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Best List of National Parks in the United States

<i>Did you know that the National Parks Service turns 100 this year? And in celebration of their centennial birthday, we have put together this Best</i> …

The Best Barbecue in Austin, Texas - Bon Appétit

Austin offers an embarrassment of barbecue. Here’s the best of the best.<p>A platinum badge at SXSW gets you access to everything on offer at Austin’s annual music/film/interactive bacchanal. But not even that $1,745 plastic rectangle gains you access to <b>Franklin Barbecue</b>.<p>Celebrated pitmaster <b>Aaron</b> …

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5 Things to Remember When Worry Takes Over

<b>“Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.” ~Benjamin Franklin</b><p>Have you every worried yourself to the …

Dale Napier, Writer

<b>Yang Cheng-fu's Single Whip.</b><p>Our new essential has a couple of unusual characteristics. Its martial aspect is far more obvious than its energetic …

18 Things I've Learned about Changing Habits, Settings Goals, and Living Life

The Smithsonian now lets you see 40,000 pieces of art online

The Smithsonian vowed that it would open up its digital collection by early 2015, and it's clearly not wasting time as it delivers on that promise. Both the institution's Freer and Sackler galleries have posted over 40,000 pieces of global art online, all of which can be used for non-commercial …

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence

<i>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,”</i> Annie Dillard wrote in her timeless reflection on presence over productivity — a timely antidote to the central anxiety of our productivity-obsessed age. Indeed, my own New Year’s resolution has been to stop measuring my days by degree …

Southwestern Omelet Wrap

From the EatingWell Kitchen<p>Folding a flat omelet in a whole-wheat wrapper makes a high-protein breakfast (or lunch) that is totable and fun. If you …

The Most Amazing Science And Technology Images Of The Year

We've rounded up 2014's most mind-blowing images for your viewing pleasure<p>Each week at <i>Popular Science</i>, the staff scours the web for the most amazing images from the realms of science and technology. We liked this year's weekly gallery images so much that we compiled our favorite visualizations, …

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