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‘Earth and Space’ Photo Book is Full of Astonishing Vistas from NASA’s Archives

From ancient mythologies to modern science, mankind has trusted that in some essential way, we are bound to whatever it is that lies beyond the …

The Walking Dead

_This is the third piece in a three-part series on sleep. Read part one, on falling asleep, and part two, on sleeping and dreaming. _<p>Did you get enough sleep last night? Are you feeling fully awake, like your brightest, smartest, and most capable self? This, unfortunately, is a pipe dream for the …

Sleep

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

National Parks

21 DIY Gifts Every Grad Will Love

Graduation season is officially upon us! Caps will be thrown, tears will be shed, advice will be given and life in the “real world” will officially begin for many new grads. Scratching your head trying to think of a gift that is equal parts practical and whimsical for the new grads in your life? …

Chemicals

6 Toxin-Free Swaps for Basic Beauty Essentials

We’re in major spring cleaning mode, and that doesn’t just apply to our homes. After purging our closets, we’re tackling our beauty products, especially the ones with ingredients that could be harmful to our bodies. With a few easy swaps, you can skip the toxin buildup and keep your body healthier …

Skin Care

How to pack for the Trans-Siberian Railway

Watching thousands of miles of snow-kissed forests fly past your window, alighting in remote cities across Russia – it’s no wonder that travellers are captivated by the Trans-Siberian Railway. Planning a train journey from Moscow to Vladivostok or Beijing is easier than ever, but packing the right …

Trains

22 Socially Conscious Companies You Don’t Know About Yet

Driven by the financial and social success of companies like TOMS and Warby Parker, more and more entrepreneurs are creating companies that give back. Almost anything you want or need to buy — from soap to diaper bags — can help make a difference in the world. From employing artisans in developing …

Warby Parker

Plan Your Spring Break: 12 Under-the-Radar Destinations

So what if Europeans get the entire month of August off—spring break is an American birthright. Whether you're toting the kids or fleeing civilization, we've got the trip for you.<p>Try an Island That's Better Than Bali<p>Pulau Wayag Islands, Indonesia. (Chris Caldicott/Offset)<p><b>Raja Ampat, Indonesia</b><br>It’s …

Ski Area

Eight Hostels for When You're Too Old to Stay at a Hostel

Sure, college students and party animals may seek out hostels as an ideal way to meet other young travelers and save money on the road, but there comes a point in every traveler's life when showering with flip-flops and playing drinking games with strangers becomes less appealing, and clean bedding …

Swimming Pools

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Trails

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

National Geographic Travel

8 Scrumptious Paleo Bread Recipes for Breakfast and Beyond

<b>Written by Beth Buczynski</b><p>One of the first things anyone says when I explain the Paleo style of eating is, "Oh my God how do you live without bread?" Well, initially it was weird to ignore the cravings that made me reach for the dinner rolls or slap together a sandwich when I needed a quick lunch. …

Breakfast

Trend Alert: Cloud Cakes Take LA

Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …

Blyde River

Mother's Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

Austria's Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Austria