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Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

WATCH: These Affordable Machine-Washable Area Rugs Are Total Game Changers

Soiled rugs are a universal woe. Whether you’re a parent to a tiny human and are haunted by art supplies and juice drinks, or a pet parent in the …

Country Lifestyle

15 Practical, Fun, and Creative Photography Assignments to Reinspire You

Practical, fun, and creative photography assignments to reinspire you:• Shoot everything at -2 exposure compensation for a day.<br>• Shoot everything …

Street Photography

14 Things Successful People Do On Sunday Nights

To cure those Sunday night blues.<p>The Sunday night blues are a real thing.<p>A 2015 Monster survey found that 76% of people get bummed out on Sunday …

Time Management

Early Facebook and Google Employees Form Coalition to Fight What They Built

SAN FRANCISCO — A group of Silicon Valley technologists who were early employees at Facebook and Google, alarmed over the ill effects of social networks and smartphones, are banding together to challenge the companies they helped build.<p>The cohort is creating a union of concerned experts called the …

Silicon Valley

French climber recalls horror descent from Pakistan's 'killer mountain' after leaving partner to die

A French mountaineer who was rescued in a dramatic night-time operation on Pakistan's "killer mountain" has told how she had to leave her weak and bleeding climbing partner and descend the peak alone in darkness.<p>Elisabeth Revol, speaking to AFP from a hospital in France's Haute-Savoie region - …

Honeybees Help Farmers, But They Don't Help The Environment

Honeybees are amazing and adorable, and they suffer when people spray pesticides or mow down wildflowers. We've heard plenty in recent years about collapsing bee colonies.<p>So Jonas Geldmann, at the University of Cambridge, says he understands how the honeybee became a symbol of environmental …

Ecology

My Class, My Story: DN Ice Boat

Seeing an ice boat fly across the ice at more than 40 miles per hour is usually met with excited and amazed curiosity from bystanders: “Wow, how does …

Boating

A Guide to Canyonlands National Park

There may be no destination more otherworldly than Canyonlands National Park.<p>Canyonlands, one of Utah's "Mighty Five" National Parks, is the largest …

National Parks

3 Simple Time-Management Tricks to Boost Your Employees' Productivity | Inc.com

As a leader, it's your responsibility to help everyone on your team do more of their best work. This means coaching them to prioritize their work, giving them the insights they need to spend time wisely, and most of all, making sure you're not getting in their way.<p>But with all the other tasks on …

Time Management

Inside America’s Growing Bulletproof Clothing Industry

Retailers are offering ballistic apparel to wary US citizens, and it’s not cheap.<p>This past August, Miguel Caballero shot his wife, Carolina Ballesteros, for the second time in nine years.<p>Since 1993, the Colombian designer has literally pulled the trigger on more than 230 people to prove the …

Guns

10 Extreme Hikes You Can Do Without Being a Pro

National parks are the backyard of the United States: They provide a natural refuge for the cooped up, modern, digital soul. Miles of trails within the National Park System invite hikers from the world over into their inner reaches—and the diverse landscape of the U.S. means a hike to Angels …

Hiking

Science Says Kids Who Become Great Leaders Have Parents Who Teach Them 8 Things | Inc.com

All the extremely successful people I know -- and all the great leaders I know -- are exceptionally good at persuading other people to follow them.<p>But being persuasive doesn't mean you have to manipulate or pressure other people. At its best, persuasion is the ability to effectively describe the …

Self-improvement

This Photographer Builds His Subjects with Cardboard

After moving into a new home, photographer Juhamatti Vahdersalo noticed the cardboard boxes he used sitting in his garage. So, he decided to get …

PTSD: TIME TO MAKE A CHANGE

Post traumatic stress disorder effects every veteran returning from combat. Russell Davies explains his story of how his outdoor lifestyle and …

Veterans

The Deadly Call of the Amazon

Emma Tamsin Kelty spoke often of her 'can-do' hat. The expression pops up in the 43-year-old British adventurer's correspondence with experienced …

Amazon River

China’s Robot Revolution May Affect the Global Economy

China is installing more robots than any other nation, and that may affect every other nation.<p>Shipments jumped 27 percent to about 90,000 units last …

China

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Why You Should Try Meditating While Running (and How to Do It)

Yes, you can get your Zen on while getting miles in. Here are nine tips for making your next run extra-serene.<p>I’m running down Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on an unseasonably warm fall day, my purple sneakers softly thudding against the ground. As I run, I notice a young boy skateboarding on the …

Meditation

Used-Car ‘Time Bomb’ Expected to Drag on U.S. Auto Sales

It’s going to be tough to beat last year’s record U.S. sales of 17.55 million cars and trucks, according to a new study released Wednesday by …

Research

7 mental habits of an extreme adventurer that will help you in life

A British adventurer on what gives him the edge<p>Running and adventuring are two sides of the same, very weather-beaten, coin. They can both land you …

Adventure Travel

Apple’s iPhone 8 ‘Touch ID’ replacement better be mind-blowing

I already found an iPhone 8 deal-breaker, and I can only hope that Apple’s fix will be spectacular.<p>My first real experience with Touch ID started …

Mobile Technology

Augmented reality could be the biggest reason to buy an iPhone 8

This year's iPhone (tentatively dubbed the "iPhone 8") is going to be a huge launch.<p>We've already heard a lot about the iPhone 8 through leaks. …

Jimmy Chin’s brushes with death and the “greatest athletic human feat”

VAIL — Imagine executing a flawless, Olympic-level gymnastics routine, says world-renowned photographer, director and mountaineer Jimmy Chin.“It has …

Climbing

Cut Your Photo Editing Time in HALF

In this video Mango Street are talking about their post-production workflow and how you can apply the same tools and techniques to cut your editing …

Chase Performance Gains by (Safely) Increasing Your Mileage

Nearly every runner probing the outer limits of their genetic potential has a story to tell about the “Trial of Miles.”The Trial of Miles is that …

Marathons

The New Gravel Backyard: 10 Inspiring Landscape Designs

We’ve pondered over our neglected backyard for three years now. In other words, our garden deserves more than a weed-filled lawn and a few patches of …

Three Days In Utah

<i>Bryce Canyon National Park</i><p>In winter, Utah is justifiably famous for its world-class skiing. When Salt Lake City hosted the Winter Olympics, the …

Anthony Bourdain’s latest show is a foray into hipster carpentry and blacksmithing

Anthony Bourdain, the daring TV personality with a global foodie fan base, has had plenty of fun mocking hipsters as he has traversed the world sampling off-the-beaten-path indigenous foods.<p>But lately, the former chef has broadcast from the heart of America’s hipster craft revival movement. <i>Raw …

Profit

Fitbit formally announces that it is buying smartwatch startup Pebble

The acquisition excludes Pebble’s hardware products<p>Digital health and fitness-tracking company Fitbit has just officially announced that it is buying key assets from smartwatch startup Pebble, after reports emerged last week that a deal between the two was close to being completed.<p>Fitbit co-founder …

Wearable Tech