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What I Learned About Britain From These Rare Documentaries on Youth Subcultures

The new BFI online archive 'Other Grooves' collects films about historical youth movements, from the founders of Carnival to pissed-up punks and 'long-haired layabouts'.<p>If you're the kind of person who spends hours sifting through YouTube for archive documentaries about Millwall football hooligans …

Royal Weddings

91-Year-Old Woman Embraces Life in Profound and Playful Images

In 2014, Canadian Italian artist Tony Luciani’s mother, then ninety-one years old, was no longer able to look after herself. As a painter working …

Stereotypes

Unmasking Alzheimer's risk in young adults

<b>(CNN) —</b> The risk for developing devastating Alzheimer's disease may be detectable in healthy adults younger than expected, and new studies reveal how.<p>Tests already exist to determine a genetic risk for familial Alzheimer's disease, which is typically early-onset and less common than sporadic …

Dementia

What Successful Women Do (Almost) Every Day

(Photo: StyleBK/Repeatly)<p>There are some things in life--like natural-born talent or luck--that you can't do much about. (Sorry to burst your I'm-gonna-become-an-Olympic-figure-skater-at-30 bubble.)<p>But when it comes to being successful, there are plenty of other factors that you have power over. …

Emma Watson

10 Absolutely Wonderful Tree Stump Landscaping and Decor Ideas

If you are thinking to do some landscaping or decorate your garden with something unusual and unique then how about making use of tree stumps? In …

Landscaping

The Secret Messages Hiding Inside 17th Century Engagement Rings

They make the modern diamond ring look rather boring.<p>A gimmel ring at the British Museum. (Photo: Geni/GFDL CC-BY-SA)<p>When shopping for an engagement …

10 Ways Introverts Interact Differently With The World

Introverts and extraverts may seem the same on the surface, but if you look at the way they respond to life's everyday occurrences, differences begin to emerge.<p>Last month, for example, Science of Us writer Melissa Dahl reported on findings from psychologist Brian Little's latest book on personality …

Letting Go

<i>The truth of the matter is this –<br>​letting go and moving on is as simple or as hard as you make it.<br>~ J.V. Manning</i><br>She looked at me, tears welling up in …

Old Age Over Time

I remember a time when being old was honorable. Old people were respected. Others would get up from their seat on a bus or train to give them a place to sit. No one interrupted them when they spoke. There was honor and rituals of recognition of their worthiness as the older generation. Old people …

Old Age

28 Ways To Add Extra Flavor To Everything You Cook

Flavored salts are a serious game changer.<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>

Uncertain Future for Earth’s Biggest Telescope

(<i>Hear Nadia Drake interviewed live about the Arecibo telescope on Science Friday from Public Radio International, on Friday June 10 at 2 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PST</i>.)<p>Tucked into a sinkhole in the Puerto Rican jungle, the world’s largest single-dish radio telescope scans the skies for signs of distant …

In Front Of The Screen All Day? You Might Need This Eyewear

We are living in the digital era, surrounded by smartphones, and laptops, etc., with digital screens. The blue light emitted from these backlit …

The Unseen Collection at the National Museum of Natural History

“All the pretty, cushy places on earth have already been studied,” said photographer Chip Clark with a laugh in conversation with Smithsonian’s …

What's your gut type? And why you should care

Hippocrates, known as the father of medicine, once said that ‘all disease begins in the gut’. ‘So it makes sense, then, that healing begins there as well,’ says nutritionist Dr Josh Axe.<p>As author of the new book <i>Eat Dirt: Why Leaky Gut May Be the Root Cause of Your Health Problems</i>, he believes that …

The Heartbreaking Story Behind Iconic Children's Book 'Love You Forever'

When “Love You Forever” was published in 1986, parents across the country sang its sweet refrain to their children at bedtime. It sold millions of copies in its first few years. By 2001 it was listed as No. 4 on Publishers Weekly’s list of best-selling children’s books.<p>But before “Love You Forever” …

Parenting

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Habits of Exceptionally Emotionally Intelligent People | Inc.com

There's been quite a bit of talk surrounding the topic of emotional intelligence, or EQ. What is emotional intelligence? What's different about people who have it from those who don't?<p>According to <i>Psychology Today</i>, EQ is comprised of three things: the ability to accurately identify your emotions and …

Emotional Intelligence

Widow finds secret love note from husband after his death in unexpected place

A secret love note penned by a husband to his wife has touched internet hearts months after the man behind it passed away.<p>Becca lost her husband back in February but was left a touching message to remember him by underneath her favourite workbench.<p>The beautiful message was only discovered months …

Houses made from cardboard? Really? It's true, and these people are making them

Would you believe us if we told you that this little home, named the <i>Wikkelhouse</i>, was actually made out of cardboard? That’s exactly what the Dutch …

Sustainability

Embrace - Photographs and text by Daria Klimasheva | LensCulture

My parents got divorced when I was 15. I didn’t believe that I could rely on them any longer so, all of a sudden, I had to grow up in one day. First, I was trying to become a mom for my mom but it felt wrong.<p>This project is 6 years compressed into 13 images. Photography became a tool to release the …

Divorce

This Touching Photo of a Mom With Her Sick Baby Perfectly Illustrates Parenthood

The shot was taken by her 5-year-old.<p>An Australian photographer shared a candid snap this week taken by her 5-year-old on Facebook, and moms around the world are relating to the raw moment. The photo of the mom cuddling up with her sick child has gone viral with nearly 30,000 likes on Facebook.<p>The …

4 Things You Need to Hear When You’re Emotionally Exhausted

<b>“</b><b>Slow down and everything you are chasing will come around and catch you.”</b> <b>~John De Paola</b><p>You’re on the verge of burnout.<p>You’re unmotivated to perform …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Quora

Rescued Magpie Becomes Part of a Photographer’s Family

The Instagram account @penguinthemagpie by Sydney-based photographer Cameron Bloom chronicles the adventures of a bird rescued as a baby by Bloom’s …

You're taking care of someone with Alzheimer's, but who is taking care of you?

After Ronald Reagan became America's most recognizable<p>Alzheimer'spatient, well-meaning friends, relatives and even strangers would routinely stop his daughter, Patti Davis, to ask: "How is he doing?"<p>Only occasionally would someone ask, "And how are you doing?"<p>It's understandable, of course, to …

Gardens: Alys Fowler’s top 25 indestructible plants

Fill tricky spots and barren corners with a blanket of blooms all summer<p>No more excuses, no more bare, broken concrete, no more empty beds denuded of life, no more forgotten corners. Even if you’re just calling it home for the summer, even if you’ll never have your name on the deeds, even if you …

14 Himalayan Salt Decor Finds for Ultimate Good Vibes

The pretty pink color of Himalayan salt is already well-known in the kitchen for being a tasty addition to your salted fruit dishes, but did you know its uses can extend beyond your salt grinder? Himalayan salt crystals can diminish respiratory issues, clean the air naturally *and* improve your …

Decorations

Transform Your Day With A 15-Minute Morning Yoga Sequence

If you struggle to carve out time for yoga, you might want to start a regular morning practice as part of your routine before the day has started …

Yoga