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12 Ways to Show Your Vagina More Love Every Day

<b>2. Buy Super Comfy Underwear</b><br>Sexy lingerie and sweatpant-ready undies are 100 percent mutually exclusive—but your lady parts can (and do) enjoy each in their own way. Granny panties, you'll always have a place in our drawers.<p><b>3. Or Go Commando</b><br>There's something so liberating about ditching underwear …


18 of the Most Charming Small Towns Across America

Small town America is alive and well.<p>Our friends at asked their Facebook fans to share their favorite small towns in America. Here are some of the nominations, all with populations of under 13,000.

New England

40 Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip in Right Now

Now this is where we want to spend our summer.<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to an all-natural swimming pond, these designer pools make a splash. Steal our favorite patio and landscaping ideas too for the ultimate backyard getaway.


8 Supercharged Face Oils for Spring: From a Retinol-Infused Formula to the Best Breakout-Proof Blend

Potent elixirs so precious they’re doled out by the drop, face oils possess a magical quality all their own. In recent years, the hydrating blends have quietly shifted from cold-weather extras to season-less essentials. Our favorite springtime potions are remarkably sheer and non-greasy, leaving …

Skin Care

16 Noodle Soup Recipes to Slurp Your Way Through All Winter

Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night.<p><b>It's cold, and you could use a pick-me-up.</b> Like, say, a steaming bowl of tender noodles, meat, and vegetables floating in hot broth. Here are 16 noodle soups to make for dinner tonight and every night. Spoons optional.


The Best Recipe Videos on YouTube for People With “No Time to Cook”

<i>House of Cards</i> is great and all, but in truth our favorite thing to binge watch is cooking videos. There’s something addictive, even therapeutic, …

Healthy Eating

Watch 'Frozen' Retold Using Only Emojis

It looks Emojis are taking over more than just your text threads. In the new video "Disney's Frozen as told by Emoji," the blockbuster film gets reimagined with the cutest little animated faces. At less than three (very entertaining) minutes, could the short film nod to a whole new emoji genre? …

Embracing Stone Age Couple Found in Greek Cave

Rare double burials discovered at one of the largest Neolithic burial sites in Europe.<p>Strange and surprising findings have been reported from ongoing excavations at Alepotrypa Cave, a site in the Peloponnesus that one archaeologist called "a Neolithic Pompeii," the Greek Ministry of Culture, …


National Geographic Travel

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Laundry Rooms

What the 'marshmallow test' can teach you about your kids

<b>(CNN) —</b> The premise is simple: You can eat one marshmallow now or, if you can wait, you get to eat two marshmallows later.<p>It's an experiment in self-control for preschoolers dreamed up by psychologist Dr. Walter Mischel. While the rules of his experiment are easy, the results are far more complex …

15 Cutting-Edge Gifts for Everyone on Your List

Know people who are tech-obsessed? Then we know what you're gifting them.<p>So sorry to burst your pumpkin-spice-leather-jacket-sixty-degree-weather bubble, but November is officially here, and that means one thing: Gift-giving season is upon us. Don't get overwhelmed, though! From stylish headphones …


Why Blue and White Will Never Go Out of Style

A fresh take on a classic color combo.<p>With a rich range of hues, this classic combination looks fresher than ever. In this Greenwich, Connecticut, house, Lee Ann Thornton created a coastal and classic look with blue and white.

Interior Design

6 Concealer Hacks to Hide Any Flaw

<b>Moisturize Nicks Before Concealing Them</b><br>Nicking your leg shaving before a big night out can be frustrating—what are you supposed to do with that brand-new scab on your knee when you've been planning on wearing a dress all day? Mae says that cover-up care is easy enough—just be sure your cut has …


Seasonal Favorites: A Taste of Fall

The name says it all: This pumpkin is filled with the savory goodness of bacon, cheese, and bread. It makes a hearty main course or side dish. The recipe comes from "Around My French Table," by Dorie Greenspan.

30 Healthy Choices to Make Before 30

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30<p>See how many you can check off so far<p>Make healthy behaviors a habit while you're still young, and you're more likely to hold onto them throughout your life. To that end, here are 30 health choices every woman needs to make by time she reaches the big …

Women's Health

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.


Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

<b>Modified V-Up</b> <br>Lie faceup on the floor with your legs straight and your arms at your sides <b>(A)</b>. In one movement, quickly lift your torso into an upright position as you pull your knees to your chest <b>(B)</b>. Lower your body back to the starting position. That's one rep.<p><b>Foam Roller Reverse Crunch with</b> …


Why Every Apartment Dweller Wishes Their Place Was Prewar

What makes apartments built in the 1880s through the 1930s so covetable.<p>In New York City, prewar apartments come at a premium. Iconic addresses, like The Dakota, The Apthorp, The San Remo, get increasingly beautiful and expensive with age. Today, finding a prewar apartment in pristine condition is …


15 Minute Workout: Build a Hotter Bod in 3... 2... 1!

Exercise 1 Thruster<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand just above your shoulders, palms facing in, then sit your hips back and bend your knees until your thighs are parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. Push through your heels to stand, pressing the weights overhead <b>(B)</b>. Return to start; that's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 …


9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …

Alternative Medicine

The One Move That'll Help You Get Strong, Toned Abs FAST

A trainer shares her go-to exercise for a flat tummy.<p>Shutterstock<p>It's time to stop cranking out endless crunches if you want to achieve killer abs. Holly Perkins, C.S.C.S., recommends one basic move that you can do in your living room: the single-leg holding plank. "It's a bit challenging, but it's …

Living Rooms

San Francisco's 15 Best Views

With its hilly terrain, waterfront location, and iconic bridges, San Francisco is always ready for its close-up. There are snapshot-worthy scenes across the city, so we've tracked down the most stunning spots for taking it all in. Here are 15 places where you can fully appreciate San Francisco's …

10 Things to Love About San Francisco

I’m always able to breathe deeply when I’m in San Francisco. It’s one of the world’s most beautiful cities, and also one of the most restful–a place where the breeze floats through the hills, bringing with it an invigorating sense of calm.<p>On a recent visit, I was fortunate to have Nat Geo …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

Street Photography

14 Mouth-Watering Korean Dishes That Everyone Should Try At Least Once

But for novices, a Korean restaurant and its menu can be intimidating. Most dishes don't have names that translate into English. If you're not familiar with the names, you might make your order based on your analysis of the English ingredients and hope for the best.<p>The goal of this feature is to …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

New Flower Mandalas by Kathy Klein | Colossal

<p>Using the flower petals of carnations, daisies, mums and other wildflowers Arizona-based artist Kathy Klein (previously) creates temporary mandalas …

Maira Kalman on Curiosity, Courage, Happiness, and the Two Keys to a Full Life

Maira Kalman is one of the most beloved illustrators working today and one of my greatest heroes, a singular spirit living at the intersection of art and philosophy. In this fantastic talk from India’s INK Conference, Kalman takes us on a journey into her wonderfully idiosyncratic mind and …