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  • Tamera Mowry: Her Mom’s Advice About Dating

    Tamera Mowry made headlines this past summer after announcing on “The Real” that she waited until she was 29 years old to lose her virginity. But the “Sister, Sister” alum reveals she was surprised at the reaction to her comments. “I didn’t think that it was going to be such a big deal,” she says. “A lot of my girlfriends … one of them is celibate, and my other friend, she’s 32 and she’s still a virgin.”

    Tamera credits her mother with helping her stay strong-willed. “She said it’s an easy way to weed out all the dogs,” Tamera says about her choice to hold off on sex. “If a guy really wants to be with you for the sake of just being with you, he’s not going to leave you because you don’t want to have sex with him.”

    WATCH: Why you should wait to have sex

    The 35-year-old, who’s now happily married with an 11-month-old son, says she’s looking forward to having another baby. “I loved being pregnant,” Tamera says. “My sister looks at me like I’m crazy because she had a little bit more of a

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  • Dr. Travis Stork: The Best Way to Fight Germs on Airplanes

    We've all been there — you're on a full flight, stuck in the middle seat between a cougher and a sneezer with nowhere to turn. Are you doomed to get sick? Dr. Travis Stork, co-host of "The Doctors," says there may be something you can do.

    WATCH: Health Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

    If germy particles are floating in the air, switch on your overhead air vent to the highest setting, aimed downward at your face. "The air will actually help push those particles away," he says.

    While many stock up on vitamin C and take other supplements designed to strengthen the immune system for travel, Stork says, wellness is more in your head than you think. "All of those supplements out there, a lot of it is the placebo effect," he explains. "If you're more optimistic and you believe you're going to get better, your immune system strangely fires up."

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    And, of course, take some hand sanitizer with you. "Airplanes are the one time I bring

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  • Matthew and Camila's Strict Parenting Rules

    Camila Alves is a successful model and handbag designer, and her husband isn't bad-looking, either. The native Brazilian and wife of Matthew McConaughey stopped by the "Daily Shot" studios to talk about what she and her actor hubby expect from their three children.

    WATCH: Secrets to a Long Celebrity Marriage

    "I am a little strict on the kids," Camila admits, and she says she expects her kids to always say "Yes ma'am," "No, ma'am," "Thank you," and "Please." The famous couple also teaches their children to introduce themselves properly when entering a room. "It's not your room. Somebody else was there before you," she says. "Acknowledge them, look them in the eye, shake their hand, say 'How are you?'"

    Camila stresses that communication is key, and she avoids tension by making sure she and Matthew enforce the same rules and never send mixed messages. "We've got to be on the same page," she says, "because if the kids can start thinking that they can have an out here to do something, they

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  • 'SNL' Star's Celebrity Crush

    Funnyman Jay Pharoah can be seen every weekend on "SNL," cracking up audiences with his spot-on impressions of everyone from Barack Obama to Jay Z to Eddie Murphy. The 25-year-old is one of the youngest cast members on the show, and has been making people laugh since he was a little kid.

    WATCH: What Offends Gilbert Gottfried

    "From the age of 6, I was funny enough to pull girls," he says. But his way with women took a turn when his body changed. "When I was 6, it was cool. But when I was 7, I got fat, so the whole thing switched over. It was a drought from 7 to like 17." He used the dry spell to work on his comedy and do more standup.

    Now that his hard work has paid off, he might just be getting girl crazy again. Jay revealed one celebrity guest who left him infatuated. "I have a celebrity crush on Anne Hathaway," he admits. "She's beautiful! She's so happy, and she has such a good spirit. I think she's wonderful."

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    To hear about Jay's worse live

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  • Lil Bub's Lil Interview with Ali

    Everyone saw Miley Cyrus sticking her tongue out all over the place at the VMAs, but if you’ve ever looked at a little thing called ‘the internet,’ you know that an adorable dwarf housecat named Lil Bub did it first.

    WATCH: Cat Actor Seeks Purr-fect Part

    And while Bub’s dad, Mike Bridavsky, is no Billy Ray Cyrus, he still helped make her famous by posting videos of her cuteness on YouTube nearly two years ago.

    Since then, Lil Bub has accomplished a fair amount: she has her own talk show, ("Lil Bub's Big Show") her own movie, ("Lil Bub and Friendz") and a new book out called 'Lil Bub's Lil Book.’ “It tells the tale of how she crashed her spaceship on to our planet,” says her human, Mike, “and in her travels, met me. And we go on adventures.”

    WATCH: The Life of a Crazy Cat Man

    In her private life, Bub is relaxed and humble. “She’s totally organic,” says Mike. But rather than squander her fame hitting the clubs or taking a jet to France, the cool cat (who can claim Robert DeNiro and

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  • 5 Easy Tips to Cut Cleaning Time in Half

    No one wants to spend more time than necessary on cleaning, but you still have to do it. Ereka Vetrini, host of "Easy Does It" on Yahoo, joined Ali with some easy tricks that can cut down your tidying time and get you back to things you enjoy.

    WATCH: Clean Your Closet with This 5-Second Mind Trick

    First off, the microwave. You know how you reheated all those slices of pizza and bowls of soup in between cleanings? That means all those little exploded bits of food are now caked on the top and sides of your microwave. To make them easier to remove, Vetrini says, "take a cup of water, half a cup of lemon juice, stick it in the microwave, zap it for three to five minutes." The steam loosens the grime, and you can wipe it all off easily.

    Second, ironing. To speed up that chore, Vetrini suggests putting a piece of foil between the ironing board and the garment. Then, when you iron, the foil conducts heat under the garment and you are ironing both sides at once.

    WATCH: Tupperware and Life

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  • 'Nail Polish Helped Me Lose Over 60 Pounds'

    Tory Johnson is a successful entrepreneur who helps women start small businesses, and she's the popular face of the weekly "Steals and Deals" segment on "Good Morning America." But one thing she'd always struggled with was her weight. Then, one day, one of her bosses offered to send her to a stylist.

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    "What I heard, even though she never used those words, was, 'Lose weight or lose your job.'" That kicked off a yearlong weight-loss journey chronicled in her new book, "The Shift: How I Finally Lost Weight and Discovered a Happier Life."

    Johnson got serious about planning, discipline, and commitment. But one of the most helpful tools in her weight-loss arsenal turned out to be nail polish. One night, in the middle of a major snack craving, she was about to break her diet and head to the fridge. Then, she spotted a bottle of clear nail polish on her dresser. "I thought to myself, 'I never polish my nails.'" So she grabbed the nail polish and went to

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  • Arsenio Hall: I Took a Break to Be a Single Dad

    Arsenio Hall had the coolest talk show of the 1990s, and now he's staging a big comeback. But since the last incarnation of his late-night program, the comedian learned a lot of life lessons.

    Thirteen years ago, Hall put his career on hold after his son was born. "I just knew that I needed some balance in my life," he says about his departure from "The Arsenio Hall Show." "I knew that I had money and success, but my life wasn't right. I needed it for a lot of reasons."

    WATCH: Nick Cannon & Mariah's Biggest Parenting Disagreement

    The comedian became more of a family man and learned a few important lessons while raising his son solo. "I learned to appreciate women more as a single dad," he says, adding, "Do you know how much my opinion of my mom and what she went through changed?"

    Now, his son is a teenager and living in Los Angeles, and the distance weighs heavily on Hall. "I think it's harder on me than him," he says. "He's like, 'Drop me off four blocks from the theater and I'm cool.'

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  • The Health Symptoms Too Many Young Men Ignore

    For most guys in their 20s and 30s, health concerns might seem like something in the far distant future. But gastroenterologist Dr. Roshini Raj says that young men should be aware of symptoms and behaviors that could indicate or lead to serious medical issues.

    Some health symptoms might seem commonplace but really need to be checked out, including acid reflux and heartburn. "So many people get heartburn every day," she says. "They don't think it's a big deal, but they could be causing significant damage to their esophagus, and in some cases esophageal cancer. Don't just ignore it."

    WATCH: Dr. Raj on Cell Phone Dangers

    Dr. Raj emphasizes that younger men often think they are invincible and participate in a lot of risky behaviors, which can cause health problems. The biggest concern? "STDs," she said, explaining that some men might not be practicing safe sex. "Get screened if you've had any high-risk behavior."

    In addition to STD screenings, other important tests that all young guys should

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  • Celebrity Coffee Art

    You probably don’t look at your morning latte as a blank canvas, but barista artist Mike Breach Does. From Prince to Oprah, the coffee master can create a drawing of just about anyone’s face in a hot cup of java.

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    What inspired him to start his art form? “A lot of boredom,” he says. “I’ve always made art with whatever’s around me” and this time, it happened to be coffee and milk. Mike passed the time as a hotel barista by challenging himself to create intricate designs until his portraits were spot-on.

    He began his training with Gene Simmons, toungue and all, and then moved on to a multitude of other celebrities. Some have come out better than others. “I tried to do Drew Barrymore once, and it never looks liker her,” he says. “I called it Brew Verymore.” Other punny names for his celebrity likenesses? “Leonardo DiCappucino” and “Ryan Guzzling.”

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    Watch Mike create portraits of John Stamos, Bon Jovi, and other staff crushes

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