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From Alaska to Ushuaia: meet the couple taking a seven-month honeymoon on a motorbike

Most people manage to take a two-week honeymoon after they get married, stretching to three if they’re lucky. Which is why English couple Tom and Lorna Broadway are the envy of many, as they’re taking a seven-month honeymoon on a motorbike, travelling from Alaska to Ushuaia.<p>Construction consultant …

San Francisco

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

The 20 Pound World Travel Backpack

Traveling the world requires a delicate balance of weight and preparedness. Over on The Art of Manliness, travel writer David Danzeiser shares his …

The psychological trick you can learn in 10 minutes that will be useful for the rest of your life

I poll people regularly about how overwhelmed and distracted they feel. I simply ask them to rate, on a scale from 1-10, how overwhelmed they feel, and how distracted they feel.<p>The average answer to both questions is about 8 out of 10.<p>As a rule, people are overwhelmed in the modern world.<p>Years ago …

Home Improvement

A bicyclist made an incredible 14,000-mile journey across Asia — and his photos are stunning

Working as an urban planner in chaotic London, Gandy took up cycling as a temporary escape from city life.<p>"Zipping through the streets, dodging cars and pedestrians became ... almost a form of meditation," he told Business Insider.<p>After some hard saving, Gandy came up with a plan. In 2013, he left …

Clean Technology

14 Rare Photos Of Albert Einstein That You've Probably Never Seen Before

It's the 100th anniversary of Einstein's general theory of relativity, and a new book reveals little-known pictures of the great physicist.<p>It's one of a set of rare photos that have been released to BuzzFeed by the Albert Einstein Archive and Princeton University Press, to coincide with the 100th …

13 Packing Hacks That Will Change Your Life

HGTV star David Bromstad helps us break them down.<p>Whether you're going home for the holidays or taking a much-needed vacation, there is travel—and thus the <i>ever-daunting</i> task of packing—in your future.<p>Because every last inch of suitcase real estate counts, and you don't want to wrinkle your …

Hacking

Google Maps is adding offline navigation and search starting today

Offline search and navigation was one of the biggest announcements at I/O this May — and now, nearly six months later, that feature is finally reaching users. Today, Google Maps will roll out a new offline mode allowing for driving directions and search. It's designed to fit seamlessly alongside …

Maps

3 Buddhist Beliefs That Will Rock Your World (And Make You Much Happier!)

You don't have to practice yoga or follow an Ayurvedic diet to benefit from Buddhist ideas (but if you do, more power to you).<p>So whether or not you …

Safari Pacific

Safari

The 6 Best Portable Hi-Fi Music Players

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> While the devices in this buying guide represent a substantial listening upgrade over your smartphone, it’s important to remember that …

Minimalist or Not, Camping Light Is Worth the Effort

Any adventurer who has ever watched an episode of <i>Man vs. Wild</i> has romanticized him or herself in a survival situation, where their primitive skills …

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

Minimalism

What it’s Like When Your Life Fits in One Bag

The first time I came home from a long trip abroad, it was after a year studying abroad in Malta.<p>I lugged behind me the big red suitcase my mom had …

Minimalism

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Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

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Is this the most adventurous backpacker in the world? British man lives to tell tales of being stripped at gunpoint in Israel, mugged in Nicaragua and falling severely ill in Nepal

• <b>Will Hatton has also been robbed while travelling through Nepal and India</b>• <b><br>He became extremely ill while trekking through the Nepalese Himalayas</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

One Man Spent 22 Years on This Tree Stump Hobbit House

That's dedication.<p>If this tiny house isn't proof of the impact that slowly chipping away at a big project can ultimately have, we don't know what is.<p>Artist Noel Wotten of Canada's Haida Gwaii islands, on the north coast of British Columbia, has carved out a hobbit-sized living space in the stump of …

Please Stop 'Burning In' Your Earphones

OK, audiophiles: real talk. Earphone makers seem to be either too polite or scared to say anything. And the people in the industry who should know …

9 Simple Yoga Poses To Help With Back Pain

Aching back got you down? You're not alone. According to the American Chiropractic Association, half of Americans report back back pain symptoms each year. While there's a lot you can do in your daily life, from working to strengthen your core to avoiding sitting for too long, a daily dose of yoga …

How I Broke Out of My Social Comfort Zone by Saying Yes to Everything

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been predisposed to saying “no” to social plans. If something isn’t within my comfort zone, I tend to avoid it. But …

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Breakfast

All your VR headsets are belong to China (pictures)

Virtual Reality

Backcountry Navigation: Compass Basics

I grew up in a time before GPS. I learned how to use a compass in Cub Scouts and learned how to navigate with one as I grew older. I think I got my …

Maps

80 Productivity Tips From Incredibly Busy Experts

In order to make sure I’m staying as productive as possible, and actually reaching my goals, I create 90 day plans for myself. I decide what 1-3 big …

71 Years of Riding

As he plans his next two-wheeled trip across the country, 77-year-old Terry Taylor says cycling is helping him age gracefully<p>Terry Taylor started riding his bike in 1944 and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. In fact, the 77-year-old he says the bike has been key to maintaining his health and …

Cycling

12 Ways to Optimize Your Time Like a Pro

<i>Matthew Capala is an Internet entrepreneur, SEO strategist, speaker, and author. He is the founder of Alphametic, an organic growth accelerator, and SearchDecoder. Mathew is an Adj. Professor at NYU, and is the author of Amazon-bestselling book, “SEO Like I’m 5</i>.”<p>Every entrepreneur I know is …

Productivity