Yi Wei Lim

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20+ Funny Textbook Doodles That Are So Clever, Teachers Won’t Be Mad

For a student, sitting in a classroom for hours at a time can get monotonous—especially as a instructor lectures on and on, day after day. Many bored students can't sit idly by without doing <i>something</i>, so doodling is a great way to keep their hands busy and minds occupied while class goes on. Not …

Illustration

Photographer Spends 10 Years Giving a Voice and Face to Subcultures Around the World

Czech photographer David Tesinsky has spent the past 10 years documenting subcultures and urban life around the globe. His fascinating work is sometimes painful to view, but important to share. His documentary photography reminds us that people living on the fringes of society still contribute, for …

Subculture

9 Paper Cutting Artists Whose Works Are a Cut Above the Rest

As an age-old artistic medium, paper remains a key player in contemporary art. From folded forms to colossal installations, paper art continues to inspire artists today. One practice that has become particularly popular is paper cutting, a genre defined by its inventive and intricate cuts.<p>While, …

Artists

The Best-Selling Products from the Most Popular Natural Beauty Stores

It can be overwhelming to figure out what to buy.<p>Natural beauty is one of the fastest-growing areas in the beauty industry, and dozens of new brands have popped up in the last few years, as have multiple retailers to sell those brands. (Insert my usual reminder here that the words “natural” and …

Beauty

Does Drinking Collagen Actually Do Anything for Your Skin?

When I first started to see collagen pills and powders coming across my desk about a year ago, I thought, This is total beauty BS. But the collagen …

Skin Care

Load Up Your Thermos All Week Long With These 14 Instant Pot Soups

Whether you’re a teacher or just sending the kids back to school, this time of year is one for fresh starts — and meals. That includes prepping your own lunch while you’re packing the kids’. Since you spent the summer eating mason jar salads, it’s time to warm things up with comforting soups. Of …

Cooking

Apple Gets Tough on Hong Kong Phone Touts

Apple Inc. is making it harder for touts to profit from buying iPhones in Hong Kong only to sell them on the black market in China.<p>From August 15, …

BREAKING: Hong Kong Jails 'Political Prisoners' Wong, Law and Chow

Pro-democracy activists Joshua Wong (黃之鋒), Alex Chow (周永康) and Nathan Law (羅冠聰) were today sent to prison for their roles in the events that sparked the 2014 Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong.<p>The trio was last year found guilty of offenses related to entering Hong Kong’s Civic Square on Sept. 26, 2014 …

Hong Kong

I’m a Christian — Charlottesville Has Been a Wake-Up Call

Rifling through old photos of my mom for an article, I found a picture of myself from my sophomore year of high school. In front of me on a table is an issue of <i>Christianity Today</i> magazine alongside a leather-bound Bible adorned with a carefully-placed BUSH/CHENEY 2004 bumper sticker. Beyond the …

Faith

8 Monochromatic Makeup Looks That Are Easy to Master

Pairing the right shade of lipstick with your eye shadow and blush can be a little too time-consuming. Thankfully, this season welcomed a hot trend that makes our lives a little simpler and streamlined, not to mention runway-approved. That’s right — we’re talking about monochromatic makeup. Tons of …

Makeup

The Plant-Based Mixer We’re Adding to All Our Summer Cocktails

Aloe vera is for more than your sunburned bod.<p>I’m generally skeptical of extra stuff in my cocktails. On one hand, my usual drink orders—Negronis, Boulevardiers, Manhattans if I’m feeling extra frisky—have no added sugar, chemicals, or funky stuff. On the other hand… they’re, well, 100-percent …

Food

17 Healthy Sauce Recipes So You Never Have to Eat Boring Food Again

Foodies

New technology promises a comfortable high heel, but begs the question: Why wear heels at all?

The comedian Henry Youngman was famous for his one-liners. In one of his better-known jokes, a patient visits the doctor. “Doctor, it hurts when I do this,” the patient says, to which the doctor replies: “Don’t do that!”<p>As leagues of women will attest, it hurts to wear high heels. “They’re so …

Shoes

My meeting with a rapist in India who thinks he can make up for his crime by marrying the child he violated

A ten-year-old girl was recently denied an abortion by the supreme court of India. She was a victim of rape, which she alleges was perpetrated by her uncle several times over a period of seven months. Her pregnancy was discovered after she complained of stomach ache and was taken to the hospital, …

Crime

Over 4,300 Vintage Photos From the Invasion of Normandy Are Available Online

Launched on June 6 with D-Day, the Normandy Invasion lasted throughout the summer of 1944, as Allied troops liberated all of northern France. Now, in order to make information about the Invasion more accessible, the PhotosNormandie Flickr account has over 4,300 archival images from D-Day to August …

