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Black Coffee: 7 Amazing Health Benefits Of Black Coffee

Some medicines are effective only if consumed the right way and so is the case with black coffee. While people, since centuries, have always given a …

Wellness

14 Jaw-Dropping Hikes in Banff National Park for All Levels

Hiking in Banff National Park is an outdoor traveler’s dream. With its strange, pastel-colored glacial lakes, its year-round green pine trees, its …

Hiking

17 of the Best National Parks in Europe

Travelers to Europe tend to head straight for its cities. But while the bright lights of Paris, busy markets of London, and storied streets of Rome …

European Travel

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Holistic Medicine

10 Unexpected Meatball Recipes You Need to Make for Dinner

Meatballs: We love ’em, but we’ve been eating them the same way our entire life (drenched in red sauce with a pound of spaghetti). There’s nothing</i> …

Cooking

The best views in the UK: readers’ tips

From remote islands to city skylines, seascapes to moorland outlooks, our readers share their favourite landscapes<p>Winning tip: Pendle Hill, Lancashire<p>There can’t be many views as far-reaching as this. George Fox climbed Pendle in 1652. He saw the silver line of sea bordering Lancashire and below …

Ireland

11 of the UK's best wild places – chosen by outdoor experts

These wilderness escapes are perfect for walkers, cyclists, adventurers – and those in search of splendid isolation. Here, writers, rangers and guides reveal their favourite spots<p>Glen Coe, the Highlands<p>Exploring Britain and appreciating the charms of its incredible landscape wasn’t always a top …

Scotland

Five laws every dog owner must know regarding their pets

Dog owners are being warned over the law surrounding their pet's barking as we head deeper into year.<p>If you own a dog or dogs you must ensure that …

10 Gorgeous Islands To Visit In England

We’re pretty lucky in England! I mean, not only do we have some lovely cities like Cambridge, Bath and London, we have a whole heap of treasures that …

Scotland

5 Military Rucking Rules Every Backpacker Should Know

Rucking” is the military term for hiking under load. As you can imagine, this is a huge issue for the military, as soldiers must wear body armor and …

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

Parenting

Nat Geo Gives Us the 15 Skills Every Adventurer Needs

Have you ever thought about all of the skills that an explorer or adventurer needs in order to survive on a challenging expedition? If so, then I …

2,400-Year-Old Iron Age Fort Discovered In The Scottish Highlands

The remains may also have belonged to one of the area's past lords or chiefs.<p>The remains of a 2,400-year-old Iron Age fort have just been discovered …

Archaeology

How To Build A Long Term Survival Shelter

How To Build A Long Term Survival Shelter For Camping Uses<p>There are many things you must prepare in advance if you want to have a comfortable camping …

7 Workouts That Will Boost Your Sex Life

If exercise makes its way into your daily or weekly routine, good for you. It’s seriously one of the best ways to increase your health in all areas—physically, mentally, emotionally, etc. But one area that it can also unsuspectingly benefit is your sex life. That’s right—a little sweat sesh and …

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together first 2 ingredients and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in a glass measuring cup; let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup …

Long Lost Nordic Village Mysteriously Abandoned in the Middle Ages Rediscovered

Historians believe they have found the dwellings of the ruler of a medieval Scandinavian village, mysteriously lost around the time of the …

Kick Your Cookie Dough Up A Notch With These 6 Creative Upgrades

Because six ways is better than one.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Servings: 8<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><br>1 16.5-ounce tube of cookie dough<p>8 double-stuffed chocolate cookie sandwiches<p><b>PREPARATION</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).<p>2. Take a golf ball-size handful of cookie dough and press it flat.<p>3. Place a sandwich cookie …

Dessert

Where to Find Good Barbecue in 23 Eater Cities

While legit barbecue's provenance is undeniably the American South, it's amazing how much smoked meat culture has grown up and spread out across the continent in recent years. Of course, it’s easy to stumble into to-die-for pulled pork, flame-licked chicken, and willowy brisket when wandering …

23 Mexican Breakfast Recipes That Aren't All Burritos

Viva la breakfast. It’s the first meal of the day, and when it’s smothered in guacamole, queso, a runny egg, and hot sauce, it's worth celebrating. …

Cooking

30 Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Chicken tends to be on a weekly rotation at the dinner table for a few reasons: It's easy, budget-friendly, and always pleases hungry eaters at the …

Cooking

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the wilderness, and …

Apps

14 Protein-Packed Dinners Made With A Can Of Chickpeas

Did you know chickpeas have 15 grams of protein PER CUP?! That's about 30% of your daily intake!

Homemade Remedies: 5 Natural Garden Helpers

Whether you want to save money or be more environmentally friendly (or just love being crafty), you can avoid harsh chemicals in the garden by using …

How to bake perfect scones – Jamie Oliver | Features

Dish up the perfect afternoon treat with a batch of flawless scones and a cup of tea. Blissfully simple to make, good scones are all about mastering …

Basic Buttermilk Pancakes and Variations

These wonderful buttermilk pancakes and light and fluffy, and absolutely delicious with lots of butter and maple syrup. Make these pancakes for your …

12 Ways To Build A Survival Tent

When it comes to survival in an emergency situation, everything revolves around the “holy trinity”: water, food, and shelter. The rest are …

North America

Britain's 15 best wild camping spots

Scotland

Antarctica's Blood Falls: not so mysterious, but still freaky as heck

Just some "blood" gurgling out of the ice, nothing to see here.<p>You may have seen headlines proclaiming that the great mystery of Antarctica's "Blood Falls" has finally been solved. That's a little silly, because the big mystery—the question of why blood-like bright red liquid oozes out of the …

Global Warming