Erin Sallee

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This Yogurt Lemon Lavender Cocktail Will Make You Feel Fancy AF

After a long work week, there’s nothing like relaxing with your BFFs, sipping on a few cocktails while you catch up. While you could get a six pack at your local convenience store or sip on your go-to healthy cocktail concoction, it’s time to get fancy when it comes to hanging out with your leading …

Should Pacific Bluefin Tuna Be Listed As An Endangered Species?

Environmentalists are demanding that one of the most prized fishes on the planet be listed as an endangered species.<p>Last week, about a dozen environmental groups — including Greenpeace, the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife and Earthjustice — formally petitioned the U.S. …

12 Business Ideas You Can Start Working on Right Now | Inc.com

You've got the itch. You're fed up with your day job. You're totally self-motivated and willing to work a ton. You don't mind taking a little risk if it could lead to something great. You can network like a fiend.<p>In other words: You've got nearly everything it takes to be an entrepreneur--except …

Do we really need the iHeartRadio Music Awards?

Since its inception in 2014, the iHeartRadio Music Awards has struggled to distinguish itself in a crowded landscape of second-tier telecasts aiming to be the meme-inducing, social media-driven alternative to the prestigious Grammys.<p>And after three shows, it still hasn't found its edge — or really …

Music

Why LGBT Performers Never Won ‘American Idol’

Gay, lesbian and transgender performers have won Grammys, Oscars and topped the charts, but they will never win <i>American Idol</i>. The singing competition …

How To Get Rid Of A Headache Without Medicine

Rebecca Beris<p>Read full profile<p>We have all had those days when we feel weighed down by a persistent headache. These headaches can be so bothersome …

Mindfulness

A Gun Engineered to Resemble a Smartphone

Kirk Kjellberg, a self-described “farmer/engineer” came up with the idea after a child pointed out his concealed carry at a restaurant. Kjellberg’s …

My exhausting meditation retreat: 10 days of Vipassana, silence and spiders

I went to New Zealand to break my brain and put it back together, without ever having meditated before. I had no idea what I was in for<p>I signed up for a Vipassana course in a moment of quiet desperation. I was coming up on close to a year of insomnia. I found myself exhausted by the anxiety of not …

Meditation

An Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: the Right Question

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many years ago a senior executive VP of operations faced an awkward conversation. Upon arriving at work one Monday morning, she learned that the company’s VP of sales had thought it a good idea to swim naked at a client’s pool party over …

Leadership

Mimi Zeiger on design, density and her new book 'Tiny Houses in the City'

Architecture critic and author Mimi Zeiger grew up in Berkeley with a Bronx-raised mother who she says had no patience for driving her anywhere.<p>So it's no surprise that her latest book, "Tiny Houses in the City," (Rizzoli, $29.95) focuses on creative pint-sized homes that are wedged into densely …

San Francisco

Shiny happy campers: an Airstream stay near Venice

1950s Americana isn’t something you associate with Venice, but a new Airstream park across the lagoon is an ideal base. Plus more Airstreams in western Europe<p>Most travellers planning a trip to Venice picture staying in a romantic hotel on the Grand Canal or a cosy B&B in an ancient palazzo. But a …

26 magical lost cities that you really can visit

The totes amazesh way millennials are changing the English language

By Jeff Guo<p>There’s a way that young people talk these days, and it’s <i>totes hilars</i>. You see it on Twitter a lot, people exclaiming about their <i>totes</i> <i>delish spags</i> or their <i>totes</i> <i>redic boyfs</i>. Linguists Lauren Spradlin and Taylor Jones call this practice “totesing” — the systematic abbreviation …

How a man accused of million-dollar fraud uncovered a never before seen, secret surveillance device

Two officers tried to follow Stout, but he recognized the tail and slipped away<p>Working from prison, Rigmaiden unravelled decades of secrecy<p>Rigmaiden has spent much of his life coming to terms with authority<p>Each step of his scheme was painstakingly arranged<p>Researchers knew the system was broken, but …

These Are The Top 25 Jobs In The U.S. This Year

Earning potential, career opportunities, and the number of job openings factor in to rank on Glassdoor’s in-demand jobs for 2016.<p>This is shaping up to be a year of opportunities. There are over 100 occupations that have more openings than have been filled by qualified candidates, creating a …

