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Queen 'hit extremely hard' by death of her beloved last Royal corgi

The Queen has reportedly been hit “extremely hard” by the loss of her corgi Willow who died on Sunday - ending Her Majesty’s close association with the breed dating back eight decades.<p>The dog, which was 14th generation and descended from the Queen’s first dog Susan, was suffering from a …

Queen Elizabeth II

The most violent city in nearly every US state, according to the FBI

The FBI recently released crime statistics that the agency compiled from US cities with a population over 100,000 between January 2017 to June 2017.<p>Among the data was the number of violent crimes committed in these cities, including murder, rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. We then took these …

Crime

I Traded CrossFit For BBG Workouts For 1 Week, and This Is What Happened

I've been doing CrossFit for 21 months now, but scrolling through Instagram and seeing amazing mind and body transformations from women following Kayla Itsines's BBG program totally inspired me to give it a try. I stopped going to CrossFit for one week, signed up for the one-week free trial on the …

Fitness

13 places with the bluest water in the world

Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week — who are we to limit you) staring off into a tranquil blue sea.<p>To help you find your inner peace, and catch a few waves and rays while you're at it, we've put together a list of some of the bluest waters in …

National Parks

13 Pole Fitness Videos That Prove It's About More Than Just Being Sexy

As sexy as pole dancing is, it also requires an incredible amount of strength — especially in your arms and core. I've tried pole dancing classes before, and I can assure you that one, it's a fantastic workout, and two, it's definitely not as easy as it looks. Like any other sport, mastering tricks …

Fitness

5 Life-Changing Eyeshadow Hacks That Will Make You Look 10 Years Younger

If you wish to look younger through your makeup, there are plenty of tips and tricks out there that can help you achieve that goal. Makeup is truly a …

Makeup

7 Royal Blunders You May Have Missed at Prince William and Kate Middleton's Wedding

Prince William and Kate Middleton may be royals, but like most weddings, even theirs didn't go according to plan. Yes, there were several beautiful moments like their first kiss, their heartfelt vows, and Kate's (long) walk down the aisle, but there were also a few surprises. From a sleep-deprived …

Weddings

7 common food pairings you'll be surprised to learn you should totally avoid

Nutrition

How to Raise Grateful Children

“I urge people to tell their kids their stories of both success and failure, and to express kindness and appreciation daily—it really does go a long …

Parenting

5 incredible places you have probably never heard of, according to a woman who traveled 100 countries

National Parks

Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit

Victoria Toline would hunch over the kitchen table, steady her hands and draw a bead of liquid from a vial with a small dropper. It was a delicate operation that had become a daily routine — extracting ever tinier doses of the antidepressant she had taken for three years, on and off, and was …

Depression

The Disappearing Doctor: How Mega-Mergers Are Changing the Business of Medical Care

Is the doctor in?<p>In this new medical age of urgent care centers and retail clinics, that’s not a simple question. Nor does it have a simple answer, as primary care doctors become increasingly scarce.<p>“You call the doctor’s office to book an appointment,” said Matt Feit, a 45-year-old screenwriter in …

Health Care

The 10 Best Breweries in the U.S. to Visit, According to Yelp Reviewers

For tours, tastings, or both.<p>It’s National Beer Day today, and there may be quite few Americans celebrating: More Americans prefer an ice-cold beer …

Beer

This Woman's Time Lapse Video of Her "Sleeping" Confirmed Moms Never Get a Break

Melanie Darnell, a mom of three, completed a project that anyone with children can relate to: she filmed herself trying to sleep for an entire night. As you can imagine, her three kiddos played a hand in keeping the hours of actual shuteye to a minimum. And although the CDC and the National …

Parenting

Trump boarded Air Force One in high winds — and the photos of his hair are mesmerizing

Thursday was a very windy day in Maryland, as President Donald Trump's hair can attest.<p>He departed the White House around 12:45 p.m., en route to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland.<p>On the tarmac in Maryland, the wind caught his hair, and Associated Press photographer Evan Vucci was there to capture …

Donald Trump

Want Toned Arms Like Kayla Itsines? Copy Her 4 Simple Exercises and You WILL See Results

There's an undeniable misconception that lifting heavy weights will bulk you up or make you look like a bodybuilder, but that's simply not true, and Kayla Itsines is proof of that. She's one of the most well-known influencers in the fitness world, and it's not only because her Bikini Body Guide has …

Fitness

Masters recipe: How to make Augusta National's pimento cheese sandwich

What gets the most raves from golf fans attending the Masters for the first time? Sure, the fairways are lush, the white-sand bunkers sparkle, the …

Cooking

21 Chris Hemsworth Shirtless Photos That Will Do Unspeakable Things to Your Body

There are so many Chrises in Hollywood; you've got Evans, Pine, and Pratt, but none of them quite compare to Hemsworth. In addition to his dreamy baby blues and his sexy Australian accent, the father of three looks extremely good without a shirt on. Washboard abs? Check. Bulging biceps? Check. …

Celebrity News

The Best Wellness Advice From Meghan Markle's Bygone Lifestyle Blog, The Tig

Meghan Markle — future royal, fashion inspiration, and pretty much full-time example of what a human being should be — was once a blogger, and a good one at that. Her blog, The Tig (a cute and shortened reference to Meghan's favorite wine, Tignanello), is no longer in existence, but it was a …

Buckingham Palace

Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon Spent Easter Sunday Together at the Beach, and It Looked Like a Blast

Chris Hemsworth ditched his shirt for a day at the beach in Byron Bay, Australia, on Sunday. The hunky Marvel star and native Australian was joined by his stunning wife, Elsa Pataky, who showed off her own enviable physique in a bikini, as well as close family friends Matt and Luciana Damon (who …

Chris Hemsworth

A man in the UK has contracted the first case of untreatable 'super-gonorrhoea' after an encounter with a woman in south-east Asia

The first case of untreatable super-gonorrhoea has been reported in the UK.<p>A man contracted the sexually transmitted disease, believed to be the first case in the world to resist antibiotic treatment, after "sexual contact" with a woman in Southeast Asia.<p>The man's case was described in a report …

South-east Asia

America's largest mass pirate burial ground uncovered after 300 years

America's largest pirate mass burial site has been discovered after 300 years, with more than 100 sets of remains offering clues to the crew's exploits.<p>Archaeologists believe the site is the last resting place of Captain "Black Sam" Bellamy's crew, who drowned when the Whydah Gally, their ship, was …

Archaeology

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

National Parks

A boy was decapitated on a waterslide. Now the ride’s ‘visionary’ creator faces a murder charge.

In the years before he opened the world’s tallest waterslide — a 17-story record-setter that towered over a Kansas amusement park — people in the industry called Jeff Henry a visionary.<p>Now, after a child was decapitated on Henry’s Verrückt ride and investigators say they found signs of rushed …

Why 'juuling' has become a nightmare for school administrators

The students wait eagerly for their teachers to turn their backs.<p>That’s their cue to reach quietly for a small, sleek device they can easily conceal in their palms. It resembles a flash drive, but instead of computer files, this device stores nicotine.<p>They take a hit, sucking on the device as they …

Public Health

Botox for Depression: How Does It Work?

What is Botox?<p>Botox is a substance derived from botulinum toxin A that temporarily paralyzes muscles. You’re probably familiar with its use in …

Depression

Indictment: Waterslide in fatal accident was 'deadly weapon'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas waterslide hyped as the world's highest was a "deadly weapon" that had already injured more than a dozen people before a 10-year-old boy was decapitated on it in 2016, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Friday that charges the water park operator and an …

Water Parks

Ditch Your Jeans — These 11 Stylish Leggings Are All Less Than $22 on Amazon

If you're all about rocking leggings outside the gym, we get it. These versatile pants are so comfortable, they're hard to want to take off. Not only do they keep you warm during chilly months, but you can also wear them with just about anything. You don't have to spend a fortune on a new pair, …

Clothing

See Seven Ancient Wonders As They Would Have Looked In Their Prime

From the unmatched wonder of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat to the sprawling majesty of the temples of Bagan in Myanmar (aka Burma). From Egypt’s Great Sphinx of Giza to the extraordinary carved city of Petra in Jordan. The wonders of the ancient world have long cast a spell over travelers from every corner …

Ancient History

14 unseen photos of the royal family

Taken by the public

Family