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18 of the greatest photographs from 125 years of National Geographic

This HIIT-Style Core Workout Is the Best Kind of Challenge

<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> …

Exercise

Why Didn't Russia Sell Alaska to Canada?

Alaskans are celebrating a big milestone in 2017. The year marks the 150th anniversary of the state's purchase. In 1867, Russia handed this vast …

Victorian Era

The marriages of Queen Victoria’s grandchildren

Queen Victoria had long understood the importance of dynastic marital alliances to extend royal influence, and with more than 30 grandchildren …

10 Vegetarian Meals To Make In The Slow Cooker Right Now

Need some inspiration for working an extra meatless dinner into your meal plan? Look no further than your slow cooker. When the slow cooker's …

Cooking

Here's Four And Exciting Ways To Make A Quinoa Salad

Quinoa it all away.

Food

Spiced Carrot Quick Bread for When You're Tired of Zucchini

Carrot Quick Bread<p>Makes 1 (9-inch) loaf; serves 8 to 10<p><i>For the bread</i>:<br>Cooking spray <br>2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour <br>1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon <br>3/4 …

Quick Bread

10 free yoga videos that’ll give you a studio-quality flow from home

Staying in might be the new going out, but that doesn’t mean you have to pass up the good vibes that a great yoga class can bring.<p>There are tons of …

5 Ways to Build an Audience for Your Blog and 10 Ways to Make Money Once You Have

To succeed as a blogger you must be diligent, methodical and have something to say people are interested in hearing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're looking to start a blog, or you're already knee-deep in blogging, you've likely scoured the ends of the earth …

Marketing
Innovation

10 things parents should do to prepare their daughters for puberty

Sex educator Al Vernacchio strides into the room wearing a superhero outfit: A blue top with “POW” emblazoned across the chest in a bright yellow starburst. Shiny gold arm sleeves. A blue mask over his glasses. His cape billows behind him.<p>No, it’s not Comic-Con, though his “cosplay” is on point. …

Parenting

Taste Beyond The Tongue

This Ice Cream Is So Healthy You Can Eat It for Breakfast

We've officially hit the height of summer, otherwise known as peak ice cream consumption season. While ice cream usually falls into the category of …

Breakfast

17 'facts' about space and Earth that you thought were true — but have been debunked by science

No surprise there. I've made a living speaking to experts and writing about it for more than a decade, and I've read obsessively on the topic for much longer than that.<p>I've heard a lot of peculiar "facts" over the years — and even believed and shared a few myself — that I eventually learned were …

Sea Level

How To Make Easy Pan-Fried Corn Cakes

<b>Mix the dry ingredients.</b> Whisk the flour, cornmeal, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cayenne pepper together in a large bowl.<p><b>Toss corn, jalapeño, and</b> …

Cast Iron Skillet

These 5-Ingredient Summer Sauces Are Basically Magic

A good sauce takes a dish from good to great. A great sauce combines transformative powers with simplicity and ease. After all, what else do you need …

Slow Cookers

11 Moisturizers That Are Literally A Drink Of Water For Your Face

From our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

Scientists say 'prelude' to the sixth mass extinction is happening right now

When plant and animal species go extinct, it's usually a clear sign that humans have messed up. We've over-hunted, destroyed habitats, polluted …

Tone Your Abs and Booty With This Fast-Paced, Fun Workout

Ready to work you abs and tone your butt? Then follow along as Katie Dunlop of Love Sweat Fitness puts your core and backside to work! You don't need any equipment for this one, so get at it.

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>But most of the maps hanging on our walls are dangerously incomplete because they emphasize political borders rather than functional connections.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of …

United Kingdom

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

Native Americans

17 STEM toys that teach kids to code

Games for your future tech giant.<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> WorkingMother.com.<p>In response to concern over kids' interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), companies have been churning out cool toys that teach them coding and logic skills. The idea: get kids hooked on …

Kids
Small Business

7 books to make your teaching more memorable

Memory underpins learning. And yet, as a profession, we talk about it so rarely. What gives? Here are 7 books to kindle that conversation:<p>1. Make it …

Pedagogy

Science Uncovers The Origin Of The First Light In The Universe

When we look out at the Universe today, highlighted against the vast, empty blackness of the sky are points of light: stars, galaxies, nebulae and more. Yet there was a time in the distant past before any of those things had formed, just after the Big Bang, where the Universe was still filled with …

Dark Matter

Boost Your Rankings With the Ultimate Local SEO Cheat Sheet (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here’s a question for you...where does your business appear in search engine results?<p>First page? Second page? Even further back?<p>The fact of the matter is, where your business lands in search engine results matters, quite a bit in fact. …

Customers

10 of the best places to have an outdoor adventure in Canada

Go on a new journey and explore 10 great outdoor experiences across Canada. From the west to the east, and everything in between, adventures await. …

Hiking

Why It’s No Longer Possible for Any Country to Win a War

The last few decades have been the most peaceful era in human history. For the first time ever, fewer people die today from human violence than from …

Geopolitics