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8 Best Eye Creams For Wrinkles That Will Take Years Off Your Face

Not only will these dermatologist-recommended eye creams turn back the clock, but they'll fight puffiness and dark circles, too.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>There’s a reason why the skin around the eyes tends to wrinkle first: it’s sensitive to stretching and sagging, so it matures faster …

Skin Care

Genetic similarities between dogs and people are helping cancer research

Dogs are the oldest domesticated animal, working alongside humans for thousands of years — so it's no surprise that man's best friend and humans share so many unique qualities.<p>But the more we learn about our pet companions, the more scientists realize that we are more like our dogs than we …

Cancer

The Skin Laundry Wrinkle Release Neck & Chest Sheet Mask Saved My Florida-Born Skin

For 22 years of my life, I lived in Florida. My mom's house was a five-minute drive to the closest beach, which is where I spent most of my free time sunbathing (without—gasp—sunscreen). And while I now call the gorgeous, quaint little borough of Brooklyn my home, it's safe to say, over the years, …

Skin Care

This Viral Photo of Lemons Can Help You Learn to Identify Signs of Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is incredibly common in America: One in eight U.S. women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime. With those scary facts, it’s <i>so</i> important to get to know your own body, your breasts, and what to look out for when it comes to early warning signs of breast cancer so you can …

New Study Finds Patients With Female Doctors Live Longer

Here's yet <i>another</i> reason we need more female doctors in this country: According to a new study from the <i>Journal of the American Medical Association—Internal Medicine,</i> Medicare patients ages 65 and older are less likely to die or be readmitted to the hospital when they're treated by female doctors …

7 Life-Changing Books That Are Required Holiday Reading

With so many incredible novels released in 2016, it’s safe to say that fiction is having a major moment. So many incredible novels, in fact (and so …

Books

8 Long Books That Are Worth Your Time

Commence sustained silent reading.<p>Long reads can sometimes be intimidating. But don't worry, you'll devour these epically long books in no time.

Books

Chili Mac and Cheese

Augmented reality treatment reduces phantom pain in missing limbs

Phantom limb pain is a mysterious ailment: people with amputations experience aches and acute pains in an arm or leg that isn’t there — making the problem notoriously difficult to treat. But a new type of therapy using augmented reality is surprisingly effective at reducing even the most …

Faking it: Does the forged Vermeer that fooled Goering belong in a museum?

<b>(Getty/Robin Utrecht)</b><p>Han van Meegeren was arrested after WWII for selling his “Vermeer” to a Nazi. Should we collect his knock-offs now?<p>Noah Charney<p>November 27, 2016 7:00pm (UTC)<p>There ain’t no way that’s a Caravaggio.<p>Let me pause and leave you with that thought, before we circle back to it.<p>So there …

Art

Killer blobs of palm oil washing up on British beaches

Mysterious white blobs have started appearing on UK beaches that could prove fatal.<p>Parents and dog owners are being urged to keep their children and …

Palm Oil

14 Famous Women and the Perfumes They Wore

From Audrey Hepburn to Jackie Kennedy, here are 14 style icons and their signature scents.<p>Arguably the most personal and intimate of beauty products, the choice of perfume reveals volumes about its wearer—orientals are sexy and exotic, aldehydes bold and daring, florals romantic. Marilyn Monroe …

Beauty

Your Dog Remembers All Those Awful Things You Did

Sit on it and rotate<p><i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Ever wonder if your dog recalls those times you were were a really shitty owner? …

Humanity

Russia says was in touch with Trump campaign during election

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian government was in touch with members of President-elect Donald Trump’s political team during the U.S. election campaign and knows most of his entourage, one of Russia’s most senior diplomats told the Interfax news agency on Thursday.<p>Republican presidential nominee …

The Truth About Gel Manicure UV Nail Lamps And Skin Cancer

It's obvious that spending hours out in the blazing summer sun is going to end in skin damage, especially if you're not taking precautions and protecting yourself. You probably don't think about skin cancer when you hit up the nail salon for a fresh set of gels, though, right? Well, according to …

Every 7 seconds, a young girl becomes a bride, report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The statistics are startling: Around the world, every seven seconds, a girl under 15 is married.<p>Becoming a child bride is one factor that greatly affects the future of women and girls around the world, according to a report by Save the Children released Tuesday.<p>"Child marriage starts a …

Save the Children

I asked 10 historians to nominate the 'worst' year in history — here are their picks

Have terrifying events truly piled up on each other in 2016, in a way they didn't in any other year in human history? Or is it impossible to judge the awfulness of a year while it's still unfolding? Do we just notice negative happenings more these days because of our high levels of connectivity? …

Top 5 Countries with Current “Great Deals” Travel Spots

Wanting to have an ultimate <i>R</i>est and <i>R</i>elaxation experience while trying to keep it within your limited budget can be a bitter sweet satire for …

This $7 Drugstore Mascara Is Already Outselling Your Old Favorite

The hunt for the perfect mascara is a lifelong undertaking, especially since every year new formulas arrive in the beauty aisle. For 2015, there was …

11 Dermatologists Share Their Best Advice For Gorgeous Skin

1. Use any downtime to do a skin treatment.<p>"I keep extra beauty treatments in my car in a little bag. When I'm in bad traffic (at a red light of …

This Secluded Library In The Woods Is Every Book Lover’s Dream

Some people like to read books in cafes, or on the tube while commuting to work. Others like to read them in the quietest place they can find, …

The Ultra-Flattering Makeup Trend Topping Beauty Sales

Blame Kylie and her Lip Kits, the resurgence of the '90s aesthetic, or Hollywood's obsession with monochromatic makeup, but the nude lip is having …

How ‘Little House on the Prairie’ Built Modern Conservatism

Think literature can't change society? With catchy stories and a lucrative royalty stream, Rose Wilder Lane helped reshape American politics, from her young readers to the Koch brothers.<p>For 84 years, American kids have been growing up with Laura Ingalls Wilder’s inspiring <i>Little House</i> books, reading …

Books

Working Mom's Ultimate Multitask Goes Viral

"This is what happens when you are 35 weeks pregnant, husband leaves town for the weekend, childcare for 3yo falls through, and you have a game to …

Sex slavery is thriving on social media apps

Yet as officials in the Council listened in December to Nadia Murad Basee Taha bravely recount her torturous ordeal as an Islamic State sex slave, some wept openly.<p>When she fell silent, she received a rare ovation.<p>Murad is returning next week to the UN to be inducted as a Goodwill Ambassador for …

Fiction can open an absurd door of academic intrigue, where a murder mystery unravels at a liberal arts college and dizzying spells of research lead to romance<p>It’s that time of year. Young people across the world will head to college this week. We tell them they must go, that in their classes they …

Books

'You're at war': I went inside the new TSA Academy, where officers learn to detect bombs, spot weapons, and find out why failure isn't an option

A woman in navy cargo pants approaches the walk-through metal detector ahead of me. As she tries to covertly slip a switchblade knife into one of her many pants pockets, she fumbles, and the knife drops to the floor. Only I and one other person see this, and after picking up the knife, she grins at …

Popular toothpastes, even many marketed as "natural," contain harmful ingredients including endocrine disruptors, inflammatory agents and carcinogens.

Popular toothpastes, even many marketed as "natural," contain harmful ingredients including endocrine disruptors, inflammatory agents and …

This Dog Loves Mail So Much, The Mail Carrier Wrote Her A Personal Postcard

Good girl, Pippa.<p>View this post on Facebook