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5 Ways To Do Your Makeup Without Using Makeup Brushes

Be honest, ladies. How many of you actually use a complete set of makeup brushes? Our guess is not many of you.<p>But we're right there with you. Unless we're using foundation or lipstick, we have no problem using our fingers to get the job done. Besides, we can never find the correct makeup brushes …

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …

11 Cool Ceilings

Don't forget to look up.<p>They say it's the fifth wall, so next time you're thinking about picking out a new color or hanging art, don't forget to look up.

Interior Design

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Voyager 1 has entered interstellar space at last, NASA says

A spacecraft from Earth has left its cosmic backyard and taken its first steps in interstellar space, NASA says.<p>After streaking through space for nearly 35 years, NASA's robotic Voyager 1 probe entered interstellar space in August 2012, a study published Thursday in the journal Science …

Space

Samsung: Of Course, Our Next Smartphones Will Be 64-Bit (Spoiler: Android Doesn’t Support 64-Bit, Yet)

When it ships on Sept. 20, Apple’s iPhone 5s will be the first and only smartphone on the market powered by a 64-bit processor — but not for long, if …

Four Games to Make You Happier, Healthier Now

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>Video games can do so much more than entertain -- they can open players' minds to new ideas, establish new positive habits, and even help us heal. Recent studies have shown that games can …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

Twitter is going public, files for biggest IPO since Facebook

Twitter just tweeted that it has filed a confidential request for going public.<p>This is massive news for the company that just added MoPub, with its $100 million annual revenue run-rate, as a means of boosting its revenue and looking better for potential investors. It’s likely going to be the …

Philadelphia Museum of Art

ANALYST: Samsung Is Going To Lose Its Top Spot In China

In a note on the Chinese smart phone market Zhang writes:<p>In China, a $300-$400 price range is considered the middle-range smartphone market, compared with the high-end market segment which is dominated by Apple, Samsung, Sony and other foreign brands. Local brands such as Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei, …

6 Secrets Of Super Productive To-Do Lists

While it may appear simple, the to-do list is a many-splendored thing. Here are half a dozen ways to make yours splendid.<p>Just as there’s a difference between typing and writing, convulsing and dancing, and noshing and tasting, there’s a difference between emailing yourself about every project …

How To Make an Easy, Built-In & Colorful Desk from Basic IKEA Components

One of the proudest DIY achievements in my new home was FINALLY building a desk that would work for both Ursula and myself and look homey and …

The Key to Happy Relationships? It’s Not All About Communication

If couples were paying any attention during the past few decades, they should be able to recite the one critical ingredient for a healthy …

An App That Can Accurately Measure Your Exact Bra Size (WTF?)

This one’s for the ladies, but we know the gentleman will care to read for pure entertainment value.<p>As we’re sure you have experienced, there are few things more annoying than a poorly fitting bra. But most of us don’t have the time to go in and get measured by a professional. And besides, the …

Clothing

How To Choose a Sofa: 50 Designer Tips

Everything you need to know.<p>Everything you need to know about sofas in one place. Experts such as Windsor Smith, Barbara Barry, and Steven Gambrel share how deep a sofa should be, which style goes with which, how to select pattern, and more.

Beer or Wine? The Answer May Depend on Your Gender

A nation of beer drinkers has finally acquired a taste for wine. According to Gallup’s annual Consumption Habits poll released Thursday, Americans …

How to: Make Your DIY Own Garden Markers

Are you a big gardener? It's fun to plant, but it can be even more fun to customize your garden! Create simple and clean garden markers using a few …