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#ThxBirthControl: The Choices We Make

At 16, most of us weren’t ready to have a baby. Nor were we ready at 18. Or 19. Or even 25. Or even right now. Some of us are ...

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5 Weight Lifting Benefits For Women

Unfortunately, some women shy away from lifting weights because of the misconception that it basically means sacrificing their soft, feminine curves for bulky muscles and an overall masculine appearance. ...

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Self-Confidence Check, 1, 2, 1, 2

The other night I was watching the final episode of "Project Runway" and one of the female finalists said, "It's OK to be confident." She said this as if she were ...

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Reported Ebola Cases Increase to 13,703, WHO reports

Although, the number of new Ebola cases appear to be dropping in Liberia, the epidemic is far from over. World Health Organisation (WHO) is now reporting the number of reported ...

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Fat vs. Thick: A New Drake Lyric Sparks an Old Debate

Both Drake and Lil' Wayne make guest appearances on "Only," Nicki Minaj's latest track. But it's Drake's line about BBW - that would be Big Beautiful Woman - that has ...

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Could the “Flexitarian” Diet Be Perfect for You?

If your steady diet of Oreos and red wine every night could use a little revamping, you may want to consider adopting a “flexitarian” approach to it. The flexitarian diet ...

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PREGNANT LADIES: Stop Waiting For People To Be Polite And Go Ahead And Ask For A Seat On The Subway

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Once I became visibly pregnant, I quickly learned that anticipating or blithely hoping someone notices you smacks of self-entitlement and a “notice me” nadir that is futile in the subways of New York City.

21 Things You Shouldn’t Do While Riding Public Transportation (Because People Don’t Seem To Know)

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I lived in Los Angeles for seven years and owned a car. There were some really fun things about being a car owner: like blasting Power 106 while cruising down the Pacific Coast Highway with my sunroof open. Only, most of the time, I wasn’t...

So Jay-Z Took A Subway Ride

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Just about every site I went to yesterday had Jay-Z all cozied up to an elderly white woman as they both enjoyed a ride on the R train. As his Barclays concert series was drawing to an end, he figured what a better way to...