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How to feed your gut

Want a healthy gut? Reach for the kimchi, sauerkraut, artichokes, coffee and chocolate. But watch out – one category of food will make your microbes wither<p>Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the …

Wellness

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

European Travel

11 Highest Paying Nursing Specialties

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Basketball<p>Just listen to the Sacramento King's point guard, De'Aaron Fox.<p>By Nick Marino1 day agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>Put the edible underwear down.<p>23 …

Healthy Meal Plan: 30-Minute Recipes

Recipes

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

San Francisco

7 Ways to Increase Your Odds of Getting Pregnant

When I tried to get pregnant the first time, I was shocked to realize that I really didn’t know how to make a baby—or rather, how to make the whole process easier. I thought I could get knocked up every time I had sex, which explains why I bought pregnancy tests about as often as I order takeout …

8 Easy Ways to Be Happy

<i>Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth</i>. – Pharrell Williams<p>A lot has been made in our culture about how to be happy. Pop stars sing about …

Happiness

The Chronic Chronicles: A History of Pot

From an ancient Chinese cure-all to the settlers of Jamestown to Colorado’s legalization experiment, the complicated evolution of marijuana.<p>The …

9 New Grilling Recipes to Make Right Now

These 9 grilling recipes, from clams and chorizo to a pisco punch with grilled lemons, were developed for BonAppetit.com's 30 Days of Grilling campaign.<p><b>We've been really excited about a lot of things</b> during our 30 Days of Grilling extravaganza. But if we had to choose one favorite category from the …

Cooking

National Geographic Travel

4 Surprising Ways You May Be Aging Your Skin

Want to avoid drastic measures like needles and knives to look younger in the future? Start correcting the following four common bad habits.<p>Exercise in general is great for keeping your body looking young, but too much intense cardio, in particular, can actually accelerate signs of aging. Stress …

Skin Care

Hiking the John Muir Trail: Going Out to Go In

“I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” ~ John Muir<p>Drawing wild-eyed wanderers and scruffy-haired men from around the world, the 211-mile John Muir Trail has a reputation of immeasurable proportions. Making its way …

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It’s no secret I love flowers – in my apartment, on my desk, or as a pattern on my dress. Pressing fresh flowers is a great way to preserve their natural beauty, and by decorating your phone case with them, you can showcase their vivid colors and add a little touch of nature to an otherwise …

Why fireflies light up

A firefly’s familiar glow is caused by chemical reaction. Explanation here, plus many wonderful firefly photos.<p>Fireflies are sometimes called …

Nature

How much do oceans add to world’s oxygen?

Most of Earth’s oxygen comes from tiny ocean plants – called phytoplankton – that live near the water’s surface and drift with the …

17 Superfoods That Fight Disease

Fruits and vegetables are great for your health—and even better for your waistline. But some fresh foods are more powerful than others.<p>Superfoods …

20 Tips for Better Sleep

Sound slumber results in increased energy and productivity, improved heart and immune system health, a better mood, even a longer life. And hey, you …

KOHLRABI: The New Superfood That's About To Take Over

Well, time to add another super-veggie into the healthy-eating mix.<p>Enter: kohlrabi.<p>"Kohlrabi is a vegetable that is part of the mustard family (aka brassicaceae), whose ancestors are wild cabbage and wild turnips," says Kristin Kirkpatrick, R.D. and wellness manager for Cleveland Clinic's Center …

Nutrition

Boundless Informant: the NSA's secret tool to track global surveillance data

The National Security Agency has developed a powerful tool for recording and analysing where its intelligence comes from, raising questions about its …

Nelson Mandela Remains in Hospital as South Africans Pray for the Anti-Apartheid Icon

Nelson Mandela, the former president of South Africa, spent the night in hospital battling a lung infection this weekend.<p>On Saturday, South Africa …

South Africa