Skin Deep: Serena Williams Has a Genius Eyebrow Hack

The tennis star leans toward natural products and — no surprise — expects to see results.
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Stephen Colbert Reveals Evil Genius Plan To Avoid ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Spoilers

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The Genius Thing You Should Seriously Do Instead Of Engagement Photos

Trade the engagement photos for a wedding album instead.
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Lowe’s 10 things: Celtics streak, LeBron’s rare genius and Mudiay

This week’s highlights includes Boston’s fun run, LeBron working the corner and jersey madness.
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Moncler Genius RTW Fall 2018

“A Republic of imagination” is how Moncler described its new Moncler Genius project, which the company unveiled with a special event opening Milan Fashion Week on Tuesday.
To be sure, imagination and creativity stood out throughout the installation, which featured a building with seven cells, each of them housing one of the seven collections that Moncler will launch over the next few months with special drops. At the entrance of the space two imaginative museum bookshops displayed the lineup that was developed by Francesco Ragazzi, creative director of Palm Angels, and the eighth brand involved in the Genius project.
Lights were projected on the silver tarps covering the cells, featuring arch entrances giving access to the eight different microcosms. Reflecting the specific identity of each collection, the cells were all decorated with customized installations.
For example, Valentino creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli embellished his cell with works by artist Sidival Fila, which were deeply linked with the sense of purity infused in his Moncler Pierpaolo Piccioli collection. “I wanted to focus on authenticity and the essentials,” the designer said. “That’s the reason why I used the most basic nylon, which I crafted for the silhouettes I like, inspired by Piero della Francesca and Beato

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Home Hack: Majorly Cut Down on Cleaning Time with These 5 Genius Ideas

Cleaning can be such a chore.

Whether it’s as simple as wiping down the countertops or an annual afternoon spent scrubbing the oven, household to-dos can quickly pile up — and overwhelm you.

This year, get ahead of these tedious tasks before they get ahold of you. Sound too good to be true? Try these five simple tricks that will make your home spotless without the everyday stress.

1. Trash Can Trick
There are few things more frustrating than taking out the trash, forgetting to replace the bag and accidentally dumping something in the uncovered can. Cut out the middleman by keeping a few bags at the bottom of the bin. After tying up the old, all you have to do is reach down for the new.

RELATED: Rachel Zoe Reveals Husband Rodger’s Role Around the House: ‘You Are the Best Pack Mule’

2. Sheet Treat
Linen closet out of control? Corral your spare sheet sets by folding up the bed coverings and placing them inside their coordinating pillowcase. Stack the pretty packages to save on space (and sanity).

3. Clever Kits
Instead of keeping all of your supplies in the pantry or under the kitchen sink, make mini baskets of the essentials to be stored in the room’s you tend to the most. Gather your secret weapons — like all-purpose cleaners, gloves, sponges, etc. — place them in a bucket and store somewhere easily accessible, but out of sight.

4. Better Baking
There are few activities less enjoyable than cleaning the oven. Save yourself a ton of elbow grease by lining the bottom with a silicon liner. Not only will it catch everyday spills and stains, but when it becomes truly unbearable, all you have to do is remove it and wipe it down. No getting on your hands and knees required.

RELATED: Savannah Chrisley, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kacey Musgraves and More Celebs with Hyper-Organized Homes

5. Storage Savior
It seems cabinet space is always lacking, but this quick fix can help. Place a standard shelf organizer inside your cramped quarters to add vertical space for dishes or other essentials. You’ll be amazed at how such little effort will reap such noticeable results.

To see these genius ideas at work, watch the full video above. For more cleaning hacks, click here.


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Moncler Reveals Eight Designers for Genius Building Project

GENIUS 8: Moncler revealed on Wednesday the names of the designers and creative talents that are part of its new Genius Building project with the tagline “One House Different Voices.” They are: Valentino’s creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli; stylist Karl Templer who will curate Moncler 1952; Sandro Mandrino for Moncler Grenoble; Simone Rocha; Craig Green; Noir Kei Ninomiya; Hiroshi Fujiwara for Moncler Fragment, and Francesco Ragazzi for Moncler Palm Angels.
The collections for men’s and women’s will be presented together in Milan on Feb. 20, and will be launched as single monthly projects.
Moncler Genius Building will be available at the brand’s boutiques and in pop-up stores around the world.
As reported, Moncler has been teasing the new strategy on social media and billboards here ahead of its show.
Genius Building follows the 10-year run of the Moncler Gamme Bleu and Gamme Rouge lines, designed by Thom Browne and Giambattista Valli, respectively.
 

