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Best iPhone Photography Apps for Beginners

With social media apps that encourage the sharing of iPhone photos, such as Instagram, vsco, snapchat, tumblr, and even Facebook, becoming popular and staying at the top of the App Store charts, pictures have yet again wormed their way into the center of our lives. Whether it's adventures, …

How the Bankruptcy System Is Failing Black Americans

Novasha Miller pushed through</span> the revolving doors of the black glass tower on Jefferson Avenue last December and felt a rush of déjà vu. The …

Personal Finance

Milo Yiannopoulos' security cost UC Berkeley $800,000 | Far Right News

After student organisers of the Berkeley "Free Speech Week" cancelled their events, far-right media personality Milo Yiannopoulos vowed to hold a rally of his own.<p><b>WATCH:</b> Violence breaks out at opposing rallies in Berkeley campus (02:10)<p>Yiannopoulos' appearance at the steps of the University of …

What The Yom Kippur Fast Means To A Ugandan Jew

The idea of giving up food for 25 hours for the Yom Kippur fast can seem daunting.<p>But for Shadrach Mugoya Levi, it's not so unusual. In his impoverished village of Magada, Uganda, there are many days when there's not enough food to eat.<p>"On Yom Kippur I am asking God to pardon me," Levi says of the …

Breakthrough Pain Treatment Or Snake Oil? You Decide.

Let's say you're a scientist, and you've invented what you think is a useful treatment for pain. But you have a problem. You don't have the money to go through the regulatory approval process. Should you try to sell it to consumers anyway, and run the risk of being accused of selling …

University of California

U.S. No Longer Playing Leading Role in UN's LGBTQ Human Rights Group

The 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly concluded this week, and among the packed events during the two-week gathering was a meeting of the U.N.'s LGBTI Core Group. Now 9 years old, the group is composed of representatives from 26 member states, along with the U.N.’s Office of Human …

Human Rights

25 Tips Every Married Couple Needs To Hear

The "last bite" rule is a must.<p>These serious and silly suggestions will make your marriage stronger.

10 Best Vacuum Cleaners of 2018 - Reviews of Top-Rated Vacuums

May 1, 2018<p>Best Overall<p>Dyson Ball Multi Floor 2 Upright Vacuum<p>This vacuum is perfect for cleaning across a wide variety of carpets and hardwood …

The Best Mattress Protectors to Safeguard Your Bedding Investment

It may not be the sexiest bedroom accoutrement, but it's certainly one of the most important.<p>1 AmazonBasics Hypoallergenic Waterproof Fitted Mattress …

You’ll Feel Tension Slip Away When You Have a Fun Stress Ball

Have some built-up tension? Let it out here!<p>No matter how calm and collected you might look on the outside, we all have some stress in our lives from …

10 Clarifying Shampoos to Help Prevent Hair Pollution

Backup for buildup.<p>Neutrogena Anti-Residue Shampoo<p>Rid scalp and strands of lingering residue with Neutrogena's clarifying shampoo that fleshes out …

10 Must-Have Items for the Lil Bub-Obsessed

We've got a whole lot of love for Lil Bub!<p>Lil Bub is not just your average cat. She's a published author, a talk show host, the star of a VICE …

14 Organizing Products to Help Hot-Mess People Get It Together

Adulting is not as scary as it seems!<p>From the kitchen to the car, we've got plenty of tips, tricks, and products to help you keep your space from …

9 Witch Hazel-Infused Beauty Products to Correct Compromised Skin

Bippity, boppity, soothe!<p>We wonder if witch hazel got its name due to the fact that its beautifying effects are <i>literal</i> magic. Whether your skin …

Oily Skin? Clean It Up With Clay (Masks!)

#Claynation.<p>TonyMoly Painting Therapy Blue Pack<p>New from this beauty ed's favorite Korean brand, TonyMoly's rolling out five Paint Therapy Packs, all …

Things to Do in Montreal for a Fabulous French-Inspired Getaway

Ready for a north-of-the-border weekend?<p>What to Do: Old Montreal<p>Tourisme Montreal<p><b>Best for History Buffs</b><p>In Old Montreal, visit the twin-spired …

These Cooling Pads Will Keep Your Laptop from Heating Up Like Crazy

We have 10 solutions for an overheating, overworked laptop.<p>Laptop cooling pads can help extend the life of your laptop by keeping heat away from its …

22 Phenomenal Women Artists Whose Work We Can't Get Enough Of

Shop the pieces we have on our wish lists!<p>Surface Sensor 3, Catrin Andersson<p><b>$130</b> BUY NOW<p>Catrin Andersson's method for creating these pieces is as …

Bullet Journaling 101: Ideas and Advice for How to Get Started

If you like making to-do lists, handwriting things, or using a planner, you'll definitely love bullet journaling.<p>A lot of people feel intimidated by …

Cruelty-Free Makeup Brands That Never Test on Animals

Need some new makeup? Support these vegan brands that never test on animals.<p>Not a fan of brands that test cosmetics on animals? Here's good news: The …

USB Hubs Are a GENIUS Trick to Get Back the Ports You Need to Stay Connected

One convenient place for all your peripherals.<p>With full wired connectivity ports becoming an increasingly rare sight in new computers, it's a good …

10 Free Museums in NYC to Get Cultured at No Cost

Because let's face it — every New Yorker is looking to save a buck.<p>You may not feel like spending money on some of the best museums NYC has to offer, …

These 8 Cooling Pillows Are the Antidote to Your Restless Nights

Just another reason to keep a cool head.<p>Equinox Cooling Gel Memory Foam Pillow<p><b>$27 each</b> BUY NOW<p>This queen-sized cooling pillow features a washable, …

10 Password Managers to Keep All Your Login Info Safe (And In One Place)

Keep your passwords and account information organized with one of these recs.<p>With so few differences between them all, choosing the right password …

Cheesecake Cool Whip Is a Dessert and Topping All in One

But can you imagine putting Cheesecake Cool Whip on cheesecake???<p>If you've ever caught yourself eating some sort of food straight out of the …

10 Sofa Covers That Protect and Prolong the Best Seat in the House

Now you can have pets and a pristine sofa under one roof.<p>Chun Yi Jacquard Sofa Cover<p><b>$48</b> BUY NOW<p>This slate-gray polyester-spandex sofa cover perfectly …

Would You Bare It All at These Nude Beaches?

Go au naturel on these scenic strands!<p>1 Tahiti Beach — St. Tropez, France<p>No need to worry about tan lines while on Tahiti Beach, one of the most …

Is That Dime in Your Pocket Worth $1.9 Million?

Excuse us while we rip our couch cushions apart.<p>Fair warning: You're about to hate yourself for every time you've dropped a coin and didn't pick it …

These Top-Rated Indoor Herb Gardens Will Create Instant Urban Oasis Vibes

Bring the garden indoors.<p>If you've been itching to start an outdoor garden but are limited by space, climate, or time, a smaller indoor herb garden …

Gardening

The Best Dry-Brushing Tools for Smoother Skin

New morning ritual: Brush your hair, brush your bod.<p>1 SpaVerde Natural Boar Bristle Body and Face Brush Set<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading …