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We Rate The Best Subscription Boxes: Beauty

+ snag you exclusive discounts<p>Ahhh... the holy grail of subscription boxes: beauty. We're betting there's, at least, a few of you out there who have tried Birchbox, or maybe Ipsy. But, there is a veritable wealth of other options on the market when it comes to cosmetic boxes. In previous weeks we …

7 Exercises to Get Thighs + Buns of Steel

You already know you should never skip leg day. How else are you going to stand up all day at all those summer music festivals you’ve got planned? Luckily for us, there are plenty of ways to pump up your thighs and get a great quad workout in less than 15 minutes a day. You can run with your dog, …

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Ex-Trump workers describe egocentric micromanager: 'Donald loves Donald'

Interviews with former employees point to detail-obsessed boss with little regard for diversity or low-level staff: ‘His identity is wrapped around being a winner’<p>Randal Pinkett’s first day in the Trump Organization was one he would never forget. Summoned to the offices in Trump Tower, the …

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Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

How to Use Dumbbells to Tone Your Entire Bod | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Reverse Lunge and Press<p>Stand with your feet together with five-to 10-pounds dumbbells at your sides. Pull the dumbbells up so that you are holding them naturally at your shoulders, with your elbows directly underneath. Take a large step back with your right leg and lower into a lunge <b>(A)</b>. …

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The Best Under-$20 Natural Beauty Products

Anytime you hear that something is sustainably farmed, hand-harvested, 100 percent organic, and cruelty-free, it can only mean one thing: It'll cost you. After all, kindness can be quite pricey. But some of the best natural products are also some of the most affordable. To prove it, we picked our …

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What's the best time to plant hydrangeas in Louisiana? | NOLA.com

<b>Question:</b> I received a white hydrangea in the mail recently. It did not include planting directions. Can you please help me with this? Would it be …

4 Calorie-Torching Moves That Tone Your Legs and Butt

A strong, toned lower half not only turns heads, but it also boosts your performance in nearly every activity, from running errands to running …

Fitness

25 Beautiful Cheap Pallet DIY Storage Projects to Realize With Ease

Is there a pile of old pallets in your yard from your recently constructed home or cottage? Do you have a friend that owns a pile of old pallets? If …

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7 things you never knew you could do with highlighter.

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

<b>Prevent Sweat Stains and Body Odor</b><br>Mix baking soda with a little bit of water to turn it into a moist paste, then apply it under your arms for an all-natural deodorant.<p><b>Clarify Your Hair</b><br>Every now and then, hair needs some relief from product buildup. Add a small amount of baking soda to your shampoo, …

Tupac Shakur's Murder Still Resonates 20 Years Later

(Editor's Note: this story originally ran in November, 2014)<p>20 years ago this month, hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur was heading east on Flamingo Road, …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

Exercise 1 Plyometric Jump Squat<p>Stand with your feet slightly wider than hip width and extend your arms in front of you at shoulder height; sit back and bend your knees until your thighs are at least parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Press through your heels as you push and jump into the air <b>(B)</b>. Land …

The Best Workout for a Toned, Tight Butt

Exercise 1 Prone Leg Raise<p>Lie facedown on the floor with your head supported by crossed arms, legs shoulder-width apart, core engaged <b>(a)</b>. Contract your glutes to lift your legs about 12 to 16 inches off the ground and bring them together to touch <b>(b)</b>. Pause, then slowly lower back to start. That's …

27 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism and Torch Fat Today

<b>Do Cardio</b><br>Cardio is crucial for keeping your metabolism running smoothly. In one study, researchers found that cyclers increased their metabolism for 14 hours after a tough 45-minute workout. "If you do just two to three vigorous bouts of exercise per week for 45 minutes, you could lose a pound of …

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

Whether your goal is to run a 5-K or to drop some extra pounds, in one month you'll be well on your way, with the transformed bod to show for it.<p><b>For all weeks:</b> <b><br>Warm Up:</b> 3 minutes. Start easy, progress to a power walk. <b><br>Cool Down:</b> 3 minutes. Gradually dial it down to an easy walk. <b><br>Frequency:</b> Perform …

THE REEL REALS: Hattie McDaniel

There isn't just one Hattie McDaniel. There are many. There is the true woman and there is her screen identity. There is Hattie herself and Hattie …

Scandals of Classic Hollywood: Rita Hayworth, Tragic Princess

<i>by Anne Helen Petersen</i><p>Readers, Rita Hayworth had something. And by something, I mean <i>everything</i>. This little girl from Brooklyn, exploited at the …