Why You Should Switch Over To Magnetic Eyelashes In 2019

December 19, 2018

Think about all the times you unlocked your phone to ask Google a question this year: When does Crazy Rich Asians release in theaters? How old is Noah Centineo? Where is the nearest bar? Those were just a few generic things we typed into the search bar this year, but Google is also our favorite know-it-all when it comes to specific beauty questions, like “how to re-create Ariana Grande’s ponytail…


Trump’s Body Language Reveals How He Feels About Journalists, Especially Women Of Color

December 5, 2018

President Trump has never made his contempt for the press a secret. In recent weeks, as the country has seen multiple mass shootings, a groundbreaking midterm election, and devastating wildfires, the president has used his platform to hammer home his belief that the greatest threat facing America is the “Fake News Media, the true Enemy of the People.” At a press conference last Wednesday, after the midterm election results revealed…


Yes, the Open Office Is Terrible — But It Doesn’t Have to Be (Ep. 358)

December 4, 2018

Feeling stressed from working in a noisy open office? Tell your boss that working from home increases worker productivity by 13 percent! (Photo: MaxPixel) It began as a post-war dream for a more collaborative and egalitarian workplace. It has evolved into a nightmare of noise and discomfort. Can the open office be saved, or should we all just be working from home? Listen and subscribe to our podcast at Apple…


New Yorkers are freaking out about the subway system as reports of Amazon’s plan to pick Long Island City for HQ2 emerge (AMZN)

December 2, 2018

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan Amazon’s reported plan to bring HQ2 to New York City is raising questions about the city’s subway system. Seattle has struggled to adjust to Amazon’s super-sized presence in the city when it comes to commutes, with drivers spending an average of 55 hours in traffic in 2016.  Many New Yorkers expressed fears that Amazon’s HQ2 move would create more problems, though others expressed hope that Amazon CEO…


Maca May Help Improve Your Reproductive Health

December 1, 2018

Maca (Lepidium meyenii) is a cruciferous herb that is often compared to a turnip or radish because of its appearance.1 Also called Peruvian ginseng,2 this plant was first documented in the Peruvian Andes, where the Incas used it as a stamina and strength booster for their warriors.3 At one time, only the elite and the royals were permitted to consume this herb. Today, the maca root is utilized in different…


What Are the Benefits of Fisetin?

November 10, 2018

Research on a flavonoid called fisetin, which contributes to the pigment of fruits and vegetables like apples, cucumbers, grapes, onions, persimmons and strawberries, has been called out for its potential antiaging properties. In experiments performed on lab mice, fisetin was shown to eliminate senescent cells, which accumulate as you age and can be harmful to your body. While fisetin was discovered years ago, it is one of many diet-derived antioxidants…


Meeting the Educational Demands of Generation Z

November 3, 2018

Meeting the Educational Demands of Generation Z eli.zimmerman_9856 Thu, 10/25/2018 – 09:31 The next generation of students — dubbed Generation Z, or iGen — will soon be flooding into higher education. Millennials may be tech savvy, but Gen Z students are in a whole new league. They’re tech natives, spending nearly their entire lives immersed in technologies that are crucial to living and learning.  To educate these students effectively, professors…


There’s one red flag you should watch out for before getting a tattoo, according to Johnny Depp’s tattoo artist

November 2, 2018

Gregorio Soave / The Mandrake Hotel INSIDER recently caught up with the “High Priest of Hollywood tattoo artists,” Mark Mahoney at his London residency at The Mandrake hotel. The artist, who’s favored by the likes of David Beckham and Johnny Depp, told us that you should check the parlor’s bathroom before getting a tattoo there. “I guess that’s probably a pretty good gauge of what’s going on elsewhere,” he said….


Why Are Designers Still Telling Women To Dress ‘Sexy?’

November 1, 2018

“You get authority from the stuff you put on the runway,” wrote Cathy Horyn in her joint review of the Maison Margiela and Saint Laurent collections at the recently-concluded Paris Fashion Week. Designers are not just arbiters of skirt lengths and bell sleeves; the most prominent ones can, through their clothing, encapsulate and influence female selfhood. Fashion can be approached as a delightful diversion, but it does not exist separately…


Kelsey Lu May Be A Classically Trained Musician, But She’s A Rising Fashion Star

October 22, 2018

Before up-and-coming musician Kelsey Lu picks up the phone, I’m told by several articles — as well as the publicist connecting us — that she goes just by Lu. Neither are her real name. Kelsey McJunkins grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina to parents who are also musically inclined; her mother a pianist, her father a percussionist. Part Nigerian, part African-American, Lu started her professional career in orchestras, and eventually…