Nicole Thomas

233 Flips | 6 Magazines | 1 Follower | @nickithomas395 | Keep up with Nicole Thomas on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Nicole Thomas”

US supreme court decision paves way for sweeping expansion of gay rights

Court declines to hear appeals from five states – Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin – seeking to uphold same-sex marriage bans and paves way for legalisation in six other states<p>Gay rights in the US – a state-by-state interactive guide<p>The US supreme court signalled a sweeping expansion …

Shia LaBeouf slashed face for second world war drama Fury

Shia LaBeouf cut his face with a knife to effect convincing war wounds for new movie Fury, according to a co-star. Logan Lerman reveals the concerning details of LaBeouf’s extreme “method” preparation in an interview with GQ, as reported by the Press Association.<p>“We were in make-up and they were …

12 Photos That Prove Fall Is The Best Time To Get Married

Whether you're tying the knot or just looking to travel, these venues are the best places to take in the changing seasons.<p>Whether you're tying the knot or just looking to travel, these venues are the best places to take in the changing seasons.

NFL Bans Beats Headphones On Camera (Updated)

Bose secured an NFL sponsorship deal that allows it to elbow Beats by Dre in front of TV cameras.<p>Remember the television commercial that opens with San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick arriving at an opposing team’s stadium, where he is greeted by a throng of screaming, …

11 Problems Only Perfectionists Understand

There's no such thing as "good enough."<p><b>1. You're not satisfied unless you see results.</b> You could be scrambling to meet a huge deadline at work or just trying to make the perfect fruit tart. If your dish doesn't look like it should be in a cooking magazine, you're not satisfied and feel like nothing …

T-shirts

13 Things You Should Have in Your Closet by 30

All of the touches you need to add warmth, style and creativity the most-used space in your home.<p><i>Courtesy of LA Closet Design</i><p>1. Something Cozy Underfoot<p>You know how you feel when you step into your favorite slippers?It's like that, but EVERY time you walk into your closet."I think that by the time …

Small Spaces

8 Household Items Everyone Forgets To Clean—And How To Tackle Them

These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.<p>These everyday items have a secret: They get REALLY dirty. Here's how to clean 8 things most people forget.

17 Cozy Outdoor Fall Decorating Ideas

Just grab some hot apple cider and you're good to go.<p>If you want to dress your backyard up for fall without having a full-on pumpkin patch on your lawn, we get it. Save the gourds for the holidays and try out a few more chic fall decorating ideas instead. We've got plenty of tips to transition your …

Decorations

Stop Yourself Before Making These (Permanent!) Renovation Mistakes

No take-backs! Once you've finished these DIY projects, you can't change your mind—so make sure you love the look. Forever.<p>Most DIYs aren't forever. Paint the walls purple and change your mind? No problem—with a few coats of primer, you can change them back. But with some projects, there's no going …

Home Improvement

BEFORE & AFTER: A Cubicle Goes From Blah To Glam

See how one editor banishes her boring desk and makes way for a stylish update.<p>For almost two years, I've gotten the same response when anyone looks at my desk area: "Wow, it's so bare." And it was well, quite sad-looking. So I finally decided it needed an update. Much to my surprise, it took only …

Parasites - Photographs and text by Marcus DeSieno | LensCulture

“Parasites” is an ongoing body of photographic work investigating a history of scientific exploration through images of parasitic animals taken with a Scanning Electron Microscope and exposed onto dry plate gelatin ferrotype plates. The final images are elarged for these abject animals to confront …

Reaper: The Fire-Breathing Off-Road Truck GM Won't Build—But Will Sell

Ford peddles the off-road-awesome F-150 SVT Raptor (which is expected to return for a second generation), and Mopar still offers Ram 1500 buyers the deliciously dune-ready Ram Runner package. So where's Chevrolet and GMC in all of this? The simple answer is that they're absent, but Lingenfelter …

Autos

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Online Configurator Kind Of, Sort Of Live

Chevrolet has finally put a rudimentary online configurator for the 2015 Corvette Z06 onto its website, and while it’s hardly a full-blown “Build It Now” affair, it at least lets users play around with their dream Vette’s basic look. Lacking basic pricing information or even an options list, …

