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Photographer Tiptoes Through The Tulips To Shoot Harvest Mice, And The Result Will Make Your Day

Having one of those days? With so much craziness going on out there at the moment, sometimes what we all need is a break, time to switch off from it …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Beautifully Designed Map Shows the Literal Translations of Country Names: “Place of Abundant Fish” (Panama), “Land of Many Rabbits” (Spain), and More

Recently we featured a world map that labels each country not with its name in English, but its name in its own language. That surely proved not just …

12 big blockbuster movies you may not realize are on Netflix — and a few on Hulu too

While Netflix's catalog of movies has decreased dramatically in recent years to focus on television, the streaming service still offers plenty of big, blockbuster movies that users may not know is available.<p>From recent hits like "Beauty and the Beast" and "Doctor Strange" to classic …

Movies

How biased is your news source? You probably won’t agree with this chart

Are we even aware of our biases anymore?<p>If you look at this chart and are convinced your “extreme” source belongs in the middle, you just might be …

Alex Jones

Steven Pinker recommends books to make you an optimist

There’s hope for the environment, human progress is dazzling – and the world, according to PG Wodehouse, is beautiful<p>The big prizes go to books on war, terror, cancer and extinction, feeding our morbid curiosity about the gruesome ways in which things can go wrong. But there is an underappreciated …

Books

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a six-figure service business that you can start for less than a …

It's Not Illegal Immigration That Worries Republicans Anymore

The Trump-era GOP cares more about the national origin and race of immigrants than the methods they used to enter the United States.<p>A few weeks ago, the contours of an immigration compromise looked clear: Republicans would let the “Dreamers” stay. Democrats would let Trump build his wall. Both …

Immigration

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Silicon Valley

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Self-improvement

38 Of The Best Macaroni And Cheese Recipes On Planet Earth

TGI cheese.<p>Macaroni and cheese is everything we could want: hot, melted cheese blended in creamy harmony with pasta, one of our all-time favorite comfort foods. Whether your favorite version is classic, jazzed up or lobstered, it’s hard to get enough. But who was responsible for making it popular, …

Cooking

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

Mindfulness

The Common Bum-Building Myth This Beachbody Trainer Wants You to Stop Believing

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Beachbody<p>How to Grow Your Booty<p>The Common Bum-Building Myth This Beachbody Trainer Wants You to Stop Believing<p>Shares<p>If you …

Carl Sagan’s Syllabus & Final Exam for His Course on Critical Thinking (Cornell, 1986)

Though now more than twenty years gone, Carl Sagan, through his many books and his classic television series <i>Cosmos</i>, continues to teach us all he knew …

Carl Sagan

Halle Berry Doesn't Do Crunches or Sit-Ups to Sculpt Her Abs — She Uses This 1 Move

Let's not beat around the bush here: Halle Berry has a downright bangin' bod. She may be 51 years old, but the award-winning actress doesn't look a day over 30, and there's a lot that goes into maintaining her toned physique while the cameras aren't rolling. Halle recently started sharing a weekly …

15 Make Ahead Crockpot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make

15 Make Ahead Crock-Pot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make<p>Whoever invented the slow cooker deserves a medal.<p>January 23, 2018<p>I like to have a nice warm …

Cooking

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

A Beginner’s Guide to Dividend Investing

A few years back, I finally opened up an individual retirement account, or IRA. (A small step in investing, a giant leap toward adulting.) After …

The Easiest Ways To Build A Personal Website That Looks Professional

If a LinkedIn profile is the amuse-bouche for recruiters or hiring managers in search of the right talent, a personal website is the entree. That's …

Social Media Marketing

22 Home Hacks That'll Make Renters Say "Why Didn't I Know About This Sooner?"

Save that security deposit.

The issue with millennials isn't narcissism but our depressing culture of mass consumption

If you're a young person feeling lonely these days, you're in good company. Youth everywhere are experiencing record rates of depression and anxiety, surrounded by a cultural climate of both isolation and overexposure. The moniker "snowflake generation" seems an apt phrase, then, to describe our …

Psychology

Meera Sodha’s recipe for sprout nasi goreng

Sometimes, all you really want is something with that sort of filthy and delicious taste that I used to think only a good takeaway could provide – until I accidentally recreated it while writing this recipe for Malaysian nasi goreng. It’s fried rice, but not as you know it: smothered in unami-ific …

Soysauce

Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

Busy weeks just got a little easier. Take the guesswork out of preparing weeknight dinners with these incredible recipes. From a healthier version of …

These Are the Best Arm-Day Exercises to Get Completely Ripped

From dumbbell to bodyweight, these effective arm-sculpting moves are about to make you stronger and completely change the shape of your upper body. The next time arm day rolls around, include these moves and you'll build and sculpt your muscles — you're sure to notice a difference in the …

Workouts

16 Cooking Tips That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner"?

Learn the secrets to a perfect grilled cheese and super creamy mashed potatoes.<p><b>Want to be featured in similar BuzzFeed posts? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter.</b><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Now and Later Instant Pot Butter Chicken Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I set about creating this butter chicken recipe like I do everything else in my life—somewhat obsessively. Many tries later, after many less-than-perfect renditions, I knew I’d nailed it when my husband tried this particular recipe and beamed, and I put it on my blog, where it was …

Butter Chicken

Everything You Ever Wanted (and Needed) to Know About The Ordinary

The Ordinary, the disruptive and jaw-droppingly affordable skincare brand, is over a year old already. Can you believe it? Industry insiders and …

Cure Your Cabin Fever With Cuban Chicken & Rice

This recipe from Anya von Bremzen’s recent book, ‘Paladares,’ will transport you to Havana.<p>Ever since New Year’s Eve, I’ve felt a bit off. No, it’s …

12 Surprising Cooking Hacks Using Mayonnaise

It goes way beyond grilled cheese.