Karen Cardenas

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18 Adorable Photos of Animals Caught in a Warm Embrace

Call it snuggling, hugging or cuddling. When our day is just not going right, all we need is a sweet embrace. From cats to polar bears, we'll show you how the world's animals are a lot like us. They need that tender touch to just get through the day. It's the body's way of saying, “Take a deep …

Striking Photos Showcase the Elegant Beauty of Big Cats

Using only a simple, dark background, Vincent J. Musi captures the elegance of lions, leopards, tigers, and more. The South Carolina-based photographer works for National Geographic and shot these breathtaking images as part of a series titled <i>Big Cats</i>. His photos showcase incredible, up-close …

Big Cats

Adorable "Pet Camper" Is a Miniaturized Trailer for a Small Dog

We have campers for humans, so why not dogs, too? Pet owners that love to pamper their pooches can now provide them with tiny kennels that are designed to look like the smaller version of what we'd take on vacation. Called the <i>Pet Camper</i>, it was created by Judson Beaumont of the Vancouver-based …


Edward Snowden Reveals NSA's MonsterMind Program

It's a cyberwar robot that always hits back.<p>In the high desert near Bluffdale, Utah, there lurks a creature made entirely of zeroes and ones. Called "MonsterMind", the project is an automated cyber weapon, perched atop the data flows into the National Security Agency's Mission Data Repository. …


Rockers and Models: A Love Affair in Pictures

Jack White

The 50 Hottest Men Of All Time

From James Dean to A$AP Rocky and all that's in between.<p>From Old Hollywood icons to '90s heartthrobs to the rising stars of today, take a look back at the most beautiful men of the last six decades.

James Dean

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …


The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

26 Reasons You Don't Need Meat At Your Super Bowl Party

There will be cheese. Oh yes. Lots and lots of cheese.

Crock-Pot Ladies

Kim Clement: There Are 'Eight Wells' That Are Going to Be Unstopped in the Year 2014

From the desk of Steve Shultz:<p>Kim is not only my personal friend, but he is also an awesome prophet of God. We stay in touch regularly and people …

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The Life of a New York City Burlesque Dancer

Brooklyn, New York-based fine-art photographer Amy Touchette “used 24-hour photo sessions and exclusive access to The World Famous *BOB*s private …

Make-A-Wish Helps Batkid Save the City of San Francisco

Today, a 5-year-old named Miles Scott is having a day he'll never forget. Battling leukemia since he was just one, Miles is fulfilling his dream of becoming Batkid with the help of Make-A-Wish Foundation and thousands upon thousands of supportive fans who are in San Francisco. (See original post, …

10 Essential Thanksgiving Techniques Every Cook Should Know

The 10 time-tested techniques you’ll need to ace the holiday classics, from fluffy mashed potatoes to, yes, a truly moist bird.<p>1. Baste With a Brush<p>News flash: You don’t need a baster. Use a brush to paint the drippings onto the turkey every 30 minutes or so, which keeps the bird moist and helps it …

Get Fit in a Flash

If working out and eating healthy don't seem to make it into your busy schedule, we've got great news! Our easy-to-follow weekly diet plan and exercises you can do in front of the TV will have you looking fab in a bikini in no time.

This Beauty Product Is Scary Good

Just because Halloween is over doesn't mean the fright fest needs to end. The perfect trick to keep your friends and family shaking in their boots? The Garnier Skin Renew Dark Spot Treatment Mask. When applied, it is truly terrifying. (See below.)<p>What lends to the mask's freaky nature is a …

Skin Care

10 Burgundy Lip Shades That Look Gorgeous on Every Skin Tone

Life is too short for a nude lip.<p>If you want in on the super dark lip trend of the moment, survey says burgundy may be the most universally flattering hue of them all. As makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor notes, "Burgundy is one of those rare colors that you can apply without taking your skin tone …

This Topcoat Has Forever Changed The At-Home Mani

I don't like to think of myself as greedy, but when it comes to a topcoat, I want it <i>all</i>. It's gotta be chip-proof, glossy, and most important, fast …

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>With their last club residency in Hamburg’s boozed-up Reeperbahn district less than a year in the past, the Beatles were still one kickass bar …

The End of the Wii and What It Means for Nintendo

Nintendo will no longer manufacture the Wii, and the company may stop selling the system entirely. With the lack of commercial sizzle on the next …


25 Uses For Tea Tree Oil... http://www.herbsandoilsworld.com/25-uses-for-tea-tree-oil/ Tea Tree Oil is a true miracle of nature. Find out why and 25 incredible ways you can use it at the link above. What do you use tea tree oil for?

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Photo 101: Five Tips for Shooting Interiors

I’ve never been a huge fan of rules—especially when it comes to creative outlets like photography, writing, or decorating. Who is anybody to tell you …

Nesting: Ladder Display Makeover

We are a little ladder obsessed. I'm not sure what it is but we use ladders for everything from reaching high places (duh, that's what ladders are …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …