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A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

Better Sit Down For This One: An Exciting Book About The History Of Chairs

Please, have a seat; it's time to talk about chairs.<p>Thomas Jefferson collected chairs. Pee Wee Herman named his 'Chairy.' Archie Bunker's beloved wingback is now at The National Museum of American History. And when the Dowager Countess of <i>Downton Abbey</i> sat on a swivel chair for the first time, she …

Furniture

The 50 Most Beautiful Places in Africa

Home to 54 countries, Africa has something for everyone. From Algeria's bone-dry Sahara desert to South Africa's iconic urban skylines, the second-largest continent in the world, too, has landscapes as diverse as its animal kingdoms. Still not convinced? These 50 stunning locations should give you …

Africa

Michelangelo hid female anatomy symbols in Sistine Chapel ceiling painting, researchers claim

Over 500 years later and secrets hidden within the Sistine Chapel are only just being discovered today. A team of academics analysing the artwork …

20+ Ways Creative Kids Can Make Money

<i>Here are a few ways creative kids can make money (and have fun too!).</i><p><i>To see a full list of ways kids can make money see: How to Make Money as a …

Kids

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Vinyl Records

Want Your Kids to Build the Next Airbnb, Snapchat, or Uber? Teach Them This Skill

Even if your kids' school doesn't teach it, make sure they learn this important skill.<p>Despite positive developments in the movement to provide formal instruction in coding for kids in major American cities like New York, San Francisco, and Chicago, most schools still don't offer such courses.<p>This …

6 Myths About Suicide That Every Educator And Parent Should Know

Every day, thousands of teens attempt suicide in the U.S. — the most extreme outcome for the millions of children in this country who struggle with mental health issues.<p>As we've reported all week, schools play a key role, along with parents and medical professionals, in identifying children who may …

Mental Health

5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Self-improvement

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need

The One Yoga Pose You Should Do If You Sit All Day Long

It's a simple stretch your body will thank you for.<p>Your gym teacher probably led you through this move in elementary school, but it's certainly not reserved for kids.<p>This simple seated stretch will free up the backs of your legs, which are often tight after sitting at a desk or behind the wheel of …

National Geographic Travel

Stand Up for Flat Abs

When you want to sculpt lean, sexy abs, doing crunches is highly overrated. Why? On-your-back moves target just one part of your midsection and leave out the deep-lying muscles that cinch in your waist. This upright abdominal workout, created by Bernardo Coppola, a celebrity personal trainer in …

What the World's Top Health Experts Pack for Lunch

We’ve seen enough sad desk lunches in our day to know that it’s hard to pack a meal that’s healthy and delicious. And it gets much harder when we …

Healthy Eating

7 Spectacular Cakes That Couldn't Be Easier To Make

It's time to up your cake game, and it couldn't be easier.<p><b>Raspberry Crepe Cake</b><p>Sure, it may look like an intense project, but it couldn't be simpler to assemble. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>Throw all the ingredients into one bowl, then pour the batter into a pan and bake. No frosting necessary.</b> …

Dessert

13 Canadian bucket list sights for the nature lover

Mountains. Forests. Deserts. Glaciers. Beaches.<p>It would take several lifetimes to see all the natural wonders on our planet, but if you're looking …

Hiking

The ten most expensive paintings in history

Wealthy buyers in the Gulf and China have set a string of records as they have snapped up some of the world's most important artworks in recent years<p>When Pablo Picasso's masterpiece, <b>Les Femmes d’Alger, sold for $179 million (£116 million) in New York on Monday night</b>, it smashed the record for a …

Art History

Outdoor Pallet Projects For DIY Furniture | DIY Projects

These outdoor pallet projects will sharpen your woodworking skills, while producing backyard accents the family will enjoy! Find one to start on …

Woodworking

National Geographic Travel

Headache? Sore throat? Never eat these foods when you’re sick or you could get worse!

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>When you're sick, you body needs special care, not only in the form of extra rest but also in the foods you eat. Choosing foods …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

Antique Books Turned Into Exquisite Paper Sculptures

South African artist Barbara Wildenboer specializes in turning old books into elaborate papercraft sculptures.<p>South African artist Barbara Wildenboer thinks of books as living things. In her art, she operates on them, cutting apart old books to reveal the sprawling yet delicate central nervous …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

Why I’m a Public-School Teacher but a Private-School Parent

It’s not selling out; it’s buying in.<p>Last week, I observed a high-school English class on a campus without bells. The school didn’t need them: Every student showed up for class promptly, and they remained attentive until the last minute—without packing their books early or lining up at the door. …

Education

The Seven Best Waterfall Hikes Near San Francisco

This story is brought to you by the great people over at the Bold Italic. The Bold Italic is an online magazine, shop, and events hub in San …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel