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23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

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These songs were snubbed!

The nominations for the 2014 Oscars were announced yesterday. These include Joni Eareckson Tada's “Alone Yet Not Alone” from <i>Alone Yet Not Alone</i>, Pharrell's “Happy” from <i>Despicable Me 2</i>, Idina Menzel's “Let It Go” from <i>Frozen</i>, Karen O's "The Moon Song" from <i>Her</i> and U2's “Ordinary Love” from <i>Mandela:</i> …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

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Manucurist's new vitamin shield

BEAUTY BUZZ OF THE DAY<p><b>Thanks to the recent trend for nail art, nails have never been so stressed out. To combat nail damage, Manucurist has come up</b> …

How to Prevent a Windy Wardrobe Malfunction: The Queen's Couturier Reveals an Inexpensive Trick That Could Help Kate Middleton!

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton almost had a wardrobe malfunction of the Marilyn Monroe-kind the other day (check out her adorable look, head-to-toe, right here). But if she'd asked her grandmother-in-law, Queen Elizabeth II, for some fashion advice before heading out the door, a potentially …

Nail Polish Application 101

Back when I was in high school my mom and I would go to the nail salon every two weeks for a mani, and once a month we’d include a pedi. It’s one of …

Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

Must-See<p>Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More<p>It's movie time! All the films to look forward …

16 Sinful Hot Chocolate Recipes You Have to Try

We know it’s hard to put down your pumpkin spiced latte in favor of any other warm winter drink. But that will get a whole lot easier once you read these 16 absolutely sinful hot chocolate recipes. Looks like its time to start stocking up on marshmallows! ;)<p>1. French Vanilla Hot Chocolate: French …

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Six Steps to Better Dreams

Photo: Courtesy of Everett Collection<p>I've always been a fan of things that feel a little magical, like they might provide some kind of insight towards what I should be doing with my life. Tarot cards. Horoscopes. Dream guides. So if someone says that I can actually learn to harness my dream-state …

Illuminating Powders 101: Tips, Tricks, and Picks

It seems that illuminating powders—a long-time professional artist staple—are suddenly everywhere. They’re essentially glow-ifiers, not unlike …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

Whether these shots boast out-of-this-world views or simply ooze elegance and indulgence, they never fail to amaze or inspire. Here are our top 10 picks for extraordinary hotel photos.<p>By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring …

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The 10 Greatest Books Ever, According to 125 Top Authors (Download Them for Free)

Earlier this month, we highlighted The 10 Greatest Films of All Time According to 846 Film Critics. Featuring films by Hitchcock, Kubrick, Welles and …

This Is Why You're Late All The Time (And What To Do About It)

Last week, HuffPost blogger Greg Savage asked the question, "How Did It Get to be OK for People to Be Late for Everything?" And if the <i>350,000</i> Facebook likes (and counting) on his post are any indication, he's not the only one wondering. Savage wrote:<p>It's simply that some people no longer even …

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …

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From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p>Enon<p>By Paul Harding<p>238 …

Unbelievable Colored Pencil Drawings by Adolfo Fernandez Rodriguez

Every once in awhile, you come across a photo-realistic artist that blows your mind. The very first Online International Juried Exhibition of the Pencil Art Society just went live and it's there that we found the work of Adolfo Fernandez Rodriguez. The Madrid-based artist works with colored pencils …

10 Modern Coloring Books That Aren’t Just for Kids

Who says you have to be a kid to love a good coloring book? Not us, that’s for sure! When we read about <i>Outside the Lines</i>, the latest cool coloring book on the art scene, we knew it was time to round up a whole bunch of modern coloring books for folks who can’t resist a good set of markers filling …

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9 Hot Makeup Looks for Fall 2013

Browse some of our favorite celebrity inspirations for fall makeup.<p>The season's most memorable—and magnificent—makeup looks have a bit of daring and a lot of sex appeal. Even better? They're easy enough to try at home.<p>Getty Images

A Pretty Smart Use of Time

Are you an early riser or a get-up-and-go work warrior? Either way, you can rock a polished look with these effective makeup strategies, no matter what your morning schedule.<p><b>YOU'VE GOT 5 MINUTES</b><p>You've already hit the snooze button repeatedly and there's no time to shower. Shave minutes off your …

Get Cozy With This Delicious Fall Drink

<i>Visiting Laicie Heeley’s blog, A Thousand Threads, feels a lot like stopping by a friend’s beautifully decorated home. The working mom, wife, and design-obsessed lifestyle guru is an expert at finding the little things that make life a little bit better—from delicious recipes to affordably chic home decor and beyond. Today she’s telling us all about her favorite beverage to usher in autumn.</i><p>It’s official, fall is here. But if you’re feeling anything like me, you’re still busy soaking up the last …

Allure Exclusive Backstage Beauty Report: Romantic Low Ponytails at Nina Ricci

I don't normally wear hair ribbons, but when I do start (next spring, naturally), they're going to be black and tied around low, loose, sleek ponytails like they were at Nina Ricci. How do you wear a ribbon without looking like a kindergartner? Read on for the exclusive details on the look.<p>"The …

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Bluebloods & Billionaires

Trevor Traina, San Francisco’s undisputed social king, has enticed many of the Silicon Valley elite to his ultra-exclusive Pacific Heights neighborhood, showering them with advice about what to wear, how to entertain, and whom to know. But the concept of noblesse oblige may be harder to teach. …

Portraits of Dogs With Human-Like Expressions

Is it just us or do most of these dogs look incredibly serious? Hamburg, Germany-based photographer Ralph Hargarten is behind this intriguing new series called <i>A Dog's Life</i> where he's shot portraits of dogs with facial expressions we often attribute to humans. Set against a simple black background, …

Bringing Historic Photos to Life

Going through history is such a beautiful learning experience and also very fascinating. We've found some old black and white photos going through …

Incredibly Expressive Owl Photography

Is that little owl yawning or singing? Belgian-based photographer Yves Adams has the answer as he's the one behind the adorable shot. “Little owls are CUTE!,” he states. “They make you laugh with whatever they do! But when they start to yawn, my heart melts! This picture has been taken in Spain, …

Beauty Insider: 7 Questions for Dior Makeup Whiz Violette

When it comes to lipstick, the brand's international makeup artist likes to think outside of the tube<p>Sixty years after Christian Dior launched his first lipstick, a shocking crimson called #9, Dior is celebrating by tapping one-name-only Paris-based makeup artist Violette to help launch 32 new …

28 Reasons To Love Taipei

A toast to Asia's most laid-back capital city.

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40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …