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I Tried Flywheel's At-Home Bike and It Made Me Want to Buy One

I know it's important to mix up your workouts to keep your body guessing, prevent injury, and not get burned out on one thing (blah, blah). But if I had one fitness class that I had to pick for the rest of my life, it would be indoor cycling. I love doing themed rides, such as Emo Night at The …

Fitness

I'm a Registered Dietitian and These Are the Only 3 Healthy Eating 'Rules' I Live By

Even as a registered dietitian, it’s quite the challenge to keep up with healthy eating trends and newest diets on the block. There’s always a new …

Check Your Beauty Products — Here Are 5 Toxic Ingredients to Avoid

As part of our self-care routines, we know what we put in our body is important. We shop organic, eat clean, and blend up healthy green smoothies for breakfast. But what about what we put <i>on</i> our bodies? Skin is the body's largest organ. It protects us from the elements, regulates our temperature, …

Skin Care

This Is How Chrissy Teigen and Jessica Alba Get Rid of Dark Circles ASAP

I've been on a couple of long-haul flights lately, and to save space in my clear plastic bag, I've taken under-eye masks on the plane with me. These …

The Best Books Of 2018 We Can't Wait To Read This Year

This is how I know I’m reading an incredible book. All of the day’s obligations — making my bed, walking to the subway, cooking dinner — become …

6 Natural Ways to Boost Libido

Sometimes you want to have sex, know you probably <i>should</i> be having sex, but just...can’t get it together.<p>Don’t worry. It happens to nearly all of us at one point or another. Whether it be lifestyle or hormone changes, stress at work, or lack of time, many things can affect our libidos. The important …

21 Books to Help You Get Ahead in Business and Life

Successful people are readers because being at the top of your game involves perpetually working on self-improvement.<p>Successful people are readers. For one thing, people at the top of their game are typically big into self-improvement. Not only that, research has shown people who read books …

A Spanish Architect Transforms a Medieval Townhouse Into a Stunning Rental

In the medieval city of Girona, Catalonia, a Spanish architect saves a 16th-century townhouse by converting it into a five-bedroom rental.<p>When Barcelona–based architect Anna Noguera stumbled upon the historic building, she was instantly intrigued by its rich heritage and ancient beauty. Determined …

Architecture

Six of the best pho recipes

<b>Vegan pho (pictured above)</b><p>Prep <b>30 min</b><br>Cook <b>1 hr 10 min</b><br>Serves <b>6</b><p>For the broth<b><br>1 white onion</b>, peeled, topped and tailed, to create flat surfaces for the griddle<b><br>2 large thumbs ginger</b>, peeledandhalvedlengthways<b><br>½ daikon</b>, peeled<b><br>3.5 litres water</b> <b><br>1kg mixed root veg</b> (carrot, swede, turnip, celeriac, parsnip)<b><br>250g</b> …

Recipes

These Are the Best (and Cheapest) Times to Visit Alaska

Most Americans, upon first traveling to Alaska, are shocked to realize just how big the state is. Yes, it’s part of the United States, English is …

Best Places to Travel in Mexico and Central & South America in March

In Latin America, March is a month dominated by close encounters with nature and wildlife — but butterflies and whales aren’t the only reason to head …

The Best Times to Visit Japan for Cherry Blossoms and Bargain Prices

A snowy getaway in Hokkaido, a beach vacation in Okinawa, or a photography trip to capture cherry blossoms in Tokyo — the best time to visit Japan …

Japan

There Are Apparently Zero Scientifically-Proven Benefits to Open Plan Offices | Inc.com

A recent Harvard Business Review article quoted Facebook's "Chief People Officer" on the company's new 430,000 square foot open plan office:<p>"It really creates an environment where people can collaborate; they can innovate together. There's a lot of spontaneity in the way people bump into each …

Scientific Research

20 of the best adventure travel challenges for 2018

ADVENTURE<p><b>Mongolian cycling adventure</b><p><b>Where</b> Arrive Ulaan Baatar. Cycling starts at Erdenet<b><br>When</b> Departs 9 and 26 June, 4 August and 1 September<b><br>Exertion</b> Moderate, involves 4-6 hours of cycling covering 50-60km miles per day, ascents and descents minimal. There’s a support vehicle for anyone who gets …

