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What Would You Do With a Year Off?

By Chelsea Roff Close your eyes. Imagine for a moment that you had a year -- 365 days, 8,760 hours, 525,600 minutes -- to do anything you please, with $100,000 to cover your expenses. Would you tra…

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How To Feel Radically Alive Without Risking Life & Limb

You feel it when you’re skiing down that mountain at lightning speed while listening to your favorite song on your iPod. You feel it when you’re walking through the park with the object of your aff…

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10 Smallest Countries (Slideshow)

  I'm fascinated by tiny countries. Am I the only one?! I can't help but wonder what it's like to live in a country with a smaller population than my suburban hometown. What's more, most of th…

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5 Special Inns with History & Style

Close to the ski slopes of Telluride is Dunton Hot Springs, a former mining ghost town that has been restored into an exclusive resort. The compound is set in the breathtaking grandeur of Colorado and…

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5 Tips for Raising Globally Aware Naturalists

By Sarene Marshall During this election season, with its constant “family values” drumbeat, I’ve been evermore conscious about that most challenging parental task of imparting values on our childre…

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5 Strange Amusement Parks (Slideshow)

  When you think of an amusement park, you usually picture ferris wheels, thrill rides and $7 hot dogs. But, as the following examples will show, not all amusement parks follow that model. Che…

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Familiar Gratitude

“When one’s expectations are reduced to zero, one really appreciates everything one does have.” – Stephen Hawking Coming home from time away is one of the quickest routes to realizing just how lov…

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6 of America’s Weirdest Roadside Attractions

  Ah, America -- land of the free and home of the.... world's largest ball of twine?! Indeed, America is home to some supremely silly, kitschy and just plain weird roadside attractions. Take a…

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5 Worst Cities for Parking

By Adam Verwymeren, Networx It’s the bane of big-city life, the never-ending search for a parking spot is one of the most frustrating things about living in a densely populated area. And after all …

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8 Of Most Beautiful Waterfalls on Earth (Slideshow)

  There are few things on earth that take your breath away quite like a waterfall. Your favorite not on the list? Leave it in the comments section below! 1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe …

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