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8 CBD products you need to try—even if you’re a skeptic

<i>When it comes to choosing a CBD product, it can feel like the Wild West. With almost no regulation in place, how can a wellness-minded, CBD-curious</i> …

Skin Care

Wyoming’s Snake River is Cutthroat Nirvana

The greater Yellowstone area is a storied land in the world of fly fishing. Even today, after more than a century of attention, it still draws an …

Evidence Mounts That Germs May Cause Alzheimer's

In the end it will be microbes—bacteria, viruses and fungus—found to be at the root of all disease and aging, and specifically Alzheimer’s, contends geneticist Dr. Rudolph “Rudy” Emile Tanzi.<p>“The two biggest threats to healthy aging have had to do with dealing with infection,” said Tanzi, who …

Dementia

Why Are There Palm Trees in Los Angeles?

Turns out it’s an image thing.<p>Let’s go back in time, to Los Angeles in 1875. Here’s what you see: basically nothing. The town—and “town” is even sort …

Los Angeles

A Weekend Guide to San Diego for the Curious Traveler - Atlas Obscura Itineraries

Day 1<p>Pacific Gems<p>Nooks and crannies along the crowded coast.<p>1 Tide Pools at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park<p>As far as tide pools go, these aren’t as large …

What is CBD? The 'miracle' cannabis compound that doesn't get you high

The cannabis-derived chemical is non-psychoactive, and – while federally illegal – has been hailed as a cure for disease<p>In early May, a federal court declined to protect cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical produced by the cannabis plant, from federal law enforcement, despite widespread belief in its …

Cannabis

7 Marijuana Strains That Help Treat Alzheimer's

While there are no strains of marijuana specifically approved for those with this disease, Leafly explains the NYC Diesel strain can help users feel …

Swan Songs: Music For Your Final Exit

Chances are your life story can be told in a series of songs — a mix of the music you heard and loved at various stages in your life, from infancy through your teen years, on into adulthood and beyond. This is true all the way up to the final chapter of your life, after you've shuffled off this …

Music

I Can’t Stop Buying Sheer Pantyhose

While some flight attendants and all Hooters waitresses are still required to wear flesh-toned pantyhose as part of their uniforms, almost every …

Clothing

10 epic fishing trips in the West

From fly-fishing in Jackson Hole to deep-sea fishing in Baja, the West is home to a number of amazing fishing spots.<p>Whether you prefer fishing in rivers, lakes or the ocean, these destinations are every angler's dream.<p>More Information<p>Top 10 lake vacations<p>42 perfect summer trips<p>11 best wildlife …

Fishing

The 19 Best Mattresses You Can Buy Online Right Now

Shopping for mattresses is not how it used to be. In yesteryear, you would go to an overly fluorescent showroom with about 100 mattresses waiting for you to lie on them. Maybe you'd unenthusiastically choose one, maybe you wouldn't. The whole process was fairly mundane and often led to restless …

The Best Brewery in Every State

This Birmingham brew crew believes that there’s no better way to enjoy the company of friends than with a great beer, and they’ve been dishing out …

How to Quantify Sustainability’s Impact on Your Bottom Line

Humanity has an urgent need to fight climate change, and businesses can play a key role in doing so. But we recognize that, in many businesses, resources are often allocated according to short-term, bottom-line pressures. We thus wanted to figure out a way to help executives quantify the financial …

Set yourself up to get the most out of retirement

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Some people approaching retirement may be asking with trepidation: What’s it going to be …

The 20 Coolest Christmas Songs For An Alternative Yule

So this is Christmas? As we’re knee-deep in Yuletide adverts, Slade’s ‘Merry Xmas Everybody’ and Wizzard’s ‘I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday’ …

The other big drug problem: Older people taking too many pills

Consider it America's <i>other</i> prescription drug epidemic.<p>For decades, experts have warned that older Americans are taking too many unnecessary drugs, often prescribed by multiple doctors, for dubious or unknown reasons. Researchers estimate that 25 percent of people ages 65 to 69 take at least five …

Medicine

San Francisco: Where to take out-of-town relatives and guests - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it</i> <i>with new additions</i> <i>for</i> <i>summer 2018</i><i>.</i><p>The three-day holiday weekend is here folks. For many this means distant relatives, old friends, and new in-laws will drop by for a visit.<p>Naturally, you'll want to …

Tomato festival in Los Gatos breaks Guinness world record

Founders and supporters of the Los Gatos-based World Tomato Society weren’t about to let those unusually cool June nights and sweltering early …

Direct fish retail sales get the green light at Fisherman’s Wharf

Seafood lovers will now be able to buy fish directly from the boats at San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, now that the Port of San Francisco has decided to allow fishermen to sell direct to the public for a one-year trial period beginning immediately.<p>Sales of salmon, tuna, rock fish, halibut and …

Fish

Midwest greenhouse heated with geothermal energy produces citrus year-round for $1 per day

Those who live in the Midwest United States understand how difficult it can be to eat local during winter. But for Russ Finch and his community, the …

Master Gardeners share knowledge on horticulture

Nationwide, more than 80,000 volunteer Master Gardeners donate an average of 5.3 million hours a year. Master Gardeners use research-based …

There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain

In a world dominated by celebrity fad diets that range from absurd, like Reese Witherspoon's alleged "baby-food diet," to absurdly unaffordable, such as the $200 "moon dust"-infused smoothie that Gwyneth Paltrow drinks, many people don't believe there's a single best diet for your health.<p>But a …

Nutrition

The 11 best botanical gardens in the United States

Beat the heat in these urban paradises<p>Summer is in full swing, which means there’s no better time to play outdoors. But even diehard city lovers sometimes tire of the incessant urban annoyances in the summer months: the long commutes, the endless pavement, and the oppressive heat.<p>Luckily, nearly …

Google may be quietly tracking everywhere you go — here's how to turn it off

You probably don't know the answers to these questions — but Google might.<p>How? It's thanks to a feature nestled away in your Google account called Location History. If you care about your privacy, you should probably check it out.<p>Location History is exactly what it sounds like: It's a comprehensive …

Maps

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<i>Written by Ruth de Jauregui; Updated April 13, 2018</i><p>The annoying little gnats fluttering around houseplants are fungus gnats (Orfelia and Bradysia spp.). Fungus gnats are generally harmless, but are an indication of overwatering and decaying plant matter. There are several methods to treat fungus …

Spring-cleaning: What’s working (or not) in your fitness routine?

Spring is in the air, and all across the nation people are weeding through closets, kitchens and garages, resulting in hauls to Goodwill, curbside freebies and overflowing trash cans.<p>In other words, the big spring clean — in with the new and out with the old — is on.<p>So how might this ubiquitous …

Gardening is the best medicine for the mind

Since I had a nervous breakdown, nothing has lifted my spirits more, or has made me feel saner, than my garden<p>January is the time of year when, for us gardeners, a small ray of hope breaks through the grey skies. Not long now, I think, until I can start chitting my potatoes. A few early daffodils …

Mental Health

Leonard Cohen: 20 Essential Songs

“Suzanne” (1967)<p>The opening track of Leonard Cohen's debut album became his career-making signature. Comparing it to a great Bordeaux, he has deemed …

Leonard Cohen

Meet The Musicians Behind Japan's Vibrant Bluegrass Scene

When he was 17, Tatsuya Kuwahara picked up a banjo for the first time. It was supposed to be a one-off for a song he was writing; he normally played rock guitar and drums.<p>Now, we're out in the stairwell at a small club in Tokyo called Rocky Top, where his band Bluegrass Police has just finished its …

A Sustainable Food System Could Be A Trillion-Dollar Global Windfall

A new report makes a strong bottom-line case for more earth-friendly farming -- and eating -- practices.<p>Our planet has a very long way to go toward building a food system that is truly and genuinely sustainable, but that work, if done correctly, could come with a massive reward.<p>That’s the …

Sustainability