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If You Feel Extra Gloomy On December 21, You're Not Alone

Here's what it means for the long months of winter ahead.<p>The shortest day of the year, also known as "December solstice," will take place on …

Astronomy

50 New Things to Do to Your Hair This Winter

To state the obvious, it's been a year. So now that holiday season is finally approaching, we’re ready to lean into festive. Our craving for the season has only grown since ...

Hairstyling

101 Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

Whether you're having vegan guests for your Thanksgiving dinner or looking to try something new, we've got you covered.

Vegan

Céline Dion Just Performed an EDM Version of 'My Heart Will Go On,' and It's Perfection

Céline Dion really is having a banner year. Not only is the iconic singer crushing it at her Vegas residency, but she's also become a favorite at fashion and awards shows, absolutely killing it every time she hits the red carpet.<p>Dion is that rare package of raw talent and pure joy that fans across …

Las Vegas

How To Tie A Head Scarf | Women's Health

2. BOHO-CHIC<p>Waves get an assist from a long scarf here. Scrunch up the scarf into a two-inch-wide band and place along the hairline. Wrap it all the way around the head and then tie a knot in the back, allowing all of the extra material to drape loosely down your back. (Give waves more boost with …

Knitting group is a warm way to connect with Montreal's homeless

Gilles Chiasson knows all too well what it’s like to live on the streets of Montreal, fighting off frigid temperatures and feelings of social …

Eating These 9 Foods Will Make Your Hair So Much Longer

If you want long, strong, and healthy hair, it's no secret that it's going to take time and patience. However, if it feels like your hair refuses to …

Easy Macaroni and Cheese Recipes

Make Food Network Kitchens' easy stovetop macaroni and cheese recipe and eat it as is, or bake it up with add-ins like veggies and meats for a …

Cooking

Hands Down, This Is the Best Night Cream for Your 30s

Since entering my 30s, I've started to notice subtle changes in my skin: little smile lines here, a few more sun spots there. While I fully embrace …

5 Quick Stretches to Improve Your Flexibility ASAP

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Yoga

How to tell the difference between a mediocre cocktail bar and a great one

How to tell the difference between a mediocre cocktail bar and a great one<p>Plenty of bars look great at a glance: great atmosphere, fun soundtrack, …

New York City

Yoga: Poses To Tone Your Butt

<b>Warrior III</b> Standing on one straight leg, lean forward with your chest until it is in line with your lifted back leg and parallel to the ground. Extend your upper chest and gaze forward as you flex your back foot, keeping your leg straight and all of your toes pointing down. Stay here or extend …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

The 10 Best EDM Albums Of 2017 (So Far)

2017 is officially half way over. With six months behind us and six ahead, we look back and examine the albums that have come out.<p>Contrary to the …

Steve Aoki

A Reddit User Has Compiled Almost Every Song Played At EDC Las Vegas: Listen

Reddit user stealthyd3vil has done something that borders on the insane as well as the sublime. They have compiled every single song that was played …

Reddit

10 Gin Cocktails That Will Make You Reconsider Your Standard G&T

Bottoms up 🍹.<p>All hail gin, the "happy medium" of clear spirits: It's refreshing in a summer spritzer or citrusy cocktail, and its juniper berry base is said to actually be good for you: it's low in calories, helps fight infection and disease, and boosts digestion (in other words, sign us up 🙋). …

We went to the best bar in the world to find out what the drink of the summer will be — here's the verdict

Every year, a new breed of cocktail emerges as the drink du jour. But what is the ultimate summer cocktail? The one you can drink year in and year out, without worrying about frilly, hard-to-follow trends?<p>That's what we wanted to find out, so we donned our deerstalker hats and made our way downtown.<p>…

Flavors

12 Nature Documentaries That Will Blow Your Mind

You can learn so much without ever leaving your couch.<p>Binge-watching comic-book shows and savoring prestige dramas are fine pastimes, but sometimes you need to sit back, relax, and look at animals walking around in scenic vistas. If you pay close attention, you might even learn a weird fact about …

23 Dreamy Photos From People Living the #VanLife

Time to hit the road.<p>If you've always dreamed of quitting your job, selling all your earthly possessions, and traveling the world, you're definitely not alone — but actually doing so is another thing entirely, and for some people, just dreaming about the unattached life simply isn't enough.<p>In fact,</i> …

Selling

Rachael Leigh Cook Updated Her Famous "This Is Your Brain On Drugs" PSA to Be About the War on Drugs

If you were alive in the nineties, you probably knew actress and Natalie Portman doppelgänger Rachael Leigh Cook from three equally iconic projects: <i>She's All That,</i> <i>Josie and the Pussycats</i>, and the "This is your brain on drugs" antidrug commercial that aired on networks like MTV.<p>Second in iconic …

Natalie Portman

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

Healthy Eating

This Magical, Anti-Inflammatory Turmeric Glow Lemonade Will be the Drink of Summer 2017 - One Green Planet

If scrolling through health and wellness-related health websites is your jam, you’ve probably noticed that everyone seems to be talking about …

Green Living

5 Anti-Anxiety Recipes That Will Change Your Day

Though some of us worry more than others, few of us manage to escape anxiety altogether. We know that there are many tactics for reducing these pesky …

Food

A 3-Day Guide to Your Best Skin

What to eat, drink, and do for asap results.<p>Waging war against the perils of blah skin (fine lines, breakouts, puffiness) typically involves an arsenal of big-gun anti-agers and a minimum of six to eight weeks. But in a world of instant gratification—and last-minute invitations—sometimes a girl …

What If Bars Sold Subscriptions?

<b>Etched deep in the DNA of trendy bars,</b> pretty much by definition, is a compulsion toward newness. In America, circa 2012, this can mean an unpublished phone number, a hidden entrance, ever more varieties of bitters, an illegal on-site distilling operation, mixology equipment that looks like it was …

Alcohol

10 Great Cocktails Found at HMSHost-operated Airport Bars

01 of 10<p>Angels & Demons<p>This provocative beverage is made with Angel’s Envy Bourbon, Combier, Aperol, Hellfire Shrub and orange peel. It has a classic …

Airports

Tone Your Lower Abs, Butt, and Legs All at Once With 1 Exercise

Need a low-impact cardio move that works the abs and legs? We've got you covered with this awesome standing exercise, no equipment required.<p>Here's how to do a knee driver (sometimes called "smashing the coconut"):<p>Begin with your weight on your left foot and your hands together in front of you for …

9 Cocktail Party Commandments Every Host Should Follow

Charleston, South Carolina-based hostess-cum-wedding planner extraordinaire Tara Guerard makes entertaining hundreds look easy. Here, she spills her tricks of the trade for a flawless cocktail hour.<p><b>1.</b> Location is first and foremost. Consider your guest count—if you're expecting over 12 people, make …

33 Lazy Girl Shortcuts

Easy ways to always look good (even if you don't have any time).<p>If you'd rather hit snooze one more time than get up and get ready, we've got 33 easy ways to always look good before heading out the door.

Hair

Change-Your-Life Beauty Tip: Freeze Chamomile Tea for a Skin Treat

When Julia Lemigova, former Miss USSR and the founder of the new-to-the-U.S. luxury skin care line Russie Blanche (now available at Clyde's in New York City and the Delano Hotel in Miami), gave me this skin care tip that tightens and deflates puffiness at lunch yesterday, I suddenly wanted to order …