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Florida cops say apparent murder was really suicide, accomplished with a handgun and a weather balloon

At first it appeared to be a murder case when a 71-year-old man was found dead in a field next to his country club home in southern Florida with a bullet wound to his chest.<p>But on Thursday, after a six-month investigation, police released a report that concluded Alan Jay Abrahamson killed himself …

Crime

The 14 Best Hostess Gifts, According to Professional Party Attenders

The best way to get invited back.<p>So you’ve been invited to a dinner party (or to brunch, or to spend the weekend). Great! Only question is what to …

hostessgifts

Jaguar escapes New Orleans zoo habitat, moves from one enclosure to next, killing trapped animals

A jaguar at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans slipped out of its enclosure and went on a territorial killing rampage sometime overnight, attacking four alpacas, an emu and a fox trapped in their own habitats before zoo officials managed to sedate it.<p>The big cat was first reported missing at 7:20 a.m., …

New Orleans

Stream video to any TV from your iPhone or Android with this $16 gadget

Rarely do you come across products that bridge the gap between iOS and Android. After all, Apple uses proprietary software and Google uses all sorts …

IPad Air

This Tiny Fern Is the "Most Economically Important' Fern On Earth

Meet the plant nicknamed 'green manure.'<p>Much like Frodo in <i>The Lord of the Rings</i>, the fern <i>Azolla filiculoides</i> proves that the small can certainly pack …

University of California

Pair beheaded girl, 13, after fatally stabbing her grandmother, police say

A 13-year-old Alabama girl with special needs was beheaded last month after watching her grandmother be fatally stabbed in a cemetery, an investigator testified Thursday.<p>The details emerged in a Madison County court during a preliminary hearing for Yoni Aguilar, 26, AL.com reported.<p>Aguilar and …

Crime

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

29 Life Hacks That Could Save Your Life One Day

Most of us have been in a life-threatening situation at some point, and luckily, we made it through.<p>Not all emergencies are created equally, though, …

Hacking

Amazon 'Prime Day' 2018: The Best Deals So Far

Thought Amazon ‘Prime Day’ began Monday, July 16th? Think again. While you will have to wait four more days for the main sales, Amazon has jumped the gun and started early deals on many of its biggest brands. These are the highlights you should move on now…<p><i>This post was created by the Contributor</i> …

Tech Trends

31 Of The Best Beauty Products You Can Subscribe To On Amazon

Beauty products that are so good you'll want them over and over again — and you get to do that AND save money!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and</b> …

Skin Care

19 Extremely Accurate Twitter Reactions To "The Handmaid's Tale" Season 2 Finale

"Current state: Sprawled on my bed, unable to move after sobbing @ The Handmaid's Tale finale."

The Handmaid's Tale

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ Season 2 Is Brutal and Not Much Else

When “The Handmaid’s Tale” had its premiere on Hulu in 2017, it was a mere three months after the inauguration — tensions were high, nerves raw. The election of a president who had been, among other things, caught on tape making gleefully misogynistic remarks inspired a credible panic in some women …

The Handmaid's Tale

What Is SculpSure and How Does It Get Rid of Body Fat?

On my walk to work, I pass at least three posters or subway ads that advertise body contouring treatments. I'm not referring to a bronzer and …

Skin Care

The most beautiful vacation spot in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: Little River Canyon<p>Rob Hainer/Shutterstock<p>The Little River Canyon provides gorgeous views as well as recreational activities for visitors, …

National Parks

This California Company Makes Cannabis-Infused Strips That Dissolve In Your Mouth

The evolution of cannabis-infused products has brought a lot of innovative items to dispensary shelves over the last few years. Consumers have been introduced to a seemingly endless list of new ways to incorporate cannabis into their lifestyle, whether it’s soaking in infused bath salts, sipping on …

Cannabis

Blackmailers threaten to leak users’ masturbation videos unless they pay ransom

It seems the cryptocurrency community is under threat of a new blackmail tactic, so take caution.<p>Cornell University computer science professor Emin Gün Sirer has shared an email that appears to leverage leaked passwords to swindle Bitcoin out of unsuspecting victims, demanding they pay a …

Security

How to Fall Asleep When You Can’t Stop Tossing and Turning

True life: You’re wiped. But why, God why, is it always the night when you’re beyond sleep-deprived that you can’t actually get to sleep? We checked …

Sleep

Make bourbon peach cobbler in a Crock Pot because peaches + booze + slow cooker = dessert

<i>Welcome to Slow Cooker Week, in which</i> The Takeout <i>uses its favorite cold-weather kitchen appliance in the dead of summer.</i><p>I love my slow-cooker. A …

Slow Cookers

How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen — No Chemicals Required

When it comes to pests and critters, the last thing any of us wants is to find unwanted guests taking up residence in the kitchen. While there are certainly more harmful pests, there's something particularly icky about ants — especially when they're in close proximity to where you store, prepare, …

Cleaning

Parenting In The Age Of Screens: Here's What The Experts Do

<i>A version of this piece ran in February 2018.</i><p>Parents today struggle to set screen time guidelines.<p>One big reason is a lack of role models. Grandma doesn't have any tried-and-true sayings about iPad time. This stuff is just too new.<p>But many experts on kids and media are also parents themselves. So …

Parenting

What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, novels, TV and film. Somewhere out there our perfect match is waiting to meet us, so the theory goes. But maybe love isn’t …

Relationships

To The Girl I Ghosted: This Is Why I Walked Away

Ghosting is an unfortunate side effect of modern dating. Why do people do it? One guy who's guilty of it reveals why men ghost.Keywords: breakup, …

Relationships

25 Small Ways To Say "I Love You" Without Having To Drop An L-Bomb

My partner and I speak very different love languages. They need to hear how I feel on a regular basis, whereas I am all about showing, not telling. …

Relationships

Go Here Not There: Five Brilliant Alternatives To Expensive Destinations...

Goodbye, pushy tourists…<p>Social media has changed the world more than anyone could’ve ever fathomed. It’s not only turned tragically cat obsessed …

European Travel

‘Bro, I just caught a body’: Xanax-bingeing teens allegedly killed a friend. Russian roulette or murder?

The empty house was tucked on a cul-de-sac in Henderson, Nev., a sprawling suburb 20 minutes by car from the all-hours neon hum of the Las Vegas Strip. Five bedrooms topped by a terra-cotta roof, palm trees waving in the small gravel yard, the Cool Lilac Avenue address looked as neat and tidy as …

Crime

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries to Watch When You're Stoned

We went beyond 'Planet Earth' to give you weirdest, most enlightening, and prettiest nonfiction you can stream.<p>The joint is lit and you're ready to download information into your brain like Neo in <i>The Matrix.</i> All of a sudden the colorful grid of Netflix's documentary section pops up and the pure …

Martin Shkreli

I Tried 11 Sex Apps to Spice Up My Marriage

From erotica to Truth or Dare, there is definitely an app for that.<p>I’ve been with my husband for almost five years, and while I still get butterflies when I see his name pop up on my phone, let’s be really honest: Long-term sex doesn’t elicit that same instantaneous, gotta-have-'em-right-now …

Apps

Americans Say Barack Obama Was Best President of Their Lifetimes

A plurality of Americans named Barack Obama the best president of their lifetimes.<p>In a survey by the Pew Research Center, 44% named Obama the best or …

Barack Obama

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

TV shows