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Forget Green Beer — Make Dublin Coddle for Saint Patrick's Day — Delicious Links

Listen, I understand your desire to drink green beer on Saint Patrick's Day — it's novel and fun, and more importantly it's an excellent excuse to …

Cooking

The surprising origins of your f*cking favorite swear words

As a society, we like to swear.<p>Swear words have a strange power over us. It starts when we are young, when they are deliciously taboo. Then, as we …

Lawyers reportedly don’t want Trump to talk to Mueller because of Trump’s habit of lying

Some on the president’s legal team would rather risk fighting the special counsel in court.<p>President Donald Trump told reporters last month he was “looking forward” to speaking with special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia and possible obstruction of …

Donald Trump

Officials: 5 missing, fire out after Oklahoma rig explosion

QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig on Monday, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said.<p>More than 20 employees were at the natural gas well site …

Natural Gas

Suspect Makes Throat-Slashing Motion Before Fatal Shootings at Florida Resort

After two fatal shootings at a Florida beach resort, authorities have found surveillance footage that seems to show the suspect making a …

Crime

Dispatcher shot woman after traffic clash, physical confrontation, prosecutors say

A longtime Chicago police dispatcher shot a woman in the chest after the two got into a traffic dispute and then a physical confrontation, Cook County prosecutors said Friday.<p>But an attorney for Keli McGrath, 46, said the other woman was the aggressor.<p>Judge Maria Kuriakos Ciesil ordered McGrath …

Concealed Carry

How scary is too scary in VR?

Virtual reality has the power to immerse audiences in horror experiences that deliver new heights of scream-out-loud sensation. Hopes are high in the entertainment industry for VR headset technology, but as a VR creator with a few of horror experiences under my belt, I’ve learned that creating …

10 Famous Surrealist Artists You Must Know

Andre Breton - The Founder of Surrealism<p>An original member of the Dada group, <b>André Breton</b> founded and led the <b>Surrealist movement</b> in 1924. Introducing …

Google's former HR boss says this is the key to a perfect résumé

And yet you're <i>still</i> not hearing back from the dozens of job postings to which you've applied.<p>The likely problem: Your accomplishments fail to stand out because you haven't provided a concrete measure of your previous work, Laszlo Bock, former senior vice president of People Operations at Google, …

Employment

8 Ways to Stop Feeling Burnout (and Start Sustaining Success) | Inc.com

You have a short fuse when you're stuck in a state of perpetual exhaustion. When you're stressed and overwhelmed for long periods of time, your energy levels evaporate along with your patience, and your passion for activities you once enjoyed dwindles. The truth is--everyone has a battle with …

Burnout

The Bad Sleep Habit That Can Harm Your Fertility

Night owls may want to consider getting some shuteye if they're thinking about having a baby. Or at least work on turning off the lights.<p>A new study …

These Artists Turn Your Kids' Doodles Into Wearable Jewelry

Parents can now wear their hearts on their sleeves — or on their wrists or around their necks.<p>Tasarım Takarım, a 2-year-old Turkish jewelry company, converts children’s drawings into cufflinks, bracelets and necklaces, among other items.<p>“It’s like a single moment of someone’s childhood becomes …

Jewelry

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10 Kettlebell Workouts to Build Muscular Legs

For a seriously dynamic lower-body workout, look to kettlebell training. Even the basic swing is seriously lower-body dominant—your hips and glutes …

The 10 Actually Essential Essential Oils

The experts weigh in<p>When it comes to the world of homeopathy and natural skin care, essential oils are basically miracle workers.<p>Essential oils hold properties that can benefit the skin, body, and mind in a number of ways—from relieving stress and anxiety to regulating hormones, boosting our immune …

Anxiety of What Other People Think of You

Struggling to keep up with appearances because of anxiety? Deep rooted anxiety that stems from your past can easily ruin your present moment experience. It's what happened to me when I decided to leave my past behind, only to find myself stuck in a whirlwind of emotions that kept dragging me down. …

Mindfulness

3 Mental Health Hacks to Get You Through Low Days

I no longer have the "I don't know what to do for self-care" excuse because I have an entire box of things I can utilize at any moment.I think …

Mental Health

The Essential Herbal First-Aid Kit Every Parent Should Own

During my 25 years of clinical practice as a naturopathic physician and herbalist, I've often had parents—especially new ones—ask whether herbs are …

How I Used Ayurvedic Beauty Practices To Heal My Chronic Inflammation

<i>As the face behind the holistic-minded lifestyle site The Local Rose, an eponymous line of natural skin care, and a swoon-worthy Instagram feed</i> …

Why Learning to Read Body Language May Have Social Benefits

A trio of social scientists have proposed a new way to think about why some people are more prone than others to try to pick up others' social cues.<p>In recent years, an entire literature has developed around the art and science of interpreting body language. Learning to do it well could mean, for …

Psychology

Our Beauty Editors Share Their Everyday Makeup Routines

The Refinery29 beauty team tests <i>a lot</i> of makeup. We'd never recommend a product we hadn't tried ourselves first — so if you've seen it on our site, …

Makeup

Top 10 Race Conscious Things to Talk About With Your Child

In honor of Raising Race Conscious Children’s 100th post, this list lifts a quote from each and every blog post to date, modeling language that has …

Native Americans

14 Must-Read Adult Fiction + Non-Fiction Books Out in June

What pairs perfectly with a sweet rooftop bar, a refreshing boozy slushy and colorful statement sunglasses? An awesome summer read, of course! Sure, you could always grab that dusty copy of <i>Moby Dick</i> you’ve been telling yourself you’re going to read for years, but we think it’s time to mix it up …

Books

Use These Lunge Variations to Avoid Mistakes

Lunges are a powerful exercise, allowing you to shape and strengthen almost every muscle in the lower body –- the hips, glutes, quads, hamstring and …

Moby gives away four hours of ambient music designed for sleeping or meditation

While big room often defines the millenial zeitgeist, there’s far more beyond the surface of mainstream dance music than the glitz and glam of the …

Meditation

This Calming Yoga Routine Doubles As A Killer Upper Body Workout

Consider yourself toned <i>and</i> relaxed.<p>In the Udaya video above, yoga instructor Jules Mitchell takes you through a short sequence designed to target stress. But don't let the nature of the routine fool you: These moves also serve as a killer way to work your upper body.<p>If you're a beginner, Mitchell …

Yoga

Who Makes More Money—Women Who Wear Makeup or Women Who Don't?

Ain't nobody got time for that.<p>Women who take forever to get ready for work in the morning are often given a hard time for being high-maintenance. Waking up early is hard enough and waking up extra early to apply a whole face of makeup and style your hair is unfathomable to some women (me), but a …

Natural Beauty

Studies prove linkage between racism and seething hot hatred of Obama

Of course, racism isn’t the only reason some people vehemently disagree with and dislike the president. They’re always telling us it’s really because …

Tea Party

8 Great Tricks For Reading People's Body Language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7% of …

Body Language