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The Under-$20 Drugstore Skin Buys You Need This Winter

It's that time of the year when no amount of scarf-face wrapping can really protect you from the whipping winds that attack you on your way to work. …

27 Beauty Products Our Editors Always Impulse-Buy at the Drugstore

There's got to be something in the air in drugstores. Because as innocent as your shopping list may be, once you're inside, you're looking at that display of new mascaras. Everyone...

The Best New Drugstore Products Hitting Shelves This Summer

We've always loved drugstore beauty products for their prices (anything extra we can add to the cart while buying toilet paper and still come out under $20 is clutch). But as of the past few years, we've really started falling for the pro-level quality. We're talking foundations that melts into …

Skin Care

The 50 Best Books for 11- and 12-Year-Olds

Eleven and twelve is a time of big change for kids, both emotionally and physically. Which is why reading coming-of-age books becomes very relevant …

Mobility: It's All In the Hips - Or Is It?

<b>Flexibility is one of the foundational aspects of fitness and performance.</b> It belongs in the upper echelon of fitness variables along with strength, …

The Body Whisperer’s Fat-Flushing Workout

Structural integration and alignment specialist Lauren Roxburgh—author of <i>Taller, Slimmer, Younger</i>—consistently comes up with new (blessedly simple) …

Watch La Lisière, a gritty, post-apocalyptic French short film

If you’re looking for a new fix after finishing <i>The</i> <i>Hunger Games</i>, <i>The Last of Us,</i> or any similar piece dark, post-apocalyptic media, then check out <i>La Lisière</i> (<i>The Edge</i> in English). Set in a future where vaguely described wars and natural disasters have destroyed civilization, <i>La Lisière</i> tells the story …

Film Festivals

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in 2017

Will 2017 be the year we finally get our mitts on <i>The Winds of Winter</i>? At this point, even Bran Stark’s third eye couldn’t see if the answer is “hell …

37 Seriously Amazing Tips Every Clean Freak Needs To Know

Everything you need to know (or buy) to make your house spotless!

Bruno Mars Carpool Karaoke is 15 minutes of pure, straight up joy

Watching this episode of Carpool Karaoke, you could easily end up thinking Bruno Mars and James Corden had been best friends for years.<p>Between the …

A British headmaster’s back-to-school letter to teachers is also brilliant parenting advice

The internet is awash in advice on how to make the school year ahead better for students and parents.<p>One teacher banned homework, to the delight of kids. An anonymous headmaster wrote a missive to parents, reminding them that they play a critical role in shaping their children’s attitudes toward …

The 3 Best Bras Ever, According to Real Women

The hunt for the perfect bra seems like a never-ending battle that women around the world struggle with on a daily basis. Where should you turn for …

The 40 Best Books to Read This Summer

Funny, moody, scary, fiery, canny, and bloody books.<p>Swimsuit? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Three books, because you couldn't choose just one? Check. From complicated meditations on motherhood to dark thrillers that will slot perfectly into a beach bag, here are the 40 books to put on your summer …

Taylor Swift As You’ve Never Seen Her Before

40 Great Books Coming to a Screen Near You

Avid readers are familiar with the joys and sorrows of film and tv adaptations: for every awesome movie that brings your favorite characters to life, …

Books

A new way to judge a book at speed: read only page 112

Do you read for two hours to decide if you’ve found a good book? From now on, I’m just reading page 112<p>I try my hardest to keep up with literary prize-related reading but I’m hopelessly behind on the latest Booker, Costa and Samuel Johnson winners (although I thoroughly and wholeheartedly recommend …

Books

How Strengths-Based Parenting Can Help Your Kid Thrive

Stop trying to 'fix' your kids and nurture their natural talents instead.<p>Your kid loves to be the center of attention. She's the type to run onto the playground, yell "Watch me!", and make monkey noises while hanging upside down on the monkey bars.<p>If that sounds familiar, one of your child's …

The 27 Most Exciting Books Coming In 2016

Here are the books we can't wait to read in 2016! (Ranked in no particular order.)

Spending our lives surrounded by Ikea furniture, bus stops and potholes can make the fantastical worlds invented by sci-fi and fantasy writers seem …

Here Are 2015's Top 50 Running Songs, According to Spotify

Spotify analyzed what runners listened to in 2015 to come up with this ultimate list of running songs.<p>For many runners, a good playlist is as …

Netflix Has Thousands of Secret Movie Categories You Can Only Access with This Hack

Oh hello, "Critically Acclaimed Romantic Dramas from the 1980s."<p>You know that horrible, rug-pulled-out-from-under-you, life-spinning-out-of-control feeling when you've poured the wine and settled into the couch and opened the Netflix...and realized there's nothing you want to watch? It's all okay …

Celebrity Gossip

27 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' questions answered by the novel

<b>Warning: If you're one of the five or 10 people in America who still haven't seen The Force Awakens, you probably shouldn't read this.</b><p>While <i>Star Wars:</i> …

Hear Radiohead’s Unused James Bond Theme ‘Spectre’

In July, British bookmakers suspended betting on which artist recorded the theme song for the then-upcoming James Bond film <i>Spectre</i> when one person …

The 100 Best Sci-Fi Movies of All Time

Enough weird science, cosmic mind-bending, and monsters from outer space to keep you busy for weeks.<p>Enough weird science, cosmic mind-bending, and monsters from outer space to keep you busy for weeks.<p>100. Escape From New York (1981)<p>99. Splice (2009)<p>98. Attack the Block (2011)<p>97. City of Lost …

The Map Of Literary Genres Every Book Nerd Needs

Cross the mighty Sea of Publishers to get to Romance.<p>"I was always interested in maps and infographics," Martin Vargic told The Huffington Post, "and the elegant, multilayered way they can portray large amounts of information about the world we live in."<p>Vargic is a 17-year-old artist from Slovakia …

Books

Pride and Prejudice at 20: The scene that changed everything

It is 20 years since Mr Darcy strode sodden from the lake in the BBC adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. Television – and Jane Austen – have never been the same, writes Nicholas Barber.<p>“I was reading an article in the Radio Times the other day,” says Andrew Davies. “The journalist was asking, ‘Why …

Literature

The National Book Awards Longlist: Fiction

<i>This week, The New Yorker is announcing the longlists for the National Book Awards. Previously, we presented the contenders in the categories of Young People’s Literature,</i> <i>Poetry</i><i>, and</i> <i>Nonfiction</i><i>.</i><p>Two of the novels on this year’s fiction longlist are débuts: “The Turner House,” by Angela Flournoy, …

Books

2015 National Book Awards

Young People's Literature<p>Longlist:<p>Becky Albertalli, <i>Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda</i> (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins Children's Books)<p>M.T. Anderson,</i> …

Books

How To Have A Happy Relationship With A Difficult Partner

So, you are married to someone who happens to be difficult to live with. Even though you are fully committed to your relationship, you find that they …