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National Geographic Magazine

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What Happens When We Stuff Ourselves At Holiday Time?

The biology of having just one more slice of pie<p>On a Sunday that’s usually a week or two after “Western” Easter, my parents set up an electric spit to roast a whole lamb in their suburban Massachusetts backyard. We welcome guests to our Greek Orthodox Easter celebration with a kiss on both cheeks; …

What can children learn from crime classics like Peter Rabbit?

From the Tale of Peter Rabbit to the Albergs’ classic Burglar Bill, our Book Doctor seeks out the best children’s books exploring crime – and the great moral debates you can have after reading them!<p>Funnily enough, a lot of crime – stealing rather than murder and most of it largely harmless - takes …

10 American Spots You Don't Know About Yet, But Should

Up-and-coming is a phrase we use A LOT around here. And there's good reason for it. Yes, many places are "expected" destinations (ahem, Paris) and some are so remote you have to really try to know about them.<p>Don't get us wrong, we love them all. But anywhere where the crowds are smaller seem the …

An uncertain future for Ebola's orphans - CNN Video

7 Ridiculously Easy Ways To Protect Your Bones At Any Age

Here's a stunning fact: According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), where I am honored to serve as Bone Health Ambassador, 54 million Americans have osteoporosis. And thanks to an aging population, the numbers are rising.<p>By 2020, half of all Americans over age 50 are expected to be …

FCC Moves Forward With Net Neutrality Proposals

FCC commissioners formally launched a process to establish rules of the road for the Internet, sending a proposal out for comment that already has …

Sunscreen 101: Don't forget your nose

Unless you've been living under a rock, you know to apply sunscreen. There's lifesaving reason to: About 3.5 million cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year.<p>"The incidence of skin cancer, including melanoma -- the deadliest kind -- is going up, and wearing sunscreen is one of the best ways …

Philly's 'Made in America' bill beats L.A.'s

For two years, Philadelphia had the Budweiser Made in America festival all to itself. Last month, however, it was announced that the Jay Z-curated …

Fantasy Sports Legal Issues Will Remain A Hot Topic In 2014

Tomorrow evening marks the start of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association’s annual winter conference in Las Vegas, NV. This conference brings together business owners from throughout the fantasy sports industry, including employees of CBS, Yahoo, ESPN and the professional sports leagues.<p>One of the …

Capitalism has a bright future full of innovation and hope

Guest blogger R Edward Freeman believes business has the potential to solve the world's toughest problems<p>Last summer I spoke at a conference on a panel called, Capitalism in Question. Many of the speakers discussed capitalism's unsustainable growth, environmental neglect and unsavoury scandals. As …

Understanding and Treating the Cancer of Islamic Extremism

"I am a soldier of Allah and this is a war," explained Michael Adebolajo in his own defense at the trial for the murder of British soldier Lee Rigby. The judge disqualified this as a legal argument, but outside the Court of Law, it is a stark reminder of the irrational and petrifying mind-set at …

Four Tips for Meeting Two People in the Room

Lawyers typically dread attending events like annual bar association fundraisers, CLE conferences — or any gathering where there will be a large …

2013 What's Hot and What's Not in the Legal Profession

It’s hard to believe, but this is our 25th annual report on what’s going on in the legal profession. Like all previous reports, it is based on …