Elizabeth Finch

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5 Things You Learn After Quitting Your Job and Backpacking Around the World

<i>What is it like to quit your job, get a backpack and travel the world?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Patrick</i> …

Want to Get Your Family to Eat Less Meat, and Other Junk? Make These 5 Healthy (and Yummy) Foods - One Green Planet

There’s one thing that all plant-based eaters know – getting your family to fully embrace a plant-based diet is no easy feat if they’re not already …

Nutrition

Climbing Camelback Mountain in Scottsdale Will Leave You Speechless

One of the greatest aspects of Scottsdale is the landscape of extraordinary textures, shapes and colors. There are plenty of ways to take in the …

Adventure. Redefined. | Adventure.com

Roller luggage is dead: Long live the backpack<p>Editors' Picks: Gift guide for every type of adventurer<p>Has the internet killed the joy of discovery?<p>My …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Literature

An Athlete’s Journey from Vegan Protein Addict to Plant-Based Whole Foods

I consider myself one of the lucky people who stumbled upon a plant-based diet early on in life, at age 15, while growing up on a farm in an …

Nutrition

Eat These Foods for Faster Recovery from Injury

To mend muscles and fix fractures more quickly, look no further than your local market<p>When an injury sidelines a cyclist, the natural reaction is to cut back on calories until it's time to ride—and burn energy—again. But the healing process demands fuel, too. "It's like fixing a house," says sports …

Solo Travel As A Woman: Safety Tips And The Most Dangerous Places In The World For Women Revealed

You only have to look at the travel blogs on HuffPost UK Lifestyle to see that solo travel is becoming more and more popular among women.<p>But while …

How One Startup Is Elevating Camping With A Tree House You Carry With You

After a design theft in China and amid a growing market, how the tree-tent company Tentsile is making waves in camping and ecotourism.<p>Alex Shirley-Smith was a tree house architect. In 2013, fed up with designing custom-made suspended abodes that bordered on the extravagant for his wealthy …

How I quit my job to travel: The wedding photographer

Travel blogger Kirsten Alana explains how, and why, she left her life behind – without savings, much travel experience or even a backpack.<p>When I decided to quit my job to travel, I did the opposite of what I would recommend: I took the "just go!" quotes literally, read inspirational gobbledygook …

Airplanes

Jet Lag Is Worse on Mars

A Martian day is 40 minutes longer than a day on Earth—a seemingly small difference that adds up quickly.<p>What would you do with an extra 40 minutes in a day?<p>Not 40 minutes shaved off some regular daily activity to devote to something else, but an extra 40 minutes actually tacked on to the 24 hours …

Space

People Who Did This At 7:30PM Lost Weight While They Slept

You’ve heard it a million times before: Sleep more to slim down. Although it may seem like overly simplified advice, it’s no joke! Losing a mere hour …

Sleep

Improve Your Sleep Quality

Get the right kind of shut-eye to wake refreshed tomorrow<p>Sleep helps you build muscle, recover from training, and even maintain a healthy weight, but most of us don’t get enough of it. While people generally equate "good sleep" with getting eight consecutive hours, a University of California–San …

When Does Eating Healthy Become Unhealthy?

For some cyclists, a commitment to a healthy diet can become an eating disorder<p>Filling your grocery cart with organic vegetables and whole grains is a smart way to stay fit and healthy. Yet for some cyclists, a dedication to eating right can cross a line into a disorder called orthorexia.
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15 amazing adventures for 2015

Amazon Rainforest

The Stay List: Ireland’s Green Scene

Ireland’s notoriously “soft” weather makes the fields gloriously golden, but it also makes the ground soggy for would-be campers seeking to experience nature in dramatic landscapes off the beaten path. Leave it to Irish ingenuity and hospitality to adapt the camping experience with refined yurts, …

Ireland

The Difference Between Champagne And Sparkling Wine, Explained

There's one thing many of us know about Champagne, and it's that we like it. There's something about the bubbles, elegant glasses, and its pale amber color that makes the world feel festive and celebratory. But, that's where most of our knowledge stops.<p>With New Year's Eve right around the corner -- …

Ten enchanting travel experiences in Greenland

So you think Greenland is a far-flung travel dream? Pinch yourself. This Arctic country might be huge, but a trip to western Greenland can take in a breathtaking range of sights, from Disko Bay’s iceberg studded waters to valleys so vast you’ll feel like the last hiker on Earth. Start with these 10 …

Здравствуйте! Flipboard Launches Russian Edition

Inside Flipboard / October 3, 2013<p>Flipboard is expanding its global reach with an edition for Russian speakers. Anyone who has their device language …

Pure Michigan: Kayaking Lake Superior

Summer on Michigan's Upper Peninsula brings a host of possibilities for outdoor adventure. Last week, I talked about the amazing mountain biking that …

28 Colorful Kitchens That Will Inspire You

From classic pastels to offbeat colors.<p>Bored with your pure white kitchen? Try adding a dose of light — or bright — color to liven up your favorite room.

How to Pack a Jar Salad

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Another -- and arguably the best -- use for your mason jar.</i><p>Last week, I spilled a jar …

Healthy Eating

This Is Where You'll Go On Vacation In 20 Years

We've seen the future of flight, and it's awesome. But where will those see-through cabins and self-repairing wings be taking you?<p>Prepare for takeoff into the vacations of the future... and unlike those futuristic airplanes, these attractions are coming sooner than you think.<p><b>NEW YORK: A massive</b> …

Visit the Mysterious Ruins of New Smyrna Beach, Florida

New Smyrna Beach, an eclectic little seaside city in central Florida, has a mysterious secret that historians haven't been quite able to crack: the strange ruins of a giant structure, almost like the beginnings of a pyramid, that sit crumbling in the forest. But who built it, and why?<p>Some …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Pass Your Clutter Through The Three Gates Of Meaning:</b> To decide …

Glasgow for every travel style

Glasgow is brimming with adrenaline this summer as the city prepares to host the Commonwealth Games ( glasgow2014.com). But while cheers will ring out from Ibrox to Cathkin Braes, there are plenty of other reasons to explore Scotland’s largest and most spirited city. Here's how to match the best of …

These Fascinating Maps Show The Origin Of Words We Use All The Time

U.S. playwright Rita Mae Brown said: "Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going."<p>That quote comes to mind looking at these fascinating European etymology maps of various commons words posted by reddit user sp07, which provide a kind of …

Geography

18 Rooms with Breathtaking Views

Vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and, gardens.<p>Not only are these rooms impeccably decorated, they also feature vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and gardens.