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Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

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The changing face of psychology

In 1959, an American researcher named Ted Sterling reported something disturbing. Of 294 articles published across four major psychology journals, 286 had reported positive results – that is, a staggering 97% of published papers were underpinned by statistically significant effects. Where, he …

Star-Studded Timelapse Video From Chile’s High-Desert

<b>When stargazers dream of the ultimate destination for looking up at the heavens, the high-altitude Atacama Desert in northern Chile likely stands at the top of the list.</b><p>Nature videographer Nicholas Buer recently shot this stunning film, taken over 12 days while he camped out in the San Pedro de …

The 1975 – review

With his ripped black jeggings, DMs, floppy Mohican, oversized T-shirt and underfed frame, the 1975's singer, Matt Healy, looks like a Spanish crustie all set to defend the last squat in Hackney. He jumps into the photographers' pit before the first song, The City, is over, slapping the hands of …

Best Bands and Artists to Watch: 2014

Our picks for the best music to carry you through early 2014 and beyond<p>We waded through countless albums, songs and videos to find the coolest music for the top of the year. Here, find the new artists and those who have been plugging away, who we think are going to be the next big thing in …

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The ten best albums of 2013 – readers choice

10. The Fall – Re-Mit<p>"Inventive, fun, and crept up on the listener in revealing its qualities. It was not a 'great first listen' album, its an album that repays perseverance - greatly." Jeremy<p>"The Fall continue to make great records, and Re-Mit is another great addition to the canon – makes the …

Best of 2013: 13 Clever Style Tips and Tricks

Next up as we close out 2013, we’re setting our sights on style and all the fun ways we hacked, beaded, and styled it up this past year. From pockets to fringe to LED headbands, here are our top 13 style tutorials of 2013.<p>1. DIY Pockets: Remember Polly Pocket? Well, this tutorial has absolutely …

5 Fitness Moves To Take on The Road

Stay fit with these hotel-room friendly exercises.<p>Founder of the SLVRBK mat and C.H.E.K certified holistic health practitioner, Steve Macari specializes in digestive health, detoxification and stress management, as well as customized nutrition and holistic lifestyle programs for people of all ages. …

2013's hidden gems: the CDs and DVDs that got away

The Observer's critics pick the releases that didn't get the acclaim they deserved

Uncut version of Nymphomaniac to debut at Berlin film festival

The cinema version of Lars Von Trier's new film Nymphomaniac may be a draining four hours long, and split into two halves for its release, but the full uncut film extends to a truly marathon five and a half hours. This latter version can now be enjoyed – perhaps masochistically – at the Berlin Film …

How to Talk to Little Girls

I went to a dinner party at a friend's home last weekend, and met her five-year-old daughter for the first time.<p>Little Maya was all curly brown hair, doe-like dark eyes, and adorable in her shiny pink nightgown. I wanted to squeal, "Maya, you're so cute! Look at you! Turn around and model that …

DIY: Friendship Bracelet chevron rug

You know how friendship bracelets are totally back? Well, I can’t quite bring myself to get into it after 15 years but I love the bright colors, the …

This Could Be One of the Best Cases Ever Made Against Common Core – No One Expected It to Come From a High School Student

Speaking at a local school board meeting earlier this month, a Tennessee high school senior issued a brief and incredibly insightful address on the problems with Common Core standards.<p>Ethan Young, a student at Farragut High School in Knox County, Tenn., made his case as to why he believes the …

World's Largest Rubber Ducky Makes Its American Debut In Pittsburgh

QUACK QUACK! The giant 40-foot tall floating art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman has finally arrived in America.

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Infographic: What Beer and Coffee Do To Your Brain (And Which Makes You More Creative)

Beer and coffee have a certain yin-and-yang symmetry to them. For one thing, beer is mostly consumed at night, while coffee often starts the day. Rather, sometimes coffee is actually required to start the day specifically because beer was consumed the previous night. Both beverages have benefits …

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A Porn Star’s Letter to Her Unborn Son

Aurora Snow tells her unborn son why she chose to join the adult film industry—and have her own children.<p>I was at the doctor’'s office lying flat on …

‘Millionaire Matchmaker’s’ Patti Stanger On ‘Don John,’ Porn Addiction, and Relationships

‘Millionaire Matchmaker’ host—and Jersey girl—Patti Stanger on ‘Don Jon,’ Porn Addiction, and more.<p>First things first: I loved the movie. I enjoy …

His & Hers Gloves pattern by Dagmar Mora

Published in<p>Gloves for Men<p>Fingertips<p>Craft<p>Knitting<p>Category<p>Hands → Gloves<p>Published<p>January 2012<p>Suggested yarn<p>Sandnes Garn Lanett<p>Zwerger Garn Opal Uni …

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Nautie pattern by Beth Skwarecki

Published in<p>Craft<p>Knitting<p>Published<p>March 2006<p>Yarn weight<p>Aran / Worsted<p>Gauge<p>22 stitches and 25 rows = 4 inches<br>in stockinette stitch<p>Needle size<p>US 4 - …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

Vintage Revivals

Happy Monday my friends! You may or may not know that about a year and 1/2 ago I posted a really through tutorial for painting concrete/cement. …

6 Secrets Of Super Productive To-Do Lists

While it may appear simple, the to-do list is a many-splendored thing. Here are half a dozen ways to make yours splendid.<p>Just as there’s a difference between typing and writing, convulsing and dancing, and noshing and tasting, there’s a difference between emailing yourself about every project …