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World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Voyages of a lifetime

The romance of long ocean and river voyages of history holds powerful sway over the dreams of many world travellers. But there's no need to relegate the great voyage to the realm of books and dreams – many can still be done today in classic style.<p>The following ocean and river voyages rank among the …

Travel

America's best North-South roads

Go west, young man! This historic cliché still resonates when it comes to road trips. But whether it's bombing to the Bay Area along the often dull-as-dirt I-80 or trying to find traces of iconic Route 66 amid a tangle of bland Interstates, the old paradigm of thinking horizontal when planning a …

Hiking

28 Incredibly Beautiful Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

I want to go to there.

Chicago's 20 Essential Sandwiches, 2018 Edition

Anyone who's sat in an elementary school cafeteria is more than familiar with the sandwich. A simple construct that involves assorted meats, cheeses, vegetables, and condiments in between two slices of bread. Chicago's sandwich scene is particularly strong, with newcomers such as <b>Steingold's</b> and</b> …

How About a Free Market for College Athletes?

In 2010, CBS and Turner Broadcasting agreed to pay $10.8 billion to broadcast the NCAA men’s basketball tournament from 2011 to 2024. As a result of …

It's Bigger Than Adria Richards

By now you’ve probably heard at least one version of the story about Adria Richards, the black technology evangelist who was fired from her job at …

The Tilted Playing Field: Hidden Bias in Information Technology Workplaces | Level Playing Field Institute

The Tilted Playing Field: Hidden Bias in Information Technology Workplaces report was released September 2011. The report reveals that hidden biases …

The 25 Least Visited Countries In The World

The problem might just be finding the right destination. The least visited country in the world may not be the one you would think.<p><b>Click here to go straight to the destinations ></b><p>I am currently conducting research through visits to all 198 countries of the world.<p>The reason? To figure out where I …

100 Trips You Must Take In Your Lifetime

If you're stuck in front of a computer all day, then yours probably is, too.<p>We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations around the world, from a dogsled ride through the Montana wilderness to a hike around Richard Branson's private Caribbean island. For a closer look at some …