Alicia Stites

31 Flips | 4 Magazines | 32 Likes | @utstites17 | Keep up with Alicia Stites on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Alicia Stites”

66 Super Foods to Help You Live a Longer & Healthier Life

A recurring theme you’ll see in our list of Superfoods is that they’ll usually provide support to a major organ needed to live. There are foods you …

3 Fresh Ways to Tie a Scarf

Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko takes a step by step approach for tying a scarf like never before.<p>Donni Charm's founder Alyssa Wasko had been working at Chanel when she began designing her own scarves. Often while in the elevator, fellow employees would compliment her on her neck-wear and …

Clothing

10 Designer Bags Every Woman Should Own

Because collecting handbags is arguably an art form.<p>Collecting handbags, when done well, can arguably be considered an art form. In homage to that, here are the 10 bags every woman should have in her closet— get your check list started.

Clothing

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

West Village

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Travel Photography

9 Charcoal Beauty Products For Beautiful Skin & Hair

If someone told you to use the coal from your barbecue grill on your skin, would you do it? We wouldn't either.<p>But what if we told you that there are some great beauty products out there that contain activated charcoal powder? Ideal for individuals with oily or acne prone skin, charcoal has been …

Uganda anti-gay law called 'abhorrent,' 'deeply offensive'

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Human rights groups and Western leaders condemned harsh anti-gay legislation signed into law Monday by Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, calling it draconian, offensive and an affront to basic rights.<p>But Ugandan officials and parliamentarians, including David Bahati, …

LGBTQI

Human Rights Group Accuses Venezuela of Torturing 18 Protesters

The Venezuelan government has tortured 18 protesters since the beginning of the demonstrations in the country, according to a local human rights …

The High Art of Ramen in Tokyo

When someone mentions ramen, you probably think of those store-bought dried noodles you bring to life with boiling water and a packet of spices.<p>In <b>Tokyo</b>, ramen noodle soup is not fast food; it’s an art form.<p>Complexly flavored, the perfect bowl of ramen combines clear broth with wheat noodles, slices …

17 Books to Read Before the Movie Hits Theatres This Year

Don’t be like my students (just kidding guys, you know I love you) and respond with, “Well, I’ve seen the movie” if someone asks you if you’ve read a …

These 8 Female Characters In Literature Deserve Their Own Damn Books

Books give readers the unparalleled opportunity to assume the perspective of someone other than themselves. But in assuming the perspective of one character, the reader is often denied the chance to explore the internal joys and woes of other characters in the story. We'd argue that literature is …

Peering into North Korea

A boat tour from China skirts the North Korean shoreline, allowing a glimpse of the world’s most mysterious, closed-off country.<p>The key to our speedboat turned, the engine roared and Chinese pop music blared. Beneath us, the Yalu River was a muddy brown; above, the sun shone. We hurried on toward …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

How to fix split ends (without cutting them)

There's no hair enemy as fierce and unyielding as the much-dreaded split end -- here's how to fix them. <br>There's no hair enemy as fierce and …

How To Dress Head-To-Toe On $75

Sure, we're totally lusting after the designs we saw on the runway during Fashion Week in New York and London. But, in real life, we wear more Zara …

Fashion Week

Best Butt Exercises - Glute Workouts

9 Ways Winter Is Ruining Your Skin

Here’s a cold hard truth: <b>Winter isn’t pretty</b>. While Olivia Palermo manages to look effortlessly cool in the middle of a polar vortex, the rest of us …

Skin Care

8 Easy, Good Beauty Habits To Start NOW

It’s about that time — the New Year's high has finally evaporated, your “New Year, New Me” mantra is starting to sound a bit stale, the resolve of …

Beauty

10 Black Dresses That Are Work-Friendly yet Still Flirty (and Are Perfect for Bigger-Chested Women!)

Yes, we've already marveled at the supreme Kate Upton and her boobs at zero gravity (and here's one more look, if you must). Today, let's gaze upon the supermodel in a very different look—one that, dare I say, is totally office-appropriate.<p>For a <i>Sports Illustrated</i> (i.e., <i>work</i>) party, Kate opted for a …

Back to Basics: 11 Shoes Every Woman Should Own

Click through for the classic shoes every fashionable woman should have in her closet.<p>Aside from diamonds, we're pretty sure shoes are a woman's best friend. With seemingly endless options each season, it's hard not to amass a collection of pumps in a rainbow of colors, or more than 10 pairs of …

Clothing

Ask E. Jean: Can I Redecorate While My Boyfriend Is Out of Town?

I'm tired of the beer-splattered sofa.<p><b>Dear E. Jean:</b> I've lived with this guy for two years. He seems to have long-term potential, but despite our possessing significant funds, he refuses to buy—or allow me to buy—furniture, paint, fabric, etc., to improve our home beyond its current dorm-room …

Sofa

Best Sports Bras: The Top 5 Bras For All The Support You Need

<i>This list was assembled with data provided by Rank & Style.</i><p>It's time to run your daily miles, but you're dreading it because once again, you have to wear that lame sports bra that keeps your assets bouncing in every possible direction. Well, when you finally have the time to hit the mall for some …

Thailand's prime minister denies corruption charge

<b>Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has issued a statement denying charges of corruption in connection with a controversial rice purchase scheme.</b><p>Thailand's anti-corruption commission said on Tuesday that it would charge her for her role in the scheme.<p>If found guilty she could be forced …

Rebekah Brooks acquitted of one charge of misconduct in phone hacking trial

Former News of the World editor is cleared of approving purchase of photo of Duke of Cambridge in bikini at James Bond-themed party<p>Rebekah Brooks has been formally cleared of one of the charges she was facing in the phone hacking trial, but faces four further counts.<p>Mrs Brooks had been accused of …

Thai PM On Corruption Charges As Violence Rages in Bangkok

Anti-corruption officials in Thailand filed charges against their own prime minister Tuesday just hours after three people died when riot police tried to clear out protesters camping in the capital Bangkok.<p>The country's National Anti-Corruption Commission alleged in a statement that a rice-buying …

HuffPost - Breaking News, U.S. and World News | HuffPost

Beijing blasts UN report on North Korea

Beijing is ready to block recommendations from a United Nations warning Kim Jong-un on his regime's human rights abuses<p>China rejected what it said was "unreasonable criticism" of Beijing in a new U.N. report on human rights abuses in North Korea, but it would not be drawn on whether it would veto …

North Korea

At Least Three Killed as Thai Police Swoop on Bangkok Protesters

<b>Updated at 3:12 a.m EST on Tuesday.</b><p>Tensions on the streets of Bangkok boiled over Tuesday as police sought to disperse several protest camps in the …