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How To Paint Your Nails: The Infographic

Have you ever perused the many blogs and listicles of failed attempts at Pinterest-worthy crafts? We've all been there — you see a gorgeous DIY …

Lauren Conrad's Guide To Shaping Up In 7 Days Flat

Photographed by Bek Andersen.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our</i> …

New in the Shop! DIY Clay Necklace Kits

Looking for an simple way to make yourself a statement necklace? We’ve totally got you covered! These clay necklaces are easy to make and don’t even require a ton of time. Plus, you’re bound to get noticed wearing one of these babies. Now that’s just a winning combination. Each kit ($24.99 in the …

How to Exercise Without Really Trying

Today, there's a multitude of exercise and diet fads to help us lose weight—but women of the 60s, as evidenced in this 1963 essay from Harper's Bazaar, were about accomplishing more with less effort. Were they on to something?<p>Every so often, one meets a woman "lovely in her bones"; a woman, that …

Four Travel Resolutions You Can Keep

I get it. We see New Year’s as a fresh start and all that. But, really, are those life-changing resolutions such a good idea? Many people say no, and point to the failure rate of such promises–particularly the more pie-in-the-sky ones (say, a resolution to cut out greasy food or to jog more <i>and</i> use …

These Beautiful Water Landscapes Will Totally Take Your Breath Away

There’s no doubt that water is essential. We drink it. We swim in it. We’re even made up of it. But sometimes, we should stop and appreciate the sheer beauty of it.<p>If you’re yearning for that feeling of serenity, the peaceful moment amidst the craziness of the world, these fifteen water landscapes …

French 75

8 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup gin<p>1/2 cup No-Cook Simple Syrup (see below)<p>1/2 cup fresh lemon juice<p>Champagne<p>Lemon twists (for garnish)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>To make our No-Cook Simple Syrup, combine 2 cups each superfine sugar and water in an airtight container. Cover and shake until sugar dissolves. …

Sparkling Wine

Mini Herbed Pommes Anna

Servings<p>November 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>12-24 small tender thyme sprigs plus 2 teaspoons coarsely chopped leaves<p>1 garlic clove, minced<p>1 3/4 pounds small waxy potatoes (such as Yukon Gold or German Butterball), each slightly larger than a golf ball<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt<p>…

10 Movies You Should Have Seen in 2013

Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures<p>There is nothing better than sitting back and having a marathon in your own living room over the holidays. As the year winds down, the list of must-sees piles up. We selected the best of the year's releases to appease every taste whether you prefer sci-fi …

Living Rooms

Pastries, Pastas, and More: Snapshots From Lecce, Italy

GalleryPastries, Pastas, and More: Snapshots From Lecce, Italy<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Italian cuisine is heavily regionalized, meaning that unless you find yourself sitting before a red and white checkered tablecloth reading from a conveniently multi-lingual "tourist menu," …

Trolltunga, Norway Is The Scariest Instagram Spot On Earth

We've seen a lot of scary spots in Norway, but this is the hands-down scariest. It's called Trolltunga, and it's the edge of a cliff. Waaay back in the ice age, glacial water froze a hunk of this mountain and caused it to break off, leaving what locals call "the troll's tongue."<p>Crazy hikers make …

10 of the most Jaw-Dropping Hotel Photos EVER

By Kristen McKenzie, HotelsCombined.com<p>Here at the HotelsCombined office, we've all gotten pretty used to staring at stunning hotel images -- with over 400,000 hotels in our database, sorting through scenic pics of luxury villas and infinity-edge pools has become standard daily fare.<p>However, there …

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Night time Weightloss Smothie

According to Dr OZ a few cherries can make a big difference. This sleeping smoothie as it is called is sweeping across the internet.<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>1 cup …

Truffle & Cheese Mexican Corn? Sign Us Up!

<i>Sure, we go nuts for vintage eBay scores and the latest runway trends, but there's nothing that stops R29ers dead in their tracks faster than some</i> …

Party Ideas - Birthday, Halloween, Bachelorette Tips

Human Organs Formed with Wild Plant Arrangements

<b>Lungs</b><p>UK-based, Guatemalan-born artist Camila Carlow was not deterred by the complexity of the human body when she was developing her series <i>Eye Heart Spleen</i>. For the project, she transformed a handful of normally grotesque, bloody organs into an array of greenery and beautiful blossoms.<p>Carlow …

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Why Do You Wear the Clothes You Do? Answer a Survey and Be Part of This Amazing New Book

It's one of the first questions prospective fashion writers or designers are asked to consider when they start their studies—and something hotly debated (or, at least, a premise upon which entire editorial bodies of work are built) at women's magazines.<p>The question: <b>Why do women wear what we …

31 Indie Musicians You NEED To Know

You’ve got SXSW, CMJ, and 365 days of Pitchfork (plus other obsessive sites along with pure word of mouth) blasting hot new acts into your ears every …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Love the morning mist on this mill and forge at #Taramundi near Ribadeo on #Spain's northern coast. Until recently, folks living in these isolated valleys inhabited a world apart. #ngexpeditions #ngespain Photo by @fordcochran

How to Survive Backstabbing

Getting stabbed in the back can happen to anyone—but as movie producer Lynda Obst knows, beating foes at their own game can be devilishly fun.<p>I learned the hard way decades ago that when someone stabs you in the back, reacting before you think can start a feud. In Hollywood, where one can easily be …

Stage A Thunderstorm In Your Living Room With This Weird Lamp

Puff piece: The interactive Cloud Lamp, a bolt of genius, will storm the scene at home to thunderous effect. Someone stop me…<p><i>Happy Black Friday! We’re taking the day to republish some of our most popular Wanted posts of the year. For a complete roundup, go here.–Eds.</i><p>People see things in clouds. We …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

World Book Day: the most spectacular libraries in the world

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The 10 Things I Learned From Gay Talese That Will Get Me a Job at The New York Times

He was wearing a three-piece, olive green, wool blend suit, and, casually placed atop a table, was his patterned silk scarf and hat. <b>Gay Talese</b> is not …

10 Novels That Will Scare The Hell Out Of You

As a kid I was obsessed with an abandoned house in the cow pasture across the street from my friend Anna's house. We never went inside, but just walking by was enough to freak me out. tThe roof caved in on the stone walls, every window was a punched-out eye, and I knew that if there was a murderer …

25 Beautiful Candle Holders You Can DIY

We had a double dose of candle holder DIYs this last week at Brit HQ, as we made both spooky clay votives and jewel-toned wooden candlestick holders to spruce up our table setting for a colorful Halloween bash. But once we set our costumes aside and start ushering in the winter holidays (already!), …

Duck Confit with Spicy Pickled Raisins

8 Servings<p>The best part of making this duck confit recipe? All the rich fat you’re left with. Use it to roast potatoes­—it’s an easy way to upgrade a classic. Whatever you do, don’t throw it away (it freezes well).<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 skin-on, bone-in duck legs<p>4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced<p>…