Holly Edmonds

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21 Absolutely Invaluable Kitchen Hacks Few People Know Of

Here at <b>Bixize</b>, we’ve gathered together some life hacks for preparing food, cleaning and organizing your cooking space. Some of them you may have …

Cool Stuff

Picture Books Tell Children the Harsh Stories of Migrants and Refugees

Whether they are nostalgic reveries of those who came long ago to this nation of immigrants, or the brutal nightmares of worldwide millions fleeing war, violence and persecution today, memories of migration matter. Telling these stories seems more important than ever — even, and some might say …

Books

Refugee advocate among Australia's most influential women

Refugee advocate Shukufa Tahiri says she is honoured to be named as a "woman of influence" and says it will spur her on to continue her work changing …

11 Cleaning Products Professional Cleaners Swear By

Certain areas, from dirty surfaces in the bathroom to embedded grime in the kitchen, seem impossible to keep clean. But you don’t need to scrub …

Cleaning

10 Useful Body Care Tips And Tricks You Probably Didn’t Know About

Let’s face it, buying all these beauty products can seriously add up. Face washes, face masks, hair care, lip care, the list can go on and on. But we …

Cool Stuff

9 Things That Make You Irresistibly Attractive

Do you have a friend that causes admiration, respect, and envy in you? Someone who is always kind and friendly, whose motivation can move mountains? …

Cool Stuff

Don’t Let the Loud Bigots Distract You. America’s Real Problem With Race Cuts Far Deeper

In a recent viral video, an unidentified white woman in line at a grocery store in Oregon, dressed in a floral romper and black knee-high boots, …

Civil Rights

Justin Bieber Would Like to Reintroduce Himself

Sure, Justin Bieber has made mistakes. The monkey. The mop bucket. A few historical desecrations along the way. Then he spent all of last year telling us he was sorry. (Though it turns out he didn’t mean sorry so much as… Well, we’ll let him explain.) Now he’s found a better way to make up with the …

Buzz From Nike’s Kaepernick Campaign Now Worth More Than $163 Million

Nike Inc.’s market capitalization is down $3.4 billion since the company released its latest ad campaign featuring controversial …

Market Capitalization

9 Industrial Bedrooms That Will Revolutionize Your Sleep

Ever since loft-dwellers began transforming warehouse neighborhoods into chic living spaces, the design world has lusted after the industrial look. …

The Mouthwatering Dinner You Can Make with Just 5 Ingredients (And Kids Love It, Too)

A Dutch baby is basically a pancake and a popover combined—and it will quickly become an easy dinner go-to.<p>I always thought Dutch baby pancakes had …

Breakfast

Inside Coober Pedy, Australia's Underground Town

In this week's Maphead, Ken Jennings goes down under—literally.<p>The remote South Australian town of Coober Pedy takes its name from the Aboriginal words "kupa-piti," meaning "whitefella hole." And that's accurate—the township is full of holes dug by eager white fellas. In fact, most of the town …

11 Lingerie Brands All French Girls Swear By

When it comes to effortlessly chic style, we’re constantly chasing that <i>je ne sais quoi</i> of all French girls. Breton stripes, ballet flats, their …

Clothing

How can we be sure AI will behave? Perhaps by watching it argue with itself. - MIT Technology Review

Someday, it might be perfectly normal to watch an AI system fight with itself.<p>The concept comes from researchers at OpenAI, a nonprofit founded by …

If Your Life Isn't Optimized For These 2 Types Of Environments, You're Distracted And Ineffective

It seems the "cutting edge" of self-improvement is based on psychological research of the 1960s, '70s, and '80s.<p>Courtney Reynolds is a 23-year-old entrepreneur. She is intentional about how productive she is with her time. Consequently, she's very mindful of her environment. Around fifteen days per …

March For Our Lives 2018: the celebrities who rallied for gun reform in the US

These are the celebrities who took to the streets to attend March For Our Lives.<p>As thousands of students, teachers, and civilians fed up with a …

