Akeem Brewster

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10 Can't-Miss Running Adventures

Check out these ten places that will inspire the runner – and adventurer – in you.

10 Great Adventure Trips That Give Back

Going on an adventure to a new place has the power to change you, but you can also change a place—for better or worse. Make a positive impact with one of these ten trips that are full of adventure and also benefit local communities and conservation.<p>writer

National Parks

22 Epic Places You Didn't Know Existed

The world is full of wonders... wonders we know about (the Grand Canyon) and those we might not (see below). But it's important to note that this earth we all live on is an insanely beautiful place. In case you don't have the time (or funds) to visit these spectacular places, we thought we'd do you …

Europe's 10 Best Adventure Destinations

Attention thrill-seekers and adrenaline-junkies! We all know Europe as one of the world's best destinations for history, culture, and cuisine, but it's also where you can live some of the world's most unforgettable adventures, provided of course that you're willing to strap on your boots and leave …

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10 Best Winter Experiences

10 Best Winter Experiences<p>While writing my previous post on polar travel, memories of my epic winter trips came flooding in. I recall the time I sat …

5 Reasons to Go to Lake Tahoe this Winter

Straddling California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is a year-round destination. But it really comes to life in the winter, as the go-to spot for winter …

9 Most Colorful Beaches in the World

The classic beach scene is beige sand, blue water. Yawn. On these nine beaches, you'll find sand ranging from purple to green to orange, plus one …

Beaches

Five Common Myths About Belize Busted

There is a unique pocket in the world that buzzes with warmth, inner peace and joy. The people are peaceful, with a quiet confidence emanating from their eyes. They smile broadly, and are filled with energetic laughter, friendly gazes and cozy hugs. Welcome to Belize.<p>Belize is more than a …

Notable New iPad Apps: Microsoft Remote Desktop

<b>Microsoft Remote Desktop</b> for iPad and iPhone hit the App Store yesterday. This app is the iOS version of Microsoft’s Remote Desktop application – which allows you to connect to remote Windows computers.<p>Here’s a slice of the App Store description for the new app:<p>With the Microsoft Remote Desktop …

iOS 7.0.3 Update Released: iCloud Keychain, Better Reduced Motion Setting, Security & Bug Fixes

Last night Apple capped off a very busy day and released iOS 7.0.3 for iPad and other iOS devices.<p>This latest iOS update brings the new iCloud Keychain feature and better password management in Safari, along with numerous bug fixes – including some related to issues with iMessage and Siri.<p>An update …

Best iPad App of the Week: Boxer for Gmail, Outlook, Exchange and More

Who doesn’t like great iPad apps? At iPad Insight we definitely do. With that in mind, we offer up a quick review of an excellent iPad app, or a few great iPad apps, here each week.<p>Our weekly picks for Best iPad App of the Week are published here every Saturday. Check out all our picks via the link …

9 Easy Ways To Save More Money For College

It's hard enough raising a family in today's economy and, as you grow older, you not only have to consider your retirement plan but also how you'll be able to finance your children's pricey college education.<p>In 2010-11, the annual cost of attendance for undergraduates at public institutions was …

6 Biggest Money Mistakes of College Grads (And How to Avoid Them)

Graduating from college and entering the real world can easily put you in a state of anxiety. You may have the world at your feet, but that world involves dealing with money -- something many of us were never really taught to do properly.<p>As a result, more college grads are finding themselves in …

4 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make In College

When I moved to a new apartment a few months ago, I spitefully hung up my diploma in the downstairs bathroom. People usually come out chuckling, and …

Fighting Procrastination to Become a Better Student

Procrastination is the ability to reorder tasks of high importance with ones of less importance, which is usually to the benefit of the person at …

AP Photojournalist Blasts Obama's Press Restrictions As 'Orwellian Image Control'

The article written by Santiago Lyon, vice president and director of photography for the Associated Press, is titled "Obama's Orwellian Image Control."<p>Lyon takes issue with the release of pictures from official White House photographers as an "idealized portrayal of events" that could not be …

Pro-sanctions U.S. lawmakers will introduce new Iran bill soon | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators will introduce legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran as soon as this week, Senate aides said on Wednesday, despite the Obama administration’s insistence that such a measure would violate terms of an interim agreement to curb Tehran’s nuclear program.<p>U.S. …

U.S. Public—and Taliban—See Eye-to-Eye on Shrinking U.S. Global Role

When the U.S. public agrees with the Taliban that the U.S. role in the world is declining, perhaps you should pay attention. To be sure, U.S. public …

Nelson Mandela memorial: Obama lauds 'giant of history'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1035000/1035555_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524705876_a28d8d5c72b074a9112978626ff08008<p><b>Tens of thousands of South Africans have joined dozens of world leaders for the national memorial service for former President Nelson Mandela.</b><p>The service …

The Top 10 Most Startling Facts About People of Color and Criminal Justice in the United States

<i>For a more recent version of this information, see “</i><i>8 Facts You Should Know About the Criminal Justice System and People of Color</i><i>” by Jamal …

The Justice Department’s “War” on Wall Street: Still No Criminal Charges

It took them a while, but the Feds are finally going after some of the country’s biggest banks for alleged wrongdoing during the great housing and credit bubble. In the past few days, the Department of Justice has sued Bank of America for willfully understating the risks attached to hundreds of …

The 20 Best Cold-Weather Dog Breeds

If you like to rough it in freezing temperatures and wet snow, your dog should too. "In general, a dog that thrives in a snowy climate has a dense coat that insulates them from the elements," says Bernadine Cruz, who has worked with arctic dogs as a trail veterinarian for the Iditarod, Yukon Quest, …

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