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12 02, 2019

8 things every hiker can do to address (or avoid) overcrowded trails

By | 2019-02-16T18:55:07-05:00 February 12th, 2019|Hiking, Nature, Outdoors, Trails|0 Comments

February 8, 2019 | Crystal Paul Bothered by busy trails and poor trail etiquette? Here's how every hiker can address the issue of overcrowded trails. When I started as the travel and outdoors reporter at The Seattle Times, among the first advice I received was to be careful when writing [...]

8 02, 2019

8 PERFECT WEEKEND TRAILS

By | 2019-02-08T17:54:45-05:00 February 8th, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, Trails|0 Comments

GRAHAM AVERILL | JAN 31, 2019 |   Thru-hiking for months on end is out of reach for most of us. But a weekend backpacking trip? Most of us can carve that time into our schedules. Luckily, the Southern Appalachians are chock full of sub-100 mile trails that offer a thru-hiking [...]

28 01, 2019

Daniel Boone National Forest

By | 2019-02-12T09:57:14-05:00 January 28th, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, Plants, Travel|0 Comments

 Emily Duty | Jan 18, 2019 | National & State Parks   In Winchester, Kentucky, you can visit the Daniel Boone National Forest. It spans hundreds of acres, several counties and is filled with great history, stunning rock formations, endangered animals, and more.  Inside this post, you will learn how it got its name and what [...]

22 01, 2019

BEST PLACE TO ESCAPE TO IN EVERY STATE

By | 2019-01-28T08:12:49-05:00 January 22nd, 2019|Nature, Outdoors, Travel|Comments Off on BEST PLACE TO ESCAPE TO IN EVERY STATE

Lily Rogers | January 9, 2019 | Estimated reading time: 15 minutes | Looking for reprieve in beautiful spaces? The hustle of everyday life can wear you down in the best of times, but lately things have been…shall we say…unpredictable, and stress levels have spiked. From political unrest to natural [...]

7 01, 2019

I Feel Just Fine. I Can’t Possibly Be Vitamin Deficient, Right?

By | 2019-01-07T16:29:24-05:00 January 7th, 2019|Emergency Preparedness, Health, Vitamins|Comments Off on I Feel Just Fine. I Can’t Possibly Be Vitamin Deficient, Right?

Scott W. Tunis MD FACS | Before we consider the answer to that question, we need to define the term “vitamin deficient”. Vitamin deficiencies can be absolute, wherein there is a complete lack of an essential vitamin in the diet, or partial, wherein there is a relative lack of of [...]

26 10, 2018

20 things that are better in the fall

By | 2018-10-26T10:58:38-05:00 October 26th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on 20 things that are better in the fall

  Fall is more than just stunning colors. - Shutterstock/ Jay Yuan Sure, the summer has sun and beach vacays, the winter has snow and sports, but fall is an especially magical season that's often overlooked. With its stunning foliage, mild weather, and pumpkin-spiced treats, what's not to love? Keep scrolling to see all [...]

26 10, 2018

Here’s the story behind that weird, rectangular iceberg

By | 2018-10-26T10:57:21-05:00 October 26th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on Here’s the story behind that weird, rectangular iceberg

Photo: Jeremy Harbeck/NASA When we picture icebergs, what comes to mind is a jagged mountain of ice floating in the ocean, ready to collide with the Titanic — or simply melt. What we don't picture is an iceberg that's as flat and cleanly cut as a playing card, and yet [...]

22 10, 2018

10 photos that will make you appreciate the stunning diversity of nature

By | 2018-10-22T12:46:18-05:00 October 22nd, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on 10 photos that will make you appreciate the stunning diversity of nature

Natural History Museum unveils the top Wildlife Photographer of the Year images. This 'innerspace' look at a flying fish captures its speed, movement and beauty. (Photo: Michael Patrick O’Neill/Natural History Museum)   For 54 years, London's Natural History Museum has sought out the best in nature photography with its Wildlife [...]

18 10, 2018

28 Best Places to Visit in the USA in 2018

By | 2018-10-18T10:45:15-05:00 October 18th, 2018|city life, Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on 28 Best Places to Visit in the USA in 2018

28 Favorite Places to Visit in the USA Updated: 10/8/2018 | October 8th, 2018 From sea to shining sea, the United States is home to a diverse landscape — both culturally and physically. Spending months traveling across its vast landscape gave me a deep appreciation for all my country has [...]

16 10, 2018

Social Media Is Making the Outdoors More Dangerous

By | 2018-10-16T12:30:16-05:00 October 16th, 2018|Nature, Outdoors|Comments Off on Social Media Is Making the Outdoors More Dangerous

Statistics from Los Angeles County demonstrate just how deadly doing it for the ‘Gram can be. We all know that one-upmanship on social media is stupid and dangerous. But now we may have stats to prove it. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Search and Rescue team reports that its [...]