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10 Beauty Products Every Woman Should Have By 30

For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Nows the time to take a more grown-up approach with a few easy adds.<p>For the first few decades of your life, a laissez-faire beauty routine is all you need. Now's the time to take a more grown-up approach with a …

Prime time for a potty break during a movie? There's an app for that.

I'm at<p>"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"the other day, cradling a drink the size of Marlon Brando, 40 corpulent ounces of sugar water priced higher than Texas crude. If this thing capsizes, I may well drown.<p>This 40-ounce Coke is considered a "medium." Presumably, the next size up is Lake Powell.<p>Why …

The 5 Best New Songs We Heard This Week: Nicki Minaj, Drake, Vampire Weekend

New year, new music. This week, a surprising number of artists released new material despite the holiday and ensuing recovery. Ryan Hemsworth …

Best of 2013: 13 Clever Style Tips and Tricks

Next up as we close out 2013, we’re setting our sights on style and all the fun ways we hacked, beaded, and styled it up this past year. From pockets to fringe to LED headbands, here are our top 13 style tutorials of 2013.<p>1. DIY Pockets: Remember Polly Pocket? Well, this tutorial has absolutely …

Crafting

Balsamic-Roasted Shallots

<i>If you're like us, you look to the seasons for what to cook. Get to the market, and we'll show you what to do with your haul.</i><p><i>Today: Your shallots want to be heroic -- this is how to let them.</i><p>I bet you have shallots in your kitchen right now. They are your right hand man: they're the thrumming …

Classic Lasagne alla Bolognese

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: A classic dish from Emilia-Romagna that's a classic of the Christmas table.</i><p><i>Lasagne</i> hardly needs an introduction. Famous the world over, it is a …

Zach Galifianakis' BETWEEN TWO FERNS Holiday Special

Watch Jamie Lynn Spears Sing the Coolest Cover of Big Sister Britney's "Oops, I Did It Again"

I clicked on a video of Jamie Lynn Spears singing big sister Brit's "Oops, I Did It Again" this morning because, let's face it, I'm not gonna not click on that video. But I wasn't expecting the thing to be such a morning-maker. It's great to hear JL on that classic track, but I actually love the …

23 Most YOLO Pastas Of 2013

Pasta is always perfect. But sometimes it's fun to shake things up a little bit.

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Pearl's Lemon Olive Oil Cake

<i>Every week, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: A classic, lemony olive oil cake, with ingredients you probably have on hand already.</i><p><i>And if olive oil is your thing, visit the Filippo</i> …

19 Audacious Ways To Make Pigs In A Blanket

...and THIS little piggy wrapped itself in pastry.

Paul Rudd and Jason Segel Do a Hilarious Interview...Possibly on Drugs

24 Best New Color Combinations for 2018

Is dusty rose and charcoal grey not the happiest palette for spring?<p>If you mastered the blue-and-white palette long ago and are ready for the next crop of bold, fabulous, and truly inspiring color pairings, get excited: We asked our go-to designers which pairs they love the most, when someone's …

Interior Design

Billionaire's Meatloaf from Alex Hitz

It's beloved as comfort food, but this classic dish can hold its own at even the fanciest affairs.<p>When I moved to New York in the mid-1990s, there were so many hostesses and hosts who gave easy, elegant, fun lunches and dinners. They were well known for their parties, and though varied in their …

Recipes

Jennifer Lawrence Reading Rob Ford’s Crack Statement Is Everything

Taking a page from <i>Jimmy Kimmel Live</i>, David Letterman & Co. pooled some of the recent talent to sit on his couch over the last week to put together a pre-Thanksgiving bit about a Ken Burns-style reading of fun-loving Toronto mayor Rob Ford’s “Statement.”<p>Unfortunately, it’s not this statement, and …

Carrie Underwood, Rashida Jones & Jimmy Fallon Put a Holiday Spin on 2013's Hits

The biggest songs of 2013 just got stuffed – in a hilarious holiday-themed parody medley by Carrie Underwood, Rashida Jones and Jimmy Fallon.<p>After a …

7 Facebook Statistics You Should Know For An Engaging Facebook Page

<i>This post was originally published on the Buffer blog.</i><p>One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone.<p>While the best time to post is definitely …

Lauren Conrad's Secret To Being A Morning Person (Yes, Even You!)

Photographed by <b>Winnie Au</b>.<p><i>From her laid-back, effortless style to a fresh, ahead-of-the-trend beauty aesthetic, Lauren Conrad is a girl after our own</i> …

Time Management

47 Football-Viewing Snacks to Eat While Yelling at the TV

Wings, quesadillas, pizza, brownies, cookies, fried chicken, subs, tacos... You name it, we got it.<p>Football season is snack season, and finger food is the name of the game (unless it's chili, duh). Here's our amped-up versions of the classic football season favorites.

Cooking