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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Yoga

Stall in Penang offers bamboo beriani - Nation

GEORGE TOWN: Apart from nasi kandar, nasi beriani is among the popular and must-try dishes in Penang.<p>Usually, nasi beriani sold in restaurants is …

Penang

10 Most Breathtaking Day Hikes in the U.S.

The United States is home to some of the most diverse landscapes on the planet, ranging from barren deserts and vast canyons to lush forests and …

National Parks

2020 BMW X3 M: A Hi-Po Infusion for BMW’s Compact Crossover

Video and spy shots of the hotted-up X3 at the Nürburgring.<p><b>What It Is:</b> The hottest variant of BMW’s X3 compact crossover. The X3 M promises dynamic might in a small package and will contend with vehicles such as the Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio and the Mercedes-AMG GLC63. Accompanying the M’s …

Alfa Romeo

Download This Free Shutter Speed "Cheat Sheet" Chart from PhotoTraces.com

Shutter speed is one of the key elements in the so-called Exposure Triangle (Aperture, ISO, Shutter Speed) that every photographer should be familiar …

Shutter Speed

18 of the world’s best rail journeys

<b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the other is the Night Riviera to Penzance), is getting a £100m upgrade. The new trains will have double beds, en suites, Highland food and Arran toiletries. …

Trains

How to pick up a cat so it doesn't scratch the sh*t out of your face

If you've ever been stumped by how to pick up a cat without getting scratched, never fear. This Vancouver vet has you covered.<p>Dr. Yuri Burstyn of …

Pets

How to speak puppy: a visual guide to doggy body language

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

Pets

How to find what's taking up space on your Mac using DaisyDisk

This guide shows you how to find and delete what's using the most space on your MacBook or iMac drive with the help of an application called …

Linux

Here's How to Make Your Roasted Veggies Mind-Blowing

Roasting is one of my favorite ways to cook vegetables. I love how you just toss everything on a baking sheet, walk away, and come back to …

Vegetables

14 Dog Posts From This Week That Truly Were The Goodest™

The *very* Goodest™!!!!!!

Pets

Impregnable – 14 Brilliant Defensive Features of Medieval Castles

“Great efforts were made by builders to ensure that their castles could withstand an enemy onslaught.” By Dr. Dan Spencer IN THEIR DAY, Medieval …

Military History

If You're Cutting Carbs to Lose Weight, Don't Make This Common Mistake

Think all carbs are created equal? Nikki, known as justget.fit on Instagram, posted this comparison photo for those watching their carb intake in order to lose weight. Most people think of bread, pasta, rice, and cereal when they restrict carbs, but Nikki wants you to remember that fruits contain …

Nutrition

Strange Dog Joins Couple On Hike — Then They See What's Written On His Collar

"Hi, I'm Smokey."<p>As Scott Brown and his wife were preparing to embark on a snowy trek to a popular waterfall in Washington state this week, they …

Add Depth and Drama to Landscape Photos Using Lightroom

Here’s a 24-minute video from Andrew Marr that looks at how he adds depth and drama to landscape photos during post-processing in Adobe Lightroom.<p>The …

Tutorials

Japanese Whisky: A Guide for the Thirsty and Curious | GQ

What to expect, what to buy, and how to drink it.<p>It’s hard to imagine a category of spirit more hyped by today’s cool-kid drinkers than Japanese whisky. (And yes, you spell it without the “e”.) But until as recently as 2015, whiskey fans were much more likely to reach for a peaty Scotch or robust, …

21 Dogs Who Fucked Up, But In The Most Adorable Way

You can't even be mad at them because they're so freakin' cute!

Pets

27 Impossibly Cute Tweets That Will Make You Want A Pet

Is there such a thing as too adorable?

Pets

The 50 Best Netflix Original Series Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: May 7th</b><p>There are a lot of good TV shows on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). The bread-and-butter of the Netflix service, however, is its original programming. With over 100 Netflix originals — between shows and movies — browsing aimlessly can be daunting. If …

TV

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

The real Spitfires used to film Dunkirk – and how you can fly in one

Director Christopher Nolan's Second World War blockbuster Dunkirk took home three well-deserved Oscars at this year's 90th Academy Awards.<p>Some of the most impressive and nail-biting scenes, in a movie purposefully lacking much dialogue at all, were those shot in the sky using real Spitfires. How …

Driving in snow? Obscure motoring regulations that might land you in hot water

The recent Siberian blast (aka The Beast from the East) not only means scraping ice and snow from your car – it could also mean breaking a law that you didn’t realise existed.<p>While laws such as speeding and drink-driving are familiar to all of us, what of their lesser-known legislative bedfellows? …

21 Corgi Posts That You Should Send To Your Best Friend Immediately

"A corgi leading a conga line of pugs on an adventure."

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'Discharged to the streets': one homeless man's struggle in freezing London

Richard Curtis, 66, was released from hospital as a snowstorm loomed. His story is typical<p>You have to be fast to survive on the streets, they say. That’s one thing Richard Curtis is not. Panting and stopping every 10 metres to catch his breath, Curtis drags his suitcase through the brown slush in …

Homelessness

The inside story of the great KFC chicken shortage of 2018

Why didn't the chicken cross the road? Because of a single point-of-failure in the chicken restaurant's supply chain and lack of contingency …

2019 Aston Martin DB11 Volante

See and be seen.<p>No matter whether it’s an old Miata or a megabuck exotic, driving a convertible is all about being seen. To drop the top is to expose yourself to the world, and you certainly will like doing so in Aston Martin’s sumptuous new DB11 Volante.<p>The DB11 in any of its forms is a car anyone …

9 Secret Shortcuts of People Who Are Good at Everyday Math

Even in an age of smartphones, crunching numbers quickly — and getting good at it — can give you snappy, useful answers to pressing real-life math …

Mathematics

30 Of The Most Hilarious Expressions Made By Dogs On Their Way To The Vet

Just as we humans are terrified of going to the doctor, dogs too are no less scared of visiting the vet. And while we can still make excuses and skip …

Pets

There's a striking difference between Obama and Trump's responses to school shootings

On Friday, President Donald Trump visited Parkland, Florida in the wake of a school shooting in a high school that left 17 people dead. But Trump has …

MacTrast Deals: AirBolt Smart Travel Lock

Frequent fliers will love the AirBolt Smart Travel Lock, which is the world’s first Bluetooth smart travel lock.<p>DESCRIPTION<p>If you’re a frequent …