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5 Ski Resort Beer Festivals Not to Miss

Liftopia | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Ski resorts offer large open venues, great views, and a population of eager enthusiasts (AKA skiers) ready to knock back a few pints.

11 Adventure Races That'll Blow You Away

Liftopia | Posted 07.15.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

Have you participated in endurance races like Ragnar, Tough Mudder, and the Zombie Run... and you're still left wanting more?

BMW's Trudy Hardy Takes the #AOLBUILD Stage

AOL BUILD | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
AOL BUILD

Trudy Hardy, a 19-year veteran in the auto industry, joined AOL's BUILD series to share her experiences in marketing, product planning and strategy for such brands as Jaguar, Mini and in her current role as Vice President of Marketing North America for BMW.

Visit These 21 Amazing Places Without Leaving North America

minube | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
minube

As far as amazing places go, there's truly no place like home. After all, why fret about exorbitant airfare to far-flung locales when you can experience some of the world's most stunning sights right here in North America?

Honeymoon Glamping: 7 Breathtaking Getaways Across North America

Adam Warner | Posted 06.28.2014 | Weddings
Adam Warner

Imagine that your camping quarters featured a king bed with luxury linens, heated wood floors, deep soaking tub and expansive mountain views. Sounds a lot more like honeymoon heaven, right?

These Were The First Photos To Show America's Landscapes In All Their Vivid Colors

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

Even before color photography was publicly available, one enterprising firm found a way to provide the world with the earliest glimpse of North Americ...

What Are the Pueblos Mágicos? The Best Reason to Visit Mexico

minube | Posted 05.28.2014 | Travel
minube

Deep in the heart of rural Mexico, you'll find the Pueblos Mágicos, a select group of Mexican villages whose cultural, historical, or natural treasures have been deemed, well, magical.

The Road to Everywhere: Why You Can't Put Off That Trip Any Longer

Mikah Meyer | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel
Mikah Meyer

I didn't exactly know what to do with my dad's Elantra. So I drove. I got in the car and took my first independent road trip. It was the only thing I could do to both honor my dad and escape the overwhelming pain and death at home.

Statistically Speaking: A Wasteland of Food

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.30.2014 | Green
Bill Chameides

An unconscionable amount of food is wasted around the globe. Here's a look. (Sporkist/Flickr) The amount of food we waste is enough to make you sic...

The Survival of the Hellenic Diaspora: A Current Issue

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 03.16.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Hellenism in North America is living a reality that is forcing it to increasingly succumb to its melting pot surroundings. Its distant roots, the ces...

Obama Meets North American Leaders In February

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will meet in Mexico next month with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto (PAYN'-yuh ne...

New Season Brings New Ski Lifts and Terrain

Liftopia | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Liftopia

The 2013-14 season has brought another slate of terrain expansions and new ski lifts. In some cases, the trend of bringing "side-country" in-bounds offers the flavor of rugged backcountry skiing, minus any serious avalanche concerns.

20 Coziest Countryside Getaways in North America and Europe

Joy Pecknold | Posted 02.09.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

A drop in temperature isn't all bad though, because it means cuddling up to a fire and sipping hot cocoa (or something stiffer).

The North American Region That Uses Euros

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 11.06.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

About 6,000 people still live on the archipelago of Saint Pierre and Miquelon, just 12 miles off the coast of Newfoundland. Even though they're far from the motherland, these French citizens still sing "La Marseillaise," vote in French national elections, and do business in Euros.

Mythical Creatures

Cheapflights | Posted 11.11.2013 | Travel
Cheapflights

They are the creatures whose existence science has yet to prove. They have been spotted by the public and sometimes even captured on film. They come to us from ancient cultures, the depths of extinction and urban legend.

Austerity: No Walk in the Park

Jesse Marks | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Jesse Marks

Unfortunately, the sequester is only the latest of a series of actions that have cut funding to America's national park system. In fact, in a recent study, all but one of the 23 national parks surveyed have seen budgets decline consistently since 2010 (some by more than 25 percent).

U.S. and Europe Sign Joint Tolling Declaration

Patrick D. Jones | Posted 07.31.2013 | World
Patrick D. Jones

As governments worldwide face shrinking budgets and growing economic challenges, tolling is quickly becoming a powerful infrastructure funding tool not only here in the United States, but also in Europe.

WATCH: Dolphins And Birds Working Together

Posted 05.30.2013 | Green

A new documentary series from the Discovery Channel explores some of the most astonishing ecosystems throughout the continent, and includes some stunn...

The Boston Marathon: Who Will Be the Next Mass Killer?

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 06.23.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

How can we expect to outline the preciousness of human life when we have totally marginalized the concepts of peace, solidarity, humanism, reconciliation, forgiveness and friendship and abandoned the idea of a "human-centered" education?

The China I Know

Howard Balloch | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
Howard Balloch

It's going to be a very, very interesting China over the next few years. The group coming to power is among the toughest in years. But they are a very smart, very international group of leaders, and I think we're going to see a very different China when we look back ten years from now.

I'm With Stupid: The Fiscal Benefits of Swapping Idaho for Samoa

Todd Hartley | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

As of this writing, people in all 50 states had filed requests to secede from the union in the wake of the presidential election, and I have to say I ...

PHOTOS: Adventurous Travel Around The U.S.

G Adventures | Posted 12.19.2012 | Travel
G Adventures

There are vast patches of North America that are still left to be discovered, so gear up and prepare for an adrenaline rush.

The Romney-Ryan Energy Plan by the Numbers

Bill Chameides | Posted 10.29.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

The word cloud shown below provides some interesting insights: "U.S." and "energy" are front and center and "Obama" is pretty prominent -- although it's a safe bet that he's not being mentioned or discussed in a positive light. In terms of energy sources, "oil" is by far the dominant player and "gas" is no slouch.

Deciding Whether Or Not You're Actually American

Lindsay Hartfiel | Posted 09.08.2012 | Travel
Lindsay Hartfiel

You might be United Statian...

Ancient 'New York City' Of Canada Discovered

Posted 07.27.2012 | Science

By: Owen Jarus, LiveScience Contributor Published: 07/10/2012 10:12 AM EDT on LiveScience Today New York City is the Big Apple of the Northeast ...