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12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

How Long Do Tardigrades Live?

Tardigrades are probably the most paradoxical animals on the planet. On the one hand, these microscopic organisms are impossibly cute, seeming like …

Removing shoes when entering the house could help people stay slim, scientists claim

Removing shoes when entering the house and swapping carpet for wooden floors could help people stay slim because it prevents environmental chemicals accumulating in the house, scientists have claimed.<p>According to new research presented at the European Society of Endocrinology in Barcelona, everyday …

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

Cambridge Analytica

‘Tapping’ is the latest self-care trend that might just transform your life – but what exactly is it?

Everybody's talking about EFT<p><i>Words by Kim Marshall</i><p>EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), otherwise known as ‘tapping’, is a complementary therapy which …

Gallery: The surreal and psychedelic art of infrared photography

Ever since the first infrared photographs appeared over a century ago, the aesthetic has fascinated viewers with its otherworldly images. Making …

Psychedelia

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Yoga

Meet Roger Frampton, the international model and personal trainer who swapped weights and cardio for stretches

33-year-old model and personal trainer Roger Frampton is chiselled, bright-eyed, and, surprisingly, even more handsome in real life than his photos suggest. But when we met after January's London Fashion Week Men's wrapped up, it was not to discuss his good looks nor his international modelling …

Exercise

When to Use an Open Aperture in Landscape Photography

<i>“I am somewhat puzzled when I read about professional landscape photography where they use fast lenses such as f2.8 or f1.4</i>. <i>Why do they use these</i> …

Landscape Photography

10 things you can do right now to make your brain sharper

What can you do to make your brain work better, especially as you age? Science has a lot to say on this topic. Here’s a list of some things you can …

The Brain

Use This Trick to Get an Amazing Memory

If you’ve ever watched someone memorize and recite back a string of numbers or a long list of words and thought, “I wish I could do that,” we’ve got …

The Brain

Searching for a New Business Idea? Science Says You Should Never Stop Doing This 1 Thing

If you're stuck in a rut and need some inspiration, these Harvard researchers say that the pursuit of knowledge will help lead you toward that aha! moment.<p>Have you ever been sitting on the train and suddenly, the world's greatest and most amazing idea ever pops into your head? Maybe you were …

8 Ways to Increase Your Intellectual Capacity

Time invested into your personal growth is an investment in your success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become a standout success, invest in yourself. The deeper your investment, the more fit you become for sustaining your entrepreneurial journey. You can only grow …

Self-improvement

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Marijuana or Alcohol? Here's The Science

There are some surprises in the data!<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear …

Cannabis

The Endocannabinoid System: A Beginner’s Guide – Leaf Science

Learn more about the endocannabinoid system and how it affects your health.<p>The endocannabinoid system is a biological system which plays many …

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

Exercise

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

Want a Better Memory? Science Says This Is the One Tip You Keep Forgetting

If you have ever wondered, "How could I forget about that?" there's a solution that will sharpen your memory.<p>Wondering what you forgot today? Was it an important meeting? Was it your house keys as you rushed out the door? Or maybe you were looking for your sunglasses and didn't remember that yes, …

University of California

Landscape Photography Accessories You Need in Your Camera Bag

When I first started in photography, I shot landscapes almost exclusively.And when I say I shot landscapes, I mean I literally had nothing more than …

Take a Look at the Eye-Popping B&W Wildlife Images of Fine Art Photographer Anup Shah

Anup Shah considers himself a fine art photographer, and his amazing B&W images of wild beasts in Africa definitely take wildlife photography to a …

2 AM in Venice

Bridge Wine<p>I’d go out every night here with my friends and pretty much follow the same pattern. We’d take sunset photos, wander through the streets …

Adult awards | 2016 | Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Plants<p>Celebrating the mystery, fragility and diversity of these abundant life forms.<p>Urban<p>Capturing the magic of the commonplace and focusing on …

The world’s best wildlife photography reveals a fragile, beautiful realm

From a leopard slipping through a Mumbai alleyway to giant cuttlefish courting under the sea, the striking images featured in the current Wildlife …

2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition

The winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition were revealed today at a ceremony at the Natural History Museum, London. American photographer Tim Laman won Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 for his image, Entwined lives. It frames a critically endangered Bornean orangutan …

Tiny Technology Helps Save the Honey Bees

<b>Australia’s lead scientific research agency joins forces with Intel to unravel a mystery that threatens global food security.</b><p>Imagine a world without …

14 of the most affordable places for Americans to retire outside the US

The prospect of living comfortably for less and seeing more of the world pushes many to consider becoming expats, yielding some unexpected (and welcome) benefits.<p>There are, of course, several key factors to consider before making the move abroad, including language, safety, and contact with loved …

Costa Rica

Martin Frey's travel adventures: 7 summits, 7 seas | CNN Travel

12 Vacation Spots That Are Cheaper To Get To Today Than In The Past

Vacation awaits.

The Stranger Things Kids Are Getting Ghostbusters-Themed Action Figures

Twelve marbles enter a sandy race track, 750 feet long. Driven by gravity, this is a horse race of pure physics, as the marbles bounce and roll their …

Funko

This Swedish Scientist’s Transparent Wood Could Transform Architecture

A new material design innovation has made wood practically invisible. Just watch for splinters.<p>You don’t have to shop at Ikea to see that Sweden is obsessed with wood. Over 57% of the country is covered in upwards of 51 billion trees, and lumber and paper products are one of the country’s biggest …