Maurice Kervin

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Cease-fire brokered by Russia and Turkey begins across Syria

A cease-fire announced by the Syrian government went into ­effect across the country early Friday as part of a broader deal that includes a return to peace talks to end more than five years of war.<p>Forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reestablished control over the northern city of …

A Park Ranger's Guide to Glacier

Montana’s <b>Glacier National Park</b> is where everything bright and strong and never tamed comes together on high: gray wolves and great silver-tipped bears, storms that hit the Great Divide like tsunamis with golden eagles surfing the wind waves, twisted trees 200 years old but scarcely tall enough to …

National Parks

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Detoxing in the fall may sound counterintuitive. After all, spring — Ayurveda's other optimal time to detox — is

Behind the Curtain

<i>Hoofers Outing Club, c. 1945 [source]</i><p>Go figure that on the day Chicago was -20 I couldn't stop day dreaming about my next camping trip. I got some of …

DIY Recycled Seed Pots from Newspapers and Magazines

Are you one of those people who have a lot of old magazines in your home somewhere? In case you also are into growing stuff like herbs, garden …

Science vs Religion: Paradoxical American 'post seculars' believe in both

One in five Americans have a strong understanding and support for science and its practical uses, while also believing the Bible to be the literal …

Drip Irrigation: Watering Your Garden While Saving Your Resources

<i>This post is in partnership with DripWorks. All thoughts and words are my own.</i><p>In summer, keeping a vegetable garden well watered means keeping an …

The 'Big 3' Mistakes (And Their Fixes) For First-Time Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs who missed the MBA steamboat, I’ve talked in the past about the advantages of MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses).<p>But here’s another option for online coursework to train new and existing entrepreneurs. This week I met Matt Clark, the CEO and co-founder of Amazing Academy, an …

4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

Happiness

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

How To Pack A Backpack

Don't be this guy. Carrying a backpack so large that it extends over your head and outside the width of your back makes for a long, arduous day on …

9 Priceless Secrets Discovered About the Brilliant World of Ancient Nubia

<b>Nubia: Land of the Bow and the Most Famous Archers in the World</b><p>Nubian hunters and warriors excelled as archers, and their weapon became a symbol for …

Tomato Gardening 101: A String Trellis

<i>A look at how we use a string trellis system in our garden to guide indeterminate tomato plants upward. Plus, what is the difference between</i> …

7 Thoughts for More Effective Prayer

Hezekiah ruled over Judah and was a good and faithful king.<p>Hezekiah often became the target of warring nations. The king of Assyria, which was a much …

Prayer

Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence

<b>Karen Armstrong,</b> one of our preeminent scholars of religion, opens <i>Fields of Blood: Religion and the History of Violence</i> by observing that during her …

Religion

Obama: Americans Won't Support Reversing Immigration Order

President Barack Obama on Tuesday acknowledged the next president could overturn his executive actions on immigration, but said pressure from the American people would make a reversal politically difficult.<p>“It’s true that a future administration might try to reverse some of our policies. But I’ll …

5 Ways To Pound The Competition With Emotionally-Charged Leadership

Nine years back I hired a sales leader with a face like a European James Bond who had a great pedigree, dressed Zegna impeccably and had lots of years scaling startups. He talked a good game, like Jay-Z at the mic. Everyone was hyped up, excited by him. But the results were like aliens: They never …

Boost Your Energy With These Diet and Sleep Hacks

You don't have to be an avid self-tracker to try out some of Dave Asprey's 'Bulletproof' productivity tips.<p>Whether you embrace the Quantified Self lifestyle or just like hearing about the wacky things that other people will do in the name of personal optimization, Dave Asprey's story is one for the …

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