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Best New Apps: Frontback

Nearly the entire concept of Frontback resides in its name. Snap a picture with your iPhone’s front camera, then another with your back camera, and boom: a frontback is born. As app creator Fred della Faille puts it: "Your face is the caption." There’s a dumb fun in using this app that recalls the …

The fashionable names making up Forbes’s 100 most powerful women list

Eight names from the fashion sphere, including US Vogue editor Anna Wintour and supermodel Gisele Bundchen have made Forbes's 100 Most Powerful Women list 2013.<p>Ranked at 41, Anna Wintour's is the first fashionable name in Forbes's annual list - just one place after HM The Queen. Climbing 10 places …

Heels and the secret fashion life of older women

At last academics have confirmed what I have always suspected – shoes are evocative, and powerfully so. And apparently an awful lot of us older women secretly skip around our homes in heels – even though we have long swapped them for flats during the day thanks to fallen arches and bunions. We will …

Ageing fashionistas: has fashion really changed for women over 60?

We're all Fabulous Fashionistas now, if the press is to be believed. The baby boomers, who wore Biba and Mary Quant, are opting for the same colourful styles as their daughters. Yet this simplistic view is about to be challenged by Julia Twigg, professor of sociology at the University of Kent and …

Hard work, low pay: What it’s like to be an undocumented farm worker

A first-person narrative of life in the fields<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>November 7, 2013 5:44pm (UTC)<p>Modern Farmer, written for "anyone who wants to know more about how food reaches their plate," debuted a new series of confessionals from agricultural workers. The first installment features Odilia Chavez, a …

The Positive Power of Negative Thinking

(Photo: Half Full Glass now on sale at the NeatoShop)<p>Does it pay off to always look on the bright side of life? Does positive thinking actually make …

15 Easy Upgrade Ideas For Your House

Is your house ready for a change? Get inspired with these easy and unique updates you can make to your space.<p>1. Paint a piece of furniture Kool-Aid purple.<p>2. Collect seashells to embellish a fireplace surround.<p>3. Hang a wind chime inside the house where it can catch a breeze.<p>4. Set up an outdoor …

Scientists Estimate 20 Billion Earth-Like Planets In Our Galaxy

A new study suggests there could be far more Earth-like planets orbiting distant stars than once thought, some of which might even harbor life.<p>A team of astronomers from the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, used the Kepler space telescope to survey …

Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

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How 17th Century Fraud Gave Rise To Bright Orange Cheese

The news from Kraft last week that the company is ditching two artificial dyes in some versions of its macaroni and cheese products left me with a question.<p>Why did we start coloring cheeses orange to begin with? Turns out there's a curious history here.<p>In theory, cheese should be whitish — similar …