Laura Verstraeten

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Ces Grands Sites de France, paysages époustouflants de beauté

EN IMAGES - Le cirque de Navacelles, à cheval entre le Gard et l'Hérault, rejoint le petit cercle des sites reconnus par ce label qui regroupe les …

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GEO vous emmène à Lisbonne, la reine blanche du Tage

L'embouchure du Tage<p><b>Les pas qui résonnent sur les pavés noirs et blancs des ruelles en escaliers, les tuiles rousses, le bleu du Tage et bien sûr</b> …

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

Design and prototyping tool Marvel scores £4M Series A led by BGF Ventures

Hot on the heels of its acquisition of POP, design and prototyping platform Marvel is disclosing that it has raised £4 million in Series A funding. Leading the round is BGF Ventures, with participation from previous backers including Index Ventures, Connect Ventures, Inreach Ventures, Andy …

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9 surprising things you can do to sleep better at night

Look, we all know how important it is to get a good night’s rest — it not only makes you more productive, you’ll also be happier, healthier, and …

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What foods should I eat when I catch a cold or fever?

<b>The question</b><p>Is it true that you should "feed a cold"? What foods I should eat when I'm sick? Is there a supplement I can take to recover faster?<p><b>The answer</b><p>It's an axiom that dates back hundreds of years: Feed a cold, starve a fever. Yet its origin is vague and its scientific basis is tenuous.<p>It's …

Beginning Yoga Workout for Men

Though it can be hard for anyone to overcome their initial discomfort and start doing yoga, it seems especially difficult for some men. There is one …

5 Actionable Steps to Take When There's Too Much on Your Plate

Buried under a pile of work? Use these steps to regain some control.<p>Perhaps you're swamped with tasks trying to prepare for some upcoming time off. Or, maybe your daily workload is constantly so overwhelming, you feel like you can never catch up.<p>Either way, you're left looking cross-eyed at a to-do …

30 Great Literature Quotes About Happiness

<i>Here are 30 great quotes about happiness from authors and poets [gathered by Regina Kenney].</i><p><b>“For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of</b> …

7 insightful questions everyone in a healthy relationship should ask

Mastering communication in a relationship is key. Not only does it make every day easier — and every fight easier— it shows a solid understanding of each other and willingness to be frank and open.<p>"Healthy communication in a relationship is important because it is the foundation of any partnership. …

Feral Cats Are Being Deployed in New York’s War on Rats

Volunteers with the NYC Feral Cat Initiative are working to repurpose some of the city’s population of as many as half-a-million stray cats as feline …

How Sarah Jessica Parker's Divorce wardrobe was designed to avoid Carrie Bradshaw comparisons

Even though the TV series <i>Sex and the City</i> wrapped 12 years ago, the hysteria surrounding the franchise shows no sign of dying down. So when it was announced that Sarah Jessica Parker was fronting <i>Divorce</i> - another HBO TV series set in New York - comparisons to the seminal noughties TV show came …

The Right Way to Take Melatonin Supplements For Sleep

Jet lag always seems to get the best of me when I travel. I’ve tried prescription sleeping pills, well-timed cups of coffee, and even gradually …

Why Foam Rolling Is Crucial For Building Muscle

Celebrity trainer Ashley Borden is a major proponent of foam rolling—for her clients, it’s a non-negotiable element of their fitness routine. That's …

8 Things Successful People Do With Their Downtime

When you think about the hyper-successful people of the world -- the multi-billionaires, the CEOs, etc. -- you probably imagine them working 24/7. And while they might put in more hours than the average person, they always have at least some downtime, or time when they’re not working.<p>Downtime isn’t …

3 Betrayals That Ruin Relationships (That Aren’t Infidelity)

Infidelity is the betrayal our society focuses on, but it is actually the subtle, unnoticed betrayals that truly ruin relationships. When partners do …

Your fall fitness workout plan—customized by Emily Skye

Letting go of your normal routine is part of what makes summer blissful. Beach days, travel plans, and backyard barbecues often take precedence over …

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24 Things People DON'T Do In A Successful Relationship. #15 is crucial

Successful relationships are developed over a period of time. They are nurtured with trust, respect, love and sincerity. To make a relationship …

How 10 Couples Stay Madly In Love After Many Years

For BRIDES, by Jillian Kramer.<p>You’re madly in love now, with your wedding on the horizon and your whole life together in front of you. But, after years of marriage, it can be tough to remember those head-over-heels feelings you once had. With these secrets from couples who’ve been married for more …

What You Need to Know About Turmeric

Turmeric has gotten some bad press lately due to the recall of certain labels that were contaminated with excessive lead. Recalls are always distressing. They require us to be especially diligent when choosing brands and often make me want to avoid the product altogether. But this is something I …

You Asked: Why Can’t I Remember Things?

You spaced on that lunch meeting you said you’d attend, or you forgot a promise you’d made to a friend. Minor memory lapses strike us all from time …

17 High-Protein Snacks You Can Eat On the Go

The key to a satisfying snack? Protein. With these portable, protein-packed snacks, you'll never have an excuse to head out with a candy bar or bag …

Here's The First Look At The 2017 Pirelli Calendar

607<p>SHARES<p>Last year, the Pirelli Calendar swapped its usual risqué pinup parade of famous supermodels for more subtle (albeit semi-nude) portraits of …

6 Reasons You're Tired All the Time (That Have Nothing to Do With Sleep)

The only thing more frustrating than feeling exhausted all the time is feeling exhausted all the time and not knowing <i>why</i>. On paper, you're doing …

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7 Ayurvedic Secrets for Weight Loss

7 ayurvedic secrets for weight lossWe live in a diet-obsessed culture. It seems like every week a new diet makes headlines, claiming to be the best …

5 Things Guaranteed To Make Any Fight Worse (And What To Do Instead)

Why is the person we love the most often the person we say the worst things to? We want attention, we feel like we aren't being heard or cared for, …

Relationships

Epic Train Vacations for Your Bucket List

<i>Photo via James Bretz/Flickr, Creative Commons</i><p>Train voyages and vacations have been part of European and U.S. culture as long as there have been …

Trains