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Behati Prinsloo Tells Us How to Get Sexy for Summer

Victoria's Secret, the experts on all things sexy, released its 2013 <b>"What Is Sexy?" List</b> yesterday, naming the hottest celebrities of the year. Some of the top names didn't really surprise us — Sexiest Sense Of Humor went to Jennifer Lawrence and Sexiest Bikini Body went to Rihanna — but we're …

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What to Wear to a Wedding

We've pulled together your best bets for every scenario.<p>So you didn't make the bridesmaid cut — well played! Now, what the hell do you wear? We've pulled together your best bets for every scenario (from the courthouse quickie to the French chateau) so you can blend in without being overlooked.

The 8 Must-Try Sex Positions, According to Real Women

Plus, tips on how to mix things up in the bedroom.<p>If the phrase "familiarity breeds contempt" rings true, going through all the same motions in the bedroom, time and time again, doesn't exactly help in the love department. Relationship experts recommend keeping things spontaneous (whether that …

The Do-Anywhere Workout

Gabriel Valencia, founder of NYC's Focus Fitness and trainer to some of Manhattan's busiest power players, shares an office, home, or hotel-room regimen that burns about 100 calories in 20 minutes.<p><b>60 seconds</b>: Sprints up and down a flight of stairs, two steps at a time if you can.<p><b>60 seconds</b>: High …

The Hair Diaries

Women from all over the world confess how much they spend on their tresses in The Hair Diaries.<p>Women from all over the world confess how much they spend on their tresses in <i>The Hair Diaries</i>.

Best Summer Side Dish Recipes

What would any picnic, barbecue, or al fresco meal be without an endless array of tasty, flavorful side dishes? Read up on the recipes for these these 10 easy, made-for-summer sides, courtesy of Delish<p>What would any picnic, barbecue, or al fresco meal be without an endless array of tasty, flavorful …

Get Your Grill On: 10 Unique Burger Recipes

Nothing says fall quite like an tailgate grill-out. Spice up your next game-day with these 10 deliciously unique burger recipes for vegetarians and meat-lovers alike, all perfect for football fanatics.<p>Nothing says fall quite like an tailgate grill-out. Whether you're holding a chic soirée on a …

40 Fresh Ways to Amp Up Your Ponytail

"Next day hair" has never looked better.<p>Take a cue from these celeb red carpet moments to upgrade your ponytail from a gym staple to an actual "lewk."

60 Summer Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Let happy hour be every hour with these warm-weather concoctions.<p>Let's be honest, there's almost nothing better in summer than the supreme chill of a tall cocktail on a hot day. To get you in the spirit of summer, try one of these zesty drinks that only require a few steps to whip up at home.

Dress Code: Gemma Arterton

Camped out at L.A.'s Chateau Marmont, British actress Gemma Arterton offers a glimpse inside her stylish life.<p>Camped out at L.A.'s Chateau Marmont, British actress Gemma Arterton offers a glimpse inside her stylish life.

28 Beach Outfit Ideas to Steal from Celebs on Vacation

The sarong envy is real.<p>"Celebrities on vacation" season is fully underway, so naturally we're looking to them for cues on how to style our flip-flops and sunhat staples. Ahead, 28 celebrities keeping their style game strong even on their off-hours—poolside, beachside, and deckside—to serve as your …

Nail Art Tips: The Office-Chic Mani

Meet this office-appropriate gateway mani! Our favorite nail guru Fleury Rose shows us step-by-step how to get this easy and understated look.<p>Aiming to get into the nail art game, but a bit hestitant about diving right in to the crazy appliqués and show-stopping patterns? Meet this …

SPONSORED: Look Amazing in Summer's Most Daring Trends

Think lace, cut-outs, and all-white ensembles are FMO (For Models Only)? Think again. This summer, dare to show a little skin (and look like a class act doing it). It all starts with what's underneath.<p>Think lace, cut-outs, and all-white ensembles are FMO (For Models Only)? Think again. This summer, …

