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Bodybuilder Mark Robinson Reveals The Protein Powders You Should Never Touch

Let's get this point straight off the bat. Protein supplements should be treated as a supplement, they certainly do not replace a healthy diet. When …

Nutrition

11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

As peak vacation season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

European Travel

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

30 Of The Most Instagrammable Places in Hong Kong (inc Map!)

I typically don’t advocate traveling for the perfect Instagram shot (and I don’t for one second think it should be the <i>only</i> reason you visit Hong …

The amazing ways intermittent fasting affects your body and brain

It's odd to think that depriving yourself of a necessity for life might be one of the most powerful ways to transform your health. Yet there's more and more evidence for the idea that fasting could have powerful health benefits for both the body and brain.<p>There are many different forms of fasting, …

Holistic Medicine

Surreal Photos of India's Living Root Bridges

These intricate living structures take 15 to 30 years to complete.<p>During monsoon season in northeast India, rainwater gushes through the emerald valleys and deep gorges of Meghalaya, the“abode of the clouds.” The mountainous plateau between Assam and Bangladesh is one of the wettest places on …

Local Economies

Ramos House / JJRR/Arquitectura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The RAMOS House refers to the Case Study Houses (CSH) program in the mid-40's. It is projected on a very …

Encinos House / José Ricardo Yslas Gámez

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located in a private neighborhood 20 minutes from Mexico City. Surrounded by a wooded …

Brunswick House / Chan Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Renovating a semi-detached, single fronted Edwardian terrace house always poses a unique set of …

Minimal guest house looks like it’s floating in the trees

Sweet<p>Known for its sleek and sunny homes, Dallas design firm Wernerfield went <i>dark</i> for this guest house—a black-clad rectangular beauty suspended in the trees. Raised 12 feet off the ground on large metal columns, the modern home replaced a split-level on the same site. Lifting the living space was …

Architecture

Modern prefab home is all steel and wood

An indoor-outdoor paradise<p>For a weekend home focused on outdoor living, you don’t need a lot of interior space—at least, that was the thinking of the owners of this sweet holiday home in Morelos, Mexico. Designed by SOA Soler Orozco Arquitectos, these steel-framed platforms are largely open to the …

Architecture

Minimalist summer retreat in Denmark is like a house within a house

This summer retreat in Denmark may look like a minimalist dream, but there’s an interesting design twist when you take a closer look. Danish …

Harvard's Popular Free Online Architecture Course Returns for 2018

The Harvard Graduate School of Design’s popular free online course, <i>The Architectural Imagination</i>, has returned for 2018, again offering anyone across …

Harvard

6 New Cryptocurrencies That Should Be on Your Radar | Inc.com

Today, there are, of course, several major cryptocurrencies that are widely traded, as well less many less-well-known (a.k.a. alt-) cryptos that have been around for a while but are traded on fewer exchanges. There are also new cryptocurrencies being created on a regular basis; here are six such …

Blockchain

ReGEN House / EKAR

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> ReGEN House - a house where every generation can live together.<p>Beginning:<br>After living with his parents …

Visit an Eerie, Spaceship-Like Monument in the Balkan Mountains

Discover the fascinating history and uncertain future behind Bulgaria's otherworldly monument.<p>High atop a ridge in the Balkan Mountains sits a striking monument to Bulgaria’s fraught past.<p>The spaceship-like structure, known as “Buzludzha,” was constructed in the 1970s, and served as the seat of the …

European Travel

Pool House with a Curved Living Roof Makes a Bold Green Statement

One architectural feature that we believe should definitely catch on quickly with homeowners across the globe is the gorgeous green roof! Living …

Landscaping

Review: Nanoleaf's Fun $49 'Rhythm' Add-On Lets Your Aurora Light Setup Respond to Music

Nanoleaf, the company behind the HomeKit-enabled Aurora smart modular lighting system, recently introduced a $49 accessory that allows the Aurora lights to respond to music, adding a whole new sound-based dimension to an already great product.<p>Called the Nanoleaf Aurora Rhythm, the add-on module is …

Haunting Relics of a Country That No Longer Exists

Discover the incredible history behind Yugoslavia's otherworldly monuments.<p>Hundreds of bizarre futuristic monuments appear out of place jutting from the varied landscape of the former Yugoslavia—ghostlike echoes of a country that no longer exists. Stretching from present-day Croatia and Slovenia …

European Travel

BullRest Travel Pillow

For a pillow meant for traveling, travel pillows have an annoyingly chunky design that is not easy to carry or stow. Enter the BullRest Travel …

Memoryfoam

7 Natural Wonders You Need to Explore in Italy

We all know Italy to be a haven for hardcore foodies and history buffs, home to amazing man-made wonders such as the marinara pizza and the Leaning …

Basic Photography Composition Tips

Dear friend; I want to give you some basic photography composition tips:<p>1. Triangles and Diagonals<p>First of all, to make stronger compositions, look …

Street Photography

Surrealistic Photography

I re-invented a new photographing technique. The technique is new in the digital domain but, in fact, the phenomenon itself was known since the early …

10 Of The World’s Coolest Apartment Buildings

A new book explores how visionary architects have taken small spaces in dense cities and created beautiful, livable apartment buildings.<p>As more people move to cities, architects and developers have to design and build enough housing to fit them all—and within a landscape that’s already extremely …

Modern-Industrial Home Becomes One With The Desert Landscape

For the architects at Olson Kundig, buildings represent bridges between nature and people and their culture. A lot of their projects are focused on …

Architecture

10 Brilliant Tiny Houses that are Revolutionizing Micro-Living

Inspired by the increasingly popular micro house trend, these 10 project designs came about for various reasons. In addition to being a cheaper …

Tiny House Movement

City breaks with kids: Barcelona

It’s a favourite destination for adults, but Barcelona has loads to offer kids, whether they’re into football, science, the seaside or amusement parks<p>More in this series: Berlin | Amsterdam | Paris | Rome<p><b>I’m bored!</b><p>The Gothic Quarter’s warren of medieval alleyways is great fun to explore, and one of …

Roller Coasters

Incredible Photos of Hiking Italy's 'Iron Roads'

Remnants of World War I, these via ferrata take hikers to remote reaches of the Italian Alps—and tell stories of battle and bravery.<p>As my watch beeped twice to signal that 4 a.m. had arrived, I glanced up at the outline of the Tre Cime peaks of the Italian Dolomites to see if there was any sign of …

Nature Photography

Dear Aging Backpacker, Have You Become a Douchebag?

Travelling at 19 is wild and innocent. But one day you turn around and you're no longer 19. You're just travelling with people who are.<p>Remember when you were 19 and you went to Ibiza or Bali for the first time and saw a temple and thought "pffft temples" and then spent the next two weeks getting …

How to get unlimited private-jet flights with "the Netflix of air travel"

For voracious, moneyed travellers, a new all-you-can-fly package is promising unlimited trips by private jet for £2,500 a month.<p>Launching in the UK in October, Surf Air began in California, where it has been facilitating tech entrepreneurs and media titans who have needed to flit between San …

Travelers