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12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

Best Camera Settings for Landscape Photography

It's no wonder that landscape photography is so popular...For starters, it's an accessible given that we're surrounded by landscapes big and small …

Landscape Photography

10 business and money books everyone is reading right now

To help you keep up with the most successful Joneses, we scoured Amazon's list of strategy-centric books everyone is reading right now.<p>Whether you want to start a business, build new work habits, or re-organize your house or apartment, Amazon's best-selling business and money books offer a range of …

Self-improvement

23 Free Blogging Tools That Will Make You a Better Blogger

Whether you blog to share your experiences or to promote your business, blogging is the best way to connect with the outer world.<p>The work does not …

21 Free Tutorials for Google Analytics

Google Analytics may be the most important application to help you understand the behavior of your customers and make data-driven decisions. And …

Google Analytics

National Geographic Travel

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 …

Britain's 10 most spectacular hikes

Scotland

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Hiking

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

7 ways to see Lapland's Northern Lights in style

By snowmobile, by sled, or in bed (yes, really!) - here's how to get a unique view of the Northern Lights in Lapland<p>1. At a cool hotel<p>And they don’t …

European Travel

10 National Geographic Photographers Give Thanks for the Photos That Changed Them

<i>As a new photo editor at</i> National Geographic<i>, I was eager to learn more about the photographers we work with, many of whom I haven’t met in person. In honor of Thanksgiving, I asked ten of them to share an image that they were especially thankful for having taken – one that had perhaps changed the</i> …

How to make your big travel adventure happen

Don't postpone your dream trip any longer. Chris Guillebeau gives you the tools to get you on the road sooner.<p>By the age of 35 Chris Guillebeau had …

Travel

Digital nomads: how to travel the world without quitting your job

In a world where connectivity is nearly universal and cheap tools make communication easy, today’s mobile workers and entrepreneurs are fanning out across the globe. You know that story about going to college, getting a good job at an office, and climbing the career ladder in the country where you …

Internet Marketing

MIT Offers Documentary Photography and Photojournalism Course for Free Online

It’s not unusual for colleges with large open-source programs to put out a number of courses free for the world to browse through online. In the past …

Historical adventurers way more interesting than you

At the risk of starting on a bummer note, it's my sad duty to confirm that the age of groundbreaking, Earth-bound adventure is effectively over. Even virtually unknown destinations are now just a search away on Google, and they probably have an active Instagram feed. The only round-the-world …

New Jersey

Thought you were looking at a view of the Aegean Sea from the cliffs of a gorgeous Greek Island? This magnificent site can actually be found right here on British soil. The UK is home to an array of surprising places that you wouldn't believe

Thought you were looking at a view of the Aegean Sea from the cliffs of a gorgeous Greek Island? This magnificent site can actually be found right …

The world's greatest walking trails

60 Awesome Social-Media Tools for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

I know a little about social media tools, like how to get more leads and referrals on LinkedIn, how to find awesome LinkedIn groups, how to optimize your LinkedIn profile so other people can more easily find you, and how some people use the power of LinkedIn to irritate the living crap out of …

Infographics

Expert guide to Yorkshire

Where to go<p>Yorkshire’s national parks are a must visit: the Dales, the Peaks and the Moors. Its coastline is similarly breathtaking, in particular the cluster of craggy stone-built villages north of Scarborough.<p>For shopping, visit Leeds; for history, visit York; for culture, visit Hull; and for …

Telegraph Travel's 20 destinations for 2014

When newspapers compile their must-see travel lists they usually like to throw in a headline-grabbing curve-ball. Birmingham, Margate and Dresden are just a few of those destinations that have made it on to the bucket list in recent years.<p>No one is saying each does not have its appeal – the …

Discover the many flavours of Sri Lanka

Thanks to its strategic position on the route between East and West, many cultures have influenced Sri Lanka's cuisine. Neighbours, traders, immigrants and colonisers have all left their mark on the island's food, creating a mouthwatering blend of Dutch, Portuguese, English, Arab, Malay and Indian …

Sri Lanka

The stuff of travel writers' nightmares

Travel nightmares touch us all to some degree. Despite a natural tendency to feel like we've been selected for special punishment as the nightmare unfolds, it's just part and parcel of the uncertainty that we implicitly agree to when we plan a trip.<p>When a travel writer suffers in the line of duty, …

Trespassing

6 Simple Habits To Keep You Consistently Happy Every Day

Buffer CEO and founder Joel Gascoigne tells us the secret to his happiness regime.<p>It’s a little over three years since I first had the idea for Buffer, and I’ve started to notice a few patterns amongst the ups and downs that come with building a startup.<p>One of the most important things I’ve learned …

Happiness

4 Keys for Your Product's Social Success

<i>Evan Reas is the CEO and founder of Circle, helping people find the best local information and news available anywhere, anytime.</i><p>Last Christmas, I visited my parents in Wisconsin and gave my dad his first smartphone – a brand new iPhone 5. But, of course, he never got beyond the dial keypad, using …

75 Content Starters for Any Industry

Suffering from blank-page anxiety? Before you go on the hunt for inspiration all over the Internet and elsewhere, turn to the resources around you …

Seven Facts Marketers Need to Know About Mobile Users

We at Mobile Posse learned some surprising facts about mobile users in the course of compiling the data for some recent mobile research, <i>The Ultimate</i> …