Theresa Laska

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Deciphering The Hidden Messages In “Game Of Thrones” Costumes

Costume designer Michele Clapton reveals what you can learn about the devious, demented characters in season four of Game of Thrones, if only you’d look a little closer at their clothes.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> features dragons, blood magic, white walkers, dire wolves, and all sorts of made-up creatures, …

TV Series

George R.R. Martin Releases Chapter From New 'Game of Thrones' Book

It doesn't matter if you're caught up on every <i>Game of Thrones</i> episode, if you're done reading all of the books or even if you're some sort of fantasy …

Game of Thrones: the bloody historical truth behind the show

The gruesome deaths in the epic TV fantasy Game of Thrones have nothing on medieval England, says historian Dan Jones<p>Valar morghulis: all men must die. With these words, the fourth series of Game of Thrones announces itself on the publicity posters. Must we really be told? It would be a very dim …

REVIEW: Hello, Cruel World! Game of Thrones Is Back

Westeros has a hangover. By the end of <i>Game of Thrones</i>‘ season 3, Robb and Catelyn Stark had been slaughtered at the Red Wedding, effectively quashing …

TV Series

Why ‘Game of Thrones’ Is the Best Fantasy Show Ever and You'll Love Season 4

Don’t like fantasy shows? Get over it. Game of Thrones hastranscended its genre to become one of the best dramas on TV. Season 4 starts Sunday. …

Cook Breakfast in Your Coffeemaker - CHOW Tip

80 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right)—get grilling with these recipes!<p>Is there anything that isn't made better by the smoke and sear of a grill? If so, we want no part of it. From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right), here are our 80 …

Cooking

Former Taxi Driver's Candid Shots of New York Over Three Decades

New York photographer Matt Weber has been pursuing his fascination with the Big Apple for more than three decades. For six years he worked as a taxi cab driver and witnessed the city from a unique perspective. Eventually, he stepped out of his cab and ventured into the streets to pursue his true …

Street Photography

6 Amazing Tutorials That Will Give You the Perfect Eye Catch-Lights in Your Portraits

There's not too many people who would argue about the fact that striking catch lights in the eyes of your portrait subject really improve the overall …

Tutorials

How To Make Snow in Photoshop with Custom Brushes

Setting aside the runny noses, forget the frozen fingers and the frostbitten toes, and the winter season can lend itself to some pretty magical …

Are Your Photos Distorted? How to Fix Them With Lens Correction Software

Have you ever noticed, that when you shoot something that seems perfectly symmetrical that when you look at the resultant image, it seems to be …

Tutorials

Pucker Up! 9 DIY Lipsticks, Stains, and Glosses to Try Before V-Day

If you’re planning on doing a fair share of puckering up exactly one month from now, then it’s time to start thinking about your Valentine’s Day lips. Going for a classic red? A super trendy berry stain? Or staying with a silky gloss? The possibilities are pretty endless—but you don’t have to run …

Makeup

Rose Body Scrub

Orange Coconut Whipped Body Butter | Henry Happened

<b>Orange Coconut Whipped Body Butter</b> | <i>Henry Happened</i><p>I love the body butter at the Body Shop, but it’s so expensive… luckily it’s really easy to make! You can find coconut oil at the health food shops - it’s not only great to use on your body, but in your cooking too. If you’re not keen on oranges, you can try using any body safe scent - try verbena for a lemony-coconut scent or add more coconut for a coconut-coconut scent!

How to Make Your Own Makeup Remover Wipes

By now, we all know what a lifesaver makeup wipes can be. You get in from a long night out, fall into bed, and then realize you’ve forgotten to wash …

The DIY Detox Beet Juice You Can Make At Home

Photographed by Erin Phraner.<p>You don’t need us to tell you that the juice craze is getting, well, cray. We’re no strangers to waiting in line for a …

Lemon Juice

Chicago Blogs, Fashion Bloggers

Lavender - Chamomile Bath Salts

Lavender – Chamomile Bath Salts<p>1 cup (120 g) Epsom salt<br>10 drops lavender essential oil<br>10 drops chamomile essential oil<p>For ultimate relaxation, …

Natural Beauty - 21 Day Morning Detox Routine

This week I taught a workshop on how to Detoxify Your Skin. It’s always fun – we show you tons of recipes to make your own natural skincare – <i>but</i> one …

How to Make The Mother of all Natural Face Peels

<b>Keep Updated – be sure to like us on Facebook!</b><p>Today, we have for you a guide to making the <b>big-daddy</b> of home-made face-peels. And the method is …

Skin Care

23 Homemade Scrub Recipes That Fix Every Part Of Your Body

Shares 13K<p>There are so many DIY scrub tutorials on the web that it’s difficult to know what to try.<p>We have put together a list of the best recipes …

Skin Care

Make your own Essential Oil Headache Eraser

Headaches suck. I tried to think of some fun, interesting interlude to present as an introduction to this recipe, but that is pretty much the gist of …

Essential Oils

Pain Relieving Coconut Oil Arnica Salve Recipe

Photo by Jessica Espinoza<p>by Jessica Espinoza<p>One of my goals for health and wellness is to avoid using anything that contains petroleum products. Once …

How to Create a Natural First Aid Kit

Despite our best attempts to live a healthy and toxin free life, there are times when illness or injury strike. In some of these cases (like trauma) …

9 Home Remedies for Congestion - Natural Decongestants That Work

Shares 15K<p>Less daylight, cold weather and busy schedules often lead to colds and flu making the rounds. The discomfort (and even pain) associated …

12 Home Remedies for Sore Muscles - Best Natural Muscle Pain Relief

Shares 30K<p><i>12 Home Remedies for Sore Muscles is part of the Common Sense Home Home Remedies series, which also includes help for headaches and</i> …

Frugal by Choice, Cheap by Necessity: Homemade "Vicks Vapor shower disks"

Hydrogen Peroxide Magic 2.0

A few years ago I started compiling a list of ways to use one of my favorite cleaning ingredients, and eventually published that list as a blog post. …

Types of Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air

Types of Houseplants To Clean Indoor Air<p>Why invest in expensive electrical air purifiers when you could purchase a few types of houseplants to clean …

Plants