Colleen Ross

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How I Repaired My Torn-Out Lashes

A few months ago, something insane happened: While curling my eyelashes, I slipped on a puddle of water under my sink and ripped half of my lashes …

Makeup

The best method for cooking asparagus is 2,000 years old

I used to think I didn’t like asparagus, but it turned out to be—as these aversions often are—a textural problem. Their stalks would remain fibrous …

Asparagus

Want Your Employees to Rave About Your Leadership Skills? Make Sure Any of These 6 Things Happen Daily

It's been found that you can achieve great results and have meaningful relationships at the same time.<p>Whether your company is a startup or an established firm, I want to share about a compelling leadership model that will get the best out of employees.<p>It's based on the seminal research of Dr. Jim …

Southwest Airlines

Andre the Giant’s Wild, Wild Life: Bodyslams, Booze and Babes Galore

The HBO documentary ‘Andre the Giant,’ premiering April 10, chronicles the life of legendary wrestler Andre the Giant—a man whose heart was as big as …

Vince McMahon

Smoked Paprika Goulash for the Slow Cooker Recipe

"This is a very rich and flavorful beef dish with a thick, red, smoky tasting sauce. Great for making a day ahead and reheating. Instead of noodles, …

Slow Cookers

Spring-clean your bod with these 6 liver- and gut-cleansing foods

Remember when the word “detox” was synonymous with an extreme diet—like a juice fast or the Master Cleanse—and you basically had to take a break from …

Wellness

With 5 Quick Clicks You Can See All the Data Facebook Has on You (I Was Truly Stunned by What I Found)

It takes just five short steps to download the entire archive. You probably want to do it immediately.<p><i>(Update: Facebook says it's changing how you can access and change your privacy settings. Details are here.)</i><p>Tough times for Facebook--and they're only getting worse. The FTC is investigating, the …

Social Media

13 Nutritionist-Recommended Superfoods That'll Boost Your Metabolism

Although it's quite easy to indulge in all kinds of food, we all know that all grub is not created equal. For instance, superfoods aren't dubbed …

Nutrition

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

“My Soul Did a Spit-Take”: On Being a Woman in the Late-Night Boys’ Club

“The problem,” I explained, “is that people want to hear about interns in the bedroom, and I want to talk about gender in the writers’ room.”<p><i>Nearly a decade before the #TimesUp movement, David Letterman admitted on air, “I have had sex with women who work for me on this show.” Hollywood shrugged,</i> …

All of My Favorite (Under $30) Skin-Care Products

It’s no secret that keeping up with beauty trends can be costly. Testing out all of those cult favorite, must-try products — Biologique’s P50 or an …

This Cabbage and Sausage Soup Is Perfect for Chilly Nights

Soup is a warm and comforting hug during the winter months, but making a soup that is truly satisfying is something of a fickle beast. If you're like …

Cooking

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

11 Chrome features you'll wish you'd known all along

Improve your Chrome skills with these tips and tricks.<p>Do you consider yourself a Chrome ninja? If not, these tips can help you navigate the web with deadly efficiency.<p>Pin tabs<p>I spend much of my day using Gmail and Google Drive, and with Chrome's tab-pinning feature, I can keep those tabs parked to …

Software

I Panic If I Don’t Have at Least 5 Jars of This Spicy Chili Crisp

I discovered Lao Gan Ma by accident. I was in Chinatown’s Hong Kong Supermarket looking for the chili oil they use at Tasty Hand-Pulled Noodles, a …

Bacon Hasselback Potatoes

Lay the bacon pieces on a baking sheet and freeze until hard, about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Bring a large pot of …

Potatoes

A Ramen Recipe That's All About That Ginger Scallion Sauce

You'll be drizzling it on pretty much everything.<p>This noodle bowl is all about a super aromatic sauce with a gingery, garlicky punch and a scallion-y bite. It’s full of flavor and comes together in less than twenty minutes, so it’s a perfect dinner for weeknights when you’re craving a quick, …

Choy

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t always pay attention to what it can …

7 Copycat Panera Bread Recipes That Taste Like the Real Deal

As far as fast food goes, Panera Bread falls on the healthier end of the spectrum. The chain's got plenty of protein-packed salads, healthyish soups, …

Healthy Eating

The German schoolboy jailed for writing to the BBC

<b>The East German secret police went to extraordinary lengths to track down people who wrote letters to the BBC during the Cold War. One of those arrested and jailed was a teenager who longed to express himself freely - and paid a high price.</b><p>It was the last day of the summer holidays. For 18-year-old …

Amnesty International

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Roast Potatoes

A simple side of roasted potatoes seems like one of the easiest things to make, but it all depends on the technique. The appropriate seasonings and cook times can make all the difference between soggy, lackluster potatoes and crispy, second-helping-worthy ones. If you're in need of a little …

15 Of The Best Places To Find Free Books Online

Want to get your eyes on MILLIONS of free books online?<p>I got you.<p>If you’ve been following along, you already know that you can find free audiobooks …

Books

The 10 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

When you're searching for easy, nourishing meals for your family, slow cooker chicken recipes are the answer. From classics like chicken noodle soup …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Chicken Curry With Rice

This easy slow cooked chicken and rice dish is flavored with curry powder, ginger, and other seasonings.

A Genius Slab Pie Template, for Any Fruit Growing Near You

<i>With Genius Recipes correspondent</i> <i>Kristen</i> <i>off in a dark, cookie-filled cave somewhere finishing up the Genius Desserts cookbook manuscript, we're re-running our best ever Genius summer desserts. Wish her luck! And make this pie.</i><p>There are a lot of ways to make a slab pie, and Martha Stewart, bless …

Best Basic White Rice

Now Playing<p>Chocolate-Vanilla Swirl Cake 00:59<p>This exquisite cake can be made with very little effort and a bundt pan.<p>Now Playing<p>8 Better Ways to …

3 New Chicken Recipes We Can't Stop Talking About

Cooking

The Dark Art of How (and When) to Buy an Airline Ticket

Buying a plane ticket has never been easier — or more complicated. Online travel agencies claim to offer the greatest fares; fare aggregators claim …

Lemon Garlic Salad Dressing

Try this simple, flavorful salad dressing and you may never buy bottled dressing again. Lemon and garlic bring a lot of zing to plain lettuce but …

5 Foods You Can Grow From Scraps at Home

Some folks might think that growing vegetables and herbs is a difficult task, but we’re here to let you know it’s pretty easy. All you need is some …

Gardening