Cathy Brown

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5 Ways To Get Rid Of Butt Acne

Keep that 🍑 smooth AF.<p>Talk about a (literal) pain in the butt: You can actually get acne on your booty. 😱<p>But “buttne” isn’t quite the same as the zits that pop up on your face—more like acne's annoying cousin. “Butt acne is usually not true acne, but rather folliculitis, which is a mild infection …

Skin Care

Does Pooping Actually Affect Your Weight?

Everyone does it, but can it tip the scale?<p>Can spending some quality time on the porcelain throne throw your weight around in either direction? As it turns out, it can—but only a bit, says Mitzi Dulan, R.D., author of <i>The Pinterest Diet</i>. “It’s actually fairly simple," she says. "Depending on your …

15 Ways Being in Love Makes You Kind of Crazy

…In a good way!<p>Some of these you swore you'd never do, and some you didn't even know you could do, and now you're doing all of 'em. Congrats, you're in love.<p><b>You fly across the country despite your raging fear of flying.</b> Whether you're in a long distance relationship or you're visiting his far-away …

7 Weird Things That Promote Weight Loss

And get this: One of ‘em is chocolate!

What Your Heart Looks Like

Do you work out? Are you a couch potato or smoker? Your heart reveals the truth<p>Your heart is a muscular mass that can literally change shape as a result of the lifestyle choices you make every day. Some prime examples:<p><b>Inactivity</b>Be wary of how often you're parked on your butt: Too much sitting …

Workouts

Top 10 Companies Doing the Most to Make Their Employees Happier

Fat paychecks, light workloads, and countless vacation days don’t necessarily produce happy employees. In fact, the happiest employees in the U.S. credit their bliss to first-rate employee incentive programs, ample benefits, career advancement programs, and great work-life balance. The companies …

Pictures: Animals of Canada

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>Canada's wildlife is as varied as its landscapes. Take a look at its furry and feathered inhabitants.

Wildlife

The 11 worst money habits of 20-somethings and how to fix them

I reached out to my coworkers and friends to see what they consider to be their worst money habits, and have highlighted the most common ones here.<p>Research shows that they aren't alone in their bad habits ... and full disclosure: I'm guilty of some of these, too.

Mind the gap: UK trade deficit widens to biggest since 2010

The UK's annual trade deficit has widened to £34.8bn after a dramatic fall in the amount of goods and services exported from the UK to the rest of …

How To Find True Love: Evolution Says The Best Strategy Is Not To Wait Around For ‘Mr. Right’

Why settle for Average Joe when Mr. Perfect could be just around the corner? Well, from an evolutionary standpoint, conjugating sooner with someone …

The Best Ages to Move in Together, Get Married, and Have Babies

You asked. Science answered. (Or tried to…)<p>There’s nothing more annoying than a nosy friend or relative asking when you’re going to get engaged, shack up, tie the knot, or start popping out some kids. At times it’s hard not to feel like you’re on some stereotypical timeline that you can’t adjust or …

6 Things You’ll Have to Give Up if You Want to Lose Weight FOR GOOD

Remember: It’s a marathon, not a sprint.<p>Juice fasting, low-carb, Paleo, the Master Cleanse—if you’re someone who struggles with her weight, you might always be looking for the hot new diet that will magically make it all easier. Sorry to break it to you, but staying slim and healthy is usually …

I Dropped 50 Pounds and Became Addicted to Running

How a pair of jeans and an upcoming wedding inspired Theodora Blanchfield's incredible weight loss<p><b>Before:</b> 189 <b>After:</b> 137<p><b>The Lifestyle</b>As a kid, I was always really active. I was never super skinny, but I played a lot of sports like tennis and gymnastics. Plus, I had that awesome teenage metabolism; I …

Here's What People In Media Are Excited About In 2015

New books, new blogs, new Vines, and new competition. It's going to be a good year.<p>I'm excited to see digital networks metastasizing into other mediums, from TV to live events. People who have been forged by the speed, inclusiveness, and oddity of working on the internet are moving off the web in …

