Raquel Costa

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Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>But most of the maps hanging on our walls are dangerously incomplete because they emphasize political borders rather than functional connections.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of …

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These are the tasks to tackle, according to the pros. Follow the plan loosely or to a tee—either way, you’ll be pleased with the progress and your …

Cleaning

12 Creole Dinner Recipes to Spice Up Your Life

New Orleans is famous for a lot of things — like its uninterrupted nightlife, its jazzy music scene, and, of course, the vibrant celebrations of Mardi Gras. But the thing it might be celebrated for most is its distinct cuisine. Louisiana is a wonderful melting pot of African, French, and American …

The Only 12 Spices You Really Need

<b>1. Black pepper.</b> Yes, freshly ground pepper really does taste better. So buy some peppercorns that come with a built-in grinder (which can be …

This 5-Ingredient Chocolate Cookie Butter Pie Recipe Will Satisfy Your Biggest Chocolate Craving

The best kinds of recipes are the ones that look a whole lot more complicated to make than they actually are, and this chocolate cookie butter pie fits that description exactly. A chocolate chip cookie crust, filled with cookie butter, caramel, and chocolate — who’d have thought you could make such …

Concrete Core: 4 Core Workouts for Stronger Abs

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Increase Strength<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Equipment Required<p>Bodyweight, Dumbbells, …

Muscle

These Are the Jaw-Dropping Winners of the 2016 Monochrome Awards Photography Contest

These stunning images are among the winners of the 2016 Monochrome Awards, an international competition that celebrates the best black-and-white …

27 Comfort Foods That Are Actually Good For You

Healthy grilled cheese is a glorious thing.

The 19 Best Road-Trip Stops in the U.S.

When plotting our travel bucket list, many of us think of hopping on a plane to far-flung places like Paris, Rome, Tokyo, Sydney—basically as far away as we can get. But some of...

The Best Astronomy Photos of 2016

The rusty red swirls of the circular, iron sculpture, Seven Magic Points, in Brattebergan, Norway, mirror the rippling a<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Rune Johan Engebø<p>…

Astronomy

Lose Weight and Build Muscle At Home with These Workouts

Most fitness experts advise you to train in such a way that you get rid of the fat first and then train your muscles. Even so, there are workouts …

15 exercises to develop the best glutes in the gym

Glutes are king as far as the hierarchy of your muscles is concerned. “For athletic performance, overall lower body power, strength, speed, and …

London is cheaper than ever — these 25 photos will inspire you to visit

But thanks to Brexit, the pound has fallen to its lowest level in over 30 years.<p>What this means for you is that now is a great time to take a trip there.<p>From browsing fresh food at the Borough Market to walking along the glass floors of the Tower Bridge, here are 25 photos that will inspire you to …

"Dry Clean Only" Is Basically a Lie

How to cut back on your professional laundering bill in four easy steps.<p>Dry cleaning is a wonderful thing—how lovely it is to outsource the care of your favorite clothes to someone else! But dry cleaning can also be so frustrating: It's expensive, mysterious, possibly toxic and, worst of all, …

Cleaning

Brazilian Graffiti Artist Paints World's Largest Street Mural for the Rio Olympics

Days before the Olympics began in Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra decided to set his own world record for the largest mural created by a single person. The mural, which he calls <i>Las Etnias (The Ethnicities)</i>, reaches a total height of 50 feet and measures over 32,000 square …

200+ Healthy Recipes For Every Meal of the Day

It's tough staying healthy when you're eating the same boring bowl of oatmeal or lifeless salad day after day. Add a little much-needed pizzazz to …

Healthy Eating

Amazing Places to Travel

Weekly Weight Loss Workout Plan: Your Weekly Fitness Plan If You Want To Lose Weight

If you're trying to lose weight, a weight loss workout plan can be very helpful. Getting regular exercise can help you meet your goals in a healthy, …

Exercise

Superfast Appetizers & Snacks

Whether it's an impromptu get-together with friends or a formal cocktail party, these 20-minute appetizer recipes will whet the appetite. Plus, …

These 2-ingredient frozen desserts are the coolest thing to happen to summer

Sure, you have an arsenal of nice cream recipes saved on Pinterest and love a good watermelon pizza. But what about those hot summer nights when you …

8 Genius Ways To Use Overripe Avocados

<i>by guest blogger Stephanie Eckelkamp, senior associate editor at</i> Prevention <i>magazine</i><p>Sure, everyone loves a perfectly ripe avocado--they're vibrantly green, ultra photogenic, and tender yet firm enough to hold their shape when sliced and diced. But anyone who has ever bought one knows that they're …

Photographer Captures the Milky Way Mirrored on Earth at the World’s Largest Salt Flat

Salt flats around the globe are known for their intoxicating visuals and otherworldly feel. Russian photographer Daniel Kordan recently made the trek to Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia—the world’s largest salt flat—and shot the Milky Way as it reflected off of the mineral-covered plain. “There are not so …

4 Effective Moves That Really Work Your Butt

Having a go-to fitness routine is great—you know what you need to do and you get it done. It's your little black dress workout that always fits and …

Workouts

The best CrossFit workouts for beginners

Why CrossFit? For one thing, it’s incredibly effective, as proven by the tens of thousands of ripped dudes around the world hoisting barbells in …

The Matsu Islands Have The Most Magical Water We've Ever Seen

Simply spectacular. ✨<p>This place may look like the imaginary land of your dreams, but trust us: It’s real.<p>Welcome to the magical blue waters of Matsu, an island chain off the coast of Taiwan. Every summer, Matsu’s shore glitters with a display of glowing algae known as “Blue Tears.” Travelers come …

Artist Paints Vibrant, Realistic Frescoes Over Old Building Facades

French street artist Patrick Commecy has been giving the buildings around France face-lifts as he revitalizes and transforms old, monochromatic facades into massive, vibrant, and realistic frescoes. From residences to offices and abandoned buildings, Commency has designed and produced more than 300 …

These Are Some of the Best Drone Photos in the World

"...after the drone came out from the clouds the view was spectacular and got me completely astonished and, without brea<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Francesco …

Drones

"A Guerra dos Tronos": A sexta temporada em 10 gifs animados

Meals in a Mug

Microwave-safe, nutrient-packed and perfect for any time of day.<p>​<p>​<p>Breakfast: Chocolate Raspberry French Toast<p>Kickstart your day with whole grains, which can lower heart disease and cancer risk.<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>2 slices of whole grain bread<br>½ cup raspberries<br>1 egg<br>⅓ cup milk<br>1 Tbsp. cocoa powder<br>½ tsp. …

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