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How To Cook Every Type Of Meat Without Accidentally Giving Yourself Food Poisoning

Your guide to beef, pork, chicken, and more!<p>Think there’s nothing nastier than a dried-out steak? There is —and it involves diarrhea, cramps, fever, and vomiting. Raw meats can play host to a laundry list of bacteria, viruses, and toxins, including salmonella, E coli, campylobacter, clostridium, …

This new home rental site is like Airbnb for lovers of good design and architecture

If you love architecture and enjoy staying in amazing places, a new website founded by two architects might become your go-to for holiday rentals. PlansMatter has a selection of homes available to rent, but the criteria is simple – they have to be extraordinary.<p>Connie Lindor and Scott Muellner are …

Architecture

The 30 Sexiest Movies Ever Made

From the art house to late-night cable.<p>Sex, when depicted in film, can be at times awkward, weird, scary, or downright funny—but in the hands of the right director, it can be all of those things—<i>and</i> titillating, pushing the boundaries and taboos of what we think we're allowed to see on screen. …

Travelling in Europe? Here is how much an average Airbnb costs in each country

Airbnb has become the hero of international travel, giving travellers great value for money when it comes to accommodation while revealing some quirky hidden gems. It can be hard to know what you might expect to pay though when you’re travelling around as rates can vary wildly, but new research has …

European Travel

How To Get a High-End Living Room Look on a Real Life Budget

Built in 1928, this Michigan house came with plenty of architectural charm when Justin bought it, but it needed updating. And that's just what Justin …

Apple to Replace iPhone 6s Battery on Certain Phones

Apple has announced that some iPhone 6s devices have a battery problem, but it's far less destructive than anything coming out of Samsung's factories. While Apple's batteries aren't exploding, they are shutting off at inopportune times. The phones were manufactured between September and October …

5 Restaurants in Rome Only Locals Know About

There’s a 12-mile brick wall that encircles Rome’s historical center. It is, by far, the largest ancient ruin in the city. When it was built in the 3rd century, it was meant to keep out so-called barbarians. Today, it tends to keep in visitors, acting as an obstacle that stands between them and …

9 Life-Changing Tricks to Make You A Better Runner

These tips will have you clocking miles as if Idris Elba were waiting at the finish line.<p>A soft breeze blowing through your ponytail. An epic tune lifting you up that epic hill. Feeling like you're going to die at the seventh mile, only to zip through the eighth. Some people could pen Shakespearean …

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush

Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all the muscles in your glutes and …

5 Exercises You Should Be Doing Way More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …

Your Guide to Your Lady Parts

Do you really know which parts go where…and do what? Check out this helpful map to your anatomy.<p>Women’s Health <i>and the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) teamed up on an exclusive survey that revealed how much women know about their own anatomy. The answer, sadly: Not a</i> …

10 Bright White Rooms

Rooms in shades of white.<p>From snow-white kitchens that sparkle to ivory hues in the bathroom, the color brightens any room in your house.

Interior Design

5 Kettlebell Mistakes You’re Probably Making

The most common kettlebell faux pas—and how to fix them

Upgrade Your Potato Skins With Beer-Cooked Onions, Beer-Simmered Brats, Beer Cheese, and Bacon

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Hello Serious Eaters! My name is Morgan, I'm the recipe developer and blogger over at Host the Toast, an all-in-one entertaining resource with recipes and shopping for the tools you'll need to make and serve them. I'm …

Cooking

Working Out With Supermodel Karlie Kloss: The Better Butt GIF

The best bodies in the business—including <b>Karlie Kloss</b>—seek out super trainer and modelFIT cofounder <b>Justin Gelband</b> for his butt-sculpting workouts. In our GIF-of-the-day, Kloss performs a series of five exercises designed by the fitness guru (and adapted from his modelFIT method) to target even the …

Workouts

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

Cleaning

London’s Best Sunday Roasts: Rated And Mapped

<b>Updated: October 2016</b><p>It’s one of the most eaten-out meals in London, but with every pub and its neighbour claiming to do a great one, but it’s not an …

