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To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

Yoga

How non-English speakers are taught this crazy English grammar rule you know but have never heard of

English grammar, beloved by sticklers, is also feared by non-native speakers. Many of its idiosyncrasies can turn into traps even for the most confident users.<p>But some of the most binding rules in English are things that native speakers know but don’t know they know, even though they use them every …

Language

Every Oscar best-picture winner, ever

Here's a look back at the Oscars' 90 best pictures. 1927/1928 - 'Wings' | Richard Arlen, Clara Bow and Charles "Buddy" Rogers star in the first Academy Award best-picture winner, a silent film. Sunset Boulevard, Corbis via Getty Images<p>1928/1929 - 'The Broadway Melody' | Bessie Love and Charles King …

The best products for air-drying your hair:

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Hair Care

Halle Berry, 51, Demonstrates Her Intense 10-Minute, 10-Exercise Workout That You Can Do Too

If you want to have a body like Halle Berry, but don’t know how, don’t worry. The former Bond girl is sharing some of her best fitness moves. But, be …

A Single Sock Could Be the Key to a Good Night’s Sleep During a Summer Heatwave

It’s a proven fact that a low body temperature is the key to a good night’s sleep. In fact, research has shown that we get the best sleep when a room …

To have *perfectly* steamed clothes, all you need is an ice cube

If the only time you use ice cubes is in the morning, for your straw-free iced coffee, you’re seriously missing out; the freezer staple comes in …

On the 10th anniversary of the App store, it’s time to delete most of your apps

Unused apps on your phone can do more harm than simply taking up space.<p>“This is a catastrophe,” my wife said—slightly horrified—as she swiped through page after page of apps on my phone. “Why do you even have most of these?” It’s a good question.<p>It’s hard to believe that just a decade ago, the App …

The best period dramas to watch online

Amazon Prime: Jane Eyre<p>Amazon Prime: Emma<p>Amazon Prime: Downton Abbey<p>Netflix: Pride and Prejudice<p>Netflix: Emma<p>Netflix: North & South<p>Netflix: Howard's …

81 Staging Tips That Help Buyers Fall in Love

Staging your house can make you money. Seventy-one percent of sellers’ agents believe a well-staged environment increases the dollar value buyers are …

Queer Eye Season 2’s Most Memorable Makeovers: Where Are They Now?

Netflix’s Fab Five give essential updates on Tammye, Ari, Skyler, and more of their greatest “heroes.”<p>The members of <i>Queer Eye</i>’s Fab Five don’t refer to the people they make over on their Netflix hit as “subjects” or “contestants.” Instead, these self-improvement specialists—who just premiered the …

Librarian Nancy Pearl Picks 7 Books For Summer Reading

<i>Seattle librarian Nancy Pearl shares her under-the-radar reading recommendations with</i> Morning Edition<i>'s Steve Inskeep. This year's picks include mysteries, nonfiction and a fantasy story for young readers.</i><p>(<i>These recommendations have been edited for clarity and length.)</i><p><i>Danny Hajek and Shannon</i> …

Books

How to Dry Herbs at Home

Of all the various types of foods and ways to preserve them — freezing or canning fruits and vegetables, pickling, curing meat, making cheese and …

How to Get Rid of Spam Instagram Apps & Stop Auto Likes

Instagram account holders have been hit with a wave of spam lately, and from a different source than many have previously experienced. I'm talking about the auto-like or auto-follow phenomenon, where Instagrammers suddenly notice they're following unfamiliar accounts. How does this happen? …

20 Hacks That'll Make Your Home Cleaner And More Organized

Line the tops of hard-to-reach cabinets with paper grocery bags so instead of dusting, you can just replace the bags.

10 of the greatest architectural views on Earth

9 Hair Colors That’ll Instantly Make You Look Years Younger

Who needs the fountain of youth?<p>When it comes to aging gracefully, a Southern woman is never too proud to turn down a little help. Just like how we …

Grow These 17 Organic Plants Only From Kitchen Scraps

You can use common scraps from the kitchen to grow non-GMO plants that are completely organic. The process is very fun. Make sure that the foods you …

25 No-Fail Paint Colors, Picked by Interior Designers

When it's safe to shred your tax records

<b>Q: Now that I've filed my income tax return, I'm going to clean out my old files. What tax records can I toss, and what do I need to keep? How long</b> …

How To Check If Your Facebook Data Was Used By Cambridge Analytica

Facebook users have begun to see whether they're among the 87 million people whose information may have been compromised for use by a political research firm. For some, the news is good: "It doesn't appear your Facebook information was shared with Cambridge Analytica."<p>The notifications are …

Turning The Tables: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women (As Chosen By You)

The results are in for the first-ever NPR Turning the Tables readers' poll, and they send a strong message to anyone fancying themselves a cultural justice warrior in 2018. It is this: <i>check your intervention</i>. The original list of 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women, assembled by a committee of nearly …

Music

How to ‘poison’ your data before you delete Facebook

Over the past few weeks, we’ve learned a lot about Facebook, Cambridge Analytica, and how Facebook uses your data. The revelations have pushed many …

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames and lenses, pay a small fortune (especially if you add options like Transitions and anti-glare …

Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 6 Wood Flooring Styles You Need to Know

Recently an architect friend of Julie’s was telling her that his dark and dramatic ebonized floors showed every speck of dust and strand of pet …

7 Ancient Ruins Around The World "Reconstructed" with GIFs

Ancient ruins, like the Parthenon and Luxor Temple, can teach us about the past in a unique way. Through architectural remains, we can gather what …

30 Cleaning Products That'll Give You Immediate Results

Responsibilities are hard: these stain removers, carpet cleaners, and powerful sponges make cleaning go by FAST.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate</b> …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

30 Movies from the Past 10 Years Everyone Should Watch at Least Once

Movie night, here we come.<p>If you’re looking for great movies, look no further. I’ve compiled a list of fantastic films from the past ten …

Philip Seymour Hoffman

How to Delete Instead of Archive Your Emails on iPhone

Email inboxes fill up quickly, and it's easy to get overwhelmed by the ever-increasing pile of unopened messages in your inbox. That's why it's so helpful to be able to check your email on your iPhone; even a few minutes of deleting emails here and there can make a big difference. If you've …