Employment

Look at the jaw-dropping emptiness of America

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>I don't know about you, but I'm a sucker for those maps that show the crazy geographic concentration of things like wealth and population. This one, for instance, which splits U.S. economic activity in two. Or this one, which does the same for population.<p>There was a …

Weather

Tech's big security problem: 'We're building 500mph cars with brakes that can cope with 30mph'

Around 2,500 power brokers from over 100 countries are gathered at the elite World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2016 in Davos, Switzerland, this week to discuss the "Fourth Industrial Revolution" — a new wave of technology like artificial intelligence and robotics that look set to transform …

Asylum seekers say they were singled out for attacks after G4S painted their front doors red

The asylum seekers are living in houses provided by a man called Stuart Monk, who has a contract with the government to house immigrants in the Northeast of England. Monk owns a company called Jomast, a subcontractor for global security group G4S, which has insisted on painting the doors of all …

4 Easy Steps to Quitting Sugar

Yep, it seems like a no-brainer—a diet high in the white stuff (sugar and refined carbs) is linked to weight gain, diabetes, cancer, depression, and even cognitive problems—but kicking the sugar habit isn't that simple. The holiday season has probably riled up your inner sugar monster, leaving you …

5 Ways Quitting Facebook Will Improve Your Mental Health

Research shows that social media may not be so good for our mental health.<p>For some of us, checking Facebook is part of the daily routine, either first thing in the morning or first thing at work. And that first check usually kicks off many return trips throughout the day. It's definitely a part of …

The definitive, scientific answers to 20 health questions everyone has

To help you parse out what works from what's merely myth, here are the definitive (at least for now) answers to some of the most pressing health questions, based on the book "Your Health: What Works, What Doesn't."

Tap Water

You Might Want to Think Twice About Putting Weed in Your Vagina to Ease Cramps

Cannabis could be a good way to cure cramps but the science just isn’t there yet.<p>When it comes to sticking drugs up your vagina, I recommend erring on the side of caution. There's been a lot of talk lately about inserting weed in your vagina to alleviate menstrual cramps. Foria, a California …

The world's most breathtaking waterfalls

Waterfalls aren't just cascading tons of water over the edge of a cliff, they are an example of the power of nature, an earthly wonder and a reminder that something as dainty as water has the power to erode something as tough as rock.<p>The falls are majestic beauties, sure, but they're more than …

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying, According to Science

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how to tell if someone is lying?<p>We’re going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and …

We Just Found Dozens of Never-Before-Seen Galaxies in Our Backyard

This inches toward figuring out the “Great Attractor” mysteriously pulling at us.<p>There's been something tugging at the Milky Way Galaxy, subtly pulling it one way while the universe's expansion should be pulling it the other. Scientists haven't been quite sure just what it was, but now there's a …

We Tried AntiGravity Cocooning and It's as Awesome as It Sounds

If I were to describe my ideal workout class, it would be one during which you get to just chill the f*ck out. In this dream class, people would be far more concerned with de-stressing than getting their heart rates up—it would be all about clearing your mind and reaching a meditative state of …

Anti-gravity

3 Surprising Ways to Feel More Loved

<b>Are you focused on romantic love this Valentine's Day? If so, you're missing an opportunity! Building</b> stronger connections with those around us can lead to a happier, healthier, more successful, and easier life. Our relationships help us live and work from our sweet spots by bringing us both …

Happiness

iPhone's 'error 53' may land Apple in crosshairs of lawsuit

If the home button of your iPhone is broken, you might want to think again before going to a third-party repairman to get it fixed.<p>That's because the latest tweak to Apple's iOS 9 software renders the device useless if someone other than an Apple technician tinkers with the home button. The phone …

The girl power gallery practicing what it’s preaching

If you’ve been flipping through the Dazed photography section in the past six or so months, you would have noticed photographer Ashley Armitage’s work. She’s hell-bent on pushing aside the mainstream notions of what we’ve been told are beautiful or normal and making room for what’s realistic – i.e. …

Houseplants