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Celeb Makeup Artists Say These Are Best Drugstore Lipsticks for Dark Skin Tones

I distinctly remember being a preteen and perusing the drugstore beauty aisle with my mom. My love for makeup started beyond my preteen years with …

Makeup

20 Low-Light Houseplants That Are Easy to Maintain and (Nearly) Impossible to Kill

It is important that the home is not just a place where we survive, but where we live. People don’t just like their home to be functional—some really …

Plants

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Clean Dryer Vents or Waste Energy and Risk a Fire<p>A plugged dryer vent will cause your dryer to run inefficiently, and …

Home Improvement

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>6 min read<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t know how I was going to pay the rent, let alone eat. …

Profit

Writing For POPSUGAR

What is the word count per post?<p>We're flexible on word count, but between 800-1200 words is a good place to start.<p>Do I send in a story idea or a full draft?<p>We ask that members submit a full draft for our editors to review in the Submissions section on the dashboard.<p>Will I hear back if my submission …

I'm obsessed with reading movie scripts thanks to this Instagram account

My marker of a fantastic film is when I leave the theater without any clue of the current time of day or what responsibilities I left behind when I …

9 Moisturizing Lipsticks You Won’t Believe Are from the Drugstore

It seems nearly impossible to leave the drugstore with just one thing, so if you're finding it difficult to avoid an impulse buy next time you're at …

5 Questions to Help You Find Your Sense of Purpose

Finding meaning makes us healthier and more fulfilled. Here's how to look.<p>Sometimes it feels that our culture has nearly reached a saturation point …

Happiness

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially If You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate super-food, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8 ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

The best recent crime novels – review roundup

Our House by Louise Candlish, The Fire Court by Andrew Taylor, Tangerine by Christine Mangan, House of Beauty by Melba Escobar and Ragnar Jónasson’s The Darkness<p>Given the current preoccupation with housing, the property-porn thriller looks set to become a staple of crime fiction, and <b>Our House</b> by …

Books

CrimeReads Just Launched & It's The Perfect Site For Fans Of True Crime & Thrillers

If you have a stack of thrillers on your nightstand, a Netflix queue loaded with true crime docs, and a smartphone filled up with mystery podcasts, …

How to Stop Feeling Like a Wannabe and Turn Pro In Your Writing Career

“If you find yourself asking yourself (and your friends), “Am I really a writer? Am I really an artist?” chances are you are.The counterfeit …

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

The Retiree’s Guide to Starting a Side Hustle

The Retiree’s Guide to Starting a Side Hustle<p>Updated March 05, 2018<p>The road to retirement isn’t an easy one. Today, the average couple needs nearly …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

Formula One hires Hollywood composer to write new theme

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One has hired the composer of several "Fast and Furious" movies to write a new theme tune for the motor racing organisation.<p>Brian Tyler, an Emmy-nominated American has made music for "Avengers: Age of Ultron", "Iron Man 3", "Thor: The Dark World" as well as the "Fast and …

Motor Racing

French Property of the Week: Charming gite complex in rustic Brittany

If you're looking for a beautiful property in rustic Brittany, in western France, that's not far from beaches and historic towns AND that comes with …

Rustic

54 Boss AF Products With Thousands Of Positive Reviews On Amazon

Oh, Amazon. Is there anything you don't offer? Between essentials, gifts, and treat yo' self purchases, you can pretty much buy anything you need or …

How to Write Page Turners

Page turners: Scarab earned its status when it held its best seller slot on Amazon for over two years..WRITERS strive to write page turners every …

Behavior

Plot holes and pot holes. 8 common plotting mistakes & how to fix them

Shares 111<p><i>Beware plot and pot holes in your fiction!</i><p><b>by Ruth Harris</b><p>We all come face to face with them, those pesky glitches, oopsies, OMGs and WTFs …

Writing

The scientific, efficient way to learn languages: “spaced repetition”

Before your trip abroad, you hit the flashcards hard. You memorized how to say essential words and phrases like “hello,” “where is the bathroom,” and “I’ll have a beer.” But once you arrived, it’s like your brain had never encountered the language at all. Words would not come.<p>It’s not you, it’s how …

Language Learning

Are You Ready For The Comeback Of The Baggy Jean?

These days, we tend to think that denim is supposed to be "flattering." Sure, we've come a long way from owning <i>only</i> skinny jeans like we did just a …

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

Suffer from tinnitus? This might bring you relief

People with tinnitus typically hear a ringing or buzzing sound that nobody else seems to notice. The constant noise can be debilitating in worst-case …

'Black Panther' is heading for a blockbuster weekend. Here's why that matters

The King of Wakanda's reign at the box office has begun.<p>"Black Panther," which stars Chadwick Boseman and Marvel's first African-American director, Ryan Coogler, nabbed $75.8 million domestically on its opening day Friday. That's the third biggest opening day gross for a Marvel Studios title behind …

Black Panther

How to Use Foreshadowing Like a Master Storyteller

Foreshadowing is a task writers have to approach with the same careful precision they use when threading a needle. It’s not always easy, but when …

Creative Writing

How to Accept Yourself, Your Life, And Your Reality | Inc.com

<b>Accepting the reality</b> of your life sounds like it should be easy enough. But many, many people <b>hold to a different version.</b> It may be based in regret, disappointment, denial, or just <b>waiting for something better</b>--a promotion, for the kids to be grown, retirement, whatever. Failing to connect with …

Self-help