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USA national parks: 20 fascinating facts

The National Parks service is 98 today. The service is responsible for 401 areas covering more than 84 million acres in every state, the District of Columbia, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. As well as being responsible for the 59 national parks in the USA, the service …

Expert guide to Majorca

Local laws and etiquette<p>Get a couple of photocopies of your European Health Insurance Card and passport, as you will need them for any medical treatment.<p>You must carry your passport with you by law.<p>You sometimes have to show your passport when paying by debit or credit card.<p>If driving, you must …

What I Learned From Five Months of Travel

Five months of extended, slow travel taught me valuable life lessons that I never could have learned from a one-week vacation or a weekend getaway. Once I got past the initial lure of traveling to new places (including Guatemala, Taiwan, Australia, and Ethiopia), seeing new things, and doing …

Happiness

The World's Most Beautiful Coastal Drives

<i>By Laura Dannen Redman and Rachel Coleman, CNTraveler.com</i><p>We asked, you answered: After rounding up the best coastal drives in the U.S., Australia, and Ireland, you responded with your favorite ocean roads around the globe. Time for a road trip...<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Incredible Coastal Drives<p>The 10 Best …

Condé Nast

Top 5 Places in Croatia (Beyond Dubrovnik)

With breathtaking nature, charming architecture, and a long Adriatic coastline, there's plenty to see in this spectacular country.<p>Not to knock Dubrovnik, with its marble streets, 16th-century city walls, sparkling red roof tiles, and primo location—it more than earns its moniker of “Pearl of the …

Another reason to spend money on experiences rather than things

It’s been over a decade since American psychologists Leaf Van Boven and Thomas Gilovich concluded that <i>doing</i> things makes people happier than <i>having</i> things. “To Do or to Have? That Is the Question” was the title of the study they published in 2003 (PDF), and it’s been cited hundreds of times since. …

Happiness

The Perfect Pull-Up Fitness Guide | The Art of Manliness

I’m still haunted by my 6th grade gym class. At the beginning of the semester, all the students took part in a physical fitness test. Part of the …

Kevin Garnett leaves Boston as mysteriously as when he arrived

The private, almost reclusive KG has skipped out of Boston without revealing anything more than his game did.<p>In the hectic chaos of a playoff series in New York, Kevin Garnett revealed his true self. While the rest of the media horde descended upon Shaquille O’Neal for their daily injury update …

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15 Ways People Get Ahead In Life

By Kate Bailey,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1atLND7<p><b>1. They know where they’d like to go, even if they’re not quite there yet.</b> You need some …

Seven quirky collections in Portland

From hundreds of antique vacuum cleaners to a 24-hour Elvis-themed art installation, these hidden exhibitions prove that the city is a haven for the weird and wonderful.

EFF Sues FBI, Wants Access To Records Of The FBI’s Facial Recognition Program

Companies like Facebook have been scrutinized by government regulators over the use of facial recognition technology. Now the Electronic Frontier Foundation is putting a mirror up to the government to demand the same scrutiny back. The organization is suing the Federal Bureau of Investigation over …

Breitling Transocean Chronograph Unitime Pilot Watch

When your job (or your social life) takes you all over the world, there are plenty of things to worry about — exchanging currency, language barriers, …

Jefferson's Straight Rye Whiskey

Our third president, Thomas Jefferson, played a big role in the repeal of an unpopular whiskey tax back in 1801, so it's no surprise that his face is …

Vessel Hammock Bathtub

The hammock and the bathtub are undeniable fixtures of relaxation — so it's no surprise that the two play well together as the Vessel Hammock Bathtub …

Sony Xperia Z Ultra

If there's one thing Sony is known best for, it's making gorgeous displays, and at 6.4-inches the Sony Xperia Z Ultra ($TBA) has the largest and …

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Chaz Bojorquez/Division C-F x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star

Converse proudly marks its first ever collaboration with LA graffiti artist Chaz Bojorquez and the<p>Converse proudly marks its first ever collaboration …