Keri Lanier

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The 7 Best Hiking Trails In Colorado

A spectacularly diverse terrain propels hiking to the top of favorite outdoor activities in Colorado. From alpine lakes and waterfalls to dense …

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The 10 Best Fall Hiking Trails in the U.S.

There’s something simplistically beautiful about fall that makes us want to do just one thing: look. As we move into cooler weather, here are ten hikes across the country to take in autumn's colors before winter hides them in white.

10 Dog Friendly Road Trips for Fall

We’re heading into a spectacular time of the year … when Mother Nature sets off her fireworks and lights up the hills and vallesy with color. It’s …

A veterinarian reveals a surprisingly easy way to improve your dogs diet

Danny Tufaro, a veterinarian based in New York City, explains a simple way to add some variation to your dog's diet. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>Many people think only in the realm of dog food. I think you should try to feed an assortment of different things. Many people fear giving</i> …

5 Boozy Slushies That Were Made for the Summertime

Nothing signals summertime's homecoming quite like sipping frozen cocktails by the pool in anticipation of the night's Fourth of July festivities. …

Maui Brewing Co. to open first Oahu location, a brewpub and restaurant, in early 2016

<i>Press Release:</i><p>(Kihei, HI) – Maui Brewing Co. and Outrigger Enterprises Group today announced that the craft brewery will partner with restaurateurs …

Crowlers Sweeping the State

Crowler being seamed on site.<p>Growler fill stations, a bar squeezed into an unassuming location, changed the face of the Central Oregon craft beer …

Texas Craft Brewers Festival, focusing only on Texas-made beer, set for September 19

<i>Sponsored Press Release:</i><p>(Austin, TX) – The latest craft beer from award-winning Texas craft breweries will be flowing at the 2015 Texas Craft Brewers …

Upscale Camping for Any Budget

So you’re not in the mood to fuss with a tent, but you still want an awesome outdoor escape. Try one of these quirky lodges: From treehouses to yurts, there’s no hassle with setup, and they put you smack-dab in the middle of nature, with easy access to climbing, cycling, fishing, hiking, rafting, …

The Athlete's Guide to Superfood Seeds

Yeah, superfoods come in and out of favor like fashion trends. A few years ago, we were all about acai, as this Hopes&Fears article points out, and now we’re really into kale and quinoa. It makes sense, when you consider the word “superfood” is simply a marketing term with no scientific definition …

Lost Dutchman State Park, an Arizona park located near Apache Junction, Chandler and Fountain Hills

LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK<p>LOST DUTCHMAN STATE PARK<br>6109 N. Apache Trail<br>Apache Junction, Arizona 85219<p>Phone: 480-982-4485<p>Lost Dutchman State Park<p>Lost …

The 10 Weirdest Things You Can Eat at an Aid Station

Last year, covered in mud and wolfing down cookies and a sports drink at the finish line of the Eugene Curnow Trail Marathon, I started chatting with a Frenchman. At aid stations back in France, he told me, they had ham and baguettes.<p>Suddenly, our heavily processed spread seemed less impressive. …

The Lost Coast Trail: An Overview

We arrived at <b>Mattole Beach</b> early in the evening. The trailhead has a scattering of car campsites, which we were eager to leave behind. We donned our …

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The Day Carlos Santana Met Miles Davis

In an excerpt from his autobiography, The Universal Tone, Carlos Santana describes how he met and befriended Miles Davis and the stages and music …

11 Problems Music Can Solve

Music is a splendid thing. It can cheer you up when you're sad, make you dance like a fool, and allow you to drown out the world when you need to. …

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Hiking Zion National Park

I have a confession to make. The American Southwest wasn’t on my adventure radar until my friend Reed persuaded me to join him on a road trip through Utah Canyon Country.<p>Driving into Zion National Park at sunset was a shot in the arm for my wanderlust. I was ready to explore the big red …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

The Dark Origins of 11 Classic Nursery Rhymes

In the canon of great horror writing, Stephen King, Edgar Allan Poe, H.P. Lovecraft, Bram Stoker, and Mary Shelley tend to dominate the craft. But …

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5 Late-Season Washington Hikes to Do Before the Snow Falls

It won’t be long now.<p>Soon the snow is going to fly, burying our favorite mountain trails and triggering the annual road closures that make some of …

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14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

Arsenic, Added Sugar, And Every Other Bad Thing In Your Food—Now In One Helpful Database

Chances are, you have no idea what you’re eating–and what you are eating is way worse than you think. The Environmental Working Group’s new food database can help change that.<p>In Environmental Working Group’s new food database, the scariest thing is the sugar.<p>Added sugar, it turns out, is …

How Your Pets See The World

Treat. Hydrant. Dog butt.<p>Do you ever wish you could see the world from the eyes of your chihuahua, or your kitty, or your mini-pig? You could try crawling around on all fours to get a sense of these animals’ perspectives–or, you could equip your pet with a PetCam, as photographer and animal lover …

The Apps You Need to Deauthenticate Before Selling Your Devices

Selling a computer, smartphone, or tablet should be as easy as wiping all your personal data off of it and handing it over to the buyer, but …

What Type of Music Should I Listen To Before and During a Workout?

<i>A:</i><p>The workout soundtrack can be a very personal thing. Certainly there's no perfect pump-up song, but there is science behind getting the most out of your exercise playlist. And it applies whether your music library swings toward rap, indie, country, or classical.<p>Load up the first section of your …

Plane Finder Tracks Your Flight in Real Time

Web/iOS/Android: Plane Finder delivers next-level flight tracking in real time, showing you exactly where the plane you're tarcking is and when it …

Can I Trust the Reviews on TripAdvisor?

<i>A:</i><p>In its 14 years of existence, TripAdvisor has become a leading online and mobile resource for travelers. It contains 170 million reviews, and rankings of four million properties and businesses in 140,000 places. Contributors add an average of 100 new entries a minute.<p>In theory, all of the reviews …

Peak Performance: Yosemite’s Best

Yosemite National Park is the Ultimate Outdoor Classroom.<p>This 1,200-square-mile swath of soaring granite cliffs, towering waterfalls, and ancient sequoia groves has awed millions of visitors for over a century. “I can’t think of a better classroom,” says Beth Pratt, director of California programs …

Top 10 Underappreciated Parks

From vast wilderness to varied history, from swamp to desert, these places should be more famous.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything—National Parks</i><p>Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon deserve the appreciation they receive, but the National Park System includes nearly 400 units, …