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These lesser-known European National Parks will Take Your Breath Away

From stunning mountain peaks to deep, lush valleys, European national parks offer the most stunning and diverse landscapes. Travel to these national …

European Travel

Trump launches military strike against Syria

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States launched a military strike Thursday on a Syrian government airbase in response to a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of civilians earlier in the week.<p>On President Donald Trump's orders, US warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the airbase that was home …

Middle East

This incredible forest park lets you trampoline in the treetops

Imagine if your next trip to the forest allowed you to meander hidden pathways into the treetops, swing on hammocks, and bounce on giant trampolines, …

Love Stories

How to road trip South America

If you want a bit of adventure, and to actually experience South American culture and landscape rather than just pass through it, take the first …

12 Under-Recognized, Badass Women Who Changed the World

“Well-behaved women seldom make history.” The phrase probably makes you think of Marilyn Monroe or Eleanor Roosevelt, both of whom have been credited with the words (usually written in calligraphy across a coffee shop wall or posted on Instagram when their birthdays roll around). It has become a …

Planned Parenthood

The 20 Best Documentaries On Netflix

These true tales are harrowing, heartbreaking, funny, and shocking. Cozy up and get queue-ing. These are the best documentaries on Netflix, sorted by …

Entertainment

The August eclipse is the 'most spectacular thing you'll ever see,' especially in Missouri

"It is the most spectacular thing you will ever see. Once you see it, you will never forget it," Astronomy magazine senior editor Michael Bakich promises viewers of the first total solar eclipse to cross the United States in 38 years.<p>To celebrate, Bakich is planning "the biggest event on Earth" in …

The best places to see this summer's 'Great American Total Solar Eclipse'

A mighty darkness is about to descend upon the land, and sky watchers couldn't be more thrilled.<p>On Aug. 21 the Earth, sun and moon will blow our minds during a total solar eclipse that will last a little more than an hour and 33 minutes, coast to coast.<p>The celestial bodies will line up to block the …

White House misses joke on article mocking its budget, shares it as example of good press

The White House circulated a hilarious satire column on Friday, mistaking its mockery of President Donald Trump’s budget plan to be complimentary.<p>The …

David Gilmour

Stream Now! 5 Important Female-Directed Films To Watch On Netflix

Movies from critically-acclaimed directors that tell poignant stories.<p>According to a study done by the Center for the Study of Women in Television …

Sonequa Martin-Green

5 inspirational women in conservation

Environmentalism focuses on working towards a sustainable, global harmony between people and nature. This requires a passion to protect all wildlife, …

Jane Goodall
National Parks

10 Scariest Documentaries to Watch on Netflix

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) offers some of the scariest movies and documentaries you’ll find today.<p>If you are feeling brave, check out these 10 …

The world’s longest recreational trail gives you 15,000 miles to find yourself

For almost two years now, Dianne Whelan has been on a mission. In July 2015, the 51-year-old filmmaker set off from Newfoundland to hike, bike, canoe, snowshoe, and ski Canada’s Great Trail, a 24,000-kilometer (14,900-mile) casting call for the world’s most intrepid voyagers. If she succeeds, …

Adventure Travel

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

Entertainment
South America

This is the most popular tent on Amazon because it’s versatile and affordable

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>A tent is one of the most important things a camper can buy, but finding one that checks all the boxes and fits nicely within your budget …

Weather

An Overly Ambitious (but Doable) 6 Day Roadtrip Itinerary for Mainland Greece

Wow that was a mouthful! Let me start by saying that we were ambitious (perhaps ridiculously so) when putting together and following this itinerary, …

European Travel

Women in Photography: 34 Voices From Around the World

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Women's Health
National Parks

Nick Russell’s Chilean Travel Journal Will Have You Booking a Trip to South America Pronto

“Ascending a mountain under one’s own power in order to stand sideways and glide down gives an unexplainable feeling of purpose.” Photo: Arcade</i> …

South America

Here are the cheapest places to travel in South America 2017

Price of Travel have put together a “Backpacker Index” which breaks down the costs of visiting cities in South America. This research was formulated …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Travel

The Librarian of Congress and the Greatness of Humility

The values of Dr. Carla Hayden, the first woman and the first person of color in the position, can be seen in every aspect of the institution she runs.<p>In Memorial Hall in the James Madison Building of the Library of Congress, eight quotes of Madison’s are carved into the wall and painted in gold …

Michelle Obama

27 Oscar-Winning Movies You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Netflix is full of classics, if you only know where to look...

Killer, kleptocrat, genius, spy: the many myths of Vladimir Putin

Russia’s role in Trump’s election has led to a boom in Putinology. But do all these theories say more about us than Putin?<p>Vladimir Putin, you may have noticed, is everywhere. He has soldiers in Ukraine and Syria, troublemakers in the Baltics and Finland, and a hand in elections from the Czech …

Russia

The mysterious origins of jazz

The anniversary of the first jazz recording 100 years ago also marks the beginning of debates that are still ongoing, writes Christian Blauvelt.<p>The five members of the band took the lift to the 12th Floor of the Victor Talking Machine Company’s building on 38th Street in New York City. They were …

New Orleans

The Anarchists vs. the Islamic State

On the front lines of Syria with the young American radicals fighting ISIS<p>On the morning of his first battle, Brace Belden was underdressed for the …