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Readers' best smartphone travel photos

We invited readers to share their best photos taken on a smartphone and received over 700 images. Here's a selection of our favourites

Did Polaroid Screw Up The Real-Life Instagram Camera?

Polaroid copies Instagram copying Polaroid, poorly.<p>Polaroid’s story over the past decade or so has been an ironic one, to say the least. Buffeted on all sides by cheap digital cameras and smartphones, the instant camera maker opted to stop production of its iconic analog camera and instant film …

Parents Recreate Famous Film Scenes with Cardboard Boxes and Their Baby Boy

I don’t have kids just yet, so I can’t say from experience, but it seems one of the benefits of having a child is the ability to feature the adorable …

And the Award for the Biggest Fashion Launch of 2013 Goes to.....

Undoubtedly, the biggest launch of 2013 was 3.1 Phillip Lim's collection of clothing and accessories for Target. One of the most buzzed-about …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

Holiday Sugar Cookies

Makes about 36 cookies<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>cookies<p>1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature<p>1 tablespoon ground ginger<p>1 cup (packed) golden brown sugar<p>1 large egg<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>2 2/3 cups all purpose flour<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1/2 teaspoon salt<p>1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>frosting<p>9 cups (or more) …

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Model is Retouched…And Then Retouched into Santa Claus

Models are undoubtedly beautiful people, but with all the airbrushing, buffing, lighting, and re-shaping capabilities Photoshop offers we often …

2013 Year in Review: Deconstruction

To be allowed into a company and/or a designer’s process is pretty special. We were lucky enough to be invited along to see how specific products …

Hilarious Collection of Photos of a Man Dressed Up as Santa

Santa Claus is everywhere, as Christmas makes its way into our lives once again. Many may not know it, but the Santa Claus we are all familiar with …

Santa Claus

Most Powerful Photos of the Year 2013 from Reuters Photojournalists

As 2013 draws to a close, we reflect back on the high points (and low points) experienced in the past year. Many people look back on the year by …

13 Secrets to Long, Thick, Shiny Hair

We all want a mane of soft, silky, touchable locks. But the reality is that hair grows only about a half inch per month. Want to jump-start the process? Read on for insider tips to stop hair's biggest enemy — breakage — and keep strands strong.<p>START IN THE SHOWER<p><b>Go sulfate free.</b> Overwashing can dry …

The 11 Stylish Couples Who Put Us All To Shame In 2013

Two is always better than one -- especially in the style department.<p>While tons of our favorite stars have mastered the art of getting dressed solo, a certain kind of magic happens when both halves of a couple look great. We're talking about duos who consistently hit it out of the park and have the …

The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …

How Michael Bloomberg Became The Most Influential Mayor Of The Century (So Far)

Money mattered in Michael Bloomberg's case.<p>The billionaire's personal fortune (ranked 10th in the nation by <i>Fortune</i>) allowed him to bankroll his three runs for New York City mayor, freeing him to hire people he believed were the best and the brightest, rather than friends of donors.<p>His philanthropy …

Best portraits of 2013 – in pictures

From artists to activists and politicians to personalities, a selection of the best portraits taken by Guardian photographers this year

A spray of stars lightens the sky over snow-covered Riisitunturi National Park in northern Finland. http://on.natgeo.com/1jJMKfl Photograph by Wild Wonders of Europe, National Geographic