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The secret to perfect mashed potatoes might start another Internet war

Mashed potatoes are a mainstay dish at most holiday dinners. Everyone loves them, and it’s a relatively easy dish to make. Unfortunately, there’s …

How our bodies react to holiday food excess

If you're otherwise healthy, is it OK to over-indulge at the dinner table at this time of year? Here's the truth.<p>“Comfort food” is in greater demand at certain times of year more than others, be it due to short days and worsening weather, or simply the gastronomic indulgence of seasonal parties.<p>If …

Meet India’s digital superwomen

In an era where new websites and e-commerce platforms pop up everyday, there’s little time spent acknowledging the people behind the URLs. Enter …

A Comfy Bed

Do you love your bed? Many people I know adore their beds, but my beds have always just felt like places to sleep (and/or lie awake obsessing about …

Shopping

What does it take to start your own company?

Five Reasons to attend the Mussoorie Mountain Writer’s Festival 2015

Held between October 22 and 25, the seventh edition of the Mussoorie Mountain Writer’s Festival will host a stimulating array of Indian and …

The fitness hotlist: a guide for every kind of workout junkie

Looking to transform your body and raise your energy levels? These amazing new workout trends will get you swiftly on your way.<p><b>Get ripped with ropes</b> …

5 Korean Novels You Should Read Now

South Korea is becoming a major player on the world’s literary scene, beginning with last year’s London Book Fair, which spotlighted Korean literature. In particular, the country’s literary scene is making a name for itself with dark, transgressive fiction by female writers, some of which might not …

Make Your Weekday Mornings Easier: Make Muffin-Tin Eggs

A Pinterest-worthy egg breakfast that's easy enough to make on a weekday.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

Breakfast

10 Things You Should Know About Drone Wedding Photography

You’ve successfully snagged the wedding venue of your dreams and now you’re looking for the best way to capture it in all its glory. Consider using a drone. These image-capturing aircrafts are the latest trend in the bridal market and may be just the ticket for scoring cinematic quality aerial …

Top 10 fitness Instagrammers inspiring thousands to shape up

Stretching on surfboards, beautiful ballet and headstands in Manhattan: The top 10 fitness Instagrammers whose stunning photos are inspiring …

Makeup Artist Andrea Tiller's Skin Care Must-Haves For Her Celebrity Clients

Celebrity makeup artists always know the best skin care products—they need them to keep their clients' skin in good shape under heavy on-camera foundations and to avoid irritation through multiple makeup changes. And Andréa Tiller, a makeup artist whose work you've seen on lovely women like Olivia …

Build and Grow a Wedding Photography Business

Healthy French Toast? OH YEAH

We didn't even skimp on the syrup.<p>Each month, your favorite dishes get a healthy and delectable do-over with tips from Keri Glassman, R.D. What makes this version of your favorite brunch staple such an upgrade? For one, the vanilla: A magic baking weapon, vanilla extract lends deep flavor without a …

Breakfast

10 Ways to Create a Colorful, Vintage-Style Kitchen

Take cues from Junk Gypsy Jolie Sikes-Smiths's charming, kick-off-your-boots cooking space.<p>Jolie Sikes-Smith knows a thing or two about making flea market finds look fresh. Along with her mom and sister, she runs the Junk Gypsies shop and stars in the Junk Gypsies show. Here's how she filled her …

Vintage

How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

7 Proven Ways to Get Abs

Jul 19, 2015<p>When aiming for any goal, there is always one thing that will prevent you from getting there– excuses. The same goes for weight loss. …

The Ultimate Guide to Running With Your Dog

Want to take your dog running? Check out these 9 training tips to make Fido a happy and healthy workout companion<p>If you're the owner of a four-legged …

Pets

10 herbal teas to try

Tea. Or rather, chai—we love it, can’t live without it and it is to 4 'o' clock what its other brewed counterpart is to sundown. Today as tea …

The vanished streets of Old Paris

Lost streets of Old Paris<p>Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away<p>1902<p>1902<p>Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt …

Avant-garde

Don't Pay the Pink Tax! 6 Men's Products Women Should Buy Instead

Don't pay the pink tax<p>If you’re not already frustrated about the “pink tax,” you’re about to be: As the <i>New York Times</i> recently revealed, women pay a …

The Fascinating Histories Behind 9 of Your Favorite Foods

The “pye”—as it used to be spelled—is a venerable dish, which can be traced all the way back to ancient Greece and Rome. But those pastry-based …

4 Fun Ways to Style Your Pubic Hair

Because why not?<p>When it comes to your pubic hair, gone are the days of the traditional bikini line wax or even the full Brazilian. “The trend now is ‘anything goes,’” says Alley Laundry, a waxing expert at Parissa Laboratories, who has been waxing for, as she puts it, “a million years” and has seen …

Hair

These Foods Help Fight Cellulite

The topic of the summer season is always cellulite. The minute we have to bare our bodies—and our dimply skin—at the beach or pool, we panic. And as always, we scramble to find treatments and creams that can help. But many experts say that cellulite is simply genetic (sorry!), and that while …

Prince George is 2! 6 Looks Fit for a Posh Prince (or Princess)

After a year that saw him welcome a new family addition—little sister <b>Charlotte</b>—<b>Prince George</b> is stealing the spotlight back for his second birthday, highlighted with a portrait by**Mario Testino.** And while the littlest prince might have sported the same duds as his royal dad to his sister’s …

Oscar de la Renta

YouTube Star Chrisspy's Weight Loss Journey

When we set a goal to lose weight or get in shape, we normally don't have millions of people watching and keeping track. But that's exactly what YouTube star Chrisspy deals with every day. Head over to her beauty channel, ChrisspyMakeup, and you'll see she has more than one million …

Renting Houses on Vacation

This week, the air has felt crisp and cool, and while I’m excited to hunker down and settle into fall, I can’t stop daydreaming about traveling. Are …

Do You Like Camping?

When I was 14, like many teenagers, I felt like a partial adult. I couldn’t drive a car, but I could go on my own to the mall with friends on a …

How to Go Camping (and Actually Enjoy It)

Speaking of bears, I’m a big wuss when it comes to sleeping outdoors. But Liz Stanley from Say Yes raves about camping everywhere from Maine to …

Comfort Food