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1 Highlighter, 10 Ways to Use It

Like the bright yellow highlighter of your school days, Chella’s user-friendly highlighter pencil accentuates what’s important (and luckily, it’s neither yellow nor a neon marker). From defining your arches to brightening under your eyes, here are 10 ways to use this hardworking pencil.<p>—Maura<p><i>Need a new holiday makeup look? Watch our how-to and look party-ready in 10 minutes or less—promise!</i>

Grazia

Jennifer Lawrence's Guide To Life

With the second installment of "The Hunger Games," Jennifer Lawrence has returned to the media circuit, and we could not be more pleased. America's best friend is critically acclaimed, endearing and just generally wonderful, but she also seems to have pretty much everything that matters figured out.<p>…

Les Miserables Book Scarf

Wrap up with a good Book Scarf! Let everyone know about your great taste in books with a page from Victor Hugo's Les Miserables on an infinity scarf.<p>This patented Storiarts Book Scarf is cream colored, made from American-made super soft 100% cotton knit fabric, about 63" in circumference and 12" …

Knitting

13 Amazing Uses For Baking Soda You Should Know

Baking soda is one of the many household goods that is always lying around, yet we barely get any use out of it. (Cleaning and baking aren't exactly high on our list of priorities these days.) But ever since Emma Stone told French Elle that she exfoliates her skin with the powdery white stuff, …

14 Jeff Bezos Quotes That Show Why Amazon's Boss Is A Total Genius

He's building a mysterious 10,000-year clock in a West Texas cave.<p>Earlier this year, he bought the Washington Post for $250 million.<p>You wouldn't want to get on his bad side.<p>Bezos achieved so much success by being incredibly smart and business savvy, and so we rounded up some quotes that show his …

Business Strategy

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

Beer

Sign Of The Times: More People Are Talking About 'Breaking Bad' Online Than Actually Watch The Show Live

Why Twitter and Facebook are fighting so hard to win TV.<p>Twitter, which is preparing to go public, is banking on becoming a content and advertising layer over live events and TV. Facebook, which went public last year, now claims it's able to do the same. Two companies that used to compete in an …

20 No-Sew Styles To Try This Fall

Here at Brit HQ, we’re nuts about no-sew projects, especially when it comes to recycling our wardrobe. We’ve shown you needle and thread-less ways to hack your skirts in the past, and now we’re branching out to seasonal essentials with these 20 no-sew styles fit for fall. You know what they say: …

Sewing

30 Books You Should Read Before You're 30

The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school; you may find that they're nothing like they were before.<p>Still, some books are best …

Literature

Things to do in New York this Saturday

It’s the weekend, you’re in the greatest city in the world, and its time to get wild—but what are the best things to do in NYC this Saturday exactly? …

Gymnastics

5 Fascinating Brain Tricks Publishers Use To Get You To See Their Ads

Media tracking firm comScore estimates that nearly half of internet display ads are not viewable, meaning that people can't see them either because they are loaded in places that don't show up on their screens or because publishers fraudulently serve layers of ads behind the page shown to the …

Mona Lisa

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

Gigaom | Leaning towards a better way to gauge consumer media interaction

Advertisement<p>The media business is long overdue to replace the prevailing framework we use to describe consumer interaction with content with one …

5 Makeup Brushes That Make Application Easier

Makeup is moot without proper brushes, which is why excitement is brewing over the August grand opening of Morphé Makeup Brushes’ inaugural store in …

Makeup

Hair Hacks: 3 Foolproof Ways to Make Waves

For our next bit of hair trickery, we turn to romantic, bohemian, beachy waves. The task of nailing down how exactly to make the perfect wave is a tall order, and one that can easily result in accidental crimping, Shirley Temple-esque ringlets, or simply a big old mess. Lucky for you, we’ve got a …

Hair

The Often Forgotten Ingredient for Measuring Content Marketing - Jeffbullas's Blog

Content marketing is now a way of life for B2B businesses. It’s one of the primary ways B2B marketers generate and nurture leads, establish thought …

Marketing

The Easiest Messy Bun in the World!

Celebrity hair stylist Creighton Bowman showed us a simple way to put your hair up into messy bun that's pretty and full. We love undone updos— don't …

Hair

Social Media Marketing Tool Box: 62 Tips - Jeffbullas's Blog

Social media marketing is moving from its exciting adolescent phase to a more mature grownup status.<p>Online social media obsession driven by social …

14 Examples of Royal Baby Real-Time Marketing (Better Late Than Never)

Everyone's doing it, right? In two ways, actually. Everyone's getting on the real-time marketing bandwagon which kicked up steam with this year's …

Win or Lose, Agencies Need to Conduct Post-Mortem After New-Business Pitches

You've invested blood, sweat and tears -- not to mention tons of money -- into trying to win a new piece of business, only to learn that you were …

Advertising

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

Apartment List Launches Android App For Finding Roommates, With iOS To Come

Apartment List, an apartment search engine that uses Facebook to personalize results, is rounding out its offerings today with the launch of its new “Roommates” app for Android, which helps connect potential roomies. An iOS version will be released as soon as it receives approval from the App Store.<p>…

Microsoft: U.S. Constitution is 'suffering' from NSA secrecy

A strongly worded letter from Microsoft's general counsel to Attorney General Eric Holder says secrecy about National Security Agency surveillance is harming fundamental "constitutional principles."<p>Microsoft on Tuesday asked the Obama administration to allow it to reveal details about how it …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

The Secret Science Behind Big Data And Word Of Mouth

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jonah Berger is a marketing professor at the Wharton School and author of the New York Times bestseller Contagious: Why Things Catch On. Follow him on Twitter @j1berger.</i><p>Why do some companies, products and services get more word of mouth than others? It’s not luck. There’s a science …

28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles

Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which …

Hairstyling

Gigaom | What digital media will look like in 2017 – highlights from PwC’s report

Advertisement<p>Anyone with a smartphone — or just a pulse — is aware that broadband access and second screen devices are changing how we consume …

Shutterstock launches new learn-to-code site, Skillfeed

Skillfeed is the latest site to capitalize on the white-hot learn-to-code trend.<p>This new contestant hails from the bowels of stock photography site Shutterstock, an online behemoth with a $1.5 billion market cap.<p>Skillfeed’s curriculum covers such topics as CSS and MySQL. It also has some basic …

How To Tell If Your Makeup Is Truly Vegan

It seems that we’ve entered a new age in the world of makeup. These days finding vegan cosmetics is easier than ever before, thanks to numerous new …