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5 Ways to Grow Long Hair—Fast

From easy styling tricks to product must-haves that ward off damage and keep hair healthy-looking, the pros share how to get your hair to great lengths.<p>From easy styling tricks to product must-haves that ward off damage and keep hair healthy-looking, the pros share how to take your hair to great …

Hair Care

Is this the style we'll all be wearing this summer? 'Baby hair' becomes the latest beauty trend to hit catwalks and is featured on everyone from Katy Perry to Rihanna

Many teenage girls spend a decent chunk of their beauty grooming time trying to hide all signs of baby hair on the forehead.<p>But it seems it is now …

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

5 things Apple didn't say about the new MacBook

Apple's new 12-inch MacBook sure is a beautiful notebook.<p>It's only 13.1mm thick and weighs two pounds. It's got a beautiful high-res Retina display …

Einstein's Gravity Confirmed on a Cosmic Scale

Proof of dark matter and dark energy, study says<p><b>The theory of gravity proposed by Albert Einstein nearly a century ago can explain the dance of galaxies around one another just as well as it can model the motion of planets around the sun, according to a new study.</b><p>The finding suggests that the …

Biggest Spring 2015 Hair Color Trends From Celebrity Hair Colorist Tracey Cunningham

I think I speak for everyone in the Northeast when I say we all deserve gorgeous spring hair makeovers simply for surviving this winter. And assuming happier weather is coming soon(ish), what better way to greet it than with updated hair color that's brighter, warmer, or just plain prettier?<p>To get …

Kelela Announces Hallucinogen EP, Shares Arca Collab "A Message"

Kelela has announced the <i>Hallucinogen EP</i>, a six-track offering intended as a bridge of sorts between her debut mixtape <i>Cut 4 Me</i> (which is getting a physical reissue soon) and her forthcoming debut LP, out this fall. It will be released on May 5.<p>Below, watch the video for "A Message", co-written with …

What Is Face Serum, And How Does It Work?

We're always on the lookout for beauty products that aid in our pursuit to age gracefully. Even though our medicine cabinets are equipped with essentials like sunscreen and eye cream, face serum is something we are gradually integrating into our rotation.<p>Adopting a facial serum seems intimidating …

Skin Care

10 Things You Never Knew About Your Vagina

Wait, how is my vagina similar to a glass of wine?<p>The way I see it, there's no way anyone can know everything about her vagina. There have to be some rarely known facts about vaginas that only doctors or scientists know. So when I went looking for these facts, most of them seemed like there was no …

Depression makes the sting of rejection linger

The pain of social rejection lasts longer for people who are depressed because their brain cells release less natural opioids, a pain and …

Inhofe’s Insane Climate Denial Speech Tells You Everything You Need to Know About the Republican Party Right Now

A few days ago, Republican Senator James Inhofe delivered a speech about why no intelligent person should ever vote for the Republican Party. This …

12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

Buddhaimonia.Get a FREE PDF Workbook of 12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom When I was little, my grandma had this little green Buddha statue. It wasn’t a …

Best Hair Color Ideas in 2018 - Top Hair Color Trends

And it's actually crazy cute.<p>You're about to see these shades everywhere.<p>10 points for Gryffindor.<p>In the great words of the Kool-Aid man, “OH, YEAH."<p>We gather here today to say our goodbyes. And hellos. We're feeling a lot right now.<p>It's about to get real yummy up in your Instagram.<p>Please proceed …

Hair Color

The Best Hair Trends For Spring 2015

Start growing out your bobs and lobs because long hair is back and it's cooler than ever. Here, our favorite trends from the Spring 2015 shows.<p>Whether embellished, slicked back, pulled high and tight or worn down in loose waves, the hairstyles on the spring runways all had one thing in common: …

Catch a 'Conjunction Triple Play' on February 20th as the Moon Meets Venus & Mars

Fear not, the chill of late February. This Friday gives lovers of the sky a reason to brave the cold and look westward for a spectacular close triple …

NASA's 5-year timelapse of the sun is stunning

Timelapses have the ability to make reality seem like it's simultaneously sped up and slowed down. You might, ahem, say the result is "out of this …

Time-lapse Photography

Telescope captures ‘happy face’ galaxy

And it’s smiling down on us.<p>In what has quickly become a delightfully quirky interstellar tag on Twitter, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

Top 10 Global Warming Lies That May Shock You

Global warming alarmists frequently make false and deplorable assertions (see, for example, my recent column debunking false claims that global warming is causing a decline in wheat production), but the Environmental Defense Fund’s recent fund-raising mailer, “10 Global Warming Effects That May …

Jupiter Wins the Starring Role in February's Planet Parade

Space<p>Planets are on parade in February's night sky.<p>Giant Jupiter will dazzle all night long for the entire month, as the planet is now is at opposition to the sun. And if you're awake in the early morning hours, look for the ringed wonder, beautiful Saturn. Skywatchers will also have good …

A 1500 Year Old Bible Found And No One Is Interested?

Most of us are familiar with the Bible, whether we have read it or not. It is considered one of the oldest and perhaps most revered books ever …

Is Everything Actually Shrinking?

<i>Whoa, here’s something to think about. Maybe the Universe isn’t expanding at all. Maybe everything is actually just shrinking, so it looks like it’s</i> …

Universe

Burlington is first U.S. city to hit 100 percent renewable energy | PBS NewsHour Extra

Print<p>Daily Video<p>Burlington is first U.S. city to hit 100 percent renewable energy<p><b>DOWNLOAD VIDEO</b><p>Vermont’s largest city just became the first in the …

Why smoking pot feels so good: New neuroscience explains marijuana and the brain

<b>James Franco and Seth Rogen in "Pineapple Express"</b><p>Might marijuana actually prevent age-related memory loss? New science suggests we have lots to learn about pot<p>Gary L. Wenk<p>February 1, 2015 7:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Your Brain on Food: How Chemicals Control Your Thoughts and Feelings”<p>What drug is …

6 Sky Events This Week: Primetime Jupiter, Asteroid Juno, and Zodiacal Light

Starstruck<p>Jupiter gives its best show of the year, and the elusive pyramids of light put in a rare appearance.<p>Watch the sky this week to soak in Jupiter's best appearance of 2015. You might also catch sight of a large asteroid and a ghostly light making tracks across the night sky.<p><b>Moon and Jupiter.</b> …

Astronomy

Wear *This* to Replace Your Favorite 2014 Style Trends

Now that we’re almost a full month into the new year, it’s about time we finally let go of the trends that got us through 2014. True that old habits die hard (for instance, we can’t imagine our Sunday mornings without kimonos and now that we’ve worn sweatpants <i>outside</i> of the gym, there’s no going …

12 Most Shocking Charlie Hebdo Covers

Provocative<p>Charlie Hebdo on Paris Terrorists: ‘F*ck Them!’<p>A year after the attack on the satirical magazine, a look at its most shocking …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Selects the Eight Books Every Intelligent Person on the Planet Should Read

In December of 2011, <b>Neil deGrasse Tyson</b> — champion of science, celebrator of the cosmic perspective, master of the soundbite — participated in Reddit’s Ask Me Anything series of public questions and answers. One reader posed the following question: <i>“Which books should be read by every single</i> …

10 Healthy Two-Ingredient Avocado Recipes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, make dessert, smoothies, milkshakes, and more in five minutes flat.<p>The world's most perfect berry — yes, avocados are classified as berries — doesn't need much to taste delicious. A little salt is all you really need. But when you're feeling a little fancier, …