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This is Exactly How Much Sleep You've Lost Because of Your Kids

There's a calculator for that.<p>As if we really needed a confirmation about how sleep-deprived we are (dark circles, confusion, dozing off during the …

Babies

The Best Secret Islands on Earth

1 of 26<p>Vietnam: Con Dao<p>2 of 26<p>Indonesia: Gili Trawangan<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 26<p>Portugal: Pico<p>4 of 26<p>Sweden: Sandön<p>5 of 26<p>British Virgin Islands: Scrub …

Beaches

“Clean eating” promotes unhealthy habits—especially among kids

Clean eating seems ideal for parents who want to establish their children’s healthy habits early on. It’s no surprise really: “clean eating” is the perfect buzz term for parents who are faced with supermarket shelves full of baby and toddler food which is high in sugar content and low in …

Nutrition

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The Completely Addictive Method of Making Pasta Sauce

The idea of making homemade pasta sauce might sound intimidating, but it's a lot less complicated than you'd think. And I'm not talking about a more involved project like a beef bolognese. My go-to way to prepare pasta is with a lemony, garlicky, buttery sauce that comes together in minutes — and …

Cooking

8 Things Kids Need to Do By Themselves Before They’re 13

Don’t judge me if you happen to see my kids eating packaged Ritz crackers for school lunch.<p>Don’t judge me if they’re on the sidelines of PE because …

Parenting

See Up To 30 Beautiful US Destinations By Train For $97

The US is home to so many wild and wonderful cities that it can be difficult to settle on just one destination. For those that want a little taste of …

Travel

World's Top 50 Hotels 2015

1 of 51<p>No. 50 Four Seasons Resort, Punta Mita, Mexico<p>2 of 51<p>No. 50 Inn Above Tide Sausalito, Sausalito, California<p>Advertisement<p>3 of 51<p>No. 48 Belmond …

Hotels

As a female sex worker, I'd like to propose my own Google-style gender equality manifesto

I work in the most female-dominated profession in the world. This week’s diversity crisis at Google made me think about the gross imbalance of …

Gender

The 20 Most Effective Bodyweight Moves For Strong, Toned Muscles

While lifting weights is great for building muscle and helping with weight loss, don't discount the benefits of basic bodyweight moves! They often require using more than one muscle group, so they're effective and can save you time in the gym. And since there's no equipment needed, you can do them …

Workouts

Top Reasons why Jeju Island is South Korea's Most Romantic Destination

There’s a reason why this gorgeous tropical paradise is a honeymoon favourite – think volcanic island, staggering natural beauty and even a Love Land …

South Korea

6 Hawaiian Foods To Try that Aren't Poke

Over the past year, Hawaiian cuisine has become synonymous with one word: Poke! Yes, poke has become an increasingly popular dish on the mainland, …

Hawaii

After 30 Years, Turkey's Ancient Underwater City May Reopen to Divers

It's crazy to think that if you're in your twenties right now, a small Turkish city has been banned to visitors for your entire lifetime. Now, 30 …

Scuba Diving

This app is certified in the EU as a form of birth control. Is the US next?

Natural Cycles uses an algorithm and other factors to determine which days a woman might be fertile<p>Smartphone app Natural Cycles, the first app certified as a form of contraception in Europe, is setting its sights on the US next.<p>Though plenty of cycle-tracking apps exist, most of them don’t get the …

Pregnancy

The Most Beautiful Places in Chile

Tucked between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, Chile is a long, narrow country known for its pristine landscapes. Its unusual shape means you can find startlingly diverse climates and topographies as you travel its length: the world's driest desert in the north; the massive glaciers of Patagonia …

South America

8 Hotels and Resorts You Can Sail Straight Into

It might seem like a given for waterfront lodgings to have their own marinas, but that's hardly the case. Odds are, if you're hitting the high seas for a few weeks, you're not looking for a place to crash (why else would you have that big, beautiful boat?). But if you're willing to turn in your …

Hotels

Tesla Model 3’s aero wheels look awesome without their aero caps

The wheels are one of the rare features that Tesla lets customers change on Model 3 during its early production. A set of 18″ aero wheels comes standard and 19″ Sport wheels are offered for a $1,500 premium.<p>When I was at the Model 3 press event and then the delivery event last month, I saw quite a …

Model 3

Fly from the US to Europe this Fall for $99

We're officially two weeks away from September, which means that fall is creeping in fast. Before you know it winter will be here, and you'll want to …

Travel

Japan's Upcoming Cat Train is the Purr-fect Way to Travel

We could use every cat pun in the book to intro this article, but we'll try to refrain and get to the point right meow — sorry, had to. A brand new …

Cats

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How Taking Photos Affects Your Memory of the Moment Later On

Recently I transferred a stash of photos from my iPad to my computer. As the hundred-some photos flashed by on the screen, I found myself reliving …

The Brain

Brine of the Times

Pickles make us human. That may sound a little overzealous, but we're not ashamed. We're totally obsessed with all things pickle. And we're not …

Recipes

The Internet Can't Get Enough of These Curly-Haired Kittens

<i>This article first appeared on Hello Giggles.</i><p>We all know what kittens looks like — they’re tiny, fluffy, and perfect for cuddling. That’s why when …

Cats

You Can Actually Stay in Betsey Johnson's Beautiful Mexican Villa

"Lounge. Love. Laugh." Those are the first three words on the Airbnb page for Betsey Johnson's beautiful Mexican Villa. The fashion designer, who's …

Travel

Pediatricians offer strategies for talking to kids about bad news

Parents wondering how to talk to their children about tragedies such as natural disasters and terrorist attacks have a new resource to help them, published online in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics.<p>“There have been a lot of changes in how we receive news and the types of news we receive, which …

Parenting

Inside Tahiti’s Secret (and Affordable) Accommodations

tahiti-secret-affordable-pensions-hotels<p>Crystal blue waters, secluded white sand beaches, and overwater bungalows: Tahiti is the epitome of a honeymooner’s dream. After all, there’s a reason Bradley Cooper, Irina Shayk, Anderson Cooper, Andy Cohen, Allison Williams, Diane von Furstenberg, Tom …

Hotels

The 13 most dangerous foods in the world

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>We rounded up some of the most dangerous foods to eat around the world — from the poisonous to the hygienically unsafe.</b>• <b><br>Sannakji is a Korean octopus dish served while it's still alive that could suction itself to your throat.</b>• <b><br>Cherry pits and other fruit stones contain small</b> …

Nutrition

A rare white moose has been spotted and if you wanna freak out, that's cool

Honestly: How common is it to find something rare in nature that isn't (pardon me science teachers) also kind of boring?<p>Thank god there are exceptions to the rule. Over the weekend, video of a white moose found in Sweden caught fire around the internet. The moose, discovered in Varmland, Sweden, …

Sweden