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The 12 Best Bras for Women Who Hate Bras

They say nothing in life is certain except death, taxes...and bras that will forever annoy us with their rib-cage-pinching, underwire-jabbing ways. But no more. Here, 12 great bras without a trace of push-up padding or sharp hardware.<p><b>The Best Lace</b><p>Lightly lined with scalloped lace, featuring a …

How to Break Up Gracefully

If the holiday pressure of your relationship is hitting home right now, you're not alone. As a dating coach, my phone has been ringing and the texts are flying back and forth the past week from people who are thinking of calling it quits in the love department.<p>At the holidays, it's common to be …

How To Be The Person Who Never Misses A Deadline

Missing deadlines is a bad habit that’s easy to fall into, but it hurts your professional reputation. Here’s how to change it.<p>I’ll be the first one to admit that in certain areas of my life, I have fallen into a pattern of lateness. In fact, as I type these very words, this piece is late, and I can …

‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Says He’d Be Open To Jumping Ship To Marvel

With four seasons of <i>Arrow</i> under this belt (and at least one more to come), Stephen Amell is one of DC Comics’ most recognizable live-action faces. In the past, Amell has made some very partisan pro-DC statements, but it seems like he may be starting to envy the grass over in the Marvel pasture.<p>In a …

'SkyDeck' Is The Plane Seat We've All Been Waiting For

In-flight entertainment just reached new heights. 👍<p>via GIPHY<p>Passengers, you are now free to roam about the ceiling.<p>In-flight movies and Wi-Fi could soon be replaced by a whole new kind of diversion: This teardrop-shaped rooftop viewing bubble that offers a spectacular view of the sky beyond your …

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NASA Spotted an Object 3.3 Billion Miles Away From the Sun

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft captured the closest-ever look at a small object in the solar system’s distant Kuiper Belt, the ring of icy bodies and …

Here Are The Gifts That Men REALLY Want For The Holidays

We hear Santa reads HuffPost, so it's worth a shot.<p>Sometimes men have a hard time saying what they really want. If you ask your brother what he wants for the holidays, for example, don't be surprised if he just says, "Cash."<p>While a guy probably won't turn down cash, there are things you can get him …

Skin Care Do's And Don'ts Every Guy Needs To Know

Better health starts with your skin.<p>Think about your shower routine. How do you wash yourself? Simple bar soap to your arm pits, Ferris Bueller style, and call it a day? That's not the best way to take care of yourself, but it's not unusual either -- most men don't know how to give their skin the …

Skin Care

The 10 most influential sci-fi movies of all time

Author Brian Clegg uses his new book, "Ten Billion Tomorrows," to show how a host of fictional topics has led to new discoveries in science and technology.<p>Here Clegg tells us about 10 movies in history that have influenced people to think about science beyond the classrooms and laboratories.

Science Fiction

The New Manhattan Spa With a Cure for Every Ailment

In 1995, when the herbalist and aesthetician Barbara Close opened her Naturopathica apothecary in East Hampton, the world was not ready for the unusual tinctures and ointments that lined the shelves. “It was sort of nut-and-granola back then,” she explains of the crunchy connotations that …

The ingenious path George Lucas took to making billions off of 'Star Wars'

While Hollywood expected "Star Wars" to be a huge flop in 1977, it ended up, as we know, one of the most financially successful films of all time, and kicked off a franchise that can't be killed.<p>"The Force Awakens," the seventh film in the "Star Wars" saga, will be released on December 18, 2015. …

Mexican Billionaire Carlos Slim Won't Follow Zuckerberg's Charitable Lead

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is one of the few people with enough wealth to match or exceed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s recent $45 billion …

5 Fears You Need to Overcome to Transform Your Body (And Life)

I still remember the day I realized that my life needed to change, vividly.<p>My mind had already been made up about how I was going to look and feel for the rest of my life: Deeply uncomfortable in my own skin, struggling to manage a dysfunctional relationship with food, and always hating how I …

Mark Hamill lost about 50 pounds on a brutal diet to be Luke Skywalker in 'Star Wars' again

In a Rolling Stone story on the latest movie in the "Star Wars" saga (out December 18), Mark Hamill revealed that he trained for two years before shooting began on "The Force Awakens" to reprise his role as Luke Skywalker.<p>From the story:<p>Hamill, 64, sings a different tune than Fisher, 59. While …

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Nail Winter's Best His-And-Her Styles With These 8 Looks From Your Favorite Holiday Movies

It is a truth universally acknowledged that once the air turns crisp and the trees shed their leaves, it’s time to rewatch your favorite holiday flicks (even if you’ve seen them a dozen two dozen times before). You also can’t help but notice your favorite characters’ once-fashionable looks fading …

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12 exercises for a better night's sleep

When it comes to your health, getting the right amount of sleep may be the most important thing you can do for your body and mind. Maybe you eat healthy and exercise an hour (or even two) a day, but those pale in comparison to sleep, something you spend one-third of your life doing. Unfortunately, …

This One Condiment Instantly Improves Your Diet

Scientists aren’t typically the most emotional bunch, so it gets awkward when David Popovich’s colleagues walk by and see him crying at his desk. …

Why Aren't You Shopping At AliExpress?

