Helen Daubs

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Kilimanjaro, Tanzania<p>Early European explorers who claimed to have seen a snow-capped mountain in Equatorial Africa were dismissed as delusional. …

Get deals on Alaska travel as prices go down in the fall

Here's a wake-up call for Alaska travelers: It's mid-August. The kids go back to school Aug. 21. On the Dalton Highway near Atigun Pass, the leaves …

Why People Smoke Weed to Treat Depression

Smoking weed to feel less depressed is a well-known phenomenon—but does it actually work?<p>Your typical stoner is a jolly sort. Keanu Reeves' face displays the same flat affect whether he's discovering that he knows kung fu or learning that Morpheus has been kidnapped. The high highs, the low …

12 "Game of Thrones" Style Castles To Rent This Summer

...just in time for the premiere of Season 7.<p>With <i>Game of Thrones</i> returning this Sunday, luxury rentals on the rise and our affinity for anything royal going strong, it only seems apropos that your summer vacation rental should be something more majestic. Whether you're traveling stateside or have …

13 Literary Events Every Book-Lovers Needs To Attend In Their Lifetime

When you're a true book-lover like me, there is no end to your literary obsessions, which go far beyond joining book clubs, taking frequent trips to …

Once The ‘Westworld’ Timelines Get Unraveled, Everything Falls Perfectly Into Place

Through nine episodes of <i>Westworld</i>, a lot of theories have been confirmed. We know, for instance, that Bernard is a host, and as I wrote after the third episode, “Ford built a new partner modeled after his old one, as he built a boy host in his own image” (I was wrong only in that it was Arnold who …

Oscars 2017: Where to Stream the Nominated Movies

Here‘s how you can catch up before the Academy Awards on February 26.<p>Oscar nomination day has finally arrived, and it‘s full of all the standards and surprises viewers were hoping to see. <b>Meryl Streep</b> picked up a record-breaking 20th Oscar nomination, while <b>Viggo Mortensen</b> surprised with his …

Entertainment

The Top 10 Meal Habits of Healthy Families

There are few things that Americans agree on, but here’s one of them: Eating dinner together as a family is a good idea.<p><i>The Walking Dead</i> zombies eat …

Want To Lose Weight In 2017 - Then Stop Exercising

Do you know how long it takes you to burn off a snickers bar? Or a packet of crisps? Or a fish and chips? Or a glass of wine? Well let me tell you.<p>A …

What Happened When I Forced Myself To Wake Up At 5 A.M. Every Day For A Month

Some early risers might get more done, but it turns out there are times when getting up earlier can make you less productive.<p>Early risers get a lot of good press: They are supposedly more productive and possibly better problem solvers. But after a month of forcing myself out of bed at 5 a.m., I …

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

7 Cooking Mistakes That Are Wrecking Your Fish

You know you should be eating more fish, because just about every piece of nutritional advice out there says so. And yet, every time you splurge on a beautiful filet, something goes wrong in the kitchen.<p>First it was too soggy. Then it was unpleasantly dry. And then it fell apart in the pan. (So …

What Effect Does Sugar Have on Our Brains?

<i>What does sugar do to our brains? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on Quora:</b><p>We all know what …

8 Moisturizers That Will Never, Ever Make You Look Shiny

Your T-zone awaits.<p>Moisturizing is a non-negotiable part of any skincare routine, but a downside that we run into too often—whether we're wearing makeup or not—is that pesky slick of sheen that catches light in all the wrong places. And it just gets worse as the day wears on. That's why we swear by …

The 20 Most Comforting Ina Garten Recipes to Make in This Lifetime

If you're searching for comfort foods, you'll likely end up landing on Ina Garten's recipes. The Barefoot Contessa has developed a well-deserved reputation as the queen of doable, crowd-pleasing, and comforting recipes, both savory and sweet. Consider this your official Ina Garten bucket list of …

Tales from the bar - a tour of London's 'great pubs'

<b>Giant oak wine barrels sit above the bar of the Cittie of Yorke in Holborn - which is more reminiscent of a great hall in a Tudor mansion than than a traditional pub.</b><p>The jury is out as to whether or not the massive casks were ever used as genuine storage vessels - or simply part of the inn's Tudor …

England

The real brain food could be fresh veggies and olive oil, study finds

A Mediterranean diet that’s loaded with fresh vegetables, fruit and the occasional drink could help preserve your brain into old age, researchers reported Wednesday.<p>It’s the latest in a series of studies showing that a healthy diet can preserve health, including brain health.<p>This one’s a little …

The Truth About a High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet

Widely publicized diets, such as high protein and low carbohydrates, seem so promising. It’s no wonder so many of us have tried—or considered—them. …

Nutrition

Why your diet should include more fat

Think back to the '80s and '90s when buying anything that didn't don a low-fat label was simply taboo. Back then, butter and egg yolks topped the "do not eat" list, while refined carbs and packaged foods weren't given a second thought. But times have definitely changed.<p>These days, experts tout fat …

Nutrition