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A desert full of mysteries: the Nazca Lines and beyond

The giant animal figures and hundreds of razor-straight lines etched into the sun-baked Pampa Colorada plain near the Peruvian desert town of Nazca constitute one of humankind’s enduring mysteries. Who created them? For what purpose? It's the stuff of endless fascination. But the Nazca area has …

Archaeology

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Your Weekly Dose of Inspiration: 30 Amazing Photography Links

It's been a terrific week in the world of photography and Toad Hollow Photography has been searching high and low online for the best links to …

Photography

8 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Body Language | Inc.com

We're all students of body language. Too bad we're not students of our <i>own</i> body language.<p>Here are some tips to help ensure your body language works for, and not against, you:<p><b>1. Prep with a power pose.</b><p>It turns out Leo was on to something: According to Harvard professor Amy Cuddy, two minutes of power …

Self-help

6 Volunteer Vacations to Experience

Yes, staying in a luxury hotel and parking your bum on the beach makes for an enjoyable getaway, but what if you're looking for a trip that's more meaningful? Innovative companies are unveiling enticing voluntourism (volunteer tourism) opportunities in a variety of locations, giving travelers the …

5 Weird Tours To Add To Your Travel Bucket List

It's about time your vacation plans got weird. And we mean <i>really</i> weird.<p>From the supernatural to the super high, we've gathered five of the world's weirdest tours that will make your bucket list just as quirky as you are.<p><b>1. A Stoner's Tour</b><p>Whether you are a full fledged pot head or just curious, …

Does Swimming Make You Gain Weight

"Weight-bearing exercises are those that incorporate all of your body weight into the workout, like running," she says. "They burn the most calories because you have to work extra hard to propel yourself forward. But swimming isn't weight bearing because the water actually supports most of your …

5 Ways to Make Your Life Simpler in the New Year

I spend a significant amount of time in my work life facilitating things. I facilitate workshops, I facilitate difficult conversations between colleagues, and I facilitate "learning about self" for my coaching clients. I also spend a lot of time in my family life facilitating, too: facilitating the …

Positive Thinking

How to trek to Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay put the mighty mountain on the map; thousands have followed, making huge sacrifices – many with their lives – in their own attempts to the …

Mountaineering

Børge Ousland: How I crossed Antarctica alone

Børge Ousland, the only explorer to have crossed Antarctica and the Arctic, recalls his solo Antarctic trek, in the footsteps of a famous fellow Norwegian<p>On my first attempt to cross Antarctica, I walked more than 620 miles to the South Pole. But instead of reaching my destination, on the other …

Climbing On Mount Denali

The 8 Best Apps For A Calm, Focused Mind

There's almost no place or time in most of our lives that's beyond the reach of digital distractions, which can make it incredibly difficult to focus and get things done -- and to carve out quiet time for ourselves.<p>At work, we can go for hours without stepping away from the computer, instead …

Posing Guide: 21 Sample Poses for Photographing Couples

Posing Guide for Photographing Couples: Couple photography is about connection, interaction and feelings between two people. Here are some poses to …

Digital Photography

nepal Archives – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

By Nellie Huang| 2018-01-03T16:19:50+00:00 July 18th, 2016|<p>Best Treks in the World The best treks in the world are no walks in the park, but they're …

Desert Safari in Jaisalmer Part 1 - A Liitle Hassle Upon Arrival

I have always dreamt of going to a <b>desert safari in Jaisalmer</b> ever since I have heard about it from fellow travelers. It was an experience that is …

How to Create an Amazing Watercolor Artwork in Photoshop

Create this spring-inspired abstract photo manipulation by Jenny Le! This tutorial will show you how to combine stock photos and splatter brushes …

Graphics

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