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The 10 best national parks in the US

The US is home to 58 national parks, all filled with breathtaking landscapes and rampant wildlife...so narrowing this list down to 10 was difficult.<p>After considering location, accessibility, and scenery, we picked the 10 parks that must make your must-visit list — whether it be for a week-long …

National Parks

Positive Aging Movement Takes Off

<i>Image: courtesy of Aroha Philanthropies</i><p>I'm happy to say that seniors are finally getting some respect! Until recently, public media often portrayed aging inaccurately as an inevitable negative and pathological condition while giving little attention to the pleasures and benefits of this later life …

New UA research reveals factors that can impact aging adults' quality of life

Guide to Costa Rica During Green Season

Shares 230<p>Costa Rica has been at the top of my bucket list for years. The country seemed to have the right amount of beach-meets-adventure vibe that …

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Post-Processing Tips: Overcoming Beginners Acts of Omission

In an old dressmaking shop in Paris, a master-tailor has finished stitching a bridal gown. He is eager to show it to the world, but he knows that the …

Photography

Productivity Advice I Learned From People Smarter Than Me

<i>Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of</i> <i>The Obstacle Is The Way</i><i>, the founder of</i> <i>Brass Check Marketing</i> <i>and gives</i> <i>monthly book recommendations</i> <i>to 30,000 people here.</i><p>Like all people, I’d like to think I am a productive person. If I am, however, it’s because I’ve been ruthlessly efficient at one thing: …

How And Why To Keep A “Commonplace Book”

The other day I was reading a book and I came across a little anecdote. It was about the great Athenian general Themistocles. Before the battle of …

The Most Remote and Beautiful Landscape in the World Is in Westfjords, Iceland

It’s early June and a mild 53 degrees, but the overland trail to Galtarviti is still blocked by heavy snow. So we’re on the backup route, a path …

European Travel

#TheLIST: The New Places to Honeymoon in 2015

Our picks for the the hottest untapped romantic getaways.<p>A honeymoon is meant to be anything but typical and, let's face it, a little about bragging rights. Tried-and-true standbys may work for any old holiday, but this special trip should be once in a lifetime. For the newly-engaged couple or …

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

The Butt Workout That'll Lift, Tone, Tighten - and Turn Heads

Firm up your booty and tighten your abs with these ten targeted moves<p>Ready to work your booty? We've got ten moves that'll blast your buns (and work your abs while you're at it). Follow along with this workout—first do the four warmup moves, and then get down to the hard work with three killer …

The 5-Minute Equipment-Free Total-Body Workout

No time? No equipment? It turns out you also have no excuses.<p>Here's what you need to get fit: 1) five minutes and 2) you.<p>This total-body workout uses super-fast bodyweight moves to torch calories and tone muscles in whatever time you have. The key is going all-out. Perform the first exercise at …

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

World's Best Hikes: Epic Trails

A truly great trail winds into the essence of a place, so when assembling this list of the world’s great hikes we kept an eye on more than the footpath. We looked for walks that travel deeper into a location’s history and culture. Sure, there’s outdoor adventure on each of these 20 hikes, but the …

Hiking

This Unusual Startup Strategy Led to a $200 Million Acquisition by Microsoft in 18 Months

Listening to typical startup advice would have cost these entrepreneurs millions.<p>It's every startup founder's dream: being acquired for hundreds of millions without years of slogging away for decades.<p>And it came true recently for the founders of Acompli, an 18-month-old mobile email app.<p>I know what …

Marketing

The world's 50 greatest countries – according to you

Top 25 Business Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur, business advisor and online-marketing professional<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2014, podcasts have resurfaced as a fantastic learning and marketing tool. Podcasts allow experts to bring a variety of ideas and perspectives to the table - plus their …

Entrepreneurship

4 Standing Moves for a Super-Flat Stomach

Pooch, be gone.<p>You can get a stronger center without unfurling an exercise mat. In fact, the standing abdominals routine below hits all of the muscles that make up your core, from your abs to your hips, your pelvis to your lower back.<p>Check out the four exercises in our handy video and pin-able …

6 Exercises for Getting Fit and Sexy Fast

These moves are body-sculpting—and fun!<p>Want to bust a move? Anna Kaiser, owner of AKT In Motion, designed a total-body circuit that'll get your heart pumping—and maybe even make you want to shake your groove thing. All of the exercises in the video below are dance-like and will help you boost your …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

Intimate, Painterly Photographs of London Bus Passengers On Their Nighttime Commute

Photographer Nick Turpin‘s series <i>Through a Glass Darkly</i> takes a different approach to candid street photography than we typically see. Turpin …

No School Like Old School | Classical Lessons For Modern Photography That Will Help You Stand Out

Some time ago, I wrote a piece addressing the value of analyzing and critiquing photos for personal growth in the craft. I heralded the merits of …

Study Skills

Roasted Beet and Walnut Dip

An antidote to the many mayo and sourcream dips out there (which we also love).<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound roasted beets, coarsely chopped<p>½ cup walnuts, toasted, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons chopped dill, plus sprigs for serving<p>2 tablespoons crème fraîche, plus more for serving<p>1 teaspoon Sherry vinegar<p>½ …

Recipes

Saint-Florent Cocktail

An easy-drinking aperitif made slightly more potent with the addition of gin.<p>Ingredients<p>honey syrup<p>¼ cup clover honey<p>assembly<p>1½ cups gin<p>¾ cup fresh lime juice<p>½ cup Aperol or Cappelletti<p>Angostura bitters<p>Champagne or sparkling wine<p>8 lime wheels<p>Recipe Preparation<p>honey syrup<p>Combine honey and 2 Tbsp. …

Honey

Who Cares? Film Shares Spirit of Social Entrepreneurship

<i>Who Cares?</i> is an award-winning film that shares the spirit of social entrepreneurship through individuals who are driven to dedicate their lives to …

These 5 Yoga Moves Will Save You From Back Pain

The key to preventing back pain is to strengthen your core and release tension and tightness in the muscles around your upper and lower back. Plus, …

Ten of the best food and drink secrets in Europe

With its momentous history, cutting-edge culture, and breathtaking landscapes, Europe comprises an extraordinary wealth of sights, sounds, peoples and parties. But it’s the endlessly varied cuisine that makes us reach for our passports again and again. Whether you’ve been to Europe once or 100 …

European Travel

Fat Cat Art

Together Svetlana Petrova & Zarathustra the Cat form FatCatArt a project created for ‘art-loving cats’ featuring Zarathustra the cat that weighs 10 …