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How to Train for a Marathon

With a few blasé clicks of your mouse, you've officially signed up for your first full marathon. Now what? It goes without saying that training for a marathon is no cakewalk—especially if you have a full-time job, family obligations, and a laundry list of other responsibilities to keep you from …

9 Chic, Plus-Size Denim Picks For Spring

Plus-size denim can feel like an abyss of bootcut jeans and bedazzled pockets, but the good news is, the market's getting better! Beyond the …

How to Get Out of Your Own Way

Hitting a wall at work? Stuck in a relationship rut? This may be hard to hear, but the problem might be you. Ayana Byrd reports on the surprising, subconscious ways women undermine their own success—and how to stop for good<p>DIANA ODRASSO, a 32-year-old film coordinator from Palm Beach, Florida, …

"I Was a Starter Wife": Inside America's Messiest Divorce

In the middle of her headline-grabbing divorce settlement from Elon Musk, Justine Musk reveals the truth about her marriage to the multimillionaire cofounder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX.<p>In the late spring of 2008, my wealthy entrepreneurial husband, Elon Musk, the father of my five young …

Black Tie

How to adopt a dog through breed-specific rescue groups

Here's how to get matched up with the perfect dog for you, and help out rescued pets in need of forever homes at the same time.<p>It may come as a …

Look Good, Do Good! Halle Berry, Jessica Alba Heart Same Sky Jewelry

Several years ago, producer Francine LeFrak set out to make a film about the 1994 Rwandan genocide. The movie never got off the ground, but that …

Portion Control

The most potent weapon in your antiaging arsenal may be scaling back at mealtime.<p>The most potent weapon in your antiaging arsenal may be scaling back at mealtime.<p><b>IT CAN HAPPEN AT ANY AGE:</b> One day you're eating what you want with no consequences. The next day, one stray cookie and your jeans don't …

Nutrition

Out of the Box

Writer Jodi Jill tells her extraordinary story of being raised in a 10-by-20 storage unit, cut off from society and denied school — and how she finally found the strength to change her life.<p>For most people, making the trip to their childhood home may include visiting an old swing set in the …

Siblings

While You Were Sleeping

Blockbuster sleep drug Ambien has been hailed as a lifesaver, by women especially, who depend on it to conquer insomnia and jet lag. But its bizarre, sometimes tragic side effects raise alarming questions about the go-to-bedtime fix.<p>Lindsey Schweigert was utterly exhausted when she returned home to …

Crime

My Life in a Cult

Author Lauren Drain speaks out about picketing U.S. solders' funerals and praising the terrorist attacks of September 11 as a teen member of the notorious Westboro Baptist Church — and about how her parents disowned her for questioning the group's shocking tactics.<p>You've heard about the Westboro …

Religion

Alyssa Mastromonaco: The White House Gatekeeper

Of the many players working behind the scenes for the president, few wield as much quiet power as Alyssa Mastromonaco, 37, the White House deputy chief of staff for operations — and the woman who sits some 15 feet away from him.<p><b>MARIE CLAIRE:</b> Your first real job in politics was, at age 24, working …

The White House

The Blogger vs. The Dictator

She's been called a liar, a traitor, a spy, and a hero. Cuban dissident Yoani Sánchez first caught the world's attention with — what else? — a blog.<p>Yoani Sánchez hurries through the United Nations headquarters, her long hair swinging around her waist. Wearing dangly earrings and no makeup, she has …

Cuba

Queens of the Hill

Connections are currency in the nation's capital. So if you want to get in with D.C. power players, start with these in-the-know women.<p><b>1. Neera Tanden, 42</b>President & CEO, <i>Center for American Progress</i> <b>The Buzz:</b> The former Hillary Clinton consigliere now helms one of the most influential progressive …

Marco Rubio

How-To: Diagonal Pinstripe Scarf

Add a subtle touch of style to this season’s outerwear with this gorgeously simple diagonal pinstripe scarf pattern from The Purl Bee!<p>Snowed in? This would be a wonderful project to keep your hands warm and busy while the wind howls outside!<p>Head on over to The Purl Bee to see the full how-to.

The 76 Best Online Shopping Sites to Buy From

Get your clicking finger at the ready.<p>Shopping online can mean wading through endless Google Shopping results, or scrolling through old-faithfuls like ASOS and Zara without knowing where else to turn. To help you fulfill all your shopping wants (needs?) this season, we've created the definitive …

eCommerce

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More Athletes Than Ever Are on the Juice: Why You Should Be Too

Considering the punishing toll most pro and elite athletes put their bodies through, is there any wonder why they constantly are seeking to find that competitive edge?<p>With optimum performance and optimum recovery at a premium, more and more athletes are juiced -- but not in the A-Rod, Armstrong …

Spinach Gratin Recipe on Food52

Shrimp Fried Rice

4 Servings<p>If you forget to thaw the shrimp in the morning, set the bag in a large bowl filled with cold water. It will defrost in minutes. One cup of dry rice will yield 3 cups cooked; leftover rice, which is slightly dried out, makes the best stir-fries. You'll soon be making this shrimp fried …

Shrimp Spring Rolls with Hoisin Dipping Sauce

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup seasoned rice vinegar<p>4 teaspoons hoisin sauce<p>1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger<p>2 teaspoons chili-garlic sauce<p>4 8-inch-diameter rice paper rounds<p>2 2/3 cups coleslaw mix (shredded cabbage and carrots)<p>4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro<p>8 teaspoons chopped fresh …

Cast Iron Skillet Handle Covers

I obviously met my tentative goal of finishing at least two projects this week! Not only did I crochet stuff, but I wrote a pattern as well! Phew, …

Pattern For Crochet Water Bottle Holders

I know there are several patterns around on the internet for crocheted water bottle holders. But when I was looking for one back in December, I …

Tapestry crochet (3) little pouch

Het gaat er op lijken dat ik een beetje verslaafd word<p>aan het tapestry crochet.....<p>Ik had nog twee kleine ritsjes liggen....<p>Met haaknaald 1.25 eerst …

No

People are always looking for a stitch or stitch combination that leaves no holes in the created fabric. Well, this one might be for you. Clever …

The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

Building Your Kit Part 12: Everything You Need to Know About Lip Pencils

Don’t underestimate the lip pencil. It’s designed to do much more than just outline: lip liner can prevent lipstick from bleeding, help it last …

Simply Elegant Crochet Sweater

This beautiful crochet sweater pattern is easy to stitch and looks great on everyone!<p>Technique: Crochet<p>Skill Level<p><b>Beginner:</b> For those who are first …

How To Design Your Own Hat (Part 1: The Basics)

Magically Clean Eco Tawashi

Crochet this acrylic sponge to clean your dishes without soap.<p>A Japanese friend introduced eco tawashi to me about 5 years ago, when he asked me to make a crochet motif with 100% acrylic yarn. He explained that the yarn is made of very fine synthetic fibers similar to microfiber, and that this …