Michele Brooks

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3 investing tips from a Vanguard expert

When it comes to investing, my message to Millennials is simple: get your investment priorities straight.<p>My parents told me that when I started investing, and it's served me well. Even though the markets and economy were quite different 25 years ago when I started my career, the message is enduring.<p>…

What The Heck Is Sugaring, And Is The Hair Removal Treatment Better Than Waxing?

<i>"Beauty Glossary" is a HuffPost series that breaks down beauty product techniques, treatments and ingredients so you know exactly what you're putting onto and into your body.</i><p>When it comes to getting rid of unwanted hair on your body, shaving and waxing are probably the first two treatments that …

Waxing

Uh...Should You Be Shaving Your Face?

Serious question.<p>Face shaving. The thing dudes have been doing forever. Ex<i>cept</i>: The practice has apparently been used behind closed bathroom doors by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Marilyn Monroe to create a smoother, more glowing complexion. And with notable makeup artists now revealing their …

Audrey Hepburn

Hood By Air tear up Paris with fetishistic SS16 show

Musician, producer and Björk/FKA twigs/Kanye collaborator Arca has another string to add to his bow: runway model. For Hood By Air’s SS16 show, the Venezuelan (aka Alejandro Ghersi) joined close friend and HBA founder Shayne Oliver’s gang on the catwalk outside the blazingly modern Philharmonie de …

10 Warm Facts About Huskies

Siberian huskies are known for their wolfish good looks, but deep down, they're all dog.<p>1. Huskies are born to run.<p>When the semi-nomadic Chukchi …

11 Skin-Care Habits to Start NOW to Get Gorgeous Skin for Years to Come

Score stunning skin for life.

Skin Care

This Incredible Photo Shows A Baby Born Inside His Amniotic Sac

Normally, it splits open during labour, releasing its protective fluid. This is what people mean when they refer to a mother's waters breaking. But in 1 in 80,000 cases, the amniotic sac — also known as the water sac — remains intact, meaning that the baby is still receiving oxygen and nutrition …

Pediatrics

The 7-Move 7-Minute Circuit That Blasts Fat Fast

Get total-body toning in no time with this incredible (and incredibly smart) workout designed by Craig Ballantyne, certified trainer and author of Turbulence Training<p>Toning every inch of your body in less than 10 minutes sounds like something you can only achieve with the help of Photoshop, right? …

Workouts

Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

11 tips that make burning fat easier than ever<p>You may not realize it, but while you're bumming it on the couch catching up on <i>New Girl</i>, your body is working hard to help you burn calories. How is that even possible? Your sweet, sweet metabolism. The cool part: You can speed it up to ensure it's …

Fitness

15 Ways The World Will Be Awesome In 2050

But when you consider ongoing social and economic progress and all of the coming innovations in science and technology, there's plenty of room for optimism.<p>Now that 2015 is here, we've pulled out some of our favorite ideas about what the world will look like 35 years from now.<p><i>Corey Adwar</i> …

Star Trek

Nest continues quest for smart home domination

LAS VEGAS – Google wants to be at the center of your future smart home, and its Nest thermostat is well on its way to becoming the control center.<p>To …

Smart Homes

4 Ways to Use Charcoal in Your Beauty Routine

<i>Below is an excerpt from "4 Ways to Use Charcoal in Your Beauty Routine"</i> <i>which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at …

Jaw-Dropping Footage From The World's Largest Zipline

How does the idea of leaping from the top of 700-foot building onto a 10,000 ft zipline deep in the South American metropolis of Panama City grab you?<p>…

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17 Of The Most Unusual Beaches Around The World

When someone says “beach” you probably think of yellow or white sand, rolling waves, bright sunlight and a beer or fruity cocktail. But beaches come …

22 Year Old Masters The Art Of An Ancient Japanese Toy

This is an ancient Japanese toy is known as 'Kendama', it's comprised of 3 cups with a ball attached to a piece of string.<p>The idea of the toy is …

Alienware just built the Mac Pro of gaming PCs

Expect no less than a monster price for this crazy machine<p>Apple's new "trash can" Mac Pro is pretty wild, but Alienware might have just snatched back the title for craziest desktop PC with its new Area-51. Gone is the rectangular tower desktop of old — in its place, Alienware's made a funky, …

Winnie The Pooh And His Friends, Gone Dark

There was always something fishy about <i>Winnie the Pooh</i> and his lovely friends. Deep down we all knew things were not as shiny as they looked.<p>Artist …

Nintendo Debuts New 3DS Named 'New 3DS'

Nintendo used a Japanese Nintendo Direct this morning (which many hoped would contain a Super Smash Bros. Wii U release date) to announce a new version of its 3DS handheld. The news has surprised many, and so have the details about what the 3DS revamp actually contains.<p>The new pair of 3DS models …

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Are Officially Married

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the couple's spokesperson confirms the news this morning.<p><b>UPDATE, (8/29):</b> According to E! Online, Angelina went the traditional route for her big day and opted for a floor-length white gown made from antique lace and silk. For her "something borrowed" Angelina …

Survey shows more adult women play video games than teen boys

Let’s blow up some stereotypes.<p>There is a popular and enduring image of what a “gamer” looks like: mostly male, mostly juvenile, mostly white. That …

Yo, GameCubes Are Selling For $20 At GameStop

I have six inputs in the back of my TV. I do not have a permanent space for my Xbox One. I <i>do</i> have one for my GameCube. That says a lot about …

Air Drying Is The New Blowout

The coolest hair of the moment doesn't require heat tools.<p>Perfect blowouts with round-brushed ends and swingy bounciness have been falling out of favor with fashion girls for awhile now, and their replacement—tousled, air-dried waves—is popping up everywhere. The poster child for effortless, …

How to Tightline Eyes

Tightlining your eyes (also known as "invisible eye liner") is a great way to add subtle definition to your peepers. Most people think that the point …

Sonic meets his demise in the first minute of this new Sonic Boom trailer

"Not my finest moment," the blue hedgehog narrates as he tumbles down a cliff and we watch his unconscious body get buried until a pile of boulders.<p>Certainly not, Sonic. Certainly not.<p>The latest trailer for <i>Sonic Boom</i>, however, seems suggest that the game is the opposite of the hedgehog's lament: a …

Best Liquid Eyeliners

Listen, we don't have to tell you about how awesome liquid black eyeliner is as a <i>thing</i>--you already know that. But what you might not <i></i>know yet is which versions of the beauty essential are worth splurging on, which ones are most foolproof, and which ones will last from your dance party until the …

One-Step

Dogs freak out over floating wiener magic trick

Magician and mentalist Jose Ahonen pulls one over on the dogs: the old levitating wiener trick. Oh shut up. Get your mind out of the gutter. It's …

10 Movies to Watch on Netflix in August

It's a new month, and that means a new batch of movies just hit Netflix. Here, the films we just added to our queue.<p><b>1) Nymphomaniac (2013)</b><br>The most talked-about film of the year (which hits Netflix on August 7) can finally be enjoyed in the privacy of your own home.<p><b>2) Cleopatra (1963)</b>Settle in for …

Mother lists herself as a victim in Georgia hot car death

The mother of a Georgia toddler who died after being left in a car for hours in the sweltering heat says she is a grieving mother caught up in "the storm around my family."<p>"The rush to judgment by the public and the mainstream media has left me with little confidence in our legal system and our …