Christelle Khalil

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Are there side effects to masturbation?

Masturbation is a normal and healthy sexual activity with few side effects. Many bizarre claims surround masturbation, such as going blind, and most …

Sexual Health

Is sparkling water bad for you?

After a recent study suggested sparkling water could make you hungrier, we ask experts if fizzy water actually is bad for you<p>Fizzy water has long been heralded as a healthy drink choice. One to turn to once you’ve finally weened yourself off that hardcore Diet Coke addiction. Or when you’re trying …

This 30-minute workout is specifically designed to make you sleep better

There are millions of tips and tricks to get a better night’s sleep—a personalized mattress, eating dinner early, sleeping with a crystal under your …

Brains of Those with Anorexia and Bulimia Can Override Urge to Eat

<i>Summary: Researchers have identified a neurological reasons why people with eating disorders are able to override the urge to eat.</i><p>Source: University …

'I Did Khloe Kardashian's 'Revenge Body' Workout for 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened'

Khloe’s routine is no joke.<p>Living like Khloe Kardashian is hard as hell. No, not her lifestyles-of-the-rich-and-famous day-to-day existence (I’m sure that’s pretty great), but mimicking her diet and fitness routine? That’s another story completely. Then try doing that in the middle of the holidays …

Fitness

5 habits worth cultivating in 2017, according to a dietitian

Whether you make formal New Year’s resolutions or not, the changing of the calendar often leads to contemplating what changes we might like to see in our lives. On the nutrition front, these are my top five picks for habits worth cultivating in 2017.<p>Cook more<p>Creating and serving even the simplest …

Nutrition

Why Obama — and every president since Carter — failed to transform the Middle East

“We are not a people to whom and nation to which limits don’t apply.” —Andrew Bacevich<p>What are America’s strategic objectives in the Middle East? How consistently have they been defined and pursued over the past three decades? What are the metrics of success? Are we better off today than we were 15 …

Geopolitics

Why we become more forgetful with age – and what you can do about it

How is it that we are able to remember some events in great detail whereas other memories seem to fade away over time? Our memory changes with age, …

The Brain

Why You Should Crack an Egg Into Your Coffee Grounds

I remember watching my grandmother make us <b>egg coffee</b> when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat it until thoroughly blended, then mix the egg into dry coffee grounds (we were a Hills Bros. family, …

Did racism and sexism elect Trump?

In the aftermath of the biggest upset in U.S political history, people are groping to find the reasons why. One popular explanation is that racism and misogyny elected Donald Trump. As Jenée Desmond-Harris wrote in Vox, "Never underestimate the power of racism and bigotry." He brought out the worst …

Dr. Oz: Ketogenic diet boosts weight loss, can prevent cancer and Alzheimer's

Dr. Mehmet Oz said the low carb, high-fat ketogenic diet can accelerate weight loss, boost fat-burning, enhance brain power, and prevent diseases …

A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

A couple had a Harry Potter themed wedding and the detail is absolutely mind-blowing

A couple spent a year planning the ultimate Harry Potter themed wedding, right down to the endearingly romantic inscriptions on their wedding …

Weddings

Blogs | Food & Wine

Dessert as we know it today has likely only existed since the seventeenth century, according to food historian Deborah Krohn and Yotam …

Matcha

Beer Opening Tricks That Will Impress Everyone

Sometimes, you just need a cooler way to open a bottle of beer.<p>In the video above by GQ magazine, we learn 10 ways to open a beer bottle with …

Toronto Blue Jays

How to Burn 100 Calories Without a Gym

A taste of a friend’s dessert. A handful of candy on a coworker’s desk. Those extra nibbles really add up—and can stall your weight loss efforts.<p>But …

6 toxic relationship habits most people think are healthy

There's no class in high school on how to not be a s----- boyfriend or girlfriend.<p>Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, and maybe we read a few obscure love stories from the 19th century on how not to be.<p>But when it comes down to actually handling the nitty-gritty of …

These Fart-Proof Pajama Pants Could Be the Key to a Successful Relationship

Unless you’re a fan of Dutch Ovens.<p>Let's be real: No one thinks farting in front of their partner is sexy. And we can't decide what's a bigger turn-off—when we're the ones who pass some gas or when it's our guys who let one rip (okay, we're pretty sure it's the latter). Well, you can now avoid a …

Selling

Learn these “non-words” to communicate everywhere in the world

There are some words that are, well, <i>not words</i>. Linguists have a lot of names for them, none especially clear-cut: interjections, exclamations, non-lexical conversational sounds. (For native speakers of American English, think “hmm,” “uh-huh,” et al.)<p>Interjection is the favored umbrella term. In …

I Survived A 5-Year Long Distance Relationship (And You Can, Too, With These 8 Tips)

Let me just say it; five-and-a-half years is a crazy amount of time to be in a long- distance relationship. I know that. My husband knows that. It’s not like we thought it was a good idea. It just kinda happened.<p>While I don’t suggest anyone go that long living apart from their partner, I will say …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

<b>Mandarin Oranges</b><br>"I love how peeling an orange gives me sticky hands," said no one, ever. Which is why we're obsessed with this mess-free method from JewelPie. Just use a paring knife to slice off either end, cut a slit in the orange peel, and roll the whole thing out in a strip. We can't say for …

Gigi Hadid Shares Her Ultimate Spring Workout Playlist

Looking to inject some fitness inspiration into your spring workout routine? Head to **Gigi Hadid’**s Instagram account, @gigihadid, to see the model sculpting Victoria’s Secret–worthy curves while exercising her "float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” boxing method at Gotham Gym. After all, …

Gigi Hadid