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The crazy summer of Trump controversies that you’ve already forgotten

The end of summer is around the corner, with students soon returning to school and people across the country planning their fantasy football rosters.<p>But with the daily intrigue and drama from the White House, the summer also feels as though it stretched across years. Staff infighting, dramatic …

Donald Trump

How To Make DIY Instant Noodle Cups — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn - Hifow - Quick & Easy Recipes

I think I can skip the sales pitch here and get right down to brass tacks, yes? I love noodle cups. You love noodle cups (you know you do). But none …

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Personal Finance

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

From the Highlands to the Himalayas, these hikes take in some of the world’s most spectacular landscapes. They’re not for the faint-hearted, but keen trekkers will love the challenges posed by each More great walks: Europe | UK | best kit<p>Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth …

Hiking

50 Books Every Woman Should Read

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

The Waiting Game

<i>Love Stories is a series about love in all its forms, with one new essay appearing each day for the first two weeks of February, until Valentine’s Day.</i><p>Nothing gets me wet like rejection. I suppose this isn’t so unique: We all want what we can’t have, right? Unfortunately this makes forming a …

Breaking: LVMH Prize Semifinalists Announced

The LVMH Prize has just announced the 23 semifinalists in the running for its 2016 prize. Spanning countries and ethnicities, this year is the prize’s most diverse selection yet. “The presence in the selection of candidates from all around the world, each of them presenting their own unique and …

Here's How To Make The Only Birthday Cake You'll Ever Need

Which means yellow cake with chocolate frosting, obviously.<p>And yes, of COURSE we will give you the Funfetti variation.<p>1. Arrange the two racks in your oven so that one is in the top third of the oven and one is right in the middle: You'll need both to bake all three layers.<p>2. Get all your …

Here’s What Dermatologists Said About Those DIY Pinterest Face Masks

Everything you need to know, straight from the experts.<p><b>Here's who we talked to:</b><p>• Dr. David E. Bank, the director for the Center for Dermatology, Cosmetic & Laser Surgery.<p>• Dr. Doris Day, a New York City dermatologist and author of <i>Forget the Facelift</i>.<p>• Dr. Michele S. Green, a New York City …

Hypnotizing Beauty Of Moravian Fields In The Czech Republic

I would like to show you very interesting place in Europe – Moravia in The Czech Republic. It’s a large agricultural area in southern part which is …

Need-to-Know British Beauty Brands and What to Buy From Them

Some we already know and love, and others we've just discovered—but either way, these British beauty brands are making serious waves on both sides of the pond. Keep them on your...

3 Keys to Marriage Success: Intimacy, Passion and Commitment

There are many theories about what makes a marriage strong and which qualities allow a couples to grow and function well together.<p>I have always appreciated Dr. Robert Sternberg's concepts in the Triangular Theory of Love: intimacy, passion, and commitment.<p>I first read about it in <i>Psychology Today</i> …

Relationships

How to Choose the Right Foundation for You

Between foundations, tinted moisturizers, CC creams, and more, there are thousands of choices for face makeup—and all those options get confusing! Not to mention within all those...

Makeup

Managing Performance When It’s Hard to Measure

Organizations of all kinds have long struggled to accurately measure the performance of individual members. The typical approach is to assess an individual’s performance against a metric usually tied to whether or not they performed a task and the amount of output they generated by doing so. …

Management

Research: How Female CEOs Actually Get to the Top

Ambitious young women hoping to run a major business someday are often advised to take a particular career path: get an undergraduate degree from the most prestigious college you can, an MBA from a selective business school, then land a job at a top consulting firm or investment bank. From there, …

How to Give a Killer Presentation

A little more than a year ago, on a trip to Nairobi, Kenya, some colleagues and I met a 12-year-old Masai boy named Richard Turere, who told us a fascinating story. His family raises livestock on the edge of a vast national park, and one of the biggest challenges is protecting the animals from …

Mind-Bending Optical Illusions By Swedish Photoshop Master Erik Johansson

We’ve all seen plenty of optical illusions before, but Erik Johansson’s masterfully twisted works of art still retain their power. Perhaps it’s …

Tutorials

The Secret Life Of Superhero Toys By Edy Hardjo

Hrjoe Photography’s playful and expertly-executed photos prove that superhero action figures aren’t just for kids. Edy Hardjo, the photographer …

Comics

Vegan, Gluten-Free Dessert Recipe: No-Bake Cherry Oat Balls

Baking can be a time-consuming process, which is why I love no-bake recipes for sweet treats. These gluten-free, vegan cherry oat balls are so easy to make and are full of the sweet flavor and chewy goodness of your favorite baked goods. The cherry on top? These oat balls are high in protein, …

15+ Of The World’s Most Magical Streets Shaded By Flowers And Trees

The Japanese observe the spring blossoms as a part of hanami - the appreciation of the transient beauty - but you don‘t need a deep, philosophical …

Artist Hilariously Reimagines Disney Princesses with Realistic Hair

There are several aspects of Disney films that don't quite match up to reality, from talking animals to unbelievably tiny waistlines to magic spells. Noticing that Disney princesses' hair often behaves in ways that are just as fantastical as the characters' lives, BuzzFeed illustrator Loryn Brantz …

Walt Disney Company

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Laundry Rooms

Beautifully Organized: Bedrooms

After eagerly signing up to write this post, I had to pause and think, "What exactly <i>is</i> an organized bedroom?" To me, it's a room with all of the …

Writing

17 Indoor Herb Garden Ideas That'll Perk Up Your Kitchen

Click and grow? Don't mind if we do!<p>A lack of outdoor space shouldn't stop a green thumb. Grow your basil and parsley right by the stove using one of these inventive solutions.

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10 European Cities With Cheap Five-Star Hotels

We love a good dose of luxury when we travel -- especially when that luxury involves fluffy white robes, top-notch room service and bellhops at our beck and call.<p>What, do we sound like we're high maintenance or something?<p>When hostel life has you ready to call it quits, it's time to book a night in …

3 Genius Unboring Manicure Nail Ideas You Can Wear to Work, Straight From the Runways

There are three nails trends coming out of NYFW this season: nudes, subtle nail art, and negative-space manicures. And they all happen to be chic, ultra-wearable, and workplace-friendly. Here are three idea your boss will approve of:<p>Idea 1) At Tibi, Jin Soon Choi designed a textured accent nail of …

Small Bedroom Ideas: 10 Inspiring Bedrooms Stylish Despite Their Small Space

Some of our favorite bedrooms only have about 18-24" on either side of the bed. That makes about 8' to 9' of width for a bedroom with a queen size …

Small Spaces

I Can’t Believe These Are Healthy Brownies!

Ever want to indulge without the guilt? Does that line sound like something you’d hear on an old Snackwell’s commercial? We agree but the line does have some truth in it. Here at Brit HQ most of us have a pretty big sweet tooth, and we’re always looking for ways to satisfy our cravings in a …

Food