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A road trip through Scotland's intoxicating Isle of Skye

Like the finest single malt whisky, the Isle of Skye is an intoxicating distillation of all that is great about Scotland’s Highlands and islands. Its dramatic landscape embraces everything from bleak, wind-scoured mountains to sheer sea cliffs and edge-of-the-world, seashell-strewn beaches. Throw …

Scotland

20 free things to do in Sydney

You don't need a fat wallet to enjoy the glamour and chic of Sydney. These 20 attractions, activities and icons won't cost you a cent.<p><b>Take the Bondi to Coogee Walk</b><p>One of the most spectacular walks and coastlines you could hope to see, this route takes in some of Sydney’s most iconic beaches. In …

Australia

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

National Geographic Travel

Sublime - 3 Ring Circus - Live At The Palace

Employee Engagement

The Making Of The Making It Up Beauty Series

It's no secret that we creatives are often introverted, or simply don't know the first thing about self-promotion. Thus there are thousands and …

Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros - Live At World Cafe

Magnetism

Suzanne Vega - Live in Montreux

Employee Engagement

Hearst Magazines

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Women's Health

3. Warrior III<p>Begin in Crescent pose with your legs in a lunge and your hands overhead. Join your palms together in front of your heart and lean forward over your front thigh. Keep gazing forward and lift your back leg off the floor until it is parallel to the floor. Extend your upper chest and …

Yoga

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Exercise 1 Side Leg Raise<p>Lie on your left side, rest your head on your left arm, and place your right hand on the floor in front of your chest. Your legs should be straight with your right leg on top of your left leg. Without moving any other part of your body, slowly raise your right leg as high …

Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back

7 Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back<p>Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted back<p>Pilates is probably best known for its abs-sculpting power, but it can tone every part of your body, including your back. Try these seven moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> and people will be …

A Lesson From Cambodia: Never Underestimate Your Resilience

I’ve just returned from a trip to Cambodia with my family. In between lots of fun and adventurous new ‘firsts’ (“Crispy fried crickets anyone?”), I had many encounters that reminded me just how resilient the human spirit can be.<p>While in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh, I visited the infamous S21 – …

Travel Writing That Matters: Part III

Last summer, in the middle of an epic five-week Grand Tour which took me the equivalent of 1.7 times around the globe, I had the great pleasure of speaking at the TBEX blogger gathering inDublin, Ireland.<p>Dublin was just as charming as the hype would have it be–every taxi driver seemed to have a …

Brian Friedman Shares Tips About How He Went From Part Time To Full-Time Music Photographer

I met Brian Friedman as we were both shooting various iHeartRadio festivals and concerts around the US a few years back. Brian is a machine. He's …

Your Guide To All Things Fashion Week

Live Runway Shows From London<p>The Latest From Who What Wear & Byrdie

'Africa is not a country': Students' photo campaign breaks down stereotypes

<b>(CNN) —</b> They say there are no stupid questions -- or are there?<p>How about, "<i>Do you speak African?</i>" Or, "<i>What is Africa's flag?</i>"<p>Yes, these are quite ludicrous. Tired of regularly having to answer questions like these, a group of U.S.-based African students has launched a photo campaign in a bid to …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 16 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Top 10

Australia's Infinite Stairway to Heaven

<i>Diminish and Ascend</i> is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi, Australia, the staircase is one of the most eye-catching pieces at the outdoor exhibition this …

Optical Illusions

Most People Won't

From an interview with designer/artist/soul searcher Elle Luna:<p>So I was using Uber all the time in San Francisco, even though I hated the design. And …

24 hours in Mumbai

Be prepared to be jostled, hurried and incessantly chatted to as you soak in the trendy yet traditional vibe of Mumbai.<p>24 hours isn't nearly enough time to explore all the highlights of this intoxicating city, but this whistlestop tour will help you catch the flavour of Mumbai: serene mornings by …

Travel

The 3 Buddhist Personality Types: Which One Are You?

Long before Freud wrote <i>The Interpretation of Dreams</i> or William James opened his first psychology laboratory at Harvard, Buddhist thinkers sought to understand the inner workings of the mind and personality.<p>Buddhist personality types were first described in the text <i>The Path to Purification</i> by the …

Psychology

Booker Prize 2013: Confessions of a judge

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, one of this year's Man Booker judges, explains how The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton was chosen as the winning book<p>According to a study published earlier this month in the journal Science, reading literary fiction increases our powers of sympathy and understanding. If that …

Maths is fun (sometimes)

Mathematics is seen by many as hard, boring or both. But evidence suggests that a love of maths is no barrier to fun and humour, although a poor understanding of maths can have unpleasant consequences<p>In my secondary school, one of the maths teachers had a sign in his window saying "Maths is Fun". …

Bond Trader Turned Top Street Portrait Photographer

We often talk about portrait techniques in terms of the technical: how to achieve a masterfully-crafted composition of someone’s facial features. But …

18-foot ‘sea monster’ terrorizes Internet — but is this oarfish a small fry?

The oarfish, surrounded by the CIMI staff who pulled it out of the water. It is estimated to weigh up to 300 pounds.<p>A snorkeler off the coast of California made an alarming discovery this weekend while paddling around Catalina Island, south of Los Angeles: a recently deceased 18-foot oarfish, one …

Fish

Banksy: Why A Million-Dollar Artist's Work Sold For $60

Branding is everything. It can make or break your business.<p>Companies that get this, spend millions in cultivating strong brands that secure them a loyal following. If you think about what consumers need vs. want, the majority of purchases fall in the “wants” category. Those desires are influenced …

Don’t Start a Job Search Without Answering This One Question

I love when people quit their jobs. Ok, that’s probably a bit strong. Let me clarify. I love when people leave a job because they’ve made an impact …

The Art Of Accidental Networking

Russell Henry, 35, dreamed of a career in IT, but he didn’t have a college degree or the appropriate job experience. By day he worked as a manager at a local theater, and, in his free time, he spent hours tinkering with computers as a hobby.<p>“I enjoyed the technical and problem-solving aspects of …