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30 Homemade Candy Recipes To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

Candy is awesome. Homemade candy is better—here are 30 recipes we love.<p><b>Is there anything better than eating handfuls of candy</b> until you teeter on the edge of sheer bliss and belly-aching agony? We say no. There's only one way to make this time-honored pastime better, and that's indulging in …

And now Disney is making a live-action Prince Charming movie

Finally, a handsome white dude is getting his own big-budget blockbuster.<p>Disney has found a fulcrum for its next live-action fairy tale — and that …

Are You Showering Wrong?

The new way to wash your hair, the case for selfies, and bad news for Starbucks fans, all in today's Alluring Links.<p>Conditioner <i>before</i> shampoo? Here's why you might want to try it. [Refinery 29]<p>Learn how to deal with that awkward (and really annoying) in-between hair length. [Into the Gloss]<p>Are …

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5 Things Labor Nurses Want You To Know

Recently, a nurse made headlines for dropping a newborn, fracturing the baby's skull. The parents, understandably upset, claim the nurse should have known better than to hold the baby if she was sleepy. As a labor and delivery nurse, here is what I wish I could say to every mother out there, what …

Dreaming (REM Sleep) Improves Your Memory and Performance

<b>Dreams Are a Key to Memory and Performance</b><p>"Dreaming (most often in REM sleep) helps consolidate your memories. So what might that mean for you? You will begin to see an improvement in your overall memory and your ability to organize your thoughts, and maybe getting things done." -- Dr. Breus<p><b>Sleep</b> …

4 Reasons You're Still Struggling with Acne

Nix these behaviors to score beautiful skin.<p>You expect to have to load up on zit cream when you’re in high school. But heading to the checkout lane with anti-acne treatments in your 20s and 30s—or beyond—just seems like a cruel joke.<p>Dermatologist Bobby Buke, M.D., is the section chief of …

11 Skin-Care Habits to Start NOW to Get Gorgeous Skin for Years to Come

Score stunning skin for life.

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The Top 8 Robot Stories Of 2013

Will the robots be our friends or our overlords? With robots learning how to love and imagine, the day of reckoning is getting closer.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Top Stories Of The Year<br>• Infographics<br>• …

10 Things You Might Not Know About A Christmas Carol

<b>1.</b> Dickens was inspired to write <i>A Christmas Carol</i> in 1843 after he spoke at a charity night to raise money for the Manchester Athenaeum in England—an …

8 Facts You Never Knew About Christmas

Magic mushrooms, prostitution, home invasions? The story that Americans celebrate has far from family-friendly origins. The truth about this holiday, …

Microsoft Not Developing A Bra To Stop Overeating, After All

The new reality with the light-speed pace of online news sharing is that news doesn't have to be true for it to go superviral. Sometimes stories are too good to verify, too fun not to share. The <i>New York Times</i> delved into this with a much-tweeted piece this morning.<p>So it is not altogether …

The 'Invisible' Homeless Children of New York | The Takeaway | WNYC

Here’s a statistic that might surprise you: The United States has the highest child poverty rate of any developed nation except for Romania. Nearly …

1 in 3 Children Under the Age of 5 Does Not Officially Exist, Says UNICEF

In Pakistan, 3 out of 4 newborns last year were not registered with the government. It’s worse in Yemen, where 4 out of 5 were not registered. And in …

Pope Francis, The Choice

Once there was a boy so meek and modest, he was awarded a Most Humble badge. The next day, it was taken away because he wore it. Here endeth the …

Family of Six Rescued After Two Days in Subzero Temperatures in Nevada Wilderness

After spending two days huddled inside an overturned Jeep in subzero temperatures, six Nevada residents are now safe after volunteer rescuers came …

Malaria deaths among children under five halved since turn of the century

The number of children under the age of five dying from malaria has halved since 2000 and is predicted to fall still further over the next two years, according to the World Health Organisation's flagship report on the disease.<p>Between 2000 and 2012, malaria deaths among under-fives fell by 51%, says …

Holiday Movie Preview: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,’ ‘The Wolf of Wall Street,’ and More

Must-See<p>It's movie time! All the films to look forward to this holiday season, from ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel to Scorsese’s latest.<p>11.20.13 5:45 AM ET

The Strange Birth Of "Doctor Who"

Fifty years ago, three unlikely people came together to make a new children's programme. A programme that would change the country forever.<p>You have to feel sorry, really, for people who don't like <i>Doctor Who</i> at the moment. As the show celebrates 50 years on (and off) air, it is unavoidable. All of …

10 Expert-Created Festive Centerpieces

Expert ideas to steal.<p>A beautiful arrangement says, "Welcome!" Floral designers and event planners show us how they say it with flowers — and other seasonal elements.

Mom-to-Be’s Fruits-Only Diet Is Intense — But Is It Bad For Baby?

When Loni Jane Anthony, a 25-year-old Australian mom-to-be, posted photos of her raw, plant-based diet on Instagram, Internet-chaos ensued. Anthony, …

Could Asthma Affect Conception?

The latest research published in the <i>European Respiratory Journal</i> found that <b>getting pregnant may take longer for women with asthma.</b> The study, which …

6 Reasons Not to Get Married

1. Because Not-Married Doesn't Mean All Alone<p>If you're married, it's generally assumed you'll always have somebody—for better or worse. But I'd just …

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