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Sleep better with six minutes of bedtime yoga

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes, sleep eludes us.<p>Maybe our brains won't shut off or we find ourselves tossing and turning all night, unable to get comfortable. Whatever the reason for your lack of sleep, it takes a toll. Studies abound linking sleeplessness with increased risk of serious health problems such as …

Yoga

Madonna Through the Years in Vanity Fair

Since 1986, Madonna has expressed herself—and undressed herself—for Vanity Fair time and time again. Here are some of our favorite moments with this timeless pop-queen chameleon.

7 drugstore beauty buys the pros are obsessed with

cult-classics you can actually afford<p>Professional makeup artists: Always using really expensive, fancy products you can only by in Paris or Singapore, <i>amiright?</i><p>Actually, that's a common misconception—and it isn't even close to true. The pros pick their products first and foremost based on how well …

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Warning to those with vertigo: The Singapore hotel’s nearly 500-foot-long outdoor infinity-edged pool will leave you dizzy. One of the world’s largest infinity pools, the 57th-floor Sands SkyPark sits on top of Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Marina Bay Sands’ futuristic three towers. The …

Marina Bay Sands

The 10 Best Party Beaches On Earth

<i>By the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>These are the world's best beaches to eat, drink and play, as chosen by <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers.<p><b>10. Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece</b><p><i>Courtesy Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort</i><p>If the name alone isn't enough of a hook, Super Paradise Beach on the island's …

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Bright and Easy: Pasta Recipes for Spring

Bursting with color, from single shades to the full spectrum, each of our spring pastas is a lavish treat for the eye, yet still super-simple to pull together.<p>Create a colorful yet minimal palette with emerald-green arugula. The peppery greens do double duty: First, they’re blended with garlic, …

20 Egg Dishes to Cook Up for Easter Brunch

With all of the candy that we’re sure to consume throughout the day, digging into an Easter brunch that won’t spike your blood sugar is a great way to go. Start your Easter celebration off with one of these 20 egg-cellent dishes and you’ll surely be satisfied for hours. Serve up a bowlful of fruit …

Why Indian Cuisine Breaks All The Flavor Science Rules

Everything we Westerners thought we knew about flavor pairing was recently turned on its ear by a study of the delicious and contradictory jumble of sensation known as Indian cuisine.<p>But let’s step back a minute and look at how we decide what tastes good. Why do we choose certain flavor combos and …

Diner Beware

How restaurants trick you into eating less and spending more<p>In the 1760s, Mathurin Roze de Chantoiseau opened a series of Parisian shops that boasted a curative consommé. Although the main draw was the broth, Roze’s establishments also set a new standard for dining out, with individual tables, …

Blond Hair

31 Healthy Recipes That Require Zero Cooking

Making creative and healthy meals at home doesn’t have to mean slaving over a hot stove for hours—or even turning on the stove at all! With a handful …

Healthy Eating

Drake to curate music for Sotheby's art show

In what is totally not a ploy to attract hip young and/or rich art collectors, Sotheby's is recruiting Drake for an exhibition of black contemporary artists. The art brokers has tapped the <i>I</i><i>f You're Reading This It's Too Late</i> rapper to curate the soundtrack for its new show in New York this …

5 Spots With The Clearest Waters In The World

By: Gianni Jaccoma<p><i>Credit: Flickr/Marjan Lazarevski</i><p>How many times have you visited a beach or a lake, only to be tragically disappointed by the murkiness of the water? Sure, you could go for a swim in there if you <i>really</i> wanted, but there's no way of knowing if whatever brushed your leg was seaweed, …

Humpback Whales

Bondage Dominant Sex Submissive Fantasy

In case you've been living on another planet, you've heard of <i>Fifty Shades of Grey,</i> thought about bondage and kinky sex at least once, and maybe even tried it. If you're thinking "There's <i>got</i> to be something worth learning and perhaps trying here, but I don't know where to start," then I say welcome …

