Carol Smith

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This vegetarian chili recipe with sweet potato is about to be your new go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Recipes

Your winter reading list: 56 books you won’t be able to put down

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>Since we know TED speakers love to read, we asked them: What book could you <i>not</i> stop reading? Here are their eclectic picks, ready …

Books

Google’s Newest Feature Is Great for Art Lovers

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME.</i><p>It’s already possible to explore museums like the Museum of Modern Art and the Smithsonian National Art …

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Yoga

30 Best Dog Breeds for Seniors - Page 30 of 30

ADVERTISEMENT<p>Is there any greater love than that of our furry friends? Dogs come in all shapes, sizes and breeds, which means there’s likely a dog …

The Ultimate 50 States Reading List

Join us on a reading road trip.<p>Explore the United States with this coast-to-coast reading list. We’ve compiled 50 books (and plays!) set in the 50 …

This Baby And Giant Dog’s Friendship Proves All You Need In Life Is A Dog Twice Your Size

They're so cute OMG.<p>View this post on Facebook<p><i>This post was translated from Japanese.</i>

Why Aspirin May Be More Dangerous for Older People

Anywhere from 40% to 60% of older people take daily aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke. Studies have shown that low doses of the …

Biomedicine

'The Alice Network' Is A Crackling Tale Of Spies And Suspense

"Solve for X." That's the phrase invoked repeatedly by Charlotte "Charlie" St. Clair, the brainy college student at the center of Kate Quinn's exciting new novel, <i>The Alice Network</i>. In the aftermath of World War II, Charlie is thrown together with a veteran female spy from the previous war in a …

Track Down

First-Ever Fully Painted Film Brings Vincent Van Gogh’s Art To Life

The film will debut in France next week.<p>Karolina Michalowska paints a shot of Dr. Gachet for “Loving Vincent.”<p>Vincent Van Gogh is likely the world’s …

Digital Art

Bill Gates: Your Summer Reading List Should Include These 5 Books

Summer is a great time to escape: to the beach, to the mountains, or to the world of a great book. This year, I found myself drawn even more than …

Books

15 Drugstore Products That Makeup Artists Depend On

If you’re a makeup artist or just love beauty, it’s easy to get blindsided by the glitz and glam of high-end products. But pricier cosmetics don’t always out-perform their drugstore counterparts (just ask these celebs). In fact, there are countless affordable options that are so legit, they might …

Makeup

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

A Year Of Listening Desperately: 10 Classical Albums That Saved 2016

Looking back over the year, it's clear my listening habits and preferences were colored by the most contentious presidential election of our time.<p>More than usual, I found myself drawn to the comfort of old standbys like Joni Mitchell, and craving escape into endless hours of ambient music, mainly …

Fantasy Fiction

Margaret Drabble: ‘I am not afraid of death. I worry about living’

As life expectancy increases, and scientists search for new ways to outwit mortality, we are beginning to fear old age and longevity more than dying. But who decides when it is the right time to go?<p>We are often told that in earlier times all cultures had a concept of the afterlife – that …

Middle Ages

Got a new smartphone? Here's how to get the best out of it

From privacy to backups and the best apps – here’s a guide to get you started with that new smartphone<p>If the holiday season has been kind enough to bestow upon thee a shiny new smartphone, here’s what to do to get the best out of the first few hours and set it up right.<p>Related: How to survive your …

The Most Moving Personal Essays You Needed To Read In 2015

In no particular order, here are just a few of the many fantastic personal essays we published across BuzzFeed in 2015.<p>Jenny Zhang responded to a white poet’s use of a Chinese pen name with a deeply personal and far-sighted look at the publishing industry’s failure to see excellence when it comes …

Walker digital

An original 1957 Russian Sputnik, the world’s first space satellite (one of several backups built by the USSR) and the U.S. response, a Vanguard …

Declaration Of Independence

The Cop

Darren Wilson was not indicted for shooting Michael Brown. Many people question whether justice was done.<p>Darren Wilson, the former police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, an eighteen-year-old African-American, in Ferguson, Missouri, has been living for several months on a nondescript …

Justice

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Books

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

Leadership

Is It Possible To Design A Drought-Friendly Golf Course In California?

One Southern California golf course thinks it has a model that can survive the ongoing drought, with a complex system that uses only recycled and …

Snorkeling

The Messy Business Of Reinventing Happiness

Inside Disney’s radical plan to modernize its cherished theme parks.<p>Bob Iger wanted approval. It was February 2011, and the Walt Disney Co. CEO gathered his board of directors inside an intimate theater at the company’s Team Disney headquarters in Burbank, California. There, just the night before, …

Walt Disney Company

Johanna Basford Creates Enchanting Adult Coloring Books

Mesmerizing adult coloring books by Johanna Basford invite grown-ups to pull out a box of Crayolas and return to the time-tested childhood method of unleashing creative energy. Basford, a commercial illustrator and textile designer by trade, has been recognized by her characteristic black-and-white …

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

College & University

16 Female Artists You Should Know

Making it as a woman in the art world is not easy. At an academic level, women are doing awesome — in fact, women make up 50 percent of art school graduates. But the professional art world has a glass ceiling that still hasn’t been cracked. According to a 2014 study from the Association of Art …

Art

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Inside the (Very Active) Mind of Bobby Flay

On the eve of his newest and most ambitious restaurant project—Gato, in New York—Bobby Flay schools us on all the little things, from the power of lemon zest to why a smoking-hot skillet is a cook’s best friend<p><i>On the eve of his newest and most ambitious restaurant project—Gato, in New York—Bobby</i> …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …