Miah Wheeler

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The Mad Billionaire Behind GoPro: The World's Hottest Camera Company

Nick Woodman is 37 years old. His constantly tousled sepia hair and permanent, mischievous half-grin make him look 27. And he acts 17, as I learn 30,000 feet above the Rocky Mountains, after Woodman packed me, his wife, Jill, and a dozen of his favorite colleagues and buds into a chartered …

The Best Commencement Speeches of 2013

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>It's that time of year, where college graduates are heading off into the world and everyone from …

Summer Books: 15 New Releases To Put On Your Reading List

These 15 new books for May include stirring new fiction from Isabel Allende, a memoir from a 6'7" librarian struggling with Tourette's syndrome, a hilarious novel of a young man's job as a bird tracker and more.

At the altar of the Big Green Egg: How a product becomes a cult

The sociologist Robert Bellah once wrote that the real purpose of Memorial Day, a US holiday that’s celebrated this Monday and commemorates those who have died in battle, is to re-indoctrinate the American public into the “national cult.”<p>His point is that federal holidays serve to reinforce …

The Best Bars in America, 2013

It's a tricky time for bars: are they places to escape reality, or are they places to marvel at how a drink gets made? So, as well as adding to our ever-growing list, we assess the state of things: the bars, the bartenders, the drinkers. Drinking itself.<p>It's a tricky time for bars: are they places …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

How to Make Mozzarella at Home

<b>You chop up the cheese curds</b> with a knife. I just slice it up, make little pieces — three by one inch slices — and put it in a stainless steel bowl. It's got to be stainless steel because you put in the boiling water, and stainless steel keeps the water hot.<p>You put boiling water inside — cover the …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

5 Unusually Dangerous—and 5 Especially Safe—Places to Drive

Thinking about hitting the road on your next vacation? Be careful out there. Not every country (or state) has the same safety standards that you may …

Five exotic places you can go without a U.S. passport

Longing for a long-distance getaway but don't have a passport? No problem! We've found five faraway places overseas where, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, you won't need to bring a passport.<p><b>Puerto Rico</b><p>The island of Puerto Rico (officially an unincorporated territory of the United …

10 Tips for Rocking That Long Flight

Tis the season of vacation, which often means plane rides. I have a love/hate relationship when it comes to planes and airports. On one hand, yay! …

Cockpit Confidential: A Pilot Answers Your Most Urgent Questions

Air travel is a hassle, a miracle, exhausting, and exhilarating. Here, airline pilot and author Patrick Smith demystifies the experience—from where …

What's America's Best Waterfront Restaurant?

Dining Etiquette From Around The World

Dining while abroad can feel as though you are tiptoeing around a minefield of unfamiliar rules. Table manners are the ultimate way to show respect (or some accidental disrespect) to your gracious host.<p>We've already shown you how to <i>drink</i> while traveling to foreign countries, so now it's time to …

35 Tips for a Successful Flight

Avoid a serious case of cabin fever with these 35 tips to keep you—and, more importantly, your kids—happy, healthy, and distracted on even the …

10 Bucket-List Beaches That Tell Stories as Dramatic as the Scenery

Pirates! Shipwrecks! Robin Hood! Nudists! These beaches aren't your typical sleepy stretches of surf and sand—each one is not only beautiful but also …

6 Foolproof Tricks for NOT Embarrassing Yourself in a Foreign Language

You think you asked where the bus stops. What you actually said was that you'd like to shag the bus. Oops! Here, six expert tips to navigate a …

Who Should You Tip? And How Much?

Chances are, you're tossing around money where you shouldn't—and neglecting to tip some of the people who deserve it most! Budget Travel sheds light …

The $100 DIY Fly Fishing Rod

A few hours and 100 bucks are about all it takes to craft a unique fly rod. Russell Parks of Angler Fly Shop in Missoula, Mont., tells us how to get started.<p><b>One of the joys of fly fishing</b> is the crafting involved—and that isn't limited to tying flies. "People can't believe how easy it is to build a …

What Is Fishing?

Though "fishing" might seem to be a term that requires no definition, with nearly 38 million people engaged in the activity--most of them amateurs …

Have $275,000 To Spare? Go To Every Three-Star Michelin Restaurant In The World

Going to a three-star Michelin restaurant is a huge treat for most people -- it takes a lot of disposable income to be able to afford a meal at any one of the world's top restaurants. But what if you could go to <i>every single</i> three-starred restaurant in the world (that's 109, by the way)? Well, …

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How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Cocktail Science: 5 Myths About Ice, Debunked

Editor's Note: Please welcome Kevin Liu of Science Fare to SE: Drinks. We're pumped to have him here to share a bit of cocktail science.<p>The difference between a perfectly balanced cocktail and a so-so one often comes down to ice. How does ice affect temperature? Dilution? Since as much as half the …

The best countries for food

Food and travel go together like planes and airports. No matter where you go you'll have little trouble finding at least one culinary experience that will help you understand the local culture. In some countries the food is <i>the</i> highlight, drawing many a foodie to its borders, like a moth to a flame. …