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I Tried 5 Natural Deodorants Training for a 10K—Here's the One I Recommend

Confession: Up until a month ago, I was still using an aluminum-laden antiperspirant. I know, I know, studies have drawn links between aluminum and …

Breast Cancer

The Under $20 Item That Increases My Kitchen Counter Space

If you live in a small space, chances are that your kitchen is also equally diminutive. As you can see, my particular kind of tiny rental kitchen is …

Kitchens

This $25 Device Helps Me Avoid Getting Sick While Traveling

Say hello to restful, humidified sleep.<p>Traveling is the absolute best, but one downside that often accompanies packing up my bags, hopping on a …

Handbags

6 Port Scams to Avoid on Your Next Cruise

Though there are no hard statistics on how many cruise ship passengers get scammed at ports every year (the majority of victims don't report the …

Give Yourself a Lymphatic Drainage Facial

It’s easier than you think.<p>The upside of all our bad weather is that there’s absolutely no shame in being a couch potato. And why not be a beautiful couch potato, while you’re sipping tea and catching up on your shows? One of my favorite at-home facial techniques to do when I have the time is …

A bra brand beloved by women with D-cup-and-up boobs just released a new, sporty option

The notion of a comfortable bra used to be an oxymoron. I’m personally on the lookout at all times for hygge-appropriate bras that are also …

Mexican Rice II Recipe

"This is a wonderful side dish for any Mexican dinner."<p>Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 cup uncooked long-grain rice<p>1 teaspoon garlic salt<p>1/2 …

CDC identifies a mystery cluster of deaths among dentists

<b>(CNN) —</b> A cluster of cases of a progressive lung disease occurred among dentists and other dental workers treated at one Virginia care center, according to Thursday's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>Of nine patients, referred to as a …

Public Health

The Only 3 Foundations That Cover My Cystic Acne Scars—But Still Look Natural

The perfect picks for a your-skin-but-better look.<p>When I was younger and struggled with severe cystic acne, I used layers and layers of makeup to …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

I Have Been Buying These $15 Black Pants For Years — They're So Flattering and Comfy

I looked for a simple pair of black pants that could be dressed up or down for ages. When I came across these H&M Slim-Fit Treggings ($15) a few years ago, I finally hit the jackpot. These stretchy, comfortable pants include an elasticized waistband for a perfect fit. There's a mock front so you …

Little Italy 'focacceria' makes Yelp's list of Top 100 Places to Eat in U.S. for 2018

Joe Benny's in Little Italy may be tiny, but it hasn't escaped Yelp's attention. The eatery made the online review site's list of Top 100 Places to …

List-Worthy

Are These Sell-Out Leggings The Best In The World…?

If you've been scared to rock leggings before now, these might change everything for you...<p>Hello my name’s Laura and I have a big butt.<p>Now I’d like …

This $23 Bodysuit (From Amazon!) Makes Me Look 10 Pounds Slimmer — Now I Wear It Under Everything

All women everywhere, your undivided attention is required. The holy grail of shapewear has been uncovered. I have been hunting for a bodysuit that fills all my requirements, and I finally found it. This Bali Shapewear Lace 'N Smooth Body Briefer ($23) on Amazon is my new obsession. It's cute, …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

The Best Months to Visit Iceland (Video)

When Iceland's economy buckled under the pressure of a crumbling currency back in 2008, the island instantly became accessible to travelers with a …

European Travel

37 Underrated Netflix Hidden Gems You Should Already Be Watching

*bookmarks this post for whenever I'm bored*<p>1. <i>Sing Street</i> (2016): This truly underrated musical follows a teen in Dublin in the '80s as he forms a rock band to impress a girl.<p>—irishpink<p>2. <i>Train to Busan</i> (2016): It’s a Korean film about a zombie virus outbreak, and it's got a huuuuuuuge twist ending. …

Entertainment

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

The Ultimate Anxiety-Busting Toolkit, as Laid Out by a Hypnotherapist

<i>Welcome to</i> <b>The Kit</b><i>, our new series where we ask experts from different fields which tools they think we need to succeed in life. We've already</i> …

This super-simple (and free) airport hack lets you skip the line at US Customs

I love a good healthy travel hack as much as the next person—whether it’s ways to stay hydrated on an airplane, catch some zzz’s (even in coach), or …

The Best Apple Cake Andrew Zimmern Has Ever Tasted

Psychologically, I’ve been devastated on more than one occasion when I haven’t been able to collect the recipe. Most of the time people don’t like to …

Apple Cake

The best Jersey City restaurants

Just a hop, skip and a jump away from downtown Manhattan, there are plenty of things to do in Jersey City. Sitting right on the Hudson, the bustling …

These Are the 100 Best Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

OpenTable, the online restaurant reservation service, released its year-end list of the 100 best restaurants in America today. The list—which is …

5 Veggie-Packed Dinners I Eat When I Have My Act Together

You might assume that food bloggers cook big dinners every night, but that's not how my life works these days. I photograph my recipes in the …

By Chloe: US’s favourite vegan restaurant is coming to the UK

“New York’s hippest vegan cafe is coming to London,” “Ultra cool vegan restaurant is coming to London” read the headlines.<p>Such is the scale of the …

Myths about baby sleep and SIDS, debunked by an expert

<b>(CNN) —</b> We need more training to get a driver's license than to become a parent, in our culture. Even though we would benefit from parental education, some of us have never even held a newborn before having one of our own. And we often rely on advice from friends and family, much of it outdated or …

Pregnancy

TiVo's revamped interface is available for existing DVRs

If you've been craving TiVo's interface overhaul ever since it was unveiled last year, you now have an opportunity to try it without buying a brand new device. As of October 29th, you can visit TiVo's website and request an upgrade to your Bolt, Mini or Roamio set-top box. It'll take "2-3 hours" …

How to make the most of a short stopover in Iceland

These days, Iceland seems to be on every traveler's radar – and for great reason. Here you'll find the culture rich, the locals friendly and the …

This Is the Only Sheet Brand I'll Ever Buy Again—Here's Why

About a year ago, I was a woman on a mission. I was going to find nice white sheets for my family that felt great, would last, and that wouldn't feel …

Sewing

What Every Traveler Should Know Before Going to Iceland

Iceland feels simultaneously familiar and unfamiliar -- and that’s precisely what makes the country so special. On the one hand, people here speak …

European Travel