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19 Quotes to Live By From TV's Strongest Women

This year, perhaps more than ever, women haven’t just leaned in: They’ve towered over—and faced down—racism, sexism, environmental issues, and more. Shout out to Glamour Woman of...

10 incredibly easy makeup tips that will make you more attractive

The art of makeup is a delicate process that can be flattering or end up completely chaotic.<p>Here is a list of quick and easy tips when you want to …

21 Clothing Hacks That Will Save You From Embarrassing Mishaps

Get a fresh new wardrobe but still save money.

Cleaning

What to Wear When You Travel: Stylish Fall and Winter Outfits for Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

With the holidays just around the bend, a plane, train, or automobile ride is <i>probably</i> in your near future. And, while it's tempting to travel wearing just-rolled-out-of-bed-PJs (comfort is key, right?), you're <i>way</i> chicer than that. Plus, if you're leaving for your trip straight from the office or …

Clothing

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Books

'So You Think You Can Dance' at 10: 10 moments that took our breath away

<b>(CNN) —</b> For 10 years now, Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" has stood out as one of the most critically-acclaimed reality series on TV.<p>In recent years -- and days -- it's finally gotten its fair share of Emmy nominations, including some for one of the best TV personalities around, host Cat …

Are You Fit Enough to Be an F.B.I. Agent?

Find out what their new exercise requirements are—and how you stack up.<p>Ever wondered if you have what it takes to be an F.B.I. agent? Now you can find out—at least, as far as your fitness is concerned.<p>For the first time in 16 years, the F.B.I. is making their agents take an exercise exam, according …

The Ultimate Arm Transformer Workout

Get those pipes ready for tanks, strappy dresses, and bathing suits.<p>In my experience, the traditional arm exercises, like bicep curls, triceps kickbacks, and side raises, don’t bring big results quickly. They are important and valuable movements, for sure, but they don’t change you fast.<p>I’ve coined …

Workouts

Do You Need a Career Plan B?

Having a backup plan can give you the confidence to roll with whatever life throws at you.<p>I often describe being laid off from my first job as one of the best professional experiences I've ever had — as good as publishing my first article or making my first documentary film.<p>That's how I feel about …

All The Differences Between $200 Jeans & $20 Ones

We all know what jeans look like: blue denim with a zipper, button, belt loops, and five pockets, including that little one for coins in the front. …

6 Secret Tricks For Photographing Fireworks With Your Phone

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Gilmore Girls Kelly Bishop on a Gilmore Girls Movie, Ed Herrmann's Death, and Lauren Graham and Peter Krause

Emily Gilmore was known for her condescending lines and disapproving glares at her daughter, Lorelai, but in real life, she couldn't be more proud of her TV family. When we sat down with Kelly Bishop at the ATX Television Festival, she gushed about how happy she is for the cast's success and how …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

This all-natural ingredient is good for so much more than sweetening up your tea or coffee.<p>Honey's often thought of as a healthier sweetener, but you might be surprised to learn that this ingredient has tons of skin and hair benefits, too. Made by the alchemy of bees collecting nectar, pollen, and …

12 Foods You Used to Think Were Healthy

Remember when you swore real fruit snacks were actually fruit?<p>Nutrition knowledge is evolving all the time. Still, it's pretty hilarious to take a look back at the things you really thought did a body good 10 or 15 years ago. Here, some of the products that fooled us the most.<p><b>1. Granola (Ahem,</b> …

Nutrition

18 Things That Instantly Make Guys A Million Times Hotter For No Reason

Can you stop assaulting me with your hotness?<p>Everyone knows that moment. You know, that moment when you're hanging out with a guy who's just <i>kind of</i> cute and everything is going totally normal and you're completely in control and then he does something unexpectedly that's totally not a big deal but …

29 Movie Snacks You'll Want to Sneak In

We're all about strategizing snacks when we go to the movies, because sometimes candy and popcorn just don't cut it.<p><b>We're all about strategizing snacks when we go to the movies</b>, because sometimes candy and popcorn just don't cut it. Ideal movie snacks are bottomless and keep you snacking happy long …

Snacks

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her, "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try and offer you a few options …

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

Cooking

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Workouts

I'm a Strong, Fit Yoga Teacher—and I Still Get Insecure About My Belly

How we can all recognize our bodies for the awesomeness they are<p>Five years ago, I auditioned for a yoga video. A few weeks later, the DVD producer called me to tell me that she couldn't hire me—even though she thought I was the most qualified for the job—because I had a tire around my waist. I …

How to Know a Boyfriend, Husband Is a Keeper

"I don't want to go back," I jokingly whined to Blake this past Tuesday morning. I'd spent the past two weeks at his place in D.C. and was scheduled to take a train back to my home in NYC. I started packing, then got a phone call from my roommate. Our apartment building had caught on the fire …

Relationships

13 Locker Room Hacks That Will Make Going to the Gym So Much Easier

With these tips, there's really no excuse for skipping the gym.<p><b>1. Store bobby pins inside an old Tic Tac container so you don't lose them in your bag.</b> It's the perfect size travel container for your hairpins.<p><b>2. Use a clean contact case as a travel container for your liquid beauty products to save</b> …

The Must-Try Couple's Workout: Look Amazing and Bond With Your Guy

It's been said that couples who play together stay together, and working out totally qualifies. That's why Chris and Heidi Powell, the husband-and-wife trainers from the hit show <i>...</i>

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

17 Genius Bathroom Organization Hacks

Declutter your bathroom without tossing any of your beloved products.<p><b>1. Use a wine rack as a holder for rolled hand towels.</b> Your guests will be so impressed.<p><b>2. Use a kitchen utensil tray to organize your bathroom toiletries.</b> You'll get much better use out of one of these in your bathroom drawer …

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

Cooking

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Leaving the House

Because your outfit should always be on fleek.<p><b>1. What is the focal point of your outfit?</b> <br>Once you are dressed, walk away from the mirror for a few minutes — check your email, make a snack — whatever you need to do to clear your mind and avoid looking at yourself. Now go back to your full-length …

7 Things You Need to Know Before Moving In Together

Don't worry about where you're going to put your coffee table. Worry about who's cooking dinner every night.<p>Taking all the stuff you own and taking all the stuff your partner owns and throwing it in a place together is the Millennial version of getting married (actually getting married is the …

Relationships

Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Dessert