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This Is the World's Most Sustainable Country

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>National Geographic Traveler magazine recognizes this year’s leaders in sustainable tourism.<p>The numbers give rise to the reason: There were 25 million international tourists in 1950. Last year, more than one billion globetrotters set out to see the world’s cultural and …

New Jersey

Looking For a Capable, Lightweight Adventure Motorcycle? This Is It

In the quest for more lightweight, capable, easy-to-ride adventure bikes, the ‘enduro’ category is looking more and more popular every day. Building …

I Tried ‘Peaceful Parenting’ and It Turns Out I’m an Angry Dad

Dr. Laura Markham’s parenting method requires parents to turn away from discipline and look critically at their own desire for control.<p>The word …

Parenting

This incredible animation shows how humans evolved from early life

Humans have had a long history. 3.8 million years in the making, to be precise. From the primordial puddle to the modern day, here's how humans have evolved. The following is a review of the life forms depicted in the video.<p>The origin of life, Prokaryote, Cyanobacteria, Eukaryote, Choanoflagellate, …

100 Small, Nice Things to Do For Your Wife Just Because

Because it's the little things that matter.<p>It sounds a bit cliché, but it’s the little things that make a marriage. Grand gestures have their time …

Relationships

13 Things Mentally Strong Parents Don't Do

Raising mentally strong kids equipped to take on real-world challenges requires parents to give up the unhealthy — yet popular — parenting practices …

Self-help

Research report: How to have a happy family in 7 steps

1) Having dinner together matters<p>Kids who have dinner with their families do better across pretty much every conceivable metric.<p>A recent wave of …

University of California

Porsche’s highly-anticipated all-electric Mission E to start at around $86,000

Porsche’s Mission E is probably one of the most anticipated all-electric vehicles coming by the end of the decade. Its design already won awards and it expected to launch the 350 kW ultra fast-charging technology developed by the company.<p>One missing piece of the puzzle was the price and the …

Electric Vehicles

"Lift," the Radiohead Hit That Never Was, Finally Has a Video

Thom Yorke deals with the claustrophobia of modern living once again.<p>Ed O'Brien told BBC this year that Radiohead left the anthemic Britpop rocker "Lift" off of <i>OK Computer</i> because it would have become a huge hit and made their fame too enormous to manage. The official version of the long-unreleased …

The world's longest hiking trail is officially open

The Great Trail in Canada is aptly named – it’s now the longest hiking trail in the world at 14,864 miles. It was built over the last 25 years, …

Hiking

Reality Is Nothing But a Hallucination: A Mind-Bending Crash Course on the Neuroscience of Consciousness

If you've been accused of living in "a world of your own," get ready for some validation. As cognitive scientist Anil Seth argues in "Your Brain …

Consciousness

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Kids

How to Finally Start Living on Your Own Terms

Start by cutting out the caffeine.<p>1. Stop consuming caffeine.<p>Although people think they perform better on caffeine, the truth is they don't. Actually, we've become so dependent on caffeine that we use it to simply get back to our status-quo. When we're off it, we underperform and become …

Self-improvement

This Is How Much Praise Kids Really Need

To help children thrive emotionally and socially, aim to praise them for their good behavior five times a day, a new study suggests. The research, …

Siblings

Scientists Actually Prove That Psychedelic Drugs Create An ‘Elevated Level Of Consciousness’

British scientists use brain scans to officially prove for the first time ever that drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms truly do open the mind.<p>Brain …

Consciousness

How Negative Thinkers Can Train Themselves to Stop Being Grumps

Positive thinking has a ton of benefits, from expanding your creativity to boosting your health, but if you’re prone to a more negative outlook, it …

The Guide to Getting Into Radiohead

There’s a reason that everyone from Caribou to Kanye loves them. It's time to find out what you've been missing.<p>Alright, so, you know "Creep." Maybe you even smoked out to <i>OK Computer</i> your freshman year of college. But you still haven't gotten into Radiohead, probably because you think you missed …

The Beatles’ Long-Awaited ‘Sgt Pepper’ Remix Previewed At Abbey Road

The long-awaited remix of <i>Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band</i> finally got its first airing on 10 April, when Giles Martin, son of <b>the late Sir George</b>, …

Guitar

The Mastermind Behind Coachella

How Paul Tollett wrangles the biggest artists in the world into performing in the California desert.<p>On the final evening of Desert Trip, a classic-rock extravaganza Paul Tollett staged on two weekends last October, the impresario was sitting in the Who’s friends-and-family area, an acre-size V.I.P. …

The Chevy Bolt is GM's all-electric masterpiece

So what makes the Bolt more important than, say, the Cadillac XT5 crossover SUV or a new Corvette?<p>The Bolt is a completely different kind of "halo" car. Like the Toyota Prius gas-electric hybrid 15 years ago — based initially on the homely Toyota Echo compact sedan — the Bolt is anti-sexy. Teslas, …

RA Poll: Top DJs of 2016

The 2016 polls begin with the RA readers' top DJs of the year.

The Definitive Superfood Ranking

Food marketers know that if they call their product a superfood, it’s sure to sell. Take quinoa, for example. In the early aughts, when the ancient grain first became trendy, quinoa prices tripled in the span of five years. (Many Bolivians, who had relied on it as a food staple for centuries, were …

The Reward Chart That Changed Everything In My House

Right when we become fooled into believing that we have mastered a certain tricky stage in our child’s development, a new one smacks us right in the …

Parenting

6 uncomfortable truths about living in Mexico

1. Women face discrimination, sexual harassment and death on a daily basis.<p>In early December 2016, Ana Gabriela Guevara, a Mexican senator and former …

The Five Biggest Mistakes Parents Make When Teaching Kids About Money

Erykah Badu reveals how the real 'Ms. Jackson' felt about Outkast's hit

<b>André 3000’s plea went down a treat with his “baby momma’s momma”.</b><p><b>Erykah Badu</b> has revealed her family’s reaction to <b>Outkast</b>’s hit single ‘Ms. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Two Lamborghini Aventador SVs Show Off Their Custom Wheels

The Lamborghini Aventador may be five years old and on the verge of a facelift, but in range-topping SV guise it looks as modern and bold as ever. …