Michael Morrison

5,710 Flips | 9 Magazines | 3 Likes | 14 Following | 407 Followers | @michaelmorrc86v | Keep up with Michael Morrison on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Michael Morrison”

Time To Trek! A Starter Guide To Trekking In Peru

Strap on those hiking boots because it’s time to discover one of the world’s best-trekking destinations: Peru! More than just the Inca Trail, …

Hiking

The 10 Best Island Getaways in National Parks

Travel<p>When you need to cross the water to get away from it all, head off to these beautiful retreats across America.<p>Solitude, romance, adventure, excitement—all these words and more come to mind when travelers think of island getaways. The National Park System encompasses hundreds of islands, some …

National Parks

Here Are Three Awesome Summer Vacation Ideas In The USA

12:38 PM 07/14/2018<p>From beaches to deserts, the United States definitely has many beautiful places to travel to during the summer.<p>Here are three …

nationalpark

The Space offers luxury off-grid living at a high price

The Space, by Sweden's IO House, will measure 60 sq m (645 sq ft), arranged on one floor. It'll be prefabricated from wood, glass and metal, and have …

Off-grid

The truth about Jimi Hendrix is much different than the myth

Poor, neglected, carrying around a broom as substitute for the guitar he didn't have. These are images of Jimi Hendrix growing up in Seattle.<p>And …

Guitar

Archaeologists Discover Mummies Of Inca Nobility In Peru That Are Still Cloaked In Magnificent Robes

The 24 Inca mummies were found in the Pyramid of the Bees at the archaelogical site of Túcume.<p>Archaeologists recently discovered 24 mummies in Peru, …

Archaeology

Amazon’s best-selling air fryer cooks up crispy food without clogging your arteries

If you’re looking to spice things up in your kitchen, there’s no better way to do it than with a Cozyna SAF-32 Digital Air Fryer. This 3.7-quart air …

Cooking

How to Buy a Shipping Container

Swipe for Next<p>Swipe for Next<p>Swipe for Next

Shipping

The First Class Machu Picchu Train

<b>Enjoy our personalized service and make the most of your travel experience!</b><p>Travel with maximum comfort and space on board; ​delight an exquisite …

South America

Incredibly popular tourist attractions you haven't even heard of

National Parks

Did Archaeologists Really Find the World’s First Pyramid?

We need a lot of additional analysis and hard work for interpretation.”<p>– Viktor Novozhenov, archaeologist with the Sayarka Archaeological Institute …

Archaeology

Psychedelic Brew Made From Amazonian Plants May Ease Depression

Even for those with difficult-to-treat depression.<p>“Leon” is a young Brazilian man who has long struggled with depression. He keeps an anonymous blog, …

Depression

Fatmap Is Like Google Earth (on Steroids) for Hikers

Not long ago, my girlfriend and I set out for a 20-mile mountain bike ride in the Gila National Forest, in southern New Mexico. We had plenty of food and water, but we were armed with only vague directions and a mimeographed trail map from a local bike shop. The ride is remote but …

Google Earth

A 1,300 year-old island in Siberia shocked Vladimir Putin “I have never seen anything like it…”

<b>An ancient fortress called Por-Bajin–or</b> <b>Por-Bazhyn, Por-Bazhyng—has historians and Putin—among many others—completely baffled. No one is quite sure</b> …

Archaeology

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

Apps

110 Years After The Tunguska Event We Still Aren't Sure What Caused It

It was nothing of this earth, but a piece of the great outside; and as such dowered with outside properties and obedient to outside laws.<br>The Colour Out of Space by H.P. Lovecraft<p>At 7:15 on the morning of June 30, 1908, something happened in the sky above the Stony Tunguska (Podkamennaya Tunguska) …

Earth Science

watchOS 5: How to manage Walkie-Talkie contacts

Walkie-Talkie has been long time in the making, first announced for the original Apple Watch with the initial watchOS 1.0 software, and then scrapped before launch. Now, it’s nice seeing it make a comeback 5 major software releases later.<p>One of the more compelling features with Walkie-Talkie is the …

iOS

Promising new material has the right properties to capture solar energy, split water into hydrogen and oxygen

Solar energy is clean and abundant. But when the sun isn't shining, you must store the energy in batteries or through a process called …

Clean Energy

Secure any WiFi connection with this portable VPN device

Public WiFi is not unlike a public water fountain or a public bathroom — most of the time it’s fine to use, but depending on where you are, it can be</i> …

Information Systems

The Inca Left Behind a Strange, 3D Code That Scientists Still Can't Figure Out

They communicated in multiple dimensions.<p>The Inca Empire (1400-1532 CE) is one of few ancient civilisations that speaks to us in multiple dimensions. …

Heart Failure Reversed by Stem Cell Therapy Now in Trials

Heart failure could be reversed by a new stem cell therapy now on trial in Britain that could cut out the need for surgery as the treatment …

Top 10 Mind-Blowing Theories That Will Change Your Perception of the World

The reality is not as obvious and simple as we like to think.<p>Some of the things that we accept as true and take at face value are notoriously</b> …

Engraved rock could unlock America’s oldest mystery

Scientists are planning to take a fresh look at an engraved rock purported to hold the key to the mysterious “lost colony” of Roanoke.<p>Described as …

The Oxford Handbook of Later Medieval Archaeology in Britain

The Biggest 9/11 Coincidences – Strange Unexplained Mysteries

WAR GAMES ON 9/11 (AND THE LONDON BOMBINGS)<p>Were the hijackers lucky on 9/11… or had an insider tipped them off? That morning, the majority of the …

The 6 Best Off-Road Trailers of 2018

<i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>There was once a time when exploring the great outdoors on wheels …

Off-roading

An 860-Square-Foot Tiny Home Becomes a Summer Haven For a Family of Five

Nestled near Lake Michigan, a family finds peace and relaxation in the form of an off-grid tiny home.<p>Designer Jorie Burns never forgot her childhood summers in Michigan. Although it's been years since those particular long days—and she now has three kids of her own—Jorie always planned to return to …

Lake Michigan

A Lost John Coltrane Album Is Finally Being Released After 55 Years

The material was recorded in March of 1963 at New Jersey's famed Van Gelder Studios.

Les Paul: 10 Rockers Who Shred With His Guitars

June 9th would have marked <b>Les Paul</b>’s 103rd birthday. Les was a jazz, country and blues guitarist but he was probably best known for his incredible …

Never Suffer from Low Battery Anxiety Again. Here Are 5 of the Best Phone Chargers.

Do you worry when your battery drops below 50 percent? Never fear, our charger guide is here.<p>5 min read<p>“Low battery anxiety” might not be recognized in medical dictionaries, but colloquially, it’s very real. One survey found that close to nine out of 10 people felt panicked when their phone battery …

Tech Trends