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This Heartwarming Video Will Change the Way You Think About Your So-Called "Flaws"

Find out how selfies can help improve your self-esteem<p>We do it when we're having a great hair day, when we're out with our friends, and sometimes just when we're bored. Whatever your reason for snapping selfies, we doubt you do it to overcome your insecurities. But maybe you should.<p>In Dove's new …

YSL Touche Éclat Tips

<i>Give your skin a touch of touche éclat this Christmas for a flawless looking complexion that not only conceals the circles from the night before but</i> …

Makeup

The Easiest Healthy Dinner Recipe EVER

You can totally do this!<p>If the last dinner you made came with microwave instructions, it’s time to step it up. <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Jessica Seinfeld (Jerry Seinfield’s wife) serves up yummy recipes with simple instructions in her new book <i>The Can’t Cook Book: Recipes for the Absolutely</i> …

Ghost Caught in Photo is Obviously a Ghost (Obviously)

If there's one problem I have with photos of ghosts, it's that often they're just too obviously photos of ghosts. Take, for instance, this photo showing an apparition that is quite obviously the ghost of a very sexy young man who was murdered before his time:<p>But we all know that things are spookier …

An Eagle Steals a Camera, Flies Around 70 Miles of Australia with It

"Does this selfie make my talons look big?"<p><b>Perhaps taking a page from our own</b> human culture's desire -- and ability -- to document our every move, a photographically inclined sea eagle with kleptomaniacal tendencies helped itself to a ranger's video camera and documented a 70-mile journey, even …

Viral

Paul Walker's Death: How Will Filming of Fast & Furious 7 Continue?

Filming of <i>Fast & Furious 7</i> was canceled Monday while producers scrambled to re-chart the future of the wildly successful franchise after the …

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Survival Diet

A calorie-cutting (but tasty!) meal plan that lets you have your turkey—and gravy, and pumpkin pie—and eat it, too<p>Get the Meal Plan<p>I cannot in good conscience tell you to skip the pecan pie this Thanksgiving. And by all means enjoy the cornbread-sausage dressing. But how can you eat to your heart’s …

Food

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

Cheese and chilli straws

INGREDIENTS<p>60g unsalted butter<br>• 100g plain flour<br>• ½ tsp sea salt<br>• ½ tsp chilli flakes<br>• ⅛ tsp sweet smoked paprika<br>• 180g extra-sharp cheddar cheese coarsely grated<br>• 1 tbsp full-fat milk<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.<p>Dice the butter and place in the bowl of a food processor.<p>Add the flour, salt, …

Recipes

Artist Paints The Human Body In Ways You Cannot Imagine

This is the talented Alexa Meade, a painter who creates extraordinary paintings by using the human body as her primary canvas.<p>Her work is almost …

Gabrielle Hamilton's Braised Chicken Legs with Shallots and Vinegar

Chef Gabrielle Hamilton shares a delicious winter recipe for braised chicken legs.<p><b>The Classic Dish Coq Au Vin,</b> in which a whole tough older bird —usually a rooster — is cooked in wine, must be the ancestor to this lesser-known dish, in which just the meaty legs of a sturdy hen are cooked in <i>vinegar.</i> …

Take the Pilates Hundred Challenge… We Dare You!

Are your abs tough enough? They will be after this 10-days-to-a-flat-belly team dare!<p><b>The challenge to you:</b> Complete the Pilates Hundred mat exercise every day for 10 days straight. Use the hashtag #10x100 to share your progress with your friends. <b><br>The reward:</b> A bulletproof core, and a new …

Cod baked in a bag with orange, thyme and asparagus recipe

Orange, thyme and asparagus liven up this juicy cod recipe.<p>This is one of the easiest ways of cooking fish and, as long as you don’t overcook it, will produce a juicy, steaming plateful. The combination of orange, thyme and asparagus is sensational.<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>600g/1lb 6oz skinless cod fillet, cut into …

Recipes

The Path to Better Photography

Ed Verosky is a professional photographer and author based in New York. In this article, Ed presents his recommended path to learning photography. If …

Photography