Kristen Germann

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Step Inside The Homes Of Famous Artists Who Live With Art

Artists and the interior design arrangements that make their homes pop.<p>Have you ever wondered what the inside of your favorite artist's bedroom looks like? Have you fantasized about the sculptures and paintings that might adorn her living room, turning an apartment or house into a habitable museum? …

Art

Reader Recs: World’s Best Hiking Trails

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Eager to spend some time in the great outdoors?<p>We asked our Nat Geo Travel Facebook fans to share their favorite trails, and their responses will have you lacing up your hiking boots before you know it.<p>Don’t believe us? Read on:<p>We kick things off in Badlands National Park …

Hiking

11 Creative DIY Projects Using Paint Chips

<i>By: Mady Dahlstrom, Content Editor for Porch.com</i><p>For those of you who are DIY-obsessed and crafty home remodelers, we can bet you have a stack of paint chips hidden in the back of a drawer or closet at home. If not, you can always hit up your local hardware store to pick out your favorite colors. …

Crafting

Top 10 European canyons and gorges for walking and hiking trips

Photograph: Bertrand Gardel/Corbis<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/2564b8bab04e06d38a0b0bf6cd8c737949b296c1/8_77_1254_753/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: …

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24 Quotes About Kindness That Will Inspire You to Make a Difference and Be Happy

Make a difference. Be happy. Be successful. Be you.<p>There are a myriad of things the world could benefit from having more of. Kindness is one of them. When you are a kind person, you're not only helping others, you are helping yourself, too. There's substantial scientific evidence that being kind …

14 Amazing Psychology Facts Everyone Needs To Know

Written by Higher Perspective<p><b>1. Your favorite song is likely associated with an emotional event.</b><p>You and everyone else. (<b>source</b>)<p><b>2. Music impacts your</b> …

University of Chicago

31 Quotes To Inspire You To Live For Meaning Instead Of Money

Is money everything that you need to make you happy? This young generation, more famously known as the Generation Y, thinks not. These teenagers and …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

24 Rare Historical Photos That Will Leave You Speechless

21. Fidel Castro and Che Guevara fishing in 1960.<p>Advertisement<p>22. The aftermath of D-Day as two boys watch from a tree while American soldiers drive …

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

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Washington Wild

Posted on Jun 27, 2018 in Conservation News, Uncategorized, WA Wild Blog<p>Photo by Brian Fritz The Article This June, Washington Wild was proud to have …

10 Happy Bedrooms

Interior Design

The 5 Best Lake Getaways

With sites like VRBO.com, it’s easier than ever to rent a sweet place on a spectacular body of water. These five classic lakes offer the perfect blend of isolation and comfort.<p>Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire<p>There are over 275 islands and 20 beaches to explore within spring-fed Lake Winnie’s …

The 8 Cheapest Destinations In Europe

The continent has plenty on offer that won't break your bank account, but you have to know where to look.<p>If you're strapped for cash and want the best bang for your buck, here are 8 of the best value destinations in Europe.<p>Note: The prices listed here are approximate and may fluctuate considerably …

European Travel

What Not To Do When You Visit New York City

<b>1. Don't… visit MOMA or The Met.</b><p>I don't have anything against either of these museums. I used to be a card-carrying member of MOMA and I'm planning to check out their new exhibit, "Rising Currents: Projects for New York's Waterfront."<p>It's just that a visit to MOMA will set you back $20 (unless you …

Mountains for Mortals: 7 of America's Best Summits for Beginners

Anyone who's spent even a little time in the mountains has pictured it: You're a couple hours into your hike; panoramas of sweeping valleys and jagged cliff lines consume your gaze. You wipe a bead of sweat off your brow as you climb higher and higher, each step bringing you closer to the …

Hiking

18 Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

We first wrote about Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer and retoucher, 4 years ago, when he was still a computer engineering student. Even back …

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Earth Day Pictures: 20 Stunning Shots of Earth From Space

Auroras, glaciers, and gullies feature among the most stunning pictures of Earth from space, chosen by National Geographic photo editors for Earth Day 2011.

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …

National Parks

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

Gulf Coast

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