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25 Songs That Might Be Sadder Than "Hello"

In case you wanted more reasons to cry in the dark

You Can Get J.Lo's Favorite Skin Cream at Whole Foods

1/9<p><b>Celeb Fan:</b> Julianna Margulies<p>Julianna Margulies absolutely loves Jo Malone’s body scrub. “I am addicted to it. I cannot take a shower without it. …

The One Exercise You Should Do Before Every Single Workout

It'll open up your hips, ankles, and upper back, and activate your core and glutes—all so you can perform your best<p>Warmups are important. They improve your range of motion, reduce your risk of injury, and prime your muscles so that you can perform at your absolute best.<p>But what if we told you that …

19 impossibly detailed views of Earth from space at night

Nothing makes me feel more connected to the rest of the human race than seeing the Earth from space at night.<p>National borders vanish, and rivers of light unite our towns and cities into a single glowing tapestry.<p>Just look at this incredible view of Europe, sparkling with artificial light:<p>Er, wait a …

Northern Europe

12 Ways to Stop Skipping Your Workouts

Exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but let's face it — sometimes we'd rather binge watch Netflix than get up and sweat. That's …

Frugal Living

10 most terrifying civilizations in the history of the world

7. Comanche (Apache Tribes)<p>Historically, the term “Apache” has been used for Comanches. The Comanche are a Plains Indian tribe whose historic …

The American civil war then and now – interactive

David Levene, Jim Powell, Troy Griggs, Daan Louter, Kate Abbott, Becky Barnicoat, Luc Torres and Stuart Silver

The Truth About Fat Sex

"No man will ever love you," proclaimed my grandmother in her self-assessed infinite wisdom. I was nine or ten -- old enough to know exactly what she was talking about, and young enough that I believed her. Thirty-five years later, in the kind of therapy they do for veterans of war, I understood …

East Village

21 Maps That Will Change How You Think About Britain

From 5,500BC to how you commute to work today.

Dash Cam Footage: Australian Driver’s Terrifying Encounter With Hooded Figure On Lonely Road In Dead Of The Night [Video]

A man driving at about 1:00 a.m. Sunday, along a deserted country road two hours north of Sydney, Australia, had a terrifying horror movie-like …

Dashcam

5 demented Evangelical teachings that enabled Josh Duggar’s sex crimes

<b>(Reuters/Brian Frank)</b><p>If the Duggars weren’t so fixated on sin and repentance, maybe they could have gotten their son the help he needed<p>Vyckie Garrison<p>May 28, 2015 8:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Mega-family superstar, Josh Duggar, has resigned his position as lobbyist for …

Meet the female student who has no plans to shave her body hair

Yasmin Gasimova, a student at the University of Reading, says "being hairy isn't scary" - and the only hair she removes is the hair on her chin<p>This female Philosophy and Computer Science student has bravely bared her soul and her legs in a blog post, detailling how she no longer feels the need to …

7 Science-Backed Books About Spirituality You Need To Read

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

Readers’ recipe swap: Packed breakfasts

Like cats and sunshine, and dogs and back scratches, I love breakfast. I love waking up for breakfast, I love having breakfast for lunch, I have a 98% success rate of wrangling breakfasts out of meetings – and for dinner, well, breakfast will always do. Not having breakfast is a surefire downward …

Breakfast

9 Convenience Foods That Fight Belly Fat

Well, not if your kitchen is stocked with the right foods, at least. Believe it or not, there are tons of ready-made and convenience foods that are …

Atheism Terrifies People Because It Makes Us Think About Death

Studies have found that considering atheism leads many to thoughts of death – even when those people are atheists themselves.<p>When my friend and fellow nonbeliever Greta Christina wrote her recent book <i>Coming Out Atheist: How to Do It, How to Help Each Other, and Why</i>, she noticed a common theme among …

Celebrate World Gin Day with one (or all) of these 10 simple cocktails

World Gin Day takes place on Saturday June 9; what better excuse to mix up a cocktail or two at home in honour of Mother's Ruin? Whether you want a drink that's long or short, refreshing or sweet, gin is the perfect spirit.<p>Bramble<p>One for when you see the first blackberries appearing in the …

Strength Training for Beginners: Guide to Reps, Sets, Weight

Photo: Pond5<p>The second you walk into the weight room, you’re faced with a million questions: How much weight should I lift? Once I actually find a …

Exercise

Be a Woman of Impact With These 8 Qualities of Women Leaders

Women and leadership is a hot topic right now. A presidential campaign. A woman on the 20-dollar bill. While it's thrilling to see the current energy and excitement around women's leadership, the reality is, women have been practicing leadership, doing amazing things, and making global …

Women Leaders

“I'm Not Pregnant, This is Just My Belly" — and Other Awkward Body Conversations with Strangers

If there is one thing I hope to pass along to those of you reading this, it would be to not make assumptions about other people's bodies. We will never know where that person is on their journey in accepting or not accepting their body — and if for only that reason, we should nix this chatter from …

Enjoy these superb Scottish whiskies with your Burns Night supper

Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Baking some haggis, neeps and tatties this Burns Night?<p>Well, you’ll need something equally as tasty and Scottish to wash …

Robert Burns

The Best Ways to Keep Your Pubic Hair in Check

Those punishing down-there grooming habits may pose some health risks. Here, how to safely spruce up your lady lawn<p>Shaving, waxing, lasering, perfuming, even freakin' bedazzling: Many of us go to startling lengths to artificially style the thatch (or the lack thereof) between our legs. But the skin …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Lifestyle

The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you'll never need to pay for a gym membership again.

God is on the ropes: The brilliant new science that has creationists and the Christian right terrified

<b>Charles Darwin (Wikimedia/WDG Photo via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>A young MIT professor is finishing Darwin’s task — and threatening to undo everything the wacky right holds dear<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>January 3, 2015 2:00pm (UTC)<p>The Christian right’s obsessive hatred of Darwin is a wonder to behold, but it could …

Thermodynamics

60 Free CS College Courses to Take Online in 2015

Spoiler alert: computer science is in. Like, it’s really in – so far in, it’s reached the center of the Tootsie Roll pop. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Of all the things …

Gut Gastronomy: recipes to heal your digestive system

Done the 5:2 diet? Try this restorative regime to improve digestion, perk up skin, hair and nails - and lose weight<p>In a world that increasingly questions where food comes from, and how it is grown or reared, there’s never been a more important time to take an interest in what you put in your …

Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Taste Like Dessert

Pie you can feel great about eating, plus more good-for-you, absurdly tasty morning dishes from chef and entertaining expert Sarah Ashley Schiear.<p>A …