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The 25 Top-Selling Beauty Products at CVS in 2017

It's been a big year for drugstore beauty, but maybe none so more than CVS. Over the past 12 months, the drugstore chain introduced in-store K-beauty boutiques, vowed to take any products with parabens, phthalates, and formaldehyde off shelves by 2019, and added cool brands like Mineral Fusion, …

The 10 Creepiest Documentaries On Netflix

There are a lot of great things about the holiday season — delicious foods and drinks, more opportunities to hang out with the people you love, and …

Silicon Valley Is Turning Into Its Own Worst Fear

We asked a group of writers to consider the forces that have shaped our lives in 2017. Here, science fiction writer Ted Chiang looks at capitalism, Silicon Valley, and its fear of superintelligent AI.<p><b>This summer,</b> <b>Elon Musk spoke</b> to the National Governors Association and told them that “AI is a …

14 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Get moving.<p>Exercises that get your heart pumping and sweat flowing — known as aerobic exercise, or "cardio"— have significant and beneficial effects on the brain and body, according to a wealth of recent research, including two new studies published this month.<p>"Aerobic exercise is key for your …

Exercise

18 Killer Fried Chicken Stops Across Los Angeles, Winter 2017

From Nashville hot to Korean fried, all the best places to eat chicken right now<p>There’s something magical about fried chicken. Whether served straight up in a bucket big enough for a picnic or as a hearty main dish to be shared among friends at the dinner table, a perfectly realized bit of bird can …

Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay.<p>Scientists have noticed this pattern in previous research, but now they think they have a biological explanation as to why, and it starts long before birth. The results were published in the journal PNAS on Monday.<p>…

Research

20 Furry Bags That Will Get You Tons of Compliments

This winter, there's one trend we definitely don't want you to forget about, and that's furry handbags. It's no longer just your coats and the trim …

‘Rick And Morty’ Creator Dan Harmon Had The Best Advice For A Fan Who Asked Him About Depression

Although Dan Harmon has had some creatively volatile moments, he is largely acknowledged to be a Good Dude. The creator of <i>Community</i>, <i>Rick And Morty</i>, and the podcast Harmontown was recently contacted by a fan on Twitter who asked him for advice on coping with depression.<p>While many would have simply …

These Are the Best Boot Sales You Should Be Shopping This Week

It’s no surprise that many wait all year to score a major discount on their winter boots. With Cyber Monday coming up on Nov. 27, here are the best …

Macy's

Cauliflower en Croute

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°F. Trim base of cauliflower so it stands flat on a foil-lined baking sheet. Mix oil, Dijon, garlic, salt, and …

25 Free Things to Do on Your Next Visit to Los Angeles

Tourists flock to Los Angeles for a behind-the-scenes peek at the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but there’s so much more to this SoCal city beyond …

Every Day Is Thanksgiving When You Have Stuffing Butter

You can wax rhapsodic about your sweet potatoes, or glory in the sweet-tart pop of cranberries, or even try and tell me that the almighty burnished …

Southern California's best holiday light shows for keeping spirits bright

You've made plans for Thanksgiving, but what are you doing the day after? Going to see holiday lights may be the ideal bridge from Turkey Day to Christmas. Here are five events guaranteed to keep your spirits bright.<p>Festival of Lights, Riverside<p>The Festival of Lights at the Mission Inn in Riverside …

Newport Beach

The Best Trader Joe’s Thanksgiving Items You Need for Dinner

All The Best Trader Joe’s Thanksgiving Items You Need for Dinner<p>Feeling thankful for you, Trader Joe's.<p>November 16, 2017<p>Trader Joe's is full of …

22 Recipes Meant For Anyone Obsessed With Garlic

If you believe that garlic makes anything savoury better, these recipes are for you. None of these pastas, soups, or main courses skimp on the garlic …

Cooking

Scientists think they've discovered a fourth type of fuel for humans — beyond carbs, fat, and protein

The nutrition label on a shot-size bottle of this clear, odorless liquid defies traditional explanation. It contains 120 calories — roughly the equivalent of a hearty slice of bread — yet it has no fat, no protein, and no carbohydrates.<p>Those calories instead come from ketones, an ingredient that …

Nutrition

A Neuroscientist Reveals The Most Important Choice You Can Make in Life

Choose wisely.<p>According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the …

Northwestern University

How to keep the passion alive in your relationship, according to a relationship scientist

Eli J. Finkel, a professor at Northwestern University and the author of "The All-or-Nothing Marriage," explains how to maintain fiery passion in a relationship. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Eli Finkel:</b> I'm Eli Finkel. I am a professor at Northwestern University in the psychology …

Northwestern University

Secrets of the Instant Pot

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. So I got one of these new-era science cookers, now sitting on the counter with its …

Recipes

Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm Review: It's the Best Drugstore Purchase I’ve Ever Made

No <i>Broad City</i> bit has resonated so deeply with me as the time Abbi and Ilana waltzed into a thrift store with gusto (and a wind machine), ready to make bank off of secondhand clothes—which is pretty much how I feel whenever I go to the coupon machine at my local CVS and score ExtraBucks to spend on …

Makeup

These 10 Neutral Sweaters Look Pricey, but They're All From Amazon — and Under $26!

A cute, neutral-colored sweater is one of the best cold-weather staples you could possibly own. It keeps you cozy and goes with just about anything. We like to stock up on a few fresh options every season, which is why we want affordable designs to choose from. Amazon has so many options, and we …

Schizophrenia Is 80% Genetic, According to This Massive New Study on Twins

Most accurate results so far.<p>As many as four out of five cases of schizophrenia can be traced back to genes inherited from the child's parents.<p>By …

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

How To Turn Soba Noodles Into Your Dream Dinner

Give it up for the buckwheat, y'all.<p>When it comes to comforting noodle dishes, many people turn to pasta for baked ziti and lasagna. We have another option to suggest: soba noodles.<p>Soba noodles are traditionally buckwheat noodles ― soba is Japanese for buckwheat ― but not all are 100 percent …

Recipes

Here Are 16 Psychological Tricks to Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

Mental health data shows stark difference between girls and boys

There is a discrepancy between emotional problems perceived by parents and the feelings expressed by their children<p>A snapshot view of NHS and other data on child and adolescent mental health reveals a stark difference along gender lines.<p>Related: Stress and social media fuel mental health crisis …

Mental Health

What you need to know about chest pain and anxiety

Chest pain is a common symptom of anxiety and panic attacks. Many people say it is the notable feature of their worst episodes.<p>Each year, …

Sleep deprivation can rapidly reduce the symptoms of depression

It may sound counter-intuitive, but for decades it has been known that sleep deprivation can rapidly alleviate symptoms of depression. A new …

Antidepressants may raise death risk by a third

A new study suggests that common antidepressants may pose a serious risk to health; they drastically raise the risk of mortality.<p>The use of …

Experiences in Childhood Can Alter Your DNA For The Rest of Your Life

It could even make you prone to illness.<p>Childhood is a defining period in anybody's life, but for many of us it seems those early life experiences …