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- Many people confuse sequoias and redwoods. While both giant conifers grow in California, they are distinctively different. Here's what to know.
Looking For Things to Do in Des Moines? Here's Your Eco-Friendly Guide to the Midwestern HubSustainable beer drinking, sculpture parks and garden tours, and zero-waste shopping are just a few eco-friendly things to do Des Moines, Iowa.
Donner Pass Got Its Name Thanks to Rumors of Cannibalism — Here's Where You Can Find ItDonner Pass, a route connecting two states, has a legendary history filled with literal twists and turns, cannibalism, and more.
Did Someone Say Gaycation? Unique and Eco-Friendly Things to Do in Sunny Palm SpringsWhether you're looking to soak in a hot mineral spring, hike until you drop, or go thrifting, Palm Springs is full of unique and eco-friendly shops and activities.
Suspended in History: The Fascinating Story Behind Sagada's Hanging CoffinsThe Igorot tribe of Sagada hang their deceased in coffins on the mountains. Can you visit the hanging coffins of Sagada?
Centralia, PA Is the Real-Life Silent Hill – Is It Safe to Visit?Centralia, PA, is an abandoned mining town where an underground fire has been burning for decades. Can you visit Centralia, PA? Should you?
Traveling to the Big Apple? These Luxurious NYC Hotels Offer Eco-Friendly AmenitiesCalling all sustainable travelers! NYC is home to a slew of luxurious and Instagram-worthy green hotels, and we rounded up some of the best.
92-Year-Old Becomes Oldest Person to Hike Grand Canyon Rim-to-RimIt wasn't the first time Alfredo Aliaga tackled the Grand Canyon rim-to-rim hike. However, at age 92, he may have set the record for the oldest person to complete the strenuous hike.
Viral Video of Tourists on Grand Prismatic Spring Sparks Conversation About Spring SafetyYet another video has gone viral of Grand Prismatic Spring tourists not following park rules by leaving the boardwalk. Here's why that is a no-no.
Vegan Eats and Antique Treats: Your Witchy, History-Packed Guide to Salem, MassachusettsHeaded to Salem, Massachusetts, this fall? From ghost walking tours to antique shops, here's how you can explore the coastal New England city sustainably.
Mountain Chicken Frog Is Going Extinct, With Just 21 Remaining in the WildResearchers concluded that only 21 mountain chicken frogs remain in the wild, and climate change has been a major factor in the species' decline.
Savannah's Spookiest Stays: 4 Haunted Hotels That Will Send Shivers Down Your SpineAre you brave enough to spend time in Savannah, Ga., one of the country's most haunted cities? If so, check out these four haunted hotels in Savannah.
These Are the Witchiest, Most Haunted Hotels in Salem, Mass.Step back in time to the days of the 1692 Salem witch trials at these four haunted hotels in Salem, MA. Come along my pretty, if you dare...
Check Out the Most Haunted Hotels in New OrleansFor Halloween or year-round fun, check out these five haunted hotels in New Orleans where you may get a chance to mingle with the paranormal.
Legends of Ghost Sightings Abound — a Look Into Haunting History of the TitanicMany visitors to the Titanic's watery wreck and the Titanic museums in various cities have reported ghost sightings.
Flight Attendant Says Alkaline Water Helps You Pee Less on Planes — Is It True?A woman posted a flight attendant's alkaline water hack to pee less on a long flight. Here's what science says about alkaline water in your body.
Driver Fatigue Is Real — Know the Causes and Solutions to Be Safer on the RoadEver wonder why driving can cause you to doze off so easily? Avoid driver fatigue by recognizing the signs and learn how to stay alert.
Nevada's Historic Railroad Hiking Trail: What to Know Before You GoHere’s why you should check out the Historic Railroad hiking trail, and what you can expect to see on the trail.
The Dark Side of the Mother Road: Why Route 66 Can Be DangerousDriving on Route 66 is practically a rite of passage, but the legendary road has a checkered past. Why is Route 66 dangerous?
Can You Swim in Yellowstone National Park's Grand Prismatic Spring? An Expert Weighs In (Exclusive)Naive Yellowstone National Park tourists have surely wondered, "Can you swim in the Grand Prismatic Spring?" Though its rainbow rings are stunning, danger awaits.
These Photos of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Will Have You Longing to VisitThese incredible photos of Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore will make you want to plan a trip ASAP. There’s camping, hiking, and more.
Why River Otters Attacked Broadway Actress Crystal Finn in Northern CaliforniaBroadway and 'Succession' actress Crystal Finn was attacked and bitten by river otters in California. Here's what Finn said about the attack.
Does Size Matter? Comparing 'The Meg' Franchise's CGI Monster to the Prehistoric Megalodon (Exclusive)From size to gill slits, a comparison of 'The Meg' franchise's CGI megalodon to the ancient apex predator minimizes the series' credibility. A shark scientist weighs in.
"Exceedingly Rare" Ball of Ice: Megacryometeor Crashes to the Ground in AustraliaOn an Australian golf course, a green was damaged by a large ball of ice. Here's how a megacryometeor falls from the sky and how often it happens.
Beachgoer Finds a Corkscrew Shark Egg on the Beach, Stunning MillionsDid you know that California horn shark mothers lay corkscrew case eggs?
These Gorgeous Beach Camping Spots in Michigan Will Have You Packing ASAPTired of camping in the same old woods? Head to these awesome beach camping spots in Michigan to experience a new kind of adventure.
Travel With Purpose: How One Hotel Is on an Eco-Conscious Mission to Save Sharks in Mexico (Exclusive)Hyatt's newest Inclusive Collection resort, Impression Isla Mujeres by Secrets, is hoping to be the model in the luxury tourism space through its conservation efforts.
What to Do in Wichita, Kansas: Your Eco-Friendly GuideWichita, Kansas is surprisingly eco-friendly. Here's where to eat, shop, thrift, and compost in town.
Sustainable Travel in Puerto Rico — Our Favorite Places to Stay, Eat, and ExploreCheck out our favorite sustainable and eco-friendly spots to stay, dine, and explore in San Juan, Puerto Rico in this Green City Guide.
Inside the Incredible Survival Story of an Australian Sailor and His Dog at SeaAn Australian sailor and his dog survived in the Pacific Ocean for months. Find out how they managed to keep going during this ordeal.
These Hiking Challenges Will Take Your Outdoor Adventures to the Next LevelLooking for something fun to do this summer? You might want to try one of these exciting hiking challenges in the U.S.
A Hiker Dies in the Grand Canyon Amid Dangerous Global TemperaturesOn July 3, 2023, a woman was pronounced dead after becoming unconscious during a hike in the Grand Canyon. Here's what to know.
Royal Caribbean Is Making the World's Biggest Cruise Ship... With the World's Biggest EmissionsIcon of the Seas will be the largest cruise ship in the world, according to Royal Caribbean — a company that once paid $18 million in fines for illegal dumping in coastal waters.
If You're Planning a Shopping Trip in Nashville, Check out These Thrift StoresIf you're traveling to Nashville or call it home, thrifting is sustainable alternative to buying new items. Here are Nashville's best thrift stores.
Did You Know the World's Largest Pyramid Is in Mexico? Visit the Great Pyramid of CholulaThe Cholula Pyramid was built by ancient Aztecs to worship the god Quetzalcoatl. But did you know it's the world's largest pyramid by volume?
Visiting Mackinac Island: The Best Bed and Breakfasts, Hikes, and Must-See StopsLooking for a cozy place to stay this summer or all year round? Check out these great bed and breakfasts on Mackinac Island in Michigan.
Head to These Atlanta Thrift Stores to Find Some New-to-You GoodsThere’s nothing better than finding the perfect clothing item at a thrift store. Check out a few of the best thrift stores in Atlanta to find your next favorite piece.
10 Thrift Stores You Should Check Out In Springfield, MissouriLooking for a bargain? Check out these 10 thrift stores in Springfield, Missouri, where you can find everything from clothing to baby accessories.
Find Something New-to-You at These Awesome Thrift Stores in Des MoinesCheck out these great thrift stores in Des Moines, Iowa.
The Healing Power of Animal Sanctuaries: How These Havens Help Animals (Exclusive)Before visiting a zoo or aquarium consider spending time at an animal sanctuary instead. This article explains why they're a more ethical option.
Here’s Where to Thrift in Jacksonville, FloridaWhether you live in Jacksonville, Fla., or are just down for a visit, you have to check out these thrift stores.
Pedal Power: Austin's Top Bike Trails for Outdoor EnthusiastsAustin is a beautiful city that offers many things to do, including outdoor activities. If you're in the area, here are five Austin bike trails you should visit.
A Different Way of Life: Animals That Hang Upside DownWhat are some animals that hang upside down? They may adopt this habit for various reasons, and here are some of the most common.
Only About Half of Donner Party Survived the Journey to CaliforniaThe journey the members of Donner Party took was bad enough. But the losses the survivors had to face may be the worst part of it all.
Wisconsin Is a Cyclist's Paradise: Check Out These Amazing Bike TrailsWisconsin bike trails are the perfect places to explore unique small towns and natural areas. Check out these five Wisconsin bike trails.
Annapurna's Death Rate May Deter Even the Toughest ClimbersAnnapurna's death rate is high, meaning that a lot of climbers who attempt the journey don't survive. Here's a look at Annapurna's death rate.
Looking for a Thrill? Here Are 7 of the Most Dangerous Hikes in AmericaHave you been on any of the most dangerous hikes in America? Keep reading to find out.
These Great Smoky Mountain National Park Hikes Are Absolutely BeautifulHiking in Smoky Mountain National Park is an amazing way to spend time outdoors, get a full-body workout, and enjoy incredible views.
Drivers In Phoenix Pay More To Fill Up The Tank — Here's WhyWhy is gas so expensive in Phoenix? Prices of gasoline in Phoenix are more than a dollar per gallon higher than the nationwide average.
Here are Some of the Best Flea Markets Across the U.S.If you’re looking for the best flea markets near you, here are some of the best ones across the country.