Mary Humphrey

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Pictures of the Week 8.18.16

Pakistan

5 Exercises to Keep You Zen While Traveling This Summer

The notion of traveling across the globe induces an exhilarating thrill. Hopping on a plane, soaring through the sky, and landing at your dream …

Zen

Expert Travel Tips You've Never Thought Of

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Budget Travel<p>Expert Travel Tips You've Never Thought Of<p>Shares<p>Wouldn't it be nice, before every trip, to call up an expert and get her …

Budget Travel

You Need To See This Interactive Map Of Global Shipping Routes

With about 11 billion tons of stuff being shipped around the world every year, including toys, clothes, and electronics, it’s safe to say that the …

An uncharted underground world

Spelunker Roger Brucker spearheaded the once secretive process of mapping Mammoth Cave, helping to establish it as the longest cave system in the world.<p>At the age of five, Roger Brucker made an important discovery: his new trainers had enough grip to scale his friend’s laundry chute. He promptly …

National Parks

This Mind-Bending 3D Map Of The Universe Includes The Dark Matter We Can’t See

Today’s explorers are charting 1.2 million galaxies and the acoustic waves formed at the beginning of time.<p>Scientists have put together a map of the universe, a 3D behemoth representing 650 billion cubic light years, home to 1.2 million galaxies. But of course, being scientists, they didn’t send …

Universe

New Map Of The Brain Identifies 97 Previously Unknown Areas

And are they gorgeous.<p>If you ask a neuroscientist to show you a map of the brain, chances are they’ll pick one that’s more than a century old.<p>In 1909, a German anatomist named Korbinian Brodmann published an intricate map of the brain’s surface. He painstakingly stained brain cells of many kinds to …

The Brain

This might be the most detailed map of the human brain we've ever seen

Imagine that the first map you ever saw of the United States was simply a rough outline of the country's borders with only about half the state boundaries penciled in.<p>That's essentially the type of diagram that scientists have been using as a map of the human brain for more than 100 …

The Brain

Lockheed Martin’s Hydra Fusion builds 3D maps in real time from drone footage

A drone is a great eye in the sky, but if you want richer data than what its cameras show — for example, detailed 3D maps — you might be looking at a few hours of processing time. That is, unless your HQ is rocking Lockheed Martin’s cool-sounding Hydra Fusion tools, which can build that 3D map in …

17 Maps That Will Change The Way You Look At The World Forever

Prepare to doubt everything you've ever known.

Africa

This Is How to Make Good Decisions: Four Secrets Backed by Research

Life would be a lot easier if we just knew how to make good decisions. Research shows we all make a lot of bad ones.<p>With careers:<p><i>More than half of</i> …

George Mason

This 12-Step Process Will Train Your Brain to Write More Every Day

Can you reprogram your brain to develop a consistent writing habit? Yes, you can, says this programmer and bestselling author.<p>Whether you're a professional writer trying to meet a deadline or word count target, or you're trying to write that first great novel during the in-between moments of your …

The Eagle has landed: 11 amazing facts about Apollo 11

Space Science

9 Things You Didn't Know About Detoxing

An explainer on the cleanse craze—and how to do it the healthy way.<p>The detoxing trend, as championed by certain members of the wellness community, is really having a moment: celebrities swear by it, while dietitians view it with a critical eye. As researchers will be quick to tell you, the trendy …

New adventures: what to read in science fiction and fantasy this month

Dinosaurs, Deep Space Opera, and a bespectacled wizard boy<p><i>Every month, a trove of undiscovered worlds arrive in bookstores, waiting for explorers. New adventures is a new weekend series that will preview the month ahead in science fiction and fantasy novels.</i><p>This month, we’ve got books from places …

7 Key Things Happy Couples Avoid Doing

My wife Ashley and I have spent years learning from some of the healthiest and happiest married couples on the planet. We’ve interviewed people, read …

Happiness

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

Researchers just doubled what we know about the map of the human brain

Scientists like to say the human brain is the most complex object in the universe — three pounds of fluid and tissue, about which we understand only a fraction.<p>That fraction just grew dramatically.<p>In a study published Wednesday online in Nature, a team of researchers more than doubled the number of …

The Brain

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

Exercise

Photographer of the Day: Brent Schnarr

<b>Category:</b> Nature<p><b>Photographer:</b> Brent Schnarr<p>Getting a good exposure on dry land is tough. Underwater photography adds so many new variables, few …

Obama's new solar plan could help renters, low-income families get clean energy

Going solar in the U.S. isn’t easy if you don’t have a house or a padded bank account.<p>But renters and cash-strapped residents are increasingly taking …

Yes, There Is a Key to Happiness (and It's Actually Pretty Simple) | Inc.com

As a species, humans are pretty dissatisfied with ourselves, and nowhere is this more true than in America. Each year, 45 percent of us make New Year's resolutions. We spend some $549 million on self-help books, according to research by Marketdata Enterprises.<p>Millions chase the ideologies of the …

Happiness

If You Love Maps, This Blog Is for You

<i>Authors’ note: All Over the Map has been relocated within National Geographic to the news section: http://news.nationalgeographic.com/all-over-the-map/. You can also follow us on RSS, or at @mapdragons on Twitter and Instagram.</i><p>There is something magical about maps. They transport you to a place …

Geography

Harvard researchers have isolated a key to happiness, and Iceland is helping them test it

Reykjavik<p>Michael Porter, a Harvard economist who made his name working on ideas around competition, has come to the capital of Iceland to talk about social process and how to measure it. Here at a conference on the topic, he reminds the audience that economic indicators—while we’re very used to …

Panama Papers

Feeling Depressed? 5 Tips from Jennifer Aniston's Yoga Teacher - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>Mandy Ingber is a celebrity fitness and wellness expert whose 20 years of teaching experience have attracted such clients as Jennifer Aniston, Kate</i> …

Jennifer Aniston

Why this exercise's 'afterburn' effect may be the key to lasting weight loss

Like many people looking to get fit, 43-year old Colleen Trip struggled to find a workout she could stick to. Although she tried to stay committed to her health at a handful of trendy studios in Manhattan, she was never quite satisfied with the results.<p>“I would join for a couple months, lose …

My Weight Loss Surgery Was a Huge Mistake | Women's Health

It's not that there were medical complications—more like emotional complications. You're supposed to undergo psychotherapy before and after gastric bypass surgery, but I didn't do that. And I desperately needed to. I've suffered from mental illness all of my life. My childhood was full of abuse, …

5 Steps for the Perfect Smoothie for Weight Loss

There are so many reasons to start drinking smoothies, especially for breakfast, lunch, or a snack. Here are five of them:<p>We all know we need to eat more fruits and vegetables, and get more antioxidants, vitamins, and healthy fats into our diet. A good smoothie has all of that.<br>• Smoothies are great …

4 Ways to Turn On Your Weight-Loss Hormones Today | Women's Health

1. Curb Cravings All Day Long<br>Commonly dubbed the “satiety” or “feel-full hormone,” leptin decreases your appetite. After it's released from your body’s fat cells, the hormone acts on your brain’s hypothalamus, where it combats its nemesis ghrelin, the “hunger hormone,” says Alissa Rumsey, R.D., …