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This Underwear Is Designed to Help You Have a Better Period

Let’s face it: That time of the month is no one’s favorite time of the month. Periods aren’t pleasant, and that’s likely why so many companies are on a mission to make them suck less — no matter if it’s making them more eco-friendly or sending a box of goodies to help you deal. Now, entrepreneur …

Meet the Malala of Syria

Muzoon Almellehan is trying to convince parents to let their girls stay in school rather than marrying them off as child brides.<p>Fifty miles from the …

I Traveled to India to Try an Ancient Detox and Found Enlightenment with a ‘Shart Chart’

I hated myself for blindly filling prescriptions and taking the advice provided by the "rehabilitation team" surrounding me in Canada. I needed a change.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>One year ago, I made a commitment to get off the drugs that modern medicine had promised would …

Arabian Sea

'The True Cost' documentary tallies global effect of cheap clothes

Go to any shopping mall, and inexpensive clothes are abundant — $4.99 T-shirts, $7.90 skinny jeans, $8.90 sandals. But as we fill our closets, who pays the price?<p>That question is answered in the wide-ranging new film "The True Cost."<p>In the wake of the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh, …

The Right-Wing War on Lena Dunham

The right-wingers obsessively document and chastise her every move. Why are conservatives so threatened by a 29-year-old TV showrunner and author?<p>In …

57 Make-Ahead Breakfasts so You Can Sleep in and Eat Well All Week

We're all about the make-ahead breakfast, for those mornings that we just really don't have time.<p><b>As much as we'd love to</b>, we don't have time to make restaurant-ready breakfasts each and every morning for ourselves and our loved ones. That's why we have frittatas, porridges, puddings, bars, and so …

Breakfast

Interiors: A Brooklyn house of two halves

Every room is different in this quirky home-cum-playground in Brooklyn where vintage finds sit side-by-side with Scandi-cool<p>When the photographers and art directors Jeremy Floto and Cassandra Warner outgrew their “great” loft, “with a not-so-great landlord”, in Red Hook, Brooklyn, they scoured New …

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I’ve been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Nutrition

10 Beauty Foods For Glowing Skin And Shiny Hair

<i>Photo credit: Paul Delmont, Thrive Market</i><p>Beauty from the inside out is what we're going for with a healthy lifestyle.<p>Rather than looking to your vanity table for a beauty fix, take a look in your kitchen -- you might be surprised how much what you eat can affect your skin and hair!<p><b>1. Dark …

Healthy Eating

Here's What Real Healthy People Actually Eat For Lunch

In case you're looking for a healthy and tasty alternative to that sad desk salad.<p>When you eat the right kind of food at lunch, it'll help you stay full and alert throughout the afternoon. You won't be as tempted to snack, and you'll feel more energized. But healthy lunch can sometimes be a little …

Articles about 14-must-own-modern-home-accessories-made-america on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>I'm in the process of putting together a big story on American-made design for the October issue, and it's been quite a...<p>A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: Despite their …

American Cities

Kids Benefit From Having A Working Mom

Here’s some heartening news for working mothers worried about the future of their children.<p>Women whose moms worked outside the home are more likely to have jobs themselves, are more likely to hold supervisory responsibility at those jobs, and earn higher wages than women whose mothers stayed home …

Motherhood

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47 Books Every College Grad Should Read

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29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Small-Space Living: A Grand Two-Room Apartment

How to make two rooms feel like an entire universe? In a Berlin apartment with grand turn-of-the-century detailing, we’re admiring the low-key, …

The Best Backpacking Food

Extended time in the backcountry often equates to a dry diet. Learning how to cook well in the wilderness is an art that doesn't come quickly but can …

The Top 10 Clean Foods to Keep on Hand for Healthy Pre-Workout Eats

Pre-workout eats mean serious business — you’ve got iron to pump, miles to run (or walk!), yoga strength-training poses to do, and high intensity …

Articles about 6 whimsical kids rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing and...<p>In the face of …

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Good food for good looks: recipes for better skin

Angela Liddon, the author of 'Oh She Glows', shares her recipe for eating your way to beauty, with health-boosting dishes to help your skin glow<p>"The more my plate looks like a rainbow, the better I feel," Angela Liddon tells me. And with her first cookbook (already a <i>New York Times</i> bestseller) on …

The best young adult books of 2015

<b>How many of our best YA books of the year did you read in 2015?</b><p><b>Reveiws by Martin Chilton (and Rebecca Hawkes, where stated). The list is in no particular order.</b><p>See also: <b>best YA books of 2016</b><p><b>1. THE ART OF BEING NORMAL BY LISA WILLIAMSON (DAVID FICKLING BOOKS)</b> <br>Lisa Williamson's debut YA novel The Art …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

20 Easy, Vegan Recipes to Inspire You and Your Family to #EatForThePlanet

To continue the love for plant-based foods through our #EatForThePlanet movement, we thought we’d rally up 20 of our favorite, easy recipes you can …

Girls thrive in single sex schools because they do not have to impress boys, head says

Single sex education is better for teenage girls as it takes the pressure off to try and impress boys in a 'sexualised world'<p>Single sex education is better for teenage girls as it takes the pressure off them to try and impress boys in a “sexualised world”, the headmistress of one of Britain's best …

You Have to See This Treehouse Built Inside a Studio Apartment!

A Cabin in a Loft, located in Brooklyn, New York, is one part studio apartment, one part treehouse and all parts cool. Living and working in their one-room apartment, owners and artists Terri and Adam realized they needed a little more privacy to separate their home decor business, Chiaozza, from …

Camp - Top Ten Most Scenic Campgrounds in the U.S. : Cabela's

The Most Scenic Camping Spots in the United States<p>Our picks for the camping destinations with the most breathtaking views.<p>Across the United States …

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35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

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