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16 apps that fix the most annoying things about traveling

When it comes to traveling, there are plenty of annoying little problems that can put a damper on your trip.<p>You may not know it, but there's a way to skip the long customs line at the airport, find a last-minute hotel room for cheap, and renew your passport without ever leaving your home. All you …

5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight | Women's Health

But while bicep curls are nice and all, they're probably not the best choice if you're looking to burn loads of calories, says Perkins. After all, the more muscle fibers you enage, the harder your body has to work—and the more metabolism-revving strength you’ll build.<p>Here, Perkins ranks her five …

There's a lake where you can swim with millions of non-stinging jellyfish

At Jellyfish Lake, you can swim with millions of harmless jellyfish.<p>The incredible lake is in Palau, an island country to the southeast of the Philippines, and filmmaker Sarosh Jacob captured stunning footage of his trip there.<p>After the last Ice Age, sea levels rose and trapped jellyfish in the …

How to sound like an expert next time you order a martini at the bar

But when the bartender asks for specifics, suddenly you're fumbling — vodka or gin? Shaken or stirred? And what in the world is a dry martini?<p>Does it even matter?<p>It does, according to Allen Katz, the director of Mixology and Spirits Education for Southern Wine & Spirits of New York. He helped us …

Fifty Shades of True Love

One day not too long ago, my husband did something sweet, reminding me that true love is very different from what we learn about through movies and books.<p>I often forget that.<p>The truth is, once you have children, it's easy to feel that your marriage has become a logistical arrangement and your …

Six second hugs and other tips that could transform your marriage

When Louisa Kamps took a long, hard look at her relationship, she decided it was happy - but not perfect. Could a few easy tips from self-help books set it back on track?<p>On our last wedding anniversary, finally in bed after a marathon day, I gave my husband, T, a card – the one my mother had just …

Self-help

A Guide To Caffeine Content: Find Out If You're Getting Too Much (or Too Little) Caffeine

If you're a daily java drinker, your mental processing power will be boosted after you down 400 milligrams in a sitting, according to a new study in the journal <i>Brain Cognition</i>.<p>To figure out how much coffee, tea, or even 5-Hour Energy that is, divide 400 by the caffeine content in one serving of the …

How movies embraced Hinduism (without you even noticing)

From Interstellar to Batman and Star Wars the venerable religion has been the driving philosophy behind many hit movies. Why?<p>Interstellar’s box office total is $622,932,412 and counting. It is the eighth highest-grossing film of the year and has spawned an endless raft of thinkpieces testing the …

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The Dish for Every Occasion: Champagne Chicken "Véronique"

This riff on a classic French dish is pure magic — easy enough for a Tuesday supper, yet dazzling enough for a Saturday soiree. HB contributor Alex Hitz shares his recipe.<p><b>Serves 6</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts (approximately 3 breasts), cut in half lengthwise<p>1½ teaspoons salt<p>…

Because who doesn’t want to dine out every now and...

<b>Because who doesn’t want to dine out every now and then?!</b>

The Ultimate Decorators' Guide to Ideal Living Room Layout Measurements

(Image credit: Bethany Nauert)<p>How does that old saying go? "Measure twice, decorate once," or something like that. The spacing and placement of …

25 Witty Comebacks To Use On Terrible Pick Up Lines

Hey, ladies! Have you been hit on more times than a Whackamole? Are you starting to sympathize with a big mouth bass from all of the bad lines tossed …

31 Superfood Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

What, when, and how we eat can play a key role in healthy aging.

25 Things You Have To Try In Your 20s At Least Once

1. Call that person you’ve been thinking about for longer than you can remember, but whose rejection you have always feared. Just pick up the phone, …

7 Songs That Will Help You After A Break-Up

Avril Lavigne – “I Can Do Better”<p>I’ve always loved Avril. Her songs lift up anyone who’s been down in the dumps from a breakup. She has a few …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

25 Ways To Become The Happiest Version Of Yourself

I wish I had the perfect recipe and could douse you all with a concoction of a timeless and magical potion for lifelong happiness. I’m hoping that …

33 Gooey, Cheesy Super Bowl Party Recipes

From monkey bread to queso, here are 33 addictively cheesy things to serve this Sunday.<p>On no other day do we so recklessly consume thousands of calories in food and beer as we do on Super Bowl Sunday. And while there are plenty of delicious veggie options, not to mention wings a-plenty, let's be …

Cooking

10 Animal Mating Rituals Human Dating Should Have

1. Emperor Penguins<p>Emperor penguins basically have a gigantic significant other finding fiesta every March/April. The mature (old enough to party) …

10 Things Men Find Unattractive In Women But Probably Won’t Tell You

1. Excessively Drunk Women<p>When I was a boy I thought a group of drunk women was the move. When I go to the club now and see a chick throwing up in …

I Look Down On Young Women With Husbands And Kids And I’m Not Sorry

Every time I hear someone say that feminism is about validating every choice a woman makes I have to fight back vomit.<p>Do people really think that a …

21 Things To Look For In The Person You Marry

1. The kind of inside jokes that make you crack up just by looking at each other, and that you think of while you’re alone (and which make you laugh …

Emotionally Wasted On My Birthday

I am festive person. I love glitter, champagne, dancing and have often cried “Huzzah!” when something goes my way. I delight in planning parties for …

What Guys Really Want

Day in and day out, I hear (or read) women asking what men want in a woman, or out of a relationship. So hold on to your chairs as I’m about to …

Why Success Breeds Success: The Science of “The Winner Effect”

The past century of science has demonstrated the pivotal role of biochemistry in such human phenomena as love, attraction, and lust. But to consider that individual neurobiology might impact things as rational and complex as, say, stock markets seems rather radical. Yet that’s precisely what …

Economic sanctions

This article is about economics. For other uses, see Embargo (disambiguation).<p><b>Economic sanctions</b> are commercial and financial penalties applied by …