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6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Exercises for a Tighter, Sexier Butt

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves.

Health

5 Floral Design Trends To Watch Out For In 2015

The top trends for 2015.<p>We asked Marie Ackerman, Teleflora's Vice President of Education, to predict the top floral trends for 2015. Get a head start in the new year by trying out one of these ideas.

6 Genius Eyeliner Hacks You NEED To Try

These are life-changing!<p>Few things in the beauty world are more frustrating than the moment when you ruin your entire eye look with one poorly applied stroke of eyeliner. Next time, try one of these tips from Chicago-based makeup artist Paula Heckenast to up your eyeliner game.<p><b>Smudge With …

Makeup

6 Brow Mistakes You're Probably Making

We basically just saved your face.<p><i>This article was written by Gyan Yankovich and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>In today's beauty world, it's hard to imagine a time when we wanted anything other than the biggest, baddest, boldest brows in town à la Cara Delevingne and Lily Collins. So …

Makeup

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Cleaning

10 Foods That Are Surprisingly Good Cleaners

Add these kitchen staples to your cleaning arsenal. Seriously.<p>Your go-to cleaners might come in a bottle, but when tackling a tricky stain, it's worth cleaning outside the box. Try these fridge and pantry finds to freshen and brighten nearly every area of your home.<p><b>1. Lemons</b>Citrus can zap grime …

Cleaning

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Microwave Could Do

It goes way beyond just heating up your food.<p><b>1. Give your plants a boost</b>Sterilize soil for growing seedlings by heating it up in the microwave first. Colorado State University horticulturist Laura Pottorff suggests filling plastic containers with a thin layer of soil and microwaving them for 90 …

Cleaning

11 Must-Know Oral Sex Tips from Real Women

Hats off to you super-skilled ladies.<p>Many women have their go-to oral sex moves that they know will work every. Single. Time. But why keep all of that great intel to themselves? We asked around to get real women's best tips for amazing oral. The goal: To make it great for you and pretty damn …

Lifestyle

The 11 BEST Foods to Eat When You're Stressed Out

<b>Oatmeal with Cinnamon and Honey</b><br>A hot, hearty bowl of oats delivers that yummy carb-y experience and bumps up your feel-good hormone serotonin. And because it’s also packed with slow-to-digest fiber, it won’t cause an inconsistent spike in blood sugar levels like some other foods do. Add cinnamon …

Trainer Confessions: 5 Exercises That Don’t Do What You Think They Do

You’ll be shocked when you find out which muscles you’re actually working<p>At the gym, I see a lot of people working hard to tone up, trim down, and get stronger. But I also see folks making exercise choices under false assumptions—some based on outdated advice, some because they’re following the …

Workouts

How to Know What Your Normal Boobs Feel Like

Take your health into your own hands.<p>You notice when your chest is swollen, sore, or squeezed into a probably-too-tight bra, but do you know what your normal boobs feel like? According to a new campaign from the U.K. charity CoppaFeel (ha, get it?), that's actually really important information.<p>The …

Breast Cancer

12 Weird Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

Is there anything it can't do?!<p><i>By Augusta Falleta for Beauty High</i><p>Finding a good beauty product is like making a new friend. But finding a product that can help with practically every beauty issue out there is like finding the holy grail. Coconut oil, which is all-natural and available at just about …

Skin Care

DIY: Noticeably Improve Your Macro Photography with a Cheap Plastic Cup

Hand-held macro photography presents a lot of challenges, but three of the most prevalent are: subject movement, camera shake, and harsh shadows. …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

University of Pennsylvania

Say Goodbye to Ingrown Hairs!

<i>Pseudofolliculitis barbae.</i> It may sound like some kind of medieval torture device, but it’s not—though its effects can feel almost as painful. This …

How to Wash, Season, and Maintain Cast Iron Cookware

After a recent trip to Woodstock, N.Y., <b>David Cicconi</b> (our creative director) brought two well-used cast iron pans into the test kitchen. Cast iron cookware holds a special place in our culinary hearts because it is economical, durable, versatile, holds heat well, and cooks food evenly. Properly …

Cheap Drinking Water From The Sun, Aided By A Pop Of Pencil Shavings

Piscine Molitor "Pi" Patel did it to survive on the Pacific Ocean. Robert Redford used the trick in All Is Lost.<p>When you're trapped on a boat, you can easily make fresh water, right? Simply let the sun heat up and evaporate salt water. Then trap the steam, condense it on a plastic surface and …

'Dumbo octopus,' other undersea oddities captured by Nautilus camera in Gulf

The latest batch of photos are in from the expedition team aboard Exploration Vehicle Nautilus which has been deep sea diving in the Gulf of Mexico since the start of the summer.<p>The ship, led by Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard, has so far given us dramatic photos of World War II wrecks, …

This Nail Polish Could Prevent Rape

It changes color when it comes in contact with date rape drugs. Would you wear it?<p>Imagine if, just by stirring your cocktail with your finger, you could know if certain date rape drugs were in it. That's the premise behind Undercover Colors, a nail polish that switches its hue when it comes in …

Seth Meyers

Do You Sweat More Than Normal?

Sure, it's the season of sweat. But are sweatier than the girl next to you?<p>"They" say girls don't sweat, but mist. "They" lie.<p>Each and every hour, the average girl sweats five ounces—enough to fill a wine glass, says Michael Shapiro, M.D., medical director of Vanguard Dermatology in New York. And …

Women's Health

National Geographic Travel

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

The 15 Most Common Counterfeit Foods—and How to Identify Them

From olive oil to honey to cinnamon, caviar to milk, a guide to the most commonly counterfeited foods<p>We are generally trusting eaters. A server brings a dish: It must be what the menu says. But labels can lie, and when it comes down to it, can you really tell the difference between one whity flaky …

11 Nail Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

<b>Darkened Nails</b><br>These can mean a few things, says Jessica Krant, M.D., a board-certified dermatologist in New York City and founder of Art of Dermatology. First, it could be just a natural, genetic pigmentary change, like a freckle. But if there's a dark streak along the nail from cuticle to tip and …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Through her work, Esther Honig hopes to discover if a global beauty standard actually exists.<p>Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring …

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread

White Pizza Pull Apart Bread. (aka, an embarrassingly easy summer snack.)<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 5, 2014 99<p>Today’s dish is really just a math lesson.<p>How …

27 Most Epic Food Stacks Of 2013

AKA staXXX. Prepare to die of drooling.

Entrepreneur finds remedy for water-damaged phones

Ever dropped your smartphone down the loo? Last year, 900,000 people did just that, according to gadget site Gizmodo. But water-damaged phones will soon be a thing of the past.<p>Oliver Murphy, a 20-year-old inventor turned entrepreneur has devised an ingenious system for bringing phones that have …

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Golden Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are one of my favorite comfort foods, and it's not hard to make them taste amazing. The easy way, my friends, is fat. A lot of it. I …