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Burma

Bear Week!

Is there a bigger thrill than seeing a bear in the wild? We think not. Whether they're black, grizzly, or even polar, encountering our toothy …

52 Great Wines for $25 or Less

Impress your friends.<p>Looking for the perfect wine for dinner or to take to a party? Our team of experts has come up with bumper crop of …

Gourmet Italy: what to eat and drink in Umbria

Tim Jepson offers a guide to the best dishes, destinations and food-themed holidays in Umbria, the "green heart of Italy"<p>Umbria is known as “the green heart of Italy” for a reason. Although it is tiny and land-locked – this is the only Italian region without either a coastline or a foreign border – …

10 Bucket List Activities for the Great American Adventurer

And gear to help you conquer all

Hiking

Mountain Man Mike: A Boomer Adventurer Hiking The Pacific Crest Trail

Mountain Man Mike is the first in a series of articles about boomer adventurers. Some adventures like Mike's are physical but still have a significant emotional component. Others are less physical and more cerebral. But each reflects a desire to achieve something deeply personal.<p><b>1,750 Miles</b><p>A few …

Survival Techniques: Tips and Tricks to Constantly Improve Your Situation

3 of 3 in the series Survival Techniques<p>Survival Techniques<p>Survival Techniques: Learning to Observe, Adapt and Overcome<br>• Survival Techniques: Building …

Photograph: Getty Images/Lonely Planet Images<p>Hiker descending Mount Katahdin.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/22/1432307231391/1b37fbbd-187c-48fd-967c-973b5ca7cddc-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Getty Images/Lonely Planet Images<p>Hiker descending Mount …

New England

Nat Geo Staff Picks: The Best of Montana

Montana’s beautiful national parks and charming small towns are more than enough reason to add the state to your next travel itinerary. Not sure where to start your tour of Big Sky Country? We’ve got you covered.<p><b>Here are a few of the National Geographic Travel team’s favorite spots in …

Top 10 Hideaways & Inns

Top 10 Hideaways & Inns from National Geographic.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Auberge du Soleil<br>Rutherford, California <br>www.aubergedusoleil.com</b> <br>Napa Valley's magical wine country is the backdrop for this elegant hotel, opened in 1985. The accommodations feature …

10 Superfoods Healthier Than Kale

In the world of marketing, image is everything. If you're James Franco or Roger Federer or Taylor Swift, your name and face can be used to sell anything from phones to watches to perfume -- even if you're not necessarily famous for the your tech-savvy, your promptness, or the way you smell.<p>In the …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos23 hours agoView More<p>Style<p>Our Legacy …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

The Year’s Best Fitness Tips

Enhance your workouts with cutting-edge research and insight from experts

New York University

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …

The 33 Best Burgers in the Country

It's been about a year since our first 33 Best Burgers in the country piece came out. And in that year, many things have happened: Our photography has gotten bigger and SO MUCH better, our reach has expanded into more cities, and I've eaten a little more than infinity more burgers. I've also come …

How Exercise Makes Your Brain Grow

Research into “neurogenesis”—the ability of certain brain areas to grow new brain cells—has recently taken an exciting turn. Not only has research discovered that we can foster new brain cell growth through exercise, but it may eventually be possible to “bottle” that benefit in prescription …

10 Places to See Before They're Gone

10 Places to See Before They’re Gone<p>| <b>source:</b>Tripinsurance Jul 4th, 2013<p>The world has become an unpredictable place. Along with the depletion of …

Mount Huashan Is One Of The Most Dangerous, Terrifying Hikes In The World

Does that photo make your stomach drop?<p>Redditor AdventurousHuman posted the photo of hiking China's Mount Huashan. The trail is one of the most dangerous in the world.<p>The trails up Mount Hua Shan involve steep staircases, vertical ascents, and a plank trail consisting of wooden platforms bolted …

7 Exercises For Stronger Abs With No Back Pain

If traditional ab exercises such as sit-ups and crunches have little to no effect on the strength and development of your midsection (affectionately …

5 New Moves to Reveal Your Abs

How fast can you complete this grueling fitness challenge?<p>Leave the crunching to the accountants. "If you want to reveal your six-pack, you need to blast your abs <i>and</i> strip away the fat that covers them," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., metabolic training expert and owner of StreamFit.com. One of the …

Workouts

The Effects of Nutrition on Positivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The experience of eating is strongly tied to emotional circuits in the brain. In his 2011 doctoral dissertation, Michael Saddoris of Johns Hopkins …

When Do You Need More Protein?

Make it a double! Eating two times the recommended daily amount of protein can help you hold on to muscle when you diet, according to the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine.<p>For a period of 31 days, scientists kept volunteers in an energy deficit, so that they burned more …

Nutrition

The Essence of Wine: Espresso

Its discovery in the highlands of Ethiopia remains shrouded in the mystery of lost tribal lore. Having bargained for beans, the Sufis were the first …

50 Years Later: The Greatest Beatles Performance of All Time

Months before the The Ed Sullivan Show, the band played a seven-song set for Swedish radio that settles any doubt about their electrifying live presence.<p>If you’re a connoisseur of live recordings, you want one thing above all else: energy. Ballads can have it, death metal songs can have it, pop …

Ferruccio Lamborghini's twin-twelve Riva speedboat restored [w/video]

Everyone knows that Lamborghini makes exotic sportscars, but true aficionados are also well versed in the other types of machinery that has worn the Raging Bull emblem. There are the tractors, of course, with which founder Ferruccio got his start, but the company has also marinized its high-revving …

This Stunning Time-Lapse of New York City is a Must-Watch

New York City isn’t what it used to be. Soldiers with M-16s stand guard at Grand Central Station, walking through Times Square feels like you’re on …

I enjoy stepping out of Union Station to this every morning.