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Could A 2-Year-Old Boy Be 'Patient Zero' For The Ebola Outbreak?

Back in early December, a little boy in southern Guinea caught a mysterious disease. He had a fever, was vomiting and had blood in his stool.<p>The boy died a few days later. Before he did, he passed the disease to his 3-year-old sister, his mother, his grandmother and a midwife. The latter was …

Harness the Power of Breath

A practical pointer from #MotivationMonday<p>Here's a riddle for you: What tip stands true for tough workouts, stressful work situations, <i>and</i> going through labor?<p>The answer:<p>Seriously, though! Breathing correctly helps you de-stress, focus, energize, and take your exercises to the next level. Check out …

Fitness

Gut bugs 'help prevent allergies'

<b>Bacteria that naturally live inside our digestive system can help prevent allergies and may become a source of treatment, say US researchers.</b><p>The team at the University of Chicago showed a group of bacteria - Clostridia - could block peanut allergies in mice.<p>They hope to harness the bacteria in a …

The Easiest Homemade Lemonade Ever

Ring in Labor Day weekend by sipping on this sweet-tart drink.<p>If you've never whipped up a batch of homemade lemonade, you probably assume it's a pain to make—but it's actually pretty easy. And considering that it tastes so much better than store-bought versions (and doesn't have any of the scary …

15 Tricks to Sleep Better

Need sleep? Learn how you can get more sleep with these 15 restful sleep tricks

Sleep

10 Ways to Have Better, Stronger Orgasms

Go big or go home.<p>There are orgasms, and then there are hold-it-right-there, don't-stop, floating-on-a-cloud orgasms. When you're aiming for the latter, we know they can seem elusive—or even downright impossible—to achieve. But we've got you covered with 10 science-backed ways to have better …

Research

23 Latin American Destinations That Prove There's A Lot More To See Than Rio And Buenos Aires

It's no secret that Latin America houses many of this planet's most jaw-dropping destinations. Spotlight countries such as Brazil continue to be among our favorites due to the beautiful beaches, cities and colonial sights that easily captivate those who find themselves in constant wanderlust.<p>You …

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

World's Smartest Cities

Essential places, people, trends, and ideas that have turned the world’s most intelligent cities into travelers’ hottest tickets.<p>We all know our world is increasingly urbanized, but what makes a city <i>smart</i>? A sense of place, for starters, says Ian MacFarlane, consultant for National Geographic …

Africa's Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …