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Is Your Favorite Produce Packed with Pesticides?

Environmental Working Group releases an updated list of the dirtiest—and cleanest—fruits and veggies on the market<p>Environmental Working Group (EWG) just released its 2014 Dirty Dozen list identifying the most pesticide-laden produce on the market. This doesn't mean you should stop eating produce in …

The Ultimate Body-Weight Workout

Build strength and torch fat from the comfort of anywhere with the ultimate no-weights workout plan<p>Guys can be wary of body-weight exercises for building muscle. But that's only because they treat them differently than free-weight and machine-based moves.<p>"If you stop doing hundreds of reps and …

Off the beaten track in Rome

From the Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel, Rome's headline acts need no introduction. But away from these historic crowd-pleasers, there are a host of lesser-known sights and neighbourhoods waiting to be discovered. Here's a selection of our favourites.<p>Chiesa di Santa Prassede<p>The interior of the …

How to travel in Europe

Fifty sovereign states. 10,180,000 sq km. 738,200,000 people. The word ‘Europe’ does little to convey the diversity found within, which can make it a bewildering place to travel. So here’s a handy guide to your transport options:<p>Car<p><b>Budget:</b> medium-high (London-Prague petrol from EUR360 return, plus …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

The real ragù: 10 things you didn't know about authentic spaghetti bolognese

Slurping an authentic spaghetti bolognese in the city of its origin, Bologna, is on every gourmet traveller’s bucket list. But there are many misunderstandings about this world-famous Italian dish.<p>1. It’s not served on spaghetti<p>The true vehicle for bolognese sauce is tagliatelle, a ribbon-like …

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Four Steps to Six Figures

David Johnson was working hard, and failing, until he developed a new game plan<p>David Johnson was working hard but falling short—until he learned to focus on his goals. The Georgia man shares his story—and the four keys to his career turnaround.<p><b>Bio:</b> David Johnson, 39, Suwanee, GA<b>Job:</b> Life insurance …

4 Pushup Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Are you guilty of these pushup saboteurs?<p>The pushup is a classic exercise that you learned in middle school.<p>But for that same reason, you’ve probably picked up some bad habits throughout the years.<p>“Your technique is just as important when doing a pushup as it is when you're doing a heavy lift,” …

Ditch Your Skinny Calves

Long pants season is over. Target your lower legs and increase your athleticism with these simple calf exercises<p>Rock-solid lower legs not only look great in shorts, but they're also essential to athletic performance. "When running or jumping, your calves help absorb shock from your joints," says BJ …

3 Stupid Things You Do at the Gym

Are you guilty of these muscle mistakes?<p>I usually reserve the word "stupid" for things like wrestling an adult grizzly bear or sticking your finger in an electrical socket. But, unfortunately, there are lots of stupid things happening at gyms across America, too.<p>Now, I don't like to pass judgment …

The One Move You Need For a Six-Pack

Use this awesome single-arm move to blast every last inch of your core<p>Two is typically better than one—especially when it comes to ice cream scoops, dollar signs, and hot blondes. But when it comes to sculpting your abs, the best method often involves working one side of your body at a time, says …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking

Are you feeling uninspired and stuck? Perhaps it's the people around you. Here are five ways to get people to challenge and inspire you to success.<p>It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. …

The Best Way to Build Stronger Legs

Crank out more reps of the Bulgarian split squat with this simple exercise upgrade<p>The Bulgarian split squat is an excellent exercise. No denying that. It activates your quadriceps and builds single-leg stability. And as you lower, the movement causes tiny tears in your glutes. Over the next couple …

The Arms and Abs Attack!

Hit your beach muscles over and over again with this two-move challenge<p>We're only a few weeks into spring, but summer is right around the corner. Are you ready to go shirtless? Put your arms and abs to the test with this spider pushup and V-Up challenge from Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The</b> …

Reveal Your Summer Six-Pack

Tack this quick core circuit on to the end of your workout to blast your abs from every angle<p>It's easy to hibernate during the winter. The days are long and cold, and the gym never seems as inviting as the comfort of your couch. Because of this, it's easy to put on extra insulation from November to …

The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

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The world's most expensive cities for less

Cost-cutting tips for Paris, Singapore, Oslo, Zurich and Sydney - recently named <b>the world's most expensive cities.</b><p><b>Singapore</b><p>Singapore may now be the most expensive city in the world but it’s still possible to enjoy many of its delights without your wallet taking a hit.<p>As our destination expert …

Rome attractions: what to see and do in spring

Parks and gardens<p><b>The American Academy Gardens</b><p>On Janiculum Hill, these 11 acres of gardens comprise mainly of the Villa Aurelia and Bass Gardens. Since the adoption of organic cultivation methods in 1992, 12 species of butterflies have made the gardens their home, as well as hedgehogs, robins, blue …

Facts About Life's Origins - Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey Article

The first diverging animal on earth was commonly believed to be the simple sponge, until experiments in 2008 suggested that the more complex comb jelly actually came first.<p>While previous research pointed to the domestication of dogs beginning in Asia, new research suggests finds that the first dogs …

The Body-Fat Burner

This four-move, muscle-blasting challenge is brutal, and requires all the willpower you can muster. Do you have what it takes to finish as strong as you started?<p>This week's fitness challenge will leave you collapsed in a puddle of yourself—in a good way. Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT!</i> …

The Finishing Sequence That Abolishes Belly Fat

Add these moves to the end of your workout to torch excess body fat<p>Here's a common concern if you're trying to lose that beer belly: If you build your abs before your gut's gone, will your belly just look fatter? The good news: Your six-pack won't look like a keg.<p>"Ab muscles don't grow all that …

Does Getting Up Early Make You More Successful?

Find out the truth behind six old health sayings<p>“Early to bed and early to rise makes a men healthy, wealthy, and wise.”<p>Benjamin Franklin was a clever dude with a gift for pithy truisms. But one of his famous lines fails to pass the scientific sniff test.<p>Compared to people who go to bed before 11 …

Opening up the secrets of southeastern Sicily

Packed with Unesco World Heritage sites, sandy Mediterranean beaches, and hills striped with dry stone walls and dotted with carob, almond and olive trees, the southeastern corner of Sicily has a character all of its own.<p>Despite the presence of several glorious cities - Ragusa, Modica, Scicli and …

Lonely Planet’s best value travel destinations for 2014

When times are tight we suggest you travel more, not less – but pick carefully. This is where your wallet will smile at the memories for years to come.<p>Greek Islands<p>View of Navagio Beach, also known as Shipwreck Cove, on Zakynthos Island. Image by Dave Porter Peterborough Uk / Photolibrary / Getty …

Telegraph Travel Guides app

Want to make the most of your holiday? <b>Let our award-winning experts help you explore the world's leading destinations with this must-have app</b>. Selected by Apple as one of their “best new apps” after its launch in 2014 and now "optimized" for the iPad as well as the iPhone, the app currently …

The Romanesque Revival #architecture of Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, #Germany as shot by Dan Belmont. #bbc_travel