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50 Creative and Smart Home Products to Brighten Up Your Kitchen

Get ideas for home products that will make your life easier, or make great housewarming, wedding, and holiday gifts.

Smart Homes

Ceasefire holds as Israelis, Palestinians continue to talk

Palestinian officials voiced cautious optimism Thursday, hinting at progress in Egyptian-mediated negotiations with Israel to bring an end to the fighting in Gaza and secure new arrangements for the war-battered territory.<p>But with the sides' demands still seemingly irreconcilable, that optimism may …

What Sex Is Really Like at a Women's College

What life is like at Bryn Mawr College, whether you're into men or women.<p><b>...When You (Mostly) Like Guys</b>"Did you just say you're all straight?" asked a senior named Ashley*, ushering me and a bunch of other first-years into her dorm room.<p>"Yes," we chorused.<p>An hour later, we were all making out. …

What Is Sex on College Campuses Really Like?

Cosmopolitan asked 1,000 students to get the real picture about their sex lives — and found some pretty revealing results.<p>Click to expand.<p><i>This infographic was originally published in the September 2014 issue of Cosmopolitan. Click here to subscribe to the digital edition!</i>

Teen Tragically Runs Over and Kills Her Sunbathing Sister

Her grandfather says she is having a very difficult time dealing with the aftermath.<p>Fifteen-year-old Marli Hamblin (pictured on the right) was sunbathing with her headphones in on her family driveway in Utah when her sister backed out of the garage in her car and ran her over, My Fox Chicago …

A Brittany Murphy Biopic Is Coming to Lifetime

And her mother doesn't seem happy about it.<p>After breaking out as Tai in <i>Clueless</i>, Brittany Murphy had a promising career — and a somewhat tumultuous personal life — until her death at 32. Lifetime's latest ripped-from-the-headlines movie, <i>The Brittany Murphy Story</i>, will focus on her career and …

This Teenager Secretly Lived in Wal-Mart for Days

He built two secret hideouts and changed clothes every few hours.<p>A Texas teenager secretly made a local Wal-Mart his home base — and nobody noticed for more than two days.<p>The unnamed 14-year-old boy built two secret compounds within the store. One was in the baby aisle, hiding behind strollers, and …

15 Beyoncé Lyrics Every Grown Woman Needs in Her Life

The University of Chicago Has a Kink Club That Takes Field Trips to a Sex Dungeon

The University of Chicago is the best school.<p>I'm not sure what's better: that the University of Chicago has a Risk-Awareness Consensual Kink — RACK — club, or that they're taking school-sanctioned field trips to a sex club [via The College Fix.<p>The student government approved trial memberships for …

14 Foods You're Probably Overeating

It's not your fault. It's those ridiculous and unrealistic serving sizes.<p>Ten carrots. Two crackers. One egg. Some food labels' serving sizes are completely unrealistic for people with Real Appetites.<p>That's because they're based on food consumption data gathered in the '70s and '80s, when people …

17 Things That Make Absolutely No Sense About "Fifty Shades of Grey"

Literally no one says "double crap."<p><b>1. They email back and forth.</b> Google gets mentioned in the <i>50 Shades of Grey</i> universe, so we know this is taking place after the dial-up, electronic mail, AOL craze of 1996. And yet, some college-age woman is using email on purpose to communicate with someone …

Women's Health

10 Quick and Easy Hairstyles You Haven't Tried<p>Refresh your look with one of these novel styles<p>Swap your standard ponytail for one of these awesome-but-easy ways to perk up your 'do. (You're welcome.)<p>By Shannon Farrell for Daily Makeover<p>Twist It Back<p>Tame textured second-day hair like Mandy Moore's …

How to Lose Those Last 5 Pounds Forever

<b>Beef Up Your Workouts</b><br>If you've been steadily working out and following the same schedule, your body has probably grown accustomed to the routine. Rattle your body's chain a little and kick up the intensity of your workouts to further challenge your muscles. Work out longer or harder, increase the …

