Ruth Friedman

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This Hair Product Saves Me So. Much. Time.

<i>Certain beauty products — think NARS blush in Orgasm or Clinique's Black Honey lipstick — are so good, they're practically famous and have devoted,</i> …

Cowboy Cookies, Yeehaw!

Searching for the perfect chocolate chip cookie takes time. Some say the perfect cookie doesn't even exist. It's the Yeti of the dessert world. After all, with two opposing consumer preferences (those who prefer crispy vs. those who prefer chewy) you can't please everyone. Crispy on the outside …

Dessert

Watch a clever teacher annoy the back row of class to teach all students an important lesson.

A high school teacher wanted share an important life lesson with his students.<p>But a dull lecture just wouldn't do. So he planned a simple interactive …

Teaching

Body Beautiful: The Latest Celebrity Diets

See which diets are working for the hottest celebrity bodies.<p>How do red carpet denizens like Angelina Jolie, Beyoncé and Victoria Beckham ward off weight gain? With the health industry's latest guarantees, of course. Click through to see which diets are working for the hottest celebrity bodies.

The 25 Best Films Of 2015 So Far

With so many movies getting released into the world week in, week out, it's always worth taking stock every once in a while. So far 2015 has thrown …

50 Disney Channel Original Movies, Ranked By Feminism

Girl power.<p>If you grew up in the '90s and 2000s, Disney Channel Original Movies taught you how to navigate middle school, what to wear, and that your best friend of the opposite sex is definitely in love with you. Through the twin wonders of Netflix and YouTube, we recently rekindled our passion …

Yoga Props Needed to Start at Home

Every day, it seems like more and more is revealed about the health benefits of yoga: It can improve strength and flexibility, posture, and even your brain. That's right, yoga helps you think better. And the best part is, you don't need a gym or studio membership to start a yoga practice. All you …

5 Weird Coffee Trends You Should Know About

Americans are certifiably obsessed with coffee. Nearly 60% of Americans age 18 and up report they drink coffee on any given day, according to the …

6 Beauty Aids Science Says Really Work

The beauty world is constantly introducing new and trendy beauty treatments, from argan oil to bee venom, in hopes of capturing smooth, flawless, and …

Skin Care

Beachbody on Demand

Learn all about the accessory that tracks your stress — and helps you cope

Technology makes it really easy to keep track of our physical health these days. A FitBit bracelet can track your heart rate, your movement, your …

Cookie Monster Goes Primal…Coconut Chocolate Chip Cookies - Primal Palate | Paleo Recipes

C is for Cookie…or Coconut. These Cookies are the first of many recipes using coconut flour. Coconut flour is a high protein, high fiber, low carb …

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 …

This Plant Cuts Body Weight Up to 45 Percent

“It could be a powerful way to treat obesity and improve the health of many patients suffering from obesity and associated complications, such as …

Weight Loss

This Fun Creative Writing Exercise Will Change Your Life

by Joe BuntingI’m sure this never happens to you, but there are times when I don’t feel very creative. We just had a new baby (our second), bought a …

15 Creative Ways to Use Brownie Batter

Pop Quiz: What’s even better than regular brownies? Answer: Brownie batter, of course! We are definitely guilty of licking the bowl clean. You too? That’s what we thought ;) When your next chocolate craving strikes, check out the brownie-inspired treats on this list. From smoothies to cheesecake, …

10 Ways to DIY the Best Fruit Water Ever

It's no secret that soda is bad news for your health (yes, even diet soda), but you might get tired of sticking to plain water all the time. Hydrating doesn't have to be boring when you add pretty — and detoxifying — fruits to the mix. With no added sugar except the few naturally occurring grams, …

28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

<i>A few weeks ago Lauren of Empowered Sustenance shared her recipe for Coconut Flour Cookies with us. I really love her cookie recipe! I adapted her</i> …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Literature

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

Class, Privilege and Wealth at Two Very Different High Schools

University Heights High School is located in one of the poorest congressional district in America, and six miles away, the Ethical Culture Fieldston …

7 DIY Skin-Care Recipes Facialists Use On Themselves

Just as a personal trainer with a killer body is a walking advertisement for his expertise, a facialist's glowing skin is her business card. So naturally we wanted to know exactly how the experts get their complexions to be so perfect. Estheticians and spa gurus reveal the DIY skin-care recipes …

16 interview questions that are designed to trick you

<b>• Interview questions are often designed to test candidates.</b><p><b>• Some of these questions are obviously difficult, while others are more subtle traps.</b><p><b>• Business Insider spoke to two career experts who listed some especially tricky questions to watch out for and how to answer them.</b><p>Savvy hiring managers …

Employment

This Is How You Scramble an Egg to Perfection

Watch the video for a next-level breakfast how-to.<p>We know what you're thinking: Is it really that hard to scramble an egg? But once you've had a taste of the scrambled eggs from Egg Restaurant in Brooklyn, you know: There are scrambled eggs, and then there are <i>life-changing</i> scrambled eggs. The …