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11 Wedding Dresses Under $1,000

<i>Photo credit: Courtesy of J.Crew</i><p>If you've ever watched "Say Yes To The Dress," you might think that in order to get a stunning wedding dress, you have to shell out a few thousand dollars. But we're here to tell you that's far from the case.<p>If you get creative -- like shop mass retailers, scour Etsy …

Dresses

24 Wedding Traditions You Can Totally Skip

Even if you consider yourself a traditional bride, we're betting there's at least one wedding ceremony upgrade you'd consider.<p><i>By Simone Hill for TheKnot.com</i><p>Even if you consider yourself a traditional bride, we're betting there's at least one wedding ceremony upgrade you'd consider.<p><b>Old-School Rule:</b> …

Engagement Rings

Boda Borg Boston Will Open in Malden This Summer

Boda Borg to Open in Malden This Summer<p>The 30,000-square-foot space will be the Swedish reality gaming company's first North American location. The …

Big Bang Theory

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Running a 5K, 10K or a Half-Marathon? Here Are the Three Workouts You Need

Here's the deal: Run three days a week, get fit fast. One of each of the below runs per week. That's it. On non-running days, rest or cross train. …

7 Running Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Even experienced runners like @AliOnTheRun1 make mistakes, but conquering Cat Hill helped this writer correct her bad running habits for the …

Scenes From The Hip-Hop Revolution

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Rap & Hip-Hop

Need April Fools' Day Prank Ideas? Ellen DeGeneres Has You Covered

In honor of April Fools' Day, we're celebrating our favorite Hollywood prankster, Ellen DeGeneres. She has a way of making even the hunkiest of stars (looking at you, Channing Tatum) cower in fear at her antics. Whether it's DeGeneres herself or one of her crazily-costumed staff doing the scaring, …

What Jay Z's New Streaming Service Says About The Future of Music

Contrary to popular belief, Jay Z is <i>not</i> the most influential man in music.<p>With 19 Grammy Awards, 13 No. 1 albums, a spree of sold out tours, and an estimated net worth <b>upward of $500 Million</b> – Shawn Carter is unquestionably the most successful rapper in history. Yet, despite being consistently …

What 200 Calories of 10 Different Foods Looks Like

Get a visual on potatoes, pears, raisins, and more.

Weight Loss

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

BENZI | GIRL TRAPZ | Volume Seven

F R U I T F U L [Mix]

DJ Jazzy Jeff/Doing it for DILLA!

BamaLove Soul presents On Deck 3 (teaser mix)

SPZRKT & Sango - Hipster Girl

Here’s Exactly What to Eat to Achieve Any Fitness Goal

Make sure your food isn't hindering your progress.<p>Any good diet should include three things: carbohydrates (to fuel exercise), protein (to repair muscles), and fat (to keep you satiated). How you distribute those grams makes all the difference. <i>Calories below based on a 150-pound, 5'4" woman, age 28.</i><p>…

Recipes

5 Squat Exercises From Top Models’ Personal Trainers

Squat exercises are key for toning, so we asked top personal trainers Matt Roberts and Danielle De Wildt for detailed instructions on how to do them …

Kelly Clarkson Gives Us the Chills with Her Tracy Chapman Cover

With her <i>American Idol</i> roots, no one would deny that Kelly Clarkson knows how to make a song her own—just look to her recent History of Duets …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Rappers React to Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly - XXL

Kendrick Lamar's sophomore album, To Pimp A Butterfly, has been all the talk since its unexpected release last Sunday night. The album, which has …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

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You Won't Believe This Stuffy Apartment's Modern Makeover

An outdated Manhattan home gets a complete overhaul for an engaged couple about to start their life together.<p>An outdated Manhattan home gets a complete overhaul for an engaged couple about to start their life together. This piece originally appeared on <i>ELLEDECOR.com</i>.

Apple Watch: everything you need to know

The Apple Watch is due for release in April, and will be further showcased at the company's March 9 event. Read on for everything you need to know about specs, pricing, features and release date<p>Cometh the hour, cometh the Watch, and Apple are finally on the verge of releasing theirs following years …

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