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What are polyphenols and which foods contain them?

Polyphenols are a category of chemicals that naturally occur in plants. There are more than 500 unique polyphenols. Collectively, these chemicals are …


7 Copycat Panera Bread Recipes That Taste Like the Real Deal

As far as fast food goes, Panera Bread falls on the healthier end of the spectrum. The chain's got plenty of protein-packed salads, healthyish soups, …

54 Life-Changing Books That Gave People Comfort In Hard Times

"It gave me an escape from my reality and helped me realize that I'm not the only one that feels this way."<p><i>As a reminder: 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,</i> …

6 Ways To Use Reflections More Creative Photographs

Have you stared longingly — and perhaps jealously — at those perfectly crafted reflection photos on Instagram or Flickr, and then failed to achieve …

12 Foods You Need to Stop Buying—and 17 You Should Eat More Of

The best and worst choices in every food group, according to registered dietitians.<p>Best veggie: Dark, leafy greens<p>The best greens are the darkest and …

'Ghosts' Caught On Camera At Famed Stanley Hotel In Colorado

Who is that little girl on the stairs?<p>A photograph taken at the Colorado hotel that helped to inspire Stephen King’s bestselling novel “The Shining” shows what appears to be two “ghosts.”<p>The Mausling family of Aurora, Colorado, participated in a “spirit tour” at the 108-year-old Stanley Hotel in …

25 Books People Will Reread Again And Again

"I’m sure I will carry on having a relationship with these books until the end of my life."<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><p><i>Buy a copy of Swallows and Amazons, or get the audiobook.</i><p>"I mention this book a …


Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

It's National Plan For Vacation Day. So what are you waiting for?<p>Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign …

Etihad Airways

There may be no “best day” to book, but there are tricks to saving on flights

Every so often research comes out telling travellers the best day to book a flight. But with constant fluctuations in prices – and so much depending on your destination – there are no hard and fast rules. Thankfully, there’s always some advice that helps, and Kayak’s latest research can offer a …

New York City

20 Most Beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe

Let's face it: When it comes to a continent as beautiful and diverse as Europe, deciding which landmarks to add to your itinerary can be a daunting task. It always helps to do some research before you set out with a backpack and Eurail pass, and luckily, some of that research has already been done …

Where to Find the Best Milkshakes in the U.S.

Nothing beats a hot summer day better than an ice cold milkshake. Whoever thought to take ice cream and blend it with milk and basically any and …

Five Favorite Coffee Houses in Oregon

My family are big time coffee drinkers, so when we travel, we like to try out the local coffee shop scene at our destinations. On our recent trip for …

World's Best Cities for Street Food

Street Food

The 100 Most Scenic Restaurants in America, According to OpenTable

The restaurant reservations website's users helped compile this list of eateries with the best views.<p>Today, OpenTable released their list of the most …

Rhode Island

Trump keeps rolling back Obama legacy by tightening travel and trade with Cuba

The new rules will stop individual travel to Cuba and seek to restrict the flow of payments to the many Cuban companies owned by the regime’s security forces<p>Donald Trump has announced a partial rollback of his predecessor’s rapprochement with Cuba, tightening travel and trade rules on the grounds …


Probably the Most Useful Photo Editing Skills You'll Ever Need

Photo Editing Skills to Propel Your Photography Once and for All<p>Are there many photographers out there who showcase their straight out of camera …

11 random facts about books that are weirdly interesting

There’s nothing better than cuddling up with a good book. Books inherently offer solitude and a temporary escape from your own story. They’re …


Royal Botanic Gardens Lights Up for the Holidays: Pictures


San Diego Comic-Con 2016: Your Complete Guide

From the superhero-movie sneak peeks to 'Game of Thrones' news, here's what's happening at this year's SDCC<p>In 1971, the 300-or-so people pawing …


Here come the B-list, breathing new life into superhero films

A fresh cast of characters has given the movies a boost and the studios know they’re on a winner<p>Steven Spielberg’s skill as a film-maker is beyond dispute. As a soothsayer, though, his credentials are shakier. In 2013, he predicted that the superhero movie was heading for the boneyard. “There’s …


Terror attack kills scores in Nice, France, Hollande says

<b>(CNN) —</b> Scores of people were killed Thursday night when a large truck plowed through a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, France, in what President Francois Hollande called a terror attack.<p>The death toll grew through the night, with Hollande saying 77 people died. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said …

Bastille Day

Snapchat sued by 14-year-old over racy Discover stories

Snapchat, which began its life with an X-rated reputation, is now being sued for some R-rated content — by someone who can barely see a PG-13 movie.<p>A …

Social Media

A Popular Disney Fan Theory Has Been Officially Debunked


26 "Captain America: Civil War" Tweets That Will Make You Laugh And Then Cry

*thinks about Bucky's motorcycle flip until death*


In "Civil War," A Superhero's Toughest Challenge Is Accountability

For all the superhero-on-superhero battling that goes down in Marvel's latest, the trickiest foe the Avengers face turns out to be accountability.<p>2016 is the year that superhero movies confront their collateral damage.<p>It’s an idea that’s already crept into Netflix’s expanding suite of Marvel …

Marvel Universe

19 Books To Read Before The Movie Comes Out In 2016

2016 is going to be an exciting year for books and movies! In order of movie release date.

This Is How Different The "Avengers" Cast Looks Out Of Character

But you know they still look SUPER.

What Poem Has Helped You With Your Depression?

"I rise, I rise, I rise."