Patricia

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The Shape of Your Head and the Shape of Your Mind

How the archaic study of brain shape and head reading — the origin of terms like “highbrow” and “lowbrow,” “well rounded,” and “shrink” — shaped the modern obsession with the mind. One reason phrenology attracted so many followers was that it seemed to provide the toolbox for the American dream.<p>To …

Don't Just Shiver, Here Are 3 Cold-Weather Experiments To Try

In case you haven't heard, it's (really, <i>really</i>) cold outside for most of us living in the lower 48.<p>Chicago, which is already known for its biting cold, hit 16 below zero this morning, setting a new record low for a Jan. 6. (The coldest day in recorded history for the city is 27 below zero set on …

Why Do You Hate the Sound of Your Own Voice?

“We hate it because it is so foreign,” said Dr. William Cullinan, dean of the College of Health Sciences at Marquette University in Wisconsin.<p>You …

New in the Shop! DIY Clay Necklace Kits

Looking for an simple way to make yourself a statement necklace? We’ve totally got you covered! These clay necklaces are easy to make and don’t even require a ton of time. Plus, you’re bound to get noticed wearing one of these babies. Now that’s just a winning combination. Each kit ($24.99 in the …

Jewelry

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Sriracha Sauce

Homemade Caramel Made Right Every Time

A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can have homemade caramel candies in your dessert arsenal.<p><i>Dawn Perry, photos by Zach DeSart</i><p>A salted caramel always makes for the ideal winter fix. With a few tips from the BA Prep School, you can …

Condensed Milk

I think we can agree that crispy, smoky bacon is one of life's greatest pleasures. How to make perfect bacon in the oven: http://thekitc.hn/18PJh51

You guys. It's really cold. Warm up with this spiked truffle hot cocoa: http://thekitc.hn/1i7sX7G

A 5-Minute Glossy Eye That'll Wow

With your bank account depleted from all that holiday shopping, you don't have to worry about buying "festive" makeup for all the glamorous holiday …

Beauty

The Ultimate Just-for-You ELLE Beauty Gift Guide

Granted, it may be the season of giving, but that doesn't mean you can't treat yourself to a dash of that generous holiday spirit, right?<p>Granted, it may be the season of giving, but that doesn't mean you can't treat yourself to a dash of that generous holiday spirit, right? After all, with so many …

Are Low-Fat Diets Keeping Americans Obese?

Photographed by Liz Clayman.<p>It seems like common knowledge at this point: Fat is bad. And, the key to losing weight is a low-fat diet. Even the …

Ombre Nail Art - Beauty Trend 2015

The ombré craze may have first gained momentum with hair, but, like all trends, it's since spread to, well, everything. Lips, tips, brows — all have …

Fashion Trends

Classic Angel Food Cake, From Scratch

Photo: Courtesy of Dinner: A Love Story.<p><i>Let's face it: You're busy — too busy to mess around with complicated cooking at the end of the day. Still,</i> …

Are Women Being Vitamin-Shamed?

Photo: CBS Photo Archive<p>Everyone's freaking out over this new study that basically says that multivitamins are ineffective, but the things is, we <i>know this</i>. This isn't some country-wide tire recall or embarrassing "the yoga pants are see-through!" moment. Back in 2011, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> mused …

This Year's Top Calorie Count Google Searches Might Surprise You

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>We're all guilty of it: Making our way onto Google to search for how many calories are in a food we're about to eat, want to …

AOL Style News, Trends and Advice

The Best Days To Get Discounts On (Almost) Anything

Illustrated by Ammiel Mendoza.<p><i>Sure, women are bringing home the bacon in record numbers these days, but what if you're still not reaching your</i> …

Personal Finance

Antonia Blumberg, HuffPost World Fellow, Shares Her Smoothing Curly Hair Concoction

We've been obsessing over HuffPost World fellow Antonia Blumberg's curls for a few months now. (We professed our love for her thick, curly hair when we first met.) But, of course, the Los Angeles native told us that she doesn't exactly feel the same way.<p>"My hair is an ongoing relationship," she …

Watch! Your 3-Step Winter-Dress Style Guide

When it's freezing outside and you've got somewhere fancy to be, the <i>last</i> thing you want to do is engage in an endless internal debate about what to …

Style Guides

Ring In The New Year With These Festive (Non-Cheesy) Decorations

By now, you've probably indulged in your fair share of holiday parties. And, if you've already hosted one, major kudos to you. We <i>know</i> how much work …

Decorations

Can Crystals and Herbs Top Talk Therapy?

Dani Shapiro had been seeing therapists for most of her adult life, and they often helped. Then they didn't. Now she finds comfort and connection in the most unexpected of places<p>I'm lying on a table in a small white room above the Hudson River, in a sleek modern high-rise where you'd expect wealthy …

Lady Gaga & Christina Aguilera Banded Together For A Voice Diva-Off

We are gathered here today to put to bed some she-said, she-said rumors. The reigning platinum divas of pop joined forces last night on the season …

The Truth About Turtlenecks

Patrick Varone gives a man's take on the winter staple<p>When <i>BAZAAR</i> first told me that their readers were keen on sporting the turtleneck this season my first thought was, "Who are these women and why have they completely given up?" To me, turtlenecks are the fingerless gloves of the neck …

Fashion Or Porn Is The Most NSFW Game, Ever

Photo: Courtesy Fashion or Porn.<p>We just can't. Nssmag.com has created well, for lack of a more delicate way of saying this, the raunchiest, most …

11 Reasons Why You Should Buy Your Beauty Products At Big Lots

"I love to shop" is literally an understatement when describing my addiction, but what I love even more is discovering great deals. However, I had no clue about the <i>deep</i> beauty discounts at Big Lots.<p>Beyond the aisles filled with affordable living room sets, cookware and tools, you can find bulk …

Jennifer Lawrence: 'Calling people fat on TV should be illegal'

Jennifer Lawrence isn't one to dodge a question about body image, and in an interview with Barbara Walters this week she summed up her feelings about the scrutiny women (and their bodies) face on the red carpet. "Why is humiliating people funny? When it comes to the media, [they] need to take …

Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar: Foot Soak, Hair Wash, Toner... And Mouthwash? (VIDEO)

We've heard apple cider vinegar touted as the miracle product for basically everything, from reducing psoriasis inflammation to making dull hair shiny. But we can't help but be skeptical about a single product with so many supposed uses -- so we had Caitlyn and Caroline from HuffPost Live test a …

25 Chunky Scarves You'll Wish You Had to Beat the Cold

It's been said that the best winter outfits aren't complete without a chunky knit scarf. OK, I said it. But, hey, as we head into the final days of holiday shopping, I'm sure you'll wish <i>you</i> had a piece of neck gear that not only keeps you warm but also doubles as a chic finishing touch. I've pulled …

5 Smart Ways Your Phone Can Help You Run a Business from Anywhere

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