Best iPad Apps of 2014

(Apologies that this post is around a week later than usual. I had a bit of a health scare during Christmas week and very low energy for a fair few days. Feeling fine now.)<p>This has been another year of notable milestones for the iPad – 225 million iPads sold, over 650,000 iPad apps in the App …

Apps

The Secret to Pain-Free Party Heels (and 10 Pairs To Make It All Worth It)

The higher the heels, the closer to God, or so the saying goes, but for most of us, strapping on a pair of six-inch stilettos feels closest to Old Testament–style vengeance than anything. “Foot problems know no boundaries, age, gender, anything,” says <b>Yamuna Zake,</b> the soigné, silver-haired, and …

The Best Sleep Posture for You

Sleeping well is essential for your health—and the trick is getting into the ideal position<p>Most women have trouble scoring between the sheets—scoring ample shut-eye, that is. Nearly 80 percent have problems sleeping at least a few times a month, and 23 percent have issues almost every night, …

2Do Is a Killer Desktop-Class Task Manager for iPad

2Do will be my task manager of choice going into the new year. I’m actually still finishing up a review of another task manager, OmniFocus 2, but when 2Do’s update hit the App Store, I just had to jump on board.<p>There are all sorts of 2Do apps out there. Some are affordable and pretty and simple, …

Apps

800 Free eBooks for iPad, Kindle & Other Devices

<b>Dickinson, Emily</b> - Poems<p><b>Didion, Joan</b> - 12 Masterful Essays<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor -</b> A Raw Youth (Translated by Constance Garnett)<p><b>Dostoevsky, Fyodor</b> - …

Literature

What's the Difference Between Pilates and Yoga?

Brooke Siler, author of the Women's Health Big Book of Pilates, answers your biggest Pilates questions<p><b>Q: What's the difference between Pilates and yoga?</b><p>A: Pilates moves are held for only about three seconds, so it's most like Vinyasa yoga. Pilates has more lying, sitting, and kneeling moves—and …

The 7 Best Exercises for Women Who Wear Heels

You'll love these feel-good moves if you wear pumps all day long.<p>There's nothing like a pair of killer heels to make you feel put-together, confident, and sexy as hell. But wearing heels day in and day out can do a number on your feet, ankles, and calves. Here's what we mean: When you wear heels, …

The Truth About Cast Iron Pans: 7 Myths That Need To Go Away

If you haven't noticed, I'm a big fan of the cast iron. When I packed up my apartment last spring and had to live for a full month with only two pans in my kitchen, you can bet your butt that the first one I grabbed was my trusty cast iron skillet. I use it for the crispest potato hash and for …

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

Moneysaving mortgage trick: pay an extra £150 per month now - save £30,000

Moneysaving guru Martin Lewis does the maths and explains how to save tens of thousands on your mortgage, by overpaying just hundreds<p>She knelt at my feet, I looked down – and saw she was about to stick me with a sharp blade. The next moment the podiatrist treating my ingrowing toenail asked the …

Run Faster, Get Firmer: The 15-Minute Runner Workout

This do-anywhere workout will tighten your bod and boost your jogs.<p>It's summer: great time to say buh-bye to the gym and take your workouts outside But that doesn't mean you have to ditch your strength training and just focus on cardio, says Jordan Metzl, M.D., author of <i>The Exercise Cure</i>. It's …

The Move That'll Give You a Rock-Solid Core

This simple exercise packs an abs-sculpting punch.<p><i>Join the</i> Women's Health <i>Weekend Challenge to help you meet your fitness goals fast and make your weekend workouts count. Thousands of women already have. Join them, and achieve your fitness goals faster!</i><p><b>Rock 'n' Roll Core:</b> Brace yourself (and your …

5 Moves That Are Great for Masturbation

Because your solo-sex life could use some spicing up, too.<p>When you figure out those perfect moves that get you off every time, you probably don't feel the need to switch up your masturbation routine very often. But even if you have your style down pat, your solo sessions can be just as experimental …