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These Serums Actually Work, According To Top Dermatologists

Sure, a new pair of shoes or an It bag is nice, but many of us are more wiling to shell out a chunk of our paychecks for quality skin care, all in …

Skin Care

Lash Out! The 11 Best Eyelash Growth Serums on the Market

<i>This content originally appeared on InStyle.</i><p>When you see someone with super long eyelashes, it’s easy to assume that they have extensions. Getting …

Skin Care

The Japanese Diet - a Diet To Lose Weight, Remain Slim & Be Healthy!

For no people on earth is it more true than the Japanese, when you say, "you are what you eat". The Japanese are, by all accounts, the people with the least obesity problem, the highest longevity rate, and best health record. What are they eating?<p>The importance of rice<p>Rice is the main carbohydrate …

11 Superfoods That Work Better Together

Peanut butter and jelly. Soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. There are a few classic pairings that will never go out of style. But some food …

Nutrition

How Well Do You Know English? The Origin of 'Bite the Bullet' and 15 Other Common Expressions in English

You probably think you know where 'mad as a hatter' is from ... but you're wrong.<p>English is not an easy language to learn. Not only do you have to contend with compound expressions (like "make out" or "turn up"), but you must understand expressions that barely seem tethered to reality.<p>Imagine …

Alice In Wonderland

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially If You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate super-food, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8 ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

Coffee

Home in Corte Madera - Contemporary - Bathroom - San Francisco - by Julie Williams Design

March 7, 2013<p>beachbell5 wrote:<p>June 6, 2013<p>j1bauer wrote:<p>March 11, 2013<p>troon wrote:<p>December 15, 2012<p>qkotila wrote:<p>March 10, 2012<p>danielles959 …

A woman’s final Facebook message before euthanasia: ‘I’m ready for my trip now...’

At 2pm on 26 January, Aurelia Brouwers lay down on her bed to die. Clutching a toy pink dinosaur and listening to her favourite music, the 29-year-old drank her prescribed medication as close friends gathered round. “She asked me to lie next to her. She had a smile on her face, and then she went …

Data Protection

How to lose belly fat in 2 days

How to lose belly fat in 2 days<p>If you’ve often faced a situation where you’re struggling to button up your pants, you need to ask yourself ‘how to …

Nutrition

13 grammar myths you should stop believing

Myth 1 — Never start a sentence with 'and,' 'but' or 'so'<p>According to the grammar experts at the 'Chicago Manual of Style,' you don't have to do mental gymnastics to avoid starting a sentence with a conjunction. "There is a widespread belief — one with no historical or grammatical foundation — that …

Linguistics

Book of Romans

The Book of Romans Explains God's Plan of Salvation<p>The Book of Romans<p>The book of Romans is the Apostle Paul's masterpiece, a carefully constructed …

Theology

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

Want Super-Smooth and Glowing Skin? Try DIY Microdermabrasion

Traditionally, microdermabrasion is performed in clinics. There are two main types to choose from: Crystal microdermabrasion uses a device that …

The Antioxidant Serums We Trust for Bright, Even Skin

Antioxidants are an important part of any thorough skincare routine. They do so many glorious things: Antioxidants are the anti-inflammatory, …

How to remove pimple marks according to a dermatologist

There’s almost nothing as annoying as the pesky pimple marks that acne leaves behind. While the pimple might only stay for a maximum of 5-7 days, the …

Skin Care

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

The science is in: exercise won’t help you lose much weight

We’ve been conditioned to think of exercise as a key ingredient — perhaps the most important ingredient — of any weight loss effort.<p>You know the drill: Join the gym on January 1 if you want to reach your New Year’s weight loss goal.<p>But in truth, the evidence has been accumulating for years that …

How to Increase Mental Toughness: 4 Secrets From Navy SEALs and Olympians

Know what’s really interesting? Learning how Navy SEALs build mental toughness to handle deadly situations.<p>Know what else is really interesting? …

Country Lifestyle

These 10 Hydrating Serums Will Make Dry Skin Vanish

Come winter, there’s one thing every skin-obsessed woman knows to be true: Once there’s a nip in the air, moisture-boosting serums are essential. And these potent, yet featherweight, elixirs don’t just serve up an extra dose of hydration; they also deeply nourish and protect against the harsh …

Research reveals: How to create happy memories that will last a lifetime

Your first kiss. Graduation. Your first job. Your wedding day. Birth of your first child.<p>These are the big memories that we all cherish. But there …

How Zimbabwe’s first lady provoked a military coup, then fled the country

Meet the woman whose insatiable appetite for power set in motion Zimbabwe’s ongoing military coup: first lady Grace Mugabe.<p>The 52-year-old …

The Ultimate Guide to the Most Perfect Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes should be so good they don't even need a drizzle of gravy. That means they need to be light and fluffy, creamy and rich, and …

mashed potatoes

The One Anti-Inflammatory Vitamin You Should Take This Week For Weight Loss, According To A Dietitian

We've all had that icky feeling of being too bloated after eating a ton of food. Sometimes we don't choose the right foods, or give up on exercising. …

This is how long it takes your new skincare products to *actually* start working

Because patience is for chumps.<p>Call it a millennial thing—or a Chloe thing, according to my grandma Barb—but I’m impatient as f—k when it comes to trying new skincare products (and when it comes to doing pretty much anything in life ever). Because if I don’t see my zits disappear by the time I wake …

So This Is How Many Rest Days You Should Take, According to a Trainer

Working out is important when it comes to overall health, but what many people don't realize is that your rest days are just as significant. You can't expect your body to function at its highest capacity if you don't give it time to recover. POPSUGAR spoke with Dee Gautham, NASM-certified personal …

Exercise

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Real Estate Portfolio That Cash Flows

• <b>Learn how to value properties:</b> Learn how real estate agents do a CMA, Comparative Market Analysis. The first thing most successful investors will …

A Strict Diet of Potato, Meat And Cereal Made a Boy Go Blind

Brb, buying carrots.<p>There may not be much truth to the old folk wisdom that carrots make your eyesight better, but it turns out that not eating your …

Female body builder dies from eating too much protein

A young woman has died after consuming too much protein.<p>25-year-old bodybuilder Meegan Hefford, from West Australia, was found unconscious in her …

Nutrition

How to say the names of the 35 most commonly mispronounced fashion labels

With Primark having finally set the pronunciation record straight - it's 'pry-mark', not 'pree-mark' - words with confusing phonological values are causing conflict all over the UK.<p>Is it 'S-con' or 'Sc-oh-n', 'Ga-rij' or 'Ga-raaj'? 'Ee-thur' or 'Eye-thur', 'Sked-jool' or 'Shed-jool'?<p>And if regular …

Language