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11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

11 Gorgeous Swimming Holes Around the World to Take the Plunge

Summer is a beautiful time of the year: beaches are buzzing, neighbors are hosting weekend barbecues, and the hot sun makes everything look even more …

How To Start Hiking? Everything You Need To Know

Hiking is such a perfect activity. You have the chance to exercise, breath fresh air, be close to nature and clear your mind of all your daily …

6 US Travel Destinations If You’re Wanting A Vacation Without Breaking the Bank

Work is hectic, the family is crazy, you need a vacation <i>now -</i> we all know the feeling. One problem though… you bank account doesn’t agree. Forget …

Cute Hiking Boots You Won't Be Embarrassed to Wear (or 'Gram)

Free People Fallon Hiker Boot<p>1 of 14<p>METALLIC. WEDGED. HIKING. BOOTS. We can barely keep it together. These babies come with two different laces—solid …

Clothing

Everything You Need for a Solo Backpacking Trip

For a next-level outdoor experience, try a solo backpacking<br>trip. Just you, the woods, and your thoughts —<br>and not a lot of extraneous gear

10 Stovetop Vegetarian Dinners With Tons of Protein

I'm not a vegetarian, but I do try to eat at least a few meatless meals a week. It's better for the environment, and, since meat can be expensive, …

Healthy Eating

Backpacking with Less: A Personal Introduction to Ultralight

<b>Izzie Zahorian—who recently soloed the first 478 miles of the PCT—learned the hard way that less is always more. Here’s her story and top tips.</b>I was …

Backpacking

How to keep hiking with little ones enjoyable for everyone

Few things are more terrifying than trying a new activity with a child. Reactions can swing from hyperactive joy to intense meltdowns within seconds, …

Mount Williamson Challenging

Mount Williamson tends to get the short end of the stick from many day hikers in the Los Angeles area. It’s pretty remote — oftentimes literally at …

How to Turn on Your ‘Stay-Slim’ Hormone for Good

If you’re like 94 percent of women who’ve experienced weight loss, you’ve had trouble maintaining it. Not anymore! The key to nixing rebound weight …

Nutrition

Hike Through American History on These 7 Trails

Follow in the footsteps of presidents, pioneers, and prospectors on these hikes. Just don’t get snowed in and eat your friends.<p>487<p>SHARES<p>There was no …

Hiking