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‘Last Defense: The Genius of Japanese Meiji Metalwork’ Review: Creativity Forged Anew

A simple installation bears beautiful witness to the mastery achieved in the Edo period and the creative resilience that followed in the Meiji Restoration.
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Original Penguin Bets on Genius, Wale to Remain Relevant With Customers

Original Penguin, like many other brands, is trying to figure out how to speak to the Millennial consumer in an authentic way. According to Kristin Dicunzolo, the vice president of marketing and communications at Original Penguin, working with Genius as its only media outlet for the entire season was a way to do that.
“In the past we’ve used a variety of media partners, but we wanted to go all in with Genius to have 100 percent of the shared voice,” said Dicunzolo, who added that it was important for the brand to work with a platform outside of the fashion space.
Genius, which was founded in 2009, primarily focused on publishing lyrics to rap songs — it was originally called Rap Genius. The platform has since expanded its content — lyrics, news, videos, artist interviews, etc. — to cover all music genres.
In 2016 Genius signed a deal with Spotify, the music streaming service, to integrate annotated lyrics into the music playback experience. Brands are beginning to play with selling merchandise on these platforms. Pat McGrath recently launched a line of beauty products with pop star Maggie Lindemann over Spotify.
“Music resonates with the Millennial customer and we want to make sure we

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The trash-talking, flag-planting, TD-making genius of Baker Mayfield

The Heisman Trophy front-runner has been infuriating and iconic. Even his opponents, who should despise him, can’t help but respect and be in awe of the quarterback.
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Critic’s Notebook: How the Myth of the Artistic Genius Excuses the Abuse of Women

To some, assessing an artist’s work in light of his biography is blasphemous. But it’s time to do away with the idea that they’re separate.
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27 Genius Wedding Ideas Your Guests Will Talk About For Years To Come

Let’s party, people! 🎉
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25 Genius Couples Halloween Costume Ideas

Branded: Couples Halloween CostumesIt’s officially October and you know what that means: Time to get going on that Halloween costume.
If you’re rolling solo on the big night, we don’t blame you for thinking…

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Baz Luhrmann on Karl Lagerfeld’s Staging Genius

SHOW BUSINESS: “I’ve always maintained that if Karl [Lagerfeld] gave up his day job he’d be the world’s greatest opera director. He’s so great at the mise-en-scène, and creating gigantic operatic moments,” said Baz Luhrmann, who joined guests including Cindy Crawford, Vanessa Paradis and Monica Bellucci at the Chanel show Tuesday in the Grand Palais, presented against the backdrop of a vast waterfall set.
“He’s a brilliant stage director, he really is,” added Luhrmann, who said the scenery made him think of the Niagara Falls but also his homeland, Australia. “That brown waterfall, and I love the way the water is shining in the sunlight this morning. It’s great that the Grand Palais has access to the outdoor environment because you can’t create that light—that looks so real up there. It’s brilliant. I guess with Karl, you always ask what’s next, how much bigger can it get?”
“Baz says it reminds him of Niagara Falls, I don’t know, I thought it was something oriental because of the shapes of the trees and the rock,” said Luhrmann’s front row neighbor, Mario Testino. “I was wondering who is throwing the water over the top,” he laughed. The photographer’s current projects include opening more playgrounds in his

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Man Reveals Genius Way To Beat Any Kid At Hide And Seek

This guy has got it all figured out when it comes to hide and seek.

In a new video, a man deploys the ultimate weapon while searching for a boy who’s hiding from him― a pretend fart sound.

After hearing the fake flatulence, the concealed youngster just can’t stop himself from laughing ― which gives up his hiding spot under a duvet.

YouTube user PeterADean shared the adorable clip online Friday, and it’s now going viral. Victory to the (fake) wind-breaker!

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Sidi Genius 5 Fit Carbon Road Cycling Shoe – Women’s Size 42 Color White

