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How teachers help students get over their embarrassment in sex ed class

At the start of her sexual education classes, Tara Fry sometimes tossed large stuffed toys designed to represent various microbes for sexually transmitted infections.<p>"The student who 'catches' chlamydia will be asked what she or he knows about it," explains Ms. Fry, an instructor at Banbury …

11 Things That Make You GREAT in Bed

Consider this your better-sex boot camp<p>Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a working knowledge of 52 sex positions or a background in porn to be ridiculously good in bed. Instead, it comes down to more subtle (and realistic) factors that you may already posses. And if you don't, we're here …

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5 Formative Assessment Activities for the Classroom

Now that you’ve learned what formative assessment is, why you should use formative assessment in your classroom, and six practical tips, it’s time to …

9 Hacks to Help You Wear Heels All Day Long

Ladies, we’ve all been there. You’ve been standing in your heels for mere minutes and your feet are <i>already</i> killing you (really, the walk from the train to your work never seemed that long before!). But that doesn’t have to be the case. Nope, we’re not here to tell you to resign yourself to …

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This Design Technique Will Make Any Home Look More Expensive

Custom details can make the simplest of rooms more elegant. One especially easy and wallet-friendly custom upgrade is applied molding, sometimes called "picture boxing." This technique involves measuring and mounting molding directly to the walls, often in square or rectangular forms. The end …

Home Improvement

10 Secrets to Mastering Kim Kardashian's Makeup

Over the course of his Master Class this past weekend, makeup artist Mario Dedivanovic shared his best tips, tricks, and product recommendations for looking just like Kim.<p><b>1. Makeup first, hair second.</b> "When clients get their hair done first, there's usually hairspray on the face, so I always start …

Key & Peele Sketch Imagines A World Where Teachers Are Paid Like Athletes And It's Awesome

The comedy duo eviscerate sports culture in support of the people who really deserve a signing bonus: public school teachers.

8 Office-Friendly Heels Under $50 That Look Insanely Expensive

Finding the perfect shoes for a long day in the office is something we all struggle with. Whether they're too high, too low, or too expensive, it …

We Tried It: "Baking," the Makeup Technique That's Blowing Up on YouTube

We’re not talking baking, as in stepping up your culinary skills. We’re talking about a highlighting technique that uses concealer and translucent …

How to Wear a Graphic Tee Like a Fashion Insider, Not a Teenager

Consider graphic tees the longtime wardrobe staple of the openly cheeky: Loudly stamped with a bold phrase or visual, they have spent most of their history relegated to the bottom drawer—designated for gym or laundry days only. But leave it to the fall 2015 Louis Vuitton show to give new life to an …

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How to teach ... making friends

A long summer stretches out invitingly before students (and teachers), but when they return to school after the break, everything will have changed. The new academic term means new year groups and, for some, the start of a new school.<p>With this transition comes the inevitable challenge of making …

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10 Ways to Gain Real Super Powers That Will Change Your Life

You Can Gain Real Super Powers<p>No gamma radiation, spider bites or mutations necessary.<p>A few simple tips from the blog can have you performing heroic …

The Makeup Brush-Free Guide to Getting a Flawless Face

Alright, you pretty faces! So by now, we're gonna guess you've seen our breakdown of the nine most essential makeup brushes you definitely should have in your makeup kits and use on the daily. But let's be real: There are several scenarios that could play out where you just don't have access to …

A Brutally Honest Review Of What It's Like To Shop At Anthropologie

Anthropologie: Home of beautifully crafted window displays, sophisticated-yet-bohemian garb and failed dreams.<p>For whatever reason, you call it "one of your favorite stores," even though you can count the number of things you've actually purchased there on one hand. You probably don't ever <i>plan</i> to …

How to make a good first impression

So we asked Susan RoAne—author of the recently released 25th anniversary edition of <i>How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections—in Person and Online</i>—for her tips on how to make those events less daunting and more fun. "In every room, there are people who you want to meet, …

The Power of Keeping It Personal

Technology has made it so easy to reach so many people in such a short period of time which is an amazing business tool and a way to keep tabs on a great number of people, but we're turning away from the personal touch. Facebook, Twitter and e-mail are convenient ways to keep in touch with …

20 Street Style Trends to try for Summer

<i>By fashion editor Ashley</i><p>One of my favorite things to do on our trip to Scandinavia was people watch. In Stockholm and Copenhagen the streets were …

Townhouse Design - Room Trends To Make You Stand Out

There is something chic about a townhouse; it is a special habitat consisting of two to three storeys with shared walls. In the biggest cities, these …

Model eats up to 10,000 calories a day for sexual kicks

This is Caitlin Finley, she’s 22 and she makes money from eating pizza.<p>She weighs 30 stone and eats up to 10,000 calories a day, and her photographer …

Fitness

The real stuff of schooling: How to teach students to apply knowledge

Larry Ferlazzo is a veteran teacher of English and Social Studies at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written seven books on education — including a few on student motivation, and writes extensively on education issues, including authoring a teacher advice blog for …

8 Drugstore Lipstick Formulas To Buy Right Now

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The New Year's Best Hair Trends

The hottest hair trends to try in 2015.<p>The hottest hair trends to try in 2015. Also, check out this updated step-by-step guide to getting perfect waves.

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10 Home Design Trend Predictions for 2015

Toggle Scroll<p>January 2, 2015<p>You'd think that in this high-tech world, we'd be populating our homes with personal robots, droid garages, and the like. …

24 Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

From the editors at Cosmo.com, fun and unusual ways to cut down on your styling time.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is …

13 Enviable Closets From Pinterest

While you may not have the real estate yet, there's no harm in taking wardrobe organization inspiration from these 14 enviable walk-insall spotted on Pinterest.<p>A perfectly-organized, designer-filled walk-in closet: the universal object of desire for every fashionable woman. While you may not have …

Real Estate

How To: Textured & Twisted Fishtail Braid with The Small Things Blog

Red: the little black dress of lip color. 15 shades for any occasion (or no occasion at all, yolo) Pictured: NYX Cosmetics in Electra. into.gl/best_reds