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What Your Favorite Flower Says About You

When it comes to planting a garden or decorating your home with fresh flowers, some people love the classic roses, while others prefer sunflowers or …

As the San Gabriel Complex fire keeps burning, some Duarte residents return home

With the Fish fire burning uncomfortably close, Roger Bosch and his wife fled their Duarte home Monday, unsure if they'd ever again see their picturesque neighborhood with its two-story houses backed right up to the canyon.<p>"When we drove away, I thought we had a 50/50 chance of seeing our house …

San Andreas

Dress Like a Boss: 5 Wardrobe Staples

She’s one of the most powerful characters on television. CBS’s (NYSE:CBS) ‘The Good Wife’s’ Julianna Margulies epitomizes class and sophistication.<p>Now, the two forces behind her look want to help every day boss ladies.<p>Number 35, a UK based clothing line has created ‘The Entrepreneur Wardrobe’ aimed …

See the First Photos From Netflix's Gilmore Girls Revival

It's been a whirlwind of a week for <i>Gilmore Girls</i> fans. First, we were excited to see Rory and Lorelai (fine, Alexis Bledel and Lauren Graham) together again on the cover of <i>EW</i>. Next, we had to wrap our minds around the surprising revelation that Rory is now a teacher and <i>not</i> a journalist. And then we …

10 Sleep Hacks Every Student -- And Every Person -- Needs To Know

Repeat after us: No more all-nighters!<p>We humans don't prioritize our sleep quite as much as we should. According to recent reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about a third of American adults don't get enough sleep, clocking fewer than seven hours each night -- the …

Sleep

5 Exercises to Help Boost Creativity, Divergent Thinking

Where do our best ideas come from? As it turns out, science says there are a number of ways to help prime the brain for divergent thinking. If you've …

A new book shows you how to change your life before 8am

Change your life before 8am: Reduce stress. Lose weight. Fulfil your dreams - simply by rising early. A new book shows you how<p><b>Hal Elrod explains how</b> …

What Happens When Fashion Becomes Fast, Disposable And Cheap?

When it comes to clothes these days, maybe you should ask: What's your waste size?<p>You know you have those clothes sitting in your closet: That shirt you spent less than $10 on because it looked cool for a second, or that skirt you only wore once before it went out of fashion.<p>Fashion cycles are …

Clothing

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

Time Management

Next Season's Go-To Beauty Look Will Make You Feel Very Nostalgic

It doesn't really matter if you're a girly girl, or a fashion girl, or if you prefer an edgier look: Deep down I think we all secretly love a bit of the sparkly stuff. Maybe it's because it appeals to our inner magpie—or to get all philosophical, our inner child—or maybe it's just because glitter …

Blade Runner

How To Organize Your Closet In 12 Easy Steps

Clutter is rarely this glamorous. Experts explain their simple strategies for sorting all your things—and why being organized is so deeply satisfying.<p>Just consider: The word "lose" is wedged right in the middle of "closet." The subliminal message practically gives us permission to ignore all the …

New York City

this feminist photo gallery is reclaiming cute

Ashley Armitage, the photographer behind the Instagram account @ladyist, discusses her next project, an intersectional online space showcasing the work of her friends.<p>You may recognise Seattle-based photographer Ashley Armitage as the lady behind @ladyist, a pastel-perfect Instagram account …

7 Steps to Take if You Got Zero Sleep Last Night

Here’s how to survive the day.<p>Sometimes—no matter how hard you try—solid shuteye just isn’t in the cards. And while a regular sleep schedule (waking up at the same time, going to bed at the same time, and logging seven or eight hours of sleep every night) is hugely important for your overall …

5 Foods That Can Help You Get a Better Night's Sleep

Here's a very good reason to treat yourself to a bowl of cherries.<p>It seems we're a nation of insomniacs. Nearly half of Americans suffer from at least occasional sleeplessness, and 22 percent experience it every (or almost every) night, according to the National Sleep Foundation (NSF). But what if …

