Juan Afanador

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The Yosemite most people never see: 10 dazzling hikes

YOSEMITE — Gazing at the spectacular scenery surrounding Yosemite’s Hetch Hetchy reservoir, I can’t help but marvel. Nature has endowed Tuolumne …

Sustainable Luxe: 5 Hotels Doing it Right

Travel<p>At these dreamy destinations, luxury goes hand in hand with the three pillars of sustainability.<p>Smart travelers now expect some elements of sustainability when they travel—and welcome it when it goes beyond picking up towels and reusable soap containers. As Keith Bellows, former editor in …

Luxury Lifestyle

Why the Best Way to See Chilean Patagonia Is on Horseback

My best friend, Bailey, and I were lying in a tent on a windy Patagonia night, cheerfully cataloguing the parts of our bodies that hurt. A few hours …

The Best 5-Minute Warm-Up to Do Before a Strength Workout

When life is crazy and you're insanely busy (so like, all day every day), it's tempting to jump right into your workout to maximize the time you've …

21 Great Sunglasses for Men

Whether you don them solely to protect your peepers from harmful UVs, hide a hangover or add that extra dash of cool to your look, shades are …

Pilot Takes Amazing Photos From His Cockpit, And They Will Take Your Breath Away

Being a pilot, you get to see a bunch of beautiful sights from above. Being a pilot for a South American airline, you also get to witness the …

Today's Workout 36: The dumbbell circuit for muscle growth

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This no-frills, no-nonsense workout that's guaranteed to spur muscle growth throughout your entire body only …

Chef René Redzepi's Guide to Mexico in 2017

The famed Noma chef shares the taquerias, ruins, and markets that made him fall in love with the country.<p>Notwithstanding his reputation as the godfather of contemporary Nordic cooking, the Danish chef René Redzepi has had a mad crush on Mexico for a decade or so. Restorative winter vacations in …

Mexico

27 Healthy Dinners You Can Make on 1 Sheet Pan

Cooking is fun; cleaning is not. And while all cooking will inevitably require a little bit of cleaning up, there are certainly ways to keep the …

Sheet Pan

11 Plank Exercises That Double as Cardio Moves

Planks are known for their core-crushing abilities. Holding one will make anyone's abs tremble after a while. But some plank variations have another …

White Bean and Kale Soup with Sausage

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Soup is so warm and comforting and perfect it makes me want to change the lyrics to love songs to be about soup instead. So that's what I've been doing, aloud, all the time. Everyone is very happy they know me and no one is at all annoyed! What I like about youuuuu, you really know how …

Recipes

A Streamlined, One-Pot Wonder Risotto—the Ottolenghi Way

I recently asked a few friends for their back-pocket recipes—the ones that never fail to please, the ones they can make in their sleep. One friend told me she has yet to feed the barley risotto from Yotam Ottolenghi’s <i>Jerusalem</i> to someone and not have them like it. She also noted that she improvises …

Recipes

Roteiro no Caribe: 4 dias nas ilhas de Providência e Santa Catalina

Providência e Santa Catalina são a joia rara do caribe colombiano. Pequenas, simples e com cenários paradisíacos entre mar e montanhas verdes. …

The Like Button Ruined the Internet

How “engagement” made the web a less engaging place<p>Here’s a little parable. A friend of mine was so enamored of Google Reader that he built a clone when it died. It was just like the original, except that you could add pictures to your posts, and you could Like comments. The original Reader was …

The One-Word Secret To Creating A Life That Matters

Can one word capture your passion and purpose? Can your “one word” transform your life?<p>Evan Carmichael believes so much in the power of one word, he made it the theme of his new book: <i>Your One Word: The Powerful Secret to Creating a Business and Life That Matter.</i> One who truly breathes and bleeds …

Self-awareness

The top 10 threats to the most biodiverse place on planet Earth

Manu national park in Peru threatened by roads, oil/gas operations, narco trade, goldmining, logging and ‘human safaris’<p>Just under half of Unesco’s World Heritage sites are under threat, the WWF asserts. Sites deemed threatened include the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, the Pantanal in Brazil and …

An Italian Coffee Giant On The Future Of Sustainability

The chairman of the coffee roaster Illy talks about the future of business and why corporations need to care about sustainability.<p>Illy is perhaps one of the most recognized coffee businesses in the world. The Italian roaster has become synonymous with European espresso. It’s been family-run since …

How to Make Tomato Sauce in the Crockpot

Enjoy homemade tomato sauce without all the work. This crockpot recipe requires no peeling, seeding or coring, and tastes better than anything you …

34 Amazing South America Adventure Experiences

When people think of South America adventure, they think of a destination in rawness, vast wilderness and spectacular scenery. The amount of outdoor …

Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises for Developing Fitness and Strength

Bodyweight exercises are exercises that utilize your body weight instead of equipment like dumbbells or gym machines. Using bodyweight was one of the …

Bodyweight Exercise

5 counter-intuitive lessons I’ve learned by building startups

Building a startup is anything but intuitive. There’s a good reason startups are all about trying new things, testing them, and re-doing it all over again – there is no <i>one right way</i>, and what works isn’t always what’s logical.<p>When starting a company standard advice like, “work hard,” and, “you have …

Why You Should Be Shopping Fair Trade

AD explores why shopping fair is better for everyone<p>If the droves of ecologically sourced, direct-to-consumer start-ups that have launched over the past few years are any indication, customers are becoming both savvier and more discerning about where their products come from. While companies like …

Fair Trade

10 Movies that Every 90s Kid Love Every 00s Kid Doesn’t Understand

When we talk about movies, there are two kinds: the fast-come-fast-go type, and the legendary ones that stay in our hearts forever. Every generation, …

Backpacking the Lost Coast Trail

On the third morning along Northern California’s Lost Coast Trail, I awoke to discover large imprints in the sand just outside of camp. I followed …

Global leaders at UN tackle world's worst to-do list

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's the world's toughest "to do" list: stop violent extremism, solve the worst global refugee crisis in a quarter century, foster peace in the ravaged Middle East and -- in the meantime -- work to end poverty, disease, hunger and the threat of nuclear weapons.<p>That's the agenda as more than …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Ten Rules For Raising Testosterone for a Stronger, Leaner Body

Testosterone is the most significant of hormones, being vital for physical fitness and wellness. For both men and women, low testosterone can lead to …

"The single biggest threat to our environment right now has been unregulated cannabis."

Mark Harris banks the Cessna 182 over the blue expanse of Humboldt Bay and flies toward the redwood-studded hills beyond, to the now-quiet …

The Speakeasies of Buenos Aires

Over the past decade, speakeasy-style bars have become a hallmark of thriving nightlife—a signal that a city’s after-hours scene is worth the plane …

10 Things Not to Miss When Visiting Seattle

10 Things Not to Miss When Visiting Seattle<p>Updated on June 6, 2018<p>Fireworks at the Space Needle<p>I lived in Seattle for a few years and used to visit …