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A Quick Recovery Workout for When Your Body Needs Some Extra TLC

Crushing your workouts is awesome (go you!), but it's also important to make time for active recovery. Not sure where to start? Try this 20-minute …

5 Apps That Will Help You Make Money While Traveling

Originally published by Travel + Leisure<p><i>Photo: Tim Robberts/Getty</i><p>658 million. That’s how many vacation days Americans left on the table in 2015. In …

Personal Finance

51 Dishes You Have To Make Before The End Of Summer

Don't give in to pumpkin spice season just yet.<p>August may be coming to an end, but there’s still plenty of time to make some magical summer food.<p>From the veggies you can still pick up at the farmer’s market ― we’re looking at you, zucchini, eggplant and basil — to the sweet summer fruits and …

You could fit the entire human race into a sugar cube — and 13 other facts to put the universe into perspective

It's full of exploding stars and immortal jellyfish and it's been kicking around for almost 14 billion years.<p>Here are 14 awesome facts to put it all into perspective.

Meet the Man Bringing Coffee Back to Colombia

Despite the country's reputation for fantastic coffee, it's nearly impossible to get a good cup of joe in Colombia. The second largest coffee …

How to Keep Zika at Bay Without Using DEET

You don't have to spend all summer hiding indoors.<p>As the weather heats up this summer, the threat of mosquito-borne illnesses—think Zika, West Nile Virus, malaria, yellow fever, dengue fever, encephalitis, and more—dominates headlines worldwide, shifting to the forefront of public consciousness in …

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

Google shows what Tango is capable of in 3 new videos

Google’s Tango (formerly Project Tango) is certainly a cool concept, and it’s been making a ton of improvements throughout the last few years. Certain forms of augmented reality can be done with pretty much any Android device with a camera, but Tango takes AR to a completely new level with 3D …

Augmented Reality

Do cancer cells prefer fat to sugar?

Cancer cells are defined by their ability for uncontrolled growth, one cell quickly becoming two, and two becoming many.<p>“It’s a fascinating process,” …

Cancer Cells

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, RoutePerfect.com has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …

Unexpected Places to Take Photos in San Francisco

It’s common knowledge San Francisco is one of the most photographed cities in the world. Assuming you’ve already visited its most iconic …

San Francisco

What Are Gravitational Waves, and Why Should You Care?

<b>The short answer:</b><p>Gravitational waves are an important prediction of Einstein's general theory of relativity, published a century ago. Because this theory changed the way we understand the nature of space, time, and gravity, it also fundamentally changed our perception of how we fit into the …

Chronic review – a cool, calm look at death and the naked human body

Tim Roth gives possibly the performance of his career in this transgressive and candid film, playing a home care nurse who confronts our mortality head on<p>Death, like love, is all around. That is something to take away from this difficult, sombre, intimately disturbing and upsetting drama: a movie …

Newspaper headlines: Cancer 'cure' hope, Stephen Fry's 'bag lady' and laser danger

<b>Three papers opt for some rare positive news, in the form of an apparent breakthrough in cancer treatment.</b><p>The Daily Mirror, Times and i all highlight the announcement that trials of immunotherapy on terminally ill leukaemia patients resulted in 94% of them going into remission. As the Mirror …

The best of Switzerland's city sights: readers’ tips

With Alpine backdrops, sparkling lakes and medieval hearts, these Swiss cities rank among some of the most picturesque destinations in Europe<p>Dramatically positioned on a glittering blue lake with mountains towering around, Lugano is a stunner. If arriving by train, take the little funicular down …

European Travel

Google Street View Features Renowned Athletes On Stunning Mont Blanc

Experiencing the exhilaration of standing atop the summit of Mont Blanc in Chamonix, France, the highest peak in the Alps, requires years of training …

French president declares economic emergency, vows to redefine country's business model

French President Francois Hollande pledged Monday to redefine France's business model and declared what he called "a state of economic and social emergency," unveiling a $2.2 billion plan to revive hiring and catch up with a fast-moving world economy.<p>The measures he proposed, however, are …

France

Cancer treatment for MS patients gives 'remarkable' results

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1218000/1218641_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524664340_029d3a9105feca14fa9acef71f80b3cb<p><b>UK doctors in Sheffield say patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) are showing "remarkable" improvements after receiving a treatment usually used for</b> …

China Still Has the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

China leads the world once again when it comes to supercomputing.<p>The country’s Tianhe-2 (or “Milky Way-2”) supercomputer is the most powerful machine …

The Real Court Case Behind Bridge of Spies

The story of the prisoner exchange in Spielberg’s latest drama originates from a strangely decided, controversial case.<p>Behind Steven Spielberg’s spy thriller, <i>Bridge of Spies,</i> is one of the strangest cases ever decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. Take its very name: <i>Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, also known</i> …

DHS intel assessment warned of alleged Paris ringleader

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Department of Homeland Security intelligence assessment published in May raised concerns about an ISIS operative now suspected in the Paris attacks and warned of signs the group had developed the capability to plan and carry out complex attacks in the West.<p>The assessment was prepared …

Terrorism

Here are the tools Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella uses every day

During his 40-minute speech Nadella laid down the products, and services, he uses daily, all of which (unsurprisingly) revolve around Microsoft's offerings. As the head of a company with more than 100,000 employees, Nadella is continuously busy, and having tools to help him stay on top of his …

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

10 Brain Myths Busted

It's going to take more than 10 percent of your brain to read this story<p>In the Hollywood action-film <i>Lucy</i>, actor Morgan Freeman—playing a world-renowned neurologist— speaks to a packed auditorium. “It’s estimated most human beings only use 10 percent of their brains’ capacity,” he says. “Imagine if …

Eight Great Cities for Vegetarians Around the World

By Alix Farr, Editor at Trip.com<p>Intrepid vegetarian travelers will always find a way to eat in whichever country they find themselves, but it's definitely a perk to be in a city where steak isn't considered a health food (did somebody say Buenos Aires?). For non-meat-eaters (and that includes …

My Cancer Is As Strange As My Fiction

I was diagnosed with a cancer with a death rate of 99%. I also just published a novel. And the two have become eerily similar.<p>Six months ago I was …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Amazon is reportedly considering making its own TV service.</b> It has talked to CBS and NBC about carrying their channels.<p><b>2. Apple design chief Jony Ive says he can now work on "naughty, under-the-radar activities" now that he's the company's chief design officer.</b> "I haven't felt this happy or this …

25-minute walk could add seven years to life

New research shows that exercise can delay the ageing process, with experts suggesting one walk a day could halve the risk of heart attack death and add seven years to the lifespan<p>Just 25 minutes of brisk walking a day could add to seven years to your life, heart experts have said.<p>Researchers said …

20 restaurants that will make you want to book a flight to Spain

In cities like San Sebastián, Barcelona, and Seville, food isn't just an art, it's a culture. Thanks to the towering influence of the great Catalan chef Ferran Adria, Spain is home to some of the most genius culinary minds in the world, not to mention pitch-perfect service and dining experiences …

The greatest football adverts of all time

Sky Sports has released a new Premier League commercial, but is it the best ever?<p>Sky Sports has just launched a very cool new ad celebrating their 23 year-long partnership with the Premier League.<p>It features Thierry Henry taking a trip down memory lane, looking at some of the most iconic moments in …