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A new study linking profanity to honesty shows people who curse are more authentic

The next time someone tells you to watch your language, feel free to tell them to fuck off.<p>Sure, swearing is considered poor form in certain settings—like courts, classrooms, and most offices. But people who do it may be more trustworthy, according to a new three-part study analyzing swearing and …

Psychology

17 Books That Inspire Inner Peace and Happiness

Happiness is like a drug. It feels so good that we continually seek out more of those euphoric moments just to get another hit. In our modern …

Books

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

These 55 Amazon Products Have Been Bestsellers For Years — & You’d Never Guess Them

Buying stuff online an be a bit of a toss-up if you aren't careful. More times than I can count I've waited two weeks for a package, just to discover …

Shopping

The Illness Is Bad Enough. The Hospital May Be Even Worse.

When she moved from Michigan to be near her daughter in Cary, N.C., Bernadine Lewandowski insisted on renting an apartment five minutes away.<p>Her daughter, Dona Jones, would have welcomed her mother into her own home, but “she’s always been very independent,” Ms. Jones said.<p>Like most people in their …

Medicine

How to Listen to TV With Your Headphones

You don't need to share your TV's audio with everyone around you. These are the easiest ways to connect your headphones to your television.<p>PCMag …

Consumer Tech

The Best Foot Peels and Masks, According to Glamour Editors

It's officially August, which means our feet have seen some things these past two months. Sandal season often goes together with blisters, unsightly calluses, and cracked heels—this summer, especially, given that mules and slides (two of the season's biggest trends) clack against the backs of your …

Skin Care

Small Dogs Pee Higher to Lie About Their Size, New Study Concludes

You just can’t trust a little dog.<p>We all know dogs can communicate through scent. They urinate on new areas, their own home turf, and certainly …

Pets

23andMe's Pharma Deals Have Been the Plan All Along

Since the launch of its DNA testing service in 2007, genomics giant 23andMe has convinced more than 5 million people to fill a plastic tube with half …

Customers

Choosing A Pet Over A Partner Is Way More Common Than You Think

When one woman's husband gave her an ultimatum — him or the dogs — the dogs won. Obviously. If you too have ended a relationship because your partner …

Words Matter When Talking About Pain With Your Doctor

If you're in the hospital or a doctor's office with a painful problem, you'll likely be asked to rate your pain on a scale of 0 to 10 – with 0 meaning no pain at all and 10 indicating the worst pain you can imagine. But many doctors and nurses say this rating system isn't working and they're trying …

Pain

The Best Bras on Amazon From Most Functional to Prettiest

There are certain things that people love to shop for on Amazon, and it's usually those things that the mega e-tailer focuses on stocking tons of, …

Clothing

This Is Exactly How to Do Flexible Intermittent Fasting

When it comes to figuring out how to live a healthier life, I sometimes find myself lost in a vacuum of information that works overtime to explain why each and every diet or food fad is better than the last. One trend that's captured my attention (because it just seems so hard to do) is …

Weight Loss

These 41 Under-$20 Products On Amazon Prime are God’s Gift To Bargain Hunters

Oscar Wilde once said, "I can resist everything except temptation." And when it comes to bargain hunting online, I firmly believe this to be true. …

Shopping

This is the only nightlight you should ever use, and it’s unlike anything else you’ve seen

A nightlight is a necessity, but most people just go to their local drug store to buy cheapo plug-in nightlights. This is a bad idea for a few …

Makeup Tips for Beginners: Eyeshadow Placement & Eye Makeup Diagram

<i>Parts of the Eye for Applying Makeup</i>Lid, crease, transition, outer v, waterline–what? If that terminology makes your head spin, then you’ve come to …

We Subjected 5 Staffers to Eyebrow Makeovers—Here Are the Before-and-Afters

This is what happens when you let Jared Bailey, the big brow expert at Benefit, into your offices.<p>When I told the office we were doing eyebrow …

Bose Launches 'Noise-Masking Sleepbuds,' Earphones Aimed To Help You Sleep Better

Bose, the audio brand that we know and love for its high-end speakers and noise-canceling headphones, has made its first foray into the sleep industry, officially announcing its first-ever “noise-masking sleepbuds” today, that is, earphones designed for sleeping in.<p>But this new pair of earbuds …

Audiophile

These Are the 6 "Golden Rules" of a Fast Metabolism (Says J.Lo's Nutritionist)

Many see their metabolism as a fixed, pre-determined aspect of their health. But as celebrity nutritionist Haylie Pomroy argues, your ability to lose …

Best Netflix documentaries for July 2018

Netflix original documentaries and docuseries have been knocking it out of the park lately. Not only did Netflix win Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards this year, they've also racked up six nominations for Best Documentary Feature since 2014. So good! Let's get streaming.<p>Docuseries<p>The …

I Started Tinting My Eyebrows With Beard Dye, and Honestly, It's a Game Changer

Like many women who came of age during the height of the skinny brow, the emotional scars of my over-plucked adolescence still haunt me. I was lucky …

5 Companies That Will Make Your Ikea Furniture Seem Custom-Made

How’s this for original? I am a 20-something living in Brooklyn and my couch is from Ikea. To be fair, the couch wasn’t my idea; it was a joint decision between roommates made years ago. Nothing against Ikea; it services a specific time in all our lives, and I can’t say I didn’t enjoy the ferry …

What's new to stream Amazon Prime for June 2018

So you're willing to pay for Amazon Prime even though it costs a little more than it used to. One of Prime's benefits is its video service, which Amazon takes very seriously. It's made deals for NFL football and has some fun original programming like The Tick and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.<p>In June, …

The True Story Behind The Staircase, the Netflix Series About Michael Peterson's Bizarre Murder Case

A look at the bizarre case that inspired your next true-crime obsession.<p>In 2001, Kathleen Peterson was found dead at the bottom of the stairs in the North Carolina home she shared with her husband, the novelist Michael Peterson.<p>"My wife had an accident," Peterson says on the 911 call. "She's still …

30 Lazy Day Slow Cooker Recipes

Dinner doesn’t have to be difficult when you let your slow cooker do all of the work. These easy slow cooker recipes call for fewer than eight …

9 Plants You Can Get Away with Watering Just Once a Month — Shopping

Water is essential to plants, but overwatering is also one of the biggest mistakes you can make. Many plants need a lot less than you think, and some …

The Secret to Longer-Lasting Lipstick Has Been Hiding at the Drugstore

When it comes to lipstick, we would spend just about anything on a product if it meant fewer touchups and more color. Lucky for us, we don’t have to …

Shipping container hotel lets you try out tiny living

All the rooms—and the pool—are made from shipping containers<p>Whether it’s tiny homes or camper vans, alternative dwellings are all the rage. But in a sea of unique living spaces, nothing says upcycled downsizing quite like the shipping container.<p>More than any other tiny house, shipping containers …

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

David Beckham’s yoga teacher says this 8-step desk routine will boost your brain power — and it only takes 5 minutes

There are many proven benefits of yoga for both the body and mind — and now it could even help you to concentrate better at your desk, according Sydney-born yoga teacher Shona Vertue.<p>Vertue has been teaching yoga and training private clients, including David Beckham, for years. She often shares her …

Yoga