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Have a Tattoo? This Study Says It Might Be Bad for You

Back in the day, tattoos were seen as something only unsavory people got. Over time, they’ve become standard fare, with everything from gorgeous flower tattoos to amazing minimalist tattoos becoming more common on just about everyone. And while some of us do opt for singular or small masterpieces, …

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Are You Committing Mortgage Fraud Without Knowing It?

Common Mortgage Loan Fraud Schemes<p>What Constitutes Mortgage Loan Fraud?<p>Updated March 27, 2018<p>Borrowers can commit mortgage fraud in seemingly …

Real Estate

Kendall Jenner’s Pepsi Controversy Has Just Taken a Scary Turn at a Real Live Protest

Kendall Jenner may be trying to put the whole Pepsi #fail behind her by doing her best to totally ignore it, but it seems like the public isn’t willing to forgive and forget as easily. In fact, not only is the major ad disaster still fresh in people’s minds, but the controversy has just taken a …

Kendall Jenner

Fix These 3 Things Before Applying for a Mortgage

Mortgage rates are rising, which should push some people who had been waiting to enter the housing market to make the move.<p>However, just <i>wanting</i> to buy a house does not mean a bank or other lender will actually give you the money. Lending standards, while looser than they were a few years ago, …

9 U.S. Neighborhoods With the Best Holiday Light Displays

Now that Thanksgiving (and the turkey leftovers) has come and gone, it's time to unearth that tangled ball of holiday lights from your attic and …

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Here’s What Asos Prom Dresses And Suits Actually Look Like IRL

We tried the clothes on all different body types so you don't have to.

Clothing

3 Experts Dish On Letting Your Bridesmaids Choose Their Looks (Without the Drama)

If you want to give your bridesmaids the option to choose their own hair and makeup on the big day, you’ve got to do it in the right way! After all, while you want your gals to look and feel like themselves, you also want to make sure it works with your wedding vibe.<p>To determine the best way to …

22 gorgeous and affordable prom dresses inspired by Disney princesses

Prom can be a truly magical night, which is why you deserve an equally magical dress to celebrate in! Here are some gowns inspired by the official …

Feel like a pin-up in these retro-style bathing suits

Summer is coming and you know what that means — beach parties, poolside barbecues, and plenty of other occasions for you to rock a cute swimsuit. The …

The True Cost of Bad Credit

Your credit is critical to your overall financial health for at least three reasons.<p>First, bad credit means you pay higher interest rates when you …

Personal Finance

Instagram Shuts Down Access From Other Apps

Facebook’s ongoing efforts to keep users within their own walled garden will soon result in the elimination of Instagram from third party apps, including Flipboard. On June 1, Instagram, which is owned by Facebook, will stop allowing many third parties to access the images in its feeds. If you have …

Apps

This Is the Most Purchased Prom Dress on the Internet and It Costs $300

One gown to rule them all! Prom season is all about dressing to impress, but one frock has been standing above the rest in 2016.<p>Needle & Thread's …

Dresses

23 Teeny Tiny Party Favors You Can DIY

Whether you’re picking out party favors for a summer wedding or spring party, there’s no going wrong with ones that are itty bitty in size. They’re compact, easy to carry and a great idea, especially when it comes to making a bunch for a large group. Plus, there’s just something about …

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From The Maudlin To The Magical: Ranking Morrissey’s Finest Solo Songs

From his rise to stardom with The Smiths through to his enduring solo career, Morrissey has remained a true enigma whose heartfelt lyrics continue to ring true for old and new fans alike. (And that’s not even getting into his marvelous vocal style, a delightful, almost yodeling croon that still …

The Only 5 Rules of Home Buying You Need to Know

Buying a home can be stressful and complicated. But if you follow just five basic rules, you'll make the challenge of buying a home a bit less …

Personal Finance

Its the Worst Time in 15 Years to Be a First-Time Homebuyer

Over the last 15 years, the real estate market for first-time homebuyers has been fairly strong. Before the financial crisis, lending standards were such that first-time buyers had little problem obtaining the financing they needed to move into a home of their own. After the crisis, the Obama …

Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' moved to jail near US border

<b>Mexico has transferred the convicted drug lord, Joaquin Guzman, to a prison close to the border with the US.</b><p>Known as "El Chapo", he was taken to a prison near Ciudad Juarez, across the border from El Paso in Texas, as part of a normal rotation of prisoners for security reasons, officials said.<p>The …

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6 Stellar Renovation Stories from Curbed Readers

Here are the best renovation stories from our community<p>Citizens of Curbediverse, thank you for joining us for Renovation Week and contributing your stories. As this theme week comes to a close, we'd like to to do a final send off with some of the best stories from our readers. Without further ado, …

Carnival Themed Party

Looking for a new and fresh idea for a summer backyard bbq or even a wedding? How about a carnival themed party! It's not just for kids either. This …

Immigration

Drake joins Forbes list of top five richest hip-hop stars

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rapper Aubrey "Drake" Graham became the newest member of The Forbes Five club of hip-hop's wealthiest artists on Monday with a net worth of $60 million, according to Forbes.<p>The annual list has regularly included rap artists Bryan "Birdman" Williams, Andre "Dr. Dre" Young, Shawn …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Becoming a Homeowner When You Don't Currently Qualify For a Mortgage

Lease-to-own contracts (LTOs) and land contracts (LCs) are different legal ways to transfer occupancy of a property from an existing owner who does not want to occupy it to someone else who does, but who cannot qualify now for the financing required to purchase it outright. Both LTOs and LCs offer …

Real Estate

This Is What the Taliban Thinks of McDonald's Food

The Taliban now has access to Big Macs and McNuggets.<p>McDonald’s opened its first restaurant in Pakistan’s western city of Quetta, the reputed home of …

Pakistan

Bright green light streaks across Southern California night sky

A green streak of light that briefly lit up the Southern California sky Tuesday night had people wondering what they had seen.<p>The American Meteor Society had 68 reports of the fireball that was spotted blazing across the sky at 9:39 p.m.<p>Sightings were recorded in San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange and …

How to Have a Beautiful Outdoor Bohemian-Inspired Wedding in Los Angeles

With the flowers blooming, birds chirping, and the abundance of sunshine, it's no surprise that so many couples choose to get hitched in the springtime. There's really no better way to celebrate your never-ending love for one another than by tying the knot — surrounded by the beauty of nature. From …

Weddings

8 Critical Things to Do Before Buying a Home: How Many Have You Done?

So you're finally ready to get serious and buy a house -- chalk it up to the amazing spring weather, or maybe a precious bun baking in the oven, or that much anticipated promotion at work. Whatever the reason, you feel primed to start poring over listings and spending your weekends open-house …

Real Estate

What I Wish I'd Known Before Buying a House

Tips to make the seemingly daunting task much more bearable.<p>Owning a home is supposed to be part of the American Dream, but the buying process can seem more like a nightmare at times. As my husband and I prepared to buy our first home last year, I was shocked by how little I knew about it and how …

Real Estate

Blush 5 Ways: Which Is Right for You?

We like to think of blush as pretty foolproof. There’s no detail work to master, no lines to stay inside of, and it looks great on everyone. But we …