The 5 Beauty Products We're Obsessing Over This Week

An overnight solution to dry skin, an illuminating foundation, and a mascara with a new finish.<p>We found the easiest solution for dry, winter skin: Slather on this rich cream, packed with butter (cocoa seed) and oils (coconut and avocado), then go to bed.<p><b>Yes to Coconut Ultra Hydrating Overnight …

Dry Skin

Winning personality: The advantages of being an ambivert

It often feels like everyone must belong to one of two groups: extroverts or introverts. The extroverts are brash, outgoing and impulsive; while the introverts are introspective, quiet and reserved.<p>But some people don’t fit into just one of these categories. One night, happy hour seems like the …

Behavioral Sciences

The Productivity Hacks Of 12 Successful People

The secret to working more efficiently isn’t about working more or less, but smarter. So we asked 12 successful people how they do it.<p>If you find yourself getting easily overwhelmed by emails, struggling to keep your eyes open at your desk, or constantly getting distracted by coworkers, chances …

Time Management

Starbucks Releases 3 New Valentine's Day Drinks You Can Only Get This Week

A whole lotta molten chocolate love.<p>If you're anything like me, the relationship you have with Starbucks is one of the most dependable things you have going in your life. Starbucks knows this and wants to treat you to something sweet this Valentine's Day.<p>Starting today, and only through Valentine's …

I Stole This Concealer Secret From a Makeup Artist and I'm Never Going Back

I didn't even have to buy anything.<p>I do this weird thing with my makeup where, despite having all kinds of hellacious spots I need to cover (story to come, worry not), I skip foundation and just wear my concealer <i>as</i> foundation. I literally cannot remember why I made this decision. I'm 100 percent …

8 Things Your Pet Says About Your Personality

1) Researchers have established some general conclusions about pets and their owners personalities:<p><b>Fish owners are happiest.</b>• <b><br>Dog owners are the most</b> …

Pets

Zebra Stripes Not for Camouflage, New Study Finds

If you’ve always thought of a zebra’s stripes as offering some type of camouflaging protection against predators, it’s time to think again, suggest …

Zoology

Playing With LEGO Pays Off For Science

LEGO blocks have long been touted as toys that do good.<p>Studies show that IQ aside, children who are skilled LEGO builders in preschool are better at …

Snowbound? Tackle the junk drawer or even your taxes

By the looks of it, we may all be trapped in our apartments, condos and houses for days with little hope of getting outside. So why not go on a blizzard organizing binge?<p>Now is the time to check off items on your to-do list, or even make a to-do list. Maybe you still have to write your holiday …

Most of the matter in the universe is missing, but astronomers think they've found some of it

These things seem to be pretty big - roughly the size of Earth's orbit around the Sun - and they could help to explain where a bunch of missing matter in the universe is, known as the missing baryon problem.<p>The detection of these structures was made by astronomers working at the CSIRO's Compact …

Why haven't we found aliens yet? Maybe they're all dead

The number of stars in the universe is uncountable. The number of planets potentially even higher. Earth is just one small, pale blue dot orbiting a very average star. The probability that life is abundant in the universe should be high, yet we have located no undeniable signs of life beyond …

Biology

Are Kids Of Working Moms Better Prepared For Their Future Careers?

Your mommy guilt might be misplaced: A new book shows that working mothers raise great kids.<p>Juggling work and family obligations makes working mothers feel that they’re always dropping the ball somewhere. When you’re at work, you’re missing time away from your kids. When you’re at home, you’re …

Parenting

7 Movies That Predicted the Future of Fashion

From Blade Runner to Dick Tracy (yes, that Dick Tracy), here are the films that got it right.

Zendaya Just Made A Very Rihanna Move

easy, breezy, beautiful<p>Zendaya is one of Hollywood’s youngest talents. She’s an actor, pop star, dancer, and rising fashion star. Now, she can officially add beauty star to the long list of hats she wears. Today, Covergirl announced that Zendaya is the brand’s newest face.<p>Covergirl called the …

Drew Barrymore

3 Reasons Why Anastasia's Glow Kit Will Change Your Life

When it comes to contour palettes and brow pencils, products by Anastasia Beverly Hills are widely considered the Rolls-Royce of each category, and …

Makeup