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Travel Photography How-tos: People Add Perspective

Megan Snedden | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Megan Snedden

For me, seeing a person in an image makes it more memorable because it tells a greater story than a landscape ever could. It also adds cultural reference.

Iraqi Minorities Stranded On A Mountaintop Begin To Die Of Thirst

The Washington Post | Posted 08.05.2014 | World

Stranded on a barren mountaintop, thousands of minority Iraqis are faced with a bleak choice: descend and risk slaughter at the hands of the encircled...

Daily Meditation: The Mountain

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.19.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Mountain Climbing On a Whim

Julia Musto | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel
Julia Musto

There's a Japanese proverb that states, "Fall down seven times; stand up eight." It's safe to say I fell at least 10 times during the climb up and down.

Heli-Skiing Is the Best Drug I Have Ever Taken

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 06.08.2014 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

Maybe it's the altitude, but heli-skiing is like the best drug I have never taken, and it's certainly as addictive. I want to go back again and again. And it's probably the most dangerous and expensive drug I have ever tried, as well. This is not a sport for sane people.

WATCH: Parachuting Skiing? Base Jumping? How About All Three In One

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 12.30.2013 | Weird News

Vincent Descols must have gotten bored with base jumping. To spice things up a bit, the French athlete adds skis and a parachute. And a GoPro. ...

Five Great Cabin Getaways for Fall

Sunset | Posted 02.08.2014 | Travel
Sunset

This fall, we decided to round up our very favorites and created the ultimate getaway guide. Here are five on my own travel wish list -- from the Big Sur coast to the Joshua Tree desert.

PHOTOS: These Mountain Climbing Photos Are Breathtaking

Posted 08.28.2013 | Green

If only we could all have an office in the clouds. Fortunately, a new blog post from Instagram is showcasing extreme mountaineers and the breathtak...

Gorilla Trekking on the Cheap

Liz Zipse | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel
Liz Zipse

The closer we traveled to Uganda and Rwanda, where the majority of the world's mountain gorillas live, the more interested we became in seeing them, and so we did some research on less costly alternatives to the typical tours. What we found saved us hundreds of dollars.

Streets of Afghanistan: Help Bring Groundbreaking Photo Exhibit to Kabul

Anna Brones | Posted 11.07.2012 | Impact
Anna Brones

2012-09-07-Screenshot20120907at11.43.46AM.pngThis unique collaboration of Afghan and Western photographers immerses the viewer in the landscapes and faces of Afghanistan.

PHOTOS: 8 Surprising 'Inside-Out' Attractions

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 06.24.2012 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Ray Bradbury once wrote about an indoor dreamworld, the sun dome -- a giant spa and cafeteria centered around one giant, burning star. These attractions are similar -- and actually exist.

You're Never too Old for Love

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 06.15.2012 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

We met online. He was from West Virginia; I'm from New Jersey. He was looking for Happily Ever After. I was looking for something to do Saturday nights.

Spend Presidents Day Weekend At Mont Tremblant

The Ski Channel | Posted 04.17.2012 | Travel
The Ski Channel

You'll get to rip down the tube slalom run and be whisked back up by the neighboring magic carpet to do it all over again.

A-Sides With Jon Chattman: They Might Be Front Bottoms and Black Taxi Rides

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.28.2012 | Home
Jon Chattman

They might be the next They Might Be Giants or perhaps they'll follow punk icons like Blink 182, and yes I hate calling that latter band "icons." Their best bet, however, may be becoming the first ever Front Bottoms.

5 Places To Get Away From It All

Black Tomato | Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

There are times in life when the only remedy is to disappear for a while, to get off the grid.

Haiti Earthquake: Greening of Hillsides Can Bolster Recovery

Joseph B. Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Joseph B. Treaster

Now with parts of Haiti in ruin and perhaps 200,000 people dead, the tree-planting and the soil sampling have halted. But the catastrophe makes it more critical than ever that Haiti be re-greened.

Thank God It's Thursday: Oklahoma's College of Rock with Scott Booker, Raphael Saadiq's New Video, Rhino's Digital 45s, More Woodstock, The Bee Gees, and Kimya Dawson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Built on the whole School of Rock phenomenon, the University of Central Oklahoma has a new music division that teaches all aspects of popular music such as performance, production and business affairs.

The Sea as Sanatorium

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alex Henry

What once bored me about the beach--its uneventfulness--is now the source of its appeal.