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March 2015

Reader Recs: World’s Best Hiking Trails

Eager to spend some time in the great outdoors?<p>We asked our Nat Geo Travel Facebook fans to share their favorite trails, and their responses will have you lacing up your hiking boots before you know it.<p>Don’t believe us? Read on:<p>We kick things off in Badlands National Park with a kid-friendly …

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Psychologist: Giving your kid an iPad is ‘child abuse’

Steve Jobs didn’t let his kids use an iPad at home for fear that they would become technology addicts.<p>According to a leading child psychologist it’s a whole lot more serious than that, however — giving very young children an iPad to play with may be “tantamount to child abuse.”<p>Describing it as …

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

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Visiting Rome with kids: gladiators, gardens and gelato

Rome's top attractions offer much to fire children’s imaginations, from the Colosseum with its past of blood-curdling spectacle to spooky underground catacombs where the early Christians buried their dead. The city’s historic centre is kid-friendly too, dotted with spacious piazzas, foaming …

Italy

Every single photo opportunity from FriendsFest in London

Boiler House on Brick Lane has been transformed into the ultimate 'Friends' experience for Comedy Central's sold out FriendsFest. The event's an …

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Queen Elizabeth II: The platinum monarch?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Just like her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria before her, Elizabeth II was never expected to rule; as the eldest daughter of the king's second son, Prince Albert (later King George VI), hers was a life destined to be lived in relative privacy, until the 1936 abdication of her uncle, …

Windows 10 Features You Should Know About

At last! Windows 10 has finally arrived and the upgrade is still rolling out to users around the globe. For those of you who are not familiar with Microsoft's latest flagship, there is a few hidden features that can help you get the maximum out of the system. Here are some to get you started:<p><b>Have</b> …

10+ Best City Views Of The World's Most Iconic Skylines

Take a look at the most sensational skylines across the globe.<p>From Hong Kong to New York, these major cities all have one thing in common: spectacular architecture. Here's a look at their jaw-dropping skylines.

Skyscrapers

Baked salmon with hummus and herbs

The inspiration for this came from a recipe I saw for a pasta salad with salmon and hummus. The combination really resonates, because of the Middle Eastern vibe with a sort of wacky Australian-hybrid approach. Ultimately, though, it is a London creation, because it really came together when I first …

Global Sushi Challenge 2015: Pictures

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Polaroid’s latest pocket-sized Snap cam instantly prints photos with no ink

While Polaroid has a number of unique camera products on the market like the recently released Wi-Fi connected Polaroid Cube+, it has always been known for its instant photographs. From the show floor at IFA 2015 in Berlin, the company has unveiled its latest mini shooter. It pulls the modern …

Japanese Artist Places a Modern Spin on Centuries-Old Woodblock Prints Through Animated GIFs | Colossal

<p>A Japanese artist is placing a modern spin on a centuries-old technique, animating Japanese woodblock prints in the style typically reserved for TV …

10 Hot Healthy Ways To... Motivate Yourself

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Health Fitness<p>by Daniela Morosini | 18 08 2015<p>Got big dreams but struggle to motivate yourself? Often the only thing keeping us from …

How Neuroscience Is Helping Answer the Question ‘Who Am I?’

Diseases of the mind like Alzheimer’s help us understand what it means to exist or, conversely, feel as if we don’t exist.<p>How do we know we exist? What is the self? These are some of the questions science writer Anil Ananthaswamy asks in his thought-provoking new book, <i>The Man Who Wasn’t There:</i> …

This image, taken by Trang Nguyen, is of the longest and highest non-stop single-track cable car in the world, and shows mist blanketing the Ba Na Hill station in Da Nang, Vietnam. It has been shortlisted as one of the finalists in the 12th annual Smithsonian.com photo contest. The competition drew …

Twitter tips and tricks: a beginner's guide for small business

Accessing expertise,Guardian Small Business Network,Business,Small business,Marketing & PR,Social media,Entrepreneurs,Digital media,Media,Twitter,Technology<p>With millions of users, all potential customers, Twitter shouldn’t be ignored. Here’s how to get started, from hashtags to management tools<p>“I …

Social Media

27 must-have travel apps for every step of your journey

Travel is one of the industries that has completely transformed by the smartphone evolution and as a result, there is an abundance of ingenious apps designed to make your trips easy to plan, cheaper, well-informed and more enjoyable.<p>Short of literally packing your bags and rooting out your …

Dreamy Black and White Watercolors by Artist Elicia Edijanto | Colossal

<p>There’s an innate relationship between children and the animal kingdom. Our children sing songs about animals, the have toy animals, they have books …

Art

Our All-Time Favorite Volcano Pictures

National Geographic digs into its archives to find the most stunning and surprising photographs of volcanoes around the world.

How Scientists Are Learning To Shape Our Memory

The next treatment for trauma could be spotless minds.<p>Roadside bombs, childhood abuse, car accidents—they form memories that can shape (and damage) us for a lifetime. Now, a handful of studies have shown that we’re on the verge of erasing and even rewriting memories. The hope is that this research …

Vaccinations have prevented at least 103 million cases of contagious disease since 1924

Vaccinations have been credited with some of humanity's greatest technological triumphs over disease, including drastically reducing polio around the globe and almost eliminating smallpox entirely. But how many people have been spared life-threatening infections thanks to the introduction of …

9 recommendations to control high blood pressure

New guidelines for managing high blood pressure include nine recommendations and a treatment flow chart to help doctors treat patients with …

Diabetes

Hints To Longevity Found In Blood Of 115-Year-Old Woman

She maintained clear cognition until near the end of her life.<p>Born in 1890, Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper died at the age of 115 in 2005, leaving her body to science. Until very close to her death, she remained in relatively good health and cognition, and was for example able to carry on a …

White matter might matter much more than we thought

Look up ‘myelin’ in any neuroscience textbook and you’ll find something along these lines: It is a fatty substance that forms a sheath around axons, and gives the fibre bundles their white appearance when viewed under the microscope. The myelin sheath insulates the fibres, and helps them to carry …

Scientists Prime The Immune System As A Powerful Cancer Weapon

Watch out, cancer cells. Humanity is learning how to use our built-in weapon – our own white blood cells – to kill you.<p>Early results showing that genetically modified white blood cells, called T-cells, can make cancer cells disappear, at least temporarily, in 50% to 90% of patients with certain …

Human face shaped by millions of years of fighting, study finds

Human faces have evolved to minimise the damage caused by fist fight over millions of years, study finds<p>Millions of years of fist fights have altered the human face to leave men's jaws more robust than women's, a study has found.<p>Evidence suggests it evolved to minimise damage from bruising …

This May Be Why Stress Seems To Trigger Heart Attacks

By Charles Choi, Contributing Writer<p>Published: 06/25/2014 11:37 AM EDT on LiveScience<p>The long-held belief that emotional or physical stress can trigger heart attacks may now have a scientific explanation: In stressed people, heart attacks might be triggered by bacteria dispersing within artery …

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