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Study Finds Doping Widespread in Track and Field

A new study has found that doping in track and field athletes might be much more pervasive than the results of doping tests indicate. An article published today in the <i>New York Times</i> says that a group of researchers assembled by the World Anti-Doping Agency found that "an estimated 29 percent of the …

Doping

Braving the 'Iron Ways': a beginner's guide to climbing Italy's Vie Ferrate

With their sculpted peaks, pinnacles and towers of rock, Italy’s eastern Dolomites are the most beautiful corner of the Alps. The architect Le Corbusier called the rocky amphitheatre ‘the most beautiful architecture in the world’, Unesco granted them world heritage status in 2009, and ever since …

Climbing

Berlin - Three Travel Tips | Discover Germany

10 Summer Beers with Health Benefits

There's nothing like a nice cold brew after some lawn work in the summer heat. But too much drinking can sabotage your diet (they don't call it a …

Recipe: Turkey Quinoa Burgers with Tomato Onion Chutney

We recently discovered a set of easy-to-make, super-tasty dishes in the new cookbook <i>Indian-Inspired Gluten-Free Cooking</i> by Alamelu Vairavan and …

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

Procrastination

Why Your Memory Sucks (and What You Can Do About It)

Human memory is quirky, complicated, and unreliable. Even when we think we're remembering everything accurately, chances are things have gotten …

How to Grow Orchids Indoors

To grow an orchid, you have to think like an orchid. The golden rule for orchid success is to duplicate the plant's natural conditions as closely as …

Plants

Holiday reading: The best books to pack this summer

<b>Fiction</b><p><b>The Quarry</b> <br>Iain Banks<br>Little, Brown, £18.99<br>Iain Banks was already writing this novel about a middle-aged man raging against terminal cancer …

A perfect day in Barcelona

The seductive seaside city of Barcelona is a hard-working place with a strong hedonistic streak.<p>The story of two thousand years is etched into its Roman remains, Gothic churches and Modernista mansions (especially the dreamlike landmark buildings of Antoni Gaudí). The assault on the senses …

The Brit-ish Invasion

Inside Flipboard / May 8, 2013<p>Brit Morin, whose DIY lifestyle site Brit + Co. is now paginated for Flipboard, is the perfect poster child for Silicon …

How to Fold a T‐Shirt in Two Seconds

1<p><b>Lay the shirt flat.</b> Spread the T-shirt or other short-sleeved shirt out on a flat surface such as a clean table, with the front of the shirt …

How to Become a Masterful Note-Taker: 8 Lessons From Research

Use a computer. Underline. Take a break. Read them later.<p>AP Photos<p>The value of note-taking--or notebooks at least--gets a stock market capitalization in the coming weeks with Moleskine's planned IPO. The Italian stationery firm has boosted the profile of note-taking at companies around the world. …

The Perfect Skin Diet

<b>Almonds:</b> Hey, guess what? Almonds are seeds, not nuts, and they're stuffed with vitamin E, a potent sun blocker. Volunteers who consumed 14 milligrams of the vitamin per day (about 20 almonds) and then were exposed to UV light sunburned less than those who took none. "Vitamin E acts as an …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need<p>WH Editors<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close …

Yoga

Benefits of Running: Your Body On...A 30-Minute Run

<b>In the first 90 seconds</b><br>In order to unleash more ATP, your cells break down glycogen, a form of glucose fuel stored in your muscles. Cells also pull glucose directly from your blood (one reason exercise is helpful in fending off high blood sugar).<p>Your body gobbles more glucose, and your muscles …

Why You Should Like Probiotics (and 4 Non-Yogurt Ways to Get Them)

As you smart ladies already know, not <i>all</i> bacteria are harmful—in fact, some are actually very helpful. Take probiotics, for example. These little suckers help maintain the natural balance of organisms in our intestines, keeping bad bacteria at bay and our digestive systems working well.<p>Yogurt and …

Can Eating Enoki Mushrooms Lower Your Cancer Risk?

Enoki mushrooms, a tasty variety commonly sold in grocery stores, were one of the first mushrooms studied for preventing cancer. Credit for discovering this medical benefit goes in large part to Dr. Tetsuro Ikekawa, a former epidemiologist at the Research Institute of the National Cancer Center in …

Mushrooms

A New Way to Enjoy Whisky: Make Your Own Bitters

There’s nothing like a guys night in—invite the boys over, pop in <i>The Godfather</i>, and break out the whisky. But what if your bottle isn’t the priciest …

What time do the world's top CEOs wake up? G2 asked seven top business people to run us through their working day – including the bosses of AOL and Ericsson. Introducing the interviews, Tim Dowling discovers that a very early start is the key to success. What else would you say helps high achievers organise their lives and how much sleep would you say is ideal? http://gu.com/p/3emhe?CMP=NECNETTXT766

12 Healthy Alternatives to Peanut Butter

Anyone who’s ever dined with me knows how much I love peanut butter. (An entire jar of Jif may or may not disappear from Greatist HQ in one …

Nutrition

yoga | Women's Health

These yoga panties will follow you through your vinyasa.<p>Plus, everything else JoAnna Garcia carries in her gym bag.<p>It will work wonders for your digestion.<p>It's referred to as "black magic" by devotees.<p>If you had to choose one...<p>Because we know you've got 10 minutes you can spare.<p>​It’s a crime …

Yoga

How To Do the Perfect Push-Up

Push-ups—we've all done ‘em, but sometimes they just don't look so pretty. Fear not! We've got the guide to get it right. Push-ups are a total-body …

What Do Successful People Do Differently to Guarantee them Long-term Success?

Have you ever wondered what it is that makes some people successful and others not?<p>What do they do differently to guarantee them long-term …