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List: 17 Real-Life Would-You-Rathers I, a Woman, Have Had to Ask Myself

1. Would you rather have a career or a family?2. Would you rather be perceived as likable or competent?3. Would you rather be told to smile or to …

Feminism

You’re In Boone County Now, Son, And Things Move A Little Slower Here, So Don’t Expect To Be Done With This ‘Powerpuff Girls’ Quiz Any Time Soon

Now hold up, there, city boy—I can see that you’re in a rush to find out which ‘Powerpuff Girls’ character matches your personality best, but ’round …

Monologue: Angela Chase from My So-Called Life, 39, Announces Bid for Congress

Years ago, growing up in Pittsburgh, I thought this country could be, like, better. Maybe. Like it could improve, or something.<i>sighs deeply</i>Sometimes, …

Prenatal Development

How Permethrin Can Help Protect You From Ticks

As reported in The New York Times (Wirecutter’s parent company), the CDC recently announced that insect-borne illnesses have more than tripled in the …

Disease

Flat Earthers Will Be Triggered Hard Over This Guy's Competing Theory

42 Things That'll Give You No Choice But To Stay Organized

Because your efforts to organize should basically be immortalized.<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 items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

Lawns Are an Ecological Disaster

Neil Tyson often conjectures that maybe aliens have concluded humans aren’t intelligent enough to contact. He’s probably referring to our capacity …

Cringeworthy Twitter Thread Roasts How Male Authors Describe Women

Warren Buffett recommends investing in index funds — but many employees don’t have that option

Many of his companies don’t offer low-fee index funds in workers’ retirement accounts<p>Warren Buffett, the most successful investor of our time, is a huge fan of low-cost index funds — funds that replicate a market index rather than try to outperform it — as the way for the average investor to …

13 Kitchen Organizing Mistakes — And the Easy Way to Fix 'Em

These small but clever tweaks could totally change your kitchen routine for the better.<p>Little Changes, Big Results<p>So much of what goes on in your …

Cleaning

17 Rare Pics Reveal A Fake Rooftop Town Built To Hide Boeing’s Factory From Japanese Air Strikes

During World War 2, one B-17 Bomber cost a little over $200,000 to produce. That’s about $3,4 million in today’s economy. And since the US Army …

18 Thrilling Stories You Could Only Find On Tumblr

More dramatic than Romeo and Juliet.

How Companies Scour Our Digital Lives for Clues to Our Health

Your digital footprint — how often you post on social media, how quickly you scroll through your contacts, how frequently you check your phone late at night — could hold clues to your physical and mental health.<p>That at least is the theory behind an emerging field, digital phenotyping, that is …

The Pretenders

17 Cheat Sheets That'll Help You Work Smarter, Not Harder, Around The House

Learn how to decorate, repair, and maintain your house or apartment.

18 Of The Funniest Fucking Tweets By Women

"In honor of Rihanna's birthday you must block at least five men."

20+ Brutally Honest Reactions To The Gun Situation In America That Will Make You Think

The horrific mass shooting at a school in Parkland, Florida, has reignited protests for meaningful political action in the United States. According …

Here's How Much Money You Should Have Saved at Every Phase of Life

It's hard to make saving for retirement a priority when you just started building a career or a family. But if you don't plan on working well into …

Learn About Fake News With This Web Game

In Bad News, a ten-minute web game by Cambridge social psychology professor Sander van der Linden, you play a devious conspiracy theorist spreading …

The Best Small Trash Cans

After nearly a year spent looking at 769 small trash cans in stores and online, weeding out hundreds of indistinct duds, and running a dozen standout …

Shopping

Observatory Spots Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster Zooming Through Space (Video)

Fly, Starman, fly! The Tesla Roadster and its mannequin driver, that launched into space aboard SpaceX's first Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday (Feb. …

New Erotica for Feminists

The cop asks if I know why he pulled me over.“Because my taillight is out?”“Yes ma’am, it’s not a huge deal, but it could be a potential safety …

List: Four Norwegian Immigrants With Their Eyes On the American Dream

<i>“Why do we want these people from all these shithole countries here? We should have more people from places like Norway.” — Donald Trump</i>- - -1. Heidi …

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The Strangely Effective (and Easy) Way to Win a Bidding War

Which tactics are most likely to improve a buyer’s chances of beating out other bidders? New data show some surprising answers<p>Cash may be king, but words are pretty powerful, too: One of the most effective ways to win a bidding war is to write the seller a letter.<p>All-cash offers nearly doubled a …

biddingwar

You Can Smell When Someone's Sick—Here's How

The curious case of a woman who can smell Parkinson’s reminds us our noses are our first defense against illness.<p>I’m sick, and I don’t smell right. I don’t mean that my nose isn’t working—though this cold has me stuffed up. Instead, my own body odor seems somehow different, sour and unfamiliar.<p>I’m …

3-Ingredient Happy Hour: The Boulevardier

Happy weekend, everyone, and welcome back to <i>3-Ingredient Happy Hour</i>, the weekly drink column featuring super simple yet delicious libations. This …

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Best New Restaurants in the Twin Cities 2017

×<p>Photos by Eliesa Johnson<p>Table top at The Lexington<p>New Year’s Eve, 2016. While we watched the ball drop, chef Lenny Russo watched the last night of …