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The Real Problem With Terrorism

During my twenty-eight years on Earth, there has always been war. Just to name a few, there was the Gulf War, the Somali Civil War, The Bosnian War, The Kosovo War, The War in Afghanistan and the Iraq War. This doesn't include the extensive list that spans back for centuries, prior to me.<p>We are now …

9 Ways to Burn More Fat When You Run

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Is alcohol actually bad for you?

Studies have long argued the pros and cons of having a tipple. Do the oft-quoted upsides really stack up?<p>Those of us who enjoy the occasional glass of beer or wine would dearly love to believe that we’re doing our bodies a service.<p>Any study suggesting a glass or two a day can keep the doctor away …

The 8 Most Charming Places to Stay on Your Cuban Vacation

The U.S. flag is now flying again at the embassy in Cuba, which means that easily traveling there from America is becoming more of a reality. While flights will become more readily available in the near future, hotel options are not so prevalent—a complete Havana itinerary isn’t going to be …

Most parenting advice is worthless. So here's some parenting advice.

I am the father of two boys, Griffin (14) and Huck (12). They are awesome: bright, curious, funny, and kindhearted.<p>Like any parent, I would love to believe that my awesome kids are a result of my awesome parenting. Sadly, expert opinion indicates it ain't so. Genes have an enormous influence. Peers …

Parenting

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

World Cup<p>The least red-white-and-blue (if you don’t count Russia!) major sporting event in our time will be the most chaotic, entertaining, and …

Letter to My Younger Self

Dear 16-year-old Pete,<p>You’re about to go pro, and you’re pretty excited. Deep in your heart you know you’re eventually going to succeed. But believe …

Tennis

The Shortcut to Bonding With a Romantic Partner on a Deeper Level

From Sam Gosling’s book, Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You:<p>Arthur Aron, a psychologist at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, is …

Relationships

5 Reasons I Love My Husband More After Having a Baby

It's impossible for any of us to know what kind of parent we'll be until we become one. Nothing, and I mean absolutely nothing, can prepare you for having your own baby, one you can't wave goodbye to at the end of the day as you kick up your feet and open a cold beverage. I knew I was ready and …

To My Sons: 20 Lessons for a Meaningful Life (That I Wish I Knew When I Was Your Age)

Author and artist Austin Kleon writes that when people give advice, they're really just talking to themselves in the past. I'll buy that. And by midlife, there's plenty of the past to draw from in the advice department. Because there are no do-overs (and how we sometimes wish there were), the …

Mexico’s Secret Beach

I don flippers and a life vest, leave my goggles, smartphone, and camera behind, and line up to dive into the waters off the coast of Mexico’s Marieta Islands.<p>Clusters of people jump off ahead of me — couples, friends, families, all bobbing in the water like Halloween apples. I survey the landscape …

80,000 People Have Applied For A One-Way Ticket To Mars, Mars One Confirms

Mars One confirmed it has received approximately 80,000 applications from people who want to be a part of a one-way mission to Mars.<p>Has Mars …

The Cities That Live Behind Walls

For thousands of years, humans have been defending their cities by building huge walls around them. Over time, the cities often spill over the walls …

Hong Kong