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Nordstrom's New Models Are Total Game-Changers

It's been a good week for the fashion industry and body image. First, the news broke that JCPenney's mannequins are representing people of many …

Dazzling Displays of Aurora Borealis Dance Across the Night Sky

When the night sky began to fill with eerie green streaks of dancing light, astrophotographer Kwon O Chul turned his camera upwards to capture the dazzling display. Located near Yellowknife in northern Canada, the auroras were so incredibly bright that the Korean photographer needed only mere …

Northern Lights

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from France

Ah, <i>le jardin í la française.</i> No need to add the word <i>formal</i> to that phrase, because when it comes to French gardens, formal is a given. We’ve all seen …


The 54 Most Iconic Moments In Five Years Of "Watch What Happens Live"

Happy anniversary to the late-night talk show of our dreams.

Ian Somerhalder

The 12 Best Films About Menstruation. Period.

There are few things discussed so ridiculously as your period. That's probably because it's something that makes so many people (read: men) …

Fear not Ma, everything in the garden’s lovely

It’s only when you’ve been away for a while that you truly cherish the beauty of summer<p>My mother made the garden at our house, out of a grass field at the back and three small cottage gardens at the front (only one of them had been planted and tended with care in the previous 20 years, though there …

The 20 Best Beaches In America

Because nothing quite says "summer" like sand between your toes, salty air, and the lullaby of waves crashing on shore, we set out to find the best beaches in the U.S.<p>For this list, we looked at six notable beach rankings compiled by travel experts, vacationers, and water quality researchers and …

Insta-Chic: How to Wear Summer's Off-the-Shoulder Trend

Embrace an off-the-shoulder silhouette this season.<p>Bare those shoulders, because this season it's all about shrugging <i>off</i> your sleeves. Spotted via Instagram on some of our favorite It-girls, off-the-shoulder silhouettes make for the perfect beach-to-bar outfits. Whether you pair yours with …


3 Signs You Should Get Tested for Gluten Sensitivity or Celiac Disease

Another interesting fact from the study: Seventy-two percent of participants didn't even end up meeting the criteria for NCGS. While 62 percent of this group fell into the category because researchers couldn't rule out celiac disease for them, 24 percent continued to have gastrointestinal issues …

Celiac Disease

Healthy and Portable Fridge-Free Snacks

<b>1. Caramelized Pumpkin Seeds</b><p>Autumn means pumpkin-flavored everything, but why stop when the trees are finally bare? Instead of grabbing another Pumpkin Spice Latte, bake a sweet or savory batch of pumpkin seeds. They make a quick, crunchy snack that's packed with vitamins.<p><b>2. Dark Chocolate Coconut</b> …

Healthy Eating

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

Kettlebell Exercises

Do These Mat Exercises for Amazing Abs!

This Pilates-based workout is all about your core.<p>If you're anything like us, you're all about working your core—and you're also always looking for new abs workouts. Enter the Hit-the-Floor Pilates Workout in the video below. You can do all eight of these mat-based Pilates moves at home. Just …


25 Icons Who Travel in Style

Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.<p>Let these 25 vintage icons inspire your jet set style.<p>Getty Images

Charlotte Rampling

The 24 Most Extravagant Weddings of All Time

Some of the biggest bashes in history.<p>With Kimye's nuptials finally here, we're feeling a bit of wedding nostalgia. You think the Kardashian clan invented the grandiose, celeb-filled wedding extravaganza? <i>Please.</i> Here are some of the biggest bashes in history. <i>Via ELLE.com</i>


The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

Best Romantic Summer Getaways (PHOTOS)

Imagine sipping Argentina's finest wines with the snowcapped Andes in the distance. Sailing the fjords of Finland while the midnight sun shines down. Or taking in a live opera under the stars in the high desert of Santa Fe, New Mexico.<p>These stirring scenarios have one thing in common: a gorgeous …

The Best Beaches in The World

40 reasons to start planning your winter getaway ASAP.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South Beach to …


The Best Celebrity Highlights to Get for Summer

Highlight and lowlight inspiration for everything from barely-there dimension to full-on ribbons of gold.<p>Highlight and lowlight inspiration for everything from barely-there dimension to full-on ribbons of gold.


33 Celebrity Brunette Shades We Love

The best dark hair in Hollywood.<p>The beauty of brown hair is its gorgeous versatility. An earthy base can be transformed into a glossy espresso, lightened to a warm honey, tinted red, or turned ombré. Click through our edit of the prettiest brunettes to get inspired before your next color …