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The most underrated coastal towns in Europe to go to before they become touristy

The vertiginous houses of Positano, the white settlements of Santorini and the poetic villages of Cinque Terre might still be some of the most …

Italy

Great apps for creative kids

From baby Van Goghs to tiny Van Halens.<p>Did you know that art can help boost your child's interest in science? While hands-on experience with a pencil, brush, or instrument is important, it's more likely that children will have a smartphone or tablet in their hands. In their spare time—instead of …

Apps

13 Drugstore Products That Are as Good as Luxury, According to Beauty Editors

If you’ve got your pulse on the beauty industry or scrolled any Reddit beauty thread, you’ve likely heard beauty lovers rave about cult favorites …

Skin Care

The Best Drugstore Facial Moisturizers, According to Dermatologists

You don't have to max out your credit card on a moisturizer to keep your skin hydrated and the proof is in your drugstore's skincare aisle.<p>Scrolling …

Skin Care

Six of the best birthday cake recipes

<b>Grandma Ptak’s red velvet cake (main picture)</b><p>Prep: 30 min<br>Cook: 1 hr<br>Serves: 8-10<p>For the sponge<b><br>600g caster sugar</b><b><br>1 tsp fine salt</b><b><br>5 eggs</b><b><br>250g vegetable oil</b><b><br>5 tbsp red food colouring</b> <b><br>2 tsp vanilla extract</b><b><br>50g cocoa powder</b><b><br>560g plain flour</b><b><br>100g cornflour</b><b><br>500g buttermilk</b> or plain yoghurt<b><br>2 tsp bicarbonate of soda</b> <b><br>2</b> …

Dessert

15 Products That Are the Closest Thing to Botox in a Bottle

In the quest for smoothing wrinkles and plumping lax skin, going under the needle (whether for neuromodulator or filler) reigns supreme. That said, if you wince at the thought of sharp objects or don't have hundreds (thousands!) to drop on in-office treatments, there are pain-free, subtle, and …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Workouts

5 Drugstore Moisturizers That Work Better Than The Expensive Stuff

Moisturizers are an essential component to every skincare routine, regardless of the skin type you have. They deliver nourishing ingredients to your …

The Magic Three: Why nobody has facelifts anymore

Sitting next to a friend at dinner recently I was intrigued to find out what (or which doctor) was responsible for her skin upgrade from fabulous to absolutely incredible. She proceeded to give me a brilliantly concise response, telling me exactly what new treatments she had been trying and where.<p>A …

Six of the best pancake recipes

<b>Ricotta pancakes with sour cherries, clotted cream and honey (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10-15 mi</b><b>n</b><br>Cook <b>2 min per pancake</b><br>Makes <b>18</b><p><b>100g dried and sweetened sour cherries</b> (or cranberries), whole or roughly chopped<b><br>6 tbsp water</b><b><br>2 tbsp caster sugar</b><b><br>A few knobs of butter</b><b><br>1 large egg</b><b><br>150g self-raising flour</b><b><br>250ml milk</b><b><br>1</b> …

Breakfast

A Bodyweight Core Workout That Hits Way More Than Your Midsection

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

Workouts

Japan Travel: The Ultimate Local’s Guide to Tokyo

Japan’s capital, Tokyo, is a city like no other, home to the weird and wonderful, the hectic and the tranquil, the ancient and the modern. …

Japan

The 5 Stores Not to Miss during a Quick Trip to Orlando

Exercise your wallet on an Orlando shopping spree. (Photo: Rafael Tongol)<p>Shoppers, rejoice! A stay at Delta Hotels Orlando Lake Buena Vista places …

The workout that helped this runner trim 20 minutes off her marathon time

When Jess Movold moved to New York, she explored the city by running it. “I started with a 5K here and a 10K there, and then one day, I ran to …

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Breakfast

9 home remedies for mosquito bite itch

Mosquitoes are out in force this year. Getting bitten is an inevitability. Save yourself some discomfort from the itch and use one of these home remedies.<p>Following a notably mild winter, insects are worse this year than they have been in recent summers. More specifically, ticks and mosquitoes are …

Alternative Medicine

Poland Travel: These Photos Will Have You Planning a Trip to Warsaw

As the capital of Poland, the sprawling Warsaw has seen many cultural shifts throughout history, its tragic past during World War II growing into a …

European Travel

Tip: Two Tricks for Perfect Squats

Here's how to quickly fix your ugly squat and perfect your form.<p>Coaches use a lot of verbal cues to help people fix their squat form. A "cue" is …

Where to Stop and Eat on the Drive From Miami to Key West

Sometimes an island escape is necessary, but the hassle of flying and other major travel plans is a deterrent. Luckily for Miami the Florida Keys are right down the street. The Southernmost point, Key West, is an easy 3.5 hours away but upon arrival it feels a million miles from home. The drive …

Key Largo

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

The Super-Simple Solution for Grilling Even Better Asparagus

<b>Soak the skewers:</b> If using wooden skewers, soak in water at least 20 minutes or overnight.<p><b>Prepare the grill:</b> Heat an outdoor grill to high (about …

Cooking

Sauteed Green Beans with Soy, Shallots, Ginger, Garlic and Chile

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:20 minPrep:10 minCook:10 min<p>Yield:4 to 6 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Recipe courtesy of Robin Miller<p>Recipe courtesy of The …

The Ultimate Map Of What To Eat In Italy And Where!

Italy is one incredible country to visit and I’m not going to tell any porky pies by saying otherwise! It’s one of Europe’s most diverse countries, …

Luggage

11 of the Clearest Bodies of Water in the Entire World

In the Maldives, you can see the ocean floor from your hotel room.<p>If you've ever said "pass" to jumping into a lake, because it was so murky you couldn't see your feet, you're no alone. The feeling can be, well, unsettling. But you'll never run into that problem at these lakes, bays or coastlines. …

Oahu

This Is What Happens to Your Body When You Start Drinking Matcha

<i>Farah Fahad has an impressive resumé: She's got a master's in clinical psychology, is a licensed and registered dietitian, creator of the blog The</i> …

13 slow-cooker recipes that make eating healthy easier

When we think of slow-cooker food, hearty chili, fall-off-the-bone tender short rib and beefy stews come to mind. Not exactly "light" and "healthy."<p>But the slow cooker is so convenient! How great would it be if it could make eating healthy easier?<p>Oh, wait. It can.<p>By choosing lean cuts of meat, …

Cooking

8 Tech Tools To Communicate Your Ideas More Effectively

Love it or hate it, presentation matters. To quote the poet William Carlos Williams, sometimes “It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it.” Here are eight tech tools to help you communicate your ideas more effectively (and, dare I say, beautifully).<p><b>1. Lucidchart</b><p>The tool …

Infographics

Gimme Some Oven Slow Cooker "Rotisserie" Chicken | Gimme Some Oven

Slow Cooker “Rotisserie” Chicken<p>There’s a bird in my slow cooker!<p>Yes, make that an <i>entire</i> roasting chicken tucked right in there, seasoned perfectly …

Cooking

The 10 best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean

With help from Hotels.com, we've rounded up some of the best all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean based on real travelers' ratings.<p>From Jamaica to the Dominican Republic, these tropical getaways offer some of the best bang for your buck.

Dominican Republic

The best family hotels in the world (and America!), according to TripAdvisor

Planning a vacation can be stressful. Planning a vacation that suits the needs of an entire family can be downright overwhelming.<p>Do you go for the property that offers more activities on site or is simply easiest to get to? And then, of course, there's the budget element.<p>The experts over at …

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