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The Young Pope trailer: Jude Law rules the papacy with an iron fist

“There’s a new pope now, and this is only the beginning.”<p>The new trailer for HBO’s <i>The Young Pope</i> sees Jude Law as the fictional Pope Pius XIII, the …

Young Pope

The biggest reason you gain weight as you age has nothing to do with your metabolism

That inexplicable force we call our metabolism does begin to grind a bit slower every year from age 30 onward.<p>Here's the good news: The rate at which your metabolism slows down is actually rather minimal. In reality, most weight gain that happens in midlife isn't the result of a slower metabolism …

Watch Now: The Gear We’re Testing This Week

<i>Welcome to What’s in the Office This Week. We’re obviously passionate about gear, and we have a lot of it in the office — it fuels our reviews, news</i> …

In the early 1980s the author was one of the first to herald the emerging dominance of neoliberalism in the west. Here he argues that this doctrine is now faltering. But what happens next?<p>The western financial crisis of 2007-8 was the worst since 1931, yet its immediate repercussions were …

Economics

Google now sells the simplest way to build your own Sonos system

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Matt Weinberger/Business Insider Back in October we reviewed the Google Chromecast Audio, a tiny, $35 streaming dongle that aims to …

Best Trips 2015

National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s India’s literary hub or Switzerland’s mountain majesty, these 20 go-now destinations will send you packing.

Beautiful Budapest

European Travel

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

10 Places That Are In Danger Of Disappearing Forever

After more than 400,000 people marched in NYC's People's Climate March last weekend, we're paying extra attention to how climate change can affect some of our favorite places in the world.<p>Certain exquisite tourist destinations --like Australia, Africa, Italy and India-- have one unfortunate thing …

Chiang Mai, Thailand: World away from Bangkok's hustle | CNN Travel

10 of the world's most underrated cities | CNN Travel

What Runners Really Need to Know About Heart Health | Runner's World

<i>Dear Sports Doc,</i><p><i>I am a 24-year-old marathoner and a few weeks ago I had a weird episode when I started experiencing chest pains at mile 8 of a half marathon. My dad has hypertrophic cardiomyopathy with a family history of the same condition and I have never been checked. He takes medicine to</i> …

Marathons

z redirected 5 Foods with More Potassium Than a Banana

Turns out it isn't the only food packed with this powerful nutrient.<p>Potassium is a crucial nutrient, playing key roles in muscle strength, nerve function and heart health. And if you don't get enough—4,700 mg a day—it could lead to a deficiency, complete with fatigue, muscle cramps, heart …

How to Run Your Best Race in the Rain

Bill Bowerman, co-founder of Nike, once said: "There's no such thing as bad weather, just soft people." The weather is beyond our control, so don't fret about it too much. Instead, focus on what you can do to make it work in your favor. In adverse conditions, a little planning goes a long way. …

A Look at the Fujifilm X-M1 and it's Main Menu

The Fujifilm X-Series cameras have always fascinated me with their retro styling, sharp image quality and urban feel.<p>I suppose coming from a …

Then + Now in Myanmar

I first visited Burma, now Myanmar, in the spring of 1966, when I was 18. It was a few years after the coup d’état; most foreigners had been kicked out of the country, and the government was not welcoming visitors.<p>At the time, Union of Burma Airways offered flights between Calcutta and Bangkok with …

The Best Gelato in Rome

In Italy, a land of such strict culinary customs that sprinkling Parmesan on your pizza is practically a crime, only one food is excepted from the no-eating-while-walking rule: gelato.<p>On warm evenings, Rome’s locals stroll the cobblestoned streets, cones and cups in hand.<p>However you eat it, gelato …

How I quit my job to travel: The corporate lawyer

Travel and food blogger Jodi Ettenberg explains why she left a successful career behind – and no, it wasn’t to “find herself” or “pursue her passion”.<p>When people hear how I quit my job as a lawyer after six years of corporate work, they assume I burned out and fled the nine-to-five (or, more …

Breakdancer 'Kapstand' Takes Photos With All Of Paris's Major Landmarks... Upside Down

Why tour Paris right-side up when you could do it upside down?<p>Kapstand, a 29-year-old break dancer, has won Instagram fame for epic photos of him performing one-armed handstands in front of Paris' most well-known monuments.<p>Kapstand moved to the City of Light about eight months ago and after …

Go Here, Not There: 10 Alternative Destinations

The world is filled with must-see destinations we are told we need to tick off our ever-growing bucket lists.<p>Behind these well-traveled hotspots are smaller, lesser-known attractions that are definitely worth your time.<p>It's not to say you shouldn't visit these popular locales (they're some of our …