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10 of the best adventure holidays in Europe

Walk, cycle, kayak or horse ride around some of the continent’s most stunning and remote corners<p>The Persians named Cappadocia “the land of beautiful horses” after its wild mountain ponies – and the striking landscape of deep canyons and strangely shaped rocks is perfect for an unusual horseback …

Travel

When good weather is bad news: a storm adventure in Iceland

Winters in Iceland can be brutal, but a new hike aims to ‘make storms fun’. Kevin Rushby hopes for danger, blizzards and high winds<p>In the mood for adventure? Here’s a ready-made one waiting to be activated. Just add a flight to Reykjavik, some atrocious weather and Kommi Hermannsson, an Icelandic …

Black Rock

Archaeologists have hailed the finding of a 3,000-year-old 'bronze age Pompeii' in England

The settlement of large circular wooden houses, built on stilts, collapsed in a fire and plunged into a river where it was preserved in silts leaving them in pristine condition, Historic England said.<p>Discoveries from the dwellings in Whittlesey, in central England, which archaeologists said had …

How to take amazing travel photos: 8 tips from a pro

I have many self-improvement goals, including “learn how to host an excellent dinner party” and “master intermediate plumbing.” I consider myself an advanced beginner, having repaired many running toilets and clogged drains.<p>Also on my list was the goal to improve my photography skills. But it …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Bone discovery suggests a mysterious ancient species of human lived alongside our ancestors

An ancient femur found in a Chinese cave is unlike any bone formerly discovered, suggesting it belonged to a previously unknown human species that lived alongside modern man just 14,000 years ago.<p>The distinctive shape of the bone indicates that the species would have walked differently from humans …

Natural History Museum

Yosemite in a Weekend from San Francisco

Hike the Natural Wonders of Yosemite<p>Endless trails, towering sequoias, soaring vertical cliffs, and the grand, glacier-carved valleys leave everyone …

I Went Camping Alone and It Was Terrifying

In some of our most beloved best-sellers, women embark on insane adventures and come back transformed. Molly Langmuir tells a more complicated tale about putting yourself in peril.<p>The tram from Teton Village takes nine minutes to travel 2.4 miles of wire, and as it speeds upward, Wyoming's Jackson …

Record-Holding Free Divers Explore Cenotes on One Breath

Record-holding free divers Christina & Eusebio Saenz de Santamaria, aka One ocean One breath, explore oceans and other large bodies of water around the world, diving deep down on only one breath. More than simply plunging into vast expanses of water, though, the married couple also manage to …

10 amazing archaeological discoveries of 2015

2015 has been a year of compelling discoveries. From sunken ships to megalithic stones, colorful mosaics, intact tombs, 2015 gave us a rich view into …

7 Things to Do and Never Do While Dating

Welcome to the world of dating, where you'll meet folks from all walks of life and always get a little more than you bargained for. Sifting through potential suitors can be confusing, as people put on their best face in the beginning. But if you apply a bit of mindfulness, you can discern who's a …

Photographing in the Kingdom of Girls

Picture Stories<p>In the lush jungles of northeastern India, hard against the Bangladesh border, is a tiny village with an unconventional social order. Mawlynnong is where about 500 members of the indigenous Khasi tribe still follow ancient matrilineal traditions. Where succession, money, property, …

Siblings

Seven of Our All-Time Favorite Pieces of Gear

The outdoor gear industry tends to be forward thinking, using space-age tech to give us the gear of the future today. We’re talking specialized avy air bags, self-tying power laces, and fabrics so gossamer it’s a wonder they shield you from the elements (but they do!).<p>While we love the high-tech …

12 Habits That Set Ultra Successful People Apart

Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal goals out of the water. Here's what sets them apart.<p>A study at Strayer University found that most people think success is about achieving your personal goals.<p>Ultra successful people delight themselves by blowing their personal …

Self-improvement

10 crazy facts about World War 2

Some facts of WWII<p>1. There was a Japanese soldier, named Hiroo Onada, who didn’t surrender until 29 years after World War II was over, in 1974.<p>2. …

Remembrance Day

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Where to Hike in 2015: North Cascades

This year’s warm start has me already thinking about backcountry trips. From the way it looks now, we may be heading for a wonderfully long[Read …

Adventurers and Drones Go Into the Volcano for Science

Adventure<p>Adventure<p>“While I was perfectly aware of the danger, it was hard not to be mesmerized by the rare chance to experience the incredible energy of the Earth’s underlying forces,” says Sam Cossman, who one month after quitting his tech job found himself peering into the lava lake of a volcano …

UltraViolet

18 Neat Camping Hacks That Will Save You Time, Money, Sickness, and Potential Injury

Camping season is just around the corner everyone! For some of you every season is camping season. Camping outdoors is also a great way to save money …

Washing Machines