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The 50 best podcasts of 2018

<b>2 Dope Queens</b><br>Comedy panel hit<p>Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams’s podcast is a perfect storm of comedy and representation, with the two US comedians hanging out with their mostly female, often non-white and LGBT guests to chat “race, gender, sex, and other less serious topics”. Recorded in front …

Comedy

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Changing these 4 beliefs will make you surprisingly happy

Traffic upsets you. People upset you. Your job upsets you ... Wrong, wrong and wrong.<p>Actually, none of those things upset you. Your beliefs about …

How To Chase Away Your Best Employees

Finding good employees can be time consuming and expensive, so it only makes sense that you would want to keep great workers around for the long haul.<p>If a quality worker has ever exited your business, then you probably understand the vacuum that can be left in their wake. Suddenly, work is …

Employment

Here's Everything You Can Get for Free While Stuck at the Airport

Killing time at the airport doesn’t have to be expensive.<p>Killing time at the airport doesn’t have to be expensive.<p>As <i>Stuck at the Airport</i> details, if …

Aviation

How to Take Control of Your Money in 2018: A Month-by-Month Guide

The most ambitious, life-changing goals all have two things in common: They make you feel instantly weak at the knees, and at first glance, they …

8 Barre-Inspired Abs Exercises You Can Do at Home

When you think of barre workouts, you probably picture a ballet barre in a studio with walls covered in mirrors and floors lined with mats. You also …

I Tried A Diet And Fitness Plan Based On My DNA And Couldn't Believe The Results

"I think I was so surprised because nothing else has ever worked for me in the past."<p>FitnessGenes is offering a 20% discount for BuzzFeed users using code BUZZFEED at checkout. Follow this link.<p>Special thanks to Granite Gym and Sanctuary Fitness LA for use of their facilities.

9 Different Ways to Do Burpees

It's tough to find someone who actually <i>likes</i> doing burpees. But if you ask around enough, you'll definitely find a lot of people who hate them, yet …

Workouts

How Liev Schreiber Got Tree Trunk Arms for ‘Chuck’

Heavyweight brawler Chuck Wepner was known for his ability to take a punch. It’s what earned him the nickname “Bayonne Bleeder,” and that same grit …

7 squats alternatives to shake up leg day and burn off fat

7 squats alternatives to shake up leg day and burn off fat<p>Are you doing your squats? Good. Squats are really, really important. But despite what your …

Workouts

Your Weekly Workout Schedule Is Here — With Printables and Everything!

Can't make it to the gym? Or have absolutely no idea what to do once you're there? We feel you. Working out is hard enough, let alone having to …

Exercise

This Red Lipstick Really Does Flatter EVERYONE

Ask just about any fashion girl what her favorite red lipstick is, and you can bet she'll pull Nars Dragon Girl out of her Chanel Gabrielle bag. …

Makeup

I was a stressed-out workaholic. Then I realized that one fear was at the root of my problems

When I was 34, I decided to start seeing a life coach. I had a good career in finance, but I knew I wanted to make a change—and I thought it would help to sort through professional options with a neutral third party.<p>Years later, my coach and I laugh about our first encounter. The first thing I said …

Stanford University

28 Black Fitness Pros You Should Be Following on Instagram

As a black woman, I'm often discouraged scrolling through #fitspo accounts on Instagram because my body type is more muscular—and if I'm being …

Fitness

Novel Cures For Work Stress

A recent survey commissioned by Audible.com.au shows that over 4 million Aussies agree commuting to work (which on average takes 93 minutes) is one …

Work Stress

10 podcasts that will help boost your productivity

Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective — a new approach, a new mindset, a new strategy or technique — that tool is yours forever.<p>And so is your ability to get more done.<p>Fortunately, learning ways to be more efficient and effective is really easy, especially if you listen to the …

“Why are we not in awe of ourselves?” Agapi Stassinopoulos on finding inner joy

<b>Agapi Stassinopoulos (Cindy Gold)</b><p>The author of “Wake Up to the Joy of You” wants to help you calm down<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>January 31, 2017 4:52pm (UTC)<p>Resolutions are all well and good, but for many of us, by the time we're only one month into a new year, we're back to struggling against old …

Self-Acceptance

This female photographer's goal? To change perceptions of black men

Jaimie Milner was a post-production intern at Disney when the studio was making its first film with a black princess, 2009's "The Princess and the Frog."<p>Using Milner and actress Anika Noni Rose as references, animator Mark Henn designed the movie's main character, Tiana. But she noticed the film's …

Black Culture

33 Outfits From "Fresh Prince" That Need To Make A Comeback

2017 better see the return of the power suit and backwards caps.

10 African American Founders Making Strides in Tech

While startups continue to pop up around the country, the black demographic continues to making strides in the tech world. In a recent report by …

Why You're Not Losing Weight | Goop

Despite what we’ve long been told, and the pervasive amount of food- and fat-shaming in our culture, the number on the scale isn’t always a simple …

Wellness

Never built New York: the city that might have been – in pictures

From an elevated 19th-century pneumatic railway to a skyscraper cathedral and a Native American alternative to the Statue of Liberty, Never Built New York chronicles ambitious plans for the city which never saw the light of day<p>Never Built New York, by Greg Goldin and Sam Lubell, is published by …

Native Americans

Find out How Earning $30,000 a Year Can Turn You Into a Millionaire

It may sound crazy, but even if you only earn $30,000 per year, if you invest (and save) wisely and prudently you can you become a millionaire. …

Retirement

Money for life: how to get your parents to help you buy a house

For many hopeful first-time buyers, the goal of purchasing a home may appear to be slipping further out of reach.<p>In this video, we discuss the different ways that parents can be of use to their children wanting to buy property, with suggestions including helping with a deposit, co-signing on a …

Starting a New Year fitness routine? Here's how not to fall off the wagon

After kick-starting your new exercise regime and your new approach to fitness last week (in part one of our “Change your mind, change your body” series) here’s the million-dollar question: how do you encourage yourself to keep going?<p>Getting into the habit of exercise takes practice. So have faith …

How to Make Creamy Soup with No Cream at All

23 Small Things You Can Do Every Day That Will Make You Happier

According to a happiness expert.<p>We asked a happiness expert for some easy ways to feel great that don't involve buying a fifty grand watch, going to the Maldives, or dating a supermodel.<p>Step forward Andy Cope—a happiness expert and co-author of <i>The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence: How to</i> …

Happiness

5 Healthy Pasta Recipes That Are 100% Vegan (and Totally Delicious)

Pasta is perhaps the single most important dish a cook can have in their repertoire. Comforting, filling, easy to toss together—let's be honest, we …

33 Whole30 Lunch Ideas You Can Bring to Work