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The Best Beaches In New England

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.23.2017 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

For Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio. Summer is right around the corner, so it’s best to start planning your weekend getaways now. Although New ...

Ain't No Mountain High Enough For This Couple Who Wed On Mount Everest

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 05.09.2017 | Weddings

These newlyweds wanted to take their love to new heights ― literally. California couple James Sissom, 35, and Ashley Schmieder, 32, tied the knot at...

To Curb Climate Change, We Need To Protect And Expand U.S. Forests

The Conversation US | Posted 05.11.2017 | Green
The Conversation US

By William Moomaw, Tufts University Forests have been removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing carbon for more than 300 million years. ...

An Earth Day Expletive

Alan Farago | Posted 04.21.2017 | Green
Alan Farago

(Update: April 21, 2017) Evidence is accumulating that climate change will be the defining event of the 21st century and yet, in the 2016 election th...

This Is Why I Spy On My Kids Now That They Are Driving

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 04.13.2017 | Parents

Today, my 16-year-old newly licensed son got behind the wheel of our 2007 Ford Edge and drove himself to a friend’s house. It was his first time dri...

Your Favorite California Beach May Disappear Too Soon

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.27.2017 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO ― Much of Southern California’s iconic coastline, from Santa Barbara to San Diego, could be “completely eroded” due to rising se...

Climate Change This Week: Coral Collapse Presages Our Own, Fascinating Facts, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.24.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. And the chances of Donald Trump’s family and fortune surviving climate change are ...

Boston Schools Use Modernized Maps That Enlarge Africa, Depict World More Accurately

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 03.22.2017 | Black Voices

Public schools in Boston are using a new global map to help give students a better picture of what the world really looks like. Boston Public Schools,...

Beetles Have Killed 5 Million Acres Of Colorado Forests (And Counting)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.16.2017 | Green

DENVER ― Two different species of tiny beetles have destroyed more than 5 million acres of Colorado forests, according to a new report. The mountai...

Geographic Illiteracy And The Rise Of Trump

Josh Stephens | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Josh Stephens

On the first day of my first year teaching Advanced Placement Human Geography, I naturally started with a map. I put up a transparency on the overhead...

Urban and rural 'terroirs': shared assets in the global village

The Conversation Global | Posted 01.04.2017 | Technology
The Conversation Global

Malvoisie vineyards in Lanzarote. Yummifruitbat/Wikipedia, CC BY-SA Armelle Mazé, Agro ParisTech - Université Paris-Saclay Current debates surroun...

These Virtual Tours of Tough-To-Visit Destinations Will Take Your Breath Away

The Huffington Post | Minou Clark | Posted 12.30.2016 | Travel

Is your 2017 resolution to travel the world? Well, thanks to Google Maps, you can virtually escape to almost anywhere on the planet - without even boo...

A Defense Of Swamps

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.22.2016 | Green

WASHINGTON ― President-elect Donald Trump is vowing to “drain the swamp” in Washington. He talked it up during his campaign, and when a couple o...

These Folks Know Almost Nothing About Latin American Capitals

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.30.2016 | Latino Voices

Six men and women took on Latin American geography in Flama’s recent video, and the results are hilarious but also kind of disappointing. In the vi...

Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

The 3 Reasons Why Universities Struggle To Get Student Mentees

Garrett Mintz | Posted 08.15.2016 | Education
Read More: Aim, Ambition in Motion, Garrett Mintz, Iu, Indiana University, MentorResource.Com, Gallup, Purdue, Great Jobs Great Lives, Brandon Busteed, Mentorship, Mentee, College, Department, University, School, Education, Graduate, Mentor, Mentor Program, College Resource, College Resources, Career Development, College Project, Educational Opportunity, Professional, Professionalism, Vulnerability, Fear of Missing Out, Mentee Program, Mentor Obligation, Generational Strengths, Sharing Knowledge, Leadership Skills, Management Skills, Department Chair, Agriculture (i.e. Plant and Soil Sciences, Animal Studies, Natural Resources, Parks, Etc.), Architecture, Biological Sciences (i.e. Biomedical, Botany, Biology, Physiology, Business Accounting, Business Economics, Business Entrepreneurship, Business Finance, Business Information Systems, Business Law and Ethics, Business Management, Business Marketing, Business Other, Business Public Policy, Business Real Estate, Business Sales, Business Supply Chain, Chemistry, Civil Engineering. Communications Other, Computer and Information Sciences, Construction Engineering, Economics, Education (i.e. Elementary Education, Special Education, Physical Education, Electrical Engineering, Engineering and Technology Other, Family and Consumer Sciences (i.e. Human Development, Family Studies, Fashion/ Interior Design, Global Media, Health/Fitness, Hospitality Management, Humanities (i.e. Foreign Languages, Literature, Linguistics, Gender Studies, Philosophy, Religious Studies, English, History, International Business, Journalism News Reporting, Legal, Math, Mechanical Engineering, Media Advertising, Media Technology, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Sciences (i.e. Mathematics, Physics, Geology, Geography, Physical Therapy, Political Science, Pre-Med, Psychology, Public Relations, Social Work, Sociology, Sports Media, Visual and Performing Arts (i.e. Dance, Theatre, Music, Art, Mentorresource, Education News
Garrett Mintz

The Gallup Purdue Great Jobs, Great Lives report has shed light that mentorship is clearly vital and necessary to the development of college students....

THE REVENGE OF HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY

Richard Koch | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Richard Koch

This time, a new book, a new vision, and some valuable additions to my mental tool-kit, which as you know is rather deep but very small. Something to...

'Imagine There's No Countries:' It's Coming

Wahab Raofi | Posted 06.03.2016 | World
Wahab Raofi

The late great John Lennon sang, "Imagine there's no countries. It isn't hard to do ... imagine all the people sharing all the world." And it has come...

The World Explained in Maps

Peter Vaughn | Posted 04.20.2017 | Home
Peter Vaughn

If you have ever wondered why geography used to be a staple of any decent education and why we are paying the price for no longer staring at maps, spi...

How a Textbook and Postcards Helped Establish the Second Most Widespread Religion

Shastri Purushotma | Posted 03.15.2017 | Religion
Shastri Purushotma

Next Saturday (March 26) marks the centenary of the date when Abdul Baha, the son of Baha'u'llah, the Founder of the Baha'i Faith, wrote the first of...

Mary Brown, Organizer of Valencia Street Bike Lanes + Historian of Mission Architecture, Passed on 12/10/15

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 01.30.2017 | San Francisco
Tina Gerhardt

Mary Brown, Organizer of Valencia Street Bike Lanes + Historian of Mission Architecture, Passed on 12/10/15 - by Tina Gerhardt If you have biked down...

Climate Change's Hotter Weather Could Reduce Human Fertility

The Conversation US | Posted 11.24.2016 | Green
The Conversation US

As a caveat, these projections focus exclusively on the fertility cost of heat stress and do not offer insight into the costs of natural disasters or other major social changes resulting from climate change.

Ben Carson Took A Bold Stance On America's Borders: He Redrew Them

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.03.2017 | Politics

Like many members of his party, GOP presidential candidate Ben Carson wants to halt the intake of Syrian refugees in the wake of last week's terrorist...

Can You Ace This 5th Grade Geography Quiz?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.17.2015 | Travel

Reading about traveling the world all day long will make you think two things: "Where should I take my next vacation?" And, "I think I learned about t...

8 Things the East Coast Doesn't Understand About the West Coast

Thrillist | Posted 11.10.2016 | Travel
Thrillist

By: Daisy Barringer Credit: Flickr/Adam Baker (edited) Whether they've been here or not, East Coasters tend to have pretty strong opinions about wh...