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Big Island Hawaii Travel Guide & Packing Tips

Smaller islands like Oahu and Maui often take the spotlight when it comes to popular Hawaiian vacation spots, but let’s not forget the Big Island! …

National Parks

15 Best Outdoor Gifts Under $50

Bushcraft 101<p>For the outdoorsman in training, some literature based on how to make the most of your outdoor excursions is never a bad idea. This …

Canada travel: See the national parks in 10 unforgettable photos

<i>Canada Travel:</i> Home to national parks, glittering lakes, craggy mountains – here’s the astonishing beauty of wild Canada’s picture-perfect landscape …

11 Photos Revealing the Unexpected Beauty of Bolivia

Bolivia is a country filled with crazy extremes. Boasting some of the most diverse landscapes in the world, the South American gem is also home to …

40+ of the most otherworldly spots on Earth

I LIVE in the mountains of British Columbia. It’s vast, wild, and the scale is hard to grasp. It takes some bizarre looking landscapes to give me a …

Finders, Keepers: Five of the Best Places to Go Gem Hunting in the U.S.

Do you dream of the good life? For a lucky few, treasure may lie hidden beneath your feet. Across the United States there are dozens of public mining …

Utopian Road Trip: Eight days around the majestic roads of Iceland

Iceland – not to be mistaken for the northernmost island blanketed by ice and snow (that’s Greenland, by the way), but it’s widely considered as …

America's modern wild west of Montana and Wyoming is rugged and beautiful - but beware of bears and cowboys

You know you’re in for a holiday with a difference when the local chemist has a sign outside boasting: “We sell bear spray!”<p>Best we stock up... as …

15 Reasons Why You Should Go to Iceland On Your Next Vacation

Consider this your must-see list.<p>There are plenty of practical reasons why Iceland is a great place to travel. You can fly there in less than six hours from the East Coast, the dollar remains strong against the Icelandic krona, and it's an easy layover on your way to Europe. But even if all those …

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

China's “Supercave” Takes Title as World's Most Enormous Cavern

China's immense Miao Room cavern is announced as the world's largest cave chamber.<p>China's immense Miao Room cavern, hidden beneath rolling hills and reachable only by an underground stream, is the world's biggest cave chamber, an international mapping team reported on Sunday. (Related: "China's …

Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

Bill Nye

Cypress Road

A Park Ranger's Guide to Yosemite

TravelInsider's Guide<p>Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been …

The Other Tunnel

The best rock cycle diagram I have ever seen! - Rock-Head Sciences

I’ve gotta admit, as geeky as this sounds, I’m pretty excited over this rock cycle diagram I found at www.geologycafe.com. I wish I had this …

How It Works: The Inner Earth

Know your planet!<p>Plate tectonics—the theory that explains the sinking, spreading, and slip-sliding of big chunks of Earth’s surface—is a bedrock of geology. But it can’t explain what happens to plates once they sink, or account for the forces that drive many of the planet’s volcanic hotspots. …

Earth Science

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

The Jaw-Dropping Photography of Storm Chaser Mike Hollingshead

You might not come out on top if you weigh the pros and cons of storm chasing, but there are definitely pros beyond feeling like a bada** and a deep …

14 legendary natural wonders of South America

Tucked in a corner at the borders of Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay, the 275 falls of Iguazu dwarf Niagara and have to be one of the most amazing …

South America

How to plan a round-the-world trip

Itʼs the ultimate trip: circumnavigating the planet, and stopping off wherever takes your fancy. Great for travellers who want to see it all, or who are just plain indecisive. But booking a round-the-world (RTW) trip can be a complex business. Hereʼs our guide to getting started.<p>How to do it<p>The …

Everest Base Camp