Eva Oller

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7 Exercises You Can Do in Your Hotel Room

Interest in working out while on the road is on the rise — but not all travelers have access to a gym. And according to a 2017 study from the Cornell …

Workouts

Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Self-improvement

I took nootropics every day for a week—here’s what happened

Just like how subsisting on Soylent instead of actual food became a habit among Silicon Valley bros years before you could buy a bottle at 7-Eleven, …

Cream Cheese

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

The 6 most nutrient-dense foods that should rule your diet

Preventing common diseases (like cancer and heart disease) and promoting health and longevity is as simple as regular trips to the farmers’ market, …

Nutrition

This Color Correcting Serum Is Under $50 and Promises To Reduce Redness On Your Face

Allergy season is in full swing, and with it comes all of its aches and pains. From constantly blowing your nose to wanting to scratch your eyes out, …

A Medical Mystery Grows as U.S. Consulate Workers in China Fall Ill

GUANGZHOU, China — A crisis over a mysterious ailment sickening American diplomats and their families — which began in Cuba and recently appeared in China — has widened as the State Department evacuated at least two more Americans from China on Wednesday.<p>The Americans who were evacuated worked at …

China

In India, a trio of unlikely heroes wages war on plastic

NEW DELHI (AP) — For more than 25 years, Ram Nath has lived on the banks of the Yamuna River under a 19th-century iron bridge. Each morning, the wiry man walks a few steps from his makeshift hut and enters the black, sludgy waters of one of India's most polluted rivers. He is fishing for …

Serena & Lily Cofounder Lily Kanter’s New Brand Sells Delightful Home Goods For Under $25

Boon Supply Co. offers over 200 home, garden, office, and leisure products—the majority of which are under $25 a pop—and donates 50 percent of every purchase to the cause of the customer’s choice.<p>You probably know Lily Kanter for her eponymous home goods company Serena & Lily, which she cofounded …

La Jolla

Designer Uses Clever Wordplay to Illustrated Everyday Terms

Art director Daniel Carlmatz looks at language as more than just words on a page. For one year (November 2016 to November 2017), the Swedish creative challenged himself to visual wordplay by turning otherwise ordinary terms into playful logos. He did so by manipulating letterforms and incorporating …

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

He was one of millions of Chinese seniors growing old alone. So he put himself up for adoption.

TIANJIN, China — Han Zicheng survived the Japanese invasion, the Chinese civil war and the Cultural Revolution, but he knew he could not endure the sorrow of living alone.<p>On a chilly day in December, the 85-year-old Chinese grandfather gathered some scraps of white paper and wrote out a pitch in …

China

It's about an hour's drive from San Francisco to Napa Valley. You could drive there in a car and the best routes are described below, but you have …

Target has some top-notch healthy home decor

Every time I go to Target, no matter how whole-heartedly I <i>swear</i> I’m only going to leave with whatever toothpaste, dog food, or cleaning supplies I …

Famous Japanese Snow Monkeys Take Baths to Lower Stress

Just like us, snow monkeys may cope with winter weather by taking warm baths, a new study found.<p>There's a reason macaques look so serene in their photos. Submerged up to their cheeks in steamy water with snow drifting onto their furry heads—they look almost meditative.<p>Researchers always suspected …

Monkeys

Spanish spies 'tracked Carles Puigdemont via friend's phone'

Intelligence agents tracked movements of former Catalan president before he was detained in Germany, according to reports<p>Spanish intelligence agents had been tracking the movements of the former Catalan president Carles Puigdemont using the geolocation service on his friend’s mobile phone before he …

Stephen Hawking died on Einstein's birthday because everything in the cosmos is connected

As the world reels from the death of Stephen Hawking, one of the great science minds in all of history, admirers are taking some solace in a few …

Two Men Set Out To Find Borneo’s Jungle Tribes. One Never Came Back.

A Swiss environmentalist and a Californian art dealer became obsessed with Sarawak, one of the wildest places on Earth. This is their story.<p>One man was a Swiss environmental activist who wore a loincloth and learned to hunt with a blowpipe before mysteriously disappearing in Sarawak. The other was …

Borneo

Artist Celebrates ‘Year of the Dog’ With Expressive Pencil and Ink Drawings

Serbian artist Endre Penovác masterfully captures the charm of animals with expressive brush strokes and gestural marks. Perhaps best known for his fluffy black cats rendered in watercolor and ink, his latest work takes the form of another four-legged species. To celebrate the Chinese <i>Year of the …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Intimate moment of rescued gorilla with caretaker wins award

A heartfelt picture of a young gorilla embraced by her rescuer was chosen as the winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Choice …

Travelers Say That This $128-A-Night Hotel Is The Best In The World

It beat out luxurious properties all over the world for the top honor.<p>The people have spoken — world travelers have deemed Viroth's Hotel in Cambodia the very best in the world, according to TripAdvisor's Travelers' Choice Awards.<p>The travel site released their 2018 hotel award-winners this week, …

Hospitality

Stranger Gives Homeless Man the Shoes Off His Feet — and the Internet Is Loving It

An act of kindness is winning over the city of Chicago — and the entire internet.<p>On Friday, Facebook user Jessica Bell shared a story she witnessed …

Special Education

Gallery: To the ends of the Earth – the most remote hotels on the planet

Feel like spending a few nights in the desert? Find a five-star hotel in the middle of the Liwa sand dunes hours outside Abu Dhabi, or take a trip to …

Time Travel

It Snowed in the Sahara and the Photos Are Breathtaking

Look, I know we cover a lot of the bad types of weather here. Wildfires, droughts, extreme cold, hurricanes. But allow me to make it up to you with …

Weather

8 Winter Garden Greens to Grow Now

The cool-weather salad bar is open.<p>Fresh-cut greens might not seem synonymous with midwinter but mâche, pea shoots, fava bean leaves, and mustard can …

Gardening

How to make delicious apple roses without pricking your finger - Russia Beyond

As a northern country Russia enjoys a bounty of fruits and berries. Apples are relatively easy and cheap to grow, and so it's no surprise they’re a main ingredient in many Russian desserts. If you ask a Russian housewife what she can make out of apples you'll be surprised by the variety of options: …

How to Make the Most of Mumbai in Just Two Days

For business travelers popping in and out of Mumbai quickly, the city’s kaleidoscopic colors, vibrant cultural history, and frenetic traffic can seem …

Motion Design: Why Incompetent People Think They're Amazing

The WWW (Wonderful Women at Wednesday Studio) invited Eze Matteo to collaborate animating some bits of this piece for Ted that explains why …

A cancer vaccine was just injected into its first patient

Moderna Medicine<p>Moderna Therapeutics has taken a major step forward in its efforts to produce a cancer vaccine based on the growing volume of …

People Are Sharing Their Biggest Regrets on Twitter and They're Devastating

Learn from others' errors so you can avoid the same fate.<p>What if you somehow managed to buttonhole people on the street and ask them to share their biggest regret? Would you hear an endless refrain of career missteps and romantic missed connections?<p>Actually, probably not if a thought-provoking …

Mental Health