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The One Product You Should Actually Buy From the Most Expensive Skincare Brands

Having a vanity topped with La Mer, La Prairie, and Eve Lom is like having a closet full of Chanel and Givenchy—it just makes you feel damn fancy. …

The Best Beauty Products Sephora Employees Always Buy for Themselves

Let's be honest, shopping at Sephora can be stressful. It's fun to look at all the eyeshadows and hair oils, but when it comes time to shell out money, choosing the right product...

Get a Ripped Core With This Full-Body Exercise

Brace yourself, because we're about to show you a move that your core will <i>never</i> forget. This two-point-touch plank will work your entire body while strengthening and stabilizing your core.<p><b>Related</b>: How to Do a Plank Jack<p>And the benefits of a strong core extend far beyond just looking lean; working …

Workouts

Live Science

Human-Like Figure and Two Circles<p>This drawing, found on an open bluff in Alabama, depicts an anthropomorphic figure and two circles. Drawings found …

University of Tennessee

Easy Chocolate Cake

If the sides aren't perfectly glazed, press in chocolate shavings for an easy cover-up.

Old

<b>Author Notes:</b> These aren't from Ikea. They contain no pre-made meatballs, onion soup mix, or cream of mushroom. They are not healthy in any way. Old-school Swedish meatballs are a hassle to make but are absolutely worth it -- even in the triple batches you will have to make to satisfy your family, …

6 reasons religion may do more harm than good

<b>(Jaroslav74 via Shutterstock)</b><p>It’s hard to argue with some of these…<p>Valerie Tarico<p>November 17, 2014 3:55pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Most British people think religion causes more harm than good according to a survey commissioned by the Huffington Post. Surprisingly, even …

Make the Mac and Cheese of Your Dreams by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Homemade macaroni and cheese is way better than the boxed stuff—here's how to make the perfect batch.<p>Boxed macaroni and cheese is easy. But so is whipping up a pan of the homemade version—and it tastes about 1,000 times better. But before you preheat that oven, hear us out: There are a few common …

How to Boil an Egg: It's Simple—and Complicated!

The ultimate guide to boiling an egg, whether you want it soft and runny or hard-cooked and ready to be deviled<p>It used to be so simple. How do you boil an egg? Easy. Place large eggs (older eggs will be easier to peel) in a medium heavy saucepan. Add water to cover by 1 1/2 inches. Bring to a boil; …

Pulled Pork Sandwich Recipe

You can make Michael Mina's pulled-pork sandwiches a day in advance, then spend the rest of the time buying napkins for when you eat 'em.<p><b>It's not just the flavors</b> that make a dish but the layering of textures. I love pulled pork because of the contrast between the crispy exterior and the tender, …

Easy Appetizer: Seafood Spread

Julia Berger, founder of Julia B. linens, shares her Seafood Spread recipe. See her fall tablescape.<p>• 1/2 cup crab meat<p>• 1/2 cup lobster meat<p>• 1 package whipped cream cheese<p>• salt and pepper to taste<p>• dash of garlic powder<p>• 1 tablespoon lemon<p>In a bowl, mix the cream cheese, salt, pepper and garlic …

Food

Valentine's Day Recipe: Flourless Chocolate Cake

Try this decadent flourless chocolate cake to celebrate Valentine's Day.<p>Valentine's Day will be here before you know it and it's a great excuse to …

Our 8 Best Macaroni and Cheese Recipes Because Nothing Is Better Than Cheesy Pasta

You'll forget about Kraft<p>Macaroni and cheese is hands-down one of our favorite pastas. Whether it's loaded with bacon, topped with bread crumbs, or …

Recipes

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