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Bye, Bye, Heat Damage; Hello, Protective Styles!

The relationship a black woman has with her hair is ever-changing.<p>One day, our hair looks flawless; the next day we’re tying our hair down with a …

Hair

Kate Spade’s suicide came after husband sought divorce

Kate Spade fell into a deep depression days before hanging herself because her husband – who had moved out of their Park Avenue home — sought a …

Kate Spade

10 Mac and Cheese Recipes Every Cook Should Know — Recipes from The Kitchn

Get the basic recipe for a pot of creamy classic mac and cheese down, and you've opened up a world of possibilities for yourself. This perennial …

Cooking

Harmony of the Seas Fact Sheet

Highlights<p>Ultimate Abyss - a 10 story slide<br>• The Perfect Storm - trio of water slides<br>• Splashaway Bay - kids water park<p>Seven<br>Neighborhoods<p>Central …

Water Parks

Royal Caribbean's New Ship Will Blow Your Mind

I don't really like cruises. To me, they're typically four or five days on open water with shitty Wi-Fi, mediocre food, cramped rooms, washed-up …

Royal Caribbean

10 Reasons for Families to Love the World's Largest Cruise Ship

Sailing Out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida<p>Looking for a family cruise packed with enough fun features to keep your crew busy all day long? The largest …

Fort Lauderdale

On board the world's biggest cruise ship

<b>(CNN) —</b> Imagine a Miss America pageant where the same country keeps winning every year.<p>That's what we're seeing in the cruising world this week.<p>Royal Caribbean's newest ship, Harmony of the Seas, debuts Friday on its pre-inaugural sailing out of Southampton, England.<p>Weighing 226,963 gross …

Royal Caribbean

Harmony of the Seas

In:<p>If you have been on Royal Caribbean's Harmony of the Seas, then you likely are well aware of the impressiveness of this cruise ship. From stern to …

Royal Caribbean

Five things to love about Royal Caribbean's new Harmony of the Seas

ABOARD HARMONY OF THE SEAS -- Do you like big ships that are chock full of activities? You'll love Harmony of the Seas, the new floating mega-resort from Royal Caribbean.<p>At 226,963 tons, Harmony is the largest cruise ship ever, and it's packed full of gee-whiz attractions such as a thrill slide …

Royal Caribbean

Ship Review: Harmony of the Seas

7 Must-See Shows on Harmony of the Seas

Set sail on Royal Caribbean’s <i>Harmony of the Seas</i> and get ready for what is expected to be the biggest curtain call yet! With an exciting new lineup …

Things to Do | Harmony of the Seas

HARMONY OF THE SEAS®<p>Harmony of the Seas® is boundless with onboard thrills. Amp up your adrenaline on the tallest slide at sea, the Ultimate Abyss℠. …

Red Carpet

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

Harmony of the Seas Review - Full Walkthrough - Cruise Ship Tour - Royal Caribbean

Top 10 Things to See/Do On Harmony of the Seas

Harmony of the Seas, the world’s largest cruise ship and the 25th ship in the Royal Caribbean fleet, departed from Southampton for its maiden voyage …

Royal Caribbean

A Better Way to Cook Chicken on the Grill

In his new cookbook, How to Grill Everything, Mark Bittman suggests another use for your grill's top shelf.<p>Grilling season is here, and with it …

Cooking

Beautiful Photos of All 50 U.S. States

Travel Photography

A Tale of Two Duchesses: How Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton Approach Their Royal Roles Differently

Life in The Firm isn't all tiaras and palaces. So when <b>Prince Harry</b> realized he was falling in love with <b>Meghan Markle</b> and envisioned her joining his …

Royal Family

9 Foods You Should Eat Daily Without Fail

Dieting is something most people would be reluctant to, but we bet that no one would be reluctant to eating. This, however, is subject to one …

Nutrition

An Invaluable Credit Lesson From Someone With a Perfect Credit Score

Never underestimate your bargaining power as a borrower.<p>Whether you realize it or not, your credit score can have a major impact on your life. You're …

Personal Finance

The Two-block Stretch in Denver That You Have to Visit

Our new series, Reasons to Travel Now, highlights the news, events, and openings that have us scoping out plane tickets each day. Today, a look at …

Travel

5 Retirement Rules to Live By

Your retirement can be even better and more financially secure if you know these rules and have a smart plan.<p>Rules can be annoying sometimes, but …

Retirement

You Can Have Super Dedicated and Engaged Employees Just by Doing These 7 Simple Things

The leadership choices you make and how you lead your people can make or break their motivation.<p>Whether you are starting a new business or you're helping to run one that has been around for a long time, every day can bring new and unexpected challenges and dilemmas. When you add employees to the …

Employee Engagement

Kendrick Lamar’s Onstage Outrage: Why Rappers Should Retire The N-Word – Variety

In all the years I’ve been debating race and racism with white people, the most common response some have offered in their own defense hinges on …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Lonely Planet names Europe's best destinations for 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's perhaps no great shock that an Italian region has been named the most exciting European destination for 2018.<p>But the region in question may well come as a surprise.<p>Sidestepping the likes of Tuscany, Campania and The Veneto, Emilia-Romagna took first place on Lonely Planet's Best in …

European Travel

Best places to visit in Europe 2018, according to Lonely Planet

European Travel

JoJo’s Biscuits

<b>Author Notes:</b> From Joanna Gaines’ Magnolia Table cookbook: "It took me a year of Saturdays to get these biscuits just right. Almost every weekend for months I worked up another batch for Chip and the kids to taste and then wrote down their feedback. Biscuit after biscuit was judged to be too heavy, …

Baking

The Pain We Still Need to Feel

The new lynching memorial confronts the racial terrorism that corrupted America—and still does.<p><b>MONTGOMERY, Alabama—</b>On Thursday, the National Memorial …

Black History

Burj Khalifa towers above Dubai