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Fashion’s Harlem Address

Eric Wilson New York Times 24.05.2008
STILL GOLDEN A 1960s dress from Seasoned to Perfection.   Gasuza Lwanga of Gasuza Media

IN the self-aggrandizing nature of fashion speak, the term “emerging designer market” is often employed to mask what to the average mind would be called a “crafts fair,” where the only key to entry is a hot glue gun and a sack of beads.

Zethina Cosmetics provides natural, locally made products

Patricia Bathurst azcentral.com 24.05.2008
Zethina Cosmetics provides natural, locally made products

Life as a professional model took Arizona native Zethina Haehl around the world and gave her real-life experience in how to look your best on and off camera.


Lingerie Stores Enjoyed Heyday, but Now Simply Try to Survive

Hidden amid the hip shoe stores, stylish coffee shops and Asian markets on Orchard and Grand Streets are tiny remnants of the Lower East Side of long ago.

4 Most Harmful Ingredients in Packaged Foods

Ninety percent of Americans' household food budget is spent on processed foods, the majority of which are filled with additives and stripped of nutrients. Discover which common ingredients in the foods you eat pose the greatest risk to your health.


Forget the bulb: world’s first illuminating glass

Eco-friendly lightbulbs are an energy efficient step in the right direction, but it could be that the bulb’s days are numbered. First we had light-emitting wallpaper, and now Saazs’ light-emitting glass plates. Using planilum technology, these pla...

Can diet affect sex drive?

Ayandrali Gupta The Times of India 23.05.2008
Can diet affect sex drive?

Are you envious when you hear women share juicy sex lives? Is your libido falling faster than the market? Fret not: You can boost your appetite for sex with a little help from The Orgasmic Diet...


Most Expensive Spirits in the World

Ophelia Payne DivineCaroline 22.05.2008
Most Expensive Spirits in the World

Most Expensive Cognac: £1,000,000 (~ $1,946,617) ...

Growing buds in offices increase employee's job satisfaction

If it wasn’t already something that we all have probably thought about or experienced on our own, plants have been proven to make office workers happier, more satisfied with their jobs, the work they do and job satisfaction. It seems that most peo...


42 Awesome Business Card Designs (With Links to 100s More)

In today’s tech-oriented world of short attention spans it is more important than ever to make a compelling first impression. A brilliant business card that speaks to your profession, serves some unusual function or that transforms into something ...

Wall Street Burger Joint Dishes Out $175 Burger

NEW YORK (CBS) ― The list of exotic and outrageously expensive menu items found in New York City has grown by one, with the addition of the $175 burger found in lower Manhattan. So much for talk of a recession.


Obesity fuels growing ‘boy-boob’ problem

Nigel Hawkes The Times 21.05.2008
Obesity fuels growing ‘boy-boob’ problem

Obesity has been blamed for the growing problem of “boy-boobs” – cases of teenage boys with breasts so well developed that surgery is needed to reduce them. Doctors at Alder Hey Hospital in Liverpool say that they are seeing dozens of teenagers ev...

Killer Jobs: 10 Painful Professions

LARA SALAHI ABC News 21.05.2008
Killer Jobs: 10 Painful Professions

No matter how much you love your job, there always will be days of strain and headaches. But for some, work brings daily aches and pains that can develop into something worse. In some professions, people suffer the hurt -- but keep going back ever...


A Sporty and Affordable Electric Vehicle

Jorge Chapa Inhabitat 21.05.2008
A Sporty and Affordable Electric Vehicle

Although we love our public transportation here at Inhabitat, we cannot deny the allure of a zero-emission vehicle. We’re always excited to see more sustainable transportation options for consumers, especially when they go from concept to complete...

99 Extraordinary Uses for Ordinary Objects

Imagine all of the silly old stuff you have sitting around the house that is simply going to waste and hasn’t been used in years. Think it’s all junk? Perhaps not. Here are ninety-nine creative ways you can use things you thought had only one purp...


Alison Is America's Hottest College Girl 2008

MEET ALISON: What's your favorite movie? It's a tie between Fight Club and American History X. Or just anything with Edward Norton. A-mazing.

Overlanders like to rough it with coffee

Australia's rugged outback tucker was once damper and tea. Today it's more likely to be friand and a macchiato. So say researchers who have looked closely at the sort of Australians who are trekking inland in their four-wheel drives, and how th...


Cheesy Recipe

Hsiao-Ching Chou Examiner.com 18.05.2008
Cheesy Recipe

I was at the Seattle Cheese Festival today. I thought I'd share one of the recipes that a local chef demonstrated:

10 Lamps I Want In My House

Adam Fuhrer 18.05.2008
10 Lamps I Want In My House

Alien Abduction Lamp: “the alien abduction lamp is something new, unique and original for the lamp industry, a really good alternative to the old boring lamps. some of you might already want to purchase this lamp, but this lamp is still in the con...


No wonder Iceland has the happiest people on earth

John Carlin The Guardian 18.05.2008
No wonder Iceland has the happiest people on earth

Highest birth rate in Europe + highest divorce rate + highest percentage of women working outside the home = the best country in the world in which to live. There has to be something wrong with this equation. Put those three factors together - loa...

Wooden supercar

Manager Online 17.05.2008
Wooden supercar

A US designer is working on the world's first wooden supercar. Joe Harmon, 27, started the project with other students at North Carolina State University to see whether it was possible to build a performance car out of wood.



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