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Put Basil on Your Egg Sandwich

Here’s a thought: Put basil on your egg sandwich.<p>“But what if the bodega doesn’t offer basil as an egg sandwich topping?” you’re wondering. OK—this …

Thync – A Wearable Device That Alters Your Mood

‘Thync’ is a new wearable device that makes use of electroencephalography to measure the brain’s electrical activity, and modify neuron activity. …

Just Back: Havana, Cuba

Travel photographer and writer <b>Erika Skogg</b> (on Instagram @ErikaSkogg) spends most of the year guiding students on photography trips with National Geographic Expeditions. She recently returned from a ten-day trip through Cuba under a people-to-people travel license, which is currently still one of …

Cuba

What Astrology Says About Your Wedding Planning Style

Bridezilla or laid-back bride—your nuptial attitude according to your zodiac sign.<p><b>ARIES</b><p>This is a day of high excitement and passion. No one will ever know the chaos that goes on behind the scenes of an Aries wedding. It takes work to create the illusion of perfection and just like Aries' wedding …

Weddings

Gandalf and the Fellowship of Celebrities

Celebrity Gossip

Cult Classes, Cardio Boxing, and More

For all the benefits of working out—healthier heart rates, sculpted triceps, a stronger core—what draws a diehard exercise enthusiast back to a favorite fitness routine is often less about physical results than it is about the emotional highs. It’s no secret that toning your body can be …

West Village

The Deal With Serial’s Jay? He’s Pissed Off, Mucks Up Our Timeline

The enigma who at best gave inconsistent testimony and at worst put an innocent teen behind bars, says ‘Serial’ doesn’t change what he saw: ‘I saw …

16 Tricks for Getting Your Kids to Eat Veggies

There’s no point in denying it: Kids don’t like vegetables. Hence the age-old question: How <i>do</i> you get your kids to eat more veggies? You’ve perfected the art of persuasion and put away the snack foods in hopes that they’ll be hungry enough to scarf down that spinach. What parent hasn’t promised an …

Nutrition

5 Things You Should Tell Yourself Before You Go To Bed

Why is it when we always lie down for bed, we're suddenly flooded with negative thoughts, worst-case scenarios and scads of mental to-do lists?<p>Getting the recommended amount of Zzs should be something we strive for, but our brains have a way of making those extra hours a little elusive. Ruminating …

'We Are Made of Star Stuff'

From New York magazine and The Cut, an essay from Sasha Sagan about the lessons that her father, astronomer and author Carl Sagan, taught her. Here, …

The Simpsons Airing Judd Apatow Script 25 Years After It Was Written

“Bart’s New Friend” airs Sunday, January 11th at 8 p.m.<p><b>Judd Apatow</b> wrote a script for *The Simpsons— and 25 years later it is finally headed to television.<p>When the now-famous writer-director-producer was just another young upstart comedian trying to break into Hollywood, he wrote a spec script for …

Clean-Eating Recipes That Will Get You Through January

The word <i>detox</i> tends to bring to mind scary-intense juice cleanses or a gluten-dairy-meat-grain-sugar-caffeine-free diet that will make you run away …

Healthy Eating

Say It Ain’t Merlot: This Wine Ice Cream Contains 5% Alcohol

You know how sometimes you’re hanging on the couch in your sweats watching your favorite show, drinking a glass or two of your favorite wine and you think how much better your relaxation would be if you could alternate your sips with ice cream scoops? But then you remember how you forgot to pick up …

Ice Cream

The Secret to Blake Lively’s Perfect Hair Is a Weird One

Number One on our “hair envy” list? Blake Lively, of course. It’s a ranking that needs no explanation: Just catch a glimpse of the actress’s flowing blonde tresses twisted back into a loose braid or curled to carefree perfection and you’ll feel the jealous pangs too. While we can plait our manes to …

12 All-Natural Beauty Hacks to Try ASAP

By now, you’ve probably caught on to the “safe” and “green” beauty trends. Most of us can’t afford three-digit facials every week to combat acne, but you can actually get gorgeous skin <i>and</i> commercial-worthy hair with staples found in your fridge. From an acne-busting honey mask to a gentle teeth …

Skin Care

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Cleaning

40 Housewarming Gifts That’ll Make You the Best Guest Ever

Moving is tough. Sure, it’s also a fresh start and a new experience, but we know carrying those belongings up several flights of stairs is hardly easy. Whether you’re the best friend helping the movers pivot the couch in a walk-up, the new next-door neighbor, or just invited to the post-move party, …

Decorations

12 Crazy Workout Classes You Won’t Believe Are Real

If we really take a good look at things, the main reason why many of us fail at our New Year’s resolutions to be healthier, get fitter and generally kick butt harder is because we get bored.<p>So clearly the monotony of weights and the treadmill just isn’t going to do it for us. That’s why we’re …

Anti-gravity

Our 5 Favorite Style Tips for Curvy Girls

<i>At Who What Wear, we pride ourselves on catering to women of all shapes and sizes. Below, our favorite styling tips for curvy gals!</i><p>1. From cropped …

Clothing

The Symbiote

My mother, who had been dead for seven years by the time Zelda popped onto the planet, gave me the single best piece of parenting advice I have ever …

Surefire Ways to Make Your House Feel More Like Home

A home is more than four walls and a roof under which you lay your head at night, shovel down breakfast in the morning, and store your stuff. The …

Lemon Crinkle Cookies

Lemon Crinkle Cookies from Lauren's Latest• ½ cups Butter, Softened<br>• 1 cup Granulated Sugar<br>• ½ teaspoons Vanilla Extract<br>• 1 whole Egg<br>• 1 teaspoon Lemon Zest<br>• 1 …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

5 Must-DL Apps This Week: A No-Fail Alarm Clock + More!

In the spirit of the holidays (which are a-comin’, don’t you forget it) this week we are featuring five apps that are like little packages you get to unwrap early, no tree or dreidel spin required. Heck, one of them even lets you SEND gifts of the greeting variety straight from it, another is …

“Stop, Breathe & Think” Customizes Meditations For Beginners

iOS/Android/Web: If you're trying to do more mindful meditation, you may need some help starting out. This app reminds you to meditate during the day …

Meditation

26 Ways To Avoid Getting Sick This Winter

Yoga

Flipping in a Winter Wonderland…Let the Holidays Begin!

And just like that, another holiday season is upon us—and this time, we’re prepared. Actually, not really: we have no clue what we’re serving with …

Sheds and Pegs: Storing Outdoor Furniture in Winter

How do you store your outdoor furniture in the winter?<p>Designers John and Wonhee Jeong Arndt of Studio Gorm in Eugene, Oregon suggest hanging it up on …

Furniture

Shopper’s Diary: Grace & Thorn in Hackney

Nik Southern is having a moment. Her shop, Grace & Thorn, is a favorite of London’s fashion set, who seek out her original, innovative work with …

Miley Cyrus