Lee Sharma

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21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

Do You Have the Emotional Intelligence Employers Seek?

You’re a more-than-qualified professional ready to take on the job market, and although you know the job search can be highly competitive, you …

Five Ways To Keep Your Cool When Under Fire

When you most want to smash someone in the face or run out of the room, remember this irony. Cooling off someone else’s anger can be a way to actually bring that person closer. Warning: Don’t add fuel to the fire by suggesting that they calm down. Hint: “the opposite of anger is not calmness, it’s …

Running barefoot helps optimize technique, reduces risk of injury, study shows

Scientists have demonstrated how barefoot running, when done properly, can considerably decrease the risk of injury as it produces significant …

Ever Wonder What A Spartan Race Workout Looks Like?

<b>Excerpt used with permission of Spartan Fit!</b><p><i>Spartan Fit!</i> by Joe De Sena, the creator of the uber-popular Spartan Race series, is bringing the …

7 Cool (and Easy) Buns That Work for Short Hair

As a girl with bob-length hair, I deeply relate to the struggle of waking up late and wanting nothing more than to throw your hair up in a messy bun, …

Beauty Mythbuster: Is This Hack the Secret to Crease-Free Concealer?

The claim: Using a damp beautyblender ($20) makeup sponge with loose powder will help set your under-eye concealer and avoid those rough-looking fine lines where products tend to clump and crease. I have always had dark under-eye circles, so concealer has been a must-have product in my makeup bag …

How two climbers brought Everest to the masses one Snapchat story at a time

Most people use Snapchat to document the mundane moments of their day, but Adrian Ballinger and Cory Richards, two accomplished alpinists, took it all the way up Mount Everest and turned their quest for the summit into something of a social media phenomenon.<p>Throughout their two month journey, …

Mountaineering

Minimal Interior Design Inspiration #44

<b>Minimal Interior Design Inspiration #44</b>

Modern Architecture

Polycarbonate cabin / Alejandro Soffia

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In 1953 Le Corbusier wrote a letter to the Chilean Architects, and was sent through Emilio Duhart, a …

Vacation Homes

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Gawker posts anti-Trump playbook; was it stolen from DNC?

WASHINGTON (AP) — The website Gawker on Wednesday published what it said appears to be the Democratic National Committee's anti-Donald Trump …

Government

9 Summer Beauty Foods for No-Makeup-Needed Skin

If the summer temps are taking a toll on more than your natural deodorant supply—and starting to affect your skin with no-fun breakouts and heat-related rashes—you might want want these cooling, summer beauty foods in your crisper.<p>In the summer, nature adds more fuel to the skin-freakout fire, says …

Want Free Makeup Samples? There's an App for That

What do you get when you cross your favorite beauty sampling service with an on-demand interface like Uber's? Plum Perfect's Girl Seeks Sample app, …

15 Jaw-Dropping US Libraries All Bookworms Should Visit This Summer

Whether it’s the intoxicating smell of old books or the millions of stories just waiting to be discovered, take a bookworm to a library and you’ll likely be stuck there for a <i>long</i> time. With thousands and thousands of books to discover — from Pulitzer Prize winners to cheeky little books that …

Memorial Day 2016 in Pictures

Colorado

The Best New Eye Shadow Is Here

Two years ago, Kevyn Aucoin protégée Troy Surratt was nervously launching his first-ever makeup line Surratt Beauty at Barneys. It had taken him four …

Makeup

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

New York City

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

Based on 6% annual growth in wealth, they would hold assets worth approximately $305 trillion.<p>7:36 p.m. April 21, 2018<p>It will close 8,000 U.S. stores …

Articles about one familys backyard becomes their own tiny retreat on Dwell.com - Dwell

In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>When architect Greg Torchio first began …

Architecture

Design for Default: How to Optimize Your Daily Decisions

If you optimize the default decisions in your life, rather than accepting whatever is handed to you, then it will be easier to live a better life.

Design

7 Reasons Productive People Go to Bed Early

It's bedtime and you still have two more hours of work to do. Should you stay up later to get your work done? Or just call it a day even though your unfinished work will mean you have more to do tomorrow?<p>While staying up an extra hour or two to finish your work can be tempting, missing just a few …

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

'Anti-vax' mother's regret over whooping cough 'nightmare'

<b>An Australian mother has said she regrets refusing the whooping cough vaccination during pregnancy after she passed the potentially fatal infection to her newborn baby.</b><p>Cormit Avital said she had turned down the vaccination because she was a "healthy, fit, organic woman".<p>She caught the disease …

Public Health

The Panama Papers: 7 things to know

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published a massive leak of documents, dubbed the Panama Papers. CNNMoney has you covered with what you need to know about the story and responses to it.<p>What are the Panama Papers?<p>ICIJ and an international coalition of …

Corruption

MAC Cosmetics Is Making Star Trek Makeup And Everyone Is Bugging Out

Beam me up, MAC.

Star Trek

The 7 best games for the Oculus Rift

The wait is over. This week, the first consumer Oculus Rift headsets are shipping. But <i>having</i> a VR headset is one thing; knowing what to <i>do</i> with it is another. At launch, Oculus’ store has more than three dozen games, shorts, and experiments, with prices ranging from about $5 to $60.<p>Some games are …

Need-to-Know Layering Hacks for Every Kind of Spring Dress

If you’re a style chameleon, then you already know there are a million and one ways to put together a foolproof #OOTD. The good news is you need not have Cher Horowitz’s dream closet to do it. With some clever layering and a little outside-the-box thinking, it won’t be long before you’re gearing up …