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Best New Wedding Dresses, Wedding Gowns: Best of Bridal Market Fall 2015

Until I looked at the season as a whole, I didn't realize how romantic the fall 2015 runways were. Wedding dresses with soft silhouettes and miles of tulle—it's like the designers were high on love. Here are 18 insanely gorgeous gowns I'm still dreaming about three months later.<p><b>Wedding Dress 1</b>:</b> …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

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Yacon Syrup for Weight Loss

I confess...when I first heard of yacon syrup, I thought it might have something to do with bacon. I don't know; maybe like a yam-bacon hybrid. Could I have been more wrong?<p>Yacon syrup is made by extracting juice from the roots of the yacon plant, which grows in South America (it's been used for …

10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Scientists say climate change has been affecting oceans, reefs, beaches, and even cities. Development is another danger for once-pristine, off-the-beaten-path spots and their …

Sufganiyot: The Best Thing About Hanukkah

The best thing about Hanukkah isn’t eight nights of gifts, it’s traditional sufganiyot—pillowy, deep-fried, jelly-filled doughnuts. Uri Scheft of Breads Bakery schools us<p>Latkes get the attention. But there's another fried favorite worthy of the Hanukkah table: <i>sufganiyot</i>. (If you haven't gotten the …

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How to Treat a Smashed Finger

Just the mention of a finger getting squashed in a door or getting pounded by a hammer is enough to make most people cringe. The throbbing pain of a …

24 Genius Clothing Items Every Girl Needs

Because bras, stockings, and high heels are damn far from perfect.

Toyota Is Recalling More Than 800,000 Cars Because of Spiders

It started with webs, and ended with spontaneously inflating airbags.<p>Toyota has announced that it is recalling 870,000 of its vehicles, among them Camrys, Venzas, Avalons, and hybrids with owners spread across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and 16 other countries. Airbags, it seems, have been …

24 Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

From chicken pot pie and classic Caesar salad to brownies and cookies.<p>We've rounded up 24 basic recipes that everyone should know how to cook, from a pot of rice to pot roast. Master these, and you'll never find yourself stumped in the grocery store.

The Top 10 Workout Songs for October 2013

<i>Flickr: Lululemon</i><p>Summer's now giving way to fall, but it seems no one mentioned this to Robin Thicke. His track "Blurred Lines" was decisively the song of the summer -- having logged 12 weeks at the top of the Billboard 100 chart. Now the tune's getting a second wind thanks to a remix and dueling …

9 Ways To Improve iOS 7's Battery Life

iOS 7 has been out for a few weeks now, and people are torn.<p>While some of the new features are fabulous, and others are making us crazy, there's one thing we can all agree on: iOS 7 is not helping our battery life. As Ars Technica discovered, iOS 7 kills battery life faster than iOS 6.1 on every …

23 Dogs Who Don't Even Know Who They Are Anymore

There comes a time in everyone's life when they have to stop and ask themselves: where did it all go wrong??

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes

Simple, tasty recipes—each at about 300 calories or less

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Pure Yoga's Loren Bassett on the Best Yoga Poses for Everything

<i>After the relative calm of August, September marks the beginning of the always-bananas fall. It’s no wonder that this is also National Yoga Month—we can all use a reminder to take a few deep breaths. And, while the Birchbox eds are big yogis (at home and on the road), we know there are plenty of you who are yet to be sold. That’s why we’ve asked Pure Yoga to give us some tips on bringing yoga into our everyday.</i><p>We’ve all had days when something happens that makes us want to EEEE! at the top of …

Molly: The Dangerous Drug That’s Too Good to Quit

Despite recent deaths, fans tell Abby Haglage the trip is way too fun to give up.<p>The first time Adam tried Molly, he was 19. He loved it.<p>“I was …

Five years since Lehman's collapse the unthinkable has become reality

As the fifth anniversary of the disorderly collapse of the investment bank Lehman Brothers approaches, some analysts will revisit the causes of an historic global "sudden stop" that resulted in enormous economic and financial disruptions. Others will describe the consequences of an event that …

DIY Butterfly Twist Tee & Flapper Style Dress tutorials

You have to get over to “Trash to Couture” and check out all of her remarkable DIY’s that will help you recreate your wardrobe (Like her one yard …

The White House Wants to Help You Make Smaller Student-Loan Payments

Only a fraction of eligible borrowers are using programs that will let them reduce their monthly student-loan payments. The White House wants to change that.<p>The latest summer policy push from the White House is an ambitious effort to shift the college financing system to provide more support to …

Teens Beat WWII Vet to Death in Random Attack

An elderly resident of Spokane, Washington, whom friends say was still full of life, passed away yesterday morning from injuries he sustained during …

Julia Child Was Wrong: Don't Wash Your Raw Chicken, Folks

It seems almost sacrilegious to question the wisdom of Julia Child.<p>First with her opus <i>Mastering the Art of French Cooking</i> and later with her PBS cooking show, the unflappably cheerful Child helped rescue home cookery from the clutches of convenience food. She taught us how to love — and take pride …

Bradley Manning Is Now a Woman Named Chelsea

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A day after being sentenced to 30 years in prison for espionage, Bradley Manning, the Army private …

Zoo In China Swaps Dog For Lion, Hopes No One Notices

Visitors to a zoo in China got a rude surprise when the lion started barking.<p>Turns out it was no lion, but just a Tibetan mastiff, a large, hairy breed of dog — which, for what it's worth, more closely resembles the king of the jungle than does perhaps any other domestic canine.<p>Apparently, …

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Judge Throws Out Discrimination Claims Against Paula Deen

A federal judge in Georgia threw out the discrimination claims against Paula Deen on Monday in a lawsuit that sparked widespread criticism, led sponsors to jump ship and the Food Network to drop her show.<p>The AP reports:<p>"Lisa Jackson sued Deen and her brother, Bubba Hiers, last year saying she …