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11 Tinted Moisturizers Glamour Editors Rave About

When it comes to the question of what's the best tinted moisturizer, finding an answer that makes everyone happy isn't easy. There's a laundry list of must-haves: (1) Coverage that's light to medium, so that you can smear it on without splotches of color giving away that you applied it in a rush. …

Skin Care

The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Are you ready for the best road trip of your life?<p>Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty …

National Parks

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

Apps

Baby Boomers Are Downsizing and There’s A Problem: What To Do With All Their Stuff

As baby boomers move to smaller homes, they’re learning how to sell possessions accumulated. It’s a similar conundrum faced by heirs who must dispose of assets like Patek Philippe watches, planes and couture after a loved one dies.<p>As baby boomers age, many are planning to downsize into smaller …

Antiques

Learn from the Pros: 2 Wire-Splicing Methods

Learn two wire-splicing methods used by our master electrician.<p>I use a coat hanger to fish electrical cable through walls, and for longer runs, bare …

Home Improvement

If You Struggle to Sleep Through the Night, Try These 6 Yoga Poses Before Bed

It's Sunday night and you can't seem to stop thinking about the workweek ahead, your neverending to-do list, and that embarrassing thing you said …

I Started Eating For My Gut Health & Here's How My Life Changed

Learning to eat for my gut health has been a long road, filled with welcome changes that were easy to institute, some that I was reluctant about, and …

Squats Aren't Making Your Butt Bootylicious — Here's What Actually Works

When you think of having a bigger butt, one of the first exercises that will come to mind is the squat. Yes, squats are great if you're looking to increase your overall lower-body strength and size, but you're going to need to implement other exercises for a major transformation. When you perform a …

Clean Your AC Condenser Unit

Get your air conditioner in primo working order before the cooling season.<p>Chances are that if you’ve neglected a spring checkup, your air conditioner …

Holy Intense Ab Burn! Carve Your Core With Just These 3 Moves

If you hate crunches, trade them for these three moves! These exercises are so intense, they'll fire up your core faster and more effectively — all you need are two hand towels. Try these moves, and see what we mean — but be prepared to be sore for days. If you're on carpet, use two paper plates …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Summer 2018 book preview: 7 inclusive novels that will make you think

A year of new voices

10 Rich & Creamy Pasta Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

There are times when nothing other than a decadent, extra-creamy bowl of pasta will do. Maybe it's a special occasion, or maybe it's just a Monday. …

This $2 Ingredient Is About to Totally Upgrade Your Next Pasta Recipe — Tips from The Kitchn

There are a whole lot of simple pantry ingredients that are smart to keep on hand for easy pasta dinners. A couple of jars of good marinara and …

14 Most Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

Whether you like to get your hands dirty in the garden or not, it’s nice to have a few gardening tips and ideas up your sleeve. Here are some of my …

11 Pro Secrets for Growing the World’s Sweetest, Tastiest Tomatoes

What says summer better than a big, ripe and very juicy tomato? Gardeners have been growing there delicious fruits and enjoying their goodness for a …

Everything You Need to Know About Tomatoes

Everybody knows a tomato is a fruit, not a vegetable, but do we know why? Horticulturally speaking, the answer is simple. True fruits develop from …

How To Apply For $350 Million In Student Loan Forgiveness

There’s $350 million in student loan forgiveness available on a first-come, first-served basis.<p>Here’s what you need to know and how to apply.<p><b>Temporary Expanded Public Service Loan Forgiveness</b><p>On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Education added a page to its website with details of the Temporary …

College & University

Strength Training for Beginners – Here's How You Get Started

Though your mind may be ready to plunge into a weight loss program, your body may not be on the same page. Sure, you want to make up for lost time, …

10 Week Upper/Lower Workout Program for Women

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration10 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout60-90 …

A local’s guide to Rome: 10 top tips

‘How do you cope with the tourists?” is a question that you get used to when living in Rome. But the truth is, for most of my time there, I hardly saw them. My first apartment was a stone’s throw from the Vatican, which meant that the local shops all sold rosary beads and holy water rather than …

Italy

Exercises to Strengthen the Paraspinal Muscles

Your paraspinal muscles run next to your spine to support it. You have numerous small, individual paraspinal muscles that help control movements …

These Lip-Plumping Glosses Are Like Fillers Without the Commitment

I've always wanted a plump bee-stung pout à la Angelina Jolie, but alas, I have very thin lips. They don't bother me too much until I go to wear …

How This Couple Retired Early to Travel the World — and How You Can Do It, Too

Being frugal is just one component.<p>Some people know they’ve found The One when they discover their date loves the same music or roots for the same …

Retirement

A Healthy Gut Is the Secret to Better Sleep, Clear Skin, and Less Stress

They don’t call it the “second brain” for nothing. The gut microbiome, which consists of no less than 100 trillion bacteria, affects everything from skin health and sex drive to energy levels and hormone balance. How, exactly? The gut has its own nervous system called the enteric nervous system …

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

The Best Way for a Middle-Aged Woman to Lose Weight

Many women arrive at middle-age to find that their once tried-and-true weight loss or maintenance methods no longer work. For many, this is a time to …

What are the best foot exercises for healthy feet?

Many people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. By keeping the feet strong, a person can alleviate soreness, and improve overall health and …

Get Stronger Abs in 30 Minutes With This At-Home Pilates Routine

This 30-minute core strengthening workout from CLUB Pilates brings the reformer-based class right to your living room–at no cost.<p>Strengthening your …

Workouts