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19 Disney Movie Life Lessons You Were Probably Too Young To Notice Until Now

Once a Disney kid, always a Disney kid.

Walt Disney Company

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 …

Stranger Things

42 Happy Facts To Turn That Frown Upside Down

“Happiness is a choice. You can choose to be happy. There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether you let it affect you or not.”<p>– …

Happiness

‘Horror house’ dad kidnapped his wife when she was 16

The depraved California dad who authorities say tortured his 13 kids kidnapped his future wife when she was 16 years old so they could elope, …

Crime

“We saw all kinds of horrors”: A Russian girl, a Jewish boy, and a Nazi massacre

<b>Russian prisoners during Nazi occupation in 1941 (AP)</b><p>A Russian woman who was a little girl during the Nazi occupation remembers her friend, a Jewish boy named Ziama<p>Father Patrick Desbois<p>January 20, 2018 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted with permission from In Broad Daylight by Father Patrick Desbois. …

Love Stories

The Most Romantic Restaurants in America

Make your reservation now, and dinner becomes a gift in itself.<p>We've rounded up some of the most romantic spots to take your date, no matter your budget, location, or celebration. From coast to coast, whether you're looking for a sleek, modern spot or an intimate outing, we've got the perfect …

The Untold Story of Hollywood Legend Hedy Lamarr

A new documentary, Bombshell, reveals her incredible life as an inventor.<p>Hedy Lamarr was so much more than a pretty face. The immigrant star of the silver screen, who rose to fame under a contract at MGM in the late '30s, '40s, and '50s, appeared in films like <i>Boom Town</i> with Clark Gable and Spencer …

25 One-Sentence Reminders For Anyone Struggling To Let Go

<b>1.</b> Whatever you’re afraid to let go of has already ended – you’re just hanging on to the memories of how it once felt.<p><b>2.</b> Sometimes the life you …

Forget Nineteen Eighty-Four. These five dystopias better reflect Trump’s US

Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the United States, George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four has shot up the bestseller charts. The book’s chilling account of a couple’s struggle against a dystopian society has many elements that will strike a contemporary reader as disturbingly …

Donald Trump

Unf*ck Your Habitat Got Me to Finally Start Cleaning My House

My office is a mess. So are many areas of my house, to be honest. I don’t like cleaning, so I tend not to bother with cleaning books. Even if they …

Supermoon Rising: Pictures

Art

Trying to Change Your Life? 6 Reminders to Help You Keep Going

<b>“You can’t change what’s going on around you until you start changing what’s going on within you.” ~Zig Ziglar</b><p>When you’re studying for eighteen years …

13 of History's Most Famous Ghost Photos

In our “pics or it didn’t happen” era, photographic evidence is often considered to be proof that an event actually took place. This is not …

Royal Air Force

People Are Crying After An Expert Said Dogs Are Likely Dreaming About Their Owners

"This makes my heart hurt."<p>This single tweet has had 60,000 retweets since Monday this week.<p>BuzzFeed News has reached out to an expert in the field to shed more light on the information.

18 Little Ways to Feel Happier Every Day

We get it. Some days (mostly Mondays), your normally sunny disposition is a little bit harder to access. That’s why we rounded up 18 super-simple …

23 Apps That Will Make Your Life So Much Easier

Get your shit done.

Apps

Alex Garland’s cult novel The Beach, 20 years on

The author’s 1996 debut, about a group of young backpackers who discover an ‘idyllic’ island off Bangkok, captured the late-90s zeitgeist. But does it still thrill?<p>In my mid-20s, in the early 1990s, I moved to west London from Scotland. I remember meeting them, at parties in Notting Hill flats, in …

Vietnam War

15 Of The Best Dog Dads Excelling At Parenthood

As anyone who has ever stumbled home after a night out on the town and been met with ALL THE JUDGMENT of your four-legged friend, dog’s can be pretty …

50 thoughts that can motivate you to do anything

When you're thinking about implementing that new idea, or starting that new company or beginning that new regimen — this is the new year, after all — it's easy to talk yourself into procrastinating.<p>Or worse, avoiding your goal altogether.<p><b>Related: 5 Motivation Blocks Hurting Your Success, and How to</b> …

Motivation

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

36 ways to change your life for the better

Most of the time you don't end up keeping them, and then you just feel worse because you committed to something and didn't follow through with it.<p>Resolutions shouldn't necessarily be things to stop doing or to get rid of, but instead they should be about embracing a different mindset.<p>If part of …

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

15 Quick & Cute DIY Projects for Under $10

Looking for some quick and cute design details to add to your home? You don't have to spend a ton of money buying accessories. If you are on a budget …

Wall Art

20 Ways to Use IKEA RIBBA Picture Ledges All Over the House

(Image credit: Jenny Brandt for Dos Family)<p>Picture ledges are inherently versatile because they allow you to quickly and easily swap art in and out …

Living Rooms

Cool Painting Ideas That Turn Walls And Ceilings Into A Statement

We think of walls as blank canvases waiting to be filled with color to come alive. How would you make that happen? And forget for a second the usual …

Interior Design

5 Basic Tips That Make Cooking Easier

Are you getting back in the cooking spirit after a summer of quick farmers' market meals and simple fare? With cooler weather upon us, I know I've …

Flavors

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

5 Exercises That Will Show Your Lower Belly Who's Boss

One trainer's favorite moves for flattening that tricky spot<p>When you're trying to target your lower abs, all abs-strengthening moves are not created equal. Fact is, some are much more effective at working those tough-to-get-to muscles. So we asked celebrity trainer Michelle Lovitt, an Asics America …