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Sleep Test Will Tell You If You Need to Catch More Zs

Everyone can probably benefit from a few extra Zs at night, but is your lack of sleep at the level of sleep deprivation?<p>In a new video from YouTube …

10 inventions that owe their success to World War One

<b>1.</b> <b>Sanitary towels...</b><p>A material called Cellucotton had already been invented before war broke out, by what was then a small US firm - Kimberly-Clark. The company's head of research, Ernst Mahler, and its vice-president, James, C Kimberly, had toured pulp and paper plants in Germany, Austria and …

Remembrance Day

Los Angeles: a city that outgrew its masterplan. Thank God

In drawing up our blueprint for a new metropolis, what can we learn about its layout from sprawling, stateless Los Angeles – whose grotesque size and dizzying variety of form surely repudiate the very notion of an ideal city? As soon as you think you've identified how it looks, how it acts, the …

How Every Pixar Movie Is Connected

Bruce Dern and Judi Dench top AARP's Movies for Grownups Awards

At the box office, young people still hold the buying power -- sending caped crusaders and archery-loving heroines to the top of the charts.<p>Iron Man and Katniss Everdeen don't mean much, however, to the editors at AARP's The Magazine -- the publication aimed at the 50-plus set. This week, the …

THEN & NOW: 18 Actresses Who Played Iconic Superheroes And Villains

Ever since Jennifer Lawrence stepped into the role of Katniss Everdeen in 2012's "The Hunger Games" the number of strong, independent superheroines has exploded on the big screen.<p>Amy Adams and Emma Stone's portrayals of Lois Lane ("Man of Steel") and Gwen Stacy ("The Amazing Spider-Man") are a far …

Comics

Richard Gere and David Strathairn Join Fox Searchlight's First Sequel, 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2' – /Film

Fox Searchlight has made some of the most well-liked films in recent memory. The company has won Oscars and grossed hundreds of millions of dollars, …

Articles about thank hue 7 color saturated homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way …

Los Angeles

Modern Extension To A Victorian House In London Comes With A Quirky Twist!

Renovations and extensions are smart options that allow homeowners to opt for both ecologically and economically viable additions to their existing …

A Beginner's Guide to Candid People Photography

Shooting people can be rewarding, frustrating, exhilarating and fun, all at once. Over the last few years, typical portrait and posed photographs of …

OKDOTHIS: An App for Photographers that Never Lets You Run Out of Ideas

One of the more difficult things about being a creative is having to come up with fresh ideas on a daily basis, constantly challenging yourself and …

A guide to street photography: Matt Stuart, manners and human autofocus

<i>Street photography is the purest, most spontaneous way to create art with a camera. No studios, no props, no poses; all you need is the right equipment and a street with people on it. In this original series for Engadget, we'll follow three seasoned street fighters and try to glean some practical</i> …

8 Amazing Flickr Street Photographers Whose Work You Should Follow

Street photography deals primarily with telling stories. The stories don’t need to be elaborate in order to be effective; in fact, simpler is often …

7 Tips for Better Street Photos

The art of street photography has produced some of the most moving pictures of all time. To capture forever the essence of a moment, or people's …

With One Photo, The Average Commute Becomes Super Special

Each month on Instagram, we team up with KPCC and suggest a photo assignment for our project Public Square. In October, we wanted to see your commute — that perfectly average and ordinary part of the day that many of us share. Lots of you participated. And one photo in particular had a special …

Bizarre news stories to ease you back into work

There's no phrase for it, so let's call it "nightmarish return to reality Monday". The first full week of work of 2014 is upon us, and it's a pain. On the plus side, this year's festive period has given us some cracking workplace conversation starters …<p><b>Piers Morgan was</b> <b>pelted with a cricket ball</b> <b>and</b> …

InAir Smart HDMI adapter overlays the web atop television content with a custom user interface

Televisions are no longer simply screens for viewing video content: Folks want to have the internet on them, too. SeeSpace is a startup building a device called the InAir Smart HDMI adapter that plugs in-line between your set-top box and TV to deliver web content to your big screen. The system then …

Deadly conformity is killing our creativity. Let's mess about more | Henry Porter

Work & careers,Office for National Statistics,Life and style,UK news<p>People's lives would be more fulfilling if they were given greater freedom in the workplace<p>I began to notice the creativity of the manager of the Pret a Manger coffee shop, close to where I live, after he showed extraordinary …

George Clooney Through the Ages

Because this man did not just appear on this earth with silver hair and celebrity. As he told us in our new profile, he "came from somewhere."<p><b>As ubiquitous and universally beloved</b> as his face is now, it's easy to forget sometimes that Clooney's actually gone through plenty of different faces, in …

Faces of fear at Canadian 'haunted house' – in pictures http://gu.com/p/3jbed/fb These are the oddly hilarious faces of spooked visitors at the Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. The house is said to stand on the site of a former coffin factory where, legend has it, the owner was killed when a stack of caskets fell on him. Visitors are photographed at the moment they spot what seems to be a car full of ghosts about to run them over. The attraction is said to be so frightening that visitors have a safety word – 'nightmares' – which they can utter at any time to be escorted out

Top 10 romantic movies

Peter Bradshaw on romantic movies<p>Romantic longing has provided the cinema with some of its most glorious and idealistic movies: Casablanca and Brief Encounter are films with an unabashed, unironic passionate flame at their centre.<p>Movies such as Gone With the Wind and Doctor Zhivago lent something …