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Photography Guide to Northern Spain

Photographing Northern Spain<p>Northern Spain has grown to become one of my favorite locations for landscape photography. Since living there for one …

10 amazing literary holidays to add to your travel bucket list

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that book lovers following in the footsteps of their literary heroes must be in want of a good guide. With apologies to both Jane Austen and Bridget Jones, this will be self-evident to anyone who has ever tried to explore James Joyce’s Dublin, Ernest …

14 Doctors Who Deserve A Round Of Applause

Without them, we wouldn't have open heart surgery, blood banks, syphilis testing, automatic defibrillators, laser cataract removal, and the list keeps going...

It's Time to Stop Talking About EQ, Because It Doesn't Actually Exist

It's crooked psychology, according to this professor.<p><i>What is more beneficial in life; a high EQ or IQ? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Jordan B Peterson, psychology professor at the</b> …

8 poems every man should know

For National Poetry Day we've collated eight poems that every man should know, from William Shakespeare's 'Sonnet 29' to Yeats' 'When You Are …

Everything You Need to Build the Perfect Apartment Gym

Gyms are big business, pulling in around $22 billion annually as an industry. It helps that the average membership runs $58 per month, and that figure skyrockets if you live in a city. Brooklynites, for example, pay about $135 a month to hit the gym, while people who live in Austin pay $88. Here’s …

Behind the sugar industry's 50-year mission to axe its link to heart disease

Trust no one.<p>That’s the takeaway of a new study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which claims the sugar industry in the 1960s launched a campaign in which it paid for nutrition research to downplay evidence linking America’s rising sugar consumption to …

How A Team Of Elite Doctors Changed The Military's Stance On Brain Trauma

During the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. military did an about-face on detecting and treating brain injuries caused by explosions. After years of routinely sending blast-exposed troops back into combat, the military implemented a system that requires screening and treatment for traumatic …

High carb or high fat? The running diet debate

For years it’s been accepted that high carbs are needed to sustain performance. But is it really true, or should we be turning to fats instead?<p>In the mid 1960s, a group of Swedish physiologists based in Stockholm conducted a landmark experiment that would come to dominate the way every athlete, …

Carbohydrates

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, eating, dating and more on iOS

Our pick of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer number of apps for iOS can …

How to Road Trip in the Age of Instagram

Rule no. 1: Dress appropriately.<p>For Jack Kerouac, road tripping was all about worlds rich with possibility, people mad to live, and golden lands ahead. It was a romantic adventure fueled by jazz, curiosity, and style. Somewhere along the way, though, the Great American Road Trip lost its cool. What …

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

Food

How Do You Know If You're Good? 3 Ways to Get Validation for Your Writing

Writers struggle with their inner critics more than most artists, I think. But they suffer from outside criticism more than most artists, too. I get asked nearly every week some variation of this question: How do I know if my writing is good? Good enough? Worthwhile? If readers will like it? If …

100 Writing Practice Lessons & Exercises

by Joe BuntingWant to become a better writer? Perhaps you want to write novels, or maybe you just want to get better grades in your essay writing …

Creative Writing

Teaching Students to Cook Now Makes Them Better Doctors Later

"I can suggest adding them to muffins because we made zucchini muffins last week," one student told us. "I know it was easy to do and tasted …

Teaching

Overland Chef: Campfire Paella

Few national cuisines have been so extravagantly gentrified as Spanish food. From upscale tapas bars to artisanal sangria mixology, it’s easy to …

Onions

William Butler Yeats Taught Poets How to Serve

The great Irish poet William Butler Yeats, who would be 150 today, wrote poems that stick with you through life. He also set the standard for poetic …

12 Spectacular Tennis Courts Around the World Photos

One doesn't have to be Andy Murray to appreciate some of the world's best tennis courts. With exquisite design and picturesque surroundings, you can perfect your strokes on some of the world's most unique courts, located in places ranging from the Miami skyline to high over New York City. With the …

Sustainable kettle brews up a Kickstarter storm

Sleek, chic and streamlined: that's the James Dyson Award-winning Miito, a new kind of kettle that looks nothing like a kettle at all. The rod-and-plate ensemble uses induction technology to save power and water by heating up precisely the amount of water you need and no more.<p>The kettle was …

10 Jaw-Dropping Photos From The 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The entries for the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest are in, and the photographs are as stunning as ever. The annual contest asks photographers from all around world to submit photos in four categories: Travel portraits, outdoor scenes, sense of place, and spontaneous …

The 19 most game-changing weapons of the 21st century

We've come a long way since the stealth bomber.<p>Just as smart gadgets have invaded our homes and revolutionized our lives over the last 15 years, next-level weaponry has transformed the military.<p>The imperatives of the military have always been one of the main drivers of technological …

Military

Classroom practice - Effortless learning is a dangerous illusion

Mary Pat Wenderoth stops herself mid-lesson and asks her class a question about the day's work. The students turn to their notes but she stops them. …

Pedagogy

Why Kim Kardashian Can’t Write Good

Essay-level writing as a basic skill is no longer the norm. Speaking is, however, and that style has influenced our writing. Get over it, grammarians.<p>…

20 Incredible Stories of Weight Loss Through Running

Jennifer Hittle<p>Jennifer accomplished what a lot of people dream about: She shed more than half her body weight, and she has maintained her 140-pound weight for 12 years. "Before, I would say something like 'Look at you, you're so fat you can't even make it around the block. You're breathing so …

30 Photographs Capturing the End of World War II in Europe

On May 8, 1945, Germany conceded World War II and the world celebrated.<p>On May 7, 1945, Germany surrendered to the Allied Forces, ending World War II in the West. The next day, parades marched, kisses flew, beer flowed, and the globe erupted in celebration. Though the Pacific theater continued to …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

By Jay Cassano4 minute Read<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health …

Happiness

Top 25 Photographs from the Wilderness #21

Human Journey<p><b>“The question is not what you look at, but what you see.” Henry David Thoreau</b><p>A good friend once told me that wildlife photography makes him sad. He explained that when he sees images of the wild creatures and unspoiled places his heart aches too deeply at the thought of what he …

How Exercise Protects the Brain from Depression

Study suggests a new protective role for fit muscles.<p>Researchers at Sweden's Karolinska Institute published a neat study in the journal <i>Cell</i> last week that may shed some light on how and why exercise fights depression (press release here). It's fairly complicated stuff (to me, at least), and it's a …

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

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