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What you didn't know about the Indian Ocean's beaches

The Indian Ocean’s islands are world-renowned for their beaches, but few holidaymakers realise how the sandy shores of these blissful retreats were actually formed. Cue macro photographer Harold Taylor, who put sand from five Indian Ocean beaches under the microscope to highlight the varying …

‘Blue Dragon’ washes up on beach

Australia

15 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm You Up

Once winter arrives in all of its icy glory, it’s understandable that you’ll want to burrow under the covers and solely sip soup for dinner. And after a long day at the office, it’s less than likely that you’ll be tempted to gather ingredients and start chopping. That’s why these crock pot soup …

The British Columbian Wilderness and the Baddest Water Filter Ever Built

300 miles north of Vancouver lies the Great Bear Rainforest. It’s a huge, rugged, chunk of land with ample diversity of scenery, and the best part is …

Science Finally Explains Slackers

There’s a neurological reason for apathy and laziness, according to new research. Inefficient connections between certain areas of the brain may make …

Oxford University

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

National Parks

The Golden Age of Havana Is Now

In February, I was rolling in an old, squeaking taxi through Havana, headed back to my rented digs atop a house in the tiny Chinatown. I got the room in a way many travelers to Cuba will recognize: a friend passed me a phone number, which was never answered.<p>Eventually, days after arriving in Havana …

Teaching the Power of Visual Storytelling - An interview with Reza | LensCulture

Sitting in the foyer of Webistan, you are surrounded by history. Meter-long <i>National Geographic</i> covers hang next to old exhibition catalogues and vibrant posters document events long since past.<p>The occasion for much of this history is one man—Reza. An award-winning photographer, a globally …

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

Best of GQ<p>His personal life is in shambles, Robert Mueller looms large, and it's never been trickier to be the president's son.<p>By Julia Ioffe2 days …

I Tested 7 Natural Ways To Fall Asleep. Here's What ACTUALLY Worked

For most of my life, I've had a hard time falling asleep. My mind seems to light up with random thoughts, worries, and stresses as soon as my head …

Yoga

How much you weigh at this age could affect your chances of developing Alzheimer's later

WASHINGTON (AP) — One more reason to watch the waistline: New research says people's weight in middle age may influence not just whether they go on to develop Alzheimer's disease, but when.<p>Obesity in midlife has long been suspected of increasing the risk of Alzheimer's. Researchers at the National …

Alzheimer's Disease

This Horrific-Looking Prehistoric Water Monster Has Returned to England’s Rivers

Yay?<p>This horrific-looking prehistoric water monster has returned to England's rivers. Yay?<p>The lamprey is an eel-like fish that dates back hundreds of millions of years, well before the dinosaurs; many call it a "living fossil." The largest British species, the sea lamprey, can grow up to a metre in …

Yes, You Should Definitely Watch 'Narcos' on Netflix This Weekend

The show looks at the life and crime of Pablo Escobar from two very different sides.<p>You can fault Donald Trump for many things, and I do, but not his market research. If Donald Trump believes that people will buy something—no matter how stupid, no matter how tacky—they usually will. Unfortunately, …

15 Fall 2015 TV shows to watch

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's that time of the year again.<p>New fall shows are coming, and there will be familiar faces and plot lines that make you say "This reminds me of..." We present to you the 15 shows you probably want to check out for Fall 2015 TV season.<p>"Narcos" (Netflix)<p>Pablo Escobar and the Medellin Cartel …

TV

The 43 Best Hidden Hikes In The U.S.

Read the full list on Greatist.<p>Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail is an experience no one ever forgets. But the United States is a pretty big place, with tons of opportunities for hiking and camping in spots that don't attract millions of tourists every year. If you like the feel of going where …

5 Things Smart Travelers Should Do This September

This month's top travel tips from the experts.<p>1. See Italy in shoulder season.<p>“September and October are wonderful months on the Amalfi Coast and Capri,” says Andrea Grisdale of IC Bellagio. “Summer crowds are gone, and it’s warm enough to swim. Le Sirenuse is my favorite hotel in Positano.”<p>2. Lock …

It's a titi! New monkey species found in Peru

Like a morgue corpse in a drawer with the wrong toe tag, it was a victim of mistaken identity. No one realised during all those years that it was, in fact, a specimen of an unknown species.<p>That taxonomical injustice will be rectified at the end of this month when the newly-minted Latin name of the …

Zoology

IRS hack far larger than first thought

The IRS has added more than 220,000 Americans to the list of those possibly affected by a data breach. Video provided by Newsy Newslook<p>SAN FRANCISCO — A hack of the Internal Revenue service first reported in May was nearly three times as large as previously stated, the agency said Monday.<p>Thieves …

Identity Theft

How to Lose Weight Fast by Drinking Water

If you are looking to lose weight quickly by drinking water, there are tips available to help you do it properly and effectively. Consistent water …

Anti-ageing pecan pie

This sticky pecan pie is sweetened naturally with Medjool dates and spices for a wholesome, guilt-free dessert<p>Pecans are high in oleic acid, which reduces cholesterol, and are an excellent source of minerals, vitamin E and B-complex vitamins.<p>SERVES<p>Makes 4 individual pies<p><b>For the crust</b><p>200g ground …

A trip down memory lane: Yotam Ottolenghi’s Tuscan recipes

Photograph: Louise Hagger for the Guardian. Food styling: Emily Kydd<p>Yotam Ottolenghi’s coccoli: ‘Traditionally served with cured ham and …

10 Epic Fish Taco Recipes to Start the Fiesta

Sometimes you just need a special dinner to make you <i>feel</i> like you’re on vacation, right? We all know a trip to a beachy getaway isn’t complete without a stop at a fish taco stand or the local taco hot spot. Luckily, fish tacos are pretty easy to make and are totally customizable. From …

11 great fish recipe ideas under 400 calories

Looking for something great and low in calories? Oh, and you want it fast, too? Check out these great fish recipes, eleven of them, all under 400 calories.<p><b>Canele's pan-seared snapper:</b> At Canele in Atwater Village, chef Corina Weibel serves a perfectly seared snapper fillet perched atop a stack of …

Food

How to Improve Your Photographs of Water Drops

From a small, transparent glossy circle to a looking glass that reflects surroundings, water drops fascinate photographers and viewers. We see them …

How to Use Water with Lemon for Weight Loss

Some fad diets claim that you can lose a lot of weight and melt away fat simply by drinking lemon juice mixed with water. Some of these "detox" diets …

Cabbage Soup Diet - A New Look and Weekly Menu

Cabbage soup can be used in a simple diet which can enable you to loose between 3 and 7kg (6 - 15 lbs) in a single week! Cabbage soup helps your body …

How to Lose Weight Fast - The Best Weight Loss Programs For Women Between 160-210 Pounds

If you want to know how to lose weight fast and you're a woman between 160-210 pounds, I'm going to show you the guidelines to the best weight loss …

12 Foods to Look Better Naked

According to adult toy company Adam & Eve, 41 percent of American adults prefer to get busy in the dark. Although that stat isn't particularly …

Nutrition