The Chinese e-tailer AliBaba broke retail records this month when it crushed $14 billion of sales in one day. For context, that's more than 2014's Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday sales combined. You may be tangentially aware of what AliBaba is because of news like this, but have no …

20 places everyone should visit in South America

Its countries are filled with stunning natural parks, bustling streets, and, of course, incredible food.<p>We've put together a collection of 21 sights to see and experiences to have in South America. From gazing at monumental statues to marveling at the world's highest waterfall, there are plenty of …

Cultivating Happiness In Your Life

There are many people in the world with amazing, magical qualities. I have my own, very special magical gift. I can, for a seemingly endless amount of time, re-play a bad experience over and over in my head . . .<p><b>I Gotta Grudge</b><p>It's almost like a loop tape, screening the same bad memory. Repeatedly. …

DNA from teeth discovered in Siberia suggest that an extinct human species lived there for 60,000 years

Until now, Denisovans were represented only by DNA from a finger bone found in Siberia's Denisova Cave in 2008.<p>Evolutionary geneticist Susanna Sawyer of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and her colleagues have now extracted nuclear and mitochondrial DNA …

You absolutely will not know the answers to almost all science questions kids ask

If a child asked you how close an astronaut can get to the sun, the chances are you’d need a moment—or perhaps a search engine—to figure it out. Anyone who has spent some time with young children know that they ask “why?” a lot. Children have a curiosity about the world that leads them to question …

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Spiritual But Not Religious? It Just Doesn't Work.

SBNR. The topic is a hot one in Christian circles today. "Spiritual but not religious."<p>A middle-aged woman who spends Sunday mornings on a hiking trail might say, "I'm spiritual ... but not religious." A young man who says he loves Jesus but hates the church might identify himself as SBNR. …

<b>You know what we love about cold appetizers? No last-minute baking, sauteing, simmering, or frying! These recipes can be prepared ahead of time so you can enjoy your party.</b><p><b>Martha's Cheddar Cheese Ball</b><p>Mango chutney adds a sweet bite to this cream cheese and cheddar cheese ball. Roll it in chopped …

MIT scientists have charted a course for Mars that they say beats NASA's by a landslide

It's a very different plan than the NASA astronauts in the latest sci-fi action film "The Martian" take.<p>Moreover, it's not what the real NASA describes in their outline for human exploration of Mars, called the Mars Design Reference Architecture 5.0.<p>But the US space agency might want to reconsider …

Space Science

7 Time Management Techniques for Teens

Some weeks, it seems like we have no time.<p>Your high schooler may feel the same way. And when they're stressed about upcoming tests and losing track of assignments, their grades can suffer.<p>To help your teen get organized and on track for school, introduce them to these 7 time management techniques …

Half of world's museum specimens are wrongly labelled, Oxford University finds

Don't believe everything you read at the museum. Up to half of the specimens may be wrongly labelled.<p>Museums might seem like infallible hubs of knowledge and learning, but a new study suggests it might be wise not to trust everything that appears on the shelves.<p>As many as half of all natural …

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Jennifer Lawrence’s Stunning (And Severe) Hunger Games Dress Tour: Part 2

In this weekly feature, InStyle’s fashion news director Eric Wilson shares his favorite fashion moment of the week, and explains how it could shape …

Sharon Stone: 'After Basic Instinct, no one wanted to pay me'

Actor is latest to call for gender pay equality, after recalling frustration at being offered salaries that fell far short of male co-stars, even after breakthrough movie<p>Sharon Stone has become the latest actor to publicly attack the gender pay gap – not only in Hollywood, but across all …

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A classic car mystery: Who owns the real 'million-franc' Delahaye?

The bright blue vintage sports car sputtered to life and spewed smoke as it roared down a Monterey back street before stalling at a red light.<p>Tapping the temperature gauge nervously and struggling with the grinding gearbox, the driver shouted, "It actually runs pretty well — for an 80-year-old race …

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