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Scientists find how obesity gene works, a clue to treatment

Scientists have finally figured out how the key gene tied to obesity makes people fat, a major discovery that could open the door to an entirely new approach to the problem beyond diet and exercise.<p>The work solves a big mystery: Since 2007, researchers have known that a gene called FTO was related …

Vacation Bucket List: The Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

Your complete guide to the must-have travel experiences across the globe.<p>For those of us suffering from an incurable case of wanderlust, the question is always '<i>where am I going to vacation to next?</i>' If you don't have your travel bucket list already mapped out, luxury travel consortium Virtuoso is …

The Lazy Way to an Awesome Life: 3 Secrets Backed by Research

We all want an awesome life. And very often you know what you need to do to improve it… but you don’t do it.<p>I don’t blame you. Hey, some of that …

Amazing Travel Experiences to Have on Every Continent

By College Tourist; Author: Tori Danforth, University of South Florida<p><b>If you're stuck trying to pick a destination for your next trip have no fear! We're going on a journey around the world!</b><p>As any world traveler or study abroad student knows, preparing for an upcoming trip can be quite time …

South America

15 Questions To Ask Your Kids To Help Them Have Good Mindsets

As a loving parent, it is important to instill in your kids the right mindset and attitude. Both determine how your child interprets the world. And …

Happiness

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

Nutrition

8 Summer Beauty Hacks You Need to Know

Nothing says summer quite like sweating profusely in record-breaking high temps. To help you beat the sweltering heat, we’ve pieced together a …

15 Things Happy People Avoid At All Costs

Some people would rather be miserable.<p>Sure, if they had more time or money to do the things they enjoy <i>then</i> they’d be happy.<p>But that’s never gonna …

18 Epic Photos That Prove Adventure Doesn't Live On A Screen

Thanks to Street View, online virtual tours and that gosh darn Oculus Rift, most travelers have "seen" the world without actually <i>seeing</i> the world. But don't be fooled: An epic adventure via screen is not the same as an epic adventure in real life.<p>We asked the photographer community at EyeEm for …

7 Lies That Are Holding You Back From Your Best Life

They usually mean well, but your family, your career advisers, college counselors, and anyone else who follows the "traditional path" to success has …

Real Estate

The Research We’ve Ignored About Happiness at Work

Recently, we found ourselves in motivational seminars at our respective places of employment. Both events preached the gospel of happiness. In one, a speaker explained that happiness could make you healthier, kinder, more productive, and even more likely to get promoted.<p>The other seminar involved …

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

HugeDomains.com - HomesCooking.com is for sale (Homes Cooking)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

What it's like to visit a marijuana dispensary in Colorado

I don't smoke marijuana, but I recently visited Colorado and decided to check out a marijuana dispensary.<p>Colorado's tourism industry has been skyrocketing, and many claim it's due to January 2014's legalization of the possession and sale of cannabis.<p>Whether that's true or not, dispensaries are …

Cannabis