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Flour Is the Secret to a Stainless Steel Sink That Shines Like New

There's nothing more satisfying than looking at a freshly polished stainless steel sink. Of course, <i>keeping</i> it so bright and sparkly is a whole …

Cleaning

Writing Monsters: How to Craft Believably Terrifying Creatures to Enhance Your Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction

Overview<p>Writing Monsters: How to Craft Believably Terrifying Creatures to Enhance Your Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction by Philip Athans<p>Monsters …

Science Fiction

Fujifilm’s new X-T3 mirrorless camera upgrades everything that matters most

New sensor, better EVF, 4K at 60 fps, USB-C, and a headphone jack<p>Fujifilm has just announced the $1,500 X-T3, which is the latest addition to the company’s X Series lineup of APS-C mirrorless cameras. It’s the follow-up to 2016’s X-T2, a beloved camera — among Fujifilm shooters, anyway — that’s …

Cameras

How to Train the Abdominal Muscles

The 'abs' are the groups of muscles in the abdomen or the stomach area—generally below the rib cage toward the pelvis and at the sides. The three …

This Secret Farsali Product Erases Acne Scars, and It's Available at Sephora!

I'm not a dermatologist, but here's some very unofficial research I've done: if a skincare product smells bad, it often works quite well. Think of Biologique Recherche Lotion, a cult-favorite, glow-giving cream that smells like spoiled milk. Or SK-II's top-rated Facial Treatment Essence ($290), …

Don't Overlook These Cheap Sephora & Ulta Beauty Buys

The choice between brand name and generic products has long been debated in the beauty world and consumers — across all categories — tend to have …

What Meditating for 100 Days Straight Taught Me About Self-Development

If you do the same, it'll change your life.<p>Self-development isn't as easy as you'd think. And it's certainly more difficult than you'd hope.<p>Our modern culture teaches us that self-development is only one purchase away. We're brainwashed into thinking that we can purchase emotional development in …

Free Eye-Catching Résumé Templates To Help You Stand Out From The Crowd

<b>Competition in the</b> employment market can be tough. Thanks to this list of 17 free résumé templates by Creative Bloq, you can choose from a variety of …

Freebies

18 Simple But Amazing Products You Should Add To Your Skincare Routine

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12 Ways Cats Show Love Without You Even Knowing It

Cats are often accused of being unaffectionate, aloof, and maybe a little <i>too</i> independent. Dog people will argue that their preferred pet's feline …

Unforgettable underwater photography - in pictures

A new book published by the Natural History Museum showcases some of the most memorable underwater photographs taken over the last few decades in its annual wildlife photographer of the year competition. The stories behind the pictures - about both the behaviour and the photographers’ experiences - …

Photography

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

5 Anti-Aging Products That Actually Get Rid Of Dark Spots

We all know that our skin changes as we get older, but it seems that we weren’t informed about dark spots. They’re age spots that occur in areas that …

Anti-aging

You're About to See This Decorating Trend Everywhere

(Image credit: Roost Interiors)<p>We're calling it now. The geometric trend that presented itself in the triangle print here and the faceted vase there …

52 YA Books That Need To Be On Your Reading List This Year

Enough for every week of the year, with UK release dates.<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>

Books

How to do sumo squats—AKA the best butt-sculpting move you’re probably not using

No lower-body workout is complete without <i>at least</i> one series of squats. Like your other toning essentials (read: planks, push-ups, and lunges), these …

The 60 greatest train journeys for 2018

The best train journey I’ve ever done? Tricky. In terms of sheer pinch-me-is-this-for-real wow-factor, it has to be the Trans-Mongolian, a journey of truly epic proportions. In my case it involved four days of travelling between Moscow and Lake Baikal on the traditional Trans-Siberian before …

Trains

10 things to watch out for the first time you view a home

Spot the good, bad, and expensive before making an offer<p>The first walkthrough of a home is when potential owners get that gut feeling and come with their buying wishlist in tow.<p>And while you’ll know if a potential home meets your basic requirements—from the number of bedrooms to the availability of …

Home Improvement

Ciabatta (Fresh Italian Bread) Recipe

There is an old Italian saying: We bring Ciabatta and salt whenever we’re invited to a house-warming party! This fresh Italian bread is probably the …

10 Awesome Books to Read on Your Travels

It's no secret that window seats on airplanes are usually a hot commodity. But even if you're lucky enough to score a seat with a view, how many …

This Is Exactly How Long You Need to Hold a Plank to Flatten Your Belly

To reap the most rewards, performing three sets of planks for up to 60 seconds each is ideal, according to Doug Sklar, a certified personal trainer …

10 Ways to Get More Storage Out of Your Kitchen Cabinets

When you think about it, cabinets are pretty much just gaping holes that can get really, really messy. If you don't have the right organizational …

7 Things You Need to Do If You Don’t Want to Get Divorced

While statistics have shown that the divorce rate in this country is steadily on the decline, thanks in part to us getting married later, having more education, and living together before saying “I do,” people still do regrettably break up. But as divorce attorney Vikki S. Ziegler has found, …

Divorce

20 Quick and Easy Chicken Thigh Recipes

Quick and easy weeknight dinners are an absolute must in my meal plan. And on nights when chicken is on the menu, I turn to a pack of meaty chicken …

The Four Best Paint Colors For Bedrooms

As a child, decorating our bedrooms was usually a source of enjoyment and creativity. It was the only place where we could reflect our inner selves …

37 Inspiring Quotes to Get You Through Even the Toughest Day

Having a bad day? There's something you can do about that.<p>Having a bad day? Check out some of these super inspiring quotes to get you out of the dumps.<p>1. "Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal; it's the courage to continue that counts." --<i>Mike Ditka</i><p>2. "Someday, everything will make …

9 Things Richard Branson Says You Should Do to Be Successful and Happy

Branson's approach to making the most of business and life can work for you, too.<p>If you're looking for a model for a fully successful life, it's hard to do much better than Sir Richard Branson. Despite having dyslexia and dropping out of school at 16, he managed to build the Virgin Group into an …

8 Stretches You Should Do While Watching TV To Boost Your Health

If you're like most Americans, there's a good chance you're sedentary for the majority of your waking hours. According to one recent survey, Americans sit an average of 13 hours a day and sleep an average of 8 hours—and there's a growing body of research showing our sedentary ways is not helping …

Yoga

Full Trailer for ‘Loving Vincent,’ a Feature-Length Film Animated by 62,450 Oil Paintings | Colossal

<p>The full trailer for Loving Vincent (previously here and here), a film examining the life of Vincent van Gogh, has finally been released after …