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The 50 best burger joints in America, ranked

Our friends at Foursquare dug through their troves of user data to compile the list. Because the site now allows users to save and favorite venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which burgers diners are raving about most across America.<p>To create this list, Foursquare included the …

Yelp

A perfect weekend in Barcelona

Two days in Barcelona can only ever be a teaser of what it has to offer, so bear in mind that this a subjective grab-bag of highlights, spanning ancient and modern and packaged into a geographically convenient, eminently walkable, weekend tour. It is also all-weather, but in high summer you might …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

First time Bali: where to eat, stay and play

Decades of tourism haven’t dampened Bali's deep-rooted spirituality and natural charms. Volcanoes rise from the sea, monkeys swing in the trees, and there are still dozens of idyllic spots to escape the crowds. And all of this paradoxical magnificence is crammed onto an island less than half the …

Adams Golf returning to game-improvement roots

"Barney Adams started this company with the idea of helping the average golfer get the ball up and forward," says John Ward, president of Adams. "As I heard from all the employees, he used to walk around the office and keep saying over and over again, Up and out, up and out."<p>The emphasis of the …

Eat This, Not That: Taboos and Pregnancy

Food taboos are as universal as food. It stands to reason then that they have helped us through the years in our efforts to avoid killing ourselves. As it turns out, some of the most fascinating food taboos dovetail with another basic human desire–reproduction.<p>All around the world, there are all …

Pregnancy

Monster catfish which looks big enough to swallow a man whole caught in Italy

The giant fish, which weighed 20 stone, was caught by twin brothers Dino and Dario Ferrari in northern Italy<p>With its huge, gaping mouth, it looks big enough to swallow a person whole.<p>This giant catfish, which weighed 20 stone (127kg) was caught by twin brothers Dino and Dario Ferrari in the Po …

Turn Any Bike into an E-Bike

New pedal-assist wheels give almost any bike an electric boost<p>For utility purposes, an e-bike offers an attractive set of features. Because you can ride farther, faster, with less effort, they’re great for commuting, especially in situations where arriving to the office sweaty is not an option. …

Garmin Vivosmart: An Activity Tracker and Smart Watch All In One

Have your Twitter and calories burned at your fingertips<p>“What does it do?” I’m asked for the fifth time in an hour. Glancing down at the slim band on my wrist, there’s only one response I can offer: “Everything.” If you’re considering getting a Garmin Vivosmart hybrid activity tracker/smart watch, …

7 Ways to Make DIY Chips for Dipping

Homemade chips are super easy to make and incredibly delicious. Here, seven excellent do-it-yourself chip recipes.<p>Homemade chips are super easy to …

Fuel Your Ride With This Ultra-Easy Macaroon Recipe

This crunchy, chewy confection might just be the best ride food you've never tried<p>When I'm two hours into a ride and start to feel hungry I don't want to choke down a sticky, unsatisfying energy gel; I want something that melts in my mouth and motivates me to keep pedaling.<p>Last winter I bonked …

See Bunker Tips from Gary Player's New DVD

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Electronic recovery device now has a feature for aches and pains<p>I’ll admit it. I was pretty nervous the first time Gary Reinl put the electrodes on my arm. I’m not sure exactly what I was afraid of. That it would hurt maybe. Or at least feel very weird. “When I turn these dials it’s going to send …

First time Paris: top tips for your first visit to the City of Light

Paris is a city that never lets up. Return time and again and there is always something fantastic to experience—world-famous landmarks and museums mixed with chic shopping, cafe life, gastronomic blowouts and strolls along the banks of the glorious River Seine.<p>The overwhelming amount on offer can …

Want to Lose Weight? Eat Before 8

New research shows that eating within time constraints could lead to a healthier, leaner you<p>How many times have you eaten healthfully all day only to plop down in the evening and plow through a bowl of mixed nuts, some cheese and crackers, a little popcorn and maybe a brew or two during a Netflix …

Jason Guss: Ace Your Setup

Africa’s Last Tropical Glaciers: Watch for Free

Human Journey<p>“Snows of the Nile,” a short film by National Geographic Young Explorers Grantee Neil Losin and fellow filmmaker and explorer Nate Dappen has received third place in the Action4Climate documentary contest. The film was one of 230 contest entries from 70 countries. To celebrate the …

Feel It In Your Bones

Making a case for impact therapy<p>Swimming has long been said to be a great alternative to running because you get the benefits of a cardiovascular workout without impact to your joints. But what if some impact is good for your bones? That's the conclusion of an article published by Geneva University …

No Time? No Bike? No Problem.

Burpees might be the ideal way to squeeze in a workout—here’s how they can help you ride faster and stronger<p>Burpees make everything burn: Your muscles, your lungs, and most importantly, a ton of calories, making them a great exercise for days when you don’t have a lot of time or access to a bike. …

5 Courses That Every Golf Fan Should Play Before They Die

There are bucket lists, and there are golf bucket lists.<p>The following list is one of those golf bucket lists.<p>The five courses that every golf fan should play before they die might seem like an easy one to put together, but it wasn't really all that easy.<p>The courses are all layouts open to the …

Golf

Fitness Friday: Firm up your backside

If you don't have strong glutes (that's the butt, in case you didn't know), you're not only cheating yourself of a power source in the golf swing, you're inviting back pain, said Golf Digest fitness advisor Randy Myers (@randymyers_). "If your glutes go into atrophy, the back has to do the work to …

Romantic London: where to take your date at any time of day

Paris might hold the crown of most romantic city in the popular imagination, but London isn't short of sensational spots for a smooch at any time of the day.<p>Hellbent on a romance during your time in London? This advice will help you forgo a predictable date night in favour of a more amorous …

New Bike Locks From Kryptonite

The Messenger series of Kryptonite bike locks offers lightweight, simple security for frame and wheels<p>A U-lock is a great first line of defense against bike theft, but you’re often forced to make a choice: Pick a bulky, heavy lock with a longer shackle to secure the frame and a wheel, or go with a …

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Interior Design

Make The Turn Weekly Challenge: Maximum Muscle Recovery

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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

Powerbeats2 are Beats by Dre's first wireless earbuds

There may have been some big changes at Beats recently, but it's still all about the headphones. The newest addition to the (ever growing) family is the Powerbeats². As the name suggests, they are a revision of the original sport-friendly buds from Beats, but this time they're wireless -- Beats' …