20 Photos That Are Too Stunning For Words

20 Photos That Are Too Stunning For Words

Even the work of the greatest artist cannot show all the beauty of the Earth. Sometimes, natural landscapes are so vibrant and extraordinary that you could be forgiven for thinking that you’re on another planet. We thought we’d share these 20 photographs with you. Each one proves just how naturally beautiful our world is — even without using photoshop. Yunnan, China © ytimg Olympic National Park, USA © (с) Justin Jung Hotaru Ika […]

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Fifty Times Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Fifty Times Lower Colon Cancer Risk

Image Credit: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade / Flickr. This image has been modified. Michael Greger, M.D. FACLM, is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared […]

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June 30 | Facts

June 30 | Facts

1859 French acrobat Charles Blondin, AKA Jean Francois Gravelet, walked across Niagara Falls on a tightrope. 1908 A powerful natural explosion from an unknown cause rocked the Tunguska Basin, in eastern Siberia, flattening hundreds of square miles of forest and resulting in tremors that could be felt hundreds of miles away. 1921 President Warren G. Harding appointed former president William H. Taft chief justice of […]

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June 29 | Facts

June 29 | Facts

1613 London’s Globe Theatre burned down during a performance of Shakespeare’s Henry VIII. 1767 The British Parliament approved the Townshend Acts. 1972 The Supreme Court ruled in Furman v. Georgia that the death penalty could constitute “cruel and unusual” prompting some states to revise their laws. 1995 The shuttle Atlantis and the Russian space station Mir docked, forming the largest man-made satellite ever to orbit […]

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June 28 | Facts

June 28 | Facts

1836 The fourth president of the United States, James Madison, died at Montpelier, his Virginia estate. 1894 Labor Day became a federal holiday by an act of Congress. 1914 Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife were assassinated, setting off World War I. 1919 The Treaty of Versailles was signed in France, ending World War I. 1978 The Supreme Court ruled in Regents of […]

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Top 10 Smallest Countries in the World You Never Knew Existed

Top 10 Smallest Countries in the World You Never Knew Existed

There are more than 200 countries in the world, and we’re sure you’ve heard of each of them at least once. But there are states and territories on our planet we never knew existed. They occupy a super small area, and some of them are inhabited by just a couple of families. We decided to make a list of the top ten tiniest countries with a population smaller than that of a medium-sized city or even a small village. Palau © LuxTonnerre/flickr The Republic […]

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The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

The Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Skipping breakfast. Eating all you want five days out of the week, severely limiting calories or even not eating anything at all the other two. Limiting your eating hours to only 6 or 8 hours a day. These are all various iterations of the popular intermittent fasting approach to eating. Intermittent Fasting (IF for short) has gained significant mainstream popularity lately as its benefits have […]

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June 27 | Facts

June 27 | Facts

1844 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints founder Joseph Smith was murdered by a mob in Carthage, Ill. 1898 Joshua Slocum became the first person to successfully circumnavigate the earth alone when he landed his sloop Spray in Newport, R.I., a 46,000-mile trip. 1922 The Newbery Medal for children’s literature was first awarded. 1950 President Harry S. Truman ordered the Air Force and Navy […]

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Eating More to Weigh Less

Eating More to Weigh Less

Michael Greger, M.D., is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized professional speaker on a number of important public health issues. Dr. Greger has lectured at the Conference on World Affairs, the National Institutes of Health, and the International Bird Flu Summit, testified before Congress, appeared on The Dr. Oz Show and The Colbert Report, and was invited as an expert witness […]

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June 26 | Facts

June 26 | Facts

1819 The bicycle was patented by W. K. Clarkson. 1843 Hong Kong was proclaimed a British crown colony. 1906 The first Grand Prix motor race was held in Le Mans, France. 1959 The St. Lawrence Seaway, connecting the Great Lakes and the Atlantic, was opened. 1963 President John Kennedy gave his, “Ich bin ein Berliner” (I am a Berliner) speech in West Berlin. 1976 The […]

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