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Exploring the far-flung natural beauty of the Bahamas’ ‘out’ islands

“Make sure you hold onto something,” I say with mock seriousness to Elena as she takes her seat at the bow. “If we run aground, we could fly into the water.” She’s not a sailor — and frankly, I’m not much of one either — but she knows I’m kidding. We’ve both volunteered for lookout duty on our …

Sailing

See 9 Gorgeous Winning Images From Smithsonian’s Annual Photo Contest

As amazing as that Snapchat pic of you high-fiving a Samuel L. Jackson wax figure outside of Madame Tussaud’s is, sometimes it’s nice to admire the photography of the pros. A perfect place to start would be with the winners of Smithsonian’s 13th annual photo contest, which have just been …

Photography

These Ancient Trees Have Stories to Tell

Photographer Beth Moon traveled the world in search of centuries-old trees.<p>Over three trillion trees live on planet Earth, and yet we know so few of their stories. Of course all trees play an important role—purifying the air, hosting the feathered and the furry, teaching kids (and kids at heart) …

Nature

Articles about 6 unique artists studios we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are …

San Francisco

Basic speed training for runners

Photo: Scott DraperIf you’re a newer runner and you’ve recently caught the racing bug, finishing a 5K is likely no longer an issue; finishing it …

Marathons

A guide to the free fitness app sports scientists just called the best

There's only one app on the list that I'm still using, and it's a free fitness app called Sworkit Lite (there's a paid version too).<p>It may seem like picking one fitness app to recommend out of the more than 100,000 health-related apps is an arbitrary decision, but it turns out my personal …

Say "No" to These 10 Things to Increase Your Success

“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.” – <i>Warren …

The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Middle-aged? Put down the meat

Eating a high-protein diet in middle age could increase your risk of diabetes and cancer, according to a study published this week in the journal Cell Metabolism. But don't stay away from meat for too long - the same study showed those over 65 need more protein to reduce their mortality</b> …

2014 Travel Awards: Best New Hotel

Winner: Fogo Island Inn, Newfoundland<p>This 35,000-square-foot, year-old inn looks like a wooden space cruiser, with sleek rows of windows cantilevered above 420-million-year-old rock. The 29 modern suites were built with the goal of keeping the region’s economy alive (most of the wares inside are …

Startrails: Photos by Evgeniy Zaytsev

Nouveau Carré Recipe

As I mentioned on Wednesday, the Mexican spirit known as <b>sotol</b> can be hard to track down in the U.S., and cocktail recipes calling for sotol—well, those are pretty much nonexistent.<p>But sotol and its cousin, tequila, aren't really so different; sure, they're made from different (though related) …

Decolletage Recipe

This recipe from <b>Chris Hannah</b> of French 75 Bar in New Orleans was chosen as one of the 101 Best New Cocktails to be included in Gaz Regan's 2011 Annual Manual for Bartenders. It's fragrant and slightly mentholated, with hints of sweet orange and cinnamony spice. Not for the timid, but seductive all …

From 14 to a Million: The Astronomical Growth of the Astronomy Picture of the Day

On June 16, 1995, Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP) posted the <br>first Astronomy Picture of the Day. The site received 14 page views that …

Burn Fat Faster

<b>How It Works</b><br>After a warmup, select a weight that's 80 to 85 percent of your 1-rep max. Do as many reps as you can—probably 6 or 7. Rest 20 seconds. Pick it up and do as many reps as you can. Let's say you get 3 or 4. Rest another 20 seconds. Now pick it up and do a couple more. In a recent study …

Nice Hass

For Adam Rapoport, firing up the grill is kind of like playing 18 holes.<p>"You never get it exactly right. The elusive quest for perfection is what …

BBQ

Top Surfers Name the World’s Most Dangerous Waves, Plus Surf Spots for the Rest of Us

<b>See surfing photos submitted to us by adventurers like you >></b><p>For all of human history, waves have been a byword for “danger.” They drown swimmers, sink ships, and swamp entire towns with an inexorability and indifference that mocks the frailty of man in the intermittent roar and murmur of moving …

Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

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How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work

Are you working on clock time or 'real' time? Learn how to manage your day by understanding the difference with these 10 time management tips.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Chances are good that, at some time in your life, you've taken a time management class, read …

10 Top Impediments To Creative Business Thinking

Successful entrepreneurs are the ones who think the most creatively, not only in their initial product or service, but more importantly all through the stages of growth from startup to maturity. But even the best of them can easily slip into some bad decision habits that limit or hurt their …

Top 11 Reasons Startups Succeed

By Tanya Prive | Jul 23, 2013<p>Synopsis<p>Startups are literally a journey into the unknown and entrepreneurs need to be comfortable with taking on …

All work and no play makes a grumpy employee

Michael Emond is a professor of psychology at Laurentian University. He's also a stand-up comic.<p>It might seem an odd combination. But it's an attempt at balance. The 42-year-old plunged into the risky world of comedy to indulge his desire for play. "Work is work and play is play. I make sure I have …

Spectacular Atlantic Seaboard Showpiece by SAOTA

• 1 |<p>An exterior view of the coastal home shows a sharp-edged roofline jutting out over a meticulously manicured lawn.<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>4 |<p>The west facing pool is …

Pod House in Flims, Switzerland

What an eyeful: the world's most beautiful buildings

Straight away we'll say that this isn't a top 10 list. There are just far too many styles of buildings, each worthy of a top 50: sacred buildings, homes, skyscrapers, theatres...<p>Instead, this is a list showing the variety of architectural beauty across the globe - and pointing you in the direction …

Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Van Gogh’s Masterpieces

The Google Art Project is a collaboration with museums large and small, classic and modern, world-renowned and community-based from over 40 …

How To Do a Lunge,

Back in the day, my thighs used to endure mini earthquakes during deep, long lunges, so I get it. Don't worry about getting your thigh completely parallel to the floor; instead, lower to your "healthy edge," where you feel challenged but not in pain, and try to hold it there. Focus on each breath …