Amy Gui

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Lighten Your Hair Naturally This Summer (Even If You're Not Blonde)

Bring that summery, sun-kissed hair home with a simple spritz.<p>When you were a teen, did you sit out by the pool with your trusty bottle of Sun-In and …

Hair

The Surprisingly Fast and Amazing Way to Cook Chicken

Spatchcocking (aka butterflying) the bird is easy, economical, empowering—and ensures the crispiest skin ever.<p>Photo: Thinkstock<p>Spatch-<i>what?</i><p>Photo: …

A celebrity fitness trainer reveals 3 dynamic ab, arm, and glute moves you can do at home for a summer beach bod

1/<p>Let's start with your stomach. "If you want your abs to appear flatter and to be stronger you have to strengthen the deep core stabilizers," Kaiser …

Caramel Shortbread Squares Recipe

"These cookies consist of a shortbread crust, firm caramel center, and a milk chocolate top. They are super-easy to make and they take only 20 …

Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken Recipe

"A delightful chicken dish with a little spicy kick. Serve with rice and your favorite vegetable."<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/4 teaspoon black …

Chicken Under a Skillet with Lemon Pan Sauce

4 servings<p>Butterflying and flattening the bird might feel like chicken chiropractory, but it’s all in the name of crisp golden chicken skin, and what more noble cause could there be? The flatter the chicken, the more contact with the cast-iron pan and the more crackly skin to enjoy at the end. And …

Recipes

Salted-Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Epi associate editor Emily Johnson liked her family cookie recipe, but thought it could be even better. So she started making it with butter instead …

The Easiest Boeuf Bourguignon Is Made in Your Slow Cooker

Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the bacon and cook until the fat has rendered and the bacon is golden and crispy. Remove the pan from …

Old Italian Meat Sauce Recipe

"A robust hearty Italian meat and mushroom pasta sauce. Serve with your favorite pasta, if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds lean ground beef<p>1 pound …

Easy Chicken in Wine Is Fast & Fancy Cooking at Its Finest

Place the dried mushrooms in a small bowl and pour enough boiling water over to just cover; set aside.<p>Place the pancetta or bacon in a 4- to 6-quart …

Recipes

Why Some People Can't Find Anyone to Marry

I was talking some time ago with a young, but not very young, friend of the family about why she had not married.<p>“There’s nobody around here that is …

Immunotherapy: beyond melanoma and lung cancer treatment

In the late 1800s, William Coley, a surgeon in New York, developed what scientists now think was the first cancer immunotherapy.<p>Coley noticed one of …

A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

Israeli trauma experts help counselors in Parkland, Florida

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the northern Israel town of Alon HaGalil one recent afternoon, a clinical psychologist and former Israeli special forces member named Yotam Dagan was worrying about how the students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, are going to react the next time the school …

Israel

The Magic Three: Why nobody has facelifts anymore

Sitting next to a friend at dinner recently I was intrigued to find out what (or which doctor) was responsible for her skin upgrade from fabulous to absolutely incredible. She proceeded to give me a brilliantly concise response, telling me exactly what new treatments she had been trying and where.<p>A …

Skin Care

The Best and Worst Olive Oil from the Grocery Store

Olive oil is as essential to the kitchen as a saucepan or stove. Yet, while it’s always in front of us, we don’t always pay attention to what it can …

Airbnb Plus Is for People Who Hate Airbnb

With "Plus," the company will give its stamp of approval to inspected, higher-quality listings.<p>It’s only been ten years since Airbnb entered our world, and <i>damn</i>, has it done some damage. The vacation rental company that became its own verb celebrates its birthday in a big way this week, in the place …

From New Airbnb Plus, Properties With More Amenities

Part of the appeal of booking accommodations through Airbnb is that no single stay is the same. Each home has its own personality, décor and amenities. But this individualized approach can also be a drawback because travelers can never be quite sure what they’ll find when they arrive at the …

Hospitality

Ask Amy: Life with a hoarder has become a nightmare

<i>Dear Amy: My husband and I are in our mid-50s. We were married four years ago. We are both highly educated professionals.</i><p><i>My husband bought his parents' home almost 20 years ago. Unfortunately, he is attached to the decaying belongings left by his parents and other relatives that lived in the</i> …

DuckDuckGo adds tracker blocking to help curb the wider surveillance web

Some major product news from veteran anti-tracking search engine DuckDuckGo: Today it’s launched revamped mobile apps and browser extensions that bake in a tracker blocker for third party sites, and include a suite of other privacy features intended to help users keep surfing privately as they …

How to send large files for free

For bigger file transfer, email is a no-go. So what are your options?<p>E-mail is creaking under the demands of the internet, and nowhere is that more …

I was getting buried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn't fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because my vacuum resided …

Minimalism

Combat Procrastination by Visualizing Your Future Self

I’m typically the queen of procrastination. If something doesn’t have to be done until next week, then I’m more than likely not going to start it …

What actually is Lyme disease and what are the symptoms?

Celebrities such as Bella Hadid, Yolanda Foster, and Kelly Osbourne have brought it to global attention, but what actually is Lyme disease?<p><i>Words by</i> …

Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Caper-Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

The 7 Best Printers on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the</i> Strategist <i>we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy (like</i> <i>bed sheets</i> <i>or</i> <i>pillows</i><i>), but as much as we’d</i> …

Dying of a broken heart is a real thing, and Debbie Reynolds may well have done it

Caused by severe stress, say the death of a child, there’s little to distinguish a broken heart from a heart attack<p>Research reports that triggers can include an intense emotional loss such as the sudden death of a loved one, romantic separation, or trauma that can cause adrenaline levels to …

Dry January Can Be Amazing For Your Health, If Done The Right Way

Dry January, aka ditching alcohol in the first month of the new year, is an annual tradition for many people. For some, it’s part of a New Year’s …