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Exploration And Imagination As Major Sources Of Creativity

Marianna Glynska | Posted 07.15.2016 | Impact
Marianna Glynska

No doubt that creativity is important in our everyday activities. It helps get out of the ordinary, of the routine. Creativity brings a spark to life ...

The Weirdest Pokespots 'Pokémon GO' Has Sent Players To Find

Inverse | Posted 07.12.2016 | Entertainment
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Eric Francisco If you see people running around the neighborhood screaming about "getting that f...

This Is What The Abandoned Six Flags In New Orleans Looks Like Now

Lonnie Nadler | Posted 06.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Lonnie Nadler

Outspeak steps inside the abandoned Six Flags in New Orleans to offer a harrowing reminder of Hurricane Katrina's devastating power.

What dragonflies say about our ignorance of the natural world

The Conversation Africa | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Klaas-Douwe B. Dijkstra, Stellenbosch University Of the 8.7 million species of animals, plants and fungi thought to live on Earth, we have only named...

This Minivan-Sized Sea Sponge Is Thought To Be Planet's Largest

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 06.03.2016 | Science

Scientists exploring a deep swath of ocean in the Hawaiian archipelago got an unexpected surprise when they stumbled across a monstrous bottom-dwellin...

Do We Have a Mandate for Mars?

Chris Carberry | Posted 05.17.2016 | Science
Chris Carberry

The exploration of the planet Mars has received a great deal of publicity over the past few years, and human missions to the Red Planet seem far more inevitable today than ever before. Yet, despite the groundswell of interest in Mars, some have argued that we don't have a mandate for humans to go to Mars any time soon. Are these skeptics correct?

You(th) Matter: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.28.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees from around the world who are working towards improving the lives of our youth and r...

Changing Your Scenery... and Perspective

Catriona Pollard | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

I'm a huge believer in changing your scenery as often as you can. It helps give you a new perspective on issues you're facing and forces you to see your world in a different way.

The Arctic Exploration in Norway

Ryazan Tristram | Posted 04.04.2016 | Travel
Ryazan Tristram

I've never imagined in my life that one day I would get to visit Norway, let alone explore the country while cruising along the charming Norwegian coa...

How to Take Selfies With Lions, Sharks, and Other Dangerous Animals and Not Die

Inverse | Posted 03.16.2016 | Entertainment
Inverse

This article was originally posted on Inverse. By Ben Guarino It's been a bad few months for small, photogenic sea creatures. In February, death b...

The Best Travel Photos Of 2016 Are An Adventurer's Dream

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 03.09.2016 | Travel

When packing your bags for an epic adventure, a camera is the most vital accessory. Don't believe us? Take a look at the Travel category for the 2016 ...

Mammoth Cave National Park: Journey to the Center of Kentucky

Stefanie Payne | Posted 02.29.2016 | Travel
Stefanie Payne

When you take your first step into Mammoth Cave National Park, you are immediately transported into a subterranean fantasy. Every step leading farther...

The Power of the Limbic Brain

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.

Bridesmaids, Bachelors (Degree), and the Pursuit of Happiness

20 Beautiful Women | Posted 02.05.2016 | Weddings
20 Beautiful Women

Written By Sahsha Campbell-Garbutt I believe it's safe to say, or cliche, that parents want the best for their children. I came from a family of immi...

The Loch Ness Monster, Sasquatch and the $1 Trillion Mars Mission

Chris Carberry | Posted 02.03.2016 | Science
Chris Carberry

I have a confession to make: This article is actually only about the myth that sending humans to Mars will cost $1 trillion, but ironically, that myth...

British Explorer Dies On Record Antarctica Solo Trip

Reuters | Braden Goyette | Posted 01.25.2016 | World

LONDON, Jan 25 (Reuters) - A British explorer who was trying to become the first person to cross Antarctica unsupported and unaided has died after fal...

The Mojo Diaries

Leon Logothetis | Posted 01.19.2016 | Travel
Leon Logothetis

Adventure comes in all shapes and sizes. From raising a child to taking a wooden raft across the Indian Ocean our options are usually endless. Yet the most important adventure is the one we take within ourselves.

Forensic Facts From the Fatal Franklin Expedition

Garry Rodgers | Posted 01.19.2016 | Science
Garry Rodgers

The 1845 expedition led by Sir John Franklin to find the Northwest Passage was one of the biggest disasters in exploration history.

14 American Cities With Crazy Underground Tunnel Systems

Thrillist | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Erik Christensen Credit: Evan Thompson Old American cities hide many old secrets, and if you believe National Treasure (yes), then you know the...

The Most Haunting Abandoned Places In New York City

Thrillist | Posted 01.14.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Jess Novak Credit: 2E After discovering the craziest abandoned places in New York state, we decided to take another look through New York ...

3 Hot Spots to Wellness Travel in 2016

Linden Schaffer | Posted 01.06.2016 | Travel
Linden Schaffer

With more and more wellness travel opportunities out there, this year maximize your days off and return home not only refreshed and relaxed, but with better well-being.

Scientists Get Up Close And Personal With Super Rare, 'Smiling' Squid

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.11.2015 | Science

Go ahead and file this creature under bizarre. While exploring some of the Hawaiian archipelago's most remote and unexplored waters earlier this year,...

The Modern, Molecular Hunt for the World's Biodiversity

The Conversation US | Posted 10.29.2015 | Science
The Conversation US

Until now, known viruses have contained so little genetic information that people have questioned whether they can even be thought of as living. But giant viruses like this one contain as much information as many bacteria, which are certainly alive, and are so big they can be seen with an ordinary microscope.

Mysteries in Ice: A Commemoration of Polar Science and Admiral Richard Byrd's Antarctic Expeditions

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 10.19.2015 | Science
K.J. Wetherholt

The acquisition of Admiral Byrd's archive in 1985 was a seminal event for what was then known as the Institute of Polar Studies at The Ohio State University. Part of the successful bid was a willingness to rename the Institute in commemoration of Byrd, which was done in 1987, making it the Byrd Polar Research Center.

You Think You Know What You Don't...

Samantha Bennett | Posted 10.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Bennett

You're stuck because you think you know what you don't know. But you don't. Because you've never done This before. You think you know how your pro...