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I tried the new Zit Stick from Glossier that claims to shrink pimples in three hours - and it actually worked

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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I was 13 years old when I first realized I had acne. My mom and I were on vacation at Disney World when she took one look at me and said, "we have to get you a face wash. You have pimples."
Almost 10 years have passed since that day, and I still haven't found a face wash - or any skin-care product, for that matter - that can permanently rid me of zits.
So when Glossier launched a new acne treatment pen on September 6, I wasn't immediately sold.
As someone who's developed a healthy skepticism of products that supposedly zap blemishes overnight, I didn't know what to...
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The Army is getting ready for a tough fight with a more capable enemy, and now 2 of its units are undergoing big changes

The Army is getting ready for a tough fight with a more capable enemy, and now 2 of its units are undergoing big changes

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

US Army/Spc. Leo Jenkins
The Army is converting two of its brigade combat teams to add more armor.
The change comes as the Pentagon looks to prepare for a potential fight with an evenly matched adversary.
The Pentagon is also trying to boost is armored presence in Europe, where NATO seeks to deter Russia.
The Pentagon is making a military-wide shift to prepare for a bigger, more intense fight against a peer or near-peer competitor, and the latest part of that shift means big changes to the mission and makeup of two Army units.
The Army announced on Thursday that the 1st Brigade Combat Team...
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An inside look at one of the last San Francisco neighborhoods to be taken over by big tech - and how change has come to the area anyway

An inside look at one of the last San Francisco neighborhoods to be taken over by big tech - and how change has come to the area anyway

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Katie Canales/Business Insider
It's no secret that San Francisco 's housing crisis is in full swing.
It's caused parts of the city to turn inside out in recent years to accommodate the influx of wealthy tech workers seeking housing in the Bay Area.
The neighborhood of Bayview is one of the more recent parts to be ensnarled in the drastic shifts demanded by the region's real estate plight.
Here's what the neighborhood is like and how it's changing.
At San Francisco's southeast corner sits the suburban-like district of Bayview.
The once predominantly African-American neighborhood largely...
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Welcome to Georgia

Welcome to Georgia

Georgia – Tbilisi has been the capital city since the fifth century, the country of one of the most ancient histories and cultures in the world. Its special geographical... Read more ...

Group of Daytona 500 Contenders Goes Spinning in Chaotic Crash Down Pit Road

Group of Daytona 500 Contenders Goes Spinning in Chaotic Crash Down Pit Road

There are a few tricky aspects to racing in what have historically been known as restrictor-plate races in NASCAR , like tandem drafting, running in three-wide packs and... Read more ...

Here's what we know about Gary Martin, suspected of killing 5 civilians and...

Here's what we know about Gary Martin, suspected of killing 5 civilians and injuring 5 police officers in Aurora

CBS Chicago/LinkedIn The suspected gunman from the shooting at an manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday afternoon has been identified as Gary Martin, a 45-year-old... Read more ...

Denny Hamlin Plays the Ultimate Game of Defense to Win the 2019 Daytona 500 

Denny Hamlin Plays the Ultimate Game of Defense to Win the 2019 Daytona 500 

Because it almost never works out, most NASCAR drivers don't want to be the leader going into the final lap in a race at Daytona International Speedway. But Denny Hamlin led... Read more ...

Replace Your Dual Monitors With This HDR Ultrawide, Now Just $200

Replace Your Dual Monitors With This HDR Ultrawide, Now Just $200

Can an ultrawide monitor replace your dual monitor setup? It depends on what you're trying to do , but the short answer is “probably.” Read more ...

Pictured: Me on my way to Radwood Austin next Saturday

Pictured: Me on my way to Radwood Austin next Saturday

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Corey LaJoie Faces the Music

Corey LaJoie Faces the Music

NASCAR driver Corey LaJoie, who entered this year's Daytona 500 with a team called Go Fas Racing and a car that looks suspiciously like himself , blew a tire a few handfuls of... Read more ...

Your Ridiculously Awesome BMW 1-Series Wallpaper Is Here

Your Ridiculously Awesome BMW 1-Series Wallpaper Is Here

The BMW 128i doesn't really get a lot of love these days, but it was a pretty decent car when it arrived. While it is considered BMW's compact car, it shares most of its... Read more ...

How Can We Lower The Carbon Footprint Of The Food, Goods We Consume?

How Can We Lower The Carbon Footprint Of The Food, Goods We Consume?

For today's Sunday Musing, we're focusing on the topic of the carbon footprint of the goods that we consumer that travel a long way around the world. How can we clean up the... Read more ...

Sunday's Best Deals: LEGO Star Wars Sets, Gloomhaven, Kindle eBooks...

Sunday's Best Deals: LEGO Star Wars Sets, Gloomhaven, Kindle eBooks, Furniture, and More

An LG Ultra-wide Monitor , a Star Wars Art Book , and a Woot T-Shirt Sale lead off Sunday's best deals. Read more ...

Buick Is Running Out Of Cars And May Reach To China For New Models: Report

Buick Is Running Out Of Cars And May Reach To China For New Models: Report

Following yesterday's confirmation that the Opel-based Buick Cascada would exit production , and the plant that produces the LaCrosse closing , Buick is down to only the... Read more ...