Ashlee Forney

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Rich People Are Less Sad—But They Aren't Any Happier Than The Rest Of Us

In fact, new research shows that richer and poorer people are generally as happy as each other. Where they differ is in their level of sadness: …

Happiness

25 Artists You Need To Start Listening To In 2015

2015 should be an amazing year for music. Between expected releases from Kendrick Lamar, Modest Mouse, Kanye West, Radiohead, Drake, Adele, Chance The Rapper, Frank Ocean, James Blake and Fleetwood Mac, to name but a select few, this year should make up for the lack of impact albums that marked …

Rap & Hip-Hop

10 delicious hangover foods that won't break your New Year's resolution

Start the 2015 off right — with brunch.<p>After you've partied the night away on New Year's Eve, it's time to get started on your list of goals for a …

How to plan a trip to the US Virgin Islands

Fringed by the Atlantic Ocean to the north and Caribbean Sea in the south, the US Virgin Islands is the Caribbean island fantasy that many holidaymakers long for.<p>Turquoise waters nibble sweetly at white-sand beaches generously sprinkled among many islets and cays – it’s little wonder the …

The Millennial's New Marriage Concept

It's not grandma's world anymore.<p>There are a few female-centric topics that often become subjects for scientific studies and reports. This includes women's success as bosses (spoiler alert: they're killing it) and various examples of pay discrepancy, from women in the White House to women on the …

15 Places Your Kids Should See Before 15

It took us hours of heated debate, weeks of research, and years of experience to whittle down America's monuments to a definitive list of 15 musts …

Repressed Brits, evil Mexicans, Arab villains: why are Hollywood's animated movies full of racist stereotypes?

These are supposed to be progressive times for movies and people of colour. Django Unchained was a hit action movie about slavery. A black director just won the best picture Oscar for another one (Steve McQueen for 12 Years A Slave), and a Mexican won best director (Alfonso Cuarón for Gravity). …

The 18 Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes of All Time

When we are in the mood for something tasty, that takes minimal effort to cook, a grilled cheese sandwich is always the go-to. There’s no better …

Why I Stopped Relaxing My Hair

Photo: Courtesy of Joslyn Blair<p>For those living under a rock, hair is a big deal to African American women and black women all over the world. We spend hours on it, whether it's in the salon getting it straightened, braiding it up, applying extensions—the list goes on. We sleep in satin scarves or …

20 Watches to Amp Up Your Arm Party

Okay, let’s be honest. If someone asks you for the time your first instinct is to check your phone, right? Well I know that is what I do. But let’s face it, the phone is always at the bottom of your purse or stuck in a weird pocket. Well, we have the chicest solutions for you! These watches will …

19 Kids Who Probably Dress Better Than You

A well-dressed guy or gal is always going to look good, but how are you supposed to feel when a six-year-old kid is dressed better than you are? …

The Fusion Of Colors In Leonid Afremov’s Nostalgic Oil Paintings

The elegance of the rich colours playing together on Russian-Israeli artist Leonid Afremov’s nostalgic oil paintings gives us the opportunity to …

Our Problems and Flaws Turned Into Cartoons by Angel Boligan

Art can be used to express powerful ideas and messages, and Cuban cartoonist Angel Boligan’s political and social cartoons are a perfect example of …

The Most Colorful Cities in the World (Photos)

Live the Rainbow<p>No need to rely on just nature to provide a colorful backdrop to your vacation. The streets and skylines of these global cities pop …

7 Must-have Apps for Audio Lovers

Are you someone who constantly has your ear buds on?<p>Do you love listening to music, audio books, or podcasts while driving or working out?<p>Well, here are seven awesome iPhone apps to fill your ear buds with energizing music, educational audio books, or funny podcasts all day long.<p>1. Umano (free)<p>If …

Apps

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

Amalfi Coast

The Most Iconic Banksy Works Of All Time

Earlier this week Banksy revealed he would spend the month of October putting up art around New York City.<p>In honor of his NYC takeover, we're taking a look back at some of his most iconic works.

Streetwear

Drake Was Immensely Adorable And Awkward On "Ellen"

They played a lil' game called, "Who Has Drake Dated?" You can guess how delightfully awkward that was.<p>"In any regard," he added. "Which is an ironic thing to say in that situation."<p>Wait, what does that mean?!?! Drake, are you and RiRi having a "do-over" in your relationship?!?!<p>Drake: "What's going …

60 Summer Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Let happy hour be every hour with these warm-weather concoctions.<p>Let's be honest, there's almost nothing better in summer than the supreme chill of a tall cocktail on a hot day. To get you in the spirit of summer, try one of these zesty drinks that only require a few steps to whip up at home.

Where to Eat in Philadelphia Now

Powered by mom-and-pop-friendly rents, a rich talent pool, and a ravenous dining public, the restaurant scene in Philadelphia is in a constant state …

Dining Rooms

22 Times Beyoncé Performing With Her New Hair Was Beautiful And Amazing

In case you doubted that short-hair Beyoncé couldn't serve up some Mrs. Carter realness.

How to Make Anybody Feel Insanely Special

Need to help out bummed-out friends, spouses, bosses, coworkers, neighbors, siblings, parents or plain old acquaintances? Columnist Leigh Newman …

How to Wear a Hermes Scarf

Hermes scarves are versatile, expensive silk scarves printed with beautiful patterns. These scarves can be worn multiple ways, and always look chic. …

Sewing

How to Find Your Passion

Your passion is the reason you wake up in the morning, and just the thought of it can keep you up late with excitement. Passion can also be a quieter …

How to solve a Rubik's cube

The riddle of how to solve the Rubik's cube stumps most avid game players, but there are seven steps that might help the conundrum a little easier to crack.<p>This article was first published in July 2013 and has been republished to mark the 40th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube<p>The official website of …