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How Long Will You Live? It Depends on How Fast You Walk

Forget the "life line" on your palm and complicated medical algorithms. It turns out that forecasting how long you'll live might be as simple as …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Tron Legacy Light Cycle LEGO Set

We’re actually impressed by those virtual light cycles in the Grid from Tron Legacy. Now LEGO artist wants to treat these futuristic cycles with LEGO …

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Who needs a gym when you can work out at home for free with YouTube trainers?

There are a thousand reasons not to go to the gym. Most of them, like lack of time or fear of being seen in spandex, are unfortunate. Here's one for the plus side: YouTube has hundreds of fitness channels to get you in shape at home. And some are pretty good.<p>Many channels retain their grass roots, …

12 Ways To Burn More Calories While Running

<b>Sprints.</b> You probably run at the same pace, which is not a bad thing. But if you want to burn extra calories, adding the occasional sprint will …

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Improve Your Photography With These 5 Easy Techniques

Unless it's your full-time career, it can be hard to find the time to devote to your photography. Is there any way to sharpen your skills while …

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner but I think I am. I've been running for a long time but with no guidance or goals or plans as a stress reliever. But just recently I've decided to take it seriously so I've started myself on</i> …

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1 of 3 – "My character is in possession of two very strong instincts: one towards science and one towards the mystical," says Anne Hathaway. "And I kept thinking about the Einstein quote which is, 'Science without religion is blind and religion without science is lame.' That idea really guided my character." Interstellar opens nationwide today. Go behind the scenes and read TIME's review of Christopher Nolan's sprawling space epic on TIME.com. (Photograph by Robert Maxwell for TIME)

The Only 7 Kale Recipes You'll Ever Need

<i>This article originally appeared on Refinery29.com.</i><p>It’s no exaggeration to say that kale has reigned supreme in the vegetable kingdom for the past …

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Review: Nikon D3300

Cameras keep getting smaller and the quality just keeps getting better. Because I’m still holding on to my SLR (single-lens-reflex) roots when it comes to serious photography, I’m still the most comfortable with a DSLR (digital-single-lens-reflex).<p>This is not to say the even smaller, …

25 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Buddha

Luminita Saviuc, <i>Purpose Fairy</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p><i>“If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.” ~ Buddha</i><p>There are so …

Camera Basics 101 The Exposure Triangle

One of the first things you will want to get your head around in photography is understanding exposure. To do that you will need to learn some camera …

How to make money as a street photographer: A no nonsense guide - INSPIRED EYE

Many have emailed me asking me how to make money as a street photographer, so I decided to create this no nonsense guide. Included are the basics of …

Healing Back Pain Naturally - Natural Health

<i>The Natural Health column shares information about healing back pain naturally.</i><p>Both my wife and I share a propensity for back problems. Peggy is a …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

Is Soy Healthy or Not?

<i>Hi, I'm Maria Marlowe, a Certified Health Coach and author of Detox without the Deprivation. In my weekly "Ask Health Coach Maria" series, I answer frequently asked questions related to health and wellness. Have a question? Ask me, here.</i><p><i>Hi Maria,</i><p>I see soy everywhere, but I hear so much conflicting …

Want to be More Creative? Start Keeping More Boring Hours

Stop burning the midnight oil, rock star. You’re better off and maybe more creative keeping unglamorous, eight-hours-of-sleep hours.<p>Edna St. Vincent Millay, who wrote that her “candle burns at both ends,” epitomized the image of the insomniac artist: a person so consumed with the creative act that …

How to Compete When IT Is Abundant

“You only gain an edge over rivals by having or doing something that they can’t have or do,” wrote Nicholas Carr ten years ago in his controversial <i>HBR</i> article, “IT Doesn’t Matter.”<p>Carr predicted that an organization’s ability to compete through investing in information technology was about to …