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The Best Day to Buy Airline Tickets

We've got some surprising answers to the travel question we get asked most often.

Airlines

How To Deal With The Emotional Pain Of An STD

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p><i>By Kendall McKenzie</i><p>I got my first pap smear less than a week ago, and I got a call yesterday that I tested positive for …

10 Things People With Passion Do Differently | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’m sure you’ve seen them.<p>You can spot them right away by the spring in their step, the enthusiasm they exude, and the joy that’s written all over …

The Secret To Shiny, Healthy, PERFECT Hair

My hair has led a rather audacious existence in her 30-plus years. She’s dabbled in the murky waters of at-home kits, entertained a long and loving …

You've Never Seen Mickey Ears Like THIS

Mickey and Minnie Mouse are no strangers to the high-fashion scene. We'd even go out on a limb and say they're a certified power couple among the …

5 Classic Beauty Rules That Still Work (For Work!)

Photographed by Winnie Au.<p>They say to dress for the job you want, not the job you have. In the workplace, looking polished and put-together is almost …

Best Sandals - Cute Womens Summer Shoes

13-Year-Old Girl Literally Gains New Perspective By Scaling Mount Everest

Photo: REX USA/Alex Staniforth/Rex.<p>Some stunning news out of Nepal, everyone. On Sunday morning, a 13-year-old girl became the youngest woman ever to …

Horoscope Nail Art With Susan Miller

Reading your horoscope? <i>So</i> 2013. Listen up, astro-fans: We teamed up with astrological dynamo Susan Miller, polish queen Deborah Lippmann, and …

Everything You Need to Know About the "Reverse Progress" Fitness Movement

Juice cleanses, fasting, eating clean, and counting calories: How many times a day do we wish for a faster metabolism or to change our bodies completely? It's <i>exhausting</i>.<p>And we're not the only ones who are tired and overwhelmed. New moms and fitness buffs Tara Brumfitt and Neghar Fonooni have taken …

How to Summer-fy Your Beauty Kit

We all have our steadfast roster of beauty products that we swear by on the daily. But as the temps change, so do our skin and hair...and shouldn't our makeup regime follow suit? These 7 simple swaps will keep your pores clear, your face protected, and your hair bouncy and fresh. It's the easiest …

You Are Not Defined By Your Tragedy

By Ella Ceron,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1k9FcRi<p>Trigger warning.<p>I was raped when I was 16.<p>That fact in itself is a devastating thing.<p>It doesn’t …

Understanding The Basics of SLR Photography

Knowing how to use your SLR is not as awkward as it would seem. Imagine that your camera is a box that lets in light. On top of that box is a …

Shutter Speed

Beauty Guru Michelle Phan’s Rise With Em Cosmestics

Self-taught beauty guru Michelle Phan has an impressive resume. Aside from her acclaimed makeup tutorial YouTube channel with 4.8 million followers …

How To: Blotting Papers

Blotting papers have been used by Japanese women for hundreds of years because they really work: there’s no better way to eliminate shine throughout …

Cleaning

The Week in Review: Miley Mania

Inside Flipboard / September 27, 2013<p>Miley Cyrus’ constant twerking and wrecking-ball writhing have generated more than their share of headlines …

A Definitive Guide To Making Better (And Better Informed) Decisions

Eggs or fruit for breakfast? Sell or stay independent? Pants or no pants? Decisions, decisions: They’re everywhere. Worry not, this guide’s here to help.<p>All day, every day, we are faced with an onslaught of decisions both small and large. It’s hard work. Naturally, we often seek help to quell the …

Move of the Day: Warrior III

Want to fight off cellulite? This yoga move is the perfect way to do it. It's a challenging pose that works the legs, butt, and core. Plus, we love …

Miley Cyrus' Next Single Is Seriously Called "23"

Say a little prayer that the chorus is not "I don't know about me / but I'm feeling 23."

Guest Op-Ed: Was Miley Cyrus’ VMA Performance a Parody?

File under “wishful thinking” if you must, but hear me out: What if Miley Cyrus’ divisive performance at the VMAs on Sunday night was a parody? A …

The Louvre Museum, Paris (Like It’s 1999) – The Everywhereist

Posted in: Attractions, Museums<p>It’s Wednesday, and I find that I’m still recovering from a weekend full of Bacchanalia spent up in Canada. There was …

A Few More Paris Pics – The Everywhereist

Posted in: Photos, Random Musings<p>I’m almost done with Paris (at least, as far as blog goes. My personal love affair with the city is just starting). …

3 Ways to Keep Facebook -- and Your Life -- in Perspective

<i>By Terri Trespicio</i><p>Recently, a study published in the journal <i>Plos One</i> with a sample size likely smaller than your high school graduating class found that Facebook use was associated with declining levels of life satisfaction. This follows on the heels of a German study earlier this year that found …

Health Blog Roundup: The Truth Behind Frozen Greek Yogurt, Signs Of Dehydration And More

<i>There are hundreds of wonderful sites on healthy living to be seen all over the blogosphere. Here at Fit Links, we'll introduce you to some that have caught our eye.</i><p>Frozen Greek yogurt seems like the perfect dessert -- yummy and healthy, right?! Beware of the buzzwords. SparkPeople investigated the …

Is 'Strong Is the New Skinny' Really Sending a Good Message?

You know the phrase "Strong is the new skinny," that's going all around your Pinterest page, Twitter feed and, well, <i>everywhere</i>? Well, I get that it's inspiring. That it's supposed to mean that we value being strong and healthy more than fitting in a size 2 dress. But, it bothers me.<p>In the phrase, …

Diets

Samsung Reportedly Introducing Galaxy Gear Android Smartphone Wristwatch In September

What’s weird about reporting on the potential introduction of smartphone watches is that they actually aren’t anything new – every few years it seems some OEM comes up with a wrist-mounted phone that makes for an interesting demo but doesn’t go anywhere, like the LG GD910, for instance, the talk of …

The World's Highest-Paid DJs

Just a few years removed from bagging groceries in Scotland, Calvin Harris is now the world’s highest-paid DJ. He leads a cast of musicians collecting six-figure nightly checks for performing at nightspots from Las Vegas to Ibiza—and for other business ventures once reserved only for rock, rap and …

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Elastic Beanstalk

What's Next?<p>AWS X-Ray<p>AWS X-Ray helps developers analyze and debug distributed applications. With X-Ray, you can understand how your application and …

Superfood Smoothie | The Daily Dish

This is it! The sixth and final fruit and veggie smoothie in our “sip the rainbow” series. Here is a recap…<p>Finally…<b>Purple!</b><p>This purple-hued drink is …