Kallista Taylor Kirwan

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Kristen Stewart's Next Haircut Should Be One Of These

Not to brag, but for as long as she's been on my radar, I've been talking about how Kristen Stewart needed to cut all of her hair off. I just feel …

Amoeba Infection Blinds Woman — Contact Wearers, Change Your Lenses!

Illustrated By Sandy Ley.<p>A 23-year-old Taiwanese student has gone blind and lost an eye after wearing the same temporary contact lenses for six …

The Forgotten Woman Who Made Microbiology Possible

Lab work can be a lot like cooking. You have to follow directions to measure, mix, and heat different chemicals to the right temperature to get the desired result. For some experiments, the desired result is actually something that can be eaten by a range of different organisms. In microbiology …

Pathogens On A Plane: How To Stay Healthy In Flight

From Ebola in West Africa to chikungunya in the Caribbean, the world has had plenty of strange — and scary — outbreaks this year.<p>Some pathogens have even landed in the U.S. Just a few months ago, two men boarded planes in Saudi Arabia and brought a new, deadly virus from the Middle East to Florida …

Rock On: 10 Pairs of Chic Headphones

Ditch those puny earbuds for stylish headphones that add some bang to your beat.<p>Ditch those puny earbuds for stylish headphones that add some bang to your beat.<p>Courtesy Molami

Consumer Tech

40 of the Best Blonde Hair Ideas

The golden hues on our radar right now.<p>The best blonde hair colors are decidedly luxurious. That Midas touch can refresh the entire face—acting as an instant illuminator for the eyes and the skin. Finding your perfect shade is all about balance: fair skin tones are flattered by cool, pale colors …


Get Happy! The Best Celebrity Smiles

12 stunning celebrity smiles in honor of Smile Power Day<p>In honor of Smile Power Day on Sunday, we've put together 12 of the most stunning celebrity smiles we've seen on the red carpet. Just looking at them will life your spirits.

Gisele Bundchen

15 Wacky Heels That Give New Meaning To "Statement"

Okay, okay, you caught us. We <i>do</i> use the term "statement" to describe many things that don't actually make any statement beyond "Hey, I've got on an …

How to Select the Right Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Once you have these basics down, you'll always pick styles that look great on you.<p>Kathryn Wirsing<p><b>Wear: Square or rectangular shapes work the best.</b> Pick frame shapes that are wider and horizontal, or have soft angles.<p><b>Avoid: Oval shapes</b> (yes, oval-faced ladies, you don't want to pick the same shape …


#theLIST: Best Dressed: It's All In The Details

Our editor at large, Derek Blasberg, selects the 10 chicest looks of the week.<p>Our editor at large, Derek Blasberg, selects the 10 chicest looks of the week.

Natalie Portman

5 Practical Items for Summer Music Festivals

After making it through three music festivals already this year, SXSW, Coachella and Governor's Ball—festival-fashion fatigue is at an all-time high. Not only has the style aspect usurped the music, but flower crowns and crochet dresses are simply not practical—especially when dealing with extreme …

Music Festivals

Romeo and Juliet

Carine Roitfeld styles history's most epic love story in Resort 2014<p>With three major productions of <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> debuting for fall, we celebrate the power of star-crossed love with a cast of fashion's most beloved models—and Resort 2014's essential pieces.

Hedi Slimane

#TheLIST: Hair For Hot Days

It was only a matter of time before heat and humidity became the new normal. Here, 10 summer-ready hairstyles that will make the transition a little chicer.<p>Think outside the top knot. These ten easy hairstyles will carry you through every possible outdoor barbecue, beach jaunt, and humid wedding …


20 Cool Pictures of Calico Cats

‘Calico’ isn’t a cat breed, only a type of fur color that mixes white, orange and black. It’s linked with the X chromosome in cats, which means that …


17 Adorable Pictures of Ferrets

Viewed from the front, ferrets can look like tiny angular pandas. Viewed from the side, their pointy noses make them look more like elongated rats. …


Beautiful Spiral Illusion

I have titled this optical illusion as the “<b>beautiful spiral illusion</b>,” simply because when I saw this illusion it absolutely blew me away. This …

Blue Vortex Optical Illusion

This is an optical illusion, which I have titled the “<b>Blue Vortex Optical Illusion</b>,” and I have to say that this is one of those optical illusions …

Horse in the Trees Optical Illusion

On our Facebook page, you’ll see that we have a ton of people that absolutely love our profile picture, which is a face that’s been made up of trees. …

Owl Made of Fruit

Last week, I did a <b>spot the object optical illusion</b> post and a lot of people absolutely loved it. I got a ton of feedback on Facebook and it was …

Moldy Sandwich Optical Illusion

Today I have an <b>optical illusion</b> that I came across that put a smile on my face. Seriously, this picture had me laughing hysterically and thinking …

27 Tiny Animals That Will Warm Your Heart Today

Awwww. Can they get any cuter?

25 Critters That Will Kill You (With Their Cuteness)

Forget the deadly snakes and spiders. Australia's animals will melt your heart.

The Science of Optical Illusions

<i>Deceptions of the senses are the truths of perception.</i> - J. Purkinje<p>Structure of the human eye<p>The following schematic illustration shows the human …