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Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Social Security Wants You to Do These 5 Things to Plan for Retirement

Find out why April is the month to get started.<p>Social Security is a key program that pays benefits to tens of millions of Americans each and every …

For The Last Time, Ghee is Not Fattening. Here Are 10 Health Benefits Of This Delicious Superfood

This is the kind of shit most people will tell you about ghee:- It's fattening- It's oil, so it's unhealthy- It's basically heart attack on a …

Alternative Medicine

How To Tame Your Anxious Mind

Our humanness dictates our varied perceptions, evaluations, judgments, and expectations. These develop over time based on our physiology, history, …

Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses That Are Still Completely Free

Courses from 166 universities, including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan, are part of the list.<p>Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want …

Online Education

How I Got Delightfully High On Legal Mushrooms

Ever since Moon Juice founder Amanda Chantal Bacon’s eccentric but oddly compelling food diary went viral — and people finally started taking Goop …

14 Affordable Rugs You Can Buy Right Now

Hint: go for one that you can use both indoors and outdoors. Here are our favorite wallet-friendly rugs you can buy ASAP!

Home Decorating

Target Is Releasing More Than 1,300 New Decor Items, And I Want to Buy Everything

Is it just me, or does it seem like every week Target is dropping another new brand? I mean, we're not complaining or anything. (We're still freaking …

The Property Brothers' home upgrades that will elevate your space for less

Break your home out of its winter rut and get happier in your space with tips from design pros, Jonathan and Drew Scott.<p>The spring is in the air and with it comes an itch to update your home. The problem? You have the desire to scratch it — with the Pinterest boards and paint chips to prove it — …

Home Improvement

How To Infuse Glamour Into Your Interiors (Without It Feeling Too Over-The-Top)

Some peoples’ personalities are just meant to shine. If you fit that bill, there’s no reason why your interiors shouldn’t do the same. Glamorous …

Home Decorating

21 Decor Tips From Home Staging Experts

How to make your house feel more inviting.<p>If you watch a lot of HGTV (or have seen the Amy Adams rom-com “Leap Year”), chances are you’ve seen the magic that home stagers can work on a place. These experts can transform spaces and make even the most unsellable houses sell.<p>So naturally, they are …

How to Perfectly Cook Chicken Breasts on the Stovetop

Comforting, affordable, and incredibly versatile, chicken breast is the quintessential dinnertime staple. Cooking a crispy, pan-seared chicken breast …

Cooking

People are downloading their Facebook data and posting it to Twitter, and the results will terrify you

The Cambridge Analytica scandal continues to roll on. As it does, people are becoming more and more aware of just how much data Facebook has on them.<p>One easy (yet slightly horrifying) way to see it all in one place is to request all of your Facebook data as a zip file. A lot of people have been …

Social Media

The Best Dog Breed For You, Based On Your Enneagram Type

There are a lot of cute doggos out there, and they all deserve a furr-ever home. But unfortunately, it is both irresponsible and impossible to house …

14 Face Masks With Before And After Photos That Will Have You Reaching For Your Wallet

<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 and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

Skin Care

How to Walk Off 10 Pounds

The quick-stepping secret to dropping 10 pounds and flattening your belly in just three weeks.<p>When you want to shed serious weight, walking might not …

These 20 Workouts From Jillian Michaels Are Guaranteed to Tone You From Head to Toe

With countless years of experience in the world of fitness, Jillian Michaels is one of those trainers you can't <i>not</i> listen to. She's done it all, from training celebrities to helping everyday people turn their lives around on <b>The Biggest Loser</b>.<p>Although it's not likely we'll all be able to train …

Fitness

6 At-Home Remedies For Sagging Skin Dermatologists Swear By

Sagging skin happens to everyone at different times, but did you know that you don't need to break the bank on fancy skin firming products and crémes …

This Workout Is Magical Because It Will Actually Change the Shape of Your Butt

You wanted the best workout for your butt, and here it is. Complete with squats and lunges, as well as dumbbells for added resistance, this workout is the hardest thing your butt will do all day. And that's a good thing because that's how you know it's working to reshape your booty. It also means …

The Ultimate Buttery Pound Cake

Ingredients<p>1 cup unsalted butter softened<br>• 1 1/4 cup granulated sugar<br>• 4 eggs room temperature<br>• 3 tablespoons milk room temperature<br>• 1 tablespoon vanilla<br>• 1/2 …

20 Sunday Dinner Ideas With Easy Recipes

Chicken Pot Pie with Bacon-and-Cheddar Biscuits<p>A chicken pot pie casserole is the most comforting dish for any night, and this recipe is topped with …

How to fix all of your sleep problems with science

Strategically placing pillows is a good way to relieve all sorts of pain. If you wake up with a sore shoulder, try hugging your pillow when you're …

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

The paint colors that will make your room look bigger (and not just white)

Even though it may be hibernation season, the last thing anyone wants is to be stuck in a space that feels like a <i>literal</i> cave. Short of taking a …

The enduring power of aunties

A collection of stories about the complex relationships we have with our aunts.<p>When I think of the word “aunt,” a few scenes come to mind, like …

39 Pieces Of Furniture From Walmart You'll Actually Want In Your Home

Gorgeous and affordable. High five!<p><i>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.</i>

Shopping

15 small bathrooms that you MUST see before renovating yours!

A small bathroom need not always translate into dark, shabby & cramped space. It is an intimate space where we refresh ourselves & get ready for the …

Interior Design

The Recipe That Changed the Way I Cook Chicken

Perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs were a significant improvement over the frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts I used to cook.<p>You can cook chicken, and you can <i>cook chicken</i>. Until I was about 27, I only did the first one. Growing up, I watched my mom make tenders out of chicken cutlets and …

Cooking

21 One-Pot Pastas for Those Nights You *Can't Even* With Cooking

There’s really never a bad time for pasta. Need a simple weeknight dinner? Toss together some noodles in garlic and oil. Cooking for a special …

10 Quick and Nourishing Meals to Make on a Sick Day

Anytime I'm sick (or even on the verge of being sick), two things are certain: My energy and inspiration to cook are pretty low, and I crave simple …

Healthy Eating