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He hiked the Grand Canyon in a day, on the lookout for blisters and ooh-aah views

Hiking the Grand Canyon was not on my bucket list. A marathon, yes. Bike 200 miles in a day, yes. Ironman triathlon, absolutely. But for some reason, a mere day hike, even in one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders, was never on my radar. I'd been to the Grand Canyon several times as a …

Hiking

17 Paleo Breakfasts That Are Actually Delicious

The cavemen had it right.<p>The paleo diet involves the removal of dairy, gluten, and processed sugars from your diet, among other things. Seems intimidating—but we came up with some delicious breakfasts that fit a paleo lifestyle.<p><i>Original article by Becky O'Neill for Spoon University – Colgate.</i><p><b>For</b> …

Breakfast

The 7 Things Every Woman Over 50 Should Do For Better Health

As a woman over 50, you've been riding the hormonal roller coaster. I hope you fastened your seat belt, because three key hormonal issues -- sex hormone imbalances, stress, and thyroid problems -- can make the ride particularly bumpy.<p>First, perimenopause often starts around 40, ushering in a …

8 Ways to Lose Weight When You're Crazy Busy

For everyone who’s just too busy to worry about weight loss, we’ve got good news: you don’t need any extra time. You can start losing weight now, in …

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …

Workouts

Pork Schnitzel with Sage Butter

A pork version of the traditional German veal schnitzel, this is a great family favourite in our house. Feel free to ring the changes with the …

6 Weird Things You Never Knew About Kissing

Romantic kissing happens in more than 90% of all cultures, and with good reason: “It helps us find a partner and stay with them,” says Laura Berman, …

29 Insanely Delicious Indian Recipes You Need To Try

There's a lot more to life than chicken tikka masala.

Indian Recipes

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

Creamy Mac and Cheese - What's Gaby Cooking

This Creamy Mac and Cheese is a keeper!<p>I’ve told you before that I was a picky eater as a kid. And I mean picky!! Once I had a mac and cheese that …

Here's How Much Yoga It Takes to Truly See Results

Scrolling through Instagram, it seems like everyone you know is nailing single-arm balances and handstands (in front of a mountain or on a …

Yoga

Ancient DNA cracks puzzle of Basque origins

<b>DNA from ancient remains seems to have solved the puzzle of one of Europe's most enigmatic people: the Basques.</b><p>The distinct language and genetic make-up of the Basque people in northern Spain and southern France has puzzled anthropologists for decades.<p>One theory proposed that they were an unmixed …

Anthropology

Read These 7 Books Before You Quit Your Job | Inc.com

You have a great business idea. You have a passionate need to escape cubicle life. You even have an outstanding work ethic and a healthy dose of risk tolerance. You're all set to quit your gig and be an entrepreneur--except for one thing.<p>You don't have an MBA. Or any idea really about the nuts and …

Self-improvement

19 Hikes That Should Never Make Your Bucket List

But if the taste of blood and dirt turns you on, then this is for you.<p><b>Disclaimer:</b><p>The following trails are extremely demanding and require extensive training, advanced gear, and expertise with highly technical terrain. Many of these hikes also require the fitness and ability to perform strenuous …

Hiking

A Long Weekend in France Without Leaving North America (Really!)

This time last week, my wife and I were sitting at a café in a small town in France. We went there for a long weekend - a change-of-pace from our hectic life in New York City. We enjoyed the narrow, quintessentially European-styled streets, the French village architecture, the cafés, pastry shops, …

All 30 Recipes from the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants 2015

Want to cook like a chef in the Hot 10? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes.<p><b>Want to cook like a chef</b> at one of the Hot 10 best new restaurants in America? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes from the pages of the September issue of <i>Bon Appétit</i> (and catch our 2016 list here!).

Cooking

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

The Shortcut To Bonding With A Romantic Partner On A Deeper Level

From Sam Gosling’s book, Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You:<p>Arthur Aron, a psychologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, is …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

Estrogen's role in breast cancer— and how to reduce your disease risk

According to new government predictions, the number of women diagnosed with breast cancer will rise by as much as 50 percent by 2030. Researchers say the increase in tumors will be fueled by the hormone estrogen. While this is a natural hormone produced by the body that is responsible for …

Speed-Building Hills Sprints That Sculpt All Over

Tackle tough hills—minus the huffing and puffing—with running drills and strength exercises that'll improve your stamina and speed, no matter the …

The unforgettable experience of seeing Iceland by air

Iceland by air<p>Aerial views of one of the most unusual and exhilarating places on Earth<p>Iceland by air<p>Aerial views of one of the most unusual and …