Maria Grig

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10 Places in the American Southwest You Have to Visit

The American Southwest is pumped full of potential for new experiences. It’s the ideal place to explore your adventurous side while indulging in a …

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

Exercise

This Tiny California Cottage is Airbnb's All-Time Most Popular Rental

From a homemade igloo to a bedroom inspired by a van Gogh painting, Airbnb is home to some pretty out-there listings. But the rental that has …

Mexico City

A Sleeping Bag With a Built-in Air Mattress, Pillow, and Sheets Makes Camping Easier

If camping for you is more about an enjoyable weekend away from the big city than an extreme survival situation, there’s no shame in making the trip …

Camping

These Are the Airbnb Rentals on Everyone's Bucket List

<b>By Greg Keraghosian</b><p>From a luxurious villa to a spare apartment bed, you can probably find it on Airbnb. But what kinds of rentals are getting the …

Mark Twain

SpaceX made some awesome travel posters for Mars

With all the recent news about International Space Station resupply missions, reusable rockets, and drone barges, it's easy to forget that reason Elon Musk created SpaceX in the first place is to help land humans on Mars. In a way, it's great that we're so familiar with the private space company's …

Space Travel

Sufjan Stevens Comes to Grief

Carrie & Lowell, his most challenging album yet, captures the subtle reality of loss.<p>You have to be careful, listening to Sufjan Stevens’s new album. One minute, the finger-picked guitars and lullaby vocals blend pleasingly into the background. The next, you might catch a line of lyrics and realize …

Sufjan Stevens

8 Places to Dine in the Wilderness in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is often thought of as a polluted wasteland of cars, traffic, and more cars. Sure, this is sort of true, but L.A. is also surrounded and …

Hiking

No one could describe the color 'blue' until modern times

It's about the way that humans see the world and how until we have a way to describe something, even something so fundamental as a color, we may not even notice that it's there.<p>Until relatively recently in human history, "blue" didn't exist, not in the way we think of it.<p>As the delightful Radiolab …

Linguistics

Watch: Why Are the LORD OF THE RINGS Films Better Than the HOBBIT Films? A Video Explanation

Whether you’re a fan of Peter Jackson’s films of J.R.R. Tolkien’s <i>The Hobbit</i> or not, this video essay by Sean Hickey gives a fairly well-reasoned …