Ashley Robinson

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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Inventor Of These MagSafe Headphones Thinks He Outsmarted Apple

But is he right? The future of his magnetic headphone adapter, Magzet, hinges on the answer.<p>Over the past decade, untold numbers of people have taken a look at the MagSafe cable charging their MacBook and thought to themselves, “Wouldn’t it be fantastic if there were a MagSafe for headphone …

Plus-Size Model Tess Holliday Talks About Haters and Negative Reactions

For part of last week, it felt like no one could stop talking about Tess Holliday, the 5'5", size-22 model who was being called the first woman of her size and height to be signed to a major modeling agency (Milk, out of the U.K.). There were cheers and there was backlash, with people complaining …

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

Skin Care

Justin Bieber Tweeted A Response To The ‘SNL’ Calvin Klein Parody Ads Mocking Him

In case you missed it, the most viral clips of the Kevin Hart hosted <i>Saturday Night Live</i> were the fake ads parodying Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein spots. Kate McKinnon played Bieber and basically emasculated the guy on a monumental scale, satirizing Bieber’s attempts to look like a sexy, tough BIG …

Saturday Night Live

Body image trends over time in one compelling GIF.

<i>Image: Greatist.com</i><p>Like fashion, makeup and hairstyles, body image isn’t immune to the influence of trends.<p>Throughout history, different body shapes …

Infographics

The Panic Attack That Changed My Life

<i>Ashley Nessman, 23, of Hamburg, New Jersey, was diagnosed with a panic disorder in 2009 after years of misdiagnosis and unsuccessful attempts at treatment. This is her story.</i><p>I have struggled with anxiety and depression since I was 13.<p>I remember one day I was left home alone, and being alone is one …

Mental Disorders

'Designer babies' debate should start, scientists say

<b>Rapid progress in genetics is making "designer babies" more likely and society needs to be prepared, leading scientists have told the BBC.</b><p>Dr Tony Perry, a pioneer in cloning, has announced precise DNA editing at the moment of conception in mice.<p>He said huge advances in the past two years meant …

Mutations

What Your Personality Has to Do With Your Neighborhood

Extroverts are more likely to be drawn to a city's center, for example.<p>It’s a well-worn sociological truth that the neighborhoods in which we live can have a powerful effect on our lives. But how do our neighborhoods affect our overall happiness and well being? And what might they reflect about our …

Dreamy Black and White Watercolors by Artist Elicia Edijanto | Colossal

<p>There’s an innate relationship between children and the animal kingdom. Our children sing songs about animals, the have toy animals, they have books …

Bye, I'm Moving to Alaska to Find a Boyfriend

"You're hot and nice. You would do so well here." Trista has told me this at least three times.<p>By "do well," she means dating and/or finding a long-term relationship; by "here," she means Alaska. I live about 4,000 miles away in Brooklyn.<p>I love New York, but I hate dating here. I have no problem …

‘My Husband’s Not Gay’ and Pop Culture’s Simplistic View of Sexuality

On Sunday night, TLC aired <i>My Husband’s Not Gay</i>, a controversial look into the lives of four married Mormon men from the Salt Lake City, Utah, area. …

LGBTQI

Being Mindful About Mindfulness

Whatever your practice might be, I hope that it involves training in compassion. Now, with all the challenges we face in the world, we can be confident that kindness and compassion are the bedrock of personal and social change.<p>Can we be more mindful about mindfulness?<p>Practicing mindfulness can …

Mindfulness

Watch two women compare a century of beauty trends

YouTuber Cut Video mashed up two remarkable videos showing models cycling through 100 years of fashion trends, decade by decade.<p>Nina Carduner (left) …

Gone Camping Pop-Up Restaurant, London

There are few times that food tastes as good as it does when eaten outdoors by a campfire—even the most charred hotdog somehow becomes delicious when enjoyed in the wild. With summer still far too many months away, Londoners can at least recapture some of that same magic at The Art of Dining’s …

East London

The Key to Lasting Weight Loss

Because when you start to care less about your weight and body, when you let go and surrender even for just a day, that initial shift begins to happen. I know we all want to feel at ease in our bodies, comfortable with our weight, and in love with ourselves.<p>The world of weight loss is insanely …

Weight Loss

Feminist Men, Boyfriends, Husbands

4. When you have a disagreement, he doesn't automatically assume he's right (and neither should you!). He wants to hear your side of things because he sees the two of you as a team, not as opposite sides who are pitted against each other.<p>5. I think this is where people get confused about what …

Cryopreservation: ‘I freeze people to cheat death’

Max More will have his brain frozen after he dies, and he’s not alone. Rose Eveleth asks him why he signed up – and how the strange procedure of cryopreserving bodies actually works.<p>In 1972 Max More saw a children’s science fiction television show called Time Slip that featured characters being …

Singularity

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7 Chic Decorating Ideas for Your Mantel

Make the most out of this focal point.<p>1. A bust, porcelain pots, candlestick hurricanes, geodes, and a collage of leaning framed prints.<p>2. A line-up of bowls juxtaposed with a contemporary art piece and glittering lights.<p>3. A trio of sculptural vases.<p>4. Pictures of friends and family, and other …

Jacquelyn Jablonski Raises Awareness with Autism Speaks

The top model talks about the cause nearest to her heart, as well as memorable moments in her career thus far.<p>Model Jacquelyn Jablonski rose to catwalk fame in 2009 after landing a prestigious Calvin Klein Jeans ad campaign, and by her second season of shows garnered the most runway bookings of any …

The Spring 2014 Hair Trend Report

The season's most relevant hair trendsedited for us all.<p>Feathered headdresses. Spray-painted ponytails. Gold-flecked updos. If you're the type that yearns for the artistic and the bold this season delivered. But if you look to the runway for real life inspiration, there were plenty of chic ideas …

In the Fold: Shop 10 Pleated Skirts

One of spring's top trends is moving the midi-skirt to textural places.<p>One of spring's top trends is moving the midi-skirt to textural places. From the runways of Michael Kors, Céline, Proenza Schouler and beyond, the inherent femininity and swish of the pleated skirt holds major appeal—whether …

Milan fashion week: Prada goes for retro autumn/winter glamour

Prada avoids cliche with satin dresses, see-through slips, gold coats and skyscraper heels that evoke 1920s Berlin<p>With satin dresses, see-through slips, gold coats and skyscraper heels, Prada's autumn/winter collection had a kind of retro glamour. But, in Miuccia Prada's hands, it was anything but …

The Happy, Sexy, Skinny, Pill?

Wellbutrin, an antidepressant that can spur weight loss and boost libido, is on everyone's lips. Sari Botton reveals why she's on auto-refill.<p>I was 47 in the winter of 2013 when I went to my doctor seeking an antidepressant but with two firm deal breakers: I wouldn't take any drug that would make …