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5 Style Choices Women Make That Are Turn Offs (And 5 Men Make That Turn Women Off)

Do you reveal a lot of cleavage? Layer on the cubic zirconia? Wear fake eyelashes on a regular basis? If so, we have bad news for you: <i>Marie Claire</i>‘s …

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Happiness

1884 Caviar Warehouse Transformed Into Spectacular Loft in New York

Architect <b>Andrew Franz</b> converted a former caviar warehouse into a spectacular loft. Originally built in 1884, the building in Manhattan’s Tribeca …

Architecture

7 Drinking Habits That Are Making You Gain Weight

<b>Not Drinking Enough</b><br>“Lots of people don't realize water is an antioxidant,” says James. Specifically, the hydrogen in the drink helps to protect your body from free radicals. The thing is, most people don’t get enough of it (you should be aiming for about six 12-ounce glasses a day). “So many people …

25 Ways to Get Smarter About Money Right Now

Small steps that can make a big difference.<p>Retirement planning is serious business that requires diligence and patience. But a quick tip, or even an …

Is a Tomato a Fruit? It Depends on How You Slice It

Everybody knows the difference between a fruit and a vegetable, right? Fruits are tempting and scrumptious. Adam and Eve, unable to resist one, were booted from the blissful Garden of Eden; a fruit kicked off the Trojan War; and a fruit so seduced kidnapped Persephone in the Underworld that she …

Mark Twain

3 Ways to Sneak Vegetables Into Breakfast Foods

Eat more vegetables, eat more vegetables, eat more vegetables—this is the advice we hear constantly. But how? There are only so many meals and snacks …

Breakfast

7 Ways to Make Your Pores Look Smaller

<b>Keep Your Face Clean</b><br>That means cleansing twice a day with a pH-balanced cleanser, says dermatologist Kavita Mariwalla, M.D. Consider using a facial brush like Clarisonic Aria Sonic Cleansing ($199, clarisonic.com) or the Olay Professional Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System ($22, walmart.com).<p><b>Wear</b> …

Skin Care

Why Your Voice Sounds So Sexy in the Morning

"When you wake up, your vocal folds need to warm up just like the rest of you," says Pitman. "Before a runner goes out, they stretch and run slowly to get the blood flowing. It's the same with your voice; professional voice users will even do specific exercises to warm up so the folds vibrate …

Women's Health

5 Tips For Big Weight Loss

<b>Remember It Takes Time</b><br>When you're watching your calorie intake and exercising regularly, it's safe to lose about two pounds a week. That may not seem like much, but over time, those little bits of weight loss will add up. You didn't gain all that weight overnight, so don't expect to lose it that …

Women's Health

This is where genetic testing really comes in handy.<p>The powdered stuff has WAY less fat.<p>No crunching necessary—thank god.<p>Help him, help you.<p>Here's how to have your pancake and eat it too.<p>Would you recognize these symptoms?<p>We asked the egg-sperts. (Sorry, had to!)<p>It's not always super-obvious.<p>9-1-1 …

Women's Health

25 Playlists for Every Possible Workout Routine on the Planet

Are You Parting Your Hair the Best Way?

<b>Best for Round or Square Face Shapes: A Center Part</b><br>Penna says he rarely recommends a center part, as it calls attention to any facial asymmetries and can flatten even the healthiest and fullest of hair types. The exception to this rule? Women with round or square face shapes with fairly symmetrical …

9 Ways Stress Messes With Your Body

The side effects of stress might be scarier than whatever you're worried about.<p>Stress really sucks. It sucks up your energy, your desire to get to the gym, and even your libido. And while some stress can help you kick butt when your body goes into fight-or-flight mode, daily stress can mess with …

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

<b>Use Red Plates</b><br>Yep, you read that correctly: Your health could be determined by the color of your dinnerware. Gotta love science! Seriously, though: A study from <i>Appetite</i> found that people who eat off of red plates tend to eat less than those who eat off of red and blue. The researchers say that …

The Total-Body Circuit Workout You Can Do While You Travel

Exercise 1 Hand-Release Pushup<p>Start in a straight-arm plank position, your body elevated between your hands and toes. Line up your hands directly under your shoulders, just wider than your ribcage <b>(A)</b>. Keeping your core stiff and squeezing your glutes, lower your chest completely down to the floor …

The Ultimate Guide to Fighting Zits

Acne body placement has a lot to do with how you go about ridding yourself of it—for good. What's the solution? We talked to dermatologist Craig Kraffert, M.D., founder of Amarte, about zapping zits based on where they pop up. With these tips, you can launch a full-scale attack that will work …

7 High-Protein Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

Eat up to slim down.<p>You know that a food's protein content helps determine how satisfying it is—and now a new study published in <i>Nutrition Journal</i> suggests that snacks rich in the nutrient may help decrease hunger levels and cause you to consume fewer calories when you sit down to dinner. …

Wash Your Face in the Shower

<b>The answer:</b> Washing in the shower is definitely better. "The shower is a great time to massage a gentle cleanser into the skin," Gross says. "Deep cleaning the pores becomes easier and more efficient."<p>The shower acts as a giant steamer, which helps open up your pores. Plus sebum—the oily substance …

Street style tip of the day: Mustard

Photographer Suing Nike for Ripping Off His Photo for Its Iconic Jordan ‘Jumpman’ Logo

A photographer has filed a copyright lawsuit against Nike, accusing the global athletic brand of ripping off his photograph of Michael Jordan to …

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

Flying

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

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Air Jordan 1 Mid (Black/Gym Red)

<b>UPDATE:</b> For all our stateside Jumpman fans, these AJ1s' are available right now at Sneaker Politics.<p>Jordan Brand have got it pretty good when it …

Shoes

Nike Wmns Internationalist Mid (Werunsf)

<b>UPDATE:</b> Ladies who has been keeping and eye on their calendar? These are dropping tomorrow via Nike.com – make sure you don't miss out.<p>In celebration …

Shoes

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