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It's finally fall! If you're like us, you look forward to the leaves changing color every fall like a little kid anticipates Christmas morning. To celebrate the arrival of fall, we've compiled some of
In national parks throughout the West, rangers and traffic engineers work long hours to nudge travelers out of their cars and onto trails — or at least onto shuttle buses and other less polluting alternatives.
I was well into my 30s before I could even tolerate the Boss. Now I can’t go to see him without being moved to tears and made to feel overwhelmingly alive A man I know, a friend of a friend, has fallen
Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. While
"Dave's death changed me in very profound ways. I learned about the depths of sadness and the brutality of loss. But I also learned that when life sucks you under, you can kick against the bottom, break
Each morning, I send a subscription email called Big Optimism. It includes a reflection on a timely motivational quote, plus a few other things to encourage positive thinking during the day. Today was
Time for a little dancing in the dark? A new shoe design by Tokyo-based studio No New Folk takes light-up soles from mid-’90s kids’ wear to hip accessory for the 21st century. Almost 100 LED lights wrap
While levitation photography is nothing new, Taiwanese-French-American photographer Mickael Jou’s self-portraits of himself leaping through the air are exceptionally elegant feats of movement and grace.
Travel The high points where land and sea meet provide dramatic vistas of craggy shorelines and pounding oceans. Mirador Escénico, San Carlos, Mexico This scenic lookout, four miles from San Carlos, a
If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact,
Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is