Deana Mauro

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32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

World Trade Center

This Is How Rome Enjoys a Snow Day

Just when you thought Rome couldn't get any more beautiful, the city decided to become a magical winter wonderland overnight. Early Monday morning, residents woke up to find their hometown covered in up to two inches of snow—the heaviest snowfall the city has received in six years (the last was in …

10 Trendy Superfoods Nutritionists Say You Can Skip

Experts say you can pass on these overhyped superfoods and get the same nutrients from cheaper, easier-to-find foods.<p>Superfoods, once a niche …

6 Things You Didn't Know About Food From a Nutrition Science Major

Because ignorance isn't always bliss.<p>February 17, 2018<p>Food is such an integral part of each day. Not only does it fuel us physically, but also it is …

Yale's Most Popular Class Ever Teaches How to Live a Happier Life (Here's What Students Learn)

The fact the class is so wildly popular speaks to the state of mental health on campuses today--and in your workplace. Audit the course by reading on.<p>News flash--adult life is filled with unhappiness traps and the search for keys to happiness (or even a good happiness hack to help us get by).<p>It …

Chocolate hummus is shockingly good (recipe + nutrition facts)

<b>There's some kind of kitchen wizardry that happens when chick peas meet cocoa powder; here's how to find out in five minutes flat.</b><p>I felt conflicted, …

10 amazing foods to help you get younger-looking skin - from coconut oil to turmeric

You are what you eat, so snack your way to more youthful, healthier skin with this guide…<p>1. Celery - To prevent dry skin<p>It’s a classic diet food, but …

Rick Steves: Europe’s convents offer tranquility — and treats

Once, while traveling in the 1970s, the youth hostel where I had planned to stay was full, and the staff directed me to a nearby convent instead. As I walked there, I wondered if I was signing myself up for draconian curfews, spartan accommodations and Mass at dawn.<p>Without funds for much else, I …

European Travel

Professors at Harvard, Yale, and Princeton say their advice to incoming freshmen can be 'distilled to 3 words'

"We are scholars and teachers at Princeton, Harvard, and Yale who have some thoughts to share and advice to offer students who are headed off to colleges around the country," they wrote. "Our advice can be distilled to three words: Think for yourself."<p>The letter continued:<p>"Thinking for yourself …

College & University

Amazing Coffee Shops Around the World

The planet's best places for a pick-me-up.<p>Traveling means jet lag and jet lag means coffee (at least for many of us caffeine addicts). Luckily, you …

9 life-changing wellness vacations you can book for under $1,000

A mind-blowing trip to Ubud, Bali (or these seven other dreamy wellness destinations) is <i>definitely</i> worth adding to your travel bucket list. But the …

Hudson Valley

9 Beautiful Beaches Where Clothing Is 100% Optional

If you're one of those people who just loathes having tan lines, then may I suggest you check out a beach where clothing is completely optional? Yes, …

13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

The one smoothie mistake that’s making you bloated

Some days, your wellness habits are on point. You get up, blend a delish smoothie loaded with fruit, protein powder, and maybe some collagen (why …

Beautiful Latin American Destinations That Are Better Than Europe

For Americans who want to take a trip, Europe has long held the big glamour spots. The beaches of the French Riviera, the ski chalets of the Swiss …

Sculpt Arms Faster With These 8 Push-Up Variations

If you want to strengthen your arms and build definition in your upper body and back, then drop and give me 20. Yep, I'm talking push-ups. Because …

15 Clean Eating Recipes for Lunch

Clean Eating Lunch Recipes: Greek Salad with Pita Croutons<p>Lighten up your favorite Greek fare with this chopped salad that's rich in antioxidants as …

10 Weird Things No One Tells You About When Returning to Running Post-Baby

Weird aches, leaking, and extreme thirst—helpful tips to help you overcome these new hurdles.<p>At my six-week doctor’s appointment after my son was born, I had plenty of questions, the most pressing of which was this: Was it okay for me to start running again? After a brief examination, the midwife …

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

© 2010 Enokson, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio<p>Four years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web …

Build Upper-Body Strength and Stamina With This 10-Minute Cardio Yoga Flow

<i>Join Cody for $20 a month and access more than 2,500 workout videos to establish an at-home yoga practice, challenge your strength, and up your</i> …

This 6-Move Routine Is Perfect For When Your Hamstrings Are Insanely Tight

Loosen up with these go-to moves.<p>It's summer, which means you probably haven't seen the inside of a gym very often over the past couple of months. That's not to say you're ditching workouts, but you're more likely to be found running paths, climbing mountains, and swimming laps than shredding tread …

10 places in Scotland Outlander fans should visit

The long absence of Claire Randall and Jamie Frazer from your screen is coming to an end in the fall, with Season 3 of Outlander. This series has …

How to Do Splits

Many dancers have trouble learning how to do splits. Flexibility is important for dancing, as many dance steps are nearly impossible to perform …

Workouts

5 Best Hiking Trails in Barcelona

The Bunkers del Carmel<p>The Bunkers del Carmel have for a long time been one of Barcelona’s best kept secrets, visited only by locals in the know and …

An 8-Move Barre Workout for Your Butt and Thighs

Sit, squat, run, stand, walk—your butt and thighs definitely get a workout during your everyday life, but what about those smaller muscles? You're …

Workouts

The best places to go in Chelsea Market, NYC

Chelsea Market in NYC is paradoxically current. Between the ever-changing food options, pop-ups and sample sales, there is always something new. But …

Flavors

Italy Just Launched a Free, Nationwide Wi-Fi App

Reviews have been spotty, however.<p>Few obstacles put a crimp in a vacation quite like spotty cell connectivity. Even in a place like Rome, the Eternal City, travelers insist on immediate gratification in the form of likes and shares on social media while they experience millennia of history. And so, …

Wi-Fi

How to Get Dancer Fit: 7 Toning Workout GIFs From New York City Ballet

Inside a sunlit dance studio across from Lincoln Center in Manhattan, the ballerina Sara Mearns is stretched taut in a forearm side plank, one leg hovering above the ground. It looks easy enough—but that’s exactly the sleight of hand that professional dancers have perfected: transforming physical …