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How to Avoid Getting Eaten by a Bear in Alaska

You don’t need to spend the better part of a summer in Alaska, as I did while writing my new book, "Tip of the Iceberg: My 3,000-Mile Journey Around …

11 Fantasy Short Stories You Can Read Online For Free

When we think "fantasy," we usually think <i>big:</i> enormous castles besieged by large dragons, sweeping, multi-generational epics about kingdoms and …

Are You Close Friends—or Are You Having an Emotional Affair? Here’s How to Tell

Because sex isn't not the only form of cheating.<p>It’s an age-old debate: Can men and women really just be best friends—or are they bound to fall for …

All the puzzling things that happen to your body when you masturbate, explained by science

<b>This post is part of Mashable's</b> <b>Masturbation Week</b><b>. May is National Masturbation Month, so we're celebrating by exploring the many facets of …

20 “Yeah Sex Is Cool” Jokes That Are Just Too Good

These tweets might even be *better* than sex.<p><b>1. There are lots of things better than sex.</b><p><b>2. You can do much hotter stuff in bed.</b><p><b>3. AND the shower.</b><p><b>4. Sex toys < the Snapchat Dancing Hot Dog.</b><p><b>5. Sex is far from the only way to make Thursday night exciting.</b><p><b>6. And there are other ways to spice up your</b> …

Jokes

The Best Fiction Books Of 2017

It's been a tough year — but a great one for books.<p>In 2017, the cultural conversation has been dominated by the constant churn of political news. But, as always, we found comfort and inspiration in books.<p>Fiction can offer an escape, but also new insight into the problems that plague us in the real …

Books

Why Race Is Not a Thing, According to Genetics

Scientists are unlocking the secrets to how we’re all related—to each other and to the species that came before us.<p>Today, scientists routinely map the genomes of the long dead, from Neanderthals to medieval kings. What they’re finding out, says British geneticist Adam Rutherford in <i>A Brief History</i> …

The Top 40 Sci-Fi Movies of the 21st Century

40<p>‘The One I Love’ (2014)<p>It’s probably best not to know too much about this sci-fi–inflected indie before you watch – though it’s okay to be aware …

Sparsely populated Namibia delivers lots of surprises for safari-goers

My first glimpse of Africa came from a nature program I watched as a child called “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom.” Seeing elephants and giraffes lumber across a dry African landscape — even on TV — was in stark contrast to my suburban wildlife encounters that entailed red robins and gray squirrels …

Where Would You Travel in Italy?

We’ve been brainstorming a family vacation this summer and are daydreaming about going to Italy. I’m so excited about the possibility!We’d love to …

Italy

A century of National Geographic infographics – in pictures

From the deepest caves to the far reaches of space, National Geographic has been bringing the mysteries of the world – and beyond – to coffee tables since 1888

Infographics

Instagram Stories: Add Background Music To Your Story With These Simple Steps

Now that Instagram Stories will be available to everyone worldwide next week, there’s no excuse for users to come up with daily slideshows that are …

The 200 Best Songs of the 1970s

The 1970s was arguably the single decade of the 20th century when recorded music was most central to culture. There were, of course, fewer kinds of media competing for the average consumer’s time—television meant just a handful of channels, video games were the size of refrigerators and could be …

A Quick Comparison of Every iPhone Camera Ever Made

Curious how much the camera in the iPhone has improved since the very first smartphone was unveiled way back in 2007? You’re in luck. As part of his …

46 Best Natural Viagra Foods To Boost Stamina

Viagra is well known to increase stamina in men,but it has side effects too.<p>In this article, I am presenting you an ultimate list of natural viagra …

Wellness

Africa's Best-Kept Secrets Every Traveler Should Know About

By: <i>Lauren Everitt</i><p><i>Credit: JAYSI/SHUTTERSTOCK</i><p>Africa may be synonymous with safaris, but that doesn't mean you should follow the khaki-clad set.<p>The best parts of the continent are far from the five-star safari camps, and if you're willing to stray from the paved-road package tours, you'll be rewarded …

National Parks

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

10 revealing facts about the porn habits of women

<b>India Summer and Ryan Driller in "Marriage 2.0" (Adam & Eve Pictures)</b><p>Women, they’re just like men! Not only do they watch their fair share of smut, their tastes are no less diverse<p>Anna Pulley<p>May 13, 2016 9:30am (UTC)<p>Nothing perplexes people quite like the combined topics of women and pornography. …

Self-esteem

6 Fights That Are A Total Waste Of Time In A Relationship

Not. Worth. It.<p>We've all gotten into fights with our partners we instantly regret: a conversation about where to go for dinner becomes an overblown argument about your S.O.'s indecisiveness, for example. In the end, you're both just annoyed and hangry.<p>What other types of arguments should you avoid …

Sherman Oaks

Love the One You're With? Or Choose the One You Love?

Are you looking for love or waiting for love to find you?<p>If you’re a quiet introvert who prefers sitting in the corner, accustomed to feeling …

How To Love Without Being Clingy

Love appreciates without possessingThe post How To Love Without Being Clingy appeared first on xoNECOLE.

Relationships

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and …

Travel dreams: how to make a new life abroad

Want to know what it’s like to give everything up and escape to more exotic climes? These inspiring travellers have made it work in all sorts of ways<p><b>Emma Robson, 35, from London is an adventure tour leader</b> <br>I was a cardiac physiologist working at St Thomas’s hospital in London and had spent seven …

Travel

How You Will Die

So far we've seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let's put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your …

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

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