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An Illustrated Tour of Ice Cream Styles Around the World

More<p>Ice Cream<p>Essential flavors and the secrets to the best ice cream you'll ever make.<p>Close your eyes and think of ice cream. What do you see?<p>Depending on where you live, that answer's going to vary. A lot. Because the world of ice cream is far more diverse than most of us think. Think all ice …

Ice Cream

Eye Makeup Looks That'll Take Years Off Your Face

Just like your eyes are a dead giveaway for how many hours you slept last night or how hard you cried during <i>Call Me By Your Name</i>, your peepers can be …

What Meghan Markle’s Personal Essay About Beauty Standards Means for Women Everywhere

It didn’t take long for the tabloid headlines to go from breathless to belligerent once rumors began swirling that Meghan Markle was to marry Prince Harry in the spring. The news brimmed with racial and misogynistic undertones: “Meghan Markle Resume [sic] Reveals Many Skills . . . Like Stripping …

10 Things I Learned From Watching Chef's Table

Life lessons from my favorite food documentary.<p>December 04, 2017<p>If you've watched Netflix recently, you've more than likely seen <i>Chef's Table</i> …

Chinese students regret their decision after matriculating into US universities

Some overseas Chinese students say that studying in the US crushed their American dream. Photo: IC<p>Two years ago, Roy Zhang's lifelong dream was to go …

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

From Prison to Ph.D.: The Redemption and Rejection of Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones was released last month after serving more than two decades in an Indiana prison for the murder of her 4-year-old son. The very next day, she arrived at New York University, a promising Ph.D. student in American studies.<p>In a breathtaking feat of rehabilitation, Ms. Jones, now 45, …

Local unions, schools are trying to head off a trade-worker jobs crisis

If you're waiting longer these days to get an appointment with an electrician, plumber or carpenter, don't blame it only on summer vacations.<p>There's a growing shortage of these skilled workers that perform essential jobs at major construction sites and inside customers' homes. Even in a …

Songs We Love: Lizz Wright, 'Seems I'm Never Tired Lovin' You'

From the sounds of things on the phone, Lizz Wright is going about the business of her daily life while she gives thoughtful responses to her interviewer's questions. There's the ding of a bell as a shop door closes behind her, a whispered "Hi" and, later, the electronic chiming that reminds you to …

Videos: Black Women Cross Over

Black female singers came into their own in the late 1950s and early 1960s as solo pop artists. Long pegged as jazz or R&B recording artists in the …

Aretha Franklin

The Last Word: Carlos Santana on Turning 70, Trump’s ‘Darkness’

Fifty-one years after the Santana Blues Band played its first shows, Carlos Santana never fails to surprise. He’s one of the spiritual founding …

Little Known Black History Fact: Ida B. Wells

<b>Ida B. Wells</b> is most known for her crusade against the lynching of Black Americans that she launched in the 1890’s. This past Sunday marked the 155th …

Black History

Light starts shipping the L16, its 16-camera pocket DSLR challenger

Light’s L16 was a radical design concept when it was originally introduced in October, 2015 — but the concept has become a reality, as the company is now shipping the first production units to its pre-order customers. The final design is quite similar to the concept it showed off back then, with a …

Depth Of Field

You can't change what's going on around you until you start changing what's going on within you. https://t.co/ItWiQM6HmI

Lightening Dark Skin with Luminosity Blending

Here is the step-by-step tutorial on one of the images from my <b>“Skin”</b> book— I also use some of these foundation techniques in my <b>10–Channel …

Color Correction: Make People Look Normal

Posted on March 9, 2014 by<p>[ <i>I am deeply indebted to long conversations with Alexis Van Hurkman for many of the ideas expressed here, as well as his</i> …

15 Drugstore Products That Makeup Artists Depend On

If you’re a makeup artist or just love beauty, it’s easy to get blindsided by the glitz and glam of high-end products. But pricier cosmetics don’t always out-perform their drugstore counterparts (just ask these celebs). In fact, there are countless affordable options that are so legit, they might …

10 Rihanna-Worthy Bracelets to Buy Now

Throughout history, many cultures have had a tradition of wearing an arm-full of stacked bracelets, but it's The Man Repeller herself, Leandra Medine, who made the phrase "arm party" a prolific hashtag and launched a deluge of Instagrams. Ever since, layered bracelets have been everywhere--but …

W-2 tax forms for 2016 can be bought and sold on the dark web at $20 or less

Security researcher Brian Krebs reports that hackers are now selling W-2 tax forms on the dark web, a collection of websites that requires special …

Best Photos of 2016

Best of 2016<p>Here is a gallery of National Geographic's 52 best images of the year—curated from 91 photographers, 107 stories, and 2,290,225 photographs.

George Michael joins 2016's long roll of famous deaths

George Michael, who rose to fame as a member of the 1980s pop duo Wham and went on to sell more than 100 million albums in a music career spanning four decades, died at his home Dec. 25 at the age of 53.<p>Michael is the latest of many noteworthy people who died in 2016, a list that included fellow …

15 Minutes With Dolly Parton: The Queen of Country on Wigs, Relationships, and Presidential Politics

At a time when fan armies, like the electorate, are split into competing factions (Beyoncé’s Beyhive, Rihanna’s Navy), it seems one thing everyone can agree on is a love of Dolly Parton. The country singer, pop star, actress, and theme-park mogul, who turned 70 in January, has been universally …