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Study: Having a Child Makes Parents More Miserable Than Divorce, Partner Death

Before having kids, people are usually pretty happy.<p>You've heard all the clichés: Parenthood is a gift, it'll go by in an instant, it'll give you a sense of purpose in life. But cold hard science paints a different picture. A new study found that parents, as a whole, are pretty …

What Women Really Think About Going Down on Women

"It is such an intense, personal, and pleasurable experience. Best part about being a lesbian. Hands down."<p>It's easy to wonder what a guy thinks when he's going down on a woman, but what do women who have the same parts think about it? In this week's Sex Talk Realness, Cosmopolitan.com spoke with …

Best Champagne You've Never Heard Of #10, Champaigne Lamiable Les Meslaines 2007

At the first sip I knew I was on to something special here, that it was no ordinary Champagne. It stopped me in mid-sip. Wow! I reeled in excitement. Not many wines have this affect.<p>There was an immediate sense of rich, powerful opulence – this was weighty stuff indeed, no inconsequential, girly …

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10 Awesome Excuses to Throw a Party

50 Cent put it best when he ever-so-eloquently rapped, “And you know we don’t give a $@!& it’s not your birthday!” We all are awarded with a handful of pre-designated celebrations to take part in each year: our birthday, holidays and other extremely important events like National Chocolate Chip …

6 Paint Colors You Only Think You Hate

This will have you seeing pink, orange and red in a whole new light.<p>The paint aisle is full of both inspiration and opinions, and some colors never get a fair shake. But color pros Tobi Fairley and Amy Krane are here to explain why you may want to rethink those underrated hues.

The Hard Sell Of Mexican Tequila Makers

So you want to make a tequila? Good luck with that.<p>Like any glamour business, people tend to be more attracted to the lifestyle than to making money. Then again, one can dream. There’s always the chance that P. Diddy or Diageo (or both) will recognize your artwork, team up to buy you out and make …

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The strange history of cologne

You know how Guerlain and Coty were the first big companies to mass-produce perfume, you know that Chanel No 5 smashed sales records and made perfume history, and you understand how scents marketed by famous women from Elizabeth Taylor to Katy Perry have defined the perfume market for decades.<p>But …

Ancient History

Grilled Lettuces with Crème Fraîche and Avocado

4 Servings<p>“Don’t try this with iceberg,” advises Roberta’s chef Carlo Mirarchi. Flavorful, robust lettuces work best, allowing you to get grill marks on one side while the rest wilts.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 romaine lettuce hearts and/or large heads of Treviso radicchio, halved lengthwise<p>3 …

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Americans are obsessed with matcha tea — but we're drinking it all wrong

According to Google Trends, the search term "matcha" started to spike in January 2014 and hit an all-time high this May. Everyone's trying out the antioxidant-filled tea that's been a staple in Japan for centuries.<p>But, thanks to chains like Starbucks and The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, a lot of …

The education of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

<b>By Leigh Gallagher</b><p>Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>June 26, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership …

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