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Here's What It's Like When Mental Illness Affects A Relationship

We're told that love conquers all. But sometimes antidepressants help, too.<p><i>Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis, treatment, or professional medical advice.</i><p>One …

President Obama Says the U.S. Is Safe From an ISIS Attack

President Barack Obama said in an interview with CBS News on Thursday night that the U.S. was safe from a terrorist attack by the hands of the …

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The Best Airport Bars In America, So You Can Survive Your Layover

<i>By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/eigenadam</i><p>There is an argument to be made that an entire airport waiting area is basically already a bar, albeit one with crappy vending-machine drinks and people idly paging through used Michael Connolly tomes while a TV turned to CNN is playing at …

Don’t Let Secondhand Stress Affect Your Mood

Our brains are hardwired to pick up on and spread others’ emotions. Whether it’s an angry taxi driver or a harried boss, just seeing someone look stressed can make us feel anxious too. This is a real problem in open office plans, where you can see everyone’s nonverbals, so it’s important to find …

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6 Scientific Facts About Happiness

Happiness. To some people, the emotion feels like a nebulous concept. And while happiness itself is a subjective experience, the ways in which we can …

How Anxiety Kills Your Social Status

<b>Neuroscientists at EPFL identify a brain region that links anxious temperament to low social status. The researchers were able to tweak social</b> …

RickRolled: Anonymous use Rick Astley in war against terrorism

Hacker group Anonymous hope to introduce Islamic State supporters to the wonderful world of Rick Astley<p>Anonymous has revealed a new weapon in its online fight against the Islamic State, none other than eighties pop star Rick Astley.<p>The loose collective of hackers announced it would be spamming …

World leaders scramble to defuse 'monstrous' new crisis over Russia's downed jet: Putin ratchets the tension by dispatching warship to Mediterranean as Moscow expert warns war is 'likely'

• <b>Russia warns of 'serious consequences' after Nato country downs Russian military jet for first time since 1953</b>• <b><br>Two pilots were reportedly shot dead by</b> …

How to Sharpen a Chef's Knife

Learn to keep your kitchen's most useful tool is in tip top shape.<p><i>Every man should be able to hold his own in the kitchen. And you don't need to attend culinary school to know the basics. Whether you're looking to make simple healthy meals or simply spruce up your technique, we've got you covered</i> …

Please Do Not No-Fly-Zone Us Into World War III

A few thoughts about this morning's events.<p>So I wake up this morning and find out that it's all gone to madness in the most volatile part of the world. Happy fcking holidays!<p>Russian President Vladimir Putin said the Su-24 was hit by air-to-air missiles fired by Turkish F-16s while it was flying …

A couple who bought a house for less than $13,000 shares the reality of rehabilitating a home in downtown Detroit

One Detroit-based couple decided to forgo that financial burden altogether by purchasing a 103-year-old fixer-upper.<p>Justin Craig, 35, and Alia Polsgrove, 33, left Seattle for Detroit three years ago. Polsgrove, originally from the area, was ready to return, and the couple was eager to start their …

When Meth Was an Antidepressant

It’s hard to tell which drugs are dangerous and which are revolutionary.<p>Acting Drug Enforcement Administration chief Chuck Rosenberg is in hot box water after calling medical marijuana a “joke.”<p>“What really bothers me is the notion that marijuana is also medicinal—because it's not,” Rosenberg said …

Notorious terrorist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar behind Mali hotel attack

A long-time nemesis of Canada, the one-eyed terrorist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar, has emerged as a key figure behind an attack that has killed at least 27 people in a luxury hotel in Mali and threatens to destabilize a fragile West African democracy.<p>Mr. Belmokhtar, founder of the Islamist extremist …

Snapchat unveils store full of virtual effects -- at 99 cents each

Snapchat Inc. now has another way to make money from its disappearing-message app: pay up, and the fun stuff won’t disappear.<p>The Snapchat app centers on ephemerality; most photos, videos and other content shared on Snapchat become inaccessible if not viewed within a certain time frame.<p>So does stuff …

