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Flea: The Temptation of Drugs Is a B*tch

<i>Drug overdoses kill more than 64,000 people per year, and are now the leading cause of death for Americans under 50. To document the nation’s</i> …

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.

Cooking

How A Conversation With My Husband Ended Our Marriage

I stood in the doorway to our family room after settling the kids in bed and said to my husband, “Have a minute?”<p>I was anxious, although I hadn’t …

Parenting

15 Foods To DO And DON’T Eat On An Empty Stomach

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, because it’s the start of our day and if we get out of the house on the wrong foot, then our whole …

Nutrition

'Make your time feel worthy': Dying woman's life advice goes viral

Just before she died of cancer, a 27-year-old woman posted her thoughts on the meaning of life as a farewell to her loved ones.<p>But Holly Butcher's inspirational Jan. 3 Facebook message ended up going viral far beyond her native Australia — in what has turned out to be her final gift to the …

14 Epic Fantasy Series To Pick Up Instead Of Re-Reading 'Game Of Thrones'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Books

Get a Total-Body Workout With This Deadlift and Bench Press Circuit

These are the two best exercises to pair together, according to Bobby Maximus<p>"Two of the best exercises you could ever pair together are the deadlift and the bench press," says trainer Bobby Maximus, author of <i>Maximus Body</i> from <i>Men's Health</i>, a book of workouts designed to help you pack on serious …

23 Signs You're Secretly An Introvert

You might be a "quiet type" after all.<p>Think you can spot an introvert in a crowd? Think again. Although the stereotypical introvert may be the one at the party who’s hanging out alone by the food table fiddling with an iPhone, the “social butterfly” can just as easily have an introverted …

10 Ways to Eat Chicken Thighs for Dinner

Chicken thighs are a true dinner MVP. They're fattier than lean breasts, which means they're less likely to turn dry with a couple extra minutes on …

Skip the Takeout, Make This Quick Pan-Fried Pork Instead

My mother was an opera singer and whenever she had an evening performance, my father would be in charge of feeding me and my big brother. Mostly we ate whatever leftovers we could find in the fridge, but on nights when he had time, there was basically only one dish he would make from scratch—pork …

Food & Dining

The best shows on Netflix

Netflix has a treasure trove of terrific movies that you can stream right now, but if you’re looking for more than just a two-hour commitment, it’s …

TV

Where Did ‘We the People’ Go?

A few days ago I was at a conference in Montreal, and a Canadian gentleman, trying to grasp what’s happening to America, asked me a simple question: “What do you fear most these days?”<p>I paused for a second, like a spectator waiting to see what would come out of my own mouth. Two things came out: “I …

Donald Trump

11 Questions to Ask Before Getting a Divorce

Common sense suggests that asking the right questions before getting married can make for a better union, but rarely is the other side of the coin examined.<p>That could be because, by the time the prospect of divorce surfaces, spouses may already be in a stressful frame of mind, and in no mood for a …

Life Goals Are a Waste of Time, Here’s What You Should Do Instead

People set all kinds of goals. To visit Paris and see the Eiffel Tower, to run a marathon in less than four hours, to swim with dolphins, to earn a …

Which Tuning Standard Sounds Better: 432Hz or 440Hz?

PHOTO: Cindy Moorhead In modern music, 440Hz has been established as the tuning standard. The pitch is that of A above middle C, and it provides a …

Guitar

How to Memorize Scales and Unlock the Fretboard

An unorthodox way to memorize scales using the common three-note-per-string shapes we often employ during runs.<p>1.3K<p>SHARES<p>Here's is an unorthodox …

Electric Guitar

22 Mindblowing Books For Anyone Who’s Slightly Obsessed With True Crime

Real-life crimes are harrowing, but make for interesting reads. Here's the books you should add to your true crime reading list.<p>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. WARNING: Many of these books contain …

Books
Parenting

20 Ways to Serve Chicken Thighs for Dinner

We have a winner of the weeknight chicken dinner, and it's chicken thighs. No question about it. Whether you go for skin-on or a boneless, skinless …

How to Find the Key of Any Song

1<p>SHARES<p>How do you find what key a song is in?<p>If you were reading standard notation, you would look at the key signature located at the beginning of …

The Top 10 Mistakes Meal Planning Beginners Make (and How to Solve Them)

The approach you take for meal planning makes all the difference in setting yourself up for success. Of course tips and strategies for getting …

Cooking

Parenting would be so much easier if my husband and I got divorced

“I think we should get a divorce,” I said, as I thought about what it would be like to sit for more than 30 seconds without listening to a mini-tyrant shouting demands.<p>“What?” my husband replied, while wrestling a shirt onto our son. Confusion, possibly laced with irritation, settled in the …

Parenting

15 things that may be hard to do, but could change your life forever

As Quora user Joos Meyer explains in response to the question, "What uncomfortable things such as cold showers can improve your life?" pushing your comfort zone is the key to self-improvement.<p>"I think the best methodology is to every day or week set a task or find a situation that makes you …

Self-help

18 Comics You Need To See If You're Dealing With Anxiety

Now this is self care.<p>Anxiety often clouds the brain with false stories such as, “you’re not good enough,” “that mistake will haunt you forever” and “your worst fear is coming true.”<p>The mental health condition, which affects an estimated 40 million American adults, is notorious for creating …

The 10 Best Conspiracy Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: January 17th</b><p>A good conspiracy theory gets the blood running hot. It should be equal measures absurd and just-believable-enough, meaning that you’re at the very least entertained, even if you don’t take it seriously. Then it’s just good fun. Below are some of the best conspiracy …

Conspiracies

How To Practice Your Scales And Why - Positions [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Scales And Modes</b>: I get a lot of questions on technique building and what to work on to become a better improvisor. This lesson is a …

Demonstration

How to Memorize the Notes on the Guitar Neck

Just having fun after reading one of those perfect pitch ads :-)<p>(This is not real)<p><b>Guitarists! What is the one thing that will put you light years</b> …

Electric Guitar

The Genius, Rule-Breaking Secret to Better Burgers

<i>Of course</i> the most genius burger I've ever made would come from The Food Lab (and the brilliant dude behind it). <i>Of course</i> I won't be able to make cheeseburgers another way.<p>These burgers are perilously juicy, with the crispiest, meatiest, most umami-fied crust you can get in a burger. They also take …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Parmesan Honey Pork Roast Recipe

Recipe by: Karen<p>"It's hard to make slow-cooked food look pretty, and this pork seriously fell apart when I tried to take it out of the slow cooker, …

Cooking

5 Things I Learned When I Quit My Six-Figure Life and Moved to Mexico

I had my mid-life crisis during a sales meeting. Or more specifically, during one of those cliché icebreaker games in a room of a hundred real-estate …