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This One Trick Will Make Your Pasta So Much Better

And it doesn’t require any extra time.<p>There are few dishes as satisfying as a steaming plate of pasta, especially when it’s enjoyed at the end of a …

Never Too Late To Start Reading! 16 Books To Choose From If You’re A Beginner

Reading is that one activity that helps you escape reality and immerse yourself into another universe. The books we read help us understand the world …

23 Books Guaranteed To Give You That Summer Feeling

"The locations alone make you want to pack up and travel all summer long."<p>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Insanely Busy? You Can Still Find Time for Learning With These 5 Tools

Super busy but still determined to feed your mind? Try these tools.<p>Lifelong learning, research shows, can make you smarter, richer, and happier. But, let's face it, making time to feed your brain is easier for some folks than others.<p>For entrepreneurs with growing businesses, parents of young kids, …

This Man’s Been Trapped In A Turkish Airport For A Year

In what can only be described as a far worse version of <i>The Terminal,</i> a Syrian man has been detained in a Turkish airport for over a year after he attempted to emigrate to Europe and escape from the danger in his home country. The Malaysian government accused him of flying with a falsified passport, …

Alan Rickman Remembered: Celebrating His Life and the Movies That Moved Us

For most actors, it’s in the eyes – that’s where the camera lingers.<p>Alan Rickman had an extra gift: a voice that sparked shivers of every sort. He …

Die Hard

8 unrealistic expectations that can hurt your success

Research from LSU shows that people who believe in themselves use more metacognitive functions than those who don't. This means that they use more of their brains and have more brainpower to solve problems.<p>Metacognition is especially important for achievement as it ensures that you approach …

Self-improvement

The Force Awakens Passes Titanic at Box Office

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> surpassed <i>Titanic</i> over the weekend to become the second highest-grossing movie of all-time domestically.<p><i>The Force Awakens</i> …

Risk of comet hitting Earth is greater than previously thought, say researchers

Monitoring of space objects should include giant ‘centaurs’ that could rain down debris for thousands of years, astronomers recommend<p>Earth could be at higher risk of being hit by a comet than widely thought, according to astronomers who have suggested keeping a closer eye on distant objects.<p>Most …

Astronomy

The 10 Best Business Lessons Of 2015

The annual review may be on its way out, and getting fired might not be so terrible. These are the best things we learned in 2015.<p>There was no shortage of debate this past year over the ways we work today, and how we should work in the future.<p>By some accounts, the annual review is on its deathbed, …

Leadership

How To Ditch The Annual Review For Good

A growing list of companies are scrapping the dreaded annual review process. But what are they replacing it with?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 business lessons of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>Starting this month, global professional-services firm Accenture will add its name to a …

Humorous Charts and Graphs Show What Being an Introvert Is All About

BuzzFeed Life's assistant health editor Anna Borges created a series of graphs any introvert can relate to. There are pie charts depicting how truly wonderful it is to have a vivid inner world, unwavering sense of self, and top-notch listening skills.<p>Through her bar graphs, Borges conveys some of …

Personality

Ranking the Best Viral Memes of 2015

A look back at the Internet’s most shared, Instagrammed, tweeted, and intensely scrutinized moments of the year.<p>chrissy teigen<p><b>11. Chrissy Teigen’s cry face</b><br>The year started off strong, with Chrissy Teigen launching the first viral meme of 2015 during January’s Golden Globe Awards. The model was …

These are the best books Bill Gates read in 2015

When Bill Gates isn’t convincing the world’s billionaires to give their fortunes away, he’s known to curl up with a good book or ten. For the past several years the philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder has published a year-end list of favorite books on his personal blog, and this year he’s been …

9 relationship truths that Adele nails perfectly

If I’ve learned one thing from dating, it’s that feelings are the worst. They creep up when you least expect them, they linger when you want them to leave and they’re not always mutual.<p>And nobody seems to have mastered that roller-coaster reality better than Adele. Since “19,” her 2008 debut album, …

31 Books That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Get ready to be inspired.

FBI says no evidence of bomb in explosion on Maldives president's boat

Statement calls into question the arrest of vice-president Ahmed Adeeb, who is accused along with three soldiers of plot to assassinate leader<p>The FBI has said it found no evidence an explosion on board the Maldivian president’s boat was caused by a bomb – calling into question allegations that have …

This Is The Lazy Way To Stop Procrastinating, Backed By Research

You want to stop procrastinating? What if I told there was a solution that involved fun. In fact, it lets you do <i>the thing you love most in the …

12 Under-Reported News Stories From Across The Globe You Need To Know More About

The age of the 24-hour rolling news channel is one in which it would seem almost impossible to miss a beat on world events in which governments …

How Solitude Can Change Your Brain In Profound Ways

A little time alone can go a long way in spurring your creative thinking and strengthening relationships.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 business lessons of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently got back from a week of solitude in a house off Buzzards Bay in Massachusetts. I was …

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

16 Quotes From Successful People About Self-Improvement

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Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

Particles

12 Amazing Photos That Will Make You Feel So Very Insignificant

But, like, in a good way.

19 Hilarious Jokes All Book Nerds Will Appreciate

"Bookmark? You mean quitter strip?"

13 tricks Steve Jobs, Jeff Bezos, and other famous executives have used to run effective meetings

We know that meetings tend to fall apart thanks to sloppy agendas and unclear ground rules, but what makes them successful?<p>We researched how some of the most effective executives in history — from the late Apple founder Steve Jobs to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos and Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg — run …

Jeff Bezos

18 Horror Novels Every True Fan Should Read Before Watching The Movie Version

Maybe don't wait to read 'em before bed.