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Top 10 Most Spectacular Drives in the World

Whether you're a bona fide globetrotter or would-be wanderluster (if not for that day job!), you'll likely concur that our planet plays host to diverse and picturesque landscapes just waiting to be explored. From coast to coast and hemisphere to hemisphere, these breathtaking sites are virtually …

Top 10

Journeys of a Lifetime: 10 Breathtaking US Roads to Drive With the Whole Family

<i>Big Sur, CA on State Route 1 (Flickr: Sarah Tzinieris)</i><p>You're a family that's done it all - you've sailed the sunny seas and skied the snowy peaks - and now you're looking for something different for your next family vacation. A road trip is another wonderful option that both you and the kids are …

Hiking

Video Game Artist Uses Inspiration from His Day Job for His Photography

Seattle-based artist Nicolas Bouvier spends most of his days creating concept art for some of the biggest names in the video game world.<p>But when he’s …

6 Countries You Can Visit for Less Than $50 A Day

By: Matthew Kepnes<p>Remember when the dollar could take you anywhere? You could go to Canada, backpack around Europe, or head Down Under in search of kangaroos for next to nothing. Sadly, those times are long gone and the dollar's value has declined greatly over the last 15 years. That means …

South-east Asia

10 Unique Historic Lodging Options Kids Love

When's the last time your kids raved about a hotel stay? Most likely, your chosen accommodation's TripAdvisor rating didn't make headlines, nor the sheet thread count or complimentary breakfast buffet. But stay the night in a historic fort, haunted inn, or lighthouse, and your kids will be talking …

Yellowstone National Park

Your Favorite NFL Logos, As Hipsters

Imagine if the NFL was given a makeover honoring the subset of society least disposed to having an interest in the NFL. It would probably look like the artisanal, locally sourced switcheroo one graphic artist has concocted to punk the punt-loving masses.<p>David Rappoccio of the esoterically named NFL …

NFL

Marvel’s secret formula: How the studio seized on American political anxieties to make itself a blockbuster machine

From “Iron Man” to “Avengers,” Marvel built a cinematic empire on channeling our age of partisanship and paranoia<p>By now, it’s long past played out: Every blockbuster needs a massive final confrontation that will most likely result in the wrecking of an American city. This trope has become so …

6 Steps To Turn Strangers Into Connections

Networking doesn’t have to be a chore. With the right approach, that person sharing the elevator with you could become a future business partner, a career-changing connection, or a lifelong friend.<p>Two years ago, presentation coach Deborah Grayson Riegel attended a crowded networking event in New …

License Plates

25 Amazing Examples Of Food Travel Photography

The only thing worse than not being able to go on vacation, is having to hear all about the great vacation your friends just went on. Even worse than hearing about it, is having to sit through all the pictures. Not only are they a detailed reminder of the great sights you didn't get to see, but …

The Kitchn

YA.C’s Seasonal Fruit & Vegetable Poster - The Fox Is Black

I like the idea of a calendar without any dates, ones that you can reuse because they mark time without being about <i>specific</i> time. That’s why Young …

Best Hotels in the USA 2014

Choosing the right hotel for your next stateside getaway is no easy feat: A property's quality can be difficult to measure until you're standing at check-in with luggage in tow. That's where <i>U.S. News & World Report's</i> annual Best Hotels in the USA rankings come in. In recent years, high-end hotels …

Hospitality

Spain's Picture-perfect Cycling Trails

Spain is one Pure Adventures' top-selling self-guided cycling destinations. The country's pleasant climate and extraordinary cuisine are natural reasons to want to visit Spain, but when our travelers return from their vacations, the first thing they say is they can't believe how beautiful the …

Hiking

Reverse Pyramid Training - 3 Amazing Benefits

In this post we’re going to be talking about the most effective training method to gaining jaw dropping strength and building more muscle: reverse …

One of the Most Underrated Strength Exercises You Can Do

The deadlift is a very simple exercise that basically involves picking a barbell up off the ground and setting it back down. It's a bit more involved than that -- most everything is. And despite the fact that some fitness chains have decided to sell memberships by making fun of it, the deadlift is …

Muscle

Death-Defying Pathways Along China's Yellow Mountain

Would you be brave enough to trek a pathway called The Bridge of Immortals? Situated in Huangshan (aka Yellow Mountain), a mountain range in the southern Anhui province of eastern China, the bridge, above, is located at a vertigo-inducing height between two giant, jagged granite peaks that dares …

Hiking

A Notebook Made for your Whole Brain

Some people, like myself, like to believe we’re equal parts right brain (for creativity) and left brain (for rationality), because not everyone is …

Furniture

Photo Series Offers a Point Blank View of Different Guns

Here’s a photo series whose subject we hope nobody ever runs across in real life. Called <i>Point Blank</i>, photographers Peter Andrew, Simon Duffy and …

Balsamic Cherry Pie with a Black Pepper Crust, Plus a Melina's Giveaway! - Adventures in Cooking

Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, we were greeted by an abundance of fresh cherries as soon as the summer appeared. After months of non-stop rain …

Banana Walnut Bread Recipe by Ann Low

<b>You’ll be surprised that it still stays very soft and fresh even when it’s chilled. Definitely a keeper recipe.</b><br>By Ann Low<p>Banana Walnut Bread<p>Print<p>Prep …

Japan's Amazing Late Summer Festivals

<i>Summer festivals are all about demons and heroes. Hachinohei, Aomori. Photo courtesy Mike Nakada.</i><p>Summer is the season Japanese go all out to celebrate their culture. Festivals are bigger, brighter and louder. Ghosts and demons come out to play too, dancing to the beat of drum and flute. Is it hot? …

Festivals

Contemporary “Tower” House

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>Concrete pavers lead the way to the tower house from the garden.<p>4 |<p>An inviting deck with modern lounge and dining furniture provides the …

designboom

NINE KEYS TO A PERFECT SQUAT

<i>Written by Jim Stoppani, PhD and Michael Berg</i><p><b>FLEXONLINE.COM</b><p>It's so brutally simple, a caveman could have invented it. Drape a heavy weight across …

Workouts

Form Versus Weight/Momentum

Currently in any gym in the world, a person can walk in and find a lifter, regardless of gender, weight training with an unrealistic weight; throwing …

Exercise

How To Pack the Perfect Salad in a Jar

<b>Salad dressing:</b> Pour 1 to 4 tablespoons of your favorite salad dressing in the bottom of the jar. Adjust the amount of dressing depending on the size …

Healthy Eating

Zagat

Suzanne Goin's Grilled Pork Burgers

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: When rethinking the perfect burger, it's what's inside that counts.</i><p>There are perfect burgers made of beef, salt, and pepper. This is not one of those burgers. …

Burgers