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This woman went from running a $45 million company to buying a private island in Finland open only to women

Off the coast of the Baltic Sea in the Raseborg region of Finland, there's a woman-only island that serves as the headquarters for the female enclave of SuperShes.<p>The SuperShe community's founder, Kristina Roth, bought the 8.47-acre island entirely out of pocket in September of last year to give …

Baltic Sea

Inside the Biggest Water Park in the World

Inside the world’s biggest water park it’s warm and humid. Outside, temperatures are freezing.<p>If you’re looking for the biggest water park in the …

The New Bedtime Story Is a Podcast

James Kee, a 7-year-old from San Francisco, has found something even better than TV. Since the NPR podcast for kids “Wow in the World” debuted in May, he’s listened to every episode three times. “It’s a little funner” than television, James said. “My brain works better.”<p>When the show’s co-host Guy …

Kids

20 Slow-Cooker Chicken Recipes to Make This Fall

As bummed as I am about the fact that summer is basically over, I'm so pumped about all the warm autumn meals headed my way. I felt like a kid at …

30 Feminist Children's Books That Every Child Should Read

There are no stories about princesses being rescued in here.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

The world's first Netflix and chill hotel has just opened – and it's in London

Any Netflix addict will know the struggle of pacing yourself while watching your favourite TV show, or practising any form of control when trying to …

TV

The 10 Benefits Of Keeping A Journal And How To Get Started

The benefits of keeping a journal are far-reaching. Not only does it keep you organized but it’s very cathartic as well. Journaling dates back to the …

No more emails outside the office in France

From today, French workers are no longer obliged to check out-of-hours emails under a new employment law. Firms will now have to negotiate over the …

Parents Sue Apple, Point to FaceTime in Death of 5-Year-Old Daughter Killed in Texas Car Crash

A Texas couple is suing Apple, claiming the company’s FaceTime feature on the iPhone is responsible for the death of their 5-year-old daughter, who …

7 Daily Exercises that Will Help Make You a Better Photographer

The saying ‘practice makes perfect’ is as valid for photography as any other activity, so we’ve put together a collection of exercises that will help …

Woman sues parents over embarrassing childhood Facebook photos

I can’t stand it when parents upload Facebook photos of their kids in the bath, or on the toilet. You know who else will probably hate that? The kids, 15 years later.<p>So it makes sense that an 18-year-old woman in Carinthia, Austria is actually suing her parents to get such photos taken down.<p>“They …

Privacy

iPhone 7 Reviews: 'Terrific Phones' That Offer a 'Foundation' for the Future, But Not an Essential Upgrade

The official launch of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is still three days away on September 16, but the first reviews of the new smartphones have started showing up online this morning. Some of the sites have been quietly testing out the new handsets for around a week, and general impressions have …

Mobile Technology

Peak Design's Everyday Backpack Might Be the Most Intelligently Designed Bag I've Ever Seen

Is there anything better than seeing a design team that's clearly obsessed with their product? Here Pete Dering and Art Viger of Peak Design break …

Withings Body Cardio Scale Helps You Work Towards Your Health Goals

Withings has released an ambitious fourth generation of its connected scale lineup, the Body Cardio. Working in concert with the updated Health Mate app, the Body Cardio scale wants to help you keep track of, not only your weight and body composition, but your overall fitness and heart health as …

Wearable Tech

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

Bernie Sanders crushes Hillary Clinton in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii

Bernie Sanders won overwhelming victories in Washington state, Alaska and Hawaii on Saturday, narrowing Hillary Clinton’s still significant lead in the race for delegates to win the Democratic nomination for president.<p>Sanders defeated Clinton in Washington’s caucuses 73% to 27% and 81% to 16% in …

Middle-class

What Oscar Nominees Will Get in a $200,000 Gift Bag

Sex toys? Check. Vaporizers? Check. Walking tour of Japan? Check.<p>Vampire breast lifts, sex toys, vaporizers and underarm sweat patches are just a few …

Which one is the mom? Here's your answer

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Kaylan Mahomes posted a recent car selfie with her twin, Kyla, and their mother, the social media world went into confusion.<p>The caption by the high schooler read, "Mom, twin and me."<p>But because all three share the same youthful glow -- it looks more like a picture of triplets -- …

Parenting

El Chapo Speaks

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 to be changed, locations not named, and an understanding was brokered with the subject that this piece would be</i> …

Mexico

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Is This The Most Technologically Advanced Book Ever Published?

A Google Ventures-backed startup partners with NASA, Microsoft, and satellite makers on a children’s book of galactic ambition.<p>It began as an audacious side project. Three dads and an uncle got together to make a personalized book for children. <i>The Little Boy/Girl Who Lost His/Her Name</i>, in which any …

Sony employees on the hack, one year later.

Every morning, like so many of her colleagues, a television writer would drive from her Hollywood apartment to the Culver City, California, lot of …

Power Mind and Body

I started using the collagen protein to help with my protein intake. I am not a huge meat eater so this is a great way to get added protein and so …

Police: 8-year-old charged in beating death of 1-year-old

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An 8-year-old boy is being charged with beating a 1-year-old girl to death while they were left home alone as their mothers …

Crime

Star Wars fan gets dying wish to see The Force Awakens before release

A terminally ill Star Wars fan, who has been given just a few months to live, was granted his wish to see the new The Force Awakens film on Thursday, nearly two months before it comes out in cinemas.<p>Daniel Fleetwood, a 31-year-old Texas man suffering from an aggressive form of cancer that has …

Star Wars

Doppelgängers Meet While They're Both Studying Abroad in Germany

Both Cordelia Roberts and Ciara Murphy were studying abroad in Bremen, Germany when fate brought them together. Cordelia is from the United Kingdom, while Ciara is from Ireland. When they independently moved to Germany for their studies, the two were completely alone in a foreign country. After …

Study Skills

Photo of Teacher Babysitting High Schooler's Child Goes Viral

Kimmy Lopez posted was worried that caring for her son would prevent her from completing her high school education. But when she explained her …

This Responsive Clock Is Like A Sundial For Night Owls

When mounted on a wall, the Shadowplay clock by the Vienna-based firm Breaded Escalope takes on the guise of a radiant halo. It glows. It’s gorgeous. It makes you want to touch it. And that’s the point.<p>Placing a finger in the circle’s center activates sensors that turn off all but three lights. …

Mesmerizing Hourglass Tells Time with Bubbles Instead of Sand

The sands of an hourglass can make you feel as though time is slipping away. Norihiko Terayama has created an object that, although shaped like an hourglass, has the opposite effect. The <i>Awaglass</i> replaces the minuscule pebbles with frothy bubbles that pass upwards at different speeds. Unlike a …

Makeup

The Easiest and Most Satisfying Salad You'll Ever Make

Everyone is going to thank you for making this refreshing salad. Crafted with basic ingredients, it's not only low in calories, but it's also a great way to combine the flavors of cucumbers, tomatoes, and cilantro. We don't blame you if you eat this salad every single day — it's that good.<p>At under …

Healthy Eating