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Siberian Gender-Bending Warrior Princess

Debate is raging over the legendary Siberian warrior princess buried 2,500 years ago. Is she, in fact, a he? Or intersex?<p>One of the archaeological …

Key to earning more is thinking like a man, scientists say

Study finds that Britons with a so-called male brain have higher salaries than those with a "female" brain - whatever their sex<p>People with "male" brains earn more than those with "female" brains in the UK jobs market, irrespective of their actual sex, according to new research.<p>Scientists found that …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

Organic fruit and vegies: are they basically a waste of money?

Presumably people agree with me, given the exponential growth of the market in Australia and overseas. In Australia alone, it is now worth $1.72 …

Agriculture

Anyone who loves coffee and bourbon should put the two together immediately — here's how

And guess what? Making it is as easy as mixing bourbon and whole espresso beans and waiting patiently for six hours.<p>I first tried coffee-infused bourbon in the aptly named Cold-Fashioned at The New York Edition hotel's Clocktower restaurant. It uses the infused bourbon to mimic the taste of …

Coffee

Who Owns The Ancient One?

The fight for an ancient skeleton shows how science undermines and exploits Native-American identity. It's just one reason we need more of us in the lab.<p>In 1996, a Washington college student trying to sneak into a hydroplane race on the Columbia River — and drinking a Busch Light — stumbled upon …

The USA's Top 10 Hiking Trails: From Coast To Coast

Long Trail, Jay Peak Long Trail North: Jay, Vermont<p>This trail settled in the Green Mountains of Vermont is a true gem that is worth seeing if you are …

Photographers, Be Happy With the Camera Gear You Have

If you have been into photography a little while, think back a few years. Remember the early days of digital. Remember all those articles telling us …

Photography

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

National Geographic Travel

The Best Places to Stargaze in America

For 25 years, NASA’s orbiting Hubble telescope has beamed mesmerizing images of our universe. But Earth dwellers can get stellar celestial views, too.<p>Here are three trip-worthy dark-sky havens in the United States:<p>> Lake Powell (Utah)<p>The combination of a thin atmosphere and lack of artificial light …

1. Make The Most Of Your Natural Surroundings

Whether you’re photographing beautiful landscapes, trees, water, animals, plants or flowers, nature photography can be incredibly rewarding. But you …

10 of the most gorgeous national parks you've likely never heard about

If someone asked the average American to name a few national parks, chances are they'd mention the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone, and maybe Yosemite or …

Photography