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Mile Markers: Just Dance

Sometimes the solution to humid summer blues is to just shake it off.<p>I’m trying to acclimate myself to this heat.<p>May usually has a few warm days to help us dip our toe into the cauldron of summer heat, but this year we have been forced to cannonball straight in. Weather reports keep touting “Real …

Visiting Rome with kids: gladiators, gardens and gelato

Rome's top attractions offer much to fire children’s imaginations, from the Colosseum with its past of blood-curdling spectacle to spooky underground catacombs where the early Christians buried their dead. The city’s historic centre is kid-friendly too, dotted with spacious piazzas, foaming …

30 Trips Everyone Should Take At Least Once In Their Lives

Modern life can become quite repetitive and may cause a person to feel trapped and stifled by the repetitive routines we tend to slide into. There …

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Yoga for Weightlifters: 7 Poses for Increased Range of Motion

Flexibility is an important yet often overlooked component of a well-rounded fitness routine, especially for those who tend to gravitate to …

You just can't kill Lisbeth Salander

In the three international bestsellers Swedish author Stieg Larsson completed before his death in 2004 at age 50 — <i>The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo</i>, <i>The Girl Who Played With Fire</i>, and <i>The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest</i>, all published posthumously as the Millennium series — Salander is framed, …

Foam Rolling vs. Stretching: Which Is Better?

Before you give up on your recovery routine entirely, we're about to make it easier for you to manage. While both foam rolling and stretching have their merits, if you've only got time for one, you should grab your trusty foam roller.<p><i>Photos: Pond5</i><p><i>By Amanda Woerner for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>You know …

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The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

7 books that will train your brain to overachieve

1. "Curious"<p><b>Subtitle:</b> The Desire to Know and Why Your Future Depends On It<p><b>Author:</b> Ian Leslie<p><b>5 Second Summary:</b> Harness your natural curiosity to develop the ability to think more broadly and deeply.<p><b>Best Quote:</b> "Curious learners go deep, and they go wide. They are the people best equipped for the …

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Nine Essential Items for Fall Camping

Get outside and enjoy the final few weeks of warm weather with these must haves.<p>With the hottest days of summer behind us (hopefully) we've reached one of the best times of year to camp. But what to bring? Well, the best part about car camping is there's plenty of space to pack some comforts of …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

25 Books Every Man Should Read

Make it a drinking game.<p>Literacy is hot. Like CrossFit. Remember this Instagram account? Next time you're caught in a random girl's iPhone lens, make sure you've got your face buried in one of these puppies.*<p>* Burying your face in a puppy is also a surefire way of ending up in a girl's Instagram …

Seven countries that are surprisingly hard to visit

Others seem entirely uninterested in tourism dollars, making it extremely difficult for foreign visitors to enter.<p>We've found seven countries that make it incredibly difficult to obtain tourist visas.<p>Note that this list is not comprehensive: We've excluded countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria …

If You Can Dream It You Can Do It in These 5 Steps

Entrepreneurs and managers often speak different languages--if they speak at all--which makes getting them on the same page critically important.<p>At some point after a new company gets started up, every great entrepreneur reaches a point where he or she realizes that, for the business to grow to its …

A Roadtripper’s Guide to B.C.’s Sea to Sky Highway

British Columbia’s Sea to Sky Highway runs from Vancouver to Whistler and is brimming with scenic ocean views, gushing waterfalls, lofty mountains, …

5 Drills to Make You a Better Runner

Become more mindful of your running form and gain greater speed with less injury risk.<p>The following drills will improve your running form in many ways—by strengthening key running muscles, by improving your range of motion via exaggerating some aspects of the running gait, by improving the …

Exploration Isn’t Dead: A Photographer Captures the Ultimate Adventure

Picture Stories<p>Picture Stories<p>In a world where it feels like everything has been seen and every peak summited, explorers long for uncharted territory. That’s what one climbing team was searching for in their attempt to measure the peak of Myanmar’s Hkakabo Razi. The quest of expedition leader …

10 Ways to Beat Boredom on Your Run

Dealing with lulls on the road? Try these workout suggestions to engage your mind and body.<p><i>Jack asks: I just started running a few months ago, and my biggest problem has been boredom. Any suggestions for dealing with that? Do you have workout suggestions for beginners?</i><p>To fight boredom, engage your …

This startup lets anyone create beautiful data maps with one click — and they just raised $23 million from Accel and Salesforce

CartoDB wants to make it easy for anyone to create their own data-driven maps, and it just raised $23 million in Series B funding from the likes of Accel Partners and Salesforce Ventures to help it do just that.<p>CartoDB wasn't created by tech industry veterans, but rather by two Spanish scientists …

5 Insane Overwater Bungalows You Can Actually Afford

You might not be flush with cash, but that doesn't mean you need to give up on the overwater-bungalow fantasy, because who hasn't dreamed of staying in a cabana stilted over shimmering water, fish cruising below? We combed the world and came up with five stellar stays.<p>You might not be flush with …

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How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Emily Infeld's comeback began before she chased down Molly Huddle at IAAF World Championships (photos, video)

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- University Heights native Emily Infeld endeared herself to runners everywhere when she beat Molly Huddle for a bronze medal, then …

Is China still allowing foreign tourists to visit Tibet?

The Potala Palace Lhasa, TibetYes, you can visit Tibet in 2015/2016 but here are some things to know firstOne of the most popular questions I get is …

51 free online resources for starting a business

Being an entrepreneur means sticking your neck — and wallet — on the line for a product you believe in.<p>It won't be cheap.<p>There will be plenty of costs, some you've never expected.<p>Thankfully, there are free tools to start a business available online.<p>We've compiled this list of free tools to start a …

22 Ways to Run Better Every Day

1. Find a running buddy — or buddies.<p>1 of 23<p>Accountability is key. Finding others to run with will add an element of healthy peer pressure to your …

The ultimate challenge: running the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc

Traversing rivers, glaciers and three different countries, Europe’s most relentless race is a symbol for human endeavour. To finish it is to win<p>“The Tour du Mont Blanc? I walked that a few years ago and it took me 10 days. You’re running it in one go? You’re joking!” This is what people usually say …

Inside the Effort to Crack the Sub-Two Hour Marathon

Last year, when University of Brighton professor Yannis Pitsiladis announced Sub2-Hrs, <b></b>an organized effort to break the two-hour marathon barrier within five years—a milestone akin to the four-minute mile or the ten-second 100 meters—a chorus of naysayers sprang to their feet in protest. Exercise …

Book Block lets you design your own custom notebooks

There are so many ways technology helps us record information. Yet, the analog notebook hangs in there. Paired with a pen, nothing commits information to memory quite like sketching or jotting thoughts and observations by hand on nice paper.<p>A London design agency, understanding how personal …

How to Cook a Way Better Chicken Breast (Start By Banishing the Word "Skinless")

This chef is convinced that chicken breast is the best part of the bird—it's all in how he cooks it. Steal his secrets here.<p>Quick, how to make a chicken breast, a.k.a. one of the most common staples in quick and easy weeknight cooking, better? "Add a little butter if you're feeling sassy," says …

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