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This Eye Cream Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Eye creams are a skincare essential because of their nourishing properties. They’re designed to deliver necessary hydration and nutrients to the eye …

Union: Harley-Davidson will ship work to Thailand from closing U.S. plant

MILWAUKEE -- A labor union for Harley-Davidson believes the nation's best-known motorcycle maker is closing its factory in Kansas City in order to move some of the work to a new plant in Thailand.<p>Harley has said it will close the Kansas City factory despite pleas from some members of Congress to …

Kansas City

After 11 failed rounds of IVF, infertility has taught me the truth about motherhood

I was in my early thirties when we first started trying for a baby. I thought it was the perfect age: I had a great job, had found my soulmate, and genuinely believed I was part of the generation of women who could ‘have it all’.<p>So I can wholly understand why Meghan Markle is said to have told …

Pregnancy

Every Culture Appropriates

The question is less whether a dress or an idea is borrowed, than the uses to which it’s then put.<p>Meet the Death Metal Cowboys of Botswana. In black leather decorated with metal studs, they play a pounding style of music that people who know more than me trace to the British band “Venom” and its …

Cultural Appropriation

A 3,000-Year-Old Chariot-Pulling Horse Has Been Found In A Very Special Tomb In The Nile River Valley

A new study dates this ancient horse to between 1005 to 893 BCE, and so far this is the only fully intact skeleton of a horse from this age to have …

Can you hear these silent GIFs? You may have a new form of synesthesia.

Scientists are starting to figure out why these GIFs are so damn loud.<p>Can you “hear” visual motion? If so, you’re hardly alone. There’s a huge Reddit community of 114,000-plus people who post and discuss silent videos that have the illusion of making noise.<p>And now a new study in the journal …

Teenager’s Prom Dress Stirs Furor in U.S. — but Not in China

TAIPEI, Taiwan — When Keziah Daum wore a Chinese-style dress to her high school prom in Utah, it set off an uproar — but not because of its tight fit or thigh-high slit.<p>After Ms. Daum, 18, shared pictures on social media of her prom night, a Twitter user named Jeremy Lam hotly responded in a post …

China

The 50+ Best Beauty Memes We Always Retweet

Working in the digital media space, we come across a ton of both bizarre and hilarious GIFs, Vines, and photos on the daily. (Seriously, check any …

Brigitte Macron Comments on Melania Trump’s Cage

“She can’t even open a window in the White House.”<p>Life under the Secret Service is famously cage-like. <b>Michelle Obama</b> once said that she was most excited to “open a window” after her tenure as First Lady was over. “I can’t open my windows,” she told <b>Stephen Colbert</b>. “One day <i>as a treat,</i> my lead agent …

Medicare will require hospitals to post prices online

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare will require hospitals to post their standard prices online and make electronic medical records more readily available to …

The Stovetop Quiche I Made Entirely By Accident Might Just Be My New Favorite Dinner

My kitchen experiments aren't always successful—but this one was a total home run.<p>A frittata is my reliable clean-out-the-fridge, …

Rachel Dolezal Plays an Exhausting, Self-Centered Victim in Her Netflix Documentary

The Netflix documentary, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, shows that the white woman who pretends to be black still doesn’t get it.<p>Early …

My Month As A Member of the ‘Wild Wild Country’ Sex Cult

One of my best and most free-spirited friends recently texted me, “I totally would’ve been a Rajneeshee.”On my recommendation, she was watching the …

The Biggest Myths about Mary Magdalene

Imagine devoting your time and money to supporting a fledgling religious movement only to have history remember you as one of its greatest whores?<p>At …

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Some food for thought.<p><b>We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community for their go-to snacks to help them power through a study session. Here are some of their picks, along with several of our favorites! 🍫</b><p>1. Taco Popcorn<p>All you need to make good old popcorn much less boring is taco seasoning.<p>Get the …

Healthy Eating

America’s villages are collapsing—so who’s raising the children?

