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How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Social Media

Is It Hot in Here? Nope — It's Just These 21 Sexy Movies on Netflix

If you need a reason to crank up the romance tonight, look no further than Netflix's lengthy selection of sexy films. Every month, the streaming giant adds more to its collection, so we figured it was high time to narrow it down to the steamy films that are the most worth your time. From erotic …

Nicole Kidman

This super-simple (and free) airport hack lets you skip the line at US Customs

I love a good healthy travel hack as much as the next person—whether it’s ways to stay hydrated on an airplane, catch some zzz’s (even in coach), or …

Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

Costa Rica

Next Time You’re in Colorado, Stay in This Amazing ‘Hut’

“Backcountry hut” can be interpreted many ways: a shack built by ski bums deep in the forest, a musty wooden structure filled with bunk beds on the …

Here’s a Campfire Playlist As Alternative to Mother Nature’s

There are those who believe the sanctity of wild places should not be polluted with man made sound waves, that Mother Nature herself provides the …

Skip the Gym - Do This 10 Minute Workout Instead

Whale watching and wolves at your window: Wild adventures in Norway's far north

The desire to escape Britain’s coldest, darkest days, even for a weekend, is understandable – essential, some might say. At this time of year, fly …

Arctic Circle

RX100 V With World’s Fastest AF Announced

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2016 - Sony - a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer - has today announced a new …

Cameras

6 Wonders in Kobuk Valley: America's Least Visited National Park

<i>The enchanting, like-a-dream landscape at Kobuk National Park in Alaska. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>In the great state of Alaska, north of the Arctic Circle, there is a place where you can be dropped off by bush plane and stand amidst one of Earth's last true wilderness places. There are no signs …

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 …

5 Stretches That Will Make Your Knee Pain Go Away

If your staple exercises make your pain worse, this exercise physiologist suggests the following stretches to help soothe your sore knees.<p>The knee is one of the most complex joints in the body, so it's no wonder pain in that area—which happens to 1 in 5 of us, according to the American Academy of …

How to Be a Spontaneous Traveler

It’s a romantic and wildly adventurous way to travel; to rock up in a new city with no script, and wing it after you arrive. To have the freedom to …

USA Swimming: Coaches will decide whether Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky are on relay teams

RIO DE JANEIRO — Five days before the start of the Rio Olympics swim competition, speculation over the makeup of the United States’ 4x100-meter freestyle relay squads was already in full swing, following a report saying superstars Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky would be added to those relays, …

Swimming

5 Earplugs to Sleep Better on the Road

Sleeping well on the road can be hard. Take what happened to me earlier this month, when my buddy Matt and I spent ten days in Utah on a reporting trip. The guy snores like a gas-powered chainsaw, and the only way I could sleep was to fill my ears with plugs. I called in several different …

Backpacking

Au Revoir 2016: What to Expect at the 2017 Tour de France

What happened during this year's Tour will absolutely impact next year's. Here's what we expect to see in 2017.<p>Every Tour de France creates dozens of storylines, both for what went down in the race and what it might mean for future Tours. Here are seven observations from the just-concluded edition …

The Definitive Ranking of Livestream Wildlife Cams

It’s that time of year again. The Explore.org Katmai bear cam is back in action, providing a 24/7 livestream of unsuspecting brown bears in their natural habitat. The bear cam and the dozens of others available on the site have become increasingly popular in the last six years, and some would argue …

These Artists Turn Your Kids' Doodles Into Wearable Jewelry

“It’s like a single moment of someone’s childhood becomes timeless."<p>Parents can now wear their hearts on their sleeves — or on their wrists or around their necks.<p>Tasarım Takarım, a 2-year-old Turkish jewelry company, converts children’s drawings into cufflinks, bracelets and necklaces, among other …

Learning to Surf at Age 73

I am in Nosara, a small, sleepy village on Costa Rica’s northwest coast, with my wife, Gabrielle, to try something I have only scant experience with and which she has none: surfing.<p>Which is why we are at Surf Simply, a seven-day intensive surf camp. I found out about this place from a good college …

Summer Cocktails for Cyclists

Celebrate the best of summer with these health-conscious cocktails<p>This summer, we hope you are planning a long ride with friends followed by a barbecue and cold libations. If you’re looking for something other than beer to drink (although we like beer, too), here are some speedy cocktails and …

Total Immersion

• <b>Author:</b> Terry Laughlin<p>Swim better—and enjoy every lap—with <i>Total Immersion,</i> a guide to improving your swimming from an expert with more than thirty years of experience in the water.<p>Terry Laughlin, the world’s #1 authority on swimming success, has made his unique approach even easier for anyone to …

Charges dropped against 1 San Jose brother in parents’ killing

Santa Clara County prosecutors dismissed murder charges Friday against the younger of two brothers accused in the shooting deaths of their parents at their San Jose home in April.<p>Omar Golamrabbi, 17, was released from jail Friday after the move by the district attorney’s office, which cited …

These Are the Moves For Insanely Cut Abs

According to celeb trainer Gunnar Peterson, the secret to awesome abs is "working consistently, working in different planes of motion, and adding weights to your abdominal work." Take this advice to heart — here are a handful of exercises that put these principles into action using a set of …

Workouts

Change Your Breath, Change Your Life: The Daily Routine Athletes Love

Professional surfer Koa Smith is gearing up for the Volcom Pipe Pro surf competition on the North Shore of Oahu. The beach is packed with fans, and the waves are thunderous. Smith is lying on his back on the floor of a house abutting the sand and breathing very deliberately, trying to keep it …

It’s Raining Points and Miles! Earn Up to 382,500 in the Next 2 Weeks

While I’ve been on the road for my tour, the travel hacking world has been <i>busy</i>. We usually see this phenomenon toward the end of the year, but …

Pay No Interest Until 2019 with These Credit Cards

<b>Updated: April 2, 2018</b><p>If you’re carrying a balance on a credit card (or cards), it’s likely you’re wasting your hard-earned money on interest fees. …

How to Plan a Last-Minute Adventure

Last Wednesday, I bought a truck. Friday morning, I loaded it up with camping gear, my dog, and a girl, and drove to Baja. By lunchtime, we had a beach all to ourselves. Baja isn’t scary or difficult. It’s the easy, uncrowded beach camping experience you’ve been looking for.<p>I’ve lived about 145 …

Weightless Marble Sculptures By Georg Scheele

German sculptor Georg Scheele makes marble appear weightless with his twisting stone sculptures.<p>“Form for me means shaping a deliberate gesture from …