Vanessa Pena

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How To Get a Flat Stomach—Fast!

Follow this easy plan & lose that stubborn pooch<p>When patients arrive in the E.R., I have literally a few seconds to decide what's wrong and how I can help. Know which vital sign I check first? Their weight. The most important indicator of how people will manage a health crisis is how much belly fat …

Nutrition

The Best Masturbation Tips Ever

Find your happy place every time<p>The maxim "He knows me better than I know myself"? Well, it probably doesn't hold true when it comes to pleasure centers. If you're like many women, you have had a long-term relationship with a vibrator and, with concentration, can get the deed done during a …

The Surprising Link Between Gut Bacteria And Anxiety

In recent years, neuroscientists have become increasingly interested in the idea that there may be a powerful link between the human brain and gut bacteria. And while a growing body of research has provided evidence of the brain-gut connection, most of these studies so far have been conducted on …

Great Blue Hole off Belize yields new clues to fall of Mayan civilisation

Research supports theory that drought and climate conditions reduced Mayans from a regional power to survivors abandoning cities to virtual extinction<p>A massive underwater sinkhole surrounded by reefs, caves and sharks has provided archaeologists with clues in the mystery of the fall of the Mayan …

Mayan Civilization

8 Weird Things You Never Knew About Your Eyebrows

Find out why they're on your face in the first place—and more<p><i>By Natasha Burton for Daily Makeover</i><p>Many of us spend a lot of time (and money!) maintaining our eyebrows, from waxing to plucking to threading to filling them in. Most people, however, don’t know just why we have these arched patches of …

Weird

20 Sex Toys That MIGHT Just Change Your LIFE

WH's picks of the top pleasure boosts-whether you want to go on a solo mission or share the good vibes with your guy.

Sex and the City

Your Definitive Guide to Pooping

The facts about feces you never knew you needed<p>Some might deny it, your S.O. might refuse to believe it, and your girlfriends might only talk about it after a few glasses (or bottles) of wine—but everyone poops. "Pooping might be taboo because of the smells and sounds associated with it," says …

Wellness

Where to find silent mode in Android Lollipop

If you’re lucky enough to have Android 5.0 Lollipop on your phone or tablet, you might be wondering where to find silent mode, which turns off …

How To Drink Champagne Like An Expert

From the editors of TownandCountryMag.com, Winemaker and Champagne expert Elise Losfelt of Moët & Chandon shares 10 tips to drinking champagne like a bubbly enthusiast.<p><b>1) The glass</b><p>The best way to enjoy champagne is in a white wine glass. A white wine glass's larger bowl enables the wine to open up …

The Grocery List That Will Help You Drop Pounds, Build Muscle, and Gain Tons of Energy

Our four-week training plan with celebrity trainer David Kirsch begins Monday. Here are the foods he suggests you stock up on between now and then.<p>Starting this Monday, October 6, WomensHealthMag.com and celebrity trainer David Kirsch are kicking off <b>Tone Every Zone: The David Kirsch 28-Day,</b> …

Weight Loss

17 Weird, Uncomfortable, Awkward, Kind of Hilarious Things That Can Happen During Sex

Don't even pretend you can't relate.<p>Sometimes sex can be mind-blowingly hot. And other times...it's the complete opposite. You know a few of these have happened to you.<p><b>You Realize You Haven't Shaved</b>...And you seriously debate not having sex because of it. You had big plans to take care of it …

Ariana Grande

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's super …

Workouts

10 Ways To Use Apple Cider Vinegar For Gorgeous Skin And Hair

No need to chug the stuff!<p>People are literally obsessed with apple cider vinegar. Just open up Instagram—I challenge you to find someone who isn't drinking it for better digestion or more impressive weight-loss results. (Although tbh, you should take all those claims with a grain of salt.)<p>Don't …

Skin Care

MH370: satellite phone call revealed as Australia gives update on search

Malaysia Airlines staff tried to contact the crew of missing flight MH370 by satellite phone after it disappeared from radar, Australian authorities have announced, with details about the failed call now being used to refine the suspected final path of the plane.<p>Australia’s deputy prime minister, …

The 7 Best Exercises for Women Who Wear Heels

You'll love these feel-good moves if you wear pumps all day long.<p>There's nothing like a pair of killer heels to make you feel put-together, confident, and sexy as hell. But wearing heels day in and day out can do a number on your feet, ankles, and calves. Here's what we mean: When you wear heels, …

Stretching

Why Obama can’t go there

It’s a paradox of Barack Obama’s presidency: The first African-American to run the country finds himself in the tensest racial confrontation of his tenure but is constrained from addressing the nation’s original sin in anything but the loftiest, most dispassionate terms.<p>“We’ve made extraordinary …

Fabulous At Every Age: Fall's Best Hues

From shades of scarlet to black and white, how to wear fall's best colors for every age.<p>From shades of scarlet to black and white, how to wear fall's best colors for every age.

Could a European Weight Loss Program Really Suck My Fat Away?

Hey, if it works for Victoria Beckham…<p>I'm in the Hamptons of Turkey, only I can't appreciate the view of sparkling Lake Sapanca because I'm locked in a pod that is supposed to melt my fat. I've enrolled myself in a beloved-in-Europe weight loss regimen called the Hypoxi Marathon Program at the …

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

An entire island nation is preparing to evacuate to Fiji before they sink into the Pacific

This has to be the weirdest business deal of the week: The Church of England just sold a chunk of forest-covered land on the Fijian island Vanau Levu for $8.8 million to the government of the Pacific island nation of Kiribati. For the moment, Kiribati plans to use its 20-square-kilometer …

What Kinds of People Hear Voices?

In my last post, I noted that public perceptions of voice-hearing (due in part to distorted media representations) get the science of voice-hearing …

Is Divorce a Failure?

The high divorce rate in the United States—there are about 50% as many divorces per capita as marriages—leads some to question the institutions of …

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy

Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru

Breakfast

You'll Be Disgusted and Amazed When You See What Happens When You Boil Soda

Warning: Don't watch this right before you eat.<p>Science lover-slash-YouTuber Crazy Russian Hacker recently decided to figure out exactly what's floating around in a bottle of soda. His method: Boiling the stuff.<p>And the result is... impressive! A black tar-looking mixture of what he claims to be …

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ISPs

Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

Inside the gunman's head: Rejection, jealousy and vow to kill 'beautiful girls'

Elliot Rodger's difficulties with women were so devastating to him that he vowed to kill anyone he couldn't win over.<p>"My orchestration of the Day of Retribution is my attempt to do everything, in my power, to destroy everything I cannot have," Rodger wrote in a 137-page manifesto obtained by CNN …

You’ll soon have 16+ different smart glasses to choose from. Here’s how to pick the right one

Smart glasses are expected to gain a lot of momentum as “wearable computing” takes root in the consumer market. A lot of the details, like how to protect privacy in a world full of smart glasses, still have to be worked out.<p>Sales of the devices could grow from 87,000 in 2013 to more than 10 million …