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

8 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Amanda Krause/INSIDER
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

8 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

8 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 ...

New Kivu Belt tourism initiative - A joint effort between Rwanda and GIZ

New Kivu Belt tourism initiative - A joint effort between Rwanda and GIZ

Starting from 2014, Rwanda was interested in doubling its tourism receipts to USD 800 million. Also, the Government expects to considerably boost the number of jobs the sector... Read more ...

Indonesia is initiating new tourism programs and incentives to boost its...

Indonesia is initiating new tourism programs and incentives to boost its market in China

Indonesia has attracted more Chinese tourists and rising investments under the agenda of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative , and has been bringing in new tourism... Read more ...

The 7 Best Travel Insurance Companies in 2019

The 7 Best Travel Insurance Companies in 2019

Posted: 6/17/2019 | June 17th, 2019 Planning a trip can be a lot of fun. Researching amazing bucket list activities, daydreaming about picture-perfect beaches and epic hikes... Read more ...

The 7 Best Travel Insurance Companies in 2019

The 7 Best Travel Insurance Companies in 2019

Posted: 6/17/2019 | June 17th, 2019 Planning a trip can be a lot of fun. Researching amazing bucket list activities, daydreaming about picture-perfect beaches and epic hikes... Read more ...

Aloft Dublin City debuts in Ireland

Aloft Dublin City debuts in Ireland

Design-led Aloft Dublin City was officially opened in Ireland and the hotel in one of the most dynamic quarters. Marriott International announced the opening in the Blackpitts... Read more ...

Toyota Takes Repeat 24 Hours of Le Mans Victory With a Dash of Drama

Toyota Takes Repeat 24 Hours of Le Mans Victory With a Dash of Drama

From the outset of the world's most important endurance race a day ago, it was pretty much a foregone conclusion that Toyota would take the win again. As the lone... Read more ...

Neko Case - 'Magpie to the Morning'

Neko Case - 'Magpie to the Morning'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams. Read more ...

RM682 million Melaka International Cruise Terminal to be completed by Sep 2020

RM682 million Melaka International Cruise Terminal to be completed by Sep 2020

The RM682mil Melaka International Cruise Terminal, which is part of the Melaka Gateway project, is expected to be completed by September next year. Datuk Michelle Ong, chief... Read more ...

6.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern China, 12 died, 134 injured

6.0 magnitude earthquake hit southern China, 12 died, 134 injured

A strong 6.0 magnitude earthquake in southwest China on Tuesday left 12 dead and 134 injured after the rescuers pulled out bodies and survivors from the wrecked... Read more ...

South India's Kodagu Tourism Dept approves 207 homestays for tourism

South India's Kodagu Tourism Dept approves 207 homestays for tourism

South India's Kodagu is home to hundreds of home stays, but only a few have registered with the Tourism Department. So far, the department of tourism has approved 207 homestays... Read more ...