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Top 10 Best Plants to Grow Indoors for Air Purification

Living and working in places rife with air contaminants and lacking decent ventilation can cause “sick building syndrome,” which can cause headaches, …

Plants

The Magazine Of High Society

May These Star Wars Cocktails Be With You on May the Fourth

Forget Cinco de Mayo and the Kentucky Derby — there’s only one holiday this weekend that we’re concerned with, and that’s May 4th. Excuse us — May …

Darth Vader

Ever Wonder What Bipolar Disorder Really Is? Here's Your Answer, Straight From a Doctor

Mental illness is much more complicated than physical illness; after all, when the disorder is in your brain, there aren't any physical symptoms or blood tests you can run to reach a proper diagnosis. And while the conversation surrounding mental illness is growing, slowly etching away the negative …

Depression

33 Cheap Things From Nordstrom You'll Want To Buy ASAP

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Clothing

'National Geographic' Reckons With Its Past: 'For Decades, Our Coverage Was Racist'

If <i>National Geographic</i>'s April issue was going to be entirely devoted to the subject of race, the magazine decided it had better take a good hard look at its own history.<p>Editor in Chief Susan Goldberg asked John Edwin Mason, a professor of African history and the history of photography at the …

Race & Ethnicity

10 times you should never use your debit card

Debit might seem great because there's no chance of spending more than you have or risking steep overdraft fees, but the stakes are also higher when it comes to fraud.<p>That's why debit cards are one of the things you should never, ever keep in your purse. For one thing, debit cards take cash …

I drank fire cider for a week — and I'm never drinking coffee again

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as the remedy for everything from dull skin to dandruff, so it's not surprising that fire cider, an apple cider vinegar drinking tonic, has been catching on too. Fire vinegar, as it's also known, is not unlike a shrub (a fruity, vinegary syrup you mix with water …

Cider

The Total Transformation of a Tiny, Outdated Studio

Francis decided to rent this small (like, only 365 square feet) studio apartment in Miami when he got sick of his commute to work from Fort …

Fort Lauderdale

20 Reasons Why We'll Never Tire of Salmon

If you want to dip your toe into the waters of cooking fish at home, but have been wary of doing so thus far, consider salmon to be your gateway …

15 Words You Need to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary

Newsprint is on life support, emojis are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 …

The OXYGEN Bomb: Place This Wherever You Want To CLEAR Toxins And Negative Energy From The Air In Your Home

Do you often suffer from headaches, dizziness, or get colds every once in a while even though you take good care of yourself? If the answer is yes, …

How to create a versatile space suitable for relaxing and entertaining

THE CHALLENGE<p>Christine Randolph wants to update the 13-by-21-foot family room of her Chantilly home with a more cohesive design and better furniture placement. She prefers a French country style and is drawn toward cool colors, such as blues and greens. The space, which is adjacent to the kitchen …

Home Decorating

The first thing you should do when you get off a plane, according to health pros

You know TFW the captain <i>finally</i> turns off the fasten seatbelt sign and you stand up to retrieve your carry-on from the overhead compartment, only to …

Wellness

The Definitive Guide to Layering in Interior Design (What It Means and How to Do It Right)

Shop a similar look: Rug | Side Table | Throw | Floor Lamp<p>Successful interior design is all about getting each of the elements in a room to work well …

15 DIY Coffee Tables from the Rustic to the Minimal

Few pieces of furniture define your living room as the coffee table and fewer see as much traffic as these versatile delights. The modern coffee …

Furniture

How To Squeeze Everything You Need into Your Tiny Bedroom

If you're faced with a teeny, tiny bedroom, you may be wondering how you can possibly fit in all the stuff you need—bed, nightstand, storage, …

Living Rooms

How to Make Your Home Feel Warm and Cozy for Under $100

There’s nothing better on a crisp fall evening than sinking into a velvety corner of your sofa, cocooned in an ultra-soft throw while watching When</i> …

3 Cozy DIY Autumn Aromas

Of all the seasons, fall has the most distinct flavors and smells. Warm and spicy, cozy and comforting are the aromas of autumn. If you want to fill …

22 Versatile Dresses You'll Live In This Fall

If you're a dress person, you probably have too many to count. But when you really think about the select few you wear the most (out of <i>all</i> of the …

21 Super Famous Actors In Their First Roles Vs. Their Most Recent

And they're all still flawless.

Hollywood

Here's What Fashion Week Looked Like in the Early 2000s

We last took you on a tour of fashion week in the '90s, which was fascinating, if we do say so ourselves (so much Kate Moss and Cindy Crawford—always …

Fashion Week

The Democratic Socialists of America hit 25,000 members. Here’s why this could mark a political turning point

Red-bait all you want, but the Democratic Party owes its existence to the radicals who pushed it left<p>In the past week, a small online war erupted between Democratic Party stalwarts and Bernie Sanders supporters. The brawl began when a few prominent Democrats, including former Hillary Clinton …

The Health Benefits of Drinking Hot Water

Drinking water is one the best favors you can do to your body. It has surprising health benefits such as strong kidneys, more energy, better mood, …

Andrew Garfield Facing Backlash for Saying He's Gay 'Without the Physical Act'

Andrew Garfield has come under fire for controversial comments he reportedly made about his sexuality during a wide-ranging NT Platform discussion …

Luxury living room storage furniture you'll love!

Getting enough storage furniture in your living room can be a tricky task, especially if you don't want to negate style for practicality, but there …

A Study Found Homes Painted These Colors Sell For More Money

What color to paint the different rooms in a home is always a hotly debated topic. Interior designers have their standbys, trends point towards another set of colors, and mood boosting or calming hues dictate their own palette. But Zillow found that homebuyers place a premium on certain colors — …

While You Were Watching Trump, The Democratic Party Changed

Bernie Sanders lost the primary but reshaped his party.<p>Donald Trump has already changed the Democratic Party more than his own Republican Party.<p>While the president has merely reduced his own party into a panicked mess, the Democrats’ trajectory seems to have moved subtly and decisively away from …

Middle-class

6 Morning Mistakes That Are Slowing Down Your Metabolism

Morning time typically sets the tone for how the rest of your day will go. If you start it off right for your metabolism, then you can speed up …

23 Of The Best Teeth Whiteners You Can Get On Amazon

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Dentistry