Amanda Pesklevy

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How to Air Dry Your Hair the French Way

Relaxed yet polished, it's the hairstyle our French counterparts seem to have mastered. That's because there's a lot more to it than a wash-and-go, …

Cool Stuff from Design Week in Milan: Pictures

How Meditation Reduces Stress (Plus 6 Tips for Absolute Beginners)

Yoga Medicine®<i>teacher Diane Malaspina explains the research-backed benefits of meditation and provides simple suggestions for getting started.</i>If you …

Mindfulness

Meet ‘Steve,’ a Totally New Kind of Aurora

Canadian citizen scientist photographers spotted a fleeting type of aurora not seen before, dubbed “Steve,” and scientists have started working out what’s causing them.<p>While the northern and southern lights have dazzled watchers of the night sky for millennia, vigilant citizen scientist …

44 Beauty & Grooming Products That Seem Too Good To Be True But Actually Work

Everybody loves a good shortcut. A faster route to work, a quick peek at the answers to the crossword puzzle, and maybe even happy, healthy skin …

New research shows this everyday spice can boost memory *and* mood

Chances are, you already know that turmeric is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory spices out there. But it turns out it has even more super …

Research

15 New Drugstore Buys You Won't Believe Are From Walmart

As much as we love Sephora and Ulta, there’s a much less-thought-about spot to find great beauty products—and it's one you probably visit on the reg. While no one was looking, Walmart’s beauty aisle got really, really good-looking. We’re not just talking standard drugstore basics: Thanks to some …

Marathon des Sables in the Peruvian Desert: Pictures

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

America’s Oldest Private Detective Agency Takes on China’s Fake Products

Four plainclothes officials from China’s Market Supervision Bureau emerged from a van and headed toward an unmarked concrete building in an …

Deepest Dive Ever Under Antarctica Reveals a Shockingly Vibrant World

MagazineFeature<p>Our special report offers a rare look at life beneath the frozen continent—where penguins, seals, and exotic creatures thrive.<p>In the morning, when we arrive on foot from Dumont d’Urville, the French scientific base on the Adélie Coast of East Antarctica, we have to break up a thin …

21 Affordable Beauty Buys Celebrities Swear By

In researching for this piece, we went deep into celebrity Instagram. We took a long, hard look into the abyss, and came up with one realization: Celebrities <i>hardly ever</i> do their...

Gigi Hadid

Pull Quote

MagazineFeature<p>The massive iceberg that broke off the Larsen C Ice Shelf may be a harbinger of a continent-wide collapse that would swamp coastal cities around the world.<p>Seen from above, the Pine Island Ice Shelf is a slow-motion train wreck. Its buckled surface is scarred by thousands of large …

Global Warming

15 Amazing New Drugstore Launches to Obsess Over

You know that ancient proverb <i>Give a woman some face cream, and she has good skin for a day; teach a woman to shop, and she has good skin for a</i> …

Yoga, meditation counter gene expression changes that cause stress

With stress levels on the rise, more people than ever are turning to yoga, meditation, and other mind-body practices with the aim of improving mental …

Meet Katey Denno, the Celebrity Makeup Artist Who Only Uses Natural Makeup

Green beauty is still a relatively new concept to many people — the idea that cosmetics and skincare products can be formulated with <i>all</i> natural ingredients and can be just as effective as glamorous as their traditional counterparts. It’s only human nature to stick with what we know, and find …

The 3 skin-care rituals that Japanese beauty gurus rely on

When it comes to beauty routines, the cool girls in other countries always seem more interesting than our own. Take French women, for …

Skin Care

The Unmanufactured Impact of a Plastic Best Friend

For a 10-year-old child with autism, a Playmobil doll is a communicative, social, and emotional lifeline.<p>“Are you my best friend?” my son asks as the child backs away.<p>I rush. I am too late. My son is reaching out, trying to hug the strange, wary child. “Are you my best friend?”<p>A visit to the …

What You Should And Shouldn't Buy On Black Friday

Not every deal is what it seems.<p>“If you wait even closer to Christmas, you’ll get a better deal. Retailers want to empty their shelves before the holiday comes and goes,” Jespersen advised.<p>Additionally, if you’re willing to take the risk, toys will get huge discounts on Super Saturday, the Saturday …

Pictures of the Week 11.17.16

Track Cycling

Supermoon Rising: Pictures

Art

Into the Storm: The True Story of a Harrowing Ocean Rescue

One terrible night in 2015, two giant ships sailed into a hurricane—a new breed of superstorm that, thanks to climate change, had defied all expectations and would soon cause the deadliest American maritime disaster in decades. The only hope for those aboard? A young Coast Guard helicopter squad …

The 12 Best Places On The Internet For Beauty Buffs

Get to bookmarking<p>The internet is where beauty fans go to tap into their best selves. It’s where news of the latest hair trends live, the home to product launches galore, and the source of inspiration for some of your best, most inventive looks. It’s a safe space for people to stan over the color …

Touchdown! Cam Newton and Karlie Kloss Suit Up in the Season’s Most Stylish Looks

The Falling Man

An unforgettable story.<p><b>Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.</b><p>In the …

Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Ted Yoder cover Tears for Fears

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Canada’s unofficial poet laureate is dying, but he gave one last concert before he goes

By Karla Adam<p>, Reporter<p>It’s an interesting question to ponder: What band could bring your country to a standstill?<p>For Canadians, the answer is simple: It’s the Tragically Hip.<p>On Saturday, Canada was effectively closed as its citizens huddled around their TVs, celebrating the band and the …

The Tragically Hip

Here's Another Example of the Nikon P900's Amazing, 83x Zooming Power (VIDEO)

OK, we admit it: We’re so enthralled by the insane 83X focal range of Nikon’s Coolpix P900 superzoom camera that every so often we have to post a …