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Por que beijamos (e outros animais não)?

Analisando friamente, beijar é algo um tanto estranho: a troca prolongada de saliva com outra pessoa aumenta a possibilidade de transmitir até 80 milhões de bactérias com um único gesto.<p>Ainda assim, praticamente todo mundo se lembra de seu primeiro beijo, com todos os detalhes íntimos e deliciosos. …

Safari wildlife of Namibia: Africa's greatest conservation success

Namibia’s enthralling desert landscapes may exude an unmerciful harshness, but they are rich in wildlife and now shelter growing or stable populations of Africa’s most iconic safari species. Given numbers of these vulnerable or endangered animals – elephants, cheetahs, black and white rhinoceros …

Wildlife

First Time Mexico City: make sense of the Distrito Federal

Mexico City is fast becoming one of the world’s great capitals. Contrary to its reputation for being dirty, crowded and dangerous, this city has a rich history, an impressive art scene, a dynamic street culture and some of the best food in Latin America.<p>Stats<p><b>Population:</b> around 21 million<p><b>Visitors</b> …

Mexico

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

“The single greatest risk factor is, by far, the time that people eat dinner,” says Koufman. She recommends having supper no later than three hours before bed. But even if you manage to do that, be aware that late-night snacking can have the same ruinous effect. If you are going to hit the fridge …

6 Yogurt Mistakes That Can Make You Gain Weight

<b>Not Measuring Portions</b><br>"Buying a big container and dishing it out is a great way to save money you would spend on individual portions," says Gans. But your instincts may lead you to over-serve yourself. Don't just gauge portions with your eyes—actually measure them out to make sure you're not going …

Nutrition

Hamburgo

<b>1. Cidade portuária, Hamburgo tem mais de 2 mil pontes que transpõem os canais da cidade. Por esse motivo, ganhou o título de Veneza Germânica</b></i> …

Top 10 unforgettable family travel experiences for 2015

Inspire a sense of wonderment in the next generation with our best family travel activities.<p>1. Self-drive safari, Namibia<p>Etosha National Park, with its otherworldly landscapes and iconic wildlife species in their natural habitat (not to mention 340 bird species including the greater flamingo), is …

Family Travel

Desert playground: Namibia's wildest activities

It's not necessary to be active to be enthralled by Namibia, and that's helpful, because the beauty of its desert scenery, wildlife and national parks tends to stop most people in their tracks. However, for those who aren’t inclined to stop and stare, there is no shortage of exciting activities to …

National Parks

11 truques para ter mais energia

8 Kicks We Love to Run In

Whether you're a beginner runner or a regular marathoner, we've got a pair for you.<p>There's nothing quite like that giddy feeling you get when you head to the store to buy a shiny new pair of running shoes. The only downside? The sometimes overwhelming number of options can leave you feeling …

9 Ways to FINALLY Lose That Stubborn Belly Fat

Peace out, pooch!<p><i>This article was written by Hallie Levine and provided by our partners at Prevention.</i><p>Belly fat can make your jeans feel extra snug, but really there's something way worse about the stuff: When white fat expands in your abdomen nestling deep among your organs, it sets you up for …

O jeito certo de correr

Pensa que só os pés trabalham enquanto você corre? Que nada. O corpo inteiro precisa estar na posição certa durante o exercício. E se não estiver? …

9 Things No One Ever Tells You About Conditioner

<b>They Make Great Styling Products</b><br>Leave-in conditioners can do a lot for your hair inside and out of the shower. If you're looking for quick beach waves, spray a small amount of leave-in conditioner to damp hair, comb through, and braid. You'll have thick waves in no time.<p><b>Conditioners Hydrate Your</b> …

Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40

13 Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40<p>Youth doesn't have to be wasted on the young—take it from these gorgeous 40-plus stars! We reveal the hair, makeup, and fitness routines they use to extend their radiance.<p>Look around Hollywood these days and you might think you've entered a sci-fi movie …

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Você AMA correr, mas não é nem um pouco fã de participar de provas? Ter uma prova no calendário ajuda muitos corredores a se disciplinarem para não cabular nenhum dia na planilha. Mas... E quem não curte fazer provas? Se você está entre essa turma, escreva para nós e conte os motivos que fazem você amarrar o tênis e ir pra rua. Mande seu relato para: debora.zanelato@abril.com.br ;) foto: runnersworld.com

Correr nas férias deve ser um prazer, não uma obrigação. Saiba aqui como ficar em forma enquanto se diverte: http://abr.ai/Zb4yaY Fotos: Mathew Scott

Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes | Women's Health

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes<p>Easy and tasty sweet potato recipes, each with about 300 calories or less<p>Rodale Images<p>One Sweet Veggie<p>For a humble root vegetable, the sweet potato sure does have a lot going for it. The orange tuber packs 438% of your daily value of infection-fighting vitamin A and, …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

6 Foods That Are Making You Tired

<b>White Bread</b><br>If you’re choosing carbs with a high glycemic index (like white bread and white rice) instead of those with whole grains (like whole-wheat bread and brown rice), then you’re not getting the key elements that keep you feeling strong and satiated. “High-glycemic carbs don’t have a lot of …

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas And Recipes To Promote Weight Loss

31 Healthy Breakfast Ideas That Will Promote Weight Loss All Month Long<p>Time to kick your boring healthy breakfast routine to the curb—with these breakfast ideas, you'll be set for the whole month.<p>By now, you probably have that one healthy breakfast staple that gets you through the day—but who says …

The 5 Fruits with the Highest—and Lowest—Sugar Counts

No, they don't have added sugar—but you should still have a rough idea of how much of the sweet stuff you're taking in.<p>Let’s start with this: Naturally occurring sugar is definitely preferable to the added kind. Still, you should have a general idea of how much you’re taking in each time you chow …

Foods For Clear Skin

To keep blemishes at bay, try incorporating the following seven foods, recommended by nationally recognized dietitian and nutritionist Elisa Zied, author of <i>YOUNGER NEXT WEEK: Your Ultimate Rx to Reverse the Clock, Boost Energy and Look and Feel Younger in 7 Days</i>, and internationally renowned …

10 Simple Steps to Crush Hunger and Lose Weight

Slim down and feel more satisfied with these smart weight loss tips<p>Want a trimmer body and a more balanced mood? End that gnawing sensation in your stomach with 10 simple solutions for feeling fuller and more gratified.<p>Enjoy the Spice of Life<p>Top your omelet with hot sauce and splash sriracha on …

Nutrition

4 Foods That Burn Belly Fat

Research shows that our bodies' inner eat-and-sleep clocks have been thrown completely out of whack, thanks to cues we send it all day with the wrong foods. The result: You're caught in a "fat cycle": a constant flow of hunger hormones that makes your cravings almost irresistible. But if you tune …

Foods Good for Hair

14 Foods for GORGEOUS Healthy Hair<p>Eat these foods to have an amazing hair day <i>every</i> day<p>You know the phrase “You are what you eat”? Well, you can say the same for your hair. “Your hair very much reflects your general health, and your general health is influenced by your nutrition,” says Elizabeth …

Top things to do in Rome

Few cities evoke the sheer wonder and amazement of Rome. Ancient history, outstanding art and religious icons are around every corner and when it all gets too much you can just join the locals in sipping espresso in one of the city's many squares. With so much to see and do, the real test will be …

Italy

8 Tips That Make it Easier to Stop Eating When You're Full

Consider them your new weight-loss secret weapons.<p>Mindful eating is an effortless way to cut back on calories and get closer to your weight-loss goal. The best part? Even though you're not eating as much, the movement is all about <i>not</i> depriving yourself. "Mindful eating is not a diet," says Susan …