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Russia has doping problem and is 'sorry,' says minister

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has a "problem" with doping and is "very sorry" that its cheating athletes were not caught sooner, the country's sports minister said.<p>Russia, a track and field powerhouse, was suspended by the IAAF in November following a WADA panel report that found state-sponsored …

The U.S. Airlines' Hypocrisy on Protectionism in the Skies

<i>Colin Nagy (@CJN) is executive director at The Barbarian Group.</i><p>I’m sitting in Abu Dhabi, fresh off of an Etihad flight from New York, and thinking …

8 Mobile Apps that Will Make You Love Your Next Layover

Prayitno / Flickr<p>Flight delays are impossible to avoid and even more frustrating to deal with. But there are a few smartphone apps that will make your next delay less of a headache. Whether you want to find the nearest airport lounge or yoga room, or just need help getting rebooked, you'll find …

18 Pantry Foods That Keep Longer Than You Think

There's a big difference between the "use-by" and "sell-by" dates on a bottle of ketchup.<p>Americans in particular are notorious for throwing out …

8 Questions to Ask Yourself to Help You Declutter

Stop making excuses and clean up the clutter in your home! It'll make you feel better and make your living space look better as well! Ask yourself …

Minimalism

9 Definitive Reasons Why You Should NOT Move to the Caribbean

Living on an island in the Caribbean, surrounded by jungle-covered hills and picture-perfect beaches sounds like a dream. Wake up, enjoy a cup of coffee and fresh fruit picked from the trees around your house, walk along the beach and maybe go for a swim to cool off from the sun's warmth. <i>This</i> is …

Caribbean

Carrots get a makeover with these awesome recipes

I did not need another monstrosity of a gadget cluttering my countertop. I had no interest in a cleanse or in meal replacements. I have always …

Vegetables and Fruits That Make Great Meat Replacements

Meat.<p>Most of us grew up eating it.<p>Most of us had or are having a hard time transitioning into a more sustainable, compassionate and healthy …

7 Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

Who Knew? These Raw Foods Make Delicious Holiday Dishes!

The holiday season calls for lots of indulges when it comes to everything from spending time with friends and family, to enjoying a variety of …

Recettes de cuisine simples, rapides, de saison, pas chères... - La Cuillère

Cuisine

The Total-Body Circuit Workout You Can Do While You Travel

No space, no equipment, no time? No freakin’ problem.<p>I travel a lot for both work and play. Oftentimes, part of the fun of travel, for me, is to seek out new gyms wherever I go, to try out new training methodologies and connect with other fitness professionals to see what I can learn from them.<p>But …

China sends fresh water to Maldives

The Maldives is made up of more than 1,200 coral islands. [Photo: Xinhua]<p>China will ship about 1,000 tons fresh water to water-starved Maldives via …

Weightless Workout - Strength Training Without Equipment

Resistance training, also known as strength training, does not require a gym membership. It does not even require an expensive home gym. In this …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

For all the times you need to cool down fast<p>We've all had intensely stressful moments in life where you find yourself wishing that wine came in those convenient six-packs of juice boxes with the pop-in straws. As genius as that may sound, getting sloshed before an important meeting or moment in …

The One Trick To Not Caring About What People Think

By Nick D'Orazio,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/190PIDY<p>A handful of you are already stating with rebellious pride that you’ve never cared about …

How to Stop Feeling Crammed in Your Airplane Seat

I know I should stay moving during flights. I know it's no good for my health to be sitting for long periods of time. (Sitting is the new smoking, after all.) I also know scary things like deep-vein thrombosis are very real risks when flying, too. Nothing is more unnatural than being crammed into …

Yoga

Alessia Giardino designs tableware collection made from dyed concrete

<b>Dutch Design Week 2014:</b> Central Saint Martins graduate Alessia Giardino has used a variety of techniques to mix pigment into these concrete tableware …

Triple Your Fun Doing Laundry

Colors, lights, whites, delicates…so many clothes and spin cycles! The Triple Spin is a washing machine with has three different compartments that …

Aerial Dancers Perform Elegant Vertical Waltz on the Side of Oakland’s City Hall

Two daring dancers perform a dizzying vertical dance on the side of an 18-story City Hall building in this incredible video filmed by GoPro. Amelia Rudolph and Roel Seeber, who are part of the Bandaloop vertical choreography dance company, recently staged this “waltz on the walls” for the annual …

City Halls

Perfect Day In Charleston, SC

When you think of the South, what comes to mind, pulled pork sandwiches, home made sweet tea, corn on the cob, falling off the bone spare ribs, BBQ stained T-shirts?<p>It's clear that the South has made a name for itself in the food industry. Food is their forte, but what about the other f word, dare …

Top 10 Compact Cameras for Travelers

Upgrade your travel photos with these lightweight cameras that pack a punch.<p><i>Tom O'Brien is a mechanical engineer and the photo engineer for</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. He designs and builds custom equipment for the photographers of the magazine. You can follow him on Instagram @Mechanicalphoto.</i>

Get Free International Stopovers on These Airlines

For adventurous travelers, a free trip to an exotic city is a mouthwatering prospect. Stopovers - connections between flights of more than 24 hours - provide a sneaky way to do just that, giving travelers two holidays for the price of one.<p>Various airlines offering a diversity of deals that allow …

Air Travel