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The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Manson<p>#1 New York Times Bestseller<p>Over 1 million copies sold<p>In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people.<p>For decades, we’ve been told …

Mental noise is hurting us: Why silence is the think tank of the soul

Upon meeting a Zen master at a social event, a psychiatrist decided to ask him a question that had been on his mind for a long time.<p>“Exactly how do …

Mindfulness

The Problem with Asperger's

Millions of people are identified with Asperger’s syndrome, as a diagnosis, an identity and even an adjective. Asperger’s name has permeated our …

Relive Your College Years With This Thoughtful, Hilarious Novel

"The Idiot" immerses readers in a Harvard student’s thwarted, anxiety-filled freshman year.<p>During the first winter of Selin Karadağ’s undergraduate career at Harvard, she’s walking through campus with her friend Svetlana when she runs into a linguistics classmate. “‘Hey Selin, how’s it going,’ he …

To reduce obesity and depression, we need more nature in our lives.

Nature is an overlooked antidote: People who live near green spaces are generally happier and report better physical and mental health.<p>A new report …

In pictures: 15 of the world’s most extreme drives | Photo Gallery

Roads. They can be long and winding, yes. But they’re often a whole lot else: teetering on the edge of an abyss; carved through mountain terrain so …

Vintage Vacations That Will Give You Intense Nostalgia

Travel before the 19th century was limited to the very wealthy. The automobile and its widespread availability after World War II changed that, …

These Quick Videos Will Reduce Your Stress In An Instant

Nature wins every time. 🌳<p>It’s been a rough couple of months in terms of stress, to say the least. Luckily, Mother Nature has our backs.<p>A recent study from the University of California, Berkeley and BBC Earth suggests that watching nature videos can reduce stress and anger and increase feelings of …

Using travel to heal grief, hiking Half Dome and Joshua Tree

TRAVEL<p>Presentation<p>Kai Lawson will discuss how to use travel as a tool for healing grief.<p><b>When, where:</b> 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 20 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena.<p><b>Admission, info:</b> Free. RSVP to (626) 449-3220.<p>YOSEMITE<p>Workshop<p>REI experts will talk about routes, gear and training needed to hike …

This couple is cycling from Canada to New Mexico with their toddler

Last year, they successfully hiked the entire Appalachian Trail when their daughter was just a baby.<p>Every year, people from all walks of life attempt …

37 Of The Most Heartbreakingly Beautiful Lines In Literature

"Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt."<p><b>2.</b> "We accept the love we think we deserve."<p>– Stephen Chbosky, <i>The Perks of Being a Wallflower</i><p>Submitted by Carly Black, Facebook<p><b>3.</b> "Till I die and after I die, and when I find my way out of the land of the dead, I'll drift about forever, all my atoms, till …

This Bronx elementary school is changing the way it teaches math -- and it's showing results

Fifth-grader Darmairys Henriquez used a green marker to write her answer to a math problem on a big poster board. Her classmates at P.S. 294 stopped …

Malala Yousafzai receives offer to study at UK university

The 19-year-old Nobel prize winner did not reveal which institution had offered her a conditional place during a Birmingham talk<p>Nobel peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai has told an education conference that she has received an offer to study at a UK university.<p>The 19-year-old is currently …

It’s True—They’re Turning Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Novels Into a TV Series

Ferrante fans, rejoice . . . maybe? Following speculation last year, a television adaptation of the acclaimed Neapolitan novels, the four-part series by pseudonymous Italian author Elena Ferrante, is officially in the works, slated for release in 2018. According to the <i>The New York Times</i>, Italian …

Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan novels are coming to television

This week saw International Women’s Day and the Women’s Strike, and thus much of discourse revolved around feminism — including as it pertains to books and writing. Here’s our weekly roundup of the best the internet has to offer on books and related subjects for the week of March 5, 2017, featuring …

Books

Following a Camera to What Matters in Life

“I grew up in a place where people took vacations from, not to,” says photographer Dan Sohner of his Columbus, Ohio, roots. A Midwestern upbringing …

Hikes of the Week - The Salt Lake Tribune

Private Arch takes its name from its years without being named or mapped. Many hikers still skip this side trip on the Devils Garden trail. From the …

Arches National Park

Standing In Solidarity: The San Diego Zoo Is Observing ‘A Day Without A Woman’ By Releasing All Its Female Animals

San Diego Zoo

This Zoo Elephant Has Lived Alone For Almost 40 Years

"You can't help but imagine what the last four decades have been like for her, and the misery, boredom and loneliness she has endured."<p>This …

A Hike Through America’s Otherworldly Outback

Natural wonders without all the hype—or the crowds? Venture into Nevada’s Great Basin National Park, home to belly-crawling caves, a ‘sky island’ and some of the oldest trees on the planet<p>WHEN IT COMES to national parks, a few of the biggest—say, Yellowstone or Denali—tend to hog the star-power …

The joys of winter walking in the Lake District

Ben Lerwill @benlerwill<p><i>The Lake District is Britain’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the country’s most popular hiking destinations –</i> …

How to Get to These Popular But Extremely Remote Destinations

There are some places in the world that simply aren’t meant for the average traveler, as they’re located quite a ways from more mainstream tourist …

National Parks

The best hiking boots

With summer sun completely melting what’s left of winter snow, leaving those once white peaks naked and rocky, it’s time to start thinking about …

North Face

The 50 Essential Hiking Trails in Los Angeles Los Angeles Magazine

Hiking is almost a rite of passage in L.A. Whether you’re native born or a transplant, a nature fiend or an indoor kid, hitting one of the city’s …

16 Incredibly Beautiful Aerial Pictures Of The American West

America the beautiful is even more stunning at 15,000 feet.<p>Niaz Uddin's pictures, taken from extraordinary heights, capture breathtaking bird's-eye perspectives of the American West. BuzzFeed News spoke with Uddin about how he got started in aerial photography and what motivates him as an …

National Parks

Rolling Estonia: a wilderness adventure in fairytale forests

John Gimlette and family lose themselves in the haunting wintry wilderness of lacy-white swamps and forests, before seeking refuge in restored pastel palaces. <b>Plus five more European wilderness holidays</b><p>Sometimes it helps to get a bit lost. In Estonia, that’s easily done. It’s more than twice the …

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Giving up a daily latte could help you afford these bucket-list travel goals

While grabbing a latte is a nice way to start your morning and buying lunch is a treat, swapping out some of those expensive habits could help you check a few more travel goals off your bucket list.<p>While every traveller knows that they could cut back on spending in order to have more cash on their …

Bucket Lists

Soothe Your Weary Soul with the Calming Sounds of US National Parks

Geysers and frogs and bears, oh my!<p>Four years ago, Yellowstone National Park—which celebrated its 145th birthday yesterday—teamed up with Acoustic Atlas at Montana State University to put together a public domain library of ambient sounds from across the nearly 3,500-square mile US park. The result …

14 photos of the most beautiful and remote places on earth

The results are stunning views from less obvious — but still very tourist-worthy — stops in Iceland, Myanmar, Canada, and more. Ahead, see 14 amazing destinations that could be your next truly unique getaway.

National Parks