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Scientists Link Chicken Nuggets, Cereal, and Bacon to Cancer

We hate to spoil your breakfast, but a groundbreaking new study by French scientists has linked processed foods such as cereals, mass-produced bread, …

Medical Journals

24 hidden settings to maximize your Mac

We mean Mac-simize.<p>Apple prides itself on the polish and slickness of its software, and on the surface, macOS proves itself an intuitive and easy-to-navigate operating system. Dig deeper, however, and you'll find a heap of useful settings and options that let you customize your computing …

Apps

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.

Cooking

50+ Hilarious Tweets By Single People That Will Make You Laugh Then Cry

Valentine’s Day is nearly here! For many of us this means joy and romance, but for others it is simply a reminder of how lonely and undesirable they …

Loneliness

Six of the best pancake recipes

The only recipes you need to sweeten up your pancake day, from a classic crepe with lemon and sugar to beetroot drop scones and a custard-filled stack<p><b>Ricotta pancakes with sour cherries, clotted cream and honey (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>10-15 mi</b><b>n</b><br>Cook <b>2 min per pancake</b><br>Makes <b>18</b><p><b>100g dried and sweetened sour</b> …

Recipes

15 Foods With Almost No Calories and a Ton of Nutrients

Do you want to be healthy and fit? Do you want to have a snack or a full meal without regret that it is full of calories and that it will affect your …

Nutrition

Lemon Water Doesn’t Do Anything

Water: refreshing. Lemons: also refreshing. Combine the two, and you get a drinkable liquid with sprightly flavor. <i>That is all you get</i>. Not a detox …

Wellness

Flower Arrangements 101: A Crash Course for Easy and Elegant Florals

Like many people, I want cut flowers to grace my home at all times, and in most instances, a simple jar of in-season blooms feels like enough. But …

Cherry Blossom

Seven real-life skills your teenager needs before going away to college

In my job teaching college English and creative writing, I hold individual conferences with my freshmen every semester, and this year’s were a doozy: One young woman wanted me to help her with a criminal complaint; one young man sought advice on finding a neurologist; and another student asked me …

College & University

Retirement Planning Mistakes You'll Regret Forever

As more and more baby boomers start eyeing the coastline of retirement, thoughts turn from the daily worry over the Monday-through-Friday commute to …

Retirement

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Recipes

21 Things Gynecologists Want You To Know About Your Period

"Is this normal?!"<p>Then we spoke with board-certified gynecologist Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, clinical professor of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive science at the Yale School of Medicine to get her expert responses on these questions.<p><b>And here's what she had to say:</b><p>If you have a specific question …

Women's Health

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

Are You Financially Literate? Answer These 3 Questions to Find Out

Financial literacy means that you grasp these basic financial concepts. Without it, you're unlikely to become wealthy.<p>Financial literacy is a must …

Personal Finance

Autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share similar gene expression - Xinhua

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 (Xinhua) -- Major mental disorders such as autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder appear to have more in common than …

Gene Expression

Top 10 Destinations in the Philippines for SOLO TRAVELERS

“So tell me, why are you traveling alone?”<p>Carrie leaned on the backrest of the bench and put her feet on the railing of the upper deck of the boat. …

Asia Travel

Warning hundreds of fire deaths may be linked to skin creams

<b>Hundreds of fire deaths may be linked to the use of skin creams containing paraffin, a senior firefighter warns.</b><p>A BBC investigation found most of the creams do not carry a warning - despite calls to alert people to the fire risk.<p>If people use the creams regularly but do not often change clothes or …

Skin Care

Warning: You'll Probably Quit the Gym After Doing This At-Home Workout — It's That Good

You don't need a gym membership [1], fancy studio, or even a lot of time to get in shape. What you do need is a solid workout and dedication. We'll provide the workout, you just need to give it your all. This short and sweet circuit targets every single muscle in the body and gets your heart rate …

Exercise

The only things you should do to help beat a cold or the flu

This year's flu season is not messing around.<p>As the virus has swept the US in recent months, people have turned to some strange habits to keep illness at bay, like chugging orange juice, "starving" their fevers, and taking antibiotics. (Spoiler: None of these will help.)<p>Orange juice is high in …

Alternative Medicine

Beyond Paris: Europe’s 7 most underrated romantic city breaks

Surrounded by mountains and fjords, Bergen is the perfect romantic getaway. Lose yourself in the cobbled lanes and and colourful wooden buildings of …

European Travel

14 Teeth Whiteners That Actually Really, Really Work

Charcoal powder, whitening paste, and LED kits that won't break the bank but will definitely whiten your smile!!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</b> …

Shopping

Massive online leak reveals iPhone’s deepest secrets

Source code for a core component of the iPhone’s software has appeared online in what is described as “the biggest leak in history.”<p>iBoot, a part of iOS that ensures the device is booting a trusted operating system, was posted to GitHub anonymously. The code could be used by hackers to find …

PAVE

This brilliant trick can un-shrink your sweaters

This clever tip revives clothes that have spent too much time in the dryer<p>If your favourite cashmere jumper spends too long in the dryer and ends up …

T-shirts

7 things to do instead of shouting at your kids

Swore you'd never be a 'shouty mum' but yell on a regular basis? You're not alone. Top parenting experts offer some alternatives<p>The reasons we shout …

Parenting

Meet the pirate queen making academic papers free online

Alexandra Elbakyan is plundering the academic publishing establishment<p>In cramped quarters at Russia’s Higher School of Economics, shared by four students and a cat, sat a server with 13 hard drives. The server hosted Sci-Hub, a website with over 64 million academic papers available for free to …

Social Sciences

This One Chart Can Help You Retire Richer

Here are its key takeaways.<p>We’re all familiar with the caveat that past results are no guarantee of future performance. While that’s true, …

Investing

Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya

Ingredients:<p>3 pounds cubed chicken<br>• 2 pounds smoked sausage, sliced<br>• 1/4 cup shortening or bacon drippings<br>• 2 cups diced onions<br>• 2 cups diced celery<br>• 1 cup …

Recipes

I’m a Financial Advisor Who Works With Wealthy Families — Here Are 8 Things I Make Sure Every Teen Knows About Money

Getting an early start is critical to building wealth.<p>For most teens, financial planning is a topic far from top of mind.<p>School, sports, and social …

Personal Finance

Six of the best rice bowl recipes

From donburi to poké, all these dishes sit on a fluffy bed of Japanese rice that absorbs the flavours of the topping<p>For each recipe, you need 400g Japanese white rice, cooked by the absorption method: rinse the rice until the water runs clear, put in a saucepan with 520ml water, then cover with a …

Recipes