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CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In death, as in life, Anthony Bourdain brought us closer together.<p>On his award-winning series, "Parts Unknown," Bourdain brought the world home to CNN viewers. Through the simple act of sharing meals, he showcased both the extraordinary diversity of cultures and cuisines, yet how …

Anthony Bourdain

Meet The “Kratom Warriors” Who Say This Plant Will End The Opioid Epidemic

Is kratom the answer to the opioid crisis — or the start of a new one?<p><b>By the time Courtney True</b> found the Reddit thread about kratom in December 2016, she hadn’t touched an opioid for 48 hours. She was in bad shape — stomach cramps, diarrhea, jitters, hot sweats, cold sweats, and body aches that …

Medicine

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Workouts

These charts reveal America's complicated relationship with exercise

New data shows just how few of us are meeting the recommended guidelines.<p>We all already know that America, as a country, is pretty inactive. Not nearly enough of us exercise nearly as often as we should. But talking about averages in a country as populous and diverse as the U.S. is also kind of …

Exercise

ASMR Could Have Health Benefits Beyond The Brain Tingles, Study Suggests

Autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR), the brain tingling sensation millions of people seek out online, may be more than just a pleasant feeling. A new study finds that it also provides physiological and stress-reducing benefits on par with mindfulness meditation – at least for people with a …

Neurology

The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty America has to offer. From shorelines to mountain …

Hiking

Anthony Bourdain's greatest TV moments

Anthony Bourdain was often described as a “rock star” of the culinary world, but his defining characteristic was being a thoroughly decent human bloke. After writing a bestselling memoir, Kitchen Confidential, he moved into television, and used the travelogue format not only to explore global …

Anthony Bourdain

Mr. CrossFit vs. Big Soda: A profane fitness guru’s wonky war with the soda industry

<b>On a bright November morning</b>, Congressman Scott Taylor is meeting with a visitor at his Capitol Hill office. Even in his dark suit and striped tie, the steely eyed, fit Republican from eastern Virginia looks every bit the Navy SEAL he once was. His visitor — Greg Glassman, founder and sole owner of …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Something Weird Happened to Men 7,000 Years Ago, And We Finally Know Why

The women, on the other hand, were fine.<p>Around 7,000 years ago - all the way back in the Neolithic - something really peculiar happened to human …

Anthropology

What We Got Wrong About Intermittent Fasting — Plus 6 Tips to Do It Right

Let’s get the facts right for our own health, but also because we need them in order to eat healthy.<p>The intermittent fasting craze came in like a …

The Single Most Effective Workout Split

Faster Gains for Smart Lifters<p>3 Ways to Organize Your Training<p>While there are several ways of organizing your week in the gym, here are the most …

30 Surprisingly High-Protein Foods: Our Favorite No Meat Protein-Rich Recipes

We all know people who feast on high-protein foods, throwing scoops of protein powder into smoothies, or going Paleo, Keto, Atkins or Dukan in the …

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

This Plank Variation Will Set Your Abs on Fire

<b>WE HAVE NOTHING BAD</b> to say about the standard plank. It helps develop strength through your hips, glutes, and core. And it’s a challenging move.<p>What …

The rise of slow travel: 20 adventures to take at a leisurely pace

Time was when slow was pretty much a bad thing. Slow service, slow trains, slow-witted, slow to act… But now, not so much: slow has become desirable, a word paired with all manner of activities you never imagined had any sort of speed, never mind slow.<p>I’ll spare you the full list – it’s a long one …

Travel

Top 10 Countries to Visit 2018 - Bucket List Traveler

Introduction<p>There currently 195 UN recognized countries in the world, leaving no shortage of unique and exciting places to visit. After visiting over …

17 Enchanting Reasons Why Your Summer Travel Plans Should Include Seeing Germany

It's like stepping inside a storybook, you guys.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

The 100 novels Americans love the most, based on a survey of thousands

In 2018, Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i> and James Comey’s <i>A Higher Loyalty</i> have captured US readers with juicy insights into the Trump White House. But what books bring Americans deep, blithe pleasure?<p>Starting in May, PBS will run a series called <i>The Great American Read</i>, in which journalist Meredith …

Literature

An Attack on the Rule of Law

President Trump’s attacks on American institutions are forcing a fight for the integrity of our system of self-rule.<p>Verbal red lines have become all too common in American politics. They’re declared against foreign adversaries as readily as they are in budget battles. And in most cases, the line …

Top 10 Small Towns to Visit in Europe

Introduction<p>Europe is a continent full of diverse cultures, languages, food, and architecture all compacted in a relatively small area. Within a five …

Michael Goolaerts' death raises question as to why so many cyclists suffer heart attacks

Belgian cyclist Michael Goolaerts, who died of cardiac arrest during the Paris-Roubaix race, was just the latest rider to die of a heart attack. This …

Cycling

An American Crisis: 18 Facts About Gun Violence — and 6 Promising Ways to Reduce the Suffering

The United States suffers from a gun violence crisis, a problem exacerbated by misinformation and a lack of understanding of the epidemic’s …

Guns

What Hope Hicks Learned in Washington

On the morning of Wednesday, February 28, Hope Hicks arrived at the White House just after 8 a.m. Within a week, it would be snowing in Washington, …

Donald Trump

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

Like Lemons? Quinoa? Thank This Food Explorer For Bringing Them To Your Plate

Botanist David Fairchild grew up in Kansas at the end of the 19th century. He loved plants, and he loved travel, and he found a way to combine both into a job for the U.S. Department of Agriculture.<p>At the age of 22, he created the Section of Foreign Seed and Plant Introduction of the USDA, and for …

Southern Africa

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

The 50 Most Beautiful Views in the World

Even seasoned travelers will tell you that sometimes, they need to take a step back and drink it all in. Thankfully, the world is filled with …

15 One-Pan Ways to Make a Grain- and Dairy-Free Dinner

On nights I want to guarantee both cooking and cleanup are a total breeze, I lean on recipes that come together with a single pot, pan, or skillet. …

Body Of Work on Flipboard

By Merv Barrett | Merv Barrett created a magazine on Flipboard. “Body Of Work on Flipboard” is available with thousands of other magazines and all …

The Complete Winter Olympics Schedule for 2018: When to Watch Every Sport

The 2018 Winter Olympics began Friday, Feb. 9 in PyeongChang Olympic Stadium, and the schedule of events is packed from the opening ceremony until …

Skiing