Above Canada and Greenland With NASA’s Operation IceBridge

Above Canada and Greenland With NASA’s Operation IceBridge Getty Images photographer Mario Tama just returned from the Arctic, after accompanying researchers with NASA’s Operation IceBridge as they flew sets of eight-hour research flights above parts of Canada, Greenland, and the Arctic Ocean on their Arctic spring campaign. Scientists are monitoring Arctic ice loss and studying…

That’s Why I love Hiking

Hiking Is Healthy Is it ever! While there is a growing amount of hiking-specific research, studies of the benefits of walking are equally applicable to hiking. According to the American Hiking Society, hiking delivers a remarkable range of health benefits with comparatively few risks. By using hiking as a way to stay physically active, you…

4 Songs That Are Just Good As Short Stories

1. Johnny Cash, “A Boy Named Sue” Johnny Cash’s wise-country-storyteller persona lent itself naturally to story-songs, from traditionally inspired ballads like “Legend Of John Henry’s Hammer” to funny goofs like “One Piece At A Time.” But one of his best was the epic saga “A Boy Named Sue.” Shel Silverstein’s dense, witty lyrics follow the…

10 Steps To Survive On The First Date

Eliminate pre-date nerves In the hours before your first date, make sure you distract yourself and you’ll help to keep those pre-date jitters at bay. If a workout at the gym is your fail-safe stress reliever or a glowing tan is your ultimate confidence booster, you’re not alone; according to our LoveGeist research, Londoners are…