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Niggling doubt freed me from a dysfunctional upbringing and led me to write a novel daring teens to find their own path<p>Hey there! I’d like you to join my cult. Sell your house and come live in the same street as all my other followers. You can join us for gatherings two or three evenings a week, …

Inspiration

David Yarrow's best photograph: a wolf on the prowl in a wild west saloon

We tied chicken fillets around my neck – to get him to walk towards me<p>I have always felt a visceral pull towards ghost towns. I find abandonment and decay much more evocative than growth and prosperity. Virginia City, an abandoned mining town in Montana, was perfect.<p>It was the dead of winter in …

Andy Murray

Loneliness Can Be Toxic

Carrie Aulenbacher grew up painfully lonely in rural Pennsylvania. Despite having a loving husband and friends, the 39-year-old administrative …

Loneliness

"Tweetdecking" Is Taking Over Twitter. Here's Everything You Need To Know

Exclusive networks of teens are making thousands of dollars by selling retweets.<p>Teens and twentysomethings with large Twitter followings are making thousands each month by selling retweets, multiple users who engage in the practice told BuzzFeed News.<p>The practice is known as "tweetdecking," so …

Stressed millennials are ‘self-harming’ themselves online for attention, study shows

<b>Stressed millennials are anonymously trolling themselves with disturbing suicide messages for attention, a study showed.</b><p>Professor Justin Patchin …

Why Does Your Nose Run When It's Cold?

You can lose more than a cup of fluid per day through your nose.<p>About 50-90 percent of people get a runny nose when it's cold. We call this …

Immune System

Lawyer seen as the only opposition leader who stands a chance of challenging Putin seeks to get his name on ballot<p>Alexei Navalny, seen as the only Russian opposition leader who stands a fighting chance of challenging Vladimir Putin, has attempted to get his name on the ballot for a March …

How to Make Ice Cream for Anyone, Anytime

Ice cream is most definitely my weakness and the dessert I am likely to reach for when my sweet tooth strikes. That means I have lingered in the …

Cracked screens could soon be a thing of the past after scientists accidentally invent self-healing glass

Lucky break<p>In my 15 years of phone ownership, I can remember many fallen comrades. Ian the iPhone 3GS, Norman the Note 2, Gary the Galaxy S7: I’m …

E-waste

MIT just created living plants that glow like a lamp, and could grow glowing trees to replace streetlights

The modern world has been reinventing our relationship with energy for some time now. Cars are turning away from fossil fuels and relying ever more …

Prototypes

15 Easy Side Dishes to Serve with Prime Rib

Let's be honest — you could serve almost anything next to prime rib and your dinner would be incredible, because prime rib is the king of dinner …

Goat Cheese And Roasted Garlic Beehive, The Best Appetizer Ever

It's a stunner.<p>You know a dish is a hit when guests come back after the party to ask if there’s any left over.<p>That’s what happened when I made this goat cheese and roasted garlic beehive a few years ago, and I’ve been making it every year since. The recipe comes from Chester Hastings’ book <i>The</i> …

5 Tips for Better Chocolate Truffles Every Time

Chocolate truffles are arguably one of the easiest candies to make at home. But with just two ingredients, any error can have a rippling effect. …