Mamie Perry Leonard

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This $170 Cult-Classic Moisturizer Transformed My Skin Overnight

It’s not like I didn’t <i>believe</i> the hype. When a beauty product’s transformative, miracle-like claims have captivated the entire industry—editors, …

Skin Care

A Creamy Mushroom Pasta for When Nothing Else Will Do

When all you want is a bowl of creamy pasta, adding a pile of golden-brown mushrooms makes it feel virtuous.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If …

Cooking

“I can’t afford to buy groceries”: Yelp fired an employee after her scathing open letter to the CEO

A curious sequence of events unfolded on Twitter yesterday (Feb. 19) afternoon. A Yelp employee published a scathing open letter to CEO Jeremy Stoppelman about her bleak living conditions despite working in the tech industry. Shortly after sharing her post on Twitter, she acknowledged that she …

Customer Service

How I tripled my salary in less than a year after getting fired

I wanted to be a writer, but didn't have a single published clip to call my own.<p>As you can imagine, the next few years weren't very fun. Since 2010, I've:<p>been unemployed three times, for a total of 13 months.<br>• failed to hold a "full-time job" longer than a year.<br>• quit three jobs, been let go once and …

Employment

Goldman thinks oil prices could fall another 50% as the market spends another year sorting itself out

The oil market is out of whack and Goldman Sachs doesn't see this situation sorting itself out for another year.<p>In a note to clients on Friday following OPEC's latest production announcement, Goldman's Damien Courvalin wrote that the oil market's supply-and-demand balance won't be restored until …

Oil

Something Extraordinary Is Happening in the World, And Most People Haven't Noticed

Most of us haven't quite realized there is something extraordinary happening.<p>A few months ago, I freed myself from standard-procedure society. I broke the chains of fear that kept me locked up into the system. Since then, I see the world from a different perspective: the one that everything is …

Ancient Civilization

Here's why the drug that helped Jimmy Carter get 'cancer-free' is such a big deal

Carter was being treated with a cancer drug called Keytruda that uses the immune system to fight off cancerous cells.<p>Keytruda, made by pharmaceutical company Merck, was originally approved by the FDA in September 2014 to treat melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer that can also show up in other …

Cancer

Where to Invest Money in 2016: 5 Great Ideas

Photo: Pictures of Money, Flickr.<p>When we don't make plans for our money, much of it can somehow just disappear in the course of our daily lives as we spend a little on this and a little on that. With a new year around the corner, consider spending at least some of your money strategically, by …

10 global destinations that are on the rise, according to TripAdvisor

There's a certain appeal to visiting a city before it's a global destination that's constantly packed with tourists.<p>TripAdvisor recently released the winners of its Travelers' Choice Awards in several different categories, including the global destinations that are on the rise.<p>To create the list, …

National Parks

Everything we know about the Galaxy S7, Samsung's next flagship phone

The South Korean electronics giant used to be the undisputed king of the smartphone world. But over the last few years, it has come under a sustained assault from Apple. Starting with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, the Cupertino company's larger-screened devices stole away Samsung customers and cratered …

Gear & Gadgets

How Rich Kids Get a Head Start

Back in 2011, I wrote a TIME cover story on declining social mobility and growing inequality in the U.S. The title: “Can You Still Move Up in …

Income Inequality

The New Preschool Is Crushing Kids

Today’s young children are working more, but they’re learning less.<p>Step into an American preschool classroom today and you are likely to be bombarded with what we educators call a print-rich environment, every surface festooned with alphabet charts, bar graphs, word walls, instructional posters, …

Education

6 Things You NEED To Know About LA

I have been living in LA for about a year now and here are 6 things I wish I knew before moving:<p><b>1. Road Rage is real.</b><p>As if the traffic isn't enough in LA to make your blood boil, the battle to switch lanes on the freeway is sure to make your day.<p>TIP: Do NOT use your turning signals when switching …

Bed bugs

Are hoverboards safe yet?

Hoverboards are starting to look safe compared with phones. But read this before you rush in.<p>Whether you call them hoverboards, self-balancing boards or explosions waiting to happen, these two-wheeled scooters aren't going anywhere.<p>This 2015 tech fad may have been cool, but it had a dangerous side. …

Galaxy Note

Why You *Need* This Best-Selling Stays-Put-Forever Japanese Mascara

Droopy lashes don't stand a chance.<p>If there's a Japanese equivalent to beloved drugstore go-to Maybelline's Great Lash Mascara: Kiss Me Heroine Long & Curl—it even comes in a pink, albeit muuuch more tongue-in-cheek tube. Wildly popular among Asian women as the holy grail mascara for thin lashes, …

Makeup

13 Supremely Stylish Ways to Organize Your Home

Get ready to drool over these high-design with storage solutions.<p>Get ready to drool over these high-design with storage solutions.

18 Reasons to Eat Healthy That Have Nothing to Do with Weight Loss

Eating right is about so much more than shedding pounds.<p>Shutterstock<p>It doesn’t matter if you want to drop a few pounds or you’re happy with your waistline as-is: Healthy eating is where it’s at. Filling up on the right foods is linked to feel- and be-better benefits, ranging from a healthier heart …

A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

The Brain

9 Delicious Desserts You Can Make Right in a Mason Jar Lid

Allow us to introduce you to the world's easiest way to make mini treats.<p>While Mason jars can be repurposed all over the house, it turns out the lids are especially handy when it comes to baking: They work perfectly as mini-pastry pans!

Here's Why Marriage Is Harder Than Ever

Struggling marriages make people more unhappy today than in the past, while healthy marriages have some of the happiest couples in history, according to a comprehensive analysis published in 2007 regarding marital quality and personal well-being.<p>When Eli Finkel sought to understand why marriage is …

Divorce