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New Measles Study Shows Why Anti-Vaccination Thinking Is Deadly

New research on fatal measles complications shows how the failure to vaccinate endangers not only the patient, but also everyone else susceptible to the disease.<p>Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis (SSPE) is a neurological disorder that can develop years after someone has measles, and it is fatal …

Public Health

12 Astonishingly Unique Beaches You Won’t Believe Exist

<b>Cave Beach in Algarve, Portugal</b><p>Benagil, a small Portuguese village on the Atlantic Ocean in Lagoa Municipality, is a big draw for tourists with the …

How To Cure Your Hiccups In 15 Seconds Or Less

<b>by Kirsten Howard</b><p>It was for a very different reason that I walked into the doctor’s office that morning. I was after some antibiotics for a chest …

Lose Belly Fat Fast - This 15 Minute Workout Will Help You Lose Belly Fat In 1 Week

You are going to complete a set of exercises aimed at burning off calories that will help you lose belly fat fast, exercises you can perform at home …

For Any Peanut Butter Lovers Out There - This Creamy Treat Is For You!

Creamy Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars<p>Save<p>If you’re looking for a delicious, decadent dessert that will knock people’s socks off, look no further. …

Death by Chocolate Zucchini Bread Is the Healthiest Way to Get Your Extreme Chocolate Fix

Double the chocolate, double the fun.<p>If you see leftover bananas and immediately think "Banana bread," you might be overlooking something when you see the boatload of zucchini being sold at supermarkets right now. I make banana bread at least once a month during the year, but I put that habit on …

Seriously Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies {with a secret trick}

Happy Thursday friends! Today I am sharing you with my absolute favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe. I actually can’t believe I haven’t shared it …

Ten Outstanding Books to Read This Summer and Beyond

A brilliant work of fiction should stay with you long after reading its closing chapter. So is the case with the following books, hand-picked by the …

50 Books Every Woman Should Read Before She Turns 40

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

Books

The 22 Most Beautiful Places In The World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

National Parks

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Forget The Pancakes, This Blueberry Dish Is So Much Better…

Blueberry Buttermilk Breakfast Cake<p>Save<p>Breakfast is (by far) our favorite meal, so it’s only natural for us to get excited about new and delicious …

18 tips that will help you stay safe when you travel

We've put together a list of tips for doing just that, consulting Anthony Melchiorri, host of Travel Channel's "Hotel Impossible"; John Rose, an aviation and terrorism expert and COO of travel risk management company iJET; Daniel Durazo, the director of communications for Allianz Global Assistance …

6 Crazy Cool Adventure Trips for You and Your Boo

For adventurous couples, there’s nothing better than bonding over a scenic national park hike, kayaking in crystal clear water, camping at one of the most popular destinations or getting your namaste on together in a gorgeous setting. Outdoorsy duos, you’re in luck — there are more options for …

26 travel apps that will help make your next vacation experience less stressful

Planning a trip can be stressful, which is ironic, since the whole point of vacation is to usually relax and decompress. Whether it’s scouring the …

How to back up your precious photos while traveling abroad

It's tragic enough when your phone is lost or stolen while you're on vacation, but it's even worse when it also happens to contain every one of the thousand pictures you took on your holiday.<p>Phone cameras have gotten so good, you may not need to take a separate camera on vacation. Many shutterbugs …

MacBook Air

Change Your Body In Just 21 Days With This High-Intensity Walking Workout

You can get a new body—one with more energy, a revved up metabolism, and a firmer, shapelier figure—in less than a month with a walking workout. The secret to dropping pounds and inches quickly is a high-intensity walking workout. But don't panic—you don't have to run for miles or lift 50-pound …

30 Insanely Useful Camping Products You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

Everything you need to make the great outdoors even greater.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>The comments for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

22 Brownies That Prove Blondes Do It Better

Blondies > brownies.

Before buying anything on Amazon, use these 2 tools to make sure you’re getting a good deal

The event is expected to generate lots of sales for Amazon. The last Prime Day was a success, and the company has gained millions more Prime members in the year since.<p>The urge to shop on Prime Day makes sense: Amazon sells a ton of products and makes it very easy to buy them. Many times, its …

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

40 Of The Best Learning Apps For Elementary Students

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These 17 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

This Triple Chocolate Scone Is Just Too Good To Be True

GIMME MORE!<p>Servings: 8 scones<p>2/3 cup heavy cream<p>1 large egg, lightly beaten<p>1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract<p>1 3/4 cups all purpose flour<p>1/4 cup Dutch-processed unsweetened cocoa powder<p>1/2 cup granulated sugar<p>2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/3 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small …

10 Lettuce-Free Salads You'll Make All Summer Long

Who says a good salad must have greens? These crowd-pleasing salads are packed with nutritious and tasty ingredients -- from fresh corn to quinoa to avocado -- and they're 100% lettuce-free. Get ready to discover your new summer staples!<p><b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey</b> …

Couple ditches 6-figure income to travel — and now saves more money

Many people wait until retirement to save enough money to travel. Meanwhile they work every day to make ends meet. A Canadian couple, Nick Wharton and Dariece Swift, had a different plan. While still in their 20s, they gave up everything and began a traveling adventure most others can only dream …

South-east Asia

A Guy Who's Been Living Off the Grid for 20 Years Explains How to Live Sustainably

I asked the guy living in Sydney's greenest house whether I'm too poor to live off the grid.<p>From the street, Michael Mobbs's inner Sydney terrace house looks like any other. But 20 years ago, Michael and his wife transformed their Chippendale home into an experiment in sustainable living: solar …

9 Healthy Korean Recipes You Can Make at Home

You'll be surprised at how skillful you are in the kitchen when you whip together these tasty Korean dishes from some of the top new cookbooks<p>This …

Food

25 Tips for Transforming a 'Difficult' Relationship

1. Almost no one makes it out of childhood without baggage, and many of us are using our partners to work out our leftover issues.<p>2. Divorce ends relationships, not problems. So we take our stuff with us and keep attracting people who can help us resolve it.<p>3. So divorce may not be the best answer, …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Hiking