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Evaluate Your Meditation

After a person has been meditating for some time, it’s important that he or she evaluate how the practice is developing. Is it working? Does it need …

The ‘Putty’ That Makes My Pores Invisible

Peter Thomas Roth’s Pore Putty wins for best product name and for best primer.<p>I live right by a Sephora, so I do most of my drunk shopping there. Last week, I stopped in after two big glasses of wine specifically to buy a Beautyblender (I’m very behind) and then remembered that there’s one product …

Pot Lights Up Awards Season

Marijuana's full legalization in California may not take effect until 2018, but weed is proliferating at industry gatherings, including Viacom's Jan. …

6 Dream Sprays That Will Help You Relax, Chill Out, and Sleep Better

The beauty world has gone pretty New Age on us as of recent, and we’re one hundred percent here for it. Take, for example, crystals—suspended in serums, incorporated into facials, and even in Glossier's highlighters. Combine the power of these with sleepy-time scents, and you've got one of 2017's …

Essential Oils

Oscars 2017: Watch the trailers for all the Best Picture nominees

Nominees for this year’s Oscars were officially unveiled on Tuesday, and while <i>La La Land</i> is the morning’s frontrunner given its record-tying 14 …

Entertainment

New Trailer: A Sinister Rachel Weisz in du Maurier’s ‘My Cousin Rachel’

Blink and you might miss the new film “My Cousin Rachel”; the Daphne du Maurier adaptation will be buried unceremoniously between blockbusters this summer, that period when studios scuttle smaller movies they have no idea what to do with. Originally adapted in 1952 with Olivia de Havilland, this …

9 Amazing Beauty Products You've Never Heard Of

Sure, you can spell “exfoliation”—in Korean. You can cite the RPM of the Dyson hair-dryer. And when someone says she likes her Fetish with a touch of Orgasm? You know the statement is entirely PG. But friends, you do not know it all. And we're about to prove it. Our editors convinced beauty-world …

17 New Gadgets You'll Want to Try in Your Home This Year

Prepare yourself to see devices for nearly everything you do in your home. Love aroma therapy? There's now a device and app for it. Enjoy brewing beer? Take it to the next level and make cider instead. Tired of waking up to your partner snoring? Sleep Number's newest bed will take care of that for …

Lawn Mowing

The 15-Day Confidence Challenge: Believe in Yourself More Than Ever

Do you get incredibly nervous in job interviews? Does the thought of talking in front of a group of people freak you out? Maybe you just want to believe in yourself more than you do right now. No matter what it is, we created a 15-day challenge that will help to instill more confidence in yourself. …

Job Interviews

Want to Lose Weight? Here's the Dinner This Celebrity Trainer Suggests

If you're looking to lose weight, celebrity trainer Joel Harper recommends serving up soup for dinner. "Liquids are already broken down," he says, which means your body has to do less work when it comes to digestion. This can help keep you regular, banish bloat, and support weight-loss goals! …

25 Netflix Hidden Treasures You Really Should Be Watching

New year, new List.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

This $130 ring is actually a panic button in disguise

While smartphones make it easier than ever before to dial 911, and smartwatches include features like SOS, sometimes you just want the people in your life to know where you are <i>before</i> something bad happens.<p>Enter Nimb: a panic button disguised as costume jewelry.<p>The Nimb ring is designed to be a …

Jessica Alba's Edgy Take on Tights Is So, So Good

If you haven't already noticed, lace-up ankle boots have been blowing up in the market as of late and are being spotted all over a slew of …

Women's Fashion

Bella Hadid Is the New Face of Fendi, Starting off Campaign Season Right for 2017

<b>Hadid, Bella</b><br>This time sans Gigi, Hadid's again stealing the show for Fendi spring 2017 as the face of the house's new, Karl Lagerfeld-lensed campaign.<p><b>Herrera, Carolina</b><br>Somehow generating even more buzz for the Monse designers by suing both Laura Kim and her former—and soon-to-be current—employer, …

2017 Resolutions You Can Embrace to Stay Positive in the New Year

Hello 2017! I am so psyched for this year to start. Not because 2016 was so horrible, but because I am so sick of people saying it was.<p>Not that 2016 wasn’t awful. There was a lot of loss: our nation’s sanity, for one thing. We also lost our ability to have a secure and representative election. Also …

How High Fashion Has Begun Colonizing Canal Street

This September, Alexander Wang could have had a celebrity-packed store party or high-profile Instagram seeding to promote his Adidas collaboration. …

10 breathtaking Airbnb homes to book if you love the outdoors

If you’re a hardcore nature lover, your ideal day would look like this: waking up to the sound of bird calls on a serene mountain top, a session of …

Trails

The Simple Tricks That Will Give You Your Best Hair This Winter

Three letters: O-I-L<p>Winter wreaks havoc on all sorts of things: our skin, our hair, our commitment to starting a new exercise regimen, even our mental state and emotional well-being. But let's forget most of those things and focus on our hair for now. It's no secret that cold, dry weather brings …

Hair Care

The Pleasure (and Popularity) of Really Short Books

You may have noticed them at the register of your local bookseller — very small, handsome paperback books of irregular trim, with plain covers in bold colors. Often stopping short at a breezy 150 pages, they make a point of being concise, and are meant to be dispatched in one or two sittings. As …

American teens are getting hooked on fiction by text message

<b>Ella:</b> RU there? I’m in trouble <b><br>Ella:</b> Pls answer me. <b><br>Ella:</b> Pls, pls, pls, pls, pls<p><b>Jacob:</b> I’m here. Whats up? U OK?<p><b>Ella:</b> No. I’m in serious trouble.<p><b>Jacob:</b> Why? Where RU?<p><b>Ella:</b> IDK. I think I’ve been kidnapped.<p>This dialog is popping up on half a million devices in the US, and it’s not spam. The texts are …

100 Notable Books of 2016

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec. 6, 2015, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>ALL THAT MAN IS.</b> <i>By David Szalay. (Graywolf, $26.)</i> Szalay writes with …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

McDonald's

Follow the Vogue Fashion Festival live

FASHION NEWS<p>The inaugural Vogue Fashion Festival is taking place this weekend, driven by the magazine's editorial team and various industry …

Social Media

Donald Trump: 'I will totally accept' election results 'if I win'

<b>Delaware, Ohio (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Thursday he will accept the results of next month's election if he wins, a caveat that threatens to cast unprecedented doubt on the legitimacy of the electoral process.<p>Trump offered a stunning declaration during the final presidential debate that he might …

New Books about Mind Control, Mental Rest and Why We Swear

<b>This Is Your Brain on Parasites: How Tiny Creatures Manipulate Our Behavior and Shape Society</b><br>by Kathleen McAuliffe<br>Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016 …