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Turns Out, Contouring Isn't As Complicated As It Seems: Watch the No-BS Way

Allow our beauty guide to show you how to get a gorgeous faux glow!<p>Just the word "contour" probably intimidates you, right? Kim Kardashian's favorite makeup technique (she pretty much made it blow up when she posted an Instagram photo of her face being contoured two years ago) seems a lot more …

Makeup

9 things we know about turn-ons

Human sexuality used to be perceived as a lot less fluid (and more intuitive) than we now know it to be. The more scientists learn about what turns us on — much of desire is sparked in our brains rather than our groins; aphrodisiacs can come from the most unlikely places — the less we can …

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The 15-Minute Body-Weight Workout

This fresh routine is ready to roll wherever you go<p>Ah, summer: long days at the beach, cocktails rimmed with salt, and—most important—a break from everyday life. But it can also mean staying in cramped hotel rooms and deciding between packing your running shoes or those cute wedges in your carry-on.<p>…

Take the Pilates Hundred Challenge… We Dare You!

Are your abs tough enough? They will be after this 10-days-to-a-flat-belly team dare!<p><b>The challenge to you:</b> Complete the Pilates Hundred mat exercise every day for 10 days straight. Use the hashtag #10x100 to share your progress with your friends. <b>The reward:</b> A bulletproof core, and a new …

50 Food Tips That Will Change Your Life!

Our favorite food bloggers share their cooking secrets<p>Along with salt and pepper, the most important kitchen staple to have on hand these days is a Wi-Fi connection. Smartphones and social networking have done way more for the world of food than merely allowing us to ogle one another's plates on …

Ethiopia's unmissable sights for travellers

Ethiopia has the ability to wow you day after day. This is truly a world apart; there are more than two millennia worth of ancient treasures scattered around Ethiopia, from the giant obelisks and hidden tombs of the legendary Queen of Sheba, to castles that would make Camelot jealous and the …

National Parks

The Masai Mara: 'It will not be long before it's gone'

Our vehicle comes to an abrupt stop. "There, now watch," says Josphat, my exacting young Masai guide. We cut the engine and the silence is acute. Josphat points out a cheetah's head in an ocean of golden grass. One minibus has already pulled up on another sandy track a few hundred metres away and …

National Zoo Panda Birth Spotlights Survival Challenges

The National Zoo’s female panda, Mei Xiang, gave birth on Friday.<p><b>A giant panda at Smithsonian’s National Zoo in Washington gave birth to a cub Friday night, the latest chapter in a long saga of breeding attempts that has shown how very difficult it is for endangered giant pandas to reproduce.</b><p>The …

Bali: beyond the usual suspects

Bali may have its fair share of tourists seeking nothing more than seven days of sun, sand and sex in the southern party triad of Kuta, Legian and Seminyak, but this only forms a small part of what’s on offer. In reality, Bali is a lush Indonesian island teeming with cultural experiences, delicious …

Hot Springs

Away from Petra's main tourist route, find a network of winding Bedouin back roads, narrow goat trails and worn rock-cut staircases leading to panoramic vistas, gloriously empty of visitors: http://bbc.in/1eXqdnn

An ambitious plan looks to supersize Istanbul's beloved and congested Bosphorus waterway, turning it into the world's largest pleasure boating playground: http://bbc.in/14dGH9E

The Miracle Muffin Top Workout

We don't like that phrase, either, but we dislike the phenomenon it refers to even more. Trim your midsection by adding these expert-recommended …

Exercise

6 Expert-Approved Ways To Lose Fat Fast

#3 should be easy.<p>When it comes to reaching our weight-loss goals, we've got about as much patience as we do sitting in traffic when we're already late for work<i>.</i><p>But in order to get to your goal as quickly as possible, you've got to forget about crash dieting. That's because making strategic tweaks …

4 Easy Ways to Control Cravings

Make these simple food swaps to banish hunger without giving in to it<p>When a certain texture calls your name more than your waistband would like, use these swaps to help you stop food cravings without adding inches.<p><b>When you crave:</b> Crunchy (chips, caramel popcorn, biscotti) <b>Chew this:</b> Baby carrots, …

