Mercedes Walters

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Video Game Review - Stories: The Path of Destinies

<i>Emma Withington reviews Stories: The Path of Destinies…</i><p>Ah, wouldn’t it be great if, in real life, when you simultaneously destroy the one you love …

Gaming Reviews

Here’s Exactly What to Eat to Achieve Any Fitness Goal

Make sure your food isn't hindering your progress.<p>Any good diet should include three things: carbohydrates (to fuel exercise), protein (to repair muscles), and fat (to keep you satiated). How you distribute those grams makes all the difference. <i>Calories below based on a 150-pound, 5'4" woman, age 28.</i><p>…

Healthy Eating

8 Ways to Spice Up Oral Sex

Going down is about to get even better<p>You probably have a ton of favorite positions when it comes to sex, but what about foreplay? If your pre-sex routine is feeling, well, routine, it’s time to get creative with your mouth moves. Take a page (or eight!) out of the <i>Men’s Health and Women’s Health</i> …

David Copperfield

9 Secrets About Disneyland's Pirates of the Caribbean Ride

Long before it was a hit movie franchise featuring a certain swaggering scallywag with a penchant for eccentric fashions, Pirates of the Caribbean …

Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national park.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/3/27/1427478158484/c953cf50-91e1-4a84-8a54-656560902bcf-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>Vintgar Gorge, Triglav national …

Hiking

French Artist ‘Levalet’ Injects Humor into the Streets of Paris with New Site-Specific Street Art | Colossal

<p>A bronze bull head fountain is suddenly transformed into a minotaur. A decrepit corner of an alley becomes a holding pen for ostriches. If any of …

Chris Marker's Groundbreaking Photos Illuminate Life In North Korea

First released in 1989, Noonbit Publishing’s <i>The People of the North</i> (also titled <i>Coréennes</i>, which is French for "Korean") was an immediate hit in South Korea’s photography community for its fascinating documentary portraits of North Korean life. But just 2,000 copies were printed in its first run, …

This Photographer's Images Beautifully Capture Everyday Life In Cuba

Photographer David LaFevor, an Assistant Professor of Latin American History and Digital Humanities at the University of Texas at Arlington, is working on an ongoing project on Latin America and the American South.<p>LaFevor's project features images taken in Cuba between 2006 and 2014. The …

20 Game-Changing Beauty Products That Almost Work Magic

Power up your beauty routine with these essential products.

Skin Care

Deauville All Day Luminous Weightless Foundation

ONE DROP. PURE PERFORMANCE.<p>This uniquely fluid foundation delivers full coverage with unexpectedly weightless, 16-hour wear—all with just one drop. …

The Pore Shrinkers: 8 Products That Are Changing the Skin Care Game

If fashion’s recent fixation with fresh, makeup-free skin has left our faces more exposed than ever, there’s never been a better time to focus on achieving a supernatural complexion. Fortunately, a new wave of skin care products dedicated to camouflaging, shrinking, and eradicating every last pore …

Skin Care

Banksy prints fetch £435,000 at auction

<b>A collection of prints by Bristol street artist Banksy has fetched nearly £435,000 at auction.</b><p>The 32 Banksy pieces, which were sold in London at auction house Bonhams, belonged to art gallery owner Steve Lazarides.<p>Bonhams said the works "performed extremely well" with 30 selling above their high …

Best Smoothie Recipes: Easy Smoothie Recipes, Best Fast Breakfast Ideas

We all know a girl's supposed to eat breakfast every morning, but I've really never found time to eat <b>and</b> make myself look presentable before rushing out the door. So when Vitamix offered to share some of its super-simple {<i>they promised!</i> } smoothie recipes and let me test-drive its new S30 blender, …

Could Tehran (Yes, Tehran) Be the Next Aspen?

Iran is known for its historical cities and gorgeous Islamic art, but much less for its other great source of pride: mountains. In all four corners of Tehran, they rise in endless clusters, green and brown ridges that turn white in winter and, unbeknownst to many Westerners, conceal stunning ski …

Skiing

The Stealth Impact of Rosy Nude Makeup: Elizabeth Olsen's Front Row Look at Dior Haute Couture

From saturated swipes of poppy to fearless pops of neon pink, bright statement lips have become the beauty look of the moment—until now. Enter <b>Elizabeth Olsen,</b> whose warm flesh-toned palette at today’s Dior Haute Couture show in Paris offered a refreshingly subtle alternative for turning up the …

Makeup

Five Great Bicycle Routes in Europe

Planes, trains, and automobiles certainly provide travelers with an edge when it comes to getting the most mileage out of Europe’s dreamy, castle-flecked landscapes. But there’s a price to pay: We end up being passive observers, rather than participants in the journey itself.<p>Touring Europe by …

European Travel

What Sugar Does to Your Body

Here's what happens to your system when you eat something packed with the sweet stuff.<p>The instant something sweet touches your tongue, your taste buds direct-message your brain: <i>deee-lish</i>. Your noggin's reward system ignites, unleashing dopamine. Meanwhile, the sugar you swallowed lands in your …

Holistic Medicine

Photographer Captures Rare Pictures of an Upside-Down Iceberg

When you think of icebergs, you probably think of those large white objects you see in movies and pictures. In rare situations, they can also be seen …

Antarctica

Free Climbing El Capitan: In Pictures

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

12 Weird Beauty Uses for Coconut Oil

Is there anything it can't do?!<p><i>By Augusta Falleta for Beauty High</i><p>Finding a good beauty product is like making a new friend. But finding a product that can help with practically every beauty issue out there is like finding the holy grail. Coconut oil, which is all-natural and available at just about …

Skin Care

5 Stability Moves That Tone Your Abs and Legs

Nailing this balancing act is the key to a super-strong bod.<p>It isn't just a buzzword for juggling work and personal life—balance is crucial for fitness, too. By putting your body in unstable situations, you'll challenge those often underused stabilizer muscles. The result: awesome posture (you'll …

Workouts

Have you been to #Mexico? If so, what was your favourite highlight? Here'a a glimpse into the architecture and cafe culture of #ColoniaRomaNorte in #MexicoCity. Like any great metropolis, Mexico City presents a mosaic of scenes. One moment you’re knocking back tequila at a grand old cantina, the next you’re grooving to world-class DJs on a rooftop terrace. The city impresses visitors as a wonderfully weird and welcoming world, and captivates them with its year-round springlike climate, bubbling street life and abundant cultural offerings. Image by LP author @mrtangtangtang. #LonelyPlanet #travel

Romantic London: where to take your date at any time of day

Paris might hold the crown of most romantic city in the popular imagination, but London isn't short of sensational spots for a smooch at any time of the day.<p>Hellbent on a romance during your time in London? This advice will help you forgo a predictable date night in favour of a more amorous …

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Cheese of the Week: Appenzeller Kaserei Tufertsch Swiss Cheese

Short for Appenzeller Kaserei Tufertsch, this Swiss cheese was the first one I picked out at Murray's Cheese yesterday. As you can see, the shop wasn't short on options:<p>I pass this shop on my way home. As in, every day. And even though I'm the least cheese-aholic-y person here, I've really gotten …