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A Tribute to the Late, Great Barrier Reef in Pictures

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GoPro cameras record the tragic story of two fearless base jumpers

In a departure from the typical adrenaline pumping videos typically posted by GoPro, When We Were Knights is a powerful story on the bonds of …

GoPro

6 Reasons You Haven't Been Able to Get Rid of Your Belly Fat

The struggle is real.<p><i>This article was written by</i> <i>Sharon Liao and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>If you're pinching an inch or more, you know the frustration: What's it take to tame the jiggle in the middle? "When it comes to losing belly fat, there's a lot of misinformation out there," says …

How to Turn Off Your Weight Gain Hormones

Flip this switch for weight loss that lasts.<p><i>This article was orginally posted by our partners at</i> Prevention <i>and republished with permission.</i><p><i>From the book</i> The Hormone Reset Diet: Balance your Hormones and Lose up to 15 pounds in just 3 weeks! <i>by Sara Gottfried. Copyright © 2015 by Sara Gottfried.</i> …

Scientists have solved an ancient Peruvian mystery from space

The mystery centers around a series of carefully built, spiraling holes called puquios, burrowed into the ground in the Nazca Desert of southern Peru.<p>These peculiar formations could not be dated using traditional carbon dating techniques, and the Nazca people didn't leave behind any evidence of …

8 Yoga Poses That Will Help Detoxing Your Body

Practicing yoga during pregnancy is a great way to nurture you and your baby. It can also help you cope and prepare both your mind and body for any …

Yoga

Why Does DWR Suck?

Durable Water Repellant Coatings Prevent Wet-Out by Making Water Bead on the Surface of Fabric and Roll OffThe DWR (Durable Water Repellent) that …

The Most Effective Workout for All Y'all New Year's Resolutioners

How NOT to burn out by mid-January.<p>Every year I <i>cringe</i> when a client comes to me burnt out and over-trained in February because they attacked their fitness goals too hard in January. Womp.<p>Here's the thing: After months of doing nothing, tearing into the New Year by working out hard every day will …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Language

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

China’s war on smog will rein in global coal demand

China's pollution epidemic has finally spurred the country's leadership to declare a war on smog. It's about time. Chinese citizens are angry about what's going into their lungs, while a recent government report says pollution has left 16 per cent of the country's land unfit for use. Much of that …

Marc Jacobs On Louis Vuitton, Porn Stars and Going On Grindr - PAPER

Marc Jacobs at Sant Ambroeus New York<p>In my kitchen I have a framed cutout from a 1989 issue of <i>Vanity Fair</i>. It's a Steven Meisel photo of designer Marc Jacobs, then a longhaired darling of the fashion world, nude in bed save for a pair of black motorcycle boots. Yes, I was a fan. Flash forward to …

Nine easy sides to make a memorable Thanksgiving feast

The truth about Thanksgiving? Seasoning a bird and sliding it into the oven is easy; it’s the side dishes that can trip you up. So often we throw them together in a panic when, really, these are the dishes that can make a meal memorable. There’s no need to get into a flap. With three seasonal, …

Food

Recipe: Danny Smiles’s Canadian Umami Seafood Chowder

To make the dashi (a Japanese stock), wipe kombu with a paper towel. Place it in a pot with warm water and soak for per cent& minutes to soften.<p>Remove kombu from water and cut several lengthwise slits into the leaf. Return kombu to water. Bring to a boil. As soon as the water begins to boil, remove …

Mummies: People That Time Forgot

The detailed facial features are quite remarkable<br>Source: 500PX<p>We are all familiar with the concept of mummies. But if you associate mummies only with …

Saving Cyla: How it feels to have awake brain surgery

A frightening discovery<p>2<p>The medicine<p>An American neurosurgeon and two Italian anesthesiologists at St. Michael’s have developed a new protocol – which includes novel use of a drug and a refined scalp nerve block – to make longer awake brain surgery for high-risk patients possible<p><b>Photo:</b> Daniels …

All the Deets on the Apple's New iPhone 6 and iWatch - PAPER

For the large-handed, near-sighted or those that subscribe to the "bigger is better" school of thought, Apple just unveiled the perfect phone: the iPhone 6 *Plus.*<p>Starting at $199 for 16GB, the iPhone 6 will have a 4.7 inch display and the iPhone 6 ~Plus~ (starting at $299) will have a 5.5 inch …

Head Back to School Via Flipboard’s Virtual Classroom

It seems early, but here in California many kids are already back to school. And while we don’t really miss the days of homework and gym class, we do …

Elle Macpherson's Green Fountain of Youth

In the year that she hits her half century birthday, the world's most famous super model gives up one of her best kept health secrets.<p>When The Body—aka Elle Macpherson, now 50—cues us into one of her diet secrets, the world takes note. Such is the case with her new green superfood powder, The Super …

Native Stories From Alaska Give Gamers Something To Play With

Until recently, no video games on the market have told the story of an indigenous people from their perspective. A group of Alaskan natives have partnered with a game developer to change that.<p>Their game is called Never Alone, and its creators hope it will set a new standard in video game …

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Utterly Adorable Kittens Named After Game of Thrones Characters

You won't believe your eyes.<p>These tiny little guys are just too cute to be real! They truly are the most adorable breed of wild cat in the world. And …

Know Your DSLR Camera: What Do All the Controls Mean?

If you are a new DSLR owner or if you’re seriously considering moving up from a simpler camera to a DSLR, the very sight of a more complex camera …

Beautiful Doors from Around the World

<i>Jaipur, India</i><i><br>Image: payal.jhaveri</i><p>Doors obviously have a utilitarian purpose, but additionally they often hint at the aesthetic that lies within. Or …

Everyone in This Bizarre Australian Town Lives Underground

(Photo: Nicholas Jones)<p>And you would, too, if your local temperatures regularly rose to 125ºF!<p>Coober Pedy is a mining town in Australia. If it …

What I'm Reading: Todd Mundt of Audible.com

What I’m Reading: Todd Mundt of Audible.com<p>Inside Flipboard / July 2, 2014<p><i>Todd Mundt reads for a living. Formerly the editorial director for NPR</i> …