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The world’s longest trail will be completed next year with nearly 15,000 miles of paths — here’s what it looks like

The Great Trail, an extensive network of paths that spans the country from north to south and east to west, is set to be complete by the end of 2017, the year of Canada's 150th anniversary. The project has been in progress since 1992, and will connect a whopping 14,828 miles of hiking and biking …

The Second Life Of Masdar, The Green Utopia That Wasn’t

In 2006, Masdar was billed as the first sustainable city, before the original plan was scrapped. A new plan takes a more tempered approach.<p>In 2006, the United Arab Emirates announced an ambitious plan to build the world’s first planned sustainable city just outside of Abu Dhabi. Masdar City would …

8 signs you're bad with money

One of the biggest pitfalls that entrepreneurs and business owners make is money management. In fact, financial mistakes are one of the main reasons …

Personal Finance

How Do You Solve a Problem Child Like Donald Trump?

Sound behavioral advice from a child psychologist who is not told that we're talking about a grown presidential candidate.<p>To the casual observer, Donald Trump's behavior could easily be interpreted as irascibly childish—with all due respect to irascible children. His speeches and tweets are …

Psychology

The UFC workout program to get built like a fighter

Getty Images/Jamie Squire<p>Getty Images/Jamie Squire<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 11<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>When you’re in the Octagon going head to bloody head with a …

Koala joey and butterfly get to know one another during Symbio Wildlife Park video

Unlikely friendships do not come much cuter than this.<p>Willow, a koala joey at Symbio Wildlife Park in NSW, was being filmed for an upcoming video …

Wall decoration ideas for fantastic look

We owe our walls a lot. Think about it. They keep our homes standing firm, give us privacy when and where we need it and generally keep us warm and …

Why we need a law to prevent genetic discrimination

<i>Yvonne Bombard is a genomics health services researcher at St. Michael's Hospital; Ronald Cohn is chief of pediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children; Stephen Scherer is a genome scientist at the Hospital for Sick Children. All are University of Toronto professors.</i><p>Canada is close to catching up …

New desert bee species builds nests out of solid rock

Utah State University entomologists have published their study on the Anthophora pueblo bee in the journal Current Biology after examining how the …

This USB Stick Can Kill Your Computer Almost Instantly

The USB Killer is a commercially available USB stick that can fry almost any computer in seconds by rapidly collecting power from the USB power lines …

Trump's 'Dr. Oz' health segment airs today — here are 5 bogus 'treatments' Oz has endorsed

He's also the man whom Donald Trump has chosen to discuss his personal health with. Trump's taped debut on "The Dr. Oz Show" airs Thursday.<p>Over Dr Mehmet Oz's 11 years on TV — starting as a guest on Oprah and then as the star of his own self-named show, Oz has publicly endorsed dozens of …

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Wal-Mart’s ban on Visa spreads to Manitoba

Wal-Mart Canada Corp. is going ahead with its threat to expand beyond three Thunder Bay stores its campaign to refuse Visa credit cards as the retailer's battle over service fees escalates.<p>Starting on Oct. 24, Wal-Mart will stop accepting Visa in all 16 of its Manitoba stores, spokesman Alex …

South African park kills 350 hippos, buffalos amid drought

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Rangers in South Africa's biggest wildlife park are killing about 350 hippos and buffalos in an attempt to relieve the impact of the region's most severe drought in more than three decades.<p>The numbers of hippos and buffalos in Kruger National Park, about 7,500 and 47,000 …

13 Kitchen Tools Under $15 That Will Legit Change Your Life

Cooking your own meals is hands-down the fastest, easiest way to eat healthier and get your take-out budget under control. If you're thinking, …

10 Instagrams to Follow for the National Parks’ Birthday

Now that the National Park Service Centennial is officially here, we can’t help but to be filled with some serious wanderlust for the gorgeous …

Isle Royale: The Least-Visited National Park in the Contiguous United States

A whopping 300 million people toured the national parks in 2015—a number so large that the National Park Service is actually weighing the possibility …

To access the farthest point in America from a road, <b>Mark Jenkins</b> spent a week backpacking through rugged terrain populated by some of the backcountry’s most fearsome animals<p>The most remote place in the contiguous 48 states, the farthest you can go to get away from it all – the <i>only</i> place you can be …

National Parks

Picturesque Sceneries by Luca Tombolini

A selection of picturesque sceneries of remote places captured by Italian photographer Luca Tombolini.<p>In recent years, Luca Tombolini has traveled to …

The most photographic spot in the US?

A former biology teacher turned naturalist guide, Kurt Johnson has traded in the classroom for the great outdoors at Grand Teton National Park, located in a rare ecosystem.<p>“Beavers hate the sound of running water; they are always looking for ways to stop it.”<p>We couldn’t tell if Kurt Johnson, our …

National Parks

The Grand Canyon that few ever see

Having spent years exploring the Grand Canyon’s wild places in search of new inspiration, Bill Cramer creates art from the paths that tourists don’t take.<p>The Grand Canyon’s pinks, violets and reds were painted by nature six million years ago. Landscape painter Bill Cramer eternalizes these same …

Popular Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana wildlife officials indefinitely closed a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways Friday, barring all fishing, rafting and other activities to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have killed tens of thousands of …

10 OF AMERICA’S BEST HIKES LEADING TO GORGEOUS LAKES

By now you know hiking does wonders for your mind and body. Regardless of your motivation for getting outside—whether it’s to clear your head, catch …

Hiking

58 Books That Will Make You Better, No Matter Who You Are | Inc.com

<i>What books do you recommend that college students read? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Ryan Holiday, best-selling author of Ego Is the Enemy, on Quora:</b><p>I'm going to go crazy on this one. I …

Books

3 Key CrossFit Drills for Strength and Stability

Pulling Wall<p>The primary goal of this drill is to learn how to activate your hamstrings and glutes when pulling the foot up from the ground after …

Elasticity

8 Amazing Plants That Will Help Keep Your Home Cool This Summer

If you're looking for creative ways to beat the heat this Summer, consider this: certain house plants are natural coolants. That's because plants absorb heat and many will also emit oxygen, lowering the ambient air temperature. These greens not only enliven your home decor, but they're also useful! …

Plants

Camping is my medicine: A love letter to the outdoors

One of my earliest memories is of a ravine. It cut through the forest floor like some invisible branch of the nearby Chattahoochee River, only dry, …

The App That Aims To Gamify Biology Has Amateurs Discovering New Species

It's dusk at a park in Dallas, and white sheets are pinned up next to tall trees, fluttering like ghosts in the wind. They've been lit up with ultraviolet lights to attract moths.<p>A handful of people are holding up their smartphones, zooming in on the small dark specks that fly to the cloth.<p>"Bugs …

New York Film Festival 2016: Charlie Hunnam's Lost City of Z set as closing night film

After scoring critical praise for movies like <i>The Immigrant</i> and <i>Two Lovers</i> in competition at Cannes, director James Gray has his sights set on another …

Film Festivals

The Madness Of Humanity Part 4: Science Vs. Religion

<i>This is the fourth in a series of essays concerning our collective future. The goal is to bring forth some of the main issues humanity faces today, as we move forward to uncertain times. In an effort to be as thorough as possible, we will consider two kinds of threats: those due to natural</i> …