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Photo du Jour: Drive-Thru Tree

Most images of California’s Chandelier Tree are tourist snapshots featuring family vehicles proudly rolling through the six foot square opening …

How to survive pollen season (without locking yourself inside the house)

Do seasonal allergies make you feel cooped up and crazy? Pollen-proof your life with these 20 tips.<p>Hello, spring. Hello birds, bees, and blossoms … …

17 easy-to-start seeds for beginner gardeners

Think you can't grow anything? Try these easy-to-grow seeds in your garden and you might begin to think you have a green thumb.<p>Starting your own …

Oscar Pistorius Trial: Did His Fear of Intruders or Hot Temper Cause Him to Pull the Trigger?

Nearly three weeks before Reeva Steenkamp was shot to death by her Olympian star boyfriend of three months, she sent him a series of troubling …

Oscar Pistorius Trial Delayed Just As He Was Expected to Testify

The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius has been delayed until April 7 because one of the legal experts who will assist the judge in reaching a verdict …

Amanda Bynes 'Is Doing Extremely Well,' Says Her Mom

After a rough 2013 that ended in a months-long stay in various psychiatric treatment centers, Amanda Bynes is working on a fresh start.<p>After about …

The 7 Most Embarrassing Things That Can Happen at the Gym

From the LOL to the OMG, readers share their gym-tastrophies.<p>Most people leave the gym with aching muscles or sweat-soaked clothes. Occasionally, though, some hightail it out of there with blushed faces after a humiliating turn of events. Hey, stuff happens! So, all in good fun, we asked our …

Fitness

46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …

7 Ways to Make Sex Extra Romantic

For those nights when you want to emphasize the "love" in "making love"

8 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Potassium

The symptoms can be subtle, so pay attention<p>You don’t hear much about potassium—but you should. It’s important for muscle strength, nerve functioning, and a healthy cardiovascular system, says Janet Brill, Ph.D., R.D., a Philadelphia-based nutritionist. The nutrient’s in lots of delicious foods …

9 Reasons Why Fit Women Have Much Better Sex

The time you spend working out can have unexpected payoffs when you're tangling the sheets. And understanding the link can help you achieve more explosive results—in the bedroom and the weight room.

Could a Vibrator Make You Smarter?

It almost sounds too good to be true.<p>Get ready to kill two birds with one…vibrator. The sex toy company Lelo says they have a new product that will actually make you smarter while also giving you an awesome orgasm.<p>Here's how: Left-handed people report being more sexually satisfied than right-handed …

20 Things Men Will Never Understand About Women

The Women's Health Guy Next Door admits that he's completely and utterly confused by our gender.<p>I can't recall exactly how old I was when I learned that I'd probably spend the rest of my life trying to understand women. The lesson started with a simple proposition beneath the jungle gym: "I'll show …

How to De-Stress in Just 10 Minutes

For all the times you need to cool down fast<p>We've all had intensely stressful moments in life where you find yourself wishing that wine came in those convenient six-packs of juice boxes with the pop-in straws. As genius as that may sound, getting sloshed before an important meeting or moment in …

30 Health Choices All Women Should Make By Age 30

See how many you can check off so far

Is Powdered Peanut Butter Actually Better For You Than Regular Peanut Butter?

The powdered stuff has WAY less fat.<p>First there was chunky and creamy. Then there was reduced-fat. Then, low-sodium. And now there's powdered peanut butter—and it boasts WAY less (like 85 percent less!) fat and calories than traditional spreads. But what is it?<p>What is powdered peanut butter?<p>Peanut …

Nutrition

5 Ways to Use Breathing Techniques to Get a Better Workout

Because your muscles can't do anything without oxygen<p>"Don't hold your breath!" It's something we've all heard before while working out…and for good reason. "When you hold you breath, the energy in your cells plunges and you feel fatigued during your workout way before you should," says Belisa …

