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Whether You Have Acne Or Dark Spots — Here's How To Treat It

Raise your hand if you’ve ever spent quality time with a highly magnified mirror, staring at that one thing — say, a dark spot or a zit that just …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

How to run: everything you need to know

Whether you are new to running or want to improve your pace, here’s how to get going<p>Running is a fantastic way to get fit. You don’t need much kit, you can do it anywhere (within reason) and it’s available to you all the time – you don’t need to wait for the gym to be open or a class to start; just …

Exercise

Every Single Product You Need to Look Like Drew Barrymore

While we're fans of Drew Barrymore for her acting chops and sense of humor, what we admire most about her is her honesty and passion. The star brings that to every single one of her projects, whether it's her high-quality Walmart-exclusive cosmetics brand, her Barrymore rosé, and, no doubt, her …

‘I’m sleeping with your brother’: People reveal why their marriage proposals were rejected

Heart-breaking tales of what happens when marriage proposals go awry have been revealed.<p>Everyone loves a good engagement story - it’s the stuff …

5 Surprising Ways Baking Soda Can Improve Your Cooking

For most of my life, I assumed that baking soda was good for two things: baking (duh) and absorbing odors. Bakers have good reason to love the stuff; when the chemical leavening agent gained popularity in the mid-19th century, it basically revolutionized the American dessert scene. But I'm not much …

Five Sauces for the Modern Cook

Without apology or even a trace of sheepishness, Travis Lett confessed to being a thief.<p>Of course, the only person this pensive chef ever steals from is himself. At Gjelina, his Los Angeles restaurant with a large, ever-changing menu, “We’re constantly appropriating elements from dishes we’ve done …

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Beaches

Very hot drinks are 'probably carcinogenic'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anyone who likes to curl up with a steaming hot drink should consider letting some of that warmth subside; drinking it could increase their risk of developing cancer.<p>In a review published today by the International Agency for Research on Cancer, the cancer agency of the World Health …

The 15-Minute Kickboxing Workout That’ll Zap Stress and Blast Fat

First rule: Lose the punching bag.<p>RELATED: Want Sexy Side Abs? This Workout Will Light Up Your Obliques<p>RELATED: The 20-Minute Workout That Whipped Olivia Munn Into <i>X-Men</i> Shape<p>RELATED: 10 Personal Facts About Kayla Itsines That Will Make You Love Her Even More

The hidden world of the Knights Templar

Tucked behind London’s Fleet Street, a patchwork of gardens and graceful buildings tell the story of the most famous knights of the Crusades.<p>It was rush hour on a weekday and I was weaving my way down the Strand, one of central London’s most famous thoroughfares. The street hummed with tourists, …

Why we have blood types and why they matter

If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also the most excellent of blood types - a biological mark of distinction.<p>It didn't take long for me to recognize just how silly that feeling was and tamp it down. But I didn't learn much more about what it really meant to have type A+ blood.<p>By …

Medical Research

How to Get Rid of Ants Invasion Naturally - Quiet Corner

There’s nothing like walking into your kitchen first thing in the morning, bleary eyed and ready for your morning cup of coffee only to find that …

5 Valentine's Day Quiche Recipes

Quiche—with its custardy filling and buttery pastry—makes for an incredibly romantic breakfast, brunch or even dinner.<p>From classic bacon-and-leek to …

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip -- 7 Delicious Ways to Make Your Game Day Incredible

Just admit it -- you're here for the food. Sure, two amazing teams are going to play some great ball. And we'd be lying if we said we weren't stoked for Peyton Manning to get one last shot at a ring. But we're also here for the delicious, delicious food. And commercials.<p>When it comes to game day …

Cooking

With Ramadan gracing us with its presence, one cannot deny the very culinary experiences that remind us of a part of this holy month. Ramadan, a month of worship and giving, is also a month full of flavour and wondrous gastronomic experiences. From sweet honey syrups and pistachio flavoured ice creams, to crust-less pumpkin pies, […]

19 Middle Eastern Desserts to Remember this Ramadan<p>With Ramadan gracing us with its presence, one cannot deny the very culinary experiences that …

25 Surprising Foods That Help You Lose Weight

You won't see eggs, Greek yogurt, kale, or boring chicken breast on this list.<p>Open any diet book, read any interview with a health expert, or peek into the fridge of your most fitness-minded friend, and you can probably imagine the foods you'll see: eggs, Greek yogurt, kale, apples, plain chicken …

How to Temper Chocolate

<i>Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today</i><i>: We all know how to eat chocolate, but do you know how to temper it?</i><p>We all love pretty things dipped in chocolate: pretzels, strawberries, marshmallows. …

6 Signs You're Taking Your Weight-Loss Goals Too Far

Being disciplined is one thing...<p>When you're on a mission to lose weight, you might be willing to try just about anything to reach your goal. But here's the thing about that die-hard pounds-dropping mentality: It can seriously bite you in ass. Things like setting your calorie count too low, downing …

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.

25 Awesome Australian Slang Terms

<b>By Nathan B. Lawrence, Lawrence University</b><p>Classical music seems to have a reputation for being straight-laced, stuffy, and obsessed with rules. But …

Flute

How I Know If a Couple Will Last

Years of helping couples as a therapist means I've seen the good, the bad and the downright ugly when it comes to couple relationship dynamics. So with a few research findings thrown in, here's the juice on how I can guess pretty accurately whether a couple is likely to last or fall apart in the …

Transparency

11 Best TV Shows to Binge-Watch When You Cant Leave Your Couch

Snow days are the best days.<p>Winter weather means many, many hours spent lying on the couch discussing the eternal question: What to watch???<p>Here, 11 shows to indulge in, from quick one-season hits you can devour in a single sitting to multi-season series you can make a dent in while half comatose …

Obama and Hollande pledge solidarity against Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of Western solidarity, President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande vowed Tuesday to escalate airstrikes …

Middle East

Sour Cream Coffee Cake

<i>This sour cream coffee cake gets its richness and tender crumb from sour cream and is rippled through with a cinnamon-pecan streusel and drizzled</i> …

Dessert

21 business-etiquette rules every professional should know

In "The Essentials of Business Etiquette," Barbara Pachter writes about the rules people need to understand to conduct and present themselves appropriately in professional social settings.<p>We looked through the book and spoke to Pachter to find the most important tips on how to introduce yourself, …

Employment

The Most Overpriced Items On The Menu, According To Chefs

By: Matt Meltzer<p><i>Credit: Andrew Zimmer/Thrillist (Edited)</i><p>Spaghetti and meatballs. The wedge salad. A bottle of wine. You don't have to be a well-heeled foodie to know that you're overpaying for certain items on a restaurant's menu -- you just need to have bought groceries. Like once, ever. Truth be …

Tap Water

The most affordable places to travel to next year, according to Lonely Planet

Included in the series is a list of the best-value destinations for 2016, which pinpoints the top destinations where visitors can have high-quality travel experiences without breaking the bank.<p>From the pristine beaches of Costa Rica's Caribbean coast to the renowned vineyards of Galicia, Spain, …

Costa Rica