Christina Tran

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People Share Their Painful Experiences of Losing a Parent Young

"I just wish I could show them that I've done OK and I just wish I could know that they're proud of me."<p>I was in the audience for an experimental puppet show when I got the text. My dad had been in an accident. He had taken our dog for a walk and he didn't return. Someone found him lying face down …

A former Apple executive is selling his incredible $35 million California smart home

He started designing the contemporary home with a bevy of automated features in 2005, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>But by the time it was completed — just a few weeks ago — he no longer needed the 10,000-square-foot mansion, as his kids are all grown up.<p>Located in Santa Barbara, California, …

10 Yoga Poses for Weight Loss

Do you believe in losing weight through yoga in the easiest natural way? If yes, then you must definitely try practicing power yoga for weight loss …

Ten best plank variations to keep your core strong

Want to tone your abs but bored with the static, orthodox plank position? Personal fitness trainer Scott Laidler explains the ten more exciting options that can help you change up your workout<p>The plank exercise is a staple core exercise that works everything from your abdominals, lower back, …

How to Hide Blackheads, Under-Eye Circles, and All Your Other Annoying Skin Issues

Concealer's about to become your new BFF.<p><i>This article was written by Megan Cahn and repurposed with permission from Refinery29.</i><p>Concealer is one of life’s little helpers: It hides our skin imperfections from the rest of the world. It’s a seemingly straightforward job, yet a big one, and we can't …

New Horizons Spacecraft Approaches Pluto

When growing up being an astronaut is one of the top choices of preferred careers amongst kids. Feelings of excitement and nerves and what lies ahead …

Next Fitness Star Emily Schromm Shows You How to Get a Rock-Hard Body Like Hers

Check out the MTV badass’ ridiculously effective routine.<p><i>Emily Schromm nabbed our second-annual The Next Fitness Star title with her sick moves and infectious energy. Test out her ridiculously effective routine, below, and don't miss out on ordering The Next Fitness Star DVD (sold by</i> Women's</i> …

Action Hero Hot-Body Yoga

Build a slim, trim body like screen siren Kate Beckinsale with these muscle-sculpting mat moves<p>Strange as it sounds, Kate Beckinsale prepares for the physically demanding job of playing futuristic fighters and werewolf hunters with a yoga-based routine.<p>She also practices qigong, a discipline …

Yoga Workout: Pump Up Your Yoga Practice

Looking for a new yoga routine? Try this workout, which combines strength training and yoga poses<p>The fitness world may have stumbled upon its new power couple: Yoga and weight lifting are emerging as complementary—not conflicting—practices.<p>This routine, created by New York City yoga instructor …