Shelbi Varnell

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The Reason Why You're Always Getting Back Together

In 2015, a clean break takes a few tries. Welcome to the era of dating on a loop, when your new boyfriend ... also happens to be your old boyfriend.<p>When Kiri Blakely first met her ex, "he made me laugh like no other human being." But after a year of witty banter, Blakeley, a writer in her 30s in …

The Unexpected Way To Get Clearer Skin

Every time I read something about the “no ‘poo movement,” I admit that I have trouble keeping a straight face. It’s really just a cheeky way of …

6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

<b>Chinups</b><br>Actually, they should be called chest-ups. That's because you should aim to pull your chest (not your chin!) to the bar to reap the max body-strengthening benefits. Doing so stops you from relying solely on your biceps and better engages the muscles around your shoulders. The result: more …

31 Ways You Can Reorganize Your Life With Dollar Store Stuff

Spring cleaning just got interesting.

Showing IKEA print to Art experts

Flourless Chocolate Chip Cookies

If I see flourless anything on the menu, I’m likely to try it. I love flourless chocolate cake, so I’ve been working on a chocolate chip cookie …

6 Reasons Nerd Culture Needs to Take a Long, Hard Look at Itself | The Robot's Voice

The last half year has not been the brightest hour for nerds and nerd culture. While nerds, geeks, gamers, etc. like to see themselves as ahead of …

Engineering Kids | Rube Goldberg Machine

This project has long been on my to-do list with my kids. We are long-time fans of marble runs (see the resources page for recommendations), and …

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Sleep

First World War explosive could reverse diabetes, says Yale University

Munitions workers exposed to the chemical DNP lost weight. Now Yale University scientists think it could be used to fight diabetes<p>A chemical which caused munitions factory workers to lose weight inexplicably in the First World War could cure diabetes, scientists at Yale University believe.<p>DNP …

Diabetes

Los Angeles Police Fatally Shoot Homeless Man in Altercation Caught on Video

Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Los Angeles after a video of the incident went viral over the weekend.<p>LAPD officers …

Law Enforcement

135 Free Philosophy eBooks

<b>Boethius -</b> Consolation of Philosophy<p><b>Burke, Edmund</b> - On the Sublime and Beautiful<p><b>Camus, Albert</b> - The Stranger<p><b>Carroll, Lewis</b> - Symbolic Logic<p><b>Carroll,</b> …

Oklahoma Lawmakers Vote Overwhelmingly To Ban Advanced Placement U.S. History

An Oklahoma legislative committee overwhelmingly voted to ban Advanced Placement U.S. History class, persuaded by the argument that it only teaches …

Education

The Quick Way To Make Eye-Makeup Remover Pads At Home

<i>When doctors diagnosed Indie Lee, a happy-go-lucky New Yorker, with a rare brain tumor and only six months to live, Indie Lee did the unheard of: She</i> …

18 Stuffed Desserts With a Secret Inside

Do you ever struggle with selecting just one confection? With these 18 stuffed dessert recipes you no longer need to make the tough choice between candy, cake, cookies and brownies. Combining several (or all) of these delicious goodies into one sweet mashup is totally the way to go. Scroll through …

Chicken Wontons

Chicken wontons - easiest and the best fried chicken wontons ever! Takes 20 mins to make including wrapping. Super crispy & yummy, get the easy …

Fried Chicken

Interview: Caitlin Moran on the Working Class, Masturbation, and Writing a Novel

Jessica Gross | Longreads | Sept. 25, 2014 | 13 minutes (3,300 words)<p><i>Caitlin Moran has worked as a journalist, critic, and essayist in the U.K. for</i> …

2014 in review: the worst depictions of women in gaming this year

The industry made a tiny little half-step in the right direction where the representation of women was concerned in 2014.<p>There were a few great woman protagonists (like Amanda Ripley from <i>Alien: Isolation</i>) and solid side characters (like Amita from <i>Far Cry 4</i>, Ilona from <i>Call of Duty</i>). <i>Dragon Age:</i> …

The Benefits of Being Cold

Year-round warmth is a modern luxury. Some scientists believe it is changing human metabolism.<p>When you first put on the ice vest, you will feel cold. Not intolerably cold, but cold enough to make you think, <i>What am I doing with my life?</i> Or, at least, as numbness spreads across your shoulders and …

Face Washing 101: 6 Things to Avoid

Avoiding these common face-washing blunders will help you get better skin.<p><b>1. Overdoing it</b><p>Too much washing can age your skin. Do it no more than twice daily, though an extra wash pre- or post-workout is okay.<p><b>2. Using a harsh cleanser</b><p>Consider swapping out soap — which can strip your skin of its …

6 Skin Care Tips for Winter

How to avoid flakes, rough patches and general blah-ness when moving to Australia for the next four months isn't an option.<p><b>1) Bring in the heavyweights.</b> No medicine cabinet is ready for winter without the following: a moisturizing cream—not a gel or lotion—for day, a richer one for night, a …

12 Beauty Hacks To Try Now

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, try these beauty tricks using a toothbrush.<p><b>1. Spray the bristles of an old toothbrush with hairspray to help tame flyaways.</b><p>Since the bristles of each toothbrush are positioned so close together, they act as a super-tiny boar bristle brush. Spray the head of the …

Hair

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

A Female Sony Executive Reportedly Makes Nearly $1 Million Less Than Her Male Counterpart Each Year

Fusion's Kevin Roose has done an excellent job reporting on all the leaked data, which included the names and Social Security numbers of Sony employees, Sony's payroll data, all the employees who were fired or laid off last year, and even detailed employee performance reviews.<p>The leaked documents …

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 …

Single-sex classroom research: Fake brain science supports gender segregation.

Sometimes it’s hard to believe we’re living in the 21st century. Thanks to a tide of distorted “brain-based” education, some 750 public schools …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Makeup