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5 Reasons to Visit Montana: Epic Hiking Trails in Glacier National Park

<i>A view from the Wild Goose Island Overlook puts visitors into an instant dream state. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>Glacier National Park in Montana is steadfastly considered to be one of the most beautiful places on Earth. John Muir once said that it holds "...the best care-killing scenery on the …

National Parks

12 Terrifically Glamorous Camping Options

While we might prefer to avoid the awkward sounding neologism "glamping," there's no doubt that this modern trend of retiring to remote places while maintaining the trappings of luxury is now extremely popular.<p>Here are a few destinations and suggestions that allow one to camp out indulgently.<p>1. …

National Parks

The Ultimate 7-day Teton and Yellowstone Road Trip Itinerary

Pin Me!<p>The Ultimate Teton and Yellowstone Road Trip Itinerary<p>Last winter, I went up to Jackson for an awesome winter weekend at the Triangle X Ranch …

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6 Prime Spots to Picnic in the National Parks

We scoured Instagram for the most epic places to sup outside<p>Whether you're returning from an arduous hike or tugging the kids out of the car to …

Buckminster Fuller’s Map of the World: The Innovation that Revolutionized Map Design (1943)

Last week we brought you news of a world map purportedly more accurate than any to date, designed by Japanese architect and artist Hajime Narukawa. …

9 Oscar-Nominated Movies to Inspire Your Next Adventure

You may not be at the Academy Awards, but these destinations will make you feel like a star.<p>This year’s Oscar nominations for Best Picture cover not only a varied mix of genres and storylines but also a diverse range of travel-worthy destinations.<p><b>Arrival</b><p><i>Bozeman, Montana, U.S.</i><p>Arguably the year’s …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

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6 Places To Capture Incredible Landscape Shots In Grand Teton National Park

<i>By Jonathan Irish</i><p>To say that Grand Teton National Park is an iconic photography destination is almost an understatement. The jagged peaks of the Teton Range, along with the stunning natural beauty and wild animals on the valley floor, have long lured photographers from around the world. In …

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How to Reduce Stress by Breathing Like a Navy SEAL

These are stressful, uncertain times. How are we supposed to be calm and productive workers amid all this chaos?<p>There is one simple way to cage the …

Military

Video: Kayakers Surrounded by Pod of Orcas in the San Juan Islands

Last year, a viral video of a two paddlers approaching a pod of southern right whales set off a stream of controversy on our site as readers debated …

Extreme Sports

5 Great American Road Trips, Mapped From Start To Finish

There’s no doubt that international travel is glorious. But sometimes we’re so eager to go abroad that we forget to be tourists in our own country. Why not explore the beauty in your own backyard by taking to the open road?<p>We’ve mapped out five great American road trips from start to finish, with …

RVs

DIY Succulents

Bloom! (mic drop) Find the instructions here<p>You May Like<p>DIY Rainbow Canopy<p>Color-changing Unicorn Mug<p>DIY Rainbow Marble Coasters<p>Relaxing Rose Dough<p>DIY …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

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8 Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Learn Calligraphy And Hand-Lettering

If you don't know where to start...start here!<p><i>Rachel Miller is a Senior Lifestyle Editor at BuzzFeed and the author of Dot Journaling―A Practical Guide: How to Start and Keep the Planner, To-Do List, and Diary That’ll Actually Help You Get Your Life Together.</i>

32 Mindblowing Documentaries On Netflix To Binge-Watch On Your Day Off

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What kind of bird is that? Snap a picture and the Merlin Bird Photo ID app tells you

Is that a bufflehead? A coot? Maybe a loon? Get close enough to take a picture and the Merlin bird identification app will tell you in seconds — sort of like a Shazam for would-be ornithologists.<p>The photo ID capability has actually been a part of the greater Merlin ecosystem for more than a year, …

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Gardening 101: Christmas Cactus

Christmas Cactus, <i>Schlumbergera bridgesii:</i> “Magic in Maine”<p>The Christmas cactus is a plant of magic and mystery. My parents had one when I was growing …

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The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2016

Each year, when best-of lists start popping up all over promptly on Dec. 1, it feels too soon. Really? We’re saying goodbye to the year already? It’s barely 11/12ths over!<p>For 2016, many have been wishing it gone for some time already. It will have taken with it Prince, David Bowie, Gene Wilder, …

Here are all the dates you can get into US National Parks for free in 2017

As you plan your 2017 travels, know that the U.S. National Park Service will be offering a number of days during which they will waive entrance fees …

National Parks

Giant Collection of Book Lists for Kids

I love to help my fellow moms and dads find great books for kids and every Monday I share a list of our favorite reads. If you are looking for …

The 50 Most Scenic Drives Across the Country

When you want to hit the open road, here's where to set your GPS.<p>Here are 50 drives—one in every state—where you'll lose yourself in the surroundings, stumble upon the unexpected, and possibly blank on where you're ultimately headed. Do final destinations really matter?

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the slouchy tee {free women's sewing pattern} - It's Always Autumn

Hey guys, I have a new, super easy, great free sewing pattern for you today. Here’s why it’s so great: it’s roomy and slouchy, which makes it super …

Pattern Weights Tutorial

In all the years I've been sewing, I'd never heard of pattern weights until I saw them on Project Runway.....and I just started watching Project …

Basic T-Shirt Pattern

Today I’m going to show you how to make a basic t-shirt pattern based off of a t-shirt you already have. <i>If you read all the way through the post,</i> …

Simple Zip Pouch Tutorial For Beginners

This tutorial is for anyone who wants to master some simple basics – sewing in a zip, and making a small pouch. Zipper pouches are so versatile and …

Artists Reimagine Children's Monster Drawings to Promote Creativity

In 2015, <i>The Monster Project</i> gave one group of lucky children the chance to bring their dreamy drawings of monsters to life. Now, one year later, the make-believe beasts are back, thanks to talented artists, imaginative children, and a successful Kickstarter campaign.<p><i>The Monster Project</i> is an …

Art

Hand Lettering: The Beginner’s Guide

A hand lettering guide that's perfect for beginners. We review how to draw a letter, lettering styles, common mistakes, and top classes.