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While we could all hang an unadorned light bulb from an extension cord for light, most people prefer chandeliers, light fixtures, and lamps that add a decorative touch to rooms. Industrial designer Craighton Berman, however, took the simplest electric lighting elements — a cord and a light bulb — and turned them into a high-design… READ MORE »


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Is this pretty lady just taking a nap against the bumper of that jalopy? Or is the September issue of W magazine relying on that tasteless staple of high-fashion pictorials — dead models? Really, we get that it’s arty and provocative. But when violence against women is a rampant problem out here in “real life,” READ MORE »


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We know and love Benefit’s cosmetics well — their Bad Gal eyeliner and Dr. Feelgood complexion primer have been makeup bag staples forever — but we don’t exactly think of them first when it comes to perfume. Strike that notion, because their newish Crescent Row line beats out any old Britney Spears fragrance launch any… READ MORE »


Celebs

Serena Williams is under investigation by the International Tennis Federation for her outburst during the U.S. Open semi-finals last month and could be banned from two grand slams, including the Australia Open 2010 which she is expected to headline, under the tennis code of conduct. Serena has been asked to explain what prompted her to… READ MORE »


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I’m very into nail polish; however, I’m not very into how my hands look when the paint begins to chip. If my pinkie loses a little polish but my other nails still look perfect, I could throw on this nail ring from Bijules NYC. Wearing one makes you look like you matched your polish to… READ MORE »


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“I’ve had some absolutely great relationships and some not so great relationships. I’ve been in some relationships where I’ve felt terribly alone. Just because you’re with someone it doesn’t mean you’re incredibly happy and complete.”George Clooney talks relationships with the Daily Mirror. Sorry, you’ll have to get in line to complete him behind me. … READ MORE »


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Nicole Richie and Joel Madden looked a little prom-y at the Noble Humanitarian Awards. His tie and highlights make him look as if he were an afterthought when they were deciding what to wear. But what do you think? Is there ever an appropriate time to match to your date? [10/18/09, Beverly Hills] … READ MORE »



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I don’t know what’s gotten into me lately, but I seem to have developed some kind of strange, vague obsession with Shauna Sand. There is something about a woman who walks around 24/7 in Lucite stripper shoes, who has turned herself into a kind of living Barbie, who may very well have produced herREAD MORE »


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Earlier this year, the FDA approved a generic low-dose birth control called Tri-Lo Sprintec. Afterward, many insurance companies — including mine — switched coverage from the name-brand Ortho Tri-Cyclen Lo to the much cheaper, newly approved generic brand. In July, just a few days before my wedding, my pharmacist informed me of the switch and… READ MORE »


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I am a freshman in college and am loving it. I had no trouble making the transition and while I miss my family, I’ve found it relatively easy to settle into my new situation. Before moving in, I had to say goodbye to my best friend, which was the toughest thing I’ve ever had to… READ MORE »


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Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosia walked in the VS fashion show four months after giving birth to her first child. And she looked the sort of good that inspires teenage boys everywhere to steal mommy’s catalog for, well, personal use. Given that most women complain endlessly about the difficulty of losing baby weight coupled with… READ MORE »