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20 Hair Dryers For Every Hair Need and Type

Not all hair dryers are created equal.<p>Finally the master the art of the at-home blowout by equipping yourself with the right tool: an amazing hair dryer. Ahead, we picked out 20 of the best to address every hair need from reducing damage, to managing thick hair, to simply looking good for the 'gram.

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Designer Drills Holes into Quarters, Turns Them into Rings

Designer Nicholas Heckaman of The Ring Tree meticulously handcrafts detailed rings out of US coins. The Gainesville, Florida-based designer first discovered his skill when he was looking for the perfect ring to propose to his girlfriend with. He managed to create a special engagement ring out of a …

10 Tricks to Update Your Style

Get expert tips for transforming your look for fall.<p><b>1)</b> For the quickest wardrobe update this fall, pair a high-volume top with slim pants.<p><b>2)</b> Dare to wear your new ankle boots with bare legs, or perhaps a nice pair of cashmere ankle socks. (Keep them tonal—no prints, please!)<p><b>3)</b> Ditch the layered …

China to ditch its one-child policy as ageing crisis looms

China's new leaders are close to abandoning the country's one-child policy, belatedly moving to avert an ageing crunch as the work force goes into sharp decline.<p>The official news agency Xinhua reported that the Family Planning Commission is studying proposals to lift the ban on a second child, if …

14 Coffee Drinks To Break Your Coffee Rut

You have so many more options than your regular order.<p>This post is not meant as an exhaustive glossary of coffee drinks. For a more complete understanding of coffee terminology, check out three of the best books ever written on the topic: <i>Left Coast Roast</i>, <i>The Infinite Emotions of Coffee</i>, and <i>The Blue</i> …

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Behold the Ryan Gosling Bathroom at SD's Bang Bang

Here's a weird/creepy <b>Ryan Gosling-themed bathroom</b> at San Diego's brand new sushi restaurant <b>Bang Bang</b>, opening later this week. Looking like the inside of a teenage girl's locker, the women's bathroom is papered floor-to-ceiling with images of the Gosling (men get <b>Godzilla-themed toilets</b>). And the …

The 20 Pictures Of Miniature Pigs You Need To See Before You Die

Because you don't want to be that person on their death bed regretting not looking at that BuzzFeed list of mini pigs.

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10 Spectacular Hotels That Make Us Say Wow

• 1 |<p>Le Moulin Du Roc Hotel in France is simply a living fairytale, adorned in rich greenery that cascades like an emerald waterfall around peeping …

Enjoy a Phallic Breakfast with This Gross Egg Dildo Thing

Infomercials are comically stupid and this is common knowledge, but the Rollie Eggmaster Colon goes a little too far for me. The premise is: eggs are hard to make. No. No, eggs are one of the easiest things to make. You don’t have to be a great chef like Julia Child or Guy Fieri to pull off an egg …

Sluggish After Lunch? Take a Nap in This Transforming Desk

Power naps have been proven over and over to boost brain power and make you more productive at work. Unfortunately not many employers approve of …

5 Private Island Resorts for Honeymoons

Looking to get away with your extra-special somebody—and, preferably, nobody else? These five romantic private island resorts deliver sun, surf, …

Bad omen: Harvard graduates are going back into finance

After two years of shunning Wall Street, graduates of Harvard College are heading back into finance and consulting. And judging by prior years, that’s bad news for the stock market.<p>Among members of Harvard’s class of 2013 who secured jobs before graduation, 16% are going into consulting and 15% …

8 Apps We're Using Right Now

Maybe your grandmother didn't need apps to cook, but they just might make your life a little easier. Between putting virtually any recipe at your fingertips and creating digital shopping lists, apps may be the most helpful cooking technology since the dishwasher. There are a lot of apps out there, …

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Bill Gates becomes world’s richest man again as Microsoft hits 5-year high

Bill Gates is once again the world’s richest person.<p>[np_storybar title=”Apple’s reputation as a tech innovator is fading fast” …

24-Year-Old Ogilvy Employee Dies From 'Overwork'

According to local TV news program Yangzi Evening News, the Ogilvy & Mather Beijing employee died of "overwork." He had been working overtime the month prior to his death, not leaving the office before 11p.m.<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Ogilvy Denies 24-Year-Old China Employee Was Worked To Death.<p>Reports say that Yuan …

Colleges Soak Poor U.S. Students to Funnel Aid to Rich

U.S. colleges such as Boston University are using financial aid to lure rich students while shortchanging the poor, forcing those most in need to …

The College Bubble Is Finally Bursting

Some schools are seeing just 20% of the students they accepted enrolling, versus the usual rate of 33%. These schools have raised tuition discount rate — the price after grants and scholarships — to an all-time high of 45%.<p>Meanwhile, the median sticker price increased just 3.9% last fall, the …

The Unemployment Rate Is Much Higher Than They Tell You

The 7.5% US unemployment rate, at its lowest level since 2008, seems to be telling a story of slow-but-steady recovery after the Great Recession and Financial Crisis.<p>Unfortunately, the bulk of evidence suggests the "real" jobless rate is far higher. As the U-3 rate has fallen, so has the labor …

Food Porn: Blue Hill at Stone Barns

Do not miss this absolutely epic 92-photo long slideshow of a meal at chef <b>Dan Barber's</b> upstate New York restaurant <b>Blue Hill at Stone Barns</b>. The photos are by international food blogger <b>Adam Goldberg</b> of A Life Worth Eating. [Flickr]

Sun's blood pressure benefits 'may outdo cancer risks'

<b>The health benefits of exposing skin to sunlight may far outweigh the risk of developing skin cancer, according to scientists.</b><p>Edinburgh University research suggests sunlight helps reduce blood pressure, cutting heart attack and stroke risks and even prolonging life.<p>UV rays were found to release a …

Study: Many suicidal kids have access to guns at home

Nearly 20% of children and young people at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new research shows. And among these youth, 15% know how to get their hands on both the gun and bullets.<p>Nearly 20% of children and young people at risk for suicide say there's a gun in their home, new …

The World’s Largest Rubber Duck Arrives in Hong Kong | Colossal

<p>This week conceptual artist Florentijin Hofman brought his gargantuan <i>Rubber Duck</i> artwork to Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. The huge inflatable duck …

Craft Beers Say Hello Cans, Goodbye Bottles: An Aluminum Revolution

Early this summer the Boston Beer Company, parent of the venerable Sam Adams brand, will do something they have never done in this country in their 29 years of existence: sell beer in a can.<p>While there were other small brewers and brewpubs, Sam Adams was hugely responsible for jump starting the …

Google Cares Less About SAT Scores And GPA Because They Have Better Hiring Data

Google, known for rigor in evaluating people, has devalued SAT scores and college GPA, which have long been critical tools for gauging potential.<p>Prasad Setty, Google's vice president for people analytics, told The New York Times that they've found that those numbers alone didn't lead to success at …