Moroccan textiles, gastropubs and award-winning kebabs: it’s Archway’s best bits – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:30 am, January 3, 2015 in Arts & Entertainment, Food & Drink, Fun London, Music & Nightlife, Outdoor London, Shopping & Style<p><i>If you’re</i> …

Fed Up Of Being Ill? Top 10 Foods For Boosting Your Immune System This Winter

In January, the coldest, baddest, longest month of them all, our immune systems could do with a boost to help us avoid joining the office cough …

Wellness

Homeless residents make lives in Madrid's airport

For him the terminal is his destination -- the closest thing he has to a home.<p>Nearly two years ago, the 49-year-old unemployed builder wandered into the airport while trying to hike up the highway to another town.<p>"I came in here because I needed to sleep. And here I stayed," Edu, who would not give …

'I failed to protect you' -- Details emerge of victims in deadly Shanghai stampede

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> The oldest was 37; the youngest was only 12.<p>Shanghai authorities on Friday released details about 35 of the three dozen New Year's revelers killed in a stampede on the city's waterfront Wednesday night. The victims were young, with an average age of just 22.<p>Witnesses have described …

Former British soldier becomes first man to walk the Nile

Levison Wood’s nine-month odyssey saw him walk more than 4,000 miles through Africa from the source of the Nile in Rwanda to the shores of the Mediterranean.<p>A former Army officer and Afghanistan veteran has endured marauding militias, searing temperatures and close encounters with wildlife to …

Expert guide to Scandinavia

Getting around<p>By rail<p>Rail travel in Scandinavia is first-rate, usually reasonably priced and with some good regional and cross-border intercity services. Some journeys are wonderfully scenic trips in their own right, such as the Bergen railway which crosses the “roof of Norway” on Northern Europe’s …

9 things to do for free in Vienna

Vienna isn’t exactly known for being a budget-friendly city, but those in the know can access the city’s beauty and fascinating history without …

European Travel

42 thrilling things happening in London this week – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

[Photo: Lee]<p><i>It’s safe to say this week is going to be a good’un. Londoners can hear sensational sounds from Glass Animals or Tom Vek, see the crème</i> …

Americans Work Nights And Weekends More Than Anyone Else [Infographic]

When it comes to vacation days, workers in the United States get a pretty raw deal compared to everyone else. If that wasn’t bad enough, they also have to work more nights and weekends than people in other developed nations.<p>Working hours have gradually increased since the 1970s and today, it would …

12 Ways Corporations Are Secretly Manipulating Your Emotions

You might not realize it, but all sorts of companies have developed all sorts of tactics meant to encourage you to take out that credit card.<p>What do they know that we don't? The corporate powers that be have long recognized that human beings are not rational creatures, but rather emotional beings …

Fortune.com

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Steve Harvey Launches A Site To Help Women 'Become More Dateable'

In theory, the advent of internet dating should have been a big win for gender equality. A free and transparent marketplace where women can seek out any sort of connection they fancy, from casual sex to death-do-us-part, and exercise all the same rights and powers as men — it’s a vision Gloria …

The Foods That 9 Nutritionists Say They Eat Every Day

Good news: Dark chocolate made the list.<p>Yes, variety is the spice of life—and one of the keys to a balanced diet. Still, there are some foods that are so full of vitamins and minerals, the people who know the most about nutrition make sure to eat them (almost) every day. Find out the foods and …

Deutsche Bank Says Scottish Independence Could Be The Worst Economic Decision Since The Great Depression

After two massive banks said they would leave Scotland if it voted for independence, economists from two other financial institutions said the economic consequences of independence could be calamitous.<p>Economists and analysts from banks have joined the chorus of businesses and other financial …

Top 10 Eastern European getaways

For years Eastern Europe was the undiscovered half of the continent - but things have changed. The diverse highlights of Eastern Europe are now drawing travellers by the trainload. Here are our top 10 Eastern European getaways.<p>1. Julian Alps, Slovenia<p>The Julian Alps form Slovenia's dramatic …

European Travel