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Trump proposes big import tax, triggering fight with Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to wall off America's border with Mexico, President Donald Trump triggered a diplomatic clash and a fresh fight over …

Hydration for runners: The new rules

Featured<p>by Peta Bee<p>Forget what you know about fluid intake. The rules for runners about what and when to drink have changed, says Peta Bee<p>There is an …

I flew on an all-business-class airline I had never heard of, and it was one of the best travel experiences I've ever had

I recently returned from a five-day trip to London with my family. Before booking our flight in March, we'd asked my uncle's travel agent to help us …

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, redwood forests, pristine beaches, and out-of-this-world desert landscapes, there are more than enough reasons to pack your bags and head to the Golden State.<p>Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, …

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Day One

Day One is a simple way to journal.<p>It’s easy to quickly enter your thoughts and memories and have them synced and backed up in the cloud.<p>Day One is …

The Motley Fool: Special FREE Report

I Can't Believe This $15,978 Social Security Trick Is Legal<p>Uncover a handful of little-known "Social Security secrets"... including the 17-minute …

The Shortness of Life: Seneca on Busyness and the Art of Living Wide Rather Than Living Long

<i>“How we spend our days,”</i> Annie Dillard memorably wrote in her soul-stretching meditation on the life of presence, <i>“is, of course, how we spend our lives.”</i> And yet most of us spend our days in what Kierkegaard believed to be our greatest source of unhappiness — a refusal to recognize that “busy is a …

9 Excellent L.A. Hikes With No Trail Costs and No Parking Fees

There are endless options in Los Angeles for outdoor exercise, especially hiking trails, but even some of those may come at a cost. Parking permits, …

The runner's Netflix list

We’re not ALWAYS working out. When you’re not on the run, it’s time to kick back and when you do, watching Netflix is likely one of the go-to …

16 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

A recent thread on Quora discussed some of the best destinations in Europe that remain unknown.<p>The answers hit on a number of hidden gems, which we included in this list, along with some others that came from our own research.<p>From Denmark's Faroe Islands to one of Armenia's oldest monasteries, here …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Travel<p>Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, …

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National Parks Road Trip: Northern Rockies

Travel<p>Grand Teton > Yellowstone > Glacier<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> Jackson, Wyoming<p>Explore the three crown jewels of the Northern Rockies on this tour spanning some of the continent’s most stunning alpine scenery and explosive geologic wonders. This trip takes you into the beating heart of wild America, …

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The Northwest's 8 Best Wildflower Hikes

<b>Lyle Cherry Orchard:</b> <i>5-mile out-and-back, Columbia River Gorge</i><p>Once upon a time, the Lyle cherry orchard was just that. But when farmers stopped …

On the road in America: travelling in the US without a car

Travelling in the US without your own wheels doesn’t have to be a form of purgatory. Beat writer, Jack Kerouac, unwitting inventor of the modern American road trip, never owned a car or a driver’s license. Aside from the odd brief (and presumably illegal) turn behind the wheel of someone else’s …