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This Timeline Shows The Entire History of The Universe, And Where It's Headed

This is how we'll die.<p>If you're the type of person who sometimes wakes up at 3am and lies in bed trying to wrap your tiny mind around the achingly …

Universe

How to Stay Positive When Everyone Around You Is Negative

It's so easy to end up in a bad mood when someone close to you is feeling down. Being there for our friends, family, and partners when they're going …

Rilke on Inspiration and the Combinatorial Nature of Creativity

“One must have memories of many nights of love, none of which was like the others… One must also have been beside the dying, one must have sat beside the dead in the room with the open window…”<p>The task of creative work is to weave something new and wonderful out of the tattered threads of culture …

What I’ve learned from a year of taking antidepressants

Happy fluoxetine-versary, me.<p>Just a year ago I was a miserable bundle of dark emotions and thoughts stuck in a pit of my brain’s own making.<p>I would …

Depression

I Meditated Every Day For 30 Days To See If It'd Help My Stressed Out Skin & It Changed My Life

A little over a month ago, some seriously stubborn pimples popped up on my generally clear skin. These deep cystic babies appeared after an …

We Are What We Read

<b>THE WRITTEN WORLD</b> <b><br>The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization</b><br>By Martin Puchner<br>Illustrated. 412 pp. Random House. $32.<p><b>THE SOCIAL LIFE OF BOOKS</b> <b><br>Reading Together in the Eighteenth-Century Home</b><br>By Abigail Williams<br>Illustrated. 351 pp. Yale University Press. $40.<p>I recall Noel Annan, the …

Literature

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Ancient Penguins Were Giant Waddling Predators

The 57-million-year-old fossil is both fearsome and comical: a long-beaked penguin that stood 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighed about 220 pounds.<p>“It was as tall as a medium-sized man,” said Gerald Mayr, a paleontologist at the Senckenberg Research Institute in Frankfurt, Germany, and lead author of …

Paleontology

The Gossip Mill

Alloy, the teen-entertainment factory.<p>When Senator Edward M. Kennedy died, at summer’s end, it was inevitable that his extraordinary life would be regarded through the lens of literature. In obituaries, the history of his family was compared to Greek tragedy, and commentators described his …

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20th Century

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Iran Nuclear Deal

54 Life-Changing Books That Gave People Comfort In Hard Times

"It gave me an escape from my reality and helped me realize that I'm not the only one that feels this way."<p><i>As a reminder: always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis,</i> …

A Q&A with John Green

Back in July, Penguin/Plume essayist George Watsky interviewed fellow Penguin Teen author John Green about his work. This weekend John co-hosts …

Writing

How to Be Interesting When Everything Has Already Been Said

Knowing how to tell your story makes all the difference.<p>5 min read<p>Anyone who's been writing for any length of time knows the feeling -- that goose bump-filled rush of epiphany as you realize the idea you just had is just out of this world. "No way has anyone else thought of this!" you say to …

When writer Ayelet Waldman fell into depression she started microdosing with LSD. She tells Rachel Cooke about her extraordinary experiment with acid<p>Some time ago – for reasons that will become apparent I am not allowed to say when, exactly – the American writer Ayelet Waldman scored some LSD. She …

Mind

10 Powerful Ways To Create Your Own Happiness

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to grasp. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it's taken ahold of you.<p>And let's face it, happiness and work do not always go hand in hand. A 2013 Gallup study, …

26 Of The Best Beauty Products You Can Subscribe To On Amazon

The lipsticks, eyeliners, and moisturizers beauty-lovers swear by — shipped right to your door.

Nina Stibbe, David Nicholls, Bridget Christie and others reveal the books that made them laugh the most<p>Jonathan Coe: Will satire save us in the age of Trump?<p>Frieda “Freddie” Wentworth is an extraordinary comic creation; imagine Miss Jean Brodie played by Alastair Sim<p>Agatha Runcible makes an …

Books

A Stanford scientist shares a simple way to stick with good habits even when you're feeling lazy

This is kind of silly. Realistically, there will be times — a lot of times — when you're lazy and unmotivated to do anything.<p>The key is to anticipate that laziness and prepare for it.<p>That's according to BJ Fogg, a psychologist and director of the Persuasive Technology Lab at Stanford.<p>If you want to …

Animal Shelter Tries To Make Hilarious Low-Budget Cat Commercial, It Goes Viral Beyond Their Expectations

Furkids animal shelter’s hilarious ‘Kitty Kommercial’ is going viral, and it proves you don’t need a high-budget to produce a masterpiece! The rescue …

Pets

11 records from 2016 I’m thrilled to have in my record collection

<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>It was great in that we were blessed with some of the best music we've heard in years — sometimes at a breakneck pace, but tragic in that we …

24 Books Becoming Movies this Year

Be prepared. And smug.<p>If you're anything like us, you probably like to read the book before seeing the movie. This year, as usual, Hollywood is adapting a slew of books—fiction and nonfiction—into films. If you want to prepare yourself for these literary movies, look no further: We've compiled a …

Books

Use a Mind Map To Figure Out What You Want to Do With Your Life

We’ve talked before about using mind maps as a means to kickstart creativity, but former Google career coach Jenny Blake suggests using one to figure …

The Best New Drugstore Beauty Products for Fall 2017

Here's How to Get Rid of Your Unnecessary Stress

Life is stressful: You’ve got bills to pay, loved ones to care for (of the two-legged and four-legged variety), a home to maintain, plus possibly a …

WTF Is A Bullet Journal And Why Should You Start One? An Explainer

I'm low-key obsessed.<p>In late December, one of my favorite bloggers mentioned she was thinking of starting something called a "bullet journal." As someone who used to be a pretty prolific journaler but who has since gotten out of the habit, I was super intrigued. I followed her link to learn more …

8 Creative Hobbies To Take Up In 2017

In case you need something to do besides getting into Facebook flame wars.<p>A couple of notes:<p>* I consider myself a creative person but not a particularly *artistic* person, so when I talk about things being easy or difficult, that's where I'm coming from.<p>* The costs listed below are intended to give …

How To Ditch The Bad Habits That Will Hold You Back This Year

You can’t hope to make progress on your goals if you keep practicing these common bad habits.<p>Before you can have any hope of following through on your New Year Resolutions, you need to get rid of the bad habits that are holding you back at work.<p>Here are eight beliefs and actions you should cleanse …

The New Becca Cosmetics First Light Priming Filter Promises to Ban "Bad Face Days"

When a makeup artist once suggested swapping purple color corrector for highlighter, I was dubious. But the results blew my mind. The Becca Cosmetics First Light Priming Filter, which just was teased on the company's Instagram, is no doubt causing a similar skepticism in the beautysphere today. The …