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6 Things That Happen to the Body Without Enough Water

The Institute of Medicine suggests women drink about nine cups of water a day, which may leave you wondering whether that's actually worth all the trips to the bathroom. We went straight to the studies to debunk the hydration hype.<p><b>1. You're more likely to have health problems.</b> Higher water intake …

10 Bad Beauty Habits And How To Break Them

"Stop squinting!"… "Can't you learn to stand up straight?"… "Try to keep your hands away from your face." The next time somebody nags you like this, listen. It's worth it. If you are going to acquire a habit, make it a good one. And whatever you do about your looks, do it right. From our June 1976 …

Yes, Your Shampoo Can "Stop Working"

Right after, “Should I get bangs?” and “My hair never holds a curl?” but before “Try Shimmer Lights, it's purple?” is the line “My shampoo doesn't …

When It Is and Is NOT Okay to Share Makeup, Plus Bacteria-Destroying Tips

“Oooh, I love that color, can I try it?”<p>“Shoot, I left my mascara in my other bag. Lemme see yours?”<p>“Ya have any lip balm? Can’t find mine.”<p>Ah, the …

Natural Skin Care Alternatives

Natural skin care can be pretty expensive but it shouldn’t be as you have all the necessary alternatives in your kitchen to solve many beauty issues. …

Eye Makeup 101: How to Remove Makeup Without Losing Lashes and Irritating Your Skin

Lately, I’ve been experimenting with darker eyeliners and eyeshadow hues. This has all been a lot of fun during the day, but not so much fun every …

How to Sculpt Your 'Lady V' à la Kendall Jenner

It's the body part du jour...<p>With thigh-high dresses and side-slit skirts on the rise—just take a second look at Kendell Jenner's double-whammy in a revealing Fausto Puglisi dress—there's a new area to focus your workout on, the lady V. Stars such as Cameron Diaz, Gwyneth Paltrow and Demi Moore …

How the Duchess of Cambridge Stays Slim, Plus More!

Your morning news update from around the web<p>- The secret to the Duchess of Cambridge's slim figure just 10 months after giving birth? The raw food diet, which Kate has undertaken in order to also improve her complexion. In other royal news, the Duchess wore a pale blue Christopher Kane dress today …

Apparent pause in global warming blamed on 'lousy' data

A widely reported "pause" in global warming may be an artefact of scientists looking at the wrong data, says a climate scientist at the European Space Agency.<p>Global average surface temperatures rose rapidly from the 1970s but have been relatively flat for the past 15 years. This has prompted …

Typo terror

We are approaching the time of year for examiners’ meetings at universities, when marks are agreed and grades validated. Shortly after this, more than likely there will be the “revenge of the examiners”, including the regular Times Higher Education feature where the mistakes made by students under …

Red Fish, Blue Fish: Where The Fish Flesh Rainbow Comes From

From red to white to orange to blue, fish flesh can land almost anywhere on the color spectrum.<p>What's behind this huge variation? A lot of things — from genetics to bile pigments. And parsing the rainbow can tell us something about where a fish came from, its swimming routine and what it ate.<p><b>Red</b> …

How leptin, the 'satiety hormone,' reverses diabetes

(Medical Xpress)—Treatment with leptin, the hormone associated with fullness or satiety, reverses hyperglycemia in animals models of poorly …

New Study Uncovers Why Stress Leads To Depression In Some, But Not Others

In response to stress, some people cope easily while others succumb to depression or other mood disorders. While depression can develop from a wide variety of biological and genetic factors, stressful events are often a major trigger. But why does stress make some people develop mood disorders …

Preliminary data show May 2014 as warmest May on record

It now seems possible that 2014 could become the hottest year on record, if the trend from the first five months continues.<p>Temperature data for May …

What Causes Auroras?

The 7-Step Massage Your Skin Will Thank You For

Streamlining your beauty routine is always a good idea, but once in awhile, you gotta give your skin some extra TLC, even if it slaps on five extra …