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Why Do Our Minds Wander?

Sometimes the mind wanders. Thoughts pop into consciousness. Ideas or images are present when just a moment before they were not. Scientists recently have been turning their attention to making sense of this.<p>One natural picture of the phenomenon goes something like this. Typically, our thoughts and …

Consciousness

Selena Gomez Wears White Summer Dress with Adidas Shower Shoes out in Miami

Can you believe summer 2016 hasn't technically even start yet? No matter—we're in the thick of our favorite style season already‚ and Selena Gomez is too. Now, you've thought of wearing your floaty summer dresses with chunky sandals, or with cute platforms for a wedding. But what about …

The Only Exercise You Need to Feel Fitter in Any Wedding Dress

Find the move that's as ~magical~ as your big day.<p>White has a way of making every bride feel beautiful, and being in love only enhances the effects. All you <i>really</i> have to do to look A-M-A-Z-I-N-G in your wedding dress is put it on and show up.<p>Of course, some brides want to feel fitter on the big …

Workouts

Is Princess Kate Having Her Best Hair Week Ever? See 6 Straight Days of Perfect Hair

Princess Kate has always given us major hair envy, but the royal has taken her hair game up a few notches over the past six days.<p>It all started on …

Hair

4 parenting tricks from the French, who are great at raising kids

The story, an excerpt from her book "Bringing Up Bébé," concluded that French kids were better behaved because their parents weren't obsessive, and because they taught their kids how to wait.<p>A year later, Druckerman followed up on her WSJ column. She put some of the French parenting strategies she …

6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

What’s Next for Artificial Intelligence

The best minds in the business—Yann LeCun of Facebook, Luke Nosek of the Founders Fund, Nick Bostrom of Oxford University and Andrew Ng of Baidu—on what life will look like in the age of the machines<p>HOW DO YOU TEACH A MACHINE?<p>Yann LeCun, director of artificial-intelligence research at Facebook, on …

Artificial Intelligence

You Need to Know This Celeb Hairstylist’s No-Heat Beach Wave Hacks

With summer mere days away, our style is heating up — and so is the weather. This time of year, it’s especially appealing to avoid using heat on your hair to style it. There’s nothing worse than being hot <i>and</i> having to deal with a hot hair tool — trust me.<p>We caught up with Sarah Potempa, celeb …

Find Out What Job Best Matches Your Personality

Feeling the itch to change jobs, or even careers? Before you take the plunge, try this quiz to see which job best fits your personality.<p>Developed in …

5 Ways to Break Bad Habits That Harm You (And Replace Them With Good Ones)

From biting our nails to eating junk food, we all have bad habits. Some of us have figured out how to break bad habits, while others continue to …

Junk Food

Wait, Did Kendall Jenner Just Cut off All Her Hair?

The lob looks lovely.<p>We <i>definitely</i> didn't see this one coming. Of all the Kardashian sisters, Kendall is the woman who has what you might consider a …

Your Fragrance Can Make You More Confident

According to science.<p>"Aromas can enhance your mood and change your behavior," says Danielle Fleming, a fragrance expert and founder of Note Fragrances. "Fragrance plays a huge role in how you feel and has the ability to elicit a range or emotions from feeling confident to sexy, happy, relaxed and …

A Happy Relationship Changes the Way You See Other People

They say that couples in love have eyes only for each other. It seems that they are right. Though research has suggested that most people in …

Psychology

Best Shampoo To Keep Your Hair Smelling Heavenly | Women's Health

8 Shampoos That Will Leave Your Hair Smelling Heavenly All. Day. Long.<p>You can toss your perfume—we found the best shampoos that keep your hair smelling great.<p>Alyssa Zolna<p>Washing your hair in the shower is one of those rituals that instantly relaxes everyone. And that’s especially true when you use …

The moisturizing product I can't live without

I am always on the hunt for products. I am partial to hair and moisturizing products, but I truly don’t discriminate — makeup, vitamins, beauty …

Who Is Christina Grimmie? The YouTube Star Who Rose to Fame on the Voice

Christina Grimmie, who was shot and killed at her Orlando, Florida concert on Friday, may be best known for making the final three on season six of …

Music

Priyanka Chopra Is In A Fun Star-Studded New Music Video With JLo, Cristiano Ronaldo, And More

Represent.

Why Failure is the Key to Future Success

I realise that may sound counter-intuitive or juxtaposed to the conventional wisdom of rationality but failure is almost always the only constant …

Gardening for beginners: the cheat’s guide to herbaceous borders

Daunted at the prospect of planning a new border? Help is at hand…<p>The herbaceous border is the ultimate demonstration of gardening skill: a masterpiece of juxtaposed shapes, colours and textures, all reaching a climax in the summer months. It has humble origins in cottage gardens, where flowers for …

Gardening

More than half of jobs in UK solar industry lost in wake of subsidy cuts

Change in government’s energy policy blamed for job losses just as solar power eclipses coal in electricity generation<p>The solar power industry says it has seen the loss of more than half its 35,000 jobs due to recent changes in government energy policy, just at a time when solar power has eclipsed …

Renewable Energy

How To Clean A White Bathroom, According To A Luxury Hotel

Apply the same genius tricks a 5-star hotel uses to keep your white bathroom sparkling.<p>It's impossible to deny the modern, clean appeal of a white bathroom — clean being the operative word. A white bathroom with dust gathering in the corners or discolored grout just doesn't have the same charm.<p>But …

This Is the One Hair Trend That Might Trump Unicorn Hair

We’ve seen hairdos in just about every color of the rainbow, but the latest next-level (Instagram-approved!) fad trumps even fire hair — say hello to watermelon tresses. Though we can tell you 21 ways to eat watermelon, we never would have thought that pairing the fruit’s unexpected colors of green …

30-Minute Park Walk to Reduce Stress and Boost Mood

Walking in a park can reduce stress and boost your mood far more than walking the sidewalks in an urban setting. Add this 30-minute park walk to your …

Small Spaces

Christina Grimmie, Ex-‘Voice’ Contestant, Dead at 22 After Being Shot at Concert By Man Who Kills Himself

Former <i>Voice</i> contestant <b>Christina Grimmie</b> has died after being shot and critically injured following a concert in Orlando, Florida, on Friday June 10, …

Blake Shelton

How to Have Amazing Hair ALL Week

Never have a bad hair day again.<p>Do you wear your shower cap as often as your favorite skinny jeans? No judgment. Washing your hair on the reg isn't just an annoyance when you could be diving into takeout and bad reality shows — it can also strip your strands of natural oils, leaving them straw-like …

Why Success Comes From Being Yourself!

Every now and again we all identity crisis when we start questioning ourselves, our confidence & decisions, thinking we're not enough, letting the doubt creep in and comparing ourselves to others. It is after all only human to experience difficulties when becoming the person we are meant to be, and …

Mainstream Media