Sidi Genius 5 Fit Carbon Road Cycling Shoe – Women’s Size 42 Color White


Microfibra TechPro – Is a microfiber PU Made in Italy. It is considered a highly technological and innovative, eco-friendly leather suitable for technical and sports products which require high performance levels. Performa TechPro incorporates features of resistance, stability, lightness, transpirability, water-repellency and eco-friendliness. Performa TechPro microfiber is Oeko-Tex certified, does not contain harmful substances and respects the limits of the law. Soft Instep Closure System – Is a wide, anatomically curved strap combined with a soft, thermo-formed EVA pad that distributes pressure evenly over the instep area. The Soft Instep Closure System is adjustable from both sides, to perfectly center the EVA pad over a high or low instep. The system eliminates the need for the High Instep Extender. The Soft Instep Closure System is replaceable. Caliper Buckle – Micrometric closure that is adjustable by lifting the central buckle. In order to completely open, lift together both side buckles, or push the center button to slightly loosen one tooth at the time. The system is also adjustable during a race. High Security Velcro – Straps with integrated locking polymer teeth that engage onto each other when the strap is closed. This feature makes the closure more secure and the strap becomes unmovable. Millennium 4 Carbon Composite Sole – Features injected carbon fiber in a matrix of Nylon, providing more rigidity than a standard nylon sole. The Millennium 4 Carbon Composite Sole is also more durable, completely non water-absorbent and mechanically stable, meaning it’s less susceptible to changes in stiffness resulting from aging, prolonged usage, and changes in temperature or humidity. An anti-slip to insert and replaceable polyurethane heel pad are incorporated into the Millennium 4 Carbon Composite Sole, for walkability. The Millennium 4 Carbon Composite Sole uses a standard 3-hole drilling pattern for compatibility with the best pedal systems available, and includes a printed 10 mm lateral and fore/aft cleat alignment scale on the sole as well as the Look Memory Eyelet for easy cleat alignment and replacement. Women’s Specific Tapered last mimics a women’s more tapered foot shape Narrower across the ball of the foot Less volume, on the instep area and a narrower heel cup The reinforced heel keeps the foot in an optimal position and avoids the shoe being deformed by extreme performance or prolonged pressure. For walkability, Sidi cycling shoes include a replaceable polyurethane heel pad. Size 42 Color White
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Price: $ 249.95

How To Avoid Talking To People, As Told In 2 Genius Comics

Engaging in small talk sends plenty of people ― and introverts especially ― into panic mode. For others, small talk just feels shallow and aimless, like so:

In the College Humor comics below, illustrator A.C. Stuart gives us a fail-proof defense against dreaded stop and chat:

Problem. Solved.

Head to Stuart’s Facebook page for more illustrations. 

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TV Veteran Margaret Loesch Joins Kid Genius Cartoon Channel

Longtime family media exec Margaret Loesch is joining VOD service Kid Genius Cartoon Channel. Loesch will serve as executive chairman of the channel, which is one of Genius Brands International’s offerings. She will advise newly elevated channel president Deb Pierson, who was recently upped from general manager. “We are extraordinarily fortunate to have the dean… Read more »

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Maidenform Pure Genius Seamless Boyshort 40848

Maidenform Pure Genius Seamless Boyshort 40848


It’S Pure Genius! Our Soft And Comfortable Maidenform & Pure Genius Seamless Boyshort Was Specifically Engineered To Fit A Woman’S Natural Curves! Soft And Comfortable On The Body. No-Roll Wide Comfort Waistband. Flat, Seamless Leg Elastics. No Vpl (Visible Panty Lines) Lined Gusset. Fabric Content: Nylon/Polyester/Elastane; Gusset Lining: Nylon/Cotton/Elastane

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Sidi Genius 5 Fit Carbon Mega Road Cycling Shoe – Men’s Size 44 Color White/Black/Red

Sidi Genius 5 Fit Carbon Mega Road Cycling Shoe – Men’s Size 44 Color White/Black/Red


Microfibra Microtech – Incorporates features of resistance, stability, lightness, transpirability, water-repellency and eco-friendliness. It is manufactured using the “Water-Tech” water treatment. Lower environmental impact, less noxious emissions into the air and into the work environment and the fact that not solvents, but water-based products were used, is beneficial to the environment as well as the final user. Soft Instep Closure System – Is a wide, anatomically curved strap combined with a soft, thermo-formed EVA pad that distributes pressure evenly over the instep area. The soft instep closure system is adjustable from both sides, to perfectly center the EVA pad over a high or low instep. The system eliminates the need for the High Instep Extender. The soft instep closure system is replaceable. Caliper Buckle – Micrometric closure that is adjustable by lifting the central buckle. In order to completely open, lift together both side buckles, or push the center button to slightly loosen one tooth at the time. The system is also adjustable during a race. High Security Velcro – Straps with integrated locking polymer teeth that engage onto each other when the strap is closed. This feature makes the closure more secure and the strap becomes unmovable. Millennium 4 Carbon Composite Sole – Features injected carbon fiber in a matrix of Nylon, providing more rigidity than a standard nylon sole. The Millennium 4 Carbon Composite Sole is also more durable, completely non water-absorbent and mechanically stable, meaning it’s less susceptible to changes in stiffness resulting from aging, prolonged usage, and changes in temperature or humidity. An anti-slip toe insert and replaceable polyurethane heel pad are incorporated into the Millennium 4 Carbon Composite Sole, for walkability. The Millennium 4 Carbon Composite Sole uses a standard 3-hole drilling pattern for compatibility with the best pedal systems available, and includes a printed 10 mm lateral and fore/aft cleat alignment scale on the sole as well as the Look Memory Eyelet for easy cleat alignment and replacement. Mega Last 4 mm wider across the ball of the foot More volume, a high instep and a wider heel cup Mega lasts are EE – EEE width The reinforced heel keeps the foot in an optimal position and avoids the shoe being deformed by extreme performance or prolonged pressure. For walkability, Sidi cycling shoes include a replaceable polyurethane heel pad. Size 44 Color White/Black/Red
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Price: $ 249.95

