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12 Actually Really Good Things That Have Come With Getting Older

My periods are all messed up because my hormones are nuts. I have jiggly skin on my thighs and three dimples in my right butt cheek. For those of us …

Hung Up

This Might Be the Ultimate Man Cave

The idea of a "man cave" is often a gross one: neon beer signs, a raggedy old Foosball table, an outdated television and, of course, a Lay-Z-Boy …

Man Caves

This Instant Pot Garlic Parmesan Chicken Cooks in 6 Minutes — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

The Best Men's Hair Trends For 2018 - Ape to Gentleman

If you spend any time at all thinking about what to ask for in the barber’s seat, you’ll know that men’s hair trends change just as frequently as …

Hair

The Most Iconic Sandwich in Every State

What's the best thing on sliced bread in your state?<p>You can learn quite a lot about a place based on what its residents put on sliced bread. We researched the signature sandwiches in all 50 states based on longstanding tradition, locally beloved ingredients and sandwich shops that have practically …

Cooking

Turns out the best sex actually doesn’t come from hot-blooded passion

Spontaneous sex—clandestine encounters, afternoon delights, and one-night stands—is fantastic. But more often than not, the mind-boggling orgasms of this kind of sex are a myth you read about in magazines.<p>The alternative, planned sex, doesn’t sound particularly exciting. Sending a calendar invite …

Personality

Dressing Your Age: How To Find Your Style After 50

<i>Style is a process, not an event</i><p><i>You’re going to be seeing some new faces and contributors here on HSS over the next few months. We’ve been wanting to</i> …

Men's Fashion

Why taking it slow in an art gallery could change your life

I was about nine years old, sitting cross-legged on the wooden floor of Brighton art gallery in the middle of a heatwave. It smelled old, like my nan’s house, and the painting positioned in front of me and my class felt as though it was the biggest thing I had ever seen.<p>David Hockney’s Mr and Mrs …

Art

Any Dog Owner Will Relate To These Hilariously Accurate Breed Descriptions

"German shepherd: Only loves one person. Still won't listen to them."

Pets

Philips Hue Outdoor Range Gaining New Weatherproof LightStrip

Philips Hue first announced a range of outdoor lights at CES in January, and then a few months later confirmed the fixtures and bulbs would launch in July. Now that the Philips Hue outdoor collection is out in the U.S., a new accessory has been discovered on the company's Netherlands website called …

Home Automation

These Photos Reveal What Lie Beneath Europe’s Top Tourist Attractions

Photography can reveal the hidden side of things, and that’s exactly what photographer Tomas Sentpetery traveled around Europe to capture. He visited …

European Travel

These shirts will upgrade your summer wardrobe

Your T-shirt's got competition from these casual men's shirts<p>You might be rather used to T-shirts being your go-to by now. The ever-present …

Men's Fashion

How to Do ‘Outlander’ Star Sam Heughan’s 4-Step Bodyweight Workout

<i>With the new film The Spy Who Dumped Me, Outlander sensation Sam Heughan is on the verge of outgrowing cable TV stardom. Read how he got big-screen</i> …

Sam Heughan

"The Glory Hole Hotel, Oatman, Arizona Ghost Town." Once abandoned, the old h...

<b>"The Glory Hole Hotel, Oatman, Arizona Ghost Town."</b> <i>Once abandoned, the old hotel was restored into a Museum and Antique Shop.</i><b><br>The Story.</b><br>Old man Johnny …

The Coolest New Tech and Gadgets to Buy in 2018

Work better, play better, and live better.<p>There's a lot to be excited about in tech this year. After all the shit we've been through in 2018 (and 2017, and 2016), you deserve some rest, relaxation, and fun courtesy of circuit boards and wiring. Though we're not ready to endorse self-driving cars or …

Virtual Reality

Are things getting worse – or does it just feel that way? | Oliver Burkeman

Is everything completely terrible – or is the world getting better? It’s a popular topic of debate, because both claims seem to be true. On one hand, it would be foolish to ignore the statistics (poverty, violence and disease really are plummeting); on the other, day after day of awful news stories …

Dan Gilbert

Why Dogs and Humans Love Each Other More Than Anyone Else

<i>This is excerpted from TIME How Dogs Think: Inside the Canine Mind</i><i>, now available at retailers and on Amazon.</i><p>You speak dog better than you think you …

Pets

Los Angeles to Seattle by rail aboard the Coast Starlight

We were nearly 300 miles into our 1,400-mile trip on Amtrak’s Coast Starlight when it dawned on me to check on the kids. I veered down the aisles of two passenger cars to the observation car, where my 9- and 13-year-old sons had secured a table and layered it with books, tablets and enough snacks …

Trains

A Dirt Floor Snakes Through This Spectacular Japanese House

Putting a spin on the traditional Japanese doma, a dirt floor extends throughout this home, forging an ever-changing indoor/outdoor connection.<p>Designed by Hiroshima–based architectural firm Suppose Design Office, House in Takaya is a modern take on the traditional Japanese concept of a <i>doma.</i> Meaning …

Architecture

The Best Sea Salt Sprays for Getting That Beach Hair Look

Beach hair never goes out of style. That's why GQ's Best Stuff went looking for the most reliable sea salt sprays out there.<p>The best way to get beach hair is to take a dip in the ocean. Of course.<p>The next best way is to use a sea salt spray. And, no, they aren’t bottling ocean water, which would be …

Hair Care

The Right Plants Will Make Your Home Look Better—And Make You Happier and Healthier

So, why don't you have any yet?<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>I have a long and, frankly, impressive history of killing every plant I've ever owned. Flowers stayed alive for fewer than 24 hours. …

Plants

How to Meet Autistic People Halfway

One of the most widely held beliefs about autistic people — that they are not interested in other people — is almost certainly wrong. Our understanding of autism has changed quite a bit over the past century, but this particular belief has been remarkably persistent.<p>Seventy-five years ago, the …

Autism

Watch "The Frog," a deeply weird short film from 1908

Spanish film director and cinematographer Segundo Chomón (1871-1929) was a pioneer of movie special effects, camera tricks, and optical illusions at …

Short Films

How to Decorate Your Home Like an Art Collector Without Spending a Fortune

Whether you're looking for a sophisticated contemporary look or an old-world museum vibe, having a cache of one-of-a-kind art makes all the …

The motion activated under-bed LED night light everyone goes nuts over is back on Amazon

The Vansky Motion Activated Bed Light is basically the perfect night light because it removes the biggest problems with conventional night lights. …

If you're thinking about suicide, please don't go. Not yet. There is so much more to see.

I tried to kill myself, but sharing my story allowed me to help others. Many struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts, if you do, get help.<p>I feel fortunate to have two birthdays. The first I had no choice over. My parents made that decision forty-something years ago. The second was my own …

Here Are 25 Terms Every Photographer Should Know

If you're new to photography, you were probably recently excited to start learning how to create gorgeous images when you were suddenly blindsided by …

The Most Incredible Art Ever Made With MS Paint

1. Hal Lasko<p>Hal Lasko spent most of his life as a traditional painter, but when his eyesight degenerated too much to accurately place his brush he …

How to Get From Madrid to Cuenca and What to Do There

Cuenca, in the Castilla-La Mancha region, is on the high-speed AVE train line from Madrid to Valencia, which makes it a perfect stop on the way from …

Do dogs recognise their own breeds?

Hey there! You look awfully familiar…<p>There has been no specific research to ascertain whether dogs can recognise their own breed. But we do know …