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3 Workouts That Burn More Calories Than A 3-Mile Run | Women's Health

60 seconds of burpees<p>10 seconds rest<p>45 seconds of jump lunges with arm swing<p>10 seconds rest<p>30 seconds of mountain climbers<p>10 seconds rest<p>Repeat for a total of three rounds<p>Or try this variation:<p>60 seconds of burpees with tricep push-up<p>10 seconds rest<p>45 seconds of skater jumps<p>10 seconds rest<p>30 …

Desk Yoga Anyone Can Do

Living<p>What To Buy From The Trader Joe’s Freezer Aisle<p>Living<p>This Buzzy Health Trend Can Totally Transform Your Skin<p>Living<p>The Latest Workout Trend Can …

Living Rooms

The world's best drone photography – in pictures

Aerial photography platform SkyPixel received 27,000 entries to its 2016 competition. Here are the winning shots plus some of our favourites

Photography

10 Trips to Make a Backpacker for Life

2.4K<p>SHARES<p>We long for the wild. We yearn for quiet peaks, undisturbed lakes, and stretches of lonely trail. Though we experience them alone, it’s …

Hiking

Getting Started with Narrow Depth of Field Photography

An up close view of an organ pipe cactus by Sarah Marino.<p>Using narrow depth of field is one of my favorite ways to create abstract renditions of …

Sitting All Day Makes Your Body Age Faster

The antidote is really simple, though: Be active for just 30 minutes a day.<p>If you stand up right now, you’ll be extending your life. Scientists have discovered that sitting down not only causes all kinds of health problems, but it might actually also make you age quicker.<p>“Our study found cells age …

Starting from Scratch: Becoming a Photographer in Your 30s

You’ve probably seen photographer Sean Tucker‘s work around, on <i>PetaPixel</i> if nowhere else, but did you know he didn’t start his photographic journey …

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In actuality, …

Motivation

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

Meditation

19 stunning photos that show just how amazing US National Parks are

The United States is home to some of the most incredible natural sights and wonders in the world — from towering mountains to otherworldly rock formations — and we're grateful the National Park Service honors and preserves many of these unique sights.<p>The agency proudly fosters outdoor exploration …

National Parks

The Story Behind Dylan Thomas’s “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” and the Poet’s Own Stirring Reading of His Masterpiece

“Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”<p><i>“Poetry can break open locked chambers of possibility, restore numbed zones to feeling, recharge desire,”</i> Adrienne Rich wrote in contemplating what poetry does. <i>“Insofar as poetry has a social function it is to awaken sleepers by other means than shock,”</i> …

Literature

Call of the wild: can America’s national parks survive?

Autumn in the North Cascades National Park and soggy clouds cling to the peaks of the mountains that inspired the musings of Beat poets such as Jack Kerouac and Alan Ginsberg 60 years ago. Sitting on a carpet of pine needles in the forest below, protected from the rain by a canopy of vine maple …

National Parks

5 Simple Buddhist Practices To Change Your Karma and Live a Better Life

Have you ever wondered about the Buddhist belief in karma and how it may be relevant to you in the modern age?<p>Buddhists believe that the actions you …

4 Yoga Poses with Magical Benefits

We all know yoga postures affect our body, but did you ever think about the way they affect your mind, feelings, and psyche?<p>I was thinking about this …

A Step-by-Step Guideline for Long Exposure Landscape Photography

When you see a long exposure image like the one above, what first comes to mind is probably how beautiful it is. Unlike a traditional image, a long …

Landscape Photography

How to get fit for the slopes: plank with arm reach and rotation

It’s the time of year when skiers and snowboarders turn attention to getting fit for the slopes ahead of a winter trip to the mountains. Getting your body prepared will not only help you ski or snowboard better, but will make the whole experience a lot more enjoyable – no more endless aching or …

This New Study Could Explain The Reason It's So Hard to Stick to Your Exercise Resolutions

Your brain is working against you.<p>Those New Year’s resolutions are easy to list but difficult to make a reality.<p>Exercise is a hardy annual: This year …

Research

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2 Secrets To The Good Life, Backed By Ancient Wisdom And Research

On the first day of his class on ancient Chinese philosophy, professor Michael Puett makes a promise to all the students:If you take the ideas in …

Middle Age

5 Mindful Habits that Lead to a Minimalist Home

Creating a beautiful, minimalist home can be done in one fell swoop with the help of some major de-cluttering, but <i>maintaining</i> a minimalist home is a …

Minimalism

6 Meditation and Mindfulness Apps That Will Help You Feel More Zen This Year

Ways to be that well-adjusted person.<p>If you've ever wondered how that impossibly calm, resourceful colleague or friend keeps a level head under pressure—while juggling a full schedule and not pitching a fit about it—chances are she's already up to speed on mindfulness and daily meditation exercises.<p>…

10 Ways to Become a Better Landscape Photographer in the Next Year

As each new year approaches, people usually start thinking about what they can do better or improve in the new year. As a professional landscape …

The Number One Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Scientists say your “mind” isn’t confined to your brain, or even your body

You might wonder, at some point today, what’s going on in another person’s mind. You may compliment someone’s great mind, or say they are out of their mind. You may even try to expand or free your own mind.<p>But what <i>is</i> a mind? Defining the concept is a surprisingly slippery task. The mind is the seat …

Consciousness

How yoga taught me to finally love my body

The first time I went to the gym, I was 13. I signed up for a membership after going shopping with my best friend. We decided to buy the same shirt — …

11 Life Lessons From Buddha That Will Soothe Your Soul

Guatam Buddha is at the center of Buddhist teachings, and his words of wisdom have been passed down over the millennia through oral teachings and …

History

21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030

Many emerging technologies you hear about today will reach a tipping point by 2025, according to a report from The World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software & Society.<p>The council surveyed more than 800 executives and experts from the technology sector to share their …

Internet of Things

This Devilishly Difficult Online Game Is Scientifically Shown to Improve Brain Function | Inc.com

Brain-improving games have mostly been debunked. But there's still one that may be worth a try.<p>Can playing an online game make your brain work better? Earlier this year, the maker of the Lumosity app, which widely advertised cognitive and memory benefits from playing its games, was fined $2 million …

The Brain