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The Lost Factor in the Buddha's Path to Happiness

It would be easy to assume, given the ways Buddhist practice has been presented to its target market, that it revolves entirely around meditation: Health and well-being books, magazines and websites are lousy with images of smiling young women sitting blissfully on cushions, the sun dappling …

Meditation

Canada's Wondrous Kluane National Park: The Yukon/Klondike Gold Rush Trail on the Looney Front, Part 5

Kluane National Park, 100 miles west of Whitehorse, contains Canada's loftiest peak, 19,551-foot Mt. Logan, and as a joint UNESCO World Heritage Site along with Wrangell-St Elias and Glacier Bay national parks in Alaska and Tatshenshini-Alsek park in British Columbia, is part of the largest …

Canadian National Parks

Having No Choices is the Ultimate Freedom

Dear friend,<p>I want to tell you the exciting start of my day today. I want to share with you as vividly how it felt, and what is on my mind.<p>I woke up, …

Street Photography

10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches your curiosity, your desire for newness, your sense of adventure. You want to explore some place …

National Parks

Adventure Photo of the Week

Photos

Silicon Valley startup guru says the government should encourage VCs to fund 'big ideas'

The Silicon Valley veteran and startup guru sees too much funding going to too many frivolous and copycat ideas, and not enough going toward solving big problems.<p>"In the 20th century, entrepreneurship and VC kind of aligned with national needs," he told Business Insider.<p>"The rapacious returns VCs …

Silicon Valley

Camping for a Week Is Only $160 at These National Parks

Some of the most awe-inspiring places to camp across the United States are in the National Park system, which means that staying inside their …

National Parks

Thanks Sri Sri Ravi Shankar: 15 Tips for a Happier, Less Stressful Life

“If we keep dividing ourselves according to race and religion, there will be no end to it [conflict],” Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said on Wednesday at the …

Ravi Shankar

Batteries to store solar energy could presage independence from utilities

The problem with putting solar panels on rooftops quickly becomes apparent when the sun sets and the source of electricity needed to power television …

Green Living

Top 10 Venture Capital-Backed Green Companies

Venture capitalists are writing large checks for companies that help the environment and save resources.<p>Another Earth Day is upon us. And in celebration of the planet, we've done some checking around to see how well-funded Earth-friendly companies have been in the past few years.<p>The good news, for …