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I Stole My Pedicurist’s Secret to Smooth, Supple Feet

I’ve spent years trying to get a grip on my dry, calloused feet. I’ve cycled through all the usual methods — and the truth is that none of them are …

Shopping

I Get Compliments Every Time I Wear These Insanely Comfortable White Jeans

<i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple. For more stories like this, visit realsimple.com.</i><p>These white jeans are comfortable, stylish, and …

Summer Reading: This Season’s Ultimate Fiction List

1/13<p>Courtesy of Random House LLC.<p><i>Red, White, Blue</i><p><b>By Lea Carpenter</b><br>Behind the summer-y patriotism of its title lies a heady espionage novel. (Author <b>Lea Carpenter</b> also co-wrote the screenplay for <i>Mile 22,</i> a film about the C.I.A.’s Special Activities Division directed by <b>Peter Berg,</b> out later this …

Books

Opening Night at Cannes: Pictures

11 Underrated Movies To Watch On Netflix When You Feel Like You've Already Seen It All

The weekend may feel too far away, but if you're lacking formal plans, a Netflix marathon session is always a good idea. If you're an avid viewer, …

We Found The Most Comfortable Heels In The World At Nordstrom

Comfortable heels are hard to come by. In fact, they might actually be a myth. If you love wearing heels, you know that these stylish shoes often …

If You Have a Big Booty, You Need These $37 Jeans in Your Life

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Clothing

10 Affordable Coats You’ll Love But Won’t Mind Losing at the Club

Consider the average winter wardrobe: thick hats and scarves, durable boots, and cashmere sweaters are generally the first items to put into rotation. Then there’s the more unconventional cold weather staple: the club coat. Lightweight yet insulated, inexpensive but not obviously cheap, this …

The 10 Best Movies Awards Season Forgot

Just because they weren't Best Picture-worthy, that doesn't mean they're not worth your time.<p>The Golden Globes are behind us and the Oscars are ahead of us, which means it’s that time of year when we all get to vent about snubs, bicker about why so-and-so deserves it over other-so-and-so, and …

These 10 Swimsuits Are Ridiculously Cute . . . and All on Amazon For Under $15

We have finally found a way to feed your swimsuit addiction! Amazon has tons of cute styles for shockingly low prices. Whether you want a bikini or a one-piece, the online retailer has plenty of Instagram-worthy styles you can drop into your virtual shopping cart. Check out our favorite picks under …

Clothing

What’s affected — and what’s not — by the government shutdown

The federal government shutdown is under way in earnest.<p>After Congress tried and failed to reach a deal over the weekend, huge swathes of the federal government have suspended operations and furloughed employees until a government funding bill is passed.<p>Not everything is affected. Post offices are …

Health Care

Here's Your First Look at Universal Thread, Target's Inclusive New Fashion Line

Earlier this month, Target announced that a new label would be joining its roster of in-house fashion brands: a denim-based and -inspired collection titled Universal Thread. Set to launch in February, the line will encompass apparel, shoes, and accessories—all under $40. As if that weren't enough …

20 Affordable Jewelry Brands That Look So Expensive

As lovely as it is to spoil ourselves with the finest of jewelry, our checking accounts don’t always allow for that. But that doesn’t mean you have …

It's Getting Harder for People of Color Like Me to Inhabit White Spaces

Given everything going on in the world today, the likelihood that a thoughtless remark uttered by a person of privilege will drive me up the wall is higher than ever. And I'm not alone.<p>I feel aggravated all the time. More annoyed than usual when people repeat my name back to me with a question …

Prepare to Lose It When You See These 11 Faux-Fur Coats on Amazon — All Under $50

I have a huge obsession with faux-fur jackets, and my entire closet is filled with every color choice I can get my hands on. If, like me, you love this fluffy trend, right now is the perfect time to start shopping for some new options. These soft pieces are the ideal way to dress up any outfit, …

Clothing

Nicole Kidman Charmingly Bungles Through an Explanation of Her Alexander Skarsgård Kiss at the Emmys

This year, the actress has reliably provided gossip fodder at awards shows for the casual observer at home.<p>Ah, <b>Nicole Kidman</b> and <b>Keith Urban</b>. She, an Australian film fixture once married to Hollywood’s leading man. He, an Australian country singer with a Nashville heart. Together they are a …

We All Live In The Dark, But Some Of Us Live In 'The Dark Dark'

Every year, I find myself looking out for new books that use genre fiction's tools to dissect the unique strangeness of women's lives. Some emerge from the science fiction and fantasy scene; others from the literary world. Enter Samantha Hunt's newest book, <i>The Dark Dark</i>, part of the same FSG …

Meryl's Obama Purse Is the Fashion Accessory You Need Right Now

Don't sleep on Meryl Streep, y'all. America's lovably eccentric aunt who has visited every one of the the 10,000 Villages and is a member of every pink hat and pantsuit group on Facebook is out here serving you lewks for days.<p>The greatest actress in the world was spotted on the set of her latest …

2017 Emmy Nominations Announced: See the Full List

Saturday Night Live and Westworld led the tally for the most nominations, earning 22 nods apiece.<p>What does an Emmy ceremony without <i>Game of Thrones</i>—which begins its seventh season too late to meet eligibility requirements—look like? We found out Thursday morning, when <i>Veep</i> star <b>Anna Chlumsky</b> and …

The Ladies of Westeros Owned the Game of Thrones Season 7 Premiere Red Carpet

More like "babes of thrones."<p>On Wednesday night, Westeros met Hollywood at the seventh season premiere of HBO's <i>Game of Thrones.</i> Fans of the much-beloved show are counting down the hours until the proper premiere on Sunday night, but they also had good reason to peep the icy blue carpet: some …

‘Game Of Thrones’: 7 Key Things You Need To Recall Before Season 7 Premieres

‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 is less than a week away. To get you up to speed before the premiere, here are 7 important plot points to you must …

Trump's Great Betrayal

Legitimate or not, Donald Trump is President. His public support - under 40% -- is unprecedentedly weak. Even George W. Bush, after being elected by the Supreme Court, had inaugural approval of 62%. The crowd on the Mall for his inauguration was sparse; its applause tepid. (Compare Obama's …

You Can Now Send Donald Trump A Pussy Pop - PAPER

After you make your donation to Planned Parenthood in Vice President-elect Mike Pence's name, feel free to purchase a pussy-shaped lollipop in Donald Trump's honor -- and have it sent straight to his New York HQ. A new campaign aptly-dubbed Send Trump Pussy allows you to mail a vulva-shaped …

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How To See A Beautiful Person In The Mirror

<i>By Deepak Chopra, MD and Kimberly Snyder, CN</i><p>Society has allowed our notion of beauty to go awry. Countless women--and not just women--look in the mirror and see a reflection of inadequacy. They have fallen short of an ideal that was defective to begin with. But conditioned since childhood to equate …

15 ways you know you're in the Anthropocene

<b>1.</b> We've created enough concrete to make a full-scale replica of Earth 2mm thick.<p><b>2.</b> We've manufactured enough plastic to wrap Earth in a layer of clingfilm. On current trends, there will be more plastic in the oceans than fish by 2050. These and other manmade materials are creating</b> …