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The Elephant Is in Los Angeles

Woodrow Clark | Posted 04.10.2015 | Los Angeles
Woodrow Clark

According to Eric Garcetti when he took office as mayor of Los Angeles, L.A. cannot be the "big elephant" in Southern California with all its neighbor...

There's ANOTHER Great Wall

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.08.2015 | Travel

Standing thousands of miles long, the Great Wall Of China is one of the world's most popular tourist destinations with over 10 million visitors each y...

Is 96 the New 22? Seven Secrets of Vitality From Yoga Master Tao Porchon-Lynch

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 04.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

Millions across the globe have been inspired by 96-year-old yoga master Tao Porchon-Lynch -- World War II French Resistance fighter, model, actress, film producer, wine connoisseur, competitive ballroom dancer and yoga master.

The Great Wall View You Didn't Know Existed

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.02.2014 | Travel

Welcome to the seaside area of the Great Wall of China. This wonder has intrigued us in many ways over the years. Remember that time Justin Bieber ...

See The World Without Leaving Wherever It Is You Are Right Now

The Huffington Post | Jenna Rak | Posted 06.09.2014 | Travel

Don't see yourself making it to the Great Wall of China or seeing the Sistine Chapel this year? Don't fret. We've got you covered. Below are 1...

The (Great) Wall Less Traveled...Hiking the Huangya Pass in Tianjin's Ji County, China

J.L. McCreedy | Posted 07.12.2014 | Travel
J.L. McCreedy

For reasons quite clear, visitors often claim they prefer the Huangyaguan experience over the more frequented Great Wall sections such as Badaling. Why?

Make Your Mark On The Great Wall Of China

Posted 03.06.2014 | Travel

Have you always wanted to leave your mark on a monument that's more than 2,000 years old? Well, now you can. The Great Wall of China will create a...

You're Only as Good as Your Numbers

Ashley Underwood | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Ashley Underwood

I can't imagine adding another self tracking device like Fitbit to tell me that all that spinning on sidewalks made my number of steps decrease by 7 percent from yesterday, that I would be 19 percent more efficient today if I hadn't gotten out of bed twice last night to pee and that regardless of what I do to 'improve' myself, I still have a 67 percent chance of getting breast cancer.

This View From The Great Wall Is Breathtaking

Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel

If you haven't made a trip to the Great Wall of China, you're missing out on one of the most impressive sites -- and some of the most impressive views...

10 Must-See Places in China

minube | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

While most attention is being directed at China's rapid modernization as symbolized by the glittering metropolis of Shanghai, China is still an ancient nation, replete with incredible historic treasures and stunning landscapes. Here are the 10 most stunning places you can't miss/

International Marathoner Wants Kids to Learn to Code

Maurya Couvares | Posted 10.24.2013 | Impact
Maurya Couvares

Christine Gary had hopes of setting a world record as the youngest person to run a marathon on each continent. But when she found out that someone else beat her by just a few weeks, she settled on a new challenge.

Wandering Through Beijing's Hutongs

Benedict Cooper | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel
Benedict Cooper

I was expecting big, hot and busy when I set off for Beijing. Words failed as soon as I arrived.

Beijing Expanding Great Wall Tourist Areas

AP | Posted 06.09.2012 | Travel

BEIJING -- Beijing will open two new parts of the Great Wall to tourists to meet high demand for one of the world's most famous tourist attractions, s...

PHOTOS: The World's Top 10 Treks

Smithsonian | Posted 07.22.2012 | Travel

The fact that people still opt to walk today, in the age of the wheel and the combustion engine, tells us there is something virtuous and irresistible about plodding.

Are You Trying Too Hard to Make Your Kids Think You're Cool?

John Blumenthal | Posted 01.09.2012 | Parents
John Blumenthal

If you're a parent and you're over 50, your kids will not be duped into thinking you're cool if you imitate their clothing style, adopt their slang and embrace their culture.

Great Wall Under Threat

Posted 12.23.2011 | World

By Jason Miks, The Diplomat It has been voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World (although despite the myth, it can't usually be seen ...

China's Great Wall Collapsing Due To Mining

Posted 06.28.2012 | Travel

Thanks to an underground network of mines, one of the world's most iconic sites is in danger. A section of the Great Wall of China has collapsed, repo...

Great Haul: Couple Cleans Litter From China's Tourist-Friendly Wall

Posted 12.10.2011 | Travel

A Chinese couple has spent more than a decade cleaning up tourist litter at the Great Wall of China, working alongside each other to carry out the hun...

America's First Woman Space-Walker Remembers Shuttle Rides

James M. Clash | Posted 09.05.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

"This business consists of riding bombs. And if you do absolutely everything right, you can marshal the energy to do something astonishing like put yourself into orbit. If you do even a few things wrong, it's going to act like a bomb."

The Most Overrated Travel Experiences (PHOTOS)

Mark Juddery | Posted 09.20.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

When not writing troublesome books and blogs, I'm fortunate enough to be an occasional travel writer. Here are some of the most overrated things for the world traveler including the world's most overrated tourist attraction.

China: Waking The Sleeping Giant

The New York Review Of Books | Christian Caryl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Unveiling Hidden China Christian Caryl The New York Review Of Books Napoleon famously described China as a sleeping giant that would shake the world ...

The Camel and the Cell Phone

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Vicky Collins

We have gotten to a place where we are so interconnected that you can no longer escape, even in some of the most remote spots on earth.

'Country Driving': Taking the Whole Town to the Great Wall

Peter Hessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Peter Hessler

When I drove more than seven thousand miles across rural northern China, there was only one day in which I had a full car. I was traveling alone, driving a rented Jeep Cherokee, and I often stopped for hitch-hikers.

Obama: Currency, Trade Deficit fails to breach China's greatest wall: the price of its currency | Tania Branigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Speaking before his meeting today with the Chinese premier, Wen Jiabao, he told reporters that the American relationship with China was deepening beyo...

Top Destination Wedding Locations (VOTE!)

Huffington Post | Morgan Korn | Posted 09.27.2011 | World

Many couples are eschewing traditional wedding venues and instead choosing to exchange vows in unique and tropical destinations. Here is the HuffPost'...