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39 Ridiculously Helpful Things On Amazon Reviewers Purchase Again & Again

It isn't always easy to tell a diamond from a dud when shopping online. However, one way you can be sure you're getting a good deal is when you grab …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

86 Books Barack Obama Recommended During His Presidency

The entries were pulled from places like Obama’s summer reading lists, his childhood favorites, and recommendations made for his daughter, Malia. …

Books

20 Of The Best-Selling Beauty Products From Amazon In 2016

Amazon is the go-to beauty resource for those who are just too damn busy to get to the store. It's a life-saver when you've just run out of your …

Sensitive Skin

7 Ancient Practices To Keep You Healthy During Flu Season

Is it just me, or is everyone getting colds and the flu right now?<p>I remember expecting to get sick year after year because that was the reality I was …

The 25 Best Movies of 2016, and Where to Watch Them

It’s been a tough year for some of us, but its been a <i>fantastic</i> year for film. These incredible dramas, musicals, documentaries, and sci-fi thrillers …

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

Pain

Read: a list of 33 books to help you understand America

Happy Halloween weekend! Before you break out the candy, costumes, and scary movies, you might appreciate some reading material. Here is the best writing about books and related subjects on the web for the week of October 24, 2016.<p>The New York Times has a reasonable if somewhat arbitrarily chosen …

Books

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5 New Mobile Games You'll Want to Play Tonight

With Apple announcing the iPhone 7 today, there’s really no telling what the App Store is going to look like tomorrow. It could be full of huge …

App Store

“We don’t do poverty porn”: “The Get Down” creators on recreating New York’s 1970s “party apex”

<b>"The Get Down" (Netflix/Myles Aronowitz)</b><p>Salon talks to Baz Luhrmann and Nelson George about their new Netflix series, a colorful hip hop origin story<p>Melanie McFarland<p>August 13, 2016 9:30pm (UTC)<p>To understand why Baz Luhrmann, a director with a penchant for injecting glamour into his films and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Where Are the Hurricanes?

THE United States coastline has been calm so far this hurricane season, just as it has been over the last decade. Since 2005, the year of Hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma, the country has been in a hurricane “drought,” with no major hurricane (Category 3 or above, meaning winds above 110 miles …

The ultimate guide to Pokémon Go

Pokémon are taking over the world.<p>In spite of crippling server issues and gruesome discoveries, Pokémon Go has soared to the top of app charts, added billions to the market value of Nintendo, and sold millions of dollars of Pokéballs and other virtual goods, as people engage in nostalgia for the …

Pokémon

Essential Yoga Stretches for Lower Back Pain

If you have occasional or chronic pain in your lower back, you're not alone. Low back pain is very common, especially as you age. Having a job where …

Did Trump fail his biggest test in Florida shooting response?

<b>(CNN) —</b> This week, Donald Trump faced his first test on how he would respond to a terror attack on U.S. soil as president. He failed.<p>That's not just my view, it's one even shared by some in the GOP who believe Trump's response to the massacre at an Orlando nightclub does not pass the so-called …

Every Pixar movie, ranked — here's how 'Finding Dory' stacks up

Yes, Jeffrey Katzenberg and DreamWorks Animation had their time, but for over 20 years, Lasseter's Pixar has consistently put out box-office hits (the company has earned close to $10 billion worldwide) and created stories that affect us on an emotional level that we can't wait to experience again …

What Every Manager Should Know About Being The Boss

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Earth - What is the real reason we sleep?

There are a few things we literally cannot live without. Oxygen is one. Another is food and water. And then there is sleep: forcibly keep an animal awake for long enough and you will kill it. The same almost certainly applies to humans.<p>This fact alone tells us that sleep must be doing something …

Sleep

The best books we read in 2015 - Vox

  <p><i>Words of Radiance</i> by Brandon Sanderson (fiction)<p>I spend my day writing about conflicts — like the war in Syria — that are vicious, depressing, and defined mostly by the lack of good guys and good options. <i>Words of Radiance</i>, a wonderfully detailed story of good versus evil and the second book in …

Books

How to grocery shop for one person

<i>Correction: An earlier version of this article incorrectly noted the source for how much Americans spend on uneaten food. The version below has been corrected.</i><p>A few months ago, my friend Lev asked me for a basic grocery list he could refer to when he made his weekly or biweekly trip to his …

The 5-Minute Updo You Have to Try for Your Next Holiday Party

We haven't seen any conclusive research, but we're guessing that more blowouts happen in December than another other month. And while bouncy, silky waves are indeed great party hair, let us suggest this deceptively easy—and superpretty—braided updo that's perfect for holiday celebrations, courtesy …

A Beginner's Guide to Mobile Gaming

Baby games no longer.<p>Alright, it’s time for some real talk - we’re way past the point where anyone can reasonably say that mobile games are all cash …

The 10 Rules of Weight Loss You Should Always Follow

There's no magic bullet or secret pill — sustainable weight loss does not happen overnight. If want to take off weight and keep it off for good, some major healthy lifestyle changes need to occur in order for your results to last. Here are the 10 rules to live by every day.<p>1. Thou Shalt Eat …

7 One-Mug Meals That Make Dinner A Cup Of Gooey Goodness

(Photo Credit: Lady and Pups)<p>Dinner for one person <i>shouldn't</i> be difficult. All you need is something gooey, melty and cozy that you can bring into bed and clutch with both hands while simultaneously streaming Netflix and managing a DIY face mask.<p>Turns out the humble mug is a prime vessel for …

5 Spring Crockpot Recipes

Don't you dare put that slow cooker away. Here are 5 easy recipes just perfect for spring.<p><b>Summery Stews</b><p>Yes, you should probably retire your beef bourguignon recipe until the fall. Instead, go for a light, vegetable-loaded stew, like this chickpea, tomato and apricot concoction. <b>Get the</b> …

5 Healthy Recipes That Actually Taste Good

Eating healthy doesn't have to mean staring at a sad bowl of steamed vegetables with rice cakes on the side. There are lots of ways you can enjoy a healthy diet while still having access to plenty of delicious and satisfying flavors. Here are 5 healthy recipes that prove how easy it can be to eat …

How To Eat Right For Your Body Type

Your body stores fat differently from other bodies, taking a different shape. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss. It’s time to get …

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …