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3 Foods That Could Be Making Your Joints Hurt

When joints stiffen and swell, the pain can make everything—from picking up a pen to taking a walk to cooking dinner—completely and utterly miserable. If you don't know the feeling, chances are you know someone who does—about 1 in 5 adults in the United States have doctor-diagnosed arthritis, …

Jenny Packham On The Trouble With Fashion

JENNY PACKHAM may have built her brand on making women feel like a better version of themselves in her easy-to-wear evening gowns, but the designer …

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Is the Sleep Aid Melatonin Safe for Children and Adults?

<b>Question:</b><p>How safe is melatonin to take regularly for sleep problems? Are there more risks for children versus adults?<p><b>Answer:</b><p>There’s a dearth of safety data for melatonin, but there are a number of potential concerns, especially for children.<p>“I think we just don’t know what the potential long-term …

I Lived with Chronic Pain for Years—Until I Cut This One Thing From My Diet

From Woman's Day<p>Four years ago, I was suffering from constant pain and paralyzing fatigue, as well as from depression, stress, and weight gain. I was …

Slash In The Stone Roses? Here’s Eight More Stars Who Almost Joined Other Bands

The weird and wonderful almost-bands in history<p>As insane as it might be now to imagine Ian Brown pausing ‘Made Of Stone’ for three minutes while a …

Want a Body by Simone? Get in Line

If you’d like to look like Amber Valletta, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley or Martha Hunt, book a class with Simone de la Rue. The former ballerina founded her fitness studio Body By Simone in 2011, quickly gaining the loyalty of Victoria’s Secret models and A-list actresses like Sandra Bullock and Anne …

Dubai Unveils New Rides for Hungers Games Theme Park

Jennifer Lawrence’s Panem story may come to an end when <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2</i> debuts in theaters this weekend. But fans lucky enough …

13 Annoying Email Mistakes Even Smart People Make

Top executives reveal their chief complaints about the email they receive.<p>How good are you at email? We all complain about getting too much of it, and we all try to cut down the time we spend on it. Yet in our email-driven business world, it remains a primary form of communication, something we …

Baked Ziti

Before I begin with this recipe tutorial, I must make an important disclosure:<p><i>I did not use ziti to make this Baked Ziti.</i><p>I used Mostaciolli.<p>I’m truly …

The trippy GIFs of Zolloc

Hayden Zezula, designer and animator based in Austin, creates graceful and immersive worlds within the limitations of the animated GIF.<p>To create the …

Trending Rainbow Hair Inspiration

Rainbow hair keeps trending like it’s 90′s again (ahh, if only). Pastels mixed with brights and all the shades in between get attention as well as …

5 Gangster Movies You Have to See

<i>Editor's Note: Marc Krulewitch's Jules Landau mysteries take place in Chicago, where he was born and where his family has lived for generations. He</i> …

Designer Hilla Shamia Fuses Cast Aluminum and Tree Trunks to Create One-of-a-Kind Furniture Pieces | Colossal

<p>Product designer Hilla Shamia has developed a novel way to meld poured aluminum with irregularly shaped wood pieces to create sleek tables and …

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Rovina Cai Wonderfully Illustrates Fantastic Creatures and Worlds - The Fox Is Black

I’m completely smitten with the work of New York based illustrator Rovina Cai. Her sketches and paintings are alluring, with lots of detailed line …

50s jeans: get the look - in pictures

So you've read our fashion editor's column on 50s jeans, but how do you go about getting the look yourself? The Guardian's fashion team pick four of the best examples you can find on the high street

Jessica Alba featured in new Sin City: A Dame to Kill for poster

Earlier today we brought you a couple of Comic-Con posters for <b>Sin City: A Dame to Kill</b> for featuring Jessica Alba and Mickey Rourke [see here], and …

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Fitness Truths: the balanced argument for weights

For a better body, posture and posterior, factor in some resistance training says our fitness blogger Jean-Claude Vacassin<p>BY <b>Jean-Claude Vacassin</b> | 15 July 2014<p>Resistance training is a hot topic at the moment, particularly for women. Whilst most of us will probably agree that some form of resistance …

The most surprising trend to emerge from Glastonbury? Printed catsuits

They're unforgiving and unmissable, but Ekat catsuits brightened up a muddy Glastonbury Festival<p>If you're a celebrity wanting to standout from the sea of denim cut-offs-sporting attendees at Glastonbury, you need to think tight. And bright.<p>While Joe Public might have written off Lycra - that most …

Who What Wear on Twitter: ".@DitaVonTeese nails old Hollywood glamour in @vancleefarpels at the #Metball2014 #VCAMetGala http://t.co/2RBJ2qpNWe"

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The Abstract Pen Paintings of Daniel Eatock - The Fox Is Black

I find these Pen Paintings by Daniel Eatock really interesting. As far as I can tell they were made by balancing a sheet of paper on the nibs of …

Painting the light fantastic: Photos show eerie hybrid art form

Some painters use oils. Others use pastels or charcoal. And still others use light. That's right, light.<p>Janne Parviainen from Helsinki, Finland, is one such artist. With experience in both photography and painting, he uses long camera exposures and a variety of lights to create images that straddle …

How To Decorate With Sea Stars: 34 Examples

What a beach without sea stars? Bring a drop of ocean to your home décor using these little cuties! There are some easy ways to display sea stars: …

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Why the Grace Kelly biopic isn't fit for a fashion princess

Nicole Kidman’s new film, Grace of Monaco, is ‘so awe-inspiringly wooden that it is basically a fire-risk,’ according to the Guardian’s Peter Bradshaw. But what about the fashion? We compare the real Grace Kelly to Nicole's version