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The 10 best new TV dramas coming this autumn

Wanderlust<p>Buzz is growing for this boldly unconventional family drama, the first arrival from the BBC’s impressive autumn slate. The terrific Toni Collette – star of the film <i>Muriel’s Wedding</i> and now a potential Oscar dark horse for her performance in <i>Hereditary</i> – and Steven Mackintosh star as a …

TV

New light shed on Royal sex scandal as ancient Roman remains unearthed

A remarkable archaeological investigation is shedding new light on the Roman conquest of Britain – and on the geopolitical background to one of the …

16 of the Strangest Unsolved Mysteries of All Time

Photo: Shutterstock<p>1. The Incident at Dyatlov Pass<p>On the first night of February 1959, nine ski-hikers died mysteriously in the mountains of what is …

The Blockchain Could Make Trust Accessible to Everyone

Thomas Hedger<p>The blockchain isn’t just about transferring money—it’s also changing how people worldwide access data, keep and access records, and prove ownership.<p>You’ve probably heard about Bitcoin, the digital currency that many techies and Redditors have been promoting since its mysterious …

Blockchain

17 standout books of 2017 that you must read

Bookworms will be spoilt for choice<p>Sparkling new voices, curious genre-hybrids, future classics,and a stirring portrait of our time—2017’s standout …

Showstopping Holiday Desserts For Home Cooks Of All Skill Levels

If you're a noted chef and invited to a holiday party, it's kind of assumed that you'll bring something homemade along. At least that's how it usually goes for Yotam Ottolenghi, who admits his success can sometimes intimidate hosts.<p>But you don't have to be a world-class chef to make showstopping …

Baking

Want your kids to be resilient? Here’s what not to do.

By Mia Geiger<p>Amy Morin knows a lot about resiliency. A licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist and foster parent, she has devoted her life to helping others resolve problems and conflicts.<p>But she also has personal experience with building resiliency. While in her 20s Morin faced the …

Parenting

Should Confederate monuments come down? Here’s what South Africa did after apartheid.

By Carolyn E. Holmes<p>Outraged protesters demanded the removal of statues and monuments celebrating racism and oppression. Traditionalists objected to “erasing history,” even though the memorials were erected years after that history, specifically to remind viewers of white domination and superiority.<p>…

South Africa

How to Parent a Kid Who's Nothing Like You

Raising any human being is hard, but when that human is nothing like you, the degree of difficulty goes way up. “You’re going to spend a lot of time …

Richard Cordray defends CFPB arbitration rule amid speculation he plans to run for Ohio governor

Richard Cordray, the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, went on the offensive Tuesday to publicly defend an agency rule that has roiled Wall Street by allowing consumers to band together and sue their banks.<p>The "arbitration rule” takes aim at the fine print in many of the agreements …

Rewiring the Brain to Bounce Back from Setbacks Faster and Easier

<i>By: Debi Silber</i><p>According to Linda Graham, psychotherapist and author of <i>Bouncing Back</i>, resilience is: “The capacity to respond to pressures and tragedies quickly, adaptively and effectively.”<p>So why do we need to be resilient?<p>It’s inevitable that in our lifetimes, circumstances will come along that …

Weight Loss

5 Adventures Your Teenager Will Love

Once the kids hit their teen years, it’s almost impossible to convince them to go on another family trip that doesn’t include a posse of their …

Tastemade

5 Ways to Keep Fruits & Veggies Fresh Longer

To Understand Cuba-America Relations, Ask Cuban-Americans

The Author<p>Iam a born-and-raised-in-Miami Cuban-American, not quite first generation (my mom was born <i>aqui</i>), not quite second generation (my dad was …

Cuba

9 Great Novels About Anthropologists

The 115th annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association is underway in Minneapolis. How we wish we could be there to study that …

Anthropology

6 Nutritionists Share Their Tricks For Curbing Nighttime Snacking

Have a protein-packed breakfast.<p>Anna Mente/Shutterstock<p>Having a healthy breakfast doesn't just set the tone for making smart choices all day long. Pick one with plenty of protein, and findings show that you may be less likely to dream about sugar at night. "Make sure you're eating 30 g of protein …

Drinking Customs of the Vikings

<b>For the ancient Norsemen, drinking was much more than just consuming alcoholic beverages. Drinking ale and mead was instead part of their ancestral</b> …

The Song of Achilles: A Forbidden Romance of Epic Proportions

By Taylor Jenkins Reid | Off the Shelf<p>I came across <i>The</i> <i>Song of Achilles</i> by Madeline Miller in one of the most romantic ways one can find a story. I was digging through a pile of used books at my local library when my hand gravitated toward its brilliant teal and glistening gold cover.<p>I was intrigued …

Driving Through the Magnificent Landscape of Iceland

In 2014, Michalina Okreglicka and her husband decided to move to Iceland, packing their belongings into their beloved old Nissan and driving across …

Reconstructed Medieval Song Performed for the First Time in 1000 Years

Cambridge University historian Sam Barrett and professional musician Benjamin Bagby are bringing lost music from the Middle Ages back to life. …

Ultimate Sicily

THE ITINERARY<p>Day 1<p>Fly into Catania - it’s an easy 40-minute drive from here to <b>Relais Monaci delle Terre Nere</b>, a laid-back, eco-friendly boutique hotel on an ancient Sicilian country estate, with an excellent farm-to-table restaurant.<p>Views and volcanoes: Etna & Taormina<p>Day 2<p>If you arrived on an …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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59 Illustrated National Parks: 100 Years of Wilderness & Wonder

Posted in Best Books for Men and Media<p>Created to celebrate the upcoming 100-year anniversary of our national Park System, this 160-page hardcover …

Humorous Charts and Graphs Show What Being an Introvert Is All About

BuzzFeed Life's assistant health editor Anna Borges created a series of graphs any introvert can relate to. There are pie charts depicting how truly wonderful it is to have a vivid inner world, unwavering sense of self, and top-notch listening skills.<p>Through her bar graphs, Borges conveys some of …

Personality

Scientists say they have a new cure for hearing loss

Jay Alan Zimmerman is a successful composer who writes music for movies and musicals. There's something that sets him apart from other composers, however. He's deaf.<p>Zimmerman wasn’t always deaf. He came to New York and began his career in music. Over time he realized he had lost quite a bit of …

Things to do before 30: read these 33 books

Your 20s are a time for figuring out who you are and what you want from life.<p>While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of …

Cutting Sugar for 9 Days Made Kids Look Healthier: Study

Kids who cut processed sugar from their diets for just nine days had lower blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar — a finding that supports the idea that sugar itself is a major culprit in heart disease and diabetes, researchers said Tuesday.<p>And it suggests that it doesn't take long to reverse …

Diabetes

How to Make Your Home Less Welcoming to Spiders

Spiders have plenty of benefits, but that doesn’t mean they’re always welcome guests in your home. Here are some easy ways to keep your home from …

TimeBoxing: What Is It And How To Use It

• Orginally Posted June 29, 2015<br>• Katy Whitton<br>• 6 Comments<br>• Productivity<p>In time management, timeboxing allocates a fixed time period, called a <b>time box</b>, to …

Time Management