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25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

We are far from hardcore hikers. In fact, my friends used to call me “indoorsy” before I started training for our Inca Trail hike years ago. We do, …

Hiking

12 Most Amazing, Incredible National Parks to Travel in Asia

The continent of Asia is such a huge and diverse place that it should come as no surprise that there are many national parks here worth visiting. …

Asia Travel

Top 10 things to do in Reykjavik

Reykjavik has come a long way since I first visited in 2004. It was a charming city then, but it did feel small. It has now become an exciting and …

European Travel

24 Amazing Travel Places of Colorado’s National Parks : Trends

ONLY IN COLORADO does the world look like this. Canyons so narrow they see no sunlight, red rock formations springing out of dusty plateaus, ancient …

National Parks

REEL WORLD Vol.2 – #49 Tom Dolle (France)

<b>Published on</b> février 16th, 2018 | <i>by Kayak Session</i><p>Well 2017 was an epic year for me, traveled all over the world from the States to Canada for some …

Cycling

Radiate Portable Campfire

Radiate Outdoor Supply has worked tirelessly to bring you the perfect portable outdoor campfire. The Radiate Portable Campfire comes enclosed in a …

Camping

10 habits that will dramatically improve your life

In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The Red Shoes,</i> a young girl longs for a pair of pretty red shoes. She ultimately tricks the blind woman who cares …

Happiness

Why 'Leave No Trace' is Important

Have you seen the ‘pack it in, pack it out’ signs at busy trailheads or on national park websites? If you’re new to hiking, have your more …

Camping

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 review

One-size-fits-all bridge cameras are often touted as DSLR alternatives, but they’ve always lacked great performance and image quality – until Sony’s …

Cameras

Road Trip: The Ozarks, Arkansas

Deciduous forests create a kaleidoscopic palette of crimsons, saffrons, and ochres.<p>Plan your drive around this celebrated corner of Arkansas for October, and you'll find yourself immersed in fall colors. Enveloping the twisting roads that interlace the northern part of Arkansas are deciduous …

National Parks

10 Under-the-Radar Hidden Gems You Can Only See in Japan

Iyakei ValleyIyakei Valley is one of Japan’s best-kept secrets, but don’t expect it to stay that way for long. This remote area in the western part …

Travel

The Best Gloves of 2018

Care for your digits.<p>Arc’teryx Rush SV ($275)<p>Arc’teryx debuted the Alpha glove a couple of years ago, with a revolutionary build: it sealed the membrane stitches with waterproof tape, making the Alpha the most weatherproof glove we’ve ever tested. The Alpha has now been upgraded to the Rush, with a …

Snowboarding

Zion National Park in 72 Hours

During your planning I would schedule to arrive in Zion as early as possible. If you are there before Thanksgiving you are going to be at the mercy …

Hiking

Top 10 Best Hiking Backpacks for 2018

A nice quality hiking pack is essential to a good experience on the trail. Stowing all your equipment in an effective and organized manner can really …

Backpacking

Top Wow Spots of Banff & Jasper National Parks

Moraine Lake<p>Surrounded by a cathedral of massifs in the rugged Valley of the Ten Peaks, Banff National Park’s Moraine Lake is truly breathtaking. Its …

Hiking

Black Holes Must Have Singularities, Says Einstein's Relativity

The more mass you place into a small volume of space, the stronger the gravitational pull gets. According to Einstein’s general theory of relativity, there’s an astrophysical limit to how dense something can get and still remain a macroscopic, three-dimensional object. Exceed that critical value, …

Physics

Let There Be Light: 4 Types of Kitchen Illumination

By layering different types of lighting in your kitchen, you boost not only its functionality, but also its level of warmth and comfort.

Kitchens

15 Tips, Hacks and Tricks to Get the Most Out of Google Photos

Stop worrying about storage limits and scrolling endlessly to find old memories.<p>Many of us have thousands of photos and videos on our phones, and although it’s so easy to take them, it’s less clear how to keep them organized and transfer them to other devices.<p>In the age of cloud computing and …

Apps

Quantum physicist photographs a single atom you can see with the naked eye

Ever think you’d see a single atom without staring down the barrel of a microscope?<br>Read More

Nanotech

This NBA Coach's Unorthodox Move Is a Brilliant Lesson in Leadership

How do you motivate a team that doesn't have anything to prove? Steve Kerr just showed us.<p>As the leader of a team, what would you do if you felt that you were losing control? That your team members were no longer responding to your efforts?<p>That's the situation Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr …

Basketball

This Powerful, Explicit Quote Will Help You Quickly Regain Emotional Intelligence

One bad business interaction can spiral into a day of frustration. This funny quote from a classic Elmore Leonard character will help you recover quickly<p>It's frustrating to feel yourself losing your temper, especially if things seem to be building up as the day goes on. The problem is that we have …

Viral

These 40 Inspirational Quotes Picked By Richard Branson Will Move You To Achieve Your Potential

The endlessly entrepreneurial Sir Richard Branson serves as curator of words that will move you to more.<p>Elon Musk is the current media darling for having vision and achieving crazy things.<p>Jeff Bezos has more than his share of bold ideas and Mark Zuckerberg is no slouch in focusing on big things …

Motivation

Every Great TED Speaker Uses These 3 Writing Techniques

Start with the structure to ensure success.<p>Every great TED talk begins with a good outline. If you want your presentation to leave a TED worthy impression, you'll need to start planning long before the day of the speech: how can you make your message memorable? What should be included in the talk? …

Public Speaking

The World's Most Romantic Adventures

You're guaranteed to get some action on these heart-racing trips.<p>Grab your partner, lace up your matching boots, and summon your wild kindred spirits to take on these romantic adventures around the world.<p>Whether you prefer unmatched access to Earth’s most interesting species, a wintry cross-country …

Hiking

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

Mindfulness

Timberland’s Latest Limited-Edition Boots Are Designed to Get Better With Age

Timberland’s signature field boots will never go out of style. With just the right amount of rugged appeal, functionality, and a stylish design, it’s …

Shoes

Guess How Many Seniors Say Life Is Worse in Retirement

Unfortunately, it's a higher percentage than we'd like to admit.<p>We all like to think of retirement as a carefree, fulfilling period of life. But …

Retirement

‘Reason is non-negotiable’: Steven Pinker on the Enlightenment

In an extract from his new book Enlightenment Now, the Harvard psychologist extols the relevance of 18th-century thinking<p>• Read an interview with Steven Pinker on Enlightenment Now here<p>What is enlightenment? In a 1784 essay with that question as its title, Immanuel Kant answered that it consists of …

German Philosophy

Gear Review: Sea to Summit CoolMax Sleeping Bag Liner

The Sea to Summit CoolMax Adaptor Sleeping Bag Liner is both efficient and dependable. It offers a way to add some extra warmth to your sleep system …

Backpacking

We can’t get over these breathtaking bridges

<b>There’s something quite magical about bridges.</b><p>From the orange vermilion of the Golden Gate to the futuristic Millau Viaduct in France, and even the …