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7 Life-Changing Skincare Tips I Learned While Living in India

Clear, healthy, radiant skin is something to be desired — but it isn't always easily achieved. After years of ups and downs with hormonal acne, dietary breakouts, and always-frustrating stress spots, living in India has changed my skin for the better by helping me to understand how to heal from the …

Skin Care

We're Completely Mesmerized by These 9 Indian Designers, and You Will Be Too

When most of us think of legendary designers, our minds instantly go to icons like Gabrielle Chanel. But there's a whole slew of interesting designers from all over the world just waiting to be unearthed. One such country that has piqued our interest? India.<p>From the Kate Middleton-approved designer …

Bollywood

Copper Peptides Are Like Nature's Botox, and Here Are the 7 Best Serums to Try

Over the past few years, we've noticed a major trend gaining ground within the beauty industry and among skincare enthusiasts like ourselves: From 24 …

Skin Care

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

This Weird Pen Gave Me Better-Looking Skin in 20 Minutes Flat

I got a plumper, glowier face immediately.<p>I’ve never really cared that much about my skin. Sure, I’ve had a basic routine for a decade-plus—some Cetaphil face wash, a little bit of Clinique moisturizer (the yellow one), a mandatory layer of sunscreen—but for the most part, I’m just too lazy to try …

Skin Care

The Cure-All Ingredient Missing From Your Skincare Routine

While a multiple-step skin care routine isn’t for everyone, the seemingly never ending dry and bitter temperatures call for reinforcements. Meet hyaluronic acid, the magical ingredient that plumps skin’s surface in seconds and makes every other serums work that much harder. The substance attracts …

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Software

Problems swallowing are a big killer, but the treatment can be horrible

Behind your tongue, just a few inches down the back of your throat, lies a dangerous precipice: over one edge it’s a straight shot down your trachea and bronchi and into the lungs, and over the other edge is the esophagus, leading to the acid-filled stomach.<p>If you or anyone you know has ever had …

Medicine

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Entrepreneurship

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Apps

62 Photos Of Iceland To Inspire Your Next Adventure

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their gorgeous photos of Iceland in the Iceland The Beautiful Photo contest with chances to win a …

The first woman to earn a medical degree in the US got into school because men thought it was a joke

In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman in the US to earn a medical degree when she graduated from Geneva Medical College, a small school in western New York. She only got in because the male students thought her application was part of a hoax.<p>By the time Blackwell applied to Geneva, …

Western New York

The Youth Elixir: A Dermatologist Shares the Most Effective Anti-Aging Creams

Of all the buzzy skincare trends we want to try, collagen creams are at once the most enticing and least clear. We know it's associated with …

No One Knows Why This Magical Acne Treatment Works

I love cheese, but unfortunately my face hates it. Every stamp I earn on my Murray’s Cheese loyalty card is accompanied by a resulting, painful face …

Magical Ski Runs Under the Night Sky

See these skiers tackle gorgeous snowy slopes after the sun sets.<p>It’s always invigorating to plow down a snowy run on a pair of skis, but there’s something extra magical about taking on the adventure after the sun goes down. Skiers who hit the slopes at night are often treated to astronomical light …

Skiing

A Walking Tour of London's Most Literary Quarter---with Pub Stops

THE INTELLECTUAL HEART of London has been beating faster of late. North of Soho, the Bloomsbury neighborhood, with its orderly garden squares of soot-blackened-brick Georgian townhouses, was the stamping ground of the Bloomsbury Group, a maverick set of writers, artists and philosophers that …

England

New Proof the World’s Best Indian Food Is in London

A celebrated Indian chef told me recently that the Indian food in London is better than anything available in Mumbai and New Delhi, so who I am I to …

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

Carbon dioxide levels highest in 800,000 years - CNN Video

2016 had the highest rate of increase of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in our recorded history, according to the World Meteorological Association. CNN's Meteorologist Chad Myers explains.

Carbon Dioxide

9 new beauty supplements for your glowiest skin yet

As beauty turns ever inward, the need for supplements that fit into your life—and aren’t relegated to your medicine cabinet—is now paramount. Today, …

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Hey Millennials, Invest Already! You Could Literally Earn Millions

What would you do for $3.3 million? Eat worms every day for a month? Spend a year living in a “haunted” house? Take a 10-month vow of silence?<p>What if all you had to do to get the money was invest?<p>That $3.3 million number is the result of a recent study by financial website NerdWallet. It ran the …

Personal Finance

The lone star tick can make you allergic to meat, and that’s not even the worst of it

The tick's territory is spreading.<p>Ticks are horrifying, plain and simple. Even if they weren’t vectors for nasty infections, the fact that they swell up like tiny blood balloons and then burst if you don’t remove them properly is enough to make you never want to set foot in the woods again. And …

Disease

Maybe She Was Born with It: The 10 Best Eyelash Growth Serums

Or maybe it's bimatoprost.<p>As someone who has approximately seven eyelashes that all point toward my chin, I can only dream of one day growing two broom heads from my lids that are so sturdy, so thick, that when I blink, there's a gust of wind. Some sort of transplant's probably required for that, …

15 Must-Read Business Books on Leadership and Personal Development From the Past 5 Years | Inc.com

The problem with producing any "top" business book list is the elimination process. Over the last five years, there have been numerous publications by top authors worthy of mention.<p>For this list, I have focused heavily on science-backed leadership books that teach us where the future of motivation …

Self-improvement

Learn to Code For Less

Computer programming is not just the future of the job market—it's the present, too. And the barriers to learning how to code are lowering. There are …

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

The books every new graduate should read, according to a dozen business leaders

New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and startups, to deans of leading business schools—what books they would put in the hands of a newly …

Books