Guillermo Torres

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How a Virus Spreads Through an Airplane Cabin

Traveling by plane greatly increases our chances of getting sick, or so many of us are wont to believe. To be fair, it’s not uncommon to come down …

Public Health

14 Passover Dinner Recipes for a Super Seder

Technically, the most important part of Passover is, of course, the seder itself. But no one comes to a seder without expecting to be fed a proper meal, especially after they've drunk all that wine. Passover dinners tend to be marked by firmly entrenched traditions, upheld by even more firmly held …

The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

How to Pack Light on a Long Hike – AGreekAdventure - Adventure Travel Blog

When headed out on a long hike, it’s easy to think you might need more gear than you do for a short hike. You might be tempted to pack more clothes …

We sleep less as we age because our brains don’t think we're tired

Sadly, there’s nothing we can do about it—yet<p>It’s a known fact that as we age, we sleep less. But the reasoning behind this phenomenon is poorly understood. Do older adults sleep less because they need less sleep, or because they simply can’t get the sleep they need?<p>In a review out today in the …

Gardenista Book Sneak Peek: The Architects’ Studio on Cape Cod

In October we published our new book, <i>Gardenista: The Definitive Guide to Stylish Outdoor Spaces</i>—and here’s a sneak peek from one of our photo shoots …

Cape Cod

The strange psychology of stress and burnout

You shouldn’t underestimate the positive power of having a degree of stress in your life. Identifying the tipping point, where stress turns to burnout, is the key.<p>As a neonatal nurse, Jennifer Welker learned to thrive under stress.<p>Rather than allowing the pain of handling a sick infant to affect …

Psychology

‘Calvin and Hobbes’: America’s Most Profound Comic Strip

The hilarity of ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ was rooted in a 6-year-old boy’s inability to control himself—or the world<p>In 1985, American newspaper readers met an appalling little boy. He taunted his mother (“Prepare for annihilation, pitiful Earth female”), tormented a classmate by telling her he had …

Comic Strips

Jasper National Park

This Alberta park—the largest in the Canadian Rockies—is wild in every sense of the word. Its local residents include grizzly bears, moose, and elk.<p><b>Location:</b> Alberta<b><br>Date Established:</b> 1907<b><br>Size:</b> 2,774,500 acres<p>The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, Jasper is wild in every sense of the …

National Parks

How to pack like the pros

Does traveling more make you pack less? Not necessarily, although we talked to five high-mileage, high-profile travelers (whose combined annual airline points could buy a private island in the Caribbean) to get their take on carry-on and carrying less.<p>Pauline Frommer<p><i>Publisher of Frommers.com and</i> …