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56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

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Glastonbeardy: A round up of some of the best beards on show at Glastonbury - Telegraph

Meet the future of public transport: electric cycles with onboard tablets

If various surveys of happiness, peacefulness, and prosperity (and the endorsement of Tyler Brûlé) are to be believed, Scandinavia is the best place in the world. Judging by Copenhagen’s bikes, they may all be right. The capital of Denmark is in the process of rolling out a new bike-share program …

The Best Games You Don’t Have to Spend a Penny On

Fun for free.<p>For a while it looked like the "free-to-play" name would be forever tainted by games that took advantage of every opportunity to suck …

From Lemur to Baobab Trees: Madagascar Unveiled

Madagascar is a name that’s famous around the world – yet the country remains largely unknown. For those who are curious enough to go under its …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

What Nutritionists Eat When They Go Out to Restaurants

Because, yes, they do eat out from time to time<p>Restaurants get a bad rap on the healthy eating front. Yes, it is easier to control your intake of calories, salt, sugar, fat, and more when you're making what you're putting in your mouth—and one recent study even found that independent restaurants …

Nutrition

PlayStation Side Effect: Dangerous Blood Clots, Docs Say

A New Zealand man who played eight hours of video games for four days in a row developed life-threatening blood clots so severe that doctors created a new condition: “gamer’s thrombosis.” The situation involving the 31-year-old PlayStation fan was picked as the case report of the year for 2013 by …

The Week In Numbers: A Bionic Pancreas, A Universal Water Purifier, And More

<b>250,000 liters:</b> the volume of water a single, mini-fridge-size Slingshot machine purifies in one year. That's enough for about <b>300 people</b>. Slingshots are able to purify even seawater and sewage.<p><b>288:</b> the number of times a day this experimental bionic pancreas checks the blood-sugar level of its …

The Great Arctic Melt Opens Up A Lot Of Questions

Can we answer them before it's too late?<p><i>The Great Melt: This animation of images taken over time by NASA satellites shows Arctic sea ice declining for the past 30 years. The year to year rate of decline 11.5 percent per decade. Via The Bridge. Image Credit: NASA/Goddard Scientific Visualization</i> …

Rise and Shine: 10 Steps to Becoming a Morning Person

In the perfect world we would all be morning people. We would wake up calm, refreshed and ready to tackle the day. But this isn't a perfect world, and many of us have hectic morning routines that are considered a success only if we're able to make it to work on time and with no coffee stains on our …

Without Claude Shannon's information theory there would have been no internet

This equation was published in the 1949 book <i>The Mathematical Theory of Communication</i>, co-written by Claude Shannon and Warren Weaver. An elegant way to work out how efficient a code could be, it turned "information" from a vague word related to how much someone knew about something into a precise …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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A Simple, Elegant Invention That Draws Water From Air

When Italian designer Arturo Vittori and Swiss architect Andreas Vogler first visited Ethiopia in 2012, they were shocked to see women and children forced to walk miles for water.<p>Only 34 percent of Ethiopians have access to a reliable water supply. Some travel up to six hours a day to fetch some …

How to Build an Off Grid Air Conditioner: DIY Bucket Air Cooler Instructions

The Best Burger In Every State

To commemorate this all-American holiday, we conducted painstaking journalistic research to figure out the very best burger in every state, from mom-and-pop joints to celebrity-chef restaurants and everything in between.<p>Based on accolades, reviews, and our own stomachs, we came up with a …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Salvador Dalí’s Rare 1975 Illustrations for “Romeo and Juliet”

The greatest literary classics tend to attract a plethora of visual art and graphic tributes. But the highest convergence of text and image happens when an influential artist reimagines an influential piece of literature — take, for instance, Picasso’s 1934 drawings for a naughty ancient Greek …

5 Healthy Reasons to Stay Hydrated

Summertime means sunbathing on the beach, picnicking with your family and enjoying the outdoors. Naturally, this means spending more time in the sun …

Flashback Friday: The strange case of the "vampire" burial in Venice. - Seriously, Science?

By Seriously Science | April 18, 2014 6:00 am<p><i>In 2006 in Venice, Italy, archaeologists excavating a plague cemetery found something quite unusual: a</i> …

How to Tie a Bow Tie | The Art of Manliness

Tying a bow tie is a little trickier than tying a necktie, but once you learn how to do it, it’s a breeze. When I was learning how to tie a bow tie a …

Hey Fran Hey — A Guide To Salad Greens “Salad greens are a great...

<b>A Guide To Salad Greens</b><p><b>“</b>Salad greens are a great source of vitamins, especially A, C, and K. Many are high in iron, some even have surprising amounts …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

How Are Those Cities of the Future Coming Along?

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