Martha Cordova

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Amazon has a giveaways section full of free stuff and how did we not know about this before?

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 …


What does your Myers-Briggs personality type mean for your love language?

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 …


18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

13 Habits For Raising Well-Adjusted Kids

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 …

Adaptogens Are Trending (and Here Are 9 Recipes You Can Make with Them)

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 …


18 Jokes About Marvel's Avengers That Are So Hilarious And True

"The Avengers go to Ikea, and Thor is the only one who can pronounce the name of anything."

Why grief is not something you have to 'get over'

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 …

10 Unique Adventures in London You Will Love

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 …


Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

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 …


The Tattooist of Auschwitz - and his secret love

<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 …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

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 …


12 Books Every Harry Potter Fan Should Read In 2018

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 …

9 Habits Unhappy People Have In Common, According To Science

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 …

17 Delightful Children's Books Even Childless People Will Love

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>

26 of the year's best movies no one saw

High praise, low box office

You're A True Millennial If You Recognize These 35 Foods

You can probably taste them by just looking at them.

22 Years Ago, Steve Jobs Said 1 Thing Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

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

11 Creepy Facts About Cute Animals That'll Make You Say "Why Did You Ruin This For Me?"

I'm so sorry. H/T AskReddit

39 Things For Your Desk That'll Make Your Co-Workers Say, "Where'd You Get That?"

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>

Switching To Middle School Can Be Hard On Kids, But There Are Ways To Make It Better

"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

45 Movies That Are Complete And Total Mindfucks

Nothing will ever be the same again.

First time Ireland: unmissable Emerald Isle experiences

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 …


Day Trips from London: Cardiff

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 …


10 things to do in Edinburgh

With a dramatically beautiful Old Town and stylishly modern New Town, it’s little wonder Edinburgh is enticing increasing numbers of visitors each …

15 Life-Changing Things All Harry Potter Fans Must Do In Scotland

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>

13 Annoying Conversations You've Definitely Had If You're Depressed

"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 …

21 Genius Ways To Track Your Mental Health

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 …

31 Amazing Books That Just May Help You Be An Adult

Even literary tomes from the 1850s are still relevant to modern life, y'all!

23 Books You Need To Read Before You Get Married

These chapters will help you start your new one.<p><i>Submissions have been lightly edited for length/clarity.</i>