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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

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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...

New Graphic Novel Tells Capture and Survival Story of Pacific Northwest

Kate Kelly | Posted 10.06.2015 | Books
Kate Kelly

Captive of Friendly Cove tells the true story of young British metalworker, John Rodgers Jewitt, who accepts a job on the American trading ship, Boston, in 1802. What follows is an exciting adventure story about exploration, indigenous people and the clash between white traders and the local people.

NOAA Exploration Offers Front-Row Seats To Hawaii's Bizarre Deep-Sea Ecosystems

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 09.03.2015 | Science

The deep, dark ocean waters surrounding Hawaii are, in fact, a colorful and vibrant world of coral, fish and other bizarre creatures. Last month, a te...

How to Not Need a Vacation After a Family Vacation

Marva Soogrim | Posted 02.09.2016 | Travel
Marva Soogrim

With a vacation ahead, parents and children are excited as they look forward to the day they depart for their new adventure. A family vacation is all about having fun, relaxing, and exploring new places and cultures.

Wild Berries: A Lesson in Ripening

Mel Sellick | Posted 08.17.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Mel Sellick

When did we last consider wild berries? On a visit to a new trail I've never been before, I begin seeing them stretch and grow, exploding with pote...

Guide to Mothers Raising Teenage Daughters

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. | Posted 08.13.2015 | Parents
Laurie Hollman, Ph.D.

realistically, she wants to be separate from her mother physically and emotionally most of the time. She's a teenager who wants her own identity. So how do you focus your motherhood to maintain a solid relationship with your growing teenage daughter?

Enabling 'The Martian'

Chris Carberry | Posted 08.05.2015 | Science
Chris Carberry

The Martian has emerged at a significant juncture in our nation's space program. After over 50 years of talking about sending humans to Mars, momentum is finally building for humanity to actually achieve that goal.

African American Nation Builders in Our National Park System

Audrey Peterman | Posted 07.20.2015 | Green
Audrey Peterman

Walking among 2,000-year old sequoias in Sequoia and Yosemite national parks, I felt their powerful energy and gave thanks that these last remaining giants were protected by the Buffalo Soldiers from the effects of logging and ranching at the turn of the 20th century. What a loss their demise would have been!

Lessons From A Three-Year Everest Quest

Toby Storie-Pugh | Posted 06.11.2015 | Travel
Toby Storie-Pugh

Regrets are so incredibly draining, and they serve no purpose. Accept the mistake if a mistake was made, learn the lesson, and then move on.

We Must Be Our Own Kennedy

Rick Tumlinson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Technology
Rick Tumlinson

Sometimes you have to change course to get on course. And the first small step in doing so may be to realize you didn't really know where you were going in the first place - and why.

Why We Haven't Gotten To Mars

Chris Carberry | Posted 05.30.2015 | Science
Chris Carberry

Much of the opposition to Mars exploration is based on disinformation and distraction tactics that imply or even claim outright that Mars would bust the budget or endanger Social Security, which, given actual budgetary facts and context, is preposterous.

Reality, Risk & Reward: Is US Kids TV Ripe for Authenticity and Autonomy?

David Kleeman | Posted 04.14.2015 | Education
David Kleeman

If we're going to wring our hands over whether today's kids are losing creativity, though, it only takes seeing the smiles and obvious pride on "MasterChef Junior" participants' faces to suggest that it's worth the attempt.

Cycling and Sipping in Bordeaux, France (PHOTOS)

Stefani Jackenthal | Posted 04.12.2015 | Travel
Stefani Jackenthal

The wine's fresh cut grass aromas and frisky acidity perfectly pair with the wealth of scrumptious oysters harvested further south in Cap Ferret, a seaside resort adjacent to the Arcachon Bay, often called the Hamptons of Bordeaux. I can still taste the fat juicy oysters exploding with creamy brininess, like kiss of fresh sea air.

The Timeless Allure Of The Pilgrimage To India

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.08.2014 | World

Every country has its particular draws for travelers, from history and thrilling scenery to opportunities to step outside comfort zones and be immerse...