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NBA bans midcourt sideline TV cameras, effective immediately

In an effort to protect players and referees, the NBA has banned midcourt sideline television cameras, effective immediately, sources said.<p>The edict …

Basketball

Stunningly Life-Like Figures Hand Carved from Wood by Peter Demetz

Italian artist Peter Demetz brings ordinary wood to life with his incredible, hand-carved figures. The sculptures, which vary in size from about 20 inches to nearly 50 inches tall, feature men, women, and children standing still against a plain, sometimes-colored background. Demetz's attention to …

Art

12 things you’ll miss when leaving Hong Kong

After blowing my weekly food budget on the wrong horse at Happy Valley, my Saturday nights were spent drowning sorrows at Lan Kwai Fong. Fueled by …

London's Best New Restaurants

This autumn, London’s foodies can come together in celebrating an influx of great restaurant openings. From casual Mexican tacos to vegetarian Scotch eggs, and wonderful Peruvian small plates, we round up the best new dining options in the capital.

25 Products Every Traveler Needs

You're not really ready for your next epic adventure—or weekend getaway—until you've seen our perfect carry-on, pickpocket-proof pants, and many more …

Travelers

Why you shouldn't try to outrun a bear

If ever there's a lesson in why you shouldn't try to sprint away from a grizzly bear, then this video is it<p>When confronted by a grizzly bear, the natural temptation is to run. Run away - as fast as you can.<p>But on this evidence even Usain Bolt wouldn't stand much chance if he attempted to flee, and …

The best things to do in London this weekend

The weather in London this weekend<p>Expect sunny but cold weather on Friday. A cloudier day awaits on Saturday and some rain is likely on Sunday.<p>Follow the Kew Gardens Christmas trail<p>Now that Kew Gardens’ Christmas trail has opened, visitors will find some of the royal botanic gardens’ most majestic …

Photo London ‘to utterly transform the photography audience’

Plans to create the photographic equivalent of the Frieze contemporary art fair were announced on Thursday, with a new annual event hoping to tap into an explosion of interest.<p>Photo London will bring together 60 galleries for five days at London’s Somerset House with the aim of creating “the best …

The World’s Most Remote Hotels

Some of Condé Nast Traveler's readers' favorite hotels are way off the beaten path—in fact, these 24 hotels are so remote, that some can only be accessed by seaplane, boat, or other unconventional means.<p>14. Moraine Lake Lodge, Banff AB, Canada<p>13. Oberoi Vanyavilas, Ranthambore-Rajasthan, India<p>12. …

La Calzada de los Gigantes, uno de los iconos de Irlanda.

Remember “RAIN” When You Feel Overwhelmed

Sometimes in our daily lives stress starts getting the best of us and we need to pause. One way of creating a mindful moment and regaining focus is …

Soccer boots to be showcased at the World Cup

Nike, Adidas, Puma and other shoemakers are all trotting out new and innovative looks for this summer's World Cup. Gone are the old-school black boots like the fabled Puma Kings worn by Pele.<p>Soccer boots to be showcased at the World Cup<p>06/10/2014<p>Nike, Adidas, Puma and other shoemakers are all …

Does Exercise Cancel Out the Effects of Sitting?

<i>A:</i><p>Unfortunately for cubicle club members everywhere, science says no.<p>Despite the American Heart Association's recommendation that adults get 30 minutes of moderate exercise five days a week, or 25 minutes of vigorous exercise three days a week, new research shows that your health depends on …

Nobody’s River Kayakers Win Spirit of Adventure Award at 5Point Film Festival

<i>Nobody’s River was supported by a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. Read expedition dispatches.</i><p>In <i>Nobody’s River</i>, four women journey down one of the last free-flowing rivers of the world and discover raw beauty, industrial wastelands, devastating loss, and unbridled joy. But it’s so much …

Strava's Amazing New Map

Ever wonder what Strava does with the data from your morning jog or lunchtime ride? Now we have an answer.<p>The company has used logs of more than 77 million rides and 19 million runs to generate an interactive global heat map of where its users get outside the most.<p>The heat map, which draws from …

Forget Studies About Best Time to Book Air Travel. No One Has Any Idea

Booking a flight is often confusing, annoying and frustrating. Prices fluctuate so frequently that most vacationers can’t tell if they are getting a …

Let It Be: Using Mindfulness to Overcome Anxiety and Depression

<b>“Perhaps many things inside you have been transformed; perhaps somewhere, someplace deep inside your being, you have undergone important changes</b> …

How 5 Post-It Notes Can Make You Happy, Confident and Successful

Little Reminders Create Big Changes<p>You know why older people are happier?<p>Research shows as we age we remember the good and forget the bad:<p>…older …

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom and lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.

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Daily Inspiration #1739

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Neymar Injury: Updates on Barcelona Star's Foot and Return

<b>Updates from Saturday, May 17</b><p>The Football Espana Twitter account provided an update on when Neymar entered today's match against Atletico Madrid:<p><b>Updates from Friday, May 16</b><p>Neymar has been declared fit for Barcelona's La Liga title showdown with Atletico Madrid.<p>ESPN FC's Dermot Corrigan paraphrased …

Golfer Pablo Larrazabal jumps into water to escape hornets

Spanish golfer Pablo Larrazabal jumped into a water hazard to escape a swarm of hornets on Friday.<p>Larrazabal needed medical attention after being attacked by hornets at the 14th hole, the fifth of his round.<p>"They were three times the size of bees," he said. "They were huge and like 30 or 40 of them …

Your heroes are human: On FIFPro's mental illness study

According to a new study from FIFPro, footballers suffer from a high rate of mental illness. It's a sobering reminder that they are just like everyone else.<p>The human body, no matter how intensely trained, remains a mesh of skin, sinew and bone. Every element is easily torn and broken, and although …

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Jonathan Trott career in doubt as stress forces him to take second break

Jonathan Trott appears to have drawn a line under his international career by taking an indefinite break from cricket after just one competitive match for Warwickshire since he returned home early from last winter's Ashes tour with a stress-related condition.<p>The England batsman had left the tour …

Justin Tipuric has a shoulder problem which will require surgery "at some point"

Ospreys flanker Justin Tipuric may be a fitness doubt for the Wales tour of South Africa in June.<p>Wales coach Warren Gatland is already without …

New Study Shows Yoga Has Healing Powers

Poses like down dog can bring down levels of inflammation in cancer patients.<p>The more we learn about yoga, the more we realize the benefits aren't all in the minds of the 20 million or so devotees in the U.S. Yoga helps people to relax, making the heart rate go down, which is great for those with …