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The world's most famous landmarks as you've (probably) never seen them

Times Square

It’s time to ditch the stereotypes and look at the realities behind singledom| Sonia Sodha

It costs more to fly solo. That’s according to the Good Housekeeping Institute, which last week released a study claiming single life can cost people up to £2,000 a year more. Even as someone who’s spent a good chunk of time single, and felt the occasional sting of shelling out more for hotels, it …

The art of impermanence: The waves will come, just ride them better

Our thoughts are like waves in the ocean. They keep coming. Sometimes, it feels like the waves are bigger and we’re fighting for air. Fortunately, it …

Mindfulness

The best recent science fiction novels – review roundup

It’s not hard to work out why Peter F Hamilton’s books are bestsellers: he writes long, complex, absorbing novels crammed with cutting-edge ideas and multiple storylines and utilises a number of popular sub-genres to great effect. What we have in <b>Salvation</b> (Macmillan, £20), the first in a new …

Books

Physician Solves Mystery of Mona Lisa's Smile While Waiting in Louvre Line

"I don’t know how to appreciate art. But I sure do know how to make a clinical diagnosis."<p>The “Mona Lisa” has her own room in the Louvre, where she …

Mona Lisa

Germaine Greer's On Rape: provocative, victim-shaming, compelling, ambivalent

The obligation is always on the writer to convey meaning, not the reader to interpret ill-expressed ideas Jane Gilmore, writer<p>“What distinguishes the crime of rape from other assaults is the insoluble conundrum of consent.” So writes the feminist provocateur Germaine Greer in a small book, On Rape, …

Feminism

The keto diet is a recipe for disaster

The latest low-carb diet trend is merely a rehash of fad diets past.<p>The latest — or maybe just loudest — diet obsession transfixing the internet says …

Weight Loss

How Nike’s Colin Kaepernick ad explains branding in the post-Trump era

Rule No. 1: You have to actually say something.<p>Nike announced on Monday that the 30th anniversary of its “Just Do It” campaign would star Colin Kaepernick, the former NFL quarterback who famously began kneeling during the national anthem in order to protest police brutality, igniting a national …

San Francisco 49ers

London’s Best Waterside Restaurants

Beautiful seafood on a boat, Venetian pasta on the canal, Sri Lankan cuisine by the lake, and more<p>Sitting by the water can instil a sense of calm in a frenetic city, and luckily for Londoners, there are plenty of canals, rivers, lakes and lidos to seek respite… and a pint or brunch. Seek out the …

England

10 of the best alternative city breaks in Europe

Catania<b>,</b> Sicily<p>If you want a quick resumé of Catania’s character, look no further than the brooding, explosive mountain that looms right over it: Etna. The university city on the east coast, overlooking the Ionian Sea, can be intense, chaotic and beautiful.<p>At its heart is a Unesco-listed old …

20th Century

Monteverdi, Tuscany

In brief<p>Nourishing recharge in a lovingly renovated village<p>The lowdown<p>American lawyer Michael Cioffi's medieval toy town in the heart of the Val …

Italy

From Khaled Hosseini to Hank Green: The Best Books of September 2018

Yuval Noah Harari<p>In <i>21 Lessons for the 21st Century</i>, Yuval Noal Harari examines the most pressing issues of our time, from fake news to the technological renaissance. Harari breaks things up into twenty-one accessible chapters for the modern-day thinker. This book will ground readers in the present …

Books

Unpacking South Africa's fraught and complex land debate

Land reform a key issue before elections next year, experts say, turning up debate over legacy of apartheid.<p><b>Johannesburg, South Africa</b> <b>-</b> Last week, US President Donald Trump ignited a firestorm when he decided to wade into the sensitive land debate in South Africa.<p>Trump wrote in a tweet that he had …

South Africa

Here are 16 tips to help you be better at ‘adulting’

<b>What are some of your top tips for adulting well?</b><p>I’m 30 now and I’d say that I’ve been “Adulting Well” for about 7 years.<p>As a result, I own a …

