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Scientists have researched if drunk or stoned sex is better for you

The awesome study was conducted by researchers at New York University and looks at 24 adults who engaged in sex while either drunk on alcohol or high on marijuana, reports the <i>Washington Post</i>. <b>It found that, overall, drunk sex is riskier and worse for you than sex while high</b> because:<p>• the “beer …

Alcohol

The 6 Drinks Fit Women Order at Bars

No wonder they look so incredible.<p>Yes, fit women fill their cups with liquids besides lemon water and matcha. And yes, you can too — without sacrificing whatever body goals make you feel super *~sExY~*.<p>Here are the drinks fit women order when they're out, so you can follow suit. (Or ignore this …

#Gardening : Air Purifying House Plants

Gardening<p>The air in our homes is trapped by our walls, even if we keep the windows open at times, there is always going to a lingering toxin in our …

DIY phone camera lenses and filters

Use these everyday items to make your own phone camera accessories, including a macro lens and ring light.<p>These DIY lenses and filters are all inexpensive and add a bit of fun to your phone photography. But if you're looking to spend some serious cash on phone lenses, take a look at the Zeiss …

Mobile Photography

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

Nutrition

The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

Eleven things ultra-productive people do differently

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge–there are only 24 hours in a day.<p>Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they have an uncanny ability to get things done. Even when juggling multiple projects, they reach their goals without fail.<p>We all want to get more out of life. …

Time Management

13 Signs You Need to Spice Up Your Sex Life

Consider this your orgasm intervention<p>Routines can be great—especially at work or at the gym—but they have pretty much no place in your sex life. The thing is, you often don’t even realize you’re slipping into a sex rut until you’ve already fallen…and landed on your side of the bed wearing those …

Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime

36 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try in Their Lifetime<p>…Or next week.<p>Is your sex life screaming for an upgrade? Yeah, we hear you. Getting freaky has a way of getting stale the more time you log with your partner. The good news: It's easy to turn things around by switching up your sex positions (no …

10 Nutrients Scientifically Proven to Make You Feel Awesome

Want some pep in your step? Perhaps a dash of good cheer? (Who doesn’t, right?). Look no further than the grocery store’s shelves. Foods rich in …

Wellness

Here's how to be more photogenic with 10 amazingly easy picture-taking

In the age of smartphones, Facebook and Instagram, there’s a camera everywhere—and your most embarrassing photos ever taken can end up on the …

Low-Calorie Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

• <b>There's no butter!</b> "I used spices to add flavor without fat," says Shah, "and I used cooking spray to coat the casserole dish."• <b><br>The topping is full of nutty, cinnnamon-y goodness</b>: Trust us, you won't miss the marshmallows.• <b><br>There's way less sugar than normal</b>: "Sweet potatoes are already really sweet," …

Bilingualism could delay onset of dementia

New research suggests that even the illiterate can reap benefits from speaking multiple languages in their old age<p>It’s very difficult to predict whether we’re going to be afflicted with dementia in our old age. But if that’s the trajectory we’re on, we’d surely like to delay its onset as long as …

How-To: Embroidered Cat Pillow

Stitch up your own cute, cranky kitty decor with this embroidered cat throw pillow tutorial with free downloadable embroidery pattern that Ama from Ohoh Blog shared on U Create!<p>Ready to get stitching? Head on over to U Create to see the full how-to.

People Pets

On the other 364 days of the year, we embrace the fact that it’s our cats’ world, and we just live in it (re: supply the snacks and/or companionship when desired).<p>But Halloween is the one opportunity we get to turn the tables – and you can only imagine how well that goes over if you have ever tried …

Style: Fashion Trends, Beauty Tips, Hairstyles & Celebrity Style News

The "America's Got Talent" judge gave Ellen DeGeneres a very good explanation for why she continues...<p>Her look totally brings us back to her days as …

How to Buy the Best Running Shoe for You

So how should you shop for running shoes? It’s pretty simple really: “Whatever feels the best, that’s what you should go with,” says Brian Fullem, D.P.M., secretary-treasurer of the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine, who was not involved in the study.<p>To make sure your shoes can go the …

Have Super Sex All Month Long

Your menstrual cycle can affect your libido in incredibly hot ways. Follow these tips for more pleasure every day of the month.<p>You might hate your hormones for causing mood swings, cramps, and sporadic breakouts. But there’s a new reason to give them a break: Scientists are discovering that your …

Scarlett Johansson

The Quickest -- and Best -- Fat-Burning Workout Ever

Exercise 1 Marching Glute Bridge<p>Lie faceup with your knees bent, feet flat on the floor. Raise your hips so your body forms a straight line from shoulders to knees <b>(a)</b>. Lift your right knee toward your chest <b>(b)</b>. Hold for two seconds; lower and repeat with your left leg. That's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 …

The Definition of Jealous: What Happens to Your Body When You're Jealous

Another key player is your noggin's dopamine system; it regulates the chemical associated with happiness or reward.<p>Spurred by the above are the three types of jealousy:<p><i>Reactive jealousy</i> happens after your mate has actually deceived you. You know he strayed and feel PO'ed, anxious, or sad. (Ditto …

The Best Workouts For Your Body Type

You're a bit wider on the bottom than you are on top. Tone your arms and shoulders, and get tighter all over with our pear-friendly workout plan.<p>You're stick straight with very few curves. Add more shape to your waist and sculpt your glutes with this workout plan for straight body types.<p>Your bust …

Workouts

The PMS Diet

<b>Sweet Potatoes</b><br>Premenstrual mood swings and crazy cravings come down to a shortage of the brain chemical serotonin, says Judith Wurtman, Ph.D., coauthor of The Serotonin Power Diet. "The only thing that helps—and it helps instantly—is to eat carbs, because that's the only way the brain makes new …

Sex Facts: Have Great Morning Sex

Have Great Morning Sex<p>Having sex first thing in the morning does more than put a smile on your face—it boosts your health, your looks, and your relationship<p>Digital Vision/Thinkstock<p>For most of the working world, the blaring of the alarm clock isn't a happy sound. So why not turn that rude awakening …

How to Increase Metabolism: The Fastest Way to Lose Weight

5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long<p>Speed up your metabolism to lose weight now<p>Speed Up Your Metabolism<p>Here's a secret: slaving away inside your body—right this minute—is your very own personal trainer working tirelessly to help you burn calories and shed fat. It's called your metabolism, …

The Best Supplements For Women: Vitamins and Other Nutrients

The Best Times To Eat

<b>Eat within 1 hour of rising.</b> Your mom was also right when she told you breakfast was the most important meal of the day. When you skip breakfast, you lose its stimulating benefits on your metabolic rate. You also become more likely to eat unbalanced meals, more calories, and larger amounts of …

Hack Your Mind: 23 Tricks to Learn Anything Better

Photo: Jack Oughton<p>Learning hacks — they’re a thing, and while the college kids are heading back to school, it’s a good time for all of us to rethink …

Eating Well: The Best Fitness Foods for Women

Eat these ultimate workout foods for a better workout and better results<p>Whole Grain Bagels<p>Bagels are one of the best foods to eat before a workout. Never mind Dr. Atkins—carbs deliver a steady flow of energy over time rather than one big burst. "Not the simple ones, because they wind you up and …