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50 Timeless Pieces Of Advice About Love & Relationships.

1. Don’t stay with someone who antagonizes you or belittles you.<p>2. If you feel lonely, you’re better off being alone.<p>3. Know when to walk away.<p>4. You …

Relationships

10 Black Authors Everyone Should Read | PBS

They are poets, playwrights, novelists and scholars, and together they helped capture the voice of a nation. They have fearlessly explored racism, …

Black History

Sex, Lies, and Micro-Cheating: Why Every Dating Trend is Fake News

“What is microcheating and are you a little bit guilty of it?” the headline asks in Metro. “What is micro-cheating? It’s the newest infidelity trend …

Relationships

Netflix Has All Kinds of Romance Movies Right Now — Here Are the 25 Best

It seems like everyone is doing the "Netflix and chill" thing these days. But, if you're flying solo, the only place you need to look for love is on your couch snuggled up in your favorite sweatshirt, because love, actually is on Netflix. And, if you're coupled up, a great romantic comedy, some …

Bunny Lane recycled shipping containers House by Adam Kalkin - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

22 Most Beautiful Houses Made from Shipping Containers ← Back to article<p>22 Most Beautiful Houses Made from Shipping Containers<p>Bunny Lane recycled …

I Got Rejected & It Was Actually Awesome For This One Surprising Reason

The details of my date are quite inconsequential. We met at a dance class. A few weeks later, we went for drinks, chatted, laughed, danced. I asked …

Relationships

20 Facts That Will Shatter Your Conception Of The World

Ever wonder what vibrators were actually invented for?

5 Sexts To Send Your Partner After A Few Days Apart To Make Your Reunion Extra Hot

There's nothing like spending a little time apart to remind you of exactly why you find your partner oh-so-f***ing hot. What is that saying? Oh, yes. …

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

Robot does the unthinkable by assembling IKEA furniture in 20 minutes

IKEA is cheap, stylish, and a superb solution for furnishing an entire dwelling on a budget. It’s also the leading cause of divorce in couples who attempt to assemble its furniture at home, according to a poll I just made up for the sake of this joke.<p>Researchers at Nanyang Technological University …

Nanyang Technological University

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

Don’t Disrespect Our Anthems: 6 Black Songs Off-Limits to Taylor Swift and Other White Musicians

When I first called the Department of Homeland Security to report Taylor Swift for suspected terrorist activity, the federal agents hung up on me …

Music

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

11 Flirty Phrases That'll Get Your Long-Term Partner In The Mood Instantly

We usually associate flirting with being single; with trying to pick someone up. It’s the stuff of cheesy pickup lines or eyes across the bar or the …

5 Best Picture Oscar winners you can watch on Netflix

His name is Oscar. He stands at 13.5 inches tall, weighs 8.5 pounds and is plated in 24-karat gold. Right now only five films streaming on Netflix have taken home the most coveted Oscar statuette for Best Picture.<p>'Spotlight' (2015)<p>Metacritic score: 93<p>"Spotlight" dramatizes the real-life story of …

These 14 Instant Pot Recipes Will Knock Your Family's Socks Off — and Won't Cost You More Than $20

Let's be honest, the Instant Pot is a busy parent's BFF. You can make pretty much anything your little heart desires — from rice to seafood to yogurt and beyond — and you don't have to sit around waiting for water to boil or an oven to preheat. So what could be better for moms and dads who have to …

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

Oscars 2018: 8 nominated movies you can watch on Netflix now 🎬

Frankly, the best place to catch the bulk of the 2018 Oscar-nominated films will be in theaters. But if you want to check off a few viewings from your sofa, here's what Netflix has to offer. (Sadly, no, "Get Out" is not available on Netflix.)<p>'Mudbound'<p>Metacritic score: 85<p>Netflix picked up …

9 best romantic comedies on Netflix ❤️

Whether you're madly in love or suffering from mild crippling loneliness (this is where I raise my hand), CNET has you covered. Here's all the lovey, dovey-iest Netflix has to offer for Valentine's Day.<p>'Bridget Jones's Diary' (2001)<p>Metacritic score: 66<p>Look, Colin Firth is never going to show up and …

These Movies Are Way Kinkier Than Fifty Shades Freed

When <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> was published in 2011, you couldn't go more than a few feet without seeing someone reading it (or reading it behind another …

Movies

When The Person You Like Doesn't Want A Relationship, Here's What To Remember

You can't control the way that somebody loves you. When someone doesn't want a relationship and you do, it can be hard to detach from that person. …

Amazon Fire TV

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>

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

Germany Had So Much Renewable Energy Over Christmas It Had to Pay People to Use It

This is the future.<p>People in Germany essentially got paid to use electricity on Christmas.<p>Electricity prices in the country went negative for many …

Renewable Energy

This Simple Animation Answers Everything About How A Clutch Works

Many of us have a basic idea of what our car’s clutch does, but still find all the teeth and springs confusing when we actually look at one out of …

Tracee Ellis Ross Will Teach You How to Be Single, Love Your Life, and Own Your Sexuality

I want to preface this by saying I might not appear to have a lot in common with Tracee Ellis Ross. I do not star in a hit TV show. I do not have 4 million Instagram followers. I was most definitely <i>not</i> raised by a music icon. But I’m not married and I don’t have kids, and that is something Ross and …

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

I asked some of the most successful people what books they give as gifts — and there were 5 winners

"What's your favorite book?" seems like a good question. So innocent, so simple. In practice, it's terrible. I interviewed more than 100 of the most successful entrepreneurs, athletes, actors, writers, and other experts for my book, "Tribe of Mentors." These are people who have often read hundreds …

Self-improvement

Don't bother wondering why your friends seem to have nicer homes, cars, and vacations — there's only one measurement that matters

<i><br>"Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about post-grad life to</i> …

Personal Finance

16 great ideas for rustic living rooms

A rustic living room is an amazing addition to any home, be it modern, rural or traditional, any interior designer will tell you that, but do you …