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Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eating plan for 2015!<p>Ok, so if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve, do yourself a favor and make this soup one or two days before the festive first, and …

Twenty four migrants drown after boat sinks in Mediterranean

GENEVA (Reuters) - Nearly 2,000 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East have drowned in the Mediterranean this year, most of them in the past three months as they tried to reach Europe from Libya, the United Nations refugee agency said on Tuesday.<p>A migrant covers his face before disembarking a …

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Visiting California's Wine Country

Vineyards never feel very far away in California, where world-beating wines await. With a broad variety of heirloom and imported varietals that are true expressions of this vibrant, varied landscape, there is no time like the present to wine-taste across California.<p>Idyllic Fall Day in the Napa …

Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

The Most Popular Rooms Of The Week

See what's currently trending this weekJune 20, 2014<p>See what's currently trending this week—June 20, 2014

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

6 Worst Travel Nightmares! (And How to Make Them Go Away)

Photo courtesy of Michaeljung/Dreamstime. Article by Robert Firpo-Cappiello of Budget Travel.<p>Relax! Budget Travel's common-sense tips will help banish even the worst-ever travel nightmares.<p>For a few unlucky travelers, vacation can feel a little like that bad dream where you're walking the halls of …

Top 10 walking tours for globetrotting foodies

The best – and tastiest – way to fast-track your understanding of a city's cuisine is to embark on a guided walking tour that includes sampling the local food. Tuck into the best offerings from street food stalls, meet chefs at cafes and restaurants, and local producers at markets. Best of all, …

An Office for Introverts

You might be an introvert if the idea of working in one of these gorgeous, soundproof boxes appeals to you. Or you might be, you know, just a rational being.<p>Open offices were supposed to liberate us from cubicle-land. In the 1960s, the German design group Quickborner decided that grouping desks …

This Is The Most Spiritual Place In Your Home State

Spiritual enlightenment is a great reason for a road trip this summer (as if any reason were needed). In order to help you on your path we have compiled a completely subjective list of the holiest places in America - one in each 50 states.<p>Which are your favorites? Let us know in the comments. And …

10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …

Best adventure travel for 2014

For those who like their trips to thrill, here’s our pick of the best places to feel pumped in 2014.<p>Mountain biking, Avoriaz, France<p>Avoriaz is one of 12 interconnected resorts in the Portes du Soleil region of the French Alps, where man-made bike trails and alpine tracks create a spectacular …

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

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14 Recipes to Gorge On This Mardi Gras

<i>Holidays based around eating are ones we would never dream of skipping. Number one on our list this month is Mardi Gras. Here is an updated version of last year's celebratory round-up, with a few tantalizing additions that will really make you hungry:</i><p>You wouldn't know it from the sloppy tourists …

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Wave of new state bills: Religious freedom or license to discriminate?

Jay Paul/Getty Images<p>If a bill approved by the Kansas House Committee on Federal and State Affairs Thursday becomes law, businesses and government employees could legally refuse service to citizens because of their sexual orientation or marital status, claiming it violates their religious …

How to plan a trek along the Abraham Path

A new series of walking trails through the Middle East is opening up trekking opportunities in a region more often seen solely as a historical destination. The Abraham Path traces the journey of the Prophet Abraham (revered as the father of monotheism by Jews, Christians and Muslims alike) from his …

Five road trips from airports worldwide

London, Paris, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Sydney: all great cities. But let's say you've just landed and want to get away from their urban sprawl as quickly as possible; get out into the surrounding region where you can explore towns and natural treasures at your own pace without hassles of traffic, …

16 Ways Progressive Christians Interpret the Bible

January 21, 2014 by Roger Wolsey<p>I’ve long stated that<p><b>Atheists and fundamentalists each tend to read the Bible in the same wooden, overly literalistic</b> …

What to pack? Gear for every situation

Okay, not <i>every</i> situation. But we've carefully pondered various scenarios travellers might encounter on the road and come up with some suggestions and tips. What's the ultimate set of accessories for a bar crawl? What should you take if you're visiting somewhere prone to four-seasons-in-a-day …

19 Mind-Blowing Tricks Every iPhone And iPad User Should Know

You spend, like, half of your life on that thing. Time to figure out what it really does.

Hello 2014: 21 Ways to Live a Resilient Life

Here are 21 ways to lead a resilient life:<p><b>1. Set healthy boundaries that work for you and not everyone else.</b> Put this phrase at the top of your healthy, self-loving boundary setting list: "That doesn't work for me." If others don't understand your boundaries, so what? You are not creating them for …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

9 Ways to Be a Spiritual Warrior

Only as a [spiritual] warrior can one withstand the path of knowledge. A warrior cannot complain or regret anything. His life is an endless challenge and challenges cannot possibly be good or bad. Challenges are simply challenges. The basic difference between an ordinary man and a warrior is that a …

Religion as a Product of Psychotropic Drug Use

How much of religious history was influenced by mind-altering substances?<p>The notion that hallucinogenic drugs played a significant part in the development of religion has been extensively discussed, particularly since the middle of the twentieth century. Various ideas of this type have been …

Best Of Religion Blogs 2013: Words That Inspired, Surprised, And Moved Us This Year

The spiritual wisdom and religious insights of the bloggers from all faith backgrounds at HuffPost Religion continued to provide the life's blood of the site in 2013.<p>Here are the top ten posts from the last year that sparked discussion, inspired conversation, and got us thinking better and deeper …

How to Layer for a Winter Workout

Whether you’re running or skiing, learn the optimal combination of cold-weather gear with our guide to winter layering.<p><b>1. Briefs</b><br>Compression shorts are about moisture,not warmth. CW-X’s LiteFit ($35) are made of a proprietary quick-dry fabric that wicks moisture away from your nethers in dry cold …

How can I survive a night in the cold?

<i>A:</i><p>On my Knife-Only Survival Courses, students and instructors sleep out in the cold by burrowing into a thick bed made of pine needles. By thick, I mean four to five feet of needles or leaves piled high into a framework of logs. Stack the logs into a rectangular frame about a foot wider and longer …