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What’s Coming to Netflix in April 2018

A few classic television shows and family movies are headed to Netflix this April.<p>Right on schedule with the robot’s cameo in “Ready Player One,” the …

Entertainment

7 New Netflix Shows to Binge in April, and the Best Episodes of Each

Cars you can't drive, pastries you can't eat, and presidents we can't have: Danger, Will Robinson! Netflix's April lineup is the stuff dreams are …

TV

Masters Of Ink: Pushing Boundaries Of Contemporary Tattoo Art With Uncl Paul Knows

<i>Masters of Ink is a Konbini original introducing you to a whole spectrum of tattoo artists from all over the world. Custom designers specializing in</i> …

Art

This is the best style of meditation for you, based on your wellness needs

Thanks to an ever-growing contingent of studios, apps, and audio guides, meditation is now as accessible as a cup of expensive take-out coffee. And …

Meditation

The Best Books Of 2018 We Can't Wait To Read This Year

This is how I know I’m reading an incredible book. All of the day’s obligations — making my bed, walking to the subway, cooking dinner — become …

Books

5 Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Try To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Maybe you don’t always want to sit down to a cooked meal — especially at breakfast time when you’re already rushing around and trying to get out the …

Antiinflammatory

Elon Musk Just Stood on Stage and Revealed His Higher Motivation (It's a Lesson For All Leaders)

Clue: It's not about making enormous amounts of money.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Are you obsessed with money?<p>Do you dream about all the things you'd do if you had far too much of it?<p>Do you see people driving in Ferraris …

Motivation

Home remedies to get rid of yellow teeth

It is natural for a person's teeth to become less white as they age. Many people turn to home remedies to try to get rid of yellow teeth. But which …

The 10 Best Films of the 2018 Berlin Film Festival

Critics Guy Lodge, Jay Weissberg and Jessica Kiang selected some of their favorite films of the 2018 Berlin Film Festival, including titles from Wes …

On the other hand...

In a world of social media and polarised opinion, the stakes are now even higher. Time for a listening revolution<p>In the past week, the spectacle of the American gun lobby facing down the bereaved families of Parkland, Florida, has been difficult to watch. So close to the latest tragedy, the …

Critical Thinking

11 Books That'll Change Your Life For the Better

Sometimes all we need to help place us on the right path in life is a well-written book with advice from an expert. Reading in general can help with …

This Healing Ginger Tea Cleanses The Liver Dissolves Kidney Stones, And Kills Cancer Cells

18 Shares<p>Major health issues relating the kidneys, liver, and of course cancer are on the rise. Our diets and lifestyles have been brutal for our …

Alternative Medicine

What it was like to watch the Falcon Heavy fly

Seeing the most powerful rocket launch for myself<p>I’m standing in the middle of a wide, grassy field, peering at a tiny, smoking rocket three miles in the distance. Hundreds of reporters, producers, and photographers are all standing around me, staring at the same spot. The seconds tick away on a …

Space Travel

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 …

Yes, People Who Hang Toilet Paper Rolls This Way Often Do Make More Money

Do you 'roll over' or 'roll under'? The answer could say a lot about your personality.<p>Research can reveal some interesting things about us. For example, psychopaths tend to love working for erratic, overbearing bosses. People with more friends tend to outlive those with fewer friends. Cussing can …

Psychology

'Breath Therapy' Gave Me the Best High of My Life

Heavy breathing to a techno beat can be like tripping on hallucinogenic drugs.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Denmark.</i><p>There are ten of us here, all sitting on our own mattress in a function hall in Aarhus, Denmark. The floor is full of drums, rattles, and tambourines, and we've each been …

Stanford University

Atheists are more intelligent than religious people, finds study

Religious people are, on average, less intelligent than atheists, researchers claim.<p>With the number of people with a religious belief on the rise – …

Make This Greek Avocado Chicken Salad and Eat It All Week

Chicken salad and tuna salad are tried-and-true lunch staples. I don't think there was ever a time that I went to my grandparents' home and opened …

Food

The 7 Best New Netflix Shows Of January 2018

It’s only January, but you’re probably already behind on all the high-profile shows Netflix has released in 2018. Unlike past years when you could easily have an idea about all of Netflix’s originals ― remember when watching the now-culturally-banished “House of Cards” was enough to feel in the …

Entertainment

Here’s what’s coming to (and leaving from) Netflix in February

The 2018 Oscar nominees were announced today, including a nod for Ildikó Enyedi’s starkly beautiful <i>On Body And Soul</i><i>,</i> which is one of the many new …

Entertainment

Use This Form to Create a Resume That Will Wow Employers

Guide to Create Your Own Resume<p>A Resume Can Be The Gateway to a First Interview<p>Updated January 22, 2018<p>When you are fresh out of school and looking …

Employment

31 Tasty Broccoli & Cauliflower Dishes

Roasted Broccolini With Almond Parsley Pesto<p>Broccolini is glorious roasted, and even more delicious with this hearty, unusual pesto. You can sub in …

Food

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

12 Must-See Art Museum Exhibitions in 2018

One thing is for sure in 2018: there’s no shortage of good art to see. From the first major U.S. exhibition of long-overlooked abstract painter Hilma …

Art

The Best Books of 2017, According to Independent Bookstores

It’s been a banner year for books. Real Simple asked some of our favorite independent bookstores across the country to share their memorable reads of …

Only 10 TV shows received a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes this year — here they are

Rotten Tomatoes released its annual list of the best-reviewed, aka certified fresh, television shows of 2017.<p>With hundreds of TV shows airing this year, it's much more likely viewers will find that shows have been overhyped or just straight up disappointing. So this list of shows that earned 100% …

Entertainment

The best of the Long Read in 2017

Our 20 favourite pieces of the year<p>Every year, it seems like the world gets even worse and the Guardian publishes a hundred long reads about it. But this is only an illusion. In fact, we publish 150 long reads each year – there are three every single week! – and most of them are not about the …

UK Politics

18 documentaries on Netflix that will change your life

Filmmakers create documentaries in order to open audience’s eyes to new ways of life. Some documentaries are so powerful they can literally change …

When logos go wrong: a brief history of unfortunately suggestive signs and corporate fails

Picture the scene. You're taking your prodigiously talented son to compete at the World Chess Championships. You and your other half have been training him up for years to get to this moment in time; you've never felt so proud. He tugs on your jumper sleeve and points up at the logo above the …

The Meaning of Buddhism

Fundamental principles of the Theravada doctrine<p>The teaching founded by the Buddha is known, in English, as Buddhism. It may be asked, who is the Buddha? A Buddha is one who has attained Bodhi; and by Bodhi is meant wisdom, an ideal state of intellectual and ethical perfection which can be achieved …

Spirituality