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35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Desk Jockey Workout: 8 Ways to Stay in Shape at the Office | The Art of Manliness

For most of human history, work has been a physically demanding activity. Our cavemen ancestors chased down mastodons and hurled spears into their …

How to Get a Full Workout With Only Dumbbells | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Joe Hashey, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)</i>.<p>After a hard day’s work you head over to …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Hikers capture 'bigfoot' on film

Hikers in Canada have filmed what crypto-zoologists are hoping is evidence of the existence of the Sasquatch.<p>A hiking couple have claimed that new footage they shot while walking in the <b>Canadian</b> wilderness shows the legendary bigfoot. The claim is the latest in a long series of reported sightings in …

How to solve a Rubik's cube

The riddle of how to solve the Rubik's cube stumps most avid game players, but there are seven steps that might help the conundrum a little easier to crack.<p>This article was first published in July 2013 and has been republished to mark the 40th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube<p>The official website of …

Bigfoot Captured On Video By Canadian Hikers? (VIDEO)

Bigfoot is once again causing a big stir, thanks to two new videos from British Columbia that allegedly capture the hairy creature on camera.<p>The two videos came to light after a Canadian app company called Play Mobility put out a request for videos of Bigfoot, the Loch Ness monster and its Canadian …

Ten hangover nightmares: those who lived to regret the night before

A hangover can be the least of some people’s worries when the realise what they got up to during a night fuelled by alcohol<p>For most people the morning after the night before will mean little more than a headache and a craving for some stodgy food.<p>But for some the hangover pales into insignificance …

Cop Who Released Boston Bomber Photos Stripped of Badge and Gun

The Massachusetts state trooper who released photos of the accused Boston bomber's surrender was stripped of his gun and badge today and placed on …

Associated Press News

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Pig Candy

Posted by Josh<p>There are few pleasures in life quite like <b>pig candy</b>. This sugar coated treat hits so many culinary high marks it's insane—smokey, …

New monuments join National Park System this summer

It's a kind of familiar ritual of summer: pack up the family and head out for the great American road trip -- maybe to camp and visit some of our national parks and monuments.<p>This summer, there are a couple of new additions to the national park system you might consider seeing. Joan Anzelmo, of the …

ESPN Body Issue 2013: Photos of Featured Athletes Revealed

<i>ESPN The Magazine</i> has put out the fifth annual Body Issue, once again featuring plenty of incredible athletes showing off their chiseled nude bodies.<p>Stars from all over the world and from all different realms of athletics have congregated within these pages of the Worldwide Leader’s publication, …

Perfect Gods

Solstice Supermoon Fills Sky This Weekend

This weekend's full moon will be the biggest and brightest of 2013.<p><i>Editor's note: Share your best #supermoon photos with us and our editors may include one in a NationalGeographic.com gallery.</i><p><b>This weekend, skywatchers looking up at the full moon may sense it's a bit more striking than usual—and</b> …

Around The Earth, That Moon Was Pretty Super

As if "supermoon" isn't cool enough, the technical term for the moon when it's closest to the Earth is: perigee-syzygy<i>.</i><p>It happens about once a year, and this year it fell on June 23, though the day prior wasn't bad, either. According to NASA, this year's supermoon was "14% larger and 30% brighter …

10 Inspiring Entries in National Geographic’s Traveler Photo Contest

You now have less than a week to enter the ultimate photo contest! To date, we've shown you both some nature standouts as well as some stellar animal entries in the National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. If you think you've got what it takes, you have until June 30th to enter and win a …

Nature

Grand Canyon Stunts Over the Years

A pilot, a motorcyclist, a skateboarder, a jetman have all braved it.<p><b>On Sunday, Nik Wallenda is scheduled to walk across a tightrope stretched over the Grand Canyon, 1,500 feet above the ground without nets, harnesses, or tethers. The Discovery Channel will air his aerial stroll along a rope the</b> …

Best Ever Barbecued Ribs

This go-to recipe for classic barbecued ribs embraces what we refer to as our "oven-cheat" method -- a technique that'll get you ultra-tender meat …

BBQ

20 Majestic Pictures of Tigers

The Tiger is the largest of the cat species, and clearly not your typical house pet. These majestic mammals reach a total body length of up 11 ft and …

Wildlife

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes in the U.S.

Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for …

Simple Springtime Dishes

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Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...<p>Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...<p>Moleskine is debuting a new white …

It Took Two Years to Get This Fog-Filled San Francisco Timelapse Right

The early morning when the whole city is still sleeping and the sky is changing from black to pink to orange to blue is the best part of the day. For …

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