Emma Rico

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Writers recommend great books you've (probably) never heard of

A new book app is challenging the notion that reading “well” necessarily means falling back on the same old classics, from Trollope to Tolstoy. Each week, Alexi, a “digital book club”, turns to writers for inspiration, asking them to rout out hidden gems which are then offered to members to read on …

How George Orwell’s 1984 Almost Didn’t Happen

June 8, 2017, marks the sixty-eighth anniversary of the publication of <i>1984,</i> a book that George Orwell almost didn’t manage to write. And when he did, it practically killed him.<p>As Bernard Crick wrote in the first complete biography of Orwell, at the time Orwell started to write about Winston Smith, …

The Tarte Make Magic Happen Eyeshadow Palette Is About Transform Your Everyday Makeup Routine

Right now is as good a time as any to be on the Tarte train. The cruelty-free cosmetic company just expanded its cult-favorite Amazonian clay line with a foundation stick that is basically a nutrition bar for your face. Next month is also filled with lots of new-ness, including Tarte's first-ever …

Makeup

4 Epic Fantasy Novels Written Before The Lord of the Rings

Artist, social reformer, and author William Morris wrote this epic inspired by the medieval romances of Thomas Malory. Four sons of a medieval king …

Dreams Might be Warning Us About Our Brain Health

This scientist says dream disorders could be a sign of future disease.<p>What are your dreams trying to tell you? Research suggests they could be …

Neuroscience

Boom! 50 quotes that nail what it's like to be a modern woman

Feminism

Toilet Paper Lip Art Will Make You Rethink the Everyday Product

Surprisingly, it looks great!<p>On Instagram, nothing is off limits when it comes to putting together creative makeup looks. Makeup artists have glued flowers onto their lashes. Others have flecked their eyebrows with bread crumbs. We've even seen an uptick in pom pom-centric eye makeup. Just when we …

Eye Makeup

All the ways rosewater is the best thing for your skin and body this summer

Even though rose blooms in winter, its essence is truly a summer favourite. Just the whiff of rosewater sensorially cools your mind and its …

Take that, patriarchy! The horrific, cack-handed 'feminism' of Netflix's Girlboss

Really, it was only a matter of time: the #empowerment movement now has its own teen drama. The meaningless offshoot of feminism – best summed up by Kim Kardashian’s naked bathroom selfies, Chanel’s line of protest placards and various other vapid acts in political clothing – comes to our screens …

Feminism

Want to write a book? Stop talking about it. Entirely.

There’s an old Korean saying that my mother is fond of repeating: “You have nothing to fear from someone who threatens that he is going to kill you tomorrow.” In other words, if the speaker’s true intention were to kill you, he would have done it already. He would not have told you he was going to …

Writing

There's a secret expiration date on your makeup that you probably didn't know existed

With the exception of a very good lipstick, makeup is not made to stay on all day. Nor is it designed to last forever.<p>Eventually, you'll need to throw out your favorite beauty products and replace them with new ones. Old makeup loses its quality, becomes harder to apply, and can even become harmful …

James Patterson And How To Become A Bestselling Author Of Books

When we speak of bestsellers, we’re often referring to books that have sold fewer copies than one might think. By the estimation of award-winning …

Women Are Not Your Property, And You Do Not Own Us

A guy walks up to a girl in a bar. She’s laughing with her friends, engrossed in conversation. He slides in next to her to introduce himself. Offers …

33 Sephora employees reveal the one product you should buy

With its many gleaming rows of beauty products, Sephora is a makeup lover's heaven. But it can also be a nightmare — with so many options, it's hard to know what's really worth spending money on.<p>To narrow down the beauty chain's must-have products, INSIDER asked store employees, as well as Sephora …

The Best Motivational Quote for You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

From step-by-step wedding planning to hot home decor trends and bangin’ brownie recipes, Pinterest has all our most pressing needs on lock. It’s a place of infinite wonder, with a huge helping of motivational quotes thrown in. Seriously, is there a single Pinterest feed that’s not sprinkled with …

Motivation

This is Sephora's top-selling moisturizer, and people are going nuts over it

The latest product that’s flying off Sephora’s digital shelves might just be the epitome of luxury. Since its April 1st launch, Tatcha The Water …

Skin Care

11 Books All Harry Potter Fans Must Read

Magic never dies, it lives on in our hearts.<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.

J.K. Rowling makes Donald Trump look ridiculous with 2 perfect tweets

Nobody mocks Donald Trump quite like J.K. Rowling. She's almost turned it into an art form.<p>In the early hours of Wednesday morning, the President …

J.K. Rowling finally apologizes for one of the most heartbreaking 'Harry Potter' deaths

The books and films in the "Harry Potter" series feature grief and loss from the very beginning, starting with the young wizard's very own parents. And things don't get any easier as the story goes on.<p>In fact, by the end of it all, the brutal Battle of Hogwarts sees the end of many beloved …

This *Titanic* Theory Suggests Jack Was Just a Figment of Rose's Imagination

It's been 20 years since <i>Titanic</i> came out, and people are still enraged about the film's ending. A refresher for the three people who've never seen <i>Titanic:</i> As the ship is sinking, Rose (Kate Winslet) and Jack (Leonardo DiCaprio) seek refuge on a wooden door that can fit only one person. In an act of …

James Cameron

Just Tons of Adorable Pictures of Jennifer Morrison With Her Onscreen Parents

The cast of <b>Once Upon a Time</b> is super close-knit, but no one acts more like a family than Jennifer Morrison (Emma Swan) and her onscreen parents, Josh Dallas (Prince Charming) and Ginnifer Goodwin (Snow White). Over the years, real-life couple Josh and Ginnifer have shared numerous sweet moments …

Cute

Sorry, Emma Watson, But Beauty and the Beast 2 Should Be About Belle Getting Guillotined in the French Revolution

The live-action <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> movie has made over $1-billion, meaning a sequel is probably a near-guarantee. Disney probably won’t use their …

Walt Disney Company

We Know A Book You'll Love Based On A Book You've Liked

Because if you don't read books from women, you're missing out on half the world's perspective.

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

A vacation to a Disney park is expensive, but you can cut costs. Experts tell us how.<p>5:04 a.m. Today5:04 a.m. March 26, 2018<p>After five straight weeks …

J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis bonded over their mutual hatred of Walt Disney, private letters reveal

J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis were close frenemies when they were both still alive and kicking, operating within the same dusty Oxford literature circles and bantering over lofty subjects like theology, personal faith and their own fantastical writing. But if there was one subject that truly …

Literature

26 Of The Most Inspirational Lines In Literature

"Not all who wander are lost." – J. R. R. Tolkien<p><b>1.</b> “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”<p>– Oscar Wilde, <i>Lady Windermere's Fan</i><p>Submitted by Gina Clark, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Isn't it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?”<p>– L.M. Montgomery, <i>Anne of</i> …

Marble Lips Are Taking Over the Internet

Move over, marble nails: Marble lips are now here to take the internet by storm.<p>The marbleized-effect makeup is the latest in a string of mesmerizing beauty trends to send Instagram wild. In recent weeks, avocado lipstick, barbed-wire eyebrows, optical-illusion hair, glitter boobs, and unicorn</i> …

Makeup

The e.l.f. Cosmetics' Limited Edition Vault Is A Great Deal

Buying in bulk is the way to go — especially when you’re shopping for must-have beauty items. So, when brands release vaults that contain multiple …

Makeup

This new mascara has the most clever tool built into its tube

Finally, a formula that won't dry out.<p>During Paris Fashion Week, Dior didn't just unveil a new collection, but debuted a cutting-edge mascara so genius you'll never want to settle for just any old tube again.<p>Here's why: When choosing a mascara, typically you're making a decision based on two …