Matthew McLeod

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35 places to swim in the world's clearest water

33 places to swim in the world’s clearest water<p>HERE ARE 35 places around the world to strap on your GoPro, do some underwater exploring, and come …

Tabasco And Beer-Flavored: Not Your Easter Bunny's Jelly Beans

This Easter, you can drown your sorrows in a glass of Jellybean milk — or with a pile of beer-flavored jelly beans.<p>The new twists are a sign that jelly beans are continuing their march to candyland domination. Americans buy 16 billion beans in the Easter season alone (mid-February until the actual …

Five maps that put cancer's global spread into focus

Lung cancer<p>Lung cancer remains the most common – and deadliest – cancer in the world, with an estimated 1.8 million new cases and 1.59 million deaths in 2012. It affects and kills more men than women around the globe, but the trend lines for the genders are diverging: The numbers have generally …


How top designers are putting the fashion into fitness gear

Michelle Watson's fitness habits have fallen victim to the success of Michi, her line of workout clothes. The Torontonian, who developed a knack for creating chic training gear while living in New York and working for Ralph Lauren's performance-clothing division RLX, calls her current exercise …

Would YOU want to sleep underwater? Photo credit: Oregon Coast Aquarium

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …


Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …

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The 10 Best Buys in 2014 Motorcycles

The colder weather might signal the end of the riding season in many parts of the country, but that's no reason to stop hunting for your next bike. Many of the 2014 motorcycles have already hit dealer lotsand there are plenty of bargains no matter w<p>The colder weather might signal the end of the …

Life Hacks From 100 Years Ago That You'll Still Want To Know Today (PHOTO)

You know... everyone thinks the thought of a life hack is just some new thing created by folks on the internet. But as this Reddit post is showing, people have been thinking of clever ways to create easy solutions for over a hundred years.<p>User MakeMeASteak uploaded these photos of life hacks from …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …


Unusual Pictures: "Calcified" Birds, Bats Found at African Lake

Dead bats and birds preserved by a salty lake in Tanzania have been brought back to life in a photographic series.

12 Amazing Photos of Animals Congregating

<b>Stingrays</b><p>While we'll always be big fans of wildlife photography in general, there's nothing quite like seeing hundreds, thousands and even millions of animals congregating like this. Whether these photographers have captured animal migrations, where major animal groups travel long distances in …


This Amazing Commercial From Thailand Will Make You Cry

Have a box of tissues ready before watching this incredible advertisement from Thai communication provider TrueMove H. The three-minute segment warmed the hearts of thousands since being released and serves as a powerful reminder of the power of being kind without expecting something in return.

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It's Labor Day in the USA! Check out this article featuring national flags designed with national foods, created by the Australian advertising agency Whybin\TBWA Group:

59 national drinks from 59 awesome countries. Find out if your country made the cut here ➤

Newly Discovered Pink Exoplanet on the Lighter Side

Researchers imaged this planet around a sun-like star, but its origins remain a mystery.<p><b>There is a pink exoplanet circling a star very much like our own, 57 light-years away from Earth. But its origins are a mystery.</b><p>In a new study announcing the magenta gas giant, researchers were able to directly …

8 Wallet-Friendly Getaways

A roundup of affordable vacation destinations around the world<p>We've rounded up more affordable alternatives to pricey vacation destinations around the world, from the new European Riviera to the fashion set's Mexican beach spot

Time to make 'revenge-porn' sharing a criminal act in Canada

"A friend sends you a naked picture of a girl he knows. Is it a big deal to share it with others?" asks one scenario from Draw the Line, a campaign targeting youth that challenges problematic behaviours and ideas, especially regarding sexual harassment and violence against women.<p>This "big deal" is …

99 Problems, Humorous Illustrations of Jay-Z’s Potential Problems

Artist Ali Graham has created 99 Problems, a Tumblr blog collecting his illustrations of what he imagines Jay-Z’s 99 Problems might be. Currently …

One of the most iconic and romanticised cities in the world, Havana reveals many varying faces when you scratch beneath the surface and hang out with the Habaneros:

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Muscles for breakfast

<b>Other than after a solid workout, breakfast is the only other time your body really craves food. The importance of breakfast cannot be ignored – in</b> …


Build a Thicker Back in 28 Days

Here's what you need to know...<p>You will make very fast progress by performing a concentrated back specialization program for four to six weeks.<br>• Back …