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Quiet Spaces

How to Find a Quiet Place to Relax in a Crowded Foreign City

Rita Anya Nara | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel
Rita Anya Nara

It's easy to feel drained or overstimulated during and after travel. Finding a tranquil place to relax and regroup during your trip is one of the most obvious ways to prevent mental or emotional burnout -- and keep every day of your vacation feeling (almost) like the first day you arrived.

It's OK to Be Loud in the Library

Jane Carlin and Barb Macke | Posted 04.03.2013 | College
Jane Carlin and Barb Macke

Modern life is complicated; libraries and cultural organizations, particularly in the public realm, are struggling with ways to reach diverse populations. We think libraries can do both.

One Man's Quest To Save America's Vanishing Quiet Spaces (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

America is losing its quiet spaces; or more specifically, it's losing the spaces where all you hear are the sounds of nature. In Julia Baird's Newswe...