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15 books Malcolm Gladwell thinks everyone should read

A 2015 New York Times article poked fun at how often he blurbs books and recommends them on social media.<p>The bestselling author has published multiple books and articles exploring human behavior from all angles; he also recently launched a hit podcast.<p>We dug through years of his tweets, book …

Barnes & Noble

What Are 5 Books That Can Change Your Life?

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Books

9 New Korean Beauty Brands to Watch in 2017

This year is going to be major for K-beauty.<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>It used to be that America was simply intrigued by Korean beauty. The introduction of …

Skin Care

The DIY Facial That Completely Transformed My Skin

It's not your basic wash, exfoliate, mask, and go.<p>I love getting facials. Even more than indulge in a relaxing massage, facial treatments are my absolute favorite thing to gift myself. Because I have two businesses and two babies, I'm rarely able to indulge in spa time. Instead, I've mastered the …

8 Major K-Beauty Finds That We Scored on Amazon

Staying on top of the K-beauty trend is an exercise in patience and googling. But we’re here to tell you it doesn’t have to be so complicated. Thanks to Amazon and its impressive inventory of makeup and skin care finds, you can start a K-beauty collection as fast as you can click. We scoped out the …

17 Amazing Beauty Products Under $10 Our Readers Actually Swear By

And it's not just a bunch of makeup.

The Skin Care Products Allure Beauty Editors Really Use

At Allure, we love all things beauty. We get giddy over lip gloss, ecstatic over eau de parfums, and don't even get us started on all things sparkly. But the questions we get asked the most are undoubtedly about skin care. Friends and perfect strangers always want to know every minute detail about …

11 Korean Skincare Products With Amazing Reviews And Reputations

According to Marie Claire, Korea is the new skincare superpower. In fact, Korea is about 12 years ahead of skincare innovation. K-Beauty retailer …

12 Amazing Beauty Products You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

Tried, tested, and loved by BuzzFeed editors and writers!<p><i>Some products were provided to BuzzFeed free of charge.</i>

Behr's Color of the Year Is Soothing and Tranquil

This past Tuesday, paint company Behr announced its first-ever Color of the Year. It’s a shade that the company has christened “In The Moment T18-15,” a mellow blue-green tinctured with gray.<p>The company believes this particular color encourages mindfulness, that it's a tonic to the overstimulation …

Dogs And Pigs Get Bored, Too

Think about the last time you were bored — seriously and persistently bored.<p>Maybe you had to carry out some mind-numbing repetitive task for hours on end, or maybe you were just trapped at the airport or train station, waiting out a lengthy delay without a good conversational partner, book, or …

Animals

This Email From Google's CEO to Employees Teaches Some Major Lessons in Leadership

In six short paragraphs, Sundar Pichai shows us how to respond to a crisis--and demonstrates how much words matter.<p>At this point, you've probably heard about "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber," a controversial memo written by a Google employee that went viral over the weekend.<p>The 10-page manifesto …

Lemon roast potatoes | Vegetables recipes | Jamie magazine

• Preheat the oven to 200ºC/gas 4.<br>• Peel and halve the potatoes, cut the lemons into wedges and bash the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar.<br>• Parboil …

The #1 Cooking Hack Giada Swears By for Next-Level Pasta

It's safe to assume that we all know how to make pasta—you throw some spaghetti into a pot of boiling water, heat up or whip up a sauce on the side, …

This Eggplant Dip Is Smoky, Creamy Perfection

Don't have a charcoal grill? You can use gas or even an oven to make this summer staple.<p>So you fired up the grill, cooked some steaks, and now you’re letting them rest until you can dig in. But what about that residual heat from your charcoal? Don't let that fire go to waste. Get rid of your grate …

Totally Floored: The Best Under $100 Rugs We Found This Week

It's a wide world of shopping out there on the web, filled with a lot of great and not-so-great rugs but things can get pricey fast. If you're on the …

Accepting your darkest emotions is the key to psychological health

Rumi, the 13th-century Sufi poet, famously compared emotions—”a joy, a depression, a meanness”—to “unexpected visitors.” His advice was to let them in laughing, but that’s not what we do. Instead, we pretend not to notice, or even hide. We want to bury resentment and anger, or trade loneliness in …

Psychology

Novel writing basics: 10 steps to an unputdownable book

Your grasp of novel writing basics such as plot and character needs to be good for readers to enjoy your novels. Here are 10 steps to make your book …

Writer’s dread. Now there’s a subject for an essay—if one could face writing it. GEOFF DYER #amwriting #writinglife https://t.co/W1zBhketxC

28 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

I went on 100 dates in a single year — here are the biggest mistakes people make on first dates

After each date, I documented the experience to figure out what specifically had made it a success or a failure.<p>As the experiment went on, I started noticing all kinds of patterns — and I saw lots of guys make the same mistakes over and over again.<p>Today, I'm a dating coach, and I use the findings …

Relationships

11 things to give up if you want to be a millionaire

According to self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, almost anyone has what it takes to become a millionaire.<p>"Like most things in life, becoming good at …

10 Sneaky Tricks to Make Your Living Room Look Expensive

Next to the kitchen, the living room is arguably the most important room in the home. True to its name, it's where <i>life</i> happens. It's where guests …

33 Day Trips Perfect For New Yorkers

Everyone needs to escape from the concrete jungle from time to time. And our centrally located city allows even the car-less to take easy, …

New Jersey

7 Ways To Eat Healthier This Week

All doable, all delicious.

12 Easy Ways to Make a Small Room Feel Bigger

Pint-size bedrooms, narrow hallways, and teeny home office nooks are something city dwellers have become highly accustomed to. For some, these small spaces can be discouraging and lack the wow factor that a grand, sun-drenched living room may have. But for others, the compact spaces present a …

6 Ukrainian Models Share Their Beauty Secrets, From Egg Yolks to Yogurt Masks

Fresh faces! Clear eyes! Glossy lengths! Welcome to Ukraine, where the women have some of the best skin, hair, and nails in the world. So what, we wondered, is their secret: Is it endless trips to the <i>banya</i>? Or daily meals of nutrient-packed borscht? As it turns out, nature is the best prescription. …

7 Polish Models Share Their Hometown Beauty Secrets, From Honey Water to Zinc Cream

Enter the Polish enclave of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, and there is one thing you’ll notice: Polish women—as well as men—have wonderful skin. Are those clear complexions and rosy cheeks the result of an endless supply of antioxidant-rich kasha? Or are they the result of regular trips inside the …

8 Beyond Gorgeous Chanel Bags from the Metiere d'Arts Runway Show in Rome

Like your Skechers but love your Prada backpack? Then this post is for you.<p>You've already gotten the scoop on Chanel's Métiers d'Art 2016 show, which took place on Tuesday night in Rome. In true over-the-top Chanel fashion, designer Karl Lagerfeld rebuilt a Paris streetscape for the runway on a …

Karl Lagerfeld