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How to Make Beautiful Waves Using Elastic Bands and a Flat Iron

You should get a flat iron and bands if you want to make wonderful waves in an ingenious way, and it involves a technique which is very simple. You …

Seven F-words to help find balance in your life

When the Florida housing market dissolved a few years ago after the bubble burst, realtor Deborah Bacarella found herself working twice as hard for half the money. Frustrated and uncertain, she was lunching at one of the city's finest country clubs with a client when she burst into tears after he …

Mother’s Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

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How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

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Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

Dengue fever is back: why the dangerous disease is here to stay

Once eradicated in the US, this mosquito-borne illness is once again thwarting prevention efforts<p>If the most efficient dengue fever carrier, a mosquito called <i>Aedes aegypti</i>, establishes itself in California, it won't be because the state didn't put up a fight. Since the mosquito was first spotted on …

How to Buy, Store, and Cook with Oranges, In Season in December

Tips for buying and storing oranges, which are in season in December—plus 10 recipes<p>While you're (probably) freezing this winter, think about the oranges that are basking in the sunshine down south. These citrusy fruits have a tendency to brighten things up, after all, whether they're simply peeled …

10 Bartending Terms You Might Not Know

Hang out in bars long enough, and you'll start to hear the bartender throwing around all sorts of interesting words and phrases. And I'm not talking about the Tagalog profanity she picked up while backpacking through the Philippines; I mean the lexicon of bartending.<p>Today, a glossary of the secret …

Get Started Making Crêpes

While crêpes may seem delicate and fussy to cook, there’s no reason to be intimidated, according to Chowhounds, who say the learning curve isn’t very …

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