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5 Hair Oils You Should Be Using Right Now

Whatever your hair care needs, there's an oil for you.<p>Hair feeling parched from summer? You're not alone. Mend your mane back to health with the right oil for you. Here, five you should be using stat!

A new study about blood pressure will change the way doctors practice medicine

<i>A single study will change the way I practice medicine, with guidelines from the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health soon to follow.</i><p>It's easy to get confused by the overly dramatic daily news about health and medicine. One day coffee is great for you; the next day it …

Medicine

New prion disease raises questions about whether Alzheimer's and Parkinson's could be infectious

Research published last week has identified the first new human prion disease in 50 years. The paper’s lead author, Stanley Prusiner, who won the …

15 new books you absolutely need to read in September

After three long months of maxi skirts, a lot of sweat, and cringe-worthy energy bills, it’s finally FINALLY September. It’s not exactly autumn yet, …

Ricotta Orange Pound Cake with Strawberries

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9 by 5 by 3-inch loaf pan with butter. In a medium bowl combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Stir …

Lemon Pound Cake

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 6-cup loaf pan and line it with parchment or waxed paper. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking …

7 Places To Shop For Home Decor That Aren't Ikea

<i>Photo courtesy: Zara Home</i><p>OK, so you just moved into a new apartment and you need home things. Namely dishtowels without stains, cups sans university logos and maybe a new nightstand that isn't from Bed Bath & Beyond. Most people's natural instinct is to head straight to Ikea. But 1) the lines. And …

IKEA

#TheLIST: Outfit Equations to Wake Up Your Summer Wardrobe

Break out of your summer dressing rut with these innovative yet foolproof pairings.<p>It's this time of year that anticipation for the change of season, and the wardrobe refresh that comes along with it, is at its peak—from suede pieces and heavy knits to over-the-knee boots and anything leather. But …

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies. Ever.

I know, everybody says that, but I really mean it. These are, these have to be, the best chocolate chip cookies, ever. Crispy around the edges, chewy …

Dessert

An IVAR shelf with a belt

A few weeks ago I have built a floating book wall for my modest library. But since I also have a few smaller books which were not practical for the …

13 DIY Household Products That Could Save You Some Serious Coin

An American family spends an average of $504 per year on cleaning supplies. That’s a lot of money, especially toward products that are made mostly of water! In the spirit of saving, we’ve partnered with Sparkle® paper towels to bring you a way to seriously scrub down your cleaning budget: homemade …

Laundry Rooms

Extra-Creamy Chocolate Mousse

What sets Dominique Ansel’s chocolate mousse apart from other versions of the dessert is that he folds in the chocolate just before serving. …

Dessert

Chocolate Mousse

In a large bowl, beat cream, vanilla, and salt with a whisk until stiff peaks form; chill. In another large bowl, beat egg whites with a whisk until …

The Hottest Skincare Trend You Should Already Be Doing

Korea is pretty much the mecca of beauty treatments at the moment, and its products are only now making waves worldwide with BB creams, cushion compacts and new favorite brands. Actually, skincare in Asia as a whole has long been a carefully practiced tradition passed on generation to generation …

Skin Care

How to make the Italian version of mac and cheese, which Anthony Bourdain calls the world's greatest pasta dish

One of the earliest known recipes for macaroni and cheese comes from the 13th-century tome "Liber de Coquina," an Italian cookbook. In it, a recipe called "de lasanis" calls for cut-up sheets of pasta to be tossed with parmesan cheese, which sounds a lot like cacio e pepe to me.<p>If you've never …

Italian Food

The 20-Minute Workout That’ll Help You Get a Dancer’s Body

Exercise 1 Traveling Plank with Walkout<p>Start with forearms on the floor, elbows directly under your shoulders, and legs extended behind you <b>(A)</b>. Step one hand backward so it's under your shoulder; do the same with your other hand, straightening your arms to press up into a pushup position <b>(B)</b>. Walk …

Cookies, Cookies, Cookies

Pappa al Pomodoro

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>The soup equivalent of dipping your bread into tomato sauce, this rustic dish is summer’s comfort food.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds tomatoes, cored, quartered<p>2 garlic cloves, smashed<p>½ teaspoon fennel seeds<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more<p>…

Tomatoes

Seriously: When Did Dating Get So Weird?!

Comedian Aziz Ansari spent a year trying to answer that question. What he learned about texting, hooking up, and soulmate-searching could change <i>your</i> love life forever.<p>A few years ago there was a girl in my life—let's call her Tanya. We hooked up one night in L.A. We'd been flirting at a birthday …

Relationships

How Your Grandparents’ Lives Affect Your Resilience To Stress

A body of research shows that your DNA may contain a biological memory of the stress your grandparents endured.<p>Can trauma, stress, and even nightmares be passed down from generation to generation?<p>Scientists say yes. A number of research finds that those who have been traumatized around the time of …

Grandparents

The Best Cake for Breakfast (Because Breakfast Cake Is Amazing)

What's better than cake? Breakfast cake. This one is even (almost) healthy.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to</i> …

Breakfast

10-Minute Morning Wake-Up Sequence

As the days get shorter, the mornings get a little bit darker every day. For many of us, it's that much tougher to get out of bed in the morning. …

6 Simple Moves to Eliminate Knee Pain for Good

Feeling weak in the knees is only a good thing when it’s over your latest Tinder date. Experiencing joint pain is an entirely different sensation—and …

Pain

6 Awesome Ways to Eat Scrambled Eggs for Breakfast

Scrambled eggs are a perfect weekday breakfast option—here are six great ways to cook them.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot.</i> …

Breakfast

It's In the Jeans: Inspiring Celebrity Denim

Stuck in a jeans and t-shirt rut? Get inspired by our gallery of the best denim looks worn by the most stylish stars and models.<p>Whether dark-washed or cut off, dressed up or casual, these chic celebs know how to do denim. Get inspired by their blue jean looks, plus see more celebrity style here.

Best Chocolate Cake Recipes

Nothing will satisfy a chocolate craving better than one of these delicious chocolate cake recipes, from classic devil's food cake and molten to flourless and ricotta-icebox chocolate varieties. With chocolate cake recipes like these, you can't go wrong!

10 Cardio Exercises That Will Burn More Calories Than Running | Men's Health

10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running<p>You don’t need to pound the pavement to incinerate fat<p>Thinkstock<p>We’re huge fans of running. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road.<p>It also burns calories, of course. At a …

Why animals don’t get schizophrenia (and people do)

Research reveals an evolutionary link between the disorder and what makes us human<p>Many of us have known a dog on Prozac. We've also witnessed the eye rolls that come with canine psychiatry. Doting pet owners—myself included—ascribe all sorts of questionable psychological ills to our pawed …

Neuroscience

Is Fashion’s Gender-Neutral Trend Really Just Butch Appropriation?

Recently, <i>Styleite</i> drew attention to an inspiring quip from your fave Ellen Page in this month’s <i>Vogue</i> Shape issue. “I used to feel this constant pressure to be more feminine; a quiet or sometimes not-so-quiet demand,” she said of her experience with fashion before publicly coming out last year. “You …

Gender-Neutral