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27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Sexual Harassment

These 6 Communication Styles Should Be In Every Leader's Toolbox

As a leader, one of the most critical skills you need to develop is the ability to adapt your communication style based on situational needs. When you’re able to use the right communication tools, you’re able to help your team reach peak performance. There’s nothing more powerful than communicating …

Teaching

Experts Say Practicing Mindfulness Can Be As Simple As Doing These 5 Things Every Day

When you think of mindfulness, I'm willing to bet some of the images that immediately pop into your mind include yoga mats, people humming "om," and …

Mindfulness

Why Do Some People Get Bitten By Mosquitoes More Than Others? Science Has A Surprising Answer

It's always nice to be well-liked — with a few exceptions. Most people are more than happy to be unpopular with serial killers, rodents, and bugs. …

Mosquitoes

Why this Croatian island from Mamma Mia is one of Europe's 'best-kept secrets'

Hidden off the coast of ­Croatia, Vis is a peaceful island where the locals have little contact with the mainland.<p>So the arrival last summer of Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Lily James and the rest of the <i>Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again</i> film crew came as something of a shock.<p>“Vis has been one of …

Mamma Mia!

10 Most Beautiful Hikes in the US

1. West Maroon Creek Trail<p><i>10 miles</i><p>In a state packed with beautiful hikes throughout the Rocky Mountains, one rises above the rest. This 10-mile jaunt …

Hiking

The 14 Best Calorie-Burning Exercises, Ranked In Order of Effectiveness

Find out where cycling fits in<p>If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a staying in shape, you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? You’ve probably heard some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while others swear by weight lifting—so what actually gets you the …

Exercise

6 tips for cutting back on sugar

Cutting back on sugar is “gnarly,” admits convert Sarah Wilson—author of <i>I Quit Sugar</i>—but it’s far from impossible.<p>Whether you’re hoping to quash …

Low Fat

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

5 Places to Buy Large-Scale Art on a Budget

We know great things come in small packages, but sometimes bigger truly is better—especially when it comes to your art. Sure, we love a gallery wall …

Could platypus venom help to treat diabetes?

With diabetes currently sweeping the United States, designing more effective treatments is paramount. New research finds a rather surprising source …

10 of the Most Notorious Women of the Wild West

These ladies were criminals, heroes, and sharpshooters.<p>Most of the time, when we think about the Wild Wild West, we think of cowboys and bandits and …

8 Plants You’ll Barely Need to Water

1<p>Yarrow (<i>Achillea millefolium</i>)<p>“This plant flowers most actively in May and June, so use it in your garden as a seasonal color accent since they come …

What’s the Difference Between Paleo and Keto Diets?

Today, you’d be hard-pressed to read a health magazine or step into any gym without hearing something about paleo and ketogenic diets.<p>Many people …

Witness describes death plunge of two Yosemite climbers

An eye witness and several climbing experts familiar with the route and the techniques that are normally used on it have pieced together the most …

Why 14 is the riskiest age for a teenager

The most dangerous age is 14.<p>If you know any teenagers this might not come as a surprise, but research has confirmed that risk-taking peaks during …

4 Huge Career Mistakes I Made That You Can Avoid

Treating people equally is unfair.<p><i>What were the top mistakes you made early on in your career? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John L. Miller, Interviewed candidates for Microsoft,</b> …

Hike Hut to Hut on the Sunshine Coast — Washington Trails Association

Unlike some popular long-distance trails, such as the Pacific Crest Trail, the Sunshine Coast Trail receives relatively light traffic, which peaks in …

The three levels of self-awareness you need to hit before you know yourself

Self-awareness is like great sex: everyone thinks they have a ton of it, but in reality no one knows what the fuck they’re doing.<p>The fact is that the majority of our thoughts and actions are on autopilot. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing either. Our habits, routines, impulses, and reactions carry …

Self-help

13 cognitive biases that really screw things up for you

The human brain is a natural wonder. It produces more than 50,000 thoughts each day and 100,000 chemical reactions each second. With this amount of …

Gut Microbes Could Play a Role in Heart Disease Too

Look after your microbiome!<p>Research has shown that having the right gut microbes can reduce the risk of heart disease – if you're a mouse. Now, our …

Three Steps To Fix A Broken Culture

Our world is in a constant state of change and organizations are evolving to create exceptional cultures. Is yours?<p><b>What Makes A Workplace Culture Exceptional?</b><p>According to Gallup, “The world’s best organizations don’t simply promise a great employee experience; they create a <i>culture</i> <i></i>of engagement in …

Three Major Muscles to Always Keep Loose

Whether you’re training for a marathon, triathlon, or bodybuilding event, you want your body to function at its very best. In order to get there we …

Budget-conscious camper gets you van life for $60K

Price includes both a new van and the conversion<p>The current popularity of camper vans can’t be overstated. There are months-long waiting lists for popular models like the 4x4 Mercedes Sprinter, and new van conversion companies popping up every week. But two factors make fancy adventure vans out of …

RVs

10 Mosquito Repelling Plants to Keep You Safe this Summer

Did you know that only the female mosquito bites? Let that sink in for a second. As much as we all get eaten alive each summer by pesky mosquito …

Want to Keep Your Best Workers From Leaving? Please Stop Being This Type of Boss

According to research, 50 percent of employees leave their job to get away from their manager.<p>In Gallup's massive research over the course of three decades, they have identified three types of workers:<p>1. <b>Engaged Employees</b>: They work with passion and feel a profound connection to their company. They …

What does your Myers-Briggs personality type mean for your love language?

There’s a reason <i>The Five Love Languages</i> by Gary Chapman skyrocketed to the top of the best-seller list: Each person shows—and needs to be shown—love …

15 Freaky Animal Facts That You'll Never Be Able To Forget

Did you know a squid can have sex for THREE hours?

9 common beauty products that could ruin your skin, according to a dermatologist

Plus, better options to clean up and simplify your skincare, anti-aging and beauty routine.<p>So maybe you went overboard with those zit zappers, and wound up with dry, angry skin. Or perhaps you experimented a bit too much with one of the slew of at-home facial devices out there, and your face didn't …

Magnesium Deficiency 101: 18 Signs You're Deficient (And How To Fix It)

Your body is alive because of brilliant biochemistry. A myriad of intricate pathways is working in symphony every second of your life. It is easy to …