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The Russian Girl Who Grew Up in a Garbage Dump

<i>Something to Come</i>, premiering on HBO Europe this week, follows a child in a Russian garbage dump over the course of 14 years.<p>Trailer for Something Better to Come<p>Ten-year-old Yula lives in Europe's largest trash dump, called Svalka, just 13 miles from the Kremlin in Putin's Russia. Her home …

Russian History

Harley Pasternak's Best Post-Workout Snacks

Workouts

Inside the Democratic Republic of Congo's Diamond Mines

Congolese miners working one of the thousands of artisanal mines that cover the southwest Democratic Republic of Congo.<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Lynsey …

Africa

3 Days in Philadelphia with Kids

Chinatown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States<p>As a Chinese American born in the San Francisco…<p>Center City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United …

United States

21 Ways to Burn Fat Faster and Lose Weight

From the editors of Redbookmag.com, medically proven moves that'll burn fat—and help you drop some pounds.<p><b>1) Stock up on green tea</b> Green tea isn't known only for its cancer-fighting benefits: It may help boost your metabolism, too. People who took green-tea extract three times a day saw their …

Meet the Badass Woman Who Might Board a One-Way Trip to Mars

We had a chance to talk to Dianne McGrath, a 45-year-old sustainability researcher and adventure buff from Melbourne, Australia, who feels confident about making the final cut and earning a spot on Mars. Read on for everything from how she's getting ready for a zero-gravity fitness routine to how …

7 Inspirational Messages From Pope Francis for Easter

The most important event in the Catholic liturgy is this weekend, and Pope Francis has a new book coming out as an Easter present to his flock. The …

Pope Francis

What to Do Every Hour to Drop Pounds All Day

<b>6 a.m.</b><br>Wake up, and drink a big glass of water. It'll fill you up and get things moving to prevent belly bloat. Eat a small snack that offers quick carbohydrates and a little protein, such as half a banana and a few almonds—eating first thing jump-starts your metabolism.<p>And if you have time, …

Yes, Processed Food 'Makes' Us Fat -- But Science Provides Two New Clues As To Why

It’s no secret that more people are overweight or obese than not these days. But the question continues to be <i>why</i> the rates are increasing, despite so much public health knowledge about healthy eating and exercise. While overeating is not <i>technically</i> an addiction, it certainly mirrors the disorder in …

Nutrition