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Ancient History

7 Spectacular Budget Beach Spots You've Likely Never Heard Of

The notion of soaking up sunshine in a far-away land often comes with the dread of large crowds of tourists, and even larger costs. The truth is, it …

The A=432 Hz Frequency: DNA Tuning and the Bastardization of Music

Brendan D. Murphy, <i>Guest</i><p><i>GA=440Hz: Not Quite Music to My Ears</i><p>Humankind is the largely unwitting victim of a frequency war on our consciousness that has …

Happiness Advice From an Artist Living With Schizophrenia

<i>By Naomi Fryers</i><p>On first meeting with 42-year-old Rich McLean in inner city Melbourne, I was struck by two things. If the old adage is true, that you can tell a good man by the kindness and sincerity in their eyes, then Rich must be one of the best. His vast and infinite wisdom is remarkable, and I …

Mental Health

The more you pursue happiness, the faster it runs from you

Research shows that focusing on the attainment of happiness is actually self-defeating<p>Lately, I find myself in almost daily conversations with friends and family about happiness. When a friend doesn’t beam from ear to ear, or offer a resounding, “I’m so happy!” during conversations about work, …

Happiness

Embracing refugees reinvents Germany’s tarnished image

Last Thursday morning, Peter Huth was driving to work from his home south of Berlin and listening to the radio when he had an idea. The hundreds of refugees arriving daily in the city didn't need only food and shelter, he thought, they also needed information – and he knew how to get it to them.<p>The …

North Africa

Lightning claw: fossilised bones found to be Australia's largest carnivorous dinosaur

Discovery by opal miners in 2005 finally identified by palaeontologists as seven-metre long predator equipped with giant talons that roamed 110m years ago<p>Australia’s largest carnivorous dinosaur, dubbed “lightning claw” due to its terrifyingly large talons, has been identified from fossilised bones …

Dinosaurs

26 Books Every 'Spiritual But Not Religious' Seeker Should Read

<i>"There are things you can't reach. But</i><p><i>you can reach out to them, and all day long.</i><p><i>The wind, the bird flying away. The idea of God.</i><p><i>And it can keep you as busy as anything else, and happier."</i><p>-- "Where Does The Temple Begin, Where Does It End?," by Mary Oliver<p>A growing number of Americans -- young …

Books

8 vacations to help you relive the magic of summer camp

It’s the first day of camp. The car pulls up to the green pastures of your sacred summer home, a place of many firsts — when you snuck away from …

Britain's 18 best waterfalls for wild swimming

Each selection below includes an estimated time to get to the location from the suggested starting point and its map co-ordinates. But Ordnance Survey maps are the best means of navigating the British countryside.<p>Cornwall<p>1. St Nectan’s Kieve, Tintagel<p><b>Swimming there:</b> At the head of a wild glen a …

Amazing Travel Experiences to Have on Every Continent

By College Tourist; Author: Tori Danforth, University of South Florida<p><b>If you're stuck trying to pick a destination for your next trip have no fear! We're going on a journey around the world!</b><p>As any world traveler or study abroad student knows, preparing for an upcoming trip can be quite time …

South America

The best ways to see Alaska's national parks

Alaska is a state of superlatives, so it's fitting that the state's eight national parks contain the nation's highest peak, the largest landmass, and some of the wildest and most remote wilderness areas in the world.<p>Next year marks the centennial of the national parks, so there's no better time to …

National Parks
Stock Markets

The 25 best cities for foodies around the world

One of the best parts about traveling is getting to indulge in regional delicacies from around the world.<p>We combed through a recent Quora thread on the best cities for foodies and pulled out the top food cities where you'll find everything from high-end Michelin-starred restaurants to scrumptious …

Buenos Aires

22 Food Gadgets That Will Make Camping Way More Fun

Some of these are useful. Some are not. But you'll probably want all of them.

Shopping
Hiking

Nutritionists, personal trainers and weight loss experts reveal the eating habits that will change your life

• <b>FEMAIL speak to the experts for 40 of their life-changing habits</b>• <b><br>Eat slowly, control portion sizes, and pay attention to food on your plate</b>• <b><br>Drink water</b> …

Nutrition

19 Campsites You Need To Visit Before You Die

America the beautiful.

7 unsung American delicacies that don't get enough credit

When you go to New York City, the first thing everyone asks is whether you've eaten a slice of pizza. When you go to Philadelphia, everyone expects …

Ice Cream

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

Happiness

These Were the 6 Major American Economic Crises of the Last Century

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Economics
Wineries

The Ultimate Guide To Decanting Wine

How to decant wine is a popular question and now there are thousands of resources around the web hoping to provide you with answers. Learning about …

Wine

App Shows You Which Surgeons Are The Most Dangerous

ProPublica's new software allows users to view surgeons' complication rates<p>In 2012, 71-year-old LaVerne Stiles had spinal fusion surgery to repair a small fracture caused by a car accident a few weeks before. When she chose between the three surgeons at her nearby hospital in central Florida, she …

Climate Change and Winegrowing

Everyone seems to agree the earth's temperatures are on the rise and storm cycles have increased both in number and ferocity as climatic changes have occurred. Admittedly there are arguments as to the cause of these changes but prevailing science seems solidly on the side of man's intervention in …

Wine & Spirits

12 Dalai Lama quotes that will make you think differently about happiness

He fled his home during the Chinese occupation of Tibet and soon set up a government in exile in India.<p>The monk has been the spiritual leader of his people and his religion since he was 15 years old. He's also one of the foremost authors and philosophers within Tibetan Buddhism, having authored …

Spirituality

Yosemite National Park's Best Hikes

From secret hikes to date hikes to cave hikes, San Francisco holds its own pretty well in the hiking department. Yosemite though? Yosemite owns the …

Why the Era of Airfare Price Wars Is Gone, Perhaps Forever

The airlines have little reason to compete on price.<p>Airline profits have soared to record highs recently, and the overarching reason why the industry …

Delta Airlines

What the style crowd wore to Glastonbury 2015

See all the festival looks here...<p>Glastonbury fashion is famous (or notorious, depending on your point of view) for the prevalence of wellies and …