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Singapore Is Planning The World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm

A tiny country with little space to spare looks to its water reservoirs to expand its use of renewable energy.<p>There isn’t much extra space in Singapore, since the entire country is smaller than New York City and fully developed. So when the government decided to install more solar power to help …

You've Never Used Fresh Herbs In These Ways...And You Won't Want To Stop

Think outside the pesto with these new ideas.<p>When summer comes, herbs start growing like weeds. Think outside the pesto with these new ideas.

25 Sale Finds To Round Out Your Workwear

Work just isn't at the top of your mind this time of year. Sure, you always get that paperwork done, but when summer rolls around, your attention …

How to Dress Like a French It Girl

Translating that je ne sais quoi once and for all.<p>Translating that Je ne sais quoi once and for all. Via ELLE.com

We Remember Maya Angelou

One of the greatest female voices of contemporary literature.<p>The legendary poet, novelist, and civil rights advocate Maya Angelou died last night at the age of 86. To honor her illustrious career and extraordinary life, we've selected our favorite of her many, many prolific quotes as well as her …

Motivation

Words to Live By: Remembering Maya Angelou's Inspirational Quotes

Maya Angelou made her mark on the world, one word at a time.<p>Angelou, an award-winning author, renowned poet and civil rights activist, died Wednesday …

Eliminate Fruit Flies

But what do you do if you’ve already got an annoying swarm of pests in the kitchen? Use this expert-approved plan to get rid of fruit flies for good.<p>1. Teach them how to swim.<p>Fruit flies are attracted to the carbon dioxide that’s emitted from any type of fermenting organic material, like an overly …

Two Minutes to Pretty Hair

If you have time to brush your teeth, you can do this little stylist trick. (Good on any hair: short, long, curly, straight—whatever!)

3 bons sites de DIY pour créer ses bijoux

Pourquoi ne pas fabriquer soi-même ses accessoires ? Sur le Web, il existe des tas de tutos grouillant de perles et de breloques pour apprendre à …

Oui, la queue-de-cheval se porte aussi sur tapis rouge à Cannes

Pendant presque quinze jours, les stars se sont donné rendez-vous sur la Croisette, l’occasion pour nous d’assister à une parade de coiffures plus …

6 Green Juice Detox Recipes That Don't Taste Like Grass

Because sometimes (ahem post-holidays ahem) your body needs a reboot.<p>Ah, the holidays. Prime time for indulging in a few extra boozy cocktails and sugar-laden sweets. To counteract that bloated, nauseous week that comes after Christmas and right in time for us to squeeze into NYE dresses, we found …

Healthy Eating

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Weekend Challenge: Dumbbell Overhead Triceps Extension

Want lean, strong arms? Right this way.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Check out our Facebook page every weekend and challenge yourself to try a new exercise. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and</i> …

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Toxic Relationship in Your Life? 5 Ways to Disconnect With Love

The term toxic (synonymous with deadly, poisonous, lethal) is used lot when we talk about people whose presence in our life is not positive. It seems that as a society we are increasingly aware of negativity in our lives and want to release it.<p>The good news is that any relationship that does not …

Positive Thinking

7 Healthy Oatmeal And Yogurt Toppings To Try Today

<i>By Sarah Toland for Men's Journal</i><p>Think you're eating healthy by adding agave to your Greek yogurt and unfiltered maple syrup to your oatmeal? Yeah, well, not so much. These and other add-ins for yogurt and oatmeal only boost blood sugar and work against the inherent health advantages of both -– …

3 Weird Things Sugar Does To Your Brain

<b>It Increases Cravings</b><br>According to a 2013 study published in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition</i>, sugar lights up your brain's reward center, potentially increasing junk food cravings. So of course you eat more sugar and then continue to crave the sweet stuff. It's a vicious cycle…<p><b>It May Hurt</b> …

Diabetes

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Personal trainer Kelvin Gary on why you should skip the workout machines

<b>Read our Q&A with him below to find out why you should be avoiding workout machines, why "ab days" and "arm days" don't always make sense, and how</b> …

The Busy Girl's Guide To Meditating

Research shows that taking the time to find some inner calm can do a whole lot of good. Whatever your schedule, here's how to take a few moments to yourself from Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestselling book Miracles Now.<p>"When women say to me, 'I don't have time to meditate' I …

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How To Dry Herbs

A good pasta sauce or roast is never complete without a selection of tasty herbs. The problem with purchasing herbs at the store… total sticker shock …

Fascinating Illustrations Blend People, Animals, and Objects Together

Netherlands-based visual artist and illustrator Redmer Hoekstra draws mind-blowing illustrations that merge together people, animals, and everyday objects in ingenious ways. His detailed illustrations are a fascinating study of contrasts and strange connections between organic and manmade elements, …

Drawing

Photographers Share Pure and Powerful Moments of Love

What is love and how do you portray such a beautiful yet abstract feeling? Last month, National Geographic asked its readers to submit photos on how they see love through their photo community <i>Your Shot</i>. Called <i>Love Snap</i>, the project brought out many different interpretations of love – from a …

Travel Photography

Marion Cotillard's Pursuit of Happiness

The French star of 'The Immigrant' channels old-world America and pushes herself to exciting new places<p>In the opening moments of <i>The Immigrant</i>, James …

The Best Tantrum Tricks

We gathered advice from real moms (and a dad!) on how they maneuver around their child's meltdowns.<p>"When my 16-month-old is acting out, I put her in a chair and hold her there with my hand on her abdomen. When a child that young has a meltdown, they often don't know how to pull themselves together. …

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5 Moves For The Perfect Beach Butt

Instagram's most famous derriere shares her tips.<p>Jen Selter has a butt that defies all logic and pysics. She arguably has the most famous butt since Kim Kardashian became a celebrity, accruing a following of 2 million on Instagram alone, and launching the hashtag #seltering, which refers to her …

Emma Stone's Hairstylist Mara Roszak on How to Rock a Long Bob

Bobs—the preppy, poster-child haircut on soccer sidelines everywhere—have grown only a few inches into the coolest cut of the moment, the "lob." (Hi, Karlie Kloss!) I caught up with hairstylist Mara Roszak, who recently cut Emma Stone's and Kate Mara's hair, to find out everything I need to know …

Look We Love: Pia Toscano's Fierce Fishtail Braid

This has been a good week when it came to hair—and it ends on a high note with singer Pia Toscano's chunky fishtail braid from the iHeartRadio Music Awards last night. It reminds me of the braid Guido Palau created for Alexander Wang's spring show in 2010. You know, the style that basically made …

This New App Could've Prevented My Friend's Rape

In the age of Snapchat, Angry Birds, and Candy Crush, why did no one think of this sooner?<p>WireImage<p>It reads like a <i>Law & Order: SVU</i> episode, but it's true: A year ago, a friend of mine left her two roommates at a bar to walk the three blocks home to their apartment in a yuppie Boston neighborhood. …

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