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21 Portraits of Women From Around the World Show Beauty Comes in All Forms. "Beauty is diversity," says photographer Mihaela Noroc, "and I travel the world to discover it.

21 Portraits of Women From Around the World Show Beauty Comes in All Forms

" Wattpad debuts Tap, an app for reading chat-style short stories. A new mobile app called Tap, launching today, introduces a different way to read stories on your phone: as text message-like chats.

Wattpad debuts Tap, an app for reading chat-style short stories

The app is the latest from Wattpad, a social publishing platform for authors whose community now includes over 45 million readers worldwide, who visit its site or its flagship mobile app to read its nearly 250 million stories. With Tap, Wattpad is stepping away from the traditional storytelling format to experiment with a unique style of entertainment The app lets users discover “chat-style” stories – that is, those that unfold as you tap to reveal the next part. The stories are designed to feel like you’re reading someone else’s chat conversations, the company explains, and they are even visually presented in a text messaging-style format. Family Fun Pack. Who is Family Fun Pack?

Family Fun Pack

We think we are a pretty fun family, but this video shows it! It's a pretty good overview of what it is we do :) Thanks for watching! Don't forget to give us a THUMBS UP! Red Hook, Brooklyn. Fred and Far jewellery line tells women to love and commit to themselves. Between work, motherhood, working out, socialising and general life tasks, many women have a lot on their plates and can often forget about their own happiness throughout the daily grind.

Fred and Far jewellery line tells women to love and commit to themselves

When was the last time you stopped for a moment and took some time out for yourself, for instance? Olivia Culpo’s Oscars Dress Was Made Entirely From Stella Artois’ Glass Chalices « AMP 1037. Gordon Ramsay Teaches Cooking. The eyes have it: how staring at strangers became a global movement. We don’t normally look for a deep and personal connection with total strangers, but for the attendees at The Human Connection’s monthly eye-gazing events, that’s exactly what we’re here for.

The eyes have it: how staring at strangers became a global movement

Usually steel-reinforced personal space bubbles have been punctured, and in a corner of the Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne, people have gathered hoping to take a look through the windows of another’s soul. A group of assorted people – many in hippie and festival gear, but plenty in unremarkable Saturday wear – are sitting cross-legged on the grass. The drill is simple: find someone sitting alone, sit opposite them, gaze silently into each other’s eyes for as long as you feel like it, then chat. Over the course of three hours, I gaze into the eyes of 11 strangers. Some are meditative and peaceful. GoldieBlox & Rube Goldberg "Princess Machine"

Daily Telegraph. To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser below. Facebook App: Open links in External Browser There is a specific issue with the Facebook in-app browser intermittently making requests to websites without cookies that had previously been set. This appears to be a defect in the browser which should be addressed soon.

The simplest approach to avoid this problem is to continue to use the Facebook app but not use the in-app browser. Open the settings menu by clicking the hamburger menu in the top right Choose "App Settings" from the menu Turn on the option "Links Open Externally" (This will use the device's default browser) Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 7, 8 & 9 Open the Internet Browser Click Tools> Internet Options>Privacy>Advanced Check Override automatic cookie handling For First-party Cookies and Third-party Cookies click Accept Click OK and OK Enabling Cookies in Firefox Enabling Cookies in Google Chrome. MakerSpace & Co's First Birthday, Sydney. Celebrate a year's worth of making with a class or two, chased with a street party.

MakerSpace & Co's First Birthday, Sydney

For a whole year now, MakerSpace and Company has been providing Sydneysiders with a place to make, build and create. Hundreds of folk who'd long dreamt about blacksmithing, pottery, jewellery-making and bicycle-building have been getting their hands busy, while avoiding the costly overheads of workshop rent and gear purchases. Your Heaps Exclusive Community Film & Arts Festival. A Gold Coast Hotel Is Letting You Peer Into Other People’s Rooms and Lives. Because everyone's a voyeur — and a performer.

A Gold Coast Hotel Is Letting You Peer Into Other People’s Rooms and Lives

We've all wondered what goes on behind closed doors. It's the whole reason that gossip magazines and reality TV exist, after all. But, there's a difference between reading about it or watching it on television, and actually walking into someone's hotel room and seeing it with your own eyes — and QT Gold Coast is currently letting people do the latter. At the first Hotelling program in what is hoped will become a regular event, audiences explore the building from the penthouse down to the tennis court; however they're privy to more than fancy '80s-style baths in the former and somewhere to play sports at the latter.

They also meet the inhabitants, from a hostess living right at the top, to a visiting IT exec fighting with his wife, to an otherworldly presence channelling a rock star. First cab off the rank is Slavka, partying on the highest level of the place that just last week hosted the Thor: Ragnarok wrap party.