Amanda Bishop

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Why You're Losing Weight but Not Belly Fat — and What to Do About It

You've gotten into the stride of a healthy nutrition and workout regimen, and you're seeing the results on the scale. But many women reach their target weight only to be disappointed that they've lost little to no belly fat. Although it seems logical that our belly fat will shrink as we lose …

Fitness

10 New Kitchen and Tabletop Disrupters

We’ve covered mattress disrupters (see 14 Upstart Mattress Companies), bedding disrupters (see Luxury Linens for Less, Online Edition), and furniture …

Luxury Lifestyle

11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

As a travel journalist, I often feel I've hit the career jackpot. I travel as often as my passport allows — 28 countries and counting! — and I’m able …

New York City

People Won’t Stop Demanding The Mona Lisa To Be Cleaned, So Someone Just Explained What Would Happen

From rust being washed off some old pots to dirt removed from crevices between tiles, watching something return to its previous state is oddly …

Leukotape Blister Prevention Tape for Running and Hiking

Leukotape Sports Tape is a sticky blister prevention tape with a strong zinc oxide adhesive that won’t come off, even in very wet conditions. It’s …

Backpacking

Honey-Lime Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

"This has become one of the most-requested dishes I make. When I bring it to a function, it's one of the first dishes to go, and everybody raves over …

Cooking

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

Skin Care

This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

Recipe: The shortbread cookie that broke the internet

If you have a pulse and an Instagram account, or engage with food media in any capacity, you’re probably already well-aware of the internet craze …

Dessert

How to Buy Jewelry Like a Jeweler

For years I owned a chain of luxury jewelry stores in one of the wildest, most flamboyant, most duplicitous jewelry markets of them all: Dallas, Texas. With Valentine's Day coming up, I will tell you what sort of jewelry scams are popular throughout...<p><i>Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, courtesy of the</i> …

New York Today: Fashion Rejects

<i>Good morning on this chilly Thursday.</i><p>When New York Fashion Week kicks off today, the catwalks of Manhattan will be filled with fabulously unaffordable outfits.<p>But you can own some of this fabulosity for a pittance — maybe not the outfits, but the fabric they’re made of.<p>All it takes is a subway ride …

Manhattan

WATCH: Julia Child's Secret to Poaching Eggs

We trust Julia Child on the subject of all things kitchen-related. That’s why, when we heard she had a secret for preparing perfectly poached eggs, …

Earl Grey Buns

1. <b>Make the Earl Grey Sugar:</b> Add the sugar and loose-leaf tea to the bowl of a food processor or blender. Pulse until the tea is finely ground and …

Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Food Preservation

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

Beyoncé Is Bonkers for This Woman’s Lace Jewelry

You may for a moment think Monika Knutsson’s jewelry is filigree or repoussé. But no, it’s lace — antique and vintage lace, coated with 18- and 24-karat gold and silver to preserve and enhance its intricate patterns. Even the threads show through.<p>Ms. Knutsson, 59, is repurposing a traditional …

Jewelry

Choking Me During Sex Without Consent Is Assault

In my early 20s, aggressive sex became the norm in my world, and I was too afraid to speak up about it. Not anymore.<p>Here it is, plain and simple: I don’t want your cum on my face. I don’t want it on my tits, or anywhere else on my body for that matter. When it comes to sex, I don’t enjoy being …

Numb

Coyotes Are Colonizing Cities. Step Forward the Urban Hunter.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dennis Murphy sniffed the bobcat urine he uses to lure his prey. He checked the silencer on his AR-15 assault rifle and loaded a few snares into his Ford pickup.<p>“Let’s go kill some coyotes,” he said.<p>But he wasn’t heading for the wilderness. Mr. Murphy’s stalking ground is on the …

Coyotes

Forget What You Know, THIS Is How to Do a Ballerina Bun (According to a Ballerina)

The ballerina bun, a hairstyle favored by classical dancers for centuries, has evolved and grown a life of its own off stage. Surely you've worn its more casual cousin, the topknot, after the gym or on no-wash days? No matter how messy (or gimmicky) the bun gets, the hairstyle's roots are always in …

Russian Spice Cookies (Pryaniki) Recipe

A <i>pryanik</i> (<i>pryaniki</i> is plural) is a Russian spice cookie (also known as honey bread) that is indispensable anytime tea is served, which is all the …

Pumpkin Snickerdoodles

In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, cornstarch, cream of tartar, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and allspice for 20 …

This Is the Last Chocolate Cookie Recipe You'll Ever Need

(Image credit: Leela Cyd)<p>If your ideal cookie has thin, crispy edges that enclose a thick, fudgy middle with just a touch of chewiness in between, …

Dessert

Top 15 Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster

A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life crisis, especially when grocery stores …

You Can Take These 8,000 College and University Courses For Free

College is expensive. In recent years several universities and colleges around the world have started offering some of their courses for free. Over …

Believe Me When I Tell You These Little-Known Facts About Color Are Fascinating

Who knew the Dutch were responsible for the prevalence of orange carrots?

Claude Monet

Banana-Cardamom Upside-Down Cake with Salty Caramel

Banana bread was always a staple in my mom’s kitchen when I was growing up. Over the years, I have riffed on her recipe in dozens of ways: adding …

Dessert

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

"Models May Judge You" if You Don't Have This in Your NYFW Kit

Makeup pros shared their best tips and hacks for surviving #NYFW.<p>NYFW is honestly like a game of survivor for makeup artists. They're in obscenely …

9 Scented Candles Interior Designers Always Buy

Candles may as well be currency in the interior-design world. Interior designers use them as the final touch to a room, the one that elevates a space to the next sensory level. We mortals love them too but have a hard time knowing where to start.<p>To help you wade through the morass, we rounded up …

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi