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The Back and Biceps Workout to Build Muscle Fast

Muscle

The Non-Runner's Guide To Running: 5 Tips For Getting Started

Congratulations on your decision to become a runner! There is no cheaper, no purer, and no more accessible form of exercise than this. Plus, it's free. So let's get you started.<p>Despite seeming very simple, running can incorporate an amazing amount of variables - shoe firmness; heel strike patterns; …

Marathons

19 Bold, Bright Red Photos + Quotes That Instantly Caught Our Attention

In this roundup, we’re rolling out the red carpet for the color of the rainbow that turns the most heads. Red is the best color to capture and style …

Body Artist Paints Surreal Optical Illusions Down Her Own Arms

21-year-old face painter and aspiring body artist Lisha Simpson uses her skin as a mutable canvas to make her fairytale-like tableaux. In some designs, she creates carefully shaded and proportioned illustrations that appear to pop off the palm of her hand as if she’s holding true 3D objects, from …

Art

Surreal Dreamlike Paintings

Mike Worrall is an English artist, based in Australia. He realizes impressive oil paintings, with a surrealist and dreamy universe. He likes …

Artists

Go Behind the Scenes of Your Luggage's Journey to the Airplane

Travelers may be more inclined to bring their bags on board the plane with them due to seemingly exorbitant bag-checking fees, and there’s always the …

Holidays On Instagram Vs Holidays In Reality

Planes are basically the grossest places in the world.

The Best Travel Credit Card, According To Experts

One and done.<p>Most travelers have heard that we can earn free flights, hotels and even entire vacations if we use the right credit card to earn points from everyday purchases.<p>But jumping into the world of travel credit cards is really, REALLY overwhelming for a beginner. So we've decided to break it …

The world's 19 most expensive cities to live in

The investment consultancy firm Mercer has ranked the world's most expensive cities to live in as part of its annual Cost of Living Survey.<p>Contrary …

Best Short Haul Summer Holidays | Holiday ideas

Save long haul flights for a wonderful winter break and instead escape to one of our picks of great short haul holiday destinations this summer.<p>Yes …

14 Incredible Swimming Holes in Northern California

There are so many great rivers, lakes, and ponds to escape to in Northern California, but these hidden gems stand out beyond the rest.<p>Jump from …

Hiking

12 lies you tell yourself while traveling

We all do it sometimes — tell ourselves little white lies while traveling. Some of them are designed to make us feel better about our choices, and some are just delusions we choose to believe out of convenience (even if we know deep down that they’re not true). How many of these lies do you make …

Black Tie

9 Amazing Things to Do on the Caribbean Island of St. Lucia

When scoping out destinations for an international trip, the Caribbean Sea is one of the first spots on the map to consider. The tiny islands that line the body of water boast some of the richest cultures and most beautiful beaches in the world. Luckily for me, I have the privilege of calling one …

These are some of the coolest places to stop along I-40, from California to North Carolina

The 12 Most Beautiful Places in Canada You Need to Visit

Canada’s reputation as a maple-scented land of sorrys has never done it justice. The world’s second-largest country may not boast the geographical …

Roadtrip Guide: Cruising the California Coastline from LA to SF

So, you want to take the famous drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Too many people decide to roadtrip the fastest and easiest route (state …

Your favourite US national parks – and how to visit them

This week's winning entry<p>A taste of the Old West in Big Bend<p>Big Bend National Park in Texas is well off the tourist trail, unheard-of by many Americans and miles from the nearest settlement. It is a green desert landscape, dotted with exotic vegetation that thrives in a dry climate. Century plants …

I asked 7 top psychologists to tell me what blows their mind — here are their answers

In May, I flew to Chicago for the Psychological Science convention.<p>If you're at all inclined to nerd out over the study of human behavior (nope, not …

If You Have Many Different Sides, You Might Have A Creative Brain, Here's Why

“If I had to express in one word what makes their personalities different from others, it’s complexity. They show tendencies of thought and action …

Creativity

Is 'Smart City' just a concept?

The mission of ‘Developing 100 smart cities’ has come a long way from being just a manifesto promise to the final selection of potentialsmart …

Your Horoscope: How to Find Out if You Have a 'Love Compatibility' With Another Person

As an astrologer, let me begin by saying that planets "don't make people fall in love."<p>However, by understanding our personal horoscope, we can better understand how the planets "affect our personality and relationship choices." A person's unique astrology can influence the decisions they make, and …

What Your Desk Looks Like Can Reveal Your True Personality

Rumour has is that owners of messy spaces have messy minds. We might have also heard that those with messy spaces are the creative types, the …

Personality

Awesome Gallery Of Interesting Small Backyard Ideas

If you plan on planting and arrangement of the private courtyard or of the infield on a small local area in the city, then the next design projects …

Landscaping

10 Truly Bizarre Cases Of Self-Proclaimed Messiahs

Whether driven by greed or power, countless men throughout history have claimed to be superior beings, amassing followers seeking something to …

Jesus

Here’s how long it takes to get a table for two at the top 10 restaurants in the world

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, an annual ranking released last week, can be a boon to businesses seeking to attract worldly gastronauts. For those …

Top 10

America's top 10 most stunning nude beaches

America's Puritan history makes nude beaches far and few between. Many states, like Alaska and Arkansas, have outright banned bathing in the buff, while others consider public nudity 'indecent exposure.'<p>But if you really want to shimmy off your swimsuit in public, there are only a handful of …

New Jersey

The world's most inconsiderate travellers

Where to Find the Quietest Seats on an Airplane

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>Choosing a seat on a plane is a gamble. You never know who your neighbor will be.<p>There could be …

Of the 50 Best Restaurants in the World, 6 are in the US

The World’s 50 Best Restaurants have officially been announced, and while the crown has gone to Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, there’s no need …