Kathy Elkin

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22 celebrity quotes about heartbreak to make you feel *slightly* better about your break up

Yes, mere mortals, the A-list can get heartbroken just like us...<p>From the angry revenge-seekers to the tearful survivors, this is what 22 celebrities …

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish …

Middle East

Photograph: Brian Rasic/Rex<p>Chrissie Hynde says she takes responsibility for a brutal sexual assault which happened decades ago: “if you play with fire you get burned.”<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/1/1441115896693/bfc3b91d-91b9-4fce-b2a7-98f5e4ad600d-460x276.jpeg<p>…

Books

If we teach that sex is shameful without teaching consent – how will sexually abused children ever come forward?

Sex education has long been a controversial topic in the United States. In Texas, where I work, sex education does not really exist, at least not in …

Sexual Health

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

Exactly How to Use Kegels to Make Your Orgasms Stronger

Those muscles aren't gonna squeeze themselves, ladies.<p>You’ve no doubt heard that doing your kegels is your ticket to a more intense O—but who <i>actually</i> does kegels on a consistent basis? And if you are doing them, how do you know if you’re doing them right? That’s where sex and relationship expert …

Muscle

5 Super Easy Dinners That’ll Help You Lose 5 Pounds

Can you guess the secret ingredient they all share?<p>Losing weight isn't easy; just ask Ali Maffucci, who lost about 60 pounds a few years ago by going vegan, only to gain it all back. The next time she set out to get to a healthy weight, she tried a different strategy: working out consistently and …

Food

12 inspiring body-positive quotes from birthday girl Kate Winslet

Kate Winslet is proud to be imperfect (or just lovely and normal) and we LOVE her for it. And as the Oscar winning actress turns 41, check out our …

Curvy

How to Make a Better Homemade Pizza With Mario Batali

How to make a better homemade pizza, from a man who knows his pie: This video shows you how with tips from Chef Mario Batali.<p>You don't have to be an Italian to cook like one. That's what chef <b>Mario Batali</b> says, and as the owner of such gems like Del Posto, Babbo, and Lupa, he's a man who knows …

Kitchens

55 Bean Recipes You'll Be Making All Year Long

What's for dinner tonight? These 55 great recipes for beans.<p>Beans are healthy, delicious, and cheap. Maybe THAT'S why they're called the magical fruit… Well, anyway, here's a heck of a lot of canned and dried bean recipes!

Cooking

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

Nutrition

The cheapest countries in the world

It ranks 119 countries based on the Consumer Price Index - which takes into account the cost of groceries, restaurant meals, transportation and utilities.<p>On a tour of <b>Latin America</b>? Try <b>Bolivia</b>, <b>Ecuador</b> and <b>Peru</b> - and be sure to avoid Venezuela. Heading to south-east Asia? Indonesia and the Philippines …

Best Trips 2015

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

Travel Photography

16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

Cooking

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

You'll never get sick of a playlist again.<p>Whether you're looking for a playlist for your next run, your strength-training routine, a dance-cardio session, your yoga practice, or just because you're so over everything that's in your iTunes right now, trust us: We've got you covered...<p><b>The Justin</b> …

Exercise

14 Crazy New Sex Toys You Probably Haven’t Tried—But You Really Should

Did someone say "crazy sex toys"? Yes. Yes, they did.<p>You’ve got a lot of options when you’re looking to buy a sex toy. How many spots do you want to target? One? Two? <i>Three</i>? Do you want it to be something you hide away in the bottom drawer of your night stand, can easily toss in your carry on bag, …

Shopping

Enduring love: the couples still in love after 50 years together

What's the secret to a lasting marriage? A moving photographic project proves that, even after 50 years of marriage, true love still reigns<p>For the past six years Lauren Fleishman has been capturing the moments between couples that tell the story of a lifetime spent together. Fleishman, an American …

Relationships

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

9 reasons why solo travel is great

Our featured blogger, Finola, reveals why she loves travelling on her own. And why you will too<p>To me, really travelling solo is not when you latch on …

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

A High-Intensity Workout to Burn Calories Like Crazy

Feel awesome before tomorrow’s big feast!<p>Bored with traditional cardio like running on a track or using the elliptical? The moves combined in this six-move sequence make for an incredible calorie-burning alternative. Bonus: They’ll also tighten up and tone your muscles.<p><b>The Workout:</b> Perform each …

Workouts

Why there won't be a male pill any time soon

The science to produce a male contraceptive pill is in place, so why aren't big pharmaceutical companies interested? In an extract from his new book, Peter Lloyd finds out<p>When I enter Professor Lee Smith’s office at the University of Edinburgh’s <b>Centre for Reproductive Health</b>, two things strike me: …

Family Planning

The Twisted Psychology of Busyness (You're Not as Busy as You Think You Are) | Inc.com

A recently released book by <i>Washington Post</i> reporter Brigid Schulte is getting a lot of media attention. When you read the title--<i>Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time</i>--you'll see why.<p>From parents to students to teachers to CEOs, is there a demographic category or job function …

The best careers for travelling the world

Dreaming of a job that pays you to travel? Who doesn't? Competition is stiff and salaries aren't always something to write home about, but here's our pick of the best jobs to turn that daydream into reality.<p>Flight attendant<p>Yes, flight attendants travel the world but short haul staff rarely leave …

Canal houses, festivals, houseboats and cruises: the best ways to experience Amsterdam's canals

The Dutch capital is a watery wonderland. Amsterdam's Unesco World Heritage-listed Canal Ring was built during the Golden Age after the seafaring port grew beyond its medieval walls, and authorities devised a ground-breaking expansion plan. Today Amsterdam has more canals than Venice – 165, …

Masters of Love

Science says lasting relationships come down to—you guessed it—kindness and generosity.<p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the year, about 13,000 American couples will say “I do,” committing to a lifelong relationship that will be full of friendship, joy, and love that will carry …

Fewer suicide attempts after talk therapy - Futurity

Talk therapy appears to lower the risk of repeat suicide attempts. But researchers aren't sure what "active ingredient" makes it succeed.