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Morning Yoga Poses That Will Wake You Up

If you want to establish a consistent yoga practice, one of the first steps is to find the time of day that works best for you and make sure to be on …

Yoga

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

The Ultimate Winter Getaway: 7 Private Islands You Can Actually Book With Friends

The fickle sun may fool us for now, but it's inevitable — the cold winter months are coming. But before you drown your regrets with pumpkin spiced …

Which Points Transfer to Which Airlines? Handy Chart for Converting!

Million Mile Secrets reader, Lindsay, tweeted:<p>What credit card can I apply for that will allow me to transfer points to American Airlines? I already …

The best honeymoon hotels in the Caribbean

Whether you plan to sunbathe on a white sand beach or embark on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, Telegraph Travel’s new series will help you find the perfect honeymoon resort.<p>The fifth video in our series looks at the Caribbean and includes luxurious options in St Lucia, Jamaica and St Kitts. We …

Caribbean

Acadia National Park: Maine's natural beauty on display

The oldest National Park east of the Mississippi River is Acadia National Park, near Bar Harbor on Maine’s Atlantic coastline. The park as we know it was first established as Sieur de Monts National Monument in 1916, and less than three years later, deemed Lafayette National Park in honor of …

Hundreds in Canada protest against police brutality after death of black man

Abdirahman Abdi died on Monday after being hospitalised in critical condition following his arrest<p>More than 500 people rallied in Canada’s capital Ottawa on Saturday to protest the death of a mentally ill black man following an arrest, marching against what they see as race-based police brutality …

Microsoft teaches 'absolute beginners' to code for Windows 10

Ever wanted to code an app, but have no coding experience whatsoever? Don’t worry, Microsoft has you covered.<p>The company is offering an ‘absolute beginner’ series of video lessons for anyone looking to learn how to code a Windows 10 app.<p>More specifically, it’s a series on creating Universal Windows …

Software

Lost cities: where to pretend you are Indiana Jones

Unearthing lost cities used to be the preserve of machete-wielding, Indiana Jones types, but advances in technology lie behind the most recent discoveries rather any derring-do in the jungle.<p>One of the most groundbreaking recent finds lay hidden in Honduras’ near-impenetrable La Moskitia rainforest …

The Top 23 Most Beautiful American Campsites

Photo by Christin Healey, Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>It's not too late to get that summer camping trip in the books and any one of these 23 campsites would make for an amazing trip. Rally the crew, pack up the car, and head out to sleep under the stars at one of these beautiful American …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Productivity

Ultimate Guide to European Rail Passes

Whether you're a twenty-something backpacker or retirees who've finally made the time to see the world, traveling across Europe by rail is a right of passage. The major cities are home to romantic, grand stations while the countryside is dotted with charming little depots. Train travel has been a …

The Definitive Las Vegas Bachelor Party Guide

By: Max Plenke<p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Everything about Las Vegas screams, "I WANT TO MAKE MISTAKES." Casinos. Strippers. Buffets. Free booze (if you're gambling, of course). Topless pools. Insane clubs. These are the best kinds of mistakes.<p>Your group doesn't need to be the Rat Pack or the wolf pack …

6 tricks to make the best retirement decisions

Most of us, at one time or another, make poor decisions when it comes to planning and saving for retirement.<p>But there are some tricks of the …

The Top 10 Coolest Caves Around the World

The deep, dark world of caves is fascinating. From caves that light up with the glow of millions of glowworms, to underground caverns stuffed with crystals bigger than the average house -- here's our guide to 10 of the coolest caves in the world!<p>1. Cave of Crystals - Chihuahua, Mexico<p>Know what …

10 Brilliant Grilling Secrets

Master the art of grilling with these tips.<p>If you can reliably grill a steak to medium-rare or a sausage until it’s just ready to burst, then you’re …

Thailand's Surin Islands Are The Perfect Undiscovered Remote Escape

Welcome to Thailand's Mu Koh Surin National Park!<p>This archipelago in the Andaman Sea consists of five islands (also known as the Surin Islands). Koh Surin Nuea and Koh Surin Tai form the bulk of the islands' land mass, in addition to three satellite islands -- Koh Khai, Koh Klang, and Koh Ri.<p>The …

Springtime for Vincent

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Grow: A Guide To Speedy Vegetables

Yes, it is true that gardening requires patience.<p>But face it, we live in an impatient world. And gardeners everywhere were depressed by the brutal and endless winter. (True story: The polar vortex killed my fall kale crop!)<p>So we are understandably eager to get sowing. And to see results by ... …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

How to Make an Incredible Burger, According to 6 Meat-Masters

Have you ever gone to a restaurant, had an amazing burger, and then tried to replicate it at home only to have disastrous results? That's what you get for trying. But in the spirit of spreading knowledge and leveling the playing field for meat aficionados everywhere, we consulted six burger experts …

Mounds Brownies Recipe - In Katrina's Kitchen

Nov<p>24<p>These Mounds Brownies taste just like the candy bar. Start with a boxed brownie mix and end with a can of frosting, but the middle is totally …

Dessert

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Can you make gasoline that slows down global warming? Google Ventures thinks so

Cool Planet's tailpipe dream nets $100 million in funding<p>Cool Planet, a startup headquartered in Colorado, announced a major $100 million round of financing today. Investors include a roster of big names including Google Ventures, BP, General Electric, and ConocoPhillips. Last month the company …

Japanese Girl Shreds Guitar, Gender Stereotypes, With Face-Melting Metal Solo

Just because she's nearly the same size as her instrument doesn't mean this Japanese girl's metal solo won't melt your face clean off.<p>Known on YouTube only as Li-sa-x, the 8-year-old shared this video last December in which she covers "Scarified" by Racer X. Despite her diminutive stature, she …

There's A Mega Oil Boom Waiting To Happen In Mexico's Deepwater Fields

The need is obvious in Pemex's own results: On Feb. 27, the Mexico City-based company posted its fifth straight quarterly loss—76.5 billion pesos, or $5.8 billion, on production of 2.52 million barrels per day in 2013, down from 2.55 million barrels per day in 2012. Output at the Cantarell oil …

Oil & Gas Industry

24 Hot & Spicy Recipes for Sriracha Week—or Any Week

Cooking