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14 Essential Qualities Of Lasting Love

These days, it can seem like there are happy couples everywhere you look: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, even walking down the street.<p>But if …

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Letter from California: Lotusland Survives Fire and Fury in Montecito<p>by Kendra Wilson<p>Before & After: An Airy Gravel Garden for a Midcentury British …

Pensions may be cut to 'virtually nothing' for 407,000 people

One of the biggest private pension funds in the country is almost out of money, and fresh out of options.<p>The Central States Pension Fund has no new plan to avoid insolvency, fund director Thomas Nyhan said this week. Without government funding, the fund will run out of money in 10 years, he said.<p>At …

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Prince autopsy planned for today

<b>(CNN) —</b> As stunned fans mourned legendary singer Prince, questions remained on what killed him days after he performed in Atlanta to rave reviews.<p>Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death. An autopsy will be conducted Friday, starting at 9 a.m. CT (10 a.m. ET).<p>Prince …

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Almond butter vs. peanut butter: A food-off between everyone's favorite spread

There was always an open jar of reduced-fat Jif in our pantry when I was growing up. “It’s healthier,” Mom said as she slathered two pieces of frozen …

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The Truth About Carbs (and Why You Should Be Eating Them)

Ask a friend or coworker about carbohydrates and you could get an earful: They’re bad for you. They’re fine—but only if you work out. They’ll make …

The Truth About the Baby Carrots on Your Crudité Platter

Well, this is surprising.<p>Baby carrots are the snack of choice for New Year's resolution dieters and buffalo wing enthusiasts alike. But have you ever wondered how they all seem to look so perfectly sized and uniform? That's because baby carrots aren't really baby carrots.<p><i>The Washington Post</i> has …

The disintegration of the parent-child bond

Fragility has become a characteristic of children and teenagers to an extent unknown 25 years ago. That's what I'm seeing in the office today – and what I did not see in the office years ago. But besides my observations and experience as a physician over the past quarter-century, several lines of …

9 Mantras That Will Keep You Mentally Strong During Tough Times

While it's often easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a health problem, relationship issues, and financial troubles are just a few of the hardships most people face at one time or another.<p>The way you …

Silicon Valley workers are using 'microdoses' of LSD to boost their creativity

Recently, he has discovered a new way to enhance his productivity and creativity, and it's not Five Hour Energy or meditation.<p>Ken is one of a growing number of professionals who enjoy taking "microdoses" of psychedelics - in his free time and, occasionally, at the office.<p>"I had an epic time," he …

Can you be too clean?

We take long showers, change clothes every day and wash our hands regularly. Is this doing us more harm than good?<p>What’s your routine? Do you shower every morning, or skip a few days? Do you change the bedsheets weekly, or only when they get smelly? How about your towels: New ones – like clockwork …

Microbiology

This Self-Warming Moisturizer Could Change Everything About Winter Skin Care

Winter is coming, and it's coming soon. (It maybe pushing 70 degrees here in New York City today, but that fact remains nonetheless.) So it's time to prepare your beauty routine, and that means swapping out some of your usual beauty products. Here's a step in the right direction: a self-warming …

11 Brilliant Beauty Buys From Target That You Need To Discover

🎯<p>Target is such a magical place. Where else could you pick up a toothbrush, an ottoman, a bag of cat food AND snack on popcorn while you shop, all in the same place? There's truly nowhere like it.<p>If you ask us here at HuffPost Lifestyle, we hit up Target for the beauty buys. Boasting aisles and …

The real reason germs spread in the winter

Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people.<p>It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that …

Public Health

Why I Plan on Being a Stay-At-Home Mom When My Kids Are Teenagers

<b>The difficulty of the world didn't hit me full-force until I was an older child.</b><p>Still young and fairly innocent, I think I was seven or eight when I realized that not all kids were very nice.<p>I was, maybe, 12 or 13 when I understood that some kids were downright mean.<p>I was 14 or 15 when I started to …

What Your Drink Order Says About You (According To A Bartender)

<i>By Tiffany McHugh</i><p>A good first date first impression is almost as essential as a strong first-date-cocktail. Maybe you're tired of being the bad boy, and you really want to wow this girl with some newfound, genuine charm. Or, maybe you're sick of being given the girl-next-door treatment, and you're …

What Space Does to Your Body and Mind

Expedition 44 to the International Space Station has been successfully completed after three astronauts landed in Kazakhstan. The mission saw a …

The 5 Best Anti-Aging Creams

Over time, your skin will naturally begin to show the signs of aging, which can appear in the form of wrinkles, loss of firmness, dullness, and …

Skin Care

5 Habits To Achieve Healthy Skin

Skin is also an organ just like your brain and heart. In fact, it is one of the biggest and most complex organs of your body. Your skin has to …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Michelle Obama

Tomorrow when Michelle Obama and a corps of photogenic multicultural schoolchildren head out to the White House lawn to plant vegetable seedlings, …

History of Saint Patrick and St. Patrick's day

St. Patrick's Day History<p>St Patrick is known as the patron saint of Ireland. True, he was not a born Irish. But he has become an integral part of the …

Ireland

Cocktail of the week: Irish Mist

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with this clever twist on an Irish coffee<p>They say the Irish are lucky, but anyone who has had the misfortune of drinking a St Patrick's Day cocktail might disagree. Usually lurid green in colour and decked with a plastic shamrock, they're the kind of drink which makes you …

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

5 Tips Before You Build A Raised Garden Bed » Print

Everybody’s putting in raised beds these days and there is a reason for that. Raised garden beds are easy to make and easy to care for, making them …

Transform Your Diet (And Your Skin!) With Simple and Adventurous Salad Dressings

Whenever I’m wondering what to eat during a busy day I find that salad always brings me back to my happy self. It rewards me with great energy, …

Healthy Eating

17 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but busy mornings result in us skipping it altogether more often than not. These 17 make-ahead options make starting the day off right with some non-coffee sustenance much much easier. Featuring a wide spectrum of healthy <i>and</i> indulgent eats, you’ll be …