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See 30 Amazing Places in North America

TravelPhoto Gallery<p>From stunning natural vistas to grand urban landscapes, from Canada to the Caribbean, these breathtaking photos transport you across the continent.<p>Home to nearly 600 million people, North America's immensity is matched only by its diversity. Simmering volcanoes, dazzling …

National Parks

18 Dystopian Novels That Will Definitely, 100% Blow Your Mind

The future is dark, disturbing, and thrilling to read.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Books

23 Shoe Hacks You'll Wish You'd Known About Sooner

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Every Day You Can Get into National Parks for Free This Year

It's been said that the national park system is America's greatest idea. If you have spent any time wandering these great ideas, it's easy to see why …

5 tangle-free ways to store your strand lights for next Christmas

There are few things worse than hauling all your Christmas decorations out, only to find a giant wad of tangled strand lights. It takes what feels like forever to untangle them and, in the process, you're probably jostling a few bulbs loose, which only makes matters worse.<p>Now that Christmas is over …

5 Stunning Natural Wonders You Can See in the U.S.

And how much they all cost to visit.<p>For some travelers, a trip is not complete without a big “wow” moment: a superlative spectacle, an eye-popping …

6 High-Performance Habits Only the Most Extraordinary People Share, Backed by Science

Incredibly successful -- and happy -- people consistently do six things. And you can too.<p>Why do some people succeed more quickly than others, and maintain that success over the course of decades? And out of that extremely small subset of people, why do some of them seem miserable, while others live …

This 23-year-old Travels the World on Weekends for Under $1,000 a Trip

Proving you don't need much time or money to travel.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>When Elona Karafin was a child, she was …

13 Camping hacks to make roughing it a little easier

Cleaning

41 Breathtaking Views From Above

TravelPhoto Contest<p>Experience a bird's-eye perspective of places around the world from the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest.<p>Humans always dreamed of flying. Thanks to the Wright Brothers, we're able to hop from one destination to the next in just a few hours. People …

Travel Photography

9 Incredible Bike Paths in North America You Won’t Want to Miss

North America is home to some of the amazing cycling paths in the world. With diverse terrain and incredible sights for your travel adventure, you …

Summer box office 2017: the superhero and kids movies that will dominate the season

We’re predicting these 11 movies will rule the roost at season’s end.<p>I’d love to tell you that the 2017 summer box office will see the sort of outside-the-box smash hit that rewrites the rules of the game, in the way <i>Star Wars</i> or <i>E.T.</i> or <i>Titanic</i> did.<p>I’d love to tell you that the European sci-fi romp</i> …

Box Office

These 12 Habits Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

Changing habits can improve your health, your focus, your motivation.<p>No matter who you are sometimes, we find ourselves in a slump or not where we want to be in our lives. For us to change our mindset, we often have to make changes to our habits and the behaviors that are causing us the problem. …

Why Professional Photography is ‘Worth It’

Being in the photography business successfully for 40 years has been an amazing journey and a great accomplishment for me. I believe that the people …

5 must-have apps for people who love the outdoors

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>It's true, you shouldn't spend <i>all</i> your camping time staring at a phone screen, but there are some apps that can help you make the most of …

Apps

12 Lesser Known National Parks in America to fall in love with

For every well-known national park there are numerous lesser known national parks that are just as breath-taking and beautiful. Check out some of our …

National Parks

From date night to cold showers: 20 habits that changed readers' lives | Sarah Marsh and Guardian readers

Small changes can sometimes make the biggest difference. Here our readers suggest the hobbies or routines that might make 2017 that bit brighter<p>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” If it’s good enough for Aristotle, it’s good enough for us. So what rituals …

Die Hard

How to fight a holiday hangover like a pro

<b>(CNN) —</b> Usually a holiday hangover comes after a night of good intentions that were overwhelmed by great company and even greater temptations.<p>When that happens, it can feel awful ... but it doesn't have to feel as bad, or last as long, as you might expect.<p>When you understand the science behind that …

Race Through All 8 Harry Potter Movies in This Impressive Supercut

While it’s thrilling to read and watch the <i>Harry Potter</i> story, with a book series that is over 4,200 pages long and movies that clock in at nearly 20 …

This Tool Can Help You Disappear from the Internet

Between election bile, fake news, and just plain exhaustion, we may be entering a down cycle for social media. If you’re interested in downsizing …

40 fun Google Home Easter eggs to try

When compared with Amazon's Echo, Dot and Tap speakers, Google Home ($129 at Dell Home) is missing some of the flair. It doesn't have native support for nearly as many smart home devices. Its list of commands isn't nearly as developed. And it's missing some smaller, simple features, like a sleep …

Android News

A lot of people are complaining about the iPhone 7's battery

Which published the results of a test into the iPhone 7's call time and internet use time, and it found that the phone performed worse than the Samsung Galaxy S7, the LG G5, and the HTC 10.<p>It tested the phones using a phone network simulator, a 3G call, and a web page that continually refreshes.<p>The …

Mobile Technology

12 Workout Myths That Just Need to Die

For every two fitness truths, there's a lie, and sometimes it's hard to determine which is which. (Especially when it's something many of us have just assumed for as long as we can remember.) So, now presenting: <i>Mythbusters, Fitness Edition</i>. Letting go of these 12 fitness misconceptions will help …

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

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The 7 All-Time Best Beaches in the World

By Nicolle Monico Mar. 4th, 2016<p>Photo Credit: Dino Geromella/Shutterstock.com<p>Every year, travel sites all over release a list of the world’s best …

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25 Small Life Changes That Create Lasting Success

The guaranteed way to increase your luck is to increase the number of times you bet.<p><i>What are some of the best life tips? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Dean Yeong on Quora:</b><p><b>Start before</b> …

Want to Be a Great Leader? Ask Yourself These Questions Weekly

The art of asking questions is the source of all business success.<p>Whether you're running a business, an aspiring entrepreneur, or somebody with big dreams, achieving requires that you have goals, plans, and a way to hold yourself accountable. If you really want to stay on track, a weekly check-in …

Congress member goes on bizarre anti-LGBTQ rant about sending gay people to space