Narayan Sandreschi

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What to Know About the Paris Climate Change Conference

More than 100 heads of government and 40,000 other attendees are meeting on Nov. 30 for the launch of the two-week United Nations conference on …

Five Adult Summer Camps to Awaken Your Inner Wild Child

Live like a kid again—but this time with booze.<p>Summer camp: where many a child’s strongest summer memories and friendships are made. A time of …

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The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Hillary Clinton is turning over her server to the Feds amid revelations of "top secret" emails. Clinton's use of a private email server for work drew vast criticism from political opponents.<p><b>2.</b> Islamic State released 22 of the dozens of Assyrian Christians it abducted from villages in …

18 Valentine's Day Grooming and Fashion Gift Ideas to Get Your Stylish Man

This Valentine's Day, guys will be giving their special someone chocolates, flowers, diamonds or pearls, and wine and dine her at an expensive restaurant. Unfortunately, getting the perfect Valentine's day gift for him can be a little trickier -- it's tough to know what he wants.<p>That said, it's …

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When you wish upon a star: nuclear fusion and the promise of a brighter future

Decades in the making, Iter, a huge experimental nuclear fusion reactor in rural France, could be the site of breakthroughs that will provide limitless, clean energy and secure the planet’s future<p>The countryside of Saint-Paul-lez-Durance in Provence is a serene terrain of thickly wooded hills. On …

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Top 10 Island Cities

These unique, water-bound metropolises redefine urban living.<p><i>This list was first published in the National Geographic book</i> The World's Best Cities<i>.</i><p><b>Trogir, Croatia</b><br>Take an afternoon stroll with gelato in hand through the medieval maze of streets. Blessed with stunning nature and an easygoing pace of …

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Solo Travel: What to Know Before Traveling By Yourself

<i>by Lilit Marcus, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Photo by Dougal Waters/Getty Images<p><b>If you've booked a trip by yourself, keep these tips in mind before and during your journey--they'll help you have a safer, happier solo trip.</b><p>Solo travel used to be an anomaly, but now it's so common that some hotels even have …

Climate Mission Impossible: Scientists Say Fossil Fuels Must Go Untapped

New study says vast amounts of coal, oil, and gas must be left untouched to limit global warming.<p>Canada's tar sands need to stay in the ground, the oil beneath the Arctic has to remain under the sea, and most of the world's coal must be left untouched in order to prevent global temperatures from …

The 50 Recipes Every Cheese Lover Needs

There aren't many occasions in life that encourage you to eat a whole wheel of brie cheese without feeling shame. Except for today. Today, you can down that brie, follow it with mozzarella sticks and <i>own it</i>. Because today, January 20, is National Cheese Lovers Day.<p>Every other day of the year, us …

Set Forth on a Train Odyssey in India

See trip details for Western India, one of 30 suggested family trips from National Geographic.<p>India Guide<p>Mumbai Guide<p>More Family Trips<p>Got older kids and willing to travel outside the summer season? One of the best ways to explore Western India is by train. Board the Deccan Odyssey luxury train in …

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How to detox your life: expert tips for a healthier, happier you

Expert tips on everything from how to declutter your wardrobe to how to meditate<p>Ever wanted a feeling of lightness in your life? Our experts give their tips on how to achieve a sense of balance from how to improve your diet to how to organise your wardrobe.<p>The celebrity personal trainer <b>James Duigan</b> …

Best value destinations for 2015

Bang for your buck and pizzazz for your pound: here’s where to stretch this year’s travel budget until it oozes contentment.<p>1. Tunisia<p>Low prices had just begun to lure travellers back to Tunisia, but a terrorist attack in the capital on March 18 has dealt a blow to the tourism industry’s recovery. …

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

Leaked NSA Documents Reveal How To Hide From The NSA

If you want a truly anonymous life, then maybe it's time you learned about Tor, CSpace and ZRTP.<p>These three technologies could help people hide their activities from the National Security Agency, according to NSA documents newly obtained from the archive of former contractor Edward Snowden by the …

