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What I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before I Almost Committed Suicide at 24

When I was 24, I very nearly killed myself. I was living in Ibiza at the time, in a very nice villa, on the quiet east coast of the island. The villa …

5 Best Healthy Holiday Soups

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Cooking

How to unsend an email

Have you ever clicked "Send" on an email and regretted it a fraction of a second later? Whether you were angry and typed something you shouldn't have, clicked "Reply All" when you wanted "Reply" or just accidentally clicked the "Send" button before the email was finished, your first instinct is to …

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3 Exercises That Get Rid Of Cellulite And works Nearly Every Part Of Your lower body—butt, hips, And Thighs.

Because cellulite is simply fat, many people experts included have claimed that the only way to lose cellulite is to lose body fat. But the most …

You Can Cut The Bottom Off A Hanger, Then Easily Transform It To An Incredible Storage Solution

by Tahlea Jankoski 6/23/2015<p>Over the years of living in a home, it can be difficult to stay organized around the house. All of the "stuff" you own …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

10 Ways to Achieve Cold Brew Coffee Greatness

From better ice cubes to DIY flavored syrup, here are 10 simple, awesome ways to make cold brew iced coffee even better.<p>There are three things that iced coffee should be: strong, bracingly cold, and in your hand as soon as possible. Unfortunately, it can also be expensive, so we're big fans of DIY …

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3 Easy Ways to Make a Stunner Necklace With Rope

Jewelry collection feeling a little blah these days? Need an inexpensive DIY to ramp up the wow factor in your wardrobe? We’ve got the solution for you. These rope necklaces will turn heads and add a load of color to your outfit. You won’t want to take them off! Get our Wrapped Necklaces Kit and …

Crafting

15 Ways to Rethink Kitchen Islands

Interior Design

11 things the rest of the world does so much better than America

When it comes to food waste, vacation time and student loans, the U.S. is anything but a beacon for the free world<p>America! Land of the free, home of the brave, and the greatest country on the face of the planet, right? A country with seemingly limitless natural resources, and according to many …

Ronald Reagan

The 13 hottest summer vacation towns in America

These places are famous for a reason, and have been for a long time.<p>From Hilton Head to Galveston Island, here are some of the top getaways around the US.

New England

How to Get Rid of Blackheads on Your Nose—and Prevent Them from Coming Back

We’ve already copped to enjoying the occasional blackhead. But the tiny black dots that have relentlessly covered our noses since high school? Those …

Skin Care

Bake Your Cake and Eat It Too: A Lighter, Naked Chocolate Cake with Fruit

Stick to your New Year's resolutions and enjoy the process of doing so, with the help of this lightened-up chocolate cake.<p>If there is one thing that …

6 Ways to Travel New Zealand on a Budget

The sweeping mountain vistas, stunning beaches, vibrant cities and hospitable locals make New Zealand a bucket list travel destination for many. But as breathtaking as it is, plenty of travelers forgo a forage into hobbitdom due to the expensive costs of getting and staying there. The sticker shock …

New Zealand

23 Nigerian Foods The Whole World Should Know And Love

Take your tastebuds on a spectacular journey.

West Africa

Hands-On: Affinity Photo is the Photoshop Alternative You’ve Been Waiting For

The most affordable package option for the latest versions of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop costs $110 a year. If you are a photographer, you know …

5 Pieces of Free Post Production Software for Photographers

Free software. In the past, this phrase to many of us suggested, poor quality, clunky and inefficient. Time have changed however and in the …

What to Eat to Lose Weight and Keep It Off

But you don’t have to download every weight loss app in existence and track your every calorie to figure out the formula. Losing weight and staying …

The 5 Moves You Need to Feel Like a New Person by the End of Summer

"I'm feeling more comfortable with the weight and more confident in my technique." <i>—Kara Bryant</i><p>"I’ve noticed in workout classes—I can hold a plank longer, do more pushups." <i>—Lindsey Benoit,</i> Women's Health<i>'s communications and special projects director</i><p>"I saw my sister for the first time since I …

23 Protein Shakes for Weight Loss

Packed with essential nutrients that keep your skin, hair, bones and heart healthy, there’s virtually no prep work or cleanup with shakes. But not …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

Exercise 1 Half-kneeling diagonal chops<p>Come down on your right knee (like you're going to propose), holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell with both hands to the outside of your right hip <b>(A)</b>. In one fluid motion, raise the dumbbell across your body and up to the ceiling, just past the outside of your …

Take a Job in Travel: You Might Never Leave

The mantra of anyone who has had a long career in the travel industry is "once you start working in the field of travel, you never leave." I can definitely attest to this. Some people were just born to be working in the business of travel, and after years of soul searching, I can't deny that I'm …

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National Geographic Travel

The 20 Most Cultured Cities In America (PHOTOS)

When she first visited Washington, D.C. as a 12-year-old, Elizabeth Avery was blown away by two cultural landmarks -- both of which were away from the National Mall.<p>"To this day, I remember my wonder upon seeing the beautiful Islamic Center and the Neo-Gothic National Cathedral," says the founder …

Travel

11 Ways To Build Muscle And Lose Fat Faster

You're going to the gym, you're eating your leafy greens, and you gave up pizza for the week. What more does your body want from you?

5 travel experts reveal the best places they've ever visited

These are the people we count on to tell us what places are worth a trip and what places aren't, along with other essential travel tips.<p>We asked five of these experienced travelers what their favorite destinations are.<p>Here's what they said:<p>Anne Banas, executive editor of Smarter Travel: The Azores, …

Guide Books

Lighten Your Hair; No Dye Necessary

If you’ve been bleaching/highlighting/balayaging so hard you don’t even remember how your natural hair looks, going cold turkey on coloring is like …

4 Exercises to Lift Your Boobs

Exercise 1 Dumbbell Bench Press<p>Lie faceup on a bench with your arms straight, a dumbbell in each hand <b>(A)</b>. Lower the dumbbells until they’re close to the sides of your chest <b>(B)</b>, then press them back up to the starting position. That's one rep. Do 10 reps, then go to move 2 without rest.<p>Exercise 2 …