Sheila Spencer

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The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

15 Jaw-Dropping Hotels In The Caribbean

Choosing the right hotel is an important part of any successful vacation, but there's something about the Caribbean, more than other parts of the world, that makes you want to find the perfect property. More than 7,000 islands are found in the Caribbean, 13 of which are independent islands. That …

The Mystery of the Tomb of Alexander the Great

The disclosure of the remains of the great conqueror and demigod to many, Alexander, is nothing less than a dream-discovery to the archaeologists and historians around the world.<p>The recent discovery of a unique burial monument in Amphipolis of Macedonia in Greece, has made everyone thinking that …

History

Chicken Breasts Dijon

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 1 1/2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 small leeks, white and pale-green parts only, thinly sliced (about 1/2 cup)<p>1 small onion, minced (about 1/2 cup)<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>2 cups …

Recipes

41 Quick & Easy School Lunch Ideas to Pack for Your Kids

It's back-to-school time, and we've got 41 quick and easy lunch ideas to keep your kids happy—or at least relatively so.<p>Sometimes, parents write small notes of appreciation to put in their kids' lunchboxes. Which is sweet. But you know what they say: Actions speak louder than words. Make one of …

Recipes

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Why HIV Spreads Less Easily In Heterosexual Couples

HIV is sexist.<p>A woman is twice as likely to catch the virus from an infected partner in a heterosexual relationship than a man is.<p>And homosexual men are at even greater risk. They're more than 20 times as likely to get infected from an HIV-positive partner than partners in a heterosexual …

This Week In Netflix And Streaming: Louis CK And ‘The Raid 2’

It’s time now for the Internet’s most beloved Netflix streaming column – the incoherent ramblings of a SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT. We’ll have the newly released freebie (well, subscription based) offerings as well as a few you’d have to throw a few dollar bills at via Google or Amazon or iTunes. Buckle …

Your Guide To Non-Cheesy Lingerie

Now, we know "sexy" lingerie can veer totally cheesy with its ruffles, bows, and over-the-top embellishments. But, if your lingerie-drawer …

Keira Knightley: 'The criticism was tough'

The hotel where Keira Knightley conducts her interviews might have been built especially for the occasion. It was erected at speed in a vacant lot that was previously home to a collection of dumpsters; a testament to a boomtown London in constant gentrified flux. The stage is hastily dressed with …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

Cooking

We're Obsessed With This NYC Apartment's Incredible Look

It’s safe to say that <i>ELLE</i> style correspondent and founder of The Style Scout, Alia Ahmed-Yahia, knows a thing or two about style. After all, it’s her …

10 Designer Bags Every Woman Should Own

Because collecting handbags is arguably an art form.<p>Collecting handbags, when done well, can arguably be considered an art form. In homage to that, here are the 10 bags every woman should have in her closet— get your check list started.

#theLIST: Summer Beauty Essentials

From glowing (yet protected!) skin to beachy waves and a hair mist to die for, whatever your personality, these are the get-gorgeous products you'll carry with you all summer long.<p>From glowing (yet protected!) skin to beachy waves and a hair mist to die for, whatever your personality, these are the …

Beauty

#TheLIST: Summer Perfumes

Warm up to our favorite new summery scents.<p>Summer weather calls for a lighter and fresher take on perfume. Ditch the musks and the ouds, and instead embrace the best of citrus, fruity-florals, and all-over body mists of perfume classics. Ahead, 11 of our favorite new scents to pick up this season.

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …