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The 25 Craziest Cleaning Tips That Work

These crazy cleaning tips won’t seem so crazy after you try them.<p>Baking soda is a natural adsorbent, which means it has the ability to absorb odors …

Cleaning

Best films of 2018 so far

All the Money in the World<p>Raucous thriller about the real-life 1973 kidnapping of J Paul Getty’s grandson, and the billionaire’s subsequent refusal to pay the ransom – a film that became notorious in its own right after reshooting scenes featuring disgraced actor Kevin Spacey.<p><b>What we said:</b> With the …

Comic Books

"Strandlighting" Is This Summer's Coolest Hair-Lightening Technique

From bright, bold blue to understated "blooming hues," we're spoiled for choice when it comes to finding new ways to transform our hair from <i>meh</i> to …

12 Science-Backed Ways to Make Yourself Smarter

From chewing gum to having more sex, here are some things you can do to boost your brain power.<p>6 min read<p>There are a variety of things a person can do, at any age, to make themselves smarter. And they're easier than you think.<p>One simple way to make yourself smarter is to believe that it's possible …

The Brain

Plot Twist: Chemistry Between 2 People Depends on These 3 Personality Traits

There are few better feelings in the world than experiencing that newfound chemistry with someone you care about. In the early stages of a …

Psychology

12 Common Curling Iron Mistakes and How to Stop Making Them

I'm sure whoever invented the curling iron thought he was making hairstyling easier, but clearly he had never considered what would happen when it …

Hair

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

Recipes

12 All-White Outfits Worth the Dry-Cleaning Bill

Careful whilst slapping the ketchup bottle.<p>If your idea of "color" is heather gray, why not just throw in the towel? Really. White—technically the absence of color—is nearly as low-maintenance as black, with the advantage of being particularly striking in the summer (or on the deck of Sean Combs' …

Women's Fashion

25 Linen Dresses for When It's Too Damn Hot

The excitement of it finally being summer can get you pretty far—iced coffee! blockbusters! swimsuits!—but not far enough that you forget the unpleasant experience that is getting dressed for 100 percent humidity. All your favorite fashion brands are doing you a solid this season, though, by …

Clothing

If You Think Horror Movies Are Scary, Wait Until You Read These Novels

If you've ever wondered whether or not your love of horror movies and scary stories is creepy, this should give you some peace of mind: There's …

Horror

Kat Von D's Rainbow Brow Pomade Is Being Used as Liner, Shadow, and Mascara

After noticing that people were using her liquid lipsticks as a brow filler, Kat Von D launched the rainbow selection of 24-Hour Super Brow Long-Wear Pomade in April. Now, makeup artists on Instagram are using the new product for other than its intended use. They are swiping it through their lashes …

How to Kick Start Your Startup

A five-step guide of what to do before sitting on the entrepreneur's seat<p>5 min read<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Before evaluating your SWOT analysis, several months prior to creating …

Inside the Insane Story of How Pablo Escobar Was Finally Captured

More than 20 years after the death of the "king of cocaine," countries are still dealing with the aftermath.<p>Pablo Escobar was the mastermind behind drug trafficking and narco-terrorism in Colombia during the 1980s. More than 20 years after his death, countries around the world are still grappling …

Let’s Talk About Sex

A few Friday nights back I found myself alone, nursing a martini at Arthur’s Tavern in the West Village.If you live in New York and you don’t know …

Relationships

This Holistic Healing Beauty Routine Is Better Than an Hour of Meditation

How to Get Along with a Co-worker You Hate

Learn how to deal with a difficult person and learn how to make it better.<p>Hate is a strong word. But sometimes you will likely have to work with people you have a hard time getting along with, and over time those feelings can grow into something strong enough to warrant the word.<p>Maybe they're …

What the Stylebook Closet Organization App Taught Me About Money, Style, and Fulfillment

Ten thousand and eighty-eight dollars—that's the cost of every "boyfriend" blazer, leather loafer, cocktail dress, going-out top, leather tote bag, and pair of skinny jeans in my closet. I know this because I’ve spent about 10 hours meticulously photographing every piece of clothing I own and …

It Takes Seconds for People to Decide These 4 Things About You

While we're taught to believe it's bad to judge others, there are certain subconscious judgments that are unavoidable. Psychologists call it "thin …

17 Foods to Avoid If You Have Bad Kidneys

Your kidneys are bean-shaped organs that perform many important functions.<p>They’re in charge of filtering blood, removing waste through urine, …

20 Outfits to Copy This Weekend Care of Zoë Kravitz: The Ultimate Cool Girl

Seriously, when will Merriam Webster add a picture of Zoë Kravitz next to the word "cool"? Not the type of cool that feels forced. But an effortless …

ZZ Top Guitarist Billy Gibbons Has The Key To Happiness

<i>Listen To This Eddie is a weekly column that examines the important people and events in the classic rock canon and how they continue to impact the world of popular music.</i><p>Billy Gibbons just keeps f*cking going. It’s been nearly 50 years since he began playing as part of the iconic Texas blues-rock …

10 Chicken and Rice Meal Prep Recipes You'll Look Forward to Eating

10 Chicken and Rice Meal Prep Recipes You'll Actually Look Forward to Eating<p>Chicken and rice doesn't have to be boring.<p>May 02, 2018<p>Chicken and rice …

52 Summer Outfit Ideas to Start Planning Now

Ready yourself for those lazy, hazy days and hot, hot nights, because summer weather has all but settled. Before you head off on your warm-weather adventures, make sure your...

Stephen Hawking's Final Theory About Our Universe Has Just Been Published, And It Will Melt Your Brain

His final word on whether multiverses exist.<p>Groundbreaking physicist Stephen Hawking left us one last shimmering piece of brilliance before he died: …

42 Percent of Startups Fail for This 1 Simple Reason (It's Not What You Think)

Close to half of the over 100 startups analyzed made this mistake -- and never recovered.<p>CBI Insights recently analyzed 101 startup post-mortems (reports they wrote after they failed). The researchers extracted the top reasons startups fail, including things like a pivot going wrong; legal …

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

This Iced Coffee Protein Shake Recipe Is The Ultimate Summer Drink For Gym-Goers

Protein shakes and coffee are probably the two drinks most beloved by gym-goers of all stripes. Coffee to perk you up pre-workout and a protein shake …

How a Recent Doctor's Visit Inspired Ellen Pompeo to Put Her Husband and Kids on a Vegan Diet

For fourteen seasons, Ellen Pompeo has played a doctor on <i>Grey’s Anatomy</i>, but a recent visit to a real-life doctor spurred a major change for Pompeo …

Roasted Zucchini & Pesto Recipe

By: EatingWell User<p>Tons of Flavor with Little Effort I was amazed how much flavor just a little pesto could add to zucchini. I make this recipe …

Are You Using Your Concealer All Wrong?

The desire to cover our "imperfections" goes back a long way. In 18th-century England, men and women caked their faces in toxic lead-based makeup, …