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The 11 Best Skin-Care Sticks to Streamline Your Beauty Routine

An easy way to reach your I'm-gonna-declutter-everything spring cleaning resolution? Simplifying your skin-care routine, regardless of whether your complexion is oily or dry. And what better way than to cleanse, cover, and correct your complexion than with easy-to-use, no-clean-up-necessary beauty …

Skin Care

Romantic Drawings Make Mundane Situations Surreal | Monday Insta Illustrator

Israeli artist Yuval Robichek makes both cute and cutting illustrations of love and life.<p>Romance and relaxation are Israeli illustrator Yuval Robichek's biggest fixations. His poetic observation of the patterns of beach bums lazing in the sand and his daily hygiene routine blend with both cute and …

The 7-Minute Workout That Science Says Actually Works

By now you've probably heard about the Scientific 7-Minute Workout that blew up a few years ago. If not, allow us to fill you in.<p>A recent study laid …

Workouts

8 Ways to Cure Your Procrastination Habit

With the pace of business change today, you can't afford to deliver late on key commitments. Find out how to not be your own worst enemy.<p>If you are a chronic procrastinator, or your work partner is one, there is never enough advance notice to get things done without a crisis.<p>You can't get things …

Procrastination

90 Smart Ways to Radically Boost Your Productivity

An epic list of ways to increase your personal productivity and be a lot more successful.<p>Ninety days, 90 ways to be more productive in 2017. While some will only take a few minutes, they will still make a major impact on your productivity. Others might take a little longer, especially if creating a …

Productivity

25 roads that everyone should drive in their lifetime

Some provide incredible views and others are works of art in their own right.<p>From an oceanside cruise in Hawaii to treacherous hairpin turns in the Swiss Alps, these roads prove that sometimes the journey is much more captivating than the destination.<p><i>An earlier version of this post was written by</i> …

London lights up the night in 6 must-see aerial photos

Just when you think you know what a city looks like, something like this comes along.<p>Vincent Laforet has been traveling the nation capturing …

Food: The Newest Celebrity

Steak and pasta and salads aren't just sources of nutrition; they're also objects of wonderment, curiosity, and fantasy.<p>This week, <i>The New York Times</i> published an ode to the bacon, egg, and cheese sandwich. The staple of city breakfasts, though “designed to satisfy practical needs rather than …

Top Chef

18 Inspiring Ways To Display Bedroom Art

A well-placed piece may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary.<p>Well-placed art just may be the easiest way to turn your room into the stylish sanctuary you've always dreamed of...these 18 rooms are proof.

Interior Design

Apple's smartwatch can be a games platform – and here's why

Photograph: public domain<p>Alien: Isolation – that motion tracker could be on your watch...<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/9/1425910834255/945d74cb-5e50-41c0-8d5a-9ff5e3591d61-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: public domain<p>Alien: Isolation – that motion tracker could be …

Smartwatches

What’s inside Apple’s version of gold

At today’s event, Apple CEO Tim Cook gushed about the Apple Watch Edition’s “jaw-dropping, beautiful 18-karat gold.” He didn’t say much more, but the company’s website and patents offer additional detail about the metal in these high-end watches, which will sell for between $10,000 and $17,000.<p>By …

Tim Cook

Here are all the bands you can mix and match with the Apple Watch

Smartwatches

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The Original Edison Bell Jar Table Lamp Dome lamp

The Original Bell Jar Lamp<p>Featured in Southern Living & Garden and Gun Magazine. Add some industrial charm to any home, office or retail space with the Bell Jar Table Lamp. This beautifully rustic lamp has a vintage style socket, cream cloth covered cord hand blown glass dome and an inline switch. …

How to Transform a Thrift Store Frame

If there’s one thing every thrift store has, it’s picture frames. And while many of them have surface scratches (or are just an ugly color), they still tend to be structurally sound. Instead of bringing out the spray paint to upcycle them, spend 30 minutes and take your frames to the next level …

Pop artist Léon develops gorgeous 3D printed sculptures as part of his 'Secret Life of Heroes' series

Feb.3, 2015 | By Alec<p>Over the last year or so, we’ve increasingly seen the art world opening up to 3D printing technology, slowly but certainly. …

Sculpture

Artistic masterpieces rendered in Pantone swatches

<i>Vincent van Gogh, “Self-Portrait”</i> <br>Just the other day, Pantone named Marsala the color of 2015, and the decision, er, “has critics seeing red.” The …

It’s been much too long since we last featured some awesome banana art. Dutch artist Stephan Brusche refers to his awesome banana art creations as fruitdoodles, and they vary from playful transformations of the familiar yellow fruit into adorable animals and pop culture characters to impressive banana versions of famous works of fine art. This may be the first time we’ve ever seen Noah’s Ark or the Nativity depicted using bananas. Brusche published a collection of his fruitdoodles as a book and a wall calendar. He also offers individual images as prints, t-shirts and more via Society6. Visit Stephan Brusche’s website or Instagram feed to check out more of delightful banana art as well as his other artwork. You call also follow him right here on Tumblr at there-will-be-gnomes. [via Bored Panda]

It’s been much too long since we last featured some awesome banana art. Dutch artist Stephan Brusche refers to his awesome banana art creations as …

Digital Art

12 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Street Art

From tags to throwies to murals, street art is everywhere; and in the last decade, it's gained appreciation from the public at large. Artists are …

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Make Gingerbread Folk Ornaments

Salt dough ornaments are one of my favorite holiday projects because they combine two things I love: baking and crafting. My mom taught me how to make them when I was a little girl, and making them still feels special all these years later.<p>In this project, ordinary pantry staples are transformed …

Make an Upcycled Cardboard Lantern

Have a pile of derelict boxes hanging around? Upcycled cardboard lanterns are the perfect way to transform trash into imaginative home decor that you can enjoy all year ’round. These simple lanterns are a breeze to make and add a cozy glow to any space. Any cardboard box will do, so have fun mixing …

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Decorate Your Next Dessert With Spun Sugar

Spun sugar is a beautiful candy garnish that will add drama to any dessert. Many pastry chefs use it to decorate showpieces and fancy gateaux, but you don’t have to be a pastry chef to make it – and it looks stunning on even the simplest, two-ingredient chocolate mousse. With a little patience and …

Learn to Weave

My mother is a weaver, so the apartment I lived in as a kid had a loom that took up half of our living room. Growing up, I loved sitting on the ground and watching the loom’s pedals going up and down, with the sound of the shuttle moving back and forth as she worked.<p>Since then, I have often dreamed …

How-To: $5 Mobile Phone Projector

The folks at Photojojo just posted a neat low-tech tutorial on how to make a mobile phone projector using a shoebox, a paperclip, and a magnifying glass. MacGyver would be proud. They were able to find the magnifying glass at a dollar store for, well, a dollar (so they called it the $1 projector), …

Using Lego Mindstorms Sensors With a Raspberry Pi

Dexter Industries has been playing around with the RPi lately, and hooked up a Mindstorms-compatible accelerometer/gyroscope to a RPi running Raspbian. They have a full tutorial showing how they did it.

Raspberry Pi Model A Now Available in Europe

This news comes to us from the official Raspberry Pi Foundation blog: Raspberry Pi Model A is now available for purchase from their official distributors in Europe. The less expensive board comes in at $25 and lacks ethernet, has only one USB port, and 256 megabytes of RAM as opposed to Model B’s …