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Myanmar by-elections set first test of Aung San Suu Kyi's popularity

While only a few seats will be up for grabs, it will indicate how voters in Myanmar feel about their year-old government. De facto leader Aung San …

Waterfront Florida Mansion with Buddhist Temple Sells for $21.45 Million

A dreamy beach home with a Buddhist temple in Manalapan, Florida, might just be the priciest on-market sale in Palm Beach County’s recent history.<p>The …

9 Ways You're Accidentally Making Yourself Dumber

Cut these simple habits out of your life and you'll see your IQ rise.<p>Most of us spend a lot of time thinking about how to get better--how to be happier, more productive, fitter, smarter. We spend a lot less time thinking (constructively) about how we're screwing up.<p>There's no mystery there. …

Is your gut making you sick?

New research suggests that the range and quantity of microbes that live in our guts could have a powerful effect on a range of conditions including depression, MS and obesity<p>A gut full of diverse microbes – bacteria, viruses and fungi – is essential for a healthy mind and body. And evidence is …

50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas of All Time

These home decor tips from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

Dining Rooms

Love Sets Sail! Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom Snuggle Up During Cannes Yacht Outing with Kate Hudson

Orlando Bloom and Katy Perry continued to prove that they’ve got no relationship drama, snuggling up on a yacht with Kate Hudson in …

10 travelers reveal the incredible stories behind their most jaw-dropping photos

Some of the world's most daring travelers have scaled great heights, survived intense weather, and explored remote destinations, all to capture stunning images.<p>We teamed up with @BeautifulDestinations, which is currently one of the most-followed travel Instagram accounts, to pull together 10 …

10 Myths About Adulting

Here are 10 common myths about adulting.<p>The New Year has arrived. The time for resolutions and reflections over the previous year. I looked back over the year before: I had accomplished many things, and failed at other things that I'd planned to accomplish. As I began to reflect, I couldn't help …

Eva Longoria And Other Straight Stars Pose As Gay Couples To Show 'Love Is Love'

"If you couldn’t identify to their love and feel it was real, then I would have failed."<p>A bold and powerful photography project is bringing celebrities together to pose as same-sex couples and families as a way to combat homophobia and provide positive images of recognizable figures engaging in …

Here's How Celine Dion's Children Are Coping Following The Death Of Their Father René Angélil

Celine Dion always stayed strong for her family as <b>René Angélil</b>'s health declined.<p>Now, after his passing last Thursday, the songstress is putting on a …

This one diet can sharpen your brain and help you live longer

<b>(Kzenon via Shutterstock)</b><p>Intermittent fasting offers a plethora of health benefits — and may even help prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s<p>Ari LeVaux<p>January 18, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The new year is a popular time to contemplate our relationship to calories, …

The Kaley Cuoco And Johnny Galecki Dating Rumors Continue To Swirl

First comes bazinga, then comes...?<p>Buzz, buzz, buzz.<p>That's the sound of the <i>rumor mill</i> churning up reports about the relationship status of "Big Bang Theory" co-stars Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki after the two got close at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Wednesday.<p>Speculation that the …

Food fads: Make mine gluten-full

By Charles Krauthammer<p>Charles Krauthammer<p>Columnist<p>Email Bio<p>When the federal government’s 1980 “Dietary Guidelines for Americans” warned about the baleful effects of saturated fats, public interest activists joined the fight and managed to persuade major food companies to switch to the shiny new …

Nutrition

Fitness Friday: The One-Exercise Workout

Short on time in the gym? Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear created an exercise that trains the lower and upper body in one compound movement. "It trains the hips, knees, glutes, back and shoulders in one shot," he says. The only thing you need is a dumbbell and something to sit on for the …

Street Style News and Photos (144)

Oops! Looks like it was a bit nippy in NYC — and we're not referring to the dropping temps.<p><b>Nicole Richie</b>'s nips were on full display as she made her …

An Explorer's Guide to India

National Parks

23 Artworks

<i>NOTICE: This blog post includes images of nudity in painting and drawing.</i><p>--<p>What we have here are 23 pieces of art, with my notes on each. These works are by 23 of 50 artists -- representing 23 of 100 artworks -- included in issue #68 of <i>Poets/Artists</i> magazine, which I had the honor of curating under …

Optimize Your Bedroom for Better Sleep

We've put together nine of the best ways you can enhance your space for sleep according to leading sleep hygiene experts and recent studies. Read on to learn what environmental changes can have the biggest impact on rest.<p>See how a few simple tweaks could turn your bedroom into an oasis of restful …

Televisions

Home and Garden DIY Ideas, Photos and Answers

Gigi Hadid, Lily Aldridge And Joan Smalls Get Naked For New Stuart Weitzman Campaign

Victoria's Secret models are known for being comfortable in their birthday suits, but this new fashion campaign is even more risqué than usual.<p>Gigi …

Stuart Weitzman

Workout Facials: Can Exercising Your Face Really Make It Look Younger?

<i>Photo credit: Alicia Cho, Thrive Market</i><p><i>By Dana Poblete for Thrive Market</i><p>When Carole Maggio started her Facercise regimen in 1981 and popularized it in the 1990s, who knew it would blow up to be a full-blown spa treatment--one featured in major international department stores and hip pop-up …

5 reasons why anxiety is so difficult to cope with (and what you can do about it)

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>If we aren’t careful, we can makes things worse. Here are some effective ways to keep your emotions under control<p>Melanie Greenberg<p>December 1, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>Have you ever had a friend or family member tell you to “just get over it” when you felt sad or worried? If getting rid …

Study Finds More Evidence Coffee Can Be a Life-Saver

Health news<p>Researchers have found even more evidence that coffee can be good for you. People who drink regular, moderate amounts of coffee are less likely to die from a range of diseases, from diabetes to heart disease.<p>The cutoff seems to be around five cups a day, and even decaf coffee helps, the …

Mayo Clinic

The man who made America: Reason, religion and the brilliant mind of John Locke

<b>John Locke (Wikimedia)</b><p>There will be no lack of odes to colonial America today. Let’s also remember the man whose ideas made it possible<p>George Makari<p>November 26, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind”<p>After his triumphant return to London, John Locke’s theory …

The New Gene-Editing Technique That Reveals Cancer’s Weaknesses

CRISPR can finally tell us which human genes are essential—and which matter specifically to cancer cells.<p>Humans have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes, but which of these really matter? Which are essential, and which are merely optional add-ons?<p>It’s crazy to me that we still don't know, even though …

Photographer Captures Stunning South Korean Landscapes Reflected in Mirror-Like Lakes

South Korean photographer Jaewoon U has gathered quite the following on 500px, and rightly so. His majestic landscape shots of his home country are nothing if not magical, overflowing with colors and rich details. The Seoul-based artist is particularly skilled at capturing beautiful outdoor scenery …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

Fashion exhibitions you don’t want to miss in 2016

2015 will be remembered as the one that brought smash-hit McQueen extravaganza Savage Beauty to London – an exhibition so popular, the V&A opened overnight to keep up with demand – as well as self-funded shows from the likes of Louis Vuitton, Chanel and Gucci, who took on Beijing for their first …