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10 Ways Smart People Start Conversations With Anyone

The heading is not to say that some people are smart while conversing and that others are just plain stupid. That would be a gross generalisation. …

11 Training Tips for Running Your First Half-Marathon

Running a half-marathon is all the rage these days, especially among women. In fact, a recent Running USA Report revealed that 13.1 is the …

Marathons

Coffee, Bikes, and Beer: Bicycle Bars and Cycling Cafes Across America

When asked what coffee, bikes, and beer have in common, Musette Caffe owner Thomas Eleizegui said, “cyclists always need a fix. It’s been in the …

Mountain Biking

Long Weekends Like a Local: Packing List

Camping is one of the best and easiest escapes into nature, away from the chores of daily life. The more nights this summer you can spend staring at a campfire and sleeping under a canopy of stars, the better, even if you stay close to home. Here are ten ways to make it more fun and happen more …

The 21 Best Places to Camp in the U.S.

Camping is one of the most American activities you can do. While it might not have been invented in the colonies, the wide prairie ranges, open …

Elroy Sparta Bike Trail

Tunnel 1 along Elroy Sparta State Bike Trail<b><br>The Elroy Sparta State Bike Trail is a 32 mile linear bike path on crushed gravel. It is world famous as</b> …

A Better Bivouac: The 7 Best Backpacking Tents

Mountain Hardwear Optic 2.5<p><b>Pro:</b> 37 square feet when setup<b><br>Con:</b> Velcro fasteners make opening and closing the door annoying<p><b>Rookie Refuge:</b> Beware of the …

A Beginners Guide To Meditation

8 Grab and Go Snacks under 200 Calories

Though burger-slinging giants like McDonald’s have monopolized the term, not all fast food is greasy, nor does it have to be handed through a …

Metallic Flash Tattoos Are Set to Become a Gorgeous Summer Beauty Trend

With summer fast approaching, a new beauty craze is inspiring trendsetters everywhere to experiment with their seasonal looks. Flash tattoos are a jewelry-inspired design that can make an unexpected statement on any part of the body. The unique pieces naturally last for up to six days, but can be …

The Woman Who Woke Up in the Future

Naomi Jacobs went to bed a 32-year-old woman and woke up believing she was a teenager again. After temporarily losing 17 years of memories from a rare form of amnesia, Jacobs wrote a memoir about piecing her life back together.<p>Naomi Jacobs was a 32-year-old single mother living in Manchester, …

Long-haul bike touring gear – the hit list | Adventure Sports Network

It's possible to carry your full camping setup when bike touring if you grab the right gear. Photo courtesy Ortlieb<p>Bike touring, whether you're …

Camping

Baking on the Trail: Chocolate Muffins

Are you dreaming about enjoying warm, freshly baked bread or muffins with a cup of freshly brewed coffee on a cold morning in the backcountry?[Read …

Cycling holidays: readers' tips

<b>This week’s winning entry</b><p><b>Italy</b><p>You might not consider cycling on a holiday in <b>Venice</b>, yet a 40-minute train ride takes you to the Euganean Hills, an area of extinct volcanoes with a cycle track that circles them. The level track follows the ancient 12th-century canal built to carry the volcanic stone …

European Travel

13 Simple Phrases to Ignite Her Passion

Relationships are funny things: One partner can be cruising along thinking everything's just fine and dandy, and the other can be curling up inside like a poinsettia after New Year's. One of us is sure we're on the right track, while the other is wondering, "Why don't we talk anymore?" And more …

Famifi

Five Great Bicycle Routes in Europe

Planes, trains, and automobiles certainly provide travelers with an edge when it comes to getting the most mileage out of Europe’s dreamy, castle-flecked landscapes. But there’s a price to pay: We end up being passive observers, rather than participants in the journey itself.<p>Touring Europe by …

European Travel

10 Best Outdoor Documentaries Streaming on Netflix

We’d all rather go out and live the outdoors than watch someone else do it, but there’s nothing wrong with getting a little inspiration every now and …

Jackson Hole

What to Do With Your Leftover Candy Canes (Besides Just Eating Them)

More leftover candy canes than you know what to do with? From DIY peppermint ice cream to candy truffles, here are some tasty ideas to get rid of them all.<p>Candy canes seem like such a good idea in early December. Every year, it's the same routine: You buy a big box (They're so cheap!), and hang …

Wasabi Salsa with Homemade Tortilla Chips

<i>Amaze your friends at your next dinner party with this tasty and sophisticated dish.</i> <i>The Homemade tortilla chips will really impress them.</i><p>Serve with a …

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

The weekend TODAY anchors were in for a treat when their moms burst into their Mother's Day cooking...<p>TODAY's Sheinelle Jones, Craig Melvin and Dylan …

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Harley Pasternak Blogs: How Seven Minutes of Exercise May Be All You Need

Is seven minutes of exercise all you need to get red-carpet ready?<p>A few years ago, the U.S. government came up with a set of pretty aggressive …