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The 5-Minute Full-Body Blast

<b>The 5-Minute Full-Body Blast</b> DIRECTIONSWarm up with high knees, a deceptively difficult cardio blast made even more challenging by the fact that the …

Write Secret Messages with Easy-to-Make Invisible Ink

Have mini detectives, secret agents, or superheroes at home? Keep your creative kids entertained for hours with this fun DIY invisible ink recipe that uses ingredients straight from the kitchen!<p>There’s nothing quite as fun as sharing secrets with your BFF using invisible ink. Crafty kids will …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Was Raped When I Was 10, Four Years Before I Was Given My Purity Ring

I wasn’t your average kid that went to church every Sunday morning. I went to church every Sunday morning, every Sunday evening, every Wednesday evening and in the summers, every Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday as well.<p>Sometimes when I was bored I would walk the mile to my church and ask around for …

15 Bee-utiful Pictures Of Bees

A new book highlights the diversity of these fuzzy pollinators<p>If you read science news, you've probably heard a lot about the plight of the honey bee. These pollinators are responsible for producing a huge portion of the fruits and vegetables that we eat, including apples, berries, almonds, and …

Earth has entered sixth mass extinction, warn scientists

Humans are responsible for so many species dying out that we are now in a sixth mass extinction, Stanford University has warned<p>Earth has entered its sixth mass extinction with animals now dying out at 100 times the normal rate, scientists have warned.<p>Humans have created a toxic mix of habitat loss, …

The No-Facelift Gym

BEAUTY WORLDWIDE BEAUTY<p><b>Fitness fanatic New Yorkers are addicted to this new gym which promises to tone the face as opposed to the body. It’s a</b> …

This Man's Obsession With 'Friends' Is Oddly Beautiful

Could he <i>be</i> any more obsessed with this show?<p>For a man in China, the show "Friends" has bled over to his real life. The man -- who goes by the name Gunther and has a son named Joey -- has dedicated his life to the feel-good vibe of everyone's favorite New York neighbors.<p>In a segment for the show …

Grow Your Own Crystals in Eggshells

Tired of long expeditions into deep dark mines in search of precious crystals? Take the easy route and grow your own!<p>You know that stuff you use in canning vegetables, the ingredient that gives pickles their crunch? It’s called alum, and it’s what you can use to create your very own crystals. You …

A Comic For Anyone Who Is More Than A Little Freaked Out By Parenthood

When Canadian illustrator Lindsay Ishihiro was halfway through her maternity leave, she started chronicling her adventures at home with her new baby in a "slice-of-life" comic series she calls "How Baby."<p>"How Baby" -- which initially appeared on Ishihiro's Tumblr -- covers the mom's day to day …

Recipe: Basil-Peach Chicken Breasts

Upcycled Awesomeness: DIY Soda Bottle Jet Pack for Kids

You might want to change your name to Super Mom/Super Dad, because you’re about to become your kid’s hero. Take playtime to the next level (er, altitude?) with an amazing DIY soda bottle jet pack!<p>I would’ve been thrilled to find a jet pack in the costume box when I was a kid, and I can think …

How to get that ’70s glow

The free-spirited woman of the '70s walked the ramp for Sabyasachi at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer Resort 2015. She exuded natural radiance, that of a …

Makeup

A Breath of Fresh Air: DIY Gel Air Fresheners

Turns out, vodka and gelatin are good for more than just jello shots. With a little help from your favorite essential oils, you can transform those common party staples into your own custom-scented DIY gel air fresheners!<p>Whether you’ve got curious kids in the house or a hot date coming over and a …

Naturally Dyed Eggs: A Lesson in Slow Crafting

This collection of gorgeous jewel toned eggs were dyed with things you probably already have in your fridge or pantry like red cabbage, onion skins, grape juice, and tumeric. The lesson here is that good things come to those who prepare and have patience. Some of these eggs were left to soak …

Make a Quick Garden Apron From Upcycled Jeans

If you’re just itching to get back into the garden, and need an appropriate apron in a hurry, then go ahead and grab an old pair of jeans and a pair of scissors and make yourself a quick garden apron with this handy video from CHOW.com!<p>It might help to use an old pair of jeans that are a little too …

