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North Carolina Has A Massive Mosquito Problem After Hurricane Florence

Some of the largest known mosquitoes in the world are creating a buzz across parts of North Carolina, and residents have Hurricane Florence to thank for it. An outbreak of blood-sucking mosquitoes called Psorophora ciliata, or “gallinippers,” which can grow three times larger than regular mosquitos, is being reported in parts of the state flooded by […]


How Is Self Love Different From Body Confidence? Iskra Lawrence Explains

We couldn’t have said it better ourselves. If you’ve been paying attention this year, there’s no way you missed the body positivity posts that have been shaking up Instagram, often accompanied by self-love hashtags like #effyourbeautystandards, #honormycurves, and #youareenough. While the dictionary defines ‘self-love’ as a “regard for one’s own well-being and happiness (chiefly considered […]


10 Foods That Can Make You Look Older

Food Juliana LaBiancaSep 28 Look younger by avoiding these foods whenever possible. Candy bars Dan Kosmayer/Shutterstock Surprise, surprise: Tossing back candy isn’t great for the aging process. To understand how sugar can lead to older-looking skin, it’s important to consider the two proteins that keep skin looking fresh and youthful: collagen and elastin. Anything that […]