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5 Choices That Will Maximize Your Productivity

Follow these rules and feel more accomplished at the end of every day.<p><i>In</i> The 5 Choices: The Path to Extraordinary Productivity <i>(Simon & Schuster, 2014), co-authors Kory Kogon, Adam Merrill, and Leena Rinne explore how effective time management can improve overall productivity levels. In the</i> …

Working Out With Supermodel Karlie Kloss: The Toned Legs GIF

If you are one of the 9.3 million viewers who tuned into the Victoria’s Secret Show last month, chances are you couldn’t help wondering <i>exactly</i> how <b>Karlie Kloss</b>—whose 6’1” frame has never looked longer, leaner, or stronger—prepped for the runway.<p>According to the model, fitness has been a way of life …

The Ultimate Guide To Paleo

Change is hard, but it might be worth it.<p>Maybe you want to lose weight, maybe you're just looking to get healthier and feel better. Either way, you're not alone. Paleo was the most googled diet in 2014, and chances are you have at least one friend who swears by it. BuzzFeed Life asked three experts …

The 18 Chicest Coffee Shops in New York City

Get your daily caffeine fix in style...<p>Getting your java fix isn't just a way to stay awake around the dreaded 3pm work slump, it's a ritual that people take seriously...very seriously. Don't be annoyed by the Starbucks on every corner, there are loads of cafes that are worth you time- warm, cozy …

The Best Diets for 2015

Resolved to get back on the weight loss wagon? These three new plans promise to put an end to deprivation and the one-size-fits-all approach.<p><b>DIET #1: DETOX (FOOD</b>) <b>DELIVERED</b><p>DL REVAMP: If the thought of detoxing fills you with dread, this could be the program to win you over. The latest offering from …

Fitness Trainer Tricks to Get Fit

I am often asked for my trainer tricks or what I do to get and stay fit. People ask what I do when the munchies strike, how often I work out, and if I ever indulge in adult beverages! The answer is YES, I do, but I live by the 80/20 rule. (Actually, I'm closer to the 90/10 rule.) I stick to healthy …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

7 Quick and Fresh Dinners to Make in January

These fast, winter dinner recipes rely on little helpers like anchovies and roasted citrus to perk up your weeknight meals.<p><b>In the middle of winter,</b> <b>sometimes</b> you need to find creative ways to breathe new life into your weeknight dinners. Lend your meals a little help from flavor boosters like briny …

The 11 WORST Foods to Eat When You're Stressed

If you're going to stress eat, make it a healthy choice.<p><i>This article was written by Aviva Patz and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>We've all got that log of cookie dough in the back of the freezer waiting to come out at the end of a bad day. "People soothe stress with foods, and those that …

Nutrition

10 Healthy Food Myths Debunked

From the editors of GoodHousekeeping.com, we set the record straight on common misconceptions about which foods are healthy for you.<p><b>1) Fresh is always better than frozen.</b><br>Freshly-shelled peas have more vitamins than frozen ones, right? Not exactly. "Fresh" produce often travels far distances and …

Fire Up Your Hidden Fat Burners

Working these oft-neglected muscles sculpts a killer body—and cranks your metabolism to full throttle.<p>If you're looking to melt inches off your stomach, legs, or arms, the last thing you want to do is devote all your gym time to those assets. (In case you need a reminder, spot reducing is woefully …

10 Style Risks to Take in 2015

The best and boldest trends to try this year.<p>With a new year come the requisite reflections and resolutions: lose weight, break a bad habit, finish that half-done DIY project you started as part of last year's resolution, and of course, refresh your fashionable life. We're setting all sorts of …

8 Sex Toys for the Chic Woman

The accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.<p>Women of style never settle for purely utilitarian, from their clothes to their bags to their sex toys. Here, the accessories every woman should have in their underwear drawer or red room.

Bachelorette Party

The Total-Body Circuit Workout You Can Do While You Travel

No space, no equipment, no time? No freakin’ problem.<p>I travel a lot for both work and play. Oftentimes, part of the fun of travel, for me, is to seek out new gyms wherever I go, to try out new training methodologies and connect with other fitness professionals to see what I can learn from them.<p>But …

6 of the World's Best Holiday Treats in One Box

Ever wondered what it would be like to spend the holidays in Paris or Brazil or Sweden? Sadly, we can’t send you to any of those places. But we can …

Graham Cracker Cookies

<i>These graham cracker cookies are loaded with crushed graham crackers and melty chocolate chips for an amazing twist on a classic cookie.</i><p>My mama is always asking me how I come up with ideas for new recipes. And I'm all, I dunno, I guess I'm just magic?<p>Unfortunately, that's a lie. I don't have one …

How Does a Victoria's Secret Angel Prep For The Biggest (And Skimpiest) Fashion Show on Earth?

Every time a kettlebell swings, a supermodel gets her wings…or something like that.<p>Obvious observation: Victoria's Secret models are really, really, ridiculously good looking. To get the scoop on the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show models' pre-runway routine, we asked drop-dead gorgeous Angel …

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Art 101: Shop These 6 Sites For Affordable Pieces Now

You know the difference between a room that instantly dazzles and one that feels oddly unfinished? According to interior designer Ryan Korban, who …

Carbonara Recipes That Should Be In Your Weekly Rotation This Winter

Carbonara is one of those dishes that proves that the simple things in life are often the best. Made with eggs, cheese and pork, carbonara is as easy to put together at it is to consume in massive quantities. It's traditionally made with pancetta or guanciale, but can also be made with bacon. This …

World's Oldest Art Identified in Half-Million-Year-Old Zigzag

Our Homo erectus ancestors may have been smarter and more creative than we thought.<p>A zigzag engraving on a mussel's shell may transform scientific understanding of what has long been considered a defining human capacity: artistic creativity.<p>Until now, the earliest evidence of geometric art was …

How to Change Your Life in Just 2 Minutes a Day: 10 Quick Habits

<i>“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”</i> <b><br>Lao Tzu</b><p><i>“The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.”</i> <b><br>Madame Marie du</b> …

The Best Books Of 2014

For us, 2014 was a year of reading insatiably, like most years prior. We tore through feverish, experimental stories and enjoyed science fiction that overturned the genre's conventions. But more than anything, we savored simply told, affecting narratives. <i>These are the books we liked best this</b> …

Fat-melting yoga moves you can do at home

The Morning Routines Of The Most Successful People

Does your morning look like Margaret Thatcher’s, or Ben Franklin’s? These routines might inspire you to create your own.<p>Whether you’re a morning person or a night owl, we all start our day at some point. And we all seem to start it differently.<p>Some of us hop online to check social media, others …

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2014: 15 Models Get Runway Ready—See Their Workout and Food Photos and Videos!

| Sun., Nov. 30, 2014 12:29 PM<p>The countdown is on to one of the biggest days of a <b>Victoria's Secret</b> model's life: The annual fashion show.<p>Beauties …

Our Favorite DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

The holidays are approaching…have you started thinking about <b>gift ideas</b> for your friends and family? Kate here, and each year I enjoy making a few …