Melissa PFord

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Absolutely Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Airplane Controls

<i>All</i> of them? If you're talking about a commercial airliner, then there's hundreds and hundreds. There are big, fat manuals describing what they all …

At CES And Beyond, It's The End Of The Car As We Know It

Apologies to REM for borrowing the band’s song title, but I’ve never been more convinced that the car is undergoing a dramatic transformation courtesy of technology. The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas is the prime place to witness this metamorphosis of the …

Awesome time lapse shows the Earth turning and not the stars

This is so cool. Usually time lapses show the night sky of stars moving around Earth but we know that's not true, it's Earth that's moving and …

Essentials: Lucas Price

Lucas Price aka “Cyclops,” is living proof that street art and fine art don’t have to be mutually<p>Lucas Price aka “Cyclops,” is living proof that …

A Videogame That Teaches You to Write Poetry, Even if It Intimidates You

Videogames and poetry haven't always gone hand in hand.<p>We're still a long way from Master Chief breaking into a Coleridge soliloquy. But game …

6 Designer Tricks to a More Comfortable Home

Designers share their tricks.<p>From being able to kick back with an ottoman to keeping a throw in every room, we asked five decorators to share how they make a house feel more cozy.

Bedrooms

14 photos of beautifully intersecting paths

Last week, we asked you to find and photograph intersecting lines and shapes. The submissions we reviewed showed busy city streets, quiet …

As Germany celebrates Berlin Wall's demise, harsh realities lurk

To mark the 25th anniversary of the<p>fall of the Berlin Wallthis weekend, 8,000 stationary lighted balloons snake their way through nearly 10 miles of the city, tracing the path of the hated Cold War divide.<p>The softly glowing orbs, which will be released into the night sky Sunday amid the celebration …

10 Home Decorating Mistakes Everybody Makes

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, the most common interior design mistakes to avoid.<p><b>1) The Looks-Great, Feels-Uncomfortable Piece Of Furniture</b><br>The decor world equivalent of the Stiletto heel: Beautiful, but oh-so-impractical. It ultimately taught you that no matter how good-looking something is, if …

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

This Tiny Home Uses Sliding Walls to Transform One Room Into Four

We've seen our fair share of transforming apartments around here, from MIT's super-advanced version to this Ikea-esque wonder. But none of them can …

What Are the Top Neutral Colors to Choose Now

There is a new trend making an appearance on the interior design horizon—stylish new shades of neutral. It’s akin to the fall fashion runways, where …

Who Shot Bin Laden? A Tale of Two SEALs

Two different alumni of SEAL Team Six, the secretive group of highly trained warriors that killed Osama bin Laden three years ago, have been profiting off their role in the terror leader’s death since leaving the military.<p>Former Team Six member Matt Bissonnette, who wrote a bestseller under a …

National Security

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Innovation

6 Mistakes You've Been Making With Your Flat Iron

Um, whoops?<p><i>By Augusta Falletta for Beauty High</i><p>Let's be honest: Perfect blowouts typically only happen at a salon. If you want super-straight hair at home, a flat iron is the way to go. Once you find a hot tool that you like, avoid these big mistakes to protect your hair and perfect your straight …

Funny Photo Series Titled “Stuff Being Thrown at My Head”

Literary translator, editor, and grad student Kaija Straumanis has a keen eye for photography, as can be seen from her Flickr gallery. This series of self-portraits, which Straumanis humorously refers to as “stuff being thrown at my head” moments, stands out in particular. In each image, Straumanis …

Translation

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Nikmat sekali ya saat kita merasakan pipilan jangung baik jagung bakar ataupun jagung rebus. Terlebih lagi saat udaranya sedang dingin, pas sekali …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

The Top 8 Street Style Trends: Spring 2015

Street style, more so than the red carpet or any other celebrity stomping ground, is the largest indicator of whether last season's runway trends have actually taken offor if the style set has simply gone rogue. See the top 8.<p>Street style, more so than the red carpet or any other celebrity stomping …

Walt Disney Co.'s quarterly net income rises 8% to $1.5 billion

Walt Disney Co.'s film studio drove the company to an 8% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter.<p>The Burbank company posted net income of $1.5 billion for the quarter that ended Sept. 27, up from $1.39 billion a year earlier. Revenue rose 7% to $12.39 billion.<p>Disney, the world's …

Copy Carrie Underwood's CMA Awards Glow! Her Longtime Makeup Artist Shows You How

Among the countless celebs in attendance and big awards handed out at last night’s Country Music Association Awards, the buzziest moment of the night …

See Lauren Conrad’s Wedding Band + 5 More Stunning Ring Sets

Spotted on Instagram: Lauren Conrad’s wedding ring! The thin, diamond-studded band was hidden in plain sight in a recent posted pic, delicately stacked beneath her <i>rock</i> of an engagement ring. That rose gold stunner was featured in its own #relfie just over a year ago, right after now-husband William …

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Tesla Shares Shoot Up On 2 Cent Profit Per Share

Tesla shares climbed close to 5.5%to $243.50 in after hours trading Wednesday after the electric car company delivered better than anticipated adjusted earnings per share but lowered its delivery projection.<p>The company reported $851.8 million in third quarter revenue, up 97% from the same period …

Key Tips for Blogging About Your Business

Publishing fun, relatable content on a regular basis will help you boost your brand.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Whenever I talk to entrepreneurs about the importance of blogging, I usually get the same pained look …

Marketing

Could Banksy Be a Woman?

Art World<p>,<p>The HBO documentary <i>Banksy Does New York</i> premiered on HBO Go on October 31, creating a revived interest in the mysterious street artist’s …

The Best Graffiti Art Inspiration

Graffiti is a type of public markings that may appear in the forms of simple written words to elaborate wall paintings. Spray paint and markers are …

The Storyteller’s Kit: The Gear You Need to Tell Stories with Your Photography

Gear does not make the photographer, allow me to state that for the record before we dive in here. A talented artist can make an image with whatever …

Into Eternity: A Poignant Black & White Time-Lapse Dedicated to a Man Who Took His Life

In September of 2012, while shooting a long exposure series at the Ben Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia, photographer Bruce Wayne saw a man take his …