Christina Luna

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21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

You have a red wine stain on your shirt. Now what?<p><b>1. Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b> If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each wear.<p><b>2. Toss your jeans in a plastic bag and stick them in the freezer</b> …

Party Hair and Makeup Ideas to Steal From National Lipstick Day

Last night we celebrated National Lipstick Day with Birchbox at the brand's new brick-and-mortar store in New York City. If you're in the area and haven't visited yet, you need to go ASAP—it's gorgeous. More than 300 beauty junkies (including us!) shopped products, got hair touchups from Amika, ate …

What Are the Cheapest Ways to Fly?

<i>A:</i><p>Unless you work for an airline, cheap tickets can be hard to come by. But don’t lose hope—you can book a great vacation without breaking the bank.<p>Search by Leg<p>When you’re booking flights on an online travel aggregator, search for each leg separately. Sometimes you can get better deals on one-way …

6 Baked Goods for Gifting

There's a shortage of thoughtful gift-giving these days. We e-mail cards and send checks. We forget favorite colors and special tastes. Though we'd never knock the kindness behind a quick message (or quick cash), there's just something about a homemade plate of treats that says, "I care."<p>Whether …

5 Ways to Outsmart the Supermarket and Lose Weight

Do candy bars have a tendency to jump off the shelves and into your cart when you're at the supermarket? You're not alone. From the weekly circulars to the cash register, the entire grocery-shopping experience is designed to ensure you spend as much time and money on junk food as possible.<p>But fear …

In Praise of Lard, and How to Render Your Own

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Start cooking with lard -- and rendering your own. Jenny McGruther, author of The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the Traditional Foods</i> …

20 Biggest Songs of the Summer: The 1980s

20. Paula Abdul, “Cold Hearted”<p>Paula Abdul’s debut album, <i>Forever Your Girl</i>, was released in the summer of 1988 to a cool reception, with its first …

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Originally Published on on CNTraveler.com<p>Our national parks are overwhelming in every way -- in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. And the question remains: Which one will you see next? For the following introduction to, and celebration of, our nation's greatest natural …

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Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …

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WTF Are Chicharrones?

Crunchy to the core, these crackly morsels prove that bacon isn't the only addictive snack you can strip off a pig.<p>Photo by: stevendepolo<p>Chicharrones are pork rind pieces of carnivorous glory that started in Spain and spread to Latin American countries as a plate-filling snack of pig pride. Sure …

Orange Is the New Black, Season 2, Episode 10 Recap: Piper's Revenge

OrangeHeads, this episode of <i>OITNB</i> is a return to form! We get some lady-on-lady action, villains are rearing their ugly heads, and I'm heartbroken by the end. Whoo! That's a lot to happen in an hour, so let's not waste a minute and start discussing everything that went down in "Little Mustachioed …

Your Perfect Cali Road Trip: San Francisco to Monterey

San Fran, Muir Woods, Point Lobos. We did it all and more. Photos by Tess Falotico.<p><i>By Tess Falotico for Fathom</i> | <i>See the redwoods. Shop local designers and thrift shops. Eat everything, spend nothing. Drive 232 miles in a week. We did it all and more. Without going insane. Fathom's Tess Falotico</i> …

A dreamy photo of the Great Wall of China taken by Jose Balta while on a National Geographic Photo Expedition. See more of our favorite Traveler Photo Contest submissions from the final week, and vote for your favorites: http://on.natgeo.com/1vxVVzX #TPC2014

70 Cities You Can Visit on the Cheap If You Know When to Go

© Bastos - Fotolia.com<p>You can save $193 a night on your next vacation to Miami Beach by simply traveling in September instead of March. It's that easy!<p>Hotel search trivago.com analyzed the average price per night for hotels in 70 of the world's most popular cities over the past year and found that …

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2 Surprising Reasons It Takes Balls to Be Happy

You say you want happiness.<p>We all do.<p>But the truth is, you're scared shitless of it. Completely bat shit crazy of having it because lo and behold if you get it, if you experience it and get used to experiencing it, you just might lose it. Here's a little 411 for you: so am I, and so is …

Eating breakfast may not matter for weight loss

"Eat breakfast!" nutrition experts have been telling us for decades. It revs your metabolism! It keeps you from overindulging at lunch! It helps you lose weight!<p>But a new study suggests the "most important meal of the day" may not be so important - at least for adults trying to lose …

8 Brain-Boosting Snacks You Can Stash At The Office

For those times when your thinking cap is MIA

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6 Makeup Tips to Enhance Your Best Assets in a Natural Way

Don't attempt to spray-tan on a fake six-pack. Use this body makeup to realistically—and naturally—conceal and highlight what you've got<p><b>Conceal...</b><p><b>Splotchy Tone</b>Self-tanner is your friend—it will even out discoloration. Before you start, exfoliate with a body scrub. After showering, dry off …

Here's What We Know So Far About How Marijuana Affects Health

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 06/05/2014 02:46 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Many people think that smoking pot is harmless, but there's good evidence that the drug has at least some negative effects on health, a new review says.<p>Some people who smoke marijuana can become addicted, and use of …

4 Homemade Granola Recipes You Can Make in Half an Hour or Less

Throw together a healthy homemade granola in minutes.<p>It seems everyone is going ga-ga for granola right now: During the month of May, Yahoo! searches for "homemade granola recipe" shot up 74 percent. Who knew?<p>If you want to try making some of your own—but are a little intimidated by the prospect of …

5 studies you may have missed

Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that can give you new insights into your health, mind and body. Remember, correlation is not causation – so if a study finds a connection between two things, it doesn't mean that one causes the other.<p><b>Hope for people with Parkinson’s</b></i> …

The Ice Diet Is a Thing—But Does It Actually Work?

Experts share what they think of this new weight-loss strategy.<p>The weirdest diet since the ice cream cleanse has just arrived: A gastroenterologist has created a weight-loss plan called "The Ice Diet" that, spoiler alert, involves eating ice—a ton of it.<p>The diet's founder, Brian Weiner, M.D., an …

11 Things Every Woman Should Tell Her Gyno

Your feet are already up in stirrups—how much more awkward can it really get?<p>There are some things that you'd barely consider telling your best friend—let alone your gynecologist. But the truth is, they've heard and seen it all. Plus, there are some things that, while embarrassing, could be really …

13 Things You Should Never Ever Have to Do for Love

Because you're a grown lady and sometimes you need to put your foot down.<p>Meat Loaf may have been on to something when he sang: "I would do anything for love, but I won't do that." Now, we understand that a mature relationship requires a healthy dose of sacrifice and compromise, but too much of that …

10 Weird Little Quirks That Men LOVE About You

In related news: You're cuter than you think.<p>Men. Just when we feel our absolute WORST (morning breath, crusty eyes, and a face full of pillow creases), they have that way of saying something like, "You're so sexy without any makeup." Hey, we'll take it.<p><b>MORE:</b> The Annoying Habit You Need to …

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

'Sign in with Google' button could send Google+ to oblivion

The abrupt departure of Google+ creator Vic Gundotra from the beleaguered social network led to immediate speculation that its days as a competitor to Facebook and Twitter are numbered. Indeed, media reports have asserted that Google+ is being chopped up for parts or, at the very least, undergoing …