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Why you should start using Google Keep right away

Google Keep is probably the best Google service that most people don't use.<p>Services like Keep, Evernote and Microsoft OneNote are often called …

‘A recipe for scandal’: Trump conflicts of interest point to constitutional crisis

Experts say president-elect does not understand the law and must sell businesses to avoid electoral college disaster. He seems loath to do so<p>Constitutional lawyers and White House ethics counsellors from Democratic and Republican administrations have warned Donald Trump his presidency might be …

10 Ways to Make (and Keep) Friendships as an Adult

When it comes to relationships, romance often grabs the spotlight. A simple glance in the self-help aisle of any bookstore reveals a thousand ways to …

Relationships

This Woman's Genius Folding Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Pack a Bag

You'll fit two weeks' worth of outfits in one carry-on.<p>We're seldom able to travel with just a carry-on bag, which is annoying because that means we have to pay at least $50 to check bags both to and from our destinations, in addition to the price of the plane ticket. Part of that reason is because …

Moshi Monsters founder: 'I was Mr Stress, now I'm Mr Calm'

Like everyone else, I’d heard about meditation and mindfulness, but like everyone else I was too busy to try it. I was CEO of my company, Mind Candy, and had created the online world of Moshi Monsters. We had 80 million users and were expanding all the time. I had also joined my friend Alex Tew in …

5 Google Trip-Planning Tricks That Beat Any Travel Agent

Click, click, BOOM. 👍🏼<p>When planning a trip, your laptop screen usually looks like a tangled mess: Dozens of open tabs, hours upon hours of research and more flight-searching sites than you could ever keep track of.<p>But of course, Google is trying to change that. The tech giant launched a new …

Google Flights

A Creamy Mushroom Pasta for When Nothing Else Will Do

When all you want is a bowl of creamy pasta, adding a pile of golden-brown mushrooms makes it feel virtuous.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>If …

These secret codes have completely changed how I watch Netflix

We've all been there. You sit down on the couch, turn on Netflix, and the next thing you know, you've spent 20 minutes scrolling through shows and movies without finding a single thing you actually want to watch.<p>You feel like you've seen everything before, the recommended choices don't look …

Brad Pitt

10 Unconventional Valentine's Day Movies to Netflix With Your Significant Other

This list does not include The Notebook.<p>Sunday is Valentine's Day, which basically means it's Valentine's Weekend. You'll need some entertainment ammo for that kind of extended hangout session, and you can look no further. For those who get sick of the heartwarming-but-cheesy rom-coms after a …

Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

14 Creative Ways to Eat and Drink Hot Chocolate This Season

1 of 9<p>Frozen Hot Chocolate<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 9<p>Mexican Hot Chocolate<p>3 of 9<p>"Healthy" Hot Chocolate<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 9<p>Boozy Hot Chocolate<p>Advertisement<p>5 …

Why Is My Daughter Aggressive at Home and an Angel Everywhere Else?

<i>I have an eleven-year old daughter who gets angry very easily. When I nicely try to explain why she can't have what she wants, she yells, slams doors, or even throws things. She is perfectly fine at school or at other people's houses. Why does she have these temper tantrums when she is at home, and</i> …

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21 Books Everyone Needs To Read Before They Die

BuzzFeed asked a bunch of librarians at New York Comic-Con what books they'd recommend everyone read before they die.

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an …

Public Health

One of the creators of Vine is launching a psychedelic new app that captures the spirit of the early internet

Byte, which entered a private beta today, is all about arranging things — videos, GIFs, text, or colors.<p>Hofmann says the inspiration for Byte comes from the tools he grew up as a kid like Mario Paint for the Super Nintendo, he told The Verge. And when he left his role as Vine's general manager in …

Apps

The Islamic State One Year Later: Who's Winning the War?

Islamic State's Projection of Territory Under Its Control by 2020<p>June 29 marks the first anniversary of the proclamation of Islamic State (IS). It has been a busy year. After conquering an area covering over 80,000 square miles and including a population of approximately 10 million people, IS has …

Middle East

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …