Julian Miranda

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FYI: English isn't the official language of the United States

<b>(CNN) —</b> Aaron Schlossberg, a lawyer in New York, was the subject of a viral video last week after he was caught on camera berating staff members of a restaurant for speaking Spanish with customers.<p>It might be news to him that nothing in the Constitution or any federal law supports his comment that …

Language Learning

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its dynamic young cousin sophrology

Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still and focus on breathing, the ubiquitous mindfulness apps, self-help sheets and courses in schools and workplaces are …

Mindfulness

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

8 Books Every Manager Should Read to Become a Better Leader

There's a worthwhile book out there for whatever you need to move forward on your leadership journey.<p>6 min read<p>It is okay to admit that managing other people is challenging. It requires monitoring multiple emotional energies, personalities and preferences while also caring about yourself. Even …

Self-improvement

Sultry Scents: 15 Best Summer Colognes For Men

There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the upcoming summer season. Warmer weather, longer days, beach vacations, and even romance. Now, …

Beauty

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Millennials destroyed the rules of written English – and created something better

The spelling and grammar rules do not apply on the Millennial Internet™.<p>That's because millennials have created a new rulebook for a variant of …

Scientists say we’re on the cusp of a carbon dioxide–recycling revolution

Every year, the billions of metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) we release into the atmosphere add to the growing threat of climate change. But what …

The 20-Rep Squat Routine: Old School Strength Training

<b>For all neophytes who have no clue how to train hard, I suggest you heed some practical lore from the past.</b> Back in the day when they had no …

Tip: Overhead Press Star Complexes

Train five different portions of the force-velocity curve in a series of exercises and you'll build muscle and get strong rapidly. Details …

Workouts

Zema Redux

Seattle, Washington<p>Renowned Pacific Northwest architect Gene Zema, known for his mix of modernism and Japanese architecture, designed this house around 1974 towards the end of his career. It features a rich palette of woods and Japanese joinery visible throughout the home. Located outside Seattle …

Architecture

6 Secret Camping Spots in California You've Never Even Heard Of

Summer is coming up fast, and that means one thing: campsites throughout California will soon start filling up like wildfire. Even if you manage to …

Where to Stay for Free Near 9 U.S. National Parks

Turn your next national park visit into an around-the-clock nature experience, without spending a dime.<p>The 59 U.S. National Parks, treasures of …

National Parks

The 2015 Holiday Wish List

We combed through dozens of press releases and tested several hundred products to come up with the final 113 items in our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide. But these are the six picks that our editors really, really want this year.<p>Mountain Boy Sledworks Classic Flyer Sled ($190)<p>Winters back in my New York …

Santa Fe

The Basics of Night Photography

Night photography has become very popular in recent years, as digital cameras have continued to improve. Photographers can now capture stunning …

Denver: The Men's Health City Guide

<b>Frasca Food & Wine</b><br>It's well worth the half-hour drive to Boulder for Frasca's elegant pastas and James Beard-winning wine list.<p><b>Old Major</b><br>Old Major is home to a nose-to-tail butchery program and some of the freshest seafood in Denver.<p><b>ChoLon Modern Asian</b><br>Split the Korean hot fried chicken sandwich and …

How are Blazers, Sport Coats, and Suit Jackets Different? | Men's Health

Sport coats look just like blazers, but have plastic or leather buttons. They often come in patterns and are best paired with dress pants or jeans. They’re usually the ones you'll see guys wearing casually. Here are some of our favorite sport coat outfits.<p>Suit jackets also have buttons, but they …

What to Do in Los Angeles

Chengdu offers the best Sichuan in the Los Angeles area. If you like heat, try the numb-taste wonton and boiled fish. Look for a second location in Rosemead soon.<p><b>Night + Market</b><br>Venture here to enjoy real-deal Northern Thai food in West Hollywood. Its sister space, Night + Market Song, is now open in …

10 Road Trips Every Guy Should Take

<b>3. Portsmouth to Portland.</b> <br>The caveat here is that you aren't driving. Hire a taxi, or recruit a poor college kid and give him your keys and $50 for the day. Tell him you and some friends need to have a beer at as many of the 32 breweries on the Maine Beer Trail as you can. Start at Smuttynose and …

What Are the Best National Parks Without Waiting Lines?

<i>A:</i><p>Everyone has heard of the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite—and for good reason. These national parks are American treasures. But their red ravines, spewing geysers, and endless valleys attract countless visitors, especially come summer. If you want a dose of natural beauty sans crazy …

Exploring Canada’s Extremes

Five stunning national parks await beyond North America's 49th parallel. But beware: you'll face shifting ice, mercurial weather, and polar bears if you take this path less traveled.<p>Want to get off the tourist-beaten track? Then look no farther than our northern neighbor, where a string of five …

Hiking

Choose Your Quest

Pick a quest, find a trip, get the gear. Go!<p>Life should be awesome; stop burning it up on Facebook. Wouldn't you rather be out doing the amazing things your friends are posting about, anyway? Our 2014 Adventure Bucket List lines out 30 inspiring ideas, including scenic pilgrimages, …

Morality

What Should I Know About Hiking England's Pennine Way?

<i>A:</i><p>The Pennine Way, England’s first national trail, turns 50 this year. Even if it’s literally over the hill, the 268-mile route of rolling terrain is as popular as ever, especially this weekend. July 12 marks the annual National Trails geocache release, during which new coins are released onto the …

The Darkest Parks in the U.S.

Summer nights are worth staying up for at these 7 dark-sky parks<p>Just like clean air and water, dark night skies are a diminishing resource. The culprits: unshielded, excessive, or poorly aimed outdoor artificial lights. The good news is that the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), a nonprofit …

National Parks

The Secret to Exploring Zion Like a Local

Beat the crowds on the not-so-beaten path this summer in one of America's favorite national parks.<p>Zion is one of the country's most beautiful national parks. It's also one of the most crowded.<p>More than two million visitors flock to this part of Utah per year, placing Zion among the top 10 …

Hiking

Tough Running Speed Workouts

<b>Do this:</b> First, warm up for a mile, and then start your intervals. You’ll run as hard as you can for the prescribed amount of time, and recover with a jog for 90 seconds.<p>You’ll be able to push harder during the 1-minute intervals than during the 3-minute intervals. However, there’s no set pace …

How I Finally Got Muscle to Grow - Phase 1

I started my weightlifting journey as a pencil-thin 16 year-old from the shallow end of the bodybuilding gene pool. During my first few years I …

The 5 Secrets to a Perfect Workout

Whenever I explain this concept, there's always one guy who asks why I don't separate the push into a vertical press and a horizontal press, and the pull into a vertical pull and a horizontal pull. The answer is easy: If I added them to the list, most guys I know would do workouts consisting of …

These Sophisticated Tattoos Are Blacker Than Black

Kamil Czapiga is a young tattoo artist, whose talent is well in advance of his age.<p>The Polish artist says that he's inspired by "Imaginary worlds, …