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Four ways to explore Chefchaouen, Morocco's blue city

Chefchaouen is an otherworldly escape nestled in Morocco’s Rif Mountains. As well as its distinctive palette of blue and white buildings, a striking contrast with the arid setting, this popular town has plenty to offer. Embark on strenuous hillside hikes or idle strolls, bathe in mountain streams, …

Why adultery could aid a happy marriage

Psychologists argue that 'outsourcing' areas of your relationship could save it in the long term<p>Living separately or allowing your partner to sleep with other people could be the key to a successful marriage, psychologists have claimed.<p>They argue that “outsourcing” areas of marriage to other people …

Male sexual orientation influenced by genes, study shows

A study of gay men in the US has found fresh evidence that male sexual orientation is influenced by genes. Scientists tested the DNA of 400 gay men and found that genes on at least two chromosomes affected whether a man was gay or straight.<p>A region of the X chromosome called Xq28 had some impact on …

How Does Misfortune Affect Long-Term Happiness?

<i>Part 5 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Simply Happy.<p><b>About Dan Gilbert's TED Talk</b><p>We're doomed to be miserable if we don't get what we want — right? Not quite, says psychologist Dan Gilbert. He says our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don't go as planned.<p><b>About Dan</b> …

Modern Genes Reveal 100 Major Population Shifts In Human History

Wherever conquerors go, they leave a little bit of their genetics. Gene analyses of modern people are able to reveal those influences.<p><i>Spread of Mongol Empire. Astrokey44 on Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0</i><p>Violence and love, conquest and assimilation, they're all in your DNA. Literally. As human …

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Photography & Travel Product Reviews

75 places so colorful it’s hard to believe they’re real [pics]

No, you don’t need to adjust your screen, nor are any of these the product of extreme photoshopping.<p>Instead, these places (natural and manmade, …

Amazing Cityscape Views from the Rooftops of Dubai

Photographer Karim Nafatni gives new energy to the glowing lights of bustling Dubai in his stunning series of cityscapes, simply called <i>Rooftop Photography</i>. As we have seen before, the Dubai-based photographer and major airline pilot is certainly not afraid of heights! In his ongoing series, Nafatni …

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Video Montage: Two Weeks in Morocco

Morocco is so much more than mint tea and tagines (not that we'd readily pass up either one). We spent two weeks traveling through the country, visiting oyster farms, milking goats in the mountains, and making couscous in family homes. We took our two terabytes of footage and condensed it down to …

Watchtower of Morocco

Walking through the streets of Marrakech, Essaouira, Fes el Bali and Casablanca.. taking in the sights and sounds of this beautiful place. I just …