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The 25 Best Beaches in America, According to You!

1 of 26<p><i>RELATED</i>: 20 Beautiful Beach Views From Around The World<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 26<p>#25: Virginia Beach<p>3 of 26<p>#24: Coligny Beach<p>Advertisement<p>4 of …

Panama City

'Swimming into the unknown:' Mexico's unmapped underwater caves - in pictures

Exploring in these conditions requires mental resilience.<p>I am about to climb down a 10-metre rope ladder into a manhole-sized gap in the floor of the Mexican jungle on the Yucatán peninsula, to dive an underwater cave system, exploring paths where no one has ever been in modern history.<p>You may be …

Scuba Diving

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Holistic Medicine

Drinking baking soda could be an inexpensive, safe way to combat autoimmune disease

A daily dose of baking soda may help reduce the destructive inflammation of autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, scientists say.<p>AUGUSTA, …

Is Querétaro the New San Miguel de Allende?

Querétaro, once the third largest city in Mexico and twice its capital, is emerging from the obscuring shadows of San Miguel de Allende, to the northwest, and Mexico City, to the southeast. Its region, in central Mexico, is known as El Bajío, the lowlands. But at an elevation of nearly 6,000 feet, …

4 Carbs You Can Eat Non-Stop Without Gaining Weight, According To Experts

“Carb” sound like a curse word to people who want to lose weight, but not all carbohydrates are sitting around plotting the expansion of your behind. …

If You’re Thinking of Retiring in San Miguel de Allende

This historic town in Mexico draws expats and tourists from around the world<p>Lots of people want to retire to a beach. My husband, George, and I gave up the Jersey Shore for the Mexican interior 12 years ago, and we haven’t looked back.<p>When friends asked us why we were moving to San Miguel de …

Mexico

'Xennials' were born in the early '80s — here are all the ways they're different from the millennials they were supposed to be

If you were born between 1977 and 1985, you're officially a member of the microgeneration known as xennials.<p>The term was coined by Sarah Stankorb in a 2014 Good magazine article to describe a group that straddles Gen X, born between 1965 and 1980, and millennials, born between 1981 and 1996, …

There's more evidence that exposing yourself to cold temperatures could trigger weight loss

If you want to lose weight, you might consider getting comfortable with the cold.<p>A new study published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports has found evidence that exposure to cold temperatures could transform the type of fat we form in our bodies, and even potentially help us burn off excess …

From tail height and posture to pricked ears and eye contact, vet and clinical animal behaviourist Kendal Shepherd reveals what your dog is trying to tell you

Nintendo Is About To Revolutionise The Video Game World With... Cardboard

Ready player one?<p>Nintendo is preparing to 'switch' it up with the latest accessory for its next-gen console.<p>Working in conjunction with bestseller the Switch, the house that Mario built is going full-Lego with the Nintendo Labo.<p>Something of a DIY project, the Labo is aimed at the creative among us …

A high-school student won $250,000 for explaining relativity using a pick-up truck and Usain Bolt

The German physicist Albert Einstein needed complex equations to describe his theory of relativity, but 18-year-old Hillary Diane Andales of the Philippines does just fine with a pick-up truck, a few cell phones, and Usain Bolt.<p>Andales is the winner of the 2017 Breakthrough Junior Challenge, an …

Ten benefits of shilajit

Shilajit, also called mineral pitch, is the result of a long process of breaking down plant matter and minerals. It is a sticky, black, tar-like …

Wellness

Why Smart Entrepreneurs Don't Ask For Advice, They Ask For This Instead | Inc.com

Business owners are often looking for advice on strategies, tactics, and key decisions. However, while offering straight up advice might seem like an obvious solution, in the big picture, advice-giving is not the best approach.<p>Groups like the Entrepreneurs' Organization (EO) have discovered the …

Self-improvement

Skipping the Gym Won't Be an Option After Reading These 50 Inspirational Quotes

We all need a little motivation to slip on our sports bras and sneakers every once in a while. For times like those, bookmark this page for instant inspiration.

Fitness

Here's how the latest balding cure will transform lives

Balding Hair Today<p>It’s thought that 50 million men and 30 million women suffer from complete balding or partial hair loss in the US alone. However, a …

35 Years of Mass Shootings in the U.S. in One Chart

<b>Update, Nov. 5, 2017:</b> <i>This post has been updated to include the mass shooting in Sutherland, Texas and several intermediate acts.</i><p>An outdoor country …

6 Creative Ways to Use the Space in Kids' Closets

You know what's so great about kids' clothes? Aside from the fact they are so darn cute you kind of wish they came in your size too, they don't take …

5 Ways to Deal With a Psychopath

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I’m never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Houseplants

Michael Moore Just Donated $10,000 to the Theater Behind a Controversial 'Julius Caesar' Production

Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore has pledged to make a substantial donation to the Public Theatre after a controversial Shakespeare production in …

11 New Facts Science Has Revealed About The Body

We're just scratching the surface.<p><b>1.</b> Hundreds of genes spring to life after you die - and they keep functioning for up to four days. Together with an …

How to Record iPhone or iPad Screen Without a Computer

iOS 10 comes with many amazing new features such as widgets, iMessage effects and stickers, Raise to Wake, Notes collaboration, new photo editing …

Myths About The Sun That Turned Out To Be Wrong

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jack Fraser.</i><p>Well, a lot of people used to think (and many laypeople still do) that the sun is a …

Take This Drug Once a Day

6 Reasons to Take This Over-the-Counter Drug<p>Aspirin For Leanness and Longevity<p>It's probably the world's oldest drug and the one you'd want to take …

Sharing These 20 Truths with Your Child Could Change Their Life

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>― Margaret Mead</i>Our children grow up so fast. Before we know it they’re out there somewhere …

Why Mexican Chefs, Farmers And Activists Are Reviving The Ancient Grain Amaranth

On a sunny Friday morning in San Pablo Huitzo, a town in the Valles Centrales region of Oaxaca, Mexico, a half-dozen women are gathered for a workshop on making <i>alegrías</i>, a healthy, granola bar-like snack made with popped amaranth seeds. Their ingredient list is short: water, honey, raisins, a form …

The Handmaid's Tale is timely. But that's not why it's so terrifying

Hulu’s new series based on the dystopian novel by Margaret Atwood has been keeping me up at night because of its portrayal of everyday sexism<p>When Hulu released a trailer for their adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian classic The Handmaid’s Tale, some conservatives didn’t realize the series was …

Feminism

Your inner hoarder: Why letting go is so hard to do

ON 21 March 1947, police arrived at a home in New York’s Harlem district, after a neighbour called convinced there was a dead body inside. Confronted …

You're Probably Showering Way Too Often For Your Microbiome

Too much of a good thing...?<p>Did you shower this morning? Yeah? Gross.<p>Ok, I confess, I showered this morning too. But I feel pretty weird about …