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The Nastiest Feud in Science

A Princeton geologist has endured decades of ridicule for arguing that the fifth extinction was caused not by an asteroid but by a series of colossal volcanic eruptions. But she’s reopened that debate.<p><i>Updated and corrected on September 7, 2018</i><p>1.<p>Gerta Keller was waiting for me at the Mumbai airport …

Extinction

These are first 7 Alexa skills you should enable

After you take the time to set up your new Alexa speaker, explore some of its topical features, and find other ways it can help you through the day, digging into third-party skills is the next logical step.<p>But the world of Alexa skills can be daunting. There are so many to choose from, it can be …

Smart Homes

Combat the pain of sitting at a desk all. day. long. with simple hip-opening stretches

How many of you have been here before? You manage to squeeze in that 6 a.m. pre-work fitness class (major props BTW) and you’re feeling great and …

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

University of Michigan

8 CBD products you need to try—even if you’re a skeptic

<i>When it comes to choosing a CBD product, it can feel like the Wild West. With almost no regulation in place, how can a wellness-minded, CBD-curious</i> …

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

10 useful Gmail settings you’ll wish you knew sooner

More than a billion people use Gmail. That’s about 1 in 7 people on Earth actively using this free email platform in 74 different languages.<p>Recently, the Wall Street Journal reported some third-party developers were collecting data on Gmail users. If you are worried about this practice, I’ve got …

Keyboard Shortcuts

12 Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Having good posture is about more than looking good. It helps you to develop strength, flexibility, and balance in your body. These can all lead to …

Yoga

No Lie: These Vitamins Will Make Your Metabolism Skyrocket

Did your parents always remind you to eat your vegetables and take your vitamins? As always, their advice was right (were they ever wrong?). Eating a …

Infographic: 44 words and phrases that are killing your message

For good writing, less is often more.Disposable comments and trivial remarks make reading more difficult for your audience and muddy the meaning of …

25 must-see under-the-radar summer movies

25 must-see under-the-radar summer movies

5 Money-Saving Tips That Improved Our Finances—and Our Marriage

Nearly all marriages come with financial challenges. Big or small, money issues are going to come up and it can be stressful. Whenever we are feeling …

20 Decoupage Projects to Try Now

In need of some ideas for your next decoupage project? Try some of these creative crafts! From furniture to fashion accessories and everything in …

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

This Common Word Makes You Sound More Negative Than You Want To

This tiny word is nearly unavoidable but frequently overused. Everything that follows it tends to make you sound like a downer.<p>The language you use shapes others’ impressions of you, but there’s a chance that some of your most common words don’t put you in the best light. In fact, I’ve already …

Do You Experience Perfectly Hidden Depression? Here’s A Questionnaire

Welcome to this week’s exploration and discussion of Perfectly Hidden Depression ®!<p>Included today is a questionnaire to see where you might “score” …

Depression

Reese Witherspoon's Latest Read & 5 More Books We're Loving

For me, a new month means a new TBR pile, and I always look to my favorite bookworm, Reese Witherspoon, for what to add to my list. "Reese's Book …

51 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Willpower, Determination, and Success

Success requires inspiration... and determination.<p>Every successful person I know has willpower, determination, and drive. They may not be smarter than everyone else. They may not be more talented, more skilled, or more experienced.<p>But what they do have is the willingness to persevere. Here are 51 …

7 Questions You Should Ask During a Job Interview

“Do you have any questions for us?”<p>You’ll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this …

Hair stylists were shown that clip of Trump's hair flapping and their reactions are A+

If you've been anywhere near the internet in the last 24 hours, chances are you've seen that clip of Donald Trump's hair cheerily flapping in the …

Donald Trump

What Not To Say To The Terminally Ill: 'Everything Happens For A Reason'

Kate Bowler's new memoir, <i>Everything Happens for a Reason And Other Lies I've Loved,</i> isa funny, intimate portrait of living in that nether space between life and death. In it, she shares her experiences with incurable stage 4 cancer and gives advice on what not to say to those who are terminally ill.<p>…

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Emotionally Intelligent People Do This 1 Thing When Trying to Effectively Communicate

Here's some insight into how you can get understanding in a confrontational work situation.<p>Explaining your perspective to someone who doesn't want to hear what you have to say is extremely frustrating.So what do you do when you are in a professional setting and can't seem to get your point …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

Diet & Fitness<p>These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive …

Workouts

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Donald Trump

How to Fold an Origami Gift Box

Taking the time to creatively package a present shows the recipient that you put as much effort into selecting the gift as possible. If you learn how …

Get Ready to Binge-Watch the 20 Best Crime Documentaries on Netflix

Do you find yourself getting lost in true crime Wikipedia research tangents? Did you listen to <i>Serial</i> in one sitting? Can you recite everything Robert …

Entertainment

Our Favorite Books of the Year — You Won't Be Able to Put Them Down!

It's time to start looking back at our favorite reads of the year, and it's quite an impressive batch of page-turners. Our picks run the gamut, from scandalous historical fiction to riveting memoirs and epic YA fantasy. It's a wonder we've been able to get anything done with all the reading to be …

Tom Hanks

In the age of streaming TV, who needs title sequences?

Until Tony Soprano took viewers on a strange journey over the New Jersey Turnpike for the very first time in 1999, television title sequences were mostly straightforward affairs.<p>There was an establishing shot: a barrel wave off the coast of Hawaii, or choppers carrying wounded vets over a mountain …