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Meet the couple who will hike the Appalachian Trail with their baby

Hiking the Appalachian trail is an ambitious endeavor for even the most experienced outdoors person, but it’s especially impressive with a baby in tow. On 20 March, Bekah and Derrick Quirin will embark on the 2185 mile trail with their one-year-old Ellie along for the adventure.<p>Not surprisingly, …

12 Recipes For When You Want to Embrace Spring Via a Straw

Smoothies equal the go-to breakfast, lunch, afternoon snack, or post-workout drink we all wish we had more time to make. Somehow fresh ingredients that are actually in season make that seemingly difficult task more intriguing, however. Commit these raspberry, mango, carrot, blueberry, and various …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Peer Into the Post-Apocalyptic Future of Antimicrobial Resistance

About 4 million years ago, a cave was forming in the Delaware Basin of what is now Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico. From that time on, …

Columbia/Montrail Caldorado II Review

The <b>Columbia/Montrail Caldorado II</b> ($120) is out, and it’s certainly one of the selections on my ‘favorite all-around trail shoes on the market’ list. …

Shoes

ViewRanger Helps You Discover and Save Nearby Hiking Trails

iOS/Android: Hiking is a great way to exercise and explore the outdoors at the same time. ViewRanger is a free app that shows you nearby trails and …

Hiking

On the road with the documentary crew trekking the longest trail in South America

A four-man documentary film crew from the US and Germany is currently trekking and filming the 3000 km Greater Patagonia Trail, a linked route that runs north-south down Chilean and Argentinian Patagonia.<p>If you’ve never heard of the trail, which is the longest one in South America, you’re not …

Hiking Through Tragedy

How the Pacific Crest Trail helped one grieving thru-hiker heal<p>Kira Sandiford hiked the Pacific Crest Trail’s entire 2,600 miles last year, but long …

Hiking

The 15 most popular Super Bowl snack recipes

The Super Bowl is this weekend, which means it's a good time to start thinking about easy, crowd-pleasing snacks to make.<p>We asked Pinterest to help us find some of the most popular recipes out there.<p>From baked zucchini chips to Triscuit pizza, below are the site's 15 most pinned snacks.

Mapping The 6,000-Year History Of The City

<b>New map and video show that urbanization is not as modern a concept as you might think.</b><p>When talking about <i>Science and the City</i>, I’m often asked about the earliest days of urbanization – when and where did we build the first ‘proper’ city? What influence did those early settlements have on their …

Urban Planning

44 of the best long hiking trails in the continental US all on one map

So many trails, so little time. That’s sure how it feels sometimes when you’re trying to pick a new adventure to go on. It can be difficult deciding …

Road trip: Prague – Cesky Krumlov – Hallstatt

Whenever I’m asked what my top 3 favorite European destinations are, I’m always quick to answer: Prague, Cesky Krumlov, and Hallstatt.<p>You could say I …

European Travel

How to Create a Heat Map in Excel - A Step By Step Guide

A Heat Map in Excel is a visual representation that quickly shows you a comparative view of a dataset.<p>For example, in the dataset below, I can easily …

Data Visualization

From drones to AKs, high technology to low politics.

This story originally appeared on Sept. 19, 2016. There have been countless discussions over which is the better fighter...<p>This story originally …

War

Global Pollution Map Is Astonishing: 5 Takeaways

Unhealthy and even hazardous air pollution blankets a large portion of the world today, a real-time air pollution map provided by Berkeley Earth shows. The map reports objective numerical values for air pollution concentration and then color-codes the global map for ease of reference.<p>The map …

Natural Gas

Amazon isn’t playing nice with Plex’s new cloud service

Media server software Plex, which helps you organize your own library of movies, TV shows, photos, and music, is now making it easier to access the content you’ve saved on other cloud storage services with an expansion of its Plex Cloud service. The company has added support for online services …

10 Brilliant Gifts for the Curious Kid in Your Life

Encourage someone’s boundless curiosity this holiday season. Here are 11 gifts designed for your niece who’s going through her “why” phase, your …

Behold This Huge Interactive Map of D.C.'s Historic Buildings

It took the city’s office of historic preservation more than 15 years to make, covers 127,000 buildings, and it’s still not quite finished.<p>If you like history, maps, weird old buildings, and killing time on the internet, you, my friend, have come to the right place. This week, Washington, D.C.’s …

Maps

All maps are wrong. I cut open a globe to show why.

Maps are flat representations of our spherical planet. I cut open a plastic globe to understand just what it takes to turn a sphere into something flat:<p>My struggle to make a flat map out of the plastic globe is indicative of a challenge mapmakers have faced for centuries: It is mathematically …

The world's 15 best Christmas markets | CNN Travel

CNN

Google’s ‘Timelapse’ Exposes Human Damage to Earth Over 32 Years

From the development of the Alberta oil sands to the desertion of Chernobyl, our satellites have been watching.<p>If you've ever been captivated by ants hard at work maintaining their colonies, you may want to check out Google Earth Engine's Timelapse, an interactive tool that generates views of Earth …

5 Historical Novels That Fantasy Fans Will Probably Love

The Romans occupied Britain for centuries, and now they’ve abandoned the land and its people to fend for themselves. While marauding Saxons, Irish …

Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

National Parks

How to Use Google Maps to Plan an Awesome Vacation

Author: Allie Fisher. Allie Fisher Gear<p>Date of Publication: 11.21.16.<p>Time of Publication: 6:45 am. 6:45 am<p>I’m standing outside Frida Kahlo’s Casa …

All of the World’s Extraordinary Sites on One Map

Atlas Obscura has reviewed 10,000 amazing places.<p><i>Atlas Obscura</i> is dedicated to discovering the strangest, most incredible and downright curious …

7 Top Energy Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Let’s face facts. No matter how much we try to conserve energy and burn cleaner fuels, at the end of the day, the planet consumes a lot of energy. …

Forget the Castles: Fussen’s Hiking Trails are the Real Treasure

Flanked by some of Europe’s most famous castles and nestled at the base of the Alps, Fussen, Germany is no stranger to tourists — or Disney …

This Danish startup is disrupting the DNA industry by putting your body on a subscription model: "It's like the internet 25 years ago"

Yusufa Sey, co-founder and CEO of AthGene.AthGene<p>It's the ultimate code. Your DNA. Less than a decade ago, DNA tests would cost millions. Today, the price has dropped dramatically and everybody can get their own test. Without visiting a lab. That is the business of Danish startup AthGene. The …