Brazil: tracking the Big Five

The Pantanal is Brazil’s wildlife wonderland. In the southwest corner of the country, nudging Bolivia and Paraguay, it is an 81, 000 square mile wetlands system that takes up most of the state of Mato Grosso do Sul and a section of Mato Grosso state. “Mato grosso” means “dense bush”, and the name …

It's National Cheesecake Day! 5 Healthier Recipes to Celebrate

Dear cheesecake: You are so creamy, so dreamy, so cool and lovely...it's no wonder we have a national day dedicated to you. (Hey, that's today!)<p>But a slice of the usual variety can run as high as 710 calories and 29 grams of fat (<i>all</i> of them saturated), so rounding up a few healthier ideas is …

Strawberry Lemonade Cake Recipe

<b>Serves 12</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature<br>• 1 3/4 cups sugar<br>• 2 Tbsp. fresh lemon zest<br>• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour<br>• 1 tsp. …

Dessert

How Sugar Substitutes Stack Up

We put them to the test by baking cakes.<p><b>There are plenty of reasons to avoid fructose (a.k.a. sugar, the subject of the cover story in this month's issue of National Geographic magazine) and its even more vilified twin, high-fructose corn syrup.</b><p>For athletes, these sweeteners provide much-needed …

The Great Water Wall: Murchison Falls (Fishy Ugandan Tales: Episode 5)

Changing Planet<p>I have been at Lake Nabugabo in Uganda for over a month now spending most of my time looking for Nile perch, east Africa’s most important fishery. This fish, locally known as ‘Mputa’, has only been around here since the 50’s, when it in was introduced to the Lake Victoria basin for …

Top of the Lake: why Glenorchy is the real star

Despite the fact that countless film crews have descended on the dreamy little settlement of Glenorchy – most recently those involved in the production of the new BBC 2 series Top of the Lake – this supremely picturesque part of New Zealand retains an almost Garden of Eden like innocence.<p>Certainly …

10 Wacky and Wonderful Ice Cream Flavors

It's official: summer has arrived. As the temperatures rise, we've been dreaming about delicious ways to cool off. A frozen treat is the perfect way to indulge during the hot days of summer, and these recipes are definitely worth treating yourself to. Sweet, salty, nutty, fruity -- these recipes …

5 Ways to Get a Flat Stomach Standing Up

From posture advice to waist-whittling twists, these upright exercises will help you feel slimmer and stand taller.<p>The Move: Swivel Chair<p>The Move: …

Fitness

Cirali, Turkey: Secret Seaside

<i>Where is this beach? South-west Turkey, an hour's drive from Antalya</i><p><i>Who's it good for? Families, nature lovers (for the loggerhead turtles)</i><p><i>What is there to do? Watch the loggerhead turtles, enjoy the beach, walk to the Chimaera</i><p><i>What makes it special? Development is minimal, thanks to protection by</i> …

Cold War Radioactivity Can Date Illegal Elephant Ivory

New application of known technique may allow countries to track illegal sales.<p><b>Fallout from long-ago Cold War explosions is now a forensic tool in the very modern war against elephant poachers and the illegal trade in ivory.</b>

GPS Guide: 11 Stunning Spots Around The World For When You Need A Mental Getaway (PHOTOS)

<i>The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you find your way back to balance.</i><p>GPS Guides are our way of showing you what has relieved others' stress in the hopes that you will be able to identify …

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Loneliness

China’s most terrifying theme park

In China’s industrial Guangzhou city, Chimelong Paradise is a huge, eerily empty site with stomach-churning roller coasters and a questionable safety rating.<p>At China’s Chimelong Paradise theme park, there is a designated “vomit bin” positioned helpfully at the exit of a giant roller coaster, a …

You'll never go hungry with Hungarian food

A visit to Budapest raised the spectre of Communist cuisine, but revealed a nation in touch with its cooking roots.<p>When I touched down at Budapest airport late at night on my way to the Hungarian arm of the Hay Festival last month, my gastronomic expectations were low. The reputation of Eastern …

Finland's summer feast

During the brief months of summer, whole Finnish cities decamp to the countryside for lavish family meals fuelled by seasonal treats like crayfish, lingonberries and wild mushrooms.<p>Summers in Finland are short but sweet. For three brief months, from mid-June to mid-September, temperatures soar as …