Almost four years ago, I sat in my daughter’s nursery, stressed and anxious. I felt the walls of parenthood pressing in. Our nanny had just quit with no notice, our second daughter was due in six weeks, I had preschool applications to write for our 2-year-old, and the constant work pressures that …

This New Pastry Is Officially the Best Breakfast Item at Trader Joe’s

Whether it’s their cookie butter spread or frozen mac and cheese, Trader Joe’s has an impressive number of products with their own cult following. So …

Here's what comfort food looks like in 26 countries around the world

While we rely on food to sustain us physically, we also depend on it for its comforting properties; sometimes a dish just knows how to convey so much more than words ever could.<p>From greasy fish and chips in Great Britain to the lasagna-like moussaka in Greece, here are 26 comfort foods from around …

Why conservatives couldn't care less that Trump may have had an affair with a porn star

Karl Marx once said, "History repeats itself, first as a tragedy, second as a farce." In the fevered opposition to President Trump among the children of the Age of Aquarius, history is repeating itself as a farce.<p>Self-proclaimed progressives are acting like horn-rimmed scolds aghast at Elvis' …

One in ten people who have never used cocaine have traces on fingertips

Cocaine is now so prevalent in society that one in 10 people who have never used the drug have traces on their hands, a new study has shown.<p>Researchers at the University Surrey tested the fingerprints of 50 drug free volunteers and 15 drug users who had taken cocaine or heroin in the past 24 …

Wild Wild Country: The Jaw-Dropping Story of the Cult Next Door

A new six-part Netflix documentary is a stunning dive into a utopian religious community in Oregon that descended into darkness.<p>To describe <i>Wild Wild Country</i> as jaw-dropping is to understate the number of times my mouth gaped while watching the series, a six-part Netflix documentary about a …

Red Carpet

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016 he decided he no longer wanted a boss.<p>Soon after, Hill learned about a different way to run a doctor's office.<p>"It's the most fun I've ever had," Hill said.<p>Now almost 18 …

Health Care

Ina Garten Shares Her Favorite 30-Minute Weeknight Dinner

Ina Garten just revealed her favorite weeknight dinner, and I know what I'm doing tonight.<p>The new season of <i>Barefoot Contessa: Cook Like a Pro</i> debuted …

Our Best Pasta Recipes Ever

1 of 27<p>Spaghetti with Clams, Bonito Butter, and Herbs<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 27<p>Shrimp Scampi Linguine<p>3 of 27<p>Tagliatelle with Shrimp, Tomato-Anchovy Sauce, …

Cooking

Strawberry-Banana Pudding Icebox Cake Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Whisk together granulated sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a heavy saucepan. Whisk together egg yolks and half-and-half in a small …

Dessert

Lemon Rice Pudding

Recipes

Oven-Fried Chicken Salad with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Place a lightly greased wire rack in an aluminum foil-lined rimmed baking sheet. Stir together panko, …

Blacks Were Enslaved Well into the 1960s

More than 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation, there were black people in the Deep South who had no idea they were free. These people were forced to work, violently tortured, and raped.<p><i>Historian and genealogist Antoinette Harrell has uncovered cases of African Americans still living as</i> …

This Software Works Just as Accurately as Your Lawyer--Only 200 Times Faster

Artificial intelligence startup LawGeex put its software up against a group of lawyers. The results were pretty eye-opening.<p>Watch out, attorneys. The bots are coming--and they're getting good at your job.<p>For some lawyers, contract review takes up a huge chunk of time and it can be extremely tedious.<p>…

What is white culture, exactly? Here's what the stats say

A few months after I moved to New York, a magical conversation happened that would radically shift my psyche forever. I was telling my friend that I had gone to his favorite shop and he asked: “Who served you? Was it the tall white guy?”<p>I frowned and replied, “Are the rest of the staff not white?” …

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