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Burberry

Designer Crochet: Oscar de La Renta

Before even doing extensive research I knew I’d heard the brand Oscar de la Renta associated with at least some crochet. That made me excited that …

Your Instagram Feed Is Nothing but "Success Theater": Two Experts on How to See Behind the Smoke and Mirrors

FOMO? Welcome to the club. Lodro Rinzler and Meggan Watterson, authors of new book How to Love Yourself (And Sometimes Other People), tell you how to rise above—and how to kick ass at *all* your relationships, not just the one with your phone.<p>When you spend a good portion of the day scrolling …

A self-made millionaire says a seemingly innocuous daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

In "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," author and self-made millionaire T. Harv Eker identifies a seemingly harmless daily habit average people engage in that the rich refuse to: <b>complaining.</b><p>"Complaining is the absolute worst possible thing you could do for your health or your wealth," Eker …

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

This New Colorful Hair Trend Is Perfect For Brunettes

Rejoice, brunettes! No longer must you suffer the summer-long tyranny of blondes with trendy, cotton candy-colored hair. Now you too can look like …

Water-hazard warning as summer scorcher smacks Bay Area

A scorching heat wave continued to pummel the Bay Area on Wednesday, driving the wilting masses to local beaches — only to face warnings that they’d be risking their lives if they ventured into the water.<p>In one of the Bay Area’s hottest streaks of the year, the National Weather Service cautioned …

Weather

If You Want Your Children To Succeed, Do These 6 Things (Backed By Science)

Seeing your child grow up to be a success is the ultimate goal of a great parent. But raising your child in a way that ensures they achieve that …

Self-improvement

Quick Workarounds For 4 Common Photography Issues

I must admit, I find myself improvising a lot. I tend to forget things so I’m forced to find other ways to achieve what I'm aiming for. But as it …

The Government’s Secret War on Small Business

This story first appeared on Reason.com on August 21, 2015.<p>Banks are sending notices of account closure out to small businesses across the country, …

Victoria Beckham's Best Street Style, Decoded

If you consider yourself a Posh Spice, you probably have a carefully practiced smize, a soft spot for high heels, and a penchant for designer …

Move Over, Kendall — Gigi Hadid's Off-Duty Style Won NYFW

Let's get one thing straight: Kendall Jenner's off-duty game remains strong. But, while Jenner was fine-tuning her strut, yet another Instagram …

Olivia Palermo Champions American Style in Paris

Sure, French girls have inimitable style: perfectly rolled-up jeans, distressed boots that work with everything from a cocktail dress to a rock concert, and the secret to gorgeous tresses down pat. But score one for the States: **Olivia Palermo’**s latest ensemble proves that those across the pond …

Test shows how old your body really is

<b>Scientists say they have developed a way of testing how well, or badly, your body is ageing.</b><p>They say it could help predict when a person will die, identify those at high-risk of dementia and could affect medicine, pensions and insurance.<p>The team at King's College London say looking at "biological …

Alzheimer's Disease

Man who traveled to every country on earth explains the most difficult places to visit and why

This means 196 countries: the 193 members of the United Nations, plus Taiwan, Vatican City, and Kosovo, which are not members but are, to varying degrees, recognized as independent countries by other international actors.<p>In five decades of traveling, I've crossed countries by rickshaw, pedicab, …

U.S. Army

Ladies of London's Caroline Stanbury on What Kate Middleton's Friends Dress Like

We <i>know</i> how Taylor Swift's friends dress—she shows up with them on the red carpet and casts them by the dozen in music videos. Much more of a mystery? What Kate Middleton's posse wears. To shed some light on the brands, outfits, and styling most common to posh Brits, we got in touch with an …

Scientifically proven ways to make your weekend happier

News flash: research finds that people are generally happier on weekends than weekdays. However, some weekends — even a long holiday weekend, like …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

15 Important Life Lessons for Women

Growing up is tough. I still remember sitting in my college dorm and realizing that I actually had to go to the store to buy toothpaste and toilet …

Miranda Kerr's Snapchat Boyfriend, Michelle Phan's Office Tour, and More of August's Most-Read Stories

Bored while waiting for brunch or need to catch up on our city's fashion, shopping, and entertainment news? Here's a roundup of this month's Greatest Hits: the stories that got our readers talking.<p>Evan Spiegel is officially the luckiest 25-year-old dude alive. Besides being the billionaire brainiac …

Mary-Kate Olsen Shows How to Wear Jodhpurs in Real Life

Although the city might be in the throes of pre–US Open fever, out east on Long Island equestrians are putting on their finest jodhpurs for the Hampton Classic. The annual event will come to a close this weekend with several marquee events, and taking in the scene earlier today was <b>Mary-Kate …

8 Pieces of Photo Gear I Wish I Hadn’t Purchased

Since my first DSLR purchase in 2001, I’ve exhibited symptoms of Gear Acquisition Syndrome that have left a sizable dent in my wallet. Here is a list …

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Happiness

11 Unique Style Tricks Only Fashion Girls Will Get

Sure, you consider yourself a fashionable person, and undoubtedly have some top-notch styling tricks up your sleeve. But new inspiration never hurt …

How to create abstract images by dragging your camera

The term ‘camera drag’ may not sound like a particularly good idea, but don’t worry, we guarantee that your camera will come to no harm. Camera drag …

The Most Powerful Names in Fashion Today

The unlikeliest shoe trend of the year – the dad sandal

The Teva Original Universal, an outdoor walking flat, makes sense in a wet summer. But tread carefully, it’s a fine line between high fashion and hiker<p>Being a parent has never been so fashionable. Forget the Kardashian-Wests and Instagram’s impossibly perfect mother, Courtney Adamo, and instead …

High Fashion

See the Hottest Looks at the Teen Choice Awards 2015

Bella Thorne<p>Bella Thorne in a coral embellished Balmain minidress and Lee Savage clutch.<p>Willow Shields<p>Willow Shields in Marni and Christian Louboutin …

Jennifer Lawrence Is 25! Her 5 Best Throwback Moments of the Summer

Congratulations, <b>Jennifer Lawrence</b>—you are officially a quarter of a century old! Not to mention, light years ahead of your peers. In addition to Lawrence’s three Academy Award nominations (she won Best Actress for <i>Silver Linings Playbook</i>), three Golden Globe nominations (she won two), and five SAG …