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The Best Abs Workout: Get Six Pack Abs in Weeks

Lose belly fat: Use this abs workout to get strong core muscles and sexy, flat abs in no time<p><b>You've been obsessing over your abs for almost two decades.</b> That ends now. Because we laid out one of the best ab workouts for women to kick those elusive buggers out of hiding. Finally.<p>Why's our plan so …

Science Is Beautiful: The Human Body Under The Microscope

A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world<p><i>Science Is Beautiful</i>, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic eye, the book showcases cells, microbes, and more. Here are some of our favorite images from</i> …

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This Artist Uses Banana Peels To Create Eye-Catching Art

It's pretty un-peel-lievable.

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

6 Things You Can Do At Night to De-Bloat And Promote Weight Loss

Make those after-work hours work harder for you.<p>Of course nights are great for going on dates, binge-watching Netflix, doing work, chatting on the phone—you name it. But you know what <i>else</i> they're great for? Setting yourself up for bigger and better weight-loss results. Just follow these tips to get …

17 Ways You're Eating Breakfast Wrong

The morning meal is more complicated than you think.<p><b>1. You fry eggs in a pan.</b> Scramble eggs in a microwave-safe mug and cook until firm (usually about one minute). You'll get super-fluffy eggs without greasy cooking oil and extra dishes.<p><i>Kathleen Kamphausen</i><p><b>2. You open new cereal from the top of the</b> …

8 Easy Exercises to Strengthen and Stretch Your Way Into Any Pair of High Heels

If you like your heels sky high, check out these fitness moves that'll ensure you're able to strut your stuff with ease.<p>Nothing's worse than struggling to walk in a fabulous (and vertiginous!) pair of pumps. Instead of relegating them to the back of your closet—never to be worn again—implement a …

10 Unfiltered Sex Tips for the Best Action You've Ever Gotten

We did the homework for you.<p>When it comes to knowing what makes your partner tick in the bedroom, tutorials on "mind-blowing sex positions" only get you so far. Stimulating and gratifying sex is all in the timing, the communication, and spontaneity, according to Dr. Bea Jaffrey—a clinical …

25 Lazy Ways to Keep Fit

Feel good and stay healthy by following these easy tips—you won't have to lift a finger.<p>Feel good and stay healthy by following these easy tips—you won't have to lift a finger.

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16 Relationship Rituals Real Couples Use to Stay Connected

Renowned marriage researcher John Gottman, Ph.D., found in his "Love Lab" that for couples to thrive in marriage, they need to share at least five times as many positive moments as...

This Low-Carb Fried Rice Look-Alike Contains Zero Rice

Cut the cauliflower into florets, discarding the tough inner core. Working in batches, pulse the cauliflower in a food processor until it breaks down …

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9 Beauty Habits That Give You Wrinkles

Cut them out now to save your skin later.<p><i>By Aly Walansky for</i> Daily Makeover<p>Wrinkles are a part of aging—and life. While we know to expect wrinkles as we get older, some of the battle has nothing to do with age. Your beauty routines and habits can impact wrinkling as well. See the bad habits that …

Five Things Your Boyfriend Definitely Doesn't Know About Fashion

Guys don't understand your need to find the perfect pair of shoes to match that one dress you just bought. We get it. He doesn't. Here are five things your boyfriend definitely doesn't know about fashion that you should probably tell him.<p><b>We don't know what you mean by "color palette"</b><p>I remember when …

17 Life-Changing Makeup Hacks EVERY Woman Should Know

These aren't your average makeup tips and tricks.<p><b>1. Turn a pencil eyeliner into a gel formula with the help of a match or lighter.</b><p>Hold your black, green, burgundy, etc., kohl eye pencil (which typically creates a thin, harder-to-apply line), under the flame for one second, let it cool for 15 …

10 Must-Have Items to Revamp Your Spring Wardrobe

What you need to get your closet ready for warmer weather.<p>Yesterday gave us a glimpse at what the future holds: sandals, floaty hemlines, and a whole lot of pedi appointments. Finally (we hope!), the time has come to ditch the sweaters and salt-stained boots and make way for a whole new season. …

11 Things I Wish I'd Known About Work in My 20s

I've learned a lot since I failed to negotiate that first salary.<p><b>1. Money matters.</b> When my college internship was ending and I was interviewing for an assistant position at the same publishing company, the editor-in-chief asked me if I had any "salary demands." I laughed and told him that legally …

