The Game of Thrones Stars React to Their Historic Emmy Nominations

The Game of Thrones cast is taking to social media to celebrate their impressive 32 Emmy Award nominations, which were announced Tuesday morning. Categories include Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series, Outstanding Lead Actress (Emilia Clarke for Daenerys Targaryen), and Outstanding Lead Actor (Kit Harington for Jon Snow). Nominated actors Sophie Turner, Gwendoline Christie, Maisie Williams, and Alfie Allen are among those who’ve responded to the big news online. Take a look their reactions below. Williams, who was previously nominated for Supporting Actress in 2016, reacted to her second…

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IS COCONUT OIL GOOD FOR YOUR SKIN? DERMATOLOGISTS WEIGHS IN

When we’re told that an ingredient can do it all, we’re immediately both intrigued and suspicious. Take coconut oil, for example. It’s an ingredient that many have touted for benefits across multiple categories — from cleaning surfaces to hydrating the skin — but is that truly the case? In particular, is coconut oil actually good for your skin? To get some answers, we turned to two of our consulting, board-certified dermatologists, Dendy Engelman, MD, and Dhaval Bhanusali, MD. “Oil-based products are one of the best ways to add moisture back into the skin,”…

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Could coffee be the secret to fighting obesity?

Scientists from the University of Nottingham have discovered that drinking a cup of coffee can stimulate ‘brown fat’, the body’s own fat-fighting defenses, which could be the key to tackling obesity and diabetes. The pioneering study, published today in the journal Scientific Reports, is one of the first to be carried out in humans to find components which could have a direct effect on ‘brown fat’ functions, an important part of the human body which plays a key role in how quickly we can burn calories as energy. Brown adipose tissue…

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Your spending data may reveal aspects of your personality

How you spend your money can signal aspects of your personality, according to research published in Psychological Science. Analyses of over 2 million spending records from more than 2,000 individuals indicate that when people spend money in certain categories, this can be used to infer certain personality traits, such as how materialistic they are or how much self-control they tend to have. “Now that most people spend their money electronically – with billions of payment cards in circulation worldwide – we can study these spending patterns at scale like never before,”…

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4 Apps and Platforms That Will Help You Get Your Business Expenses Under Control

One of the hardest parts of running a business is managing your expenses. With so many business services and subscriptions clocking in monthly fees to your bank account these days, it’s easy to justify a couple of $15 monthly fees, but then find yourself hundreds of dollars over budget at the end of the quarter. So, while it may sound obvious, that old rule needs to be repeated: In both business and personal life, you need to know where your money is going. That’s crucial for keeping things under control. Thankfully, a handful…

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Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Naked Dress Stole the Show at Jason Statham’s Latest Premiere

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley had a bridal-esque red-carpet moment at the L.A. premiere of Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw on July 13. The 32-year-old stepped out in a floor-length white Atelier Versace gown with a thigh-high slit. The figure-hugging dress featured sheer panels that ran down the entire length of one side of the dress. She kept her styling simple, pairing the statement gown with sparkling sandals and silver hoop earrings. The model was out to support her fiancé, Jason Statham, who stars in the film franchise. This is the ninth Fast and…

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THE RIGHT CHEMICAL EXFOLIATOR FOR YOUR SKIN TYPE

Exfoliating has evolved over the years — remember those tiny plastic balls we used to rub on our face every night? — but it remains  an essential step for a brighter, more even-looking skin tone. Now that you know better than to aggressively scrub the skin on your face with not-so-eco-friendly microbeads, you’ve probably begun to dabble in the world of chemical exfoliators. These products help remove built-up dead skin cells from the skin’s surface through potent ingredients — no rubbing required — to reveal a more radiant complexion.   AHAs, or alpha-hydroxy acids,…

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A short bout of exercise enhances brain function

Most people know that regular exercise is good for your health. New research shows it may make you smarter, too. Neuroscientists at OHSU in Portland, Oregon, working with mice, have discovered that a short burst of exercise directly boosts the function of a gene that increases connections between neurons in the hippocampus, the region of the brain associated with learning and memory. The research is published online in the journal eLife. “Exercise is cheap, and you don’t necessarily need a fancy gym membership or have to run 10 miles a day,”…

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