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New tech job titles you might need to learn for 2015

Your job title says a lot about what you do. Most of us work in well-established professions. We’re accountants, doctors, lawyers, real-estate agents, and journalists. You can read a name and title on a business card or on LinkedIn and easily grasp the role. Yet, in 2015, you might be surprised to …

Employment

Concealers That Do Everything: 5 New Multi-tasking Formulas For Surviving Party Season

The latest must-have formulas transform your complexion by combining skin-boosting treatment ingredients with light-diffusing corrective pigments.

33 Pictures Taken at Just the Right Moment

Image: Imgur<p>People who take a ton of pictures know all too well that snapping the shot at the right split second is imperative when it comes to …

How to Bounce Back After a Food Binge

‘Tis the season to overdo it with stuffing, turkey, buttery rolls, and pie, pie, and more pie. With all the office parties, cookie swaps, and holiday …

Self Control

How to Defrost Meat in Just 5 Minutes

How does this work? Metal conducts heat, and aluminum in particular is a great conductor of ambient heat—which is actually enough to thaw a steak quickly. The weight from the water also presses the metal on top of the meat, increasing its surface area so it can conduct more heat from the air—all of …

App Shows You What 200 Calories Look Like

Gulp.<p>For the 200 calories in half of that blueberry muffin, you could eat more than a pint of blueberries. That’s a lot of blueberries! And that’s entirely the point of Calorific, an iOS app by interaction designers Nic Mulvaney and Tim Diacon. It shows you what 200 calories looks like in 144 …

Nutrition

Healthy Recipe: Artichoke and Cashew Salad

Artichokes are one of the best foods for detoxing the liver and can help lower cholesterol. Pair this nutrient-rich vegetable with cashews, arugula, parsley, and red onion for a powerful detox salad, then season your salad with lemon and red wine vinegar for even more healthy detoxifying action. …

The 5 Hairstylist Terms You Need to Know

The 5 Hairstylist Terms You Need to Know

Hairstyling

The Primer and Lipstick Pair That Will Stay Put Through Thanksgiving Dinner

The Primer and Lipstick Pair That Will Stay Put Through Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner

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Hair

How Eating Raw Cookie Dough Led to One Mom's Death, Son Recalls

His mother died an agonizing death, possibly because she ate a few bites of raw cookie dough years earlier.<p>Richard Simpson, of Las Vegas, recounted …

Census Data Reveals Re-Marriage Rate on the Rise

If the last wedding you went to felt like deja vu, it may not be just the trendy buffets and cocktails. A growing number of Americans are saying 'I …

Best foods to reboot your body

Chocolate ice cream and deep-dish pizza may be more appealing than kale and almonds, but we usually feel bloated and sluggish after eating fatty, greasy foods.<p>What about foods that are both yummy and make us feel happier and more energetic?<p>In an interview in the blog Well + Good, Siggi Hilmarsson, …

Nutrition

Want mayo with that? Of course you do!

Oh yes, there's a "Big Mayo," and he's trying to squeeze the little guy.<p>Mayonnaise is the top selling condiment in America, as mentioned in story after story this week about Hellmann's lawsuit claiming false advertising and fraud by a vegan startup. Per FDA regulations, "mayonnaise" is supposed to …

Eggs

26 ways to avoid getting sick this winter

We're going to go out on a limb here and predict that the zombie apocalypse will not happen in 2014.<p>This doesn't mean, however, that hordes of shambling strangers can't infect you and make you feel like the walking dead. After all, this is the cold and flu season. Or rather, it's the cold, flu, …

The Walking Dead

7 Apples to Use for Pie

The best apple pies are usually made with a mixture of apples, because each type adds different textures and flavors.<p>The best apple pies are usually …

Eatsy: Spicy Zucchini Pickles

My step-grandmother Mary Ann grew up with a family of twelve on a farm in rural Tennessee. Their modest home, located at the western edge of the Appalachian mountains, was part of a tiny community called Possum Trot. In fact, she and her sisters wrote a book about the food they grew up eating,</i> …

How-Tuesday: Our Favorite DIY Pet Projects

Your artwork is original, your furniture is handmade — so why should all your dog’s chew toys come from the big-box store? Charming pet-centric DIY projects abound on the web (including here on the Etsy Blog) and some of them require very little technical skill — if you can tie a knot and wield a …

Eatsy: Spiced Pumpkin Seed Brittle

Two Octobers ago, I hosted a party centered around a theme: each guest would bring a dish that they prepared, and each dish had to include pumpkin. The only thing that wasn’t allowed was pumpkin pie. Savory was encouraged, but not mandatory. Nobody knew what to expect of the evening, including …

The Best Fruit-Infused Detox Waters You Can Make at Home

Give your H20 the spa treatment.<p>When it comes to skin, you are what you drink. It's all in the H-2-0. And if you don't believe us, just look how drinking three liters of water a day transformed this woman's complexion in just four weeks. Alas, bringing yourself to drink that much water in 24 hours …

Skin Care

10 sweet apps already spruced up for Android's Material Design

Google premiered the Material design theme at its big Google I/O conference back in June, but only recently have developers been sending out apps in accord with the new look for the Android operating system.<p>And it isn’t just Googlers who’ve been doing the work. Startups have launched Material-style …

10 Ways To Get Rid of Bloating

From the editors of RedbookMag.com, remedies for fighting puffiness and belly bloating.<p><b>1) Prevent Puff</b><br>It's Saturday night, and you slip on your sexiest pair of jeans. One problem: Your stomach's so swollen that those jeans barely zip shut. Sound familiar? Bloating's a common but annoying symptom …

0 Percent Car Financing Could Save You Thousands

It’s car-buying season and if you read this column often, you know that when it comes to vehicles, I’m a fan of buying used and paying cash. But I’m …

Hot Stuff: Cornbread with Honey Butter and Scallions Recipe

This year, we're skipping the dinner rolls and serving up this incredible cornbread, slathered with honey butter for Thanksgiving.<p>"When I was a kid, …

Cozy Up To This Midnight Express Coffee Cocktail

As the temperature dips, we're doing all we can to keep warm. We're wrapping up in chic scarves, bundling in layers, and sipping on this …

Secret Ingredient: Truffle Oil

Secret Ingredient: Truffle Oil<p>https://www.birchbox.com/magazine/article/truffle-oil-Skin-and-Co-Roma-products<p>Birchbox United States<p>website

21 Genius Hacks for Fixing Ruined Clothes

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, easy tricks for salvaging those damaged goods you just can't seem to part with.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Stop your sweaters from shedding by sticking them in the freezer overnight.</b><p>If you have a cashmere or wool sweater that won't stop shedding, toss it in the freezer before each …

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Food

These quick and easy fixes can make a big difference in your health.<p><b>1) You're peeling kiwis.</b> Kiwis are an excellent source of vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, and DNA-repairing antioxidants, but if you're still peeling the skin off, you're missing out on a lot of the nutrition value. Recent studies …

Nutrition