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This is just to say, the “plums that were in the icebox” meme is winning the internet

“This Is Just To Say,” a poem that is read in every American high school English class, is pretty close to perfect as an evocation of fleeting sensual pleasure:<p><b>This Is Just To Say</b>I have eaten<br>the plums<br>that were in<br>the iceboxand which<br>you were probably<br>saving<br>for breakfastForgive me<br>they were delicious<br>so …

Large diet study suggests it's carbs, not fats, that are bad for your health

A large, 18-country study may turn current nutritional thinking on its head.<p>The new research suggests that it's not the fat in your diet that's …

5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

A productivity expert says the 'do it now' rule will make you more organized immediately

It makes sense — when you get into work in the morning, you don't want to spend an hour trying to figure out what to do first.<p>And yet, sometimes, all that planning and scheduling can work to your detriment. Which is why they're best used in conjunction with the "do it now" rule.<p>The rule is the …

Mom Creates Hilariously Honest Guide To Cleaning

Take that, Pinterest.<p>Fed up with unrealistic “clean house” guides on Pinterest, a Utah mom of three created one that more accurately reflects parents’ housekeeping struggles.<p>Blogger Meredith Ethington posted “A Real Mom’s Guide To A Clean House” ― a foolproof cleaning method that involves steps …

20 Things To Avoid When Parenting A Teenager

As our children grow up everything, starts to change. No sooner do we start feeling confident that we have this 'parenting-lark' sussed - that the …

How to Avoid Hiring a Psychopath

Genuine psychopaths are relatively few but one on your team is too many.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Mainstream media viewers are intrigued with violent psychopathy in the form of <i>Dexter, Criminal Minds</i> and, before those, Alfred Hitchcock’s <i>Psycho</i>. We also see real …

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a …

Six Items That Should Never Be On Your To-Do List

Classic to-do lists don’t provide context or give a timeline, and they’re easy to ignore. Here’s how to make a better list.<p>Writing a to-do list seems like a tidy little way to keep track of what you need to accomplish, but it can fall short or even derail your success. To-do lists don’t provide …

The 56 Best Beauty Products Launched In 2016 — According To The Pros

The year 2016 has been a roller coaster. We've had our highs, and we've definitely had our crushing lows. But on the beauty side of things, it's …

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Wine Lip Gloss Is A Thing And We Want It In Every Color

Shut up and take our money<p>Happy holidays, moms! We can almost guarantee you’ve spent the last month (or three or six if you’re one of those people …

Landmark research says tackling mental health issues more effective than reducing poverty for increasing happiness rates<p>Most human misery can be blamed on failed relationships and physical and mental illness rather than money problems and poverty, according to a landmark study by a team of …

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Parents of successful kids have these twelve things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

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29 Super Festive Trash-to-Treasure Christmas Crafts

Annie, get your hot glue gun!<p>Sure, you <i>could</i> buy everything at the store, but what's the fun in that? (And half the time, you know you could do it better anyway.) We took some of the most common household items around — think toilet paper rolls and dated decor signs — and used a little elbow grease …

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10 Ways To Show Teenagers You Love Them

I've written about how to show kids you love them in quick little ways, and a reader requested that I write a piece about how to bond the same way with older kids or teens. The main idea is the same, you want to show your teenager that you prioritize your relationship, despite your (and their) busy …

These 3 apps can help you monitor your teens' activities online

Typical teens live on their phones nowadays — and often their parents don't have a clue what they're doing on them, who they're talking to, or what they're typing.<p>But three apps that you can download onto your kids' phones right now can change that, by enabling you to monitor not just your child's …

Useful New Texting Acronyms

<b>Old:</b> LOL (Laughing out loud)<b><br>New:</b> TLOLBAHC (Typing “laughing out loud” but actually hysterically crying)<p><b>Old:</b> TTYL (Talk to you later)<b><br>New:</b> TYLIDAPC (Text you later; I don’t answer phone calls)<p><b>Old:</b> NC (Netflix and chill)<b><br>New:</b> SIRJWTWN (Seriously I really just want to watch Netflix)<p><b>Old:</b> ILY (I love</b> …

10 Ways to Stay Inspired for Life

Inspiration is the antidote for the grind of building a business and the foundation of a healthy work-life balance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are a unique group of people. Many attributes set them apart from others -- their deep levels of desire, …

The Slow Cooker Recipes You've Been Waiting For

Cooking just got easier.<p>The slow cooker is our best friend this time of year. As the days get shorter and we find ourselves low on energy, the slow cooker picks up the slack by cooking dinner for us. Not only can it effortlessly take a big hunk of meat and cook it into a tender meal, but it can do …

9 Ways to Become Mentally Tough According to a Former Marine

You can read every leadership book out there, until you’re an expert in the art of managing other people.<p>But ultimately, this knowledge is useless if …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

But narrowing it down to just movies, you can put a good dent in some classics, if you have the right guide.<p>Well, that's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we put together the 100 movies streaming on Netflix you have to watch …

You Need To See These 17 Korean Beauty Products Under $15

What. A. Freaking. Steal.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Overwhelmed by papers piling up? This organizer’s advice can help.

Rachel Rosenthal says organizing paper is her clients’ No. 1 organizing challenge. In a recent Home Front online chat, the owner of Rachel and Co., an organizing firm in Bethesda, gave her best advice on controlling the flow of bills, school work sheets and mail into your home.<p><b>Go paperless:</b> It’s …

How to instantly be perceived as more attractive

Or you're headed to a wedding this weekend where you are sure to run into an ex or two.<p>Or perhaps you're attempting to work the room at a networking event and aren't drawing many potential suitors.<p>Regardless the impetus, we all have those moments when we want to attract others.<p>And if any of your …

11 Recipes All Parents Should Have in Their Repertoire

Picasa<p>There are recipes that every family loves every time, the ones that always get passed on to friends. These are mine — the easiest, freshest, …