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The Kalalau Trail Is Hands Down The Most Incredible Hike In America

An epic adventure awaits.<p>If you're looking for the most epic hike in America, get ready to pack your bags and head far, far west.<p>The Kalalau Trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai weaves through one of the world's most famous natural wonders, the Na Pali coast. With 180-degrees of the electric blue …

Ready... Set... SLOW! (Day 1-5, Springer to Neel's Gap) - The Trek

<i>If you need me at any point in the next six months, I’ll be out in the woods having the time of my life.</i><p>—<p>The first five days on trail went as well as …

Turn your GPS file into a 3-D printed trophy with Nicetrails - MBR

For the show-off in you<p>Have you ever endured an amazingly tough ride but found you can’t quite express just how difficult it was using a flat map? …

9 Mental Habits That Can Make You Feel Bitter

Over the course of our lives, we run across all types of people—and the fact that we're prone to classifying them as "types" shows just how much we …

Global warming may be far worse than thought, cloud analysis suggests

Researchers find clouds contain more liquid – as opposed to ice – than was previously believed, threatening greater increase in temperatures<p>Climate change projections have vastly underestimated the role that clouds play, meaning future warming could be far worse than is currently projected, …

Top Ten Tips to Know Before Booking Tickets and Taking the Train in Europe

I learned several things along the way that make taking the train a piece of cake. There are several things that you should know before you plan train travel in Europe that will help make your Europe trip drama free!<p>Summer is just around the corner and with the Zika virus in full swing, it's one …

Trains

Budget Survival by SensiblePrepper

Sensible Prepper Presents: `Budget Survival` We look at ways to find and buy good usable supplies and gear for reasonable prices. Prepping can be …

Money

The empire the world forgot

Ruled by a dizzying array of kingdoms and empires over the centuries, the former regional power of Ani is now an eerie, abandoned city of ghosts.<p><b>An abandoned city of ghosts</b><br>Ruled by a dizzying array of kingdoms and empires over the centuries – from the Byzantines to the Ottomans – the city of Ani …

19th Century

“Have you lost your mind?” Motivational speaker goes off after being disrespected by high schoolers

ST. LOUIS, MO – Motivational speaker Eric Thomas’s speech to Vashon High School students in St. Louis last month has gone viral over his reaction to …

As climate change heats up, Arctic residents struggle to keep their homes

Climate change has brought a myriad of issues to the far north, but rising sea levels are now threatening existing home owners and contributing to housing shortages<p>In the spring, after the permafrost thaws and the ground settles, Wilson Andrew Sr takes a wrench to the metal pilings that hold up the …

Watch: Explosive Trailer for ‘Team Foxcatcher’ Documentary Will Chill You to the Bone

Watch: Explosive Trailer for 'Team Foxcatcher' Documentary Will Chill You to the Bone<p>If you’ve only seen Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher,” you haven’t …

Here Are the Cities With the Absolutely Worst Commutes

If you’re stuck in gridlock right now (hopefully as a passenger) here’s a not-so-fun fact: The U.S. is home to five of the 10 most traffic-clogged …

The 10 most expensive homes for sale in Miami Beach - Curbed Miami

In the latest edition of "Why South Beach isn't a <i>real</i> place," we learn there are a whopping 12 homes for sale listed at $30 million or above.<p>From elegant condominium penthouses to newly constructed waterfront mansions, let's take a tour of the ten most expensive homes on the market in Miami Beach, …

Book Review: The Trail by Ray Anderson

The Trail by Ray AndersonRay Anderson’s debut novel The Trail is a suspenseful tale about the hunt for a serial killer who hides out from the law on …

33 Mind-Blowing Quotes From Thich Nhat Hanh

Did you ever felt that positive vibe, when someone’s writing just change the way you look at the world, Thich Nhat Hanh’s writings shall do that for …

Meditation

Ken Ham Disparages Schools Showing <em>Cosmos</em> in Class for “Imposing Atheism on Students”

Ken Ham Disparages Schools Showing <i>Cosmos</i> in Class for “Imposing Atheism on Students”<p>By Hemant Mehta<p>Creationist <b>Ken Ham</b> has obviously never seen the</i> …

Archaeologists Uncover Another Branch of the Silk Road

Famous for facilitating an incredible exchange of culture and goods between the East and the West, the ancient Silk Road is thought to have meandered …

10 Stunning Wedding Dresses for Every Kind of Bride

With Valentine’s Day upon us, romantic proposals, over-the-top engagement parties, and spur-of-the-moment weddings are swirling all around us. Inspired, we’ve rounded up a diverse selection of dreamy dresses for all those rushing to the altar. Not there yet? Well, a gal can dream, right? Which of …

Ice Shelf Bigger Than Manhattan Could Be About To Break From Antarctica

Antarctic scientists have documented ice shelves disintegrating from the southern continent at an unprecedented rate, thanks in no part to the pace …

What Students in Europe Learn That Americans Don't

If you're American, your teachers probably didn't teach you proper posture or how to put a condom on in the dark.<p>Thanks to the teen melodrama boom of the early 90s, everyone knows what an American high school looks like: glamorous, fashionable teens smoking Virginia Slims out of bathroom windows, …

One Simple Phrase That Can Bring You Joy, Peace and Happiness

<i>This article originally appeared on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>I feel fortunate to be able to say that most of the time I feel happy and calm, and that is for many reasons. However, this was not always the case and there is one short little phrase which played a major role in transforming my life.<p><b>This</b> …

'I get paid six figures to travel the world!' Former financial adviser now makes MORE money being paid to write about her global adventure - but still loves getting home

A travel blogger who ditched a successful career as a financial adviser in favour of a life travelling the globe says she earns more now than she …

Explore the Grand Canyon -- by foot, water and air -- in one weekend

Get ready to experience the Grand Canyon in a whole new way. A new tour combines whitewater rafting, a helicopter ride and a walk on the glass Skywalk bridge — all in one weekend.<p>And you won't need to wait for a rafting or camping permit, either.<p>The Walapai Experience on Native American lands …

The Best of Backcountry Lodging in Banff National Park

<i>March 8, 2016</i><i>By Meghan J. Ward</i>Silence. Solitude. Simplicity.There is no experience I love more than being in the wilderness. It is a rare commodity …

5 Epic Colorado Hiking Trails You Must See To Believe

Colorado is one of the most amazing states we’ve ever visited, which is why in 2000 we packed up our house and sold it in 29 days, piled all our crap …

5 can't miss fishing, camping destinations

Great fishing and camping on lakes, rivers and a deserted island<p>Mississippi has seemingly endless outdoor opportunities, and there's no better time …

48 Hours in Charlottesville, Virginia

How could the town that once served as home to Thomas Jefferson, Edgar Allan Poe, and Dave Matthews be anything but eccentric and wonderful?<p>With …

What's the rush?

On her way to see beluga whales and eat elk in historic Churchill, Man., Catherine Dawson March learns the joys and frustrations of crossing Canada on a train<p><i>Mile 210: "Did you notice," my son says, staring out the train window, as most of us had been doing for many hours now, "that dragonfly is</i> …