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8 Of The Year's Most Extreme Adventure Photos From National Geographic

National Geographic | Kalya Koltes | Posted 09.02.2016 | Science

Each of the following stunning photos has been featured in National Geographic’s “Extreme Photo of the Week” series this year. Armchair adventur...

Thoughtful Thieves Steal Gnome, Return It With Pics Of Its Epic Trip

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 08.03.2016 | Good News

They finally let the truth be gnome. A woman in Victoria, British Columbia had a stolen garden gnome returned to her with a little added bonus — a p...

A Startup Design-a-thon Performance Depends on Quantity, Quality and Variety

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

New Entrepreneurial Ventures are all about speed and nowhere is this more true than at design-a-thons. Originating from hack-a-thons in the world of p...

[Ad]Venture is out there!!!!

Billie Carn | Posted 04.06.2016 | Business
Billie Carn

If you want to learn from adventurers first you've got to go find them and the Royal Geographical Society London is a good place to start. That's whe...

Yes -- A Little Word That Can Have a Big Impact

Emma Kingston | Posted 04.05.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Emma Kingston

Saying yes is infectious! So, get those positive pants on, go forth and say YES! Let's start a yes revolution!

Hamster Spends His Final Days On The Best Adventures

The Dodo | Annum Masroor | Posted 03.29.2016 | Good News

When a pet gets sick and doesn't have much time left, many incredible families will create bucket lists to make the animal's last days his very best....

My Top 10 Travel Experiences

Heather Keleher | Posted 03.05.2017 | Travel
Heather Keleher

Early last year, I had the opportunity to visit the Sistine Chapel on a private tour after hours with a Vatican friend. And the change was indescribable - the Chapel was utter serenity, vast, breathtaking.

Art in the Blood - A Rousing Sherlock Holmes Adventure

Paola K Amaras | Posted 09.30.2016 | Home
Paola K Amaras

Bonnie MacBird 'found' Art in the Blood - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, as a manuscript hidden in a forgotten tome of Victorian medical lore, and has brought us another adventure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, as narrated by his companion, Dr. John Watson.

Sleeping With Wolves and Camping in a Boreal Forest: Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean (Québec, Canada)

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 08.27.2016 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

We were not only going to a private wolf sanctuary, Aventuraid, but also to an animal wilderness park - Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien. The zoo was in a stunning boreal forest, and we looked forward to experiencing a camping, canoeing and hiking adventure.

Young & Entrepreneurial: Let the Adventures Begin with the Adventure Bucket List Founding Team

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.28.2016 | Travel
David Ongchoco

Everything started when the trio all entered the same entrepreneurship pitch competition back in 2014, where Ryan ended up winning first place and Blake was awarded runner-up. After Blake and Rita showed interest in joining Ryan, the Adventure Bucket List team was born.

Lessons, Reflections and Realizations After My Freshman Year at the University of Pennsylvania

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.13.2016 | College
David Ongchoco

A lot of upperclassmen friends warned me that freshman year would fly by quickly, and indeed it has. It seems just like yesterday when I was going through the New Students Orientation week, partying in a toga at the Penn Museum.

Modern Adventure: From Antarctica to Mars, and Everywhere in Between

Kathleen Ferraro | Posted 03.08.2015 | Green
Kathleen Ferraro

Engaging in new places, people, perspectives and ideas requires the same positivity, openness and resourcefulness. And modern adventure is this realm of discovery, regardless of how massive or minute said discoveries may be.

Iceland: More Than Just the Northern Lights

Travelzoo | Posted 02.16.2015 | Travel
Travelzoo

By the time I went on my northern lights "safari," I had already fallen in love with the land of ice and gnomes, realizing there's so much more the country has to offer.

9 Life Lessons Kids Can Learn From Awesome Adventure Movies

Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment

So you're taking a road trip with the whole family. You've played the license plate game, you've run through every podcast and Kidz Bop CD you have, a...

100 Reasons Not To Have Kids (That I Discovered After I Had One)

Anjali Joshi | Posted 07.01.2014 | Parents
Anjali Joshi

While I, myself, have taken the parenting plunge, I do understand the opposing perspective -- choosing to be childfree. As a matter of fact, I think I understand it better now than I did before.

The Amazing Adventure I Took With My Husband

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

As a spouse, it's important to remain open-minded when it comes to the ideas and suggestions posed by your partner. And so when my husband suggested we take a sailing course called 'Cruising,' I forced my face to assume a pleasant facade until he finished the pitch.

My Club Getaway Experience -- Friends, Adventures, Nature, Risk-Taking, Memories!

Sarina Tomel | Posted 11.26.2013 | College
Sarina Tomel

Here's to new adventures, good times, and stories to tell for years to come! Last summer, I found myself with two of my close friends at Club Getaway...

Design & Organizational Renewal

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.10.2013 | Business
Soren Petersen

What might be possible, if organizations, strategies and business models were thought of as malleable enablers of business opportunities as opposed to being restricted by rigid rules and procedures?

Trapeze

Lindsey Mead | Posted 03.06.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

That morning, one of my friends texted me to ask if we were going skiing. "No," I wrote back. "We're going to trapeze school!" I could practically hear her laughing through the phone.

Trapeze

Lindsey Mead | Posted 01.04.2013 | Parents
Lindsey Mead

I had expected an adventure that Sunday morning, but I did not realize that once again my children would astound me -- and that we would learn yet another lesson about what it is to live.

A Lesson From Russia: Teach Your Kids to Quit

Karen Dukess | Posted 12.06.2012 | Fifty
Karen Dukess

We stayed in Moscow for six years, years that we wouldn't have had if we each hadn't been bold enough to give up something good for the promise of something we thought would be better.

WATCH: 15 Cool Things To Do In Edmonton

Karen Schaler | Posted 11.08.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

What I love about visiting Edmonton, the capital of Alberta, is all the different things you can do year-round that are not only unique but affordable!

Why Do We Stop Saying 'Yes' To New Experiences?

Linda Durnell | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Durnell

When we are asked to be spontaneous, it can bring up a host of anxieties related to loss of control or the fear of the unknown. But we do not have to keep our lives small to be safe.

WATCH: Adventures In Chiang Mai, Thailand

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.01.2012 | Travel
Karen Schaler

What I really love about Chiang Mai is all the different things you can do from cooking schools and elephant treks to visiting colorful markets and world-class spas.

My Fearless Adventure: Racing at 150 mph!

Lea Lane | Posted 07.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Lea Lane

I'm a bit impulsive, so when a chance came to race around a Grand Prix track at 150 miles an hour in a supercharged, ground-hugging, open-to-the-elements, hell-on-wheels speedster in Austin, Texas, I said, "Sure."