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Bourbon-Chile Barbecue Grilled Chicken

This year, we're kicking off grilling season with our recipe for the ultimate barbecue chicken. Chicken is marinated in a homemade bourbon- and Thai …

BBQ

11 European destinations everyone should travel to alone

Travelling alone can be a hugely rewarding experience, especially in a place that's bursting with enough culture, attractions, and scenery to keep …

33 Questions to Help You Overcome Shyness--So You Can Be Awesome at Networking, Speed-Dating, Mingling or Schmoozing

All it takes is a little courage and a couple of really good questions<p>I've got a confession to make: Inside this seemingly confident, frequent-public-speaking, supposedly outgoing CEO exterior is a very shy introvert.<p>As long as I've got a job to do (facilitate a planning session, advise a client), …

Greek Philosophy

If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Bodyweight Exercises<p>Abs Workout<p>If You Want Stronger Abs, Do This Bodyweight Workout ASAP<p>Shares<p>Whatever the season, there's no …

28 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Upgrade Your Cooking

Even if you have a fear of all things cooking, these tips and products will take you by the shoulders and tell you that YOU CAN DO IT. Mainly because they'll *almost* do all the work for you.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other</b> …

Meet Your Favorite Cookbooks of 2017

Here’s the part of The Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks where you get to call the shots, the "viewer's choice" section of the tournament, if you will. We selected 16 of the best cookbooks from 2017 for our Piglet bracket, but we don't want other good cookbooks left behind. So recently, you all …

Lemon Rice Pudding

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

Skin Care

Study: For those over 90, alcohol better than exercise for longevity

Cheers to life — seriously.<p>When it comes to making it into your 90s, booze actually beats exercise, according to a long-term study.<p>The research, led by University of California neurologist Claudia Kawas, tracked 1,700 nonagenarians enrolled in the 90+ Study that began in 2003 to explore impacts of …

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Sexual Harassment

'As a black woman I'm always fetishised': racism in the bedroom

In a Bedfordshire nightclub, white couples queue to have sex with black men. Meanwhile, black women are routinely snubbed on dating sites. Why do racial stereotypes persist when it comes to sex?<p>It’s past midnight, November 2016, in Dunstable, a small town in Bedfordshire. My friend Miranda has …

Women of Color

5 Meal Prep Resolutions I'll Definitely, Maybe Follow in 2018

A realistic game plan for making better lunches.<p>Going into 2018, I'm going to pass on "new year, new me" and say it'll be a "slightly-improved-but-still-working-things-out" me. The first step, starting January 1—or realistically, the first weekend—will be tweaking my meal prep game. I've written …

The Trick to Making the Most Flavorful Waffles, Biscuits, & Pancakes

So you have a sourdough starter, and all the joy (and woes) that it brings. You know how to care for it, both in the fridge and on your counter. You know how to (or at <i>want</i> to know how to) turn that starter into a crusty, bubbly, tangy loaf of sourdough bread.<p>What you <i>don't</i> know (if you're like me, …

15 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew Can Gradually Destroy Self-Esteem

It can be tough to step outside yourself, and truly recognize what affects your self-esteem. That's because nobody wakes up in the morning <i>wanting</i> to …

'I Tried Jumping Rope Every Day For 2 Weeks—Here's What Happened'

The results were SERIOUSLY impressive.<p>I’ve always thought the jump rope was a totally underrated piece of equipment. Sure, we all loved it when we were kids, but unless you’re a CrossFitter or regularly box your way around a ring, it’s rare to find one incorporated into a workout. Eve Overland, …

Experts Say the Keto Diet May Have an Unexpected Emotional Benefit

We are familiar with keto, the high-fat and low-carb diet that has become the latest weight-loss trend, but were you aware that it might have emotional benefits as well? "It might sound like snake oil, but do any digging on the internet about the ketogenic diet, and you'll find personal stories of …

Nutrition

The best crime books and thrillers of 2017

Mark Lawson welcomes the return of George Smiley, drunken spooks and the recreation of a real-life murder trial<p>In literature, as in boxing, great champions have compromised their reputations by going on too long. But entering the ring for the 24th time, at the age of 86, John le Carré remained an …

Philip Hammond

Police: MS-13 members in Maryland stab man more than 100 times and decapitate him

The most violent MS-13 crimes of 2017<p>As many as 10 members of the MS-13 street gang lured a man into a park in Wheaton, Maryland, spoke with one another over walkie-talkies as he arrived, stabbed him more than 100 times, decapitated him and then cut out his heart, according to police documents made …

33 Men Reveal The One Thing They’d Like All Women To Stop Doing Immediately

1. Taking their dreams too literally.<br>Stop getting mad at me for what I did in your dreams.<p>2. Rehashing.<br>When the fight is done, let it go. It’s over, …

Best Cheap Wines that Taste Good

These bottles are perfect for anyone with expensive taste but an aversion to being broke.<p>It’s a fact that you can’t judge a wine by its price. At the …

Whitefish

Video brilliantly explains why ‘The Simpsons’ isn’t funny anymore

Back in the day, I used to fancy myself something of a <i>Simpsons</i> snob. Sure, lots of people loved and continue to love the show, but I was downright …

The 3 biggest lies we tell ourselves about happiness and success

<b>· Those three lies are: "I need to 'x' to feel 'y,'" "The world owes me something," and, "There's nothing I can do."</b><p><b>· Until you stop relying on these questions and have a tough conversation with yourself, you hinder your growth.</b><p>Life is a constant game of playing hide and seek with the truth.<p>It's …

personaldevelopment

15 Paris Travel Tips That Might Save Your Life

The 2015 terrorist attacks caused an 8% drop in visitor numbers to Paris last year, taking €1 billion out of the local economy, and yet France …

Why You Should Never Eat Food on Planes, and Other Jet-Set Tips

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Digestion

Better than EVER Brownies Recipe

"Called 'slutty brownies' or 'brookies,' as well. GOOD stuff. Serve with ice cream."<p>Ingredients<p>Brownie Layer:<p>10 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 1/4 cups …

Black travelers often bring home an unwanted souvenir: racist abuse | Tamara Walker

Because of my experiences as a black traveller, I can’t help wonder whether the killing of a black American, Bakari Henderson, in Greece was linked to race<p>Last week, 22-year old American college graduate Bakari Henderson was beaten to death by a group of men while vacationing in Greece. Police say …

Women of Color

How to get people to like you, according to psychologists

There are so many things to consider — from where to meet new people in the first place to how you spend time together. And what happens if you really like them but aren't sure whether they're keen on you?<p>Several recent psychological studies suggest there are a few simple ways to make yourself more …

How to make a 'naked' cake worthy of any celebration

With a family of five with a lot of cousins and family around, our celebrations are always big. We gather to catch up on life and celebrate …

Dessert

Language-learning apps that you need now

Going on an overseas trip soon? Need to familiarize yourself with a local language?<p>Up your linguistic game with a language-learning app.<p>Say goodbye …

Language Learning