Jeff Grisenthwaite

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9 Epic Canadian Adventures To Have In Your Lifetime

There's no denying that Canada is huge, so you'd be forgiven for not quite knowing how to begin exploring it. For one thing, the choices seem …

15 photographs that prove the New Forest is the UK's most underrated national park

Adventures in Wonderland: Road Tripping the American West

A National Geographic photographer tours the U.S. Southwest with his six-year-old Instagram rock star.<p>Long ago my wife, Kristin, and I came up with some simple rules for road trips: Avoid interstates whenever possible, no chain restaurants, try new roads, and stop driving before dark (to find a …

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Does Design Run In Your Family? This Graphic Charts Parent-Child Career Paths

Are you more likely to chose or reject an occupation because of what your parents do? Two Facebook researchers decided to find out.<p>Some people choose to follow their parents into a career–whether for comfort, ease, or a sense of familial expectation. Others may reject it outright for all those same …

Mount Rainier National Park is the gem of Washington State

Mount Rainier National Park is located in the lovely state of Washington and has one of the tallest mountains in the U.S., which is also one of the …

America’s Coolest Budget Travel Secret: Alpine Huts

Less rustic than camping and more exotic than a hotel, a vacation spent in backcountry alpine huts and lodges combines lower-cost lodging and a …

Sidewalk Labs is making a tool to prep cities for self-driving cars

Google's 'smart city' spin-off has a new platform called Flow<p>Sidewalk Labs, the "smart city" company spun off from Google last year, unveiled a new tool Thursday it built to help cities better manage traffic congestion, parking problems, and ultimately prepare themselves for the expected onslaught …

5 Must-Do Outdoor Experiences To Try in Iceland

Iceland’s landscapes are some of the most beautiful in the world with active volcanoes, glacier-cut fjords, and black sand beaches that will leave …

5 Easiest Places For The Novice International Traveler

Travel is awesome. See cool things, meet new people, eat amazing foods. I’ve spoken to a lot of people who want to travel, but were worried since they’ve never left the country. To them (and you, if you’re still reading), have no fear. People are friendly everywhere.<p>To make it a little easier, I’ve …

New Zealand

11 Facts About Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park boasts over a million acres of America’s most awe-inspiring wilderness—and an impressive popularity. The park is among the most …

Affordable Travel Gear Every Adventurer Should Carry

It is hard to find affordable travel gear that every adventurer needs. The key is finding items that actually work well and hold up to the abuse that …

Travel Gear

Google’s AI will battle Go world champion live on YouTube

DeepMind's AlphaGo will take on South Korea's Lee Sedol in March<p>Earlier this month, Google's AI company DeepMind announced that it had built a system of neural networks capable of beating a champion Go player. This ancient Chinese board game is considered an extremely difficult challenge for a …

Machu Picchu with Kids

Aguas Calientes, Cuzco, Peru<p>by globetotting<p>Discovering the ancient city of Machu Picchu with kids (and with the help of some friendly llamas!)<br>Read …

19 beautiful off-the-grid destinations that are actually worth the trek

We've put together a collection of 19 travel destinations that are harder to reach, but provide you with one-of-a-kind experiences and some of the world's most dramatic scenery.<p>From a hidden beach in Mexico to lakes nestled in the Sahara Desert, here are 19 off-the-grid destinations to add to your …

Two of the smartest people in the world on what will happen to our brains and everything else

Astrophysicist and StarTalk Radio host Neil deGrasse Tyson sits down with futurist and author Ray Kurzweil for the first time.<p><i>Produced by Kamelia Angelova,Kevin Reilly, and Darren Weaver and by</i> <i>StarTalk Radio, a Curved Light Production, e</i> xecutive producer Helen Matsos, and p <i>roducer</i> Laura</b> …

10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Horse-riding, Turkey<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an unusual horseback adventure. Ride Worldwide has an eight-day group trip that crosses plateaux, …

European Travel

A Corner Of The World Filled With Supernatural Beauty

By the time we made it to Japan, we had a serious route strategy to contemplate. We were getting as far east as you can go (before you’re back in …

South-east Asia

New Zealand's National Parks Captured In Stunning Photo Series

A photographer who went travelling in New Zealand has come back with a stunning series of images showing off the country's national parks.<p>Johan Lolos …

Ten Amazing Things to Do with Kids Around the World

My oldest daughter just turned ten. In those ten years we’ve taken her and our other two kids (5 and 8) to 32 countries on six continents and have …

6 great adventure trips for 2016 | CNN Travel

Scientists are on the cusp of these 15 discoveries that will transform the world

Technological innovation happens at an exponential rate.<p>Our smartphones are more powerful computers than the Apollo 11 mission to the moon used. Many …

Where to go in 2016: Top 16 up-and-coming destinations | CNN Travel

For Designers, Learning To Code Isn’t A Yes-No Question

The former CEO of Berg explains why programming is just one way that designers ought to make sense of problems.<p>From 2005 to 2014 (or 483 weeks to be exact), the London-based consultancy Berg stood quietly at the vanguard of interactive product design. The studio’s preoccupation with “finding …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

Bolivia's raw beauty calls to travelers looking for adventure

Bolivia may be the hottest ticket in South America.<p>Yes. Bolivia.<p>With President Evo Morales' election to a third term in November 2014, Bolivia has enjoyed nine years of political stability — one of the longest stretches in its history since its independence from Spain in 1825. That has led to …

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

From arid deserts to lush forests, America's landscape is as varied as it is stunning.<p>Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.

5 Things to Love about Costa Rica

It’s difficult to imagine that a country as rich in cultural and natural experiences as Costa Rica could be limited to a short list of only 5 things …

The Strangest Places on Earth (Are Also the Most Sublime)

Technicolor mountains, otherworldly forests, and glow-in-the-dark beaches: These unusual places around the world prove that weird can also be wonderful.<p>Rakotzbrücke (Rakotz Bridge): Kromlau, Germany<p>Salar de Uyuni: Bolivia<p>Valle de Cocora: Quindío, Colombia<p>Mendenhall Ice Caves: Juneau, Alaska<p>Angel …

Mischievous Programmers Simulate Barack Obama Giving a George W. Bush Speech

In the world of computer graphics, anything seems possible these days. It is possible, for instance, to make Barack Obama’s face deliver a George W. …

Tom Hanks

This National Park is Part of the First International Peace Park

<b>Location: Montana<br>Established: May 11, 1910<br>Size: 1,013,572 acres</b><p><b>Did You Know?</b><p>Water originating in Glacier National Park—much of it from snowmelt—can be considered the headwater of the continent. Water that runs down Triple Divide Peak flows in three directions, eventually winding up in the Pacific …

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