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Scientific breakthrough? Experts find way to reverse aging

It's understood that degenerative diseases like Alzheimers and cancer can make a person's “golden years” look pretty bleak. However, there’s some hope on the horizon thanks to some new research from England. A research team at the University of Exeter has found a way to possibly stave off these …

Will AI match randomness of a human mind?

The other Sunday, I was sitting in Sightglass, chatting with a friend and having coffee. It is what I usually do on the weekend, talk to friends in …

How to Turn an Airstream into a Fully Wired Mobile Office

Photo: Darren Hendrix<p>When Chris Pendl bought an Airstream a few years ago, he wanted to escape the city without becoming totally disconnected from it. So he kitted out the trailer with a bevy of cool gadgets from Wink, a smart-home platform that lets users monitor everything from interior lights to …

High-Tech Airstream Takes Tiny Living on the Road—and to Burning Man

When Chris Pendl, a 36-year-old marketing executive in Seattle, decided to purchase a second dwelling for use in the great outdoors, he went with a favorite of the <b>mobile, design-minded</b> set: an Airstream trailer. But this isn't any old mobile home, as Pendl explained in a recent chat with Curbed: …

Road Trip: The Black Hills of South Dakota

Let the stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife of South Dakota surprise your senses.<p>The southwest corner of South Dakota surprises with stunning landscapes, rich history, and abundant wildlife.<p><b>Overview</b><p>For East and West Coasters, South Dakota is squarely within flyover country. But when ground …

Gazing Destinations

Because of well-lit cities and communities spread across America we’re losing the ability to see the stars, says Bob Parks, executive director of the …

Hiking

The Mighty 5 - Utah

Canyon lands National Park, a unique destination full of spires, buttes, arches, rivers and most spectacular of all, vast canyons. This park is home …

Look Inside the New Airstream Model

5 Healthy Twists on Classic Tater Tots

Tater tots make us nostalgic for our favorite greasy spoon, but the deep-fried side dish is (sadly) never going to be labeled a superfood. Luckily …

Cooking

Neurons dynamically switch identity in response to brain activity

A surprising new discovery shows that some brain cells are far more malleable than previously thought<p>The human brain is often said to be the most complex object in the known universe, and there’s good reason to believe that this old cliché is true. Even the apparently simple task of compiling a …

Beyond the Grand Canyon: 5 Must-Visit Places in Arizona

Outdoor adventurers have long been drawn to Arizona, and a big reason for that is, of course, the Grand Canyon. This natural wonder is …

5 Must-See Places in Utah

Utah is known for its world-class skiing around Park City as well as its “Mighty Five” national parks, including Bryce Canyon, Zion, and Arches. But …

20 Places All Americans Should See Before They Die

Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.<p>Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.

'Marmaduke' Creator Dies At 91

“Every day, I go to work still enjoying the challenge of creating expression and body language. It’s never a burden, never a job. It’s just fun.”<p>Brad Anderson, cartoonist and creator of “Marmaduke,” the beloved comic strip about a mischievous but lovable Great Dane and his long-suffering family, …

Man In Nature: How Going to the Woods Strengthens Your Brain Power

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

Exercise

Grand Canyon’s Quintessential Hike – Rim-to-Rim

<b>See our National Geographic Adventure Best Trails guide for hikes, gear, maps, and more.</b><p>Running over 277 miles long, up to 18 miles wide, and over a mile deep, the Grand Canyon is one astonishing geologic feature. It’s exactly for that reason hiking the Rim-to-Rim trail, which takes you from one …

On the road to Zion

Zion National Park is located near Springdale, Utah, and a main attraction of the 229-square-mile park is Zion Canyon, 14 miles long and as much as a …

This Is Your Brain On Nature

Spoiler: It's awesome.<p>John Muir, one of America's most influential conservationists, once wrote that "going to the woods is going home."<p>If you've ever emerged from a hike or camping trip only to find with a clearer mind, you know exactly what Muir means. Nature has a way of providing comfort when …

Mental Health

Good Sam Camping BlogExperience the Jewel of California’s Paso Robles Wine Region at Vines RV Resort - Good Sam Camping Blog

If you’re looking for the ultimate luxury RV resort vacation destination, look no further than Vines RV Resort! Located among the rolling, …

Gazing Destinations

Because of well-lit cities and communities spread across America we’re losing the ability to see the stars, says Bob Parks, executive director of the …

11 Must-Visit RV-Friendly Campgrounds Across America

This summer, add these beautiful campgrounds to your travel bucket list.<p>According to GoRVing, there are more than 16,000 campgrounds across America, ranging in style from rustic to luxurious. Of course, where travelers ultimately choose to go on vacation is a matter of geography and personal taste, …

All-American Adventures in Wonderlands

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Don’t just see the world, seize it. From paragliding the Grand Tetons to cave exploring in Kentucky, these six wild adventures in the U.S. turn vacations into calls to action.<p>> Descend Into Mammoth Cave<p>Kentucky’s <b>Mammoth Cave</b>, the longest known cave system in the world, …

19 Campsites You Need To Visit Before You Die

America the beautiful.

Stream Weavers: Inside the Airstream Factory

It's the height of summer and we felt the urge for a road trip, so we drove to Ohio to visit one of the country's most iconic symbols of the great American road trip: Airstream travel trailers.

RVs

Happy Campers: How to Eat & Drink (Very) Well in the Great Outdoors

The smell of bacon sizzling, a mug of (truly good) coffee as you roll out of your sleeping bag. It’s not just romantic, it’s our birthright as Americans. Oh, and it’s delicious, too. Pack up the wagon, we’re going camping.<p>Here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>, we’re tote-baggers, not backpackers. So when we do strike …

Four Epic Trails in Utah's National Parks

Planning a trip or heading to Utah soon? Put these four trails in Utah's national parks on your itinerary.<p>Zion National Park: Observation Point<p>Two …

The View Campground: New Way To Enjoy Monument Valley

It’s all about the mystical view.<p>New Way To Enjoy Monument Valley © Rex Vogel, all rights reserved<p>That is, the view of Monument Valley Navajo Tribal …