John McKenzie

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Shakedown Hike on the AT

Virginia's Triple Crown Loop involves a roughly 36 mile hike hitting the Appalachian Trail highlights of Dragon's Tooth, McAfee Knob, and Tinker …

How To Survive Backpacking In The Wilderness

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22 small towns near Philadelphia to visit, mapped - Curbed Philly

There’s so much to see and do in Philly, but we get it: Sometimes you just need to get away.<p>Good thing there are plenty of charming small towns scattered within two hours of the city that make for easy day trips or overnight stays.<p>No matter where you choose to explore, these 22 small Pennsylvania, …

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Discover Your Roots, Part #1: 7 Steps to Get Started With Genealogy and Ancestry

Reading Time: 6 minutes<p>October is National Family History Month, the perfect time to start another series on researching your family history. It’s …

Discover Your Roots, Part #2: Building Stories and the Anatomy of an Ancestry.com Record

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>So, you’ve decided to begin or continue building your family tree. Excellent! Future generations will thank you. (If you’re …

Genealogy

Discover Your Roots, Part #3: Collecting, Generating, and Archiving Primary Sources

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>From birth, we generate and collect primary sources about our lives. From birth certificates to report cards to marriage …

22 Online Historical Photo Databases

If you’re lucky, you know what your ancestors looked like from old pictures handed down in the family. But do you know what their house or …

Discover Your Roots, Part #4: Using Local and More Obscure Records to Focus Your Search

Reading Time: 5 minutes<p>In family history research, federal census records are often the media darling of genealogy research documents. The federal …

Teterboro Airport

Genealogical History of Hudson and Bergen Counties, New Jersey

Page 7 - That in the eastern division, the county of Bergen shall begin at Constable's hook, and so run up along the bay and Hudson's river to the …

A Genealogist's Quick Guide to Finding County Histories

To commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence, FamilySearch estimates that, "Thousands of county histories were published as part of …

Seven Strategies to Avoid Ancestor Mix-ups - Family Tree

It's easy to mix up your relative with someone else’s in old records. But you can avoid an ancestor identity crisis when you follow these seven …

5 Common Genealogy Errors (and How to Avoid Them)

In the words of Hannah Montana: “Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone has those days.” None of us are safe from errors in our genealogy research. Many …

These Are the 66 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

The Best Short Movies on Netflix

Your time is valuable—so don't waste it on movies that don't deserve it.<p>Movies are too long. Not all of them—but a <i>lot</i> of them. For every tightly edited, beautifully told film that comes out of Hollywood, you get at least a half-dozen bloated messes that will somehow be even longer when the …

Adam Scott

Day Hiking: Four-Season Ultralight Gear Lists

A Thru-Hiking & Backcountry Expert Details Her Four-Season Backpack Contents for Day Hiking (& Day Ski Touring, Climbing, Etc) Article & photos by …

Just Go: In Defense of Day Hikes and Quick Overnight Backpacking Trips

Annie MacWilliams is a Triple Crown hiker (AT09, PCT11, CDT13) who is lucky enough to call Utah home. Recently, the five month trips have morphed …

8 Delicious Food Documentaries You Can Watch On Netflix Right Now

Not everyone can afford fancy restaurants, but, thankfully, you can tag along and <i>feel</i> like you’re in the know about fine dining just by keeping up with the food-centric content on Netflix. Here are eight gems to watch.<p><b>①</b> Chef’s Table<p>Haven’t binge-watched all three seasons of this Emmy-nominated …

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Netpicks: Everything coming and going on Netflix for July 2017

And somehow, we're at the seventh month of the year. You could consider how quickly time passes OR you could just find new stuff to watch. Netflix is bringing a little-known movie online. It's called "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story." You might have missed it when it arrived in theaters because it was …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

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15 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like "Making a Murderer" and the vast ESPN "30 for 30" library being just a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week. You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p>Here are 15 documentaries …

Here Are the Must-Stream Movies of July 2016

Bask in the cool breeze of your air conditioner and check out what Netflix, Amazon, and iTunes have to offer.<p>Streaming service selections vary widely from month to month, and in July, they'll fluctuate for the much, much better. It's hard to remember the last time Netflix, Amazon, and iTunes …

12 Great Hikes Near DC

Thanks to the National Park Service, our region has beautiful places to hike. Here are some favorites for every skill level:<p><b>Distance from DC*:</b> 64 …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Documentaries

Rucking: The Cardio Workout That Builds Muscle Too

Put a weight in your backpack and go for a walk. It sounds deceptively simple, but this age-old activity, newly popularized by military-fitness …

Aerobic Exercise

Eleven necessities for budget hiking trips

Spring has almost arrived, and for much of the country this means warm days for delightful countryside hikes. Whether a 1-mile ramble or a 10-mile …

12 best American road trips

Slide 1 of 14<p>Whether you’re retired or just adventurous, you probably love a good road trip. You don’t have to drive far to find a great road in the …