Mary Shumaker

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15 Glitter Recipes Sure to Make Your Day Sparkle

Whether you’re planning a Kate Spade-inspired bridal shower or a sick unicorn party, or you straight up just need something sparkly to lift your spirits, nothing does the trick quite like glitter. Imagine the wonderful mood you’ll be in after eating a glitter-topped donut — can you even?! It could …

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Zen spa decor is quintessentially calm and peaceful. It is often a favorite decorating scheme for homeowners seeking a relaxing appearance for their bedroom spaces. By incorporating a nature-inspired color palette, luxurious bedding elements and calming accessories, this design is fairly easy to …

The BuzzFeed Black History Reading List

From the black panthers to HBCUs to fights for representation, here are our biggest stories on some of the most important people, places, moments, and movements in black American history. Time for some education.

20 Quick And Healthy Breakfasts Under 400 Calories

It’s long been said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and whether you consider that to be true or not, it’s still worth pointing …

Breakfast

20 Weekend Baking Projects to Conquer This Winter (and Spring!)

Saturday afternoon baking can be a sacred ritual. <b>For the first time all week, you're cooking just for you</b>—not rushing to the store and throwing a meal together for a family that needs to be fed half an hour ago. Or, maybe, you're cooking <i>not</i> just for you for a change; you're hosting a dinner party …

The ideal pantry: Your guide to stocking and organizing your food

Whether it’s a shelf or two in your kitchen or a walk-in space, a smartly stocked pantry can save you time and money, and help you eat healthier.<p>A pantry is not about stock-piling sale items from the supermarket or big box store; it’s all about keeping the basics on hand for easy meals, snacks and …

The scandalous sex life of HG Wells

As well as a writer and a thinker, H G Wells, born 150 years ago this year, was also a tireless practitioner of 'free love'<p>'I have done what I pleased," H G Wells once wrote, "so that every bit of sexual impulse in me has expressed itself. I am a very immoral person. I have preyed on people who …

Literature

10 Dishes You Loved in January

These were the 10 dishes you loved the most in January.<p>These were the 10 dishes you loved the most in January.

Cooking

10 habits of chronically unhappy people

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define.<p>Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken hold of you.<p>Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, like secondhand smoke.<p>The famous "Terman …

Happiness

11 Anime That Will Make You Smarter

Who says learning can't be fun?<p>Mention the word anime to most people and they conjure images of spiky-haired heroes throwing fire balls and magical …

The Interesting Link Between Your Height, Your DNA, and Who You Find Attractive

Your genes determine a host of things that make you, well, <i>you</i>. Your hair color, sex, eye color, and much more are all coded into your DNA.<p>But scientists have recently discovered that two seemingly unrelated genes—the ones that control your height and who you're attracted to—are actually linked.<p>New …

Community Health

A New Ninth Planet May Have Been Detected, Scientists Say

Sad that Pluto isn't a planet anymore? Don't worry, Caltech researchers may have discovered a new planet lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system.<p>They're calling it "Planet Nine" for now. The planet, if it exists, has a mass 10 times that of Earth and takes between 10,000 and 20,000 years …

50 Most Anticipated Movies of 2016

‘The Club’ (Feb 5)<p>A Golden Globe nominee for Best Foreign Film (and almost assuredly an Oscar nominee for that category as well), this tense drama …

Japanese Professionals Put on Full-Body Lycra Suits to Escape Pressure of Everyday Life

In a bid to de-stress and break free from the tensions of daily life, Japanese students and professionals are taking to a bizarre trend called …

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

Schadenfreude