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This Insanely Chic L.A. Home Will Give You Goosebumps

Most of you would be familiar with Ginny Macdonald's work under the impressive design umbrella of Emily Henderson, but now the talented young …

Interior Design

3 Stretches That Un-Slouch Your Back—All You Need Is A Doorway

Are you sitting up straight right now? You probably are now that I reminded you. Sitting at a desk or hunching over a computer all day is horrible for your neck, back, and overall posture. If you feel tight in your chest and shoulders, do this series of stretches a few times a week to loosen up. …

Yoga

This Is Exactly What Halle Berry Eats in 24 Hours on the Keto Diet

We'll say it: Halle Berry is a genetically superior human, and her unwavering commitment to health certainly doesn't hurt. Berry is one of the many …

Food

9 Extremely Subtle Signs You Have Too Much Inflammation In Your Body

If you're experiencing signs that your body has inflammation it may crop up in a number of different ways, and be a sign of a number of different …

These Short Hairstyles Flatter At Any Age

Like us, these only get better with age.<p>A Southern woman knows her way around the hair salon. She's well versed in which highlights, products, and …

17 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Inspire You (and Leave You Dreaming of the Stars)

Sadly, Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, Hawking has passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live with a diagnosis of …

Stephen Hawking

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

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

Here's Exactly Why Quartz Countertops Are Winning Right Now

In the war of kitchen materials, quartz countertops have risen up through the ranks, and are now the most popular option out there — beating out …

Lift Weights, Eat More Protein, Especially if You’re Over 40

People who would like to become physically stronger should start with weight training and add protein to their diets, according to a comprehensive scientific review of research.<p>The review finds that eating more protein, well past the amounts currently recommended, can significantly augment the …

Nutrition

Before and After: A Perfectly Fine Kitchen Is Now Perfect

What's the solution to two competing patterns of speckled stone in a kitchen? Sometimes the answer is a third, completely different material....<p>Argh, …

15 Comforting Keto Recipes to Keep You Warm All Winter Long

Wintertime can make it hard to stick with any diet — sometimes all you want is a big bowl of your favorite comfort food. Fortunately, with the high-protein, low-carb ketogenic diet, there are many options to fill that void that happen to still be healthy. Here are 15 options, including soups, …

Cooking

This Might Be IKEA's Most Versatile Organizing System

IKEA's Algot collection is a closet system, a modular, budget-friendly alternative to something like the Container Store's Elfa. But like a lot of …

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Biomechanics

8 Promises To Make Yourself For 2018 To Bring Positive Vibes Your Way

I know we are all tired of hearing that "new year, new you" stuff when New Year's Eve can be seen not too far off in the distance. The concept is a …

Mental Health

A Beginner's Guide to Going Vegan and Living Your Best Plant-Based Life

Once associated almost exclusively with granola-crunching hippies, the vegan diet isn’t nearly as fringe as it was, say, 30 years ago (Beyonce’s …

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia

It's based on ancient yoga practice but it can lower your blood pressure today.<p>You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in …

Yoga

Bill Gates reveals his 6 favorite books he read in the past year

Bill Gates reads about 50 books a year, but only a few make his annual list of favorites.<p>For several years, the Microsoft founder has chosen five titles he enjoyed over the past year and published reviews of them on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Here are his recommendations.

Food, Design & Art: The Ultimate Vancouver Itinerary for a Long Lunch

Snap a pic at Vancouver’s iconic steam whistle clock. (Photo: Grady Mitchell)<p>Surrounded by the clear waters of False Creek and English Bay and ringed …

No-sugar diet plan: What you need to know

The average adult eats much more sugar than necessary, so reducing added sugar intake is a good idea for most people. Some people take it a step …

Nutrition

Tip: Two Drills to Correct Forward Head Posture

It can wreck your training... and it makes you look weird. Try these simple drills to fix FHP.<p>It used to be called "scholar's neck" or "reading …

The One Thing That Finally Helped Me Stop Overeating After Decades of Yo-Yo Dieting

This lifelong dieter finally found body peace.<p>Let’s just say zen would not be the first word I’d use to describe myself. I fall more into the …

Fitness

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Athletic Apparel

10 Foods Diabetics Should Eat Daily

Be sure to put these in your meal rotation.<p>Making healthy food choices to control blood sugar is key for those with type 2 diabetes, but what if …

Nutrition

How to break carb cravings, once and for all

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're like many people I know, the thought of giving up pasta and bread in an effort to shed a few pounds (or more) might seem like an unfair punishment -- perhaps even a tease, especially when those foods seem to be on everyone else's plates.<p>The truth is, despite the popularity of …

Nutrition

54 Life-Changing Books That Gave People Comfort In Hard Times

"It gave me an escape from my reality and helped me realize that I'm not the only one that feels this way."<p><i>As a reminder: always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis,</i> …

Technology opens new world for brothers with dyslexia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stacey Harvey was driving with her young son Cole in the back seat on an afternoon just like any other. The two were having a casual conversation when Cole suddenly asked, "What if I never learn how to read?"<p>"He was really fearful, thinking he might not ever read," Stacey recalled. That's …

Teaching

Jane Austen’s 6 novels defy rankings. Here’s what each one does best.

Whenever Jane Austen comes up, her fans immediately feel the impulse to start ranking her novels and arguing over which one is best. It’s a reasonable inclination: There are only six completed Austenbooks, so you can get comprehensive easily, and arguing over rankings is always fun.<p>The downside is …

Literature

11 Modern Ceiling Fans That Are Actually Attractive

(Image credit: Rejuvenation)<p>Have you ever tried to find an attractive, modern ceiling fan? It is hard. Like, really hard. Ceiling fans seem to fall …

7 Healthy Mexican Dishes to Make (So Taco Tuesday Lasts All Week)

As lovers of margaritas and Mexican food, we believe in celebrating the flavorful cuisine all the time, not just on that Taco Tuesday. Besides, …