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You can get free stuff on Amazon.<p>This is not a drill. Amazon apparently has this massive giveaway section and we somehow didn't know about it until …Shopping
There’s a reason <i>The Five Love Languages</i> by Gary Chapman skyrocketed to the top of the best-seller list: Each person shows—and needs to be shown—love …Self-improvement
The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>
I keep seeing posts about “entitled kids” making the rounds lately. In fact, you don’t have to look hard before you see things written about how …
You’ve probably heard about adaptogens (Maca! Turmeric! Mushrooms!), but you might not know exactly what they do. (<i>Psst</i>: They’re plants that help the …Breakfast
"The Avengers go to Ikea, and Thor is the only one who can pronounce the name of anything."
Grief is something that nearly all of us will experience but it's something that most of us find difficult to talk about. This week on Like Minds, we find out what grief is, that it's very individual for all of us and why you don't have to "get over" it.<p><i>Produced by Rob Brown and India Rakusen</i><p>If …
Heard of our sponsor Funzing? This online community of local Londoners offers quirky experiences to suit everyone. It's a chance to get involved in …England
Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …personaldevelopment
<b>For more than 50 years, Lale Sokolov lived with a secret - one born in the horrors of wartime Europe, in a place that witnessed some of the worst of man's inhumanity to man.</b><p>It would not be shared until he was in his 80s, thousands of miles from that place.<p>Lale had been the Tattooist of …
After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …Books
With January on the horizon, it's time to get excited about 2018 reading. (Cue fireworks.) And if you're a Harry Potter fan, I'm sure you're itching …
It's easy to fall into the trap of believing you will be unhappy no matter what you do, but how you spend your time can actually change how you feel …
See Spot demolish the patriarchy.<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>
High praise, low box office
You can probably taste them by just looking at them.
While this sentence is one you might not expect from Steve Jobs, it is one that all of us can -- and should -- say.<p>Steve Jobs set extremely high expectations. He challenged other people to work harder, work longer, and do <i>more</i> -- sometimes more than they thought was possible.<p>Jobs was ... well, let's …Hung Up
I'm so sorry. H/T AskReddit
Let's make cubicle life more colorful.<p><b>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.</b>
"I'll be famous one day, but for now I'm stuck in middle school with a bunch of morons." That's harsh language from the downtrodden sixth-grade narrator of <i>Diary of A Wimpy Kid,</i> a blockbuster series ofgraphic novels.<p>But it speaks to a broader truth.<p>A large body of research suggests that students who …Middle School
Nothing will ever be the same again.
Ireland’s reputation precedes itself, so first-time visitors might think they know what to expect – rolling green fields, chatty locals and a pint for each hand – but there’s so much more to Ireland than its stereotypical charms. Skip the bus tours stopping at leprechaun-filled souvenir shops and …Ireland
Welcome back to my Day Trips from London series! Previously I’ve covered St. Albans, Salisbury & Stonehenge, and Cambridge and I’m excited to write a …England
With a dramatically beautiful Old Town and stylishly modern New Town, it’s little wonder Edinburgh is enticing increasing numbers of visitors each …
Can you really call yourself a fan if you've never visited Dumbledore's island tomb?<p><i>H/T Visit Scotland. Click here for tips on how to plan your travel itinerary for an ideal Harry Potter-themed trip to Scotland.</i>
"Just choose happiness!" THANKS, I'M CURED.<p>By the way: Humor is a great way for a lot of people to cope with their depression, but nothing beats getting the help you need. SO, here are some quick resources, just in case:<p>* You learn more about starting therapy here, since pretty much <i>everyone</i> can …
Staying on top of your feelings is so, so satisfying.<p>We rounded up some ~bujo~ layouts perfect for tracking your mood, symptoms, medications, sleep, and anything else that can help you stay on top of or improve your mental health. That said, you don't have to go full bullet-journal junkie to use …
Even literary tomes from the 1850s are still relevant to modern life, y'all!
These chapters will help you start your new one.<p><i>Submissions have been lightly edited for length/clarity.</i>