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18 Basic But Amazing Products That'll Instantly Upgrade Your Skincare Routine

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Skin Care

Judge Breaks Precedent, Orders Google to Give Foreign Emails to FBI

A potentially major blow for privacy advocates occurred on Friday when a U.S. magistrate ruled against Google and ordered it to cooperate with FBI …

An Easier Way to Become a Better Fat Burner

In the fall of 2015, ultrarunner and blogger Matthew Laye placed himself on a high-fat, low-carbohydrate (HFLC) diet. He got 70 percent of his daily …

Kettlebell Cardio and Strength Total Body Exercises

Turkish Get Up<p>The Turkish get-up is one of the more unusual kettlebell exercises, but excellent for the entire body. By holding the weight over the …

Workouts

Nordic Beauty: A Brooklyn Townhouse Reinvented with Style—and Restraint

Commissioned to overhaul an 1840s Brooklyn brownstone for a Swedish-American family of four, architects Solveig Fernlund (who also happens to be …

The Longevity Book

• <b>Author:</b> Cameron Diaz & Sandra Bark<p>Cameron Diaz follows up her #1 New York Times bestseller, The Body Book, with a personal, practical, and authoritative guide that examines the art and science of growing older and offers concrete steps women can take to create abundant health and resilience as they …

The Voyeur's Motel

• <b>Author:</b> Gay Talese<p>On January 7, 1980, in the run-up to the publication of his landmark bestseller <i>Thy Neighbor’s Wife</i>, Gay Talese received an anonymous letter from a man in Colorado. “Since learning of your long awaited study of coast-to-coast sex in America,” the letter began, “I feel I have …

13 Running Books You Should Be Reading Right Now | Competitor.com

Full Tilt Boogie: A journey into autism, fatherhood and an epic test of man and beast<p>Hal Walter, a runner, rancher, journalist and man about the …

The 9 Best Ideas For Tiny Spaces From New York Design Week

At NYCxDesign, we saw tons of designers who were solving the problem of living comfortably and efficiently in tiny spaces. Here are our favorites.<p>New York’s annual design festival, NYCxDesign, brings together architects, designers, and makers from around the world to showcase their latest designs. …

Furniture

The 10 Best Mobility Exercises For Runners

<i>Kelly Starrett tells you how to stay fast, supple and injury-free.</i><p>A couple years ago, Kelly Starrett, DPT and co-owner of CrossFit San Francisco, set …

Before & After: A Dining Room Gets a Bold, Minimal &

When Séverine Piller and her boyfriend Gianfranco first walked into this Milan apartment, they knew it was love. The place had great bones and was …

Dining Rooms

Jasper Morrison designs first kitchen for Schiffini

British designer Jasper Morrison has revealed Lepic, his first industrially produced kitchen (+ slideshow).<p>Created for Italian manufacturers …

41 Of The Most Suspenseful Books You'll Ever Read

*GASP*<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

11 cool online stores for home decor and high design

Don't spend it all in one place<p>In the age of Amazon, shopping for great design online has never been easier. Here, we've rounded up a handful of our favorite sites offering something special when it comes to home decor and design. From handcrafted artisanal chairs to sleek ceramic objects 3D …

Design

14 Of The Most Buzzed-About Books Of 2016

(So far.)<p>Below are the books that have been highest-rated by users, and that are also getting added to tons of "Want to Read" lists.

Books

19 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

~Spring~ into reading a new book!

'It was such pain, such humiliation': 18-year-old describes her life as an ISIS sex slave

Shirin, a pseudonym, was 17 years old when ISIS (also known as the Islamic State, ISIL, or Daesh) took over her village in northern Iraq.<p>ISIS fighters encircled the town in August 2014 and made sure none of the women or girls were able to escape, according to the German international broadcaster …

Yazidis

Black German woman learns a shocking family secret: Her grandfather was a Nazi

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> Jennifer Teege thought she knew the hard truths of her life: that her German mother left her in the care of nuns when she was 4 weeks old, and that her biological father was Nigerian, making her the only black child in her Munich neighborhood.<p>But the hardest truth came to her years …

Empathy

The CrossOver from NextDesk turns nearly any setup into a motorized standing desk

NextDesk is not new to the game when it comes to standing desks. The benefits of not sitting in your chair all day have been well documented by now. However, up until the last year prices were generally too high for most consumers. The latest project from NextDesk aims to change all that by serving …

7 quirky cat behaviors and what they mean

My temperamental calico cat, Harlem, is one of them.<p>And while she's the only one I have, she embodies many of the most common, and most perplexing, cat stereotypes.<p>So why does she — and the tens of millions of cats like her — act that way?<p>Here are some explanations, backed by cat researchers, for …

Pets

Hyland Sectional

Decide on your material later<p>Do you want to take advantage of our sale pricing but haven't had a chance to review our swatch kit yet?<p>Use our decide …

Bookcases & Bookshelves - Modern & Mid Century Wall Units

Custom Sized Modern Sofas

Most Popular Configurations<p>Buying a custom sofa shouldn't<br>be hard and it shouldn't take forever.<p>It starts with swatches.<p>Feel our fabrics & leathers in …

Furniture

Hyland Sofa

Decide on your material later<p>Do you want to take advantage of our sale pricing but haven't had a chance to review our swatch kit yet?<p>Use our decide …

Custom Furniture and Modern Home Decor

Joybird offers high-quality, responsibly sourced furniture meant to last a lifetime. Our goal is to change the way you buy furniture online, …

Furniture

Lennon Sofa

shown in Pure Water Fabric<p>$1749<p>As low as $97/month at 0% APR<p>Curently Unavailable<p>Sign up to be notified when this product is available.<p>Prequalify for …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

Training advice - The Running Bug