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The 25 Most Photogenic (and Breathtaking) Spots in America

From the sky-blue alleyways of Morocco to the hot-air balloons over Cappadocia, our bucket list is <i>beyond</i> full. But you don’t need a passport to see …

National Parks

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Downton Abbey

A Top Portrait Pro Demonstrates How to Pose Models for Better Boudoir Photos at Home (VIDEO)

Anita Sadowska is a professional fashion photographer based in Dublin, and in this quick tutorial she teams up with an experienced model to …

Photography

10 Items of Gear Every Outdoors-Person Needs to Own

<b>What outdoor activity excites you?</b> Ski-touring? Stand-up paddleboarding? Canoe-tripping? Whatever turns your crank (cycling?), there's specialized …

Camping

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Mindfulness

The Future Of Blockchain And Cryptocurrency

Sure, the wild swings in the price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies dominate the daily news. But beneath the headlines, the nine blockchain startups on the <i>Forbes</i> Fintech 50 list for 2018 are building infrastructure—to support both public cryptocurrency markets and initiatives that could …

FinTech

A New Drug Could Treat Herpes Simplex-1 Virus More Effectively Than Ever

A potentially groundbreaking new treatment for herpes could be nigh, according to a recent study conducted at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The study, which is detailed in the journal <i>Science Translational Medicine,</i> reports that researchers have discovered that a drug molecule known as …

Medicine

Coinbase Launches 'Coinbase Commerce' To Let Mainstream Merchants Accept Crypto Payments

<b>A move that brings crypto closer than ever to mainstream adoption.</b><p>In a blog post yesterday, popular digital-assets exchange Coinbase announced the launch of Coinbase Commerce, a tool that allows merchants to accept “multiple cryptocurrencies directly into a user-controlled wallet.” This means that …

Cryptocurrency

28 Incredible Meals You Can Make In A Mason Jar

Now you can enjoy your favorite meals anytime, anywhere.

Food

5 common mistakes 360° photographers make

So, you’ve read 360° Photography 101: How To Get Started and you’re ready to start experimenting with 360° photography. Let’s make sure you’re off to …

Landscape Photography

The ultimate guide to making cafe-style coffee in your own home

From pour-over brews to quality lattes at the touch of a button.<p>To brew a delicious cup of coffee, there are certain variables you need to master: the ratio of coffee to water, brew time, water temperature, and the grind size of your beans. All of these factors have to come together to create a …

Coffee

Genius Korean-Style Chicken Wings

<i>Every week, Food52"s Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A genius trick for oven-crisped chicken wings that might be even better than fried (plus a magic dipping sauce you're going to use on lots more than wings).</i><p>A supply of great snacks is …

Food & Dining

Disneyland's New Home Store Looks Like a Dream Come True for Fans

A new home goods store just opened at Disneyland's Downtown Disney District, and it's packed with branded items that visitors of the California park will adore.<p>As Disney park-goers may know quite well, Disneyland's Downtown Disney District is undergoing a huge transformation this year. One of the …

Walt Disney Company

8 Simple Ways To Be Happier

Are you in a rut? Feeling blue? It might not just be the time of year. You might have just hit a low spot. If you’re there, that’s OK. But, how do …

Happiness

Meet The Woman Who’s Creating ‘Blockchain For Weed’

Jessica VerSteeg has lived herself a <i>life</i>. She’s an ex-beauty queen, a world-famous model, and a onetime contestant on <i>The Amazing Race</i>. She’s traveled the world, made great money, and grown famous in the process. But VerSteeg’s ambitions are far bigger than fame. Bigger even than cash.<p>She wants to …

Cannabis

Clever Ways to Conjure Haunting, Mysterious Melodies

Two hauntingly beautiful hexatonics that are perfect for creating mysterious, exotic musical moods.<p>21<p>SHARES<p>In the April 2015 issue of <i>Guitar World,</i> I …

Electric Guitar

A new study on the US officials who suffered brain injuries in Cuba makes their cases even more mysterious

No one knows exactly what caused the strange symptoms US diplomats in Cuba experienced after they reported hearing strange noises that some have linked to "sonic attacks."<p>But a new study of the victims of these mysterious phenomena suggests a new, disconcerting possibility: Some unknown force …

Research

How to Stop Overthinking

Overthinking is a byproduct of trying to control. The "human" part of our being believes that we can think our way to safety and resolution when in fact, it is a combination of our left (thinking) brain and our right (intuitive/creative) brain that we form the best decisions and conclusions for our …

Meditation

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

Leadership

The To-Do List Method That Finally Got My Life In Order

Who knew graph paper could make such a difference?<p>You’ve probably heard by now about the life-changing magic of a functional to-do list. <i>You’ll be</i> …

Productivity

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

Employment

Review: The Best Winter Hats of 2018

By Michael Lanza<p>Do you love getting outdoors in winter? If so, then you know that, just like the rest of your body, your noggin needs protection from …

Why Your Sleeping Pad Is Your Most Important Piece of Gear

We all love spending time outside. Some of us love to hit the trails and putting some miles under our feet. Some enjoy going after the catch of the …

Backpacking

Train to Run Faster As You Age

If you’re like most of us, you may be over the hill before you even realize there was a hill to go over in the first place.<p>The book “Running Science: …

Diva Revolution: The Perks of the Diva Cup

Alright ladies (and gents who want to stay well-informed), it’s time to talk about the Diva Cup.<p>As you gear up for a 2018 long-distance trek, it’s …

Women's Health

Your Guide to South Lake Tahoe

Insider Guides<p>Top 22 Ski Resorts<p>Outdoor Adventure<p>Top 10 Ski Towns<p>Insider Guides<p>Top 10 Ski Trip Hotels<p>California<p>Top 21 Wonders of the Sierra …

Coloradans love their public lands, poll says, but some think national monuments harm the local economy

For eight straight years, the “Conservation in the West” poll of residents in eight Western states has shown growing support for public lands and …

Outdoors

Hike Like a Girl: Facing Fear

When I was hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2016, I stopped for a few hours to swim at a lake in New York. I overheard a gaggle of boys in canoes …

HERE 15 BEST HIKES IN ZION NATIONAL PARK UTAH

Zion National Park is great to drive through. There are tons of pull offs with short, easy hikes for the whole family. We’re not hardcore hikers, and …

10 Best Backpacking Stoves of 2018

Backpackers and campers have a wide range of stoves available to them ranging from all-in-one stove systems to general purpose units that can be used …