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6 Most Peaceful Places in India

As the editor of a travel magazine, I often meet men and women from other lands who come to India in search of the exotic, the mystic, and perhaps above all, peace. I observe that a great many travele…

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4 Ways to Bring Nature Into Your Life

Did you miss out on this yearís Earth Day festivities? Well, donít worry, itís not too late to celebrate. Springtime is an excellent time to reacquaint yourself with your natural roots. After months o…

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7 of the World’s Scariest Roads (Slideshow)

Heavy traffic, bad weather, poorly-designed roads, unfriendly drivers... all of these can contribute to a pulse-raising driving experience. But what about having a 600-foot cliff a few inches from you…

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5 Huge Peaks That are Surprisingly Accessible

By Alexander Davies, Discovery Channel If Mt. Olympus is the provenance of the gods, then mountains like Everest and K2 are reserved for something in between them and the average human. For those…

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Kananaskis Kids Protect Watersheds & Wetlands

Millions of families visit the Canadian province of Alberta and take home memories of stunning natural beauty. Far-reaching boreal forests in the north, endless prairies stretching eastward to Saskatc…

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California’s Top 10 Natural Treasures

Just as the U.S. Congress passed budget measures that will cut spending on the EPA's Land and Water Conservation Fund by $149m, or 33 percent, the Nature Conservancy announced its "Top Ten Califor…

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