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How to Know What Type of Fitness Training Is for You

Man, has fitness evolved over the last decade. It seems like a few years back, all you were doing was going into gyms and weight training on machinery as well as hitting a couple of Jazzercise classes (I've always wanted to say that word: Jazzercise... )<p>These days, it is normal to get confused with …

10 Innovative Writers Who Are Shaking Up The Book World

It’s common for a writer to be hailed as revolutionary by a contemporary, a publisher, a reviewer or a peer -- so common, in fact, that it’s tough to distinguish new gems from old tropes. And while “new” shouldn’t be the standard when judging whether a book is valuable or exciting, it’s worth …

The Perfect Morning Workout If You're Not a Morning Person

When it comes to exercising in the a.m., it’s way easier to be a wimp than a warrior—which is bad news, considering how an early sweat session may …

Workouts

Take a hike: 8 of the world's greatest treks

The very best treks aren’t just about putting one foot in front of another—they’re about stepping into a destination’s culture and history. Still, …

Karl Ove Knausgaard and the writers who really do rock

I knew that Karl Ove Knausgaard was officially the coolest kid on the literary block, his intense introspection matched only by his rugged good looks and a la mode facial hair. But it still seemed a little over-the-top last year when a copy of the latest volume of My Struggle arrived at the office …

Literature

These Are the Healthiest (and Unhealthiest) Cities in America

For the second year running Washington, D.C., tops the American Fitness Index (AFI) ranking as the healthiest metropolitan area in the U.S.<p>The …

San Diego

We Will Live on the Moon in 50 Years, Says Stephen Hawking

One day soon you may be filling your lungs with crisp ocean air, your arms bathed in warm light as …<p>Stephen Hawking has revealed from beyond the …

10 Green Technologies That Could Help Revolutionize Our Changing Planet

In an era of drought, climate change and food shortages, environmental pioneers have joined forces to help tackle some of the world's most pressing issues through technological advancement.<p>Here are 10 burgeoning technologies that have the potential to help revolutionize our planet of consumerism. …

15 Fired-Up Foods that Burn Away Pounds

Eat these foods and you're guaranteed to burn more calories...just by sitting there and listening to yourself digest<p>The shortcut to losing weight? Fast food. Not the kind the clown and the King try to shove down our throats, but rather, edible amphetamines-foods that act like speed for the …

Are You Ready To Subscribe To A Netflix For Learning? Curious.com Thinks You Are

The next time you get bored with watching whatever’s rotting your brain on your television or your iPhone, you’ll have a healthier alternative: educational courses.<p>Don’t laugh. And no, we’re not talking about <i>America’s Test Kitchen</i> or <i>This Old House</i> on PBS, but video courses on everything from …

35 books everyone should read at least once in their lifetime

Whether they're written for children, sci-fi lovers, mathematicians, or fiction aficionados, certain stories transcend their genre and should be read by everyone.<p>In a Reddit thread, users were asked what is a book that everyone needs to read at least once in their life?<p>So in honor of World Book …

Finland’s new plan to change school means combining subjects

<b>Correction:</b> <i>A headline on an earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that Finland is ending teaching by subject. Finnish teachers are now required to teach some subjects together for at least one unit a year, but education officials don't intend to eliminate subjects altogether. This post</i> …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

Builders in Europe's Crowded, Ancient Cities Are Constantly Digging Up Dead People

Excavations of mass graves have delayed a new train ticket hall in London and a supermarket development in Paris.<p>In London and Paris, two recent construction projects have been held up for macabre reasons: hundreds or thousands of centuries-old bodies buried in the ground beneath.<p>Excavations of …

Fascinating Photos of Reindeer People Living in Mongolia

After living in Nepal and exploring Tibet and the Himalayas for more than a decade, photographer Hamid Sardar-Afkhami decided he would travel to outer Mongolia to document the nomadic tribes and their unique way of life. A scholar of Tibetan and Mongol languages who received his Ph.D. from Harvard …

Scientists at Large Hadron Collider hope to make contact with PARALLEL UNIVERSE in days

GettyCollision course: Large Hadron Collider could discover parallel universe<p>The staggeringly complex LHC ‘atom smasher’ at the CERN centre in …

Physics

Scientists call for ban on editing human genome

A group of leading biologists have called for worldwide boycott on a new technique for editing genomes that results in DNA being altered in a way …

22 Things To Start Doing Now That Will Improve The Rest Of Your Life

<i>On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a 23-year-old student asked: "What can people start doing now that will help them a lot in five</i> …

The Best Foods For Runners

The 15 foods runners need every week for good health and top performance.<p>Most supermarkets stock more than 30,000 items, yet every time we race up and down the aisles of the grocery store, we toss into our carts the same 10 to 15 foods. Which isn't such a bad thing, as long as you're taking home …

Nutrition

11 of the world's most incredible journeys

Up for an extraordinary expedition? Whether by foot, car, boat or train, these adventures will fire up your wanderlust<p>1. Trek with creature comforts, …

What Writers Can Gain From Seeing the World Through Different Eyes

The author Tania James shares a lesson she gleaned from a book about a poacher: The best prose comes from experimenting with new perspectives.<p><b>By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature.</b> <b>See entries from Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled</b> …

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t …

Self-improvement

The One Food Nutritionists Eat Every Single Day

<i>By Sarah-Jane Bedwell</i>, SELF<p>While registered dietitians certainly recommend balance, variety, and moderation to ensure you get all the necessary nutrients that you need, they have "personal superfoods" that they reach for on a regular basis for both nutrition and convenience purposes. From turmeric …

The 11 cities that are helping to reduce climate change

1. London, England<p>Designed by Bill Dunster, London’s BedZED project aims to be a carbon neutral area that strives to create an environment that …

Sustainability

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20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

Parents are using Uber to shuttle their kids home, even though it's not allowed

But a growing number of families are doing just that, the Washington Post reports.<p>Busy parents who don't have time to schlep their kids back and forth from rehearsals, sports games, and dance classes are using Uber to easily get their kids from point A to point B.<p>You don't have to worry about your …