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These populations all live to over 100. Here’s what they have in common

What do you think of when you hear the phrase ‘Blue Zones?’ For me, it conjures images of beautiful <b>beaches</b> with sparkling blue water – something we …

Nutrition

5 global leaders share the best advice they ever received

If the burgeoning market for self-improvement books is anything to go by, even the most successful and self-assured of us are open to receiving …

'It’s a man’s world, sweetie' – how 3 female leaders dealt with sexism

<i>This article has been updated.</i><p>Between them, they run one of the world’s most prestigious universities, one of its biggest companies and one of its …

The 10 world landmarks that have to be on your bucket list

There are some landmarks so iconic they appear on almost every traveler's bucket list.<p>From the Taj Mahal to Machu Picchu, a visit to these sites is …

Construction workers in Spain unearth 1,300 pound trove of ancient Roman coins

Some 1,300 pounds of bronze Roman coins dating to the 3rd and 4th centuries have been unearthed by construction workers digging ditches in Spain.<p>The find, in 19 amphoras — storage containers — is unique not only because of the volume of coins but because the coins appear to have never been in …

Archaeology

Rare fashions from the National Museum of Scotland - CNN Style

Written by Georgina Ripley, CNN<p>Georgina Ripley is Curator of Modern & Contemporary Fashion & Textiles at the National Museum of Scotland. The opinions expressed here are solely her own.<p>This summer, the National Museum of Scotland is receiving the most dramatic face-lift in its 150-year history.<p>The …

Oxford professor wins £500,000 for solving 300-year-old mathematical mystery

Sir Andrew Wiles' proof of Fermat's Last Theorem has been described as 'an epochal moment for mathematics'<p>An Oxford University professor has won a £500,000 prize for solving a three-century-old mathematical mystery that was described as an “epochal moment” for academics.<p>Sir Andrew Wiles, 62, has …

Great Tahini Is the Star of This Roasted Eggplant and Lentil Dinner

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>This dish of eggplant roasted until caramelized and tender, served over stewed lentils with an extraordinarily light and creamy tahini sauce and crunchy pine nuts, was dinner and lunch for more meals than I care to …

8 apps revolutionizing maternal health care in developing nations

Chanceline, a woman from the Democratic Republic of Congo, is seven months pregnant. She’s been walking for almost three hours, and will continue …

11 Thrilling Outdoor Adventures

Well we all love a good outdoor hike in New Hampshire, there is some incredible places around the world that are just too good to pass up! In this …

As climate change heats up, Arctic residents struggle to keep their homes

Climate change has brought a myriad of issues to the far north, but rising sea levels are now threatening existing home owners and contributing to housing shortages<p>In the spring, after the permafrost thaws and the ground settles, Wilson Andrew Sr takes a wrench to the metal pilings that hold up the …

10 Decadent Dessert Recipes for Peanut Butter Lovers

For over 120 years, people have had a love affair with peanut butter and on March 1st, we get to celebrate that love because it is National Peanut …

Eat Like a Vegetarian for a Whole Week

You've likely done Meatless Monday before, and/or familiarized yourself with tofu, grain salads, the 6-minute egg. But if you've never ventured into the world of vegetariana for <i>longer</i> than just a day at a time, we'd like you to reconsider. There are a million reasons to eat your vegetables—a desire …

The Communist Party's Strangulation of Chinese Expression Is Now Almost Total

The headlines on the <i>Southern Metropolis Daily</i>’s Feb. 20 front page seemed innocuous enough. One paid obeisance to the Chinese Communist Party in …

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Donald Trump marches on as Hillary Clinton sweeps south on Super Tuesday

Trump and Clinton win seven states and start to look toward general election even as Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders each claim victory in multiple states<p>A pitched battle for the White House between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton moved closer to becoming reality as both leapt further ahead in the …

Government

Museum of Lost Objects: The Winged Bull of Nineveh

<b>One year ago a man took a pneumatic drill to the statue of a winged bull at the gates of the ancient city of Nineveh, near Mosul in modern Iraq. It's one of countless treasures destroyed by vandals, militants or military action in the region in the past 15 years. This is the first of 10 stories</b> …

Archaeology

An Entire 21-Ton Airdrop of Food for a Besieged Syrian Town Has Been Lost

The pallets contained lentils, vegetable oil, rice, and salt, and could have fed 2,500 people for a month (there are currently 200,000 people living in Deir al-Zour).<p>The entirety of a 21-ton emergency food drop intended for starving Syrians besieged by ISIS has been lost, according to the United …

The Most Beautiful Travel Photographs of 2016

The Sony World Photography Awards, the biggest photography competition in the world, recently released the shortlists for the 2016 edition. This year's entries cover a broad scope of themes and geography, with over 270 photographers from nearly 60 countries represented. The photographs depict …

The Most Beautiful Museums in the World

Be it a Frank Gehry work of asymmetric art or an 18th-century Russian palace, these 15 museums are among the most beautiful in the world, with stately buildings that complement the treasures housed within.<p>The Museum of Islamic Art, Doha, Qatar<p>The Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy<p>Niterói Contemporary …

13 Of The Best Quotes From Emma Watson’s Interview With Feminist Author Gloria Steinem

Everything from her eyebrows to the sex sites she uses, and how like Hermione she truly is.

Five Foreign Policy Books the Next President Should Read

More on:<p>Elections and Voting<p>United States<p>Inauguration Day is now exactly one year away. In 366 days—2016 is a Leap Year—one of the candidates now …

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

The #1 Nutrition Rule I Live By: A Cardiologist Explains

My brother Daniel died from an incurable disease when he was three. I was seven, and I remember wanting to throw stamps into his grave so he could …

Plant-Based Diet

Scandanavian Street Style: See the Best Looks from Oslo Fashion Fall 2016

Yes, New York Fashion Week is upon us. But before losing your mind over Anna Dello Russo's latest ensemble, take a look at the street style highlights from Oslo Fashion, Norway's annual fashion week.

Gorgeous Sculptures Float in Digital Space

Jon Noorlander’s latest sculpture series only exists in two dimensions.<p>A central point of contention surrounding post-internet art is whether post-internet artists are thinking about anything other than how their works will look online. Katja Novitskiva’s sculptures, flat but printed with hyper …

Space photos captures the beauty of England at night

LONDON — Astronaut Tim Peake's photography is coming on in leaps and bounds. Within days of his epic Aurora Borealis snaps, the British astronaut has …