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51 Of The Most Powerful Pieces Of Advice From Books

"And now that you don't have to be perfect, you can be good." —John Steinbeck<p>2. "Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs."<p>—<i>Jane Eyre</i>, Charlotte Brontë"<p>Suggested by khlaw1993<p>3. "Never forget what you are, for surely the world will not. Make it your …

Books

21 Phrases You Use Without Realizing You're Quoting Shakespeare

William Shakespeare devised new words and countless plot tropes that still appear in everyday life. Famous quotes from his plays are easily …

Literature

12 Things You Say Without Realizing You’re Quoting Poetry

Last year, we collected 21 idioms and expressions that have entered everyday language from Shakespeare’s works, from the original “wild goose chase” …

62 of the World's Most Beautiful Libraries

<i>For the last couple years, Jill Harness has been rounding up the world's most beautiful libraries by continent. Here they are all in one place, in no</i> …

The Instagram photos every tourist in SF takes, and what they could snap instead

There are many cliché San Francisco photographs: ones depicting visitors hanging on to a cable car railing, the street signs at the Haight-Ashbury intersection, and of course, the beauty of the giant Golden Gate Bridge, just to name a few.<p>These landmarks are indeed beautiful features of our city, …

Watch: A video tribute to Tim Duncan: "TIM"

Nearly a year and a half ago, YouTube artist Normandie released a video tribute that blew me away. I shared it here on PtR, and the response was …

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

Interactive Game of Thrones map will make you an expert on Westeros

And all the other little islands in the known world<p>Now that <i>Game of Thrones</i> is over for another year, it's time to try and find something that can fill that hole in your heart that aches every Sunday night. In an attempt to ease the pain, the team over at Quarter Maester has put together an …

Game of Thrones

Atlas Obscura's New Book Puts the World in Your Hands

Atlas Obscura began in 2009 as a curated collection of write-ups about interesting places from around the world, but it's grown into something much …

17 of the best under-the-radar islands in Europe

Even if you haven't done much traveling in Europe, though, these breathtaking islands are well worth the detour.<p>They boast laid-back cultures, quiet charm, and an unspoiled nature that simply cannot be matched by the European mainland.<p>So pack your best camera, and get ready for an adventure.

Balearic Islands

AIRSPEED: The FIRST Curved Regulator Watch For All

Stretch Goal #3 Reached! You’re Awesome!<p>And now, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: We hear you loud and clear. You asked for enhanced …

15 Things You Should Be Grilling (That You Probably Aren't)

1. Watermelon.<p>Everybody knows that burgers are great on the grill. And hot dogs take on a welcomed char that just isn't possible when cooked in the microwave. But those aren't the only foods that benefit from a little outdoor cooking. We're not talking chicken or steak either -- no, it's time to …

Top 10 secret libraries of all time

From Star Wars to Harry Potter via Oxford’s Bodleian, DD Everest celebrates the joy of magical libraries<p>What could be more exciting than magical books hidden in a secret library? (All the more so with hundreds of public libraries under threat - see the My Library By Right Campaign.) Imagine, then, …

The best hidden gems and secret spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city that can excite you forever — it's one of those wonderfully dynamic places that's always ready to surprise. It's why, despite the rising costs and million other complaints, the city sticks with you.<p>But even the most beloved places can get a little worn. You've been to the …

10+ Of The Funniest Two-Line Jokes Ever

A young person is a child, grows up, grows old, and then becomes like a child again. So, too, with your sense of humour: while you might be too cool …

The 20 Best Running Shoes For Men

Puma Speed 300 Ignite<p><b>Type:</b> Racing<b><br>Weight:</b> 8.2 ounces<p>Designed to be among the fastest running shoes on the market, this shoe boasts a dual layer …

North Face

5 Parenting Hacks For New Dads That You Won’t Find In Baby Books

Sock secrets, money-saving shortcuts, and more genius tips<p>There are plenty of parenting books that will break down the tried-and-true methods for feeding, changing, and caring for your new baby.<p>But when your bundle of joy arrives and you find yourself literally in shit, it’s the little tips and …

The Most Beautiful Places to Run in the World

These stunning trails and roads, published in our print magazine over the years, will inspire you to find your own Rave Run.<p>1 of 78<p>Yosemite National Park, California<p>About 3,214 feet above the Yosemite Valley is Glacier Point Road, said to be one of the most scenic stretches to run. Cool off and …

15 Half Marathons You Should Sign Up for ASAP

Dust off those sneakers! These epic races will inspire you to lace up and get running<p>Your Half Marathon Bucket List<p>1 of 16<p>The half marathon is having …

Marathons

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Hiking

'The Mirror Thief' Reflects 3 Transfixing Tales

If you're reading this section of the site, there's a better than good chance that at one time, you've read a book that changed your life. For literature lovers, that's not hyperbole — occasionally, books have a way of finding you when you most need them; they really can alter the way you look at …

42 Vegetarian Mexican Recipes So Good You Won't Even Miss the Carnitas

From fried avocado tacos to elote-style corn salad and black bean burritos you'll want every night of the week.<p><b>When you think of Mexican cooking</b>, it's hard not to conjure up images of carnitas, carne asada, beef-filled enchiladas, tacos al pastor ... but finding a Mexican vegetarian recipe is a lot …

Cooking

24 Atlanta events for kids and families to enjoy in May

<b>Through 5/22</b><b><br>Art AIDS America</b><b><br>Where:</b> Zuckerman Museum of Art<b><br>When:</b> 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Tuesday through Saturday); 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Sunday)<b><br>Cost:</b></b> …

A Quick and Painless Workout Gear Guide for Spring

Hey chubby.<p>Maybe your “stay fit” mantra from New Year’s quickly morphed into “stay cozy.”<p>But now it’s the first week of spring.<p>Get outside, and get …

NASA is giving away its vintage-inspired travel posters for free

When NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory reached out to Don and Ryan Clark — the design duo behind Invisible Creature — in hopes that they might create …

Posters

What Do Women Want for Valentine’s Day? We Asked a Few for Advice

The notion of Valentine’s Day being bathed in Barry White, rose petals and steamed-up windows is great — if not entirely realistic. Often, love (or …

51 Stunning Lines From Indian Literature

"That's the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet." - The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri.<p>1. "God save us from people who mean well."<p>—Vikram Seth, <i>A Suitable Boy</i><p>2. "‎No people whose word for 'yesterday' is the same as their word for 'tomorrow' can be said to have a firm grip on the …

Books

This Guide Shows Which Muscles You Work When You’re Stretching

Ever wonder what’s going on in your body when you stretch? This series of images gives more than a skin-deep view of which muscles are targeted by …

12 Crazy Creative Races You’ll Actually WANT to Run

From mud runs and half marathons to 5Ks and festive costume competitions, there’s a race out there just begging you to cross its finish line. So whether you’re looking for something with a little more competitive spirit or just a chance for you and the gals to try something new, check out the …

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