Cindy Diakite

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Waxing On Your Period & More 'Down-There' Grooming Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask

"Down-there" grooming is a touchy subject (literally). Whether you leave the hair-removal process up to the professionals or you prefer to do your own "landing strip" at home (yeah, we went there), you're probably still wondering if you've got this thing all figured out.<p>So, we took one for the team …

After Six Years of Bloodshed, Mexico's Drug War Shows Little Sign of Waning

The horrors of daily life with the cartels.<p>It was roughly 8 a.m., on Jan. 3, 2007. Mexican President Felipe Calderon had just landed at the airport in Uruapan, in the central state of Michoacan. He had come to check on the troops involved in counter-drug operations, to give them a morale boost; …

The Skinny of Fashion's Body-Image Issue

A funny quote popped up in my personal trainer's Facebook feed the other day: "Skinny girls look good in clothes; fit girls look better naked." I couldn't help but crack a smile.<p>As the daughter of a health-obsessed, grow-your-own-food family (my mother was an aerobics, tap, jazz and ballet …

São Paulo

11 Of The World’s Hottest Bikes

New York City’s soon-to-be-launched bike-sharing program has met with Big Apple-size skepticism. It’s too dangerous for a city with so little cycling infrastructure, detractors cry. The bike stations are too ugly (and a blight on historic neighborhoods), and the bikes themselves are crass …

New York City

Why Men Cheat

A self-professed "ordinary" man takes on the impact and implications of cheating culture.<p>I was 29 when I got married, and I did not expect to be happy in my marriage. Now, 11 years later, my wife and I are one of the happiest couples I know of. A lot of this has to do with witnessing friends commit …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

Time Management

Sunglasses Inside: Celebrities Shield Themselves From Nonexistent Sunlight (PHOTOS)

Why do celebrities always wear sunglasses indoors?<p>It could be, of course, that they have a medical reason for doing so. (Dry eyes, migraines and brain injuries can make people sensitive to even artificial light.) But for many Hollywood A-listers, not to mention fashionistas like Anna Wintour, …