Heather Truong

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12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

How to Get Rid of Varicose Veins

M y patient, a math teacher and mother of three who spent 30 years standing in front of a classroom, gestured to her legs.<p>“What do you mean, ‘Live …

Inflammation

HOW TO KEEP MOSQUITOES AWAY BY BURNING COFFEE GROUNDS

Are mosquitoes ruining your Summer? These little critters seem to appear everywhere without warning and leave you behind a little gift – a red, sore, …

Mosquitoes

These Are the 25 Most Breathtaking Hikes in US National Parks

From hikes across ancient glaciers to lush rainforest treks, these are the 25 most beautiful U.S. national park hikes.<p>Sure, with 60 National Parks …

Hiking

Northern lights shine over Michigan's Mackinac Bridge

Bright green colors reflected off the Straits of Mackinac – the waterway that flows under Michigan's Mackinac Bridge, connecting Lake Michigan and Lake Huron – as the Northern lights paid a welcome visit to the area over the weekend.<p>Dustin Dilworth, of Gaylord, Michigan, located about an hour south …

Northern Lights

Oklahoma High Schooler's Carbon Discovery Elicits Wonder From Experts

"It's a wonderful, wonderful thing."<p>Taking teenage rebellion to a new level, Oklahoma high school senior George Wang stunned teachers and fellow …

Chemistry

4 Financial Goals You Need to Meet by Age 40

Is that milestone birthday approaching? Here are some money moves to make before you get there.<p>They say 40 is the new 30, but regardless of whether …

Personal Finance

See 30 Amazing Places in North America

From stunning natural vistas to grand urban landscapes, from Canada to the Caribbean, these breathtaking photos transport you across the continent.<p>Home to nearly 600 million people, North America's immensity is matched only by its diversity. Simmering volcanoes, dazzling architecture, open …

National Parks

Happy National Park Week! Here are 10 of Our Favorites

National Park Week has officially kicked off — and what better way to celebrate than with a long-awaited trip to <i>that park</i> you've always wanted to …

National Parks

Banish Infection With These 5 Powerful All-Natural Antibiotics

Since the discovery of antibiotics in the 1920s and the development of new products through the 1980s, it has become much harder for scientists to …

Applebee's Is Bringing Back $1 Margaritas All Month Long

After successfully introducing the deal back in October, the restaurant chain announced they are once again offering their famous Dollaritas for all …

The 7 Best Foods for Fighting Inflammation

<i>The following story is excerpted from TIME’s special edition,</i> 100 Most Healing Foods<i>, which is available in stores, at the Meredith Shop and at</i> …

Nature Lovers Should Take This Day Trip From Las Vegas: The Valley of Fire State Park

Only a short one hour drive from the strip of Las Vegas is a geological wonderland, the Valley of Fire State Park. The beauty of this park captivated …

National Parks

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Windows 10

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

Hair-Dryer-Roasted Chicken Wins the 2018 Award for the Whitest Thing on the Internet

In a ceremony televised on Fox News and the Food Network, the New Yorker’s “roving food correspondent” Helen Rosner was awarded the 2018 “I Was Told …

The Budget Traveler’s Guide to Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Centrally located along the Tennessee-North Carolina border and boasting incredible mountain views, old-growth forests, and family-friendly …

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

These are America's 10 most beautiful deserted highways

Most travel guides make recommendations based on the idea that the more often a place is visited, the more reason a tourist has to visit it. But the GPS tracking company Geotab and landscape photographer James Q. Martin have taken the opposite approach with their list of America's 10 most scenic, …

35 Healthy Recipes You Can Make in an Air Fryer

Who ever said that chicken wings, doughnuts, and pizza couldn't be healthy? Here's how to make the most of your air fryer.

Guide to Keukenhof: Holland’s Tulip Festival

Seeing the tulip festival in Holland has always been on my bucket list, so I was so excited to have the chance to visit this famous festival a couple …

6 Lighthouses to See Near Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine, is one of New England's most vibrant seaside cities: a place where lobstermen and lawyers walk the same streets, and every …

If you hate people, these are the quietest, least traveled scenic routes in every state

It is finally spring, which means that it is time to start mapping out summer road trips. But which roads should you choose this year? For the …

11 spectacular waterfalls in the US you need to see in your lifetime

1/<p>Palouse Falls, Washington<p>Palouse Falls has been dubbed the "official waterfall of Washington State" for good reason. It clocks in at 198 feet tall …

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12 Costco deals that are well worth the money

There's a reason Costco is beating Walmart and Amazon with the best business model in retail.<p>A treasure trove for the savvy shopper, the wholesale membership-only warehouse has deals galore in its double football-field-sized space — enough to draw in more than 90 million Costcoholics and fulfill …

How to plan the perfect trip to Sequoia National Park

<b>(CNN) —</b> Quick -- what's the largest living thing in the world? And, no, we're not counting organisms like that 2-mile-wide fungus colony in eastern Oregon .<p>The honor goes to the giant sequoia -- the "god of the woods" to conservationist John Muir -- and the best place to see it is in Sequoia …

National Parks

The 32 best things we ever bought on Amazon for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from</i> …

This Genius Sticker Will Stop You From Buying Unripe Avocados

But there’s a catch.<p>Picking out a perfectly ripe avocado is a complete gamble at worst, and an educated guess at best. Too soft, and you’re left with …

50 Most Beautiful Highway Drives in America

With spring on the horizon, now is the time to begin planning your next road trip, keeping in mind that the journey is more important than the …