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Win a short break for two to Kitzbühel worth £2,000

The Austrian resort of Kitzbühel was named the World’s Best Ski Resort by the World Ski Awards in 2015, and offers the chance to enjoy world-class slopes across a 180-day-long season.<p>The resort’s ski area is nestled between the Kitzbüheler Horn and Hahnenkamm mountains in the Austrian Tirol. Its …

Ryan Reynolds Being Interviewed By His "Twin" Brother Is Truly Hilarious

Nobody can argue with GQ's decision to name Ryan Reynolds "Man of the Year." The 40-year-old has had a great 2016, recently starring in the hit</i> …

4 foods and beverages to ramp up your metabolism

Metabolism is the body’s process of converting food into energy to run its cellular processes. Energy is needed for both voluntary actions (like walking, running, biking, even eating and drinking) and involuntary actions (like breathing, blood circulation, and cell growth).<p>The amount of calories …

In Praise of the Little Fancy Bitch Aesthetic

On the stylistic virtues of Veruca Salt, Nellie Oleson, and Muffy from ‘Arthur.’<p>In ninth grade, my English teacher read us <i>The Destructors</i> by Graham Greene. In it, two very bad teenage boys do something bad. I can’t remember what it was (bad), but I do remember that the overall takeaway of the story …

Alice In Wonderland

Apple iOS 10.1 Has A Great Secret Feature

Apple iOS 10.1 is here and the headlines are filled with the arrival of an impressive new portrait camera mode for the iPhone 7 Plus. But dig a little deeper and you’ll discover an unannounced change that’s arguably far more important to <i>all iPhone users</i>…<p><i>‘Great Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my</i> …

Mobile Technology

10 amazing ways to see Japan

Japan doesn’t always conform to stereotypes. There are, of course, the robot restaurants, the skyscrapers, the futuristic neon, the salarymen crowds and the edgy fashion tribes.<p>The perfect holiday in Japan: our expert's ultimate itinerary<p>But another world lies in wait for visitors who are happy to …

This Map Shows Airport WiFi Passwords Across the World

Never yearn for Internet connection during your layover again.<p>Perhaps a traveler's greatest frustration: Being stuck in the terminal, with plenty of emails to check, but no WiFi to do so.<p>Squander no longer. While many airports require you to join a particular VIP airline club to snag WiFi …

How history forgot the black women behind Nasa’s space race

Growing up in Hampton, Virginia, Margot Lee Shetterly was surrounded by brilliant female scientists and mathematicians who, like her father, worked for Nasa. “I would see them in the context of community organisations or church, or you’d run into them at the grocery store – they were my parents’ …

Women of Color

Peppermint Oil Promotes Hair Growth without Toxic Signs

Abstract<p>Peppermint (<i>Mentha piperita</i>) is a plant native to Europe and has been widely used as a carminative and gastric stimulant worldwide. This …

This is the easiest salmon recipe ever, soon to become your favorite weeknight dinner

Cooking fish at home doesn't have to be scary, or terribly smelly. Though seafood is often deemed "restaurant food" by many, making salmon at home is …

Seafood

This sea lion grooves to Earth, Wind & Fire — and science shows she’s got rhythm

Ronan, a seven-year-old California sea lion, became an Internet star three years ago for displaying a trait many people at American wedding receptions lack: rhythm.<p>She could accurately nod her head to the beat of a metronome, disco songs and even the Backstreet Boys, according to the scientists who …

Zoology

Why Suicide Squad is the most miserable time I’ve had at the movies in my life

Suicide Squad<p>Rating:<p>Director: David Ayer<p>Writing Credit: David Ayer<p>Cast: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie<p>Rated: PG-13<p>Genre: Action, Adventure, …

Comic Books

The most efficient road trip to visit every national park in the lower 48 states | Adventure Sports Network

There isn’t a better time than right now to go visit national parks. Considering this August the National Park Service is celebrating its 100th …

