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27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018

Tired of listening to the same old podcasts? Here's some fresh ones that deserve your time.<p>We asked the BuzzFeed Community and BuzzFeed staff to tell us about underrated podcasts they absolutely love. We received thousands and thousands of submissions this year. (Thank you if you sent one in.) Here …

Self-improvement

Don't know where to start? The essential novels of Ursula K Le Guin

From the fantasy of Earthsea to ambisexual planets, these masterpieces offer brilliant introductions to a dazzling writer who broke entirely new ground<p>News: Ursula K Le Guin dies aged 88 Ursula K Le Guin, by Margaret Atwood: ‘One of the literary greats of the 20th century’<p><b>A Wizard of Earthsea</b><p>“From …

Literature

7 Color Palettes To Try From Interior Designer Tricia Guild’s Chic Paint Book

Here’s how to hit the right mix of color, pattern, fabric, and texture in your home.<p>There is no reason to fear adding a bit of color to your home. Especially when you're armed with the help of <i>Paint Box</i>, a guide to choosing colors, textures, and patterns by best selling author and interior designer …

Interior Design

The 33 Most Exciting New Books Of 2018

Here are the books we can't wait to read in 2018! (Ranked in no particular order.)

Books

The Breathing Technique You Should Try In 2018 For Less Stress & More Zen

When stress gets to the point of being truly overwhelming, it's easy to forget that the most natural and convenient way to relieve that anxiety lies …

The 15 Poets You Absolutely Need To Read In 2018

If there's one thing I've realized over the last two decades, it's that most people, even the most ardent of book lovers, do not read enough poetry. …

Books

6 Ways to Get the Most From Meditation

Follow this advice and you'll always stay in the moment.<p>As someone who has performed stand-up comedy in front of 1,000 people and scaled a 20,000- foot mountain, I can tell you the only "must" that is critical to success in each is mindfulness.<p>Unless you stay "in the room" and react to every verbal …

Your holiday reading list: 56 books you won’t be able to put down

<i>Sacha Vega/iStock</i><p>Since we know TED speakers love to read, we asked them: What book could you <i>not</i> stop reading? Here are their eclectic picks, ready …

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Ten New Books to Curl up With This Autumn

From Joan Didion to Jeffrey Eugenides, here are ten titles from literary heavyweights and talented new voices to keep you company as the nights draw …

Books

Color Cheat Sheet: The 21 Most Perfect Blue Paint Colors

Picking our favorite blues gave us the blues. There are <i>way.too.many.</i> amazing blues out there. After all, blue is one of the most popular colors in …

Behr's First-Ever Color of the Year Will Help You De-Stress at Home

Relaxation is just one coat of paint away.<p>For the past few years, whites and neutrals have ruled the world of paint color. Behr isn't one to follow the lead, which is why they named In the Moment T18-15 as its first-ever Color of the Year. In it, spruce blue, soft gray and lush green coalesce to …

10 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter

Feed your brain at the gym, in the car, or whenever you have a few minutes to spare.<p>Hate your commute? Struggle to motivate yourself to hit the treadmill? Perhaps both these problems (and many more) have the same solution. Why not turn these odds and ends of unpleasant time into opportunities to …

Self-improvement

Trending on Remodelista: 5 Quick Ideas to Refresh a Room

Classic curtain hardware, check. Perfect paint color, check. Porcelain light socket, check. This week the Remodelista editors tick off a list of …

First Novel Prize

<b>Announcing the Long List</b> <b>for</b><p><b>the</b> <b>2017 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize</b><p><i>All That’s Left to Tell</i> by Daniel Lowe (Flatiron Books)<p><i>As Lie Is to Grin</i> by …

Brazil

The 4 Best Games That Teach You To Write As You Play

<i>Join Dave & Molly and a panel of creatives as they work along with audience chat to write and finalize a short sketch during the show’s two-hour run</i> …

The Best Books of July 2017: From Svetlana Alexievich to Angela Davis

In a book that is as much a collection of insights into war, torture, art, and healing as it is a meditation on the world we live in today, Sarah Sentilles dissects the role of art and the visual in the psychology of violence. <i>Draw Your Weapons</i> serves as a guide down a thought-provoking path into …

Writing and the Creative Life: Possibility Thinking, Practicality Thinking

You can not overestimate the value of a great idea as the basis of a story. Here are some quotes from a pair of established screenwriters about the …

Creativity

Troublemaker

• <b>Author:</b> Leah Remini & Rebecca Paley<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An eye-opening, no-holds-barred memoir about life in the Church of Scientology, now with a new afterword by the author—the outspoken actress and star of the A&E docuseries Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath</b> <br>Leah Remini has …

Leah Remini

Kurt Vonnegut Ponders Why “Poor Americans Are Taught to Hate Themselves” in a Timely Passage from Slaughterhouse-Five

Amidst what is now an ordinary day’s chaos and turmoil in the news, you may have noticed some outrage circulating over comments made by erstwhile …

Bill Gates Wants You To Read Trevor Noah’s Memoir This Summer

📚 🐛<p>Deepen your mind while you deepen your tan.<p>Microsoft founder, philanthropist and avid bookworm Bill Gates has a few book recommendations for the summer. Each of the titles, which he listed in a blog post on Monday, are meant to help readers better understand the larger world around them.<p>“Some …

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

The "Long" Books To Finish Before The End Of 2017

Have you ever wondered what really distinguishes a "long" book from all the other moderately lengthy books currently stacked on your shelves? Does …

Books

Google and Huawei are officially being sued over battery issues on the Nexus 6P

As much as we loved the “final” crop of Nexus smartphones, neither have aged super well. One of the biggest issues facing Nexus 6P owners has been early, unexpected battery shutdowns. The cause has been unclear, but Google and Huawei haven’t done much to fix it. Now, they’re facing the consequences …

Mobile Technology

The 100 best books to read in your lifetime, according to Amazon

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>"I'm so busy."<p>"I'm binge-watching 'Stranger Things.'"<p>"I don't know <i>which</i> book to read."<p>If you fall into the last category, Amazon's here to …

Books

Thich Nhat Hanh recommends 5 meditation techniques that rewire your brain to live in the present moment

To become successful and joyful, you must succeed in generating inner peace. But when our lives are full of chaos, it can be difficult to work out …

A Heart-Shaped Life: Twelve Ways of Looking at Amy Krouse Rosenthal

<i>“What constitutes a life worthy of being remembered? How do you want to be remembered?” These are the kinds of questions Amy Krouse Rosenthal always</i> …

Start Small, Start Now: Daily Ways to Build Resilience | Heleo

“Most people define resilience as recovering from a hurricane or a divorce, a big thing. If you define it as small, you can improve.”<p><b>Amy Cuddy</b> is a …

Self-help

Once We Were Sisters

• <b>Author:</b> Sheila Kohler<p><b>ONE OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE’S BEST NEW BOOKS</b><p><b>“An intimate illumination of sisterhood and loss.” —People</b><p>When Sheila Kohler was thirty-seven, she received the heart-stopping news that her sister Maxine, only two years older, was killed when her husband drove them off a deserted road in …

Everything That Remains

• <b>Author:</b> Joshua Fields Millburn<p>What if everything you ever wanted isn’t what you actually want?<p>Twenty-something, suit-clad, and upwardly mobile, Joshua Fields Millburn thought he had everything anyone could ever want. Until he didn’t anymore.<p>Blindsided by the loss of his mother and his marriage in …

Books