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Dark chocolate and green tea is the perfect concentration combination

A new study, the first of its kind, has found that dark chocolate and green tea could be the ideal combination to tackle that mid-afternoon slump<p>Need an afternoon pick-me-up? Step away from the coffee.<p>Dark chocolate and green tea could be the best combination for an energy boost, a new study has …

Inside a Bathroom Where an Elegant Mural Is the Star

Custom cherry tree branches envelope this romantic space.<p>"I love cherry blossoms," says designer Caroline Beaupère, "and this master bath in a house in Jersey City, New Jersey, was inspired by hanami, the Japanese tradition of going to see the blossoms as part of a celebration of spring." Working …

Interior Design

The Best Celebrity Reactions to #TheDress That Divided Everyone

Team Black and Blue, Team White and Gold, and Team Whatever, Guys.<p>Last night, a viral image of a dress that appears black and blue to some and white and gold to others (blame the optical illusion on bad lighting) broke the Internet. The world was split into two teams over the garment's "true" …

2 People, 25 Years of Marriage, and the DNA That Could Tear Us Apart

Does our DNA know something we don't? Can your genetic profile help predict whether your marriage will last? Lauren Slater and her husband spit into test tubes to find out.<p><b>This article appears in the March 2015 issue of ELLE magazine.</b><p>We have been married for 22 years, and everything was fine until, …

Breast Cancer

4 Exciting Family Vacation Ideas Around the World

<i>Ulusaba Private Game Reserve, South Africa (Courtesy Ulusaba)</i><p>If you've decided it's time to get more foreign stamps in your passport and explore the world with your children, here are some ideas of family-friendly destinations overseas. What they have in common is that communication won't be an …

70 Living Room Decorating Ideas You'll Want To Steal ASAP

Like a backsplash on a fireplace. So. Cool.<p>You spend a lot of time in your living room, so it not only needs to look great, but it needs to be functional and comfortable. Blending all three things can be tricky, but we've got plenty of ideas to inspire you. Need ideas for other areas too? Our …

Are marriages stronger when one spouse is dominant?

Researchers claim married couples are more likely to have a stable relationship when either the husband or wife asserts dominance<p>Having a dominant spouse in a marriage may give the partnership greater stability and lead to more children, researchers claim.<p>A study found that relationships where …

Social Sciences