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Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bodyweight Workout

An effective bodyweight training program can whip you into shape and even pack on muscle, but “effective” doesn’t look the same for everyone. Some …

Revealed: The simple ‘40-second’ secret to boost your memory

If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it).<p>It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and recall information more easily in less than 40 seconds, according to a new study.<p>While Sherlock …

The most expensive material in the world costs $145 million per gram

Scientists at Oxford University in the UK announced that a spin-off lab called Designer Carbon Materials is now producing endohedral fullerenes, and they recently sold off their first sample of the material to the tune of $US 32,000 for 200 micrograms (1 microgram = one-millionth of a gram), which …

Lyft's Ambitious, Near Impossible Attempt to Beat Uber

Lyft is putting an increased emphasis on the friendly experience of rides and going after the more casual drivers. But catching Uber will require serious gas.<p>Chances are, if you've ever had a conversation about the ride-hailing service Lyft, you've heard it described in the context of Uber. It's …

Café Clover Opens in the West Village: 5 Healthy Eating Tips from Chef David Standridge

Leave it to nightlife impresarios <b>David Rabin</b> and <b>Kyle Hotchkiss Carone</b> to open a health-conscious restaurant right as New Yorkers are gearing up their New Year’s resolutions. “I wish we could say we planned that, but it’s working out perfectly because it’s a great time to introduce the concept,” …

5 Floral Design Trends To Watch Out For In 2015

The top trends for 2015.<p>We asked Marie Ackerman, Teleflora's Vice President of Education, to predict the top floral trends for 2015. Get a head start in the new year by trying out one of these ideas.

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Zack Giffin: Living Tiny, Skiing Large

Imagine living in, and skiing out of, a house that's only 112 square feet.<p><i>PHOTO: Outdoor Research</i><p>While you might jokingly think that this tiny house is not much larger than your ski boot bag, professional skier Zack Giffin does just that, sometimes with up to five people living in his tiny …

Dad acquitted in slaying of driver who killed sons

ANGLETON, Texas (AP) — A southeast Texas man says that despite his acquittal Wednesday for the shooting death of the drunken driver who caused a …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Lessons From Ladakh: The Economics of Happiness

I first heard of Ladakh in the early 1990s when anthropologist Helena Norberg-Hodge, on a book tour, spoke of her decade's worth of experiences in this remote region north of the Indian Himalayan range. It may have been her book's title, <i>Ancient Futures</i>, which initially caught my attention, enticing …

How to Speak with a British Accent (VIDEO)

I'm in London right now. And as I walk through the streets I can't help but to mimic the accents I hear. But the honest truth is that I'm not so good at it!<p>So, in an attempt to get a London accent right, I took a lesson from a dialect coach.<p>Watch the video. Follow along. And try to get it</b> …