Kelly Czerpak

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Here’s why dementia rates are falling across U.S.

A new study finds that the prevalence of dementia has fallen sharply in recent years, most likely as a result of Americans’ rising educational levels …

Hospital to get first dedicated 3D tissue-printing facility

You still can't get a 3D-printed liver transplant made from your own cells, but an Australian hospital is trying to push the tech into the mainstream. The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane is building a dedicated "biofabrication" space where doctors and researchers can develop …

Hemosep: the machine set to revolutionise blood transfusions

The idea of being able to recover a patient’s own blood and put it back into their body is not new. But until now it has been expensive and largely unworkable. Autotransfusion, as it is known, has typically used large, complex, centrifugal devices that require skilled operators, take a lot of time …

Health Care Industry

6 luxe Summer experiences in Vail, Colorado

Vail is known for skiing and snow sports, but it is just as fun in the Summertime when you can enjoy activities that are not available in winter. It …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

Is this America's wildest and weirdest road trip?

The big wheel is rotating lazily against the flawless backdrop of the blue sky. To spin any faster in this heat would require a good deal of effort – and besides, there is no sense of urgency on this late-season afternoon. On the boardwalk below, tourists are moving at a similarly lethargic pace, …

10 Best Foods to Eat in Spain

It’s almost impossible to emulate the gastronomical variety of Spain. There are so many regions – each with their own traditional dishes and cooking …

Ulleung-do, The Best Kept Secret of South Korea

Ulleung-do (Ulleung Island) was well worth our time and money spent getting across to. This island in the East Sea […]Ulleung-do, The Best Kept …

South Korea

Hanging Lake

Reviewed by<br>ajcadoo<p>10 Reviews<br>• 29 Helpful<p>July 02, 2014<p>Give yourself 2 hours at least. You can do it in 90 minutes if you rush. Trail is shaded by trees …

We Are Born Explorers, Not Tourists

Stop "touristing." Start exploring.<p>You're probably hard at work, focusing on the numbers, checking the inbox, wondering if it's 5 o'clock somewhere (it is).<p>But Bruce Poon Tip, author of "Do Big Small Things," reminds us in the HuffPost Rise video above how important it really is to get away from it …

Travel

10 Alternative Things To See And Do In Belgium

World's Most Magnificent Castles

In our never-ending quest to see the world, we simply couldn’t ignore these amazing works of architecture. I think the only thing more impressive …

11 Unexpected Beach Destinations

Some places are known for their beaches - the Caribbean, California, Croatia - while others remain hidden, just waiting to be discovered. Chelsea Bengier goes on a hunt for the world's most unexpected strips of sand.<p>1. Northern Michigan<p>St. Joseph, Muskegon, Grand Haven. Come summer, locals crowd …

The Best Places to Visit This Summer

If you’re starting to resent your friends’ exotic vacation posts right about now (why did you book that Montauk rental again?!) or you're still asking "Where should I go in August?" you can stop your FOMO bellyaching. Here, we’ve compiled our summer vacation ideas—all the hotel openings, cultural …

James Beard

How to Beat Altitude Sickness

33<p>SHARES<p><b>Eat smart</b><p>The high-altitude diet: more carbs, less fat. Why? It takes more oxygen to burn fat (for the energy produced) compared to carbs. …

Wellness

36 Hours in Edinburgh Scotland

Planning to travel around or backpack throughout Europe? Edinburgh, Scotland should definitely be a stop along your route, and here is what you can expect to do while you are there. Have a limited amount of time or a quick stopover? Edinburgh is quite a small centralized city, and most of the …

Artist JR Makes the Iconic Louvre Pyramid ‘Disappear’ Into the Museum’s Palace Facade | Colossal

<p>Just a few hours ago, French street artist JR completed work on his latest public artwork, a large photographic piece that wraps the iconic glass …

Someone put glasses on the floor of a museum and people thought it was art

Are pranks art? We're thinking yes.<p>According to a Twitter Moment from Tuesday night, two pranksters — @TJCruda and @k_vinnn — sneakily left a pair of …

6 road-trip apps to make the miles fly by

TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Hitting the road this summer? Forget Yelp and those hotel booking apps — they're useful, but boring. Instead, pack along these apps to liven things up along the way. You might even learn something.<p>DISCOVER THE QUIRKY<p>Consult Roadside America's database of offbeat tourist …

This Airline is Offering 2-for-1 Plane Tickets

Emirates really wants to help Americans take a vacation.<p>According to multiple sources, Americans are notorious for leaving a lot of paid vacation …

5 wonderful Peru travel ideas (that aren't Machu Picchu)

By Katherine Garces on Apr 30, 2016 in Attractions, Going Out, Peru, Regions, South America<p>When Peru travel comes to mind, you could be forgiven if a …

Rebuilding Nepal by Hand

The photographer Renaud Philippe returned to the epicenter of last year’s 7.8-magnitude earthquake to document what progress has been made in some of the hardest-to-reach villages. Before April 25, 2015, Barpak was a picturesque Nepali village nestled some 6,000 feet above sea level. After, less …

Father and His Tiny Astronaut Son Explore Earth Together in Adorable Photo Project

We tell kids that the sky’s the limit when it comes to exploring the world’s possibilities, but we tend to forget to embrace that wisdom in our own lives, as we get bogged down in the day-to-day responsibilities of adulthood. Photographer Aaron Sheldon has revived a starry-eyed, childlike curiosity …

A Not-So-Easy Hike for an Otherworldly View

Photo: Brandon Morris<p>A year ago, Brandon and LeAnn Morris decided to quit their jobs in Seattle and hit the road. Not an uncommon premise for anyone that follows any adventurous Instagram accounts, but they actually did it. Six months of passport stamps from Nepal, Thailand, New Zealand, Japan, …

Hiking

What to Pack For a Winter Week in Iceland

Before my first trip there, I had no idea what to pack for a winter week in Iceland. It just looks <i>so</i> cold, but it was actually the same temperature as Ireland (home for me) the week I went in January. I flit about Dublin all winter (and summer for that matter) in just a leather jacket, so …

How to Quit Your Job and Travel for Two Years

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we should sell our house, quit our jobs and sail to Tahiti. "Terry, we don't know how to sail," she said.<p>She had a point, but I was much more worried about the …

6 Awe-Inspiring Destinations To Add To Your Canadian Travel Bucket List

Oh, Canada: the land of ice and snow, where hockey players are the top national export, the people really are as nice as they say, and you'll find …

National Parks

This one hack will save you hundreds while traveling

If you're paying ATM charges or penalties for using your debit or credit card while traveling, stop that right now. There are plenty of banks out there that now offer no monthly fees, no foreign transaction penalties, and will even refund any ATM fees you might incur from other banks.<p>This means you …

Capital One

The American Hiking Trails You Must Do Before You Die

Shutterstock<p>Panorama Trail<p><b>Where it is:</b> Yosemite National Park, CA<b><br>Distance:</b> 8.5 miles<br>Have your GoPro ready—you're definitely going to want to capture …