Self-improvement

Obama Just Trolled Trump With a Brainy Book List | Inc.com

The last POTUS elected by the majority of the voter has generally followed the rules of his predecessors and avoided commenting on the pratfall politics of his successor.<p>This morning, however, Obama not too subtly tweaked Trump's legendary low-brow tastes by recommending brainy books that develop …

10 of the Greatest First Lines in Literature (and what you can learn about writing from them)

Never judge a book by its cover, but what about its first line?Writing is not about only plot, it is about the actual <i>art</i> of writing …

Literature

20 new books to read in August

August's Hottest Reads

Europe's 10 most beautiful libraries

1: Biblioteca Joanina, University of Coimbra, Portugal<p>This baroque library, built in the 18th century during the reign of King João V, was largely …

The Keto Diet Was Catastrophic to My Mental Health — Here's Why

When I learned about the keto diet, it didn't feel <i>too</i> different from my post-Whole30 eating habits. My typical plate was filled with mostly veggies, meat, and tofu; I drank green smoothies for breakfast; and I swore by bulletproof coffee (though I still enjoyed cocktails at happy hour and my …

Nutrition

20 Great Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

amazon.com<p>If Oddball Families Make You Smile<p><b>The People We Hate at the Wedding, by Grant Ginder</b><p>An estranged family flies en masse to London for a …

The 50 most livable cities in the world in 2018

When it comes to choosing a place to live, there are several factors to consider — climate, transportation options, and crime rates, to name a few.<p>Although it's hard to find a perfect match, a few select cities have the perfect combination of factors that make them the most livable in the world.<p>The …

European Travel

5 Sexist Summer Reading Books You Were Assigned In School — And What Modern Novels To Read Instead

If you were anything like me as a teen — nerdy, bookish, and just beginning to learn the nuances of feminism — then you probably had a love-hate …

Why stretching is (still) important for weight loss and exercise

<b>(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)</b><p>Many athletes stretch before and after exercise, but they may not be gaining benefits from doing so<p>David Prologo<p>August 12, 2018 6:59pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>There seems to be a lot of confusion regarding the value – or lack thereof – of …

The 3 most effective ab workouts, according to experts

Six-pack abs are impressive to look at, and often conjure up images of hours spent in the gym — however, obtaining a strong core is surprisingly easy, if you know how.<p>Visible abs are actually made in the kitchen — a diet leading to a low body fat percentage is the most important things — but there …

Where to Stay, Find the Best Gin and Tonic, and Escape the Crowds in London

Known for its bustling art museums, internationally influenced eateries, and sprawling markets, London consistently attracts culture-seeking …

British Museum

See the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage sites for 2018

Fanjingshan, China. Zhou Wenqing, UNESCO/EPA-EFE<p>Naumburg Cathedral, Germany. Jens Schlueter, EPA-EFE<p>Naumburg Cathedral, Germany. Jens Meyer, AP<p>Naumburg Cathedral, Germany. Jens Schlueter, EPA-EFE<p>Naumburg Cathedral, Germany. Jens Schlueter, EPA-EFE<p>Ivrea, Italy. Maurizio Gjivovich, EPA-EFE<p>Ivrea, …

National Parks

Five books to reinvigorate a love of teaching

If you are a teacher, you must love learning. I can’t see how you can invigorate a new generation without having an innate curiosity about the …

20-Minute No-Equipment Total-Body Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Strength training at the gym or taking a class at a fitness studio is great, but sometimes, you just want to get in your workout at home—or on …

Workouts

8 Quick, Low-Calorie Fish Recipes to Make on Repeat

There are three nonnegotiables we look for when it comes to sourcing weekday dinners we'd actually want to make ourselves: 1. It needs to be quick …

Whitefish

Reality check: How to help students spot fake news

A few years back, I began seeing Facebook posts about celebrities moving to small towns across America, including Decatur. The stories maintained …