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50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

Literature

5 Life-Changing Moisturizers That Will Make You Look 10 Years Younger

The secret to younger-looking skin is hydration. As you get older, oil production in the skin decreases, making your skin become noticeably drier and …

Skin Care

23 Common Kinds Of Sleep Trouble

You sleep for a third of your life, so why is it so HARD??

Sleep

35 Things You Will Never Get To Experience (The Same Way) Again

Here's to all those childhood moments we'll never have again.

5 Harmful Marriage Rules You Should Absolutely Ignore

You’ve heard them before: “Rules” about marriage passed off as anything from an old wives tale to time-tested wisdom. You probably heard a few at your bridal shower, saw them written on the cards that came with your wedding gifts, or had them whispered to you after the ceremony by loved ones who …

How to use rhythm when creating emotion in your writing

Rhythm is so important and highly underrated, the best authors use it to brilliant effect.Writing starts with reading. The single most important …

14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

Sam Walton founded Walmart at age 44; Julia Child published her first cookbook at 60. Your best years may be way ahead of you.<p>It'll depend a lot on …

Artist Creates Illustrations to Show How It Takes Time to Perfect Your Craft

Whether you’re an established artist or an aspiring one, you’ll know that practice makes perfect. And thanks to the Internet, you no longer have to attend art school to learn how to draw or paint. There’s now an abundance of online drawing tutorials with talented artists sharing their how-tos, …

5 Mistakes Parents Make When Giving Kids Directions

Whether your child responds to your directions by saying, “In a minute!” or he ignores your commands completely, dealing with a child who doesn’t …

Time I

The Best Time to Have Sex Is Right After a Workout—Here's Why

Of all the amazing benefits of exercise, this one's our favorite.<p>The last thing you might be thinking about after killing it in kickboxing class is …

Exercise

10 Pictures That Prove You're a Dirty Ol' Perv

Maybe it's an honest mistake, or maybe it's wish fulfillment, but we do know for 100% that it's not actually a picture of boobs, you guys. Our dumb …

13 Cheap Kitchen Gadgets You Should Be Buying This Year

Cheap. Cute. Worth every penny.<p>I'll admit that when doing my online shopping, I tend to spend a lot of time looking for some new, cool kitchen …

Is Cannabis Oil the Secret to Healing Acne and Fighting Fine Lines?

Who doesn’t have high hopes for clear, healthy skin? Introducing cannabinoid “CBD” oil, which contains molecules of the cannabis plant that <i>don’t</i> get you high, into your skincare routine can provide daily protection, keep your skin extra clean, and nourish inflamed areas. Consider this controversial …

Skin Care

Sneak Peek: The New Anthro Catalog is Coming & It's GOOD

(Image credit: Courtesy Anthropologie)<p>Well, Anthropologie has done it again, folks. Their Spring 2018 House + Home catalog is about to drop tomorrow, …

Home Decorating

8 Everyday Habits That Could Trigger a Panic Attack

A panic attack can seem like it comes out of nowhere, but they're often triggered by negative thought patterns and unhealthy emotional habits.<p>There's …

Mental Health

Freemasonry explained: a guide to the secretive society

When did it begin, is it a religion, and are its members’ identities kept secret?<p>When did Freemasonry begin?<p>The first grand lodge, established to govern Freemasonry in England and Wales, was formed in 1717, during a meeting at a pub in the City of London called the Goose and Gridiron. At that time …

Freemasonry

Beef Week Day 6: Taco-Tot Casserole

Welcome to Beef Week 2018! This year, we are celebrating beef’s power to make cooking on a tight budget feel easy, exciting, and even luxurious. …

Why Men Should Share The Birth Control Burden

Finding a birth control that works for you is one of the most frustrating parts of some women’s lives. The choices are so limited —you want something easy, effective, and side-effect free, but that feels like finding the holy grail. And the truth is, if you’re in a relationship, then birth control …

Stacy London On Her Year Of Going Broke

The day I celebrated my first anniversary of life after spine surgery — December 13 — I found out I was going broke. Well, not <i>broke</i> broke, but …

19 Times Talking To Kids Was Hilarious, Exhausting, And A Little Disturbing

Points to crotch: "Who let the vaginas out? Who? Who? Who?"

13 Cleanses You Should Actually Do This Year

No juice press or detox tea required. Just cleaning products and motivation.

These Stuffed Pasta Shells Will Make You Forget All About Whole30

Move aside, lasagna—stuffed pasta shells are the ultimate comfort food. Before you roll your eyes (we're looking at you, pasta connoisseurs), we dare …

16 Slow Cooker Recipes You Can Make Once And Freeze All Winter

Just reheat and enjoy.

This Is One of Giada De Laurentiis's Most Popular Pasta Recipes

If you've been searching for the perfect wintertime pasta recipe, your search ends with Giada De Laurentiis's chicken tetrazzini. A classic dish made …

How to Handle Whining, Tantrums, and Other Annoying Kid Behaviors

Is your kid whining, not sharing, or throwing a tantrum? Take a deep breath and teach them how to be less, well, annoying.<p>By<p>Jan 17 2018, 10:00 …

Parenting

An Artist Reversed The Gender Roles In Sexist Vintage Ads To Point Out How Absurd They Really Are

"Show him it's a woman's world."

Visual Art

Tasty Baileys Dream Pie Dessert

This is a 15-minute creamy, yummy dessert that you will love it! No-bake plus chocolatey – what can be better, right? Baileys Dream pie is all you …

Dessert

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask Someone With Bipolar Disorder

"The worst is when you're told that you can just snap out of depression, that it's just a matter of pulling yourself together."<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Denmark</i><p>Rachid Moutiq is 29 years old, has a BA in journalism and lives with bipolar disorder. About 40,000 Danes and 4 million …

Mental Health

The father of Scientology leader David Miscavige told us why he left the church he calls a 'cult' (and showed us his family photo album)

'Power is not granted … it is assumed.'<p><i>Ron Miscavige</i><p>David and his sister Denise on their second birthdays at the Miscavige house in Willingboro, New …

Religion

Prince Harry And Royal Family ‘Hate’ Donald Trump For Stalking Princess Diana, Bragging He Could’ve Bedded Her

Prince Harry and the entire royal family reportedly “hate” Donald Trump for stalking Princess Diana and bragging — just weeks after her death — that …

Donald Trump