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#BPOTD: The micellar water that *actually* left my skin feeling squeaky clean

<i>Beauty editors have no shortage of skin-care and makeup goodies that come across our desks. So when we become obsessed with something, it says a lot.</i> …

Skin Care

22 Easy Ways To Get Your Entire Home Organized & Spotless

Our clutter is pretty endless. If your a parent, your clutter is probably even worse than before they were around!<p>Get rid of the cords, piles, and …

Crafting

The best bubble tea spots in NYC

1<p>Photograph: Liz Clayman<p>Restaurants, Tea rooms<p>Boba Guysicon-chevron-right<p>This San Franciscan company has gone cross-country with stores on the Lower …

Tea

How to Make the Bixby Button Launch Something Else on Your Samsung Phone

I love my Note 8. It’s fast, has a beautiful display, and it takes better pictures than any smartphone I’ve ever had. I hate the Bixby button.<p>I’ve …

Bixby

The Best Drinks for Poolside Drinking, According to Bartenders

Skip the beer, and do something a little more....luxurious.<p>The beach is all well and good, but a pool is a haven for the truly lazy: no sand to constantly brush off various parts of your body, no three-hour drive or train ride, no public bathrooms. It's also an extremely fun place to have an adult …

Key Largo

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and US Army training exams, sit-ups are getting a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce waistline …

Exercise

17 Awesome DIY Woodworking Projects ANYONE Can Do

Woodworking is like riding a bike: once you get the hang of it you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it sooner! Trust me, I speak from experience; for the …

Woodworking

Here's How To Make Restaurant-Quality Coconut Rice At Home

Up your rice game.<p>Servings: 4<p>Start to finish: 35 minutes (10 minutes active)<p><i>Note: Don’t use a small saucepan. If the cooking liquid bubbles over, the sugar will cause it to smoke and burn. A medium or large heavy-bottomed saucepan is best.</i><p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons coconut oil<p>½ cup unsweetened …

David Staples: New Lamp That Mimics the Sun Has Major Impact on Cannabis Growing

The power of simulated sunlight is showing remarkable results in growing cannabis.<p>A high-tech lighting system that mimics the huge variety of …

Cannabis

17 Things To Remind You Once More That Not Everything Is Terrible

There are at least several good things left in this world.

heavyheart

Baked Zucchini Wedges

The pizza of vegetable dishes<p>Sooner or later, you’re going to want to get zucchini into the mouths of babes. Those babes would be your children: The vegetable haters, the ones who treat all things green with suspicion. You could fry it, of course. But that turns nice, nutritious vegetables into …

Recipes

The 24 Rules for Success Left Behind by a Legendary Wall Street Banker

14. "Have some fun—but not all the time!"<p>Richard Jenrette, who co-founded the investment bank Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in 1959, spent four …

Wall Street

The 16 Best Things to Do in NYC, According to the Brothers Behind Manhattan's Hottest New Hotel Bar

In New York City, it’s all too easy to succumb to a novelty-fueled search for the next “It” restaurant, the coolest new art exhibit, the most …

Siblings

I'm a financial planner — here's why I won't buy a home

Some people seem surprised when I tell them I rent by choice.<p>I'm a business owner and financial planner, I'm married, and by all counts I'm well established in my life. I should own a house, right?<p>But that's where a lot of people get into trouble: They feel like they "should" do one thing or …

Personal Finance

Don’t Believe This Electrical Panel Myth

We stumbled onto an online discussion in which a homeowner claimed his monthly electric bill dropped 30 percent after he installed a new circuit …

Home Improvement

The Best Horror Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: July 13th</b><p>Sometimes you just want to binge whichever good scary movies Netflix has to watch on a dark, stormy night. From ghosts to vampires, zombies, and Babadooks, just about every morbid fantasy that your demented mind can conjure has representation. We’ve watched the best horror …

Horror

The best live music venues in NYC

Even as the recording industry struggles, the five boroughs—Manhattan, Brooklyn, even Queens—remain packed with live-music venues, from …

Live Music

Follow the porn: To go mainstream, new tech needs hard-core potential

We often fail to consider several obstacles when predicting mainstream adoption of an emerging technology, such as convenience, ease of use, cost, …

Social Media

How To Iron A Perfectly Crisp Shirt & Really Impress Your Colleagues

Ah, the good old days – when you could throw your dress shirt in a crumpled heap on the floor and your mother would iron it back to perfection. Or …

Sewing

Best and worst US vacation cities for your wallet

Planning a summer vacation doesn’t have to cost a fortune — if you know where to go. Some U.S. vacation cities have surprisingly affordable accommodations and activities, but others are not so budget-friendly.<p>To help you pinpoint affordable vacation destinations, GOBankingRates looked at five …

Travel

This California Company Makes Cannabis-Infused Strips That Dissolve In Your Mouth

The evolution of cannabis-infused products has brought a lot of innovative items to dispensary shelves over the last few years. Consumers have been introduced to a seemingly endless list of new ways to incorporate cannabis into their lifestyle, whether it’s soaking in infused bath salts, sipping on …

Cannabis

16 Things to Pack for Your Next Road Trip

Whether you’re hitting the open road for a Jack Kerouac-inspired trip or tackling the entire length of the Pacific Coast Highway, your drive will …

Camping

The Best Beaches in America, According to Dr. Beach

What makes a beach the best in America? The softness of the sand, the size of the waves, the proximity to the closest Tiki bar? Thankfully, you don’t …

Beaches

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

TV shows

5 Sex Positions for Easier Orgasms in Missionary

These are anything but basic.<p>Missionary may be the most standard sex position, but it's got a lot going for it. There’s plenty of eye contact, everyone knows which part needs to go where, and if you're on the bottom, you pretty much don’t have to do any work, making it the perfect Lazy Girl move. …

sex

This fruity frozen float is summer in a glass

It was on one of those swampy Toronto afternoons, the ones that are impossibly hot, humid and clammy all at once, when my mother and I got on the topic of limeade. We specifically craved <i>nimbu pani</i> (<i>nimbu</i> meaning lemon in Hindi and <i>pani</i> is water). It is basically Indian lemonade and an utterly …

Recipes

Where can you find the world's bluest water?

#THINGS TO DO<p>Where can you find the world’s bluest water?<p>By <b>Holly Patrick</b> | 11 July, 2018 |<p><b>IN ASIA, of course.</b><p>If you have thalassophobia, more …

Asia Pacific

How to Make Switchel, a Spicy-cool Caribbean Cocktail

A spicy-cool beverage that dates to the 17th-century Caribbean, the switchel has recently caught on with modern-day bartenders, who’ve revived the …

Cocktails

How to Get Your Legs & Butt Bigger

Building size in your legs and butt is possible if you consistently participate in weight training workouts that are designed to increase muscle …

Workouts

18 Handy Hints That Will Make Moving a Breeze

These super-smart yet simple handy hints will make moving so much easier. Whether you’re toting heavy furniture, packing up fragile items or prepping …

DIY