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The 10 things people need to fall in love

Psychologists have identified ten factors that can generally explain why we fall in love with someone, according to Elizabeth Phillips, a Ph.D. student in applied experimental and human factors psychology at the University of Central Florida.<p>Phillips gave a talk at the Nerd Night Global Festival …

Relationships

What Happy Couples Do To Keep The Relationship Fresh

Ralph Waldo Emerson was once quoted as saying that “True Love is the residue that’s left once the excitements of love banish away.”<p>As the new season …

Ralph Waldo Emerson

8 Books That Don’t Sugarcoat Teen Sexuality

In a recent installment of HuffPost’s Love + Sex podcast, co-hosts Noah Michelson and Carina Kolodny talked about the increasing number of teens turning to literature to educate themselves about sex.<p>It's not a surprising trend, especially considering that only 22 states require sexual education at …

Books

10 Wild, Crazy Sex Positions You've Never Heard Of

10 Wild, Crazy, WTF Sex Positions You've Never Heard Of—and Need to Try<p>We are NOT making these up.<p>Let’s face it: You’ve made it through missionary and you’ve done it doggy style, like, a bazillion times already. Enough! Your sex life is begging for some pizzazz. So instead of resorting to your …

Dealbreakers Study: Men Want Woman With High Sex Drive, Women Want Good Sex

A new study published in the journal <i>Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin</i> looked at dating dealbreakers—those irritating or offensive or otherwise unacceptable things that kill our desire for a relationship with someone—and how they vary between men and women.<p>Researchers combined data from six …

Research
Weddings

5 secrets to make you fall in love with Windows 10

Windows 10 is finally here! If you hated Windows 8, you're most likely in love with Windows 10. Of course, you might still be waiting for your chance to download the upgrade, because Microsoft is rolling it out in stages. Or you could also be deciding whether you even want to upgrade. New software …

What It's Really Like to Train Victoria's Secret Models

"It's about self-esteem, motivation, discipline, and getting each girl to love herself and count on me — no matter how much pressure they're under."<p>Victoria's Secret models might look effortlessly sexy, but it can take months of work to get them ready for the brand's annual fashion show — and lots …

Candice Swanepoel

Women With Breast Implants Are 3 Times More Likely to Commit Suicide

A new study confirms a suspected link between breast augmentation and mental health.<p>If you're unhappy with your breast size, you might think that going under the knife will make you feel more awesome, all around, but new research suggests that might not be true. Women who get cosmetic implants end …

12 Things to Eat for a Flatter Stomach

Bye, bloat.<p>There's no shame in showing off your midriff in a bikini or crop top — ever. But it doesn't feel good to bare your belly when you're uncomfortably bloated.<p>Common culprits are constipation, fluid retention, and gas from swallowed air and the byproducts of digestion, all of which are easy …

Nutrition

13 Things You Should Never, Ever Do in the Sun

Summer just got darker. *Shiver*<p>Like the ocean, you just can't trust the sun. So make sure these hazardous habits never see the light of day:<p><b>1. Squeeze a lime.</b> If you get the juice on your skin, the sun could cause a chemical reaction that results in a rash called phytophotodermatitis. In the best …

Skin Care

Ciara Used This Amazing Mantra to Lose 60 Pounds of Baby Weight

Just five magical words.<p>When Ciara, 29, was pregnant with her son Future, she gained 60 pounds. That's a lot given that the average woman is only supposed to gain 25 to 35 pounds during pregnancy, according to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.<p>But by the time Future was four months …

Fitness

14 Problems Only Women on Their Periods Understand

When your period completely surprises you and is like, "Is this the WORST TIME? Ha ha."<p><b>1. Inexplicable ravenous hunger for everything that's highly caloric.</b> Dear Period Gods: Can everyone in the office have their birthday on the five days of the month that are my cycle to ensure my ability to …

Here's What Happened to 1 Man When He Ate 40 Teaspoons of Sugar a Day

It wasn't pretty.<p>Sugar is everywhere and it's in so much of the food that makes up a Western diet, but for the past six years, Australian filmmaker Damon Gameau has managed to steer relatively clear of added sugars. He then voluntarily decided to consume 40 teaspoons of sugar a day (or the amount …

