Karen Sierra

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13 Foods That Improve Your Mood

Everyone Has a Great View in a Spinning Apartment Building

One designer's solution to class conflict caused by blocked views.<p>The biggest class conflict for coming generations will not be access to good education or medical care. It will be who has the best view. Or that's what industrial designer Shin Kuo is kind of implying, writing:<p>According to my …

San Francisco

5 Self-Sabotaging Behaviors That Keep You Stuck In Career Pain

Back when I was in my corporate marketing career, the same negative things kept happening to me, wherever I’d go. Toxic bosses, backstabbing colleagues, lack-luster work, chronic illness and exhaustion, and the nagging feeling that I couldn’t use my talents and skills in ways I wanted, were just a …

Self-help

Fifty Shades of Grey

<i>Fifty Shades of Grey,</i> E.L. James’s 2011 tale of sex and submission,has sold more than 100 million copies and inspired a cottage industry of extremely graphic erotica. Along the way, it has also sparked a public symposium on what separates the genuinely titillating from just good marketing. So it’s …

Movies

Hotels Offering Naughty '50 Shades of Grey' Packages

When "Fifty Shades of Grey" debuted as a trilogy several years ago, hotels across the country were quick to offer guests naughty packages inspired by the story -- which features plenty of sexy (and sometimes scary?) hotel rendezvous. Well, now that the film is set to be released in just a couple …

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

The Internet will vanish, says Google's Eric Schmidt

Technically Incorrect: Speaking at Davos, Google's executive chairman explains that we'll all be experiencing our digital connections as a seamless part of our everyday world.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Digitally speaking, we're not …

Computer Science

Beauty: oils for oily skin

'A good facial oil will have the same visual effect as dubbin on an old leather boot – lines and wrinkles are plumped, the surface is smoother, more supple'<p>A friend asked recently if I had any products I'd like tested, but could I ensure nothing contained oil as a beautician had told her she should …

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.<p>Instagram

Fitness

Something Old, Something New: Wedding Traditions Explained

The British Royal Mint reveals the truth behind "Something Old, Something New..."<p>We're all familiar with the rhyme "Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue", but did you know that the original ending was "and a silver sixpence for your shoe"? And what exactly does it all …

Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

The Sexiest GIFs From the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Trailer

The <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> trailer debuted this morning and it is a <i>doozy</i>. For anyone worried that Jamie Dornan wasn't up to Christian Grey sexy standards, the two-minute and 17-second-long clip was smokin' hot proof enough that he is <i>more</i> than qualified. And if Beyoncé's sexed up rendition of "Crazy in …

The 15 Most Common Counterfeit Foods—and How to Identify Them

From olive oil to honey to cinnamon, caviar to milk, a guide to the most commonly counterfeited foods<p>We are generally trusting eaters. A server brings a dish: It must be what the menu says. But labels can lie, and when it comes down to it, can you really tell the difference between one whity flaky …

Monterey Bay Aquarium

FIFA World Rankings: Latest Standings Following 2014 World Cup

Germany have rocketed to the summit of FIFA's World Rankings after claiming their fourth World Cup title in Brazil.<p>Joachim Low's side moved up one place to top a list which has altered dramatically following the South American tournament, as reported by the governing body's official website.<p>Before …

Soccer

The Best Burgers In Los Angeles

<i>One of the best things about living in L.A. is that we've got some of the best chefs out there grilling up some badass burgers. There's nothing more</i> …

The Best Buildings In Los Angeles

<i>Los Angeles may not have the stately skyscrapers that stand up to those of Chicago or New York, but being a younger city lends itself to having</i> …