The Hottest Bars From Coast to Coast

Drink enthusiasts want to know what's new, what's hot, and who's serving the most creative tiki tipples. Here now, a guide to North America's 22 hottest bars—covering everything from beer to wine to all forms of cocktail. Note, some are within restaurants, others are not. And for our list of the …

Los Angeles

Adidas’s Latest “Futurecraft” Shoes Are Made From One Seamless Piece Of Leather

At first glance, Adidas’s new shoe looks like their iconic Superstar, just sewn up in leather. That is, until you look closer at the toe box, ankle, those three stripes. You see that’s not stitching holding the shoe together. Actually, that’s not <i>anything</i> holding the shoe together.<p>In fact, the …

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11/08/2015 — Major Seismic Unrest taking place across the Pacific Plate

The past 7 days of United States earthquake activity M4.0 and greater shows the WHOLE Western to central portion of the craton (plate) moved on at …

10 Things We're Obsessed With In November

Some things are just...better<p><i>This article was originally published in the November 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science, <i>under the title "Obsessed.”</i>

Is This the Best Recipe for Beef Stew Ever?

Slow-cook the meat to tender perfection. Then feast on the delicious high-protein meal<p>Some call it “sauté de boeuf à la Bourguignonne.” Others just call it “beef stew.” Julia Child famously referred to it as “one of the most delicious beef dishes concocted by man.”<p>She’s right. There’s nothing more …

The Hunt for Hitler

<i>This piece has been edited since it was first published to reflect a more critical view of the programme.</i>

Colorful, Iridescent Nike Gear Inspired By The Northern Lights

As winter falls and the frost starts to creep in, you can say goodbye to those sunny mornings and that lingering, after-work light. But it’s not all bad: those brilliant greens and purples of the Northern Lights, for example, are only visible in winter, when the sky proves to be a dark enough …

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Alien drone ‘built by Martians’ is seen crashed on Mars

Yep, it’s another busy, busy week on the Red Planet.<p>While the world still reels from last week’s ‘discovery’ of a baby polar bear on Mars, eagle-eyed …

About Those Russian Warplanes 'Dangerously Close' to a U.S. Aircraft Carrier

A guest post from Lieutenant Colonel Robert Bateman.<p>I went to a Catholic school as a child. It was ugly. The rules of the game at St. Joan of Arc's would make <i>The Hunger Games</i> look mild. But those who survived, well, for the rest of their lives they knew a bluff when they saw it. I am one.<p>NBC just …

Poof! The Planet Closest To Our Solar System Just Vanished

The disappearance of Alpha Centauri Bb raises questions for planet hunters looking for Earth-sized alien worlds.<p>Scientists just made a planet disappear. According to a new study, Alpha Centauri Bb, a world in the nearest star system to us, was merely a ghost in the data.<p>The planet, thought to be …

Downtown Athens bar General Beauregard's denies knowledge of racist-themed cocktail

Outcry continued against downtown Athens bar General Beauregard's for a photo that connects it to a list featuring a drink with a censored racial …

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Signs Your Beer Glass is Clean

The Importance of Beer Clean Glassware<p>October 27, 2015<p>We talk a lot about glassware on CraftBeer.com and in Brewers Association publications, but …

The 75 All-Time Best Chocolate Recipes

You're welcome.<p>We're clearly just a tad chocolate obsessed over here at HuffPost Taste. While there will always be room in our hearts (and in our stomachs) for all the kinds of foods that are available to us, chocolate holds a special place. The quantity of content on our site dedicated to this …

This Desktop A/C Is Crazy but Also Genius

In this increasingly eco-conscious world, some things have gone the way of the dinosaur, like incandescent light bulbs and running the air conditioner with the windows open. But for those of us who just can’t seem to keep a comfortable temperature, a team of Russian masterminds have come up with an …

New Mexican Recipes, From Street Food to Michelin Worthy

Mexican food is often liked more than it is appreciated, enjoying more popularity than respect.<p>That's starting to change as we learn more about the …