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Here's how to stop an argument with a narcissist from spinning out of control

Narcissists tend to be incapable of something called "object constancy." This means they struggle to have positive feelings at the same time as negative ones.<p>For example, once they are fired up for a fight, they can be incredibly cruel, because all they can comprehend in the moment are feelings of …

Narcissism

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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Shopping

This Photographer Shoots Portraits in the Style of Old Master Painters

Gemmy Woud-Binnendijk is a Dutch fine art photographer whose portrait photos may make you feel like you’re walking through a museum. Her style is …

Art

Figure Out Where to Put the Apostrophe With This Handy Flowchart

For some of us, grade-school grammar lessons haven’t stuck. I managed fairly well with my trusty <i>Elements of Style</i> until pretty recently, but the …

Language

29 Strange Products People Are Buying On Amazon That Are Pure Genius

People are always telling me I have an affinity for the bizarre, and I like to think that translates over to the kinds of things I love to buy …

Skin Care

I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

How a Shy Jewish Boy’s Nose Issues Gave America Rudolf for Christmas

Crafting a parable, Robert Lewis May remembered the taunts he endured as a Jewish kid for his nose. Why not make an “underdog – a loser … triumphant …

Kids Don’t Have Parents Anymore—They Have ‘Sharents’

Your kid could be your ticket to likes, fame, and money. Or your kid could be your kid.<p>Who and what is a “sharent” exactly? If you have both a child …

The big trouble with Little Women

Will the BBC’s new version solve the problem of Louisa May Alcott’s novel?<p>I’m worried about the new TV adaptation of <i>Little Women</i>. I’m not worried it won’t be like the book; I’m worried it might be too faithful. Because since I first read Louisa May Alcott’s 1868 tearjerker as a child, I’ve come to …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

How To Take iPhone Holiday Photos That Will Light Up Instagram

Holiday photos can get a bad rap. This is usually because the label denotes family group shots with color-coordinating ensembles or worse, matching …

For baby's brain to benefit, read the right books at the right time

Parents often receive books at pediatric checkups via programs like Reach Out and Read and hear from a variety of health professionals and educators …

Writing

This site lets you take Harvard’s most popular computer science class and more courses from top universities for free

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Online learning has made education more accessible than ever, but few platforms make getting a quality education easier or more affordable …

College & University

'This is not a trend': Native American chefs resist the 'Columbusing' of indigenous foods

Earlier this fall, Karlos Baca, an indigenous food activist known for cooking beautiful foraged meals using traditional Native American ingredients and cooking methods, was approached by a regional food magazine: Would he like to provide a recipe for their Thanksgiving issue?<p>"Instead of getting a …

What Microwaved Water Does To Plants (Experiment)

Even though microwaves were thought of as a great invention for the modern living, recent studies and experiments prove that they are harmful to …

Suspended – Medium

Sick Of TV? These Shows Make The Best Binge-Watches

Amazing news, TV lovers of the world: Since we first published this story in 2013, there have been leaps and bounds in the number of streaming …

How to Make Your iPhone Shoot JPEGs Again After iOS 11

After updating your iPhone to iOS 11, you may have noticed that your photos are all .heic files instead of the ubiquitous .jpeg. If you’re rather go …

iOS

What To Watch If You're Obsessed With British Royalty

The United States and Britain may speak the same language, but the two countries have different versions of <i>The Office</i>, different relationships to …

For Mother's Day, All I Want Is a Useful Husband

She doesn’t mind the extra attention on “her day,” but what she’d really like for Mother’s Day is a commitment from her husband to be a lot more …

Moms: Your Kids Hijacked Your Brain for Life

Author: Anna Vlasits. Anna Vlasits Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.14.17.<p>Time of Publication: 5:00 am. 5:00 am<p>One day, a woman is spending her …

How one bad relationship nearly destroyed my finances forever

<i>This is a guest post by Mrs. Mad Money Monster. She shares her story for us on relationships gone awry — both romantic and financial — but hey, at least she now gets some great blog posts out of it, eh? Take it away MMM … Thanks for divulging!</i><p>Have you ever considered how vastly different your life …

The Radical Feminist Aesthetic Of "The Handmaid’s Tale"

Hulu's adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale is both a beauty to behold and a slap in the face. (No spoilers, but the piece does describe the book's basic premise.)

Finger Painted Self-Portraits by Kids Emulate Chuck Close Paintings

Omaha, NE artist Scott Blake taught an entire elementary school how to turn their school portraits into pointillist, finger painted masterpieces.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators.</b><p>An elementary school in Nebraska appears to be raising an entire generation of little Chuck Close …

Art

School of Visual Arts’ YouTube Channel is Full of Amazing Photo Lectures

If you’re always on the lookout for great educational, inspirational, or just plain interesting photography content online, you need to visit the …

Meet Susie Ray: copyist of the art world's greatest paintings

Walk down the corridor into artist Susie Ray’s sea-view studio on the Cornish coast and you’ll pass a number of empty frames hanging on the walls, between smiling photographs of her two daughters.<p>As one of the pioneers of the copyist art movement, able to reproduce the richness of a Monet as easily …

Art History

A Quadriplegic Painter Creates a Paradise for Artists With Disabilities

After a debilitating accident, William Heard took up painting and founded an arts center in Mississippi.<p><b>This article originally appeared on Creators.</b><p>William Flewellen Heard discovered his passion in painting. So he founded an arts center to share the joy of creative expression. Our Artworks is a …

Art

Scaring women with tales of childbirth agony isn't helpful

It's a question you've probably been asked at some point: “do you want to know what childbirth feels like? Place an index finger in each corner of your mouth. OK, now pull your lips over your head.” Ouch.<p>It might be a playground joke but we just can't talk about childbirth without stating how …

Pregnancy

This Newborn Puppy Photoshoot Is the Cutest Thing We've Seen All Day

Forget about newborn humans!<p>Newborn photoshoots are a popular way for proud parents to capture their little ones at their absolute cutest. There's nothing more adorable than a teeny, tiny sleepy-eyed infant... or so we thought. <i>Then</i> we saw a newborn puppy photoshoot.<p>Photographer Lyndsey Wright …