Alejandra Castillo

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Working From Home Is One of the Hottest Job Skills in America. Here Are 7 Keys to Excelling At It

Working remotely effectively is a red-hot job skill--one that requires practicing the right things. Here are 7 ways to make yourself better at it.<p>The evidence is ample now that working from home is a big productivity boost. The biggest downside--isolation and loneliness--is manageable and employers …

FAA

The crazy simple (but effective) 15-minute workout you can do anywhere

At first glance, you’d expect to hear that Zuzka Light earned her taut body and sculpted abs from hours upon hours at the gym. But the social …

Exercise

These Pasta Salad Recipes Will Make Your Mouth Water

The warm weather hits and suddenly, the only thing we have on our minds is outdoor entertaining. Whether this comes in the form of an al fresco fete, …

Pasta Salad

The 3 Laceless Shoes You Need This Summer

The coolest footwear you will live in for the next few months.

Men's Fashion

Lynching memorial shows women were victims, too

A memorial to victims of lynching in the U.S. is now open in Alabama.<p>The National Memorial for Peace and Justice is a six-acre site that overlooks …

Exactly What to Buy From Sephora's Biggest Sale of the Year

At the risk of sounding dramatic, Sephora's VIB sale is one of the best things that happens all year. For beauty obsessives and casual shoppers alike, no one can turn down up to 15 percent off everything in Sephora, if only for the chance to stock up on the things you know and love. So, you could …

10 Horror Books So Terrifying You Might Not Be Able To Finish Them

It's 3AM, you have every light on in your apartment, and you're huddled on your bed, your stomach clenched in knots. Something outside makes a noise, …

Warning: You're About to Purchase All 28 of Our Editors' Stylish April Must Haves

We are beyond excited for Spring weather to finally arrive, and on that note, we're going shopping. This April, we'd like to introduce you to new, affordable swimsuit brands, romantic maxi dress labels you never knew existed, and some eco-friendly items (you know Earth Day is April 22, right?). …

"Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery" Includes Young Tonks And Puppy Fang & The First Images Will Make Your Muggle Day — EXCLUSIVE

If you had any concrete plans this summer, go ahead and cancel them now. The highly-anticipated augmented reality game "Harry Potter: Hogwarts …

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

For more than a year we’ve been investigating Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Brexit Leave campaign in the UK and Team Trump in the US presidential election. Now, 28-year-old Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in …

Cambridge Analytica

Book Towns Are Made for Book Lovers

Around the world, tiny towns have made bookstores their speciality.<p>What makes a book town?<p>It can’t be too big—not a city, but a genuine town, usually …

18 Shoes That Don't Go Out of Style

Sure, we love those chunky sneakers that all of the style stars are wearing right now, but who knows if we'll feel the same way next year—or even a …

19 Accessories From Amazon That Every Book-Lover Needs To Add To Their Shopping Cart

Really, all you need to be a book-lover is a good book and a place to read it. And a bookmark, for when you are inevitably interrupted halfway …

Books

17 Home Libraries That Look Like Something Out Of A Fairytale

You know what they say, reading is fundamental.

These are the French girl beauty secrets to steal now

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: French girls have wondrous skin, an air of effortless elegance, and a certain <i>je ne sais quoi.</i> And because …

These 5 Exercises Are the Secret to Kayla Itsines's Insanely Sculpted Abs

Whether you're a gym newbie or a seasoned regular, chances are you've been in the following (somewhat awkward) situation: you make your way to the floor exercises area of your gym, ready to dominate some core work, but then you're suddenly overwhelmed by all of the options. <i>Do I grab a medicine ball</i> …

Workouts

Celebrities like Katherine Heigl are praising a viral fitness regimen for whipping them back into incredible shape — here's how it works

Do you have seven minutes? You could spend them getting into shape.<p>It may sound like hype, but working your body fast and hard for just a few minutes — interspersed with short periods of rest — is an effective means of toning your muscles and improving your heart health.<p>This type of exercise goes …

This couple invented a clever piece of luggage so you'll never have to check your bags again — here's how it works

Over the past two years, Johnathan Webster has taken nearly 60 flights and successfully avoided one bane of airline travel: checking his luggage.<p>Webster and his wife, Gizem Mut-Webster, have evaded checking luggage on flights since they backpacked through Europe in college. As students traveling on …

The 2 (Very Different) Books That Helped My Reading Slump

I have been, for a little while, in a slump. Not just a reading slump, which is of course what this article is about, but other slumps, too: a social …

9 New Books We Think You'll Love

Some of our recent favorites, as reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

14 New Books You Need to Read This February

Meet the literature you'll fall in love with this month.<p>Whether you're looking for some thought-provoking political analysis, tales of the strength of women, or something a little steamy to see you through Valentine's Day, these February releases offer plenty to suit your palate.

Books

32 Simple Daily Habits That Separate High Achievers From Everyone Else | Inc.com

Anyone who has achieved great things in business and life knows that to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've asked hundreds of executives and entrepreneurs about the things they do every day that help them succeed, and inevitably they credit simple routines which have been …

Customer Service

A couples therapist says 'marriages often die more by ice than by fire' — here's how to know if it's happening to you

I recently read a novel that's partly about the dissolution of a marriage.<p>Years after the split, the ex-husband asks his wife, "What do you tell people when they ask why we got divorced?"<p>The ex-wife hedges for a bit, and admits she had "a hard time explaining it."<p>I'd been somewhat confused, too, …

We can – we must – wade into the messy, complicated nature of sex in a misogynist world. But this celebrity exposé doesn’t do the job well enough<p>It was bound to happen. In the midst of women sharing stories of harassment and assault via the #MeToo movement, and a brewing backlash of hand-wringers …

Feminism

A 30-year-old who quit corporate life to earn 6 figures working remotely from a Mediterranean island shares his best advice on turning a side job into a full-time gig

In 2014, Mike Zima and his wife Irena were vacationing in the Bahamas.<p>"We were floating like ducks in the warm water, and Chicago was an ice palace we didn't want to return to," he told Business Insider. "We wanted to be happy when we come home. To be fair, Chicago has good deep dish pizza, but we …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Apps

8 apps that can help you wow your boss, manage your time, and get that promotion

If you're <i>not</i> looking forward to trying to participate in Sober January or having your performance review in January, how about making some mini career-changing resolutions for next year instead? And how about if I make that incredibly easy by providing you with some app suggestions that take a lot …

Apps