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PrEP Isn’t Just for Men Who Have Sex With Men—Should You Be on It?

You've probably heard of PrEP, maybe from a friend, an advertisement, or in health class. Regardless of how it came up, it was most likely referred …

Dry Brushing Skin Benefits and How to Dry Brush

In an age of 10-step skincare routines and skin-resurfacing gadgets, dry brushing is a relatively simple way to reap major benefits for your skin. A …

12 Amazing Beauty Products With Over 6,000 Amazon Reviews

Amazon is our favorite spot to scoop up great last-minute items, beauty products included. With so many serums and solutions to choose from, your regiment can get an upgrade almost overnight. Plus, since reviews are provided, you can rely on previous purchases to give you the skinny on what you’re …

Skin Care

73 percent of sunscreens don't work

The Environmental Working Group's 11th annual sunscreen guide rates the safety and efficacy of more than 1,400 products.<p>I recently took a trip to …

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

MIT's Invisible Second Skin Cream Makes Wrinkles Disappear

Every cosmetics company on the planet has a product it claims will reduce wrinkles and erase the signs of aging, but researchers at MIT have …

Skin Care

Your Freckles Actually Exist for a Scientific Reason

They're not just an adorable feature, FYI.<p>Freckled women (and men) are major trendsetters right now. Those adorable little natural spots are a trend of their own on Instagram, and some of the most famous make-up artists in the world encourage us to draw them on for a more unique, youthful look. So …

11 things that make Wakayama Japan's best-kept secret

Here's why the iPhone's Night Shift mode is such a big deal

In general, looking at your phone at night is a terrible idea.<p>Smartphone screens emit bright blue light so you can see them even at the sunniest …

Social Media

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

This Easy Hack Lets You Play Music On YouTube WHILE Using Other Apps On Your iPhone

LIFE. OFFICIALLY. CHANGED.<p>H/t Short List.

Amazing Video Reveals Why Roaches Are So Hard to Squish

Have you ever stomped a roach, just to have it skitter away unscathed?* Or seen one disappear into an impossibly small crack?<p>Now scientists have figured out how they do that, and the results are terrifying.<p>The American cockroach (<i>Periplaneta americana</i>, aka “the big ones”) can squeeze through a …

Robotics

World's most expensive meat? Find it with Paris butcher | CNN Travel

(CNN) — "Would you prefer the 2000 or 2003 vintage?"<p>A standard question if you're deciding on wine in a fine restaurant -- but unheard of if it's beef you're ordering. That's because only one butcher in the world, Alexandre Polmard of France, offers (arguably) the ultimate in unique -- and …

Children and teenagers,Books,Culture,Children's books: 7 and under,Children's books: 8-12 years,Teen books,Design,Photography,Animals,Non-fiction (children and teens)<p>Have you ever seen gymnast goats, a rainbow-­coloured river, or a weasel riding a woodpecker? Prepare to be amazed by your weird and …

Gymnastics

The Most Overpriced Items On The Menu, According To Chefs

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Andrew Zimmer/Thrillist (Edited)</i><p>Spaghetti and meatballs. The wedge salad. A bottle of wine. You don't have to be a well-heeled foodie to know that you're overpaying for certain items on a restaurant's menu -- you just need to have bought groceries. Like once, ever. Truth be …

The Future is Here: 10 Sneakers That Were Ahead of Their Time

<b>by Zac Dubasik</b><p>It took 26 years for the power lacing technology found in the Nike MAG to come to fruition, but that’s not the only futuristic shoe …

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How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

There is little anyone can do to control the skin we’re born with, but these videos prove that with enough practice and paint, you can take back control<p>In 2010, a model and video blogger named Cassandra Bankson posted a video of her daily acne-covering makeup routine, which quickly went viral due …

Skin Care

Converse unveils first redesign of classic Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers since the 1930s

Converse has redesigned its iconic canvas basketball shoe – the Chuck Taylor All Star – to appeal to a growing audience of non-sports-playing sneaker …

What you must know about the chemicals in your sunscreen

You probably don’t need to be told (again) how important wearing sunscreen is for reducing your risk of skin cancer, not to mention sunburns and signs of premature aging (think wrinkles). But go ahead and Google “best sunscreens” or even “sunscreen,” and plenty of articles pop up suggesting that …

After a Billion Sore Feet, Converse Wants Chucks to Feel Like Nikes

There's no doubt Chuck Taylors are cool. But comfortable? Not so much.<p>Converse plans on answering this long-standing critique today when it unveils a …

Artisan fragrances are thriving, spurred on by a host of blogs, as star-branded perfume sales from Justin Bieber, Britney Spears and others wane<p>It was tiny samples of scents ordered online from niche independent perfumers that helped nurture Pia Long’s interest in artisan aromas. “It started with …

Beauty

The all-new BMW 7 Series. All you need to know.

BMW

Robot and samurai face off in an awesome sword duel

Used to be that if you wanted to become an Ieyasu master and swing a katana around with reckless abandon, you'd have to spend years training your mind, body and spirit in preparation as well as subscribe to a strict Bushido, or "warrior's code." These days, you really just need a Motoman-MH24 …

Robotics

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Breakfast

The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Yelp

Here’s how the insane vehicles were created in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

"He said, 'One day this could all be yours,'" Gibson recalls to Business Insider of what Miller presented him. Gibson just didn't realize how far away that "one day" would be.<p>But the plug was pulled on the film leading up to the Iraq War, and the project lingered in development hell until four …