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Increase Intimacy in Relationship, Get Closer to Boyfriend, Husband

When you think of getting up close and personal with your partner, you likely envision being body-to-body between the sheets. But if you haven't hit the sexual phase of your relationship yet, or just need another option to increase the intimacy, there are plenty of other ways to get there.<p>"Sex is …


How To Increase Your Likability In 2015 (And Beyond)

This year, my writing has allowed me to connect with millions of people I never would have had the chance to without these avenues. It’s been a deeply rewarding experience on many fronts, and surprising and eye-opening on other levels. In hearing from many people around the world, I’ve become aware …

How to build your own Game Boy with a Raspberry Pi and a hot glue gun

Buying a Game Boy from Goodwill is something of a risky proposition. It's not so much the $5 it might cost you, but the unknown condition of the 25-year-old handheld.<p>That didn't stop a blogger who goes by "microbyter," who overcame the damage caused by an exploded battery in a secondhand Nintendo …

21 Rooms That Will Change The Way You Think About Bookshelves

These hyper-organized rooms will inspire the best in your home<p>These hyper-organized rooms will inspire the best in your home

How To Shuck Corn Without Making A Scary, Hairy Messy Disaster

Corn on the cob is the perfect summer side dish, but preparing it can be a shucking mess.<p>Fortunately, there's a simple way to skip the untidiness and enjoy fresh corn. The trick is to use your microwave first. No shucking required.<p>As Youtuber Carl Blemming shows in the video above, start with a cob …

YouTube Exercise Vids You'll Actually Want to Do

There are people who love the gym. There’s equipment everywhere, trainers at the ready, group classes where you can learn fun gym-y things—it can …


#theLIST: Summer Love: 10 Date Ideas and What to Wear

Cue the new romances and rooftop soiréessummer is here and love is in the air. Here, 10 foolproof date ideas and the outfits to wear for each.<p>Cue the new romances and rooftop soirées—summer is here and love is in the air. Here, 10 foolproof date ideas and the outfits to wear for each.


The 71 Best Celebrity #NoMakeup Selfies

Charting the best no makeup snaps from celebs.<p>There is something already pretty personal about celebrities sharing selfies with their fans on Instagram, but how about when they snap themselves sans makeup and hit the upload button? These celebrities and models took to Instagram without the help of …

Kylie Jenner

Editor's picks – fashion's key trends explained: sheer

Don't panic! You don't have to channel Cher circa Turn Back Time. Sheer can be classy...<p>Sheer is a divisive word in fashion. The knee-jerk reaction on hearing that spring is going see-through is to panic and think of Cher circa Turn Back Time. But that's not what sheer looks like this season. The …

Fashion Weeks' Finest Fêtes: Fall 2014

After the designers have taken their bow, that's when the real Fashion Week fun begins—the parties. Despite subzero temperatures in New York, the fashion set didn't let that stop them from celebrating their favorite designers, like Prabal Gurung, Public School, and Diane von Furstenberg, who …

Diane von Furstenberg

Your Next Go-To Meatball Recipe

Maybe you didn't get the memo, but March 9th is National Meatball Day.<p>Meatballs appear in most of the world's food cultures. Swedes call them <i>köttbullar</i> and flavor them nutmeg, allspice, and gingersnap cookie crumbs as a binder (served with potatoes and a side of lingonberry jam). In Shanghai, …

Sarah Jessica Parker Shows Us How to Wear a Spring Dress Right NOW

Fashion dilemma: It's March, you're sick of your winter clothes, and you're dying to wear your cute spring dresses, but it's absolutely, ridiculously, tragically <i>freezing</i> outside. What to do? Well, of course, the one-and-only Sarah Jessica Parker has the answer.<p>For the launch of her SJP Collection …

Best Seats: Rihanna Front Row at Lanvin & More

See who snagged the most coveted seats at Paris Fashion Week and what they wore. Plus, see all the best party photos from the City of Lights.

Louis Vuitton

14 photos that'll make you believe MLK's dream came true

In his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said he dreamed that one day, "little black boys and black girls will be able to join hands with little white boys and white girls as brothers and sisters." Certainly we still have a ways to go to achieve true equality in America, …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

How 15 Designers Decorated Their Kids' Rooms

These spaces are fun and functional.<p>Whether you have a toddler or a teen, you want your child's bedroom to be a place they can enjoy and also get some much-needed rest every night. These designers share how they transformed their children's rooms and their decorating ideas are sure to inspire you.

Interior Design

12 DIY Jewelry Gifts Your Friends Will Actually Wear

Christmas is around the corner and <i>gasp</i>! You need gifts for your gal pals. And you’re on a budget. Luckily, we’ve searched the interwebs high and low and found some of the best jewelry you can DIY that your friends will be proud to wear. Let’s start with necklaces!<p>1. Prairie Feather Necklace: Isn’t …

30 Unique Bathroom Ideas to Steal

Boring isn't in our vocabulary.<p>Functional doesn't <i>have</i> to mean boring. These unusual bathrooms feature creative designs and memorable details. For even more inspiration, check out 100+ genius bathroom ideas.

Interior Design

17 Questionable Parenting Moves That Actually Work

Undoing childhood trauma is what therapy is for, right?

You’ve Got Long Hair and 10 Minutes: 3 ‘Dos You Can Do

When it comes to hair, we’ve got a lot of here at Brit HQ. Okay, that sounds gross. Let me start over. There are a lot of ladies here with long hair! For our next hair hack, we’ll show you long-haired gals three simple hacks that are quick and easy to recreate, even if you’ve only got 10 …

5 Natural Teeth Brighteners

Get a gorgeous smile with these easy tricks.<p>You may not be on the red carpet, but with the amount of flashes happening on your holiday party circuit, you might as well be. And while you often know the main smile saboteurs (red wine, coffee, etc.), what about all the foods that can actually do your …

Alternative Medicine

Breakfast Recipes For High-Octane Energy

Photo: Courtesy Of America's Test Kitchen.<p>Ok, yes, we know you've heard it many, many times before. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, …

The Best Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make In Under An Hour!

Thanksgiving is a time of home and family — and a relaxing breather from the day-to-day mania. Then again, it's also a week of mayhem and chaos and</i> …

Michelle Obama And Daughters Wear Fall's Biggest Trends To Church Services (PHOTOS)

Those Obama girls are such trendsetters. On a trip to church on Sunday, Michelle Obama led her stylish brood in showing off some of the season's key looks.<p>FLOTUS and Sasha coordinated in shades of deep purple, and Michelle kept the hue current with a pair of black thigh-high boots. And Malia's …

6 Quick Decorating Changes

Refresh any room in a flash.<p>From slipcovers to stripes, these fast and easy makeover ideas refresh any room in a flash.

Interior Design

25 Takeout Recipes You Should Know How to Make at Home

From shrimp fried rice to spicy tuna rolls, 16 classic take-out dishes you can make at home<p><b>Nothing beats vegging out on the couch</b> with a carton of fried rice from your local Chinese joint, but you don't have to order in to eat takeout classics. Check out our greatest "takeout" hits, and delete the …


This Baby Getting Inspired By Freddie Mercury In Concert Is So Cute

He's going to be a rock star some day.

26 Truly Thrilling Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to accessorize for soup season.

31 Last-Minute Halloween Hacks

If you're pressed for time, these easy party tips are devilishly genius.


26 People Who Made The Best Of An Unfortunate Situation

When life gives you lemons...

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