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How to Stop a Dog from Pulling on Its Leash

When taking a dog for a walk, <i>you</i> should guide the path of the dog —not vice versa. Besides being a minor embarrassment for its human owner, a dog who …

5 great movies on Netflix right now that you may not have heard of

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- There's a long running joke that most people spend more time browsing Netflix than actually watching the movies and TV shows …

9 Important Questions About Zika Virus, Answered

There are many things we don’t know about Zika virus, the mosquito-borne disease that may infect three to four million people before the epidemic dies out, according to the World Health Organization.<p>Experts suspect Zika may be responsible for thousands of babies born with birth defects and an …

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, he stood at 5′10′′ and weighed a trim 135 pounds. Today the licensed massage therapist tips the scales at …

7 'Star Wars' Theories That'll Change How You See 'The Force Awakens'

These are the theories you're looking for.<p>It's true. All of it. The Dark Side, the Jedi -- they're real. But what about these theories?<p>While "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" obliterates box office records, its lingering questions are blowing our minds even more. Who are Rey's real parents? How is she …

How One Woman Lost 200 Pounds and Changed Her Life

Read Jessica Whitehead's inspiring transformation story<p>Jessica Whitehead, 41<br>Director of sales for a technology company, Cheshire, CT<p><b>Before:</b> 345 lbs <b>After:</b> 145 lbs<p>Jessica Whitehead was never one to pass up a good time—especially if food was involved. For years she met friends every night for dinner, …

Russian film exposes the workings of North Korea's propaganda machine

Under the Sun shows behind-the-scenes coercion by government minders trying to construct an image of a ‘normal’ family<p>A new film on life in North Korea has caused a diplomatic row after the director used officially sanctioned shoots to demonstrate how the state manipulates its people.<p>Authorities …

11 Best Thanksgiving Vegetable Recipes

Move over turkey -- on Thanksgiving, the side dishes always steal the show. From creamy Brussels Sprouts Gratin to Potatoes au Gratin, these easy and elegant vegetable recipes will be the talk of the table.<p><b>1. Brussels Sprouts Gratin</b><p>This creamy gratin is perfect for the holidays because it can be …

Symmetry Gallery

'Man Up' is a delightful, modern take on the dating game

"Man Up" is the sort of British import that gives romantic comedies a good name.<p>Frequently laugh-out-loud funny and tangibly tender where it ought to be, the immensely satisfying screwball romp feels freshly contemporary even as it largely conforms to genre conventions.<p>Sporting a nifty English …

Simon Pegg

15 Healthy Restaurant Meals That Aren't Salad

Because salad isn't always your best bet.<p>You probably think of salad as the ultimate health food, but a recent article in <i>The Washington Post</i> suggests it's not all its cracked up to be — and not just because many restaurant salads contain just as many calories as the burger you'd rather be …

Healthy Eating

11 Skin-Care Habits to Start NOW to Get Gorgeous Skin for Years to Come

Score stunning skin for life.

Train Better: 10 Exercise Machines to Avoid

Exercise machines aren't always effective—or even safe. Avoid these machines the next time you hit the gym. We've even got all-star alternatives to help you train smarter

19 Kitchen Skills You Should Master By Your Mid-20s

Not judging. Just here to help.<p>It is time. Seamless is stealing your money and and your health, and one day a grownup is going to come over and you'll want to serve them something more gourmet than a half-eaten bag of Funyuns. It is time to learn how to cook for yourself, like the adult that you …

Why I Had to Break Up with My Vibrator

It's not me, it's you.<p><i>This article was written by Nicole Michaels and repurposed with permission from YourTango.</i><p>It wasn't meant to go this way.<p>It was meant as a fun assignment. A lot of women would <i>dream</i> of being asked to test drive every vibrator on the market and write about their experience for</i> …

How to Lose Those Last 5 Pounds Forever

You're THIS CLOSE to finally reaching your weight-loss goal!<p><i>This article was written by Jenny Sugar and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness</i>.<p>In the beginning of a weight-loss journey, pounds melt away like ice cream on a hot summer day. But as you get closer to your goal, it's not …

Your Creative Calendar: 91 Things To Do, See, And Hear This June

Wherever there’s a flock of velociraptors, you’ll be there. Whenever women bond in jail, you’ll bond too. Our entertainment picks for June.<p>It used to be that summer TV was a fallow garden of reruns and unwatchable eye-garbage, leaving movies to reign supreme over the season. Not anymore! Now, even …

Comedy

The Best Hair-Removal Method for Your Sex Life

You (and your partner) will thank us.<p>Bikini season is still a few months away, but you have sex year-round (at least we hope so!). What’s the best way to groom your hair down there? We’ll stop beating around the bush: Here's what you should keep in mind when it comes to pubic hair removal—straight …

Sydney film festival 2015: 10 things to see and do, from Scientology to sushi cinema

From a five-hour Filipino epic to a three-course Japanese meal and Blacktown’s retro drive-in, our critic picks top screenings and experiences to savour<p>Every year as June approaches, Sydney’s cinephiles lunge for the Sydney film festival guide, book up a storm, then take to the streets a couple of …

11 Men Reveal The Sex Moves They Hate (But Won't Admit to Your Face)

(Yes, they should definitely work on their communication skills.)<p>Let's make one thing clear from the get-go: Men are thankful when women are down to try out new moves. That said, we don’t always <i>love</i> the new ammo you decide to add to your sexual arsenal. Not that we'd ever 'fess up to that fact …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

8 apps to help you actually keep your 2015 New Year's resolutions

New Year's resolutions are tough.<p>Though we may start the year with the best of intentions, old habits die hard and too often we're back to our old …

Apps

20 Easy Ways to Get Your Hair Off Your Neck

Looking hot (and not in the sweaty way) when it’s 90 degrees out requires two things: sweat-proof makeup and your hair OFF your neck. It can be so frustrating spending time doing your hair in the morning only to walk outside into the humidity and have it all ruined in under 10 minutes. So what do …

Hairstyling

Electric Waste Orchestra

In the hubbub of Moogfest, we serendipitously ran into a guy wearing purple 3D-printed eyeglasses and holding something that looked like a keytar. Upon closer inspection, and with the house lights turned up, it turned out to be a musical instrument made from outdated computer parts. Colten Jackson …

Daniel Ellsberg

Old and New Taste--All Good--in London, Part One

If you wish to hear the King's English spoken, quite possibly the last place you can now do so is in London, where, owing to the vast number of tourists and immigrants, it is more likely the person you pass on the street is speaking Russian, Gujarati, Hindi, Turkish, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese or …

10 Reasons He Hasn't Said "I Love You" Yet

<b>1. He's not ready to say it.</b> Guys usually have a different opinion of loving someone versus being <i>in</i> love than women do. Just because he's not saying it now doesn't mean he'll never say it. He'll say it when he's good and ready, and then he'll probably just blurt it out awkwardly while you guys are …

Relationships

10 Signs You've Fallen In Love With Your S.O.

What they say about love is true -- when you know, you know.<p>But pinpointing the very moment that your feelings went from serious attraction to full-blown love? No easy task. On Wednesday, 10 romantic Redditors accepted the challenge. Below they explain how they knew, without a doubt, that they were …

Love

How Men Really Know They're in Love

I know when I'm in love because he's so cute, I feel like I'll throw up. But how do guys know when, how, and whether they even should say those three little words? Three guys in long-term relationships speak.<p><b>How long have you been with your girlfriend?</b> <b><br>Man A:</b> A little over a year and a half. <b><br>Man B:</b> …

Relationships

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