Jacob Grasmick

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Baron Wolman's Woodstock photographs: 'I thought, There'll never be anything like this again'

"If you focus on the soup," says Baron Wolman, 76, "you miss the salad."<p>This was the Californian photographer's guiding principle when, as a young man working for <i>Rolling Stone</i>, he arrived at Woodstock in August 1969. Wolman had spent the summer touring US music festivals, photographing musicians on …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Travel 365: A kayaker tackles rapids on the Reuss River in central Switzerland. http://on.natgeo.com/1qDhQYB #TPC2014 Photograph by Chris Schmid/National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

Aussie jumps after China survey, Canadian dollar at 5 1/2-month high | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Australian dollar jumped to test its year-to-date peak on Monday after a Chinese manufacturing survey showed surprisingly big improvements.<p>U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in Seoul August 2, 2013. Picture taken August 2, 2013. …

Global infrastructure, capital spending to hit $9 trillion by 2025: study | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Global spending on capital projects and infrastructure will shift from West to East, and jump to more than $9 trillion a year by 2025, according to a forecast released on Monday by accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.<p>Labourers work at a construction site of a railway …

More Scrutiny? Major Big Bang Discovery Study Published

A celebrated and controversial astrophysics discovery is about to receive even more scrutiny.<p>In March, a team of astronomers announced that they had …

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The Best Cycling Lodges

Even the most dedicated cyclists need to treat themselves sometimes. These destination cycling lodges offer gourmet eats and refreshing vistas, as well as intense group rides on the most punishing routes—exactly what any self-respecting bike fiend needs.<p>Inn at Blackberry Farm<p><b>Walland, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Your Adventure Bucket List

Trips to Take Before You Die<p>A bucket list without a destination is like a bucket without a handle—it just goes nowhere. Well, we've got a plan for you, and it culminates with these 30 perfect escapes.<p>Shred the Night Lights<p>We've searched the globe, and it's impossible to top Niseko, Japan, on the …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Codes of Conduct

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

As Scientists Examine Landslide, Questions About Logging's Potential Role

While there is no "smoking gun," clear-cutting and river erosion emerge as possible contributors.<p><b>Scientists hoping to better understand what triggered the tragic landslide in western Washington are eyeing two prime suspects: rising groundwater that weakened slide-prone soils, perhaps exacerbated by</b> …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

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What Are Your Favorite Things to Do in Lima and Cusco?

<i>Photo courtesy of Agap13/Dreamstime.com. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>A few weeks from now, I'll be checking off the number one spot on my travel bucket list: Machu Picchu. I've pretty much been obsessed with this beautiful place ever since I was a kid and saw an episode of <i>The Wild</i> …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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How to explain long-term travel in a job interview

Traveling the world was probably a lot harder than you’d imagined, and now that you’re back, you find yourself in need of a job. You may be …

How to Travel Like a Local in Barbados

When I say Barbados, I probably don't need to tell you about the dozens of white-sand beaches, the friendly Bajans, the rum. I could tell you that there are 70 square miles of beaches (in a country measuring only 166). I could tell you that the word <i>Bajan</i> comes from the British pronunciation of …

675-Day Honeymoon Around the World

When planning our honeymoon, Mike and I knew that ten days by the hotel pool wasn't going to cut it. This was our chance to explore, share new experiences and celebrate our life together so we quit our jobs, rented out our house, and set out on HoneyTrek: Our 675-day honeymoon around the world. Six …