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25 places you should visit before they disappear forever

From Patagonia's glaciers to Africa's Congo Basin, these threatened natural wonders span the globe.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you should visit sooner rather than later.<p><i>Talia Avakian contributed reporting to an earlier version of this article.</i>

Hold the Cream: How to Make Real-Deal Roman Fettuccine Alfredo

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Growing up in Brooklyn, my family would sometimes go to Marco Polo restaurant, where my sister would invariably order the fettuccine Alfredo and I invariably would not. There was almost no food that I found to be too …

The 25 Best Exercises to Tone Your Abs (and None of Them Are Crunches)

Let's be honest: crunches aren't the most exciting of exercises. And they're not always the most effective way to tone your abs anyway. If you're bored with your sit-up routine, here are 25 fun and effective moves to mix up your workout and tone your midsection!<p><i>— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb</i> …

How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets You an Interview

Your resume might be perfect but without a proper cover letter you may not get that coveted interview.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When applying for a new job, details matter.<p>Your resume might be up to par, but that certainly isn’t going to be the only …

Employment

Chopped Salad Recipe

<i>Chopped salad. Hear us out. We combine the hallmark ingredients of two classic salads—Cobb and Waldorf—in this simple, satisfying, and we dare say</i> …

3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run

Amanda Becker<p>"As much as I adore running outdoors, I've learned that running isn't necessarily the fastest or most effective way to burn calories," says Daphnie Yang, an IISA Certified Personal Trainer and creator of HIIT IT!, an interval-style training workout in New York City. "It's important to …

10 ways smart people handle negative people

Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and worst of all, stress.<p><b>Related: 10 Habits of Unlikable</b> …

7 Surprising, Science-Backed Signs Of High Intelligence, From Being Lazy To Using Profanity

Intelligence is notoriously hard to measure, which is why school performance isn’t always a true indication of an individual's IQ. For example, we …

The World of Photography is Exploding! Here's What's Been Happening...

Another <b>terrific week</b> in the world of photography has flown by us all, and here we find Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in every corner of …

6 Anti-Aging Foundations That Erase Years Instantly

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Your skin has totally different needs in your 30s and 40s than it does in your 20s, and buying makeup that …

Skin Care

How you can use the 5-hour rule to achieve your goals and improve your life

You try hard ever day, but never see any long-term improvement. You feel trapped where you are, unable to move forward or progress. You see other …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

10 Things I’ve Let Go and How This Has Set Me Free

<b>“I do not fix problems. I fix my thinking. Then problems fix themselves.”</b> <i>~</i> <b>Louise Hay</b><p>Looking back on my life, I came to understand that perfection was …

Positive Thinking

Run Faster With Less Training Time: New Research on 10-20-30 Method

There are many training concepts that runners use to improve their performance as well as their health. Runners often engage in long and frequent …

We are overdosing on empathy | Gaby Hinsliff

The popular trend insists we self identify with those we might show kindness. But that actually limits our scope for generosity<p>Feelings aren’t everything. Empathy might be making the world a worse place, not a better one. Kindness can, in some senses, be a weakness. As popular arguments go, these …

Empathy

This Breakfast Will Boost Your Metabolism for the Entire Day

We know that eating breakfast is one of the golden rules for boosting metabolism. But it's safe to assume that feasting on a donut at 8 a.m. won't do …

5 Online Businesses You Can Start With No Money

The internet is the great equalizer. In business specifically, it has leveled the playing field. Anyone can start a money-making online …

Small Business

Removing These 31 Things From Your Life Will Make You Happier and More Successful 

It's time to come clean. If you want to become a happier person, you don't need to add things to your life — you need to get rid of them. It's time to remove these worries or problems so that you can move in the right direction. Take this list to heart and look forward to a flourishing life.

PopSugar

Skip The Treadmill And Try These 20 Fat-Blasting Cardio Moves Instead

You can literally do these moves anywhere.<p>Sometimes squeezing in your cardio workouts can feel like a drag—especially when you're stuck on a rotation that takes you from the treadmill to the bike to the elliptical and back again.<p>That's why we asked <i>Women's Health's</i> Next Fitness Star Selena Watkins …

The Bachelor's Caila Quinn Spills Her Hair Secrets

When Caila Quinn first appeared on <i>The Bachelor</i> for Ben Higgin's season, everyone and their mother thought the same thing, "This girl should win based on her hair alone." Her long brown curls perpetually looked perfect. Even during deep-sea fishing and on farm dates, not a shiny strand was out of …

Hair

Brilliant tiny house features $500 DIY elevator bed built with free plans (Video)

The ethos of doing-it-yourself in a resourceful, space-saving way is at the root of the tiny house movement. That said, one of the most amazing …

7 DIY Beauty Tips That'll Change Your Skin

The DIY skin care *queen* spills her secrets.

How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can't Stop Thinking

<b>“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle</b><p>When I first started practicing Zen (or presence), I used …

Meditation

5 things every woman should know about her body

Ever wondered, what happens to your body when you skimp on sleep, down one too many cups of coffee and go on a crash diet? Or try any health stunts …

The Mindset Shifts You Need to Meet Any Goal

Overcoming obstacles is a mental game. In the third week of The Goal Standard Challenge, our experts shared strategies that can change everything.<p>3 min read<p>Congrats! You’ve completed The Goal Standard’s third week, the first Fight Stage. Things got tough this week. You might have struggled to stay …

Self-improvement

How High-Intensity Interval Training Can Maximize Your Calorie Burn

Personal trainer Ashley Borden has worked with a range of celebrities, including Ryan Gosling, Reese Witherspoon, and Christina Aguilera. She clearly …

Exercise

7 Ways to Gain Self Discipline and Strive Towards Greatness

Feel like giving up on your 2017 goal? These tips will help you push through.<p>We’re a few weeks into the 2017, and right now is the most crucial time to stick to your goals. But it can also be the most difficult time.<p>So, if you feel like giving up -- hold on and remember, it will get easier.<p>If …

Self-improvement

Gorgeous Miesian-inspired glass pavilion floats above a natural dam

If you’re a fan of Modernist architecture, prepare to fall in love with this gorgeous glass-and-steel dwelling inspired by Mies van der Rohe. The …

Architecture

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

Costa Rica