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Do Diet Drinks Mess Up Metabolisms?

It may seem counterintuitive, but there's a body of evidence to suggest that the millions of Americans with a diet soda habit may not be doing their waistlines — or their blood sugar — any favors.<p>As the consumption of diet drinks made with artificial sweeteners continues to rise, researchers are …

10 Great Books to Get Boys Reading

Do you have a hard time getting your boys into books? We put together a list of new and old classics that your older elementary aged boys will surely …

In search of the perfect burger

What seems like a hundred years ago, a phenomenon arrived in my provincial city. Its name was McDonald's. My fellow citizens went wild for the place, …

Boring Sex, Begone!

Although synchronized breathing is an integral part of tantric sex, you don't need to assume a pretzel-shaped position or clear your schedule for seven hours. You can incorporate the breathing techniques into any ol' romp. Kaye recommends alternating your breathing during foreplay. As he exhales, …

Diane Kruger Shows Off an Eye Makeup Trick So Summer-Friendly, You'll Want to Use It Every Day

When you want your eyes to look a little more defined but you don't really want a harsh line of eyeliner, you gotta do what Diane Kruger's makeup artist did here:<p>Take a taupe or brown eyeliner pencil and just barely skim the edges of your lids—so lightly that you don't even make a connected line. …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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H&M's Awesome New Swimsuit Campaign Embraces Women of All Sizes

Fashion brands are constantly criticized for featuring unhealthy and unnaturally skinny models in their advertisements, but H&M is taking one giant step forward in representing women of all sizes with its new summer collection ads featuring model Jenny Runk.<p>I reached out to H&M to see if we can …

What Skin Type Are You?

Skincare terminology can be confusing. We all know we fall somewhere along the dry-combination-oily spectrum, but many of us have a hard time figuring out our exact skin type.<p>Our fellow editors over at Birchbox UK decided to get to the root of the problem in their brand new blog series on skincare. They asked former <i>New York Times Magazine</i> beauty editor Rona Berg to share the best way to decode your skin type. Turns out all you need is a sink and a few sheets of tissue. Read up on the full …

Day and Night Spring Makeup Looks: Illamasqua's Paranormal

We already told you all about our love for Illamasqua's new spooky-chic Paranormal collection. So we decided to give the products a spin ourselves. …

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Charlotte Tilbury, Makeup Artist

“My big obsession is what I do every single day—I’m a makeup artist. It’s really about empowering people by putting their best foot forward, the best …

Jamie Oliver: Talking About a Diet Revolution

Some TV chefs shout; others soothe. Jamie Oliver aims to transform. A leader of the "real food" movement, which advocates simple, home-cooked meals, Oliver will host his second Food Revolution Day, with cooking demonstrations, community breakfasts, and recipe-swapping events in cities all over the …

Charlotte Tilbury's 'The Perfect Brow'

Crafting the “perfect brow” is sort of the Mount Everest of beauty “basics'—many have fallen, or been otherwise foiled, in their attempt to reach the …

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How to Better Remember Names

When you meet someone, there's a lot going on: You're taking in their appearance and body-language cues, shaking hands, introducing yourself. So it's pretty easy not to actively listen.<p>That said, there are some simple tricks that can help make a name stick. "Our brains are hardwired to associate …