The 10 most nutritious foods in the world, and how to incorporate them into your diet

Hitting that sweet spot with your healthy diet can be hard. In 2015, PLoS ONE published a study that came up with an unconventional way to rank foods according to their "nutritional fitness." They grouped foods together in combinations that meet our daily nutrient requirements with the smallest …

Arctic Transformed into Alien Landscape in Surreal Climate Change Photo

The "browning" process has dramatically transformed the terrain.<p>Gone are the days when we could count on the Arctic landscape to be painted in shades …

Nine Notorious Dictators, Nine Shout-Outs From Donald Trump

The president of the United States continues to heap praise on the world's most reviled rulers.<p>The Chinese Communist Party’s attempt to allow President Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely set off harsh criticism in China, as well as international opprobrium. But the power grab appears to have at least …

Woman receives reduced sentence after getting sterilized

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma woman convicted of using a counterfeit check has received a reduced sentence after getting medically sterilized at the suggestion of the judge.<p>U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot showed leniency to Summer Thyme Creel, 34, during her sentencing Thursday because she had …

Criminal Sentencing

The search for alien life was just dealt a massive blow

With the incredible number of galaxies that mankind can observe from its tiny little perch here in the Milky Way, we know there are an absolutely …

Anti-LGBTQ lawmaker resigns over gay sex scandal

Republican Ohio state Rep. Wesley Goodman may have also previously assaulted an 18-year-old.<p>A vocally anti-LGBTQ lawmaker has resigned his position after being caught having sex with another man. Wesley Goodman, a Republican Ohio state representative serving his first term, resigned earlier this …

Read the full letter conservative megadonor Bob Mercer wrote slamming Milo and distancing himself from Steve Bannon

The hedge-fund billionaire and major conservative donor Robert Mercer announced on Thursday he was stepping down from his position as co-CEO of the hedge fund Renaissance Technologies and selling his stake in the right-wing website Breitbart News.<p>In a letter to employees, Mercer expounded on his …

I’m a climate change researcher in Pittsburgh. What is Trump talking about?

From Pittsburgh to Paris, this is a global issue.<p>"I was elected to represent the people of Pittsburgh, not Paris,” said President Trump during a speech this week announcing the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement.<p>I’m a climate change policy researcher at Carnegie Mellon …

Trump’s refusal to officially count LGBT Americans is more dangerous than it appears

How can we fix problems that never officially existed?<p>On May 11, a group of 49 US House members called on the Department of Health & Health Services to “restore questions allowing responders to identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual to a federal survey for elders,” according to the Washington Blade. …

12 Amazing Beauty Products You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

Tried, tested, and loved by BuzzFeed editors and writers!<p><i>Some products were provided to BuzzFeed free of charge.</i>

The Only Thing Standing Between You and Chocolate Cake Is One Pot and 40 Minutes

Baking is a very soothing activity for me. I like standing in my kitchen quietly, cracking eggs, measuring flour, swirling butter on a stovetop pan as it browns and starts to smell nutty and fragrant. I like the feeling of making something with my hands, and I love bearing witness to the alchemy of …

Recipes

North Korea's military parade: What we didn't see

<b>(CNN) —</b> If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hoped the successful launch of a missile Sunday would be a powerful footnote to Saturday's military parade, he would have been sorely disappointed.<p>The missile blew up almost immediately, providing observers with few clues as to what the regime was …

Climate scientists say California had less than one percent chance of beating drought

Recovery could have taken decades<p>California Governor Jerry Brown officially declared the drought over last Friday, a dramatic conclusion to years of dry weather capped off by two winters of violent storms.<p>Though drought damage will take years to undo, and another drought may even be around the …

Climate Change

Doctor's Orders: The Surprising (and Annoying) Reason You Need More Rest

In most cases of blepharospasm, the underlying cause is often unknown.<p>However, it is often linked to:<p>The twitching is normally painless and harmless; …