Sidi Genius Fit Carbon Road Cycling Shoe – Women’s Size 42 Color Black

Sidi Genius Fit Carbon Road Cycling Shoe – Women’s Size 42 Color Black


Caliper Buckle two-way ratchet for easy on-bike adjustment with incremental tightening and loosening Breathable, supple and durable vented Technomicro microfiber upper with cooling mesh panels Millennium 4 Carbon Composite Sole Last/foot-form and narrow SIDI Heel Cup for perfect fit Adjustable Soft Instep Closure System Padded tongue eliminate pressure points Women’s Specific Sizing – SIDI builds its women’s shoes on an anatomically correct woman-specific last: Tapered last mimics a woman’s more dramatically tapered foot shape*. Proportionately wider forefoot, but with lower volume. Narrower heel Please note that cleats are not included. Compatible cleats may be purchased separately here . * Women with consistently wide or narrow feet, from the heel to the forefoot-may experience better fit in Narrow widths. Size 42 Color Black
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Carters Baby Boys 3-pc. Genius Bodysuit Set

Carters Baby Boys 3-pc. Genius Bodysuit Set


Carter’s offers cute and comfortable clothing with soft, durable fabrics! Short sleeve bodysuit features a Mommy’s Little Genius bodysuit. Set includes a short sleeve Handsome Academy tee and pair of pull-on shorts. 100% Cotton.

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5 Genius Fashion Hacks Using Stuff You Have in Your Kitchen

We love a good hack, but a fashion hack using stuff from your kitchen? We’re all over that. Super chic style blogger Chriselle Lim of The Chriselle Factor has some amazing and fun tips to make your wardrobing life way easier—and they’re pretty fun, too!

Check out Chiselle’s awesome hacks:

  1. Remove scuff marks from suede shoes by “brushing” the scuffed spot with stale bread.
  2. Place tea bags in shoes and leave them in overnight to remove odor.
  3. Spray a mixture of one part vodka and two parts water to deodorize your clothing.
  4. Dry your delicates in a salad spinner instead of waiting for them to dry forever on an indoor dryer.
  5. Remove sweat stains of light colored clothes with fresh lemon juice.

Genius, right? Check out her video to see how it’s done:



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Hip Hop Genius

Hip Hop Genius


Many educators already know that hip-hop can be a powerful tool for engaging students. But can hip-hop save our schools? In Hip Hop Genius, Sam Seidel introduces an iteration of hip-hop education that goes far beyond the usual approach of studying rap music as classroom content and looks instead at deeply honoring the knowledge of urban students. Seidel lays out a vision for how hip-hop’s genius-the resourceful creativity and swagger that took it from a local phenomenon to a global force-can lead to a fundamental remix of the way we think of teaching, school design, and leadership. Through stories about the professional rapper who founded the first hip-hop high school and the aspiring artists currently enrolled there, Hip Hop Genius invites readers to think outside the (boom)box about what hip-hop education can mean and to consider the implications that a broader definition of hip-hop education could have on their teaching and learning experiences. This book is for all of the educators in need of new solutions and all the hip-hop heads who know hip-hop is far more than music. It is for everyone who refuses to watch brilliant young people slip through the cracks and is down to take action. View Sam’s YouTube trailer for the book here

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Your Genius Mind: Why You Don't Need To Be A College Graduate But You Do Need To Think Like One

Your Genius Mind: Why You Don't Need To Be A College Graduate But You Do Need To Think Like One


Don''t let the subtitle fool you. Your Genius Mind is a passionate and unapologetic appeal that serves as a clarion call for increasing the percentage of people in the U.S. and around the world, with a four-year degree. But in this frank, insightful and often humorous account, author K. Candis Best makes clear that a degree will be worthless to anyone who graduates without college level thinking skills. In this book readers will learn:

. Why everyone has a genius to share with the world;
. How a quality college education can help them to find it; and
. What anyone can do to grow their genius through higher education no matter what school they attend.

This is a must-read for anyone who is about to start college for the first time, considering a return to college to complete a degree or needs to be convinced about the true value of a college education.
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Your Genius Mind: Why You Don't Need To Be A College Graduate But You Do Need To Think Like One

Your Genius Mind: Why You Don't Need To Be A College Graduate But You Do Need To Think Like One


Don''t let the subtitle fool you. Your Genius Mind is a passionate and unapologetic appeal that serves as a clarion call for increasing the percentage of people in the U.S. and around the world, with a four-year degree. But in this frank, insightful and often humorous account, author K. Candis Best makes clear that a degree will be worthless to anyone who graduates without college level thinking skills. In this book readers will learn:

. Why everyone has a genius to share with the world;
. How a quality college education can help them to find it; and
. What anyone can do to grow their genius through higher education no matter what school they attend.

This is a must-read for anyone who is about to start college for the first time, considering a return to college to complete a degree or needs to be convinced about the true value of a college education.
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You Know That Waxy Turquoise And Purple Cup That’s So ’90s? Meet Its Genius Designer

You may not know its name, but we know you’ve seen the classic squiggly design that’s most recognizable from paper cups.

Yeah, you know what we’re talking about — that purple and turquoise pattern that hits you with giant pangs of nostalgia. The “Jazz” design began showing up on paper cups about 23 years ago. Recently, an AMA request came in from a Reddit user who wanted to know who the designer was. That pushed reporter Thomas Gounley of Missouri’s Springfield News-Leader to do some digging.

cup
The iconic design.

After much investigation, Gounley was successful and last week he discovered that 50-year-old Gina Ekiss, who lives in Aurora, Mississippi, is the iconic design’s creator, according to his piece in the News-Leader. Ekiss, who’s now a custom frame shop manager at a Hobby Lobby, was met with Internet acclaim as the discovery spread across social media outlets.

“I’m just still pretty stunned about the whole deal,” Ekiss told ABC News in reaction to her Internet stardom. “I’m thrilled that it’s still popular.”

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The path to finding Ekiss wasn’t an easy one. The reporter only knew the designer’s first name as well as the fact that she had worked for the Sweetheart Cup Company, which was later bought by Solo Cup Company. He eventually found a tweet from a person claiming to be the creator’s daughter, according to his article. After looking through public records and coming across Ekiss’ name and address, Gounley drove to her house and confirmed his suspicions.

Turns out, Ekiss had created Jazz as part of an internal cup design contest at the Sweetheart Cup Company in 1989, after outside design firms had came up with unsatisfying results. Ekiss said that Jazz was among three or four different designs she had submitted, and its colors are just ones she felt meshed well.

“I just did turquoise, or teal, because that’s one of my favorite colors,” she told ABC News. “I wanted another overlapping color that would work well together. I just liked the purple with it and everybody seemed pleased with that.”

The 50-year-old still keeps a few products with the Jazz design in her house, and says it’s “insane” that her artwork has become such a memorable part of ’90s culture.

Phew! We can all breathe easy now that this pressing mystery’s finally been solved.

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You Know That Waxy Turquoise And Purple Cup That’s So ’90s? Meet Its Genius Designer

You may not know its name, but we know you’ve seen the classic squiggly design that’s most recognizable from paper cups.

Yeah, you know what we’re talking about — that purple and turquoise pattern that hits you with giant pangs of nostalgia. The “Jazz” design began showing up on paper cups about 23 years ago. Recently, an AMA request came in from a Reddit user who wanted to know who the designer was. That pushed reporter Thomas Gounley of Missouri’s Springfield News-Leader to do some digging.

cup
The iconic design.

After much investigation, Gounley was successful and last week he discovered that 50-year-old Gina Ekiss, who lives in Aurora, Mississippi, is the iconic design’s creator, according to his piece in the News-Leader. Ekiss, who’s now a custom frame shop manager at a Hobby Lobby, was met with Internet acclaim as the discovery spread across social media outlets.

“I’m just still pretty stunned about the whole deal,” Ekiss told ABC News in reaction to her Internet stardom. “I’m thrilled that it’s still popular.”

http://solojazz.tumblr.com/post/121874087614/meet-gina-the-designer-of-the-solo-jazz-cup

The path to finding Ekiss wasn’t an easy one. The reporter only knew the designer’s first name as well as the fact that she had worked for the Sweetheart Cup Company, which was later bought by Solo Cup Company. He eventually found a tweet from a person claiming to be the creator’s daughter, according to his article. After looking through public records and coming across Ekiss’ name and address, Gounley drove to her house and confirmed his suspicions.

Turns out, Ekiss had created Jazz as part of an internal cup design contest at the Sweetheart Cup Company in 1989, after outside design firms had came up with unsatisfying results. Ekiss said that Jazz was among three or four different designs she had submitted, and its colors are just ones she felt meshed well.

“I just did turquoise, or teal, because that’s one of my favorite colors,” she told ABC News. “I wanted another overlapping color that would work well together. I just liked the purple with it and everybody seemed pleased with that.”

The 50-year-old still keeps a few products with the Jazz design in her house, and says it’s “insane” that her artwork has become such a memorable part of ’90s culture.

Phew! We can all breathe easy now that this pressing mystery’s finally been solved.

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You Know That Waxy Turquoise And Purple Cup That’s So ’90s? Meet Its Genius Designer

You may not know its name, but we know you’ve seen the classic squiggly design that’s most recognizable from paper cups.

Yeah, you know what we’re talking about — that purple and turquoise pattern that hits you with giant pangs of nostalgia. The “Jazz” design began showing up on paper cups about 23 years ago. Recently, an AMA request came in from a Reddit user who wanted to know who the designer was. That pushed reporter Thomas Gounley of Missouri’s Springfield News-Leader to do some digging.

cup
The iconic design.

After much investigation, Gounley was successful and last week he discovered that 50-year-old Gina Ekiss, who lives in Aurora, Mississippi, is the iconic design’s creator, according to his piece in the News-Leader. Ekiss, who’s now a custom frame shop manager at a Hobby Lobby, was met with Internet acclaim as the discovery spread across social media outlets.

“I’m just still pretty stunned about the whole deal,” Ekiss told ABC News in reaction to her Internet stardom. “I’m thrilled that it’s still popular.”

http://solojazz.tumblr.com/post/121874087614/meet-gina-the-designer-of-the-solo-jazz-cup

The path to finding Ekiss wasn’t an easy one. The reporter only knew the designer’s first name as well as the fact that she had worked for the Sweetheart Cup Company, which was later bought by Solo Cup Company. He eventually found a tweet from a person claiming to be the creator’s daughter, according to his article. After looking through public records and coming across Ekiss’ name and address, Gounley drove to her house and confirmed his suspicions.

Turns out, Ekiss had created Jazz as part of an internal cup design contest at the Sweetheart Cup Company in 1989, after outside design firms had came up with unsatisfying results. Ekiss said that Jazz was among three or four different designs she had submitted, and its colors are just ones she felt meshed well.

“I just did turquoise, or teal, because that’s one of my favorite colors,” she told ABC News. “I wanted another overlapping color that would work well together. I just liked the purple with it and everybody seemed pleased with that.”

The 50-year-old still keeps a few products with the Jazz design in her house, and says it’s “insane” that her artwork has become such a memorable part of ’90s culture.

Phew! We can all breathe easy now that this pressing mystery’s finally been solved.

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You Know That Waxy Turquoise And Purple Cup That’s So ’90s? Meet Its Genius Designer

You may not know its name, but we know you’ve seen the classic squiggly design that’s most recognizable from paper cups.

Yeah, you know what we’re talking about — that purple and turquoise pattern that hits you with giant pangs of nostalgia. The “Jazz” design began showing up on paper cups about 23 years ago. Recently, an AMA request came in from a Reddit user who wanted to know who the designer was. That pushed reporter Thomas Gounley of Missouri’s Springfield News-Leader to do some digging.

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The iconic design.

After much investigation, Gounley was successful and last week he discovered that 50-year-old Gina Ekiss, who lives in Aurora, Mississippi, is the iconic design’s creator, according to his piece in the News-Leader. Ekiss, who’s now a custom frame shop manager at a Hobby Lobby, was met with Internet acclaim as the discovery spread across social media outlets.

“I’m just still pretty stunned about the whole deal,” Ekiss told ABC News in reaction to her Internet stardom. “I’m thrilled that it’s still popular.”

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The path to finding Ekiss wasn’t an easy one. The reporter only knew the designer’s first name as well as the fact that she had worked for the Sweetheart Cup Company, which was later bought by Solo Cup Company. He eventually found a tweet from a person claiming to be the creator’s daughter, according to his article. After looking through public records and coming across Ekiss’ name and address, Gounley drove to her house and confirmed his suspicions.

Turns out, Ekiss had created Jazz as part of an internal cup design contest at the Sweetheart Cup Company in 1989, after outside design firms had came up with unsatisfying results. Ekiss said that Jazz was among three or four different designs she had submitted, and its colors are just ones she felt meshed well.

“I just did turquoise, or teal, because that’s one of my favorite colors,” she told ABC News. “I wanted another overlapping color that would work well together. I just liked the purple with it and everybody seemed pleased with that.”

The 50-year-old still keeps a few products with the Jazz design in her house, and says it’s “insane” that her artwork has become such a memorable part of ’90s culture.

Phew! We can all breathe easy now that this pressing mystery’s finally been solved.

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A Guy Secretly Recorded An Argument With His Parents In 1985; Some Genius Has Now Animated It

For 16 years, from the age of 12 to 28, Mike Cohen secretly recorded his interactions with his parents. Years later, Cohen’s friend, Rodd Perry, decided to take one of these vintage recordings and animate it.

The result is pure gold.

In the video above, which has racked up more than 230,000 views this week, watch the drama unfold when Cohen’s parents walk into his room and give him an earful. The audio in the clip is said to have been recorded in 1985, during one of Cohen’s visits home during college.

In a post on Reddit this week, Perry explained that the video was his “first attempt” at animation. He said he used both Photoshop and Final Cut to create the viral clip.

