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The ugly world of Instagram cyber-pageants: How girls as young as ten are posting photos so strangers can vote them 'hot or not'

The ugly world of Instagram cyber-pageants: How girls as young as ten are posting photos so strangers can vote them 'hot or not'<p>By<p>Popular …

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Condom Challenge: Teen Condom Snorting Trend Hits YouTube (VIDEOS)

Kids snort the darndest things.<p>The "condom challenge" is the newest, most disturbing YouTube trend in which young kids snort condoms and then pull them out of their mouths. Yes, it's as gross as it sounds.<p>Though videos surfaced online as early as October, the challenge recently picked up speed with …

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Can't Sleep? The Bedtime Rituals That Help You Doze Off

While we've all heard counting sheep can help combat those wide-awake nights, sometimes the "baas" are more disruptive than soothing.<p>We've already investigated the sleep remedies you relied on as a kid, and, as it turns out, mom was right about <i>some</i> things. Those lullabies she used to croon before …

Sleep Better Tonight

Do THIS, Sleep Better Tonight<p>The best way to clear your mind before bed<p>Tossing and turning night after night?<p>Your solution actually starts during the day, says Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D., a sleep specialist and clinical psychologist in Cooper City, Florida, who suggests creating a "worry list" of …

Sleep Deprivation Effects: Even Your Fat Cells Need Sleep

"This is one of the first studies to show that a cell outside of the brain—the fat cell—also needs sleep," says study author Matthew Brady, Ph.D., vice-chair of the Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition at the University of Chicago.<p>Brady and a team of researchers put seven young, healthy …

Improve Immune System With Food

Nobody plans to get sick. On the contrary, your efforts to avoid it sometimes seem borderline OCD: Don't sneeze into your hands, always cook your chicken to exactly 170 degrees, and hose down every germ-carrying preschooler in sight with soap and water. And yet, no matter how many times you gargle …

How Daily Rewards Will Help You Quit Smoking

For most of us, the early days of smoking cessation involve quite a bit of work. Nicotine withdrawal and the associations we have between the …

Revealed: Why You're Not Where You Thought You'd Be by Now

Do you ever compare yourself to other people your age and feel like you don't measure up?<p>Do you look at your life and think you should be "further along" by now?<p>Do you know that this kind of thinking is precisely what is holding you back?<p><b>Why We Compare (And Why It Sucks)</b><p>Because you're human, it's …

101 Simple Pleasures to Boost Happiness

A couple of weeks ago, I got a lovely handwritten note in the mail from a sweet elderly acquaintance in our community. She had read in the local paper that my oldest son was named the Connecticut Student Journalist of the Year, and she had clipped the piece which she sent along with her kind …

16 Pop Stars Looking Adorably Dorky At Prom

Brandy in gold lamé! Lady Gaga making the drunkest face ever! Extremely questionable hairstyles! These prom photos are the best.

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The 10 best words the internet has given English

My book Netymology: A Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World is about the stories behind new words. I've been an etymology addict since I was a …

10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

The Best Beauty Trends from Fall 2013 Fashion Month

Fall 2013 Fashion Month has come and gone, and through the New York, London, Milan, and Paris collections, we were just as focused on the beauty looks as we were on the fashion. From minimalist makeup to vibrant hints of color to twisted, statement-making<p>Fall 2013 Fashion Month has come and gone, …

Decorating Tips: 7 Ways to Bliss Out Your Bedroom

<b>1. Kick the clutter</b><p>Those piles of papers are doing more than just collecting dust—they’re actually stressing you out, says Sally Augustin, PhD, an environmental psychologist and founder of DesignWithScience.com. So it’s no surprise that 49 percent of the women surveyed said their bedrooms needed …

Migraine Triggers May Not Be As Clear-Cut As We Think, Study Finds

We actually may have no idea what triggers our migraines, new research suggests.<p>Findings from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center show that migraine triggers are difficult to determine without undergoing more formal testing.<p>"Correctly identifying triggers allows patients to avoid or manage them in …

Graphic Designer Dad Illustrates His Kids’ Lunch Bags Almost Every Day Since 2008 | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer and competitor for Best Dad Ever David LaFerriere has been drawing illustrations on his children’s sandwich bags since 2008. Lucky …

Dressing Your Age

The rules for looking "appropriate" are not what they used to be.<p>No miniskirts after 40. Or long hair. Sleeveless after 50? Never! There are a lot of women who still believe in age-related fashion dictums, but in a world where everyone from nine to 90 wears jeans, what does "age appropriate" …

Beauty Duets

These musicians work overtimeand so do their beauty picks<p>These musicians work overtime—and so do their beauty picks. Here, the product remixes that keep them looking camera-ready.

15 Throw-on-and-Go Summer Dresses

When it's so hot just <i>looking</i> out the window makes you steamy, putting any effort into getting dressed my become an issue. Live a stress-free summer with easy shirt dresses, chic wraps, and roomy kaftans that are simple, but far from basic. Here, 15 easy dresses that will get you through the rest of …

Watch Beyonce Perform "Standing On The Sun" in H&M's Summer 2013 Collection

<b>Standing on the Sun</b> – Following up the print advertisements, fashion retailer H&M has released a video starring Beyonce wearing its summer 2013 …

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Bikinis vs. One-Piece Swimsuits: Which Do American Women Wear More?

Judging by what you see in Hollywood films, runway shows and celebrity paparazzi shots, bikinis are the reigning swimsuit style in America. Despite the fact that American women come in all shapes and sizes (and that approximately 26 percent of Americans are obese), the bikini seems to be the one …

5 Hair Routine Stress-Savers For Your Mornings And Nights

We feel pretty confident about stepping out without wearing a full face of makeup -- a little mascara and lip gloss can go a long way. But things aren't as simple with our hair.<p>You've probably read the stories about how much of our self-esteem is tangled up in our strands. And it's clear that we …

The 21 Best Pairs of Sunglasses to Shop Right Now

Necessary for sun (and snow) protection, because that's where we're at right now.<p>Even though you may already be stacked with shades in your favorite shapes—finding the right style for your face is sunglass selection step numero uno—we say there's no such thing as too many pairs, so long as they're …

Jessica Alba's Style Evolution: From Denim Cut-Offs To Haute Couture (PHOTOS)

Jessica Alba is a Golden Globe-nominated actress, mother of two, certified sex symbol and style icon -- and that's just the short list. With a smoking hot career and a body that won't quit, this "Sin City" star is on track to becoming a Hollywood legend.<p>Though we could spend days talking about …

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How to dress: bright accessories

Poor K Middy. Not only has the popularity of the duchess herself already been overshadowed by devotion to HRH the Baby of Cambridge, but her …

Peeling Sunburn: How To Avoid This Yucky Fate (VIDEO)

We've all been there. We promised it wouldn't happen again, we swore we would be more vigilant, but somehow we managed to get yet another sunburn. For most of us this means days of painful showers, hot flashes and peeling skin. Yippee...not.<p>Although there are tons of preventative measures you can …

Is Kylie Jenner’s Latest Merch Collection Ripping Off An Indie Designer?

Style<p>Keep up-to-date on new celebrity styles and style news. Get the hottest fashion trends and beauty tips.<p>Style<p>More Fenty fashion<p>Hip-Hop<p>Dan's …