Shades of Grey

Gym Cancels Woman's Membership After She Complains About Transgender Patron

The gym stood up for the transgender woman she called out.<p>A Michigan woman's gym membership was revoked because she refused to stop complaining about a transgender patron.<p>According to Michigan Live, the incident startedwhen a Planet Fitness member named Yvette Cormier went to use the women's gym's …

Online petition urges Facebook to remove 'fat' emoji from status updates

Facebook has changed the "feeling fat" emoji to "feeling stuffed," following an online petition that amassed more than 16,000 signatures.<p>A group of …

Why You Should Never Sign a Cell Phone Contract Again

Like rocket science and high school relationships, cell phone plans are complicated for a reason. Two-year contract or early-upgrade plan? …

All Eyez On Memes: Drake Takes Advantage Of Chris Brown Baby Drama, Amber Rose & Kim Kardashian Battle Over Best Blonde

There isn’t a simpler way to express philosophies, cultural relevance and seemingly unimportant ideas than memes. Throughout the years, Hip Hop has …

Couple denied role as foster parents over permits to carry guns

A Nevada couple were denied their request to serve as foster parents because they have permits to carry guns.<p>Brian and Valerie Wilson, of Las Vegas, told “Fox & Friends” Sunday that they have always planned to become foster parents and eventually adopt, but have been denied permission to do so …

On Digital Exhibitionism By Autism Parents: Why Parents Live Tweeting Their Disabled Children's Worst Moments Is Red Flag That Should Concern Everyone

The Internet age has given rise to a dangerous type of exhibitionism among people in general, and people who need parenting courses in particular. …

Selfie Vibrator with HD Camera (NSFW)

It doesn't have to be a holiday or special occasion to surprise your lady with a thoughtful gift. The Svakom Gaga Sex Selfie Stick even has a …

Queen Of Tax Fraud Gets 21 Year Prison Term---For The Second Time

Self-proclaimed ‘Tax Fraud Queen’ Rashia Wilson has been sentenced–again. Despite an appellate court’s order to the trial judge to recompute her sentence, she got the <i>same</i> thing: 21 long years. It is an inglorious end for someone who taunted publicly on Facebook that she <i>couldn’t</i> be caught. When …

Dog Owners Alarmed at Beneful Lawsuit as Purina Denies Claims

Pet owners are wondering what's really going into their dog bowls.<p>After NBC News reported on a recent lawsuit claiming that Nestle Purina PetCare Company's Beneful dry kibble dog food contains toxins that may have killed thousands of dogs, readers across the country — via over 100 emails and scores …

Naked gardening is a thing in Britain (slightly NSFW)

MALMESBURY, UK — With flowers in bloom and the sun gently sparkling on the River Avon on a Sunday afternoon, Abbey House Gardens looked like nothing …

Chicago Lurie Children’s Hospital Takes Baby Away From Family for Seeking a Second Opinion

UPDATE 9/13/2017<p>UPDATE 7/8/2015<p>UPDATE 7/5/2015<p>UPDATE 5/16/2015<p>UPDATE: 4/30/2015<p>Ms. Tanna goes back to Juvenile Court tomorrow at 1:30. This is …

Two Teens Kidnapped and Held for Ransom After Their Stripper Sister Stole Drug Dealer's Cash: Police

Two Indianapolis teens were kidnapped and held for ransom after their sister stole money from her ex-boyfriend.<p>According to a federal complaint …

Google Silent After Former Employee Tweets About Sexual Harassment From Superiors

Kelly Ellis, a software engineer at Google for more than four years, tweeted Saturday about recurring sexual harassment at the company. Despite multiple attempts to contact Google, the tech giant refused to publicly respond to the allegations.<p>Kelly Ellis described incidents in which superiors …

“Getting On”: A story of American healthcare, told through poop jokes

“Getting On” hasn’t quite found its tone, but strong performances hint at a future beyond toilet humor<p>Neil Drumming<p>November 22, 2013 12:00am (UTC)<p>A peek behind the hospital curtain: As a critic, I received five out of six episodes of HBO's new medical sitcom "Getting On" prior to its premiere this …