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9 Disney DIY Halloween costumes you can throw together in minutes

OMG, can you believe that Halloween is just around the corner? We know you are so excited for the candy-filled holiday, but you might not be ready …

The Killa in Manila: Duterte’s War on Drugs Is Dirty—but Popular

In his first 100 days, the firebrand Philippines president inspired the slaughter of hundreds, jailed thousands, and attacked Obama as the ‘son of a …

Asia

7 Spooky Short Stories to Read for Halloween

You may have your Netflix queue all filled up with scary movies to watch for Halloween, but what about your bookshelf? Here are seven scary short …

Books

Two Los Angeles-area men charged with conspiring to smuggle fighter jet parts to Iran

Two Los Angeles-area men have been arrested on federal charges of conspiring to smuggle more than $3 million in fighter aircraft parts to Iran, the U.S. attorney's office announced Friday.<p>Zavik Zargarian, 52, of Glendale and Vache Nayirian, 57, of Lakeview Terrace were arrested Wednesday by special …

Dub Box makes a smaller, lighter VW Microbus caravan

Just last month, we watched caravan icon Airstream go small with the new Basecamp trailer, saying it finally felt the market right for the model, …

This is what happens to your body when you stop exercising

There comes a point in almost every fitness lover's life when they consider throwing in the towel after a workout—both figuratively and literally. Blame it on your looming work deadlines, or the stubborn needle on the scale, or even just plain old boredom.<p>That’s normal. But here’s why you shouldn’t …

(Update: Verizon confirms changes) Verizon to throttle overage data and increase prices, data caps

<b>Update:</b> Verizon has confirmed all of the changes reported below. It’s worth noting that the company is also introducing talk, text, and data in Mexico and Canada. They’ve disclosed that safety mode and unlimited calling to Mexico and Canada are only available automatically on the “XL” and “XXL” …

'Pokémon Go' is finally out, but not for everyone

<b>UPDATE: July 6, 2016, 6:23 p.m. AEST</b><p>It looks like <i>Pokémon Go</i>'s Australian launch <i></i>could be having a few teething troubles.<p>Wednesday evening local time, …

Master & Dynamic releases custom Rolling Stones headphones

In partnership with Spotify<p>Master & Dynamic has partnered with Spotify to create a custom version of its MH40 headphones designed for fans of The Rolling Stones. The headphones feature the band's iconic lips logo on the earcups, and will initially only be available to Spotify Premium customers in …

Satellite Spies International Space Station Orbiting Earth

A satellite captured a birds-eye view of the International Space Station (ISS) orbiting Earth, revealing spectacular images just released by NASA.<p>The …

Will Trans Servicemembers Be as Controversial as the Bathroom Issue?

A transgender reader, Diane, has a simple and persuasive reply to the “woman who was exposed to a male using the wrong swimming pool changing room”:<p>I’m a male-to-female transsexual, post-op for 20+ years. I used women’s facilities during my pre-op days, but I worked hard to hide male genitalia. The …

Running for time vs. running for distance

Researchers have found that our minds process distance and time differently. When the finish line of a measured effort is in sight, you get visual …

The 10 most terrifying TV shows of all time

As BBC One’s period chiller The Living & The Dead <i>(Tuesdays at 9.00pm)</i> petrifies viewers, we count down the top 10 terrifying TV shows of all time. Apologies to The Walking Dead, Penny Dreadful, Chocky, Fringe, Hannibal, The League of Gentlemen and Tales from the Crypt - you weren’t quite scary …

27 Movies That Are Just Really Damn Rewatchable

Time to hit rewind.<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

A Doctor's Top 5 Foods For Better Sleep (Including Almond Butter!)

<i>Ellen Vora, M.D., is a holistic psychiatrist practicing with Frank Lipman, M.D., at the Eleven Eleven Wellness Center in NYC. This week, we're</i> …

Gear Guide: Mammut Lithium Crest backpack

It’s hard to call Mammut’s Lithium Crest ($160) a backpack since it feels like so much more.<p>There is no shortage of innovative and helpful features …

Brain Food: Eat Your Way to a Sharper Mind

Are you making the smartest decisions about food? We’re not talking about calories.<p>We’re talking about foods that actually help improve brain function. If you ever find yourself being forgetful or sluggish, add these foods to your diet, now!<p>Fish<p>Because the body cannot produce Omega-3 fats, they …

50 Impossibly Easy, Slightly Lazy, 100% Reliable Summer Dinners

Dragging open a can of anchovies. Cubing cold, snappy vegetables to toss in a mustard jar vinaigrette. Spooning anything at all onto toast, with pepper and cheese and salt. There's something wonderfully languid about making summer dinners, the kind that come half-prepped right from the produce bag …

Cooking

The Most Powerful Protein Shake Ingredients You're Not Using

Studies show that high-protein smoothies are highly effective at rushing nutrients to your muscles—which is why I recommend you have one of your two …

17 No-Bake Desserts for Your 4th of July Get-Together

Summer cooking is all about minimalism, and the treats we whip up for the Fourth of July are no exception. We want things to be delicious, sure, but …

20 Amazing New Beauty Buys for Under $10

Scoring beauty products for a steal gives you the best of both worlds: You get a new sheet mask <i>and</i> your credit card company doesn't send you spending alerts. You also might be...

Check Out Today's Biggest Amazon Bargains

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, June 28.<p><i>Mental</i> …

30 Halloween Treats for Your Best Party Yet

Skip the tricks and go straight for the treats.<p>A Halloween bash deserves only the spookiest food. Serve up the best bites (and sips!) on the block with these easy recipes.

Dessert

15 plants that will purify the air in your home

1/<p>1. Boston Fern (Nephrolepis Exaltata)<p>Boston ferns rank as one of the best plant air purifiers and they also release an abundant amount of moisture …

Simple Ways To Add Speed & Endurance

Learn the benefits of developing VO2 Max, Lactate Threshold and Running Economy. Photo: ShutterstockOver the past several years, athletes have …

10 High-Protein Dinners You Can Make In 20 Minutes Or Less

<b>Get dinner on the table without breaking a sweat.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>Kess Smith via inquiringchef.com / Graphic by Jocelyn Runice<p>Coming home after a long day is when all of the Veruca Salt vibes happen. Dinner? Yeah, we want it and we want it <i>now</i>. Sure, a slow-cooked stew or an elaborate …

A 'good looking' chocolate chip cookie recipe

If chocolate chip cookies could model, this one would strut down the runway.<p>This is the third recipe I'm placing in the "GOOD" category during my …

Dessert

9 Signs Your Body Is Not Liking the Food You’re Eating

<i> By Jason Christoff, Healing the Body</i>There are many signs that the food you are putting in your body is not agreeing with you. Here are nine distinct …

10 Traits Empathic People Share

The trademark of an empath is feeling and absorbing other people’s emotions and/or physical symptoms because of their high sensitivities. These …