Nutrition

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

Relationship Red Flags for Men: 14 Red Flags to Look for in a Relationship | The Art of Manliness

You’ve probably had a friend who started dating a woman that really made you scratch your head. She was flaky, possessive, and high-drama. Everyone …

#iamcreative: Why 4 Inspiring Makers Love to Make

As part of our #iamcreative campaign, we’ve teamed up with Moto X to take to the streets of San Francisco, and head inside the studios of eight different makers. In this first short film, we’ll go behind the scenes with Capital Eyewear, Batsu/Maru, Jared Rusten and Lilikoi Design. As you’ll see, …

San Francisco

21 Recipes That Will Make You LOVE Veggies

Besides elegant endive and our favorite fiery appetizer, the jalapeño popper, there are so many more veggies that benefit from a little filling. Everything from avocados (yes, technically a fruit, but we’re okay with bending some rules for these creamy beauts) to zucchini make a beautiful canvas to …

Cooking

5 Quickie Sex Positions for When You Literally Can't Wait

Good things come in quick packages.<p>Quickies get an unfairly bad reputation for being rushed and unsatisfying. But too much of anything — yes, even super-slow, intimate sex with much eye-gazing, touching of souls, and whatnot — becomes "blah" if that's all that's going on. Plus, quickies are all …

9 DIY Gifts You Can Make For Your Loved Ones This Valentine's Day

Some people think the hardest part of Valentine’s Day is finding a valentine. But we all know the most difficult part is avoiding buying into a Hallmark holiday and becoming Cupid’s cliché.<p>Since there is nothing more tired than spending a ridiculous amount of money in the name of love, we’ve …

20 Genius Tips for Making Love Last

Real couples share their secrets for not only loving each other, but genuinely liking each other for years and years.<p><b>1.</b> "When I need to talk to my husband about a delicate sex issue, I replace the words 'You never' with 'I would love.' 'You never give it to me hard enough' is a burn. But 'I would …

Make These Valentine's Day Cupcakes For Someone You Love

<i><br>By Alex Taylor</i><p>Around here, we LOVE to bake. Whether it’s oatmeal cookies, red velvet brownies, blueberry bars, or apple pie, we’ve got a knack for …

Make Your Relationship Better, Happier

Even the best relationship—even mine, for which I am so grateful—can use an extra happiness boost from time to time. And wouldn't it be nice if that boost, like an addictive smoothie, took about as long to take effect as it does for that berry- and flaxseed-filled drink to put a little extra pep in …

Relationships

Stop Nagging, Yelling, Blaming

Some behaviors are just bad-news bears. They keep us from being happy by keeping us upset and even feeling unloved. But the first step to recovery, as they say, is admitting you have a problem. So if you're guilty of any of these relationship-destroying behaviors—I know I have been!—I've laid out …

Anger Management

The mathematical formula for love

<b>Looking for the ideal partner? Wondering if your relationship will last? They're common questions as Valentine's Day approaches - so how do you find the right person and keep them? Hannah Fry, author of The Mathematics of Love, says three things make the magic formula.</b><p>Be proud: Play up to whatever …

Relationships

What Brain Science Can Teach You About Sex

Source: digitalbob8/flickr<p>This post is an introduction to a succession of posts I’ll be doing that explore the latest findings on human sexual …

Woody Allen

How to Have More Sex When You're Stuck in a Relationship Rut

Whether you just recently tied the knot or you've been married for years, your sex life is going to have its ups and downs. And that's completely normal...so don't panic if you're doing it less now than you were six years or even six months ago. Unless your relationship has recently gone through a …

Babysitting

6 Signs You Have That Forever Kind of Love

It's no secret that relationships require a lot of work. No matter how happy you both are together, there will still be times that you rub each other the wrong way - like when you load the dishwasher wrong, when you eat the last Oreo (and don't throw out the package) or when you forget to call to …

Weddings