The Hottest Workouts for 2015

A guide to the best fitness classes in the country for the year ahead.<p><b>NEW YORK CITY</b><p><b>S10, S10training.com;</b> This workout incorporates weight training and cardio with the goal of getting you to sub 10% body fat (S10), the optimum for health and body composition.<p><b>Mile High Run Club, milehighrunclub.com;</b> …

2015 Travel Must Dos

2015 can't come quick enough, I am ready to go!<p>Every year around this time, many of us avid travelers start looking at destinations for the coming year. For us, this started decades ago when their Bucket Lists were just being formed; and the current process has me personally surveying a dozen or so …

The Easy 4-Day Detox: Grooming & Health

Baseball<p>We're as surprised as you are that mirrored shades and embroidered mocknecks are cool again.<p>By Megan Gustashaw2 days agoView More<p>Editors' …

10 European Cities With Cheap Five-Star Hotels

We love a good dose of luxury when we travel -- especially when that luxury involves fluffy white robes, top-notch room service and bellhops at our beck and call.<p>What, do we sound like we're high maintenance or something?<p>When hostel life has you ready to call it quits, it's time to book a night in …

7 Travel Trends for 2015

<i>"The future ain't what it used to b</i>e," declared Yogi Berra.<p>Indeed, a short decade ago who would have thought that we'd have smartphones that can translate languages, make dinner reservations and never let us get lost--let alone have over 17,000 travel apps. That we'd have digital cameras and …

EPA coal ash standards setback for environmental groups

Six years ago, there was a massive spill of coal ash sludge in Tennessee. Three years later, tons of coal ash swept into Lake Michigan. Last February, there was another spill and gray sludge spewed into the Dan River in North Carolina.<p>With each disaster, environmentalists sounded alarms and called …

The World's Most Secluded Beaches

What comes to mind when you think of the perfect beach? Do you hear the sound of ocean waves crashing on the shore, feel white sand shifting beneath your feet, maybe there are even a few surfboards or kayaks waiting nearby.<p>Whatever you're ideal sandy spot, we're willing to bet it doesn't include …

NASA's Incredible, Futuristic, And Totally Real Plan To Establish A Human Colony On Venus

In fact, up in the clouds above its scorching surface, Venus is "probably the most Earth-like environment that's out there," Chris Jones of NASA told Evan Ackerman at IEEE Spectrum.<p>Forget Mars and its frigid temperatures and thin atmosphere when we can live like gods, afloat in the clouds of …

6 Gifts That Will Totally Impress The Travelers On Your List

There are plenty of items to give the travel-obsessed loved one in your life this holiday season. There are those gadgets and gizmos that can make their journeys that much more comfortable, such as the Napwrap or the Knee Defender. Then you've got those items that will streamline their travels, …

Arctic Is Warming Twice As Fast As World Average

The latest word from scientists studying the Arctic is that the polar region is warming twice as fast as the average rise on the rest of the planet. And researchers say the trend isn't letting up. That's the latest from the 2014 Arctic Report Card — a compilation of recent research from more than …

Greenpeace activists damage Peruvian heritage site to send environmental message

The future might be renewable, but the 1,500-year-old hummingbird next to Greenpeace's banner isn't<p>Greenpeace apologized to Peru today for placing a gigantic banner promoting renewable energy on the site of the Nazca Lines, an ancient heritage site, reports the <i>BBC</i>. The damage caused by the …

Lima climate change talks: UN members agree deal on next steps to tackle global warming

Agreement thrashed out in the early hours of Sunday morning in Lima after talks overrun<p>Governments from around the world have agreed a new deal on the next steps for tackling climate change, salvaging United Nations talks in Lima from the brink of collapse.<p>Delegates from 190 nations eventually …

Climate Negotiators Reach A Compromise In Lima

Climate negotiators salvaged a compromise deal in Lima early Sunday that sets the stage for a global pact in Paris next year, but rejected a rigorous review of the greenhouse gas emissions limits the plan.<p>More than 30 hours behind schedule, delegates from more than 190 countries agreed on what …