Peggy Moriarty

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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 …

26 Very Long Books Worth the Time They’ll Take to Read

Binge-watching is easy; just drag the laptop into bed and go. But savoring a book of, say, 800 pages or longer is a <i>project</i>. No book that size is …

Jillian Michaels Workout: 4 Amazing Abs Exercises

This tough workout will give you sculpted abs and killer confidence<p>Pretty much every woman on the planet is more than a little obsessed with flattening out the region between her breasts and pelvis—and it ain't easy!<p>"I did a poll on Facebook asking which area of your body you struggle with most," …

Workouts

America's top colleges assigned these books to freshmen

The book choices this year range from personal essays to classic fiction, hitting topics that include race, climate change, and sexuality.<p>While students will get to enjoy the books over the summer, at most colleges they're expected to come to campus ready to debate and analyze the book alongside …

Inside the Pulitzer Prize Book Winners

<b>Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction</b><p><i>The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History</i>, by Elizabeth Kolbert<p>When journalist and author Elizabeth Kolbert got …

Books

8 Savings Mistakes Even Smart People Make

You're not a finance expert just yet (that's probably why you're reading Wise Bread), and I don't expect you to make all the right moves with your …

Personal Finance

The Top 10 Outdoor Adventures in Newfoundland

Newfoundland is a phenomenal province to visit for outdoor adventures. Not only is the scenery exceptional, especially along the coast and in Gros …

National Parks

16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

Best coast?

Hiking

32 Perfect Books To Kick Off Your Book Club

"Guaranteed to give you the feels."

Books

Take the #Gimme5Challenge to Strengthen Your Body with Just Five Basic Moves

So freakin' simple. So freakin' awesome.<p>Hop off the treadmill, grab a seat, and check this out: Cardio is not the most effective way to reduce body fat. Without strength training, your weight-loss efforts will simply produce a smaller version of you. Is that truly what you want? Or do you want to …

Workouts

You Haven't Done Greece Till You've Been to These 7 Islands

The Greek islands I hear so many people speak of—laconic beaches, party towns and small villages populated by idyllic whitewashed buildings—are not exactly the islands I know. When I was a kid, I rafted down Peloponnesian rivers, snorkeled in the Ionian Sea, and once camped with my family for 39 …

Top 10 Holiday Gift ideas For campers and outdoor enthusiasts - Camping Gear, Gift Ideas

Today we bring you the coolest gear to take with you on your next outdoor adventure. Whether hiking through rugged mountains or camping on a lake – …

Confessions of a Skin-Care Addict

There are moments in your life when you’re able to see yourself as an omniscient observer—those out-of-body experiences that propel you to look at your life and ask in a Talking Heads refrain, “How did I get here?” One such moment occurred on a recent vacation, when I experienced a pang of terror …

Skin Care

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

My Best Stuff<p>The woman who calls herself "Muva" (as in "mother") on what she needs to have a good time.<p>By Sophie Saint Thomas1 day agoView …

Where to Get Your Paris Beauty Fix: 8 Products You Need from the Cult Shop, Oh My Cream ​

“Culte and confidentielle” is how Parisienne <b>Juliette Lévy</b> describes her charming beauty concept shop, Oh My Cream, in the city’s Sixth Arrondissement. And be forewarned that you might find her effusive spirit contagious should you venture in during Paris Fashion Week. For Lévy, a pretty …

Fashion Week

Backpacking Gear List: What I Took on a 2-Week Backpacking Trip

Here is all of the gear I used on a two week backpacking trip on the John Muir Trail. This is a full backpacking gear list for a multi-day thu-hike. …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

Adventure<p>These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

National Parks

100 books everyone should read before they die (ranked!)

To celebrate, start working your way through this list of 100 Books To Read in a Lifetime, as voted on and ranked by users of Goodreads, the largest book recommendation site on the web.<p>Amazon, which owns Goodreads, had its editors agonize over their own list, but the two turned out very …

Books

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Strand Bookstore Employees Share The Titles They Always Recommend

As booksellers, we know you don't always know what you're looking for. Some customers arrive absolutely sure of the book they want, others will ask for "that new book with the blue cover," and we can (mostly) take care of them with ease. But more than occasionally, readers need a little more …

This High-Intensity Workout Leaves No Muscle Untouched

Sometimes we’re all for taking it easy. Going for a long, slow jog or breathing deeply through a restorative yoga class can be just what our bodies …

A Basic Guide To Cheap Outdoors Gear For Broke Adventurers

On a budget but still want to be comfortable and safe on your outdoors adventures? Here's a guide to what you need to spend money on, what you don't …

Backpacking

11 Cities You Must Backpack At Least Once

There are almost too many must-see cities in the world -- and the most seamless way to hit them all is by backpacking. With little luggage and a huge sense of adventure, a backpacking trip allows you to experience new places with freedom and ease (all while teaching you more than college ever …

Panama City

Most-shared books: the favourites we give again and again

Whether for birthdays, words of comfort, or World Book Night, here are the books we can't stop giving<p>While doing my tax return, I totted up the number of books I had bought last year and counted a whopping seven copies of Winifred Watson's 1938 novel <b>Miss Pettigrew Lives For A Day</b>.<p>Seven! I hadn't …

Adventure Photo of the Week

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

Adventure<p>These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, …

Colorado River

Mike Belinsky, 29 and Avnish Gungadurdoss, 28

Cofounders, Instiglio<p>Instiglio ties charitable dollars to outcomes via results-based “impact bonds.” An investor fronts funds to an NGO; a foundation or government pays it back--with interest--once goals are met. In India, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Ecuador, Instiglio’s projects fight diabetes, …

Ecuador

39 Places to Have a Great Long Weekend

Adventure<p>Master the three-day weekend getaway in one of these vibrant adventure towns across the United States. With the advice of a trusted local, discover the best spots to hike, bike, paddle, eat, drink, and sleep.

Go West, young Han: How China and the new Silk Road threaten American imperialism

High-speed railways are revolutionizing trade in Eurasia — and could upset the global balance of power<p>Pepe Escobar<p>December 31, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>November 18, 2014: it’s a day that should live forever in history. On that day, in the city of Yiwu in …

John Muir Trail