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Most Women Wait a Month to Do THIS With a New Guy

Hint: We’re not talking about sex here<p>Hey, we’ve all been there—trying on eight different outfits and spending 20 minutes making sure you’ve got that perfect smoky eye before a date. It’s normal to spend a little (or a lot) more time getting ready when you’re seeing someone new, but when do you …

The Best Response to an Unsolicited Sext

The clever way to avoid an awkward situation<p>Whether it’s your S.O., new boyfriend, or that guy you went on one date with, sometimes you just don’t want to sext. Enter Zipit, the genius new app that gives you a simple, cheeky way to decline a photo swap.<p>The free app has tons of meme-like photos to …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

How Is Maintaining Your Weight Different Than Losing Weight?

Why so many people who shed pounds can't seem to keep the weight off<p><b>The question</b>: After you've slimmed down, should you use a different strategy for maintaining weight loss? Or will the same steps that help you drop pounds in the first place still work?<p><b>The expert</b>: James O. Hill, Ph.D., executive …

How to Keep the Pounds Off—For Good!

Beat rebound pounds by filling your plate with THIS<p>If you've ever been on a diet, then you know that shedding pounds is actually the easy part. The real challenge comes in <i>maintaining</i> your weight loss. Why it's so freaking hard: Experts say that your body really does conspire against you, making you …

Great News About Your Sex Life

Prepare for even more pleasure in your future<p>Wondering if you'll still want to climb your partner like a tree a decade from now? Chances are, you probably will. Premenopausal women report similar sexual activity, practices, and satisfaction to postmenopausal women, according to a new study in the</i> …

The 9 Best Sex Positions That Practically Guarantee an Orgasm

You're going to want to bookmark this page<p>Any athlete can tell you that the proper form is crucial to performance. Slightly changing up your technique can mean shaving a few seconds off of your race time or scoring a few extra points. Sex is no different: Picking the right sex position can mean the …

“Why Can't I Lose Weight?!”

Been dieting and exercising, but haven't seen the number on the scale budge? These fixes will get you results<p><b>The question:</b> “I’ve Been Dieting and Exercising—So Why Haven’t I Lost Weight?”<p><b>The expert:</b> Lisa Young, Ph.D., R.D., author of <i>The Portion Teller Plan</i><p><b>The answer:</b> Most likely, you’re …

The Lose-Weight-in-7-Days Eating Plan

An eating plan to slim down without starving<p>Wish you could fit into your "thin jeans" next weekend? You totally can! Just eat the breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks (yes, there's still room for snacks!) outlined in this healthy eating plan for the next seven days. You'll drop pounds</i> …

The Real Reason You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep

Clock more Zzz’s before you burn out<p>It’s time to give your Twitter refresh button a break: Web browsing throughout the day may cut into your sleep time, according to a new study conducted by the Technology Policy Institute.<p>Researchers collected data from the American Time Use Survey, which tracks …

How Many Calories Do You NEED While Dieting?

How to cut back on calories without hurting your health<p>If you want to slim down, you probably expect that you'll have to eat less. But lately, intermittent fasting—aka, not eating at all during certain periods of time—has been all the rage.<p>At first glance, this type of weight-loss plan may seem …

5 Super-Intimate Sex Moves

Because the closer you two are, the hotter—and better—your orgasm will be<p>There are a lot of things that can bring you and your S.O. closer together: apps designed specifically for couples, vacations for two, candle-lit dinners. But nothing does the trick quite like a long, sensual romp between the …

Can Sex REALLY Count as a Workout?

Learn the truth about getting it on<p>You know all those times you’ve joked about how sex is such a workout? Turns out there may be some truth to that after all, according to a new study published in the journal <i>PLOS One</i>.<p>Canadian researchers used these cool, non-intrusive armbands to track 21 couples, …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

Why Losing Weight WON’T Make You Happier

The truth about how the scale impacts your mood<p>There are tons of reasons why you might want to shrink that number on the scale—to get in better shape, to boost your overall health, or even to feel fabulous on your wedding day. But if happiness is your goal, know this: losing weight won’t …

5 Myths About Food and your Skin

For instance: Not all chocolate causes acne. Rejoice!<p>The foods we eat can have a major impact on how we look—and I’m not just talking about how well we fit into our skinny jeans. For a dewy, gorgeous complexion, you’re going to want to watch your intake of certain munchies. But here’s the good …

5 Easy Soup Recipes for Blustery Fall Days

They taste SO much better than the canned stuff—and barely take any more effort<p>Eating soup can help you slim down, according to research. But chicken noodle? Been there and done that <i>way</i> too many times. So grab a spoon and try something new. You can make any of these deliciously different soup …

42 Dutch Oven Recipes for Braises, Bread, and More

Is your Dutch oven collecting dust in a corner? It's time to dust it off and give it some love with one of these 42 hearty recipes.<p>Dutch ovens are made to last—seriously, Le Creuset has a lifetime guarantee—and can take the heat of the oven and a long simmer on a stovetop. That's why these heavy, …

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Popcorn Crunch Sundae

6 Servings<p>When adding the caramel to the popcorn and peanuts, work quickly and thoroughly to coat the other ingredients before it hardens.<p>August 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Popcorn Crunch<p>6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch pieces, plus more for pan<p>3 cups popped popcorn<p>½ cup salted roasted peanuts<p>…

Sample from Mars moon mission could be a twofer

A planned Russian mission in 2020 to return a sample from the Martian moon Phobos will likely not only contain bits and pieces of the moon—but also …

The Wonders of Working with Animals

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Survivors describe the heartache left by Typhoon Haiyan

The Philippines continue to struggle with the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.<p>Hundreds are confirmed dead and the death toll in just one city is expected to reach 10,000. Thousands are missing, especially in areas that are inaccessible to the outside world.<p>But some locals have been able to get into …

Read these 3 tips before you offer help to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan has led to an enormous loss of life in the Philippines. The search for survivors continues, and getting medical care to the wounded as soon as possible will be key.<p>As international relief agencies begin to coordinate the humanitarian response, it is important to remember what we’ve …

Leonardo DiCaprio Celebrated His Birthday With Kanye West

Leonardo DiCaprio turned 39 on Monday, but the beloved actor got a jump on his celebration by partying with Kanye West and 2 Chainz on Sunday. The two rap stars performed a mini-concert for DiCaprio at New York City's TAO. Here's an Instagram video from 2 Chainz:<p>The party raised money for charities …

George Clooney's Rules for Living

No one does the fame thing like Clooney. He floats above it even as he uses it to embellish his influence. He understands his place in the pantheon even as he remains hidden from the inquisitive lens. He's the master.<p><b>You must love him.</b><p>For one thing, he's lovable, professionally so. For another, he …

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One-Ton GOCE Satellite Plummets Into Atlantic Ocean

Ending its career as planned<p>A one-ton European Space Agency satellite finally plunged to Earth on Sunday. Dozens of charred pieces of it—the largest pieces could be 200 pounds—likely landed in the Atlantic Ocean near the Falkland Islands. One Falkland Islander even snapped a photo of the …

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