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Robots, drones and heart-detectors: How disaster technology is saving lives

<i>Watch "Katrina: The Storm that Never Stopped</i>" Thursday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Robots with cameras, microphones and sensors searched for victims stranded in flooded homes and on rooftops. They assessed damage and sent back images from places rescuers couldn't get.<p>It was August 31, 2005, two days …


5 myths about yoga

Today, nearly 10 percent of Americans have tried it, and few of us have to travel farther than a neighborhood strip mall to practice our chaturangas. Yoga's burgeoning trendiness isn't restricted to the United States, either. In December, the United Nations declared June 21 the International Day of …


21 Ways You Can Use Super-Cheap Thrift Store Items To Make Your Home Look Great

It's <b>National Thrift Store Day</b>! (No really, that's a thing.)<p>In celebration of all things cheap and crafty, you should try some of these super-cheap …


Eminem Talks How He Replaced Addiction With Exercise (2015)

August 1, 2015<p>On this day, exactly 8 years ago, (April 20, 2008) Eminem went to rehab and since then the king of rap is off drugs and hundred percent …

9 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Work-Life Balance

No matter how good you are at your job, you probably often think: <i>I could be doing more</i>.<p>Call it work-life balance, work-life coexistence, or simply life, but balancing responsibilities can be stressful in an always-on world. Phones and connected devices make it easier than ever to stay entangled in …

Work-life Balance

Is Our Universe a Fake?

<i>Robert Lawrence Kuhn is the creator, writer and host of "Closer to Truth," a public television and multimedia program that features the world's</i> …


Blue Moon in Pictures, 7.31


Fertility treatments give birth to dilemma for parents

Unexpectedly tricky ethical decisions arise over unused frozen sperm, eggs and embryos<p>Brenda Loblein never wanted to be in this position. She didn’t want to be faced with a decision about what to do with an extra embryo – a potential child – sitting on ice in a sterilised storage facility.<p>Loblein …


15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I’ve been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …


National Geographic Travel

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Rio’s Carnival Parade: In Pictures

National Geographic Travel