9 foods that make you hungrier

Always hungry? You may be eating the wrong foods<p>You weren't all that hungry before your handful of chips or midday banana. But instead of tiding you over to your next meal, you are ravenous. What gives?<p>No nutrition scientist would ever make this analogy, but think of it like sex. If you're …

Nutrition

5 things that happened when I did a sugar detox

Yeah, I eat pretty darn healthy. But I'm only human. Every once in a while there's a birthday at work, and I eat a cookie. Sometimes two if I'm stressed. Then that cookie reminds me, wow, refined sugar is delicious! And also, that I love apple fritters. Then the next morning, I might buy an apple …

Nutrition

50 Daily Habits of Naturally Thin People

Balance calories in tiny ways that add up to big benefits: You just adopt some tricks naturally lean people do. Pick the ones you like, stick with …

How to Pack for an Entire Week in *Just* One Carry-On

Crushing your goal to travel more this year? We bet you know that packing light has amazing benefits. Not only does bringing a carry on bag save you cash on baggage fees that you can use on duty-free shopping or travel splurges that are actually worth it, but it also gives you less to worry about …

The summer's most popular travel destinations, according to Pinterest

In order to see which places people dream of traveling to, we teamed up with Pinterest to see which locations were most frequently pinned by its users.<p>Clearly, this summer travelers would rather explore the outdoors than enjoy the vivacity of major cities.<p>From the luminous Glowworm Caves in New …

How to easily find all the Netflix movies in a secret category like 'military dramas'

Netflix has a bunch of subgenres that make it easy to find movies and shows in specific niches like "monster movies" or "military dramas."<p>Each one is tagged with a code number (for example, "Epics" is category No. 52858).<p>And while some of these categories are accessible through Netflix's …

Our brains use 4 steps to solve math problems — and the discovery might change education

Ever wondered how your mind deals with complex sums and multiplications?<p>A new study has imaged how the brain's activity levels change while taking on serious math problems, and reveals for the first time that there are four distinct neural stages involved in coming up with a solution.<p>Two different …

These 1-Pot Pasta Recipes Are the Answer to Quick and Easy Dinner

Does dinner get any easier than one-pot pasta? When you need to throw dinner together in a matter of minutes, turn to any of these 27 recipes where every single thing is cooked in the same pot as the pasta. There's sure to be a recipe that speaks to you, from one-pot tomato basil pasta to one-pot …

Scientists Have Discovered This New Way to Charge Your Phone, But It's Kind of Gross

On the other hand, it's an unlimited resource.<p>“I need to pee.”<p>“My phone is dying.”<p>They’re such familiar phrases — everyday mini-crises of modern …

Fitness recipes. Kefir COCKTAILS FOR WEIGHT LOSS | Recipes, Beautiful, News

Save yourself!<p>1. With spices<p>200 ml of yogurt, ground ginger and ground cinnamon and a pinch of a little more red pepper. Dilute 2 tablespoons. spoons …

Baby potatoes baked in parchment with thyme and black olive butter

SERVES<p>6 as a side dish<p>INGREDIENTS<p>35g butter, softened<br>• 35g pitted black olives, finely chopped<br>• 1 small clove garlic, crushed<br>• Squeeze of lemon juice<br>• 540g baby waxy potatoes (they should be really small, halve them if not)<br>• 6 sprigs of thyme<p>METHOD<p>Preheat the oven to 200C/gas mark 6.<p>Mash the butter and …

Marks & Spencer

12 of your biggest cooking questions answered with science

Without further ado, here are the scientific answers to some of your biggest quandaries in the kitchen.

Want to Be Smarter? Science Says Do This | Inc.com

We're always looking for little life hacks in hopes of improving the way our brain works. We've tried eating walnuts, solving one too many crossword puzzles, depleting our Sudoku collection, and reading countless stacks of books. Yet, despite all these little things, nothing we try really seems to …

The Brain