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Fashion's Next Shoe Obsession Has Arrived

Cork wedges are the new plastic shower slides.<p>There is nothing the fashion industry loves more than confusing the masses by creating an ugly shoe and calling it stylish. Remember Kim Kardashian's $300 black plastic Givenchy shower slides? How about those giant flatform Frankenstein boots that …

9 Magical Beauty Hacks Hiding In Your Medicine Cabinet

<b>By Deven Hopp</b><p>Ever looked at a bottle of hydrogen peroxide and wondered <i>why is this taking up valuable real estate in my bathroom?</i> Understandable. But if you're only taking the contents of your medicine cabinet at face value, you're missing out on a world of possibilities. Whiter teeth, clump-free …

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Drinking vinegar and having sex can boost your health

From drinking vinegar to making time for sex... the 50 things you can do to boost your health right NOW<p><b>10 health experts reveal their top tips to</b> …

19 Serums That Will Revolutionize Your Overnight Skincare Routine

From the all-natural to the traditional, we’re willing to do pretty much anything to improve the quality of our skin. We wash our faces (well, nine times out of ten can’t be too bad, right?) and are careful to tone and lather on thick moisturizers to give our skin a boost. Our skincare routines are …

Skin Care

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Fun And Amazing Science Tricks Using Liquid

Whether you're a parent looking for something to do with your kids that's both intellectually stimulating and marvelous to behold, or you're looking …

Kids

Find out what this woman eats to look 20 years younger than she is

The naturopath and herbalist, whose clients include large corporations and celebrities such as actress Thandie Newton, 42, believes that everyone can …

Farewell to America | Gary Younge

Photograph: Jae C Hong/AP<p>A protester confronts police after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin’s killer in 2013.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/30/1435671011856/5a6f4b5b-5869-48fb-99ce-42972b8f5e20-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Jae C Hong/AP<p>A protester …

Call of Duty

WSJ Claims Institutionalized Racism 'No Longer Exists,' Ends Up Proving It Still Does

The world was not waiting for The Wall Street Journal to weigh in on the Charleston, South Carolina, massacre. Yet in a steaming hot pile of take posted online Thursday evening, the newspaper's editorial board took a hard look at the killing of nine people at a historically black church and …

Best American beach campsites | CNN Travel

Travel

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Why our obsession with vitamins could be harming our health

The General Nutrition Corporation store near my childhood home – that's the official name of the global supplement chain GNC – is one part science …

Improve Your Sleep Quality

Get the right kind of shut-eye to wake refreshed tomorrow<p>Sleep helps you build muscle, recover from training, and even maintain a healthy weight, but most of us don’t get enough of it. While people generally equate "good sleep" with getting eight consecutive hours, a University of California–San …

Delhi bus rapist blames his victim in prison interview

In an interview from jail, Mukesh Singh says women who go out at night have only themselves to blame if they attract the attention of gangs of male molesters<p>One of the group of Indian men convicted of the notorious Delhi gang rape of 2012 has prompted outrage by claiming that his victim was to …

India

Cancel EVERYTHING: Wine-Infused Ice Cream Now Exists

No, seriously, cancel everything. All I need in my life is sweatpants and a never-ending supply of this godly frozen nectar.<p>Courtesy of the kind souls at Mercer's Dairy, the best thing to happen to ice cream since ice cream cake became a thing — or since Ben & Jerry's came out with their Peanut …

15 Clever & Unusual Ways Magazine Holders Can Organize Your Life

Magazine holders — whether metal, cardboard, wood or some other material — aren't just for corralling your issues of <i>Dwell</i>. Get creative and clever to …

Yes, I've Been the “Crazy Girl” in a Relationship, but Let's Talk About What That Really Means

If “bitches be crazy,” then bros be lazy because a man calling a woman crazy is one of the most unoriginal, overused, generalized, dismissive labels you can give a woman. It seems whenever a woman is engaging in some kind of irrational behavior, there is always a man there to label her as totally …

18 Weird and Crazy Facts About Germany

<i>By Barbara Woolsey</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Germany has a reputation for being a straight-laced, by-the-books country -- but plenty of weirdness bubbles just below the surface. Honestly, "Sprockets" isn't that far-fetched. As it turns out, there's more than enough weird and wacky going down between the …

15 Easy Slow Cooker Recipes Under 375 Calories

Just set-it-and-forget-it — so goes the appeal of the slow cooker, and it just so happens to be the perfect time of year for it. Slow-cooker meals …

Nutrition

The Deadliest Below-the-Belt Disease You Need to Know About

And it's not an STD.<p>You're a grown women who takes charge of her sexual health and sees her gyno regularly, but you may still be forgetting one crucial part of the picture: your ovaries. We get it—they're out of sight and out of mind, right? But did you know that ovarian cancer is the deadliest …

Cancer

Peeple Is A Smart Peephole To Upgrade Your Door With Caller ID

Meet Peeple, a connected peephole to screen who is knocking on your door. Whenever someone knocks on your door, Peeple snaps a picture and send it to your phone. This way, whether you are home or away, you can monitor who is passing by your home. Peeple is competing in our Hardware Battlefield at …

Home Automation

Does chilly weather really cause a cold?

Maybe Mom was right all along.<p>Although generations of parents have warned their children that venturing into the cold without a hat will make them sick, scientists have long understood that viruses cause the common cold, and that they can strike in all seasons.<p>Now, however, new research suggests …

National Academy of Sciences

Most cancer types 'just bad luck'

<b>Most types of cancer can be put down to bad luck rather than risk factors such as smoking, a study has suggested.</b><p>A US team were trying to explain why some tissues were millions of times more vulnerable to cancer than others.<p>The results, in the journal Science, showed two thirds of the cancer types …

Cancer

17 Fab Fitness Brands Just for Women

Confession time: One of our favorite parts of going to the gym is picking out the perfect outfit. When it comes to workout clothes, you want clothing that flatters your figure, moves without pinching and makes you feel stylish and pulled together after dragging yourself out of bed. Colorful, comfy …

Clothing

12 Problems Only People With Great Taste Understand

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, yes, your home looks amazing, but it's not without inconvenience.<p><b>1) You walk into any store—low- or high-end—and your favorite item is always the most expensive one.</b> Who knew that little brass tray would ring up as more than certain pieces of furniture?<p><b>2) You've</b> …

These 8 Women Left Their Toxic Relationships—and Are Now Happier Than Ever

Heartache is never easy, but sometimes it can change your life for the better.<p>Dating and marriage are…well, they're hard. You work your butt off to keep your bond hot and heavy and stress about the little things ("why does he always leave his underwear on the floor?"). While some amount of that is …

31 Delicious Things To Bake This Holiday Season

Think of it as a holiday bake-it list.

(Crockpot) Chicken & Sausage Stew

Sometimes you make a dinner and you immediately know it will be going into heavy rotation for years to come. That was definitely the case with this …