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Who Owns Sherlock Holmes's Real-Life Address? - The Takeaway

Sherlock Holmes famously lived at 221b Baker Street in London. But that is in fact a real building with an enigmatic owner. It's a mystery fit for …

Sherlock Holmes

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Self-improvement

This 15-Minute Task Could Boost Your Paycheck by $200 a Month. Here's How to Do It

The IRS just unveiled a useful new calculator.<p>December’s tax cut means millions of Americans will owe less money when they file their 2018 tax …

Retirement

How Many Of These Underrated '90s Movies Have You Seen?

If you've seen more than half of these, you were probably born before 1980 — and you were probably on a first name basis with the the popcorn guy at your local arthouse theater.

Whistleblower gives behind-the-scenes look at Trump campaign

LONDON (AP) — Chris Wylie can't prove the work he did for Cambridge Analytica helped Donald Trump win the 2016 presidential election, but he thinks he has pretty good evidence.<p>While working for the political consulting company from 2013 to 2015, Wylie's team spoke to Americans in focus groups to …

Social Media

You have Netflix, Hulu, and the rest — you just need this $20 HDTV antenna to replace cable

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Televisions

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Travel

The male glance: how we fail to take women’s stories seriously

In spring 2013, HBO conducted a sly experiment on the “elite” TV-viewing public. It aired two new shows – both buddy dramas – back to back. Each was conceived as a short, self-contained season. Each had a single talented and idiosyncratic director for the entire season, and each dispensed with the …

Feminism

This Chef Lost 50 Pounds And Reversed Prediabetes With A Digital Program

People who are diagnosed with prediabetes can delay or prevent the disease if they change their lifestyle and lose a significant amount of weight. But here's the challenge: How can people be motivated to eat healthier and move more? Increasingly, the answer might include digital medicine.<p>"Just …

Diabetes

Rick Steves: What’s new in Britain and Ireland for 2018

England, Scotland and Ireland are earnestly improving tourism infrastructures for 2018, adding worthwhile exhibits to well-known sights and investing in new experiences for travelers. Read up on these latest developments to make the most of your time in the isles.<p>Major changes are taking place at …

Ireland

32 Pictures That Prove Britain Looks Even More Beautiful in the Snow

On a seasonal cusp, just as Britons thought it was time to hang up the ear muffs, Great Britain was blanketed in Siberian snow on Tuesday. "The Beast From the East," also responsible for rare snowfall in Rome, continued to coat the United Kingdom on Wednesday, making for some rather scenic shots of …

What Ever Happened To Brendan Fraser?

GQ’s Zach Baron reports on the stupendous rise and surprising disappearance of the once ubiquitous movie star.<p><b>Brendan Fraser</b> wants me to meet his horse. “I got this horse because it's a big horse,” he says, standing in a barn in Bedford, New York. He removes a green bandanna from his pocket and …

Timothée Chalamet

The Boys Are Not All Right

I used to have this one-liner: “If you want to emasculate a guy friend, when you’re at a restaurant, ask him everything that he’s going to order, and then when the waitress comes … order for him.” It’s funny because it shouldn’t be that easy to rob a man of his masculinity — but it is.<p>Last week, 17 …

Virginia Tech

The UK's 10 best beaches

It was a long, cold, dark and at times snowy winter in the UK, but – for a time at least – the sun is out and is set to blaze gloriously for the next …

Scotland

'They are laughing their asses off in Moscow': Trump takes on the FBI, Russia probe and 2016 election

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Trump questioned the intensifying special counsel investigation of his 2016 campaign and his administration while attacking his own national security adviser, the FBI, Hillary Clinton, former president Barack Obama, Democrats in Congress, CNN and others in a …

Donald Trump

America Is Under Attack and the President Doesn't Care

Trump’s gravest responsibility is to defend the United States from foreign attack—and he’s done nothing to fulfill it.<p>As the rest of America mourns the victims of the Parkland, Florida, massacre, President Trump took to Twitter.<p>Not for him the rituals of grief. He is too consumed by rage and …

Donald Trump

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

20 Parenting Books You Should Actually Read

I believe that if you’re going to invest your time and money in reading a parenting book, it should leave you feeling better than you did before — …

Parenting

'Achtung Baby': Should we parent more like the Germans do?

America may be the land of the free, home of the brave, but it's Germany whose children display independence and whose parents have the courage to take a step back, Sara Zaske writes in <i>Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children</i> (Picador, 239 pp., ★★★ out of …

Parenting

Resolved To Lose Weight? We Gave Food-Tracking Apps A Try

Exercise is great for your health. But if you're looking to lose weight in the new year, you should know this: How much you eat ultimately matters more than how much you work out.<p>Like a lot of Americans, I've got some extra pounds to shed. So about two months ago, I started tracking everything I …

Fitness

12 Smart Book Ideas for Everyone in Your Life

Books make the perfect gift: they're durable, transportable, and they promise some (hopefully) quality alone time. But what do you get the aunt who …

Republicans

The Republican tax bill punishes American families who use public schools

The US Senate tax bill that Republicans passed early this morning faces scathing criticism for the debt burden it creates for the next generation, the tax breaks it gives to the rich, and the hasty way it was cobbled together.<p>Its detractors have dubbed it a “historic tax heist,” a “scam” (paywall) …

Education

30 Advent Calendars That Are Sure To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

Because you deserve something special every dang day.<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. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Why are children’s authors eccentric?

The writers of Eloise, Goodnight Moon and more pushed boundaries of behaviour. Dark episodes in their pasts may have proved fruitful, writes Hephzibah Anderson.<p>As new parents and anyone who’s ever gone rummaging through their old childhood libraries quickly realises, much of the best literature for …

Books

3 Tools That Can Help You Calm Your Mind and Let Go of Anxiety

<b>“I vow to let go of all worries and anxiety in order to be light and free.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>I've struggled with anxiety throughout my life. A …

Mindfulness

Best Places to Travel in December

1 of 13<p>Winter Travel<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 13<p>Frankfurt, Germany<p>3 of 13<p>Los Cabos, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 13<p>Kochi, India<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 13<p>Las Vegas, …

The Personal Finance Books You Need To Get Your Money Under Control

Not everyone is ready, willing, or able to turn to a financial advisor for money advice. Sometimes, you want to begin to explore the topic on your …

Personal Finance

A family-friendly gift: Board games

These board games make for a great family (or friends) gift: Gather everyone around, and let the fun begin. Prices can vary dramatically depending on where you buy, so shop around.<p>Zen-filled fun<p>A simple, Zen-filled game for the family that takes travelers down a historic road in Japan. The winner …

‘The most beautiful house in Ireland’ is up for sale

A genuinely magnificent country house, Castletown Cox in County Kilkenny is as grand a residence as anyone could ever wish for.<p>36,000 square feet. …

Buckingham Palace