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A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Fun Games to Play With Babies (That They Can Figure Out)

It can be hard to feel like you're playing with a baby during their first year of life, but understanding development can help parents come up with …

Parenting

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

13 Non-Toy Gift Ideas for Kids Who Already Have Everything

Looking for a gift that isn't a toy? Activities and experiences can be the perfect present. Here, clutter-free ideas that will create lasting memories.<p>What do you do when you're invited to a party for a kid who has everything? Or maybe it's your own child's birthday that's coming up—and you're …

The science of why human breasts are so big

Breasts come in different shapes and sizes, but there's one thing they all have in common: They are unique to humans. More than 5,000 mammalian species inhabit this planet. Yet Homo sapiens are the only life forms with permanent breasts. Some may call this human anomaly sexy, but it also raises the …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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Why Males Are Biology's Riskier Sex

<i>Robert D. Martin is emeritus curator of biological anthropology at the Field Museum in Chicago, a member of the Committee on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago, and academic guest at the Institute of Evolutionary Medicine at the University of Zürich. His most recent book is How We Do</i> …

Genetics

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

15 Life-changing Trips for Couples

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy …

This is how to recover from tragedy: 4 secrets from research

I’d love to start with witty jokes, but we’re talking tragedy here, so brace yourself. This story isn’t comforting.<p>On May 1st, 2015, while …

Make It Yourself: Cornbread Mix

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Whisk together flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, salt, and baking soda. Store in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dry …

Recipes

5 Awesome (& Big!) Rugs You Can Get on Amazon Under $100

A good area rug can be a total game changer for your home. Not only can they instantly warm up a bare (or chilly) room, they're a great way to …

How to protect your child from being abducted as kidnapping expert reveals how stranger dangers change with age

Thousands of children are abducted each year.<p>Even parents living in comparatively safe environments may devote a lot of energy to ensure their …

30 Feminist Children's Books That Every Child Should Read

There are no stories about princesses being rescued in here.<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><p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Kids

These 6 Microwaveable Desserts Are Genius For When Sugar Cravings Strike

These will change. your. life.<p>View this post on Facebook<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 tablespoons butter<p>1 tablespoon brown sugar<p>1 tablespoon granulated sugar<p>⅛ teaspoon salt<p>¼ teaspoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon vanilla<p>3 tablespoons flour<p>2 tablespoons chocolate chips<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Add butter, sugars, baking powder, salt, …

25 Documentaries That Will Change Your Life

These documentaries are powerful, shocking, heartbreaking, and intense, and each will expand the horizons of the viewers open to learning more about the world<p>Moviegoers are suckers for a true story, which is why documentary films are so endearing and fascinating. While we often respond to narrative …

Kurt Cobain

18 renovation apps to know for your next project

Everybody needs a little help sometimes<p>Embarking on a home renovation project is no easy feat, but thanks to today's advances in internet technology, there is probably a stellar app out there ready to assist with every part of the process.<p>Below, we rounded up 15 standouts across three …

Home Improvement

The Scary Consequences of Old Electronics

Have you ever thought about what happens when you get rid of your old phone? Electronic waste may not be a splashy cause, but it's a necessary one. …

20 of the best Earth and space documentaries to watch on Netflix in 2017

Humans have been gazing up at the stars since before the dawn of civilization. We intrinsically seek to know the unknowable and discover the …

Athens Walking Tours - Athens Self Guided Walking Tour And Guided Tours

<b>Athens walking tours are an ideal way to see the main attractions, and learn about the city. There's a lot waiting for you, from the obvious</b> …

European Travel

Clogged pores? Try a DIY blackhead-removal mask

These 3 homemade masks can help you get rid of pesky blackheads.<p>All acne can be a drag, especially once you’re an adult. I mean, you paid your dues …

Finger knitting is officially the new arm knitting

The Basics<p>With over five million views, this video from Fiber Flux is the most popular finger knitting tutorial on YouTube.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

This Decadent Chocolate Cake Is Easier Than You Ever Imagined

<i>The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New</i> …

Dessert

Health Check: do cold showers cool you down?

It’s normal to feel hot, sweaty and uncomfortable in warm weather, but what’s the best way to cool down? To answer this question, we first need to …

Global Warming

6 Psychological Hacks To Get Your Kids To Do What You Want

As a parent, a significant part of your energy goes toward trying to outwit a toddler. That’s kind of embarrassing to admit. But it’s not nearly as …

Kids

The 7 Best Health and Wellness Books of 2017

You’ve decided to take action and find your path to good health this year, so what better way to boost your motivation and commitment to that change …

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

​Keep Mosquitoes at Bay with This Plastic Bottle Bug Trap

No one wants to be eaten alive by mosquitoes, but there's no need to resort to harsh chemicals to keep them at arm's length. Instructables user …

35 Ways To Transform Everything You Own With Paint

Wicker benches, linoleum floors, table lamps, KitchenAid mixers, you name it.