Bev Monahan

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25 American classics everyone should read at least once

Miriam Tuliao, the assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us create a list of 25 American classics everyone should read. From John Steinbeck's masterpiece to Jack Kerouac's "On the Road," these 25 titles are worth your time.<p><i>Do you think another</i> …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Science often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to satisfy your curiosity on subjects ranging from computer …

The Mighty 5: Mountain Biking near Utah's National Parks

If you have a family, you are more than likely planning on taking a vacation this summer. Some of us come from a family where only one person (i.e. …

National Parks

Quiet revolution: Is it better to be an introvert?

In the opening page of her new book, Quiet Power, author Susan Cain is introduced as someone who ‘prefers listening to talking, reading to socialising, and cosy chats to group settings.’ Yet Susan’s first book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Won’t Stop Talking, became a New York …

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p><b>RELATED:</b> …

Workouts

The talk that could save a life: How to talk about suicide to kids of any age

Suicide is the way that depression — a very serious illness — kills, just as surely as a heart attack is the way coronary artery disease kills. With depression, just like heart disease, there are things a person can do to try to be as healthy as possible, but the disease itself is no one's …

Mental Health

Cycling Spain's Best Kept Secret

A travel secret exists in Northern Spain and it’s name is Picos de Europa. Cycling in Spain may not be unusual but through these lush alpine valleys …

Cycling

10 Bicycle-Themed Movies on Netflix Now

Our two-wheeled picks to stream this month<p>If you need inspiration to get back in the saddle, or a little something to keep you motivated on the trainer, we’ve got you covered. Here are 10 bicycling-themed movies to watch on Netflix now, as a supplement to our list of currently-available Tour de …

Tour de France