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Dare We Say These Eggplant Recipes Are Irresistible? (Yes, We Dare)

Eggplant inspires strong feelings. Simply put, you either love it or you hate it. Here at MyDomaine, we're of the mindset that the lilac-hued, oblong …

Eggplant

Plot Twist: These 15 Low-Light Indoor Plants Actually Crave Dark Corners

My tiny studio apartment gets an insanely low amount of natural light. Though the sole window in the apartment is large and generous, it's also …

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

These 2-Ingredient Bagels Are About to Change Your Life (and They Take Less Than 30 Minutes to Make)

<i>Healthy bagels that don’t taste like cardboard? We’re all ears.</i><p><i>This story originally appeared on Cookinglight.com by Jaime Ritter.</i><p>I’ve been seeing a …

The 17 Best Children's Books to Promote Kindness, Integrity, and More

Books have the power to ignite a passion for learning, provide us with a sweet escape, and connect us with who we are and who we want to be while …

Children's Books

13 Natural Skincare Products That'll Make You Feel Good And Look Good

* bathes in essential oils for good measure *<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

Skin Care

20 products with a cult following on Amazon, and why they're worth it

Power comes in numbers, and that’s how you <i>know</i> that these Amazon products are excellent. Thousands and thousands of users all agree that they’re worth it: Each item—from a knife sharpener to a clay face mask—has a 4+ star rating (and some of our staffers swear by these items too!) Without further …

Money

Want to be a Better Writer? Here is Stephen King's Essential Advice

Dumbo, Dairy Queen and Dandelions: 9 brilliant suggestions from King's nearly 20-year-old book<p>Okay, I'll admit that I'm really late to this party. Despite the fact that I'm always seeking advice on how to improve communication in general--and writing in particular--I'd never read Stephen King's …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

5 Vitamins You Should Be Taking For Perfect Skin, According To Dermatologists

Everyone wants perfect skin that’s free of pimples, redness, dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles. But, not everyone knows where to start. Trying a …

Skin Care

The perfect summer skincare routine, based on your skin type

Summer is setting in, which is evident with the rising temperatures and packing away of winter jumpers and jackets. As your face starts to get a lot …

Skin Care

12 Ways We Unconsciously Violate Children’s Boundaries

Shares 20<p>—<br>In a recent post of mine, I talked about boundaries. Naturally, many of you started looking at where your fear of boundaries originally …

These Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Bites Are a Snack Paradise

By now you're probably very familiar with the fact that cauliflower is a magical ingredient. It no longer languishes on a sad crudité platter, …

26 Amazing Products With Over 1,000 Reviews On Amazon

A dog poncho, an organizer mat, liquid chalk markers, and 23 other products on Amazon that hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of people absolutely *adore*.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this</b> …

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The Second Amendment Does Not Transcend All Others

Its text and context don’t ensure an unlimited individual right to bear any kind and number of weapons by anyone.<p>Part of the miserable ritual that follows American mass shootings is the lament that nothing can be done unless we get rid of the Second Amendment. <i>New York Times</i> columnist Bret Stephens …

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

How to Give Yourself a Facial at Home That'll Rival Any Spa Treatment

I come from a long line of skincare-passionate women. Some of my favorite tried and true beauty secrets have been passed down for generations, such …

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical and mental). Learning is the act of taking conscious control of this process, and books are the …

7 Lessons I Learned From Trying a New Recipe Every Week for Two Months (and Counting)

As a food and nutrition editor, I own a lot of cookbooks. Yet, I always resorted to the same meals—until now.<p>When I make New Year’s resolutions, I try to be realistic about what’s actually sustainable. I generally eat healthy, and I have no desire to cut out my favorite treats like ice cream. But …

If You Want to Actually Get a Response to Your Email Pitch, Here's What You Need to Do

Do these five things to woo your leads into responding.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Pitching has always been a key aspect of building a successful business. You simply cannot do without it in today's work environment. Given that the average office worker receives 121 …

30 Things That'll Make It Look Like You Actually Tried

Clothes, cleaning products, makeup, stationery, and more things to make it look like you put effort into every single area of your life.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI</i> …

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30 Cleaning Products That'll Give You Immediate Results

Responsibilities are hard: these stain removers, carpet cleaners, and powerful sponges make cleaning go by FAST.<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate</b> …

Cleaning

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

This Serum Was Developed By MIT Scientists — & It's Only $28

If $28 — including the cost of shipping — seems like a suspiciously low price to pay for a serum that comes out of the finest luxury laboratories in …

Skin Care

I Tried $278 Worth Of Concealers — & This Was The Clear Winner

I am not, in any way, a makeup minimalist. I can't go on vacation without packing three cosmetics bags, my bathroom cabinet is bursting at the seams …

Makeup

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

This Is The Skincare Routine Dermatologists Swear By For Women Over 30

Whether you’re approaching 30, over 30, or (cough) more than a few years past 30, it’s never a bad time to take another look at your daily skincare …

The Secret to Henry Kissinger’s Success

Many think the retired diplomat’s closeness to one man—Richard Nixon—was the source of his power. That gets Kissinger dangerously wrong.<p>About halfway through writing my biography of Henry Kissinger, an interesting hypothesis occurred to me: Did the former secretary of state owe his success, fame …

Cue the Comfort Food: 6 Tomato Basil Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm This Winter

When winter weather has you down and you’re in need of something to warm you up, it’s time to cue the comfort food. One classic recipe that pleases …

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