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South America's Hidden Gem

Guyana is South America's hidden gem in that it can fulfill the desires of a variety of travelers. It's the perfect vacation for the person looking to disconnect and reconnect with nature.<p>South America is the fourth largest continent and the home of twelve independent countries- Argentina, Bolivia, …

South America

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

Adventure<p>A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, …

Trails

Go Ultralight: Gear to Get You There

<b>A. Therm-a-Rest</b> <b>NeoAir XLite S</b><p>The 2.5-inch thick, tapered XLite cushions and insulates against cold, rough rock—and weighs less than a sandwich.<p><b>$130;</b> …

How to stay safe on your next camping trip

When the warmer weather hits, nature lovers like to take to the unbeaten path, packing up their tents, sleeping bags and campfire equipment to sleep …

The Best Backpacking Food

Extended time in the backcountry often equates to a dry diet. Learning how to cook well in the wilderness is an art that doesn't come quickly but can …

Polarmond sleep system rolls three camping essentials into a warm personal cocoon

A waterproof shelter, sleeping bag and sleeping pad are three of the most important pieces of kit you'll need when bedding down in the great outdoors …

Holiday Gift Guide for Hikers, Backpackers, Campers and Outdoor Adventurers

Can't Decide What To Get That Outdoorsy Someone?<p>The holiday season is fast approaching and we've been searching high and low for the perfect gifts …

Here's to the Bats of California!

It's National Bat Week, and what better way to celebrate than with an appreciation of the flying mammals of the Golden State? California is home to …

HomeState lets indie-rockers make their own breakfast tacos

The Austin indie-band Spoon are known for their groovy beats, catchy lyrics and, apparently, culinary inspirations.<p>Spoon - Inside Out<p>Los Angeles …

4-day Havasu Falls Hiking Tour

Don't see your dates?<br>Call us - we may be able to add them! <b><br>1-800-715-HIKE (4453)</b><p>Trip Itinerary<p>Day 1<p>Shuttle to Hualapai Hilltop: 3.5-hour drive from …

Floodwaters in South Carolina: Pictures

15 Brilliant Websites That Will Inspire And Change Your Life

I have to say that I love living in the world as it is today. Even with all its warts, it’s still pretty great. The main reason I love it is that …

Motivation

5 Effective Study Habits You Should Be Practicing

Debt is never a fun thing to be in. But, there are many actions that you can take that will help you rid yourself of the burden of debt once and for …

show your kids how to study: 5 easy ways

One thing I have come to realize, after years of teaching and tutoring, is that kids really don’t know <i>how</i> to study.We may <i>tell</i> them to study before a …

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That’s Too Much: The Problem with Prolific Writers

On Thursday, <i>The New York Times</i> published an op-ed defense of prolific writers by one of the modern era’s most prolific writers himself, <b>Stephen King</b>. …

20 Street Style Trends to try for Fall

<i>By fashion editor Ashley</i>Can you believe it’s September already? And with it comes our beloved fall fashion! Here are 20 street style trends to try …

In age of technology, teachers need to return to classrooms: Experts

From chalkboards to smart boards, education is changing as younger generations are growing up with smartphones, tablets and laptops.<p>The ease of …

NFL Preseason Week 2: Players with a Lot on the Line in Thursday's Games

For NFL players, the preseason is all about making an impression. After one week of action, some guys—such as Detroit Lions running back Ameer Abdullah—seem to have already cemented their spot on a 53-man roster. Others, such as Buffalo Bills quarterback EJ Manuel, are scratching their ways toward …

A Definitive Guide To All Of NYC's New Chicken Offerings

<i>In case you hadn't noticed, we're experiencing a glut of new chicken preparations, from much-hyped chicken sandwiches to the humble rotisserie</i> …

Quite Possibly the Easiest Spaghetti and Meatballs You've Ever Made

A slow-cooked dinner is always so flavorful. That's why we partnered with KRAFT Natural Cheese for this comfort-food recipe.<p>Get out your slow cooker and put it to delicious work with a simmering version of spaghetti and meatballs. Adding cheese to the dish before serving adds a creaminess to the …

Inside an MRI, a Non-Metallic Robot Performs Prostate Surgery

One of the holy grails of robotic surgery is the ability to perform minimally invasive procedures guided by real-time scans from a magnetic resonance …

10 Mind-Blowing Travel Destinations for Adventure Junkies and Thrill Seekers

You have already been to Italy, maybe even twice. You’ve gone to Florida more times than you can count.<p>You live big, you work crazy hard and you take risks. You are ready for a vacation that matches your curiosity, your desire for newness, your sense of adventure. You want to explore some place …

You can now grow a human brain in a petri dish, or at least scientists can

While your high school petri dishes may have contained little more than agar and some bacteria cultures, scientists from Ohio State University have …

Ohio State University

Urban CAT Scan

[Image: By ScanLab Projects, with permission from the British Postal Museum & Archive].<p>The London-based ScanLab Projects, featured here many times …