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'Wonder Woman' Fan Theory Says Antiope Died to Keep a Secret

By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Wonder Woman’s entry into World War I and battle against Ares wasn’t …

24 Natural Beauty Products Vogue Staffers Can’t Live Without

There’s a natural beauty movement sweeping the globe, as high-tech serums and creams are exchanged for something simpler—a damask rose mist, say, or a jar of coconut oil. That yen for wholesome products has gripped the Vogue.com offices, too, with editors responding to a call for their favorites …

Skin Care

Tired of Takeout? Try Making This Authentic Chinese Cold Noodle Dish at Home

Sometimes, nothing hits the spot like good old-fashioned Chinese takeout. Before you reach for the phone, consider recreating those classic flavors …

Daily fresh fruit lowers heart death risk as much as statins

Eating a piece of fruit each day significantly lowers the risk of suffering a heart attack or stroke - an effect size as large as taking a statin, Oxford University has found.<p>In the largest study of its kind, researchers looked at the dietary habits of half a million middle-aged people in China to …

Holistic Medicine

Why Cushion Compact Foundation Is a Total Game Changer

It's hard not to be completely starry-eyed about the flood of products coming in from South Korea, which has in the past few years (and counting) established itself as the epicenter of cool beauty. And the imports (essences! Mists! pH-balancing toners!) totally live up to the hype. But the instant …

This Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken Is So Easy You Don't Even Need a Recipe

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>When I moved away …

Cooking

7 Drugstore Nude Lipsticks Celebrity Makeup Artists Swear By

Everyone needs a few nude lipsticks in their makeup arsenal. It's an absolute necessity for an everyday look. And while some of the best nude lipsticks can be pretty costly (looking at you, Tom Ford), there are some amazing drugstore shades, too. Here, seven celebrity makeup artists tell us their …

21 Delicious Veggie Noodles To Make With Your Spiralizer

Every zucchini is just a bowl of zoodles waiting to be set free.

8 New Novels We Can't Wait to Read this Month

It’s the greatest pain and greatest pleasure of our reading lives: no matter how many wonderful novels we read, more are always rolling off the …

Books

Menopausal Weight Gain: How To Get Your Body Back

It is estimated that the average weight gain during menopause is about 10 to 15 pounds. Well, I must not be average, because I gained almost 30 pounds in less than a year when I slammed into menopause! Frustrated that I could not find a solution, I sacrificed myself as a human guinea pig and …

Almond butter vs. peanut butter: A food-off between everyone's favorite spread

There was always an open jar of reduced-fat Jif in our pantry when I was growing up. “It’s healthier,” Mom said as she slathered two pieces of frozen …

Exactly How 10 Allure Editors Get Ready in the Morning

As editors at Allure, we're constantly asked about our lengthy skin-care routines and the makeup we wear every day, so we got a group of staffers to detail each step in their extensive daytime product lineups.<p>Courtesy of brands (products)<p>Skin<p>senior digital editor<p><b>Dermalogica Multi-Active Toner</b>, $38, …

Photos of Lightning Apple EarPods headphones emerge on Chinese media [Updated]

<b>Update</b>: The original photo displayed in the article was indeed Photoshopped. However, there are other images of Lightning EarPod cables circling the web of unknown origin, as shown above. It just highlights however that images of this ilk are easily faked.<p>Although we are expecting a myriad of new …

Mobile Technology

U.S. Spy Chief On Apple, ISIS And His Future At The CIA

John Brennan is walking with a limp these days — a testament to the hazards of shoveling your own driveway. Even the director of the CIA had to dig out just like the rest of us, after last month's blizzard shut down Washington, D.C.<p>But this past weekend, once he settled into a leather armchair at …

Middle East

RANKED: The 10 best movies of 2015

I was there for all of it and have to admit that there was more good than bad.<p>With so much interesting filmmaking, it was tough to come up with just 10 favorites of the year, but here they are — along with a few others that deserve recognition.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Break These 4 Resume Rules to Land a Job

Ditch the traditional resume.<p>America is back, baby!<p>With more and more U.S. cities raising their minimum wages, job applicants are more excited about …

All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

TV

Healthy oven-fried chicken with feta, corn and spinach for a crowd-pleasing meal

Reducing food waste should always be a priority — it's good for our budgets and for the environment. But this week, Earth Week, we are reminded to stop and pay attention to how much food we throw away, and come up with solutions for making a change.<p>TODAY.com partnered with Cook Smarts, a …

The Pinnacle of Pasta: The Top 9 Plates of Pasta in Rome

The top plates of pasta in Rome, from cult classics to signature dishes.<p>A decent carbonara is pretty easy to come by in Rome. But no one visits the Italian capital in search of a merely passable pasta dish. After several thousand Roman restaurant meals over the past dozen years—including more …

Italy

A Real Cowboy's Guide (& Love Letter) to Cast Iron

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Good cast iron, if taken care of properly, will outlive us all. Kent Rollins, chuck wagon cook and author of A Taste of Cowboy, tells us why cast iron</i> …

Recipes

MSM Finally Admits It, Cannabis Can Cure Cancer, It's High Time We Stop Arresting People for It

Atlanta, Ga. – In a surprising move, CNN is reporting that marijuana may be a potential cure for certain types of cancer after numerous studies have …

Cancer

Australia arrests five for terrorist plot on veterans' holiday

SYDNEY (AP) — Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said.<p>The suspects included two 18-year-olds who are alleged to have been preparing an attack at the ANZAC Day …

Extremism

The Cleansing Conditioner Phenomenon: 7 Anti-Shampoos For Eradicating Frizz

The art of co-washing (using only conditioner to cleanse your hair) has long been a saving grace to women with coarse, curly, or color-treated strands, who find the ingredients in most shampoos—namely detergents and sulfates—stripping and drying. But the latest generation of hybrid cleansing …

Hair Care

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast

Joaquin Phoenix Speaks Out Against China's Brutal Dog-Leather Industry in New Video

Hollywood star and longtime vegan Joaquin Phoenix has taken a stand against China’s dog-leather industry in a new video campaign by animal-rights …

Rotisserie Chicken Round-Up: 4 Gourmet Upgrades

When you need a quick family-pleasing dinner, the rotisserie chicken is an obvious choice. But can you really "wow" your crew with this easy ingredient? Yes! Try these four fast chicken fixer-uppers.<p><b>1. Chipotle Chicken Quesadillas</b><p>These crisp tortillas filed with gooey melted cheddar and chicken in …

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

National Geographic Travel