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6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

How to Use Scotch Tape to Perfect Your Liquid Eyeliner

Luckily, sketching on exotic cat eyes just got a whole lot easier thanks to this one sticky trick.<p>Let's face it: Unless you have a degree in geometry, the steady hands of a surgeon, or an inclination for art, mastering the technique of liquid eyeliner is just plain hard. Luckily, sketching on …

These are the Coolest Rolling Pins Ever

Polish designer Zuzia Kozerska created an awesome series of laser-engraved rolling pins with a variety of designs and patterns. The rolling pins are …

5 Rules for Being a Short Girl in Fashion

Being petite in the land of models takes practice.<p>I truly never even thought about not being tall until I entered the rarefied world of fashion—a place where vertically-blessed women are more often than not in very high shoes. I've embraced heels since high school, took a 6'3" boy to my junior prom …

Get Better Posture With 5 Easy Moves

When it comes to fitness, we all talk a lot about cardio and strength training while ignoring a huge part of overall health—flexibility. Stretching …

16 of the 'Must-have' Items in a Woman's Wardrobe

<i>This answer originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>Answer by Carolyn Cho, works in fashion</i><p>Every woman is different, but I do believe there's a standard set of 16 pieces that make it easy for an active, practical woman to look effortlessly chic and modern.<p>The key regarding each of the pieces on this list is …

November Was Cold, But the Climate Keeps Warming

Global warming is a misnomer. “Warming” makes it sound as if the climate will get hotter at a steady, predictable pace—like a pot of soup heating on …

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50 Best Albums of 2013

The past 12 months had more great music going on than any year in recent memory. Some of the most innovative artists of the last decade — Kanye West, …

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25 Books That Changed The Course Of History

But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future?<p>Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with a list of 25 books that changed the course of history.<p>From the Torah to Orwell's "1984," these 25 …

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15 Instant Slimmers

Forget spanx! These clever pieces use color blocks and patterns to help you look thinner.<p>Forget spanx! These clever pieces use color blocks and patterns to help you look thinner. Click through for 15 pieces that will ensure you won't have to hit the gym post-Thanksgiving.

Want To Fix Winter Skin Issues? Just Take This Pill, Study Says

Dry skin, cracked lips and dull, gray complexions are just a few of the winter skin woes we suffer through each year. But could they all be fixed with a tiny little pill?<p>New research out of the Department of Dermatology at St Jacques University Hospital in France suggests that taking proper …

Calm Before the Storm: A Pre-Holiday Detox

Founder of the SLVRBK mat and holistic health professional, Steven Macari, teaches you how to boost your immune system before the holiday insanity.<p>A pre-holiday detox will boost your immune system and help you stay healthy during that hectic holiday season. It will also help you come out of the …

Shirts-Tied-Around-The-Waist Are Coming Back, And We Couldn't Be Happier

It's been creeping back into our lives, little by little, but we're ready to make it official: Shirts-tied-around-the-waist, the signature look of the '90s, are acceptable again.<p>Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have been the biggest advocates of the endearingly schlubby-yet-convenient style, with Kim …

Work-Outfit Idea: Taking the Intimidation Factor Out of the Pencil Skirt

Happy Monday, bellas! Last week, I searched for a fresh take on the pencil skirt that was affordable and work-appropriate (and without that intimidation factor). I found tons of skirts in plaid, faux leather, and tweed but ultimately decided to go back to basics with this $39 heather gray stretchy …

A Study in Style

No one rocks an eye-catching print or a bright bold color quite like Solange Knowles (or just "Solange," if you will). We studied her style, from wearing designer suits and haute couture gowns on the red carpet to retro-chic matched sets onstage. The singer/songwriter/all-around fashion crush never …

10 Sleek and Simple Work Bags for the Minimalist at Heart

Recently, I've noticed a rather refreshing trend in the handbag market. Companies are ditching look-at-me logo bags in favor of simple and sleek purses.<p>Banana Republic Ashbury tote, $130, bananarepublic.gap.com<p>I don't know about you guys, but I'm kind of in love with this mentality because it means …

Famous Last Meals Arranged by Caloric Content and Fanciness

Cleopatra’s last meal was simple and healthy: figs. The Egyptian queen famous for her beauty met military disaster at Actium. After the Roman leader …

What is the difference between a lager and an ale?

Hint: it has nothing to do with the beer's flavor.<p>For the average beer drinker, the difference between an ale and a lager comes down to how the beer looks, smells, and tastes. Ales tend to be fruity-estery, while lagers are clean-tasting and frequently described as "crisp." But to a brewer, the …

5 Tips for Getting More out of Gmail

Gmail is a comprehensive, powerful email program, but it can be confusing, even for those like me who’ve been using it since it launched in Beta in …

The Busy Woman's Guide to Looking Fit

It would be nice if you had an hour to spend at the gym right now. It would also be nice if calorie-free pies existed. Until then, what you need is a quick and easy workout plan...

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

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5 Must-Have In-Flight Beauty Products

No matter where you’re headed, helping your skin look good is just as important as the clothes you pack. If photoshopping vacation photos isn’t your …

Is this America's Most Offensive Burger?

Are you ready to eat the most offensive burger in America? Chicago's infamous metal-themed burger joint, Kuma's Corner, recently rolled out their monthly special, this time named 'The Ghost Burger' after swedish metal band Ghost. The response has been... varied. Regardless of what you think, …