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14 Top-Rated Day Trips from San Francisco

In an incomparable setting of rolling hills overlooking a sparkling emerald-green bay, San Francisco is close to some of California's most beautiful …

Hiking

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.<p><i>Melissa Stanger contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

The 11 Best U.S. National Parks For Solitude

Most everyone knows that some of the least likely national park spaces to find solitude are the South Rim of the Grand Canyon, Old Faithful in …

National Parks

Do This Stretching Routine After A Cardio Workout For Better Flexibility

You started with a dynamic warm-up, did a treadmill run, and are ready to head to the locker room. Before you do, try this quick stretching routine. …

Yoga

Are Your Ready for the Ultimate Off-Grid Vacation?

By Wendy Becktold, SIERRA Magazine<p>Have you ever booked a vacation-rental property that promises blissful solitude, only to show up at your mountain …

Off-grid

Start Rolling Your Blunts: New Study Says Weed Can Enhance Cognitive Function

Jokes about the stupid stoner are becoming passé.<p>We've already heard how medical marijuana can help people with everything from PTSD to creativity. Now there's even more evidence from Harvard-Tuft researchers in study indicating that cannabis helps our cognitive performance, i.e. the way we acquire …

Meditation Retreats? Please. Now It’s All About Floating In The Dark

Soaking in a tank of water is the latest wellness fad to take off with our exhausted, overworked, overconnected population.<p>Why not just take a long bath?<p>That was my biggest question as I readied to go “floating,” the latest wellness fad.<p>A flotation tank is a human-sized bathtub with a retractable …

Meditation

12 Best Tools To Improve Your Programming And Coding Skills

How to improve your programming and coding skills ? — To build skill in code, write code. Solving different types of coding problems regularly …

3 Best Command Line Tool for Network Bandwidth Monitoring

<b>A quick look at three best tools for network bandwidth monitoring in Ubuntu, Linux.</b><p>These tools need the network interface name as argument in the …

Linux

10 of the Most Ancient Temples in the World (and What They Look Like Now) Photos

Photo: Mark Daffey/Getty Images<p>Of the buildings that still remain today from the early years of civilization, many of the most spectacular are the ancient temples. Given the importance of religion in ancient civilizations, it's not surprising that these spiritual sites were built using the latest …

How to Pack Lighter When You Go Hiking and Camping

Don't carry stuff you don't need. Your back will thank you.<p>Finding ways to cut weight from your pack is an essential part of the pre-hike process. Lightening the load allows you to move faster in the backcountry and staves off fatigue as you carry your pack over longer distances. Still, it's hard …

10 Universities Offering Free Online Technology Courses

1. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology<p>The Massachusetts Institute of Technology OpenCourseWare site is undoubtedly the best place to find free …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Start packing.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior data scientist at the University of …

Hiking With Kids: Absolute Guide for Parents to Know

You are a parent and your kids have come to “that” age where you think it is fun to share your love for nature. Here is a guide every parent must …

Kids

10 Hidden Gems in the National Park System

Want to explore a few remarkable places off the beaten path? These 10 NPCA picks offer great ways to escape the crowds while enjoying unique, …

The Greater Patagonian Trail could be the most epic through-hike you don’t know about

Since 2013 Jan Dudeck has returned regularly to map out what he has coined the “Greater Patagonian Trail” — a 1500km route which includes old roads, …

Hiking

The 9 best fantasy book series

There may have been a time when fantasy novels were the stuff of bookworms and nerds, but in the past 20 years, tales of witches, elves, magic, and …

Books

9 Places in Asia You Won't Believe Exist

Every traveler knows that feeling of euphoria. The moment you lose yourself in the scenery of a new destination, and become completely immersed in …

14 places to reach mind-blowing views and nature right from San Francisco

1. Immigrant Point Overlook<p>San Francisco, United States<p>#hiking great butt blaster stair climb and view.<p>2. Hawk Hill<p>Sausalito, United States<p>Best Bang …

4 Bay Area Parks Worth a Winter Visit (Sans Crowds)

Exploring the seemingly endless number of great parks in the Bay Area may seem like a summertime, but winter is actually the best time of the year to …

Four Awesome Northern California Hot Springs

Sure you could go up to Napa and dish out a bunch of dough to sit at a spa. But for those who like their relaxation outdoors, under the stars and in …

18 Underrated National Parks

Time to add these wonders to your bucket list.<p>Everyone is familiar with Yellowstone and Yosemite. And for good reason: they're gorgeous. But we're going to go on record to say these less well-known destinations are just as picturesque — and probably way less crowded, too.

The know how needed to hike California’s best trail

The 211-mile John Muir Trail traverses the backbone of California’s rugged High Sierra. The JMT, as it is often referred to, is named in honor of …

How To Hack WPA2-PSK Secured Wi-Fi Password Using Kali Linux

How To Hack WPA2-PSK Secured Wi-Fi Password Using Kali Linux<p>In this post we are going to show you How to hack secured wifi with WPA2-PSK using Kali …

The tea that makes tumors shrink and cancer cells disappear. It has been used successfully for 50 years. Here is how to prepare it

Essiac tea was introduced in Canada during the early 1920’s. For over 50 years, a humble nurse, Rene Caisse (pronounced Reen Case), used the tea …

RV to the most jaw-dropping natural wonders in the Northeast

The main attraction of this Upstate New York state park is the tallest single-plunge waterfall east of the Rockies. At 215 feet, the falls are worth …

Hiking

The author of 'How to Travel the World on $50 a Day' reveals 5 budget travel mistakes you're making

Matt Kepnes quit his cubicle job after meeting backpackers in Thailand that showed him that you don't need to be rich to travel. Ten years and 80 countries later, Kepnes, better known as Nomadic Matt from his popular travel blog, has mastered the art of traveling on a budget.<p>He now helps others do …

California’s 3 least visited National Parks are some of the raddest places in the US. Here’s why.

1. Lassen Volcanic National Park<p>Five hours north of the San Francisco Bay, hell awaits you. Well, Bumpass Hell. Smoldering mud pots, belching sulfur …

National Parks

You'll Have This Chocolate Pecan Macaroon Recipe Memorized After Making It Once

<i>Take 5 is a</i> PEOPLE Food <i>series with a mission: Get a star-worthy meal (or dessert or cocktail) on your table in either 5 minutes or using only 5</i> …