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Infographic: 35 Reasons to Hike the AT

Infographic: 35 Reasons to Hike the AT


Amazing Collection of Beautiful Places and Spaces Our planet is far more impressive than we could imagine. It has the power to build landscapes that amaze us even after seeing them a few times. In this article I have gathered pictures of places and spaces in our beautiful world that are simply amazing and must be seen. Enjoy. 1. Green Fly Geyser, Nevada World's unfriendliest nations for tourists? Bolivia was ranked the unfriendliest country for travelers in the World Economic Forum report. The category 'Attitude of population toward foreign visitors' is just one of many used to rank countries in the new Travel and Tourism Competitive Index. Bolivia ranked 110th out of 140 countries in the overall index results. On the positive side, it performed well in price competitiveness due mainly to low hotel accommodation costs. Venezuela, Russia, Kuwait and Latvia rounded out the top five unfriendliest countries for tourists. Russia (third most unwelcoming) ranked 63rd overall for tourism competitiveness, blighted in the report with low marks for ground transport infrastructure and other items.

Reddit and the Marathon Bombers: The Wise Way to Crowdsource a Manhunt After Reddit’s attempt to find the Boston Marathon bombers turned into a major failure (for which Reddit’s general manager Erik Martin publicly apologized Monday), the over-all conclusion seems to be that the whole experiment was misguided from the start, and that the Redditors’ inability to identify the Tsarnaev brothers demonstrates the futility of using an online crowd of amateur sleuths to help with a criminal investigation. Or, as the Times’s Nick Bilton put it, “It looks as if the theory of the ‘wisdom of crowds’ doesn’t apply to terrorist manhunts.” That proposition may be true. But Reddit’s failure isn’t evidence for it. To begin with, it’s a bit facile to frame this story as a competition between “the crowd” and “the experts,” since the official investigation wasn’t relying on a couple of experts, but rather had its own crowd at work, one made up, in Bilton’s words, of “thousands of local and federal officials.” It doesn’t have to work this way, though.

The 33 Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World Many people doesn’t know, and didn’t even heard about these famous abandoned places. Many of these places are really something amazing, but they are also really sad when you take a closer look at them. On the folowing list, you can see abandoned planes, abandoned ships, as well as the abandoned houses, and so many other things, that are really amazing and magnificent. So, check out these amazing abandoned places photos. Massachusetts Museums Sure, you’ve been to familiar museum favorites like the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston or the Museum of Science, Boston, which are certainly always worth a visit with their ever-changing programing, and modern exhibitions, but did you know that Massachusetts contains many other world-class, must-see museums? The winter is a great time to trek out and see them! Modern Art For the Rest of Us Just outside of Boston, located in Lincoln, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is a magical place where the sculptures are strikingly new, yet warmly accessible. You can wander through their extensive park, and discover sculptures hidden in the woods and along the grounds, some of which even move in the wind. The deCordova features a kids activity center, as well as interactive programs like snowshoe tours — not to mention, plenty of free visitor days.

Nerd Fitness: Helping You Lose Weight, Get Stronger, Live Better. I received an email a few months back from a NF reader that made me smile: “I am going back to square one. I noticed the only habit that I changed and stuck with was drinking tons of water. Have you ever started playing a game and get a few hours in and go “man I wish I knew these controls/tips from the beginning”? So you restart and the game just feels easier from that point on. The 24 Amazing Pools You Need To Jump In Once In Your Life When is time for travel, we need to think what we will do on that trip and that can be our guide to travel destinations. This is an amazing idea for your travel plans. All of those magnificent pools are something that you need to feel and to see while you are on this planet. Like you can see on photos, all of them have something beautiful that you want to feel on you skin. So, think about this idea and enjoy in these amazing pools.

Canada's 50 Places of a Lifetime - National Geographic Travel From Keith Bellows, Editor in Chief, National Geographic Travel In the early '70s, a Canadian living in Montreal, I worked on a book called Scenic Wonders of Canada. It went on to become a best seller in a country that then had about 22 million inhabitants. 7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running Hindsight is 20/20. As I look back on nearly 13 years of competitive racing, I want to change a lot of my past training. I made a lot of mistakes – small decisions that resulted in an injury, a poor race, or missing half a year of running. Many of my injuries can be attributed to impatience and a feeling of invincibility.

The 33 most beautiful abandoned places in the World 1. Christ of the Abyss, San Fruttuoso, Italy Via: