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9 Ways to Copy Gabby Douglas's Lipstick Color

The Cut | Posted 08.18.2016 | Style
The Cut

(Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images) By Chaédria LaBouvier Last Tuesday, when Gabby Douglas sailed over the uneven bars during another gold me...

Here's One Big Reason To Avoid Avocado Toast

Grub Street | Posted 08.22.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

By Clint Rainey Avocado mania is creating yet another alarming side effect: It looks like Mexican farmers are now illegally destroying thousands of...

Altruistic People Have More Sex

Science of Us | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: Ryan J Lane) By Drake Baer There's more good news for warmhearted hornballs. A study I covered last month found that in relationships, the m...

The Personality Traits That Make for Better Friends

Science of Us | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: NBC) By Drake Baer As more people opt for the single life, adult friendships also grow more important. For people in relationships, having a...

For Women Runners, There's Always One Huge Concern

The Cut | Posted 08.12.2016 | Women
The Cut

I'll never know if my reaction was misplaced paranoia or if I was in real danger, but, either way, it wasn't unusual for me to feel the way I did -- women think about their safety every time they set off for a run.

Donald Trump and the Long History of White Men Claiming Fraud

The Cut | Posted 08.09.2016 | Women
The Cut

(Photo: Albin Lohr-Jones/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images) By Rebecca Traister In the first week of August, just as Hillary Clinton began ...

This Is Literally the Unhealthiest Thing You Can Order at a Restaurant

Grub Street | Posted 08.09.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

By Clint Rainey With even McDonald's, of all places, going healthy nowadays, America can feel disorienting. Thankfully, the Center for Science in the...

Bottled Water Will Outsell Soda for the First Time This Year

Grub Street | Posted 08.09.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

(Photo: John Lawson, Belhaven) By Clint Rainey In 100 years, when humans stop to ponder the appeal of Soylent-flavored seltzer, they'll remember 201...

Bar Forces Customers to Talk in Real Life by Blocking Cell-Phone Signals

Grub Street | Posted 08.09.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

By Clint Rainey If you're waiting on an important phone call, it's probably best not to hang out at the Gin Tub in the English town of Hove. Owner St...

Someone Invented Water Specifically Meant to Be Used for Coffee

Grub Street | Posted 08.09.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

(Photo: Chloe Enos) By Clint Rainey At last, a company in Louisiana has formulated the perfect water for that everyday-use siphon brewer you keep on...

I Stuck Needles In My Face For Beauty, I Mean Wellness

The Cut | Posted 08.15.2016 | Style
The Cut

By Véronique Hyland There's a needle in my peripheral vision. It has to be one of the weirder sensations I've experienced, and I used to be heavil...

Is There Some Reason Millennial Women Love This Color?

The Cut | Posted 08.09.2016 | Style
The Cut

By Véronique Hyland "im in a grouptext about how everything looks like this now," MTV writer Darcie Wilder tweeted last month of the salmon shade t...

Reading Makes You Carsick Because Your Brain Thinks It's Being Poisoned

Science of Us | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: Toni Barth/EyeEm) By Melissa Dahl There are those who can happily while away a long road trip with the companionship of a good book, their m...

Linguistics Explains Why Ending a Text With a Period Makes You Seem Like a Monster

Science of Us | Posted 08.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: Jed Egan) By Cari Romm Most people with two thumbs and a heart know that there is a right way to end a text, and there is a wrong way. Done ...

Why I Love Watching People Do Their Makeup on the Subway

The Cut | Posted 07.25.2016 | Style
The Cut

(Photo: Cornelia Schauermann/Getty Images) By Liz Krieger I had to mumble "sorry" to a woman sitting next to me on the subway today. Twice. She was...

Why Israeli Chef Einat Admony Says We've Been Eating Couscous All Wrong

Grub Street | Posted 07.25.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

(Photo: Liz Clayman) By Sierra Tishgart Since she moved to New York, Tel Aviv-born Einat Admony -- the chef-owner of Taïm, Balaboosta, and Bar Bolo...

The Psychological Reason Conservatives Band Together Faster Than Liberals

Science of Us | Posted 07.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: Win McNamee) By Drake Baer When Donald Trump picked the Mulan-hating, Titanic-loving gubernatorial goober Mike Pence to be his vice-presiden...

The Woman Who Lost Her Sense Of 'Mine'

Science of Us | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

This woman's story helps shed a little more light on the tangled-up relationship humans have with their things, a subject which has led many to conclude, somewhat cynically, that "we are what we own."

There Were Trust Falls at the First Day of Men's Fashion Week

The Cut | Posted 07.15.2016 | Style
The Cut

Models at Uri Minkoff spring 2017. (Photo: Thomas Concordia/Getty Images) By Véronique Hyland The one thing New York Fashion Week: Men's might h...

Talking To Hillary Clinton's Hairstylist About Work-Life Balance

The Cut | Posted 07.20.2016 | Style
The Cut

This is not a story about Hillary Clinton's hair. Because please; she's bigger than that. It's a story about her hair stylist. Another thing entirely.

Some Culinary Wizard Invented Deep-Fried Old-Fashioneds

Grub Street | Posted 07.15.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

A photo posted by milwaukeefrank (@milwaukeefrank) on Jul 6, 2016 at 6:12pm PDT By Chris Crowley At this point, after desensitization via deep-fri...

When Dodging Questions Makes You Seem More Trustworthy

Science of Us | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: Maddie Meyer) By Cari Romm We are a nation that claims to love frankness -- we collectively want you to give it to us straight, no sugar coa...

How Prolonged Exposure to Sweet, Blessed Silence Benefits the Brain

Science of Us | Posted 07.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Science of Us

(Photo: May Xiong/Getty Images) By Melissa Dahl I write this to the soundtrack of a literal chainsaw; there are men at work outside my window attemp...

A Brief History of Terrible Yogurt Commercials Targeted at Women

The Cut | Posted 07.01.2016 | Style
The Cut

(Photo: George Doyle/Getty Images) By Gabriella Paiella Somewhere around the early aughts, yogurt went from a fermented-dairy-milk product that had ...

The New Model Who's Making Gender Irrelevant

The Cut | Posted 07.01.2016 | Style
The Cut

Avie Acosta (Photo: Tetsu Kubota) By Véronique Hyland Before Avie Acosta moved from Edmond, Oklahoma, to New York City, she had already begun a ver...