Lake District

Mysuru, India, city guide: what to see, plus the best yoga centres, hotels and restaurants

Mysuru (formerly known as Mysore; it was renamed in 2014) has hovered under the tourist radar for years and is often overlooked in favour of southern cousins such as Kochi and Puducherry. But the former royal capital of the erstwhile eponymous princely state is a slow-reveal pleasure, a place of …

Swimming Pools

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reads 50 books a year, he told The New York Times. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in which he read a book every two weeks.<p>Here are some of the titles the pair have recommended over the past few years.

The 10 Weirdest Places to Sleep on Vacation

Your vacations aren't boring, so why should your hotel rooms be?<p>You might consider yourself to be a cultivated traveler if your passport’s been …

Practicing Self-Care Is Important: 10 Easy Habits To Get You Started

You are sitting in the office; it’s a busy week at work. There’s an important meeting you’ve to prepare for, a social media campaign that you’ve to spearhead, loads of paperwork, and your calendar is jam-packed with tasks and events. So, how do you make room for all these things? You overwork, …

12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my 30s. By that time, I had started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got promoted faster.<p>While EQ has been hotly debated …

Emotional Intelligence

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need To Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

How to grow a ‘house jungle’: why millennials are looking for something to nurture

Annie Dornan-Smith has never counted the plants in her one-bedroom flat in Watford, but guesses there are about 30. “Some people I know have more like 300, but they do fill pretty much every window sill I have,” she says.<p>The 22-year-old graphic designer does not belong to a demographic …

Plants

Portugal’s top 10 hidden beaches

Beach map<p><b>NEAR PORTO</b><p>1. Praia Forte do Paço<b>,</b> Viana do Castelo<p>In Portugal’s north-western district of Viana do Castelo, an hour north of Porto, wooded hills give way to a coastline of coves, dunes and secret beaches, of which Praia Forte do Paço is the best. The 800-metre stretch of sand gets its name …

European Travel

10 Must-Have Cookbooks For Fall 2017

There are a lot of feelings wrapped in the end of summer, but the one we like to focus on the most is the excitement for fall. Not only does fall mean we get to pull out our comfy sweaters, but there are slow-cooked meals, baked goods and lots of time spent in the kitchen. It’s the best time of …

The Best Secret Islands on Earth

Phu Quoc might be hailed as the next Phuket, but those looking to get far off the grid head to this undiscovered archipelago just 110 miles off …

Amalfi Coast

This Is the Best Island in the World

It's lined with sugar-white sand beaches and hidden coves<p>For the second year in a row and the third time since 2013, Palawan, Philippines, has won …

The Best Camping Pillows of 2018

<b>Updated June 2018</b><br>This spring we looked over the list of our favorite camping pillows and decided to throw one more into the mix, the <b>Klymit Luxe</b>. We …

Backpacking

Lisbon city guide: what to see plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

Assemble a city-break destination from a wishlist of components and you get Lisbon: a wide glittering river, limpid skies, steep cobbled streets, palaces, churches (and a castle, of course), tiles in pink, mint and indigo, and cheap, fresh, grilled sardines to eat outside a <i>tasca</i> (bar) in the sun. …

European Travel

25 Gorgeous Fall Wedding Colors For An Unforgettable Day

Earthy tones and jewel hues perfectly complement an autumn day.<p>The charm of a fall wedding is unmistakeable. The cool breeze is a wonderful alternative to those hot summer months and the crunch of leaves beneath the bride and groom's feet provide an irreplaceable soundtrack to the soirée.<p>Arguably …

11 Old Fashioned Beauty Treatments Grandma Used That You Should Too

My Grandma recently celebrated her 92nd birthday. She's a boating, gardening, curly-haired beauty who lives for a good piece of Italian bread—and is …

Skin Care

11 of the Most Beautiful Places to Visit in Bali

Bali is one of those islands that is on everyone’s bucket list and for a good reason. It’s absolutely stunning! The beaches are amazing, the food is …