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Stunning Under-the-Radar Hikes in Europe

Travel<p>Explore Europe's natural landscapes through these lesser known hikes.<p>Global tourism is on the rise. There was a six percent increase in worldwide travelers in 2017, and nearly 52 percent of Americans plan to visit Europe in the next two years, according the World Tourism Organization. While …

Hiking

The 7 Best Travel-Friendly Hiking Shoes

Hiking boots tend to be bulky and take up a lot of space in your suitcase, but a pair of sneakers sometimes just won’t cut it. While it’s common to …

Shoes

Don't Touch! A Scientist's Advice For Spotting Poison Ivy Before It Ruins Your Summer

It was a close encounter in 2012 that made microbiologist John Jelesko take an interest in poison ivy.<p>The Virginia Tech professor was cutting up a downed tree with an electric chainsaw. What he didn't realize was that his power cable had been dragging through poison ivy. So at the end of the day, …

Virginia Tech

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

New Blood Test For Alzheimer's Is So Precise It Could Predict It 30 Years Ahead

It was accurate in 90% of patients tested.<p>Scientists have developed a new blood test where a tiny drop of blood could be enough to predict the onset …

5 Reasons You Must Backpack the Teton Crest Trail

By Michael LanzaOn the second night of my first backpacking trip in Grand Teton National Park, I awoke to the sound of heavy clomping outside my …

National Parks

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

Surgical Patients May Be Feeling Pain—and (Mostly) Forgetting It

Amnesic anesthetics are convenient and help patients make a faster recovery, but they don't necessarily prevent suffering during surgery.<p>In June 2007, in a small room that leads into the operating theater, a middle-aged woman lies on a metal trolley. She is here for a hysterectomy, though no one …

How to Colorize a Photo Using Curves in Photoshop

Adding color to a black and white photo is one of the most fun things you can do in Photoshop. Not only that but it is surprisingly straightforward, …

25 of the Best Hikes in Canada's North

It might possibly have been easier for our writer Doug O'Neill to complete the Cirque of the Unclimbables than assemble <i>25 of the Best Hikes in</i> …

Hiking

This video series teaches you all the Photoshop basics for free

Popular YouTube channel TastyTuts, which specializes in graphic design and digital art tutorials, has published a free course titled 'The Complete …

Tutorials

11 Unique Moves That Stretch and Massage Hard-to-Reach Muscles So Good

Whether or not you’re crushing HIIT workouts as often as you’re tossing back summer beers, stretching and self-myofascial release are critical for a …

Workouts

We’re eating too much meat and it’s making us sick

While Senate Republicans work to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the future of health insurance in our country remains unknown. But what we do know is that chronic diseases and conditions continue to be the leading cause of disability and death and claim 90 percent of the US health care …

Health Care

Watkins Glen State Park, New York

Location<br>Surrounded by picturesque wineries and a glacially carved landscape of rolling hills, waterfalls, lakes and gorges, Watkins Glen State Park …

Hiking

BBC Radio 4 - Dangerous Visions, Culture - Doctors’ Dilemmas - How would you cope?

Doctors’ Dilemmas - How would you cope?<p>Giving placebos to patients when the real medication is unaffordable...<p>You can only afford one set of antibiotics, but two patients suffering from the same disease. One is a child and the other is a single mother. Do you give one the drugs and try and explain …

13 of the Best Obliques Exercises

When we think about core workouts, most of us fixate on the front of our abs. You know, those muscles that create that six-pack. But the abs include …

Training: Rotating-Wall Workouts

Train for better endurance and power-endurance on the “gerbil wheel”<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>283<p>283<p>SHARES<p><i>Want to get in shape fast? Now you</i> …

Essential Rock Climbing Skills

Before You Climb, Learn the Basics of Climbing Safely<p>Climbing is a skill-based activity. Before you climb your first rock face, it's essential that …

Climbing

A Beginner’s Intro to Using Histograms to Check and Nail Exposure

Once you understand how to read a histogram, it becomes an extremely useful display of the data that your camera is seeing. This 10-minute video from …

This Bodyweight Workout Will Shock Your System In All The Right Ways

Trainer Roxie Jones says it's the perfect post-vacation routine.<p>Ahh, there’s nothing like summer vacation. Whether you’re heading to the beach, the mountains, or exploring a big city, travel can be an amazingly relaxing and much-needed escape from reality. The only part that’s not-so-wonderful? …

How and When to Use the Graduated and Radial Filter Tools in Lightroom

Lightroom filters are very useful for adjusting exposure, white balance, and other settings in selected parts of your images. When used correctly, …

Rediscovering a Lost Hiking Trail in California

2.6K<p>SHARES<p><b>I unfold a topo map</b> to scope out two clearly distinguished mountain ranges. To the southwest, the Caliente Range rises more than 5,000 …

Would You Edit Your Babies’ Genes to Keep Them Healthy?

Two week ago, I asked readers, “Will Editing Your Baby’s Genes Be Mandatory?” That is to say, parents are sometimes charged with crimes when religious beliefs cause them to deny their child lifesaving antibiotics, or an appendectomy, or a blood transfusion. In the future, if and when editing a …

Thoughts on Gene Editing From the Science Community

Our next group of correspondents stood out due to their vocations: In one way or another, their chosen careers brought them into the subculture of scientific thinking. These readers tended to be more favorably disposed to gene editing than others.<p>Take this reader, a “semi-retired school …

A Reality Check for Gene-Editing Ethics

A graduate student in public health and bioethics has misgivings about whether debating a future technology like gene editing is worthwhile:<p>All of these questions, in my opinion, become wasted energy, because we can’t even DO this yet. And none of them matter, because you haven’t addressed the much …

Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 full frame DSLR lens for Nikon F-mount

This is not a new lens, but I have somehow forgotten to cover it here on NikonRumors - the Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 manual focus full frame DSLR lens for …

5-Minute Tutorial Reveals How To Make Boring Photos Look Awesome

There are a ton of bad photos online and it’s mostly because people simply can’t be bothered with editing. But as this tutorial shows, you don’t need …

3 Unexpected Ways Reading Personal Development Books Changed My Life

Open your mind to the opportunities all around you.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Reading was never something I was interested in while attending school. Nor was it something I thought I would ever do again once I graduated. My choices in life after school …

Self-improvement

15 Game-Changing Beauty Charts If You Suck At Makeup

Makeup