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The 10 Best Places to Camp for Free Northern California

It’s hard to think of a more satisfying way to spend a beautiful weekend than camping on one of Northern California’s spectacular array of public …

Micro-Scale Modeling: How to Construct Tiny, Intricate Worlds From Ordinary Materials

<b>Joshua Smith</b>, a miniaturist and former stencil artist based in South Australia, constructs tiny, intricate worlds for a living. His work, which …

Digital Art

Magical Photos of Winter in Finland Under the Northern Lights

Born and based in beautiful Lapland, Finland, nature photographer Tiina Törmänen is never short on inspiration. A real-life winter wonderland, the Finnish Lapland is renowned for its sparkling, snowy landscapes lit by starry skies and the spectacular Northern Lights. Törmänen captures this seasonal …

3tags.org

Why Millennials Can’t Just “Grow Up”

Before you eye roll: This is not the same story you’ve read about millennials a million times before. It’s not about how selfish they are—or how cool …

Mind

Brothels, bars and betting shops - last surviving remnant of ancient Rome's Circus Maximus opened to the public after seven year restoration

After seven years of careful excavation and restoration, tourists can now explore the 2,800-year-old remains of the Circus Maximus, once the largest and most impressive monument of ancient Rome.<p>Visitors will be able to climb the worn marble steps which funneled a quarter of a million Roman …

Vegetable Gardens

The Most Picturesque Landscapes in the United States Photos

When you think of otherworldly landscapes, you might conjure images of the volcanos of Iceland or perhaps the deserts of Namibia, made famous by <i>Mad Max: Fury Road.</i> We’re going to guess that the United States isn’t usually the first country that comes to your mind, but some of the most incredible …

The Year's Best Nature Photos Send a Striking Environmental Message

Time's almost up for sending your photos to the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Contest. Here's the competition.<p>The Olympics of nature photography is nearly here, as National Geographic gears up to name the winner of the National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year …

Nature

50 state road trip: Scenic views in each state

Looking for a way to take in all that the USA has to offer? That's what road trips were made for. Jump in the car (or airplane) and take in this great country. Just be sure to stop at these beautiful scenic spots in each of the 50 states to see what makes America truly the beautiful. Then scroll …

Road Trips

Inside Songdo, The City Designed From Scratch To Be Sustainable

Can this Korean development outside of Seoul be the standard for how we build new cities in the future?<p>There aren’t any garbage trucks in Songdo, South Korea. Instead, trash is sucked through pneumatic pipes to a central sorting facility–in seconds–where it’s either recycled or turned into energy. …

Urban Design

Jigsaw cutting techniques | HowToSpecialist - How to Build, Step by Step DIY Plans

This article is about <b>jigsaw cutting techniques</b>. The jigsaw is a very useful power tool for any home owner, as you you can cut different materials of …

Woodworking

How 2 Entrepreneurs Saw Amazing Success in Just 2 Months

I recently connected with the founders of WUDN, Chad Keller and Phil Laboon, and it was obvious that we all shared that energy for entrepreneurship.<p>You've probably already heard that 90 percent of startups fail. Fortunately for a lot of entrepreneurs I know, that high risk of failure is more …

Minneapolis Modern “Dream Home” Built by Sustainable 9 Design + Build

Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area. This 5,144 square foot home features elements such as: a glass bridge spanning two separate wings of the home, a two-story fireman’s pole, kids’ bedrooms with their own …

Architecture

Photographer Risks Getting Burned To Capture Lava, Meteor, Milky Way And Moon In A Single Shot

American adventure photographer Mike Mezeul II took an amazing shot that captures the diverse beauty of Mother Nature. Photographed in Volcanoes …

Photography

Getting Your Mojo Back: 10 Things to Do When You Feel Stuck

What to do when you're stuck and need to get back into your creative space<p>Did your va-va lose its voom? Your edge its steely sharpness? Boomerang not coming back? Mojo not working its magic?<p>Chances are you're suffering from the age-old disease of "stuck." People feel their best when their focus and …

Breathtaking Landscapes by Max Muench

196 Shares<p>Comments<p>Max Muench is an extremely gifted photographer from Berlin who specializes in outdoor, adventure, and landscape photography. His …

Loneliness

Ancient Chinese Secret for Growing the Longest Hair in the World:DIY

Hello everyone,<p>The various hair care products available in the market are loaded with chemicals and are not at all effective in stimulating the hair …

Hair Care

Weather Photographer of the Year 2016 – in pictures

Britain is a nation obsessed with the weather, which is probably why the Royal Meteorological Society and the Royal Photographic Society have organised the first Weather Photographer of the Year competition. Here are some of the finalists and winners from the 800 entries

Photography

North Coast Series: A Forest Primeval

SEPT. 12, 2005 — As we paddled out over the Klamath River bar, and turned our course south to head away from the Yurok village at Requa we saw …

Surreal 2016 Burning Man Photographs By Victor Habchy

Living in a world full of real problems and being a creative person is a challenge. It’s a big challenge until you step to the Black Rock Desert in …

This NASA Researcher Is Now Using His Skills to Grow Marijuana

LED lights are more lit than you think.<p>Going to space and growing weed have one major element in common. No, it's not how high you get. It's LED lights.<p>Neil Yorio, formerly a researcher at NASA, has taken his expertise preparing for space flight and applied it the craft of growing cannabis and …

Here's what I found on America's favorite country road, the Blue Ridge Parkway

Here's how not to start a road trip.<p>First, at the Alamo rental car counter at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport just over the line from Washington, D.C., discover that your driver's license is missing. Search and swear for two hours. Then find it in your left shoe.<p>Second, when the Holiday …

Hiking

Camping at Redwood National Park

Camping is a popular way to visit the Redwood National and State Parks, offering the chance to sleep under the canopy of the world’s tallest trees. Camping is the only lodging option within the park itself and provides convenient access to trailheads. There are four developed campgrounds and eight …

National Parks

26 Photo Accent Walls That Will Blow Your Mind

A photo mural is an oversized photo that takes the whole wall or several walls and looks rather realistic. Photo murals are a modern and cool way to …

Hiking Checklist

I have provided a more detailed information under preparing your pack but wanted to summarise what I believe to be the minimum items you should carry …

Lake Tahoe (hiking, biking, kayaking) – RV Trip #45

We dropped off the dog at the kennnel at 7am for this trip, as we were looking forward to being away hours each day on activiites we couldn’t bring …

Why Olympic National Park Is One Of The Finest Examples Of ‘America’s Best Idea’

I was five. The shadows of the forest danced around me and I shuddered in fear. The darkness was unlike anything I’d felt before; deep and unforgiving. My old man threw another log on the glowing embers of the campfire. Sparks flew upward, into the black. My dad quietly sang an few notes of …

19 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

Success starts with the little things.<p>Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how …