Be Your Own Personal Trainer: 4 Tips for Strength Training On Your Own

How to maximize muscle-building time—no giant trainer bill required<p>Six weeks ago, I decided I was ready to inch away from the cardio equipment and pump some iron. I signed up for my gym's six-week training camp program, ETC, so I could tone up and build up my strength-training self-confidence. (You …

How to Look Toned in Under 10 Seconds

These in-a-pinch fitness tricks can help create the appearance of a leaner, more defined body--instantly<p><b>Look Five Pounds Lighter</b>Adjust your posture with these effortless alignment cues to trim visual inches (and feel more confident!).<p><b>Ears Over Shoulders:</b> Rounded shoulders can shorten your torso, …

8 Beauty Uses for Baking Soda

Because baking's not the only thing this ingredient is good for<p><i>By Aly Walansky for Daily Makeover</i><p>Baking soda has been a kitchen staple for generations, but it’s also a major player in the beauty realm. The inexpensive product is amazing for tons of DIY beauty and hair treatments. Here’s how you can …

Thirdhand Smoke Is Real—And Risky to Your Health

Indoor cigarette smoke combines with air pollutants to form compounds that might cause cancer—and that can linger for decades.<p>It took decades to prove that cigarette smoking causes cancer, heart disease, and early death. It took additional years to establish that secondhand smoke also kills.<p>Now …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Cassini's Crescent and Cassiopeia's Soul

Mars carves new channels and amateurs catch a falling star in this week's best space pictures.<p>Happy birthday, Hubble. Astronomers snapped this image of the Monkey Head Nebula—released on March 17—in honor of the famous space telescope's 24 years in orbit.<p>The nebula, formally known as NGC 2174, …

Dwarf Planet Discovery Hints at Hidden World Orbiting Solar System

Plenty of dwarf planets hide out beyond Pluto, perhaps steered by something much bigger.<p>Discovery of an icy "dwarf" world beyond Pluto hints that a much bigger planet may hide even farther out in the dim reaches of the solar system, astronomers suggested on Wednesday. (Read "Our Solar System" in</i> …

First Asteroid With Rings Discovered

Move over, Saturn—rings aren't just for giant planets anymore.<p>Saturn has rings, of course, and so do the other gas giants of our solar system—Jupiter, Uranus, and Neptune—albeit wispier ones than Saturn's.<p><b>But until now it seemed that only giant planets had the gravity to hold on to the billions of</b> …

Scientists Move Closer to Inventing Artificial Life

Synthetic biology advances with a man-made chromosome inserted into live brewer's yeast.<p>In a biological first, an international team has inserted a man-made chromosome into brewer's yeast, producing a life form that thrives and successfully passes the designer genes on to its offspring.<p>The …

Air Pollution Now Top Environmental Health Risk

Changing Planet<p>New analysis from the World Health Organization (WHO) links exposure to air pollution to roughly 7 million deaths annually. The report confirms that air pollution is now the world’s largest environmental health risk. It estimates 4.3 million people died in 2012—mainly due to cooking …

NASA Unveils Stunning New Milky Way Portrait

<b>Talk about an out-of-this-world map! NASA has unveiled a stunning new clickable panoramic portrait of our home galaxy, the Milky Way.</b><p>The zoomable, 360-degree view was constructed from more than two million infrared snapshots taken over the past ten years by NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope.<p>“If we …

Why Do Animals Sometimes Kill Their Babies?

Is it natural—or pathological—when a mother kills and eats her own offspring? Or when a brother kills his sister's child?<p>When Khali, a sloth bear at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C., went into labor in late December last year, her keepers were thrilled. But soon after Khali …

Oh, the Places Nat Geo Goes

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>When you work at National Geographic, one of the first questions people ask is if you get to travel. The answer is often yes, but one of the best parts of the job is being surrounded by sharp, globe-trotting people, and getting to hear their stories.<p>That’s why we asked folks …