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This Is Why You Should Sleep on Your Left Side (Backed by Science)

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

EOS Has Allegedly Been Kissed with a Lawsuit

EOS is reportedly smack dab in the middle of a sticky lawsuit. Customers are claiming that the brand's lip balm has caused negative reactions such as “severe rashes, bleeding, blistering, cracking and loss of pigmentation.” So if you've been told that you've got a big mouth, EOS might be to blame. …

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FBI Hunting Woman in Six Jewelry Store Stickups Across South

U.S. news<p><i>She</i> got it at Jared.<p>The FBI is hunting for a young woman who has been hopscotching across the South, sticking up jewelry stores in at least five states.<p>The brunette suspect — described as white, in her 20s or 30s, 5-foot-8 and 130 pounds — is believed to have knocked over six stores in …

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You Need To Visit These 20 Websites If You Want To Learn New Skills

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Beyoncé's Stylist Will Change Your Selfies Forever With New Phone Case

Is your phone ready for this jelly?<p>While you may never score a private audience with the "Mona Lisa," or be able to bring Jay Z in for a clinch over …

Elvis Presley's Jewels And Watches Up For Auction

It’s not the same as being “The King” but owning his jewels may be the next best thing.<p>Elvis Presley had a thing for jewels and watches. He liked wearing them and giving them as gifts. He seems to have a preference for yellow gold, diamonds, sapphires and antique coin rings. Several jewels and …

This helpful infographic shows the chemistry behind diamond rings

Diamonds might purportedly be 'a girl's best friend', but they're also quite interesting from a chemical perspective.<p>You could be forgiven for thinking that there's not a whole lot to them; after all, they're simply one of the possible forms of carbon, formed at high pressure beneath the Earth's …

36 Things Every Woman Should Know How To Do By The Time She Turns 30

<b>1. Know your first aid basics</b>, like how to treat a burn or disinfect a cut<b>.</b> Mayo Clinic has an awesome and super helpful rundown of how to handle …

Here's How Getting Stoned Affects Your Body

In an ideal world, with rigorously regulated dispensaries and organic pot at shoppers' disposal, would a healthy person be healthier if she used marijuana?<p>Balancing 24 credits, marching band, sorority council meetings, and a part-time job was taking a toll on Cali G., then a 21-year-old University …

19 Amazing DIY Gifts That Only Look Expensive

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Pop a balloon to create these adorable chocolate bowls

You are just one balloon and some melted chocolate away from becoming a cooking ninja.<p>These chocolate bowls are incredibly easy to make ahead of …

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How to Make the Ultimate Batch of Red Wine Sangria with Just 6 Ingredients

For most people, the word "sangria" conjures up an image of two glasses clinking on a tropical beach. But fans of the wine-based drink will agree …

Engagement Ring Shopping Together: What to Know Before You Go

Whether you've been leafing through our issues, dishing with girlfriends, or scouring the web for some pin-worthy bling one thing's for certain: you already know what your dream engagement ring looks like.<p>But what if he wants to go engagement ring shopping together? Well, that adds a layer of …

Castaway Who Survived 14 Months At Sea Sued For Cannibalism Of Shipmate

Jose Salvador Alvarenga said he was so hungry during the ordeal that he ate his own fingernails.<p>A Salvadoran fisherman who survived 438 days lost at sea is now being sued by his dead shipmate's family over allegations that he ate the man in order to stay alive.<p>The family of Ezequiel Córdoba, who …

5 Texts You Should Send to Your Partner Every Day

Researchers Lori Schade, Jonathan Sandberg, Roy Bean, Dean Busby, and Sarah Coyne found that texting between partners could either help or hurt a …

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Mary-Kate Olsen's Engagement Ring Might Be The Biggest You've Ever Seen! Get A Closer Look HERE!

Okay, but seriously, this thing is enormous!<p>We got a blurry glimpse of <b>Mary-Kate Olsen</b>'s engagement ring two days ago, and it certainly looked …

The Obamas Were Gifted More Than $1.25 Million Worth Of Jewelry In 2014

Jewelry

Nicki Minaj Got THE Sparkliest Birthday Present Ever

Last time Meek Mill got Nicki Minaj a rock for her left hand, everyone assumed the couple was engaged after Nicki flashed this ring — but they quickly shut those rumors down. The adorable couple have been dating since February of this year, and unless they’re just pranking us, it certainly looks …

Engagement Rings

People who eat more yogurt have smaller waists

(Reuters Health) - A review of previous studies suggests that people who eat yogurt have lower body weight, less body fat and smaller waists - but it’s not clear if the yogurt is the reason.<p>A man takes out a packet of yogurt from a refrigerator at a food store in Noida on the outskirts of New Delhi …

We're Obsessed: Jennie Kwon Launches Bridal Jewelry

We say yes to these delicate rings.<p>Jennie Kwon's endlessly stackable, delicate jewelry was always highly gift-able. Now, the California based jeweler is getting in the game of that all-important present—the engagement ring. "Starting a bridal collection was the next step in a natural progression of …

Having Poo Troubles? Maybe it's Your Diet.

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

This New Jewelry Line Will Make Everyone on Instagram Want Your Life

There is a type of jewelry that seems to exist purely for Instagram—more accurately, for provoking insta-<i>envy</i>. I’m talking the thin, threadbare second-knuckle rings and delicate bars dotting earlobes which you know if you actually owned would have slipped off in your pocket or pillowcase or—God …

Jewelry

7-Year-Old Girl's Dad Buys Her a $48 Million Blue Diamond Ring

Billionaire tycoon Joseph Lau picked up the 12-carat diamond at auction.<p>Being daddy's little girl must be pretty rich if your name is Josephine Lau. According to the <i>Guardian</i>, the 7-year-old girl's father, billionaire tycoon Joseph Lau of Hong Kong, just paid $48.5 million for a 12.03-carat diamond …

Financial Etiquette: When to Give Back An Engagement Ring

I find financial etiquette fascinating. It's like taking everything you know about manners and strapping a stick of dynamite to the back, because well, money is involved. And we all know there are few things as awkward as talking about money. Since it's an area of interest for me, I love covering …

15 Indulgent Desserts That Won't Kill Your Diet

On National Dessert Day--or any other day, for that matter--it's only right to give in (a little), and have your cake and definitely eat it too.<p>It's often one of the first things to go when someone embarks on a diet, so it's no surprise that desserts have a bit of a bad rep when it comes to healthy …

Dessert

This guy used a frequent-flyer loophole to take a $60,000 trip in a first-class suite on Emirates — here's what it was like

Travel blogger Sam Huang recently cashed in his Alaska Airlines frequent-flyer miles for a $60,000 trip around the world, and luckily he took plenty of pictures documenting what it was like.<p>"Unlimited Dom Perignon, wild caviar, and a shower spa while flying 40,000 feet in the air — it's no wonder …

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