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6 Ways to Hack Your Travel

<i>Our Saavy Traveler series for tips and tricks to travel like an expert.</i><p>Travel can be tricky. There's a lot to plan -- where to stay? what to see? what to eat? -- and everything costs money. Lots of it. Even the most frugal individual can find themselves (and their wallets) overwhelmed by something …

Brilliant Words Of Advice From 14 Great Graphic Designers

A new book anthologizes the wisdom of the most influential designers in the world.<p>It’s late in the day, you’ve been working on a project for weeks, and you’re stumped. The client meeting is in hours, and you’ve got tons of ideas, none of which seem to be quite right. Then, self-doubt creeps in: …

15 Science Experiments You Can Do With Your Kids

Time to get messy, light some stuff on fire, and use food products in ways they were never intended! Parents and teachers across the internet have …

Quick Tip #40: How to Remove Dried Paint from Paint Brushes

Try vinegar! Soak the brush in vinegar for an hour or so until you can bend the bristles. Fill a saucepan with vinegar until the brush bristles are …

Brazilian Testicle Mascot ‘Mr. Balls’ aka ‘Senhor Testiculo’ Raises Awareness of Testicular Cancer

To raise awareness of testicular cancer, a Brazilian cancer non-profit has created a memorable mascot: a giant pair of testicles dubbed “Mr. Balls” …

Cancer

Scared of the dentist? This is why, say neuroscientists

The whir of a dentist's drill might bring on the shakes and a racing heart, but what happens in the brain has long been a mystery.<p>Now researchers in Japan believe they are closer to an answer after scanning people's brains while playing them sounds of dental drills and suction instruments.<p>People …

Can We Eat Our Way To A Healthier Microbiome? It's Complicated

When our colleague Rob Stein got his microbiome analyzed recently in the name of science journalism, we were totally fascinated.<p>As Stein noted, it may be possible to cultivate a healthier community of bacteria on and inside us by modifying our diets.<p>Stein was advised to eat more garlic and leeks …

Heavy smokers cut down or quit after magnetic brain stimulation, study finds

Heavy smokers who regularly puffed more than a packet of cigarettes a day cut down or quit for six months after their brains were stimulated with magnets, researchers say.<p>The apparent success of the simple procedure has led the scientists to organise a large-scale trial which will launch early next …

Diabetes: Asia's 'silent killer'

<b>Asia is in the grip of a diabetes epidemic.</b><p>In human and financial terms, the burden is huge and it is hitting the poor especially hard.<p>Often thought of as a disease of the rich, experts say the unabating rise may be fuelled as much by food scarcity and insecurity as it is by excess.<p>Changing …

How Coffee, Citrus And Nuts Help Cut The Risk Of Diabetes

If you go back to the 1970s, people with a serious coffee habit often had an accompanying habit: smoking.<p>And that's why early studies gave coffee a bad rap. Clearly, smoking was harmful. And it was hard for researchers to disentangle the two habits. "So it made coffee look bad in terms of health …

#TheLIST: How To Wear Boyfriend Jeans

Take denim inspo from the women who wear them best.<p>When it comes to being comfortable, no jean has your back quite like the boyfriend jean. Loose, cuffed, and infused with the perfect touch of masculinity—the look works whether you want to keep things ultra-laidback or all dressed up. Though it may …

Clothing

Nice Bite: Snacking on Socca

“You have to eat <i>socca</i> to understand it,” says Caterina Prochilo, cradling a piping hot slice fresh from Theresa’s copper pan. Socca is a cross between a crepe and a pancake, a thin disc made with chickpea flour, and it’s a specialty of Nice, the unofficial capital of France’s Cote d’Azur.<p>Prochilo, …

The Best Eats in Cabo

The man making my Caesar salad at Edith’s restaurant is taking his task very seriously. First he mashes aromatic garlic cloves in a big wooden bowl along with anchovies, an egg yolk, dijon mustard, olive oil, worcestershire sauce, and white vinegar. Mix, mix, toss. Next, he lays three perfect, …

World's Best Ecolodges

National Parks

Are Bikes the New Tour Bus?

Many travelers opt for hop-on, hop-off tour buses to get a quick primer on a new place. As silly as it can look, and it does, it’s a useful way to get oriented when you’re visiting a destination for the first time. But there’s an alternative: biking.<p>The world is in the throes of a bike-path …

A Local’s Guide to Gettysburg

Nov. 19, 1863—A hatless Abraham Lincoln steps onto a rough-hewn dais amidst a crush of onlookers to deliver “a few appropriate remarks” to consecrate America’s bloodiest battlefield and the still-fresh graves of those who gave their lives so that nation might live. Seven score and 11 years later …