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5 Science-Backed Benefits of Yoga that Go Beyond the Mat

Even the most die-hard yoga enthusiast can sometimes get in a bit of a slump. (And no, “slump” isn’t the name of a pose.) When life gets in the way, hauling out your mat and busting a downward dog may be the last thing you feel like doing. For those times, it helps to remind ourselves that yoga …

Yoga

Why You Team Is Your Secret Talent Attraction Weapon

How to attract the best people and gain loyal customers at the same time.<p>For your company to grow you need smart people to work for you. I'm sure that comes as no surprise. But there's a lot of smart people out there, so how do you attract them to join your business rather than your competitor? …

Marketing

Taking a Train Through the Great Smoky Mountains Needs to Be on Your Bucket List

If you've never been to the most visited national park in the U.S., you should make a train trip through the Great Smoky Mountains a priority.<p>The …

Hiking

3-Day Krakow Itinerary: a Guide of Krakow Things To Do

<i>Hey there! Welcome to JetSetting Fools! You will find our best travel tips for destinations worldwide. Some of the links on this site are Affiliate</i> …

European Travel

14 City Squares You Totally Have To Visit

Out of all the nice places of a touristic city, the main squares are probably the most visited ones. Lovely, medieval, mesmerizing and crowded most …

European Travel

26 of Africa's most amazing places to visit

<b>(CNN) —</b> With its expansive landscapes and formidable animal life, the world's second-biggest continent is arguably the best for photographers.<p>Throw in that sense of being in a place that hasn't changed for centuries and sometimes millennia, and you get some of the most inspiring, and inspired, …

CNN

The lighting is always flattering with these smart home light bulbs

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Home Automation

6 Fleece Jackets Blending Form and Function

Even with spring seemingly in reach, bitter temps still blanket much of North America (and South Korea, goodness gracious!). Good news is, there's no …

Jackets

Top 12 Liver-Cleansing Foods

The liver, weighing in at about 3 pounds in healthy adults, is one of the body’s vital organs. It is responsible for many important functions related …

Tactical Paramedic Essentials

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How to make French Toast Pancakes

This one is a recipe that goes beyond Pancake Day.<p>And it is part of Covent Garden restaurant and Martini bar Christopher's pancake specials.<p>For those …

Breakfast

Ancient Olympians ate this honey cheesecake as a post-workout snack, and we have the recipe

Some may say that cheesecake is food of the gods—those people include the ancient Greek Olympians, who feasted on a flour cake filled with cheese and honey after their pentathlon competitions. The ancient Greeks were already aware of the connections between physical aptitude and lifestyle …

Dessert

This Simple, Fragrant Cake Is Half Flour, Half Nuts (But That's Not Its Only Secret)

The simplest desserts are often the best ones to come out of my kitchen. When baking, I'm endlessly fascinated by the alchemy of transforming a few humble ingredients—flour, eggs, sugar, and so on—into something golden-crusted and moist-crumbed and utterly addictive.<p>Today's cake recipe is a perfect …

Dessert

This Chaider Recipe Is the Drink Getting Us Through February

Chai + Cider = Chaider, and it's keeping our insides warm all winter long.<p>In the middle of February, we crave comfort, and nothing is doing it quite like this chaider recipe. <i>Wait, chaider?</i> Yes, it's a hot apple cider and masala chai mash-up, and it's one of the coziest drinks we've had in ages.<p>We …

Chai

There are a bunch of hidden gems in France that aren't Paris or Nice — here they all are

Paris, Bordeaux, Brittany, Nice — they're all on our wish list. But while France's main tourist attractions are always worthy of your time, if you're seeking something of a more authentic, <i>je ne sais quoi</i> Frenchy AF vibe (aka where you'll be forced to practice your Francais), consider wandering into …

France

A Surface-Mounted Jack for Mid-Century Design Aficionados

Light switches and outlets have long been designed for function, forgoing design elements in favor of pure utility. From Brooklyn-based industrial …

Apple 'Confirms' iPhones Have A Serious Problem

We all know what is Apple’s biggest challenge right now. But suddenly the company has been hit by two new (and equally pressing) iPhone problems, which cause them to fail at their most basic function…<p>Let’s break them down:<p><b>1. Trouble Calls For iPhone 7</b><p>Responding to complaints, Apple has posted a …

Mobile Technology

The Flagrant Templar Tomahawk Handles the Tough Stuff

Posted in Gear and Tools<p>Designed for nasty jobs of all kinds, the Templar tomahawk from Flagrant Beard is an American made hatchet and multi-tool …

When Your Grail Pen Is F**king Expensive

I’ve had three grail pens on my list since I began using fountain pens. None of them are cheap, but isn’t that the definition of a grail pen, that …

Shopping

Today's Market Is Anything But Normal

<b>In this issue, we aim to develop a compass… to help us figure out where we are and where we are going.</b><p>On Planet Earth, we can find our direction by …

Stock Markets

Cold Refreshing Classic Mint Julep

5 dreamy European castles on Airbnb where you can *actually* stay

When it comes to my regularly scheduled Netflix time, I’m more into feel-good TV shows than <i>Downton Abbey–</i>esque period pieces or <i>Game of</i> …

European Travel

Hike the Alpine Forests of California's Desolation Wilderness

This region is easy to access and easier to enjoy.<p>"The Desolation Wilderness in California is one of my favorite places," Treinish says. Considering that Treinish has been to six continents, that’s saying a lot. The wilderness area, just southwest of Lake Tahoe, is not big—about 100 square …

Hiking

Today in Gear: A More Functional Fleece, Throwback Hiking Boots and More

American-Made Eyewear Is Having a Moment. Here Are Three Brands to Know<p>Dom Vetro, State Optical Co. and Lowercase NYC.<p>The 2018 Ducati Multistrada Is …

Hiking

13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

The Leaves Of This Fruit Can Cure Impotence, Hepatitis A And Even Melt The Excess Pounds

10 Shares<p>The leaves of this amazing fruit can cure impotence, hepatitis A and even melt the excess pounds of your belly.<p>This super healthy fruit is …

Alternative Medicine

20 Healthiest Foods on Earth

Some foods pack more nutritional punch than others, and these 20 offer the most health benefits pound for pound of all food on the planet. They not …

We Tested 13 Grocery Store Coffees and Here’s the Best One

We Tested 13 Grocery Store Coffees and Here’s the Best One<p>Before your next coffee run.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Extra Crispy.</i><p>In the kitchen …

Coffee

A new pan-African fund will give a boost to Francophone Africa’s fledgling startups

Partech Ventures, a Silicon Valley-based venture capital (VC) firm, has launched an Africa-focused fund which will look to provide early-stage funding to promising startups and founders on the continent. The fund has raised $70 million of its $100 million target, making it one of the largest …

Africa

Top 10 Super Natural Herbs for Cleansing Kidneys

The human body is gifted with many useful hormones that perform their respective functions. The kidneys are one of the organs that perform its …