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A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

10 Style Risks to Take in 2015

The best and boldest trends to try this year.<p>With a new year come the requisite reflections and resolutions: lose weight, break a bad habit, finish that half-done DIY project you started as part of last year's resolution, and of course, refresh your fashionable life. We're setting all sorts of …

Clothing

You’ll Be Obsessed With This 3-Ingredient DIY Face Mist

I have a confession to make. I am a face mistaholic.<p>A former coworker turned me on to Caudalie’s Beauty Elixir — it basically has a cult following — and I was instantly hooked on the $49-per-bottle beauty-boosting spray. It smelled so refreshing, worked wonders on my skin and I was able to use it …

Skin Care

The 50 Best Tips to Get Your Home Super Organized

Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.<p>Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.

Wall Art

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation Gala 2015: Kate Hudson, Naomi Campbell, and Others

At the risk of stating the completely obvious, there were a lot of gorgeous women in even more gorgeous dresses at Leonardo DiCaprio's second annual foundation gala in St. Tropez. From the super sexy to the megawatt sparkly (and <i>a bunch</i> with both attributes), there was an air of the high school prom …

Yes it Was About Slavery

<i>Friends of Padre Steve’s World</i><p><i>I have began to write about racism in regard to the Confederate Flag controversy and what I call the “sanitized</i> …

War

8 Times Black Hairstyles Have Been Culturally Appropriated

When will the cultural double standards end?<p>On Wednesday, Elle UK called baby hair a "trend" and credited Katy Perry for inspiring it. They were wrong -- black women have been rocking this look for decades.<p>Sadly, this isn’t the first time a popular and traditional black hairstyle has been …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Learned My Father Was An Incestuous Pedophile Three Days Before My 27th Birthday

I am the fifth and final of my father’s children.<p>He has been married and divorced three times. His first marriage produced my eldest sister and my brother. His second marriage produced my two other sisters. Then there was me. The baby. A product of his final failed marriage to my mother.<p>My parents …

12 no-bake, vegan desserts your family will love on hot summer days

Our sweet tooth doesn't exactly disappear during the summer, but the thought of turning on the oven at the end of a busy, sun-filled day can be less …

A Week in Her Style: Rihanna

70<p>SHARES<p><b>Rihanna</b> is no stranger to the world of fashion. From her flamboyant pink gown at the Grammy's to her controversial Swarvoski crystal dress, …

Shoe Gazing: Free People’s Seventies Inspired Platform

The 1970s trend has been a major must-have of 2015, so why not bring the throwback inspiration to your shoes? Free People’s new ‘Twin Sundown’ …

1970s

These 3D Printed Shoes Make a Statement Unlike Any Other

Eric Meijer admits that the existence of 3D printing technology has really been a boon to his psychological well being:<p>“If 3D printing didn’t exist, …

The New App That Every Fashion Girl Should Download

There’s a new app on the market that just might cure your indecisive fashion woes. Download the Pin & Tucker app before your next shopping excursion, …

Fashion Industry

6 Ways to Make Your Shoes Last Forever

Tried and tested tips from a footwear addict.<p>My favorite shoes are platform, peep-toe, 5-inch heels by Miu Miu. They're year-round shoes, worn bare in the spring and summer months, and with socks or tights when it gets colder. And get this: I bought them eight years ago.<p>They're not even the oldest …

How to Look like an Off-Duty Model 2018

From the catwalks to the sidewalk. If you keep on asking yourself how to look like an off-duty model look, then I am here to help you dear. Today I …

In her speech at the ESPYs, Jenner vowed to use her platform to ‘do whatever I can to reshape the landscape of how transgender people are treated’<p>In a rousing speech on Wednesday night, Caitlyn Jenner said she would use her star power to fight for greater acceptance of transgender people, …

LGBTQI

The 99 Greatest Dance Albums of All Time

From the well-known to the unexpected, these 99 LPs span five decades and countless BPMs in the name of dancefloor greatness.<p>In the world of dance music, the single is the thing. Still, not everyone is a DJ and sometimes a playlist just won't do. Even in a time when the record industry is satiating …