16 Signs You're the Worst Roommate Ever

Your roommate may or may not refer to you as the spawn of satan.<p><b>1. You have sex with the door open. While you're roommate's in the living room.</b> #truestory<p><b>2. Your idea of "cleaning up" is putting the cap back on the orange juice.</b> What about the dishes? And that leftover tuna fish salad you left on …

The 10 Most Annoying Things Married People Do On Facebook

We get it, you're married. This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com.<p>Universal<p>In less than nine months, I'll be a newlywed. And because major milestones, like marriage, can cause people (okay, me) to get a little cray-cray with the social media, I asked my friends and fellow …

How to Wear—no, ROCK—the Trendiest of Fashion Trends After 30

Congratulations and welcome to the chic and exclusive club known as your thirties! It's an awesome time, trust me. We're older, but we're also wiser—meaning those sartorially experimental trial-and-error days are so over and we know exactly how to dress to showcase our best. (Oh, and it's time to …

Work-Wear Essentials: A List of Pieces Every Woman Should Own by the Time She's 30

Show of hands: Who is close to turning 30? I'm still a few years out, but there's a lot of talk among my friends about it and what it means for our careers. Believe it or not, we also discuss the importance of having a solid wardrobe to support you and see you through this major milestone. Anna's …

25 Ways to Personalize Your Wedding Ceremony

Who says your reception is the only fun part of your wedding day? There's no reason your ceremony shouldn't be as exciting, meaningful, and inventive as your reception. Our wedding experts have advice on how to personalize your "I do"s from a pre-ceremony slideshow to a wedding time capsule.<p><b>1. Have</b> …

20 Ways to Make Your Wedding Unique

Our all-time favorite ways to inject the wedding with a shot of personality. Come see!<p><b>1. Choose barware that fits your theme</b><p>Serving hard lemonade in Mason jars at an outdoor country wedding adds charm to the cocktail hour. Jars, Candle Soylutions; candlesoylutions.com. Straws, Party City; …

10 Things You Should Know About the First Year of Marriage

It happens to nearly every newlywed. Sometime after the garter's been tossed and all traces of your (faux) honeymoon tan have vanished, you realize you spent so much time preparing to get married that you haven't thought much about being married. Even if you were living together before you tied the …

3 Things You DON'T Need at Your Wedding. Ditch 'Em and Save Yourself Some Major Cash

Some guests REALLY don't need the free champagne!<p>There are some things that are so present at every wedding, it's easy to forget that we don't NEED, say, a garter toss to make our marriage official. Here are three nonessentials you can easily ditch to create a little wiggle room in your wedding …

What Should the Timetable Look Like for My Wedding Reception?

<i>Worried about the order of major moments at your wedding reception? Planning this party by the minute seems a tad overwhelming, so we've asked Brides' wedding etiquette experts to make a reception timeline for you.</i><p>*Can you give me a timetable for a seated wedding dinner with dancing?*Here's a basic …

2 Things You MUST Do the Day Before Your Wedding. (Write Yourself a Reminder Now!)

You're going to have a LOT going on the day before your wedding—a rehearsal dinner, a mani-pedi appointment, perhaps—so make sure you DON'T forget to do these two things. (If you do, it'll really throw a wrench into your carefully orchestrated wedding day plans!)<p>1. The day before your wedding you …

1 Question You MUST Ask Before Hiring Your Wedding Photographer. (DON'T Sign on the Dotted Line Till You Read This!)

In the mad rush to hire wedding vendors, it's tempting to OK contracts without reviewing all the fine print. But here's one question you MUST ask your wedding photographer before signing on the dotted line:<p><b>Who owns my wedding pictures?</b><p>You might assume that, since it's your wedding and the pictures …

These 3 Groups of People Will Probably Piss You Off While You're Wedding Planning. Here's How to Deal With Them

Sunglasses are instrumental when you're trying to keep your cool.<p>Planning a wedding SHOULD be all rainbows and butterflies. After all, it's just a big, fun party. But unfortunately there are lots of human roadblocks standing between you and your walk down the aisle. Here are the three most common …

Brides, Beware: 4 Unexpected Fees That Can Totally Screw Up Your Wedding Budget

1. The wedding dress of your dreams WAS in your budget—until you tacked on $500 for alterations. At the start of your appointment at any wedding dress boutique, ask if the cost of alterations is included in the price of the dress. And once you've picked your gown, it's reasonable to ask about …

2 Super-Easy Ways to Save Money When You're Choosing Your Wedding Venue

It's cute till you realize he has to get all the <i>guests</i> to the wedding in the basket too.<p>When you first get engaged, you'll probably start daydreaming about all sorts of out-there wedding venues: a remote field of daisies, your childhood summer camp. But an unconventional wedding venue isn't in the …