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Couples that live together are twice as likely to become obese than those that live separately, according to new research. Although cohabitation does result in some health benefits, like decreased cigarette smoking and lower mortality, Penny Gordon-Larsen, associate professor of nutrition at the University of North Carolina, found that married couples and those living together… READ MORE »


Style

I recently heard that the Herve Leger line by Max Azria now includes swimwear, so I decided to see what all the fuss was about. I flipped through the designer’s 2009 summer swimsuit collection online, but to my surprise, a swimsuit was no where to be seen. … READ MORE »


Guys

A naked Sacha Baron Cohen? Even as “Bruno,” he’s no Bar Rafaeli on the cover of Esquire, that’s for sure. Or the model Miranda Kerr on the cover of Rolling Stone. Or even a Bruce Willis and Emma Heming in W. [GQ] … READ MORE »



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Every year, the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund finalists re-interpret a classic for Gap. The last couple years, they rethought white shirts. This year, it’s khaki that’s getting a makeover. Our favorite from the collection — though we’d wear them all — is design duo Vena Cava’s khaki zip dress. This certainly ain’t your mama’s chino. [$88,… READ MORE »


Guys

What’s with Michael Phelps’ new and ongoing dedication to perv-y looking facial hair? Over the last few weeks, he’s been sporting everything from a mustache/beard combo (above) to a soul patch and, most recently, a total porn star ‘stache. The new fu manchu-esque mustache is so perplexing that Daily Intel has put together a slideshowREAD MORE »


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Lauren Conrad has gone from reality TV starlet to fiction writer. That’s right, “The Hills” star’s first novel, L.A. Candy, comes out today. For a book supposedly based on Lauren’s experience in La La Land, I’ve got a bit of a beef with main character Jane’s portrayal. Now I’ve only loosely skimmed, but so far… READ MORE »


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Pop artist Ron English and vinyl toy manufacturer Garage Works teamed up to create “Marilyn Mickies,” limited-edition fiberglass statues of Marilyn Monroe with Mickey Mouse’s face as her breasts. If art is meant to be interpreted, what the heck do you think this means? [Garage Works Industries via Highsnobiety] … READ MORE »


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The Baby Gender Mentor kit seemed like a godsend to expectant mothers who wanted to know the sex of their babies before the delivery. The mothers shelled out $25 for the kit and $250 for results. But the company couldn’t deliver on its promise. Although it promised 99.9 percent accuracy, the Baby Gender Mentor kit… READ MORE »


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I’ve always wondered what happens to women who think the scale is their enemy when they get pregnant. Most women are fine, and realize that gaining weight is just a part of the cycle. But in other cases, the result is “pregorexia,” a rare disorder in which pregnant women starve themselves and over-exercise. This week,… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

Ever sent a sexy text to your boyfriend… and then realized it was actually to your boss? Do you know your partner’s email password? Are you constantly checking your Blackberry—even when you’re on a date? Even if you’ve never experienced these tech troubles, it’s likely that you’ve encountered the intersection of technology and relationships—and maybe… READ MORE »


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