Three 9/11 firefighters die of cancer in one day

More than 2,500 New York police, firefighters, ambulance and sanitation workers now have the disease<p>Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from cancer, an illness that many fear might be connected to toxic World Trade Center dust released on Sept. 11.<p>Lt. …

The U.S. Forest Service Wants to Fine You $1,000 for Taking Pictures in the Forest

The Forest Service oversees 36 million acres of wilderness. In a month, you won't be able to take a picture in them without getting a fine -- even if the new rules are unconstitutional.<p><i>UPDATE: After the outcry, the Forest Service backs off.</i><p><b>Nice photo.</b> That'll be $1,000, please.<p>This week's most …

Heartwarming Video of a Lioness Excitedly Hugging the Man Who Rescued Her

On a recent visit to the Modisa Wildlife Project near Maun, Botswana, traveller John Hawkins captured this heartwarming footage that shows the incredible bond between a lioness and her rescuer. In the video, Sirga can be seen eagerly pacing back and forth behind a fence as the man, Valentin …

The F-22, world's priciest fighter jet, finally flies in combat

After nearly a decade of being derided as dangerous to fly and an example of wasteful military spending, the radar-evading F-22 fighter jet flew in combat for the first time in this week's U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria.<p>The<p>Pentagonsaid it used the stealthy warplane in coordinated strikes with other …

Savory Oatmeal Is Changing The Breakfast Game

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

9 Reasons We Miss Friends in GIFS

Watch. Laugh. Repeat.<p>Today marks the 10th anniversary of the <i>Friends</i> finale, and despite the time that's passed, we're still going through withdrawal.<p>To help ourselves cope, we've found the animated GIFS that best illustrate why Rachel Green, Monica Geller, Phoebe Buffay, Chandler Bing, Ross Geller, …

GIF Animations

Ford Mustang EcoBoost has fake engine soundtrack

The 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost represents a huge change for the Blue Oval as the first pony car in decades to be available with a four-cylinder engine. But a recent tweet (below) from <i>Road & Track</i> raised our curiosity about the new vehicle. Editor Jason Cammisa pulled a fuse while driving the latest …

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Supercharged V-8 Revving!

By now, everyone should know what the 2015 Corvette Z06 looks like, as the coupe and convertible each made public debuts at high-profile auto shows this year. We also have extensive background information on its wicked supercharged V-8 engine. We even know how much it will cost. So why are we …

How Gorilla Poop Could Help Stop Ebola

A new way of tracking the deadly virus that's spreading through West Africa<p>Police drove through Kroo Bay this morning, past the open sewers and snuffling pigs, yelling at people to go inside—largely to no avail. All the 14,000 residents of the shanty town in Freeport, Sierra Leone, had been ordered …

Yahoo!

Sorry, the page you requested was not found.<p>Please check the URL for proper spelling and capitalization. If you're having trouble locating a destination on Yahoo!, try visiting the <b>Yahoo! home page</b> or look through a list of <b>Yahoo!'s online services</b>. Also, you may find what you're looking for if you …

'Date rape' drug allegations investigated

A fraternity at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is being investigated on suspicion that members put "date rape" drugs into drinks served at a party, according to search warrants issued by campus police.<p>Police started investigating after three women and a man were hospitalized after consuming …

World's Deepest Swimming Pool is an Astounding 131 Feet Deep

So, maybe you've swam in the deep end of the swimming pool, but certainly not one like <i>Y-40 The Deep Joy</i>. Just how deep is it? Well, it measures 21 x 18 meters (69 x 59 feet) and has a maximum depth of 40 meters (131 feet). That's the equivalent of diving the height of a 12-storey building! With …

10 Unique Lighting Ideas for Your Bedroom

Interior Design

The One Where 'Friends' Central Perk Is Brought To Life

A behind the scenes look at designing Eight O'Clock Coffee's Central Perk Pop-up shop.<p><i>Friends-</i>fanatics get your oversized coffee mugs ready. Eight O'Clock Coffee and WarnerBros are partnering together to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the series premiere —and what better place to do it in than a …

Coffee

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Cleaning