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8 Damn Good Beauty Products You'll Wish You Knew About Sooner

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Obsessed AF: 5 Beauty Products I Can't Get Enough Of

<i>As a beauty writer, I live and breathe products. There is a constant flow of new skincare, makeup and hair products making their way into my hands on the daily, so it's a big deal when I declare that I'm "obsessed AF" with something. This series will detail the products that are *everything* to me</i> …

Skin Care

Navy SEAL killed in Iraq after Islamic State punches through front line

BAGHDAD — An elite U.S. Navy SEAL was killed Tuesday in an attack by Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq, highlighting the evolving nature of the Pentagon’s mission in Iraq and how American troops are serving closer than ever to the front lines.<p>The SEAL was killed by enemy fire about 9:30 a.m., …

Islam

Compression Workout Gear Won't Make You Faster—but It Will Give You THIS | Women's Health

Researchers dove into existing research on the effectiveness of compression gear for runners (the studies covered everyone from elite speedsters to slightly more relatable marathoners) to see if wearing skin-tight socks, pants, or sleeves really did make a difference in speed.<p><b>Sign up for Women's</b> …

Running This Much Each Week Can Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

For the study, Dutch researchers asked 538 newbie runners to fill out questionnaires about their diets and their reasons for taking up running. Then, they measured the participants' body fat and gave them GPS devices to record their total miles. Participants weren’t given any instructions or formal …

8 Green Beauty Products That Are Worth the Splurge

It can be really satisfying to find cheap makeup alternatives or skincare products that get the job done without breaking the bank. That said, it also feels good when you discover those must-have, can’t-live-without-it items that are completely priceless to you + your skin. But what’s even better …

Skin Care

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Gift Ideas<p>All certifiably more romantic than plastic-wrapped bodega flowers.<p>23 Photos8 hours agoView More<p>Where to Go Right Now<p>Load up on art, …

6 Ways You're Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Workout

You know that you can't exercise without your trusty water bottle by your side—but chances are, you're skimping on the H2O you need <i>beforehand</i>, especially if you work out in the a.m. After eight hours (hopefully!) of sleep, your body needs you to replenish your supply of water, says Mark Peterson, …

Some guy managed to call the International Space Station from his back yard

Here’s a great excuse for bad phone reception — being in outer space. This, at least, was the reasoning some astronauts could have given to Adrian …

Space Exploration

Sony Xperia M5 and C5 Ultra leak in high-res photos ahead of official announcement

Sony’s new Xperia M5 and C5 Ultra handsets won’t be officially unveiled until next week, but that’s not stopping us from getting an early look at the unannounced devices. Earlier today Russian tech site <i>Hi-Tech.Mail.ru</i> leaked both devices in full, giving us a good look at Sony’s upcoming smartphones.<p>…

Phones

Will machines eventually take on every job?

Automation will continue to transform the global workforce, but taking an active role in that process will help us reduce the damages and increase the gains, finds Rachel Nuwer.<p>It’s a booming time to be a truck driver. According to data NPR compiled from the US Census Bureau, truck driving is …

Road Safety

Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in U.S. ends in Philly

A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.<p>The Canadian researchers who created hitchBOT as a social experiment told The Associated Press that someone in Philadelphia damaged the robot beyond repair early Saturday, ending its first American tour after …

You can now reserve (but not pay for) the 'liquid-metal' Turing Phone

The Turing Phone made headlines when it was announced back in April thanks to its eccentric design, ‘liquid metal’ construction and high-security premise. You can now put in a reservation to make sure you get the storage and color scheme you were vying for.<p>To be clear, you can’t actually pre-order …

Frontback lives! The dual-camera selfie app won't be closing but the founders are leaving

Last week, Frontback, an app that lets you take a photo with your forward and rear-facing cameras simultaneously, announced that it would be closing on August 15.<p>This, however, is no longer the case according to a recent post from the company:<p>“We just signed an agreement with a partner who believes …

5 secrets from one man’s 30-pound weight loss success

A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. See the photo above as evidence. He lost 30 …

Fitness

The Greatest Bars In The World

<i>by Amy Plitt and the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Courtesy The Freehand Miami<p>What makes a bar truly great? We tapped mixologists, bartenders, cocktail kingpins, and professional drinkers to find out -- and their picks include upscale drinking dens and gritty dive bars, places with world-class …

New Jersey

Welcome to Booze Science, Our Drunkest Video Series Ever

Welcome to Booze Science! What can I get you?<p>Actually, we haven't exactly figured out how to deliver cocktails via the Internet. (Our tech folks are …

Viagra 'added to Chinese alcohol'

<b>Distillers in China added Viagra to thousands of bottles of spirits and told customers it had "health-preserving qualities", food safety officials say.</b><p>More than 5,300 bottles of alcohol were seized by the investigators in the southern city of Liuzhou.<p>They also found packets of a white powder called …

China

Congress’ Summer Fling With Marijuana

How Congress turned on the DEA and embraced weed.<p>It’s not easy being the DEA these days. After an unprecedented losing streak on Capitol Hill, the once-untouchable Drug Enforcement Administration suffered last week what might be considered the ultimate indignity: A Senate panel, for the first time, …

Cannabis

Khloe Kardashian Proves Her Curves Don't Need Retouching

The Sister of Kim takes to Instagram to defend her assets.<p>The latest Khloe Kardashian magazine cover recalls a line from <i>Crocodile Dundee</i>: "You call that a knife? <i>THIS</i> is a knife." Just swap "behind" for "knife" and you have this <i>Complex</i> cover shoot. In the spread, the youngest Kardashian sister …

Khloe Kardashian

The 'World's Biggest Beer Garden' Opens in Raleigh

Head to North Carolina to sample some of the 366 beers on tap at this world-record-making beer garden.<p>Craft beer is exploding in North Carolina and there’s no better place to sample it than at a new beer garden opening this week in Raleigh, the state’s capital city. Aptly named Raleigh Beer Garden, …

North Carolina

A Glimpse Inside Hawaii's 'Forbidden Island'

When the sun sets over Kauai's Kekaha Beach on an especially clear night, a tall, silhouetted tract of land emerges west of the Hawaiian islands, toward the horizon.<p>For most of the state’s residents, that’s the only way to see the island of Niihau.<p>It's known as "The Forbidden Island" in Hawaii, and …

Hawaii

New Beauty Products From Cosmoprof 2015

Cosmoprof North America is one of the biggest cosmetics trade shows of the year. It's where hundreds of beauty brands convene to show off their newest products and innovations to buyers, distributors, and media. And as you can guess, we were like kids in a beauty candy store as we roamed the halls …

Coats

5 Research-Backed Habits of People Who Never Skip a Workout

The first few weeks of a new fitness routine, you couldn’t be more stoked. You practically pop out of bed to hit the gym—rain or shine, snow or …

Fitness