Michael Villarreal

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How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you in case of a missile or attack by North Korea

How likely is the threat of nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the …

50 Most Inspirational Quotes in Sports

Link to Media<p>It doesn't matter if your dad owns a professional sports team or if you play squash on the weekends with Rupert Murdoch; if you don't perform as an elite athlete or coach, then you're history.<p>Consequently, the people in this list are uniquely qualified to inspire.<p>Major sports figures …

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Two Friends Hiked For 10 Months And Captured This Breathtaking Footage Of Yosemite

Colin Delehanty and Sheldon Neill are adventurers.<p>Over the course of 10 months, the friends backpacked 200 miles through Yosemite National Park, capturing a combined 45 days of unbelievably beautiful footage.<p>Their video is called Project Yosemite.<p>It will give viewers the experience of seeing …

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

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1,300-year-old Egyptian mummy had tattoo of Archangel Michael

A mummy of an Egyptian woman dating back to 700 A.D. has been scanned and stripped to reveal a tattoo on her thigh that displays the name of the biblical archangel Michael.<p>The discovery, announced by researchers at the British Museum over the weekend, was made during a research project that used …

A potential 2040 Los Angeles Metro subway system map

Los Angeles has long been notorious for being a car-based city — good luck getting around town using public transportation. While some manage to make …

20 Places You'd Rather Be Right Now

We could all use a little break sometimes. The hustle and bustle of the 9-to-5 life can be exhausting.<p>We fill our days with routines and deadlines. …

The horror, the horror: frightful travel destinations from scary movies

Do you love scary movies? Ever experience a subtle yearning to summon <i>Tubular Bells</i> from the iPod as you descend the steps down which Father Damien Karras somersaults to his doom at the end of <i>The Exorcist</i>? Well, you’ll find them linking Prospect and M Street in Georgetown, one of Washington’s more …

7 Places You Should Visit in 2014

<i>Photo of Mexico courtesy by Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Is Brazil on your bucket list this year? How about Haiti? We've got the inside scoop on some surprising places you should visit this year, where you should proceed with caution, and which spots to re-think visiting …

How To Overcome Self-Doubt And A Lack of Motivation

You don’t feel like doing anything, you’re in a rut. Here are some possible solutions to help you get back on your feet.<p>This morning I didn’t feel like doing anything. It’s a combination of overtiredness from a few days of hard work, and a lack of sleep last night.<p>I couldn’t motivate myself to do …

Mastering The Fine Art Of Getting To The Point

We only truly focus for six hours a week. Endless meetings and wordy emails are chipping away at our dwindling attention spans. Joe McCormack, author of Brief, shares his short list of techniques to stay on track.<p>Joseph McCormack thinks everything would be better if people could just get to the …

4 Ways To Find Inspiration Everywhere

Can the world around you make you more creative? Yes. Yes, it can. Here’s how.<p>Some people wax rhapsodic about being “inspired” by a beautiful piece of art or a breathtaking sunset. They paint their offices blue and adorn the walls with reprints of well-known paintings.<p>But does that sort of thing …

Top 10 Landmarks in U.S. National Parks

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Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …

Where to take out of town visitors in LA: 15 mini-trips for tourists

<i>TIPS | CHECKLIST | MAP</i><p>Los Angeles is unlike any other major city. Hollywood alone offers the Walk of Fame and iconic theaters — as well as horseback …

Bunches of Brittles, Barks and Brownies: 22 Non-Cookie Christmas Sweets

C is for cookie, but B is for bunches of brittles, barks and brownies<p>Everyone loves a good Christmas cookie. We aren't hating (in fact, we are pretty much all about Christmas cookies), but sometimes the cookie can get a little tired over the holiday season. There are so many other ways to sweeten …

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The 27 Cheesiest Photos Of 2013

WARNING: The amount of cheese in these photos may be overwhelming to some. Please view with caution.

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Be Warm And Nerdy In The Technomancer Digital Wizard Hoodie (video)

It’s winter and getting super cold, so why not stay warm in the Technomancer Digital Wizard Hoodie...but be advised that you’ll look super nerdy in …

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Step Into the Void Above the French Alps

High up in the French Alps, on the top terrace of the Aiguille du Midi mountain peak, sits a new five-sided glass structure called the Chamonix Skywalk. The installation was inspired by the Grand Canyon's glass skywalk, but it takes the concept to the next level. Instead of looking out over a …

The World's Newest Island, Niijima

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