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Genius Makeup Artist Transforms Himself Into Kim Kardashian, Dakota Johnson, Other Female Celebs

Paolo Ballesteros, a 32-year-old Filipino actor, model and makeup artist, wowed the Internet last year with his jaw-dropping ability to transform himself into seemingly any female celebrity under the sun — with little more than some deftly-applied makeup.

Ballesteros is making waves yet again this month with several new transformations. He made himself up as Kylie Jenner and as the newly-blond Kim Kardashian, as well as Dakota Johnson, the star of “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

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Ballesteros, host of the Filipino variety show “Eat Bulaga,” told The Huffington Post in an email Tuesday that he started experimenting with celebrity makeup transformations after watching tutorials on YouTube. He made a few attempts, he said, and was “surprised” at how quickly he took to it.

Over the past few months, Ballesteros has transformed himself into several female celebrities. They include Cate Blanchett…

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Cher…

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Jennifer Lopez…

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Ariana Grande…

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…and Jennifer Lawrence.

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Ballesteros told HuffPost that the hardest part of his metamorphoses is getting the nose just right.

“My nose is smaller and shorter [than most celebrities],” he said. “It took me a while to figure out how to do it. By drawing new nostrils, it made my nose more pointy or bigger.”

For see more of Ballesteros’ celebrity makeup transformations, visit his Instagram page.

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Here’s How To Get Every Last Bit Of Peanut Butter Out Of The Jar (This Is Genius)

The worst, worst, worst, worst, worst thing about peanut butter is the construction of its jar. Nothing else is bad about peanut butter; it’s one of the world’s most divine edibles. It satisfies a salty craving, it makes for exquisite sandwiches and it can help keep you full for long periods of time.

But, when you reach the last licks of a jar (which is devastating on its own), the remnants of the nutty spread are near impossible to wrangle. No utensil is agile enough to scrape the remaining bits, and not even a toddler’s hand is slim enough to fit all the way through the jar. In most cases, this quandary results in tossing out the jar while there’s still some perfectly good peanut butter inside. It doesn’t feel right, but it seems there are no other options.

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But there are alternatives to discarding the jar while there’s still a bit of nutty goodness leftover. In fact, there are two tricks. We’ve already discussed overnight oats, which soak up the peanut butter into a mixture of oats, milk and other delectable toppings to craft a perfect breakfast. But overnight oats require patience and a bit of elbow grease. For instant gratification, saw the jar in half. Really!

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Hallelujah, right? It’s so simple, so obvious in hindsight. Just locate an X ACTO knife or a regular kitchen knife and carefully slice the jar in half on a cutting board. Be careful not to scrape your hands on the rough plastic edges. Of course, this trick won’t work with glass jars (sad). You could smash it against a wall, but then you’d be eating more glass shards than peanut butter, and from a medical perspective that just isn’t safe.

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Iggy Azalea: I could have been a genius

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You’re a Genius All the Time : Belief and Technique for Modern Prose

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Free Books: Marketing Genius or Devaluation of Writers?

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Heard at a recent garage sale: “I always take free stuff even when I’m not sure I want it. I mean, it’s FREE; I can always throw it out!

Contemporary culture seems to have a conflicted relationship with free. People will hip-check each other to get to a neighborhood “free box” first, then get suspicious when eager salesmen dangle promotional freebies to close a sale. We all love a free meal but will still wonder what’s wrong with business that the restaurant is offering it. We can rationalize downloading music without payment, yet barely blink when art is auctioned for millions on the basis of “perceived artistic value.”

Then there are books, given away by the boatload in “free book promotions” in hopes of snagging that ever-more desirable demographic: the e-book reader. As the format surpasses all others in global book sales, the seduction of this burgeoning audience has become the mission statement of all book sellers, including indie authors, making Amazon’s brainchild promotion the Holy Grail.

To the uninitiated, the “free book promotion” is a strategy whereby writers offer their e-books free-of-charge for a number of days during their Kindle Select enrollment period. The objective is to entice readers in hopes they’ll download your book, leave a review, stir up positive word-of-mouth, then come back to buy your other books that aren’t free. This presumes, of course, that you have other books; it also presumes those planned objectives are met.

Are they?

Depends who you talk to. Some authors report getting thousands of free downloads, winning higher Amazon rankings and heightened name awareness as a result. Others tout similar stats but lament the cost of sites like BookBub and others that charge $ 200+ to promote those free promotions. Still others contend that the strategy’s value has peaked, as the sheer glut of free product has lowered incentive for readers to ever pay for books (despite e-books already being cheaper than other formats). Writers themselves are conflicted.

I asked indie author, Martin Crosbie, who’s had tremendous success with his books, particularly his novel, My Temporary Life, his view of the strategy:

“If I had not had the ability to offer my book for free I would not have found the readers I have. Reduced and free pricing has been the difference for me between connecting with hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of readers each month as opposed to just a handful. Hopefully some of these tried and true methods will remain effective for a little while as we all scramble to increase our readership, because really, we’re not just selling books. We’re building our reader base; that’s where our real focus is.”

