Lisa Vernon

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5 can't-miss apps: Scannable, Adobe Lightroom and more

Adobe Lightroom<p>Qork<p>Timeline - News in Context<p>'Words on Tour'<p>Evernote Scannable<p>Between Google describing new plans for its modular smartphones and the …

Don't go naked, go nude

For spring/summer 2015's naturally flawless skin, we've got to fake it to make it. Thankfully a brave new generation of 'no make-up make-up' nudes have just arrived in store<p>BY <b>Katy Young</b> | 20 January 2015<p>If you want an idea of how your skin should look next season, let us take you back to the S/S15 …

Makeup

Located on the Colorado Plateau in northern #Arizona, the Vermilion Cliffs #NationalMonument includes a variety of diverse landscapes -- from the Paria Plateau and #VermilionCliffs to the Coyote Buttes and Paria Canyon. This remote and unspoiled 280,000-acre Monument -- a part of @mypubliclands' National #Conservation Lands -- is a geologic treasure with towering cliffs and deep canyons. The colorful swirls of cross-bedded sandstone in Coyote Buttes, which include The Wave pictured here, are an international hiking destination. Photo by Bob Wick, @mypubliclands.

Jailbreaking an Apple TV 2 Adds Considerable Functionality

It's been several years since Apple updated the Apple TV, and we keep hearing rumors that a new box is imminent. The rumors have been wrong. Some people are getting impatient and are jailbreaking the second-generation Apple TV in order to add functionality they had hoped that Apple would make …

Smart TV

What is primer, and do you need to use it?

Do you actually need to use a transparent base layer cream - otherwise known as a primer - everyday? We got three make-up artists to give us a primer on primers<p>BY <b>Sonia Haria</b> | 21 January 2015<p>Such is the conveyor-belt nature of the beauty industry, a new product comes along quicker than the time it …

Makeup

Top 10 Oceanfront Cities

India's Fascinating Tree Root Bridges Grow Stronger Every Year

In the wettest place on Earth, the village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya, India are some of the most fascinating bridges you'll ever see. These “living bridges” are formed by locals who have trained the roots of rubber trees to grow into natural bridges. They are sturdy enough to far outlast man-made …

Engineering

Jug, Mumps and Maness: Words used to describe women over the last 1,000 years

A newly launched online database claims to list the meaning of every English word from the last millennium. A trepidatious Claire Cohen types in 'woman'...<p>Pigsy. Petticoat. Bit of muslin. Tarleather.<p>These terms all mean the same thing: woman<p>And according to the <b>Historical Thesaurus of English, which</b> …

Spent our first few hours in Kyoto quietly wandering through the torii that lead to the Fushimi Inari shrines. Even though I've probably seen a thousand images of this place, the photos just can't compete with the real thing. Tomorrow we're hoping to meet up with a few locals and maybe get off the beaten path a bit. #lifewelltravelled

A bus parked in downtown Chicago,USA iPhone photo @hosseinfatemi #Bus#Chicago#USA

19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

National Parks

The Creator Of Linux Has An Attitude And A Foul Mouth, And People Are Angry At Him (Again)

But he regularly inflicts it on others.<p>Imposter Syndrome is the nagging fear that everyone is really better than you, and it drives many a programmer crazy.<p>The combination of his offbeat sense of humor, his confrontational style, and his major potty mouth has made a lot of people angry at him.<p>He'll …

Reader Recs: Signature Dishes Around the World

I don’t know about you, but for me, indulging in authentic, local cuisine while traveling—and finding the most authentic establishment to patronize—is a must. Deep-dish pizza in Chicago, heaping bowls of paella in Barcelona, and steak and cheese (with Cheez Whiz, of course) in Philadelphia, are …

The view from top of Tribune Tower as heavy fog, attributed to thawing temperatures, moved into city in 1962. Tribune photographer Jack Mulcahy was setting up a long range camera when this picture was taken by another Trib photographer, Phil Mascione. The Wrigley building is in the center. #vintagechicago #tribunetower #wrigleybuilding #chicagoskyline #donttrythisathome

When Stress Rises, Empathy Suffers

Humans—and mice—are much more likely to feel empathy toward friends than strangers. New research finds that stress hormones are to blame, writes Robert M. Sapolsky<p>Among the many contradictions of humans, some of the more striking ones concern empathy. Our hearts break at a disaster on another …

Psychology

How This Teen Turned Her High School Internship Into A Game Design Career

Paulina Raguimov never expected to get paid to make video games when she walked into her high school’s career fair at 16.<p>She played them, sure. But when she walked up to the JumpStart booth to chat about the internships they had available, she had absolutely no experience with making games. “I …

The foodie traveller … on the spread of raw cuisine

Raw food cuisine is losing its “how many ways can you peel a banana?” aura and, rightfully, moving into the spotlight as a dynamic, varied and flavoursome way of eating. A good raw chef brings their own twist to old favourites: falafel, pizza, nachos, curry and pad Thai are all popular raw meals.<p>At …

European Travel

Hang gliding from Pedra da Gavea. #rio #riodejaneiro #hangglid #gettyimages #gettybrazil #gettysport #gettyrio

Rio de Janeiro - Sunset at Ipanema Beach

Stars of yesteryear glam up for awards shows

Take a look back at the celebrities who've graced the red carpet during Hollywood's heyday

Incredible Aerial Photographs Of New York City Taken At An Astounding Height

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has spent the past 15 year taking daring helicopter rides to capture some of the most incredible aerial images from around the world.<p>But his latest photo mission — to photograph New York City at night from above — was "the scariest of his life," …

5 Memorable Moments from the 2015 Critics' Choice Movie Awards

The 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards left an impression with moments that ranged from the silly (host Michael Strahan's elaborate costumes) …

Celebrity News

Mark Ronson on How Fiction Inspired Uptown Special

The songwriter-producer collaborated with author Michael Chabon on his new album.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Steven Pinker, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and more.</b><p>On his fourth record, <i>Uptown</i> …

The dark psychology of the sexist Internet commenter

They say you should never read the comments. But sometimes, out of procrastination or curiosity or the narcissistic personality disorder that's …

All The Weapons The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Is Designed To Carry

According to Lockheed Martin, the Joint Strike Fighter can carry more than 3,500 pounds of ordnance in low-observable (stealth) mode and over 18,000 pounds uncontested.<p>The Lightning II is conducting testing required for full weapons certification through a campaign that included validating 2B …

Secret London: 14 odd attractions you never knew were there

A wild camper’s guide to the world

Waking up surrounded by natural beauty and experiencing the solitude of the countryside is what lures many a traveller to wild camping.<p>As romantic as it sounds, there are still rules to consider – rules that not only make the experience safe and rewarding, but also preserve such special places for …

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