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4 Ways Sex Can Make Your Workouts Better

Having more sex can actually score you better results from your workouts. Solo sex counts, too!<p><b>PAIN RELIEF</b>Research shows that female pain tolerance increases significantly during orgasm, thanks to a rush of hormones that act as natural painkillers. Experts note the effect can linger for up to two …

Diabetes

Image of polar vortex at its peak, January 2014

NASA image shows the polar vortex as it plunged into the United States, on its peak day of January 6, 2014.<p>Blistering cold air from the Arctic …

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

4 Slimming Foods To Always Have On-Hand

Keep these healthy staples around at all times, and you’ll never have to resort to ordering crap for dinner<p>It’s a dieting duh that holiday bashes can be pretty terrible for your waistline. But the fatty party food isn’t the only scale offender. Party hopping also makes it harder than ever to stay …

7 Reasons You Should Definitely Have A Glass of Wine

Go ahead and grab your corkscrew

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes

Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, oiliness, and breakouts. Read on to learn …

Health reform's grand experiment: Will it play in Peoria? | Reuters

PEORIA, Illinois (Reuters) - By all accounts, Sandy Wright of Mackinaw, Illinois, is a challenging patient. The spunky 69-year-old with a rare autoimmune disease has been in the hospital more than a dozen times since she was first diagnosed in 1997.<p>People gather for information during a Planned …

4 Facebook Secrets to Keep You Safe

Never let your boss see your embarrassing photos again<p>If your number of Facebook friends competes with your monthly mortgage payment, you may not be so happy after those embarrassing pictures from the holiday party go live: The more social circles you’re connected to on Facebook, the more anguish …

5 Super-Intimate Sex Moves

Because the closer you two are, the hotter—and better—your orgasm will be<p>There are a lot of things that can bring you and your S.O. closer together: apps designed specifically for couples, vacations for two, candle-lit dinners. But nothing does the trick quite like a long, sensual romp between the …

5 Diet-Busting Foods

Illuminating the World with National Geographic

The Sifter’s friends at National Geographic were kind enough to share a few images from a recent gallery entitled <i>Illuminating the World</i>. The 33-image …

Have A Happy Christmas With This Hogwarts Gingerbread Cake

We've already featured a few cool cakes from the Bake Christmas Wish Fundraiser for the Make A Wish Foundation (like the Hogswatch and Frozen ones), …

Atlantic Ocean #Road in Norway

Paul Walker, ‘Fast and Furious’ actor, dies in Porsche Carrera GT

Police are looking at speed as a factor in the crash that killed two<p>Paul Walker, the 40-year-old actor who was one of the faces of the “Fast and Furious” movie franchise, died Saturday in a single-car crash in Santa Clarita, California, and police on Sunday were looking at speed as a factor in the …

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The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

The best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

What Separates A Healthy And Unhealthy Diet? Just $1.50 Per Day

If you want to eat a more healthful diet, you're going to have to shell out more cash, right? (After all, Whole Foods didn't get the nickname "Whole Paycheck" for nothing.)<p>But until recently, that widely held bit of conventional wisdom hadn't really been assessed in a rigorous, systematic way, says …

How Much Will That Heart Test Cost? Many Hospitals Won't Tell You

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 12/02/2013 04:07 PM EST on LiveScience<p>Patients often have a hard time finding out exactly what their medical care will cost them, and a new study finds that hospitals often are not able to provide price information for even simple procedures.<p>In the study, …

Consumer drones are coming, and they will change everything

I recently spent a week flying the DJI Phantom 2 Vision quadcopter. It’s a 2.5 pound drone with an attached camera and easy flight controls, and I …

Finding Happiness And Success By Giving Thanks

<i>By Hannah Morgan for U.S. News</i><p>Giving thanks and being grateful is trendy right now and this season is the time to give thanks. A tradition that began hundreds of years ago as a way of showing gratitude for the food harvested. It is easy to lose sight of the original meaning of this holiday when …

Can't Bear the Holidays Alone? Plan a Singles Vacation

Holidays really should be like commercials; they abound with happy people. From loving couples holding hands while walking in the snow to smiling families all gathered around a dinner table or seated in front of a beautifully decorated tree, commercials make holidays perfect. There is not one …

Night Owls and Early Risers Have Different Brain Structures

Are you one of those people who rises before dawn and never needs an alarm clock? Or would you happily sleep until midmorning if you could? Do you feel like you are just hitting your day's stride by late afternoon, or do you like to get the big tasks of the day accomplished early?<p>Most of us have …

The Drink That Can Help You Lose More Weight

Looking to drop some pounds? Research says you should sip on THIS<p>You've probably already heard that sipping some tea can mean major health benefits. And then some more health benefits. Tea is a super<i>drink</i>, all right. Now, yet another report—a meta-analysis of studies, which will appear in the …

The trend report: mad for plaid

The trend report: mad for plaid<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>Yep, it's official -- I'm obsessed with plaid. I just ordered this skirt and this scarf.<p>I …

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5 hairstyles perfect for your Thanksgiving celebrations

5 hairstyles perfect for your Thanksgiving celebrations<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>SHOW CAPTION<p>I was looking back at some pictures last night and I noticed one thing …

Forget Solar Panels: This Sun-Powered Light Doesn’t Need Electricity

A simple coating to a building’s windows can redirect incoming sunlight to where it’s needed–say, on a ceiling for an ambient glow or to a desk fixture so you can get to work.<p>Picture a dark, windowless office–the sort of depressing scene where telemarketers sit in cubicles or Peggy Olson first …

Clean Energy

Why cancer costs as much as a mortgage

<b>A diagnosis of cancer is, naturally, a harrowing moment. Concern about survival prospects and what the treatment will involve will be the first thoughts of many.</b><p>But the financial consequences can be severe too, as this report produced by Demos shows.<p>Four in five people with cancer report losing out …

Ford Edge Concept First Look

Concept Previews Future Tech, Design Direction<p>The Ford Edge has always been one of Ford‘s bolder SUVs, and judging by the concept debuting at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show, that trend may continue into the midsize crossover’s next generation. Previewing the redesigned 2015 Ford Edge production …

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