Nadine Ommersen

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The Dark Manicure Is This Season’s Most Unexpected Beauty Staple

While your basic instinct may tell you to sport a cool lilac or punchy tangerine spring manicure, there’s something exciting about the promise of an unexpectedly dark nail polish—because why base an inky shade of obsidian, garnet, or ivy green color on something so unpredictable as temperature? …

Summer Concealer 101: How to Melt-Proof Your Face in a Heat Wave

Summer beauty is all about glowing dewy skin, bright punchy lips, and heavenly beach waves. Yet even the most conscientious among us can fall prey to heat and humidity. Concealing blemishes and dark circles can be tricky—after all, <i>applying</i> concealer and <i>maintaining</i> concealer become two very …

How To Deal: Acne Scars

Now that we're all up to snuff on dealing with hyperpigmentation (and if you're not, click here), it's high time to tackle a slightly more stubborn …

Skin Care

This Is Kim Kardashian’s Secret To Healthy Hair

Kathleen Hou from The Cut reports that Kim Kardashian’s quick-change comeback from white-as-eff platinum back to dusky dark locks sans damage is due …

What To Do With $20 At The Drugstore

I'll never forget when makeup artist Troy Surratt told me that Great Lash Mascara was his one and only, the product he trusted most and always used. …

Beauty

The All-Organic Skincare Routine

Fun fact: the word 'organic' is meaningless with cosmetics, since the FDA doesn't prosecute brands for using the term even if their products aren't …

Get Rid of Under-Eye Circles With Green And Orange Concealer

If you're acquainted with the color wheel, you'll know that red is opposite green and orange is opposite blue, making them shades that “cancel' each …

Quitting Smoking? Here's Why Your Method Matters

There's more to quitting smoking than just simply using nicotine. Smokers could improve their odds of quitting by selecting a treatment based on the way they metabolize nicotine.<p>Slow metabolizers, whose body's level of nicotine drops gradually, made up 40 percent of the people in a study led by …

University of Pennsylvania

Selena Gomez

'I was born and raised in Grand Prairie, Texas, which is a really small town outside of Dallas. My mom and dad had me when they were 16 and 17—that’s …

Face Mists For Every Occasion

Remember those spray bottles with battery-powered fans attached to them? They were a staple of Disney World and Six Flags lines in the summer (and …

A Farewell To Microbeads

<i>On Monday, December 28, President Obama signed into effect the “ Microbead Free Waters Act,” which prohibits the sale of products that include</i> …

microbeads

Mount Cook - New Zealand

Golden Mist

WinterStar

The 11 Best Corrections of 2014

Let us begin by saying that everybody makes mistakes, and anyone who has their work published lives in healthy fear of flubbing a fact. But in a year brimming with bad news (the rise of ISIS, the spread of Ebola, repeated police killings of unarmed men of color), media watchers could look to the …

A Scaled Back Dream for an Off-Shore Park

For the second time in two years, St. Petersburg, Florida, is looking to transform its pier into a destination park.<p>Is the pier park the new riverwalk?<p>For years, it seemed that all cities could talk about were waterfront developments. Encouraged by the success seen in San Antonio above all, cities …

Route 66, Ride for the Relay, Day Twelve

September 17, 2014 - San Bernadino to Santa Monica<p><i>The End of the Trail</i><p>Everyone was up early packing their bikes and mingling in the guest room of the Hampton Inn - it was a sea of green shirts - the official color of the ride this year and the team shirt for the end of the ride. Many pictures would …

To Sua Ocean Trench Is Your New Happy Place In Samoa

We've seen some amazing secret beaches in our day, but nothing quite blows the mind like a giant aquamarine swimming hole on a Samoan volcanic island.<p>... Right?<p>To Sua Ocean Trench -- whose name literally means "big hole" -- is a 98-foot-deep hole on the Samoan island of Upolu. Intrepid adventurers …

Short break in Bangkok: 3 tailored itineraries

Bangkok has a reputation as an intimidating city. So much so that many travellers decide to give it a miss – or at least short shrift – en route to the islands or up north. But if you've got a day or two to spare, we strongly recommend stopping by to get a taste of Thailand's cosmopolitan capital. …

Thailand

Photo Tour: Kennebunkport's Captain Jefferds Inn

On an Indian summer day in October I stayed at a sea captain's home in Kennebunkport, Maine. Built in 1804, The Captain Jefferds Inn is an exceptionally and impeccably appointed bed & breakfast. It rates high in the romance department (think Valentine getaway). In my book, I give it 5 gold stars. …

Reauthorized Brand USA Decides to Keep Public Relations Agency

A newly reauthorized Brand USA opted to extend its agreement with Ogilvy Public Relations as the national tourism body’s global media relations …

How to Do Christmas Away From Home With Kids

Going away for Christmas with little kids, who wonder how Santa will find them, can be tricky. As a parent, I fret about the logistics of trivial things like: Where will the stockings hang? As easy as it is to stay at home, we try to spend it with extended relatives who live a seven-hour drive …

How can I see Southern Cross now?

A reader asked:<p>When can I see the Southern Cross in Hawaii?<p>The answer is <i>now</i> – late December and early January – but you’ll have to look for it at …

Astronomy

Cause of death can’t explain lifespan gap between races

Life expectancies for black people are shorter and more uncertain, on average, than those of whites, but the reason why may not be as clear as once …

Public Health

A Photograph Can Help Fool Your Phone's Fingerprint Sensor

Well, several photographs, really<p>We already knew it was possible to trick a fingerprint sensor -- such as the Touch ID system on the iPhone -- into believing that you're the owner of said phone. Now, a German hacker has shown that it's possible to acquire a fingerprint simply from a photograph of …

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Vooruitblik 2015: onze nieuwe familieleden

2015 staat al bijna voor de deur. De komende dagen staat New Scientist elke dag stil bij een van de tien belangrijkste items op de wetenschapsagenda …

Ibuprofen opent deur naar eeuwige jeugd

De vrij verkrijgbare pijnstiller ibuprofen brengt wetenschappers een stap dichter bij de oplossing naar de eeuwige jeugd. Gist, wormen en …