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Should You Apply Sunscreen Before or After Moisturizer? Derms Weigh In

In a multistep skin-care routine, order is of the utmost importance. Toner after moisturizer? Anarchy! Other aspects of your skin-care sequence, however, are less obvious. For example, whether you should apply your SPF before or after your moisturizer. It turns out, the answer is not so …

7 Easy, Healthy Lunches to Cook This Week

Cooking is fun, but meal planning can be kind of a pain. Lunch in particular can be a real conundrum: I know that all the fast-casual lunch options …

Stomach-Soothing Inflused Waters

Creating infused water with stomach-soothing benefits is crazy easy. A little ginger goes a long way in settling upset stomachs, so we made ginger …

6 Green Juices Celebrities Swear By To Speed Up Their Metabolism In The Morning

Celebrities are notorious for their green juices. Not only do they make for a healthy alternative for breakfast, but health and fitness experts say …

Whole Foods

8 Anti-Inflammatory Egg Recipes You Should Make This Month For Weight Loss

It’s no secret how much we love eggs and Julie Andrews, The Gourmet RD, agrees with us. “Is there anything as satisfying as a super-runny, fresh …

The best new noodle dishes in NYC

Over the past few months, New York City’s noodle offerings have been stretched far beyond the ramen and pho dishes that have long been popular. Here, …

Food & Dining

Bushwick Gets the Sichuan Restaurant it Deserves at General Deb’s

I’m a big fan of <b>Kevin</b> and <b>Debbie Adey</b>’s Faro, so much so that I gave it three stars when it opened in 2015, praising the zucchini porridge, bucatini with chicken confit, and flame-roasted octopus. If the concept were to be described in a few words, it would be something like “wood-oven Italian pasta …

Food & Dining

The One Breakfast Food You Should Eat For Inflammation

There’s nothing worse than waking up bloated in the morning, right? Starting your day with inflammation sets you up for hours of annoying discomfort. …

Wellness

3 Healthy, but Deeply Satisfying Breakfast Ideas

In the rushed, under-caffeinated reality that is most of our morning routines, it can be hard to prioritize healthy breakfast choices (and much …

Breakfast

4 Anti-Inflammatory Foods You Should Eat For Fast Weight Loss, According To A Trainer

If you are what you eat, then we want to eat healthy (with a few pieces of dark chocolate on the side). Eating is what will help you lose weight. …

Nutrition

4 Quick & Healthy Breakfast Recipes You Should Eat For A Flat Stomach Fast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? We think so! Especially if you’re on a diet, it’s crucial to start your day off with a …

11 Vegan Soup Recipes

Shake up mealtime with plant-based soups that are satisfying and packed with vitamins and minerals.<p>White Bean Chili With Jalapeno Bulgur<p>Serve this …

My school didn’t notice I was being stalked and raped by the janitor

She was alone in a school stairwell when he first found her, a quiet 12-year-old from a broken Brooklyn home just trying to get to class.<p>“Why do you …

Crime

The Absolute Best Pho in New York

<i>Boiled down to its soulful essence, the Vietnamese dish pho is rice stick noodles, delicately but intricately seasoned broth, and meat, plus a</i> …

The Our 10 Most Popular Side Dishes of 2017

I take the same approach to side dishes as I do for the mains that fill my meal plan. I lean on simple, no-fuss sides that are a breeze to pull …

Bitcoin millionaire: Don't invest in bitcoin

I first invested $5,000 in bitcoin back in 2013 at $72 per coin and now own approximately 69.2 bitcoins.<p>While I had first heard about bitcoin in …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin futures are about to go live, and they could change the game for cryptocurrencies

Just when you thought you finally got your head around bitcoin, along comes a new bitcoin-linked financial product: bitcoin futures.<p>Cboe Global Markets, the Chicago-based exchange group, will be the first exchange to launch bitcoin futures on Sunday. And you can be sure Wall Street will be …

Adorable Christmas outfits for the dog in your life

Christmas might be for kids, but there's no reason our four-legged friends can't get involved, too.<p>We've found plenty of outfits on the market to …

Cute

15 High-Protein Vegetarian Recipes That Aren't Just Salads

Because who said vegetarians just eat salad?<p>October 31, 2017<p>Whenever someone transitions to a vegetarian diet, the thing they often wonder is “what …

Queens Night Market Returns For Abbreviated Autumn Season This Weekend

The Queens Night Market recently wrapped up another successful season in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, taking a much-deserved little break for the …

Gluten Free Jamaican Jerk Tacos with Spicy Mayo

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 lb chicken tenders<br>3 Tablespoons Gluten Free Jamaican Jerk Seasoning<br>1 Tablespoon Oil of choice<br>8 corn tortillas<br>Optional Toppings- …

New York City releases civil service exam schedule for September

New York City's Department of Administrative Services (DCAS) has released its examination schedule for September

Everything you need to know about Summer Streets 2017

For three glorious Saturdays every August, the city shuts down Park Avenue between the Brooklyn Bridge and 72nd Street to car traffic so that an …

Water Parks

Cancer Drug Proves to Be Effective Against Multiple Tumors

The 86 cancer patients were a disparate group, with tumors of the pancreas, prostate, uterus or bone. One woman had a cancer so rare there were no tested treatments. She was told to get her affairs in order.<p>Still, these patients had a few things in common. All had advanced disease that had resisted …

Cancer

DeKalb Market Food Hall May Actually Open Next Month With an Even Hotter Line-Up

The long-ruminating and eagerly awaited Downtown Brooklyn food hall <b>De</b><b>K</b><b>alb Market</b> will finally be ready for the public early June. The development at 445 Albee Square West will be home to several big names — including the first expansion for LES pastrami king <b>Katz’s</b>, Bushwick Vietnamese restaurant …

The Cuomo College Fiasco

Donald Trump sets the bar very high, but the award for the worst public policy idea of the year goes to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.<p>Cuomo presides over a state with a rich diversity of educational institutions. But he also presides over a state, like all states, where many students don’t complete …

College & University

How New York's Free College Plan Neglects Low-Income Students

Critics say this won't change much for those who need help the most.<p>Tuition has become so expensive that going to college is a financial strain for nearly everyone who isn’t megawealthy. And although New York’s pioneering program to cover tuition costs at both two-year and four-year colleges will …

New York Becomes Only State to Offer Free Four-Year College

New York will be the only state in the country to offer universal public college tuition coverage for working- and middle-class residents after the program was included in the budget package approved Sunday night.<p>The state's Excelsior Scholarship program will be rolled out in tiers over the next …

College & University