Cliff Cronan

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Discovery Channel's 'Hawaii' Shows Just How Amazing The Islands Are

“It was nature’s greatest experiment in evolution, an experiment that asked a big question: What would happen if you put the world’s most active volcano in the wettest place on the planet, and then made it all so remote, that everything that happened here happened in complete isolation from the …

Non-Beach Hawaii Activities: Yep, They Exist And They Are Awesome

With 75 degree water temperatures, year-round surf and some of the most vibrant sea life in the world, it would be easy to never leave the ocean on a trip to Hawaii. But that would be a grave mistake, as some of the most beautiful and adventurous activities on the islands are inland. Here are six …

The 5 ‘Inside the Actors Studio’ Episodes Every Filmmaker Should Watch

The 5 'Inside the Actors Studio' Episodes Every Filmmaker Should Watch<p>Simply known as the “seminar” for the students of the Actors Studio Drama …

100 Wonderful Ways To Live To 100

Want to add more and better years to your life? Now is the time.<p>We're living longer than ever: The average American that was born in 2013 will be alive nearly four years longer than someone born 20 years ago. But until recently, it wasn't clear if the years we've added to our lives were <i>good-quality</i> …

Is this the beginning of the end for coal?

From a failed coal auction in Wyoming to slowing demand in China, times are tough for the world’s dirtiest fossil fuel. And that’s before we even get …

7 Ways to Let Go and Watch Your Life Flourish

<i>By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.</i> -Lao Tzu<p>So …

How to Become an Early Riser and the Benefits of Early Rising | The Art of Manliness

<i>Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise. – Benjamin Franklin</i><p>As a boy, waking up early was something I associated with …

Over 200,000 People Apply to Become First Colonizers of Mars

The numbers are in, and in just six months a phenomenal 202,586 people have applied to join the very first Mars colony. Frequently dubbed a “suicide …

One Question That Could Change Your Life for the Better

<b>“If it’s still in your mind, it is worth taking the risk.” ~ Paulo Coelho</b><p>I felt stuck. Why could I never achieve anything? Why could I never do …

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6 horrifying facts about the rich

<b>Screenshot from the "Koch Brothers Exposed" trailer (Screenshot from the "Koch Brothers Exposed" trailer)</b><p>It’s not just the 1 percent that’s wreaking havoc on our economy<p>Paul Buchheit<p>August 28, 2013 12:30pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>First of all, who are they? Mostly the 1 …

10 Unique Train Trips

Love train travel? These railways offer a unique window on the world, cutting a swath through some of the most breathtaking landscapes on Earth:<p><b>1. Cass Scenic Railroad (West Virginia)</b><p>The steam trains climb the 11 miles (18 km) from Cass to the 4,842-ft-high (1,476 m) summit of Bald Knob, which has …

No, thanks: Stop saying “support the troops”

<b>(AP/Mark J. Terrill)</b><p>Compulsory patriotism does nothing for soldiers who risk their lives — but props up those who profit from war<p>Steven Salaita<p>August 25, 2013 11:00am (UTC)<p>My 16-month-old son was having a bad day. When he doesn’t sleep in the car, he usually points and babbles his approval of all …

How Did Rich Connecticut Morph Into One Of America's Worst Performing Economies?

Connecticut has so many advantages that it might be hard to understand how it became one of America’s worst-performing state economies.<p>As we know, Connecticut is located along an important commercial corridor between New York and Boston. It’s well-served by railroads and highways. Major airports …

Separating Fact from Fiction In Accounts of Germany’s Renewables Revolution - Rocky Mountain Institute

August 15, 2013 | By<p>I recently wrote about—and debunked—the renewables “disinformation campaign” that spreads misinformed and falsely negative …

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America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

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Rob Van Dam's Return and What it Means for WWE

Rob Van Dam will return to the WWE at Money in the Bank, and despite his rather lackluster run in TNA, RVD’s return to the top wrestling promotion in the world is much more than just a minor development.<p>RVD, of course, was one of the biggest “free agents” available on the market before the WWE …

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The real threat to our future is peak water

Peak oil has generated headlines in recent years, but the real threat to our future is peak water. There are substitutes for oil, but not for water. …

How Meditation Works

Mindfulness meditation is having a moment in the West, and with it some compelling reasons to understand and try it.<p>NicoleAbalde/Flickr<p><i>Mindfulness meditation</i>. Chances are that you've either heard or seen (or rolled your eyes at) these words in recent months, as studies, celebrity endorsements, and …

How To Quit Your Job And Travel

Me in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.<p>In April 2012 I was sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon idly researching living in Mexico. I'd been looking to …