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Natural wonders that will blow your mind

For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature.<p>Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking waterfalls all remind us of our small place in earth’s story. And even with our …

Dazzling Spring Hikes in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

In summer, shrubs such as azaleas and rhododendrons bloom in the Smoky Mountains. Photo: Flickr/con4tini<p>No matter what season you visit the Great …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

7 Core-Strengthening Push Up Progressions for Female Athletes

<b>Many women participate in sport, but not all have had an active childhood that has given them the fundamental strength and stability necessary to</b> …

Women's Sports

How to Go Camping Like a Pro

Like everything else in life, knowing how to do something comes with a trial-and-error period.<p>We're here to help minimize the error portion of the …

The US Virgin Islands Will Give You Money to Visit in 2017

This is not a drill.<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the US Virgin Islands will pay you to take a vacation …

9 Gorgeous Must-See Sights You Have To Experience In Hawaii

Known around the world for its tropical beauty, dramatic volcanoes, and chilled island life, Hawaii is a Pacific paradise that just can’t be ignored. …

Best Backpacking Backpacks

Best Backpacking Backpacks Gadget Review - Your lifestyle gadget siteWith so many choices available to adventurers, finding the <b>best backpacking</b> …

The 5 best fiction books of 2016

<b>1. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead</b> (Doubleday, $27)<p>This year's National Book Award winner is "something much more interesting than a …

Books

Triple Chocolate Skillet Brownie

Can we take a moment to just stare at this <b>triple chocolate skillet brownie</b>? This baby is so delicious and squidgy chocolatey that is should be …

Make Your Life Better by Saying Thank You in These 7 Situations

I don't say "Thank You" as often as I should and I doubt I'm the only one.<p>In fact, I'm starting to believe that "Thank You" is the most under-appreciated and under-used phrase on the planet. It is appropriate in nearly any situation and it is a better response than most of the things we say. Let's …

13 Crock-Pot Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Vegan

Slow Cookers

18 Crock Pot Dump Dinners With No Meat

Let dinner make itself.

Cooking

This Workout Class Pairing Will Transform Your Body

Celebrity trainer Ashley Borden creates an easy-to-follow plan.<p>Left to my own devices in a gym, I'm clueless. I see weight machines and go, NOPE<i>.</i> That's why I love taking group fitness classes—you literally get told what to do. In the age of ClassPass and a la carte studio booking, however, I …

Your fall fitness workout plan—customized by Emily Skye

Letting go of your normal routine is part of what makes summer blissful. Beach days, travel plans, and backyard barbecues often take precedence over …

Where to stay and what to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik is flooded with a magical light in autumn and its streets are largely free of tourists. Fluctuating (read: unpredictable) weather means you can enjoy a mix of indoor and outdoor activities, from exploring the city’s many galleries and museums and dipping into a local hot pool while …

16 Life Lessons

At the heart of wisdom lies a paradox. On the one hand, our homegrown instincts about the world can be deeply flawed; the bias built into each of us …

Cooking for one: 15 healthy recipe ideas for people who enjoy eating alone

Cooking for one can be complicated. So many recipes are designed for pairs or groups, and they can be hard to adjust if you really just want a single …

The True Secret To Staying Young

After the age of 21, your body slowly stops releasing an important hormone known as HGH (Human Growth Hormone), which covers everything from gray …

Literature

How I Learned To Have Mind-Blowing, Intimate Sex Every Time

Sting was sitting on Oprah's couch talking about sex. It was 2003 and I was 30 years old. He waxed poetic about his hourslong lovemaking sessions. …

Living Rooms

Mayabono Biharini Horini Song Lyrics - Somlata - Bengali Lyrics

Mayabono biharini horini<br>Gohono swapano sancharini<br>Mayabono biharini horini<br>Gohono swapano sancharini<br>Keno tare dhori bare koripon okaron<br>Mayabono …

More to a Silhouette than Exposure

There are a few key elements that create a successful silhouette. I’ll say it loud and proud.<p>It is MORE than exposure. Yes, you meter for the sky, …

29 Must-See Photos of National Parks Around the World

Much like if you were actually there in person, you can spend days wandering around these awe-inspiring, nature-laden photos taken in these national …

30 incredible beaches to visit in your lifetime

We've scoured the world to find incredible beaches you should add to your bucket list.<p>Whether you're looking for beaches renowned for their scenery and activities, those that offer unbelievable experiences (like swimming with pigs), or stunning locations that remain uncrowded by tourists, we've got …

Beaches

9 Places To Visit Before They Disappear Forever

Our planet is filled with jaw-dropping sights and incredible creatures, but human intervention threatens to wipe out some of its most magnificent …

This 6-Move Workout Will Give You The Sexiest Arms Ever Without Lifting A Thing

No weights, no prob.<p>The next time you slip on something sleeveless and wish you'd worked your arms at the gym, you can R-E-L-A-X and firm them up on the spot with this yoga-inspired four-minute circuit from certified fitness trainer Alex Silver-Fagan. Bonus: No dumbbells required.<p><i>Alex is wearing a</i></i> …