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50 Things You Should Never, Ever Say to Your Kids

"First, this just isn't true. Second, one of the most damaging things for a child is the un-lived life of a parent. Lastly, this leaves the child …

34 Easy High-Protein Breakfasts That'll Help You Lose Weight

Jumpstart your results with the right breakfast.<p>Eat breakfast. Eat protein. If you're trying to lose weight—or just eat and live a bit healthier—those are two tips you shouldn't ignore. And, if you combine them by starting each day with a high-protein breakfast, well, you're pretty much unstoppable.<p>…

The 10 Most Filling Foods for Weight Loss

If you were to describe The Perfect Food, it might go something like this: healthful, delicious, bigger than a morsel and filling enough to fight …

Want to Raise Successful Kids Who Aren't Perfectionists? This 27-Year, 41,000-Person Study Shows How

The study shows the wrong kind of youth movement--one of rising perfectionism. Here's why it's bad, and what to do.<p>I'd hazard a guess that one out of every three interview respondents uses "I'm just too much of a perfectionist" as the weakness to talk about in interviews--as if it were an okay …

Who is eligible to vote in a UK general election?

In England, Scotland or Wales, you can register to vote online for the general election at gov.uk/register-to-vote.<p>In Northern Ireland, you must register to vote here.<p>Countdown to the General Election<p>To vote in a UK general election a person must be registered to vote and also<p>18 or over<br>• be a British …

Oprah Winfrey’s 9 best pieces of career advice

When Oprah Winfrey speaks, she can command a room to listen. Many of us were reminded of her oratory powers when she received the Cecil B. DeMille …

How I went from insomnia to the best sleep of my life (and how you can too)

Sleep. Some of us can’t get enough of it, while others are in a love-hate relationship.<p>For many years after becoming an entrepreneur, I was the latter. Like every human, my mind and body needed sleep to function. The problem was, I had trouble actually falling asleep in the first place.<p>Now, I will …

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Viral

These Are the Best Books of 2017, According to Amazon

Amazon was one of the first to release their "best of 2017" list, with the 100 best books of the past year. Each book was hand-selected by Amazon’s …

17 High-Caliber Horror Movies to Watch on Netflix Right Now

The calendar has reset, and there's nothing like a fresh annual slate to inspire us all to kick ass in the new year. Unfortunately, if you're like me, some of that pesky existential dread may have carried over from 2017. And what better way to keep that dread at bay than to immerse yourself in a …

Karen Gillan

The 10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Have Memorized

Is your cleaning mantra "When in doubt, douse it in bleach"? While you might feel confident your house is sanitary and squeaky clean, you can't …

David Bowie’s Son Has Launched A Book Club Of Late Rock Star’s Favorite Books

David Bowie’s son Duncan Jones has decided to go on a “literary journey” of the top 100 books that his father loved best, and now he wants to take …

'The History of Bees' is Germany's top-selling book of 2017

Dan Brown, Ken Follett and Daniel Kehlmann's books predictably became top best-sellers this year but were beaten by Norwegian author Maja Lunde's …

20 books that will change your life

Happy New Year, EW readers! ’Tis the season for making resolutions and changes, looking for those life-hacking secrets or transformative advice that …

The Very Best of Spain

Best Cities in Spain<p>What is the best of Spain? That's obviously an impossible question to answer, so let's break it down into a few categories. Over …

Visiting Paris in Two Days: What To See

Paris in Two Days - Introduction and Overview of the Itinerary<p>A Flexible, Fun, and Self-Guided Itinerary<p>A week or more in Paris is absolutely ideal …

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Kannelbullar, Swedish cinnamon buns

Nordic baking session, part 1<p>So here is a pastry that goes by many names: a cinnamon bun, a snail or a roll. No matter what you call this pastry, the …

14 Epic Fantasy Series To Pick Up Instead Of Re-Reading 'Game Of Thrones'

Look, I love <i>Game of Thrones</i> as much as the next nerd<i>.</i> I am all about dragons, zombies, and dragon-zombies. But A Song of Ice and Fire is not the <i>only</i> …

Books

Here's A Guide To Choosing Which Murakami Book You Should Read First

Ah, the age old literary question: "Which Murakami book should I start with?" I've been asked this question many, many times. Even if you haven't …

Books

Here are the things people with OCD want you to know about what it's really like to have the disorder

When Stephen Smith was in his sophomore year at college, he was on the football team, and working towards a degree in Economics and Chinese. Then, something took a turn.<p>"I was a starting quarterback at my school, living the life, everything was going perfectly," he told Business Insider. "Then …

Mental Health

How To Get Sticky Cooking Grease Off Cupboards

While we tend to clean up grease splatters on and around the stovetop as they happen (paper towels work best to absorb the grease), the real problem …

I Lived in Europe for 5 Years — These Are the Places I Tell All My Friends to Visit

<i>This story originally appeared on Thisisinsider.com.</i><p>These talented women have turned buttercream into a business<p>The 'Star Wars: Rogue One' trailers …

London’s Best Military Museums and Memorials

If you’re interested in military history and military museums, London is going to be a real treat for you. The UK’s capital has a fantastic …

MPs demand Whirlpool explain end to dryer replacement scheme

US company says ‘fall in demand’ behind decision, but 1 million potentially deadly tumble dryers remain in UK households<p>MPs have demanded to know why home appliances provider Whirlpool has ended a product replacement scheme for defective products when there are still more than 1 million potentially …