Nitesh Rao

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This Stretch of California Coast Is Pure Underrated Paradise

This is what 20 minutes of driving the Sonoma Coast is like: You're in a dense stand of coast redwoods, your road a twisty black ribbon, and it's …

Wine

Namib Sand Sea

A desert that rolls right up to the ocean, where it's so dry animals live off the fog.<p>The beautiful red sand of the Namib Sand Sea flows right up to …

Nature

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Manage Lower Back Pain - Yoga With Abi

The aim with the type of yoga I teach is to relieve various aches and pains by working out which muscles are tight, which are weak and where joint …

44 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Now

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common kitchen mistakes.<p>Not Sharpening Knives Regularly<p>“People think they can sharpen …

The 18 Best Stocks to Buy for the Rest of 2018

We’re almost to the halfway point of the year, and so far … not so good. The market has disappointed, and the investing landscape has shifted …

Here's What's Actually Going On When You (Or Someone In Your Life) Can't Stop Complaining

Research shows that constant grumbling, bewailing, and lamenting not only torments the people around us but harms our health and adds stress to our …

Self-help

Effective Yoga Stretches for Sciatica

If you have sciatica, then you know that it's a real pain in the butt, both literally and figuratively. In fact, the affected areas can include your …

Sciatica

Why Highway 395 is California's Most Underrated Road Trip

Roads trips have become a staple of American culture! There is no better way to see this great nation and spend time with family and friends, then …

Bay Area San Francisco hikes: 9 trails with waterfall endings - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2017. It has been updated and republished with the most recent information.</i><p>The Bay Area’s abundance of outdoors activities is no secret, and now that spring <i>and</i> springtime rains are here, there’s no better time to get outside, …

Retirement Series: You Just Turned 40, It's Showtime!

When you turn 40 years old, it’s a major milestone in life. You are mature, stable and mostly well-settled in your professional career. You may be …

Investing

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Fitness

Research Shows This 1 Mindset Is Why Some People Are 10X Happier (and, Wealthier) Than Others

Could zero-sum thinking be the reason you've got less than others? Definitely. Here's why.<p>Imagine you're in a classroom. The teacher announces an upcoming test will determine 100 percent of your grade and is going to be graded on a curve. That means, the worse other's do compared to you, the better …

BANK OF AMERICA: These 11 companies are set to capitalize on the biggest changes in tech

Strategists at Bank of America have compiled a projection of the biggest, world-transforming themes over the next two to five years and companies they believe will most benefit.<p>"The future is arriving sooner than investors expect," Beijia Ma, an equity strategist at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, …

Bank of America

Standing Ab Workouts to Do Without Getting on the Floor

If you're tired of the same old crunches, this standing ab workout will challenge your core in a whole new way. Standing ab exercises are more …

20-Minute Core Workout

Your core is a complex set of muscles that extend well beyond your abs. These interconnected muscles, stretching from the pelvis and diaphragm to the …

Workouts

The Differences Between Busy and Productive People

Are you a busy donkey or a productive unicorn?<p>The quest to be more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into what …

Core and Flexibility Workout to Strengthen Your Body

This workout focuses on strengthening the core with challenging exercises targeting the rectus abdominis, obliques, transverse abdominis, and the …

Amazon has $9.99 LED light bulbs that can be controlled by Alexa and Google Assistant

If you’re not already invested in the Philips Hue ecosystem, we should warn you that Hue products are very expensive. Don’t get us wrong — they’re …

Burn 300+ Calories in Just 9 Minutes With This No-Equipment Workout

We’re only a few weeks into 2018 and we’ve already cheated on our workout goals. Ugh! But instead of ditching our New Year’s fitness resolutions and living the rest of the year as Netflix-binging couch potatoes, we’re finding new ways to stay motivated, including mixing up our fitness plan by …

Exercise

This 20-Minute Full-Body Workout Will Give You Results in Just 4 Weeks

Start making fitness a priority by incorporating these strength training exercises into your daily routine. It’ll leave you looking and feeling …

20 of the best adventure travel challenges for 2018

ADVENTURE<p><b>Mongolian cycling adventure</b><p><b>Where</b> Arrive Ulaan Baatar. Cycling starts at Erdenet<b><br>When</b> Departs 9 and 26 June, 4 August and 1 September<b><br>Exertion</b> Moderate, involves 4-6 hours of cycling covering 50-60km miles per day, ascents and descents minimal. There’s a support vehicle for anyone who gets …

Lake District

The 20 destinations you must visit in 2018

Our experts reveal their top 20 picks for the year ahead, from the beaches of Turkey to the rainforests of Nicaragua.<p>1. Turkey's Turquiose Coast<p>Sunshine-soaked and with a glittering blue seaboard, Turkey’s glorious “turquoise” coast wouldn’t normally rank as a newly rising star. The 300-mile loop …

Best Activities in Joshua Tree N.P.

Bold on the boulders<p>The coarse texture and endless cracks and edges in Joshua Tree’s monzogranite boulders create righteous conditions for rock …

The 3-Minute Hack to Improve Your HIIT Performance

It might sound counterintuitive, but mindful meditation has been shown to improve your high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts<p>Meditation and high-intensity interval training (HIIT) might seem like polar opposites. After all, when you’re busting out burpees and dumbbell snatches, you’re not …

A.I. bots just dropped a black metal album that will make your head explode

We tend to think of robots as suitable for repetitious and mundane mechanical tasks, and that creative endeavors like art or music are things only …

Artificial Intelligence

31 of the Most Effective Dumbbell Workout Videos All in 1 Place

You know you should be strength training to build muscle, but if you're at a loss for where to begin, here are 31 videos you can follow along with. From 10 minutes to 45, from arms to booties, choose the workout that will help you reach your goals.<p>A 20-Minute Workout to Sculpt and Tone Your Entire …

Boot Camp

How to Free Yourself From Toxic Situations That Are Bringing You Down

Science has found that following these 6 habits will help you rid yourself of toxicity.<p>Ever wondered what makes some people highly successful in life while others struggle with basic things?<p>The answer lies in developing habits which yield highly successful results. These habits can be adopted by a …

Road Trip Diaries: 7 must-sees on the drive between Portland, Oregon, and Olympic National Park

“Lush” is the first word that comes to mind when you think of the Pacific Northwest. From the moss-draped bigleaf maples of Portland’s Forest Park to …