Andres Uribe

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'Introvert Hangovers' Are a Thing. Here's The Best Way to Deal With Them

Please don't talk to me today.<p>If you identify as more of an introvert than an extrovert, you'll know that means you are more energised by spending …

Self-improvement

10 Best Hikes in Seattle

Alpine lakes and wildflowers for days.<p>In less than an hour from downtown Seattle, you can be in a mossy forest, ascending 1,000 feet to an alpine lake that's too cold for swimming (though that's not going to stop you). You don't have to leave the city itself to go hiking—that's why everyone's so …

Hiking

Perfect, one of a kind diving in Lanai

Lanai offers some of the most pristine diving in Hawaii. And Hawaiian Rafting Adventures, a Lahaina, Maui-based dive operator, has the island …

Scuba Diving

As a gay man, I know how damaging it is to idealise the idea of the 'twink'

I downloaded Grindr as soon as my first iPhone was out of its box.<p>Being able to use the gay dating and hook-up app, which paved the way for the likes …

LGBTQI

How to Find a Job With the U.S. National Park Service

If you enjoy being in nature and meeting new people, U.S. National Park Service jobs may appeal to you. The work provides opportunities to learn …

National Parks

The Real Palestinian Catastrophe

As Israel celebrated the 70th anniversary of its independ­ence and the move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, Palestinians last week commemorated …

Israel

How long after this week's Gaza massacre are we going to continue pretending that the Palestinians are non-people?

Monstrous. Frightful. Wicked. It’s strange how the words just run out in the Middle East today. Sixty Palestinians dead. In one day. …

Israel

You might not actually need a new computer. Try these upgrades first.

Give new life to an old machine.<p>We all know our computers have limited shelf lives—otherwise everyone would still be rocking desktops from the days of Windows 95. But when exactly does that machine get so old and sluggish that you need to replace it?<p>Good news: There might still be life in your …

Computer Hardware

24 of the Most Scenic Places to Camp in the United States

Take a road trip from coast to coast, and you’ll find beautiful sights in every state in the U.S.<p>One of the best things about traveling around the …

Hiking

How to delete your Google history

You can delete some of it, or you can delete all of it.<p>Like Facebook and Apple before it, Google has introduced a new user privacy policy to comply with a new European data privacy law -- General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) -- that goes into effect on May 25. Google's updated privacy policy …

Maps

Thousands homeless as Tanzania's government burns houses to keep savannah open for tourism: report

Tens of thousands of Tanzania's ethnic Maasai people are homeless after the government burned their houses to keep the savannah open for tourism …

Wildlife

Travel from Cambodia to Vietnam by bicycle and by boat

Journey by bicycle and boat from Siem Reap, Cambodia, to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on a new 11-day tour offered by Grasshopper Adventures.<p>Mornings will be spent on bike touring mostly flat terrain, while afternoons are spent cruising the Mekong River on a 10-cabin riverboat.<p>Highlights include …

Vietnam

These Are the 25 Most Breathtaking Hikes in US National Parks

From hikes across ancient glaciers to lush rainforest treks, these are the 25 most beautiful U.S. national park hikes.<p>Sure, with 60 National Parks …

Hiking

What Is the Eye of the Sahara?

This unique geological formation is visible from space<p>The Blue Eye of the Sahara, also known as the Richat Structure or the Guelb er Richat, is a …

Space

Why Orwell’s 1984 could be about now

Audiences around the world are re-reading George Orwell’s 1984, which is ‘a handbook for difficult times’, writes Jean Seaton.<p>Reading 1984, George Orwell’s claustrophobic fable of totalitarianism, is still a shock. First comes the start of recognition: we recognise what he describes. Doublethink …

Literature

The transgender brides of Aravan and a sacrifice from the Mahabharata

Transgender devotees embrace as others dress up in white saris during the annual festival of the Hindu god Aravan in Tamil Nadu’s Koovagam village. …

Hinduism

The new global migrant crisis is in the Americas

c592c25b-2987-4156-838d-e7249be4f4ef<p>The new global migrant crisis is in the …

Venezuela

Why driving through Canada and Alaska is nothing short of unforgettable

Everyone loves a road trip, right? And why wouldn’t you? It’s one of the best ways to see the real bits of a country (as well as getting in all the …

Canada

They Had Us at ‘Everest Time Lapse’

Filmmaker Elia Saikaly spent two years in the Himalaya shooting 44,069 still images to create 108 time lapses, which were edited down to less than …

Mountaineering

Bike Path to ‘Float’ Along Italy’s Largest Lake

When complete, Garda By Bike will wrap 87 miles around Lake Garda, allowing riders to “fly” above the water’s surface.<b>Beginning this summer, you can</b> …

Cycling

What are the Seven Summits?

The seven summits are the highest peaks on each continent and summiting them is no joke. There are few (if any) mountaineering accomplishments more …

Mountaineering

How B.K.S. Iyengar Influenced Yoga

B.K.S. Iyengar was born on December 14, 1918. He started doing yoga as a teenager in an effort to improve his health after contracting tuberculosis, …

Yoga

The 8 Best Walking Pants to Buy in 2018

If you do a significant amount of walking, be it hiking, sightseeing, or otherwise going about your daily life, the right gear can make your journey …

Clothing

India Will Work When Women Do

It was only a decade ago that Nokia OYJ’s smartphone factory near Chennai was seen as the prototype solution for India’s chronic problem of too few …

India

Find luxury glamping in the beautiful mountains of Ladakh

Spending the night among the dramatic mountains of Ladakh is about to get more luxurious this summer as a new glamping site opens for the season.<p>On 15 May, the Ultimate Travelling Camp will bring luxury tents to Thiksey and Diskit in Ladakh, a region in India known for its incredible scenery and …

Asia Travel

The 100 Best Scuba Diving Sites on the Planet

1) Norman; Lake Huron, Michigan<p>2) Eureka Oil Platform; California<p>3) Point Lobos Marine Reserve; California<p>4) SS Lord Strathcona; Bell Island, …

Scuba Diving

10 Wildlife Trips Where You Can Get Up Close With the World’s Coolest Animals

Just as humans gather for festivals every year, animals congregate around the world to put on impressive shows. And it’s easy to get where the wild …

Wildlife

‘I Feel Your Pain’: The Neuroscience of Empathy

Whether it’s watching a friend get a paper cut or staring at a photo of a child refugee, observing someone else’s suffering can evoke a deep sense of …

Psychology

Our bedrooms are meant to be our havens, but the chemicals within disrupt this peaceful zone where we go to recharge our batteries. Formaldehyde from …

Plants

Don’t make the mistake of thinking incels are men’s rights activists – they are so much more dangerous

On Tuesday, a man ploughed a van through a group of pedestrians, killing 10 and wounding 13 others. The revelation that Alek Minassian, the accused, …

Incel