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50 Most Underrated Travel Attractions in Every State

Classic tourist attractions may have their charms, but they come with a huge drawback: sooo many crowds. From fascinating museums to gorgeous …

National Parks

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

National Parks

The 50 Best Hikes

From a family day hike through southern Utah’s Road Canyon to a grueling scramble through northern Michigan’s Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, this …

Hiking

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that …

National Parks

40+ Things People Don’t Realise You’re Doing Because Of Your Depression

Depression affects millions of us, and while we are slowly opening up about mental health issues and beginning to banish the stigma that surrounds …

Mental Health

VW reveals new 2019 Jetta details and sketches

It will keep the current 1.4-liter turbo engine<p>At an event for investors and journalists, Volkswagen released a few drawings of the 2019 Jetta inside and out, as well as providing a few interesting details about the upcoming small sedan. As you can see in the images above, and as noted by one of …

Autos

10 Breathtaking Views in the Great Outdoors

10 Breathtaking Views in the Great Outdoors<p>It’s time to get inspiration for all of the beautiful places to visit across America. From magnificent …

Hiking

7 Great Destinations for Fall Camping

Fall is one of the absolute best times to go camping. Not only is the summer heat quickly fading from memory, but the landscapes are painted with …

Is Political Hubris an Illness?

In February, 2009, the British medical journal <i>Brain</i> published an article on the intersection of health and politics titled “Hubris Syndrome: An Acquired Personality Disorder?” The authors were David Owen, the former British Foreign Secretary, who is also a physician and neuroscientist, and Jonathan …

Mental Health

30 Things About Life Everyone Should Learn Before Turning 30 | Inc.com

Life is full of lessons. Some lessons are learned in an instant--like when you touch a hot stove. Others take time to fully understand--for example, what it truly means to be in love. But regardless of the size of the lesson, there are 30 important ones everyone should know before exiting young …

Self-improvement

Is my dog depressed? The warning signs and solutions

Find out what causes doggy depression and how to fix it.<p>Yes, dogs can get depressed. Whether or not it’s the same as what humans experience, we may …

Pets

Best Book Writing Software: The 6 Documents You Always Need Open as a Writer

If you’ve been around The Write Practice long, you’ll have noticed we’ve recently talked a lot about which book writing software you should use. …

Writing

7 Simple Phrases That Make People Really Trust You | Inc.com

No matter how honest we may be in our interactions with others, there's always the possibility that people may misconstrue our words to mean otherwise. Certain key phrases that we say, sometimes even without us knowing, result in others perceiving us a certain way--whether rightly or wrongly.<p>Check …

Self-help

7 science-backed reasons 'early to bed, early to rise' really works

It's actually true.<p>I know. I'm not a morning person either, but I've found that by going to bed earlier, I actually can wake up first thing in the A.M. That has made me more productive, and dare I say more successful. But, that's not just me.<p>Here's the science to back up the words of advice from …

Immune System

Limericks

Glynn Washington reads three news-related limericks... D.I.Y. versus B.O., Selfie Stiff, Triple Down.<p>Transcript<p>PETER SAGAL, HOST:<p>Coming up, it's Lightning Fill In The Blank. But first it's the game where you - yes, you - have to listen for the rhyme. If you'd like to play on air, call to leave a …

Ice Cream

Mentally Strong People Don't Just Tell Themselves To Be Happy, They Do These 4 Things

Do you ever find yourself wondering why you aren’t happier? Sometimes, it seems like the act of <i>saying</i> you’re happy isn’t enough to actually make you …

Happiness

8 Things the Successful Elite Do Quietly

Humility is often rewarded with loyalty while boastfulness more often generates resentment.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all have the potential to be as successful as we dream of being, so what separates those who actually live out their potential from those who …

Self-improvement

How to improve anything you write in 2 minutes

Following are the simplest tips I can give you to easily — and forever — improve the quality of your writing.<p>Delete the word "that"<p>The word "that" can be removed from your writing at least 90% of the time, and it will instantly make your sentence stronger.<p><b>Example:</b> "You believe that I'm lying, but …

Writing

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the only way to definitively tell if you can trust someone is to trust that person. While that may well be true, there are certainly …

Psychology

12 Ways to Tell Someone Is Really Intelligent (and Not Just Faking It) | Inc.com

It doesn't take much experience of the world of work to figure out that it's not always the most competent people who rise to the top. Nor is the fact that someone has a strong opinion on a subject a reliable indicator that they know anything much about it.<p>In short, blowhards often manage to sell …

Self-improvement

How To Identify Ford Pickups From 1948 to 1996

The Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as Ford) is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of …

Ford Motor Company

8 of the most memorable drives in the West

In national parks throughout the West, rangers and traffic engineers work long hours to nudge travelers out of their cars and onto trails — or at least onto shuttle buses and other less polluting alternatives. But the dramatic roads that the National Park Service carved out in the early 20th …

Wife Writes Brutally Honest Letter To Husband Before Leaving Him Alone With Kids For The Weekend

Having one kid is tough enough, but having six kids…well…that’s something else. So when Meghan Maza Oeser from Alsip, Illinois, went on vacation for …

10 Places in the American Southwest You Have to Visit

The American Southwest is pumped full of potential for new experiences. It’s the ideal place to explore your adventurous side while indulging in a …

10 Epic Drives in the U.S. National Parks

Pack your hiking shoes, your camera and some camping gear, because some of the most epic drives in the United States are hidden inside National Parks …

National Parks

25 beautiful US cities to live in if you love spending time outdoors

A recent ranking by Niche, a company that researches and compiles information on cities, revealed the best cities for outdoor activities in America, proving that city life and the great outdoors are not always mutually exclusive.<p>To compile its ranking, Niche gathered data on 227 US cities including …

Hiking

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

National Parks

Mr. Everything

I am sick and tired of the lamestream media acting as if Mr. Donald J. Trump is anything but catnip to the ladies. My name is Jemmalynn Claster-Strakfort, of Boise, and I couldn’t love Donald any more if he were my own adored first husband, Marcus, who passed away all those years ago from a …

Eastern Europe

How 4X4s Got So Good

A brief history of democratizing the trail.<p>It's the summer of 1974, and you're ready to kick up some dust on California's Rubicon Trail in your Jeep CJ-5. Hope you're ready for a workout. To engage the old Jeep's four-wheel drive, first you have to climb outside and lock the hubs on the front axle. …