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10 Often Overlooked Countries that make Wonderful Travel Destinations

Every country has had a turbulent history of some degree. And unfortunately, it ended only recently for some, creating poor tourism prospects. Other …

10 of the best walking and hiking adventures in the world

Backpacking the Appalachian Trail<p>Hike North America's most famous trail the original way, carrying all you need on your back and staying in huts …

10 brilliant hikes in Europe that belong on your bucket list

Author: Abeer El-Sayed<p>Europe offers an amazing array of hiking trails boasting diverse landscapes, stunning scenery and breathtaking views. From the …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

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Exploring the Cold Coast: Beach Camping and Waterfall Hunting – Dispatch #6

Adventure<p>Adventure<p>Less an actual measure, “island time” is more of a mentality, one where each day, encounter, and moment is approached with its own unique respect and sometimes painful contemplation. Island time allows plans to adjust, fail, and reform with a certain fleeting fluidity that’s …

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9 Fragrant Flowers That Bloom in the Evening

Here are nine knockouts whose most winning features emerge as the sun sets.<p>Why not choose plants that perform best when you're actually around to enjoy them? Here are nine knockouts whose most winning features emerge as the sun sets.

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First-Ever Winter Thru-Hike of the PCT

On a sub-zero November morning, following a month spent slogging 600 miles along wet, snowy stretches of the Pacific Crest Trail in Washington and Oregon, Shawn Forry and Justin Lichter awoke to find their trail shoes coated with ice and frozen stiff.<p>The men had shipped their snowshoes to a …

Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.

Gardening calendar: plant kale and alstroemerias

This week's gardening tasks include deadheading daffodils and investing in irrigation<p><b>Plant alstroemerias:</b> <b>I’m a massive alstroemeria fan</b>. <b>These tuberous perennials</b> will give you two or even three crops of cut flowers and put on a good show every year, yet few of us grow them. Why not plant some? …

Gardening

The 10 Best Party Beaches On Earth

<i>By the Editors of Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>These are the world's best beaches to eat, drink and play, as chosen by <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i> readers.<p><b>10. Super Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece</b><p><i>Courtesy Mykonos Grand Hotel & Resort</i><p>If the name alone isn't enough of a hook, Super Paradise Beach on the island's …

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

These flowers change color when you feed them beer

Nature has done a pretty great job of making flowers all colorful and lovely to look at. Have you ever thought, though, that they might look even …

Biotechnology

A Shirt Jacket to Last Generations

When I was 11, my family bought a rattletrap cabin and 2.5 areas in the woods of Pennsylvania — at auction, for just $3,300. The price should give you a clue how much work was involved making the place even remotely livable, and most of the pictures we have of that era show my dad leaning on a …

Articles about wood house on Dwell.com - Dwell

The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Designing a house for this setting was a …

Daylight Savings Time: 7 Surprising Things You May Not Know

Our annual clock fiddling leads to fewer robberies and more unhappy farmers, for starters.<p>For most of the United States, this weekend sees the return of clock confusion—and heated debate.<p>Many Americans will spring forward an hour to mark the beginning of daylight savings time (DST)—also known as …

4 Yoga Principles That Will Make You Unstoppable in Business

Most people associate yoga with sweaty spandex-clad people who greet the day in downward dog and spend hours twisting their bodies into pretzels.<p><b>But</b> …

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A Brewing Problem

What's the healthiest way to keep everyone caffeinated?<p>“I don't have one. They're kind of expensive to use,” John Sylvan told me frankly, of Keurig K-Cups, the single-serve brewing pods that have fundamentally changed the coffee experience in recent years. “Plus it’s not like drip coffee is tough …