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20 Things to Stream This New Year's Eve That Are Way, Way Better Than Going Out

Ah, New Year’s Eve. So much promise, so many possibilities—and to think, it all starts right there on your couch. On December 31, trade in the long bar lines and drunken texts with your ex (no judgement) for these editor-approved movies and shows. Available on streaming services from Hulu to …

How to Stay Warm This Winter Without Turning Yourself into the Michelin Man

The stylish—and streamlined—way to stay toasty right now.<p>After December's endless buffet of big dinners, just as many desserts and an endless supply of heavy cocktails, the last thing you need is to add pounds to your midsection by way of too many thick winter layers. And anyway, the Michelin Man …

22 Classic Novels That Won't Bore You To Death

Fifty Shades versus the book she told you not to worry about.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

The 19 best romantic movies on Netflix you'll actually want to watch

"The Big Sick," which will get its wide release in theaters Friday, is already being called one of the best romantic comedies of all time by critics.<p>The indie flick has a 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and is based on the real-life relationship of screenwriters Kumail Nanjiani and Emily Gordon, and …

Entertainment

10 Best Burgers in Los Angeles

<i>3600 W. Sixth St., Koreatown; (213) 387-5502,</i> cassellshamburgers.com<i>.</i><p>The Big Mec at Petit Trois<p>Anne Fishbein<p><b>Petit Trois</b><p>Though the idea of putting the …

How To Double Your Social Media Results In Three Months

My headline is an example of what works best on business-related social media:<p>• Offer a clear benefit to the reader, right up top in any article or update<p>• Use numbers. Sorry, but it works<p>• Validate those numbers (more on this below)<p>• Be positive, concise, and clear<p>• Serve, don’t sell. Be far more …

Social Media

The 5 Best Lodges in Yosemite

Every year, millions of visitors trek out to the eastern edge of central California to see the splendor that is Yosemite National Park. A UNESCO …

The 7 Scariest Documentaries to Stream on Netflix

True crime and narrative re-creation alike.<p>Horror movies are great and all, but <i>true</i> horror movies are just that much better. Some truly terrifying …

How one man saved $1 million in 5 years

In fact, GOBankingRates found that saving for retirement isn't a priority for 40 percent of all Americans.<p>It certainly wasn't at the top of Grant Sabatier's to-do list when he graduated from the University of Chicago in 2007.<p>As a philosophy major entering the job market on the brink of the Great …

Retirement

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

The 11 Best Sci-Fi Novels From the 21st Century You Likely Missed

Great doesn't need to mean old.<p>People tend to look to decades past for examples of great science fiction—the works Philip K. Dick, Isaac Asimov, and Arthur C. Clarke. But the 21st century is living in its own golden age of sci-fi. Along with film and TV adaptations, novels like <i>Cloud Atlas</i>, <i>The Road</i>,</i> …

6 Bench Press Alternatives to Get You Sculpted for Summer

Welcome to Give Me Something New to Try, a fitness series in which we ask some friendly fitness professionals to suggest an alternative or two to one of the tired mainstays of your workout routine.<p>With beach season around the corner, variety is your best friend. So, if your weight room sessions …

Workouts

Yes, There Is A Type Of Pot That Helps You Lose Weight

One of the key characteristics of consuming marijuana is the increased desire to eat, commonly referred to as the munchies. But what if there was a marijuana that could help you lose weight?<p>The increased appetite symptom of cannabis consumption is what make the product great for people suffering …

14 underrated 2016 movies you HAVE to binge before the year is up

We’re in the last month of the year and it’s time to make some “Best of” lists. We saw SO many 2016 movies that were A+ amazing.<p>Some of these 2016 …

15 islands that are totally underrated

Puerto Rico

49 Incredible Films You Can Watch In 90 Minutes

Shortish films, from Stand by Me to The Shallows.<p>Check canistream.it for up-to-date info.

The best portable solar battery charger

<i>By Mark Smirniotis</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Wirecutter, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article here.</i><p>After considering 70 models and testing portable solar battery chargers for over 30 hours, we think the Anker PowerPort Solar Lite is the one to get if you …

Gear & Gadgets

Meet the engineer who sold his company for almost $200 million and used the money to open a chocolate factory

When Todd Masonis and his partner sold their startup to Comcast in 2008 for a rumored sum between $150 and $170 million, he took a "fun year." Masonis excavated a Roman fort in England, biked across Scotland, and toured family-run chocolate factories in France.<p>It was in France where something …

Gardens in the sky: The rise of eco urban architecture - CNN Style

Written by By Matthew Knight, CNN<p>With its balconies bursting with trees and shrubs, the "Bosco Verticale," or "Vertical Forest" is giving rise to an entirely new take on the traditional idea of the urban jungle.<p>As city dwellers feel the squeeze on their living space and recreational areas, the twin …

France's 20 most beautiful villages

Cannabis Microdosing

Cannabis differs from other “drugs” — like alcohol, sleeping tablets or painkillers — in that you do not need to perpetually increase the dosage to …

Cannabis

Eurostar's new high-speed trains

Eurostar, which operates high-speed rail service across Europe, has unveiled new trains and amenities. Designs are by Pininfarina studio, famous for sleek Italian sports cars. Eurostar will introduce the new trains between London and Paris (via the "Chunnel"), with Brussels service to follow. …

Aquaponics: How To Grow Cannabis Using Fish For $35

How to build the cheapest and easiest setup for aquaponics! It will change the way we see aquaponics setups in the future. No longer will you need …

The land that refused obliteration

For Shenandoah National Park to become “an Eastern park in the Western tradition”, Claire Comer’s family and more than 400 others had to sacrifice their properties.<p>With its rolling Blue Ridge scenery and rugged canyons, you’d never suspect that Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park is as much a work …

National Parks

35 must-watch indie movies on Netflix

Some nights you turn to Netflix for a bit of comfort food, courtesy of a beloved movie you’ve already seen a million times. Other times, however, …

Photos from the Real Life Version of 'The Beach'

Photographer Rebecca Rütten discovered a hidden backpacker's paradise—only this one has less heavily armed pot farmers and more pigs on the beach.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Germany.</i><p>Last year, photographer Rebecca Rütten spent three months in a secluded hostel on a tropical island, …

Avoid Checking Your Bag With Aer’s Handy Travel Pack

Any product that promises to make travel easier and reduce the stress brought on by check-in queues, security checks, and overpriced bottles of …

Save Yourself With These Life Hacks In London

Are you making the most of life in London? The day-to-day grind can be fast paced, demanding and expensive, but with these London life hacks you can …

34 Reasons You Need To Visit Westeros

A peaceful world away from home.