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Get Your Wheels Spinning<p>As part of the continued US Topo maps revision and improvement cycle, the USGS will be including mountain bike trails to …

Check Your Vitals With Wi-Fi

A radar-inspired system could make health-monitoring devices obsolete<p>To feed our need for health-related data, engineers have created specialized wearable gadgets or have added capabilities to the devices already integrated into our lives. But a team of researchers from MIT wants to gather data …

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Newlyweds Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo Sell Home, in Contract to Buy Another

The Maroon 5 frontman and Victoria's Secret model are buying and selling in the Big Apple.<p>Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine and Victoria’s Secret model …

'Angels' Find Pre-Civil War Home In Idyllic Interracial Enclave

NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Breena Clark about her new novel, <i>Angels Make Their Hope Here</i>. It follows Dossie Bird, a girl who escapes slavery in 1849 and flees to a refuge in New Jersey.<p>Transcript<p>TAMARA KEITH, HOST:<p>When the novel "Angels Make Their Hope Here" begins the Civil War is not far off. …

Follow Favorite: Brad Tully

Safaris are at the top (or close) to most travel wishlists, whether it’s the classic trip to Kenya or the Botswana and Rwanda trips currently gaining …

10 Tumblr sites that are making travel more interesting

Reports this weekend from AllThingsD point to Tumblr being acquired by Yahoo for nearly $1.1 billion. Although popular, unlike Pinterest or Twitter …

Five travel photography essentials that won't weigh you down

Some of your best travel pictures will be off the cuff, spontaneous affairs, but taking a few basic pieces of kit – like a tripod, zoom lens, polariser and GorillaPod grip – can ensure you’re ready to make the most of a golden opportunity. Here’s a round-up of the best photography kit to sling in …

2013 Tours of a Lifetime

Dark Rye has merged with Whole Foods Markets’ digital channels!<p>You can find our great content on wholefoods.com, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and …

10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

How Exercise And Other Activities Beat Back Dementia

The numbers are pretty grim: More than half of all 85-year-olds suffer some form of dementia.<p>But here's the good news: Brain researchers say there are ways to boost brain power and stave off problems in memory and thinking.<p>In other words, brain decline is not necessarily an inevitable part of …

The Secret to Slow-Poaching the Perfect Egg: Seven Degrees of Separation

<b>How do you like your eggs?</b> Perhaps one of the most-frequently asked questions when it comes to food, whether you're out to brunch or cooking at home, especially if it's the morning after. Scrambled? Sunny-side up? Over easy? How about slow poached to precisely 63 degrees? That's how Chef Lonnie …