Life & Style

November 14, 2018
By Microsoft
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Next-level tech gift ideas for the techie who has it all

Ad Content from Microsoft Is it holiday season already? Even with our phones, laptops, tablets, and smart watches keeping track of time, somehow the season still seems to sneak up on us every year. Sp...

October 23, 2018
By Xavier Piedra
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The Instagram artist who turns pop divas into 'Pokémon' leaders warms my gaymer heart

This is Ode To..., a weekly column where we share the stuff we're really into in hopes that you'll be really into it, too. As an avid gaymer, I'm naturally drawn to anything that involves video games ...

October 26, 2018
By Kevin Billings
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These $75 earbuds might actually be worth the money — hear us out

While there are more headphone options on the market than ever before, choosing the right pair for your needs isn't all that easy. Not only are there tons of models to choose from — Earbuds! Over-ea...

November 9, 2018
By Richard Lawler
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The Morning After: An electric Harley-Davidson

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. It's Friday, and we finally have a name for Disney's new streaming service -- you can probably guess what it is. Also, we've reviewed Microsoft's latest laptop an...

November 9, 2018
By Noel Murray
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This weekend, stream some ‘Nordic noir’ on Netflix, starting with Deadwind

After the success of Stieg Larsson’s international bestseller The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, the Nordic noir genre expanded internationally, bringing dark, grim, character-based crime procedurals ...

November 1, 2018
By Billy Steele
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Jaybird's Tarah Pro wireless earbuds offer 14 hours of music for $160

While true wireless earbuds might be all the rage in 2018, a lot of folks still prefer their audio gear to be tethered. For those people, companies like Jaybird continue to roll out new products with ...

November 5, 2018
By Haroon Siddique
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Plastic surgeons call for cigarette-style warnings on fireworks

Graphic pictures showing impact of injuries should be mandatory, say medics Fireworks packaging should have cigarette-style graphic warnings showing the impact of life-changing injuries, plastic surge...

October 19, 2018
By HOLLAND COTTER
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Critic’s Pick: Bruce Nauman Reappears: Pay Attention

“Disappearing Acts” lets us see with clarity where the artist stands and why he is pertinent to our wrenching moment.

November 8, 2018
By Private
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Kit Kemp's New Blog Goes Behind the Scenes of Her Vibrant Designs

Design Thread offers a deeper look into the designer's life and style

October 30, 2018
By Lilit Marcus
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An entire town in New Zealand is for sale

Lake Waitaki Village, an abandoned town on the South Island about 180 km (112 miles) north of Dunedin, is up for sale for a cool $2.8 million.

October 22, 2018
By Lara Walsh
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10 of Midge's best outfits in 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel'

When "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" first made its marvelous debut on Amazon Prime, viewers were captivated by the vivacious Miriam "Midge" Maisel and her unforgettable style. With a penchant for in-your...

November 3, 2018
By Dana Froome
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7 of the best places to buy glasses and frames online

Let’s face it: Shopping for eyeglasses is no easy task. Even if your doctor’s office has frames and glasses available for purchase, they’re most likely expensive or just not your style. Luckily,...

October 27, 2018
By John S Gardner
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Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom review: a monumental biography

David Blight has written a must-read life of the escaped slave who held America ‘to the lightning scorn of moral indignation’ If Frederick Douglass had been born white in 19th-century America, he ...

November 1, 2018
By DANIEL McCARTHY
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There’s No Going Back. The G.O.P. Is Trump’s Party.

The president has reclaimed the formula that made the landslide victories of the Nixon and Reagan years possible.

October 23, 2018
By Daniel Boan
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Kate Middleton wore a mermaid gown with one of Princess Diana's tiaras and she looks like a real-life Cinderella

Kate Middleton wore a blue mermaid-style gown by Alexander McQueen to a state banquet at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. The Cinderella-esque gown made the duchess look like a real-life Disney princess....

November 6, 2018
By Abby Jones
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10 actors who learned to play instruments for a movie role

It's no secret that being an actor often requires picking up a few extra skills along the way— and sometimes these skills include playing musical instruments. It's not always easy to learn how to pl...

November 18, 2018
By Louryn Strampe
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Pick up a pair of Sony Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones for just $38

Listen here. Amazon is offering these Sony Wireless In-Ear Headphones in black, white, red, or blue for just $38. That gets you $10 off the normal price, and brings these down to the lowest we've ever...

November 5, 2018
By Rudie Obias
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If you want to build your own 'Fortnite,' these courses can help

If you go to a public space and spot a group of kids (or maybe even adults) huddled together and hunched over their respective smartphones, they're most likely doing either one of two things: playing ...

October 25, 2018
By JAMES PONIEWOZIK
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Review: ‘Deutschland 86,’ an East-West Thriller, Looks South

Maria Schrader and Jonas Nay in “Deutschland 86.” The German series, beginning Thursday on SundanceTV, is a followup to “Deutschland 83,” from 2015.

October 27, 2018
By Jacob Kastrenakes
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New trailers: Bohemian Rhapsody, How to Train Your Dragon 3, Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and more

Plus new movies with Natalie Portman and Liam Neeson.

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