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10 Old Hollywood Makeup Secrets the Screen Sirens Swore By

Courtesy of legendary makeup artist and chemist Ida Gàl-Csiszar.<p>Commissioned by Max Factor himself to create his wife's signature orange-red lipstick shade, Ida Gál-Csiszar wasn't just any ol' makeup artist in Hollywood's heyday. In fact your current go-to lip color could very well have been …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

10 Super Comfy (+ Chic) Shoes You Can Walk in All Day

If you commute to work in one pair of comfortable shoes and you keep a pair of more professional shoes at your desk, or find yourself weighing whether you’d rather look chic or be foot-painless in your next #OOTD, then listen up! One of our Re:Make speakers this year wants to ensure that you never …

Shoes

8 Changes To Make If You Want To Be A Truly Happy Person

The pursuit of happiness is believed to be one of the basic human rights, but even with all the freedom in the world to pursuit it, a lot of people …

15 Differences Between Ordinary People And Successful People

It is okay to be ordinary- the vast majority of people are. There are only a handful of billionaires in a world occupied by 7 billion people. What …

Don't believe that viral Diet Coke infographic

On August 2 he followed it up with another one — this time about drinking a can of <i>Diet</i> Coke— and it's being passed around, too.<p>Naik's first infographic attracted plenty of scrutiny from scientists who spoke to BuzzFeed. They said some of the information about drinking regular Coca-Cola was wrong, …

Diabetes

Mormon church publishes photos in push toward transparency

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church took another step toward transparency Tuesday with the first published pictures of a small sacred stone it believes founder Joseph Smith used to help translate a story that became the basis of the religion.<p>The new photos peel back another layer of secrecy for …

Religion

The Life-Changing Question a Stranger On a Bench Asked Me

"Come on, it's time to go! I'm burning up out here!"<p>I sat at the neighborhood park, ablaze with the summer heat and more than a little irritated that my daughter was taking so long to finish her "last" go around on the jungle gym. She continued to play, blissfully unaware of my growing …

Positive Thinking

Sony's RX100 IV is still the point-and-shoot to beat

Does the world need another point-and-shoot camera? Sony seems to think so. Despite an influx of smartphones that have put sophisticated imaging features in people's pockets, the company is still keen on improving its flagship compact shooter, the RX100. The latest model, introduced last month, …

Cameras

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

5 Things You Need Before You Can Win at Weight Loss

I’ve written for MyFitnessPal for four months so far. It has been an amazing experience for me because of you guys! I’ve had conversations with many …

Understanding Aperture for Beginners

Aperture is just one setting that makes up your exposure, but once you understand it you can drastically change how your image looks. In this video …

Landscape Photography

Alzheimer's Drugs In The Works Might Treat Other Diseases, Too

Efforts to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease have been disappointing so far. But there's a new generation of drugs in the works that researchers think might help not only Alzheimer's patients, but also people with Parkinson's disease and other brain disorders.<p>Previous efforts to treat …

Dementia

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

Nikon's new mirrorless camera is the company's most appealing yet

The easiest 1 series camera to imagine people buying<p>Nikon has announced the J5, the latest entry in its idiosyncratic 1 series of mirrorless cameras. And, from the looks of things, it might be the most broadly appealing offering in the line to date — Nikon has added some sensible features and …

Cameras

Fueled By Fear, How Richard Nixon Became 'One Man Against The World'

Richard Nixon's presidency has always been one surrounded by questions and controversy: Why did he wiretap his own aides and diplomats? Why did he escalate the war in Vietnam? Why did he lie about his war plans to his secretary of defense and secretary of state? What were the Watergate burglars …

Vietnam War

Dallas shooter's father: My son hit his breaking point

<b>Dallas (CNN) —</b> Hours before a sniper shot him during a standoff with police, James Boulware was helping out at his father's house, mowing the lawn and promising to come back again soon.<p>Now, Jim Boulware sobs as he sits in his home, knowing his son will never return. The federal agents who brought …

Law Enforcement

The Queen’s Birthday Celebrated in Pictures

Cambridge

America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

Mental Health

5 Quotes to Jumpstart Your Gratefulness and Peace of Mind

There is nothing I seek more than gratefulness and peace of mind. When I’m in their grip, I’m floating on air.<p>You’ve felt it, too, haven’t you?<p>Then, …

Oprah Winfrey

Sweet Geeks: Exploding TARDIS Cookies

Satisfy your sweet tooth and your love for all things <i>Doctor Who</i> with a batch of fun and fancy exploding TARDIS cookies!<p>Need more Doctor in your kitchen?<p>Embrace your inner Time Lord with this tasty exploding TARDIS cookies recipe and tutorial from Chris-Rachael at Kitchen Overlord.<p>Allons-y, …

This exercise might be critical to your success

For inspiration, motivation, and amusing historical anecdotes about the lives of famous people, we turn to the biographies of others.<p>But according to Aliza Licht, SVP of global communications at Donna Karan International and author of "Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. …

Donna Karan

Queen Elizabeth Opens Parliament in London

Prince Charles

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

The world's most eye-catching art galleries

Architecture

B.B. King and The Thrill Is Gone: PIctures

New York City

Dennis Prager: Why the 10 Commandments are Still the Best Moral Code

<i>For those you may not be familiar with Dennis Prager, he is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host, columnist, author, conductor, and public</i> …