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Simple flying trick will guarantee you a comfy plane journey without paying for first class seats

Nobody wants to board a plane and find their going to be stuck sitting with noisy companions for the next several hours.<p>Be it a screaming child or a …

British Airways

The 10 Healthiest, All-natural Nut and Seed Butters

If spooning Jif from the jar was your favorite childhood pastime and current adulthood indulgence, you’re in good company. But when it comes to nut …

40 of the most underrated travel destinations around the world

1/<p>Bergen, Norway<p>While often overshadowed by Oslo, the Norwegian capital, Bergen — the country's second-largest city — has plenty to offer.<p>From the …

4 Ways to Satisfy Your Urge to Side Bend

2K<p>SHARES<p>In a yoga popularity contest, side bends may not get a lot of votes. But I will wildly raise my hand in support of these amazing postures. …

this photographer takes intimate portraits of a lovers’ embrace

Indigo Lewin’s latest photographic series TENDER captures the raw emotions of being in love.<p><i>TENDER</i> is the latest project from photographer and zine maker Indigo Lewin. Following on from <i>He Loves Me Not</i> <i>,</i> a zine exploring the idea of love addiction and toxic fantasy, and <i>4EVA&EVA</i>, a photographic study …

Arles

Decoding Sutra 1.15: Dispassion is the 'Conscious Mastery of Desire'

<i>As interpreted by Ty Landrum</i><p>In the Yoga Sutra, Patanjali names <i>abhyasa</i> (practice) and <i>vairagya</i> (dispassion) as the two essential elements of yoga. And …

Plug Into the Wall + Recharge: 4 Soothing Restorative Poses

<b>When just gathering all the props for a restorative yoga sequence sounds too exhausting, Kathryn Budig suggests simply plugging yourself into a wall</b> …

Yoga

What Your Poop Looks Like Can Reveal a Lot About Your Health

Scientists developed a seven-point scale called the Bristol Stool Chart.<p>Number twos are a tricky subject. We all do them. Indeed, excreting waste is critical to life. But polite society and its rules of etiquette ensure we’re rarely brave enough to speak about them.<p>The feces—or stools—we produce …

Art Basel Opens in Basel: Pictures

Art

The strange world of felt presences

On 20 May 1916, Ernest Shackleton, Frank Worsley, and Tom Crean reached Stromness, a whaling station on the north coast of South Georgia. They had been walking for 36 hours, in life-threatening conditions, in an attempt to reach help for the rest of their party: three of their crew were stuck on …

Cognition

The unsung museums of Paris

If there's one thing that rivals a Parisian's obsession with food, it's art. This passion for art, and culture in general, is reflected in the vast number of museums in Paris. According to the municipality there are well over 100 of them, one of the highest concentrations in the world.<p>Everyone …

France

Why animals eat psychoactive plants

Thousands of people were streaming in to a ten-day festival in September where they were planning — after a long burst of hard work — to find some …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

Does the Caribbean Have a Rape Culture? · Global Voices

No more rape. Image by chrisjtse, used under a CC BY-ND 2.0 license.<p>Are societal attitudes and laws against rape in the Caribbean doing women a …

Instant Translation With Skype

Skype recently released a new program that can instantly translate a conversation between an English and a Spanish speaker in real time. The “Skype Translator” breaks new ground in communication technology as it proposes a future reality where people can communicate with each other no matter what …

This Couple Is Throwing a Corporately-Sponsored Wedding

It's no secret that weddings require a good amount of money, and sometimes, sticking to your budget means leaving a few key items off of your wishlist. One couple, Courtney McKenzie and Jamil, won't accept that fate. They are so determined to have the wedding of their dreams that they've decided to …

Spice is Right

0<p>SHARES<p>It wasn't long after I picked up yoga that I became curious about Indian food—an exciting, tasty cuisine that I'd heard could have healing …

Life

In this Instagram blowout between Alo, Cody App, and teachers Dana Falsetti and Kino MacGregor, the yoga community revealed—in both supportive and …

Life

Sometimes, your yoga teacher gets it completely right. Here are the 10 most powerful, life-changing things yoga teachers have ever said to me.<p>You may …

Decades Of Research Uncover How World Travel Makes You Smarter

When I decided to become self-employed four years ago, I thought I was climbing the biggest mountain of my life. Then, I went to Tanzania (to climb a …

Arcade Domination

Celebrating Women Who Travel

International Women’s Day has been observed on 8th March each year since the early 1900’s, a time of great turbulence that saw the industrialized …

Travel

India's invisible widows, divorcees and single women

<b>The rape and murder of a student on a Delhi bus in 2012 made headlines and sparked protests about violence against women. But there are other hazards for women in India, and particularly for single women - who are often unable to live a normal life.</b><p>Wearing a long, bright yellow frock and two …

Face Painting at the Maha Shivaratri Festival | Colossal

<p>Photographer Rakesh JV captured this phenomenal portrait of a girl having her face painted prior to the Maha Shivaratri festival in India, an annual …

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