Ariel Sayre

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Peak Water: United States Water Use Drops to Lowest Level in 40 Years

The most important trend in the use of water is the slowly unfolding story of peak water in the United States and elsewhere. Data on US water use are compiled every five years by the US Geological Survey, covering every state and every sector of the economy. The latest data -- for 2010 -- have just …

5 Amazing Cities for Raising a Family (and They Aren't Where You Think)

<i>Photo Credit: Viva Tropical</i><p>Sometimes life isn't what we expected it would be, you've spent your entire existence wondering which suburban neighborhood in your Connecticut town would host the house of your dreams, that would come complete with a fine backyard, a dog and two kids. You've always …

Reader Recs: World’s Spookiest Places

The occasional brush with the occult or the unexplained isn’t enough to keep intrepid travelers at bay, and our Nat Geo Travel fans on Facebook were eager to share their most memorable paranormal experiences.<p><b>Here are some of their picks—from the underworld of Paris to a chapel of bones in</b> …

Check Out The Most Remote Design Destination On Earth

The Fogo Island Inn is the perfect destination for the design-minded traveler looking to get away. Like, really far away. Opened last spring on a remote northern island off the coast of Newfoundland–adjacent to a community that’s seriously called Joe Batt’s Arm–the inn is nestled onto the shores of …

ArchDaily Celebrates World Cities Day: 23 Unmissable Articles on Cities and Urbanism

Last year the UN General Assembly issued a resolution to “designate 31 October, beginning in 2014, as World Cities Day.” A legacy of the Expo 2010 …

This Is How To Turn Jack & Coke Into A Pie

Maybe it's an elementary drink; maybe it was the first cocktail your young self paid for at the bar. Despite, or perhaps <i>because</i> of its simplicity, Jack & Coke is a timeless, tasty beverage -- a no-fail order that'll do the trick time and time again.<p>Yes, it would be tough to mess up a Jack & Coke. …

Can California Make It Rain With Drones?

Billowy and filled with life-sustaining water vapor, the cloud passes overhead without emitting a drop of rain. In times of severe drought, that …

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75 Hikes To Do Before You Die

• <b>Author:</b> Backpacker Magazine<p>There are day hikes. There are weekend trips. There’s even your annual weeklong family road trip to a national park. All well and good. But then there are the once-in-a-lifetime, jaw-dropping, soul-cleansing, tell-all-your-friends, quit-your-job, …

Top 10 Spooky Places to See in Ireland This October

Leap Castle, County Offaly<p>Count Dracula may stalk the Transylvanian countryside; but his origins are much closer to Bram Stoker's homeland of Ireland. As a frail child, Bram's mother whetted his appetite for the blood thirsty character by fuelling the author's imagination with supernatural tales.<p>In …

Sowing Seeds for Girls in STEM

When I was in 2nd grade, my aunt asked me if I knew how to spell "engineer": E-N-G-I-N-E-E-R.<p>My aunt is an aerospace engineer, and, not surprisingly, my first STEM role model. As the years went on, she would always have me recite "engineer" back to her whenever she came in town to visit and would …

5 Ways to Never Pay for Travel Again

<i>By: Jason Steele</i><p>Traveling for free doesn't have to involve couch surfing, dumpster diving, or stowing away in the wheel well of a 747. It doesn't even have to involve credit card fraud.<p>No, there's a kind of free travel where you enjoy business-class flights, luxury hotel suites, and champagne …

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