Alice Piccolo

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I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Perché ci odiano: l'Islam e la violenza sulle donne secondo Mona Eltahawy

La giornalista Mona Eltahawy in Perché ci odiano racconta la violenza sulle donne nel mondo islamico<p>«Il 99,3 per cento delle donne egiziane ha subito</b> …

Mika nei campi profughi del Libano: i volti e le storie dei rifugiati siriani in fuga dalla guerra e dall'Isis

Le due parole che sono fissate nella mia mente, anche a distanza di una settimana dalla mia visita, sono «resilienza» e «tenerezza». La resilienza di …

Great Reads of 2015

Probably one of the most asked questions I get is "what are you reading?" If you know me, you know that I am always ready to gush about my favorite books and discuss them with friends. While I love the classics -- nothing quite compares to my favorite <i>Anna Karenina</i> by Tolstoy or <i>Portrait of a Young</i> …

Rhian Ivory’s top 10 books set in the past and the present

Travel through time with Rhian Ivory as she picks her favourite novels that straddle the past and the present<p>When I was eight my mum bought me a copy of Tom’s Midnight Garden and everything changed for me as a reader. I didn’t know what the words “time slip” meant but when I fell into Tom and …

The 10 Books At Garage Sales You Should Never Pass Up

Yard sales are our favorite places to shop for new reads.<p>Since used toasters may not work and nobody really wants to wear someone else's old sneakers, some of the best buys at garage sales are books. There's never a question of fit and you won't get them home and discover a big old dent in the …

Beaches So Spectacular You'd Visit Them In A Sweater

Ask just about anyone and they'll tell you that beach getaways are for summer, but we think there are a few out there that are worth a visit when the weather cools down.<p>Ask just about anyone and they'll tell you that beach getaways are for summer, but we think there are a few out there that are …

Beaches

What's the Least Amount of Running You Need to Do to Be Healthy?

<i>By: Candace Nelson</i><p>You've seen those people who wake up early, pep already in their step, to go for a five-mile run before work. They're successful, generally happy, and take care of their bodies, because they know they could eventually die of a heart attack if they don't.<p>You are not one of those …

American College of Sports Medicine

Adorable Photos Of Wet Dogs Will Make You Ponder The Meaning Of Bath Time

Dog lovers, try not to freak out.<p>It's hard to explain the everyday phenomenon that occurs when water meets dog. Fur and hair are immediately soaked, exposing the miniature frames and pink limbs hidden beneath. Ears perk up in a state of emergency. Faces immediately assume a recognizable state of …

Every Time a Friend Succeeds Something Inside Me Dies by Jay Parini, review: 'balanced'

By the age of 25, Gore Vidal had written five <b>novels</b>, bought a huge pile on the Hudson River and claimed to have had more than 1,000 sexual partners. He had served on a transport ship in the Aleutian Islands off Alaska during the war and then, in The City and the Pillar, written one of the most …

Women can be CEOs and mothers. But Marissa Mayer's maternity leave is a bum deal

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer famously took two weeks maternity leave in 2012. Now, she's having twins and again plans to take 'limited time off'. Claire Cohen examines what that could mean for her - and all working women<p>So congratulations to Marissa Mayer, the Yahoo CEO who this week announced that she …

26 beautiful photos you won't believe were taken in Pakistan

12 fitness 'truths' that are doing more harm than good

How many times a week do you need to work out to get in shape? If you're trying to lose weight, should you focus on exercise or diet? Is it better to hit the gym in the morning or at night?<p>Whether you want to tone up, slim down, or simply boost your mood, you've likely come across these questions, …

Robbie Maddison Becomes The First Person in History To Ride a Motorcycle on The Ocean

Robbie “Maddo” Maddison just broke all kinds of world records by becoming the first human to “surf” an ocean wave on a motorcycle.<p>Witness history …

Women’s Running reconsiders image of fitness with plus-size model

While many are quick to use weight as a key measure of fitness, Sharma said there are many misconceptions about what the numbers actually indicate.<p>“Stepping on a scale is not a measure of health. It can be a measure of risk for health problems,” Sharma said.<p>“We do know some health problems become …

Fitness

Una notte sulla Terra, vista dallo spazio

04 agosto 2015 11:54<p>Com’è la Terra vista dallo spazio, di notte? L’astronauta Alexander Gerst ha girato un video del pianeta a bordo della Stazione …

La voce arrabbiata dell’America nera

04 agosto 2015 08:57<p>Negli Stati Uniti c’è un libro di cui tutti stanno parlando. Ha avuto recensioni entusiastiche da giornali e riviste. Toni …

Almeno quattro abbracci al giorno: un gesto semplice che secondo uno studio può migliorare la vostra vita

L'abbraccio: un semplice gesto che può migliorare la qualità della nostra vita, aumenta l'autostima e abbassa la pressione sanguigna garantendo un …

An exercise scientist told us the biggest mistake people make when they decide to eat healthy

No matter what diet you pick, the problem remains the same: Eventually, it ends.<p>Research shows that the vast majority of people who diet to lose weight end up gaining back some or all of the weight they lost, typically within a few years. And most of us who try lifestyle changes like cutting carbs …

Fitness

The 9 Worst Breakfasts for Your Waistline

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Foods That Are Making You Fat

Whether you jumped on the healthy eating bandwagon for the rapid weight loss or long-term health benefits, we're sorry to say, you <i>can</i> have too much …

7 Mistakes Even Healthy Eaters Make

Want to lose weight? Here's what not to do.<p>You've taken the first step: vowing to eat well, starting now. Many dieters are so determined to finally lose that weight that the pounds will indeed start to whittle away. The problem, though, is that many haven't learned from their mistakes -- and within …

I ristoranti più particolari ed insoliti di Londra, dove mangiare con originalità

Londra è una città cosmopolita, vivace, eccentrica e ricca di attrazioni. Forse non c'è nulla di meglio che andare alla scoperta dell'<b>offerta</b> …

10 Healthy Eating Habits That Will Change Your Life

Nutrition experts dole out a ton of advice about how to eat well—and, most importantly, not lose your mind doing it. But there are some tips that …