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28 Dads Who Are Unquestionably Winning At Parenthood

Warning: men behaving dadly up ahead.

The 8 Best Bedtime Snacks for Weight Loss

Food that helps you sleep like a baby...without making you bloated in the a.m.<p>When it comes to snacking within an hour or two of your bedtime, there's a few things to consider: First, research does link late-night calories to the potential for weight gain. One study found that eating right before …

3 Scientifically Proven Wrinkle-Eliminating Ingredients

Make sure your youth-promoting beauty products contain at least one of these crucial anti-agers.<p><i>As you might have heard, this month we've teamed up with Birchbox, the beauty subscription service, to curate a box filled with get-moving beauty samples. (Exciting, right?) You still have time to</i> …

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

The worst part: You probably think they'll help you drop more pounds.<p>The occasional dietary splurge isn't what really thwarts most women's weight-loss efforts. It's the so-called "healthy" weight-loss strategies we use, convinced they'll help us cut calories, slim down, and get healthier—only to …

5 Ways to Use Milk for Silky Smooth Skin

An amazing skin-care product could be sitting in your fridge right now.<p>Sure, you could load up on pricey cleansers and moisturizers—or you could use a product that's practically free and probably already in your kitchen: milk. Natural-beauty expert Paige Padgett says the ingredient can help soften, …

10 Rules to Make Your Relationship Last

For better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, what is it that makes a marriage last (and last)? To answer this age-old question, family sociologist …

How Stress Kills Our Ability To Feel Compassion

Stress isn't just bad for our physical and mental health -- it may also inhibit our ability to empathize with others, according to new McGill University research.<p>The study, recently published in the journal Current Biology, found that a drug that blocks stress hormones can increase the ability of …

Simple Ways to Cover ANY Kind of Acne

Cover-up care for every type of zit in the book<p><i>Everyone</i> gets zits sometimes. And blemishes come in all shapes and sizes, which means that you can't treat each individual case exactly the same. We asked Atlanta-based makeup artist Candace Collier how she covers different types of pimples.<p><b>The Lone</b> …

17 Guys Share the Most Romantic Thing a Woman Has Ever Done for Them

And no, it doesn’t include surprise morning sex.<p>Don’t you love it when your partner surprises you with a home-cooked meal after a long day at work? It’s nice to feel appreciated—especially when you least expect it.<p>And just like you love to be bathed in attention, chances are the man in your life …

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

You'll be seriously disturbed by the secret ingredients lurking in your pantry.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry …

Love to Fat Bike? This Is Where to Ride.

A few years ago, almost nobody had heard of fat biking. Nowadays, it’s one of the fastest growing winter sports in the U.S. To accommodate the new demand, more bike clubs and land managers are grooming snowy trails specifically for the wider tires.<p>Take Minnesota, home to one of the most robust fat …

ITA Matrix Is The Magic Cheap Flights Site You've Never Heard Of

When shopping for plane tickets, we won't settle for anything but the cheapest deal. We've got our usual lineup of fare-finding sites to check, yet a nagging feeling always leaves us wondering if we <i>really</i> found the lowest price possible. Is there any way to know for sure?<p>Yes, there is. <b>ITA Matrix is</b> …

Air Travel

World Cup Didn't Help Brazil's Economy and the Olympics Won't Either

The 2016 Olympics will be no panacea for Brazil’s faltering economy if last year’s World Cup is any guide. Contrary to government projections, Brazil …

Here's The Secret To Saving Almost $400 On Your Next Plane Ticket

Fortunately, we just got a lot more science to offset the art.<p>The good folks over at Expedia have just released a study on when you should buy your next plane ticket.<p>Using data from Airline Reporting Corporation, Expedia determined that "while it's impossible to guarantee when travelers can find …

Expedia

Yeehaw! See the Sea Cow Roundup in Florida's Citrus County

Every January for the last 28 years, Citrus County has commemorated the return of the sea cow -- also known as the Florida Manatee -- to their winter home with in a raucous two-day party.<p>Think of the Florida Manatee Festival as the Sunshine State's version of the round up, minus the cowboys. When …

9 of the Most Incredible Beaches In the World

Remind yourself how magical our planet is by feasting your eyes on these nine supremely beautiful beaches.<p><b>Scala Dei Turchi, Sicily, Italy</b><p>This stunning beach trades sand for a smooth, white, erosion-terraced cliff face.<p><b>Starfish Beach, South Island, New Zealand</b><p>Formally known as Motukiekie Beach, at …

Beaches

Oscars 2014: Red Carpet Fashion and Beauty Trends

Oscars 2014: Fashion & Beauty<p>It’s the biggest night in fashion! While Gravity and 12 Years a Slave swept up the statues, stars like Cate Blanchett, …

The 2015 Color Trends You NEED to Know Now

Design color trends<p>We asked 11 top designers to predict the design color trends of the upcoming year. From olive greens and bright patterns, to "Monet meets Molly Ringwald," these chic combinations may be the next big thing.