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Top 10 Historical Sites in Canada

Though Canada is a relatively young country in an official sense (French and English settlers arrived during the Age of Exploration in the 15th and …

Top 10

First Aid Techniques You Should Know for 8 Common Injuries

Need to brush up your first aid skills? Here, a basic guide to managing cuts, scrapes, sprains, and more common medical mishaps.<p>A Bloody Nose<p>A …

Red Cross

25 of the best places to visit in the UK

<b>(CNN) —</b> From vibrant, culture-laden cities to peaceful areas of outstanding natural beauty, the UK is an incredibly diverse destination for travelers.<p>Here's our pick of 25 of the best places to visit in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland:<p>Isles of Scilly<p>Situated 40 kilometers off the tip …

Scotland

7 Things I Wish I Had Known Sooner in Life

You can make millions and still be poor.<p><i>What is something you wish you had known sooner? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Andrew Ferebee, Founder of Knowledge For Men | 3x Best</b> …

Selling

Squat 101: How to Know The Best Squat for Your Body

Where should your toes point? Should you be using a barbell? A kettlebell? All your burning squat questions, answered.<p>Here's a fun way to cause some controversy: Walk into a gym, and ask five people to do a squat.<p>Odds are, you’re going to see five variations of the move. From where to put your feet …

Workouts

The Best Kettlebell Exercises For All Levels Of Gym-Goer

There’s no one type of weight that’s better than all the others, but it is fair to say that the kettlebell is the most under-appreciated member of …

Workouts

Why You Should Be Using a Foam Roller — and Which One to Buy

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

Pain

The Outside Guide to Food and Drink

Mix Things Up<p>Global Fuel Inspiration<p>Power players from around the world don't subsist on oatmeal alone. We asked athletes to share the hometown dishes that are still part of their training diet.<p>Make It<p>Recipes That Work<p>Tools<p>The Ultimate Kitchen<p>This is your essential setup for daily meals, training …

The 16 best TV shows of 2018 so far

1/<p>Returning shows:<p>FX<p>2/<p>"The Americans" — FX<p>FX<p><b>Critic Score:</b> 99%<p><b>Audience Score:</b> 92%<p>The final season of "The Americans" intensifies the thrilling action …

18 of the world’s best rail journeys

<b>UK</b><p><b>London to Fort William</b><p><b>Duration: 419 miles/13hr<br>Price (single): From £45</b><br>The Caledonian Sleeper, one of Britain’s last sleeper services (the other is the Night Riviera to Penzance), is getting a £100m upgrade. The new trains will have double beds, en suites, Highland food and Arran toiletries. …

Trains

How to Make a Good Impression in 60 Seconds

If you can effectively grab someone's attention, you may have them hooked for life.<p>I have a love-hate relationship with networking. On one hand, it gets draining to be "on" for hours at a time. On the other hand, it's a fascinating thing when you realize that you get to connect with another person …

Public Speaking

You are probably not getting enough sleep, and it is killing you

Rocker Warren Zevon is often credited with coining the mantra that's been embraced by everyone from partying college kids to early-morning exercise evangelists: "You can sleep when you're dead."<p>Or as Bon Jovi put it, "G <i>onna live while I'm alive, I'll sleep when I'm dead.</i>"<p>It's an intoxicating …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest ticket to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news …

Exercise

The 17 Best Foods to Relieve Constipation

About 14% of people experience chronic constipation at some point (1).<p>Symptoms include passing stools less than three times per week, straining, …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

Best Cabin Luggage 2018: Rated + Reviewed

<b>Whether you are looking to avoid baggage fees or simply want to travel light, travelling carry on only can make life a lot easier. We’ve rated and</b> …

The dirtiest areas of your home revealed

<b>We swabbed common items in a typical family home to see where potentially harmful bacteria were lurking. We found faecal matter on the kettle, the</b> …

These 6 Cars Have Been Named the Best in the World – Read Our Reviews Now

The 2018 New York Auto Show is underway, and as part of the festivities winners of the World Car of the Year award winners have been announced. …

15 Of The Best Cities To Visit In England

There’s something so gorgeous about England and yes, I am slightly biased. After growing up in Wales, studying in Scotland, I finally set down some …

7 Movies That Will Inspire You to Visit Canada

Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)<p>It's so darn quaint, it looks like a movie set, but the real town of Fernie in British Columbia's Kootenay region is the …

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Weird workshops and courses in London

Sacked off your New Year’s resolutions? Start over and learn some mad skills at these London workshops. From wrestling to writing, taxidermy to …

The best coffee makers you can buy

Dunkin’ Donuts may have coined the phrase “America Runs on Dunkin’,” but there’s no denying Americans run on just about any ol’ cup of joe they can …

Coffee

Top 10 spring walks in the UK

<b>Pateley Bridge to Wath Loop,</b><b><br>North Yorkshire</b><p><b>Start/end</b> | Pateley Bridge Google map<b><br>Length</b> | 5 miles/2½ hours<b><br>Grade</b> | Moderate<br>At the cusp between spring and summer, cuckoos come to steep, narrow Nidderdale. Sounds echo from wood to river. A cuckoo hunt is harder than it should be. Over the years I’ve …

Scotland

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.

Entertainment

There may be a third pillar of physical fitness beyond diet and exercise

Most of us know that to be healthy, we need to eat well and exercise.<p>But focusing on just those two things may not be enough, according to a theory …

Mental Health

9 easy meals from a can of chickpeas | The Star

Chickpeas are a wonder food. They are versatile, delicious, economical, high in protein and fibre and last forever in the pantry. They’re also …

Recipes

The Best British TV Shows on Netflix

The British are coming, the British are coming! While the frantic cries of Paul Revere served their purpose at the time, the Brits still managed to …

TV

3 Valuable Business Lessons You Can Learn From a Bicycle

Bicycles and the important life/business lessons they teach us all<p>I actually cannot recall where I first heard this, but it was many years ago, and it has stuck with me ever since. The story was that a student came to school on his bicycle, which was actually against school rules. When he saw the …