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9 Washington Hiking Trails So Beautiful You’ll Forget You’re Exercising

<b>9. Hamilton Mountain Loop Trail , Stevenson</b><p>From mountain views to waterfalls, you’ll see a little bit of everything on this 7-mile hike, which you’ll …

Hiking

Overlooked U.S. Routes That Make for Incredible Road Trips

The great American road trip has been a vacation idea for ages. Of course, Route 66 is an iconic choice; the Pacific Coast Highway and Blue Ridge Parkway are up there too. Yet there are many highways, routes, and byways across the United States that can also make this journey equally memorable. …

National Parks

Busiest Pacific Port in North America Thrives Amid Trump Tirades

Prince Rupert is hardly the place one would expect to find an international gateway that’s weathering the Trump trade storm better than any other …

Prince Rupert

10 Best Beginners Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

Hiking is the perfect way to experience Rocky Mountain National Park. These five beginner hikes in the park are sure to please, as they provide both …

Hiking

Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

More than 21,000 images fill this overlooked gem of a prehistoric site.<p>Centuries ago, Mogollon people stood in front of these basalt rocks. Clutching …

Archaeology

Only 10 Per Cent Of People In The World Can Pronounce Every Word In This Poem

Have you ever heard someone say that English is the hardest language to learn and thought 'yeah, whatever mate'? Well now it makes perfect sense.<p>Ask …

Literature

Some of the Pacific Northwest’s Wolves Have Coastal Genes

Wolves were wiped out in Washington State in the early 20th century—the victims of bounty hunting as ranching and farming expanded in the state. Over …

Forests

10 Best Hikes, Walks & Sights in Arches National Park

Arches National Park is one of the highlights of Utah, with its incredible landscape of arches, unique rock formations, dramatic cliffs walls, and …

National Parks

The Koch Brothers Commissioned a Survey of Americans and Found Most Like a $15 Minimum Wage, Free College, and Universal Health Care

(Ranked by “Very Effective Solution.”)<p>Very Effective Solution<p>Somewhat Effective Solution<p>Not a Solution at All<p>Don’t Know<p>Lowering taxes and getting …

Health Care

Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way

The Wild Atlantic Way stretches along the western coast of Ireland providing visitors with itineraries, signature experiences and discovery points to …

Hiking Ireland's northern coast will make you believe in magic

In the wilds of Ireland, fairies dwell.<p>A well-known fairy bush in County Clare delayed the building of a new motorway. The reason? Fear that its …

Ireland

These State Parks Have All the Beauty of National Parks — and None of the Crowds

From Hawaiian waterfalls to Florida beaches to a real life fern gully, put these gorgeous preserves on your must-visit list.<p>Every year from Maine to …

Climate Change Is Taking Down Birds in the Mojave Desert

Birds in southern California’s Mojave Desert are accustomed to living at the extremes. The occasional 120-degree day hardly seems to bother the …

Mojave Desert

Donald Trump's 'fake news' press has exposed government corruption despite its flaws

President Donald Trump called many media outlets 'the enemy of the American people.' But here's what history might look like without the press.<p><i>“The people ... have a right, an indisputable, unalienable, indefeasible, divine right, to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge, I mean of the</i> …

Donald Trump

The World’s Most Radical Sailing Yacht Stands the Test of Time

The 12-year-old 289-foot Perini Navi superyacht is still one of the world’s most technologically advanced and largest private sailing yachts.<p>When he …

Sailing

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Critical Thinking

Record roadkill: Grizzly bears probe limits of highway tolerance

The dictionary defines “mortality” as both death and loss.<p>For grizzly bears along the Northern Continental Divide, both definitions came into play …

Wildlife

Haida culture thrives at Ocean House Lodge

Until now, visitors to “Galapagos of the North” at “the edge of the world” were typically fishermen or isolationists who didn’t mind bunking in …

Haida

The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

“The idea that we’re always getting better keeps us from seeing those times when we’re getting worse.”<p>One of my favorite writers, Gore Vidal, once described his country asthe United States of Amnesia. “We learn nothing because we remember nothing,” he wrote.<p>Vidal’s point is simple enough: America’s …

Black History

Folding camping hammock travels light and sets up without the trees

Minneapolis-based startup Republic of Durable Goods is presenting a more versatile way to hammock with the Mock One hammock, which takes cues from …

Backpacking

Thinking Beyond the National Parks in St. George

Zion has always been a huge draw for me while I’m driving cross country. With hikes like Angels Landing, the Narrows, and the Subway it’s a great …

National Parks

Donald Trump Is Just a Sign of the Much Deeper Failings of the United States — And the World

Something had to go terribly wrong to produce such a president and his tweet-stormed version of America.There was a period in my later life when I …

Donald Trump

The 12 Most Beautiful Places in Colorado

Towering, snow-capped mountains, waterfall hikes, natural hot springs tucked into valleys, golden galaxies of aspen trees in the fall—Colorado puts …

Hot Springs

How not to deal with the open carry of guns

The Supreme Court ruled a decade ago — and for the first time — that the 2nd Amendment grants individuals the right to keep firearms in their homes for personal protection. It was the wrong decision; courts until then operated under the belief that the 2nd Amendment was framed with state militias …

Second Amendment

11 Wildlife Photography Tips Every Nature Photographer Needs To Know

11. Try a Wide-angle Lens<p>A popular technique nowadays is to put down your telephoto lens and try out a wide-angle. It’s really fun and great for …

Landscape Photography

2018 iPhone Photography Awards celebrate the emergence of an artform

Digital photography is getting better all the time, and nowhere is this better demonstrated than in the quality of modern smartphone snaps. The …

IPhone 7

Travel tips and advice for the US: The 10 most amazing canyons you must visit

You may also like these photo galleries<p>Singapore's most famous hotel is bringing in two of the world's best chefs<p>Airbnb scraps Great Wall of China …

National Parks

Historian: Americans are right to wonder if the Great Experiment has failed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Americans are right to wonder if, at long last, what George Washington called the Great Experiment has failed, and that our founders have lost their extraordinary wager that regular people could govern themselves better than a few rich men could.<p>Consider that in his disastrous press …

Political Science

What Does This Deep-Sea Expedition Mean For The Indigenous Haida Nation?

The archipelago of Haida Gwaii sits 62 miles off the coast of British Columbia, Canada, where members of the Haida nation have lived for millennia and currently make up half of the islands’ 5000-person population. The Haida Nation’s territory consists of the islands of Haida Gwaii, land in …

Yellowstone Is in Serious Trouble

But how can we adequately respond under the current federal government?<p>All through my childhood, every summer, I attended a day camp called Nature Training School in a wooded expanse of north Worcester county in Massachusetts. My father had a summer job teaching there, so my tuition was free. NTS …