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The 40 Best Beaches on Earth

Let's face it...it ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends. In the spirit of summer, we've gone to the travelers community at minube.net travel community to find the best beaches from around the world, those drops …

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17 ways to lose weight when you have no time

If packing your lunch, cooking dinner every night, and getting to the gym regularly sound like things you’ll be able to do half past never, you may think that real weight loss just isn’t in the cards for you right now. It’s true: healthy weight loss can be a time commitment, especially if you’re …

Illustrator Turns Your Deepest Fears Into Cute Comics

They are called <i>intrusive thoughts—</i>disruptive fantasies of anger, hate, and most of all, fear. In psychology, intrusive thoughts are negative ideas …

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Rev Up: 7 Simple Ways To Increase Your Metabolism!

Feel like your weight loss is moving at a snail's pace? It's possible that your metabolism has slowed, or in some extreme cases, stalled. Metabolic …

Coping with Everyday Life, as Illustrated by a Charming Little Duck [COMICS]

<b>Life can be a real quack sometimes, don’t you think?</b> So why not draw a comic that uses a cute and charming duck as the protagonist to portray the …

6 Stand-Out National Wildlife Refuges

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>America’s national parks get plenty of laudatory ink, but what about its wildlife refuges?<p>As the name suggests, these wild sanctuaries were created to safeguard the habitats native animals need to survive and thrive in an ever developing world. Together, they protect 150 …

The World's 10 Most Extreme Eats: How Many Can You Stomach?

From belly-busting portions to deadly dishes and creatures you didn't think it was possible to fry, Cheapflights.com's list of 10 unbelievable, extreme foods will test your appetite.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The world's 10 most extreme eats: How many can you stomach?<p>Follow Cheapflights on Twitter: …

The most important battle you've probably never heard of

<b>Exactly 800 years ago on Sunday, in a field next to what is now the airport of Lille, a battle was fought which determined the history of England.</b><p>Today few people in the UK have heard of Bouvines. It has none of the ring of an Agincourt or a Crecy. Probably that is because England lost it. But the …

10 Things Married Women Are SO Sick of Hearing

Come on people, it’s not that hard to mind your own business.<p>Married life is pretty damn sweet—you've got a teammate for life <i>and</i> someone to spend holidays with. But while being married rocks, some of the outside commentary that comes with it can get really...well, annoying. Raise your hand if …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

Consider this your weight-loss cheat sheet.<p>Lots of people call on nutritionists to help them overhaul their diets when they want to slim down. But what do R.D.s make sure to eat themselves if they notice their jeans have gotten a little snug? We surveyed 10 to find out which foods they swear by …

The 15 Grossest Things You Might Be Eating

You'll be seriously disturbed by the secret ingredients lurking in your pantry.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>Unfortunately, gross food has become the norm in most supermarkets, with packaged food ingredient lists reading more like chemistry …

The Flavor That Can Help You Lose Weight

Plus, 10 foods that will help you get more of it<p>You know you're never going to feel satisfied after eating a flavorless meal. But it turns out that one flavor in particular—umami—can actually make your lunch or dinner seem more filling.<p>Never heard of it? Umami, a subtle taste that’s more savory …

11 Things That Make You GREAT in Bed

Consider this your better-sex boot camp<p>Contrary to popular belief, you don't need a working knowledge of 52 sex positions or a background in porn to be ridiculously good in bed. Instead, it comes down to more subtle (and realistic) factors that you may already posses. And if you don't, we're here …

Investigators reach Mali plane crash site

Aviation experts, criminal investigators and soldiers have converged on an isolated patch of northern Mali to search for clues that might explain why an Air Algerie passenger jet fell from the sky in a storm and apparently disintegrated on impact.<p>French authorities said on Friday that the air …

The Grandest Home To Ever Be Squeezed Into 550 Square Feet

Tiny, but grand in spirit.<p>Designer Peter Dunham's apartment may be tiny but it's grand in spirit, packed with exuberant patterns and colorful personality.

Hawaii's spectacular ocean waves – in pictures

Hawaiian photographer Clark Little gets to the heart of the action and shoots ocean waves in Oahu as they roll over him

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …