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10 Holiday Traditions Around the World

For those of us blessed (or cursed) with incurable wanderlust, the allure of an unexplored city or destination is hard to resist. But, this time of year, what I crave is tradition and a deep-rooted sense of home.<p>I asked ten of my most trusted friends around the world about their favorite winter …

Wheat Threatens All Humans, New Research Shows

Gluten-free diets may not just be a trendy choice but something everyone should follow. New research reveals that proteins in wheat may be …

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

Art

5 Inspiring Websites That Will Make You Smarter

If you're one of those people who's on an endless quest for knowledge, you look for reliable sources where you can learn something new every day. Today, we bring you five websites about learning and curiosity. These websites aren't known for their beautiful photography or their amazing art. Rather, …

Amazing

Let’s Appreciate The Planet – Graphic Poster Series by jDstyle

Let’s Appreciate The Planet.<p>This graphic poster series by Ukrainian graphic designer Yevgeniya Glova aka jDstyle is a tribute to mother nature. Each …

Graphic Design

The NYC Mayor’s Race is Tomorrow, Here’s What to Look Out For

Bill de Blasio is poised to win big in tomorrow’s election and become the next Mayor of NYC. The election may not look close but there are some …

A Vertical Loop Picnic Table by Michael Beitz | Colossal

<p>Currently on view on the roof of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art in Wisconsin, ‘<i>Picnic</i>‘ is a new functional sculpture by arist Michael Beitz …

Minimalist Notebooks Maximize Arts Funding In NY Public Schools

Public Supply took note of a classroom crisis, designing and paying for materials so the teachers don’t have to.<p>In this age of austerity, of budget cuts and debt ceilings, the arts are an easy target–often presented as something of a luxury, a nice thing to have a bit of culture, sure, but morally …

Education

Where Millennials Can Make It Now

Skrillex: 'I'm Gonna Go at It Hard Next Year'

Previews new music, promises big things at headlining gig at HARD Festival in L.A.<p>For Skrillex, 2013 has been a relatively quiet one, but a quiet …

Top 10 superhero movies

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's a superhero movie... and they've taken over Hollywood with their superpowers and Spandex costumes. The Guardian and Observer's critics pick the 10 best<p>• Top 10 action movies • Top 10 crime movies • Top 10 arthouse movies • Top 10 family movies • Top 10 war …

Sustainable Micro Home that Costs Less Than $30,000

NOMAD is a sustainable micro home developed by Vancouver-based designer Ian Lorne Kent with the intent to supply a moveable home for an affordable price that's less than $30,000. The cost-effective residence integrates all of the basic rooms in a standard home–living room, kitchen, bathroom, …

Living Rooms

This Video Of A Pre-Fame Kanye Will Warm Your Heart

This previously unreleased 2002 interview with MTV shows a very different side of the rapper, back when he was known only as the guy who made Jay's beats.

Sex Facts: Have Great Morning Sex

Have Great Morning Sex<p>Having sex first thing in the morning does more than put a smile on your face—it boosts your health, your looks, and your relationship<p>Digital Vision/Thinkstock<p>For most of the working world, the blaring of the alarm clock isn't a happy sound. So why not turn that rude awakening …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Mikhail Shivlyakov started got a nosebleed during a deadlift attempt at this past weekend's Arnold Classic.<p>Well, this is excellent news.<p>Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone …

Mentally ill are 'dying needlessly'

<b>Thousands of people with mental health problems "die needlessly" in England each year due to a failure to take the problem seriously, a charity says.</b><p>Rethink Mental Illness said smoking, drinking and obesity were leading to 33,000 avoidable deaths each year.<p>The Royal College of Psychiatrists said it …

Mental Health

12 Things Happy People Do Differently -- And Why I Started Doing Them

A lot of people have midlife crises. Me, I had a quarter-life crisis a few years ago, when I turned 24. There was no impulse purchase involving a red Mustang or electric guitar, but as my iPhone alarm woke me up bright and early for work one morning in my two-bedroom NYC apartment, I pondered, "Do …

Happiness

Mayor Cory Booker: My Organic Food Stamp Challenge

When I heard about Newark Mayor Cory Booker's one week Food Stamp Challenge, I was intrigued. As a bone health and nutrition coach, I wondered whether you could not just survive but eat well on food stamps.<p>When I say eat well, I mean eating fresh, unprocessed, organic, non-GMO food. Now that's a …

Healthy Eating

This Is Why People Who Live In San Francisco Are So Happy And Healthy

<i>Our Living Well, On Location series explores cities and countries from around the world. How do other people pursue health and happiness? We're going coast to coast, country to country to find out.</i><p>Rudyard Kipling once said that the only drawback to San Francisco is how hard it is to leave.<p>Many San …

You Have 60 Hours Worth Of Weekend. Here's How To Make The Most Of It.

Want to make the most of your weekend? If this is the weekend you don't want to let slip between your fingers, there are several steps you can take to make it count. How? According to Fast Company's Laura Vanderkam, you can start by saving your chores for another date. Other tips? Get some exercise …

The Best Breakfast to Eat for Weight Loss

By the end of the study, the large-breakfast group had lost two and a half times more weight and 4.6 more inches from their waists than the women who ate their largest meals in the evening. But it gets better: The big-breakfast eaters also had lower levels of bad cholesterol and higher levels of …

How Clean Are Restaurants?

Health scores are available to the public, but usually through a government database—which can be difficult to find and complicated to sift through. What’s more, restaurants aren’t always required to display their final health score out in the open for people to see—the score might be kept …

Fitness Tips for Your Best Workout at the Gym

Other time wasters at the gym, according to the survey, include: filling up your water bottle, wiping down equipment, checking your phone, waiting for equipment, talking to gym staff, adjusting your clothes or shoes, and eating or drinking.<p>While about half of all participants say these tasks take …

Why Is America Not Really Happy?

America is a country home to some of the richest and most successful people in the world. A country that leads the world in trends, that gave birth to Google, and that introduced the world to Facebook. Go to any city in the world and you'll probably hear an American pop star on the radio. Start a …

Happiness

Healthy Lifestyle Changes Might Reverse Cell Aging, Study Suggests

Eat whole foods. Exercise. Meditate. Rely on supportive family and friends. All of these things have been linked, whether independently or together, with better health. And now, a new study shows it's never too late to start reaping the benefits of changing to healthy lifestyle -- and that those …

Stephen Hawking on death, disability, and humour

A documentary about the life of Professor Stephen Hawking is to be released in cinemas.<p>When Professor Hawking was diagnosed with Motor Neurone disease aged 21, doctors gave him just three years to live.<p>In an interview with the BBC to mark the film's release Professor Hawking discussed his …

Stephen Hawking