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5 Remote Destinations For The Unconventional Island Hopper

Now that it’s getting nippy, our first instinct is to flee. An island vacation beckons, and some obvious destinations come to mind first: the Caribbean, Mexico, or even good old Florida, if you’re staying stateside. But for those willing to think outside their native hemisphere, why not venture off …

How to Be Happy and Grateful: 6 Sacred Secrets Shared by Grandmothers, Mutants and Cajuns (and Proven by Scientists)

<b>Choose to be grateful. It will make you happier.</b> This was the premise of Arthur C. Brooks' <i>New York Times</i> article that ran Saturday, Nov. 21. In this piece, Brooks cites scientific research that suggests some of us are hard-wired to feel grateful.<p>We, the happy souls who tend to find the good in the …

Happiness

Prebiotic-packed foods fight adult weight gain, promote better health

For many people, excess weight creeps on slowly. U.S. research, for example, indicates that, after age 20, most Americans put on one or two pounds each year.<p>Canadians, too, are getting heavier. Over the past 30 years, the number of overweight adults rose by 21 per cent and obesity jumped by 200 per …

18 Seriously Helpful Tips For Healthy Weight Loss

No more gimmicks. Here's how to keep the weight off long-term.<p><i>This piece was originally published by Berkeley Wellness.</i><p>Fad diets tend to have lots of very restrictive or complex rules, which give the impression that they carry scientific heft, when, in reality, the reason they often work (at least …

Nutrition

The Surprising Reason You're Gaining Weight

It's a mistake that's refreshingly easy to fix.<p>You've probably heard that skimping on sleep can stoke your appetite for sweets, rob you of the will to exercise, and set you up for weight gain. But an erratic sleep schedule may accentuate the effects of clocking less sleep than you need (about eight …

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

Photograph by NASA/NOAA<p><b>[August 5, 2015]</b> A NASA camera aboard the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite captured a unique view of the moon …

12 Instagram Babes Who Prove THIS Awesome ’90s Hair Trend Is Back

With every new season comes new hair trends, but also some oldies too. Like how long, sweepy ‘70s fringe is having a major moment right now right alongside ‘40s glamorous barrel waves. Lately, we’ve been seeing another throwback hairstyle trending in our Instagram feeds, and it’s so totally ‘90s: …

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38 nutrition experts tell us what they eat for breakfast

Study after study shows that breakfast boosts brainpower and helps to control cravings later in the day. Lots of highly successful make sure to fuel up before they face the world.<p>But some breakfasts are more well-rounded than others.<p>To see what a healthy breakfast looks like, we asked dozens of …

Astronauts have captured a troubling new trend in images of cities from space

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are snapping photos of Earth at night, and the images are telling a troubling story.<p>Using the photos, a citizen science project called Cities at Night has discovered that most light-emitting diodes (LEDs) — which are touted for their energy-saving …

Trends

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life

There's a science to building new habits. Read on to get yourself unstuck and get the change you want kick-started.<p>Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior …

Beet Juice Improves Exercise Performance Workout

Sports drinks are an acquired taste (not to mention they're filled with sugar). If you skip Gatorade during long workouts, we've got a better, healthier suggestion for you: beets. Drinking beet juice can apparently improve your fitness level and help you exercise harder, according to a new study …

Research

Breakthrough in world's oldest undeciphered writing

<b>The world's oldest undeciphered writing system, which has so far defied attempts to uncover its 5,000-year-old secrets, could be about to be decoded by Oxford University academics.</b><p>This international research project is already casting light on a lost bronze age middle eastern society where enslaved …

NASA finds 'Earth's bigger, older cousin'

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA said Thursday that its Kepler spacecraft has spotted "Earth's bigger, older cousin": the first nearly Earth-size planet to be found in the habitable zone of a star similar to our own.<p>Though NASA can't say for sure whether the planet is rocky like ours or has water and air, it's the …

Three Astronauts Reach International Space Station Aboard Soyuz Rocket

Three astronauts have successfully completed a trip aboard a Russian Soyuz capsule to the International Space Station in order to reinforce the crew.<p>NASA's Kjell Lindgren, Russia's Oleg Kononenko and Japan's Kimiya Yui blasted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 3:02 a.m. local time …

What are the seven wonders of the world?

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World<p>The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were a collection of remarkable constructions listed by various Greek authors, including Antipater of Sidon and Philo of Byzantium. The classic list featured seven wonders located in the Eastern Mediterranean.<p>1. Great Pyramid …

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11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

Self-improvement

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

Pluto mission: NASA's New Horizons 'phones home' after blackout

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> NASA has re-established contact with its New Horizons spacecraft after a planned communications blackout as the probe completes humankind's first flyby of Pluto.<p>Mission managers who were packed into the New Horizons "mission control" room anxiously waiting to hear from the …

Solar System

40 Campfire Meals to Keep You Well-Fed in the Great Outdoors

Head to the great outdoors and eat in style with 40 recipes destined for campfire greatness.<p><b>Eating (very) well in the great outdoors</b> isn't hard. Pack up a cooler (or two) with all the fixings for chilaquiles, bacon-wrapped trout, skillet peach crisp, and yes, a proper cocktail—we're going camping.

Cooking