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10 best boat journeys

Boats are often overlooked as a way to see the world; we invariably have limited time to get from A to Z so we fly, missing B to Y. In a lot of cases, though, boats are the best, and frequently the only way, to properly see a destination. Here are ten of the best boat journeys the world has to …

Top Ten Tips and Tricks for Terrific Tea

Tea is only second to water when it comes to beverage popularity—so popular that it's consumed as much as coffee, soft drinks, and alcohol <i>combined</i>. …

Two Workouts in One

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8 Strategies to Battle Baldness

Know how to handle and control hair loss<p>When a man begins to go bald, two things go down the drain—his hair and his confidence.<p>Some 62 percent of balding guys in a Spanish study said losing their locks could deflate their self-esteem. This isn’t 21st-century superficiality: “Thick hair has always …

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3 Moves That Test Your Core Strength

Find out how strong your midsection is with this middle-blasting weekend challenge<p>Your core is made up of more than just your abs. The many muscles between your hips and shoulders stabilize your spine and allow your torso to rotate and bend. "If you want to be stronger in everything you do, you …

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The Running Test You Should Be Able to Pass

It’s simple, but by no means easy. How do you stack up compared to the average guy?<p>Back in grade school, you ran one mile for the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test to show how aerobically fit you were. As an adult, you’re lucky if sprinting on the basketball court or chasing your kids …

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4 Ways to Kick Monday Morning's Ass

Hit the ground running with these simple energy-boosting tips<p>Mondays are the day when you should feel most alert and energized. After all, you just had two days of no work and all play and relaxation.<p>So why do you feel tired and sluggish come Monday morning? Blame a phenomenon called social jet …

Northwestern University

The Best Podcasts for Long Car Rides

Kill a 7-hour drive with shows that provoke, entertain, and stimulate your brain<p>Praise the podcast! For decades, man has journeyed across this nation fiddling with the FM dial only to hear static. Built-in CD players and satellite radio seemed to be a cure, but over time, even those options got …

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Inside China’s Plans For The World’s Tallest (And Pinkest) Towers

Developers are planning a pair of supertall towers that also happen to be hot pink. The architects chat with us about the curious design.<p>Two months after Saudi Arabia announced plans for the Kingdom Tower, a one-kilometer skyscraper overlooking the Red Sea, China is raising the stakes.<p>In Wuhan, the …

Chicago Will Launch An Architectural Biennial Next Year

Chicago, the city that gave us the world’s first skyscraper, is launching a global architecture exhibition starting next year. The Chicago Architecture Biennial will–at least according to city officials–be the biggest survey of international architecture in North America.<p>The Biennial will be held …

Design decline: the best young digital designers are not British

London has tried hard to transform itself into Europe's tech startup hub in recent years, with mixed results. One spectacular failure last spring was Boris Johnson's £1 million initiative to attract digital entrepreneurs. But beyond the larger debate about incentives and resources is a more …

Swim Like a Fish, Look Like an Olympian

Before you take the plunge, soak up these 7 tips from top swimming experts<p>If clearing 25 to 50 meters in a pool without clinging to the sidewall or trying to catch a breather sounds impossible, that's probably because humans aren't meant to swim. “When we jump in water, our body reacts in this way …

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35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

LG Announces Mass Production of Flexible Screens

In what could be considered a first step of many towards fully-flexible smartphones, LG Display has announced that it will begin mass producing a …

Beyond the High-Line: Re-Imagining Open Space for our Crowded Urban Future

<i>This article, by David Gensler, co-CEO of Gensler, originally appeared in Fast Company.</i><p>Those of us associated with the building of cities are often …

De-Wrinkle Your Clothes Without Ever Touching an Iron

Ironing is barbaric. There I said it. Heating up a giant metal plate to slowly smooth out wrinkles is, at best, a tedious exercise, and at worst it …

Shanshui City exhibition by Ma Yansong

Ma Yansong of Chinese studio MAD is exhibiting architectural models and sculptures in a Beijing courtyard to illustrate his vision for a future city …

Want to 3D print your next home? It’ll take you 220 years to finish

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>These days, 3D printing is everywhere. From charms and <i>tchotchkes</i> to guns and even body parts, the automagical thing-maker is …

Elevator Rope Breakthrough Means Mile-High Buildings Possible

My ID classmate kept getting burgled. His second-storey East Village apartment was broken into multiple times, and in frustration he signed a year …

Bamboo Forest, Japan

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How to leave Maui (if you really have to)

You’ve double-checked your flight time, mapped out the gas station closest to the airport, shaken the sand out of your touristy beach towels, and had that conversation about packing the sunscreen or leaving it behind. It’s the end of your Maui vacation, and you’re off to return the rental car …

Qatar's Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Where to Send Your Dad for Father's Day

Gift Guide<p>There's no better way to show your dad you love him than to send him away ... on a fabulous trip, that is.<p>06.10.13 8:41 PM …

Design Hotels Turns 20!

Ultra-Luxe<p>From Bali and Portugal to France and Miami, a look back at some of Design Hotels’ coolest properties.<p>05.24.13 4:45 AM ET<p>Courtesy of Design …

48 hours in Hiroshima

Friendly, picturesque and a paradise for foodies. This description might not spring to mind when you hear the word 'Hiroshima', but word is starting to spread about this most surprising of Japanese cities. As the first city in history to suffer a nuclear attack, Hiroshima has a dark legacy but it …

The Best New Architecture

Design’s Big Night<p>From ‘snow architecture’ in Austria to a Chinese theater that resembles a butterfly, see recipients of the 2013 Architizer A+ …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …