Lynn Browning Pynckels

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Dark Spots Were a Big Problem for Me Before I Tried These

For the past few years, dark spots have been my biggest skin ailment. <i>It's been such a crucial problem and a huge insecurity that I'm sick of talking</i> …

Skin Care

Jillian Michaels Says These 6 Easy Tips Will Help You Lose Weight Like You're On 'The Biggest Loser'

Follow the basics.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p>For her, the basics are: Don't overeat. Don't eat "crap" that isn't food. And make sure you get enough sleep. "The rest is B.S.," Jillian says.<p>Yup, hitting the hay at a decent hour is surprisingly important when it comes to weight loss. Columbia University researchers …

Fitness

How to Keep Mulch Weed-free

Mulch helps keeps weeds from growing, but by itself, it isn't foolproof<p>Step 1<p>Pick up large tree branches, rocks and other items that are in the area …

Gardening

10 Beach Towns You Can Actually Afford to Buy a House In (+ Listings We Love)

1 of 20<p>St. Marys, Georgia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>Hot Listing<p>3 of 20<p>Astoria, Oregon<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>Hot Listing<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 20<p>Pensacola, …

North Carolina

In Major Privacy Win, Supreme Court Rules Police Need Warrant To Track Your Cellphone

<b>Updated at 5:32 p.m. ET</b><p>In a landmark decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday that police must obtain a search warrant to access an individual's cellphone location information. The 5-4 decision imposes new limits on law enforcement's ability to get at the increasing amount of data that private …

Privacy

If You Paint Your Front Door This Color, Your House Could Sell for $6,000 More

Thinking about starting—or finishing—some projects around the home this summer? Good call: It’s always a good idea to make some updates to increase …

Real Estate

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

10 Truths to Keep You Going When Everything Goes Wrong

<i>“Today, on my forty-seventh birthday, I reread the suicide note I wrote on my twenty-seventh birthday about two minutes before my girlfriend, Carol,</i> …

College & University

10 unconventional habits that will improve your life dramatically

You’ve all heard the cliche success advice to “Work Harder” and “Read More”<p>So I decided to provide you with a few unconventional habits that will …

Self-improvement

Lauren Went From a Size 14 to a Size 2 in Just 1 Year by Doing These 2 Workouts

Lauren Marks was accustomed to always being involved in fitness, whether it was on a sports team or working out in the gym. Once Lauren got married and started a family, fitness was no longer one of her top priorities. Determined to get back in shape, Lauren accepted a friend's invite to a local …

Fitness

12 surprising differences between Icelandic and American culture

1/<p>Iceland is ranked number one for gender equality, while the United States is ranked 49<p>Shutterstock<p>When it comes to gender equality, Iceland is …

The Secret Language of Teens: 100 Common Text and Social Media Acronyms

If you've ever glanced at your teen's conversations over text or you've seen how she chats on social media, there's a good chance you have no idea …

Seven Steps To Make Your Business Instagram Account Successful

Instagram is a platform that allows for a lot of creativity and different ways to put your brand forth. It is known that Instagram gets a younger audience, with 59% of users in the 18-29 age range. If you are looking to renew your client base or create brand awareness for a new market, it could be …

Marketing

Kim Kardashian’s Fat Burning Workout You Can Do For Free All Summer

Kim Kardashian looks better than ever and she has been doing two cardio moves to maximize her fat loss — see what they are below!<p><b>Kim Kardashian</b>, 37, …

The FBI wants you to do this one thing to your home router, now

SAN FRANCISCO — Your mission, should you choose to accept it: Turn your router off, then turn it back on. That’s one of the things the FBI is asking people to do to help thwart a cyberattack it says agents of a foreign government are launching against U.S. citizens.<p>Last week, security researchers …

routers

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Save $200 and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using these tips from experienced detailers.<p>If you hit your dry paint …

Cleaning

I Tried Taking CBD Oil For My Anxiety To See If It Made Me Calmer

When someone first suggested I take cannabidiol (CBD) to help me calm down, I flat-out refused. "I hate weed," I said firmly, recalling the last time …

Breakthrough injection could help you shed 14 pounds a month

British scientists have developed a hormone injection that could help people lose 14 pounds in just four weeks.<p>The jab mimics the effects of a …

7 Surprising Signs You Actually Have High-Functioning ADHD

When most people thinking of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), they may picture someone who is fidgety or someone who gets easily …

Ever Wonder What Bipolar Disorder Really Is? Here's Your Answer, Straight From a Doctor

Mental illness is much more complicated than physical illness; after all, when the disorder is in your brain, there aren't any physical symptoms or blood tests you can run to reach a proper diagnosis. And while the conversation surrounding mental illness is growing, slowly etching away the negative …

6 Ways to Manage Intense Emotions in PTSD

Managing intense emotions in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is an important part of treatment. When people have PTSD, they are likely going to …

NARRATIVE FAIL: Newly Discovered CDC Surveys Demolish Anti-Gun Talking Points

Newly discovered statistics from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) that were never released to the public strengthen the argument for guns and …

In South Florida, people think Cuban coffee is superior—and they're right

<i>In Acquired Tastes,</i> The Takeout <i>explores the food and drinks we can’t live without.</i><p>All coffee is not created equal. I would know because I live in …

Coffee

Weed beats depression and benefits mental health as long as you puff it properly, scientists reveal

Today, people around the world will be taking the opportunity to blaze a big one in celebration of 420 Day.<p>So we have some good news for people who …

This Japanese Budgeting System Could Be the Key to Saving Big Bucks

Forget apps that track your expenses for you. Forget Excel spreadsheets that require meticulous data entry. Forget email notifications of your bank …

Personal Finance

On 4/20, Chuck Schumer To Introduce Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana

Politics isn't always red or blue. Lately, it has been green.<p>Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., plans to introduce legislation on Friday to decriminalize marijuana on the federal level, adding a high-profile advocate in the effort to decriminalize, legalize and normalize marijuana use in …

Cannabis

The Best Weed Strains for Mind-Blowing Sex

We turned to science and experts to find the most bangin' herb for bangin'.<p>Which weed strain is best for sex is a difficult question to answer. In fact, says Erica Krumpl of the Los Angeles's Cornerstone Collective, "You can't make a blanket statement about things like this." There are simply too …

Cannabis

If you bought any of these electronics from 2001 to 2011, you could be sitting on a gold mine

Residents of the good old U.S. of A., we have some great news. If you bought one or more phones, laptops, or tablets between January 1, 2000, and May 31, 2011, you could be eligible for a BIG payout. (And if any of these things are in your attic, you're sitting on a gold mine.)<p>A class action …

This New Treatment Could Heal Tooth Cavities Without Any Fillings

It regrows the enamel itself.<p>Scientists have invented a new product that can encourage tooth enamel to grow back, which means we could finally have a …

Dental Care

Alzheimer's gene neutralised in human brain cells for the first time

Scientists have claimed an important breakthrough in the battle against Alzheimer’s after neutralising the most significant gene responsible for the disease for the first time.<p>A team in California successfully identified the protein associated with the high-risk apoE4 gene and then managed to …

Dementia