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13 Smart Kitchen Appliances That Are Actually Worth The Splurge

They're very smart investments!<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Some reviews have been edited for</i> …

Kitchens

Dynamic Underwater Photos Look Like Dramatic Baroque Paintings

Art from the Baroque period is known for its exquisite compositions and ethereal use of light. While it may seem as if oil paints are the only medium that can achieve this aesthetic, visual artist Christy Lee Rogers proves that underwater photography can be just as powerful in her dynamic series,</i> …

Painting

See How This Photographer Recreated Erotic Works by Rodin, Schiele, and Picasso With Live Models

Art World<p>When is an image pornography and when is it art?<p>,<p>“I know it when I see it” is how US Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart famously described …

Art

How To Get Stronger

Everyone should do some strength training. Research from Harvard Medical school, among others, shows that it can prevent everything from osteoporosis …

Athens city guide: what to see plus the best bars, hotels and restaurants

The revival of Europe’s classical capital has attracted plenty of artists, curators and digital nomads. But it’s entrepreneurial young Athenians who are opening pop-up restaurants, design collectives and guesthouses, regenerating derelict buildings in rough-around-the-edges areas such as Pangrati, …

20th Century

All Things Old Are New in the Molesworth Street House

The Molesworth Street House, designed and built by Chan Architecture in Melbourne, Australia, took a house built in the Edwardian period and updated …

Architecture

If You Work From Home, This Affordable Office Furniture Is a Game Changer

Most of us can relate to the work/life balance struggle, and the lines get even blurrier for any anyone who works from home. But there are ways to …

Office Furniture

The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History

It was a perfect sunny summer afternoon in Copenhagen when the world’s largest shipping conglomerate began to lose its mind.<p>The headquarters of A.P. …

Maersk

The top 30 hottest porn stars in virtual reality today

Now that you’ve found the perfect headset and figured out which app to use for your VR porn, the time has come to find your new favorite star. …

Virtual Reality

Physiotherapy Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a common experience for most people due to stress or improper posture. However, back pain can be treated with exercises …

Workouts

Adverbs: The death of good fiction writing

‘My wife is having a baby,’ he said. ‘I must go.’He was <b>urgently</b> eating his dinner so he could be excused.— —See the problem with the above text? The …

Creative Writing

Can’t Touch Your Toes? Try This 30-Day Challenge

One editor tests it himself and recommends his favorite six stretches along the way.<p><i>RealClearLife has partnered with InsideHook, the</i> <i>essential</i> …

Yoga

20 Really Cool Tech Add-Ons for Your Car

These accessories are about to make your car a whole lot smarter and cooler.<p>A dash cam is a great investment to provide you with a video record of a …

Android Auto

5 new TV shows we can’t wait to watch

This is the golden age of television, where quality is high and content is bingeable. So far 2018 has brought us the excellent first series <i>Barry</i>, <i>Good Girls</i> and <i>The Assassination of Gianni Versace</i> (among others), but what else is in the pipeline? Check out the hot new series we're looking forward to …

TV shows

N.K. Jemisin becomes first author to win Hugo Award for Best Novel three years in a row

A remarkable new record was made at the 2018 Hugo Awards on Sunday night. When author N.K. Jemisin won Best Novel for her book <i>The Stone Sky</i> at the …

The Best Psychological Thrillers of 2018 Are Guaranteed to Keep You Up at Night

Summer, otherwise known as psychological thriller season, might be winding down, but that doesn't mean that you need to part ways with the gripping …

Thrillers

7 Books We Wish We Could Read Again for the First Time

A Novel<p>Gillian Flynn<p>When a thriller is as deliciously twisted and as intricately woven as <i>Gone Girl</i>, there’s nothing quite like the experience of reading it for the first time. While <i>Dark Places</i> and <i>Sharp Objects</i> (Flynn’s earlier efforts) certainly had their share of surprising twists, there’s just …

Barack Obama’s summer reading list is everything we need right now

It’s the classiest, most passive-aggressive move Barack Obama could make: He posted on Facebook a list of books he’s been reading.<p>That’s it.<p>“This summer I’ve been absorbed by new novels,” the former president wrote Sunday, “revisited an old classic, and reaffirmed my faith in our ability to move …

Barack Obama

Only 1% of people can get full marks in this tricky grammar test

Can you pass?<p>If you like to think of yourself as a bit of a grammar whiz, then prepare to put your knowledge to the test with this tricky quiz from …

A French illustrator’s images of black women are controversial in Paris, but adored on Instagram

A meet-and-greet with illustrator Nicholle Kobi is titled A Parisian Instant, yet at home the French illustrator is overlooked. This, even as her work spreads from Instagram to communities of black women around the world, this week in Johannesburg.<p>Kobi’s work has become something of a cultural …

Why Americans hate manual transmissions

"Hate" is a strong word, but how else do you describe the fact that we put manuals in maybe five percent of the cars we buy? Meanwhile, the rest of the world will equip about 45 percent of its new cars with a clutch. I'm frequently asked about this discrepancy by clutch fans who are presumably …

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Why taking ayahuasca is like having a near-death experience

A psychedelic drug taken as part of the South American plant brew ayahuasca produces effects that are strikingly similar to near-death experiences, a …

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

How to turn off Google's location tracking

When you turn off “location history” Google still tracks your location when you use several of its key services including Maps, search and the weather. Here’s how to really turn all of it off.<p>A report from the Associated Press has highlighted that the feature called location history is just one of …

Personalization

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

Seven movies all parents should watch with their teens

My wife went on a four-day out-of-state retreat recently, leaving me at home with our 15-year-old son. We had lots of free time, because it was summer break, so I decided we should binge on a little movie tutorial. I wanted to expose my son to the movies I regard as essential viewing because of …

Harrison Ford

If You Don't Own Any Of These 35 Genius Products From Amazon, You're Doing Life Wrong

Are you by chance reading this out in public somewhere? On the subway, maybe? In a doctor's office? Good. Look to your left. Now to your right. …

One Simple Reason Why Touching The Sun Is So Hard

This past weekend, NASA successfully launched the Parker Solar Probe: the first spacecraft that will ever touch, with its own instruments, solar material directly in the vicinity of the Sun itself. It seems paradoxical: how could it be so difficult to collide with the source of 99.8% of the mass in …

Parker Solar Probe

10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts