Jesse Flores

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Beautiful Macro Photos of Snowflakes as Free Wallpapers

Like many photographers who dabble in macro photography, Alexey Kljatov was interested in seeing a world unseen by the naked eye. At first, he captured flowers and ladybugs not thinking about photographing something else. Then, one day, he saw on the Internet two macro shots of snowflakes and was …

Weigh yourself on Wednesday to lose most weight, study finds

Stepping on scales midweek best way to lose pounds as it gives more typical reading of genuine weight, food technology experts discover<p>Dieters should weigh themselves every Wednesday to lose the most weight, according to new research.<p>Regularly stepping on the scales really does work for those …

4 Ways to De-Bloat During Breakfast

Beat puffiness first thing in the a.m. with these tricks.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>After a long weekend of fun, food, cocktails, or all of the above, you can wake up feeling like a giant marshmallow. Although eating or drinking anything else might be the last …

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Gin cocktails: the best of the best

Martini<p>There's no cocktail as iconic as the Martini, that crisp and clear concoction favoured by none other than James Bond (though he admittedly often opted for vodka over the classic gin).<p>The ratio of gin to vermouth is the subject of hot dispute - and more than a little posturing. Dean Martin …

Grownup tomboys: how to dress like a gentlewoman

Most of the women whose style I admire dress a bit like men. I’m thinking marvellous Maxine Peake (and not just when she’s playing Hamlet), American Vogue’spreppy fashion director Tonne Goodman and, a particular favourite, the French model and muse Inès de la Fressange. These are elegant tomboys; …

The 23 Best Albums Of 2014

<i>HuffPost Entertainment's Jessica Goodman and Ryan Kristobak pick their favorite albums of the year, in no particular order</i>.<p><b>"LP1" by FKA Twigs</b><p>We’ll be bold: FKA Twigs is the most interesting artist of the year. Her creepy, sensual debut album quickly became our obsession. Combined with Twigs' …

Cicret Bracelet Turns Your Arm into a Touchscreen Device

A Paris-based design company is taking wearable tech one step further with the <i>Cicret Bracelet</i>, a concept for a wristband that projects the screen of a smartphone directly onto the user's arm. Marketed as “Like a tablet…but on your skin,” the bracelet emits the interface of a remotely connected …

Grimes Says She's Written a Glam Rock Song, and "Go" Wasn't Intended for Her Album

Grimes, aka Claire Boucher, is busy working on the follow up to 2012's <i>Visions</i>. In a series of tweets, she said she's completed her "first attempt at a glam rock style song"—a song that evokes Queen and David Bowie and could "def b a third single." She also said she's been writing with guitars for …

Ask a Bartender: The Best Boozy Gifts

When facing life's inevitable challenges, you can always turn to the person on the other side of the bar for advice. Maybe you need tips to win back the one that got away, or maybe you're considering a major career move. Your bartender can help (and also help you figure out what kind of vermouth …

Monomania! Guy Savoy Opens 'L'Huitrade'

<i>Guy Savoy's "3 oysters in a cold preparation" Photo Credit: Laurence Mouton</i><p>There are many places in Paris where you can eat oysters. It seems to be one of the most typical things to do when people visit Paris: see the Champs-Élysées, climb the Eiffel Tower and eat a glittering platter of oysters. …

Best sweet and fortified wines for Christmas

Complete your holiday wine stocks with the best moscatos, ports and sherries money can buy<p>What will you drink with your Christmas pudding? What will you leave out for Santa Claus? It’s not Christmas unless there’s a bottle of port sitting on the mantelpiece and one of sherry in the fridge. Here’s …

Lana Del Rey Touring With Courtney Love

<i>Photo by Nicole Nodland</i><p>Courtney Love recently teased on Twitter that she'd be meeting Lana Del Rey in London and there would be "exciting news to come" later. Here's that news: beginning next May, Del Rey will hit the road with Love for her latest live venture, the "Endless Summer Tour". The North …

Have You Tried a Teatox? These Teas Help Cut the Bloat

Here we are, just eight days away from Thanksgiving—the holiday that has become synonymous with gorging ourselves (to the tune of 3,000 to 4,500 calories per meal, in some cases!).<p>In the interest of avoiding overeating, you may be thinking of doing a "detox" or even a trendy "teatox" this …

Top 10 Breakthrough Artists in 2014

The best of the best! It's that time of year again, time to look back and list the Top 10 Breakthrough Artists of the Year. What does that mean? These are the artists, designer and photographers that took the world by storm. They're the ones who decided to push their creative limit, introducing a …

Novak Djokovic demolishes Tomas Berdych to confirm No1 ranking

• Serb marches into last four of ATP World Tour Finals • Easy win ensures Djokovic No1 ranking at end of year<p>On the day the youngest player in the top 100, Borna Coric, turned 18, Novak Djokovic proved his pedigree, beating Tomas Berdych with ridiculous ease and confirming his official status as …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Incredible Body Wallpaper Art by Emma Hack

Were it not for the birds perched on the nude model's hand, we may not notice that she was even there. Emma Hack is famous for her incredible body illustrations that seamlessly blend her subjects into backgrounds. The live birds include everything from an owl to a cockatoo. The series, called <i>Birds</i> …

Anti-Defamation League Accuses Nicki Minaj of Using Nazi Imagery in "Only" Lyric Video

The most shocking thing about Nicki Minaj's "Only" hasn't turned out to be the fact that it features Chris Brown, or that Lil Wayne's verse is arguably better than Drake's. It's the animated lyric video, directed by Jeffrey Osborne and released this weekend, which has been accused of repurposing …

The Sleek Flying Car of the Future is Here Now

A flying car was something once left to the realm of science fiction, but now it looks like it’s actually a reality. The Solvakia-based company AeroMobil recently unveiled the sleek-looking <i>AeroMobil 3.0</i>, the latest version of its flying car. It was shown at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna, Austria, …

It's Here! The Full Alexander Wang x H&M Lookbook

The full lookbook for the long-awaited Alexander Wang x H&M collaboration<p>The long-awaited Alexander Wang x H&M collaboration launches in store and online on November 6. Get your first look at the full lookbook now, with the seriously sportif clothing and accessories a major nod to Wang's signature …

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Artist Uses Fire and Soot to Paint Elegant Illustrations

Qubec-based artist Steve Spazuk uses fire to create elegant illustrations out of soot. As he demonstrates in the video below, the fire painter manipulates the flame from a candle or a torch to mark a sheet of paper with trails of soot, which he then etches into using delicate tools like feathers, …

18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

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8 Ways To Rev Up Your Metabolism

Steven Macari, holistic health practitioner, nutritionist at Drive 495 and founder of the SLVRBK mat, provides 8 tips to tune up your metabolism.<p>Let's start with the most basic definintion of metabolism—the chemical processes by which a plant or an animal uses food and water to grow, heal and to …

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How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

Microsoft Can Now Turn Any Space Into The Holodeck

Prepare yourself. This is the craziest interactive demo you’ll see all year.<p>Last year, Microsoft Research revealed Illumiroom–which used projectors to stretch the image on your TV to take over a whole wall. Now comes the sequel. Called RoomAlive, this new system can turn every surface in a …

Delightful Illustrations of Quirky Characters on the Streets of Ann Arbor

Self-taught artist David Zinn uses chalk and charcoal to create works of street art that cleverly interact with found objects and the surrounding environment. Since 2001, his quirky illustrations have popped up primarily on the streets of Ann Arbor, which is home to the University of Michigan and a …

10 Designer Bags Every Woman Should Own

Because collecting handbags is arguably an art form.<p>Collecting handbags, when done well, can arguably be considered an art form. In homage to that, here are the 10 bags every woman should have in her closet— get your check list started.

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