Your Guide to Getting a Beach-Ready Body

It's official: Bathing suit season is upon us, and if you haven't been able to hit the gym to tone up as much as you'd like, this can be a terrifying realization. We turned to our friends at Crunch Gyms, who designed a full-body workout plan to get us bea<p>It's official: Bathing suit season is upon …

Nail Art Tips: Spring Break Forever

If you're anything like us, you've gotten way into the alien trend after seeing Spring Breakers, thanks to James Franco's character, Alien — the gangster with a heart of gold.<p>If you're anything like us, you've gotten way into the alien trend after seeing <i>Spring Breakers</i>, thanks to James Franco's …

Tone Your Abs, Arms & Ass With This 15-Minute Workout

'Tis the season for short-shorts, bikinis, and the quintessential sundress. Though you may have body envy for the ladies who model that swimsuit you just bought, there's a sure-fire way to quickly tone your three most in-demand areas for summer: your arms, abs, and ass. We talked to Rachel …

Get a Custom Summer Workout from Expert Trainer Brooke Marrone

If you haven't noticed (yet), we at <i>MC</i> have been absolutely fervent about posting summer health stories. It's not because we want you to look good (because you already do!), but because we want you to <i>feel</i> good. Summertime is the season for sundresses, fried chicken picnics, and weekends at the …

The Cheater's Guide to Getting Beach Ready

It's Hail Mary time! Here's how to look great in a bathing suit, even if you haven't made it to the gym all winter.<p>We know you had the best of intentions when you swore up and down that 2013 would be different—this year you would schedule barre class three times a week and eat meals that came from …

My Thai: Thai Beef Jerky

This addictive fried sun-dried beef (or "one/single sunlight beef," if you want to be ultra-literal) is found on the menus of only a handful of Thai restaurants in the U.S. brave enough to serve things with which most American diners are not familiar. If you live near one of those restaurants, by …

Beef with Broccoli from 'The Chinese Takeout Cookbook'

Far too often, <b>beef with broccoli</b> is a gloppy mess. In fact, I rarely order it for takeout as I fear the curse of over-thickened and excessively-sweetened brown sauce will ruin what would otherwise be a perfectly fine meal. But after making <b>Diana Kuan's</b> version from <i>The Chinese Takeout Cookbook</i> at …

The Food Lab: The Crabbiest Crab Cakes

GalleryThe Food Lab: The Crabbiest Crab Cakes<p>After only two months on the wagon, my wife has renounced her once purely vegetarian ways. The food that made her come back to the sentient side of the food chain? <b>Crab cakes.</b><p>Now before I go on, I trust that you Serious Eaters will not be giving my wife …

Snapshots from Vietnam: A Guide To Hanoi's Best Street Food

GallerySnapshots from Vietnam: A Guide To Hanoi's Best Street Food<p>Hanoi is a street food paradise. The mazelike alleys of the tourist-heavy Old Quarter and the more traditional Truc Bach lake area are crammed with stalls and makeshift storefronts, all bearing toy-sized plastic stools and …

Video: How to Make Sri Lankan Street Food at Home

On our recent trip to Sri Lanka (watch this video for a taste of our journey) we fell in love with the street food <i>Kothu Roti,</i> or "chopped roti." Vendors at small roadside (and beachside) stands across the country chop up already cooked roti and stir-fry it with various fresh vegetables, meat, or …

Use Popeye's Chicken Nuggets to Make Awesome Homemade Chinese-American Food

I want to preface this post by saying this idea was not mine, and in no way can I claim credit for it. That said, I can't remember the name of the fellow who gave me the idea. Let me explain:<p>A couple weeks ago I was at the book launch party for <i>Mission Street Food</i>, a great new book by the …

Serious Entertaining: Backyard Burger Bash

Spring is my favorite time of year, and I can't help but show it. I mean, how is it possible not to get excited when the fava beans and asparagus are no longer coming from Peru or California, but are the sweet, sweet stuff grown right next door? Doesn't seeing ramps finally make their slender green …