Alessandra R. Goicochea

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Do you live in the world's least active country?

<b>US scientists have amassed "planetary-scale" data from people's smartphones to see how active we really are.</b><p>The Stanford University analysis of 68 million days' worth of minute-by-minute data showed the average number of daily steps was 4,961.<p>Hong Kong was top averaging 6,880 a day, while Indonesia …

You've never heard of these 5 classes — but their areas of study will boost your pay in the future

If you want the excitement of working in a growing industry, like renewable energy or artificial intelligence, you could try to strike out on your …

These DNA Diet Apps Want to Rule Your Health | Backchannel

<b>First there was the grapefruit diet</b>—promising that the tart monotony of grapefruit after grapefruit would finally reveal your abs. There were more: …

Girona: cidade medieval a 100km de Barcelona -

Girona é um dos dos destinos mais populares de bate e volta de <b>Barcelona</b>. Fica a apenas 100km (o tempo de viagem de trem depende de qual tipo do trem. …

Dez museus espetaculares pelo mundo

Projetados por grandes arquitetos do passado e do presente, estes dez museus são ícones mundiais, assim como as obras que abrigam:<p>Museu Guggenheim, Bilbao, Espanha<p>Em meio a um período de regeneração urbana no fim dos anos 80, surgiu a ideia de um museu em Bilbao, em colaboração entre as autoridades …

As incríveis plantas de papel (que não morrem nunca!) criadas por Corrie Hogg

<b>Corrie Hogg</b> é uma designer que vive no Brooklyn, NYC, onde mantém um blog de DIY muito do legal (confira aqui!). Certa vez, Corrie estava pensando em …

Tumbas impressionantes de 3500 anos são abertas no Egito

Ricamente decoradas, elas pertencem à família de mordomos que serviu o rei Rei Ramsés II e a rainha Hatshepsut<p>Após um cuidadoso trabalho de …

6 dicas para exibir os desenhos das crianças em casa

Veja maneiras de integrar a 'arte infantil' ao décor<p>Já está no lucro quem tem crianças em casa e não tem as paredes todas rabiscadas nos locais mais …

48 Hours in Paris: A Local’s Guide

A glimpse of the Eiffel Tower – by lensmateI’ll admit it: drawing the following Parisian offbeat itinerary featuring our locals’ tips has been a bit …

7 of the best day trips to take around the world

Hit the road in the direction of these charming towns—all a short drive (or ferry ride!) away from a major international city.

Los Angeles

Buddhist Treasures From Gobi Desert Cave

Beginning May 7, the Getty Research Institute will show Buddhist artwork in the show ‘Cave Temples of Dunhuang’<p>For six centuries, nearly 500 caves filled with troves of art sat practically untouched along China’s Silk Road. Little known outside China, they contained thousands of Buddhist sculptures …

Silk Road

Lasers unveil secrets and mysteries of Angkor Wat

Smartphone-toting pilgrims regularly stream into northern Cambodia from all over the world. Their destination: Angkor Wat, a medieval temple that’s …

Highlights of a Nile river cruise: in pictures

When in Paris, you really must …

<b>Eat like a local</b><p><i>From Mireille Guiliano, the author of French Women Don't Get Fat. Her latest book is Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire</i><p>Do something the locals do: Head to rue Mouffetard to one of the oldest street markets in the City of Light and shop for a delicious lunch of good breads, wine, …

40 Ways to Maximize a Small Garden

Beautify even the tiniest backyard or windowsill.<p>You don't have to call Versailles home to design a stunning outdoor space — even with a petite patch of green, the creative planters and unique ideas here will make your garden fit for a king.

Landscaping

Why Don't Americans Need A Visa To Travel To Europe?

Every year, millions of Americans grab a passport, hop on a plane, and fly to Europe. But they would have to think twice and do a lot more legwork if they needed a visa on each trip.<p>Fortunately for tourists and tour operators, Americans avoid the hassle of applying for visas to every country they …

10 Unexpected Airport Amenities You Won’t Believe

<i>Whether you’re stuck in an endless delay, find yourself with a layover, or have merely arrived early for your flight, TPG Assistant Editor Melanie</i> …

Booking Award Trips Using Star Alliance Partners

Here’s your guide to booking award tickets on Star Alliance partners using your miles to travel on any of the 27 airlines in Alliance — along with …

Top 10 Airport Lounges in the U.S. & How to Gain Access

<i>Airline travel isn’t exactly the most glamorous way to get from Point A to Point B, but there are aspects of it that can help you feel like a true</i> …

11 Thanksgiving Place Cards That Are Sure To Impress

These Thanksgiving crafts are so beautiful your guests will be begging to take them home.<p>The turkey is in the oven, the pies are ready to be devoured, and the centerpiece is arranged to perfection. But before you and your guests can sit down to a delicious meal and a few festive holiday cocktails, …

I Ate Brain Candy For A Week To Make Myself Smarter And More Alert

A company called Nootrobox will mail you brain-boosting pills on the regular for your choice of $30 or $60 a pop, depending on how much you want at a time.<p>These pills are mental supplements called nootropics (pronounced "new-oh-tropics") that purport to help your mind operate at its peak …

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Nine facts you may not know about Mahatma Gandhi

The campaigner for Indian independence, soon to be honoured with a statue in Parliament Square, was a complex and ambiguous figure who saw good in everyone - including Hitler<p>Mohandas Gandhi – often known by the honorific “Mahatma”, meaning “great soul” - led the struggle for India’s independence …

Join Us! Become a Brazil 2014 Curator

Hello fans!<p>The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil begins on June 12, 2014, and you’re invited to help curate a very special Flipboard magazine about your favorite team.<p>When the matches begin, Flipboard will publish a dedicated magazine for each of the 32 participating World Cup nations — from Team Algeria …