Lydia Apolinar

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7 Reasons Your Skin Looks Dull — and How to Get a Glowing Complexion

"I can’t define it, but I know it when I see it.” The famous dictum was uttered by Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart upon hearing a case about radiant skin. (OK, maybe he was talking about something else, come to think of it.) Anyway, you get the point: Skin with that ineffable glow is hard to …

On an Overbooked Flight? Here Are Your Options | Inc.com

At this point, there are probably few that haven't heard of the United Airlines incident in which officials forcibly dragged a passenger off an over-booked plane that was ready to depart. United's CEO even managed to make the incident even worse with a "non-apology."<p>And you already thought airline …

Flying

Women spend 35 minutes a week taking selfies - here's how to halve that time

Taking a selfie used to be something you’d expect a teenage fashion and beauty blogger to do, but a new study has found women between 18 and 35 are getting in on the action. According to Voucher Codes Pro, 21 selfies is the weekly average, which amounts to over a 1000 every year. While 29 percent …

Heading to Disney World for the First Time? Here’s What No One Tells You

This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure<p>As you’ve likely just learned, it takes a ton of time and hundreds of Google searches to plan a …

Adoption Is Pricey. These Workplace Benefits Could Help

Tax credits and subsidies can help parents with child care costs.<p>There’s a common perception that adopting a child is cost-prohibitive for many …

The 15 Best British Shows On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: May 2nd</b><p>Even if you lost the accents, you can almost always spot the British TV shows – the pacing is slower and more deliberate, the seasons are “series” with fewer episodes, and the humor is as dry as old bread. The best British series spark innumerable remakes here in America, while …

TV

New weight-loss balloon is nearly twice as effective as diet and exercise

If you're struggling to lose a serious amount of weight, imagine you had a weight loss option that helped more than diet and exercise, but wasn't as invasive as gastric surgery. Enter the Obalon balloon system, a new treatment that involves swallowing balloon-filled capsules to curb overeating. …

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

Ice Cream

19 Charts For Anyone Hosting Thanksgiving This Year

Everything you need to know in infographic form.

Best Bites: Caramel apple cinnamon rolls

<i>Welcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your never-ending craving for food content through quick, beautiful videos for the at-home foodie. Check back on Tuesdays and Thursdays for new episodes!</i><p>What's better than warm cinnamon rolls on a cold fall morning? Caramel …

Dessert

3 ways to use your slow cooker to make delectable desserts

The slow cooker isn't just for stews and chili. In fact, you can use this powerhouse kitchen appliance for just about anything, including dessert. Try these three simple yet impressive desserts that really can be made in the slow cooker.<p>Note: You can swap out the chocolate in this recipe for fruit …

9 Slow Cooker Hacks That'll Come in Handy This Fall

You could just set it and forget it, but these tips are going to completely up your slow cooking game.<p>Now that fall is in full swing, it's the ideal time to start firing up your slow cooker on the regular. It's a lifesaver on busy weeknights, especially when you're craving comfort food on a chilly …

Slow Cookers

This Gel Is a Glass of Water... for Your Face

Let's face it... we're all thirsty.<p>There's nothing more annoying that having a flawless face of makeup that quickly becomes un-flawless because you …

Babies dying because surgeons use 'wrong type of thread' for pregnancy operation

Hundreds of babies could be saved from stillbirth or premature delivery every year if doctors switched the type of thread they use to stich the baby into the womb, a study has found.<p>Around one in 200 pregnant women who are at risk of giving birth early have stitches put into their cervix to prevent …

Pregnancy

23 Companies That Help You Travel The World For Free (And Might Pay You, Too)

Think you can’t afford to go on vacation? Think again.<p>A Wisconsin-based teacher and author with a passion for Spain, Abbey Algiers looks for inexpensive ways to take trips on her summer holidays. So when she discovered Diverbo, she couldn’t believe it. Diverbo offers free vacations for English …

Human Rights

20 Ways to Use Your Cast Iron Skillet on the Grill

No kitchen is complete without a cast iron skillet, and that's especially true if you also own a grill. You can adapt just about any stovetop cast …

Cooking

The 20 Best Beaches In The World For A Romantic Getaway

Skip the diamonds. We want these trips instead.<p>It doesn't have to be your honeymoon to plan the ultimate beach vacation, but finding a sandy shore that's both stunning and not packed to the brim with tourists can be tricky. (It's a little hard to get your groove on when you're surrounded by …

Trails