hair is too long and heavy or so fine that it …

Last-Minute Holiday Hairstyles You Can Do at Your Desk

The annual <i>Allure</i> holiday party is tonight, which means we all get to show off our snowflake manicures, smoky-eye makeup mastery, and...something cool with our hair. Turning day-old office hair into a fun party style means something as good-looking as a fishtail braid with all the effort of a …

Last Minute Updo

The Sexy Butt Workout

This season, leather leggings are everything. And so is having the rear view to pull them off.<p>"Getting the right curves here can be tough, especially if you're doing the wrong—or same moves—over and over again," says Ben Hart, a Tier-3 personal trainer at Equinox and co-founder of Qinetic, an …

The Easiest Eyeliner Trick Ever

Cat eyes are as crazy-hot now as they were back in the ’50s and ’60s. And for good reason: the timeless look makes your lashes look thicker and your …

Makeup

How French Women Curb Cravings: This 5-Minute Breakfast

All it takes is six easy ingredients and some je ne sais quoi<p>For a best-selling author who writes books with sharp titles like <i>French Women Don't Get Fat</i> and <i>French Women Don't Get Facelifts</i>, 67-year-old Mireille Guiliano isn't what you'd expect. The former Veuve Clicquot CEO is instantly warm and …

6 Liquid Liner Looks For Beginners and Pros

<i>Special offer: Use promo code CYNTHIAROWLEYBEAUTY to get a FREE Cynthia Rowley Beauty Liquid Liner in Black Ink—a Birchbox exclusive ($18 value)—when you purchase a 3-, 6-, or 12-month women’s subscription. But hurry, quantities are limited!</i>

Winter Hair Tune Up

Did you know that winter can cause more damage to your strands than your skin? Just like you switch to a thicker body moisturizer, you need to update …

Hair Care

The happy secret to better work

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, …

Dried Out? Here Are 3 Must-Have Oils For Silky Smooth Skin And Hair

For me, fall and winter are all about sipping red wine, gazing at the beautiful changing trees, and—oh, the buzzkill: dry skin and an itchy scalp! …

Hair Care

How whales make sounds, the history of Southern BBQ and the case for building with sand: A recap of TEDYouth session 1

<b>By Kate Torgovnick and Thu-Huong Ha</b><p>TEDYouth is like a typical TED Conference — with its hair let down. The talks are shorter, less formal and, well, …

Sweaty teachers, storm-chasing and a surprise appearance from Ashton Kutcher: A recap of sessions 2 and 3 at TEDYouth

<b>By Thu-Huong Ha and Kate Torgovnick</b><p>The morning session of TEDYouth “The Spark” was incredible. But in many ways it was just an appetizer. In the …

Ashton Kutcher on being a “magnificent failure”: A Q&A at TEDYouth

To close out TEDYouth, Ashton Kutcher gave a talk on failure. The kids in the audience had no idea he’d be stepping on the stage; his appearance …

The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic …

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The deadly genius of drug cartels

Up to 100,000 people died in drug-related violence in Mexico in the last 6 years. We might think this has nothing to do with us, but in fact we are …

So, have you ever wanted to be a TEDx speaker? If the answer’s yes, here’s some handy advice to help you deliver a killer talk, put together by Klaudia Tolman of TEDxWroclaw in Poland.

TED Talks