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Top scenic drives around Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone’s famous landscape doesn’t suddenly end at the park fence. Enveloping the park kernel is a protective cushion of national forests and wilderness areas that offer almost as much scenic splendor as the park itself, but without the crowds and the entry fee. Heading to Yellowstone? See the …

National Parks

Do You Have a Photography Checklist? You Should. Here is a Quick Start

Modern DSLRs have so many features that it is sometimes difficult to keep track of all the settings. One of my biggest concerns is that a shot will …

Weird Places: Socotra

The Ultimate ‘Office’ Blooper Video

<i>The Office</i> ended its nine-season run last night, and now its fans are wondering what they’ll do without the Dunder Mifflin gang in their lives. Never …

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Top 15 Features of Your DSLR Camera That You Should Know

There’s a lot to learn when you first get a DSLR. The first things you need to know is how to get out of auto mode and start using your camera’s …

16 Summer Beers Ranked

In much of the U.S., winter weather lingered well into spring. So the end of the school year is arriving with a fair amount of surprise—but it’s …

95 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a really exciting week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching everywhere for the very best links to …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

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The Eighty-Dollar Champion

• <b>Author:</b> Elizabeth Letts<p><b>#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b> <br>Harry de Leyer first saw the horse he would name Snowman on a truck bound for the slaughterhouse. The recent Dutch immigrant recognized the spark in the eye of the beaten-up nag and bought him for eighty dollars. On Harry’s modest farm on Long …

The Onion Book of Known Knowledge

• <b>Author:</b> The Onion<p>Are you a witless cretin with no reason to live? Would you like to know more about every piece of knowledge ever? Do you have cash? Then congratulations, because just in time for the death of the print industry as we know it comes the final book ever published, and the only one you …

I Remember Nothing

• <b>Author:</b> Nora Ephron<p>Nora Ephron returns with her first book since the astounding success of <i>I Feel Bad About My Neck,</i> taking a cool, hard, hilarious look at the past, the present, and the future, bemoaning the vicissitudes of modern life, and recalling with her signature clarity and wisdom everything …

The Year of Living Biblically

• <b>Author:</b> A. J. Jacobs<p><b>Now a TV series Living Biblically airing on CBS!</b><p><b>From the New York Times bestselling author of The Know-It-All comes a fascinating and timely exploration of religion and the Bible. A.J. Jacobs chronicles his hilarious and thoughtful year spent obeying―as literally as possible―the</b> …

The Potty Mouth at the Table

• <b>Author:</b> Laurie Notaro<p><b>From the celebrated author best known for the Idiot Girls’ Action-Adventure Club and described as “the funniest writer in the solar system” (The Miami Herald) comes a new laugh-out-loud collection of essays on rudeness.</b><p>Pinterest. Foodies. Anne Frank’s underwear. <i>New York Times</i> …

Emails from an A*****e

• <b>Author:</b> John Lindsay<p><b>“It's like Sasha Baron Cohen on the internet.” - Jane Wells, CNBC</b> <br>When John Lindsay launched DontEvenReply.com in June 2009, it became an instant sensation. With 60% of the book featuring entirely new material never before available on the website, <i>Emails from an A*****e</i> offers …

Darwin’s Daily Routine

In between weighing the pros and cons of marriage, grumbling to his friends, and changing our understanding of human emotion, <b>Charles Darwin</b> spent a decade perfecting a radical scientific theory of how the world worked. In part because it demanded intense intellectual investment and in part because …

Why War: Einstein and Freud’s Little-Known Correspondence on Violence, Peace, and Human Nature

Despite his enormous contributions to science, Albert Einstein was no reclusive genius, his ever-eager conversations and correspondence engaging such diverse partners as the Indian philosopher Tagore and a young South African girl who wanted to be a scientist. In 1931, the Institute for …

An Interactive Map of Racist, Homophobic and Ableist Tweets in America

This is The Geography of Hate – a cartographical collection of every geotagged tweet in the continental U.S. between June 2012 and April 2013 in …

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Creatively Defaced Streetscapes

As we saw in "Creatively Defaced Textbooks," it's easy enough to create drawings in a book that you take home with you, or hide behind the back of …

Textbooks

World’s most extreme hearing animal: It’s a moth

The greater wax moth is capable of sensing sound frequencies of up to 300kHz – the highest recorded frequency sensitivity of any animal in the …

17-year-old cicadas are kicking off 'Swarmageddon' in North Carolina

People are getting all twitchy about the bugs that are coming out in New York and New Jersey after a 17-year buildup, but when it comes to cicadas, Billy Tesh is seeing the real deal in North Carolina.<p>"I was so excited," Tesh told NBC News from Greensboro, where he runs a company called Pest …

Fungus network 'plays role in plant communication'

Mycorrhizae are mutualistic - they both need and are needed by the plants whose roots they inhabit<p><b>Plants can communicate the onset of an attack from aphids by making use of an underground network of fungi, researchers have found.</b><p>Instances of plant communication through the air have been documented, …

The Exercise You Should Do Before Every Workout

Perform this move to jump higher, run faster, and lift more weight<p>For most men, a warmup involves a light jog and maybe some arm circles. "But if you want to take your training to the next level, that's not enough," says David Jack, mastermind behind <b>The High-Intensity Body-Weight Workout.</b> "A great …

4 Outdoor Exercises That'll Trump Your Gym Workout

Finally, a legit excuse to skip the gym and get your sweat on in the sun<p>It's easy to feel guilty walking into a gym on a gorgeous day. But after …

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Resistance Band Workout: 7 Moves for Sculpted Buns

Build a better booty with this targeted toning routine you can do anywhere<p>Boost your booty burn (and get faster results) with these sculpting moves …

Fitness Basics: These killer leg lifts are a serious core workout. See why

These killer leg lifts are a serious core workout. See why<p>The Globe and Mail | <br>Show Description<p>Challenge your core and balance with this great exercise for the bosu ball from trainer Kathleen Trotter<p>Articles Related to this Story<p>More from this section<p>Editor's Picks<p>Add to Watchlist<p>We've run into a …