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The 50 Best Romantic Getaways

<b>Desert Escape</b> Though often overshadowed by Marrakesh, its fashionable neighbor to the south, this medieval city is the real soul of Morocco. And with …

Herbal Elixirs To Drink Every Day For Gut Health

The gut is the primary player in our immune system, and it's home to more than 400 species of bacteria.<p>Many healing traditions theorized that, in …

Wellness

Growing Ginger - Quiet Corner

Growing Ginger Root<p>The ginger root plant is also known as Common Ginger and Chinese ginger. It is a very common herb and used by peoples in many …

Taiwanese Seaside Home

advertisment<p>Create + Think Design Studio has seamlessly integrated organic elements with contemporary design in this Taiwanese Seaside Home.<p>Known as …

Homes by Famous Architects That You Can Actually Rent

We had the pretty incredible opportunity to take up residence in a Frank Lloyd Wright-designed space in San Francisco for our latest goop MRKT—and it …

Rugby nutrition: the top ten anti-inflammatory foods

Sports nutritionist Matt Lovell explains what you should eat to ease swelling and soreness<p><b>By Matt Lovell</b><p>To help you understand the reasons behind …

Should you really eat fat to stay slim? The new food rules explained

The nation was enjoying its breakfast last week when the latest food fight broke out. A damning report by a leading obesity charity warned that the low-fat, low-cholesterol message underpinning 30 years of public health advice was plain wrong.<p>Eat more fat, less carbohydrate and don’t worry about …

Nutrition

Lose Weight by Eating More? The Surprising Truth About Reverse Dieting

“Eat more, lose weight” sounds like an impossible promise. After all, one of the main rules of weight loss is “calories in, calories out” — the idea …

How to Use Flaxseed and Flaxseed Meal

Many people are adding flaxseeds and ground flaxseed meal to their diets as flax is gluten-free and low-carb. The flax seed also carries a big …

Nutrition

Asus announces new Transformer 2-in-1s to rival Microsoft's Surface

Asus is taking on Microsoft's latest Surface's tablets with its Transformer 3 and Transformer 3 Pro, a new generation of 2-in-1 devices, announced today at Computex Taipei. The Asus Transformer 3 Pro is a direct competitor for Microsoft's Surface Pro 4, and will be purchasable with an Intel i7 …

Graphics in Samsung's next super phone will look much prettier thanks to this chip

ARM Holdings, whose technology is the basis for Apple and Samsung processors, has created a new CPU and GPU that work better for VR and other intensive tasks.<p>You may think your iPhone or Galaxy device works just fine today. But wait until you see what it could do with new chips coming in …

Virtual Reality

Iraqi troops drive into Fallouja in offensive to retake it from Islamic State

Iraqi government troops began storming the<p>Islamic State-held city of Fallouja on Monday, army officials said, even as the jihadist group waged suicide attacks in the nearby Iraqi capital, Baghdad.<p>"Security forces from the counter-terrorism and army and … Anbar police units began at dawn this …

Islam

10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

Nutrition

15-Minute Meals Top Chefs Make at Home

To get in your post-work yoga class or after-work cocktail with colleagues, it often isn’t until 8:00 that you roll through your door. Tired and hungry, dinner becomes a frustrating ordeal and that spring risotto that you’ve wanted to make all week goes on the back burner. Rather than hitting up …