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18 Bad Sleeping Habits To Break Now

From the editors of Cosmpolitan.com, correct these common sleeping mistakes for a better night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale and exercise and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function …

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How To Be Happier In Just One Minute

Could your happiness depend on one simple question?<p><i>"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others" - Marcus Tullius Cicero</i><p>When you're feeling stressed, frustrated, dissatisfied, ask yourself this: am I thinking about what's wrong? Or what's right? The answer to this …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

8 Fashion "Rules" To Break Now

Debunking the 8 most common styling myths.<p>While trends are constantly evolving and changing, there is one thing we can be sure of when it comes to fashion—rules were meant to be broken. Come to think of it, we're not even sure who even made these rules, so it's time to debunk the 8 most common …

#theLIST: American Beauties

Who says the French always do it better? Here, 10 utterly all-American tips to looking chic.<p>Who says the French always do it better? Here, 10 utterly all-American tips to looking chic.

10 Vacations To Take With Your BFF

BAZAAR's edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p>Courtesy

Napa Valley

The World's Best Balconies

BAZAAR's edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the hotels across the globe with the most breathtaking balcony views.

San Francisco

Lauryn Hill Dedicates ‘Black Rage’ Song to Ferguson

Lauryn Hill has released a self-described “sketch” of her song “Black Rage,” which she has dedicated to the people fighting for racial equality in …

Music

Five new albums to try this week: Imogen Heap, Benjamin Booker and more

Benjamin Booker – Benjamin Booker (Rough Trade/ATO)<p><b>Why you should listen</b>: This 22-year old singer and guitarist is giving the likes of Jack White and the Black Keys a run for their blues-rock money. For jaunty guitar licks and husky vocals listen to the album on our stream, here.<p><b>It might not be for</b> …

The Weeknd Shares "Often" Video

The Weeknd has released a video for his latest single "Often". In the clip, Abel Tesfaye sings moodily in a hotel room as a coterie of lingerie-clad models slink in and out of the frame and sometimes kiss each other. So, it's pretty much exactly what we have come to expect from a Weeknd video.<p>You …

Los Angeles

#TheLIST: The 25 Best Hotels in the World

Tom Marchant, co-founder of Black Tomato, shared his favorite properties exclusively with BAZAAR.com.<p><i>Tom Marchant is the co-founder of luxury travel company and trip planner, Black Tomato, which delivers luxe experiences around the world via inspiring itineraries and access to the globe's</i> …

Instantly Feel More Energized

Wish you could go, go, go but it's always like you're in slo-mo? We get it. These five (easy!) tricks will give you a natural mental and physical boost.<p><b>Get More Sleep</b> "Sleep is essential to weight maintenance as well as looking and feeling your very best daily," says Candice Kumai, former …

Kanye West's New Single "All Day" Springs a Leak: Listen

How long do you have to wait for new music from Kanye West? Not “all day.”<p>In a recent interview with <i>GQ</i>, Kanye West announced that he was hard at work …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Ariana Grande and Big Sean Are Dating

Well, well! According to E!, Ariana Grande and rapper Big Sean have both moved on from their recent breakups and started a budding romance. (Ariana split from ex Jai Brooks and we <i>all</i> know about Big Sean and Naya Rivera's canceled engagement.)<p>Anyway, it makes sense that the two's friendship would …

Chance The Rapper Released His Cover Of The “Arthur” Theme Song And It’s More Amazing Then We Ever Imagined

It's going to be a wonderful kind of day.

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

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Unusual places to stay in the USA

We all know that lodging can make a break or vacation, but staying somewhere truly unique – a tipi, say, or a giant bird's nest, or even spending the night underwater – can turn a humdrum holiday into an unforgettable trip.<p>The USA's entrepreneurial spirit knows no bounds, and it's frequently …

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Hotels With Spectacular Views (PHOTOS)

“A room with a view” isn’t always as advertised (and no, a peek at the Grand Canal in Venice or London’s Big Ben in the distance doesn’t qualify). The most memorable hotel rooms offer views you can’t find on the ground, and access to unique vantage points is the reason to check in.<p>From Tokyo to New …

9 Speedy Zucchini Pastas

Thanks to this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, you know how to core and seed zucchini in no time flat. Here, nine speedy recipes for …

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …

Guardians of the Galaxy's Zoe Saldana: on ageism and sexism in Hollywood

She refuses to play the girlfriend to much older actors, rescues dogs off the street and is an unapologetic sci fi geek. Meet the feisty, fearsome Zoe Saldana<p>Zoe Saldana does not mince her words. “When men – producers – say, ‘You’re old,’ to me that is the most laughable f— ridiculous thing a moron …

Dominican Republic

How to Use a Surplus of Zucchini

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Delicious ways to use up a bushel of zucchini -- one peck at a time.</i><p>If you're …

5 Best-Ever Brunch Smoothies

Slurp your way through the weekend.<p>From blueberry to banana, here are five delicious smoothies to make this weekend.<p>This simple recipe is a great way …

#TheLIST: All the Denim You Need for Now

From oversized jackets to mini skirts and all the classic cuts in between, see what's happening in jeans.<p>No matter the wash, denim continues its reign as a cool girl staple. See what ladies in the know are wearing, and shop the looks.

Selena Gomez Goes Glam

<b>Who:</b> Selena Gomez<p><b>Where:</b> A gala for the Ischia Global Film and Music Festival in Ischia, Italy.<p><b>When:</b> Saturday, July 19th.<p><b>What:</b> The singer-actress paired a black floor-length dress with crystal pinstripe details from Kayat with classic black pumps, diamond hoop earrings, and a barely-there …

How to Craft the Perfect Instagram

From the editors at ELLE.com, the science behind your "likes"<p>Sometimes, when I find only a fraction of the "likes" that I expected in that crucial first hour following an Instagram upload, I start walking towards my Internet box to reset it, because that <i>must</i> be the problem. My vacation shot of …

The Only 5 Juice Recipes You'll Ever Need

The founders of LA's Pressed Juicery release their first book and share their secret recipes with BAZAAR.<p>If you're cool and you live in LA—or your name is Jessica Alba, Madonna, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Richie or Emma Roberts—then you're probably a huge fan of the Pressed Juicery, a …