Jim Hecathorn

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National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, from the …

National Parks

A Brief History of People Using Romans 13 to Justify White Supremacy

Around A.D. 49, the Roman emperor Claudius expelled the Jews from the city of Rome. Historians argue about the exact date and the reasons, but we …

Theology

The Ultimate New Mexico Road Trip Itinerary

“I think New Mexico was the greatest experience from the outside world that I have ever had,” says Author D.H. Lawrence. Indeed, there is no arguing …

New Mexico

Altitude Sickness in Peru

Altitude sickness, known as <i>soroche</i> in Peru, can occur at heights of 8,000 feet (2,500m) above sea level. Due to Peru’s varied geography, you are …

South America

Invoking God to justify our sins is among greatest blasphemies, says pope

His plan is one of love and peace.<p>Pope Francis today addressed a conference on “Tackling violence committed in the name of religion.”<p>Here are …

Sealed Ancient Religious Text, Likely an Early Draft of New Testament, Finally Revealed by X-Ray

After decades of impatient speculation, experts will finally be able to look inside the mysterious Christian manuscript known as M.910 using an X-ray …

Garden of Eden

The Garden of Eden is the biblical earthly paradise created by God to be inhabited by his first human creation - Adam and Eve. Some claim that the …

Theology

Let There Be Light

<i>Or brightness! Or maybe a strong glow? Definitely less shade. (Inside the epic quest to translate the Bible.)</i><p>It doesn’t matter who you are -a Sunday …

25 Cities You Have to See at Christmastime

City skylines are sparkling with lights and decorations, and the magic of the holiday season is officially upon us. So the big question now becomes: …

How the ketogenic diet with no exercise outperforms the standard American diet with exercise

Myths die hard—especially bad ones, it seems. In the last few months I’ve attended fitness classes in which the instructor told us that if we finish …

Diabetes

This Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ruins Every Other Cookie Recipe

Really, though. These brown butter chocolate chip cookies are insane.<p>Without a doubt, the BA recipe that I make the most, (this probably speaks more to my sweet tooth than anything else) is the Brown Butter and Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies from one of our readers, Kate Davis. This is truly the …

Dessert

8 Amazing Things to Do in Croatia

More than just beaches, Croatia offers a remarkable variety of landscapes, historical monuments, and cultural attractions. There are the sun-kissed …

George Carlin --- Religion is Bullshit

Tesla Powerwall 2 is a game changer in home energy storage: 14 kWh w/ inverter for $5,500

Tesla just released all the details of its Powerwall 2 and it is a game changer for the residential energy storage market. Tesla managed to double the energy capacity without doubling the price and while also adding a ‘fully integrated Tesla inverter’ into the home battery unit.<p>As previously …

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The 10-Minute Abs Workout You Can Do If You Absolutely Hate Planks

Looking for a quick and efficient 10 minute abs workout? We got you covered. Diana Mitrea, NYC-based trainer and co-founder of Stronger With Time, …

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The First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Is Complete

The 30-megawatt project is set to be operational in November.<p>The country’s first offshore wind farm is complete and set to start putting electricity …

Please leave your guns at home, Canada tells US visitors

The Canadian government has politely asked Americans not to bring their guns into the country, kickstarting a hashtag on Twitter of #Leaveyourhandgunsathome.<p>The launch of the new campaign by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) aimed at their southerly neighbours comes a week after two Texans …

21 Delicious Recipes To Make With Overripe Bananas

An overripe banana is a blessing, not a curse.<p>Of all the produce that can go bad in the kitchen, the banana is the only one to get excited about. Overripe strawberries and peaches are destined for the compost bin, but overripe bananas provide you with the possibility of many great recipes. They’re …

Finding America in Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks

Because I arrive at night, I’m able to sense what’s around me, but not to see it. The enormity and grandeur of the landscape has to be inferred from …

National Parks

12 Quick and Easy Workouts You Can Do at Home

We’re busy, busy girls, and often times exercise is the last thing on our minds. Heading to the gym in the AM or even after a long workday can be a hassle . While you look gorgeous just the way you are, exercising can be a beneficial way to get you feeling happy and healthy. We’ve compiled 12 …

Exercise

How do food manufacturers pick 'best by' dates?

No one wants to serve spoiled food to their families. Conversely, consumers don't want to throw food away unnecessarily -- but we certainly do. The United States Department of Agriculture estimates Americans toss out the equivalent of US$162 billion in food (PDF) every year, at the retail and …

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The Distracted Man’s Guide to Meditation

Face it, if meditation were a pill, you’d want it. If it was a workout, you’d probably be doing it already. You’ve heard all about its much-lauded …

6 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no …

Is June a good time to visit Glacier National Park?

Shhh! Don't tell anyone, but June is really a great time to visit Glacier National Park! Obviously July and August are by far the most popular months …

What to pack for Glacier National Park

What to pack for your trip to Glacier National Park<p>Expect warm days and chilly nights in the lower altitudes of Glacier National Park. Snow is …