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Your Ability to Read This Message Reveals Something Fascinating About The Mind

Not just a viral FB post.<p>The above passage, written in a combination of letters and numbers, has been circulating social media for years and purports …

17 Things You Need To Know About Cutting Calories To Lose Weight

Without getting obsessive or being hangry.

I flew business class across the world on a top-rated airline and came home on Delta — here's how they stacked up

Thanks to a last-minute booking, I recently flew to Bangkok, Thailand, on one airline and returned to New York City on another. It gave me the chance to experience business class with two different companies. My flight east was with Emirates, the state-owned Dubai company that was recently ranked …

23 Easy Crock-Pot Desserts

Ah, mighty Crock-Pot. Maker of crazy delicious breakfasts, Paleo stews, savory meals that will last all week, and crowd-pleasing cocktails. Is there …

When Your Parents Are Heroin Addicts

A mother is dead and a father jailed after they overdosed at a children’s hospital. Their story may seem extreme, but it isn’t unique.<p>Last week, it …

Drug Addiction

15 Make-Ahead Lunches That Will Solve Your Sad Desk Lunch

It’s 12:30pm. Your stomach is growling. You woke up too late to make a lunch, so you head to the closest deli to get a sub-par salad that you eat your desk. It leaves you unsatisfied and at the vending machine a few hours later. Womp womp. But girl, it really doesn’t have to be this way. Save …

Healthy Eating

20 Years of Living: The Best Christmas Desserts

In this classic version of aromatic apple pie, sweet-tart Granny Smith apples are tucked into an irresistible buttery crust.<p>Martha Stewart Living, 1991


I Was 17 When My Boyfriend Sold Me for Sex

I went from being abused and hopeless to crafting a law to protect other child sex trafficking victims.<p>Growing up, I was an adventurous, fun-loving kid. I did well in school, was on the track, basketball, and swimming teams, and pretty popular. But after I moved from Iowa to Georgia at age 17, I …

Jada Pinkett Smith

11 Storage Tricks That Will Keep Your Counters Clear


The Phenomenal Fat-Burning Swing-and-Squat Workout

This power couple will light your muscles on fire<p>Barack and Michelle, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, and Bill and Melinda are some of our favorite power couples.<p>But now <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour wants to add a new duo to the list: the swing and the squat.<p>“In their own right, the swing and the …

What Sex After Giving Birth Really Feels Like, According to 30 Moms

Pro tip: Take your time and use lots of lube.<p>When it comes to having sex after pregnancy there are questions...lots of questions. Of course there's the "how-to" of it all, but even more than that: what is sex going to <i>feel like</i> after a baby comes out of you? Cosmopolitan.com asked real moms to …


13 Things Every Tea Drinker Needs to Know

For instance, adding milk can help keep your teeth white.<p>There's always more to learn (and love) about the world's most widely consumed beverage.

11 Tiramisu-Inspired Desserts Even a Novice Baker Can Handle

The distinct flavors of strong espresso, soft and creamy mascarpone cream, fluffy ladyfinger biscuits and a generous dusting of cocoa powder are just a few reasons tiramisu is still a crowd favorite. But making a classic tiramisu cake at home can be a daunting process, and it takes both time and …


Crazy Good Mini Cranberry Cheesecakes

No Bake Cranberry Orange Cheesecakes are perfect for any holiday gathering. Bright flavors of the Fall and Winter seasons meld together into terrific bites of bliss.<p>Here I go again with the mini desserts. I just can't help myself! There's something just SO elegant about rows of petite serving cups, …

How the New Google Photos Makes Your Picture Library Awesome

Google announced Google Photos last week, a new photo hosting service that combines everything great about Google+ Photos with unlimited free storage …