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These Charts Will Help You Determine Your Skin Tone Once and for All

In an effort to make your beauty routine as easy as possible, we're constantly offering up advice on the best beauty looks for every skin tone. Looking for the most complimentary red lipstick for your complexion? We got you. Same goes for nude nail polish, highlights, and blush. Deciding if your …

Skin Care

This Crypto-Art Rose Photo Sold for $1,000,000

Kevin Abosch, the photographer who purportedly sold a photo of a potato for over $1,000,000, has now become the photographer behind the world’s most …

Cryptocurrency

Total unsold homes in Malaysia highest in a decade, Bank Negara says

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) warned in a report that Malaysia faces a shortage of affordable houses for the masses. — Picture by KE OoiKUALA LUMPUR, …

Housing

These researchers really want to ruin the party

Now new research published by Deakin University researcher Dr Rebecca Leech has found that frequent snacking appears to be doing us more harm than …

Nutrition

Lucky ang bao amounts for 2018 based on one's zodiac sign

<b>By David Sun and Ben Nadarajan, Contributors</b><p>As the final touches go into Chinese New Year preparations, many – from newlyweds to grandparents – are …

Asia

Cats don’t meow at each other, only at humans

On Friday, I got out of the taxi and found a lady talking to the handsome Russian blue lookalike cat who lives in the same street as our local pub. …

Pets

We took the world’s most scientific personality test—and discovered unexpectedly sexist results

Personality tests are both incredibly popular and largely bogus. BuzzFeed made its name in part by publishing quizzes telling readers which ‘90s kid they are, which <i>Friends</i> character they are, which Disney princess they are, and…well…which Disney princess they are, really. None of these have any …

Psychology

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself

What you say about yourself has much to do with how you will succeed.<p>There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can …

Leadership

What You See First In This Personality Test Reveals Your Most Deeply Hidden Strengths And Weaknesses

People of all personality types have our positive and negative character traits and quirks, even if we can't see them ourselves, so this personality …

Psychology

Two ex-Google engineers built an entirely different kind of self-driving car

Nuro.ai is focused on last-mile deliveries with its completely driverless prototype<p>A new startup that proposes a different spin on autonomous transportation came out of stealth today. The company, called Nuro.ai, was founded by two former lead Google engineers who worked on the famed self-driving …

San Mateo

Spend Less Time Creating Content and Get Better Results With This 1 Expert Strategy

Want to get the most out of your blog post? Give these 7 repurposing tips strategies a try.<p>Without the creation of consistent content, effectively positioning your brand in the marketplace is even more difficult than it is already. Yet, by spending too much time on content, you risk losing precious …

Digital Marketing

Want Kids Who Can Stand up to What Life Throws at Them? Follow This Simple Advice

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

Parenting

100+ DIY Beauty + Skin Care Recipes

<i>This post may contain affiliate links.</i><p>There was a time when I bought all of my beauty products at department stores. I assumed the bigger price tag …

Natural Soap

AWSB handcrafts soap using the slow cold process method, which means no external heat is used so the goodness of the natural ingredients are …

6 Best Savings Accounts In Malaysia For Working Adults

The responsibilities of adult life are ever multiplying. Sadly, the same cannot be said about our savings. Choosing the right savings account is one …

15 ways to make people respect you immediately

There's a difference between being liked and being respected. Ideally, you'll be both.<p>But according to Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job," being respected is at least partly about …

Self-improvement

14 Day Vegetarian (Lacto-Ovo) Meal Plan

‘Water birthing can take place in hospitals soon’ - Nation

PETALING JAYA: Guidelines and audit framework to allow water birthing will be introduced soon to ensure its safety, the Health Ministry says.<p>Health …

Ministry confirms ban on water birthing

<b>PUTRAJAYA</b>: Water births will no longer be allowed in Malaysia, Health Ministry deputy director-general (Medical) Datuk Dr S. Jeyaindran said today.<p>He …

The Best MP3 Players Every Digital Music Lover Wants

These picks play high-resolution audio, have an impressive battery life, and are small enough to slide in a pocket.<p>When you're shopping for an MP3 …

The 7 Best Earbuds to Buy in 2017

When it comes to plugging into our music, there’s no need to settle for the cheap earbuds that come with your portable music player. Plus, there are …

The 10 Best Headphones to Buy in 2018 for Under $50

Headphones don't need to be a pricey purchase. And going for the cheaper option doesn’t mean you need to accept tinny audio and a wimpy bass. But …

Consumer Tech

What India’s Hindu hardliners and Han Chinese nationalists have in common | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Some of the more fanatical members of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, itself known for championing right-wing Hindu nationalism, have called …

India

A Harvard Study Says You Can Get All Your Nutrients From This Simple 1-Day Meal Plan

Experts say it delivers everything you need through food<p>Share on<p>BY - 24 Oct 2017<p>PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images<p>There are people out there who eat the same …

Nutrition

Why most Malaysians cannot afford to retire

According to the EPF, 70% of members who withdraw their funds at age 55 use up their savings less than a decade after retiring.<p>COMMENT<p><b>By Jomo …

Why Husbands Take Their Time Taking Out The Trash

In marriage, who are the better communicators – men or women?<p>Most of you probably thought “women” as you were reading the question. The question that …

StarBiz Premium Subscription Plans

Unlock exclusive insights, analyses, and curated financial news on The Star Online's Business section with StarBiz Premium.<p>Join StarBiz Premium Plus …

Wall Street Journal

California becomes first US state to ban sales of dogs from puppy mills

California has become the first US state to ban the sale of animals from puppy mills.<p>A new law signed on Friday means that pet stores are required to …

This Is How Much Telcos Have To Pay For 700MHz Frequency Bands

At the end of this month, the <b>Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission</b> (MCMC) will begin to accept applications for the upcoming 700MHz …

Bank Negara Reveals The Truth On Why Malaysians Can't Afford To Buy Houses

Rising home prices is the main reason why Malaysians can't afford a house, revealed Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM)<p>Image via NST<p>Bloomberg reported …

Housing