Most would agree, yet some believe the proliferation of freebies has permanently altered the landscape, both in the perceived value of writers and their work and the mindset of readers who’ve become habituated to not paying for books. Literary agent, Jill Corcoran, makes that point in her piece, “The Devaluation of Writers, By Writers“:

“I get it, we all want our books to be read… getting your foot in the door/getting your e-book on anyone and everyone’s e-reader is the first step to [hopefully] selling these buyers your second book. BUT, if your self-pubbed book is free, and, according to bookgorilla, John Green’s THE FAULT OF OUR STARS e-book is worth $ 3.99, then all of us in publishing will need to downsize our houses, our food bill, our lifestyles because unless you are selling a heck of a lot of books, at $ 3.99 or 1/8th of $ 0.99 or at the golden ‘price’ of FREE, we have all just devalued ourselves to a point of below the already pitiful American minimum wage.” [Emphasis added.]

And what about the readers? Where are they in all this? Seems they’re as conflicted as everyone else! Some readers have been quoted as saying they’re not likely to read all the free books on their Kindles, having hundreds they’ve never even opened; others admit they haven’t gone back to buy from writers from whom they’ve downloaded free books. Some say they don’t worry about the quality of what they’ve downloaded because “they were free… I can always delete them”; others say they do prefer better books but can’t rationalize paying for them when so much free product is available.

My opinion? I’ll see your contradictions and raise you some!

One can understand scrambling for readership any way possible; as an indie author marketing my own novel, I get it! But beyond the loss of income, there’s also — at least in my opinion — that issue of quality. With countless sites built on the free/bargain book paradigm, product demand has increased exponentially. Which means for every high-quality writer like Crosbie, there are scores of lesser writers flooding the marketplace with poorly written and produced books that still find ready readership more focused on cost than quality. That bodes ill.

And, frankly, the strategy is limited. If readers don’t return to pay full price for your book, you’re out (and why would they if they’ve already gotten it free?). If readers download that free book but never read it, they won’t be talking about it; hence, no word of mouth. And if you don’t yet have other books to sell during a free promotion… well, that’s as far as it all goes until, maybe, you do.

Which is why writers are endlessly admonished to not spend too much time on marketing but “write, write and WRITE MORE!!” And while it’s always important for writers to write (and when you’re self-marketing a book, balancing those two tasks can be formidable!), too often the rather vigorous push to do so suggests that cranking out book after book is the paramount goal, ratcheting pressure to the point that some writers actually question if “it’s OK to forego professional editing just so I can get this new book up before my promotion.”

NO. It’s not. Not ever. But if the strategy bullies any writer into cutting corners and delivering sub-par books to feed the beast (and we all know there are lots of those out there), it has become counter-productive.

Donna Tartt took over ten years to write her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, The Goldfinch (and it’s only her third book). The great Harper Lee, author of To Kill a Mockingbird, published only one book in her lifetime (albeit, a masterpiece). Many of our most respected authors take years to hone their finely crafted literary works before ever thinking of entering them into the marketplace. Unless one is satisfied just cranking out unspectacular books, indie writers should hold to the same literary standards. Because, ultimately, it’s the quality of what we create that endures, that makes us truly successful writers, not our ranking, not how many free downloads we get; not how many books we post on our Amazon page.

And lastly, why should writers be expected to give their work away on such an expected and persistent basis? Writing is our commodity, our trade. Many of us have spent years honing our craft and gaining the necessary experience to attract meaningful work and appropriate remuneration. Other skilled professionals aren’t expected to repetitively work for free, why should writers? Bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith takes on that question with so many common sense points in his Killing Sacred Cows series, I’ll just leave you with this link: Killing the Top Ten Sacred Cows of Indie Publishing: #9… You Must Sell Books Cheaply. Once you’re done here, go read it; it’s very illuminating!

I remain an optimist, though, hopeful that the more judicious and market-savvy amongst us will realize there’s something culturally essential in supporting quality writers and their work… and with marketing dollars! Until then, I hope readers will, both, enjoy their freebies and repay the favor by fulfilling their end of the deal: reading the book, spreading the word, leaving a thoughtful review… and paying full price for their next one!

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This Itty-Bitty Barbecue Is A Culinary Stroke Of Genius

In case you were really into the idea of using a Pringles can to cook a hot dog but still longed for the delicious taste of burning charcoal, you are now in luck.

Grant Thompson, the self-described “King of Random,” is here to give you the best of both worlds. Using a Mike’s Hard Lemonade can, Thompson created a mini grill that is the perfect size for grilling a hot dog in the summer.

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The Boy Genius and the Mogul

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