Top Gear: 350,000 sign petition supporting Jeremy Clarkson

<b>An online petition calling for the BBC to "reinstate" Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson has been signed by more than 350,000 people.</b><p>Clarkson, 54, was suspended after a "fracas" with one of the show's producers, Oisin Tymon.<p>Sunday's episode of Top Gear will not be shown, and it is understood the …

Julia Nobis, the Runway's Most Popular Model, Doesn’t Instagram—and We Love Her for It

Can you believe it? She opens Giles, she closes Prada. At Nina Ricci, she opens and closes. At Givenchy and Saint Laurent, she simply closes. Whatever she does, <b>Julia Nobis,</b> the acid-hued, flaxen-haired Aussie is the runway’s most-wanted model—and she doesn’t even have an Instagram account. Hear …

Social Media

Jeremy Clarkson 'punch': Top Gear episodes to be dropped

<b>The BBC is expected to scrap the remainder of the current Top Gear TV series after allegations that presenter Jeremy Clarkson punched a producer.</b><p>The broadcaster said Clarkson, 54, had been suspended after what it called a "fracas" and has confirmed Sunday's episode of Top Gear will not be shown.<p>It …

Boots at Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>With short ripped leather pants, miniskirts worn over ripped tights and chain details, Hedi Slimane enticed the punk rock side out</b> …

35 Chic Gray Rooms That Are Anything But Boring

This shade has more range than you think.<p>It's not just smoke and mirrors. Whether you're envisioning a slate-gray bedroom or adding a touch of silver to the bathroom, decorating with gray will enliven any space.

RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Snacks and Drinks Themed After Your Favorite TV Shows

Hello and welcome back to Recipe of the Week, perhaps my favorite column ever. My love for #ROTW has less to do with my hubris (though it is large) and more to do with the amazing food-loving community you guys have created. I swear I love you more and more each week. Last time, you renewed my love …

Broiler Basics: Why -- and How -- You Should Be Broiling

It's fast, it's easy -- we're here to encourage you to broil!<p>Do you love your broiler? You should! It’s the key to fast, flavorful meals. Like grilling, broiling uses high, direct heat to cook food quickly and give it a tasty, browned crust. But you can broil right in your kitchen no matter what …

3 Minutes to a More Creative Workspace

Is your workspace nourishing your creativity? From our archives, here are three quick video tips to help you make your workspace a more inspiring, …

Knitting Tips: 3 Ways to Weave in Ends

As any new knitter will tell you, weaving in yarn ends seems like it should be a pretty straightforward task, but hiding those extra inches can be surprisingly frustrating if you don’t know what you’re doing. Luckily, learning three simple techniques—the selvedge edge weave, duplicate stitch, and …

On Confronting the Ghosts of Past Emotional Abuse

Saying I felt brave, strong, courageous or triumphant almost four months ago as I sat in the waiting room for my first therapy session to begin would be a inaccurate. My teeth chattered although the air in the room was nowhere close to frigid. My hands were clenched tightly in two fists as if I was …

What’s inside Jennifer Lawrence’s bag?

For someone who tripped on her way to accept the Academy Award for Best Actress two years ago, Jennifer Lawrence has come a long way. Lawrence has …

The Oscars

A Tidy Kid's Room Goes Fun and Eclectic

Inside the reinvention of one hyper-coordinated space. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p>The space <b>BEFORE</b> the transformation.<p>The wallpaper in this narrow room is special—a vintage design by Diego Giacometti for Clarence House. With the goal of creating a kid-friendly, creative space …

Hard Feelings: Science’s Struggle to Define Emotions

While it's possible for researchers to study facial expressions, brain patterns, behavior, and more, each of these is only part of a more elusive whole.<p>When Paul Ekman was a grad student in the 1950s, psychologists were mostly ignoring emotions. Most psychology research at the time was focused on …

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour

Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family's dinner routine, you'll wow everyone with these meatless meals.<p><b>1. White Bean Ragout</b><p>A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main …