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Run Android Apps Under Windows

Back in March, 2016, I asked, “Is Desktop Software Dying?” The short answer is “yes.” Most new software is released first for mobile platforms these …

Apps

The Mighty Afro Makes a Comeback

A cultural emblem and a political statement (see Colin Kaepernick), the Afro is also a haircut, and as such, it requires care and grooming. We’re …

Pulled Oats Are the Newest Meat Substitute

Finally, vegetarians get their own “pulled” food.<p>Gold & Green, a Finnish food startup, is looking to make waves in the meat substitute industry with …

Energy-Boosting Recipes That'll Make You Forget All About Coffee

POWER UP!<p>Some days we're just tired. No matter how early we went to bed or how little activity we actually did, there are days when our energy is low. Most of us turn to coffee in times like these, but that might not be the best thing to do. A good solution, and a delicious one at that, is to turn …

Healthy Eating

9 Healthy Summer Brunch Recipes

Despite the temptations of eggs Benedict and bottomless Bloody Marys, brunch is a meal best taken with restraint (the last thing you want is to feel …

Food

5 Alternatives When It’s Too Damn Hot for Skinny Jeans

Remember a few weeks ago when we found out skinny jeans are actually bad for our health? We don’t know about you, but we’re a little bummed that we have to find a different way to wear jeans. But hey, maybe it’s time to loosen up a little bit and give our legs some room to breathe. Plus, with the …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

The Brain

8 Totally TMI Sex Confessions Made by Celebs

What happens in stars' bedrooms doesn't always stay there.<p>You might think you want all the juicy details about what's going down in celebrities' bedrooms, but you could be wrong. While their favorite sex positions, masturbation habits, and past sexcapdes sound intriguing at first, the truth can …

How to Rid Yourself of Belly Pooch Forever

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p><b>When Eating</b><br>Take an honest look at your diet and your bathroom schedule. Your belly might not be caused by fat but by air trapped …

5 Things to Know About the Economy at Thanksgiving - Briefly - WSJ

Discussions about the U.S. economy at the Thanksgiving table are almost like turkey and stuffing – expected, and sometimes a little dry. But that doesn’t mean you should shy away from sounding smart when talk turns to mortgage rates and millennials.<p>If economic output is growing at its fastest …

Why Some Kids Bounce Back from Challenges and Others Don't | Reflections from a Children's Therapist

Why Some Kids Bounce Back from Challenges and Others Don’t<p>By <br>~ Less than a minute read<p>Here is an amazing infographic I came across from the blog of …

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This Is How Happy People Deal With Rejection

We all experience it: the dreaded NO. Unmet expectations gone awry. He's leaving you. An old friend stops talking to you. A family member cuts you …

Time I

You Have to Check Out This New Hands-Free Vibrator

So how does it work? The little silicone toy is tucked inside your outer labia so that the vibrating part fits snug against your clitoris, without getting in the way of penetration. Check out their video below for more information:<p>What gives Eva even more cred than the typical vibrator is that the …

21 Ways To Flatten Your Belly

<b>1. Exercise with Friends</b><br>Instead of catching up with friends over food and drinks, suggest a reunion on the move—you're likely to work out 104 percent harder if you have an exercise buddy. Suggest a weekly walk-and-talk session, form a friendly fitness club, or take advantage of gym specials …

3 Essential Facts About the Male Orgasm

Want to ensure you're making your partner as happy as he's making you? Take these factors into consideration<p>Yes, talking about how to "please your man" can be seen as a bit retrograde, out of context. But that's not what we're talking about here. If what you're looking for is an equal partnership …

Muscle

4 Ways to De-Bloat During Breakfast

<b>Drink the Right Fluids</b><br>Why not hydrate and de-bloat at the same time? Coconut water, peppermint tea, and kombucha are tasty liquids known to help reduce inflammation or fight belly bloat. Adding chia seeds to beverages are another option. Try this chia seed drink first thing in the morning to begin …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

<b>Fuel up pre-workout to improve performance</b><br>First, a word about pre-workout fueling: You don't need to eat before working out if your goal is weight loss, you're working out first thing in the morning, and not working out for longer than an hour, says Slayton. But if your goals are more …

11 Must-Know Oral Sex Tips from Real Women

"Any time my jaw or neck needs a break, I pull back and just focus on the tip. If you have plenty of lube or saliva, you can keep pumping with your hands while you circle, lick, and suck on the tip. Best of both worlds—for both of you!" <i>—Anne G.</i><p>"There's this little spot where the shaft meets the …

Pilates Workout for Abs

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach<p>Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline<p>Pretty much every move in Pilates targets your core, but if flat abs are your goal then there’s definitely a way to step things up. Case in point: These 9 belly-sculpting exercises from the <i>Women’s</i> …

8 Ways to Ask for What You Want in Your Relationship

But before you go into Olivia Pope attack mode, keep this in mind: How you say something is just as important as what you say, says sex and relationship therapist Brandy Engler Dunn, Ph.D., author of <i>The Men On My Couch.</i> If you approach the situation in a demanding or accusatory way, they'll …

8 Foods That Give You an Afternoon Energy Boost That AREN'T a Cup of Coffee

The key to beating the dreaded afternoon slump, Gans says, is being prepared with healthy snacks on-hand, specifically, foods with carbs for quick energy, and that are high in fiber, protein, and/or healthy fats to provide longer-lasting energy, without the jolt of caffeine.<p>"A lot of times, when …

The Only Move You Need for Instant Stress Relief

Calmness and clarity from one simple yoga pose? Yes, please!<p>Welcome to one of my favorite yoga poses! Legs-up-the-Wall is an amazing cure-all posture. It relieves stress, combats insomnia, soothes tired legs, and brings all-over relief to an overworked body and mind. Use this posture anytime you …

16 Tips to Make You Oh-So Photogenic

With wedding season in full swing, there are bound to be cameras around. And while it’s safe to say we all probably remember our worst photo sesh faux pas, from closed eyes to a double chin, there’s no need to deal with that nonsense this summer. The solution? Take some advice from models, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Foam Roller Benefits

<b>The answer:</b> It's not so much the foam rollers <i>themselves</i> that are so great. It's the fact that using them loosens up all of your muscles so the <i>other</i> exercises you do are more effective as a result. "Most of my clients come into the gym, sign in, and go directly to the weight room, cardio machines, …

7 Discount Shopping Sites We Love (Plus the Best Things to Get On Each)

Like a sample sale only at home in your pajamas with a glass of wine.<p>I <i>never</i> buy anything at full retail value. It's a principle I live and swear by, thanks to a frugal upbringing. Before moving to New York I dreamed of attending Barneys' infamous warehouse sales, but in a bittersweet moment the …

What Is Sensual Planning?

I get asked a lot, "Tara, How did you do it? How did you move to France? How did you create your life? What was your PLAN?"<p>Planning is a tricky thing! Part of my life happened the way it did because I have a different way of planning.<p>I have a Sensual Plan that I set up in my life that allows my …