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How We Get Tall

Men grew four inches in 100 years, mostly in the early 20th century. How they managed that speaks to how our childhood living conditions influence our stature.<p>Emperor Napoleon I of France lends his name to an insecurity complex that supposedly plagues some short men. But the neurosis is misnamed: …

How to dress: black and white

The meaning of black and white should be clear. Isn't that what is intended by the phrase "in black and white", after all? Black-and-white clothing …

Elsa Schiaparelli: the 1930s designer coming back into fashion

Dressmaker to Katharine Hepburn and Marlene Dietrich, collaborator with Salvador Dalí and creator of her own shade of signature pink, Elsa …

Can you find LANVIN's Alber Elbaz in this sea of models? http://wmag.co/12swuV3

Grazia

Weekender: Romain Jimenez, cheese toastie seller, 27

<b>I used to work on the check-in desk for Air France.</b> It was a good job: I got free flights, it was secure, I had money. I wanted to become a manager, …

The six best timesaving beauty products

I think people assume I spend hours a day putting on makeup. Understandable, given my job, but in reality far from the truth. I'm a single mother of …

Bites from other Blogs

• The Pecan Toffee Coffee Cake from Katie at the Kitchen Door is not your average coffee cake. Baked in a bundt pan, this cake features in indulgent …

Homemade Marshmallow Ropes

I first saw marshmallow ropes a few years ago at a local specialty market and loved them instantly. They looked so colorful and fun sitting there on …

Paolo Soleri obituary

"If you are truly concerned about the problems of pollution, waste, energy depletion, land, water, air and biological conservation, poverty, …

Leonard Lauder's $1bn gift to Met gives new lease of life to cubism

In an age when art collectors are best known for following the glamorous biennial and art fair circuit around the world in luxury yachts as they …

Australian artist Loui Jover's "Learning to Fly" ($400) is a pen-and-ink drawing on vintage book paper. http://saatol.us/16NiExo Discover more original art for $500 & under in our latest collection: http://saatol.us/ZfRGJx

How one company taught it's employees to be happier and what happened next. http://trib.al/wHF3gB6

We all have stories to tell. We are all protagonists. But so often, we describe ourselves by what we are not-we use hollow, useless descriptions of our lives and selves. If we can avoid these storytelling traps, our biographies can be epic. http://bit.ly/1543ANQ A reminder: You are not your social media profile.

Google Glass

• <b>Update:</b> Our Google Glass review has been updated to note that it ceased production in 2015. But Google's the novel head-worn computer experiment may …

How to Make a Double Exposure

Multiple exposure is a technique that many film photographers discovered by complete accident – either the camera broke and the film didn’t advance, …

How to Easily Create Selective Color Using Lightroom

This is a guest post by: John Davenport Selective color photography has been around for ages. It’s something that has been used in the movies – …

Street Artist Roadsworth Transforms the Streets of Montreal into a Visual Playground | Colossal

<p>In 2001, artist Peter Gibson began a guerrilla street art campaign to encourage the city of Montreal to build more bike lanes. What began as a …

Beyond App Store search: how to find the iOS apps right for you

One of the most challenging things to do on any iOS device is find a good app. Not because there aren’t any out there. Quite the opposite: there are …

Street Artist Roadsworth Transforms the Streets of Montreal into a Visual Playground

Street Artist Roadsworth Transforms the Streets of Montreal into a Visual Playground.

On the Red Couch with Graffiti Blogger Jowy Romano

Inside Flipboard / April 10, 2013<p><i>Besides its primary role of transportation, the New York City subway system is a moving gallery. However, its form</i> …

Movie Review – Oblivion (2013)

<b>Oblivion</b>, 2013.<p>Directed by Joseph Kosinski.<br>Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Melissa …

Breathtaking Time-Lapse Shot Over Six Months on New Zealand’s North Island

This time-lapse, shot by photographer Bevan Percival on New Zealand’s North Island, has to be one of the most beautiful we’ve ever shared. Shot over …

Articles about qa paper engineer matthew shlian on Dwell.com - Dwell

Apophenia: the experience of seeing meaningful patterns or connections in random or meaningless data.<p>From Jakarta to Brazil, Brooklyn based photographer Matthew Williams has traveled the globe for Dwell.<p>When Matthew Carter finished high school in England in the 1950s, he moved to the Netherlands …

Car Tech

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

Kid’s Storage Boxes

<i>StyleNest have rounded up the best kid’s storage boxes to ensure your little ones rooms are kept tidy and looking stylish.</i> <i></i><p>If you’re having a spring …

Australia fashion week: three designers to watch

Thought Australia fashion week was probably all about surfer chic, board shorts and bikinis? Well, where have you been? Since 1995, AFW has been …

Sepai Tune It

<i>Unveiling new Sepai TUNE IT and BASIC LINES, offering innovative treatments and prime skin performance.</i><p>Clinically proven, Sepai’s new treatment …