Pete Walker

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An Earthquake Damaged a Pyramid in Mexico—and Exposed an Aztec Temple Hidden Below

On September 19, 2017, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico, killing nearly 370 people. But something good has come from this tragic …

Archaeology

The Wonders of Petra Are Still Untouched by the War Next Door

Far too many travelers have crossed Jordan and its most famous sight off their list thanks to regional conflict. As a result, now may be the best …

Archaeology

5 Morning Yoga Moves That Will Wake You Up More Than a Cup of Coffee

Stop hitting the snooze button. Do these powerhouse poses instead.<p>Some people hesitate to do yoga because they don’t think they’ll break a sweat. But anyone who’s ever gone to a power Vinyasa or Bikram class or finally mastered the Crow pose knows that the right kind of yoga can make you sweat …

Yoga

7 landscape photography tips Nigel Danson wishes he knew from the beginning

While looking through old photos, photographer Nigel Danson realized how far he has come as an artist. In addition to this realization, Danson also …

Landscape Photography

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

Diabetes

7 Things You'll Notice the Happiest People Always Doing

Here are seven habits of the happiest people, which will make the rest of us perpetually jealous if we don't hop on the wagon and join them.<p>So much has been written about the burgeoning happiness movement within the ever-expanding field of positive psychology, it's hard to keep up.<p>What scientists …

Happiness

Mexico City Travel Guide

Best Time To Go<p>June through September is the rainy season, but don't be put off by that label; rain tends to come in dramatic bursts in the evening, …

Mexico

Some Super-Effective Tips for Getting Lots of Likes on Instagram - Vents Magazine

If you wish to get noticed, there are certain fundamental rules to follow on all social media platforms including Instagram. You need to post on a …

Social Media

How Dick Size Matters to Men's Health

Penis size impacts men’s self-esteem, health choices, and more.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i>.<p>Dick size—it’s a topic every man thinks about.<p>Am I big enough? Am I small? What is big enough? Is it what I see in porn? OH GOD, IS THAT WHAT NORMAL SIZE IS?!?!<p>Big dicks, while they never …

Self-esteem

How to Grow an Organic Instagram Following as a Landscape Photog

If you are a landscape photographer trying to get your work out there, you have surely heard about that one big imaging platform called Instagram. So …

Social Media

Grand Mosques, Fast Cars, and Desert Life: The 4-day Weekend in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi

Do These 4 Exercises To Fix Your Bad Posture

These Pilates moves can help un-slouch your back and improve your posture to alleviate chronic pain.<p>Are you slouching? Caught you! Just think: How many times a day do you look down to check your phone? Use your computer? Drive your car? So many of us get into a bad habit of slouching throughout …

Yoga

7 Stretches To Undo the Damage of Sitting All Day

You muscles will thank you.<p>Hey, are you sitting down? Considering the average person spends about 10 hours each day seated chances are pretty good …

Workouts

Dive into the Vibrant Waters of the Great Barrier Reef

TravelWorld Heritage<p>This sprawling coral reef system is one of the most biologically diverse places on the planet.<p>TravelWorld Heritage<p>You can spend a lifetime exploring the Great Barrier Reef and still not see all of this colorful coral realm—it’s nearly the size of Montana. Sprawling off the east …

Great Barrier Reef

Visit These 10 Amman Must-Do’s and Experience the Essence of the ‘White City’

Amman, with its sprawling hills, beautiful architecture and colorful streets, is often overshadowed by more famous Jordanian destinations like Petra, …

Amman

You’re Wiping Your Butt All Wrong and Probably Injuring Yourself

Butt hurt? You’re not alone. Americans are shit at bathroom hygiene—and now we’re paying the pricePeople are so bad at wiping their butts, doctors …

Plumbing

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

The question “What aperture is best for landscape photography?” is often asked in various online forums. While there isn’t one “correct” aperture, …

Landscape Photography

The Best Way to Wipe Your Butt, According to the Experts

Curtis Asbury, MD sees it all the time. A patient comes in with blotchy, red, irritated rectum and insists they’re not doing anything unusual. …

Pets

Here is how the position of light changes your portraits

The position of light in relation with your subject can significantly affect the atmosphere of your shots. Depending on where you place the lighting, …

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

4 Life-Changing Food Experiences in India

Don't miss these unique opportunities to learn more about the subcontinent's history and culture over a meal.<p>Understanding food in India can be complex. Even after a dozen trips, travelers will still be scratching at the surface of the subcontinent’s cuisines. Lucky ones might also dodge the …

India

INSTANTLY Take BETTER Pictures Doing THIS with YOUR LENS!

Today I'm challenging you and myself to take better photos. It's a technique a pro photographer showed me years ago and that will take your photos to …

12 Exercises to Get Rid of Lower Belly Fat

Ridding stubborn belly fat is a high priority on many of our lists, so what exactly does it take to zap an undesirable midsection? The "secret" is actually to strengthen both your upper <i>and</i> lower body, because there's no such thing as spot reduction. But there are specific exercises you can do to …

Workouts

Why Now is the Best Time to Visit the Great Pyramids

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Visit the Giza Plateau on summer solstice for an unusual view.<p>Archaeologist and Nat Geo Explorer Yukinori Kawae has made a career of examining the nooks and crannies of the Giza Plateau’s Great Pyramid, just outside Cairo, Egypt. Researchers recently discovered a room above …

Ancient History

A Hiker Has Died After Falling From Yosemite's Half Dome

(YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.) — A hiker in Yosemite National Park fell to his death while climbing the iconic granite cliffs of Half Dome in rainy …

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If you’re on the quest for vegetarian recipes, you’re in the right place. All of the recipes on 101 Cookbooks are vegetarian, but(!) this section …

Food

30 Surprisingly High-Protein Foods: Our Favorite No Meat Protein-Rich Recipes

We all know people who feast on high-protein foods, throwing scoops of protein powder into smoothies, or going Paleo, Keto, Atkins or Dukan in the …

The 15-minute Kettlebell Workout for Busy Guys

Kettlebells are the perfect tool for a 15-minute, busy-guy workout. After all, kettlebells look like something your kids might have left lying around …

Eight reasons to go to Uzbekistan

Sandwiched between and landlocked by a bunch of other ’Stans (including Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan), Uzbekistan and much of this part of Central …