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Strength Training Tips and Workouts

Most of us know that cardio is important for getting fit and losing some weight, but what you may not know is just how important weight training is …

Poland Unveils Glow-In-The-Dark Bicycle Path That Is Charged By The Sun

Cycling is one of the most eco-friendly ways to travel, and thanks to this solar-powered bike lane that glows in the dark, it just got even …

Meat is horrible

<i>Correction:</i> <i>This story has been significantly revised to address several inaccurate and incomplete statements about meat production's contribution to greenhouse gas emissions.</i><p>It may be delicious, but the evidence is accumulating that meat, particularly red meat, is just a disaster for the …

Agriculture

Alkaline Diet and Cancer - Cancer Cells Cannot Live In An Alkaline Environment

Ever wondered why the heart never gets a cancer. The heart might get affected eventually by cancer of any other part of the body but we never hear of …

Reflecting on a Master Architect: 10 Water-Centric Works by Tadao Ando

[ By SA Rogers in Architecture & Public & Institutional. ]Tadao Ando’s work consists of more than just the tangible architectural materials making up …

10 Best Winter Experiences

10 Best Winter Experiences<p>While writing my previous post on polar travel, memories of my epic winter trips came flooding in. I recall the time I sat …

Sorry, meat lovers: Cutting out meat from your diet would be great for the climate

The less meat people consume and the healthier their diet becomes, the more the climate benefits, Oxford University scientists said in a study …

Climate Change Data Becomes Beautiful Nature Illustrations

Jill Pelto’s paintings are the prettiest data graphs you’ll ever see.<p>For artist Jill Pelto, communicating the seriousness of climate change has become a personal mission. She does so in an unconventional manner— by using graphs as the compositional basis for her art.<p>At first glance, the pieces …

Slashing beef intake by half key to meeting climate targets, say scientists

Reducing beef consumption by almost half can help the planet from warming up, suggests a new study by Swedish climate scientists. The study …

Where to Backpack in 2016

Our editors have scoured the globe to bring you the top destinations to visit with a backpack in tow. Whether you're hoping to get the biggest bang for your travel buck or just looking for an epic adventure, we've got you covered.

The World's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Is Now Under Construction

The yearly energy output should equal about 19,000 barrels of oil.<p>Japanese electronics manufacturer Kyocera Corporation announced today that construction has begun on the largest floating solar power plant in the world in terms of energy output, according to a press release from Kyocera. The 13.7 …

Climate change scepticism is 'political suicide', David Attenborough argues

It would be 'political suicide' for party leaders to say they do no believe in climate change, Sir David Attenborough argues<p>It would be “political suicide” for a British political leader to admit they do not believe in global warming, Sir David Attenborough has argued.<p>Sir David, the broadcaster and</b> …

David Attenborough

The 11 Most Spectacular Cities to See in the Winter

1 of 11<p>Tallinn, Estonia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Banff National Park, Canada<p>3 of 11<p>Gobi Desert, Mongolia<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Tromso, Norway<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

The US Is About to Waste $305 Billion On Roads We Don't Need

A big infrastructure bill finally passed the House this week, pushing $305 billion over five years to transit and highway projects. In the same week, …

Retired planners push back against proposed tower at 555 West Cordova Street in Vancouver

This is a place everyone knows of but few consider. It’s where—in the years ahead—urban politics will contend. Controversy will be high. And …

How Encouraging People to Walk Can Help Strengthen Our Cities

I live in L.A., a land of 20-lane interchanges, parking lots the size of football stadiums, and mind-bending, soul-crushing, life-altering traffic. …

12 Amazing Balancing Stones Around the World

Balancing rocks are truly stellar (and indeed interstellar) features that attract tourists, geologists, and increasingly, artists.<p>1. BALANCED ROCK // …

Study drives a sixth nail into the global warming ‘pause’ myth | John Abraham

Numerous climate records and denial myths have fallen in 2015<p>Despite the organization and funding behind groups which try to cast doubt about the causes and implications of climate change, the facts have spoken. The world continues to warm and their favorite myths have died.<p>We know that …

Climate Change

Norman Foster: ‘I have no power as an architect, none whatsoever’

Ahead of a major urban design conference, the architect says we must plan for a more sustainable lifestyle – and discusses his disappointment at the likely rejection of his Thames Hub airport<p>“Do you believe in infrastructure?” asks Norman Foster, with challenge in his voice. He does. …

British Museum

The Earth's dying oceans threatened with mass extinction

A study released earlier this year found that we may soon see a mass extinction of ocean life.<p>That's alarming, since oceans comprise nearly 70 …

What Passing a Key CO2 Mark Means to Climate Scientists

<i>By Andrea Thompson and Brian Kahn</i>This week is a big one for our world. Atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) levels climbed above the 400 parts per …

Climbing On Mount Denali

"Best of the World" Story and Pictures

Story ?<p>Best of the World<p>Published <b>Oct 10, 2015</b> | View the Assignment | Features Photos From <b>15 Contributors</b><p><b>15 photos</b> selected by<p><i>Editor in Chief, National Geographic Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Design Director, Traveler Magazine</i><p><i>Acting Director of Photography, Traveler Magazine</i><p>View Slideshow<p><b>Editors'</b> …

Top 10 Adventure Trips

Italy's seven best hikes: majestic mountains, dramatic coastlines and smouldering volcanoes

While Italy's natural wonders are well documented, it isn't until you strike out into the wild mountains and trek along its vertiginous coastlines that you realise how <i>bella</i> this country really is.<p>From the cliff-hanging trails of Amalfi to the colossal granite spires of the Dolomites, volcano climbs …

Need An Adventure? Now Is The Best Time To Visit Yellowstone National Park!

Yellowstone National Park is one of the big ones. One of the places you’ve probably “always been meaning to get to.” It’s bucket list fodder — sprawling and epic and legendary — like the Grand Canyon or the Everglades.<p>People love Yellowstone. But that love comes at a cost: This year, the park is on …

National Parks

70 Money Skills Everyone Must Know

<b>Learning the art of saying no</b> – No to going out, no to buying that thing, no to a time commitment, etc. Learning to say NO is huge, it'll save you a …

$25-million project reimagines area under Gardiner with paths, cultural spaces

A ‘grand staircase’ at the corner of Strachan Avenue would serve as a gathering place and an informal ampitheatre for performances and gatherings. (All images by PUBLIC WORK)<p>For decades, the Gardiner Expressway has been a barrier between downtown Toronto and Lake Ontario. That promises to change in …

Move over meat: how the UK can diversify its protein consumption

A new report from the Carbon Trust explores how consumers can be put on a more sustainable food path<p>The UK is a country of meat eaters. The typical diet is high in processed meats containing salt and unhealthy fats, and low in fibres and nutrients from fish, fruit, vegetables, nuts and grains.<p>“We …