France

Unraveling the Emotional Depth of Edward Hopper’s Modern Masterpiece ‘Nighthawks’

Celebrated as a key figure of 20th century American art, lifelong New Yorker Edward Hopper held that “great art is the outward expression of an inner life in the artist, and this inner life will result in his personal vision of the world.” While this intimate artistic approach is apparent in many …

Artists

15+ Color Photos of Frida Kahlo That Capture Her Iconic Spirit

As an avid admirer of the self-portrait, depictions of Frida Kahlo are not far and few in between. In addition to her own painted portrayals, contemporaneous photographers often employed Kahlo as the subject of their photographs, which were typically shot in traditional black-and-white film. From …

Artists

7 Most Spectacular ‘Mirror Room’ Installations by Yayoi Kusama

For decades, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama has experimented with multiple mediums and styles of artistic expression. While her experience spans drawing, painting, collage, sculpture, and performance art, she is perhaps best known for her immersive—and seemingly infinite—<i>Mirror Room</i> …

Art

A Definitive Ranking of 23 Bonne Maman Flavors

We tried every. single. one. of the gingham-topped preserves, jellies, and spreads in a very sweet taste test.<p>You probably eat fewer peanut butter and jelly sandwiches now than you did as a kid, but there's at least one jar of fruit preserves in your cupboard. It might just be Bonne Maman, which is …

Baking

Keep Pickled Onions in Your Fridge at All Times

Red onions quick-pickled in apple cider vinegar will save your grain bowls, breakfast tacos, and more.<p>Amongst various jams, mustards, and unidentifiable leftovers I should have already thrown out, there's often a pint container of quick pickled onions in my fridge. That may sound fancy and chef-y, …

Recipes

How CeraVe Became the Internet’s Cult-Favorite Drugstore Brand

If you’ve ever happened upon the trending section of Reddit’s Skincare Addiction, a massive thread of dermatologists, experts, and full-blown skin …

Why People Won’t Stop Talking About Tomi Lahren’s Politicon Interview

You’ve probably heard by now that over the weekend, comedian Chelsea Handler and conservative internet personality Tomi Lahren had a chat about “the issues” at Politicon in Pasadena, California. Any meeting of two women with such diametrically opposed political views (Handler is unapologetically …

ObamaCare

This Sorority’s Swimsuit Pic Is Basically Taking Over the Internet

<i>Every Body celebrates inclusivity and the representation of human beings in every shape and form.</i><p>With one epic Instagram pic, a group of Florida sorority sisters has gone viral. The Florida A&M chapter of Delta Sigma Theta’s class of 2007 had a reunion holiday in Costa Rica. While there, this …

Costa Rica

A Shocking Number of American Women Are Dying from Childbirth

Though pregnancy is very common, carrying and having a child can still be quite dangerous. Pregnancy and childbirth remain the leading cause of death for young women between 15 and 19 globally, but pregnant adult women in the US also face significant risks during childbirth.<p>Indeed, the US has the …

Pregnancy

Caramelized Onions

Learning how to properly caramelize onions is key. Once you've mastered the basic technique, you’ll use them for everything from French onion soup to onion dip to topping burgers. Here, we break down the process step by step.<p>Ingredients<p>2 large yellow onions, peeled (about 1 pound)<p>2 tablespoons …

Recipes

There’s a Historically Royal Reason Prince George Always Wears Shorts

Prince George seems to have a kind of uniform — shorts with dress shoes, socks, and a collared shirt. The go-to look is not only cute, it lets the little prince move around all while looking presentable, but it turns out comfort isn’t the only reason behind this uniform. Like with his mom Kate …

Royal Family

How to Use Modern Home Decor in Unexpected Ways

If you feel like you're seeing all the same decorating ideas over and over and would rather take a fresh approach to your interiors, consider these 9 ways of using home decor to revitalize your space.<p>Tie a room together by manipulating interior elements.

Home

The Most Underrated Color for Interiors (& How to Work It)

Not long ago, we proclaimed that blue was the most popular color in home decor. But if we had to take a guess as to what might be the most …

13 Small Space Living Hacks That Can Work in Any Size Home

Vertical gardens and multi-purpose furniture are about to change your life.<p>If there's any trend we won't be escaping any time soon, it's downsizing. Tiny homes are a national phenomenon, and the lifestyle changes associated with low-impact living — from composting to conscientiously tidying up — …

Hacking

First Look: 10 Things You’re Definitely Going to Want from IKEA’s 2018 Catalog, Before it Comes Out

1 of 10<p>It's About to Be 2018 at IKEA!<p>The arrival of a new IKEA catalog is an annual event to be celebrated, and, if you're anything like us, spent …