Julie Novak

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Painkillers and All the Other Things That Guys Claim Have ‘Turned Them Gay’

In what you’d have to call a major scoop for any local British newspaper (and a bonanza for the nation’s infamous tabloids), Scott Purdy, an …

LGBTQI

Ditch the Crunches and Try These Full-Body Workouts for a Killer Core

You're probably in pursuit of the perfect six-pack. Truthfully, who isn't?<p>Unfortunately, attaining the elusive bathing suit body of your dreams isn't …

Workouts

Why do men sexually assault women?

For most of us, sexual desire is exciting and affirming when reciprocated. Why, then, do some men want to have sex with people who do not desire them?<p>When I asked Mr Jackson (not his real name) to explain how he had become a sexual offender, he began by recounting the various ways he was beaten and …

Psychology

8 Unusual Things I Learned From Warren Buffett

In 2003 I really disliked Warren Buffett. Like, I personally hated him.<p>After 9/11 he stated “We’re going to have something in the way of a major …

Bill Gates

10 gems of wisdom from the world’s greatest investor that could help to change your fortunes

Every investor dreams of being the next Warren Buffett, the self-made US billionaire who bought his first stock age 11 and is now worth more than …

Investing

Why 2001: A Space Odyssey remains a mystery

Kubrick may have set out to make a science-fiction film, but 2001: A Space Odyssey, which turns 50 this week, is closer to home than we think, writes Nicholas Barber.<p>It’s been 50 years since the release of 2001: A Space Odyssey, and we’re still trying to make sense of it. Stanley Kubrick’s …

Science Fiction

A 32 year old woman gave up shopping for a year — and managed to save more than $13,000

Four years ago, Cait Flanders was shocked to learn that her sister was saving 20% of her income as a full-time college student. Flanders, however, was lucky if she was putting away 5% of her salary each month.<p>"All of a sudden the wheels started turning," she told INSIDER. "I'm like, why have I been …

Minimalism

People swear these weighted blankets are the best anxiety and insomnia remedy

Here's how it works....<p>While there are all kinds of insomnia solutions already out there for those of who don't get enough sleep (hello, lavender …

Sleep

Secret Netflix movie codes and other hacks and tips that will change your life

Netflix currently has 81 million paying users and has launched in 130 new countries around the world since January 2016.<p>And every month, the popular …

Televisions

Meet the Teenager Organizing the First LGBTQ Pride Festival in Mike Pence's Hometown

Erin Bailey, 18, is YET ANOTHER example of a teenage girl being an absolute badass.<p>Teenage girls know how to get shit done. If you need supporting evidence, there's tons of it. Just in the past year — teenage girls have done things like spearhead national gun control protests and create software to …

LGBTQI

This Gay Couple Got Shot While on Vacation — But What Happens Now?

These attacks don't just shatter the illusion of safety for those who survive, but for everyone who can see themselves in the victims' shoes.<p>In …

Same-sex Marriage

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

Tutorials

26 Amazing Products With Over 1,000 Reviews On Amazon

No-tie shoe laces, a dematting pet comb, a smart watch for kids, and 23 other products on Amazon that hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people absolutely *adore*.<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</i> …

Shopping

15 Documentaries on Netflix That Will Inspire You to Be More Creative

When we think of documentaries, we often think of the films that investigate harsh truths about our world. The Oscar tends to go to a documentary …

Art

59 Brilliant Romantic Comedies That Are Seriously Underrated

Save this list for a rainy day.<p><i>Note: Submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Relationships

Here’s how to check which apps have access to your Facebook account—and delete them

If you’ve been on Facebook for a while, you’ve probably installed games or given sites permission to log into your Facebook account. You may even use Facebook to log into services like Spotify, Netflix, or Tinder.<p>But if you’ve been following the news around Cambridge Analytica, the data consultancy …

Apps

This Eye Cream Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Finding a good eye cream isn’t an easy task. There are so many brands and formulas out there that promise instant results, but often fail to deliver. …

Skin Care

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Jessica Jones

Sorry to Bother You Is the Most Surreal, Important Scifi Movie in Years

All Cassius Green wants to do is make enough money to get by. The main character of <i>Sorry to Bother You</i> needs to pay off four months of back rent to …

The 100 best comedy movies of all time, according to critics

From Charlie Chaplin's silent-film antics to quote-worthy parodies like "Airplane!," to the animated movies of the new millennium, comedy classics have taken many forms over the decades.<p>To find out which movies in the genre have gained the most critical acclaim over time, we turned to the reviews …

Comedy Movies

The 50 best documentaries of all time, according to critics

Some of the greatest moments in cinematic history are scenes of nonfiction.<p>From a profile of boxing legend Muhammad Ali to a portrait of a renowned sushi chef, the best documentaries capture real-life phenomena in a memorable and artful fashion.<p>To find out which documentary films have received the …

Kurt Cobain

18 LGBTQ Youth Who Are Changing the World

<i>GLSEN's National Student Council in Washington, D.C. / Photo by Wunmi Onibudo</i><p>Every year, GLSEN selects a group of exceptional LGBTQ young people for …

Camp Pride

Camp Pride 2018<p>Advisor Academy 2018<p><b>Camp Pride</b> is the nation's premiere LGBTQ Leadership Academy for undergraduate LGBTQ and ally students. Join us to …

LGBTQI

24 Best Products on Amazon for Clean Freaks

There’s no shame in being a “Monica” (the beloved character from <i>Friends</i> who loved cooking, competition, and always, <i>always</i> keeping her home sparkling clean). Sure, you may be an obsessive “clean freak,” but you probably know you also are less susceptible to getting colds and generally finding gross …

Shopping

Which of These New TV Dramas Should You Binge?

It’s the winter doldrums and you’re wondering what everyone is wondering: What show should I watch next? How about an hour-long drama to match the moodiness of the season? Here are three new ones airing on cable and streaming services over the next few days—thoughtful, political, humane shows that …

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Country Lifestyle

This Turmeric Golden Milk Recipe Will Relax Your Mind & Lull You To Sleep

As someone who struggles with insomnia, I'm always trying new sleep remedies and teas to help me get a little more rest at night. Sometimes they …

Alternative Medicine

21 Healthy Foods You Need to Try This Year

While all of us may be tempted to reach for the bright, shiny, and unfamiliar food products that are stocked in our grocery store shelves or spontaneously buy items spotted on Instagram, Brit + Co’s doing the hard part for you by taste-testing these new packaged foods to highlight only the good …

Food

Before & After: We Can't Believe This Isn't Real Marble

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there's no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you'll just have to save up …

Home Improvement

Adobe updates Photoshop with magical AI-powered selection tool

Back in November, Adobe teased a new Photoshop feature I’d been waiting for all my life: an AI-powered selection tool. In Adobe’s demos, at least, it can do an impressive job of identifying a subject with just one click. Now it’s finally available to try<p>Simply called ‘Select Subject’, it uses …