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Aretha Franklin, a Pop Star Who Could Make You See God

“This is a song that a girl took away from me.” That’s Otis Redding onstage at the 1967 Monterey Pop Festival introducing “Respect,” which he’d …

Aretha Franklin

Cher's Fabulous Journey From Camp Diva To Serious Actress And Back Again

In "Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again," Cher plays a heightened version of herself -- and she's in on the joke. Here's why that's significant.<p>Of all the pop stars who have attempted to act, Cher’s track record is arguably the best. “Silkwood.” “Mask.” “The Witches of Eastwick.” “Moonstruck.” “Mermaids.” …

The epic story of the map that gave America its name

A few hundred years ago, when much of the world was mysterious and unknown, two European humanists came together to produce an extraordinary map of the world.<p>St-Dié-des-Vosges is a small, leafy town in the Meurthe valley in north-east France. It lies 68km south-west of Strasbourg in France, 93km …

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Decoding serving sizes can be downright confusing—so we’ve devised a clever way to help you keep portion sizes in check.<p>If you’re buying a box of …

The Gospel According to Kendrick Lamar

Pulitzer Prize–winning “poet laureate of hip-hop” Kendrick Lamar has made history with his music. As Compton’s favorite son headlines this summer’s blockbuster Top Dawg Entertainment tour, he grants an intimate look at what drives him.<p>Kendrick Lamar understands and employs blues, jazz, and soul in …

These are the 5 “super skills” you need for jobs of the future

Work is changing, so to stay ahead you’ll need to master these skills that you probably didn’t learn in college.<p>Chances are your job description has changed over the past five years. Or maybe your role didn’t even exist a short time ago. The workplace of today and the future looks quite different …

Your guide to cleaning up your inbox in one hour

You don’t need a whole day to spring clean a messy inbox.<p>Chances are your inbox is a lot like that abandoned basket of stuff sitting in the back of your closet. You know it’s dying to be cleaned out (and is housing many hidden surprises), but the thought of tackling such a task is overwhelming. And …

Everything you ever needed to know about investing, scribbled on cocktail napkins

Warren Buffett once said “there seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” Those words, of course, can …

Investing

‘We believed we could remake ourselves any way we liked’: how the 1990s shaped #MeToo

While promising liberation and endless possibility, the culture of the decade drove us relentlessly in pursuit of perfection.<p>By Eve Fairbanks<p>I have been at that door so many times. The one you walk through into his apartment, or let him through into yours, and something shifts. It’s as quick as the …

Queens of Infamy: Anne Boleyn

<i>Anne Thériault | Longreads | May 2018 | 23 minutes (5,949 words)</i><i>From the notorious to the half-forgotten,</i> Queens of Infamy<i>, a</i> Longreads<i> series by</i> …

Henry Viii

120,000 People Agree: This Sephora Brightening Serum Is Worth Every Cent

A hint of highlighter and swipe of concealer can work wonders to brighten a dull, uneven complexion, but makeup only offers a temporary topical glow. …

The One Carb You Should Avoid Because It Slows Down Your Metabolism In The Morning

It’s ok to eat carbs for breakfast. In fact they’re a great source of fiber and protein. Carbs give you energy and keeps your metabolism on the fat …

Nutrition

Valley of the Ragdolls

<b>Cats and humans have had an uneasy détente</b> for the past few millennia. We provide cats with safe, warm places to sleep; they provide us with …

How to Give Your Home Positive Energy with Flowers & Plants

Has the season's unpredictable weather have you feeling gloomy or unmotivated lately? Does your home feel stale, uninspiring? If you've been in a rut of any kind, we're here to share one way to bring some positive energy into your home, stat―and it might be as simple as taking a trip to your local …

Spices

4 *Good* Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop And Still Get A Flat Stomach

Wait, what!? Carbs can lead to a flatter belly! Not all of them are bad for you. In fact, some fight inflammation. All carbohydrates give your body …

7 High-Protein Muffin Tin Breakfasts That Are Perfect for Meal Prep

The Magic Three: Why nobody has facelifts anymore

Sitting next to a friend at dinner recently I was intrigued to find out what (or which doctor) was responsible for her skin upgrade from fabulous to absolutely incredible. She proceeded to give me a brilliantly concise response, telling me exactly what new treatments she had been trying and where.<p>A …

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

Sensitive Skin

15 Delicious and Filling Recipes That Are Under 400 Calories

It’s no secret that cooking at home is an easy way to eat healthier. If you’re convinced that low-cal means carrot sticks and salad, look to PureWow …

Monica Lewinsky: Emerging from “the House of Gaslight” in the Age of #MeToo

On the 20th anniversary of the Starr investigation, which introduced her to the world, the author reflects on the changing nature of trauma, the de-evolution of the media, and the extraordinary hope now provided by the #MeToo movement.<p><i>How do I know him? Where have I seen him?</i> The Man in the Hat …

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

Mueller and Trump: Born to wealth, raised to lead. Then, sharply different choices.

By Marc Fisher and<p>Marc Fisher<p>Senior editor reporting on a wide range of topics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sari Horwitz<p>Sari Horwitz<p>Reporter covering the Justice Department and criminal justice issues for The Washington Post's national security team<p>Email Bio Follow<p>They are the sons of wealth, brought up in …

Donald Trump

This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

Why You’re Smart to Buy Disney

The company has a huge edge with all its intellectual property, which can only help its streaming service.<p><b>Walt Disney</b> (NYSE:DIS) has been a dominant …

5 things Congress could do on guns

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The issue of gun control always comes up in Congress after a mass shooting in the US -- but there haven't been any major gun reform laws in more than two decades.<p>President Donald Trump has suggested he's open to new gun control laws, and started a discussion about what lawmakers …

Gun Control

How Do You Eat When You Travel?

I think there are two types of travellers, those who eat so they have the energy to go to museums and stuff, and those who plan their trips around …

7 Ways to Upgrade Your Vacation for $100 or Less

To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including …

It’s time to say last rites over American conservatism

By E.J. Dionne Jr.<p>E.J. Dionne Jr.<p>Columnist covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Columnist<p>It is time to read last rites over the American conservative movement. After years of drifting steadily toward extreme positions, conservatism is dead, replaced by a far right that has the Republican Party …

Donald Trump

Olympics 2018: A ranking of all of Johnny Weir’s looks, from worst to best

Johnny Weir’s sartorial choices for these Winter Olympics have made watching the Pyeongchang games even better than expected, but which look was best?<p>…

Johnny Weir