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Foods That Impact Your Breast Cancer Risk

The Best (and Worst) Foods to Protect Yourself from Breast Cancer<p>Food—including what you eat today!—can determine your cancer chances<p>Your diet can lower or raise your risk, says Suzanne Dixon, R.D., M.P.H. For example, certain macronutrients and micronutrients in plants and seafood can help balance …

Viva Las Vegas (on a low-roller's budget)

Hey, big spender - think a weekend in Vegas means blowing your life savings at the blackjack table? The glittering Strip may conjure up images of slick card dealers, Dom Perignon, and Demi Moore rolling around on a hotel bed covered with hundred-dollar bills, but you can live it up in Sin City on a …

Travel

Exposure: A New Web Service for Creating Beautiful Photo Narratives

The key to creating a good photo-based service is to fill a need that isn’t being filled by any other app or website — a task increasingly difficult …

Entertaining Made Easy with Slow Cookers from BELLA

You already know that slow cookers are a time-efficient way to create a delicious meal. And as we head into the season of holiday parties and …

Slow Cookers

The Foam Rolling You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

By Sheila Monaghan<p>By now, most educated exercisers have joined the foam rolling revolution. But while your IT bands may be intimately familiar with the tool's hurts-so-good loosening powers, limiting your experience to the lower body minimizes the total-body benefits. To that end, Master Trainer …

Corn Syrup vs. High-Fructose Corn Syrup: There Is a Difference

The holidays are coming, which means it's time for pecan pie, homemade marshmallows and caramel candies — all recipes that traditionally use corn …

Corn

The 19 Most Beautiful Places In The World Are Hidden In America

Europe is great and Asia is awesome, but the song says <i>America</i> the beautiful.<p>These hidden places prove you don't need to spend big bucks and make a transatlantic trek-- the world's most beautiful wonders have been here all along, right in your American backyard.<p><b>Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone</b> …

The State Department Partners With Coursera To Support Free Education In Over 30 countries

International learners get in-person help with free online college classes, courtesy of the U.S. government.<p>You’re a smart kid in a poor country with subpar universities. Option #1: Leave to attend college somewhere else, like the US. Option #2: Go online and try to teach yourself.<p>Now, there’s a …

U.S. Dept. of State

Gain Weight: 10 Healthy Ways To Bulk Up

We're always bombarded with tips on how to lose weight, but for many people the problem is just the opposite.<p>People who struggle to maintain a …

Boost Your Metabolism All Day Long

11 tips that make burning fat easier than ever<p>You may not realize it, but while you're bumming it on the couch catching up on <i>New Girl</i>, your body is working hard to help you burn calories. How is that even possible? Your sweet, sweet metabolism. The cool part: You can speed it up to ensure it's …

Breakfast Smoothie Recipes That'll Rev Up Your Morning

Photo credit: Half Baked Harvest, Foodie Crush<p>Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but that doesn't make preparing and eating it any easier. The struggle of getting ready for work in the morning (or just out of the bed at all) usually means this critical meal is …

Europe's Most Beautifully Precarious Villages

Europe is home to some of the world's most enchanting villages; small, rustic towns where time seems to slow down and travelers can explore narrow streets, ancient buildings, and farm-fresh country taverns to really soak up the local flavor. Europe is also home to some of the most unusual villages …

European Travel

50 Lessons for Stronger Photographs

Professional photographer and best-selling author David duChemin just released a very in-depth educational eBook deemed a “BigBook” at 200 pages in …

How to Network if You Are an Introvert

If you're more introverted, the concept of networking can be scary. However, there is no need to fear networking just because you're not an …

University of Michigan

Apps for wine lovers find their social side

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A Schrodinger-like quality has taken over the wine realms lately. If you don't snap a bottle shot when you drink a wine, was …

Pretend It’s Still Summer at These Island Escapes (Photos)

A little depressed that summer’s winding down? Distract yourself with one of these 10 sunny islands escapes.

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Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

New England

Wild at heart: best animal adventures

Set your pulse racing with the wildest animal adventures around the world. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Get close to giant pandas near Xi'an, China<p>Pandas by Chi King. CC BY 2.0.<p>These black-and-white beauties are battling extinction but you can help them out – …

National Parks

Inside the Warm Heart of Africa

Despite being one of the smallest countries in Africa — and overshadowed by safari-giant neighbors, Tanzania, Zambia, and Mozambique — <b>Malawi</b> is a place of heart-stopping scenery and vast vistas. From the crystal-clear waters of Lake Malawi to the rolling plains of the highlands, this country, …

Sweet Potatoes Recipe: Sweet Potato Fries

Preheat oven to 450°F. On a baking sheet, drizzle olive oil over potatoes and mix with hands to coat evenly.<p>In a small bowl, combine paprika with 1 tsp Cajun seasoning, then sprinkle over potatoes, mixing again to coat. Bake for 15 minutes, or until potatoes are soft and beginning to …

How to Make Sure You are Using Image Stabilization Correctly

A good photo isn’t automatic. It doesn’t matter how new or expensive your camera is; good shots don’t just happen because you press the shutter. …

Sony packs entire camera into snap-on smartphone lens

Sony's rumoured snap-on lenses for Android and iPhone will pack in an entirely separate image sensor, according to Sony Alpha Rumors.<p><b>Sony's rumoured</b> …

The 25 Best Hotels In The World

We've created the ultimate list of the best hotels in the world by aggregating four notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites.<p>The rankings we used were Travel + Leisure's World's Best Hotel Awards, Conde Nast Traveler's Top 100 Hotels & Resorts (part of its annual …

Hospitality

How Do You Start a Photography Business?

The business of photography is something you really need to approach based on an honest assessment of your abilities, strengths, and interests. From …

Small Business

5 Steps to Building More Powerful Images

A Guest Contribution by Dan Bailey We photographers seem to have it easy. Whereas most artists spend anywhere from hours, to months to years to …

Top 10 Ab Workout Routines

6 Gym Machine Moves that Will Tighten Your Tummy<p>#1 Best Ab Workout<p>9 Best Flat Belly Workouts<p>7 Quick Ab Workouts for Your Week<p>Flat Belly Workout<p>6 …

The Best Fitness Apps

<b>Endomondo</b><br>Part training coach, part fitness social network. Whether you're running, cycling, or skiing, this app records your stats in real time. Find other fit friends and see their workouts, send them live pep talks. . .even race against them!<p><b>Interval Timer by Deltaworks</b><br>From running to strength …

Increase Metabolism

10 Things That Slow Your Metabolism<p>Stop these habits now to boost your calorie-burning potential<p>Shutterstock.com<p>Need another reason to love your body? It burns calories all by itself—as long as you don't get in the way. See, every cell in your body plays a role in energy metabolism—the process of …