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31 Hidden Gems On Amazon With Near-Perfect Reviews

There are a lot of amazing products in the world but it still never fails to astound me how flippin’ excited people can get over inanimate objects. …

11 Landscaping Hacks That Will Save You Time

Looking for ways to save time and get rid of nagging landscape problems this summer? This collection of landscaping and gardening hacks will give you …

22 Products That'll Make Your Home Smell So Much Cleaner

Aka, how to make it *seem* like you deep clean at least 1x a week.<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 — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i>

Style Your Home With Custom Map Wallpaper of Any City in the World

If you’re interested in interior design, chances are you’re a fan of an eye-catching feature wall. And for those of you who love to travel, the latest collection of <b>map wallpaper</b> by Point Two Design allows you to pay homage to your favorite city in style.<p>Using “Data as decor,” each design is a …

Washington D.C.

Everything You Need to Know About Roses

Is there any flower more abundant in sensory overload than a rose? Good looks, delicious scent, wonderful for cutting, easy to grow (so long as you …

Gardening 101: Peony

Peony; <i>Paeonia</i>: “The Mistress”<p>Peonies can be shrubs or they can be trees, and one of the only sad things about living in a warm climate is it’s …

How to Grow Plants from Cuttings

Grow. Food. Anywhere. (Hardie Grant, 2018) <i>by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon goes through every fruit and veggie you can think of, giving you</i> …

Gardening

Stunning images capture the world around us

The winners of this year's Sony World Photography Awards Open competition have been revealed, with Britain's Nick Dolding's portrait of Emile (above) being voted the best in the Portraiture category.<p>All the category winners will now compete for the Open Photographer of the Year award, which will be …

National Parks

Outstanding Female Portrait Photography by Marat Safin

Marvelous portraits by Marat Safin (previously featured), talented self-taught photographer and retoucher currently based in Moscow, Russia. Marat …

Photography

6 Instant Pot Recipes to Get You Through the Rest of Winter

It may still be cold outside, but these delicious and cozy Instant Pot meals will lift your spirits.

Cooking

Growing from Seed: What the Packets Don't Tell You | Heirloom Gardner

When I first started growing from seed I relied heavily on the advice given by seed packets. Some packets are better than others, but the vast …

American Wealth Gone Wild: A Blistering Takedown of Greedy Kardashian Culture

Lauren Greenfield’s new documentary ‘Generation Wealth,’ playing at SXSW, examines our societal obsession with greed, fame and beauty.<p>AUSTIN, Texas — …

The 50 best documentaries of all time, according to critics

Some of the greatest moments in cinematic history are scenes of nonfiction.<p>From a profile of boxing legend Muhammad Ali to a portrait of a renowned sushi chef, the best documentaries capture real-life phenomena in a memorable and artful fashion.<p>To find out which documentary films have received the …

Sony Pictures

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …

Gardening 101: Prayer Plants

Prayer Plants: <i>Calathea</i> or <i>Maranta</i>?<p>The last houseplant I bought for myself (and not for a client) was a prayer plant. What drew me to it? Well, I was …

Succulents Explained: How to Identify and Grow Sempervivums

Sempervivums, which are a type of succulents, are the topic today as we continue on our mission to keep our succulents alive and happy indoors and …

Macramé: it’s knot like the Seventies

For those of a certain age, the word “macramé” might spark painful memories of fringed waistcoats, owl wall-hangings, and rope hammocks.<p>The craft of knot tying was the fad of the Seventies. You weren’t truly a free spirit unless you could knock out a macramé string purse. That was, until, like …

1970s

Flower Arrangements 101: A Crash Course for Easy and Elegant Florals

Like many people, I want cut flowers to grace my home at all times, and in most instances, a simple jar of in-season blooms feels like enough. But …

These New and Upcoming Books by Black Authors Will Give You Life in These Perilous Times

In these dark, cold winter months, let us take comfort in the amazing things black people are doing in literature. 2018 is going to be lit, y’all.<p><b>Out</b> …

How to Feng shui bedrooms

<i>The bedroom is a space that allows us to relax, revive and refresh, so it is an important one in Feng Shui</i><p>Paul Massey<p><b>A few basic rules: be sure that</b> …

Gin: How the liquor known as “mother’s ruin” went from scourge to savior🍸

Bottoms up<p>Gin is having a moment in the UK. Supermarkets can’t keep hipster micro-distilled brands on their shelves, and tourists are flocking to themed spas and hotels that celebrate the liquor’s long history. And what a history it is: Gin was long a societal scourge, blamed for addiction and …

Let Harvard teach you about Buddhism in this free online course you can take now

Harvard University's popular course on Buddhism returns with an interactive feature and great content.<br>Read More

Open-Mindedness

The 5 French “Mother” Sauces That Guarantee a Great Meal

Ancient virus could be the reason humans can think

An ancient virus could be responsible for human consciousness, giving you the ability to think for yourself.<p>New research has linked a human gene …

Melting Arctic Permafrost Will Release Tons of Toxic Mercury

Scientists have found large natural stores of the toxin in the Arctic. It's not clear how much will get into food webs as the planet warms.<p>Scientists have uncovered another hidden threat buried in the icy frozen north—massive natural reserves of mercury, a toxic heavy metal that in some forms can …

Scientists solve a methane puzzle

Since 2006, levels of heat-trapping methane in Earth’s atmosphere have risen sharply. A new study settles a disagreement about the source.<p>The video …

Vitamin D-3 could 'reverse' damage to heart

By probing the effect that vitamin D-3 has on the cells that make up the lining of blood vessels, scientists at Ohio University in Athens, OH, have …