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These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Bucket Lists

The best sights and bites in Hong Kong: readers’ travel tips

Winning tip: Trek to the infinity pool near Tai O<p>For a beautiful day, start in the little fishing village of Tai O, trek around the lake and up towards a manmade pool nicknamed “infinity pool”. It’s not too long (around an hour) and has many beautiful views of the hills and sea – you can even spot …

Hong Kong

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech: The name itself conjures up ancient buildings bathed in pink paint nestled under the awesome Atlas Mountains, ’60s music legends lounging …

The world's most romantic hotel bars

Should Black Lives Matter Focus on 'Black-on-Black' Murders?

Critics who charge that prioritizing police killings over other, more prevalent forms of violence misunderstand the purpose and methods of the movement.<p>Over the years, John McWhorter, a linguistics scholar at Columbia University, and Glenn Loury, a Brown University economist, have conducted a …

Thinking the Unthinkable

An excerpt from <i>Between the Dark and the Daylight.</i><p>There is a part of the soul that stirs at night, in the dark and soundless times of day, when our defenses are down and our daylight distractions no longer serve to protect us from ourselves. What we suppress in the light emerges clearly in the dusk. …

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Highs and Lows, Skies and Surf in Rio

Posto 7 in Ipanema. All photos by Pavia Rosati.<p><i>By Pavia Rosati for Fathom</i> | Rio is visually dazzling. A natural wonderland where mountains meet ocean, bays and inlets beg to be Instagrammed, and scenic palm fronds frame the whole gorgeous scene. You can enjoy the views from any vantage point, but …

Charting Deaths on Mount Everest

Who dies where on Earth's highest mountain? An avalanche illustrates the disproportionate risks that Sherpas face in Himalayan expeditions.<p>On April 18, 2014, an avalanche occurred off the West Shoulder of Mount Everest, knocking between 20 and 25 people down as it swept through an area between the …

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5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

The essential guide to backpacking China's Silk Road

The section of the ancient Silk Road that runs through China is an epic journey through desert dunes to the end of the Great Wall, a length of pink mud that ends abruptly in the magnificent beige towers of the Jiayuguan Fort.<p>This is not a voyage that many travellers experience; it's often and …

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Marriage Secrets Of Highly Successful Couples

<b>By Victor M. Parachin for YourTango.com</b><p>Over lunch with a friend one day, Kevin was asked about the "secret of your obviously happy and healthy love relationship."<p>Kevin responded, "I married a wonderful woman and made the commitment to apply myself to the relationship with the same energy that I …

The Paleo Diet Beginner’s Guide

Call it whatever you want: Paleo. The caveman diet. Primal eating.<p>Everyone from athletic trainers to holistic health professionals to diet book …

The Trickiest Questions Apple Will Ask In A Job Interview

While every tech company asks programmers technical questions to see if they're fit for a job, Apple makes a point to follow up each response with "but how would you optimize that/make it better?"<p>And then there are the questions that really throw you off.<p>Via Glassdoor's Interview Questions and …

The world's best secret islands

Looking for a romantic spot that's (almost) all yours? Here’s a list from our brand new <i>Best in Travel 2011</i> guide to reignite your love affair with desert islands, with picks from across the globe.<p>1. Torres Strait Islands, Australia<p><i>Image by Killer White Fluff</i><p>As far as you can go in Oz without …

Hot Springs

How Strong Is the Female Sex Drive After All?

Women may be more sexually omnivorous than men, but that doesn't necessarily mean they're as hungry.<p>Daniel Bergner, a journalist and contributing editor to the <i>New York Times Magazine</i>, knows what women want--and it's not monogamy. His new book, which chronicles his "adventures in the science of …

Fit for Duty: The Fitness of Fire Fighting

<i>You’ve heard the blaring sirens ever since you were a little kid. You would even run to the window just to get a glance of the big red fire truck</i> …

Fire Fighting

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Honeymoons

Few travel decisions are as weighty as deciding where to honeymoon. No surprise many newlyweds choose all-inclusive resorts: Pay one price and leave …

Farm-to-table

Heat: Get used to 'physical' style

MIAMI -- The Indiana Pacers feel like the Miami Heat's game plan, and especially Shane Battier's, in the Eastern Conference finals is to intimidate …

Shaving Your Armpits: How To Tell If You're Doing It Wrong

Shaving is just as much a rite of passage for girls as it is for boys. We here at HuffPost Style will never forget the moment we first picked up a razor to shave our legs. Fortunately, we got much better at it and have ended up with fewer nicks. But there's one body part that still gives us pause …

Vagina Facts: 10 Things You May Not Know About Lady Parts

<i>By Corrie Pikul</i><p>This area is gorgeously complicated and full of surprises. Here are just a few.<p>1. <b>During arousal, your lady parts act like his man parts.</b> You know about the clitoris "joy button" becoming more, um, button-y, but you may not be aware that the labia minora also contain erectile tissue …

TripIt reveals Seat Tracker details for TripIt Pro users

TripIt made good on its pledge and released a Seat Tracker feature in its premium TripIt Pro product.<p>Subscribers to the $49 per year TripIt Pro …

Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

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What Gives Elite Everest Climbers Their Edge?

Medical researchers study why some athletes do better at high altitude.<p><b>Elite climbers are testing the limits of the human body on top of the world's tallest peaks. Bruce Johnson, a professor of medicine and physiology at the Mayo Clinic, accompanied the recent National Geographic 2012 team</b> …

Mountaineer Conrad Anker has gone from Antarctica to the summit of Everest to explore the world’s highest mountains. (Photo courtesy Conrad Anker) Don't miss your chance to ask him about his legendary climbs during our live Hangout on Monday 20 at 2 p.m. EDT (7 p.m. UTC): http://on.natgeo.com/18Qu4m3

Etiquette for Runners

It's National Etiquette Week, you big dummy. So let's review the basics.<p>HEY! HEY! HEYYYY! YOU!<p>Did you know it's National Etiquette Week? Well, it is, stupid.<p>[<i>loud belch</i>]<p>Ha, ha. Just a little etiquette-related humor there. I wasn't really screaming at you, and I do not think you're stupid. I did …

Marathons

Phil Jackson Finally Compares Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant

Phil Jackson finally caved.<p>The Zen Master spent the better part of his 11 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers dodging Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan comparisons. Now, he is indulging in them.<p>In his new memoir, co-written with Hugh Delehanty and entitled <i>Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success</i>, Jackson …

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