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7 YouTube Workouts You Can Do Without Leaving Your Bed

Some mornings you just can’t drag yourself out of bed when that 7am workout alarm goes off. Maybe you were out later than planned on a fun first date, lost track of time following bloggers on Snapchat or spent the night researching how to land your dream job. Whatever the reason for feeling like a …

Exercise

Why High School Students Need More Than College Prep

I step up to the counter at Willy's Cafe at Willamette High School in Eugene, Ore., and order a latte.<p>There's a powerful scent of fresh coffee in the air, and a group of juniors and seniors hover over a large espresso machine.<p>Carrie Gilbert, 17, shows how it's done: "You're going to want to steam …

College & University

Now the 100 individual privacy settings you need to set on your phone can be done in a single app

When it comes to privacy controls, we may now have too much of a good thing. Smartphone owners must now make more than 100 privacy decisions about how how much data their apps can share on Apple’s iOs and Google’s Android operating systems. That number will only climb as privacy settings affect …

Privacy

People With Anger Disorder May Have More Trouble Processing Social Cues

The stereotype concerning someone with anger issues is that they just have bad impulse control. You joke that they haven’t slept in a week, they …

Tech-Savvy Teens Have Worse IRL Social Skills, But the Kids Are Alright

A new study finds tech-savvy teens bad at IRL romance, but what questions aren’t we asking?<p>The J<i>ournal of Research on Adolescence has finally done it!</i> A recent study of 487 middle schoolers growing up in lower income rural communities tells us what we all want to hear: the kids are not alright. And …

Teens

9 signs you're successful — even if it doesn't feel like it

We live in a world that reinforces this feeling. Though most people won't admit it — other than the guy with the 'He who dies with the most toys wins' bumper sticker — in the back of our minds, we equate material possessions with success.<p>It's a shame we fall prey to materialistic thinking because …

Self-improvement

Stop Being Stressed On Sunday Night With This Simple Time Management Trick

Whether we call it the Sunday night blues or Sunday evening dread, we’ve all experienced the anticipatory anxiety and depression that occurs as we mentally end our weekend and prepare for the stress of another Monday morning. Fortunately, there’s a simple trick to quell this anxiety and give …

Time Management

Forget relaxing - use your stress to become a high achiever

Take a slow deep breath, puff out your chest like Superman and read this story. It might just save your life.<p>For one of Europe’s most eminent neuroscientists has devised a simple, four-point plan for channelling stress and turning it to one’s advantage.<p>Professor Ian Robertson’s “four-step brain …

Great Depression

15 Daily Habits of the Most Productive Entrepreneurs

Here's a clear list of the 15 habits the most successful entrepreneurs have cultivated.<p>Have you ever wondered how the world's top entrepreneurs get so much done in their days? After all, they have the same 24 hour days and 7 day weeks, yet they consistently get so much more done in that time.<p>Here …

Entrepreneurship
Donald Trump

Police testing knife purportedly found at O.J. Simpson estate

Los Angeles police confirmed Friday that homicide investigators are examining a knife purportedly found years ago on the property where O.J. Simpson was living at the time his ex-wife Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman were killed in 1994.<p>Capt. Andrew Neiman said a construction worker purportedly found …

Crime

Canadian six-year-old still on no-fly list despite government's promise to help

The family of a Canadian six-year-old who has been deemed a high-risk traveler say their son is still being flagged by airlines despite the federal government’s promise to fix the problem.<p>Syed Adam Ahmed’s mother tweeted Friday that her son was unable to complete an online check-in for an Air …

Trump Wins Republican Primaries in Alabama, Tennessee, and Massachusetts

Put three more states down for Donald Trump. The New York businessman won primaries in Alabama, Tennessee, and Massachusetts, according to …

Republicans

7 Wearable Gadgets for People Who Hate Wearable Gadgets

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Wearable Tech

Adele Tells Donald Trump to Stop Playing Her Music at Rallies

Donald Trump is just like millions of Americans in that he loves Adele’s music.<p>The former reality TV host and current Republican presidential …

Donald Trump
Voice Acting

Cop Killed a Teen Over a Prank Gone Wrong, Lawsuit Says

Trooper B.D. Gillespie shot 18-year-old Timmy Hill dead after a silly incident involving soaked underwear. And the local prosecutor says the officer …

7 Time-Wasting Habits You Need to Cut Out of Your Life for Good

In order to get ahead in life and in your career, you need to develop better habits.<p>You've probably heard the saying that 20 percent of your activities account for 80 percent of your success. This means that 80 percent of your activities are of at least low value, if not a complete waste of time. …

Time Management

Daniel Craig rejected $50 million offer to carry Android phone in 'Spectre'

James Bond films are a hotspot for product placement, but sometimes the cost is not worth the potential damage to the character. After the out-of-place $45 million Heineken promotion in <i>Skyfall</i>, the Bond franchise decided to cut back on product placements in <i>Spectre</i>.<p>That included not giving Bond a …

James Bond

Holiday LED Illuminated Sheets Offer Early, Simple Yuletide Decorating

Jason Lazarus November 2, 2015 420<p>Well, that’s that. Halloween 2015 is in the books, and do you know what’s sort of awesome? Most of our friends and …

New Jersey

6 Major Hollywood Blockbusters That Stole From Other Movies

Michael Bay is a culprit.<p>Like any big business, Hollywood blockbuster filmmakers are focused on the bottom line. Which means producers occasionally throw artistic integrity out the door in favor of time and budget. One budget-saving tactic involves literal copy and pasting. If a shot worked for <i>Star</i> …

Movies

Americans are zeroing in on a loophole that can be used to save more for retirement

It wouldn't be surprising if you did.<p>HSA consultancy Devenir found that as of summer 2015, there were 14.5 million such accounts in the US, holding over $28 billion in assets.<p>The research predicts the account will only get more popular as time goes on.<p>Here's why.<p>A health savings account is exactly …

Retirement

A Woman Confronted A Man She Claims Was Secretly Filming Her In Public

But Boston police told BuzzFeed News that even if the man was filming the women, he wouldn't be breaking the law.<p>A spokesperson from Boston police department told BuzzFeed News that Dillan reported the incident on Newbury Street and an officer responded to the scene. Dillan told the officer the man …

I Love Dick: the book about relationships everyone should read

Chris Kraus’s revolutionary novel faced a cold reception when it was published in 1997, but has since become a cult feminist classic. As it appears for the first time in the UK, one long-time fan explains why it is so radical<p>The novel I Love Dick was initially published in 1997 to a critically and …

Books

Studying cancer DNA in blood may help personalize treatment in liver cancer

Fragments of cancer DNA circulating in a patient’s bloodstream could help doctors deliver more personalized treatment for liver cancer, Japanese …

The Average American Has This Much Saved in a 401(k) -- How Do You Compare?

Saving for retirement in your 401(k) is crucial to being able to retire comfortably..<p>The 401(k) plan is the most popular form of saving for retirement among today's workforce. It is not, however, the end-all, be-all. There are individual IRAs, Roths, non-tax-advantaged accounts, savings via life …

6 Questions You Seriously Need To Ask Yourself

What is a good life? We spoke to philosopher Mark Rowlands to find out.<p>Life, eh. What it's all about? We might not have the right answers, but we do have some of the right questions.<p>BuzzFeed spoke to Mark Rowlands, a Welsh writer, philosopher, and professor of philosophy at the University of Miami, …

Philosophy

100 Years of American Men’s Hair Styles Shown Decade by Decade in a One-Minute Time-Lapse

In honor of Movember, the 12th episode of their “100 Years of Hair and Makeup” series by Cut Video features a history of the past 100 years of male …