The 5 Saltiest Cheeses (and 5 Lower-Sodium Cheeses You Should Eat Instead)

The five saltiest: halloumi, imported blue, feta, processed cheeses (like string cheese), and Edam. So how salty is salty? Well, it turns out, halloumi, blue, and feta pack more salt than seawater!<p>"One of the basic ingredients in cheese is salt," says Rene Ficek, R.D., lead nutrition expert at …

7 Things No One Ever Told You About Caffeine

For starters, you're probably consuming it a lot more often than you think.<p>Ready for a jolt? According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 80 percent of adults in the United States consume caffeine on a daily basis, and they take in an average of 200 milligrams (the equivalent of two …

Coffee

8 Nighttime Tricks to Wake Up With Perfect Hair

Rise and shine to a good hair day.<p><i>By Maria Del Russo for Refinery29</i><p>Unless you're blessed with magic hair, getting your strands to look incredible takes major time and effort.<p>Fortunately, there's a workaround for mornings when you'd prefer to snooze instead of style: Some crafty chicks are able to …

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Chocolate</b><br>No joke! In one study published in the journal <i>Nutrition</i>, higher chocolate consumption was associated with low abdominal fat. Study authors didn't speculate on the mechanism behind this, but previous research suggests that the antioxidants in dark chocolate may help increase your …

5 Foods With More Sodium Than a Bag of Chips

<b>A 6 1/2" Whole-Wheat Pita</b> <br>Pitas come with a health halo—especially when they're whole-wheat—and they can be a good source of fiber. But they also come with a heavy dose of sodium: 284 milligrams in just one pocket. <b><br>MORE:</b> 7 Meals That Slash Your Sodium Intake<p><b>2 Tbsp Reduced-Fat Italian Salad …

The Alarming Thing That's Probably Hiding in Your Coffee

While these fillers are largely harmless, there is potentially cause for concern. "Wheat and soy beans are two of the major food allergens listed by the FDA," says Joan Salge Blake, M.S., R.S., a clinical associate professor of nutrition at Boston University. The thing is, it's not like you're …

3 Ways to Get in Bikini-Body Shape Fast

Try them for yourself to get you to your body summer-ready ASAP:<p><b>Accentuate the Negative</b><br>We're not talking about your attitude here. The biggest secret of Darden's success is a technique called negative accentuated training. "In the strength-training lexicon, <i>positive</i> refers to the raising or lifting …

11 Foods Nutritionists Always Keep in their Refrigerators

Add these to your grocery list, stat.<p>It's no secret that it's easier to eat healthier when you stock up on nutritious foods—which is why we went to the experts, a group of registered dieticians, to find out what they keep on-hand at all times in their refrigerators. Add these to your shopping list …

4 Ways Eating Solo Meals Can Make You Gain Weight

<b>You Dine at Your Dashboard, Rather Than in a Chair at a Table</b><br>It feels excessive, even indulgent, to set a place at a table when faced with a solo meal—and that leads a lot of people to hit a fast-food drive-thru or convenience store and eat in their car, says Heinberg. “This makes you more prone to …

10 Signs You're in a Relationship Rut

<b>Dinner and a movie is a BIG night out.</b> You both wear something other than jeans? Holy bonus points.<p><b>Your last text to your partner was a reminder to pick up tampons.</b> Or maybe it was a digestive aid. Or retainer cleaner? Whatever it was, it wasn't sexy.<p><b>Your latest sex session got pretty wild: You</b> …

The Leading Cause of Death for Americans Under Age 30

If there's any upside here, it's that most of these injuries can be prevented, write the authors. Sometimes it's just about using inexpensive, science-backed solutions like child safety seats and seatbelts. Other tactics referenced in the report include longer-term solutions, such as …

Stronger Arms And A Firmer Butt In One Move

Sculpt Stronger Arms and a Firmer Butt in One Move<p>Work twice the muscles in half the time!<p><i>This article was written by Jenna Bergen Southerland and repurposed with permission from</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Lunge exercises are a tried-and-true way to tone your butt, but they can get old fast. Add this twist on the …