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Seriously: When Did Dating Get So Weird?!

Comedian Aziz Ansari spent a year trying to answer that question. What he learned about texting, hooking up, and soulmate-searching could change <i>your</i> love life forever.<p>A few years ago there was a girl in my life—let's call her Tanya. We hooked up one night in L.A. We'd been flirting at a birthday …

How to Keep Your Hair from Thinning | Women's Health

1. Fake It ‘Til You Make It<br>Those hair commercials aren’t all full of fluff. “Hair density can be hard to improve, but thickening and volumizing shampoos can help make hair appear fuller and can even make individual strands appear thicker,” says Shainhouse. She recommends using a shampoo like <b>L’Oreal</b> …

8 Ingredients for the Best Bath Ever

Soothe your skin...and your soul.<p>Shutterstock<p>There’s nothing more relaxing after a long, busy day—especially on a cold winter night—than a soothing soak in the tub. Just add bubbles, candles, a glass of pinot noir, and you’re instantly calm. But bath-time benefits don’t stop there. “Bathing can …

9 Struggles People Pleasers Know All Too Well

<b>1. Saying Yes to Things You Don’t Want to Do</b><br>Most people pleasers end up over-committing, but whether it’s a girls’ trip to Vegas you know you can’t afford, a baby shower you’d rather not sit through, or an extra project you know you don’t have time to handle at work, try adopting "no" every now and …

12 Reasons Why Elephants Make the Best Moms

In honor of World Elephant Day, we’re breaking down what makes elephant moms so freaking awesome:<p><b>1. They’re Pregnancy (And Delivery) Champs</b><br>Elephant moms endure nearly <i>two years</i> of pregnancy. When their babes finally arrive, they weigh an average of 200 pounds at birth, according to Animal Planet—and …

How to double your reading speed (without losing comprehension)

Billionaire Bill Gates wishes that if he had one superpower, it would be the ability to read faster.<p>Warren Buffet has claimed that he has “wasted ten years reading slowly.”<p>Information is the most valuable commodity out there, and our ability to read faster can undoubtly speed up how fast we …

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Hillary Clinton Asks Voters to "Stand for Reality" on Climate Change

On Sunday night, Hillary Clinton dropped the first stages of her plan to combat climate change much like how Beyonce dropped her last album—complete with an accompanying video.<p>"I'm just a grandmother with two eyes and a brain," Hillary Clinton said in her announcement. "But I know climate change is …

30 Things Every Self-Respecting Food Lover MUST Eat in Her Lifetime

<b>1.</b> Spit-roasted pork tacos at <b>Empellon Al Pastor</b>. This new spot's version calls for house-made corn tortillas filled with chili-rubbed pork shoulder and caramelized pineapple. empellon.com/al-pastor<p><b>2.</b> "Drunken-style" whole wood-oven fish at <b>Mission Chinese Food</b>. Chef Danny Bowien uses Xiaoxing (a …

How to Follow Up After a Job Interview

We'd all like to seal the deal during a job interview—but more often than not, we leave a hiring manager's office crossing our fingers, holding out on hope. But guess what. You don't have to leave your fate entirely to a 45-minute-long meet-and-greet.<p>"First impressions stick the most, but you …

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This Is When Your Bananas, Berries, and Apples Are at Their Most Nutritious

“Fruits are at their peak nutrition when they come off the tree or vine,” says nutrition expert Karen Ansel, R.D. But when fruit is picked, the nutrition starts to deteriorate. If it travels in a truck and sits on a store shelf for days, it’s slowly going downhill form there.<p>Luckily, a lot of the …

8 Exercises You Can Do on the Treadmill That Aren't Running

<b>1. Walking Lunges</b><br>Doing walking lunges across your gym floor is next to impossible. There’s never enough room, and that girl on her cell phone has zero clue she’s standing right in your way. Performing them on a treadmill removes the obstacles so that you can focus on the move and get the most from …

I'm Young and Single, and I Adopted My Son

Then, last year, I found myself at a folk concert in Annapolis, Maryland. Between a couple of the songs, the performers started talking about their own experiences with adoption. I felt like I was the only person standing there in that crowded room. They were talking to me. The thoughts kept …

6 Concealer Hacks to Hide Any Flaw

<b>Moisturize Nicks Before Concealing Them</b><br>Nicking your leg shaving before a big night out can be frustrating—what are you supposed to do with that brand-new scab on your knee when you've been planning on wearing a dress all day? Mae says that cover-up care is easy enough—just be sure your cut has …

Chi Running: How to be a Faster and Happier Runner

If you think this all sounds a little too hippy dippy for you, consider this: There are studies that prove the effectiveness of this technique. And even seasoned pros and top running coaches are on-board. Andrew Kastor, ASICS running coach and coach of the Mammoth Track club in Mammoth Lakes, …

5 Benefits of Being Pissed Off

<b>1. Jump to the Worst-Case Scenario</b><br>You dream of opening a bakery that will spawn the next Cronut-like craze. Imagining the endgame—people selling your hybrid baked good on Craigslist for $200—feels motivating but ignores the hard work it takes to get there. "Life isn't fulfilling and vibrant if you …

How to Prevent Your Body from Aching During a Long Plane Flight

To keep your bod from hating you after you deplane, Matheny recommends a series of stretches that target the muscles that start to scream. Check out the entire sequence in the pin-able infographic below, then scroll down for a detailed breakdown.<p><b>How to Stretch Pre-Flight</b><br>Doing the following moves at …

Relationship Lessons From Friends TV Show on Netflix

1. Remember when Ross dated his student Elizabeth? They were so into each other but also in two totally different places in their lives, so they weren't a good fit. This was proved when, after he dumped her, Elizabeth pelted Ross with a water balloon much like a kindergartner would.<p>2. In the cases …

How to Tell If a Guy Is in Love With You

1. If he gives you the last bite of his chocolate mousse cake or offers to switch entrees with you because you like his more, he's basically doing the foodie version of proposing. Same goes for you. One of the first moments I first realized I was in love with my boyfriend was when I said he could …

Winter Skin Tips for Being Outdoors From Mountain Climber Melissa Arnot

Considering I refuse to be outside for longer than the 10 minutes it takes to walk my dog when the temperature dips below 40 degrees, I'm always interested in how people who spend days or weeks at a time in the cold handle it. Melissa Arnot is one such person. She's a professional mountain climber …

Vivid Photos of a Rare Flipped Iceberg in Antarctica

While on an expedition in Antarctica, interface designer and filmmaker Alex Cornell was treated to the rare sight of a massive iceberg that had recently flipped over, revealing an extraordinarily vivid blue underside. With the strikingly polished ice ranging in hue from light aqua to dark teal to …

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These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

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How to Use Nail Polish to Marble Anything

Oh marbling, how we love thee. One part psychedelic, one part graphic, this visual style is an essential in the DIY department. We’ve got the classic paint swirling technique that we used when marbling clay beads. And of course, there’s some marbling magic in one of our favorite Brit Kits — marbled …

Mariya Karimjee Confronted Her Mother About Female Genital Mutilation

We hear a lot in the news about female genital mutilation—how it's a dangerous practice that removes women's clitorises and, in many cases, causes irreparable infection sometimes leading to death—but it's not often that women writers will step forward with a firsthand account of FGM happening to …

Ellen DeGeneres Responds to Anti-Gay Pastor Who Said She Promotes Gay Agenda

In her show on Wednesday, Ellen DeGeneres responded to pastor Larry Tomczak's accusations that she helping to promote Hollywood's "gay agenda" by celebrating her "lesbianism." Tomczak's ridiculous and offensive remarks were part of a column he wrote for *The Christian Post *titled "Are You Aware of …

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Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

Then, try your hand some of the at-home exercise routines below. You may never set foot inside a gym again.

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.<p>Sure, you <i>want</i> to reach for a healthy snack—but if you forgot to pack cut-up veggies and the vending machine is <i>right there</i>, then odds are you're going to go with the bag of pretzels. If you …

7 Beauty Mistakes That Are Messing Up Your Selfies

<b>Lining Your Waterline in Black</b><br>This is a surefire way to make your eyes look smaller because it visually closes eyes in, says Daniell. "I prefer colors that are a little softer so that it opens the eyes and makes them pop." She recommends the <b>Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Hustle, Rockstar,</b> …

Taylor Swift's Gift Giving Video of 2014

Are we ready to call 2014 Taylor Swift's year yet? The hysteria surrounding <i>1989</i> alone is enough to firmly cement her place in the "win" column for the past year (not to mention her killer performances, enviable 25th-birthday bash, and becoming the first platinum-selling artist of 2014). But just in …

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Breaking Bad’s Aaron Paul Is Seriously the Most Romantic Man on the Planet

Opposites attract: true or false?<p>I do think opposites attract. With that said, my wife and I are the exact same person, just different gender, you know what I mean? Maybe we just like ourselves so much that we fell in love with each other.<p>Is it ever okay to lie to your partner?<p>No! Unless you're …

Strangers Send Greeting Cards to Help Dying Utah Girl Celebrate Her Last Christmas

Although she's just 6-years-old, this might be Addie Fausett's last Christmas.<p>"She's loved Christmas," Addie's mother Tami Fausett, 29, told ABC …