Noelle Arienne

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Are You Living In The Right Country? Here's One Way To Find Out

Photo: Courtesy of OECD.<p>If you’ve ever taken a fabulous trip abroad (or witnessed the Facebook spoils of someone else's awesome vacay) and wanted to</i> …

The Best Holiday Cocoa Recipes, From Basic To Boozy

You're about to have a <i>lot</i> of Champagne. After, all, 'tis the season for holiday cocktail parties, office festivities, and the myriad other reasons to …

Make Your Own Nutella (Yep — Seriously)

Photo: Courtesy of Foodie Underground.<p><i>Foodie Underground, a project curated in part by Anna Brones, explores our relationship with the origin of our</i> …

Dessert

Apparently, We've Been Curling Our Lashes Wrong All Along

Eyelash curlers: <b>necessary beauty tool or terrifying torture device?</b> Well, as makeup artist Spencer Barnes told the folks over at Beautylish, the …

Breaking Out? Here's What You Should Eat

Photographed by <b>Mike Garten</b>.<p><i>In the age of constant communication, 24/7 jobs, and mandatory multitasking, finding a moment for reflection is almost</i> …

STOP Feeling Guilty About Your Chocolate Obsession, Says Science

Photo: Woman's Weekly/REX USA.<p>Ok, we have a confession to make. We love us some rich, soft, deep, dark chocolate cake. Butter-cream frosting, …

10 Apps To Keep You Organized (& Sane) Through The Holidays

Photo: Courtesy Of Food52; Freshbox; Yummly.<p>Is it just us or does it seem like the stresses that bear down on us every day multiply exponentially as …

A "Porn For Women" Channel Is Headed To The U.S.

ILLUSTRATED BY LY NGO.<p>You're probably aware by now that most pornography is geared toward men. Still, we've brought you some options for …

5 Minute Holiday DIY: Fabric Handle Gift Bags

Add an extra special touch to your gift bags this holiday by replacing the handles with festive fabric. Best part—it only takes five minutes to amp up!<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Gift bags<br>• cotton fabric<br>• Bamboo skewer (optional) ( 1 )<br>• Yarn (optional)<br>• Fabric scissors ( 1 )<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how …

Crafting

Lauren Conrad's 5 Tricks To Fight Winter Static

<i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our own heart. So, each week, the</i> …

13 Things Every Man Should Buy Now That Will Make His Life Better In 20 Years

Many of the men we know shop for clothes like they shop for groceries: Buy what you need now, then wait to go shopping again until you've entirely run out. Repeat every few weeks.<p>But men, like women, can benefit from what fashion magazines love to call "investment pieces," clothing items that you …

13 Sadistic Women's Beauty Treatments Straight Out Of A Horror Movie

The quest for "beauty" is a timeless one, and throughout history, women's appearances have been particularly subject to scrutiny. Across the ages, ladies have gone to extreme measures to alter their appearances, often in painful ways that conform to beauty standards of the time. Here are 13 bizarre …

You’ve Got Long Hair and 10 Minutes: 3 ‘Dos You Can Do

When it comes to hair, we’ve got a lot of here at Brit HQ. Okay, that sounds gross. Let me start over. There are a lot of ladies here with long hair! For our next hair hack, we’ll show you long-haired gals three simple hacks that are quick and easy to recreate, even if you’ve only got 10 …

Hair

Bra Politics

Recently, I worked with a client who didn't own a bra. OK, to be fair, she owned several soft, relatively shapeless sports bras, none of which gave her breasts any support or shape. Her goal for the consult was to look more polished and professional, and when I saw how her clothes looked minus …

Clothing

Shop Pantone's Color of the Year

Say goodbye to Emerald—Radiant Orchid is the new hottest hue for 2014.<p>The authority on all things color, Pantone has named Radiant Orchid the color of the year for 2014. A definite contrast from 2013's Emerald, the hot pink-infused purple is an enchanting floral hue that exudes femininity. From …

Kids more distracting than texting while driving

There is no shortage of distractions inside cars these days, but one new study suggests that the biggest drain on a driver's attention might not be what you think. According to <i>The Telegraph</i>, the Monash University Accident Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia has shown that children – not …

The McLaren P1 sets a 'Ring time, and there's video

There's not yet an exact time. What's that all about?<p>We'll save the suspense. McLaren has still not released an official Nürburgring Nordschleife for its P1 hypercar, and it probably never will. What we do know is that McLaren accomplished their goal of a sub-seven-minute lap with chief test driver …

Supercars

This Mitsubishi Eclipse's blow-off valve is better than coffee

Blowing off some steam.<p>The untimely passing of Paul Walker has resonated deeply with many in the automotive community. Whether you liked <i>The Fast and The Furious</i> seriesor not, he was a real car enthusiast, as was Roger Rodas. Let's take a moment to reflect on how we were first introduced to Paul …

Coffee

2014 Honda Civic priced from $18,190*, new CVT boosts city mpg

For the third consecutive model year, Honda has given its Civic lineup some substantial improvements, and with the 2014 Civic Coupe and Sedan going on sale this week, the automaker has released pricing and fuel economy numbers for its gas and non-Si models. Honda has not released any images of the …

Watch obscure Italian motorcycles in action

Ever heard of a Gilera?<p>For every Italian motorcycle builder you've heard of—Ducati, Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta—there may be several you haven't. Companies that were around in the '50s, like Gilera, Benelli, and Bianchi, have since fallen into obscurity, but as is normally the case with obscure motorized …

Motorcycles

The Unsinkable CVT: How the "Gearless" Transmission Is Getting Its Groove Back

Coming soon to a driveway near you.<p>CVTs are our least favorite type of transmission, mainly because their only nod to driver involvement is engine drone under heavy throttle. In spite of the lost love, CVTs are making inroads against manuals and conventional automatics. Toyota, for example, has …

Nissan Leaf

We are dedicating this Throwback Thursday to Paul Walker. Our thoughts are with his family and friends --> http://bit.ly/1fUyoGs

Holy crap! Watch (and hear) the McLaren P1 destroy the Nürburgring with a sub-7-minute run --> http://bit.ly/1cdgx6N Be sure to turn up your volume.

1998 Subaru Impreza 22B STi

We’re all fans of the Subaru Impreza WRX around here; we have owned them and we have review them. It’s affordable, it’s functional, it’s fast and a …

1968 Fiat Dino Coupe Project

This 1968 Fiat Dino coupe is said to be rust-free and seems complete apart from the rear bumper. The interior looks fresh but was restored by the …