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10 Best Blue Ridge Byways for Fall Leaf Peeping

Take the scenic route on your next leaf peeping adventure with these 10 iconic drives and roadside hikes.<b>Blue Ridge Parkway</b><i>Virginia—North Carolina</i><b>The</b> …

SNV – horticulture and solar systems in Kenya and Tanzania

Last year we embarked on a number of new collaborations with SNV in various countries all over the world. SNV is a large Dutch NGO that has a local …

Innovations in sustainable agriculture

Ensuring that people have access to sustainable, affordable, healthy diets is one of the key challenges of our time. Climate change, rapid …

15 things successful people don't do in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects — like not starting to save money and neglecting your health — that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are 15 things successful …

Be Happier: 9 Things the Happiest People Never Do

How you think--and what you do--matters a lot more than what you have.<p>Many people think happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. It's all about better, faster, higher, <i>more</i>.<p>Yet the happiest people I know focus a lot more on what they <i>do</i>, …

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50 iconic photos of Cindy Crawford to celebrate her birthday

Happy birthday Cindy Crawford.<p>The supermodel, whose career has spanned more than three decades, celebrates her 50th birthday Saturday.<p>Still active in …

America's 20 best cities for beer drinkers

Today's drinkers become more educated by the day, and the breadth of choices available to them has never been so extensive. This is great for beer lovers (and beneficial on the supply side as well), as a high-quality product created by friendly, local brewers gets consumers to open their wallets a …

Experts say these are the 20 best beers in the world

The 20 beers were selected for their world-class recognition — some are accessible, some are obscure — and their elegant variety of styles.<p>From brews with robust cherry aromas to a dessert porter with strong but sweet maple-syrup flavors, keep scrolling to find out which beers made the cut.

Remains of Mountain Climbers Found After 4 Decades

The remains of a pair of mountain climbers who went missing 45 years ago have finally been found. On Thursday Swiss authorities announced that they …

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40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out 41 books that will better your life in a dramatic way. Whether it's figuring out how to get out of debt, learning how to be happier, or trying to find …

America’s 20 Most Charming Cities 2015

The town that dubbed itself Charm City—granted, as a long-ago marketing strategy—clearly has planted its flag in the charming top 20. (That flag may …

7 steps to take when you don't know what to do with your life after college

Then someone asks you, "So, what do you want to do with your life?"<p>Panic strikes, and your mere moment of bliss is deflated by your lack of retort. You have no idea what you want to do with your life.<p>Luckily for you, this crushing realization isn't the end of the world.<p>Ryan Kahn, a career coach, …

The 20 Quirkiest Cities in America

They may not be perceived as showy—readers sized them up as being both hip and aloof—but Atlantans are increasingly coming out of their shells, at …

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Climate Change Helped Spark Syrian War, Study Says

Research provides first deep look at how global warming may already influence armed conflict.<p>A severe drought, worsened by a warming climate, drove Syrian farmers to abandon their crops and flock to cities, helping trigger a civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people, according to a …

It’s a Good Time to Find Out What the Trail Cams Are Missing

Reports from friends in the region indicate the hunting has been slow so far. The biggest complaint is that while bucks are showing up on camera, …

Open source Mini-Farm Grow Box allows gardeners to grow greens in the home

Texas-based consumer health advocate Mike Adams of non-profit organization Food Rising has developed a new soil-free, non-electric, home-based food …

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