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Why Are Hispanic Millennials Streaming More Spanish-language Content?

It's no secret that traditional Spanish broadcast networks have been experiencing a steady loss of viewers in the U.S. year over year. Many factors …

20 stunning editions of classic books you'll want to add to your library

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

12 Habits to Dramatically Improve Your Sleep

<b>Content Partner</b> Where brands share their insights. What's This?<p>Better sleep means better business. Here's how to get the best rest of your life-without sacrificing performance.<p><i>This article was written by</i> <i>The Oracles</i> <i>member James Swanwick, who is an</i> <i>author</i><i>, entrepreneur, co-founder of</i> <i>Swanwick Sleep</i><i>,</i> …

Is Spirituality Irrational?

<i>Written by Ron Garret in response to "Religious and Rational?"</i><p><i>This article first appeared on the blog of Intentional Insights, a nonprofit organization that empowers people to refine and reach their goals by providing research-based content to help improve thinking, feeling, and behavior …

I tried using a SAD lamp during winter to boost my mood—here’s what happened

December may officially be the start of winter, but holiday gatherings and New Year’s celebrations keep the (literally) cold, hard truth from setting …

Mental Health

Meet the Young London Aristos Who Gave Us Rich Kids of Instagram

Had Instagram been around in the 80's and 90's, the photographer Dafydd Jones would have had quite the impressive feed: He spent his nights wandering London's balls, galas, and debutante gatherings, thanks to a gig with the then-<i>Tatler</i> editor Tina Brown. As it turns out, the teen aristos he …

England

Doctor calls world's first three-parent IVF baby birth 'revolutionary'

A New York fertility specialist, who said he successfully carried out a "three-parent" in vitro fertilization (IVF) technique resulting in a baby boy, called the procedure a "revolutionary approach in human reproduction."<p>John Zhang, medical director of New Hope Fertility Center in New York, …

Genetics

In Stagnant Luxury Market, Luggage Brands Roll On

While the market for personal luxury goods grew only 1 percent last year, momentum in high-end tourism is fuelling a gold rush in sturdy luggage on …

Variety Celebrates Asian Cinema with ‘A Night of Stars’ in Hong Kong

Cantopop legend Aaron Kwok and top Hong Kong actress Miriam Yeung took the red carpet at <i>Variety</i>’s ‘A Night of Stars’ event Thursday in Hong Kong.<p>The …

Sarah Jessica Parker to launch book publishing imprint

Sarah Jessica Parker is taking her love for the written word to the next level. The longtime actress moves beyond Hollywood and announced her new …

Publishing

Here's What Kim K.W. Uses When She Does Her Own Makeup

Sure, Kim Kardashian West has an incredibly talented glam squad to create her makeup looks for literally every event she attends, filming <i>KUWTK</i>, and …

8 Full-Coverage Foundations So Good, They Melt into Skin

Forget everything you think you know about full-coverage foundation. If the product immediately conjures up images of one of the recent viral 100 …

How To Cover Your Tired Eyes With Correctors And Concealers

There are too many days when we wake up, look in the mirror, and think, “Why didn’t I go to bed earlier?”<p>Dark circles are just the damn worst. And sadly, because they’ve become a fixture in our lives, we’ve become masters at hiding those zombie-like under-eyes.<p>Depending on the day, we may need a …

Three stylish European hotels you must be seen in

1. Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan<p>It’s always a mistake to think that fashion is about a search for the new, the exotic, the unknown and the uncomfortable. Of course, it is in part a search for those things (just look at the 4in spike-heeled slipper Miu Miu is offering this season for something …

Opera

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How a 77-Year-Old Disabled Artist Finally Got Her Moment

For nearly 30 years, Helen Rae, a 77-year-old self-taught artist, has started her drawings the same way: by looking for inspiration in the pages of <i>Vogue</i> or other glossy fashion magazines. When she finds an image she likes—a model wearing a floral headdress, a tapestry-covered background, Karlie …

Annie Leibovitz

Kate Middleton’s Engagement Dress Is Back on the Market for a Steal at $175

The Issa dress reappears in a nearly identical version by Daniella Helayel.<p>Five years ago this spring, the <b>Duchess of Cambridge</b> and <b>Prince William’s</b> royal wedding was the highlight of the news cycle. More specifically, her wedding dress(es) took top billing in media attention. But before the wedding …

Op-Ed | Why Nascent Luxury Brands Need Middlemen

While it’s fashionable for start-up labels to bypass retailers and go direct-to-consumer, for nascent luxury brands, middlemen still play a critical …

We’re Calling It Now — Drop Waist Dresses Will Be Huge This Fall

Drop everything — no, but really — we’ve got 14 reasons why drop waist dresses will be your go-to this fall. Summer brought us the gift that keeps on giving with the off-the-shoulder trend, and this fall will be the season to drop it like it’s hot. Luckily, you don’t have to wait until warm weather …

Clothing

11 Work-Appropriate Fall Jumpsuits Under $150

The ultimate layering piece.<p>Proverbial wisdom says that jumpsuits are the least practical work options because #BathroomBreaks. But when they're this chic and easy to layer under jackets and over sweaters, we're willing to take make some sacrifices. Here, some affordable work jumpsuits that will …

Clothing

Male or Female, the Best Leaders Know How to Do This

<i>The MPW Insiders Network is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s</i> …

Weight Loss

Is it possible to 'eat' your water intake?

Consistently getting your recommended daily intake of water can seem daunting to those not fond of drinking it in the first place. For office workers spending eight hours a day behind a desk, twice hourly traipses to the water cooler seem excessive, and for those who do hit their targets, over …

Skin Care

This startup is taking on Airbnb and Hotel Tonight by letting you find a place to crash at the last minute

Overnight had already launched in Los Angeles, so Austin was its second citywide roll-out.<p>The launch was a success for the company, which offers users on-demand booking of short-term rentals. Think Airbnb meets Hotel Tonight.<p>Overnight's rentals were cheap — private rooms were going for $70 or $80 …

Hospitality

Weekend Reading: Roald Dahl for Adults

With <i>The BFG</i>, Steven Spielberg’s CGI-enabled adaptation of Roald Dahl’s 1982 children’s book, hitting theaters this weekend, you’ll forgive me for waxing nostalgic about the pleasures of childhood reading. If you’re planning to see the movie or not (I’m leaning toward not—current reviews are meh), …

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Creative Writing

Personality Tests Are Popular, But Do They Capture The Real You?

Twelve years ago, I tried to drive a stake into the heart of the personality-testing industry. Personality tests are neither valid nor reliable, I argued, and we should stop using them — especially for making decisions that affect the course of people's lives, like workplace hiring and …

Psychology

8 Travel Essentials That Will Make Life Easier

Alleviate your anxiety with these nifty gadgets and gizmos that ensure your bag will never be overweight, you won't lose your boarding pass, and more.

How to Keep Your Brain Young and Healthy

Learn how mindfulness can protect your brain from aging, make you more productive, and improve your overall happiness.<p>The death of Muhammad Ali is a somber reminder of what can happen when we take our neurological health for granted. A magical and iconic figure, Ali, the most eloquent of pugilists, …

9 Clothing Items That Will Shake You Out of Your Fashion Funk

Bye bye, "I've got nothing to wear."<p>Seeking: fun new clothes with just the right amount of difficulty to keep you interested. Shop all 9 pieces ahead or pick and choose—it only takes one to make your wardrobe feel un-boring again.

Clothing