Jessica Jenkins

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This is What the Crowd of Photographers Looks Like During ‘Firefall’ in Yosemite

Last week we shared some stunning photos of “Firefall,” the phenomenon that occurs in Yosemite during the last 2 weeks of February each year, when …

Have You Settled for a Less-Than-Ideal Life?

I pulled my hood over my head as I looked down into one of nature's most magnificent creations, and one of my favorite things: a gorgeous waterfall.<p>We were ten kilometers into our hike at Yosemite National Park in California, and I wasn't at all tired. I was energized, drinking in every moment, …

Miles from Nowhere in Patagonia

Adventure<p>After hours of steep bushwhacking through spiny Calafate bushes in Chilean Patagonia, I cursed as another thorn impaled my leg. I was tired and hungry, my heavy wet feet squishing in boots that were soggy from crossing multiple bogs. My guide, Fernando, was 30 feet ahead—too far for me to …

National Parks

Chimborazo peak, Ecuador: the closest place to space on Earth

Chimborazo in Ecuador is the highest mountain on Earth, sort of, and just within reach of the amateur climber. Kevin Rushby attempts to reach its 6,268m summit. Plus more mountains for non-pros<p>We reached the campsite at about 2pm, a flattish expanse of gravel and boulders at about 5,100m (16,732ft) …

Mountaineering

How to Handle Getting Dropped During a Bike Ride

<b>Rob Mecea, 48</b><br>Photojournalist<br>Brooklyn, New York<p>I like to suffer. I like races when there is attack after attack after attack. I like how it feels when the group is trying to shake off the riffraff. Which might be why I keep coming back to the Tuesday night race at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. …

Cycling

5 of the best interaction design trends of 2015

In the MailChimp example above, the confirmation window is an essential part of the email marketing user flow. Adding a fun graphic and some humorous copy adds some enjoyment at no cost (not to mention undercuts some of the tension of sending a mass email).<p>Here are some quick tips for delightful …

Strength or Power? Improving Your Climbing with Plyometrics

Sometimes climbing training can do a great job of building your strength, but may leave out the power portion. They aren’t quite the same thing …

Bold Shadows, Flat Design & Hero Images: The Top 10 Web Design Trends in 2015 [SlideShare]

Check out the top 10 web design trends from 2015, from typography trends and micro interactions to hidden menus and split screens.

The Challenges We Faced As A Non-Sexy Startup

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>You always hear about the challenges for tech and innovative companies when starting their company- from getting investors, dealing with …

Entrepreneurship

5 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Bouldering

Looking to <b>improve your bouldering performance</b> but not sure where to start or what to do?<p><b>Neil Gresham</b>, one of Britain’s best known climbers, wrote …

Iceland's landscape captured in all its extreme natural beauty, in pictures - Telegraph

Interview with Fine Art Landscape photographer Håkan Strand

Håkan Strand, born in 1959, lives in Stockholm, Sweden.<p>Strand is an award winning Fine Art Photographer based in Stockholm, Sweden. He brings his …

How to Make Oatmeal Raspberry Energy Bars

If I'm going on a ride long enough that I'll need to bring food, I prefer my mom’s raspberry bars over packaged energy snacks. I’ll make a pan full, wrap them in butcher’s paper, and share them with friends on the ride. Here’s the recipe.<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>I prefer real food on …

Dessert

10 Creative Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

<i>Kelli Kaufer, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Not a fan of white subway tile? Don’t fret. Look to custom and DIY options for creative backsplashes that are only limited by your imagination and budget. Of course, you’ll want to take into consideration your cooking habits, too. Those who fancy themselves amateur …

Kitchens

The 7 Most Financially Savvy Home Upgrades You Can Make

When it comes to home improvement, some dollars stretch more than others. And if you’re on a limited budget, it becomes even more important to spend …

Home Improvement

These 15 Epic Mountain Views In Colorado Will Drop Your Jaw

Side Note: Can we all agree that the Columbine is the most beautiful state flower?<p>The photographer didn't list the exact mountain, but we are …

7 Most Affordable Countries To Live and Retire In The World

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