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This 20-Minute Upper-Body Workout Will Give You Strong, Cut Arms

There's nothing wrong with wanting your arms to look good, especially if Summer is around the corner and you know there are many tank tops in your future. Rather than just try a few different things at the gym without any real direction, we've created an upper-body workout that will shape up your …

Workouts

Sour Cream Sugar Cookies | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Recipes

Sugar Cookies | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Food

120,000 People Agree: This Sephora Brightening Serum Is Worth Every Cent

A hint of highlighter and swipe of concealer can work wonders to brighten a dull, uneven complexion, but makeup only offers a temporary topical glow. …

Skin Care

Meghan Markle on the $0 Anti-Aging Treatment She Loves: "I Swear It Works"

One glance at Meghan Markle tells you that the newly minted Duchess of Sussex is committed to her health. And as Birchbox reports, she isn't one to …

Skin Care

Good News for Consumers: Free Credit Freezes

Credit reporting companies such as Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion will soon be required to let consumers freeze and unfreeze their credit files …

Identity Theft

Tomato Avocado and Grilled Corn Salad Recipe

Tomato Avocado and Grilled Corn Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home<p>With ripe tomatoes, fresh basil and grilled corn off the cob, this bright salad …

Food

10 Slow Cooker Recipes for Two People (Who Like Leftovers)

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

Verizon stealthily launched a startup offering $40-per-month unlimited data, messaging and minutes

Earlier this year, Verizon quietly launched a new startup called Visible, offering unlimited data, minutes, and messaging services for the low, low price of $40.<p>To subscribe for the service, users simply download the Visible app (currently available only on iOS) and register. Right now, …

Ready to Try the Keto Diet? Here's a 7-Day Meal Plan to Get You Going

They always say starting your diet is the hardest part. I agree that it is difficult to stop your old habits and transition into new ones, but I think there's something even harder. That's sticking to your new diet. You may be loving the diet, but sometimes it can get boring eating the same things …

Food

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

Can Losing Weight Cause Your Hair To Fall Out?

Dear lord, no.<p>Cue the celebration emoji—the scale is moving in the direction you want it to! But...then you start to notice that your hair is falling out. Like, a lot of it. WTH?<p>Before you panic and assume you’re going bald, know this: What you're going through is completely normal. “We know that, …

Wanna Sleep Like a Baby? This Trainer Says You Should Do These 3 Essential Stretches

Pretty much every last one of us could use a stellar night's sleep. Whether you're stressed out at work, sore from your last workout, or dealing with …

Luxury Makeup and Cosmetics

Luxury makeup and beauty from the legendary makeup artist<p>Kristofer Buckle is one of the most sought after makeup artists. The master behind the …

Selfie-obsessed millennials fuel makeup sales

The Instagram generation continues to fuel a huge increase in cosmetic sales, and right now there’s a lot of glow, golden and gloss going …

Heating Up: 20 Hot New Thrillers to Read This Spring

Philip Kerr<p>Philip Kerr’s bestselling Bernie Gunther series continues with <i>Greeks Bearing Gifts</i>. In this latest installment, readers find Gunther in 1956 Munich, operating under the alias “Christoph Ganz.” He’s hit a bit of a dead end in his career but finds his life reinvigorated when he takes a job …

Books

Pita Chips

Pita chips are the perfect dip vessel: Crunchy and buttery, they have enough structure to stand up to even a super-cheesy spinach-artichoke dip …

Carrot Coffee Cake

This one goes out to everyone who doesn't like cream cheese frosting (guilty) and prefers cake at breakfast instead of dessert, no matter how much …

Dessert

17 Seriously Helpful Tips, Tricks, And Hacks That'll Make Putting On Makeup So Much Easier

Hacking

The DASH Diet Is Great For Weight Loss, So Why Is No One Following It?

Our dietitian busts 4 common misconceptions about the DASH diet—plus why you might want to consider it.<p>The DASH diet often flies under the radar, …

Nutrition

Target's $7 Beauty Boxes Are Full of Products You'll Actually Use

Time flies whenever you pop into a Target. A quick five-minute trip for the few essentials on your list easily turns into an hour-long trip and a …

This Flaky Bread Is the Best Recipe I've Ever Found in a Random Google Search

By Elaheh Nozari<p>It's buttery, flaky, and tastes like my childhood.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the flaky bread recipe that e-commerce editor Elaheh Nozari just couldn't live without.</i><p>My love for flaky bread …

My Chicken and Dumplings Is the Best on the Internet (No, Really)

In the fall of 2013, I wrote a Chicken and Dumplings recipe. I wouldn’t say I was the biggest fan. Like meatloaf, Chicken and Dumplings is one of …

The 2-Move Workout That Will Challenge Your Entire Bod

Seriously, two moves. That’s it.<p>Yes, there is such a thing as a two-move workout. So basically, your dreams just came true.<p>You can thank <i>Women's Health's</i> 2017Next Fitness Star Betina Gozo for that—it's all part of her new guidebook <i>The Woman's Guide to Strength Training</i>.<p>The two moves at play here are …

Workouts

The thoughts of Chairman Xi

By Carrie Gracie<p>Xi Jinping is tightening his grip on power.<p>How did one man come to embody China's destiny?<p>The Cave<p>There aren’t many 21st Century leaders who lived in a cave and laboured as a farmer before clawing their way to power.<p>Five decades ago, as the chaos of the Cultural Revolution engulfed …

This Teeny-Tiny Makeup Trick Makes A Huge Difference

Look closely. We mean <i>really</i> closely: There’s something going on with the most famous faces in Hollywood. Yes, we’re talking about filler — but not …

Makeup

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> …

The Shadows You Should Be Using To Keep Your Lids Crease-Free

Color may seem like the most obvious way to change up your eye makeup game, but we've found that texture is the easiest way to make a big difference. …

Makeup

27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Here are the top US places to see in 2018

A full month of 2018 is already behind us. With temperatures beginning to ease up as spring creeps closer, it's time to think about future travel plans.<p>The expert team at Lonely Planet, the travel guide publisher, just announced their 10 favorite U.S. destinations to visit in 2018.<p>“We aimed to pick …