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7 Things You Must Take Off Your LinkedIn Profile Immediately

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

LinkedIn

Animals Like to Get High in the Wild, Too

Humans aren’t the only ones who turn to drugs for a little bit of escape. In a new book on the science of hedonism, the quest by animals to get high …

How to Make $338 Anthropologie-Inspired Earrings for Under $20

Raise your hand if you love everything Anthropologie! We think it’s safe to say that about 71 hands went up here at Brit HQ (35 women + Brit + Co office dog Miss Brie, of course). We constantly troll their site going ga-ga over EVERYTHING. Our creative director Anj brought these amazing earrings to …

Recipe from Cooking Light: Seared Scallops with Roasted Tomatoes

Bananas<p><b>Why they’re good for you:</b> While this tropical fruit is an American favorite, bananas are actually classified as an herb, and the correct name …

Food

Inside ISIS: A TIME Special Report | TIME

Dispatches from around the world on the rising global threat<p>More formidable than its al-Qaeda precursors in the view of many experts, the Islamic …

Middle East

Not to Prime Is a Crime: 5 Primers, 5 Ways

Priming is an essential step in any makeup routine. Not only is it great for your skin, but it is necessary in ensuring your makeup stays flawless from dawn till dusk. Primer prepares skin for makeup application by creating a smooth, perfect surface for product to grab onto for longer-lasting, …

100+ Essential Books Every Man Should Read

Amazon is offering $5 off on print book purchases of $15 or more until 11:59 pm December 14, 2017. Use the promo code <b>BOOKGIFT17</b> at checkout to …

Are Facials For Men?

During a recent trip to Blue & Black, a new barbershop in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, barber Tony DeAngelis asked me if I wanted their brand new face …

Why 1994 was the best year for music

From Sugar’s “Gee Angel” to Suede’s “We Are the Pigs,” proof that ’94 gave us some of our greatest songs ever<p>1994 was a very good year for music, especially in the annals of Alternative Nation. Grunge hadn't yet grown tired, while bands such as R.E.M., Pavement, Hole, Beck, Tori Amos and Green Day …

What’s your personal one-hit wonder?

<i>Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your</i> …

Blackadder: “General Hospital”/“Back & Forth”/“Goodbyeee”

<b>“General Hospital”</b><p><i>Blackadder protects his special someone</i><p>(Available streaming on Amazon Prime, Hulu Plus, and Netflix)<p>After the silliness of “Major …

The Twilight Zone: “The Masks”/“I Am The Night, Color Me Black”

<b>“The Masks” (season 5, episode 25; originally aired 3/20/1964)</b><p><i>In which the mask is the window to the soul</i>…<p>(Available on Netflix, Hulu, and …

Snowtown rewatched – a supremely unsettling portrait of a killer

Words stamped on the DVD cover of director Justin Kurzel’s 2011 debut feature film Snowtown – “AUSTRALIA’S MOST INFAMOUS CRIME STORY” – may read like marketing hyperbole, but the description isn’t far from the truth.<p>The person at the centre of the Snowtown murders, aka “bodies in the barrels”, was …

5 Fool-Proof Ways to End Procrastination Today

“Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow,” quipped Mark Twain. Waiting until later is one of life’s guilty secrets, but …

Procrastination

21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.<p>Instagram

30 Dumbbell Exercises Missing From Your Routine

If a workout consists of popping a squat on the 50-pound dumbbell to chat it up with friends, it may be time try something new. Dumbbell exercises …

In 1998, Refused fired up the race toward punk’s future

<i>In</i> Fear Of A Punk Decade<i>, the punk/hardcore/emo explosion of the ’90s is revisited, remembered, and reassessed, year by year.</i><p>Sick, broke, tired, and …